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Volume:4 Issue:2 Number:25 ISSN#:2563-5476
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ACE Report #7439
Ace Report Cover Sports Medicine

Preemptive cryotherapy reduces pain & percocet use into first POD after ACL reconstruction


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OrthoEvidence. Preemptive cryotherapy reduces pain & percocet use into first POD after ACL reconstruction. ACE Report. 2015;4(2):25. Available from: https://myorthoevidene.com/AceReport/Report/7439

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

Preoperative cryotherapy use in anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction

J Knee Surg. 2014 Dec;27(6):479-84

Contributing Authors: L Koyonos K Owsley E Vollmer O Limpisvasti R Gambardella

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Synopsis

59 patients scheduled for anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction were randomized to one of two groups: preoperative cryotherapy or to a control group not receiving preemptive cryotherapy. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the analgesic efficacy of preoperative cryotherapy over the first 4 days postoperatively. Patients were evaluated for pain and analgesic consumption (percocet). ...

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