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J Pain Res


Total Knee Arthroplasty Postsurgical Chronic Pain, Neuropathic Pain, and the Prevalence of Neuropathic Symptoms: A Prospective Observational Study in Turkey.


Chronic post-surgical pain (CPSP) is a detrimental condition that persists at least two months after surgical procedures and seriously affects patients' quality of life. Although its incidence varies according to operation types and definitions, its prevalence is between 3% and 85%. The purpose of this study is to evaluate the prevalence of CPSP and neuropathic pain in patients undergoing TKA for osteoarthritis.