Total knee arthroplasty: analysis shows EXPAREL reduces length of hospital stay and improves discharge status compared to standard analgesic modality

The results of this analysis are encouraging because they suggest that the use of EXPAREL not only allows us to get our patients up and out of the hospital sooner, but also increases the likelihood we can send them directly home," said Michael Mont, M.D., director of the Center for Joint Preservation and Replacement at Sinai Hospital and an author on the poster. "The ability to recover at home, rather than in a short-term nursing facility or rehabilitation center, not only lends itself to favorable hospital economics, but also – importantly – toward a more comfortable patient recovery experience.>

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