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Can spinal surgery such as a fusion be carried out under spinal or epidural anesthesia?

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Dr. James Kayvanfar
Orthopedic Surgery
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In brief: Minor surgery yes.

Minor spine surgery could be done under local or regional anesthesia with sedation.
Fusions usually require general anesthesia.

In brief: Minor surgery yes.

Minor spine surgery could be done under local or regional anesthesia with sedation.
Fusions usually require general anesthesia.
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