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Continuous popliteal block for postoperative analgesia in total ankle arthroplasty.

Authors
  • Gallardo, Jorge
  • Lagos, Leonardo
  • Bastias, Christian
  • Henríquez, Hugo
  • Carcuro, Giovanni
  • Paleo, Marcos
Type
Published Article
Journal
Foot & ankle international
Publication Date
Mar 01, 2012
Volume
33
Issue
3
Pages
208–212
Identifiers
PMID: 22734282
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

The block with continuous infusion at the popliteal fossa was a safe technique for total ankle arthroplasty postoperative analgesia, which provided good pain control, a lower requirement of opiates and a higher level of patient satisfaction.

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