Multimodal analgesic protocol reduces postoperative pain for TKA
Efficacy of multimodal perioperative analgesia protocol with periarticular medication injection in total knee arthroplasty: a randomized, double-blinded studyJ Arthroplasty. 2013 Sep;28(8):1274-7
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160 patients with osteoarthritis undergoing total knee replacement were enrolled in this study to compare different combinations of medications as periarticular analgesic injections designed to reduce postoperative pain. Patients were separated into four treatment groups; all the groups received ropivacaine, and epinephrine, and additionally, group A received ketorolac, and clonidine; group B rece...
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