Ultrasound-Guided Motor-Sparing Knee Blocks for Postoperative Analgesia Following Total Knee Arthroplasty: A Randomized Blinded Study.

@article{Sogbein2017UltrasoundGuidedMK,
  title={Ultrasound-Guided Motor-Sparing Knee Blocks for Postoperative Analgesia Following Total Knee Arthroplasty: A Randomized Blinded Study.},
  author={Olawale A Sogbein and Rakesh V. Sondekoppam and Dianne M. Bryant and David F Johnston and Edward M Vasarhelyi and Steven Macdonald and Brent Andrew Lanting and Sugantha Ganapathy and James L. Howard},
  journal={The Journal of bone and joint surgery. American volume},
  year={2017},
  volume={99 15},
  pages={1274-1281}
}
BACKGROUND Pain following total knee arthroplasty (TKA) is often severe and can inhibit rehabilitation. Motor-sparing analgesic techniques such as periarticular infiltrations and adductor canal blocks have been popularized for knee analgesia since they preserve motor strength and permit early mobilization. Our primary objective was to compare the duration… CONTINUE READING