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2021 Feb 18

Hip Int

Local infiltration analgesia does not have benefits in fast-track hip arthroplasty programmes: a double-blind, randomised, placebo-controlled, clinical trial.


Multimodal analgesia regimes including local infiltration analgesia (LIA) have been successfully applied in fast-track hip arthroplasty programmes. LIA's contribution to the analgesic effect in hip arthroplasty has been questioned. Our study sought to determine the analgesic efficacy of LIA in THA surgery in a fast-track programme.