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2022 Apr 01

J Arthroplasty

Opioid and analgesic use before and after revision knee arthroplasty for the indications “pain without loosening” versus “aseptic loosening” – a Danish nationwide study.


It is uncertain if patients undergoing revision knee arthroplasty for "pain without loosening" are relieved of pain. This study aimed to compare pre- and postoperative analgesic consumption by patients undergoing revision for "pain without loosening" versus "aseptic loosening" and to determine predictors for postoperative long-term opioid use.