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What are the risks of having a celiac plexus block?

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Dr. Richard Rosenthal
Pain Management
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Risks include orthostatic hypotension (becoming dizzy and falling upon standing-this wears off when the local anesthetic wears off), diarrhea (also wears off), damage to aorta causing bleeding, paralysis, seizure, spinal or epidural blockade, organ injury and pheumothorax.

In brief: See below

Risks include orthostatic hypotension (becoming dizzy and falling upon standing-this wears off when the local anesthetic wears off), diarrhea (also wears off), damage to aorta causing bleeding, paralysis, seizure, spinal or epidural blockade, organ injury and pheumothorax.
Dr. Richard Rosenthal
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