Fascia iliaca block offers opioid sparing effect vs PAI in patients undergoing TKA
Postoperative analgesic efficacy of fascia iliaca block versus periarticular injection for total knee arthroplastyJ Clin Anesth. 2016 Dec;35:404-410
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71 patients scheduled for total knee arthroplasty were randomized to postoperative analgesia through either a fascia iliaca block or periarticular injection analgesia. Patients were assessed for pain, analgesic consumption, and satisfaction over the first 24 hours postoperatively. Visual analog scale (VAS) pain scores at rest and on movement did not significantly differ between groups at any time ...
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