The anesthesiologist will want to make sure that your child is in the best possible physical condition before surgery. You will be asked important questions about your child's general health, including whether he or she has allergies or asthma, whether there has been any family history of difficulties with anesthesia and what your child's experiences have been with previous anesthetics.
David R. Janfaza, MD
- pain medicine
Location and Office HoursBrigham & Women's Hospital Pain Management Center
Chestnut Hill, MA 02467
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How is submucous reduction of the inferior turbinates performed?
Intermountain Healthcare answeredTo reduce the size of the turbinates (bones inside your nose), the surgeon makes a small incision through the mucous membrane covering the turbinates. The surgeon then removes part of the bone to enlarge the airway.
Why is morcellation controversial?
Lauren Streicher, MD, Obstetrics & Gynecology, answeredMorcellation is controversial because if there is an undiagnosed cancer in the body, the malignant cells could spread due to the procedure. Watch OB/GYN specialist Lauren Streicher, MD, discuss this issue and what doctors are doing to address it.
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