A prospective study of EUS-guided celiac plexus neurolysis for pancreatic cancer pain.

@article{Gunaratnam2001APS,
  title={A prospective study of EUS-guided celiac plexus neurolysis for pancreatic cancer pain.},
  author={Naresh T Gunaratnam and A. N S V. Sarveswara Sarma and Ian D. Norton and Maurits J. Wiersema},
  journal={Gastrointestinal endoscopy},
  year={2001},
  volume={54 3},
  pages={316-24}
}
BACKGROUND Celiac plexus neurolysis, a chemical splanchnicectomy of the celiac plexus, is used to treat pain caused by pancreatic cancer. Most commonly, celiac plexus neurolysis is performed percutaneously under CT or fluoroscopic guidance, but can also be performed with EUS. The aim of this study was to prospectively assess the efficacy of EUS celiac plexus neurolysis in the management of pain caused by pancreatic cancer. METHODS In this prospective study conducted in a community-based… CONTINUE READING

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