Role of CT guided celiac neurolysis in treating intractable pain from advanced primary hepatocellular carcinoma

Date 29 June 2016
Event ESMO World Congress on Gastrointestinal Cancer 2016
Session ESMO World Congress on Gastrointestinal Cancer 2016 - Abstracts book
Presenter A. Bessar
Citation Annals of Oncology (2016) 27 (2): 86-101. 10.1093/annonc/mdw201
Authors A. Bessar
  • Zagazig University, Zagazig, Egypt, /

Abstract

Pain from cancer liver is considered as one of the most annoying side effects of invasive malignancy. The celiac ganglion in the upper abdomen is an important anatomic structure in the pathway of pain from upper abdominal visceral malignancies. Neurolysis is done by absolute alcohol.