Similar analgesic efficacy between local infiltration analgesia and nerve block in TKA
The analgesic efficacy of local infiltration analgesia vs femoral nerve block after total knee arthroplasty: a systematic review and meta-analysisBr J Anaesth. 2016 May;116(5):597-609
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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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