To unlock this feature and to subscribe to our weekly evidence emails, please create a FREE orthoEvidence account.


Already Have an Account?

Visit our Evidence-Based Covid-19 Website and Stay Up to Date with the latest Research.
Vol:230 Issue:1 Number:4 ISSN#:2564-2537
ACE Report #14550
Ace Report Cover Sports Medicine

AAOS 2022: Transmuscular Quadratus Lumborum in Hip Arthroscopy

How to Cite

OrthoEvidence. AAOS 2022: Transmuscular Quadratus Lumborum in Hip Arthroscopy . ACE Report. 2022;230(1):4. Available from:

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

Transmuscular Quadratus Lumborum Block Does Not Provide Any Benefit for Primary Hip Arthroscopy

Contributing Authors:
Daniel Kaplan D Diskina Arthur Hertling Thomas Youm Uchenna Umeh

Did you know you're eligible to earn 0.5 CME credits for reading this report? Click Here


This ACE Report is a summary of a conference presentation or abstract. The information provided has limited the ability to provide an accurate assessment of the risk of bias or the overall quality. Please interpret the results with caution as trials may be in progress and select results may have been presented.


One hundred and two patients undergoing hip arthroscopy were randomized to receive a transmuscular quadratus lumborum block (TQLB, n=51) with pericapsular injection or pericapsular injection alone (n=51). The primary outcomes of interest was the numerical rating scale (NRS). Secondary outcomes of interest included opioid utilization in the PACU, PACU recovery time, quadriceps strength and adverse ...

Ace Report Preview Image
CME Image

Continuing Medical Education Credits

You could be earning 0.5 CME credits for each report you read.

For Reprints and Permissions, click here

Please Login or Join to leave comments.