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Volume:52 Issue:1 Number:1 ISSN#:2564-2537
ACE Report #13700
Ace Report Cover Foot & Ankle

Peripheral Nerve Block vs. Spinal Anesthesia for Pain Control Post-Acute Ankle Fracture Surgery

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OrthoEvidence. Peripheral Nerve Block vs. Spinal Anesthesia for Pain Control Post-Acute Ankle Fracture Surgery. ACE Report. 2021;52(1):1. Available from: https://myorthoevidence.com/AceReport/Report/13700

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

Peripheral nerve block anaesthesia and postoperative pain in acute ankle fracture surgery: the AnAnkle randomised trial

Br J Anaesth. 2021 Apr;126(4): 881-888.

Contributing Authors: R Sort S Brorson I Gögenur LL Hald JK Nielsen N Salling S Hougaard NB Foss PT Tengberg TW Klausen AM Møller

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One hundred and fifty patients scheduled for an acute ankle fracture surgery were randomized to receive peripheral nerve blockade (popliteal sciatic nerve block; saphenous nerve block; n=77) or spinal anesthesia (n=73). The primary outcome of interest was post-operative pain measured using the Pain Intensity and Opioid Consumption (PIOC) score, a composite of Numeric Pain Rating (NRS) area under t...

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