Medline ® Abstract for Reference 46
of 'Endoscopic ultrasound-guided celiac plexus and ganglia interventions'
Paraplegia following coeliac plexus block.
van Dongen RT, Crul BJ
A case is described in which a coeliac plexus block with alcohol 48%, performed under X ray control, resulted in paraplegia. Ischaemia of the spinal cord, due to damage to the arterial blood supply, was thought to be the cause.
Institute for Anesthesiology, University Hospital, Nijmegen, The Netherlands.