Loading...
Visit our Evidence-Based Covid-19 Website and Stay Up to Date with the latest Research.
Volume:20 Issue:1 Number:1 ISSN#:2563-5476
Meta-analysis
ACE Report #13428
Ace Report Cover Arthroplasty

Peri-Op Corticosteroid Injection Reduces Hospital Length of Stay, Pain & PONV in TKA & THA Patients


How to Cite

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

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

Did you know you're eligible to earn 0.5 CME credits for reading this report? Click Here

Synopsis

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...

To view the full report, start your 30-day free trial today

No credit card required

JOIN Forgot Password?

Not sure if you want to join OrthoEvidence?

Access this report without an Account.

Success, an email containing a link to access this report has been sent to your inbox.

CME Image

Continuing Medical Education Credits

You could be earning 0.5 CME credits for each report you read.

LEARN MORE