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Vol:251 Issue:1 Number:1 ISSN#:2564-2537
ACE Report #14600
Ace Report Cover Arthroplasty

Multifaceted Care Pathway for Chronic Pain After Total Knee Arthroplasty

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OrthoEvidence. Multifaceted Care Pathway for Chronic Pain After Total Knee Arthroplasty. ACE Report. 2022;251(1):1. Available from:

Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:1
Journal Level of Evidence:1

The STAR care pathway for patients with pain at 3 months after total knee replacement: a multicentre, pragmatic, randomised, controlled trial

Lancet Rheumatol. 2022 Jan 28;4(3): e188-e197.

Contributing Authors:
V Wylde W Bertram E Sanderson S Noble N Howells TJ Peters AD Beswick AW Blom AJ Moore J Bruce DA Walsh C Eccleston S Harris K Garfield S White A Toms R Gooberman-Hill group STAR trial

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Three hundred and sixty-three patients undergoing primary total knee replacement were randomized to either receive a multifaceted care [Support and Treatment After Replacement (STAR)] pathway (n=242) or usual care (n=121) for the treatment of chronic pain 12 weeks post-operatively. All patients received usual post-operative care at their hospital, which included a follow-up at 8 weeks. Co-primary ...

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