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ACE Report #8996
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Similar analgesic efficacy between local infiltration analgesia and nerve block in TKA

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

The analgesic efficacy of local infiltration analgesia vs femoral nerve block after total knee arthroplasty: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Br J Anaesth. 2016 May;116(5):597-609

Contributing Authors: E Albrecht O Guyen A Jacot-Guillarmod KR Kirkham

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14 randomized controlled trials were included in this meta-analysis comparing postoperative analgesia following total knee arthroplasty between local infiltration analgesia (LIA) and peripheral nerve block (PNB). Pooled outcomes included postoperative morphine consumption, postoperative pain scores at rest and on movement, knee range of motion, Knee Society Score, and complications/adverse events....

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