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Volume:8 Issue:7 Number:15 ISSN#:2563-5476
RCT
ACE Report #12270
Ace Report Cover Arthroplasty

Comparing IPACK block combined with ACB vs ACB alone for pain after Total Knee Arthroplasty


Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:1
Journal Level of Evidence:1

The Effect of the IPACK Block on Pain After Primary TKA: A Double-Blinded, Prospective, Randomized Trial

J Arthroplasty. 2020 Jun;35(6S):S173-S177

Contributing Authors: ME Patterson J Vitter K Bland BD Nossaman LC Thomas GF Chimento

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Synopsis

Seventy-two people undergoing unilateral Total Knee Arthroplasty (TKA) were randomized to receive either an infiltration of local anesthetic between the interspace between the popliteal artery and capsule of the knee (IPACK) combined with an adductor canal blockade (ACB) during surgery or ACB alone. The primary outcome of interest was cumulative opioid consumption during the first 24-hours. Second...

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