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I'm scared to go under anesthesia. How big is this risk?

I'm scheduled for a FTT w/MR and breast augmentation was the end of March. My biggest fear is that I won't come out of the anesthesia. Most people fear the pain afterwards, but I'm hung up on the surgery itself. I have discussed this with my PS, and he assures me that the risk is minimal, but not non-existent. Can anyone tell me (maybe in the form of a statistic) how great the risk is?

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February 19, 2009 12:50 AM

Statistics vary from doctor to doctor, but with experienced Board Certified Anesthesiologists, the risks are minimal. The procedures you are getting can even be done under en Epidural (more)
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