Anesthesiology/Anesthesia in LBD


Helen Bishop wrote at 2015-06-18 23:22:05
The issue of using propofol is very intersting to me.  I know I cannot post questions, but wonder if anyone else has had this experience.  My husband who has LBD has had problems with anesthesia always (before he was diagnosed), but the last two surgeries when we knew he had this they used propofol and it seemed like his LBD acutally went away for a quite a while.  

We have wondered if anyone has had this happen and since it happened twice to us we wonder if anyone is looking at this as a treatment for LBD.


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JM Starkman, MD


Over twenty-five years of adult and pediatric, inpatient and outpatient clinical anesthesia practice--some private, some group.

American Association of Physicians and Surgeons. My county medical society.

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American medical school graduate. Board Certified. Fellowship trained Cardiovascular and Pediatric anesthesia subspecialist.

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Over 20,000 anesthetics, the majority of which have been personally managed, with less than 5% consisting of supervising nurse anesthetists or in-training resident physicians.

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