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Open Access Research article

Predictors of use of pain medications for persistent knee pain after primary Total Knee Arthroplasty: a cohort study using an institutional joint registry

Jasvinder A Singh123* and David G Lewallen3

Author Affiliations

1 Medicine Service and Center for Surgical Medical Acute care Research and Transitions (C-SMART), Birmingham VA Medical Center, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA

2 Department of Medicine, School of Medicine and Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA

3 Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN 55905 USA

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Arthritis Research & Therapy 2012, 14:R248  doi:10.1186/ar4091

Published: 16 November 2012

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Additional file 1:

Non-responder characteristics. This file shows the characteristics of non-responders from the primary total knee arthroplasty (TKA) cohort at 2 and 5 years.

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