ACL reconstruction: Morphine–bupivacaine more effective than tramadol–bupivacaine
The comparison of intraarticular morphine–bupivacaine and tramadol–bupivacaine in postoperative analgesia after arthroscopic anterior cruciate ligament reconstructionKnee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc. 2012 Sep;20(9):1839-44. doi: 10.1007/s00167-011-1791-7. Epub 2011 Nov 24.
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60 male ASA I–II patients undergoing arthroscopic ACL reconstruction were included in this study to compare different postoperative analgesics. Patients were randomized to receive 10 mg morphine and 0.5% bupivacaine, 100 mg tramadol and 0.5% bupivacaine, or 20 ml isotonic saline. The results of this study indicated that intra-articular morphine and bupivacaine provide better pain relief, longer an...
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