Vasectomy surgery: Where one should not underestimate the risk

  • José Ricardo Navarro Vargas a. Anaesthesiology and Resuscitation, Tenured Professor, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Colombia. b. Sociedad Colombiana de Anestesiología y Reanimación (S.C.A.R.E.), Bogotá D.C., Colombia
  • Juan David Ramírez-Pimiento Surgeon physician, School of Medicine, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogotá D.C., Colombia
Keywords: Vasectomy, Phenotype, Airway management, Ambulatory surgical procedures, Anesthesia.

Abstract

Vasectomy has been considered a minor surgical procedure, even more so in view of the fact that, most of the time, it can be performed under local anaesthesia in a doctor's office. However, a particular phenotype is frequently found among those cases in which the urologist decides to use general anaesthesia, that poses a challenge for the surgeon as well as the anaesthetist.

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Navarro Vargas JR, Ramírez-Pimiento JD. Vasectomy surgery: Where one should not underestimate the risk. Colomb. J. Anesthesiol. [Internet]. 2016Apr.1 [cited 2021May12];44(2):137–139. Available from: https://www.revcolanest.com.co/index.php/rca/article/view/471

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2016-04-01
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Navarro Vargas JR, Ramírez-Pimiento JD. Vasectomy surgery: Where one should not underestimate the risk. Colomb. J. Anesthesiol. [Internet]. 2016Apr.1 [cited 2021May12];44(2):137–139. Available from: https://www.revcolanest.com.co/index.php/rca/article/view/471
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