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Volume:4 Issue:1 Number:3 ISSN#:2563-5476
ACE Report #7233
Ace Report Cover General Orthopaedics

Effective pain management with IA clonidine for up to 4 hours after knee arthroscopy

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OrthoEvidence. Effective pain management with IA clonidine for up to 4 hours after knee arthroscopy. ACE Report. 2015;4(1):3. Available from: https://myorthoevidene.com/AceReport/Report/7233

Study Type:Meta analysis
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:2

Intra-articular clonidine for post-operative analgesia following arthroscopic knee surgery: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc. 2014 Sep;22(9):2076-84

Contributing Authors: R Sun W Zhao Q Hao H Tian J Tian L Li W Jia K Yang

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Seven randomized controlled trials were included in this meta-analysis to investigate the efficacy of clonidine for postoperative pain management following knee arthroscopy. Included trials compared clonidine to placebo in the immediate postoperative period. Pooled estimates revealed significantly lower pain in those who received clonidine at 1, 2, and 4 hours after surgery. Effects remained const...

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