A comparison of continuous femoral nerve block and periarticular local infiltration analgesia in the management of early period pain developing after total knee arthroplasty


Kovalak E. , DOĞAN A. T. , Uzumcugil O., OBUT A., YILDIZ A. S. , KANAY E., ...More

ACTA ORTHOPAEDICA ET TRAUMATOLOGICA TURCICA, vol.49, no.3, pp.260-266, 2015 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 49 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Doi Number: 10.3944/aott.2015.14.0263
  • Title of Journal : ACTA ORTHOPAEDICA ET TRAUMATOLOGICA TURCICA
  • Page Numbers: pp.260-266

Abstract

Objective: This study aimed to compare the effects of 24-h continuous femoral nerve block (CFNB) and periarticular infiltration analgesia (PIA) on postoperative pain and functional results in the first 6 weeks after total knee arthroplasty (TKA).