Celiac plexus block for pancreatic cancer pain in adults.
Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2011;3:CD007519
Authors: Arcidiacono PG, Calori G, Carrara S, McNicol ED, Testoni PA
Pancreatic cancer causes severe pain in 50 to 70% of patients and is often difficult to treat. Celiac plexus block (CPB) is thought to be a safe and effective technique for reducing the severity of pain.
PMID: 21412903 [PubMed - in process]