SurgeryPal

Effectiveness of an mHealth psychosocial intervention to prevent transition from acute to chronic postsurgical pain in adolescents

About the Study

Currently Recruiting: Participants

Study Timeline: This study is expected to conclude in June 2024.

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Study Objectives

  1. Determine effectiveness of a pre-operative mHealth psychosocial intervention to improve acute pain outcomes in adolescents undergoing major musculoskeletal surgery
  2. Determine effectiveness of a post-operative mHealth psychosocial intervention to improve chronic pain outcomes at 3 months in adolescents undergoing major musculoskeletal surgery.
  3. Determine the combined effects of pre- and post-operative psychosocial intervention on chronic pain outcome

Participation Criteria

12-18 year old teens undergoing scheduled spinal fusion surgery (eligible indications: juvenile/adolescent idiopathic scoliosis, congenital scoliosis, spondylolisthesis or kyphosis)

Sponsor/Funding

Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD)

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  • PI: Danny Benjamin, MD, PhD; Dr Jason Lang, M.D.
  • PL: Eilene Pham