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Table 3 Cumulative narcotics (meperidine in mg) consumed at different time points

From: Laparoscopic-guided transversus abdominis plane block versus trocar site local anesthetic infiltration in gynecologic laparoscopy

Hour TAP block group (n = 42) Trocar site group (n = 40) P value
3 55 ± 18 76 ± 23 0.52
6 71 ± 22 96 ± 21 0.04
12 99 ± 31 117 ± 28 0.038
24 111 ± 15 132 ± 23 0.031