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Volume:28 Issue:1 Number:3 ISSN#:2564-2537
RCT
ACE Report #13496
Ace Report Cover Peri-Operative

Reduced Opioid Consumption With 48mg vs 8mg of Pre-Op Dexamethasone After Peri-Acetabular Osteotomy


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OrthoEvidence. Reduced Opioid Consumption With 48mg vs 8mg of Pre-Op Dexamethasone After Peri-Acetabular Osteotomy. ACE Report. 2021;28(1):3. Available from: https://myorthoevidence.com/AceReport/Report/13496

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

Early postoperative recovery after peri-acetabular osteotomy: A double-blind, randomised single-centre trial of 48 vs. 8 mg dexamethasone

Eur J Anaesthesiol. 2021 Mar 1;38(Suppl 1): S41-S49

Contributing Authors: KJ Steinthorsdottir HN Awada J Dirks J Stürup NS Winther H Kehlet EK Aasvang

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Synopsis

Sixty-four patients undergoing a peri-acetabular osteotomy were randomized to receive a standard 8mg pre-operative dose of intravenous dexamethasone (n=32) or 48mg of pre-operative dexamethasone (n=32). The primary outcome of interest was incidence of moderate to severe pain (a score >3 on a 10 point Numeric Rating Scale [NRS]) in the PACU. Secondary outcomes included the following: average and ma...

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