Kathleen Gibbons

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Circumcision

What the Anesthesiologist Should Know before the Operative Procedure The most common indications for circumcision are phimosis, balanitis, and parental preference. This procedure can be accomplished under local, regional, or general anesthesia. In neonates and adults, circumcision may be performed under local anesthesia. In infants and children, circumcision is most commonly performed under general anesthesia.…

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