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Volume:20 Issue:1 Number:1 ISSN#:2564-2537
ACE Report #13428
Ace Report Cover Peri-Operative

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://myorthoevidence.com/AceReport/Report/13428

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

Perioperative Systemic Dexamethasone Reduces Length of Stay in Total Joint Arthroplasty: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials

J Arthroplasty. 2021 Mar;36(3): 1168-1186.

Contributing Authors: JR Lex TC Edwards T Packer GG Jones B Ravi

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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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