The inherent risks of general anesthesia, especially in patients with serious medical problems should never be forgotten, but instead minimized by careful preopera-tive evaluation. The lengthy procedure, which involves more than one operative site, can result in significant blood loss and hemodynamic instability of the patient. Deep venous thrombosis and pulmonary embolism should always be included in the differential diagnosis of leg pain and swelling, or chest pain and dyspnea, respectively.
Was this article helpful?
This guide will help millions of people understand this condition so that they can take control of their lives and make informed decisions. The ebook covers information on a vast number of different types of neuropathy. In addition, it will be a useful resource for their families, caregivers, and health care providers.