A randomised controlled trial for the effectiveness of intra-articular Ropivacaine and Bupivacaine on pain after knee arthroscopy: the DUPRA (DUtch Pain Relief after Arthroscopy)-trial

@inproceedings{Campo2011ARC,
  title={A randomised controlled trial for the effectiveness of intra-articular Ropivacaine and Bupivacaine on pain after knee arthroscopy: the DUPRA (DUtch Pain Relief after Arthroscopy)-trial},
  author={Martin M. Campo and Gino M. M. J. Kerkhoffs and Inger N. Sierevelt and Rolf R Weeseman and Harm M. Van der Vis and G. H. R. Albers},
  booktitle={Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy},
  year={2011}
}
In this double-blinded, randomised clinical trial, the aim was to compare the analgesic effects of low doses of intra-articular Bupivacaine and Ropivacaine against placebo after knee arthroscopy performed under general anaesthesia. A total of 282 patients were randomised to 10 cc NaCl 0.9%, 10 cc Bupivacaine 0.5% or 10 cc Ropivacaine 0.75%. Patients received the assigned therapy by intra-articular injection after closure of the portal. Pain and satisfaction were measured at one, 4 h and 5–7… CONTINUE READING

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