Short-term efficacy of additional sciatic nerve block to femoral nerve block in TKA
The analgesic efficacy of sciatic nerve block in addition to femoral nerve block in patients undergoing total knee arthroplasty: a systematic review and meta-analysisAnaesthesia. 2016 Oct;71(10):1198-209
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Twelve randomized controlled trials were included in this meta-analysis evaluating the analgesic effect of an additional sciatic nerve block to either a femoral nerve block or lumbar plexus block in total knee arthroplasty (TKA). The addition of a sciatic nerve block led to pain scores that were significantly lower over the first 12 hours postoperatively, and analgesic consumption that was signifi...
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