Analgesia for pelvic brachytherapy.


Pelvic brachytherapy presents the anaesthetist with numerous challenges. Patients vary from highly distressed young adults, to the elderly with coincidental disease severe enough to preclude surgery. The painful radioactive implants remain in place for a number of days. Treatment in isolated rooms reduces radiation exposure to staff, but makes close… (More)


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@article{FitzHenry2002AnalgesiaFP, title={Analgesia for pelvic brachytherapy.}, author={Jo Fitz-Henry and Siu-on Chan}, journal={British journal of anaesthesia}, year={2002}, volume={89 2}, pages={342; author reply 343} }