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ACE Report #6496
Ace Report Cover Arthroplasty

Continuous low or high-concentration FNB vs. single injection following TKA

Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:2

Single-injection or Continuous Femoral Nerve Block for Total Knee Arthroplasty?

Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2014 May;472(5):1384-93

Contributing Authors: E Albrecht D Morfey V Chan R Gandhi A Koshkin KJ Chin S Robinson P Frascarolo R Brull

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99 patients undergoing primary unilateral total knee arthroplasty were randomized to evaluate the efficacy of varied volumes and concentrations of a fixed dose of femoral nerve block (FNB). Patients were administered either a high-concentration, low-concentration, or single injection FNB, and were evaluated based on time to discharge readiness and opioid consumption over 12 months. This trial was ...

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