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Plastic surgery without general anesthesia

The type of anesthesia used for plastic surgery procedures ranges from local anesthesia to general anesthesia depending on the procedure performed and surgeon and anesthesiologist preference. With advancement of anesthetic techniques, many procedures that were once thought to require general anesthesia are now being performed safely and effectively with a lighter level of sedation. For …

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Was Diprivan (Propofol) involved in Michael Jackson’s death?

The circumstances of Michael Jackson’s death are not entirely known.  One of the possible causes has been speculated as Diprivan overdose.  Diprivan (Propofol) is a powerful anesthetic that is used by anesthesiologists for anesthesia during operative procedures.  It is referred to as “milk of amnesia”.  With proper monitoring and administration by an anesthesiologist, this is …

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