AAOS2018: Additional liposomal bupivacaine infiltration to ISBPB of no benefit in TSA
Interscalene Brachial Plexus Blockade with and without Liposomal-Released Bupivacaine Soft Tissue Infiltration in Shoulder Arthroplasty: A Randomized Controlled Trial
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75 patients scheduled for total shoulder arthroplasty under an interscalene brachial plexus block were randomized to either receive or not receive additional intraoperative infiltration of liposomal bupivacaine within the periarticular soft tissues. Patients were assessed for narcotic consumption over the first 24 hours after surgery, and pain scores over the first 72 hours postoperatively. Result...
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