IPBSN

AcronymDefinition
IPBSNInfrapatellar Branch of Saphenous Nerve (anatomy)
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Cryoneurolysis of infrapatellar branch of the saphenous nerve (IPBSN): (1) indication: knee OA with moderate to severe pain, Kellgren-Lawrence grade 2-3, [greater than or equal to]50% reduction in VAS pain score when performing the activity that elicited the worst pain following a diagnostic lidocaine block of the IPBSN; (2) contraindication: gross deformity of the knee and body mass index (BMI) [greater than or equal to]35kg/[m.sup.2]; (3) procedure and adverse effects: inject nitrous oxide with iovera device to form a highly localized cold zone via the Joule-Thompson effect.