Pain and Function After Orthopedic Surgery
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01390298|
Recruitment Status : Recruiting
First Posted : July 11, 2011
Last Update Posted : January 31, 2017
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.
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment|
|Chronic Pain||Other: Observational|
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|Study Type :||Observational|
|Estimated Enrollment :||75 participants|
|Official Title:||Pain and Function After Orthopedic Surgery|
|Study Start Date :||July 2011|
|Estimated Primary Completion Date :||December 2017|
|Estimated Study Completion Date :||December 2017|
Adult patients scheduled for elective unicompartmental or total knee replacement surgery
Observational study only
- Self-reported pain intensity [ Time Frame: Hospital Discharge to day 168 ]
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 through day 168
Biospecimen Retention: Samples With DNA
To learn more about this study, you or your doctor may contact the study research staff using the contact information provided by the sponsor.
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01390298
|Contact: Regina Curry, RNfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|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 University Health Sciences|