Combined Nerve Block Vs Periarticular Infiltration for Postoperative Analgesia
A Comparative Evaluation of Combined Nerve Block Versus Periarticular Infiltration on Postoperative Pain Relief in Total Hip Arthroplasty.Indian J Orthop . 2023 Jun 19;57(8):1251-1266.
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Thirty patients undergoing total hip arthroplasty (THA) were randomized to receive either a combined nerve block (CNB; n=15) or periarticular infiltration analgesia (PIA; n=15). Outcomes of interest included pain on a visual analog scale (VAS) at 6-hour intervals to 48 hours, time to rescue analgesia, number of rescue analgesia doses, time to complete sensory and motor recovery, and complications....
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