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The Optimal Analgesic Block for Total Knee Arthroplasty

Thomas Fichtner Bendtsen, Bernhard Moriggl, Vincent Chan, Jens Børglum
Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine 2016, 41 (6): 711-719
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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.

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