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Volume:6 Issue:3 Number:38 ISSN#:2564-2537
ACE Report #9553
Ace Report Cover Arthroplasty

AAOS2017: Analgesic efficacy of motor-sparing block vs. periarticular injection in TKA

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OrthoEvidence. AAOS2017: Analgesic efficacy of motor-sparing block vs. periarticular injection in TKA. ACE Report. 2017;6(3):38. Available from: https://myorthoevidence.com/AceReport/Report/9553

Study Type:Randomized Trial
OE Level Evidence:N/A
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Ultrasound-guided Motor Sparing Knee Blocks for Postoperative Analgesia Following Total Knee Arthroplasty: A Randomized Blinded Study

Contributing Authors: O Sogbein RS Vijayashankar S Ganapathy DF Johnston D Bryant B Lanting E Vasarhelyi SJ MacDonald J Howard

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82 patients scheduled for total knee arthroplasty were randomized to postoperative analgesia with either a preoperative motor-sparing block (MSB), which targeted the adductor canal and lateral femoral cutaneous nerves via a posterior injection under ultrasound or to intraoperative periarticular injection (PAI) analgesia. Patients were assessed for the time until the first request of rescue analges...

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