Similar efficacy of combined US-guided continuous FNB and epidural analgesia in TKA
Randomized clinical trial of continuous femoral nerve block combined with sciatic nerve block versus epidural analgesia for unilateral total knee arthroplastyJ Arthroplasty. 2015 Jan;30(1):149-54
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56 patients scheduled for unilateral total knee arthroplasty were randomized to one of two methods for postoperative analgesia: ultrasound-guided continuous femoral nerve block combined with sciatic nerve block, or continuous epidural infusion. All patients also received morphine patient-controlled analgesia (PCA) postoperatively. Patients were monitored over the first 72 postoperative hours. Resu...
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