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2021 Apr-Jun

Anesth Essays Res



Comparison of Ultrasound-Guided Transversus Abdominis Plane Block with Sub-Arachnoid Block for Open Inguinal Hernia Repair.


Mowar A, Singh V, Pahade A, Karki G
Anesth Essays Res. 2021 Apr-Jun; 15(2):220-226.
PMID: 35281358.


Open inguinal hernia repair is one of the routine day-care procedures performed across the world. A multitude of anesthetic techniques have been outlined for painless inguinal hernia repair, comprising general anesthesia and regional anesthesia such as spinal, epidural, and nerve blocks; with regional anesthetic techniques often favored for uncomplicated open inguinal hernia repair. Ultrasound-guided peripheral nerve blocks have made rapid strides and are gaining popularity because of the reduced incidence of adverse events.