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Medline ® Abstract for Reference 42

of 'Endoscopic ultrasound-guided celiac plexus and ganglia interventions'

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Coeliac plexus block and cephalic spread of injectate.
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Hardy PA, Wells JC
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Ann R Coll Surg Engl. 1989;71(1):48.
 
Extensive cephalic spread of solution occurred in three out of seven cases studied during coeliac plexus blockade. Spread on to cardiac nerves and plexus may be a factor in hypotension following this procedure. Incremental dosage and careful screening is recommended.
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Pain Relief Foundation, Walton Hospital, Liverpool.
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