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ACE Report #7578
Ace Report Cover Arthroplasty

Single-shot plus continuous FNB versus single-shot FNB alone in total knee arthroplasty


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

Femoral nerve infusion after primary total knee arthroplasty: a prospective, double-blind, randomised and placebo-controlled trial

Bone Joint Res. 2015 Feb;4(2):11-6

Contributing Authors: MC Wyatt T Wright J Locker K Stout C Chapple JC Theis

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Dr. M. C. Wyatt discusses single-shot plus continuous FNB versus single-shot FNB alone in total knee arthroplasty

Synopsis

One hundred patients scheduled for total knee arthroplasty under spinal anaesthesia and preoperative single-shot femoral nerve block were randomized to receive either continuous femoral nerve block with 0.125% bupivacaine for 48 hours after arrival to the postanaesthesia care unit, or to placebo saline. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the analgesic effect of continuous femoral nerve bloc...

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