“What necessary precautions is needed by the surgeon? Medications, oxygen, anesthesia, etc…?”, asked a RealSelf user.
“While it is unlikely to have issues because of your sickle cell trait, a work up is warranted before surgery to play it safe. I have operated on patients with trait without any issues provide extent is under control.”, explained Aristocrat’s certified surgeon Dr. Kevin Tehrani, M.D., F.A.C.S.
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