Adding Vitamin C in Bier Block Reduces Rate of Complex Regional Pain Syndrome After Wrist Fx Surgery
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OrthoEvidence. Adding Vitamin C in Bier Block Reduces Rate of Complex Regional Pain Syndrome After Wrist Fx Surgery. ACE Report. 2021;50(1):1. Available from: https://myorthoevidence.com/AceReport/Report/13696
Regional vitamin C in Bier block reduces the incidence of CRPS-1 following distal radius fracture surgeryEur J Orthop Surg Traumatol. 2021 May;31(4): 689-693.
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Sixty-eight patients with isolated extra-articular distal radius fractures scheduled for surgical fixation under a Bier block were randomized to receive 500 mg of Vitamin C (n=35) or placebo (n=33). The primary outcome of interest was the incidence of complex regional pain syndrome, measured up to 12 weeks post-operation. Results demonstrated a significantly lower occurrence of complex regional pa...
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