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Professor of Anesthesiology, University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston. I am a board certified anesthesiologist who can answer all questions related to any type of Anesthesia with the exception of Pain Management.

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2016-09-25 if take anti-anxiety med before anesthesia...:

Yes. It is a painful procedure but it can be done under deep sedation. There is nothing wrong with doing it under general. It is extremely safe and probably more comfortable for you but there are options

2016-09-25 if take anti-anxiety med before anesthesia...:

First of all, lithotripsy does not REQUIRE general anesthesia although a lot of people prefer it. They can give you an anxiolytic the night before but more often we give you an injectable version before

2016-08-25 Universal Blood donor and Universal blood acceptor:

I'm not sure I understand your question. Blood typing has to do with antigens and antibodies to specific components of blood so you could not mix the two as you suggest. Type O blood does not have any

2016-05-27 Anesthesia:

Most medicines burn a little bit when injected (especially if injected quickly) but most likely the drug that you were given was Propofol which was used to put you to sleep. As you were falling asleep

2015-08-13 father-in-law on ventilator:

Why is a neurosurgeon talking to you about a hip dislocation? That should be an orthopedic surgeon. It makes no sense because leaving the hip out has its own risks and complications. In either case, there


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