I am concerned about my upcoming surgery. During past surgery, I woke up and then went into a mild coma after being given more anesthesia. How likely is this kind of complication? How can it be avoided?
Thank you for your response. The prior surgery was a septoplasty or turbinate reduction or functional rhinoseptoplasty after an accident. I am unable to locate medical records to know the exact cocktail given as it was over 20 years ago. Is there a way to test in advance for this new surgery to find out if I am allergic to any type of anesthesia? Thank you very much.
.. brain, spine, EMG (electromyography) and genetic workup being normal, it seems unlikely to be neurological.
One think to look at would be what anesthetic agents or medicine you received during your surgery. If it has any long term such side effec... Read full
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