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Meta-analysis
ACE Report #8992
Ace Report Cover Arthroplasty

Local infiltration analgesia demonstrates better pain relief than regional blockade in TKA


Study Type:Meta analysis
OE Level Evidence:1
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Local Infiltration Analgesia Versus Regional Blockade for Postoperative Analgesia in Total Knee Arthroplasty: A Meta-analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials

Pain Physician. 2016 May;19(4):205-14

Contributing Authors: B Hu T Lin SG Yan SL Tong JH Yu JJ Xu YM Ying

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Synopsis

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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