AAOS 2023: Oral Dexamethasone for Pain Control After Total Knee Arthroplasty
Oral dexamethasone reduced pain after total knee arthroplasty: a randomized placebo-controlled trial
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120 patients undergoing total knee arthroplasty were randomized to receive either oral dexamethasone (DEX-8 or DEX-16) or a placebo following surgery. The primary outcome of this trial was to assess pain scores using the Visual Analog Scale (VAS) at rest and during motion for 2 weeks. The secondary outcomes of interest were incidence of postoperative nausea and vomiting (PONV), fasting blood sugar...
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