Acta Scientific Paediatrics (ISSN: 2581-883X)

Review Article Volume 4 Issue 3

Principles of Management of Wilms’ Tumor in Resource Challenged Nations

Vivek Gharpure1* and Ketaki Gharpure2

1Consultant Pediatric Surgeon, Rural Medical College, Pravara University of Medical Science, Loni, Ahmednagar, Maharashtra, India
2Consultant Pediatric Surgeon, Children’s Surgical Hospital, Aurangabad, Maharashtra, India

*Corresponding Author: Vivek Gharpure, Consultant Pediatric Surgeon, Rural Medical College, Pravara University of Medical Science, Loni, Ahmednagar, Maharashtra, India.

Received: March 15, 2021; Published: April 16, 2021


  Wilms’ tumor is a common malignancy in childhood and poses special challenges in resource challenged nations. The protocols of treatment remain same in principle, and yet some modifications are needed to suit special circumstances. Lack of radiotherapy in many areas, lack of dedicated pediatric medical oncology services in most centres special pose a significant challenge. However, following SIOP framework for LMIC countries, many such challenges can be tackled successfully.

Keywords: Wilms’ Tumour; Nephroblastoma; Pediatric Solid Organ Malignancy; Renal Cancer


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Citation: Vivek Gharpure and Ketaki Gharpure. “Principles of Management of Wilms’ Tumor in Resource Challenged Nations". Acta Scientific Paediatrics 4.5 (2021): 07-13.


Copyright: © 2021 Vivek Gharpure and Ketaki Gharpure. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.


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