• Local infiltration analgesia may decrease pain, opioid consumption after THA

    13 days ago - By Healio

    Published results showed use of local infiltration analgesia as an adjuvant therapy to spinal anesthesia may decrease pain and the need for opioid consumption after total hip arthroplasty.
    “may be a good adjuvant therapy to spinal anesthesia in THA patients, as it may improve the postoperative experience by decreasing pain and nausea scores and thus the need for opioid consumption,” the authors wrote.
    Researchers randomly assigned 152 patients undergoing elective THA through the direct anterior approach to receive spinal anesthesia alone (control
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