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Table 2 Preoperative Pain Score (Total Score: Sum of Single Values Divided by 4)

From: Laparoscopic Beger procedure for the treatment of chronic pancreatitis: a single-centre first experience

PatientFrequency of pain attacksaVASbAnalgetic medicationcInability to workdTotal
17550205048.75
25040152532.5
310050207561.25
45060155043.75
57540205046.25
  1. aFrequency of pain attacks: Daily (100)/ Several times a week (75)/ Several time a month (50)/ Several time a year (25)/ None (0)
  2. bVAS (Visual Analog Scale of Pain): (No pain: 0—imaginative maximum of pain: 100)
  3. cAnalgetic medication (morphine-related analgetic potency): Morphine (100)/ Buprenorphine (80)/ Pethidine (20)/ Tramadol (15)/ Metamizole (3)/ Acetylsalicylic acid (1)
  4. dInability to work (last year): Permanent (100)/ ≤1 year (75)/ ≤1 month (50)/ ≤1 week (25)/ None (0)