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How safe is it to be under general anesthesia today?

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Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
Pain Management
3 doctors agree

In brief: Ga

Going under is very safe.
Keep in mind nothing is 100%safe- there always risks.

In brief: Ga

Going under is very safe.
Keep in mind nothing is 100%safe- there always risks.
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
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Dr. Richard Pollard
Anesthesiology

In brief: Very Safe

The risk of general anesthesia (ga) is less than that of driving to the hospital to have the operation.
Ga is thought to have a risk of death of one in 350, 000 cases or more. Advances in monitoring, medical training, drugs and support have greatley decreased the risk. The main concerns after ga are usually nausea and vomiting post operatively.

In brief: Very Safe

The risk of general anesthesia (ga) is less than that of driving to the hospital to have the operation.
Ga is thought to have a risk of death of one in 350, 000 cases or more. Advances in monitoring, medical training, drugs and support have greatley decreased the risk. The main concerns after ga are usually nausea and vomiting post operatively.
Dr. Richard Pollard
Dr. Richard Pollard
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In brief: Very safe

With all of the monitors available for the anesthesiologists, monitoring blood pressure, heart rate, oxygen levels, etc, it is one of safest medical procedures in a hospital setting.

In brief: Very safe

With all of the monitors available for the anesthesiologists, monitoring blood pressure, heart rate, oxygen levels, etc, it is one of safest medical procedures in a hospital setting.
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
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