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Vol:211 Issue:1 Number:1 ISSN#:2564-2537
ACE Report #14399
Ace Report Cover Trauma

Pericapsular Nerve Group Block vs. Fascia Iliaca Compartment Block for Hip Fractures

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OrthoEvidence. Pericapsular Nerve Group Block vs. Fascia Iliaca Compartment Block for Hip Fractures. ACE Report. 2022;211(1):1. Available from:

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

Comparison of pericapsular nerve group (PENG) block with fascia iliaca compartment block (FICB) for pain control in hip fractures: A double-blind prospective randomized controlled clinical trial

Orthop Traumatol Surg Res . 2022 Feb;108(1):103135.

Contributing Authors:
F Mosaffa M Taheri A Manafi Rasi H Samadpour E Memary A Mirkheshti

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Fifty two patients scheduled for hip fracture surgery were randomized to receive a pericapsular nerve group block (PENG, n=30) or fascia iliaca compartment block (FICB). The primary outcomes of interest were postoperative pain measured with a visual analogue scale (VAS) and postoperative analgesic requirements. Patients in the PENG group had lower VAS scores at 15 minutes and 12 hours postoperativ...

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