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2022 Nov 15

J Pediatr Urol

Effects of ultrasound guided caudal epidural and transversus abdominis plane block on postoperative analgesia in pediatric inguinal hernia repair surgeries.


Polat H, Şentürk E, Savran Karadeniz M, Bingül E S, Emre Demirel E, Erginel B, Tuğrul K M
J Pediatr Urol. 2022 Nov 15.
PMID: 36446689.


Ultrasound guided caudal epidural block (CEB) and transversus abdominis plane block (TAPB) are two techniques which are used for pain management after inguinal hernia surgeries (IHR). CEB is accepted as gold standard for lower abdominal surgeries while TAPB is more popular.