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Volume:74 Issue:1 Number:1 ISSN#:2564-2537
ACE Report #13826
Ace Report Cover Peri-Operative

Ultrasound-guided Genicular Nerve Block Following Total Knee Arthroplasty

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OrthoEvidence. Ultrasound-guided Genicular Nerve Block Following Total Knee Arthroplasty. ACE Report. 2021;74(1):1. Available from: https://myorthoevidence.com/AceReport/Report/13826

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

Ultrasound-guided genicular nerve blocks following total knee arthroplasty: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial.

Reg Anesth Pain Med . 2021 Jul 14;rapm-2021-102667.

Contributing Authors: M Rambhia A Chen AH Kumar WM Bullock M Bolognesi J Gadsden

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Forty patients undergoing total knee arthroplasty were randomized to receive a single-injection genicular nerve block (n=20) or sham injection (n=20). The primary outcome of interest was cumulative opioid consumption at 24h postoperatively. Secondary outcomes of interest included cumulative opioid consumption, pain scores, patient satisfaction and 20m walk time tests. Cumulative opioid consumption...

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