Perioperative Ketamine Effectively Reduces Post-Operative Pain and Opioid Consumption in THA and TKA
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OrthoEvidence. Perioperative Ketamine Effectively Reduces Post-Operative Pain and Opioid Consumption in THA and TKA. ACE Report. 2020;9(12):9. Available from: https://myorthoevidene.com/AceReport/Report/12667
Analgesic effect of perioperative ketamine for total hip arthroplasties and total knee arthroplasties: A PRISMA-compliant meta-analysis.Medicine (Baltimore). 2020 Oct 16; 99(42): e22809.
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Twenty-one studies including 1145 patients undergoing total hip or knee arthroplasty were included in this meta-analysis comparing peri-operative ketamine and control for the management of post-operative pain and reduction of opioid consumption. Pooled outcomes of interest included pain on a Visual Analog Scale (VAS), opioid consumption in morphine equivalents, and the incidence of side effects (i...
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