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2021 Mar 19


Posterior Quadratus Lumborum Block in Total Hip Arthroplasty.


Brixel S M, Biboulet P, Swisser F, Choquet O, Aarab Y, Nguyen H, Bringuier S, Capdevila X
Anesthesiology. 2021 Mar 19.
PMID: 33740816.


Pain management is important for ensuring early mobilization after hip arthroplasty; however, the optimal components remain controversial. Recently, the quadratus lumborum block has been proposed as an analgesic option. The current study tested the hypothesis that the posterior quadratus lumborum block combined with multimodal analgesia decreases morphine consumption after hip arthroplasty.