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Transverse abdominus block

C Prabakar, N Tang, S Nematian, Nasab S Hosseini, D Bhatt, P Homel, P Bral
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November 2015: Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology
Deborah S Keller, Jonah J Stulberg, Justin K Lawrence, Conor P Delaney
BACKGROUND: After more than a decade of improvement, our enhanced recovery pathway had patients who had undergone laparoscopic colectomy going home a mean 3.7 days postoperatively. We wondered if adding a transverse abdominus plane block and intravenous acetaminophen to an established pathway would improve outcomes and resource use. OBJECTIVE: The aim of this study was to evaluate the impact of modification of an enhanced recovery pathway on patient outcomes. DESIGN: This was a case-matched study...
February 2014: Diseases of the Colon and Rectum
J D Griffiths, F A Barron, S Grant, A R Bjorksten, P Hebbard, C F Royse
BACKGROUND: The transversus abdominis plane block is a novel technique involving injection of local anaesthetic between the internal oblique and the transversus abdominis muscles of the abdominal wall. It is possible that injection of a large dose of local anaesthetic into a relatively vascular plane may result in toxic concentrations. One previously published study examined plasma lidocaine concentrations after transversus abdominus plane block and showed potentially toxic plasma concentrations...
December 2010: British Journal of Anaesthesia
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