Patients who use opioids preoperatively may achieve improvements in outcomes after arthroscopic shoulder surgery, but opioid use may negatively affect satisfaction levels.
MEP spinal anesthesia allows for earlier ambulation for patients undergoing total hip arthroplasty.
Pectoral nerve blocks were found to diminish pain and opioid use following pacemaker or implantable cardioverter defibrillator placement in children.
Recommendations are presented regarding anesthesia procedures for emergency operations in patients with suspected or confirmed COVID-19.
Managing moderate or severe postoperative pain, which affects 75% of patients in the United States, remains a challenge for physicians.
The FDA has accepted the resubmitted NDA for XaraColl® for the management of postsurgical pain after open inguinal hernia surgery.
A systemwide, multipronged pain management and opioid reduction program can significantly reduce opioid discharge prescriptions written for more than five days.
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.