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Pain Research and Treatment
Volume 2017, Article ID 8402413, 11 pages
https://doi.org/10.1155/2017/8402413
Research Article

Interventional Pain Management in Multidisciplinary Chronic Pain Clinics: A Prospective Multicenter Cohort Study with One-Year Follow-Up

1Department of Biomedicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Porto, Porto, Portugal
2Chronic Pain Center-Anesthesiology Department, Centro Hospitalar do Porto, Porto, Portugal
3National Observatory for Pain (NOPain), Porto, Portugal
4Institute for Molecular and Cell Biology (IBMC), University of Porto, Porto, Portugal
5Department of Community Medicine, Information and Health Decision Sciences (MEDCIDS), Faculty of Medicine, University of Porto, Porto, Portugal
6Centre for Health Technology and Services Research (CINTESIS), University of Porto, Porto, Portugal

Correspondence should be addressed to Cláudia Gouvinhas; moc.liamg@sahnivuog.c

Received 18 April 2017; Accepted 18 July 2017; Published 15 October 2017

Academic Editor: Robert L. Barkin

Copyright © 2017 Cláudia Gouvinhas et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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