TKA: Sciatic nerve block equivalent to periarticular infiltration
Combined femoral and sciatic nerve block vs combined femoral and periarticular infiltration in total knee arthroplasty: a randomized controlled trialJ Arthroplasty. 2012 Dec;27(10):1806-11. doi: 10.1016/j.arth.2012.05.018. Epub 2012 Jul 5
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Fifty-two patients undergoing total knee arthroplasty were randomized to receive either combined femoral and sciatic nerve blocks (FNB-SNB) or combined femoral nerve block with periarticular and intra-articular anesthetic infiltration (FNB-PI), in order to measure average morphine consumption 24 hours and 48 hours post-operatively. In the first 24 hours and 48 hours, there were no significant diff...
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