Single-Dose IA ropivacaine reduces pain up to 8 hours post arthroscopic knee surgery
Single-dose intra-articular ropivacaine after arthroscopic knee surgery decreases post-operative pain without increasing side effects: a systematic review and meta-analysisKnee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc. 2016 May;24(5):1651-9
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8 randomized controlled trials (RCTs), with 567 patients who underwent arthroscopic knee surgery and used either single-dose intra-articular (IA) ropivacaine or a postoperative analgesic for pain management were included in the study. The purpose of this study was to determine the efficacy of intra-articular ropivacaine in providing post-surgery pain management while examining the incidence of sid...
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