blockade of the obturator nerve for intractable spasticity of adductor thigh muscles.
celiac plexus block for pain control in unresectable pancreatic cancer.
Ethanol, a hypobaric solution had been used extensively for neurolytic
procedures in concentrations from 3-100% in the early 20 th century.
block--Injection of agents to destroy nerve fibers to produce a prolonged and sometimes permanent nerve block which may benefit patients with severe intractable pain.
Key Words: superior hypogastric plexus, neurolytic
block, imaging, ultrasound- guided, pelvic pain
These patients may benefit from regional blocks, axial analgesia, or neurolytic
while others deal with specific treatment modalities (hypnosis, neurolytic
26) Nevertheless, t horacoscopic splanchnicectomy may offer a more effective alternative to percutaneous neurolytic
techniques, because the percutaneous procedures often fail as a result of poor localization and/or inadequate volume infusion of the neurolytic
(alcohol or phenol).
Calciphylaxis treated with neurolytic
lumbar sympathetic block: Case report and review of the literature.
A new approach to the neurolytic
block of the celiac plexus: The transaortic tecnique.
Offering detailed coverage of every available treatment option for dystonia, including four categorized sections on medical management, botulinum toxin injections, phenol or neurolytic
therapy, and surgical intervention.
Fentanyl was chosen for the study for advantages like no neurolytic
preservatives, highly lipophilic, so better retained within the epidural space, short half-life, so less circulating blood levels resulting from absorption and finally because it is stable in salt solutions for more than 72 hours.