Coeliac Ganglion Blocade
Coeliac ganglion blocade is a type of paliative tratment of abdominal pain especially in patients in terminal stage of malignant diseases as:
The celiac ganglion is nervous ganglion localized in retroperitoneal space and surrounds the origin of the celiac trunk. It leads abdominal pain.
The blocade can be performed:
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