Trial ID or NCT#



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The primary objective is to determine if pre-operative transversus abdominis plane (TAP) nerve blocks by continued infusion of local anesthetic post-operatively affects post-operative narcotic usage, as compared to a placebo TAP block, after breast reconstruction surgery.

Official Title

A Phase III Study of Pre-operative Transversus Abdominis Plane Blocks Using the Nimbus Ambulatory Infusion System in Patients Undergoing Abdominal Free Flap-based Breast Reconstruction

Eligibility Criteria

Ages Eligible for Study: Older than 18 Years
Sexes Eligible for Study: Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers: No


Gordon K. Lee, M.D.
Gordon K. Lee, M.D.
Breast reconstructive surgeon, Plastic and reconstructive surgeon, Head and neck surgeon, Surgeon, Plastic surgeon
Professor of Surgery (Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery)
Dung Nguyen
Dung Nguyen
Plastic and reconstructive surgeon, Breast reconstructive surgeon, Cosmetic plastic surgeon, Plastic surgeon
Clinical Professor, Surgery - Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery

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Afaaf Shakir