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clinical trial
if you have
Abdominal Muscles/Ultrasonography, Adult, Ambulatory Surgical Procedures, Anesthetics, Local/Administration & Dosage, Ropivacaine/Administration & Dosage, Ropivacaine/Analogs & Derivatives, Hernia, Inguinal/Surgery, Humans, Nerve Block/Methods, Pain Measurement/Methods, Pain, Postoperative/Prevention & Control or Ultrasonography, Interventional
and you are
between 18 and 75
years old
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The phase for this study is not defined.
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The purpose

Pain relief after open inguinal hernia repair could be improved by administration of TAP block or ilioinguinal/iliohypogastric nerve block. It is unclear which one works better. The investigators hypothesize that doing TAP block closer to the middle of the abdomen would result in improved pain relief due to simultaneous block of ilioinguinal/iliohypogastric nerves.

Provided treatments

  • Procedure: TAP block

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Tris trial is registered with FDA with number: NCT01589796. The sponsor of the trial is Stamford Anesthesiology Services, PC and it is looking for 100 volunteers for the current phase.
Official trial title:
Effect of Medial vs Traditional Approach to US-guided Transverse Abdominis Plane (TAP) Blocks on Analgesia After Open Inguinal Hernia Repair