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2022 Aug

Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci



Does laparoscopic-guided transversus abdominis plane block have an effect on postoperative pain and recovery after sleeve gastrectomy?


Okut G, Turgut E, Kaplan K, Bag YM, Akbas S, Sumer F, Kayaalp C
Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci. 2022 Aug; 26(15):5406-5412.
PMID: 35993635.


Postoperative pain management is thought to have an effect on patient comfort, morbidity, and mortality after bariatric surgery. Local anesthetic agents are frequently used for this purpose. Local anesthetics can be used in many different ways. In this study, we aimed to investigate the effect of transversus abdominis plane (TAP) block on postoperative pain by laparoscopic method.