No role for ISBPB plus local liposomal bupivacaine in shoulder arthroplasty
Interscalene Block with and without Intraoperative Local Infiltration with Liposomal Bupivacaine in Shoulder Arthroplasty: A Randomized Controlled TrialJ Bone Joint Surg Am. 2018 Aug 15;100(16):1373-1378. doi: 10.2106/JBJS.17.01416
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78 patients scheduled for total shoulder arthroplasty with an interscalene block for regional anesthesia were randomized to the procedure with or without the addition of intraoperative local infiltration of liposomal bupivacaine. Patients were assessed for narcotic consumption over the first 24 hours after surgery, and for pain scores over the first 72 hours after surgery. Narcotic consumption was...
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