Study: Liposomal Bupivacaine Reduces Overall Costs of TJA

Authors call for thinking “beyond the pharmacy silo” in evaluating expense

Terry Stanton

A study presented at the 2015 Annual Meeting found that the use of liposomal bupivacaine to prevent pain following total joint arthroplasty (TJA) resulted in a significant reduction in opioid consumption and yielded a lower overall cost per episode of care than several other modalities.

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