Periarticular multimodal drug injection safe and efficacious alternative to FNB in TKA
Comparison of Periarticular Multimodal Drug Injection and Femoral Nerve Block for Postoperative Pain Management in Total Knee Arthroplasty: A Systematic Review and Meta-AnalysisJ Arthroplasty. 2015 Jul;30(7):1281-6.
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10 studies were included in this meta-analysis comparing periarticular multimodal drug injection (PMDI) and femoral nerve block (FNB) for postoperative analgesia following total knee arthroplasty. The goal of this study was to determine if PMDI was a safe and effective alternative to FNB after a total knee arthroplasty. Despite significantly lower pain with FNB at 12 hours after surgery, there wer...
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