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Reg Anesth Pain Med. 2016 Nov/Dec;41(6):711-719.

The Optimal Analgesic Block for Total Knee Arthroplasty.

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From the *Department of Anesthesia, Aarhus University Hospital, Aarhus, Denmark; †Division of Clinical and Functional Anatomy, Medical University of Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria; ‡Department of Anesthesia, Toronto, Western Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada; and §Department of Anesthesia, Zealand University Hospital, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark.

Abstract

Peripheral nerve block for total knee arthroplasty is ideally motor sparing while providing effective postoperative analgesia. To achieve these goals, one must understand surgical dissection techniques, distribution of nociceptive generators, sensory innervation of the knee, and nerve topography in the thigh.

PMID:
27685346
DOI:
10.1097/AAP.0000000000000485
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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