Dr. Seema Mishra is a professor of Anaesthesiology at IRCH, All India Institute of Medical Sciences ( AIIMS), New Delhi, India.She is also trained in Palliative Medicine. Dr. Seema has numerous publications in peer-reviewed journals. Her research interests have focused on Cancer pain, Palliative care, Onco –Anaesthesia and Critical care.


Area of Interest

Cancer Pain Management,Palliative Care,Onco- Anaesthesia and Critical care

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1. Seema Mishra, MD, Sushma Bhatnagar, MD, Shiv P. S. Rana, MD, Deepa Khurana, MD, and Sanjay Thulkar, MD Original Research Article. Efficacy of the Anterior Ultrasound-Guided Superior Hypogastric Plexus Neurolysis in Pelvic Cancer Pain in Advanced Gynecological Cancer Patients . Pain Medicine 2013; 14: 837–842.
2. Seema Mishra, Prakash Choudhary,Saurabh Joshi, Sushma Bhatnagar, Successful Use of Flupirtine in Refractory Neuropathic Pain Due to Small Fiber Neuropathy. Am J Hosp Palliat Care. 2013 Feb;30(1):91-3.
3. Anchal Satija, Syed Mehmood Ahmad, Rahul Gupta, Arif Ahmed, S.P.S. Rana,Seema Mishra, Sushma Bhatnagar. Breast Cancer Pain Management: A review of current and novel therapies. Indian J Med Res , 2014;103:216-225.
4. Arif Ahmed, Sushma Bhatnagar, Shiv Pratap Sing Rana, Syed Mehmood Ahmad, Saurabh Joshi, Seema Mishra,. Prevalence of Phantom Breast Pain And Sensation Among Post Mastectomies Patients Suffering From Breast Cancer: A Prospective Study. Pain Practice; 2014;14:E17-E28.
5. Bhatnagar, S., Joshi, S., Rana, S.P.S., Mishra, S., Garg, R. and Ahmed, S. M., Bedside Ultrasound-Guided Celiac Plexus Neurolysis in Upper Abdominal Cancer Patients: A Randomized, Prospective Study for Comparison of Percutaneous Bilateral Paramedian vs. Unilateral Paramedian Needle-Insertion Technique. Pain Practice 2014; 14(2): E 63-68.
6. Durgatosh Pandey, Palaniappan Ramanathan, Bharat Bhushan Khurse, Sachidanand Jee Bharati & Seema Mishra. Bronchoscopic Debulking Followed by Bronchoplastic Procedure Helps in Limiting Lung Resection in a Bronchial Carcinoid: A Case Report Indian J Surg Oncol. 2014 Sep;5(3):214-6
7. Bhatnagar, S., Khanna, S., Roshni, S., Goyal, G. N, Mishra, S., Rana, S. P. S. and Thulkar, S. Early Ultrasound-Guided Neurolysis for Pain Management in Gastrointestinal and Pelvic Malignancies: An Observational Study in a Tertiary Care Center of Urban India. Pain Practice ; 2012: 12: 23–32..
8. Vikas Gogia, Chaudhary P, Arif Ahmed, Mishra S, Bhatnagar S.Intrathecal Morphine Pump for Neuropathic Cancer Pain: A Case Report. Am J Hosp Palliat Care. 2012: 29; 409-411: 2012 .
9. Rana SPS, Ahmed A, Kumar V, Chaudhary P, Khurana D, Mishra S. Successful management of difficult cancer pain patient by appropriate adjuvant and morphine titration.. Indian J Palliat Care 2011:17; 162-165.
10. Seema Mishra, Shiv Pratap Singh Rana, Surjya Prasad Upadhyay, and Sushma Bhatnagar. Use of Epidural Steroid as an Adjuvant in Neuropathic Cancer Pain Management: Am J Hosp Palliat Care. 2010 27: 482-485,
11. Sushma Bhatnagar, Surjya Updhaya, Seema Mishra. Prevalance and Characteristics of Breakthrough pain in patients with head and neck cancer: A cross –Sectional study.Journal of Palliative Medicine. 2010; 13(3): 291-295.
12. Arif Ahmed, Himanshu Khurana, Vikas Gogia, Seema Mishra, and Sushma Bhatnagar. Use of Sustained Release Oral Morphine as a Bridge in Withdrawal of Morphine in Patients on High Doses of Oral Immediate Release Morphine for Cancer Pain. Am J Hosp Palliat Care 2010; 27: 413-415.
13. Upadhyay SP, Chauhan H, Jain R, Mishra S, Bhatnagar S. Perioperative Gabapentine for postoperative pain and early functional recovery after Modified Radical Mastectomy for Carcinoma Breast. Indian J. Pain 2010; 23:388-392.
14. Upadhyay SP, Rana SP, Mishra S, Bhatnagar S. Successful Treatment of an Intractable Postherpetic Neuralgia (PHN) Using Peripheral Nerve Field Stimulation (PNFS). Am J Hosp Palliat Care 2010; 27; (1):59-62.
15. Gaurav N. Goyal, Deepak Gupta, Roopesh Jain, Sunil Kumar, Seema Mishra, Sushma Bhatnagar.Peripheral Nerve Field Stimulation for Intractable Post-Thoracotomy Scar Pain not Relieved by Conventional Treatment. Pain Practice 2010;10(4):366-369.
16. Mishra S, Bhatnagar S, Gupta D, Goyal GN, Agrawal R, Jain R, Chauhan H. Respiratory Support in Oncology Ward Setting: A Prospective Descriptive Study. Am J Hosp Palliat Care. 2009; 26:159-164.
17. Seema Mishra, Nasa Prashant, Gaurav Nirwani Goyal, Himanshu Khurana, Deepak Gupta, Sushma Bhatnagar. Rate dependant Bundle branch block- Transition from left bundle branch block to intraoperative normal sinus rhythm. Middle East Journal of Anesthesiology 2009; 20(2):295-298.
18. Seema Mishra, Sushma Bhatnagar, Prakash Chaudhary, Shiv Pratap Singh Rana. Breakthrough Cancer Pain: Review of Prevalence, Characteristics and Management. Indian Journal of Palliative Care.2009; 15 (1):14-18.
19. S. Mishra, S. Bhatnagar, D. Gupta, S. Thulkar.Anterior ultrasound-guided superior hypogastric plexus neurolysis in pelvic cancer pain. Anaesthesia Intensive care 2008; 36(5):732-735.
20. Seema Mishra, Sushma Bhatnagar, Deepak Gupta, Gaurav Nirwani Goyal, Roopesh Jain, and Himanshu Chauhan. Management of Neuropathic Cancer Pain Following WHO Analgesic Ladder: A Prospective Study. Am J Hosp Palliat Care 2009;25 447-451.
21. Himanshu Khurana, Seema Mishra, Roopesh Jain, Gaurav Nirwani Goyal, Sushma Bhatnagar. Management of postoperative chylothorax in a patient with carcinoma thyroid with lymphadenopathy. M.E.J.Aneasth 2009; 20(1) :121-124
22. Shiv Pratap Singh Rana, Himanshu Khurana, Surjya Prasad Upadhya, Arif Ahmed, Seema Mishra and Sushma Bhatnagar. Successful treatment of phantom limb pain with Intrathecal Morphine Pump. Indian J Pain 2009; 23: 344-346.
23. Sushma Bhatnagar, Seema Mishra, Madhurima Srikanti, Deepak Gupta. Cancer Pain Management at a Tertiary Care Cancer Centre in India –A Retrospective Analysis of 3238 patients. Journal of Opioid management 2008; 4 (6): 361 -368.
24. Das SC, Khurana H, Gupta D, Mishra S, Bhatnagar S. Co morbidities in a Cancer Patient: Problems in Pain Management and Palliation. American Journal of Hospice and Palliative Medicine. Am J Hosp Palliat Care. 2009; 26(1):60-3.
25. Sushma Bhatnagar, Deepak Gupta, Seema Mishra; Sanjay Thulkar. Himanshu Chauhan. Bedside Ultrasound-Guided Celiac Plexus Neurolysis with Bilateral Para-median Needle Entry. Journal of Palliative Medicine. 2008;11(9):1195- 1199.