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Phenol Brachial Plexus Block for Upper Extremity Cancer Pain
  1. Ronald Kaplan, MD*,
  2. Zenaida Aurellano, MD and
  3. Werner Pfisterer, MD
  1. From the Department of Anesthesiology, Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, New York
  2. *Assistant Attending Anesthesiologist, Montefiore Medical Center, and Associate Professor of Anesthesiology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine.
  3. Resident in Anesthesiology, Montefiore Medical Center.
  4. Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine.

Abstract

Neurolytic brachial plexus block for management of intractable upper extremity pain is a rarely used technique. Experience with such a procedure is described.

  • Phenol
  • Brachial plexus
  • Neurolytic
  • Pain

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  • Address reprint requests to Ronald Kaplan, MD: Department of Anesthesiology, Montefiore Medical Center, 111 East 210th Street, Bronx, NY 10467.

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