AAOS 2015: Adductor canal vs femoral nerve blocks with periarticular bupivacaine in TKA
Comparison of Adductor Canal and Femoral Nerve Blocks in Primary Total Knee Arthroplasty
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55 patients undergoing total knee arthroplasty (TKA) were randomized to receive either femoral nerve block, adductor nerve block, or no block. All patients also received an intraoperative bupivicaine injection (Exparel). The purpose of the study was to evaluate how effective these options are in terms of relieving pain and improving function. The results indicated that adductor canal block combine...
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