THA: LIA cocktail safely improves pain, early function and opioid consumption
Reduced opioid consumption and improved early rehabilitation with local and intraarticular cocktail analgesic injection in total hip arthroplasty: a randomized controlled clinical trialPain Med. 2011 Mar;12(3):387-93. doi: 10.1111/j.1526-4637.2010.01043.x. Epub 2011 Jan 25
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82 patients with osteoarthritis, scheduled to undergo total hip arthroplasty (THA) were randomized to receive either a 60 mL intraarticular infiltration analgesia (LIA) cocktail or a saline equivalent to determine the effectiveness and safety of this drug administration on pain, opioid consumption and range of motion. Results indicated that the LIA cocktail was successful in further reducing pain,...
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