Shoulder Arthroplasty: Hospital in Florida
- 55 patients undergoing SA who received a standardized multimodal pain management approach alone (n=24) or a standardized multimodal pain management approach with EXPAREL and dexamethasone (n=31)
- Retrospective cohort analysis
Clinical and Economic Outcomes
Patients who received EXPAREL and dexamethasone for analgesia had
Significantly less pain
on POD 1
for all PODs
reduction in LOS
*The clinical benefit of the decrease in opioid consumption was not demonstrated in the clinical trials.
†The use of EXPAREL in combination with epinephrine is not part of the approved label.
POD, postoperative day; SA, shoulder arthroplasty; LOS, length of stay.