London, Dec 30 (ANI): Three neuroscientists have claimed that the brain under general anesthesia isn't "asleep" as surgery patients are often told - it is placed into a state that is a reversible coma.
What does GA stand for?
GA stands for General Anesthesia
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Half (29 patients) received local anesthesia while half had general anesthesia (Arch.
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General anesthesia has a "magical quality to it; says anesthesiologist James Sonner of the University of California, San Francisco.
The doctors wanted to learn if surgeries that used conscious sedation - in which patients are initially anesthetized but restored to consciousness during surgery on the brain itself - had outcomes different from those using more traditional general anesthesia.