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, according to a study published May 14 in PAIN Practice.

Regional anesthesia is associated with a lower opioid consumption in both knee and hip replacement surgeries, compared to general anesthesia, according to a study published May 14 in PAIN Practice.

Source: Medical Xpress

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