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Volume:6 Issue:10 Number:71 ISSN#:2563-5476
ACE Report #10650
Ace Report Cover Foot & Ankle

OTA2018: Nonsignficant reduction in pain, opioid consumption with PAI in fixation of ankle fracture

Study Type:Randomized Trial
OE Level Evidence:N/A
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Efficacy of Multimodal Analgesic Injections in Operatively Treated Ankle Fractures

Contributing Authors: JL Marsh M Karam M Willey K Hancock O Rice N Glass

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This ACE Report is a summary of a conference presentation or abstract. The information provided has limited the ability to provide an accurate assessment of the risk of bias or the overall quality. Please interpret the results with caution as trials may be in progress and select results may have been presented.


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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