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Revista Brasileira de Anestesiologia
Print version ISSN 0034-7094
GASPARINI, Juliano Rodrigues and SARAIVA, Renato Ângelo. Management of pain in patient with inoperable sacral tumor: case report. Rev. Bras. Anestesiol. [online]. 2004, vol.54, n.2, pp. 252-260. ISSN 0034-7094. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0034-70942004000200013.
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Different techniques may be used to control cancer pain. This report aimed at describing some therapeutic measures used to treat a patient with a severe and bad responsive pain. CASE REPORT: A 70-year-old male patient a sacral chordoma of very difficult therapeutic. He referred major tumor-associated pain. Several techniques used to treat pain of this patient and results obtained are reported. CONCLUSIONS: Neurolytic block is an efficient technique to control pain in cancer patients who have no possibilities with standard treatment, especially when properly indicated and following well established routines.
Keywords : PAIN [Chronic]; PAIN [cancer]; TERAPHEUTIC [alchoolization]; TERAPHEUTIC [ethanol].