Efficacy of transversus abdominis plane (TAP) block in pain management after laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy (LSG): A double-blind randomized controlled trial. Am J Surg 2019; 217: 126-132.

Published: 18th July 2019

Authors: Saber AA, Lee YC, Arjun C, Namik O, Armand A, Al-Ayoubi S et al.


TAP block with, or without adrenaline reduced postoperative pain, but only at 3h postoperatively, in this study that included 90 procedures. All other outcomes were similar in both groups.

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