TITLE

Coeliac plexus block for control of pain in chronic pancreatitis

AUTHOR(S)
Bell, Simon N.; Cole, Russell; Roberts-Thomson, Ian C.
PUB. DATE
December 1980
SOURCE
British Medical Journal;12/13/1980, Vol. 281 Issue 6255, p1604
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Examines the coeliac plexus block for control of pain in chronic pancreatitis in Australia. Denervation of pancreas by injecting alcohol in the region of the coeliac ganglion; Effectiveness of the technique for pain associated with pancreatic cancer; Review of patients with chronic pancreatitis treated by coeliac plexus block.
ACCESSION #
4929518

 

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