Comparative study between 2 protocols for management of severe pain in patients with unresectable pancreatic cancer: one-year follow-up.

@article{Amr2013ComparativeSB,
  title={Comparative study between 2 protocols for management of severe pain in patients with unresectable pancreatic cancer: one-year follow-up.},
  author={Yasser Mohamed Amr and Mohamed Younis Makharita},
  journal={The Clinical journal of pain},
  year={2013},
  volume={29 9},
  pages={807-13}
}
BACKGROUND The efficacy of a celiac plexus block for the treatment of upper abdominal cancer-related pain has been documented. However, the effect of preprocedural pharmacological control of pain on its efficacy remains unknown. The researchers investigated the effect of first controlling severe pain with medications and then performing the celiac plexus block and compared the results with those obtained when the celiac block was performed first followed by pharmacotherapy for controlling… CONTINUE READING