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Vol:220 Issue:2 Number:1 ISSN#:2564-2537
ACE Report #14444
Ace Report Cover Arthroplasty

Periarticular Multidrug Injection versus Epidural Catheter in Total Hip Arthroplasty

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OrthoEvidence. Periarticular Multidrug Injection versus Epidural Catheter in Total Hip Arthroplasty. ACE Report. 2022;220(2):1. Available from:

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

Comparison of periarticular multidrug injection versus epidural catheter in 55 patients undergoing total hip arthroplasty: A prospective randomized controlled trial

Orthop Traumatol Surg Res . 2022 Feb;108(1):103094. doi: 10.1016/j.otsr.2021.103094.

Contributing Authors:
T Ukai G Ebihara M Watanabe

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Fifty-five patients undergoing primary total hip arthroplasty were randomized to receive a periarticular multidrug injection (PMDI, n=28) or an epidural catheter (n=27) for postoperative pain control. The primary outcomes of interest were pain scores, narcotic consumption, function, inflammatory markers and complications. There were no differences in pain scores or narcotic consumption in the pos...

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