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ACE Report #7254
Ace Report Cover Arthroplasty

Time to anaesthesia similar between proximal & distal adductor canal block insertion sites

Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:1
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

A randomized comparison of proximal and distal ultrasound-guided adductor canal catheter insertion sites for knee arthroplasty

J Ultrasound Med. 2014 Sep;33(9):1653-62

Contributing Authors: ER Mariano TE Kim MJ Wagner N Funck TK Harrison T Walters N Giori S Woolson T Ganaway SK Howard

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50 patients undergoing primary unilateral knee arthroplasty with an adductor canal block were randomized to either proximal or distal adductor canal catheter insertion. The purpose was to compare time to anaesthesia onset between the two insertion sites, and the effect each had on motor block. The results demonstrated no significant differences between groups in time to onset of sensory anaesthesi...

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