Total Hip Arthroplasty

Regional Anesthesia Tied to Lower Opioid Use in TKA, THA

Regional Anesthesia Tied to Lower Opioid Use in TKA, THA

Regional anesthesia is associated with a lower opioid consumption in both knee and hip replacement surgeries, compared to general anesthesia.

Periarticular Injection vs Psoas Block for THA-Associated Postoperative Pain

Periarticular Injection vs Psoas Block for THA-Associated Postoperative Pain

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Intraoperative periarticular local anesthetic infiltration and psoas compartment block may provide comparable analgesia after total hip arthroplasty.

Multimodal Analgesia Cuts Complications Post Arthroplasty

Multimodal Analgesia Cuts Complications Post Arthroplasty

Fewer respiratory, GI issues; reductions also seen in opioid prescriptions and hospital length of stay

Radiofrequency Ablation for Chronic Hip Pain: Reviewing the Evidence

Radiofrequency Ablation for Chronic Hip Pain: Reviewing the Evidence

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The available evidence suggests that radiofrequency ablation is a feasible treatment option for chronic hip pain associated with degenerative diseases.

Multimodal Pain Management Increasingly Used for Patients Undergoing TKA and THA

Multimodal Pain Management Increasingly Used for Patients Undergoing TKA and THA

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Patients undergoing total hip and total knee arthroplasties in small- and medium-sized hospitals have been receiving increasingly greater multimodal approaches for postoperative pain management.

Corticosteroids Effective in Total Knee or Hip Arthroplasty-Associated Pain

Corticosteroids Effective in Total Knee or Hip Arthroplasty-Associated Pain

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The use of perioperative intravenous corticosteroids provides effective pain relief, has a favorable safety profile, and is associated with a reduction in opioid use in patients undergoing total knee or hip arthroplasty.

Sciatic Plus Femoral Nerve Blocks Effective on Total Hip Arthroplasty-Related Pain

Sciatic Plus Femoral Nerve Blocks Effective on Total Hip Arthroplasty-Related Pain

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Adding a sciatic nerve block to a continuous femoral nerve block after total hip arthroplasty significantly reduces pain.

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