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What type of anesthesia is used for a laparoscopic gallbladder removal?

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Dr. David Rosenfeld
Pain Management 27 years experience
General: Really no option other than general anesthesia.
Dr. Richard Pollard
Anesthesiology 30 years experience
General anesthesia: This is a procedure that you would need to be put to sleep for.

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