Published online Jun 16, 2010. doi: 10.4253/wjge.v2.i6.228
Revised: May 25, 2010
Accepted: June 1, 2010
Published online: June 16, 2010
Endoscopic celiac plexus neurolysis (CPN) has become the procedure of choice for the management of patients with pancreatic cancer and abdominal pain unresponsive to medical treatment. It is necessary to differentiate between CPN and endoscopic celiac plexus block performed in patients with benign disease. In this review we describe the technique of this procedure with special emphasis on technical details.