A comparison of local infiltration analgesia & peripheral nerve block for TKA post-op pain
The Comparison of Local Infiltration Analgesia with Peripheral Nerve Block following Total Knee Arthroplasty (TKA): A Systematic Review with Meta-AnalysisJ Arthroplasty. 2015 Sep;30(9):1664-71.
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8 randomized control trials (RCTs) comparing the efficacy of local infiltration analgesia (LIA) and peripheral nerve blocks (PNB) in patients receiving total knee arthroplasty were included in this systematic review and meta-analysis. The purpose was to compare NRS pain scores, morphine consumption, range of motion, and incidence of adverse effects between groups to determine if LIA treatment prov...
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