Only analgesic difference between early vs late intraoperative periarticular injection found in PACU
Early stage periarticular injection during total knee arthroplasty may provide a better postoperative pain relief than late-stage periarticular injection: a randomized-controlled trialKnee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc. 2019 Apr;27(4):1124-1131. doi: 10.1007/s00167-018-5140-y
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105 patients scheduled for total knee arthroplasty were randomized to superficial periarticular injection performed either early in the procedure (after exposure of the fascial layer) or late in the procedure (following implant cementation). The primary outcome of interest was pain at rest score from immediately after surgery to 48 hours postoperatively. Results on the primary outcome demonstrated...
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