Assessment of Spread of Transversus Abdominis Plane Block

2014-08-27 03:17:33 | BioPortfolio


For the purpose of assessing the spread of the local anaesthetic after injecting it between abdominal muscles on both sides, the investigators will test if the patient can feel a change in the perception of cold and warm, as well as being pricked with a blunt needle. The investigators will also take several blood samples, together with routine samples, to measure the concentration of the local anesthetic in the blood.

Study Design

Observational Model: Case-Only, Time Perspective: Prospective


Transversus Abdominis Plane Block


Ropivacaine 0,5%


Herlev University Hospital




Herlev Hospital

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:17:33-0400

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