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Volume:6 Issue:7 Number:39 ISSN#:2563-5476
ACE Report #9740
Ace Report Cover Sports Medicine

ISAKOS2017: Comparison of analgesic efficacy between FNB and ACB in ACL reconstruction

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OrthoEvidence. ISAKOS2017: Comparison of analgesic efficacy between FNB and ACB in ACL reconstruction. ACE Report. 2017;6(7):39. Available from: https://myorthoevidene.com/AceReport/Report/9740

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

Effects of femoral nerve block versus adductor canal nerve blockade with anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction: a prospective, randomized clinical trial

Contributing Authors: WR Lowe JS Griffin C Harner T Papavasillou RM Paine

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83 patients scheduled for anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction were randomized to receive either a femoral nerve block or an adductor canal block. Patients were assessed over the first 4 weeks after surgery for pain scores, morphine consumption, quadriceps activation deficit on electromyography, straight leg raise test, and ability to ambulate without assistive devices. Results on analgesic o...

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