Continuous infusion of bupivacaine following total knee arthroplasty: a randomized control trial pilot study.

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An RCT pilot-study was conducted to assess efficacy of a 48-h continuous local infiltration of intra-articular bupivacaine (0.5% at 2 cc/h) versus placebo (0.5% saline at 2 cc/h) in decreasing PCA morphine consumption following TKA. Secondary outcomes included 48-h VAS pain, opioid side effects, length of stay, and knee function scores up to 1-year… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.arth.2012.07.016

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@article{Williams2013ContinuousIO, title={Continuous infusion of bupivacaine following total knee arthroplasty: a randomized control trial pilot study.}, author={Dale S Williams and Danielle Petruccelli and James Edward Paul and Liz Piccirillo and Mitch Winemaker and Justin de V de Beer}, journal={The Journal of arthroplasty}, year={2013}, volume={28 3}, pages={479-84} }