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A 30-year-old female asked:

What are sedation options for a colonoscopy and endoscopy. which 1 is the safest? i read a risk of stroke, heart attack, dvt , etc with sedation

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Dr. John Landi
Phlebology 49 years experience
Sedation and DVT: All of the risks that you mentioned are possible with sedation but are extremely low and, at 33 years old, your risk to develop any of them is a fraction of a percent. The usual sedation for endoscopy and colonoscopy is conscious sedation which is the gold standard and works very well.
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