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Title: THE INFLUENCE OF ANESTHESIA IN INTRACAVITARY BRACHYTHERAPY IN LOCALLY ADVANCED CERVICAL CANCER - SINGLE INSTITUTIONAL EXPERIENCE
Authors: Klisarovska V. 
Smichkoska S. 
Krstevska V. 
Lazareva E.
Keywords: anaesthesia
analgesia
brachytherapy
cervical cancer
Issue Date: May-2018
Publisher: Department of Anesthesia and Reanimation, Faculty of Medicine, Ss. Cyril and Methodius University in Skopje
Journal: Macedonian Journal of Anaesthesia
Abstract: Brachytherapy is important and potentially curative treatment for patients with inoperable locally advanced cervical cancer. Depending on the local finding the radioactive source application can cause serious discomfort to the patient, anxiety, followed by pain. Some patients experienced severe uterine pain. In selected patients, anesthesiological assessment and support is of great importance, because this is a way to realized the treatment. Because of that the anesthesiologist is a vital member of the brachytherapy team. Anaesthesiologists play a key role in the ongoing challenge to provide safe and pain-free conditions for an optimum brachytherapy treatment effect.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12188/9570
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