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Acta Inform Med. 2008; 16(1): 36-38

Celiac Plexus Block with Control of Computerized Tomography

Edin Herceglija, Suad Jaganjac, Edin Avdagic, Vesna Sarajelic-Djurovic, Sanela Vesnic.


After surgical anesthesia came during the first decades of the 20th Century celiac plexus block gain huge importance in the interventions within management of pain therapy. Modification of the already existing techniques, innovations in pharmacology, progress in assistance of radiology methods and permanent development of methodology placed this method at the important place in the intervention radiology. Percutaneous neurolysis of the celiac plexus controlled by CT is rather simple, cheap and safe palliative procedure which eliminates or reduces intensive pain in patients with malignant changes. Intervention radiology, together with the pharmacological therapy, neurostimulation techniques and neurosurgical procedures can play and plays an important role in management of pain and improvement of life quality in patients with malignant processes in the upper abdomen. In article we will present experiences in application of this method at the Institute for radiology of the Clinical Center of Sarajevo University.

Key words: celiac plexus, block

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