LIA associated with comparable length of hospital stay vs. placebo after TKA
Short-term outcomes of local infiltration anaesthetic in total knee arthroplasty: a randomized controlled double-blinded controlled trialANZ J Surg. 2016 Mar;86(3):152-6.
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50 patients scheduled for total knee arthroplasty were randomized to receive either perioperative local infiltration analgesia (LIA) or placebo administration. The purpose of this study was to determine if LIA was associated with significantly reduced length of hospital stay and postoperative pain (in addition to increased patient satisfaction and range of motion) when compared to placebo. Results...
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