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ISAKOS: Femoral nerve blockage during ACLR significantly relieves pain for the short term

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May 2013

ISAKOS: Femoral nerve blockage during ACLR significantly relieves pain for the short term

Vol: 2| Issue: 4| Number:169| ISSN#: 2564-2537
Study Type:Randomized Trial
OE Level Evidence:N/A
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

A Prospective Double Blinded Randomized Study of Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction With Hamstrings Tendon and Spinal Anesthesia With or Without Femoral Nerve Block

Contributing Authors:
D Costa Astur V Aleluia C Veronese N Astur Neto G Gonçalves Arliani C Cohen Kaleka J Tarouco Amaro M Cohen

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32 patients were randomized to undergo anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction with spinal anesthesia and patient sedation with or without an additional femoral nerve block, in order to determine what impact the femoral nerve block would have on pain and early functionality. Following 7 days of assessment, results indicated that the femoral nerve block provided significant short term pain ...

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