Analgesic effect of intra-articular ketorolac in knee arthroscopy: comparison of morphine and bupivacaine

@article{Calmet2003AnalgesicEO,
  title={Analgesic effect of intra-articular ketorolac in knee arthroscopy: comparison of morphine and bupivacaine},
  author={Jaume Calmet and Claudio Esteve and Sergi Boada and Josep M Gin{\'e}},
  journal={Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy},
  year={2003},
  volume={12},
  pages={552-555}
}
This prospective study assessed the postoperative analgesic effect of intra-articular ketorolac, morphine, and bupivacaine during arthroscopic outpatient partial meniscectomy. Group 1 patients (n=20) received postoperative injection of 60 mg intra-articular ketorolac, group 2 patients (n=20) 10 cc intra-articular bupivacaine 0.25%, group 3 patients (n=20) 1 mg intra-articular morphine diluted in 10 cc saline, and group 4 patients (n=20, controls) only 10 cc saline. We evaluated the… CONTINUE READING