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how safe is general anaesthesia with coronory heart disease.? as need sinus surgery for blocked sinuses but really scared severe anxiety .help

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Dr. Creighton Wright
55 years experience General Surgery
Pretty safe: With known stable coronary disease, precautions, oxygen, Nitroglycerin maintain blood reassure are some of the keys.
Answered on Jun 30, 2014
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Dr. Richard Pollard
29 years experience Anesthesiology
See below: Patient's with coronary artery disease have patients every day in the us. The best way to deal with this is to talk to your anesthesiologist before the operation and discuss your case. A trained anesthesiologist will be able to tailor an anesthetic that is safe for you. Good luck.
Answered on Apr 24, 2015

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