celiac plexus


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celiac plexus:

see solar plexussolar plexus,
dense cluster of nerve cells and supporting tissue, located behind the stomach in the region of the celiac artery just below the diaphragm. It is also known as the celiac plexus.
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There are many traditional methods to relieve this pain (Warshaw et al., 1998), among which the effect of analgesic drug treatment is far from satisfaction, and the percutaneous neurolytic celiac plexus block may cause many complications like gastric fistula, retroperitoneal hematoma (Chen & Li, 1999).
Koide et al .[sup][27] implanted the celiac plexus tissue of human in NOD/SCID mice subcutaneously.
Pain specialists may block the main nerve involved, which is called the celiac plexus. In rare cases, we resort to surgery to remove part of the diseased organ or drain the duct.
A new approach to the neurolytic block of the celiac plexus: The transaortic tecnique.
In type III, it is possible to verify the presence of superior and lower notches in the celiac trunk, with no poststenotic dilatation, including the compression by the celiac plexus hypertrophyated ganglions (Snyder et al., 1967) and by the periarterial fibrous invelope like a ring (Harjola, 1963).
Ganglions and the nervous tissue of the celiac plexus, involving the initial segment of the mentioned vessels (celiac trunk and superior mesenteric artery), were withdrawn with the aid of a pincer and scissor to allow observing disposition of these arteries from their origins.
KEY WORDS: Celiac artery; Ligaments; Celiac plexus; Syndrome; Diaphragm; Arterial occlusive disease.
when they reported that in the reciprocal anatomic relationship with the aortic hiatus we have the muscular fascia of the diaphragm, the aponeurotic formation completing it, the aorta and its branches, the celiac plexus showing an intermingling of ganglions and fibers, weaving a network between the two crura and one adipose tissue fulfilling the empty areas.
Ganglions and the nervous tissue of the celiac plexus, involving the initial segment of the celiac trunk, were withdrawn with the aid of a pincer and scissor to allow observing disposition of these inferior phrenic arteries at the celiac trunk.
This common trunk pierced the right crus of diaphragm to reach the right suprarenal plexus after giving few branches to the celiac plexus.