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Volume:24 Issue:1 Number:4 ISSN#:2564-2537
Author Verified
Meta-Analysis
ACE Report #13477
Ace Report Cover Peri-Operative

Peri-op Low-Dose Dexamethasone Improves Acute Pain, ROM, Opioid Consumption & PONV vs Placebo in TKA


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OrthoEvidence. Peri-op Low-Dose Dexamethasone Improves Acute Pain, ROM, Opioid Consumption & PONV vs Placebo in TKA. ACE Report. 2021;24(1):4. Available from: https://myorthoevidence.com/AceReport/Report/13477

Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:1
Journal Level of Evidence:2

The role of perioperative intravenous low-dose dexamethasone in rapid recovery after total knee arthroplasty: a meta-analysis

J Int Med Res. 2021 Mar;49(3): 300060521998220.

Contributing Authors: Y Zhuo R Yu C Wu Y Huang J Ye Y Zhang

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Synopsis

Ten randomized controlled trials containing a total of 1100 patient knees were included in this meta-analysis comparing peri-operative low-dose dexamethasone administration to placebo in patients undergoing total knee arthroplasty (TKA). Primary outcomes of interest included pain using the visual analogue scale (VAS) at 24 and 48 hours post-surgery, incidence of complications, immediate range of m...

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