CC BY-NC-ND 4.0 · The Arab Journal of Interventional Radiology 2018; 2(01): 04-07
DOI: 10.4103/AJIR.AJIR_1_18
Review Article

How I Do It: Celiac and Splanchnic Plexus Neurolysis

Aghiad Al-Kutoubi
Department of Diagnostic Radiology, IR Division, The American University of Beirut Medical Center, Beirut, Lebanon
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Celiac block to alleviate pain in the upper abdomen was first described by Kappis in 1914. Since then the role of this procedure has been fairly established in the management of pain related to pancreatic disease and also in pain related to liver, gall bladder and gastric diseases. This article discusses the clinical indications and technical details of celiac and splanchnic neurolysis.

Publication History

Article published online:
26 March 2021

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