Abdominal blocks, in particular TAP blocks (transverse abdominis plane blocks) and rectus sheath blocks, are increasingly used for the management of postoperative pain from abdominal surgery. They are applicable to day surgery, have a low side effect profile and offer an alternative to epidural anaesthesia. Ultrasound guidance has improved the accuracy of abdominal blocks but the visibility of the cannula tip remained a problem.
As a pioneer in regional anaesthesia, PAJUNK ® has developed the SonoTAP cannula that focuses on the optimisation of visibility of the cannula tip for safe and reliable pain relief.
PAJUNK® offers two different products for TAP- and Rectus-Sheath-Blocks: