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A 40-year-old male asked:

How safe is general anaesthesia with coronory heart disease , on sinus endoscopy surgery ? help .

2 doctor answers2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Creighton Wright
surgery 57 years experience
Pretty safe: With known stable coronary disease, precautions, oxygen, Nitroglycerin maintain blood reassure are some of the keys.
Dr. Richard Pollard
Anesthesiology 31 years experience
Somewhat: Talk to your anesthesiologist before your procedure. Anesthetics can cause cardiac depression, so the use on patients with heart problems must be watched closely. We have many different techniques and monitors that can be used on these patients, but it is nice to know before the operation starts. Hope that this helps.
Last updated Apr 24, 2015

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