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Table 2 Summarises VAS pain scores

From: Adding a transversus abdominis plane block to parenteral opioid for postoperative analgesia following trans-abdominal hysterectomy in a low resource setting: a prospective, randomised, double blind, controlled study

  Group TAP n = 16 Group SHAM n = 16 p value
VAS pain score at rest mean (median) 2 h post TAPB 4.1 [4] 5.3 (5.5) 0.087
VAS dynamic pain score mean (median) 2 h post TAPB 5.7 [6] 7.0 [8] 0.09
VAS pain score at rest mean (median) 4 h post TAPB 3.7 [4] 3.8 [4] 0.0853
VAS dynamic pain score mean (median) 4 h post TAPB 4.8 [4] 6.2 [6] 0.034