Continuous femoral nerve block versus intra-articular injection for pain control after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction.

@article{Woods2006ContinuousFN,
  title={Continuous femoral nerve block versus intra-articular injection for pain control after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction.},
  author={G William Woods and Daniel O'Connor and Cynthia T Calder},
  journal={The American journal of sports medicine},
  year={2006},
  volume={34 8},
  pages={1328-33}
}
BACKGROUND Continuous femoral nerve blocks have been recommended for postoperative pain control after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction. HYPOTHESIS A pain control protocol involving a continuous ropivacaine femoral nerve block will decrease pain and narcotic use in the first 24 hours after surgery compared with a postoperative pain control protocol involving an intra-articular injection of bupivacaine/morphine. STUDY DESIGN Randomized controlled clinical trial; Level of evidence, 2… CONTINUE READING

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 18 extracted citations

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…