Analgesic effects of ultrasound-guided transverse abdominis plane block using different volumes and concentrations of local analgesics after laparoscopic cholecystectomy


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ŞAHİN A. S. , AY N., Sahbaz N. A. , Akay M. K. , DEMİRARAN Y., Derbent A.

JOURNAL OF INTERNATIONAL MEDICAL RESEARCH, vol.45, no.1, pp.211-219, 2017 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 45 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Doi Number: 10.1177/0300060516682883
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF INTERNATIONAL MEDICAL RESEARCH
  • Page Numbers: pp.211-219
  • Keywords: Ultrasound-guided, transverse abdominis plane block, laparoscopic cholecystectomy, postoperative pain, NERVE BLOCK, TRIAL, SURGERY

Abstract

Objective: To evaluate the effects of an ultrasound-guided transverse abdominis plane (US-TAP) block used for postoperative pain relief by comparing the efficacy of two different volumes/concentrations of the local anaesthetic bupivacaine in patients undergoing laparoscopic cholecystectomies.