Denervation: Pain management

Michael G. Sarr, Keith D. Lillemoe, Bhugwan Singh, J. E.J. Krige, Philip C. Bornman

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The pain of both benign and malignant pancreatic disease can be incapacitating. Attempts to relieve pancreatic pain by extensive operative denervation have proved not to be effective. Newer, less-invasive techniques of selective denervations appear effective as shorter medium-term palliation.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationAtlas of Upper Gastrointestinal and Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Surgery
PublisherSpringer Berlin Heidelberg
Number of pages7
ISBN (Print)9783540200048
StatePublished - 2007

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Medicine


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