Indications and Technique
- Clinical Implications of the Transversus Abdominis Plane Block in Adults. Anesthesiol Res Pract. 2012; 2012: 731645.
- Transversus Abdominis Plane Block: An Updated Review of Anatomy and Techniques. Biomed Res Int. 2017; 2017: 8284363.
- ESPA: TAP block
Pros & Cons
The Effect of Transversus Abdominis Plane Blocks on Postoperative Pain in Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery: A Prospective, Randomized, Double-Blind Trial. Diseases of the Colon & Rectum: November 2014 – Volume 57 – Issue 11 – p 1290-1297
How to perform a TAP block?
YouTube: RAUKvideos U/S guided TAP block Fast forward to 0:39
YouTube: 3D How-To U/S Guided TAP block Fast forward to 1:00
YouTube: 2012 ISURA TAP block lecture Fast forward to 16:55 for summary.
YouTube: ASRA Society Fast forward to 0:55. Sound off.
- July 2020
- 0.25% bupi + epi + 1 mcg/kg dexmedetomidine (roughly 30 ml per side)