Analgesic efficacy of ultrasound guided transversus abdominis plane block versus local anesthetic infiltration in adult patients undergoing single incision laparoscopic cholecystectomy: A randomized controlled trial

@inproceedings{Bava2016AnalgesicEO,
  title={Analgesic efficacy of ultrasound guided transversus abdominis plane block versus local anesthetic infiltration in adult patients undergoing single incision laparoscopic cholecystectomy: A randomized controlled trial},
  author={Ejas P. Bava and Rashmi Ramachandran and Vimi Rewari and Chandralekha and Virinder Kumar Bansal and Anjan Trikha},
  booktitle={Anesthesia, essays and researches},
  year={2016}
}
BACKGROUND Transversus abdominis plane (TAP) block has been used to provide intra- and post-operative analgesia with single incision laparoscopic (SIL) bariatric and gynecological surgery with mixed results. Its efficacy in providing analgesia for SIL cholecystectomy (SILC) via the same approach remains unexplored. AIMS The primary objective of our study was to compare the efficacy of bilateral TAP block with local anesthetic infiltration for perioperative analgesia in patients undergoing… CONTINUE READING