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Preoperative fascia iliaca block versus intraoperative psoas compartment block for analgesia in THA

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July 2018

Preoperative fascia iliaca block versus intraoperative psoas compartment block for analgesia in THA

Vol: 7| Issue: 7| Number:12| ISSN#: 2564-2537
Study Type:Randomized Trial
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Intraoperative Psoas Compartment Block vs Preoperative Fascia Iliaca Block for Pain Control After Direct Anterior Total Hip Arthroplasty: A Randomized Controlled Trial

J Arthroplasty. 2018 Jun;33(6):1770-1774

Contributing Authors:
DM Koueiter M Kurdziel JJ Verner CR Perry Jr AM Fahs RJ Fayne

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Synopsis

50 patients scheduled for total hip arthroplasty were randomized to a multimodal analgesia regimen including either a preoperative fascia iliaca compartment block or an intraoperative psoas compartment block. Patients were assessed for pain scores and narcotic consumption over the first 3 days postoperatively, as well as patient satisfaction at 3 weeks postoperatively. Results demonstrated no sign...

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