Peri-Op Corticosteroid Injection Reduces Hospital Length of Stay, Pain & PONV in TKA & THA Patients
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OrthoEvidence. Peri-Op Corticosteroid Injection Reduces Hospital Length of Stay, Pain & PONV in TKA & THA Patients. ACE Report. 2021;20(1):1. Available from: https://myorthoevidene.com/AceReport/Report/13428
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Seventeen randomized controlled trials with 1957 patients undergoing unilateral total hip and knee arthroplasty were included in this meta-analysis comparing peri-operative intravenous corticosteroid (any type; n=1144) to control (saline, ramosteron, ondansetron; n=813) The primary pooled outcome of interest was length of hospital stay. Secondary outcomes of interest included pain at rest and duri...
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