Limited Efficacy of Liposomal Bupivacaine Infiltration for Pain Control After Rotator Cuff Repair
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OrthoEvidence. Limited Efficacy of Liposomal Bupivacaine Infiltration for Pain Control After Rotator Cuff Repair. ACE Report. 2021;46(1):2. Available from: https://myorthoevidence.com/AceReport/Report/13668
Liposomal bupivacaine infiltration in the surgical site for analgesia after rotator cuff repair: a randomized, double-blinded, placebo-controlled trialJ Shoulder Elbow Surg. 2021 May;30(5): 986-993.
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58 patients undergoing an arthroscopic rotator cuff repair were randomized to receive an infiltration surgical site injection of liposomal bupivacaine (n=27) or normal saline (n=27) for post-operative pain control. Outcomes of interest included numeric rating scale (NRS) pain scores after nerve block resolution and in the first 3 post-operative days, opioid consumption in the post-anesthesia care ...
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