Continuous adductor-canal-blockade for adjuvant post-operative analgesia after major knee surgery: preliminary results.

@article{Lund2011ContinuousAF,
  title={Continuous adductor-canal-blockade for adjuvant post-operative analgesia after major knee surgery: preliminary results.},
  author={Jennifer L Lund and Morten Troels Jenstrup and Pia T. Jaeger and Anne Marie S\orensen and J{\"o}rgen Dahl},
  journal={Acta anaesthesiologica Scandinavica},
  year={2011},
  volume={55 1},
  pages={14-9}
}
Because both the saphenous nerve and in part the obturator nerve are traversing the adductor canal of the thigh, we hypothesised that repeated administration of a local anaesthetic (LA) into this aponeurotic space could be a useful option for post-operative analgesia after knee replacement surgery. A systematic search of the literature pertinent to the blockade of the saphenous and/or obturator nerves for pain relief after knee surgery was conducted. Further, pain and opioid requirements were… CONTINUE READING
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