A 21-year-old female asked:
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can appendectomy be done without general anesthesia?

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Dr. M. Hytham Beck
42 years experience General Surgery
NO: NO. BECAUSE THE SURGEON NEEDS THE PATIENT MUSCLE TO BE COMPLETELY RELAXED ,AND THAT IS DONE ONLY WITH GENERAL ANESTHESIA. IT COULD BE DONE UNDER REGIONAL/LOCAL AND IV SEDATION BUT NOT EASY AND NOT PAINLES,NOT VERY SAFE.
Answered on Aug 17, 2015
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