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Dexamethasone plus ramosetron reduces postoperative pain and vomiting following TKA

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December 2013

Dexamethasone plus ramosetron reduces postoperative pain and vomiting following TKA

Vol: 2| Issue: 11| Number:62| ISSN#: 2564-2537
Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:1
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Preemptive low-dose dexamethasone reduces postoperative emesis and pain after TKA: a randomized controlled study

Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2013 Sep;471(9):3010-20

Contributing Authors:
IJ Koh CB Chang JH Lee YT Jeon TK Kim

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Synopsis

269 patients, aged 18 and older, scheduled to undergo total knee arthroplasty for primary knee osteoarthritis were randomly assigned into one of two groups to investigate the effect of dexamethasone and ramosetron on postoperative outcomes. Patients intravenously received either both drugs or ramosetron alone. Results demonstrated that patients who received the combination of dexamethasone and ram...

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