Efficacy of Liposomal Bupivacaine Infiltration on the Management of Total Knee Arthroplasty.

@article{Sakamoto2017EfficacyOL,
  title={Efficacy of Liposomal Bupivacaine Infiltration on the Management of Total Knee Arthroplasty.},
  author={Bryan Sakamoto and Shelly Keiser and Russell D Meldrum and Gene Harker and Andrew Freese},
  journal={JAMA surgery},
  year={2017},
  volume={152 1},
  pages={
          90-95
        }
}
Importance Liposomal bupivacaine is a novel extended-duration anesthetic that has recently been used for local infiltration in total knee arthroplasty (TKA). Athough liposomal bupivacaine is widely used, it is unknown if the benefits justify the cost in the veteran population at our institution. Objective To evaluate a change in practice: the effect of local infiltration of liposomal bupivacaine on perioperative outcomes in patients undergoing primary TKA. Design, Setting, and Participants… CONTINUE READING

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