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... Modern surgery has a whole range of sedation to choose from and only as much as is required is used. ... (7 replies)
... Archie is correct... conscious sedation IS actually safer than general anesthesia. Conscious sedation allows you to drift in and out of sleep and usually forget much of what went on, all the while making you comfortable during the procedure. ... (7 replies)
... What is colonoscopy? ... (19 replies)

... I don't understand what your mean, if they used this kind of sedation and let you are somewhat aware during the endoscopy procedure was used and cooperated with them? ... (7 replies)
... That was 4 years ago and perhaps what they use now is better. ... (7 replies)
... Had 6 months of chemo, which ended in late October '06. I am coming up on the 1 year anniversary of my surgery, and am scheduled for a colonoscopy on March 9. I am a little nervous about it, but I think I'll be fine...My question concerns the sedation for my scope. ... (9 replies)
Back on the Boards
Aug 26, 2006
... Bossan is so right...he is our champion here! ... (13 replies)
... My mother is recovering from a resection of a poorly differentiated tumor which obstructed her ascending colon. ... (3 replies)
... the degree of anxiety you are feeling and how detrimental this 2 week wait will be for you? ... (68 replies)
... which combination you go with AFTER the chemoradiation, you will always get the oxaliplatin. I origanally had a port put in right before my chemoradiation and for the first week of those treatments, I was on the 5FU only. That is when I just could not tolerate the pump so I switched to the Xeloda pills. ... (8 replies)
Colon cancer
Feb 11, 2007
... You certainly can have colon cancer without any symptoms. That is why it is often called a silent killer. ... (5 replies)
... You can be sedated for a colonoscopy with lung disease though they will probably keep it very light. It will be by IV Versed. I have emphysema and have had it both ways. ... (13 replies)


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