New Pain: Clinical Updates on Chronic Postoperative Pain After Joint Replacement

Aug 31, 2016

Total joint arthroplasty surgery (TJA) is considered to be an effective intervention to improve function and reduce pain in conditions such as end-stage knee osteoarthritis. Written by Kristian Kjaer Petersen, PhD, and Lars Arendt-Nielsen, Dr Med Sci, PhD, of Aalborg University in Denmark, this issue of Pain: Clinical Updates is a scientific update that reviews recent evidence on pre-, peri-, and postoperative risk factors for the development of chronic postoperative pain following TJA, focusing on total knee and hip replacement.