Postoperative analgesia with controlled-release oxycodone for outpatient anterior cruciate ligament surgery.

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UNLABELLED Reconstruction of the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) of the knee is associated with a considerable degree of postoperative pain. Although immediate-release oral opioids are usually effective in relieving moderate to severe pain, they must be given every 4-6 h. A controlled-release (CR) formulation of oxycodone maintains therapeutic opioid… (More)

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@article{Reuben1999PostoperativeAW, title={Postoperative analgesia with controlled-release oxycodone for outpatient anterior cruciate ligament surgery.}, author={Stanley Reuben and Neil Roy Connelly and Holly Maciolek}, journal={Anesthesia and analgesia}, year={1999}, volume={88 6}, pages={1286-91} }