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Human Studies

2020 Oct 04

Pain Med

A Higher Grey Matter Density in the Amygdala and Midbrain Is Associated with Persistent Pain Following Total Knee Arthroplasty.


Lewis GN, Wartolowska KA, Parker RS, Sharma S, Rice DA, Kluger M, McNair PJ
Pain Med. 2020 Oct 04.
PMID: 33011788.


The development of persistent pain following total knee arthroplasty (TKA) is common, but its underlying mechanisms are unknown. The goal of the study was to assess brain grey matter structure and its correlation with function of the nociceptive system in people with good and poor outcomes following TKA.