Intermittent & continuous sciatic block in combination with femoral block in TKA
Intermittent versus continuous sciatic block combined with femoral block for patients undergoing knee arthroplasty. A randomized controlled trialInt Orthop. 2016 Sep;40(9):1861-7
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140 patients scheduled for elective total knee arthroplasty were randomized to receive, in addition to a continuous femoral nerve block, either a continuous sciatic nerve block or intermittent sciatic nerve block postoperatively. The purpose of this study was to compare analgesic efficacy between the two regimens over the first 3 days postoperatively. The results demonstrated no significant differ...
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