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If you need surgery to remove an ovarian cyst can you do it without general anestegia, such as when you are having a c section? Thanks.
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Dr. Kevin Hiler
Surgery
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In brief: Yes,
It can be done under regional anesthesia such as a spinal or epidural of it is done through an open incision.
It is better done laparoscopically which has less pain and a much faster recovery. This would require general anesthesia.

In brief: Yes,
It can be done under regional anesthesia such as a spinal or epidural of it is done through an open incision.
It is better done laparoscopically which has less pain and a much faster recovery. This would require general anesthesia.
Dr. Kevin Hiler
Dr. Kevin Hiler
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Dr. Richard Pollard
Anesthesiology
In brief: Yes
If the surgeon uses an open technique to do this operation, then a regional technique can be used.
If the surgeon opts to use a laparoscopic technique, then a general will be required. Talk to your surgeon about your options.

In brief: Yes
If the surgeon uses an open technique to do this operation, then a regional technique can be used.
If the surgeon opts to use a laparoscopic technique, then a general will be required. Talk to your surgeon about your options.
Dr. Richard Pollard
Dr. Richard Pollard
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In brief: Sometimes
It can be done if the anesthesiologist is trained in that approach however you have to accept that sometimes you will get a general anesthesia.

In brief: Sometimes
It can be done if the anesthesiologist is trained in that approach however you have to accept that sometimes you will get a general anesthesia.
Dr. Terry Simpson
Dr. Terry Simpson
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Dr. Richard Chudacoff
Obstetrics & Gynecology
In brief: Yes
Ovarian cyst removal certainly can be done during a cesarean section.
We will often remove easy access cysts, but we will not remove fibroids. The one problem with pregnancy is that there is an increased risk for bleeding therefore the choose not to do intricate or complex surgeries during cesarean sections; only those necessary.

In brief: Yes
Ovarian cyst removal certainly can be done during a cesarean section.
We will often remove easy access cysts, but we will not remove fibroids. The one problem with pregnancy is that there is an increased risk for bleeding therefore the choose not to do intricate or complex surgeries during cesarean sections; only those necessary.
Dr. Richard Chudacoff
Dr. Richard Chudacoff
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