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Volume:5 Issue:3 Number:51 ISSN#:2563-5476
ACE Report #8657
Ace Report Cover Sports Medicine

AAOS 2016: Liposomal bupivacaine vs femoral nerve block for postoperative ACLR pain

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OrthoEvidence. AAOS 2016: Liposomal bupivacaine vs femoral nerve block for postoperative ACLR pain. ACE Report. 2016;5(3):51. Available from: https://myorthoevidene.com/AceReport/Report/8657

Study Type:Randomized Trial
OE Level Evidence:N/A
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Liposomal Bupivacaine Versus Femoral Nerve Block in Managing Pain After Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction

Contributing Authors: K Okoroha RA Keller E Jung N Mehran ET Owashi V Moutzouros

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100 patients who underwent arthroscopic anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction (ACLR) were randomized to either intraoperative local infiltration of liposomal bupivacaine (LB) or femoral nerve block (FNB) for the management of postoperative pain. The objective of this study was to compare the effectiveness of the two treatments in postoperative pain management, opioid consumption, sleep disturb...

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