Postoperative Pain Management Study

Exparel Use in Bilateral TAP Blocks for Postoperative Pain Control

To determine if Exparel (Liposomal Bupivacaine, an FDA approved drug) use in ultrasound guided Transversus Abdominis Plane (TAP) blocks may reduce opioid requirement use postoperatively, reduce pain scores postoperatively, reduce incidence of nausea in the postop period, and decrease length of hospital stay

Pharmaceutical medication involved
Patients and healthy individuals accepted

Drug - Exparel 266 MG Per 20 ML Injection

patients receive Exparel in bilateral TAP blocks for open abdomen surgery

The Use of Exparel (Liposomal Bupivacaine) for Bilateral TAP (Transversus Abdominis Plane) Blocks in Open Abdomen Surgery for Postoperative Pain Control