15. Interventional Procedures for Visceral Pain in the Thoraco-Abdominal Region

  1. P. Prithvi Raj MBBS, FFARCS (Eng), FIPP1 and
  2. Serdar Erdine MD, FIPP2

Published Online: 4 SEP 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118300480.ch15

Pain-Relieving Procedures: The Illustrated Guide

Pain-Relieving Procedures: The Illustrated Guide

How to Cite

Raj, P. P. and Erdine, S. (2012) Interventional Procedures for Visceral Pain in the Thoraco-Abdominal Region, in Pain-Relieving Procedures: The Illustrated Guide, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118300480.ch15

Author Information

  1. 1

    Departments of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Lubbock, Texas, USA

  2. 2

    Istanbul Pain Center, Istanbul, Turkey

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 4 SEP 2012
  2. Published Print: 20 JUL 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470670385

Online ISBN: 9781118300480

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Keywords:

  • thoraco-abdominal region and visceral pain, interventional procedures;
  • splanchnic nerve neurolysis/neurolytic celiac plexus block in chronic abdominal pain;
  • splanchnic block and lesioning technique;
  • retrocrural approach of Hartel;
  • paravertebral transthoracic approach;
  • splanchnic nerves in narrow compartments, accessible to RF lesioning;
  • splanchnic nerve RF lesioning, equipments used;
  • splanchnic nerve block, and complications;
  • celiac plexus percutaneous block and lesioning;
  • celiac plexus block, and the side effects and complications

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Percutaneous block and lesioning of the splanchnic nerve

  • Percutaneous block and lesioning of the celiac plexus

  • Further reading