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Volume:4 Issue:10 Number:14 ISSN#:2563-5476
ACE Report #8044
Ace Report Cover Arthroplasty

Periarticular multimodal drug injection safe and efficacious alternative to FNB in TKA

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OrthoEvidence. Periarticular multimodal drug injection safe and efficacious alternative to FNB in TKA. ACE Report. 2015;4(10):14. Available from: https://myorthoevidene.com/AceReport/Report/8044

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

Comparison of Periarticular Multimodal Drug Injection and Femoral Nerve Block for Postoperative Pain Management in Total Knee Arthroplasty: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

J Arthroplasty. 2015 Jul;30(7):1281-6.

Contributing Authors: C Wang XZ Cai SG Yan

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10 studies were included in this meta-analysis comparing periarticular multimodal drug injection (PMDI) and femoral nerve block (FNB) for postoperative analgesia following total knee arthroplasty. The goal of this study was to determine if PMDI was a safe and effective alternative to FNB after a total knee arthroplasty. Despite significantly lower pain with FNB at 12 hours after surgery, there wer...

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