Inguinal hernia repair with mesh has a high incidence of postoperative chronic pain.
Transversus abdominis plane block is a current intervention to support postoperative
analgesia, however it is recently in research area how to be applied in different surgical
areas to be more effective than intravenous opioids. Subcostal transversus abdominis plane
block is not advised but has not been studied to be effective for postoperative analgesia in
inguinal herniography patients.
This study aims to research the effect of subcostal transversus abdominis plane block in
subacute postoperative pain after inguinal hernia repair