Intra-articular fentanyl reduces acute post-op pain scores in knee arthroscopy
The efficacy of intra-articular fentanyl supplementation for knee arthroscopy: A meta-analysis of randomized controlled studiesJ Orthop Surg (Hong Kong).2020;28(1).
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Knee arthroscopy is a relatively low-pain procedure compared to many other orthopaedic surgeries. Nonetheless, many patients are prescribed and require opioids post-operatively. Intra-articular injections are one technique aimed at reducing pain scores and oral or intravenous opioid use. In this study, the authors assess the impact of intra-articular fentanyl on pain in patients undergoing knee ar...
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