The effect of transversus abdominis plane block or local anaesthetic infiltration in inguinal hernia repair: a randomised clinical trial.

@article{Petersen2013TheEO,
  title={The effect of transversus abdominis plane block or local anaesthetic infiltration in inguinal hernia repair: a randomised clinical trial.},
  author={Pernille Lykke Petersen and Ole Mathiesen and Pia Stjernholm and Viggo Bjerregaard Kristiansen and Henrik Torup and Egon Godth{\aa}b Hansen and Anja Ulrike Mitchell and Ann Moeller and Jacob Rosenberg and J{\"o}rgen Dahl},
  journal={European journal of anaesthesiology},
  year={2013},
  volume={30 7},
  pages={415-21}
}
CONTEXT The analgesic effect of transversus abdominis plane (TAP) block after inguinal hernia repair is unclear. OBJECTIVE The aim of this randomised and double-blind study was to evaluate the analgesic effect of a TAP block in patients scheduled for primary inguinal hernia repair. The TAP block was evaluated versus placebo and versus an active comparator… CONTINUE READING