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Human Studies

2022 May 05

Arch Orthop Trauma Surg

Chronic pain in osteoarthritis of the hip is associated with selective cognitive impairment.


Kazim M A, Strahl A, Moritz S, Arlt S, Niemeier A
Arch Orthop Trauma Surg. 2022 May 05.
PMID: 35511355.


Chronic pain of various origin is known to be associated with selective cognitive impairment. Osteoarthritis (OA) of the hip is one of the leading causes of chronic pain in the adult population, but its association with cognitive performance has not been evaluated. Here, we investigate the effect of chronic pain due to unilateral OA of one hip and no further source of chronic pain on cognitive performance.