Pain palliation by endoscopic ultrasound-guided celiac plexus neurolysis in patients with unresectable pancreatic cancer.

@article{Seicean2013PainPB,
  title={Pain palliation by endoscopic ultrasound-guided celiac plexus neurolysis in patients with unresectable pancreatic cancer.},
  author={Andrada Seicean and Călin Căinap and Iulia Gulei and Marcel V Tantau and Radu Seicean},
  journal={Journal of gastrointestinal and liver diseases : JGLD},
  year={2013},
  volume={22 1},
  pages={59-64}
}
BACKGROUND Endoscopic ultrasound-guided celiac plexus neurolysis (EUS-CPN) represents an alternative approach to pain palliation in patients with advanced pancreatic cancer. AIM to evaluate the safety and initial efficacy of EUS-CPN in patients with painful unresectable pancreatic cancer. METHODS Patients with inoperable body-tail pancreatic adenocarcinoma without prior chemotherapy and pain requiring opioid analgesia were included prospectively in this cohort study in a tertiary medical… CONTINUE READING

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