ACE Report #11913
Ace Report Cover Arthroplasty

Continuous adductor canal block with LIA provides better pain relief than LIA alone in UKA patients

Study Type:Randomized Trial
OE Level Evidence:1
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Continuous Adductor Canal Block used for postoperative pain relief after medial Unicondylar Knee Arthroplasty: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial

BMC Anesthesiol. 2019; 19: 114.

Contributing Authors: Y Ma Y Shen T Zhang T Wang G Cao F Lan N Philips

Did you know you're eligible to earn 0.5 CME credits for reading this report? Click Here


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...

CME Image

Continuing Medical Education Credits

You could be earning 0.5 CME credits for each report you read.


Please Login or Join to leave comments.