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Vol:46 Issue:1 Number:4 ISSN#:2564-2537
RCT
ACE Report #13672
Ace Report Cover Foot & Ankle

Local Ketorolac Injection vs. Popliteal Blockade for Spinal Block Adjuvants in Hindfoot Arthrodesis


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OrthoEvidence. Local Ketorolac Injection vs. Popliteal Blockade for Spinal Block Adjuvants in Hindfoot Arthrodesis. ACE Report. 2021;46(1):4. Available from: https://myorthoevidence.com/AceReport/Report/13672

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

Local Ketorolac Injection vs Popliteal Sciatic Nerve Blockade as an Adjuvant to a Spinal Block in Hindfoot Arthrodesis

Foot Ankle Int. 2021 May;42(5): 570-574.

Contributing Authors:
B Chuckpaiwong T Harnroongroj B Sirivanasandha T Tharmviboonsri

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Synopsis

Eighty patients scheduled for an ankle/hindfoot arthrodesis procedure were randomized to receive a spinal nerve block plus a popliteal nerve block (n=40) or local ketorolac infiltration (n=40). Outcomes of interest included pain on a Visual Analog Scale (VAS) up to 48 hours post-operation, time to incision, operative time, morphine consumption, length of hospital stay, and the incidence of complic...

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