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Volume:3 Issue:6 Number:1 ISSN#:2563-5476
ACE Report #6032
Ace Report Cover Arthroplasty

Multimodal analgesia is safer and more effective than PCA after minimally-invasive TKA

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OrthoEvidence. Multimodal analgesia is safer and more effective than PCA after minimally-invasive TKA. ACE Report. 2014;3(6):1. Available from: https://myorthoevidene.com/AceReport/Report/6032

Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Multimodal pain management in total knee arthroplasty: a prospective randomized controlled trial

J Arthroplasty. 2014 Feb;29(2):329-34. doi: 10.1016/j.arth.2013.06.005. Epub 2013 Jul 11.

Contributing Authors: JD Lamplot ER Wagner DW Manning

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Thirty-six patients undergoing minimally-invasive total knee arthroplasty (TKA) desiring rapid recovery were randomized to follow either a multimodal analgesic protocol or patient-controlled analgesia (PCA) regimen, to compare the efficacy and safety of the two approaches. Results indicated that the use of a multimodal analgesic regimen led to significantly improved postoperative pain relief and p...

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