The Evolution of Regional Anesthesia Truncal Blocks: TAP to ESP

Regional analgesia has seen many advancements since its introduction. One fascial plane block that is gaining momentum is the ESP block.

  • Jeff Gadsden, MD, FRCPC, FANZCA
  • Maggie Holtz, MD
  • Gary Schwartz, MD

TAP=transversus abdominis plane; ESP=erector spinae plane.