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Continuous Adductor Canal Block vs. Femoral Nerve Block in Arthroscopic ACL Repair Surgery

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November 2022

Continuous Adductor Canal Block vs. Femoral Nerve Block in Arthroscopic ACL Repair Surgery

Vol: 302| Issue: 1| Number:4| ISSN#: 2564-2537
Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:1
Journal Level of Evidence:1

Analgesic effect of continuous adductor canal block versus continuous femoral nerve block for knee arthroscopic surgery: a randomized trial

Braz J Anesthesiol. 2022 Sep-Oct;72(5):553-559.

Contributing Authors:
C Sinha AK Singh A Kumar S Kumar P Kumari

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Synopsis

Sixty patients undergoing an arthroscopic anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction were randomized to receive a continuous adductor canal block (n=30) or a continuous femoral nerve block (n=30). Outcomes of interest included total analgesic consumption, time to 1st analgesia requirement, and painless range of motion in knee flexion, assessed in the first 24 hours post-operation. Results rev...

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