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CASE REPORT
Year : 2021  |  Volume : 35  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 79-82

Epidural pump implantation in refractory pain in pancreatic carcinoma


1 Department of Pain and Palliative Care, Rajiv Gandhi Cancer Institute and Research Centre, New Delhi, India
2 Department of Pain and Palliative Care, Hospice India, New Delhi, India
3 Department of Anaesthesia, Pain and Critical Care, Rajiv Gandhi Super Speciality Hospital, New Delhi, India
4 Department of Surgical Oncology, Rajiv Gandhi Cancer Institute and Research Centre, New Delhi, India
5 Department of Anaesthesia, Pain and Critical Care, AIIMS, Raipur, Chhattisgarh, India

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Sunny Malik
Department of Pain and Palliative Care, Rajiv Gandhi Cancer Institute and Research Centre, Niti Bagh, New Delhi - 110 049
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/ijpn.ijpn_50_20

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Reported is a case of an epidural pump implantation done in a patient with refractory pancreatic cancer pain. The patient was earlier given celiac and splanchnic nerve block and later an epidural pump was implanted when the total oral morphine dose requirements increased to >100 mg/day that led to poor tolerance of its side effects. The patient responded very well to the epidural pump with >50% pain relief.


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