CT-guided celiac plexus block for intractable abdominal pain.

  title={CT-guided celiac plexus block for intractable abdominal pain.},
  author={Jung Mu Lee},
  journal={Journal of Korean Medical Science},
  pages={173 - 178}
  • Jung Mu Lee
  • Published 2000 in Journal of Korean medical science
Treatment of intractable abdominal pain due to inoperable intraabdominal malignancy is important, and the ineffectiveness of pharmacological agents has led many investigators to recommend chemical neurolysis of the celiac ganglions as a treatment. The author describes the technique and results of celiac plexus neurolysis under CT-guidance with various approach routes, including anterior, posterior and transaortic routes. Twenty-eight patients, ranging in age from 36 to 82 years, have been… CONTINUE READING

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