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Anesthetic Considerations in Pediatric Patients Undergoing Cochlear Implantation Surgery

SS Rahul, Senthil K Anandan, E Kathiravan

Keywords : Anesthesia, Children, Cochlear implant, Sensorineural deafness

Citation Information : Rahul S, Anandan SK, Kathiravan E. Anesthetic Considerations in Pediatric Patients Undergoing Cochlear Implantation Surgery. Res Inno Anesth 2021; 6 (2):46-48.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10049-0105

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 26-11-2021

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2021; The Author(s).


Cochlear implants have resulted in effective treatment of hearing loss in children. It is mainly associated with minimal surgical complications. As this occurs at a very early age, most are associated with congenital anomalies and other defects and syndromes which should also be taken into consideration. Anxiety reduction also plays a major role. The anesthetic technique should be able to provide a bloodless field and do not affect the cochlear implant. Postoperative complications like postoperative nausea and vomiting are common.

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