Higher serum testosterone levels were associated with less WOMAC pain in the operated knee in both men and women, and less WOMAC disability in women.
Patients undergoing corneal surgery and receiving fewer opioid tablets still have adequate pain control.
Femoral nerve block was superior to adductor canal block in terms of intravenous morphine consumption after TKA.
Higher levels of total testosterone were found to be associated with reduced pain intensity in the operated knee of patients who underwent total knee replacement for severe knee osteoarthritis.
HTX-011 is a dual-acting, fixed-dose combination of bupivacaine and meloxicam.
A significant percentage of patients who are prescribed opioids after ureteroscopy for the treatment of upper tract stones were found to have new persistent opioid use.
Colorectal surgery patients treated as part of an enhanced recovery after surgery (ERAS) program have less pain and use nearly half as many opioids as pre-ERAS patients.
Change in computerized order sets reduces use of oxycodone to treat pain after cesarean delivery
Patients in the United States and Canada receive prescription opioids after surgeries at a rate that is approximately seven times higher than the rate in Sweden.
Opioids do not provide improved pain control following a vasectomy and may be tied to a higher risk for persistent use.