What kind of anesthesia will I have? Is it possible to have a spinal?

There are several different types of anesthesia for your surgery. The most common is given through a tube in your throat or in your mouth. Another kind of anesthetic is called a spinal anesthetic, where the legs are numbed from the waist down. Prior to your surgery, in the pre-op holding area, you will meet the anesthesiologists. It is important to discuss the type of anesthetic you will receive at that time.


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