Pediatric radiation therapy: Novel anesthesia approaches for a smoother experience


Author(s): Amit Kumar Tirkey, Sheetal Panwar, Abhishek H N*, Akshaya N. Shetti, Rachita Mustilwar and Preeti Kale

Pediatric radiation therapy is a crucial treatment modality for children with cancer. However, the process can be anxiety-provoking and challenging for young patients, necessitating the implementation of effective anesthesia approaches to ensure a smoother and more comfortable experience. This abstract explores the concept of novel anesthesia approaches specifically tailored for pediatric radiation therapy, aiming to optimize patient outcomes and enhance the overall treatment experience. Traditional anesthesia techniques have proven successful in managing pain and anxiety in pediatric patients undergoing various medical procedures. However, the unique requirements of radiation therapy demand a distinct approach that considers the radiation-specific parameters and the child's individual needs. This review article highlights the role of anesthesiologist and anesthesia for radiotherapy of pediatric patient.

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  • Prof. Elhadi Miskeen

    Obstetrics and Gynaecology Faculty of Medicine, University of Bisha, Saudi Arabia

  • Ahmed Hussien Alshewered

    University of Basrah College of Medicine, Iraq

  • Sudhakar Tummala

    Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering SRM University – AP, Andhra Pradesh




  • Alphonse Laya

    Supervisor of Biochemistry Lab and PhD. students of Faculty of Science, Department of Chemistry and Department of Chemis


  • Fava Maria Giovanna


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