OTA2018: Nonsignficant reduction in pain, opioid consumption with PAI in fixation of ankle fracture
Efficacy of Multimodal Analgesic Injections in Operatively Treated Ankle Fractures
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67 patients with a malleolar fracture (AO/OTA type 44) and required operative fixation were randomized to analgesia with or without the use of periarticular injections. Patients were assessed for pain scores during hospital stay, as well as opioid consumption during hospital stay and over the first 2 weeks of follow-up. Results demonstrated nonsignificant differences between groups for both pain s...
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