Corpus ID: 2048893

Cervical sympathetic and stellate ganglion blocks.

@article{Elias2000CervicalSA,
  title={Cervical sympathetic and stellate ganglion blocks.},
  author={M. Elias},
  journal={Pain physician},
  year={2000},
  volume={3 3},
  pages={
          294-304
        }
}
  • M. Elias
  • Published 2000
  • Medicine
  • Pain physician
Sympathetic blocks in the cervical and upper thoracic region are commonly used techniques for a variety of diagnostic, therapeutic and prognostic purposes. Stellate ganglion block is the common nomenclature utilized, however, stellate ganglion is present in only 80% of the population, thus, either lower cervical sympathetic block or upper thoracic sympathetic block is an appropriate term. The cervical sympathetic ganglia are identified as the superior, middle, intermediate and the inferior… Expand
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