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AAOS2018: Resolution of spinal anesthesia shorter with mepivacaine versus bupivacaine in TKA

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April 2018

AAOS2018: Resolution of spinal anesthesia shorter with mepivacaine versus bupivacaine in TKA

Vol: 7| Issue: 4| Number:4| ISSN#: 2564-2537
Study Type:Randomized Trial
OE Level Evidence:N/A
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Mepivacaine Versus Bupivacaine Spinal Anesthesia for Rapid Recovery Total Knee Arthroplasty: A Randomized Controlled Trial

Contributing Authors:
JJ Davis MC Mahan TN Tenbrunsel O Kadri W Hightower

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31 patients scheduled for primary total knee arthroplasty were randomized to spinal anesthesia with either mepivacaine or bupivacaine. Patients were assessed for the primary outcome of time to complete resolution of the motor and sensory blockade, evaluated at 20-minute intervals. Results demonstrated a significantly shorter time to motor and sensory blockade resolution in the mepivacaine group co...

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