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Intra-articular local anaesthetic on the day after surgery improves pain and patient satisfaction after Unicompartmental Knee Replacement: a randomised controlled trial.

Abstract:

Intra-operative local anaesthetic infiltration provides good early pain relief after Unicompartmental Knee Replacement (UKR). However, appreciable pain may occur on the day after surgery. The purpose of this double-blinded, prospective randomised controlled trial was to evaluate the effectiveness of a bolus of local intra-articular anaesthetic given early on the day after surgery. Forty-four patients were randomised to receive an intra-articular injection, via an epidural catheter inserted at...

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Publisher copy:
10.1016/j.knee.2011.04.010

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Weston-Simons, JS More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, NDORMS
Haliker, V More by this author
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Journal:
The Knee
Volume:
19
Issue:
4
Pages:
352-355
Publication date:
2012-08-05
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EISSN:
1873-5800
ISSN:
0968-0160
URN:
uuid:016212ae-d38d-4dbc-8c5c-b4b16032a325
Source identifiers:
340141
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pubs:340141

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