Infiltration of bupivacaine at surgical portals for knee arthroscopy
Vol: 2| Issue: 3| Number:170| ISSN#: 2564-2537
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A
Intra-articular injection versus portal infiltration of 0.5% bupivacaine following arthroscopy of the kneeJ Bone Joint Surg Br. 2009 May;91(5):601-3
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137 patients undergoing arthroscopic knee surgery were randomized to receive either analgesia with an intra-articular injection of bupivacaine or infiltration with bupivacaine around the portals. This study assessed the efficacy of infiltration of bupivacaine and compared it to the more common method of intra-articular injection. The results indicate that the two procedures were clinically equival...
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