ACE Report #9011
Ace Report Cover Arthroplasty

Continuous LIA versus placebo and single-shot LIA for pain management in TKA

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

Continuous Local Infiltration Analgesia after TKA: A Meta-Analysis

J Knee Surg. 2016 May;29(4):310-21

Contributing Authors: R Keijsers M Van den Bekerom R van Delft M van Lotten MV Rademakers PA Nolte

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Eleven studies were selected for systematic review, of which six were used for meta-analysis, in investigation of the efficacy of continuous local infiltration analgesia (LIA) compared to either single-shot LIA or placebo for postoperative pain management following total knee arthroplasty. Compared to placebo, continuous LIA demonstrated significantly lower resting pain scores up to 24 hours, and ...

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