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Volume:4 Issue:6 Number:35 ISSN#:2563-5476
ACE Report #7854
Ace Report Cover Sports Medicine

ISAKOS 2015: FNB appears to increase risk of fall following outpatient hip arthroscopy

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OrthoEvidence. ISAKOS 2015: FNB appears to increase risk of fall following outpatient hip arthroscopy. ACE Report. 2015;4(6):35. Available from: https://myorthoevidene.com/AceReport/Report/7854

Study Type:Randomized Trial
OE Level Evidence:N/A
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Pre-Operative Femoral Nerve Block for Hip Arthroscopy: A Randomized Triple-Masked Controlled Trial

Contributing Authors: JG Xing FW Abdallah B Brull L Murnaghan D Whelan

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50 patients undergoing hip arthroscopy were randomized to received either a preoperative ultrasound-guided femoral nerve block (FNB) with 20 mL of 0.5% bupivacaine or normal saline. The purpose of this study was to determine the efficacy of preoperative FNB on patients undergoing hip arthroscopy. Findings demonstrated that preoperative FNB may improve postoperative pain control, although due to a ...

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