Systemic lidocaine versus ultrasound-guided transversus abdominis plane block for postoperative analgesia: A comparative randomised study in bariatric surgical patients

Conclusion: Intravenous Lidocaine as part of multimodal analgesic technique in obese patients undergoing laparoscopic bariatric surgery improves pain score and reduces opioid requirement as compared to USG-TAP Block.
Source: Indian Journal of Anaesthesia - Category: Anesthesiology Authors: Source Type: research

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AbstractBackgroundBased on the promising results of transversus abdominis plane (TAP) block in various abdominal procedures, this study aimed to investigate its effect on postoperative pain and early outcome after laparoscopic bariatric procedures.MethodsPatients with morbid obesity were randomly assigned to one of two equal groups; group I had US-guided TAP block upon completion of the bariatric procedure and before recovery from general anesthesia and group II did not have TAP block. All procedures were performed laparoscopically with a standardized five-trocar technique.ResultsNinety-two patients of a mean age of 34.7 &...
Source: Obesity Surgery - Category: Surgery Source Type: research
Conditions:   Bariatric Surgery Candidate;   Morbid Obesity;   Visceral Pain Interventions:   Procedure: bilateral ultrasound guided erector spinae plane block;   Drug: Nalbuphine Sponsor:   Cairo University Not yet recruiting
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AbstractBackgroundPain following bariatric surgery can be quite troublesome and prolongs recovery. Transversus abdominis plane (TAP) block is a new regional anesthetic technique to reduce postoperative pain and is an important part of current analgesic regimen for many abdominal surgeries. The primary objective of our study was to assess the efficacy of the TAP block in controlling postoperative pain in laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy. Secondary outcomes assessed in this study were postoperative nausea and vomiting (PONV), time to ambulate, readiness for discharge, and whether it leads to improved patient satisfaction.Meth...
Source: Surgical Endoscopy - Category: Surgery Source Type: research
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