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Meta-analysis
ACE Report #9176
Ace Report Cover Arthroplasty

Meta-analysis of adductor canal versus continuous femoral nerve block in TKA


Study Type:Meta analysis
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Adductor canal block versus continuous femoral nerve block in primary total knee arthroplasty: A meta-analysis

Int J Surg. 2016 Jul;31:17-24

Contributing Authors: MJ Kuang LY Xu JX Ma Y Wang J Zhao B Lu XL Ma

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Synopsis

Seven trials (4 RCTs and 3 CCTs) were included in this meta-analysis which compared the analgesic and functional results following total knee arthroplasty between an adductor canal block and continuous femoral nerve block. Results demonstrated statistically similar pooled results between the two options regarding pain scores and cumulative morphine consumption. Functional performance measures, suc...

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