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Hystecopy With General Anaesthetic
Is cervical polyp removal done under general or local Anesthesia in obgyn office or with no Anesthesia?
Depends: Hi Candi, It depends on the size and placement of the polyp. A physician may elect to remove a polyp without anesthesia in the office if it is readily visualized with the naked eye and with proper instruments. If a polyp is large and the physician feels that an office proceedure would be uncomfortable to her patient, then he/she may decide that the O. R. would be the best place with anesthesia. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
With Gilberts Syndrome should General Anaesthetic be discussed with Doctor and also other choices of Anaesthetic ie, Epidural explained for Surgery?
Outpatient general anesthesia for hysteroscopy with dilation curettage would the patient receive little anesthesia since the procedure is short?
Can breast implant removal be done with local anesthesia? Can I have my breast implant removal done with a local anesthesia and sedation rather than a general anesthesia?
Maybe.: Yes, uncomplicated removal of breast implants can certainly be done under local anesthesia. However, if there is a chance of silicone gel breast implant leakage, need for removal of breast implant capsule, and/or need for additional surgery such as breast lifting, best to perform the operation under general anesthesia. ...Read moreSee 7 more doctor answers
C-section: Risks of anesthesia for c-sections are very low no matter which method you undergo. Typically regional (either spinal or epidural) is preferred for a number of reasons but general anesthesia is done and is safe. My discussion with you would focus on your particular patient characteristics, prior history and any mitigating circumstances around your history, your pregnancy and your ob's opinion. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can the general anaesthesia administered for a d and c procedure (to investigate post menopausal bleeding) cause death?
D&C and death: Unfortunately any anesthetic carries the possibility of death. Modern techniques are much safer then even 20 years ago. In fact. Anesthesia is one of the best examples of safety improvements in medicine. The chances of death, with an anesthetic such as a d&c, if you are relatively healthy is extremely low. You are probably more likely to be struck by lightning on the way to the hospital. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Upper endoscopy?: Upper endoscopy is a medical procedure that inspects upper GI tract and helps to find find the source of symptoms. First you will be adequately sedated then endoscope is inserted and procedure is performed. During the recovery you might feel slightly bloated, but you’ll be able to eat after the procedure. The results of the test will be explained, unless biopsy was performed. Painless. ...Read more
Yes: The risks of any deep sedating agent and technique are generally the same. In twilight sleep the main concern is over-sedation and an inability to protect the airway. In general anesthesia the concern is sore throat from intubation, and waking up at the end of the case. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Is general anesthesia used with tumescent liposuction? Is tumescent liposuction done with general anesthesia, or with a local?
Nitrous oxide?: Nitric oxide is not an anesthetic, though sometimes it is used during surgery to lower blood pressure in the lungs. Nitrous oxide is a weak anesthetic gas, and could be used. Often shoulder surgery is done under nerve block with sedation. If general anesthesia is planned, this could be done with IV medications only or with a gas such as sevoflurane or Desflurane that is inhaled. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
For extreme nervous patients undergoing a c section, is general anesthesia better or taking a light sedative? Can sedative be given before spinal?
C-section : Safety is a priority and regional anesthesia is safer for c-sections. Patient can be sedated with versed if it is nessasary. General anesthesia is rarely done, mostly for emergencies , for failed regionals or debilitated patients, who can not cooperate. Effects of sedatives can be reversed in newborn in rare situations where it becomes nessasary. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Can u have a colonoscopy done with something other than general anesthesia? Such as conscious sedation?
Yes: Intravenous sedation can be very effective in assuring comfort and sedation during a colonoscopy. General anesthesia, though used commonly because it can be "eliminated" so quickly from one's body, isn't mandatory. Discuss with your endoscopist or anesthesiologist! no worries! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Is chin augmentation always done under general anesthesia? I'm afraid of having general anesthesia. Is chin augmentation always done with a general, or can it be done with sedation and a local?
Chin Aug Anesthesia: Chin augmentation is an outpatient procedure typically done in the plastic surgeon’s office or in a surgery center. It is usually done under local anesthesia with oral sedation or intravenous sedation, but can be done under general anesthesia if requested. https://pacificcenterplasticsurgery.com/procedures/face/chin-augmentation/. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Possibly: A limited skin only breast lift can be performed under local, very few patients would be good candidates for this type of lift. Most patients would be better served having a breast lift under general anesthesia. Consult a board certified plastic surgeon. http://www.dassmd.com/breast-enhancements/index.html. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Most likely general: Iv sedation is used for a brief procedures, which causes discomfort, like colonoscopy etc. Hysteroscopic myomectomy is relatively painful procedure, relatively takes long time of 1 hr or more, needs air way maintenance, preferred choice of anesthesia will be general with oropharygeal , or endtracheal intubation whch assures absolute safety. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Any anesthesiologists with experience on what anesthesia is safe if you have had a stroke under general anesthesia and neuro rxn to local?
Its complicated: People recover from strokes and have very different sequelae (fancy term for your condition/recovery). If you are fully recovered or even recovered such that there is little in in neuro deficits (motor or sensory changes) then any anesthesia will be safe. If there are severe deficits than perhaps close (invasive) monitoring will be needed. Overall the body and brain compensates for the injury. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
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