AAOS2019: Pre-op FICB improves outcomes after arthroscopic surgery for femoroacetabular impingement
Preoperative Fascia Iliaca Compartment Blockade for Hip Arthroscopy: A Multicenter, Prospective, Randomized, Controlled, and Triple-Blinded Study
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74 patients scheduled for an arthroscopic hip procedure for femoroacetabular impingement were randomized to receive a fascia iliaca compartment blockade (FICB) or a matching placebo injection for the relief of pain. Outcomes of interest included pain scores, narcotic consumption, and time to discharge. The findings from this study found significantly favourable pain scores in the post-anaesthesia ...
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