Periarticular Multidrug Injection versus Epidural Catheter in Total Hip Arthroplasty
Comparison of periarticular multidrug injection versus epidural catheter in 55 patients undergoing total hip arthroplasty: A prospective randomized controlled trialOrthop Traumatol Surg Res . 2022 Feb;108(1):103094. doi: 10.1016/j.otsr.2021.103094.
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Fifty-five patients undergoing primary total hip arthroplasty were randomized to receive a periarticular multidrug injection (PMDI, n=28) or an epidural catheter (n=27) for postoperative pain control. The primary outcomes of interest were pain scores, narcotic consumption, function, inflammatory markers and complications. There were no differences in pain scores or narcotic consumption in the pos...
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