Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction surgery is associated with moderate to severe postoperative pain, which may be ameliorated by peripheral nerve blocks. The adductor canal block (ACB) is an almost exclusively sensory nerve block that has been demonstrated to reduce pain and opioid consumption after major knee surgery.
European Journal of Anaesthesiology. Supplement, 2013, Vol 30, Issue 7, p. 422-8
Journal Article; Randomized Controlled Trial; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't