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ACE Report #7501
Ace Report Cover Hand & Wrist

AAHS 2015: Exparel vs. Marcaine for postoperative analgesia in outpatient wrist procedures


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

Bupivicaine Extended-Release Liposome vs. Marcaine for Early Post-Operative Pain Control Following Wrist Operations: A Prospective Randomized Double-Blind Controlled Trial

Contributing Authors: EL Dale J Rehm J Cowart M Jemison W Kennedy M Brzezienski

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Synopsis

28 patients were randomized to recieve either Exparel (bupivacaine extended-release liposome) or Marcaine (bupivacaine) following either carpometacarpal arthroplasty (CMCA) or proximal row carpectomy (PRC). The purpose of the study was to determine whether Exparel was effective in reducing pain, reducing opioid use and opioid side effects, and improving long-term hand function when compared to Mar...

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