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A 41-year-old male asked:

Vasovagal attack during surgery caused cardiac arrest. doctors want to attempt another laparoscopic to remove gallbladder ? chances of arrest again ?

2 doctor answers2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Dean Giannone
Internal Medicine 25 years experience
Need testing.: Before you attempt that operation again, I'd assume you would have some pre-operative cardiovascular testing to make sure that this episode was nothing more than happenstance.
Dr. Anthony Fritz
Internal Medicine 33 years experience
Unlikely: Anesthesiologist will give meds to keep heart from going too slow next time

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Last updated Mar 2, 2016

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