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J Pain Res


Regional Anesthesia for Pain Management After Orthopedic Procedures for Treatment of Lower Extremity Length Discrepancy.


Villalobos M A, Veneziano G, Iobst C, Miller R, Walch A G, Roth C, Argote-Romero G, Martin DP, Beltran RJ, Tobias JD
J Pain Res. 2020; 13:547-552.
PMID: 32214843.


The use of regional anesthesia techniques continues to expand in a wide variety of surgical procedures as the benefits and safety are increasingly appreciated. Limb-lengthening procedures are often associated with significant postoperative pain and high opioid requirements which may impact patient's recovery and increase risk of chronic pain and long-term opioid use.