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during the iliac angioplasty procedure, is anathesia used orthe patient is conscious?

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Dr. Herbert Aronow
27 years experience Cardiology
Sedation: Typically conscious sedation rather than general anesthesia is used for iliac angioplasty procedures.
Answered on Oct 23, 2017
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Dr. Venkata Chilakapati
23 years experience Cardiology
Iliac Angioplasty: No need fior general anesthesia. Usually it will be done with moderate sedation.
Answered on Sep 10, 2017
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Dr. Richard Pollard
30 years experience Anesthesiology
See below: This can be done with sedation and usually does not require general anesthesia.
Answered on Sep 10, 2017

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