Anesthesia is administered to alleviate pain and anxiety before and after surgical procedure by a qualified anesthesiologist. The physician of Capital Anesthesiology Associates(CAA)is specialized in Anesthesiology. CAA is one of the nation’s largest independent practices. It is absolutely necessary for a qualified anesthesiologist to administer anesthesia before and after a surgical procedure. Depending on the type of surgical procedure there are different Anesthesia services provided by the physicians at Capital Anesthesiology.
Based on the Pre-Anesthetic evaluation of the patient and the procedure the patient is having and overall health of the patient the surgeon will determine the type of Anesthesia to be used for the surgery. Follow them at their facebook.com page.
Local Anesthesia: Also known as monitored Anesthesia care (MAC) this type of Anesthesia is given for procedures that involve soft tissue operations which for small areas. The first step involves intravenous administration of the anesthesia which lessens the anxiety and reduces the pain and in the second step, a local anesthetic is used by the surgeon to numb the area of the operation involving soft tissue. Throughout the procedure, the anesthesiologist will control the IV medication depending on the level of Patient’s consciousness.
General Anesthesia: This Anesthesia is used for patient’s needing extensive surgery which needs the patient to be completely unconscious during the procedure. Surgery involving major organs like heart, brain, abdomen and chest need more advanced monitoring and breathing control which is used during General anesthesia.
Regional Anesthesia: During and after surgery pain is controlled in the specific regions of the body like lower abdomen, arms, and legs. A sedative is administered IV and a local anesthetic is administered close to the nerve that controls the feeling to the specific area that needs to be operated on.
Obstetric Anesthesia: This type of Anesthesia is administered for more comfortable childbirth.
Cardiovascular and thoracic Anesthesia: During Thoracic and Cardiovascular surgery more advanced monitoring during surgery and after surgery. Capital Anesthesiology Associates provide Anesthesia services for more advanced surgeries like Cardiovascular and thoracic surgery.
Pediatric Anesthesia: It requires specialized training and certification. Capital pediatric Anesthesiologists are trained in Nation’s best children’s hospitals. Capital Pediatric Anesthesiologist provides specialized care which ensures best surgical outcomes.