Better analgesia and less opioid consumption post shoulder surgery

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Takeaway

  • After shoulder surgery, a single-injection brachial plexus block with liposomal bupivacaine (LP) of 133 mg can provide pain management for 48 hours post-surgery and reduce opioid use.

Why this matters

  • Single injection brachial plexus block with LP may be an effective post-surgical pain relief that facilitates rehabilitation after shoulder surgery as well as lower opioid consumption.

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