Surgery

Splanchnic pain

Splanchnic pain is pain associated with each of the sympathetic nerves that pass through the organs. It can occur with inflammation, tumors or polycystic diseases.

Surgery involves a splanchnicectomy (nerve cutting) that is sometimes combined with an excision (tumor removal).

Treatments

How is a herniated disc treated?

Initially, treatment is based on taking pain and anti-inflammatory medication, as well as counseling on posture, with or without the use of physical therapy. In the most persistent cases, an injection of corticosteroids may be offered. Pain often disappears on its own after several months.

Surgery is urgently indicated in the following cases: