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Volume:8 Issue:4 Number:1 ISSN#:2563-5476
RCT
ACE Report #11492
Ace Report Cover Sports Medicine

Similar pain scores, lower morphine consumption within 4-hrs with ACB vs. FNB in ACL reoncstruction


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OrthoEvidence. Similar pain scores, lower morphine consumption within 4-hrs with ACB vs. FNB in ACL reoncstruction. ACE Report. 2019;8(4):1. Available from: https://myorthoevidene.com/AceReport/Report/11492

Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Adductor Canal Block Versus Femoral Nerve Block for Pain Control After Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction: A Prospective Randomized Trial

Am J Sports Med. 2019 Feb;47(2):355-363. doi: 10.1177/0363546518815874

Contributing Authors: V Moutzouros KR Okoroha JR Lynch CC Yu V Lizzio TR Jildeh

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Synopsis

78 patients scheduled for anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction were randomized to postoperative analgesia with either an adductor canal block (ACB) or a femoral nerve block (FNB). The purpose of this study was to examine and compare analgesia outcomes and functional recovery outcomes between the two groups over the first 5 days postoperatively. Results demonstrated the only significant differ...

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