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Im having torn meniscus surgery i don't want to be intubated. is this normal?

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Dr. Peter Tomasello
Orthopedic Surgery 30 years experience
See below: Depending upon your underlying medical conditions other types of surgical anesthetic options for this procedure include local , regional , and spinal anesthesia besides the general anesthesia. There are benefis risks and alternatives of all the above check with your anesthesiologist and surgeon. Good luck thank you.

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