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sedation

[suh-day-shun] the state of being sleepy, calm, or relaxed, or the use of drugs to cause such an effect. Sedation is often used along with medicines to numb an area for a procedure or certain types of surgery. See also anesthesia.

What is the procedure like?

... Fasting +. Yes. Local and sedation. 30 to 45 minutes. Bronchoscopy. Fasting +.
No. Local and sedation or general. 30 min to 2 hours. Enteroscopy. ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/understandingyourdiagnosis/examsandtestdescriptions/endoscopy/endoscopy-what-is-endoscopy-like

How is Kaposi sarcoma diagnosed?

... Because sedation is used for this procedure, you will need someone
you know to take you home afterwards (not just a cab). ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/kaposisarcoma/detailedguide/kaposi-sarcoma-diagnosis

Endoscopy

... Arthroscopy Fasting + Yes Local and sedation 30 to 45 minutes Bronchoscopy
Fasting + No Local and sedation or general 30 min to 2 hours ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/cid/documents/webcontent/003174-pdf.pdf

90% 40%

... Fairly quick and safe; Sedation usually not used; Does not require a specialist
Doesn't view upper 2/3 of colon; Can't remove all polyps; May be ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/content/@marketing/documents/webcontent/acspc-042160.pdf

Text Alternative for Colon Cancer: Catching It Early | American ...

... Fairly quick and safe; Sedation usually not used; Does not require a specialist. ...
Can usually view entire colon; Relatively safe; No sedation needed. ...

http://www.cancer.org/research/infographicgallery/colon-cancer-early-detection-text-alternative-2014

Can colorectal polyps and cancer be found early?

... Sedation may make the test less uncomfortable, but it requires some recovery
time, and you'll need someone with you to take you home after the ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/colonandrectumcancer/detailedguide/colorectal-cancer-detection

Colorectal cancer screening tests

... Sedation may make the test less uncomfortable, but you will need some time
to recover from it, you'll need someone with you to take you home after ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/colonandrectumcancer/moreinformation/colonandrectumcancerearlydetection/colorectal-cancer-early-detection-screening-tests-used

Cancer Glossary

... sedation Search [suh-day-shun]. the state of being sleepy, calm, or
relaxed, or the use of drugs to cause such an effect. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/cancerglossary/index.aspx?letter=s

Can colorectal polyps and cancer be found early?

... Sedation may make the test less uncomfortable, but it requires some recovery
time, and you'll need someone with you to take you home after the ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/colonandrectumcancer/detailedguide/colorectal-cancer-detection?sitearea=

Colon Cancer Prevention and Early Detection: What You ...

... Double-contrast barium enema is a type of x-ray test. It requires bowel prep,
but no sedation. ... It requires bowel prep, but no sedation. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/news/features/coloncancer-prevention-and-early-detection-what-you-need-to-know