- The value of preoperative grade of radiographic and histological changes in predicting pain relief after total knee arthroplasty for osteoarthritisHenrik Lundblad
Department of Molecular Medicine and Surgery, Section of Orthopaedics, Karolinska Institutet at Karolinska University Hospital, Solna, 171 76 Stockholm, Sweden
Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc 20:1815-21. 2012..By instead calculating the absolute and relative changes in pain on an intra-individual level after total knee arthroplasty (TKA), we aimed at exploring a relationship between pain and radiological and histological changes...
- Prediction of persistent pain after total knee replacement for osteoarthritisH Lundblad
Karolinska Institute at Karolinska University Hospital, Solna, SE 17176 Stockholm, Sweden
J Bone Joint Surg Br 90:166-71. 2008..A less favourable outcome in terms of pain relief was observed for patients with a high pre-operative VAS score for pain at rest and a low pain threshold, both features which may reflect a central sensitisation mechanism...
- The addition of tramadol to morphine via patient-controlled analgesia does not lead to better post-operative pain relief after total knee arthroplastyC O Stiller
Department of Medicine, Clinical Pharmacology, Stockholm, Sweden
Acta Anaesthesiol Scand 51:322-30. 2007..However, the available evidence is insufficient to support this combination. For this reason, we conducted the present non-commercial, randomized, double-blind clinical trial...