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2021 Apr-Jun

Anesth Essays Res



Impact of Intra-Articular Local Anesthesia Infiltration versus Femoral Nerve Block for Postoperative Pain Management in Total Knee Arthroplasty.


Chandrashekaraiah MM, Shah VH, Sahitya PV, Pandey VC, Butt AJ, Mohammed S, Adeel S
Anesth Essays Res. 2021 Apr-Jun; 15(2):208-212.
PMID: 35281366.


Postoperative pain relief after total knee arthroplasty (TKA) can be attained by using several techniques such as intravenous analgesia, epidural analgesia, and peripheral nerve blocks that include femoral nerve and saphenous nerve. Several authors recommended intra-articular injection of local anesthetic (IALA) as a part of multimodal analgesia regimens for TKA instead of other techniques.