TKA: Ultrasound- and nerve stimulator-guided continuous femoral nerve block vs. PCEA
Ultrasound and nerve stimulator guided continuous femoral nerve block analgesia after total knee arthroplasty: a multicenter randomized controlled studyBraz J Anesthesiol. 2015 Jan-Feb;65(1):14-20.
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46 patients scheduled for total knee arthroplasty were randomized to receive either an ultrasound and nerve stimulator guided continuous femoral nerve block (CFNB) analgesia, or patient control epidural analgesia (PCEA). The purpose of the study was to examine the efficacy of continuous femoral nerve block in terms of VAS pain scores, range of motion, level of sedation, further analgesics required...
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