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Volume:7 Issue:4 Number:14 ISSN#:2563-5476
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ACE Report #10110
Ace Report Cover Foot & Ankle

Continuous wound infiltration does not significantly reduce pain after hallux valgus osteotomy


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OrthoEvidence. Continuous wound infiltration does not significantly reduce pain after hallux valgus osteotomy. ACE Report. 2018;7(4):14. Available from: https://myorthoevidene.com/AceReport/Report/10110

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

Continuous Wound Infiltration After Hallux Valgus Surgery

Foot Ankle Int. 2018 Feb;39(2):180-188

Contributing Authors: D Dammerer M Braito A Schlager J Wansch C Linhart R Biedermann

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Synopsis

50 patients scheduled for distal metatarsal osteotomy for hallux valgus were randomized to either continuous wound infiltration with ropivacaine or placebo infusion with saline. Patients were assessed for the primary outcome of pain scores over the first 24 hours after surgery. Secondary outcomes included pain assessment to 6 weeks after surgery, as well as rescue analgesic use, function on the Am...

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