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ACE Report #10405
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Single shot ISBPB vs patient-controlled interscalene infusion for analgesia in rotator cuff repair


Study Type:Randomized Trial
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Interscalene brachial plexus bolus block versus patient-controlled interscalene indwelling catheter analgesia for the first 48 hours after arthroscopic rotator cuff repair

J Shoulder Elbow Surg. 2018 Jul;27(7):1243-1250

Contributing Authors: YS Kim JH Kim HJ Lee HJ Koh DK Kim KY Lee KH Kwon

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Synopsis

154 patients scheduled for arthroscopic rotator cuff repair were randomized to either a single-shot interscalene brachial plexus block (ssISBPB). patient-controlled interscalene infusion analgesia (PCIA) postoperatively, or to a control group not administered additional analgesia. The purpose was to compare pain scores from 1 hour to 48 hours after surgery. There were marked differences in pain sc...

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