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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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Recent Answers from Ronald Levy, M.D.

2017-03-26 Chiils/sweats/nauseau/fatigue a month after surgery..:

It's not the anesthesia. Ondansetron is specifically for nausea but if it doesn't work, no need to take it. The only other reason I can think of for low grade fever and chills is a bacteremia (or subacute

2016-12-24 scheduling outpatient procedure without anesthesia:

It may be a policy at that facility that anesthesia is on standby and you should ask that question to your gastro. The concept behind "stand-by" is for cases where the gastro nurse is giving sedation and

2016-12-03 Risk of aspiration due to belching:

You should certainly inform the anesthesiologist of your problem. There are several anesthetic approaches to this procedure. The most common is probably a spinal anesthetic. In this case you would be sedated

2016-10-04 Anesthesiologist vs CRNA:

Depending on what state you are in, some CRNAs can work under the direction of a surgeon (with no anesthesiologist present). CRNAs are allowed to manage any anesthetic case (including open heart, etc)

2016-09-30 anesthesia:

Controlled breathing is when you are intubated and your breathing is managed by a ventilator. Even with controlled breathing, the stone will still move and they are not going to stop your breathing every

 

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