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Volume:1 Issue:1 Number:5 ISSN#:2564-2537
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ACE Report #13229
Ace Report Cover General Orthopaedics

Lower Opioid Consumption & Pain with Pre-Emptive vs Post-Op Nerve Block in Mandibular Fx Surgery

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OrthoEvidence. Lower Opioid Consumption & Pain with Pre-Emptive vs Post-Op Nerve Block in Mandibular Fx Surgery. ACE Report. 2021;1(1):5. Available from: https://myorthoevidence.com/AceReport/Report/13229

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

A Randomized Observer-Blinded Controlled Trial to Compare Pre-Emptive with Postoperative Ultrasound-Guided Mandibular Nerve Block for Postoperative Analgesia in Mandibular Fracture Surgeries

Local Reg Anesth. 2021 Feb 10;14: 13-20.

Contributing Authors: R Venkatraman K Karthik C Belinda R Balaji

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Sixty patients with unilateral mandibular fractures scheduled for surgery under general anesthesia were randomized to receive an ultrasound-guided mandibular nerve blockade with ropivacaine administered pre-emptively prior to surgical incision (n=30) or post-operation (n=30). The outcomes of interest included morphine consumption, incidence of additional fentanyl consumption, duration of post-oper...

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