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Is it possible to wake up while having spinal surgery?
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Dr. Edward Hellman
Orthopedic Surgery
In brief: Yes
The responsibility of the anesthesia staff is to keep you asleep during the surgery, but this is balanced by trying to maintain a good blood pressure among other things.
If the anesthesia does become light, patients can wake up during their surgery, but they can quickly be put back to sleep and often the patient will not re, ember it. Thank you for the question.

In brief: Yes
The responsibility of the anesthesia staff is to keep you asleep during the surgery, but this is balanced by trying to maintain a good blood pressure among other things.
If the anesthesia does become light, patients can wake up during their surgery, but they can quickly be put back to sleep and often the patient will not re, ember it. Thank you for the question.
Dr. Edward Hellman
Dr. Edward Hellman
Thank
Dr. Jason Hemming
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
In brief: Very unlikely
But anything is possible. I would not be worried.

In brief: Very unlikely
But anything is possible. I would not be worried.
Dr. Jason Hemming
Dr. Jason Hemming
Thank
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