A transversus abdominis plane block (TAP block) would be MOST beneficial to which of the following patients?


A) 19-year-old man following inguinal hernia repair
B) 31-year-old man following a lumbar laminectomy
C) 36-year-old woman undergoing cystoscopy for kidney stones
D) 56-year-old woman following right thoracotomy and no epidural