[Postoperative analgesia in knee arthroplasty using an anterior sciatic nerve block and a femoral nerve block].

Abstract

OBJECTIVE To evaluate the efficacy of a nerve block as an alternative technique for analgesia after knee arthroplasty and to indicate the usefulness and advantages of the anterior approach to the sciatic nerve block. MATERIAL AND METHODS Between April 2004 and March 2006, we studied a series of consecutive patients undergoing knee arthroplasty in which a… (More)

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