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Volume:11 Issue:1 Number:5 ISSN#:2563-5476
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ACE Report #13241
Ace Report Cover Arthroplasty

Peri-Articular Corticosteroid Injection Improves Pain 1-Day vs Intravenous Injection in TKA


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OrthoEvidence. Peri-Articular Corticosteroid Injection Improves Pain 1-Day vs Intravenous Injection in TKA . ACE Report. 2021;11(1):5. Available from: https://myorthoevidene.com/AceReport/Report/13241

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

Comparison of Intravenous and Periarticular Administration of Corticosteroids in Total Knee Arthroplasty: A Prospective, Randomized Controlled Study

J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2021 Feb 17;103(4): 319-325

Contributing Authors: K Hatayama M Terauchi A Oshima H Kakiage K Ikeda H Higuchi

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Synopsis

One hundred patients with knee osteoarthritis (OA) scheduled for a unilateral total knee arthroplasty (TKA) were randomized to receive an intra-articular injection of dexamethasone (n=50) or peri-articular injection of triamcinolone acetonide (n=50). Outcomes of interest included the following: pain which was evaluated using the Numeric Rating Scale (NRS) at rest and during walking, nausea measure...

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