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Can be vp brain shunt surgery done by awake method ( e.G. When the patient has apart from hydrocephalus (e.G heart dis.) and anest. Risk is so big?

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Dr. Mehmet Berk
Neurosurgery
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In brief: Its not the rouitine

Vp shunt surgery is usually done with general anesthesia.
This is the safest way to do it. Under extreme circumstances, it is possible to do this surgery with local anesthesia nd sedation, but again this will be very unusual. Hope this helps.

In brief: Its not the rouitine

Vp shunt surgery is usually done with general anesthesia.
This is the safest way to do it. Under extreme circumstances, it is possible to do this surgery with local anesthesia nd sedation, but again this will be very unusual. Hope this helps.
Dr. Mehmet Berk
Dr. Mehmet Berk
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Dr. Boris Aronzon
Anesthesiology

In brief: Yes

It can be done under sedation in cooperative patient.
Not sure is it the best option. Anesthesiologist and surgeon have to make decision.

In brief: Yes

It can be done under sedation in cooperative patient.
Not sure is it the best option. Anesthesiologist and surgeon have to make decision.
Dr. Boris Aronzon
Dr. Boris Aronzon
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