TAP Blocks clinical trials at UC Davis
1 research study open to eligible people
Comparison of two TAP block approaches when used to control pain of colorectal post-operative patients
“Transverse abdominus plane nerve block (TAP), ropivacaine, catheter or single injection TAP, liposomal bupivacaine, and no catheter”
open to eligible people ages 18-90
This is a prospective randomized study designed to compare the pain control from a single shot of liposomal bupivacaine (Exparel) against transversus abominus plane (TAP) catheters with ropivicaine bolus in patients undergoing elective colorectal surgery.