Patient controlled analgesia after arthroscopic rotator cuff repair
Patient-controlled analgesia after arthroscopic rotator cuff repair: subacromial catheter versus intravenous injectionAm J Sports Med. 2007 Jan;35(1):75-9. Epub 2006 Aug 21.
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40 patients with full-thickness rotator cuff tears, undergoing arthroscopic rotator cuff surgery, were divided into two groups to examine the postoperative effects of subacromial infusion versus intravenous injection of analgesic. Patients were randomized to either receive subacromial infusion of 0.5% bupivacaine or intravenous injection of fentanyl and ketorolac tromethamine. Results according to...
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