Local infiltration analgesia vs. femoral nerve block for TKA pain management
Vol: 5| Issue: 2| Number:25| ISSN#: 2564-2537
Study Type:Meta analysis
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A
Analgesia for total knee arthroplasty: a meta-analysis comparing local infiltration and femoral nerve blockClinics (Sao Paulo). 2015 Sep;70(9):648-53.
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6 studies comparing the efficacy of local infiltration analgesia to femoral nerve block in the treatment of postoperative pain following total knee arthroplasty were included in this meta-analysis. Pain at rest, pain with activity and opioid consumption after 24 hours were compared between study groups in an attempt to identify whether one method was advantageous over the other. Results indicated ...
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