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Human Studies

2020 Dec 07

Clin J Pain

Patients with High Chronic Postoperative Knee Pain 5 years after Total Knee Replacement Demonstrate Low-grad Inflammation, Impairment of Function and High Levels of Pain Catastrophizing.


Skrejborg P, Petersen K K, Kold S, Kappel A, Pedersen C, Østgaard S E, Simonsen O, Arendt-Nielsen L
Clin J Pain. 2020 Dec 07.
PMID: 33290348.


Total knee replacement (TKR) normally provides improvements of physical function and reduces pain. However, approximately 20% of the patients report chronic postoperative knee pain. The aims of the present study were to assess the pain, physical function, and physiological characteristics 5 years after TKR surgery.