Efficacy of coeliac plexus and splanchnic nerve blockades in body and tail located pancreatic cancer pain

Ozyalcin N., Talu G., Camlica H., Erdine S.

EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF PAIN, vol.8, no.6, pp.539-545, 2004 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 8 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2004
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.ejpain.2004.01.001
  • Title of Journal : EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF PAIN
  • Page Numbers: pp.539-545


Palliative treatment, pain therapy and quality of life (QOL) are very important in pancreatic cancer patients. We evaluated the pain relieving efficacy, side effects and effects on QOL of neurolytic coeliac plexus blockade (NCPB) and splanchnic nerves neurolytic blockade (SNB) in body and tail located pancreatic cancer.