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For the brain is it unhealthy to have anesthesia?
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Dr. Barry Press
Surgery - Plastics
4 doctors agree
In brief: No, not when the...
Anesthesia is properly administered by a trained anesthesiologist or crna.
General anesthesia today is much safer than in the past, and most of the agents used are very short acting. All vital signs are continuously monitored during almost all anesthetic administrations and complications are extremely rare.

In brief: No, not when the...
Anesthesia is properly administered by a trained anesthesiologist or crna.
General anesthesia today is much safer than in the past, and most of the agents used are very short acting. All vital signs are continuously monitored during almost all anesthetic administrations and complications are extremely rare.
Dr. Barry Press
Dr. Barry Press
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Dr. David Rosenfeld
Pain Management
1 doctor agrees
In brief: No
When done by a trained professional anesthesia is very safe.

In brief: No
When done by a trained professional anesthesia is very safe.
Dr. David Rosenfeld
Dr. David Rosenfeld
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Dr. Richard Pollard
Anesthesiology
In brief: Not really
The extremes of age, that is to say the pediatric patient or the geriatric patient, have great sensitivity to the anesthetics.
There is a possible link to cognitive disfunction in these groups from anesthesia. This relationship has not been found in the normal population.

In brief: Not really
The extremes of age, that is to say the pediatric patient or the geriatric patient, have great sensitivity to the anesthetics.
There is a possible link to cognitive disfunction in these groups from anesthesia. This relationship has not been found in the normal population.
Dr. Richard Pollard
Dr. Richard Pollard
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