The Efficacy of Transversus Abdominis Plane Block Versus Wound Infiltration for Analgesia After Cesarean Delivery: (TAPBLOCK)

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    Ain Shams University
Updated on 25 March 2022


This study aimed to compare bilateral ultrasound-guided TAP block with single-shot local anesthetic wound infiltration for analgesia after cesarean delivery performed under spinal anesthesia


This double-blind, randomized controlled trial aimed to compare bilateral ultrasound-guided TAP block to single-shot local anesthetic wound infiltration for analgesia after cesarean delivery performed under spinal anesthesia. This will be done by measuring VAS (visual analogue score) for pain after ceserian section at2, 4, 6, 12, 24 hours .

Condition Cesarean Section Complications
Treatment TAP Block
Clinical Study IdentifierNCT04874168
SponsorAin Shams University
Last Modified on25 March 2022


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Inclusion Criteria

Women undergoing cesarean section under spinal anesthesia
Aged ≥19 years and > 40 years
Gestational age ≥ 37 Weeks
Informed Consent From the Patient

Exclusion Criteria

Body mass index (BMI) ≥40 kg/m2
History of recent opioid exposure
Hypersensitivity to any of the drugs used in the study
Significant cardiovascular, renal, or hepatic disease
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