celiac plexus neurolysis

celiac plexus neurolysis

The destruction of the splanchnic nerves (the celiac nerves) that supply the intra-abdominal organs. It is a procedure used to treat unbearable abdominal pain; e.g., in patients with chronic pancreatitis or pancreatic cancer.
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A group of 40 disposable needle for celiac plexus neurolysis,