Computed Tomography Guided Transdiscal Splanchnic Nerve Block for Cancer Pain Treatment - Case Report.

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Vakhtang Shoshiashvili, Nino


Background: The majority of people with cancer will experience pain. Conservative treatment is effective for more then 90% of patients with cancer related pain. Therefore 5-10% of these patients are needing in interventional or surgical pain treatment. Interventional methods are different nerve blocks, neurolysis/ablation, insertion of permanent ports, pumps, stimulation electrodes. Splanchnic/celiac plexus neurolysis is characterizing with high success rate for intractable cancer pain relief.

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