ACE Report #8447
Ace Report Cover Arthroplasty

Postoperative analgesia with local infiltration analgesia in shoulder arthroplasty

Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Local infiltration analgesia versus continuous interscalene brachial plexus block for shoulder replacement pain: a randomized clinical trial

Eur J Orthop Surg Traumatol. 2015 Dec;25(8):1245-52

Contributing Authors: KT Bjørnholdt JM Jensen TF Bendtsen K Søballe L Nikolajsen

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69 patients scheduled for primary shoulder arthroplasty under general anaesthesia were randomized to postoperative analgesia through either local infiltration analgesia (LIA) or a continuous interscalene brachial plexus block (ISBPB). The primary outcome was cumulative opioid consumption over the first 24 postoperative hours and pain scores were assessed as a secondary outcome. Findings demonstrat...

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