AAOS2019: PAI with liposomal bupivacaine does not reduce narcotic use vs. standard cocktail in TKA
Single Surgeon Head-to-Head Comparison of Liposomal Bupivacaine vs. a Cocktail of Peri-Articular Injection Medications used in Primary Total Knee Arthroplasty
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189 patients scheduled for total knee arthroplasty were randomized to periarticular injection performed with either liposomal bupivacaine and marcaine, or marcaine, epinephrine, morphine, and toradol. Patients were assessed for narcotic consumption postoperatively. Results demonstrated no significant differences between groups in consumption of either oxycodone or tramadol. In addition, there was ...
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