J Hip Preserv Surg 2020 Aug 11;7(3):547-553. Epub 2020 Dec 11.
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University Hospitals Sports Medicine Institute, University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center, 11100 Euclid Ave., Hanna House 5043, Cleveland, OH 44106, USA.
The aim of this study is to assess the efficacy of a three-phase, multimodal, perioperative pain protocol for primary hip arthroscopy based on pain scores, narcotic use, time to discharge, hospital admission and complications. A retrospective study of patients undergoing primary hip arthroscopy over a 48-month time period was conducted. Patients were separated into a multimodal group consisting of non-narcotic medication, local analgesia and a peripheral nerve block (PNB) versus patients receiving only a PNB. Read More