Effect of Periarticular Corticosteroid Injections During Total Knee Arthroplasty: A Double-Blind Randomized Trial
- A MULTIMODAL ANALGESIA PROTOCOL FOR TOTAL KNEE ARTHROPLASTY. Vendittoli, Pascal-André; Makinen, Patrice; Drolet, Pierre; Lavigne, Martin; Fallaha, Michel; Guertin, Marie-Claude; Varin, France // Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;Feb2006, Vol. 88-A Issue 2, p282
Background: Although numerous methods of postoperative analgesia have been investigated in an attempt to improve pain control after total knee arthroplasty, parenteral narcotics still play a major role in postoperative pain management. Local anesthetics have the advantage of blocking pain...
- Local infiltration analgesia; an effective method for pain relief and patient's satisfaction after total knee arthroplasty: a randomized clinical trial. Moghtadaei, Mehdi; Farahini, Hossein; Faiz, Hamid Reza; Mokarami, Farzam; Nabi, Razieh // Tehran University Medical Journal;Oct2013, Vol. 71 Issue 7, p429
Background: Pain is one of the greatest concerns of patients undergoing total knee arthroplasty (TKA); which is severe and intolerable within 72 hours post-surgery. Appropriate pain management is a key factor in patient's early mobilization, launching physiotherapy, less hospital length of stay...
- Evaluation of etoricoxib in patients undergoing total knee replacement surgery in a double-blind, randomized controlled trial. Rawal, Narinder; Viscusi, Eugene; Peloso, Paul M.; Minkowitz, Harold S.; Liang Chen; Shah, Sandhya; Mehta, Anish; Chitkara, Denesh K.; Curtis, Sean P.; Papanicolaou, Dimitris A. // BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders;2013, Vol. 14 Issue 1, p1
Background Optimal postoperative pain management is important to ensure patient comfort and early mobilization. Methods In this double-blind, placebo- and active-controlled, randomized clinical trial, we evaluated postoperative pain following knee replacement in patients receiving placebo,...
- Timing of tourniquet removal after knee replacement. Newman, J. H.; Jackson, J. P.; Waugh Mchir, W. // Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine;Jul1979, Vol. 72 Issue 7, p492
The article discusses research on the timing of the removal of the tourniquet on patients after a knee replacement surgery. The study aims to identify a prospective trial in order to determine whether it is better to remove the tourniquet before the wound closes or to leave it on until...
- Microcurrent skin patches for postoperative pain control in total knee arthroplasty: a pilot study. T. El-Husseini; S. El-Kawy; M. El-Sebai // International Orthopaedics;Apr2007, Vol. 31 Issue 2, p229
AbstractÃ‚Â Ã‚Â Pain control following painful orthopaedic procedures such as total knee arthroplasty (TKA) is an ongoing challenge, as current pain management techniques often result in under-medication and/or complications. In a study designed to test the effect of the micro-current...
- A randomized double-blind clinical trial of tourniquet application strategies for total knee arthroplasty. Kvederas, Giedrius; Porvaneckas, Narunas; Andrijauskas, Audrius; Svensen, Christer H.; Ivaskevicius, Juozas; Mazunaitis, Justas; Marmaite, Ugne; Andrijauskas, Povilas // Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy;Dec2013, Vol. 21 Issue 12, p2790
Purpose: The optimal timing of pneumatic lower limb tourniquet application during primary elective total knee arthroplasty surgery (TKA) is a matter of debate. Most previous reports have failed to show significant differences between different tourniquet timings. The aim of the work was to...
- PERSPECTIVE. Howell, Stephen M. // Orthopedics Today;Feb2011, Vol. 31 Issue 2, p22
The author comments on Doctor Keith Berend's presentation on compartmentalist approach to knee arthroplasty, supporting his questions regarding the contraindications of obesity, concomitant patellofemoral wear and isolated lateral compartment wear.
- PERSPECTIVE. Fisher, David A. // Orthopedics Today;Feb2011, Vol. 31 Issue 2, p30
The author comments on the study on patient-reported outcomes of unicondylar and total knee arhtroplasty from a Norwegian national joint implant registry two years post surgery, noting that this is the first study showing that better scores were achieved in the unicondylar group.
- PERSPECTIVE. Beaver, Walter B. // Orthopedics Today;Mar2011 Supplement, p5
The author comments on the presentation by Doctor Kirby Hitt where Hitt said that three factors must work to attain the best total knee replacement (TKR), which are choice of the right patient, use of good surgical technique and choice of the proper implant design.