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Is general anesthesia used for sinus grafting? I'm terrified of having dental work done, and prefer to be knocked out completely for major procedures. Is sinus grafting a procedure that is done with local anesthetics or do most surgeons use general anesth
Use IV sedation..: General anesthesia is rarely indicated for sinus graft surgery. Iv sedation is what i would consider if you're anxious. This way, you're completely comfortable, won't remember anything, and won't have tubes down your throat. Furthermore, you'll recover faster and have less side effects from the anesthesia. Although local anesthetic can be used to perform a sinus graft, i prefer IV sedation. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
What is in 5% lidocaine used for Transnasal endoscopy? Is it the same as what dentists use? Can people with heart issues have 5%lidocaine?
Similar: Lidocaine 5% that you are referring to is similar in class to Novacaine that most dentists use. It is used for local numbness and anesthesia. Heart patients, when used for local numbing procedures, can tolerate this medication without any problems. Always check with your Treating Dr. and let any/every Doctor know your full medical history before getting any meds. best wishes. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Is sedation always used for an endoscopy for an adult? If so, which drug is used? What are the risks with the sedation?
Conscious sedation: during endoscopy the doctor usually uses a combination of drugs which can vary depending on the doctor's preference. One of the meds the use is versed. The main side effect of conscious sedation is respiratory depression so they monitor your oxygen levels as well as other vital signs throughout the procedure. Ask your doctor for the specific meds he uses as well as side effects. ...Read more
Can rifampicin/rifaldin be used to do chemical synovectomy in a patient having hemophilia arthropathy? Is it a safe procedure?
Too many unknowns. : There are too many unknowns for this type of treatment to be seeking advice on this forum. Please seek the help of a physician asap. ...Read more
Recently septoplasty operation been performed.. In it local anesthesia used! what does that mean? Was is mistake use local instead of general
No drug with MD okay: All drugs administered during surgery must be ordered by a physician, either the anesthesiologist or the surgeon. Surgical technologists are generally assistants in the or acting as scrub nurses or surgical assistants, depending on the institutional definition. Neither give drugs per se. If you have specific instances, you need to provide more details. ...Read more
Is there any contraindications anesthetic drug for patients with sleep apnea? I plan to do AF Ablation? generally use local or general anasthethic?
Hi Mike!: Many different pharmaceuticals are used in anesthesia & it would take a book to answer this seemingly simple question. Your anesthesiologist knows which ones s'he uses and can avoid those that might interact with calcium channel blockers like nifedipine. So as long as s'he knows that you're taking nifedipine (and which form) and you take the last dose when advised, you'll be okay. ...Read more
Several options: Knee arthroscopy can sometimes be done under local anesthesia with sedation. Often, major operations such as knee or hip replacements are done under spinal or epidural anesthesia. Usually, the patient is given sedation in order to nap comfortably during the surgery. General anesthesia is always an option. The anesthesiologist will discuss all the choices before surgery. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
General Anesthesia: Any surgery on the esophagus is done with some form of general anesthesia. This may be supplemented by the use of a thoracic epidural to assist you with postoperative pain control. Your anesthesiologist will be available to answer any specific questions before your surgery. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
A prescription, such as Zofran, (ondansetron) is commonly used for chemo and post surgical operations. Are they for use by the general population most times?
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
Is the medicine used in IV Sedation same as General Anesthesia. Can you please explain the differences between these 2 procedures.
See below: Moderate Sedation/ Analgesia ("Conscious Sedation") A drug-induced depression of consciousness during which patients respond purposefully to verbal commands. General Anesthesia A drug-induced loss of consciousness during which patients are not arousable, even by painful stimulation. ...Read more
Views on using Exparel as pain control for a total knee replacement? Will not be using general anesticia. epedural and propofol during procedure.
How common is surgery performed using a yag laser? How often is a yag laser used in order to perform such delicate surgeries as treatments that need to be done on the eye?
I will be having a venous ablation procedure for severe venous reflux. Is there untenable risk having both legs done during the same procedure? Surgeon is willing but I'm feeling wary learning this is less commonly done.
Is it a standard practice to use ketamine in anesthesia for orthopedic surgery. I had some severe responses to anesthesia and it was used.
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