Radiofrequency Splanchnic Denervation Versus Retrocrural Neurolytic Celiac Block for Pancreatic Cancer Pain

Study Purpose

The investigators will evaluate the analgesic efficacy of radiofrequency splanchnic nerve denervation versus neurolytic retrocrural celiac denervation for patients with abdominal pain due to cancer pancreas

Recruitment Criteria

Accepts Healthy Volunteers

Healthy volunteers are participants who do not have a disease or condition, or related conditions or symptoms

No
Study Type

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Interventional
Eligible Ages 16 Years - 90 Years
Gender All
More Inclusion & Exclusion Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

- patients with abdominal pain due to cancer pancreas

Exclusion Criteria:

- coagulopathy - infection at site of the procedure

Trial Details

Trial ID:

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NCT03886298
Phase

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N/A
Lead Sponsor

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Assiut University
Principal Investigator

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N/A
Principal Investigator Affiliation N/A
Agency Class

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Other
Overall Status Recruiting
Countries Egypt
Conditions

The disease, disorder, syndrome, illness, or injury that is being studied.

Chronic Pain
Arms & Interventions

Arms

Experimental: radiofrequency splanchnic denervation

Active Comparator: retrocrural celiac denervation

Interventions

Procedure: - radiofrequency splanchnic denervation

the authors will denervate the splanchnic nerves via radiofrequency

Procedure: - retrocrural celiac denervation

the authors will denervate the splanchnic nerves in the retrocrural space via injection of alcohol

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International Sites

Diab, Assiut, Assuit, Egypt

Status

Recruiting

Address

Diab

Assiut, Assuit, 71515

Site Contact

Diab Hetta, MD

diabgetta25@gmail.com

+201091090009

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