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Diagnostic and Therapeutic Endoscopy
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 327036, 6 pages
Endoscopic Ultrasound-Guided Celiac Plexus Neurolysis in Pancreatic Cancer: A Prospective Pilot Study of Safety Using 10 mL versus 20 mL Alcohol
1Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Indiana University Medical Center, 550 North University Boulevard, UH 4100, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
2Department of Adult Health, School of Nursing, Indiana University, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
3Department of Biostatistics, School of Medicine, Indiana University, 410 W. Tenth Sreet, Suite 3000, Indianapolis, IN 46202-3012, USA
4School of Medicine, Indiana University, Indianapolis, IN 46202-3082, USA
5Regenstrief Institute, Indianapolis, IN, USA
6Houston VA Health Services Research & Development Center of Excellence, Indianapolis, IN, USA
Received 8 November 2012; Revised 7 December 2012; Accepted 7 December 2012
Academic Editor: Charles Melbern Wilcox
Copyright © 2013 Julia K. LeBlanc et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
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