Local infiltration analgesia demonstrates better pain relief than regional blockade in TKA
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OrthoEvidence. Local infiltration analgesia demonstrates better pain relief than regional blockade in TKA. ACE Report. 2016;5(8):13. Available from: https://myorthoevidence.com/AceReport/Report/8992
Local Infiltration Analgesia Versus Regional Blockade for Postoperative Analgesia in Total Knee Arthroplasty: A Meta-analysis of Randomized Controlled TrialsPain Physician. 2016 May;19(4):205-14
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16 randomized controlled trials were included in this meta-analysis comparing the postoperative analgesia efficacy of local infiltration analgesia in total knee arthroplasty compared to regional blockade (RB) (epidural analgesia [EA] and peripheral nerve block [PNB]). Results demonstrated significantly lower pain at rest scores with LIA versus RB. However, subgroup analysis suggested lower pain sc...
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