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ACE Report #5791
Ace Report Cover Arthroplasty

THA:Local infiltration analgesia followed by continuous infusion has no additional benefit


Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:1
Journal Level of Evidence:1

Local infiltration analgesia followed by continuous infusion of local anesthetic solution for total hip arthroplasty: a prospective, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study

J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2013 Nov 6;95(21):1935-41

Contributing Authors: O Solovyova CG Lewis JH Abrams J Grady-Benson ME Joyce SF Schutzer S Arumugam S Caminiti SK Sinha

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Synopsis

105 patients undergoing total hip arthroplasty (THA) were randomized to investigate the safety and efficacy of local infiltration analgesia alone or in combination with continuous infusion of local anaesthetic after total hip arthroplasty, compared to a placebo. Patients were evaluated postoperatively based on opioid consumption, pain, side effects and patient satisfaction. The evidence presented ...

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