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Volume:36 Issue:1 Number:3 ISSN#:2563-5476
Meta-analysis
ACE Report #13594
Ace Report Cover Arthroplasty

Femoral Nerve Block Provides Similar Pain Control to Fascia Iliaca Compartment Block After THA/TKA


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OrthoEvidence. Femoral Nerve Block Provides Similar Pain Control to Fascia Iliaca Compartment Block After THA/TKA. ACE Report. 2021;36(1):3. Available from: https://myorthoevidence.com/AceReport/Report/13594

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

Femoral nerve block versus fascia iliaca block for pain control in knee and hip arthroplasties: A meta-analysis

Medicine (Baltimore). 2021 Apr 9;100(14): e25450.

Contributing Authors: X Fan F Cao A Luo

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Synopsis

Seven randomized controlled trials containing a total of 508 knee and total hip arthroplasty patients were included in this meta-analysis comparing femoral nerve block (FNB; n=254) to fascia iliaca compartment block (FICB; n=254) for post-operative pain management. Primary outcomes of interest included pain on the visual analogue scale (VAS), total consumption of morphine, length of hospital stay,...

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