Femoral nerve block & fascia iliaca block provide similar pain relief following TKA
Femoral nerve block vs fascia iliaca block for total knee arthroplasty postoperative pain control: a prospective, randomized controlled trialJ Arthroplasty. 2010 Dec;25(8):1246-9. doi: 10.1016/j.arth.2009.11.018. Epub 2010 Feb 23
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104 patients undergoing total knee arthroplasty (TKA) were randomized to receive either a fascia iliaca block (FIB) or femoral nerve block (FNB), in order to compare which block technique provided better postoperative analgesia. After 3 months, the results of this study deomnstrated that there were no significant differences in VAS pain scores, amount of fentanyl and tramadol required, incidence o...
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