Celiac plexus neurolysis with the modified transaortic approach.

Abstract

Celiac plexus block with alcohol was performed to relieve pain in 124 patients with abdominal malignancies. A transaortic technique was employed in which a single needle was advanced from a left posterior paramedian approach through the aorta to deposit anesthetic agent directly onto the celiac plexus. Ninety-one percent of patients experienced marked pain… (More)

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