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  1. Arti says:

    Certain procedures like a diagnostic lumbar puncture (spinal tap), myelogram, spinal anesthesia etc. Our pre-operative team will discuss fasting and develop a plan especially for you. Since anesthetics relax the body and remove natural protective reflexes, recently ingested material may travel back up through the esophagus and become a potentially dangerous choking hazard. , involve puncturing the dura. This can result from pulmonary aspiration, atelectasis and pneumonia, residual muscle weakness, or may come from pre-existing conditions which include lung disease which include asthma or emphysema. This can result from pulmonary aspiration, atelectasis and pneumonia, residual muscle weakness, or may co a few patients may experience breathing problems after surgery. Many patients ask about the possibility of waking during an operation. Additional factors that may influence this include sex, pregnancy, age, and the size and type of needle used.

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