Around 20% of patients who undergo total knee replacement nowadays are going home directly after the surgery without spending tie in the hospital. Under certain circumstances, this is perfectly safe. Patients recover much better and faster at their homes. Dr., Kiki Nin here gives an explanation of what yo can expect.
For this month of December we will continue with our theme of micro-anatomy of nerves but emphasize the very related topic of why continuous peripheral nerve blocks (CPNB) fail. Secondary block failure is a very prevalent issue and, IMHO, one of the main reasons why CPNB’s have been decreasing in popularity.