I'm ready to schedule Smart Lipo of the abdomen but I'm not sure if I should get local pain medication or sedation.
Anesthesia for Smart Lipo
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Either anesthesia or sedation is fine
If the patient is anxious I will give them some oral sedation and some Vicodan. If the patient is not anxious, it is almost always well-handled with just local anesthesia.
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