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Which type of anesthesia is better when having an operation?
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Dr. Barry Press
Surgery - Plastics
3 doctors agree
In brief: Depends on...
The operation, the patient, the surgeon, and other factors.
Many procedures can be done with general anesthesia or conscious sedation (twilight sleep) and this is usually the patient's choice. Sometimes particular factors unique to the patient will determine which method is chosen. All are safe and effective when properly done by well trained personnel.

In brief: Depends on...
The operation, the patient, the surgeon, and other factors.
Many procedures can be done with general anesthesia or conscious sedation (twilight sleep) and this is usually the patient's choice. Sometimes particular factors unique to the patient will determine which method is chosen. All are safe and effective when properly done by well trained personnel.
Dr. Barry Press
Dr. Barry Press
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Dr. Richard Pollard
Anesthesiology
In brief: Depends on surgery
There are many different techniques that can be used to make your experience as pleasant as possible.
Talk to your anesthesiologist about the surgery and learn which techniques are best for you.

In brief: Depends on surgery
There are many different techniques that can be used to make your experience as pleasant as possible.
Talk to your anesthesiologist about the surgery and learn which techniques are best for you.
Dr. Richard Pollard
Dr. Richard Pollard
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Dr. Tracy Berg
Surgery
In brief: Care team decides
This decision about anesthesia is made by your care team. They consider your overall health, your procedure and come up with the best for plan for you.

In brief: Care team decides
This decision about anesthesia is made by your care team. They consider your overall health, your procedure and come up with the best for plan for you.
Dr. Tracy Berg
Dr. Tracy Berg
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