Celiac Plexus Block
What is it?
A celiac plexus block is an injection that helps relieve abdominal pain, commonly experienced by cancer or chronic pancreatitis patients. This technique involves delivering pain and other medications that act on the bundle of nerves in your upper abdomen and provides long-lasting pain relief. The entire process usually takes less than 45 minutes and patients are released after a proper observation post-procedure.
What conditions is it used for?
- Chronic Abdominal Pain
- Pancreatic cancer pain
- Pain due to Chronic Pancreatitis
- Pain arising from liver tumors