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Do doctors use propofol for a colonoscopy?

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Dr. Donald Kim
Surgery - Colorectal
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In brief: Yes

Propofol can be used, many times this requires an additional physician, an anesthesiologist or anesthetist.
Sedation by the endoscopist is also accomplished by using versed and fentanyl. Options vary among endoscopists and hospitals.

In brief: Yes

Propofol can be used, many times this requires an additional physician, an anesthesiologist or anesthetist.
Sedation by the endoscopist is also accomplished by using versed and fentanyl. Options vary among endoscopists and hospitals.
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Dr. Eric Kaplan
Surgery - Colorectal

In brief: Sometimes

Generally if there is an anesthesiologist administering the sedation, Propofol is frequently the drug used.

In brief: Sometimes

Generally if there is an anesthesiologist administering the sedation, Propofol is frequently the drug used.
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