Better early ambulation and pain scores with continuous ACB versus epidural analgesia in primary TKA
Continuous Adductor Canal Blocks Provide Superior Ambulation and Pain Control Compared to Epidural Analgesia for Primary Knee Arthroplasty: A Randomized, Controlled TrialJ Arthroplasty. 2018 Apr;33(4):1040-1044
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145 patients scheduled for total knee arthroplasty were randomized to a perioperative regimen consisting of either spinal anaesthesia combined with continuous adductor canal block, general anaesthesia combined with continuous adductor canal block, or combined spinal-epidural anaesthesia. Patients were primarily assessed for walking distance during postoperative physical therapy. Both groups which ...
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