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Volume:61 Issue:1 Number:4 ISSN#:2564-2537
ACE Report #13744
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Quadratus Lumborum Block Does Not Decrease Morphine Consumption After Total Hip Arthroplasty

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OrthoEvidence. Quadratus Lumborum Block Does Not Decrease Morphine Consumption After Total Hip Arthroplasty. ACE Report. 2021;61(1):4. Available from: https://myorthoevidence.com/AceReport/Report/13744

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

Posterior Quadratus Lumborum Block in Total Hip Arthroplasty: A Randomized Controlled Trial

Anesthesiology. 2021 May 1;134(5): 722-733.

Contributing Authors: SM Brixel P Biboulet F Swisser O Choquet Y Aarab H Nguyen S Bringuier X Capdevila

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One hundred patients undergoing primary total hip arthroplasty were randomized to receive a preoperative posterior quadratus lumborum block with ropivacaine (n=50) or placebo (n=50). The primary outcome of interest was total morphine consumption at 24-h postoperatively. Secondary outcomes of interest included intraoperative sufentanil consumption, postanesthesia care unit morphine consumption, pos...

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