Pain and Function After Orthopedic Surgery
The purpose of this study is to provide preliminary data for a Program Project Grant to the National Institutes of Health to examine specific explanations regarding identifying patients at risk for chronic pain after surgery and identifying mechanisms which may be altered to decrease this risk.
This study will help investigators better understand chronic pain that develops after surgery. We are proposing to study different factors related to the surgical experience and factors in the environment to determine if any play a role in the development of chronic pain after surgery.
|Study Design:||Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
|Official Title:||Pain and Function After Orthopedic Surgery|
- Self-reported pain intensity [ Time Frame: Hosptial Discharge to day 168 ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
To obtain estimates of pain intensity, we will use the McGill Pain Questionnaire - Short Form (MPQ).
The questionnaire will be completed as follows:
3 times/day: Hospital discharge through day 14 Once daily: Day 15 through day 28 Once weekly: Day 29 through day 85 Once monthly: Day 86 thorugh day 168
Biospecimen Retention: Samples With DNA
|Study Start Date:||July 2011|
|Estimated Study Completion Date:||November 2012|
|Estimated Primary Completion Date:||September 2012 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)|
Adult patients scheduled for elective unicompartmental or total knee replacement surgery
Observational study only
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|Contact: Regina Curry, RNemail@example.com|
|United States, North Carolina|
|Wake Forest Baptist Health||Recruiting|
|Winston Salem, North Carolina, United States, 27157|
|Principal Investigator: James C Eisenach, M.D.|
|Sub-Investigator: Scott A Miller, M.D.|
|Principal Investigator:||James C Eisenach, M.D.||Wake Forest School of Medicine|