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ACE Report #11984
Ace Report Cover Arthroplasty

No Reduction in Pain or Opioid Consumption with Intra-Operative Ketamine vs Placebo in TKA


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

Intraoperative Ketamine in Total Knee Arthroplasty Does Not Decrease Pain and Narcotic Consumption: A Prospective Randomized Controlled Trial

J Arthroplasty. 2019 Aug;34(8):1640-1645.

Contributing Authors: TL Tan AS Longenecker JH Rhee RP Good WD Emper KB Freedman JL Shaner JJ McComb EA Levicoff

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Synopsis

99 patients undergoing a primary unilateral total knee arthroplasty (TKA) were randomized to receive a 30mL infusion of ketamine or isotonic saline. The primary outcome of interest was pain as measured on a Visual Analog Scale (VAS). Secondary outcomes included narcotic consumption and the incidence of persistent opioid consumption. Results of the study revealed no significant differences in the a...

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