ISB with ropivacaine plus perineural or IV buprenorphine, clonidine, & dexamethasone
Buprenorphine, Clonidine, Dexamethasone, and Ropivacaine for Interscalene Nerve Blockade: A Prospective, Randomized, Blinded, Ropivacaine Dose-Response StudyPain Med. 2016 May;17(5):940-60
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80 patients undergoing total shoulder arthroplasty (TSA) were randomized into one of the four groups for postoperative analgesia. Patients were allocated with either low-dose ropivacaine (0.1%), medium-dose ropivacaine (0.2%), or high-dose ropivacaine (0.375%) interscalene nerve block (ISB) plus perineural clonidine, dexamethasone, buprenorphine, or a control group with ISB with 0.375% ropivacaine...
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