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Volume:48 Issue:1 Number:1 ISSN#:2564-2537
Meta-analysis
ACE Report #13687
Ace Report Cover General Orthopaedics

Gabapentin Reduces Analgesic Consumption, Nausea & Vomiting and 24-Hour Pain After Arthroscopy


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OrthoEvidence. Gabapentin Reduces Analgesic Consumption, Nausea & Vomiting and 24-Hour Pain After Arthroscopy. ACE Report. 2021;48(1):1. Available from: https://myorthoevidence.com/AceReport/Report/13687

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

The analgesic evaluation of gabapentin for arthroscopy: A meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials

Medicine (Baltimore) . 2021 May 21;100(20):e25740

Contributing Authors: F Huang Z Yang Z Su X Gao

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Synopsis

Five randomized controlled trials containing 346 patients scheduled to undergo arthroscopy were included in this meta-analysis comparing administration of gabapentin (n=171) to placebo (n=175) for post-operative pain relief. The primary outcome of interest was pain measured at 6 and 24 hours post-surgery. Secondary outcomes of interest included analgesic consumption, incidence of dizziness, and i...

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