AAOS2017: Analgesic efficacy of motor-sparing block vs. periarticular injection in TKA
Ultrasound-guided Motor Sparing Knee Blocks for Postoperative Analgesia Following Total Knee Arthroplasty: A Randomized Blinded Study
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82 patients scheduled for total knee arthroplasty were randomized to postoperative analgesia with either a preoperative motor-sparing block (MSB), which targeted the adductor canal and lateral femoral cutaneous nerves via a posterior injection under ultrasound or to intraoperative periarticular injection (PAI) analgesia. Patients were assessed for the time until the first request of rescue analges...
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