Effects of periarticular steroid injection on knee function and the inflammatory response following unicondylar knee arthroplasty

  title={Effects of periarticular steroid injection on knee function and the inflammatory response following unicondylar knee arthroplasty},
  author={Yung Chuan Sean Ng and N. N. Lo and K. Y. Yang and S. L. Chia and H. C. Chong and S. J. Yeo},
  journal={Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy},
  • Yung Chuan Sean Ng, N. N. Lo, +3 authors S. J. Yeo
  • Published 2010
  • Medicine
  • Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy
  • There is little information on the values of CRP and ESR as markers for inflammation in Unicondylar Knee Arthroplasty. The effect of periarticular steroid injection in post-operative pain relief and clinical recovery has not been well studied. Eighty-three consecutive patients undergoing primary UKAs were randomized to receive either an intra-operative periarticular injection with a local anaesthetic and adrenaline or with the addition of triamcinolone acetonide. CRP and ESR values, pain VAS… CONTINUE READING
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