Safety of Conscious Sedation In Interventional Radiology

  title={Safety of Conscious Sedation In Interventional Radiology},
  author={Aravind A. Arepally and Denise Oechsle and Sharon Kirkwood and Scott J. Savader},
  journal={CardioVascular and Interventional Radiology},
Purpose: To identify rates of adverse events associated with the use of conscious sedation in interventional radiology. Methods: In a 5-month period, prospective data were collected on patients undergoing conscious sedation for interventional radiology procedures (n = 594). Adverse events were categorized as respiratory, sedative, or major adverse events. Respiratory adverse events were those that required oral airway placement, ambu bag, or jaw thrust. Sedation adverse events were… CONTINUE READING


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