Advanced cryotherapy does not reduce pain and narcotic use after TKA
Does Advanced Cryotherapy Reduce Pain and Narcotic Consumption After Knee Arthroplasty?Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2014 Nov;472(11):3417-23.
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116 patients who underwent primary total knee arthroplasty were quasi-randomized to either receive advanced cryotherapy or the use of cold packs (control) to compare VAS pain, narcotic consumption, range of motion, swelling, and blood loss postoperatively between groups. The purpose of this study was to determine whether or not computer-assisted cryotherapy is superior compared to cold pack applic...
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