Combined rectus sheath block with transverse abdominis plane block by one puncture for analgesia after laparoscopic upper abdominal surgery: a randomized controlled prospective study

  • Published on 12/02/2024
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Yu Shan 1,2, Wen Yaling 1, Lin Jing 1, Yang Jinghao 1, He Yihang 1, Zuo Youbo 1

1 Department of Anesthesiology Affiliated Hospital of North Sichuan Medical College 637000 Nanchong China
2 Department of Anesthesiology Armed Police Forces Hospital of Sichuan 614000 Leshan China


Background Rectus sheath block (RSB) and transversus abdominis plane block (TAPB) have been shown to reduce opioid consumption and decrease postoperative pain scores in abdominal surgeries. However, there are no reports about the one-puncture technique of RSB combined with TAPB for perioperative pain management during laparoscopic upper abdominal surgery.
Methods A total of 58 patients were randomly assigned to the control group (C), the TAP group (T),...


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