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
Local Ketorolac Injection vs Popliteal Sciatic Nerve Blockade as an Adjuvant to a Spinal Block in Hindfoot ArthrodesisFoot Ankle Int. 2021 May;42(5): 570-574.
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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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