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Volume:5 Issue:6 Number:8 ISSN#:2563-5476
RCT
ACE Report #9426
Ace Report Cover Shoulder & Elbow

Local infiltration analgesia with liposomal bupivacaine versus instercalene block in TSA


Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:1

Liposomal bupivacaine versus interscalene nerve block for pain control after shoulder arthroplasty: a prospective randomized trial

J Shoulder Elbow Surg. 2016 Nov;25(11):1742-1748

Contributing Authors: SJ Muh RA Keller J Korona PA Kolowich KR Okoroha JR Lynch C Amato B Rill

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Synopsis

57 patients scheduled for total shoulder arthroplasty or reverse total shoulder arthroplasty were randomized to postoperative analgesia with either local anesthesia via infiltration of liposomal bupivacaine into surrounding tissues, or with regional anesthesia via an interscalene brachial plexus block. The purpose of this study was to compare analgesic efficacy between groups. The primary outcome ...

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