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Volume:5 Issue:8 Number:20 ISSN#:2563-5476
RCT
ACE Report #8940
Ace Report Cover Arthroplasty

Comparison of LIA versus continuous FNB for postoperative analgesia after TKA


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OrthoEvidence. Comparison of LIA versus continuous FNB for postoperative analgesia after TKA. ACE Report. 2016;5(8):20. Available from: https://myorthoevidene.com/AceReport/Report/8940

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

Local Infiltration Analgesia Versus Continuous Femoral Nerve Block in Pain Relief After Total Knee Arthroplasty: A Randomized Controlled Trial

J Arthroplasty. 2016 Apr;31(4):913-7

Contributing Authors: K Kurosaka S Tsukada D Seino T Morooka H Nakayama S Yoshiya

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Synopsis

45 patients scheduled for unilateral total knee arthroplasty were randomized to postoperative analgesia with either local infiltration analgesia or continuous femoral nerve block for 48 hours postoperatively. Additionally, all patients received patient-controlled analgesia (PCA) morphine and oral loxoprofen. Patients were assessed postoperatively for pain scores at rest, total morphine consumption...

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