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How long can I stay under anesthesia during plastic surgery?

Stuart A. Linder, MD
Plastic Surgery
There has been much controversy as to the increased risk associated with remaining under general anesthesia for more than five or six hours. Patients who will require surgical time over this period should certainly have clearance from specialists, as well as EKGs, blood tests, etc.
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