Ultrasound-Guided Pericapsular Nerve Group Block (PENG) For Total Hip Arthroplasty
Impact of the pericapsular nerve group (PENG) block on postoperative analgesia and functional recovery following total hip arthroplasty: a randomised, observer-masked, controlled trial.Anaesthesia . 2021 Nov;76(11):1492-1498.
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Sixty patients undergoing total hip arthroplasty via the posterior approach were randomized to receive a pericapsular nerve group block (PENG, n=30) or no block (n=30). The primary outcome of interest was postoperative pain as measured by a numeric rating scale. Secondary outcomes included postoperative opioid consumption, patient function and length of stay. The PENG block group demonstrated lowe...
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