Quadratus lumborum block vs thoracic epidural in laparoscopic colectomy - Clinical Trial
What is the Purpose of this Study?
If you choose to join this study, you will:
- Get two shots of the study drug (Exparel) in the abdomen just before your surgery
- Not receive the standard care, which is called an epidural (a shot in the back)
- Keep a log of your pain for 7 days after surgery
Who Can Participate in the Study?
Adults who are scheduled for a laparoscopic colectomy
What is Involved?
We are doing this study to learn if the study drug (Exparel) is better at relieving pain then a regular epidural for people that are having a laparoscopic colectomy.