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A meta-analysis on the use of gabapentinoids for the treatment of acute post-operative pain following total knee arthroplasty

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Background: Total knee arthroplasty is a painful procedure, with approximately half of patients reporting severe pain during the early postoperative period. Gabapentinoids are used as an adjunct for the management of acute pain in approximately half of enhanced recovery programs. We performed a meta-analysis to assess the effectiveness and safety of gabapentinoids for the treatment of acute postoperative pain following total knee arthroplasty.

Methods: Randomized controlled trials ...

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Peer reviewed
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10.2106/JBJS.15.01202

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, NDORMS
Role:
Author
Publisher:
Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, Inc Publisher's website
Journal:
Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, American Volume Journal website
Publication date:
2016-08-17
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1535-1386
ISSN:
0021-9355
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uuid:cbe29197-14a9-47dc-b961-2ad3e24fd1c0
Source identifiers:
622866
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pubs:622866

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