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2020 Month : March Volume : 9 Issue : 9 Page : 634-640,

Comparison of Epidural Analgesia vs Continuous Transversus Abdominis Plane Analgesia for Post-Operative Pain Relief in Patients Undergoing Lower Abdominal Surgery.

Ramesh Kumar N.1

1Department of Anaesthesiology, Sambhram Medical College, KGF, Kolar, Karnataka, India.

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