Local infiltration analgesia following total knee arthroplasty: effect on post-operative pain and opioid consumption—a meta-analysis

@article{Keijsers2013LocalIA,
  title={Local infiltration analgesia following total knee arthroplasty: effect on post-operative pain and opioid consumption—a meta-analysis},
  author={Ren{\'e}e Keijsers and Rogier van Delft and Michel Pieter Jozef van den Bekerom and Dirk C. A. A. de Vries and Richard M. Brohet and Peter A. Nolte},
  journal={Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy},
  year={2013},
  volume={23},
  pages={1956-1963}
}
Local infiltration analgesia (LIA) is a popular method for decreasing post-operative pain after total knee arthroplasty (TKA). The goal of this meta-analysis is to compare the effect of LIA with placebo on the intensity of post-operative pain and the consumption of opioids. A search was performed in the PubMed/MEDLINE, Cochrane, EMBASE and TRIP databases. All (quasi)-randomized controlled trials (RCTs) were included. LIA consists of intra-operative infiltration with at least one analgesic… CONTINUE READING
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