Making Pediatric Neuroanesthesia Safer

J Pediatr Neurosci. 2017 Oct-Dec;12(4):305-312. doi: 10.4103/jpn.JPN_173_17.


It a challenging task for a Neuroanaesthetist to do the tight rope walking of maintaining the homeostasis of the small baby and at the same time complying with to the demands of the surgery and the surgeon. With the advancement of surgical techniques and availability of safer anaesthetic drugs and equipments it is possible to provide anaesthesia to even premature babies. This article gives a comprehensive review of the anatomical and physiological differences between the adult and the pediatric population and the anaesthetic implications of the various neurosurgical disorders.

Keywords: Neuroanesthesia; neurosurgery; pediatric.

Publication types

  • Review