Risk Factors for Moderate and Severe Persistent Pain in Patients Undergoing Total Knee and Hip Arthroplasty: A Prospective Predictive Study

@inproceedings{Pinto2013RiskFF,
  title={Risk Factors for Moderate and Severe Persistent Pain in Patients Undergoing Total Knee and Hip Arthroplasty: A Prospective Predictive Study},
  author={Patr{\'i}cia Ribeiro Pinto and Teresa M McIntyre and Ram{\'o}n Ferrero and Armando J Almeida and Vera Ara{\'u}jo-Soares},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2013}
}
Persistent post-surgical pain (PPSP) is a major clinical problem with significant individual, social and health care costs. The aim of this study was to examine the joint role of demographic, clinical and psychological risk factors in the development of moderate and severe PPSP after Total Knee and Hip Arthroplasty (TKA and THA, respectively). This was a prospective study wherein a consecutive sample of 92 patients were assessed 24 hours before (T1), 48 hours after (T2) and 4-6 months (T3… CONTINUE READING
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