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Are patients usually get put to sleep for arthroscopic ankle surgery?

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Dr. Brent Rubin
Podiatry

In brief: surgery

Usually patients are put to sleep for this procedure because it be quite uncomfortable.
That being said it could be performed with IV sedation and a peripheral nerve block if needed.

In brief: surgery

Usually patients are put to sleep for this procedure because it be quite uncomfortable.
That being said it could be performed with IV sedation and a peripheral nerve block if needed.
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