Continuous adductor canal block with LIA provides better pain relief than LIA alone in UKA patients
Continuous Adductor Canal Block used for postoperative pain relief after medial Unicondylar Knee Arthroplasty: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trialBMC Anesthesiol. 2019; 19: 114.
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46 patients scheduled for a unicondylar knee arthroplasty were randomized to receive local infiltration analgesia in addition to an adductor canal blockade (ACB) with 0.2% ropivacaine or a sham ACB with normal saline. The primary outcome of interest was pain on a Numeric Rating Scale (NRS) during knee flexion, at 24 hours post-operation. Secondary outcomes of interest included NRS pain scores duri...
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