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All medical procedures involve risks, even when they are performed by experts. The rate and severity of these risks depend on your state of health, age or general lifestyle.
The anesthesia techniques used are safe. The risks of unexpected and potentially life- threatening complications such as an allergy or severe heart or lung problem are extremely small. All necessary measures will be taken to prevent and treat any complications in the best possible way.
However, the following complications could occur:
To improve your safety, please report the following upon your arrival in the operating room:
Note : there may be other risks if additional treatments or monitoring measures are required. Likewise, the risk connected with the operation itself should be discussed with the surgeon.
If you notice or are concerned by any persistent symptom, make sure to talk with the anesthesia team, your surgeon or your own physician.