Vinod Dasa, MD | Orthopedic Surgery, New Orleans, LA
Patients requested 45% fewer opioid prescriptions at 12 weeks after knee replacement surgery.1
More than 75% of patients reported decreased knee pain for up to 150 days.2
More than 50% of patients experienced less stiffness 12 weeks after treatment.1
The iovera° system is a novel, long-lasting nerve block for perioperative and chronic pain. By applying intense cold to targeted nerves, the iovera° therapy prevents pain signals from being transmitted to the brain.
1 Dasa, V. et al. “Percutaneous freezing of sensory nerves prior to total knee arthroplasty.” The Knee (2016) p523-528.
2 Radnovich, R. et al. “Cryoneurolysis to treat the pain and symptoms of knee osteoarthritis: a multicenter, randomized, double-blind, sham-controlled trial.” Osteoarthritis and Cartilage (2017) p1-10.