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Femoral Nerve vs. Adductor Canal Block in ACL Reconstruction with Hamstring Autograft

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January 2022

Femoral Nerve vs. Adductor Canal Block in ACL Reconstruction with Hamstring Autograft

Vol: 160| Issue: 1| Number:3| ISSN#: 2564-2537
Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:1
Journal Level of Evidence:1

Femoral nerve versus adductor canal block for early postoperative pain control and knee function after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction with hamstring autografts: a prospective single-blind randomised controlled trial.

Arch Orthop Trauma Surg . 2021 Nov;141(11):1927-1934.

Contributing Authors:
T Ogura H Omatsu H Fukuda S Asai C Saito T Takahashi Y Ichino T Omodani H Sakai I Yamaura Y Kawasaki A Tsuchiya K Takahashi

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Synopsis

Sixty four patients undergoing anatomical double-bundle ACL reconstruction with a hamstring autograft were randomized to receive a preoperative femoral nerve block (FNB, n=32) or an adductor canal block (ACB, n=32). The primary outcome of interest was pain measured with a visual analogue scale (0-100) in the postoperative period. Secondary outcomes of interest included postoperative range of motio...

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