Hany Elrashidy, MD
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Dr. Elrashidy is an Orthopedic Surgeon with subspecialty training in Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy and Shoulder Surgery.
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An alternative for pain control after knee replacement surgery

An alternative for pain control after knee replacement surgery
Source: Medical News Today It’s estimated that more than half of adults in the United States diagnosed with knee osteoarthritis will undergo knee replacement surgery. While improvements in implantable devices and surgical techniques have made the procedure highly effective, pain […]

Source: Medical News Today

It’s estimated that more than half of adults in the United States diagnosed with knee osteoarthritis will undergo knee replacement surgery. While improvements in implantable devices and surgical techniques have made the procedure highly effective, pain control after surgery remains a common but persistent side effect for patients.

A Henry Ford Hospital study, presented recently at the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons meeting in Dallas, found that injecting a newer long-acting numbing medicine called liposomal bupivacaine into the tissue surrounding the knee during surgery may provide a faster recovery and higher patient satisfaction.

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