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Research data . Clinical Trial . 2014

Prospective, Randomized, Controlled Trial Comparing Continuous Femoral and Single Injection Sciatic Peripheral Nerve Blocks vs Periarticular Injection With Ropivacaine or Liposomal Bupivacaine (Exparel) on Patients Undergoing Total Knee Arthroplasty

Kopp, Sandra;
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Published: 29 Jul 2014
Publisher: nct
Abstract
The purpose of this study is to evaluate the hypothesis that the investigators current total joint regional anesthesia pathway of continuous femoral nerve block plus single-injection sciatic block with multimodal analgesia (MC1156-462rev0114) is more effective than two other pathways utilizing periarticular local anesthesia injections for numeric rating score (NRS) of pain with movement after total knee arthroplasty (TKA) on postoperative day 1 morning. The periarticular injections include one consisting of ropivacaine and the other consisting of liposomal bupivacaine (Exparel).
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Medical Subject Headings: musculoskeletal diseases

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