Periarticular analgesic cocktail injection effective in reducing pain after TKA
Efficacy of periarticular injection of bupivacaine, fentanyl, and methylprednisolone in total knee arthroplasty: A prospective, randomized trialJ Arthroplasty. 2010 Sep;25(6):851-7
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40 patients with bilateral knee OA, scheduled for a simultaneous bilateral total knee replacement, were randomized to receive preoperative periarticular injection of bupivacaine, fentanyl, and methylprednisolone in one of the knees. It was observed that the side in which injections of analgesic cocktail was given, the patients experienced lesser pain and improved functional outcomes in the post-op...
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