|Pain after hip replacement surgery may potentially hinder postoperative physiotherapy and early mobilization. Regional anesthesia of the lower limb appears to be effective for postoperative pain control in this setting and it has been shown that the lumbar plexus blockade provides high-quality analgesia, as the femoral nerve supplies the anterior hip joint capsule, as well as the proximal femur, the quadriceps, iliacus and pectineus muscles. Scholarly journal is a peer-reviewed journal in which scholarship relating to a particular academic discipline is published. Scholarly journals serve as forums for the introduction and presentation for scrutiny of new research, and the critique of existing research. The term Scholarly journal applies to scholarly publications in all fields; this article discusses the aspects common to all academic field journals.