Do you snore during colonoscopy?

Do you snore during colonoscopy?

Snoring while under conscious sedation during colonoscopy is linked to obstructive sleep apnea. Snoring while under conscious sedation during colonoscopy is a strong predictor of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), according to a recent study by Ala Sharara et al.

Can you have an endoscopy with sleep apnea?

Sleep endoscopy, also known as sleep nasoendoscopy (SNE) or drug-induced sleep endoscopy (DISE), is a powerful tool for studying the dynamic airway in a sleeping patient with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA).

Is it safe to have a colonoscopy if you have sleep apnea?

You should not be concerned about sleep apnea during the procedure. Trained staff monitors your oxygen levels, blood pressure, breathing, and heart rate continuously during the procedure, so we can prevent and treat any problems that may arise.

What type of sedation is used for endoscopy and colonoscopy?

Most often, either moderate sedation or deep sedation with the anesthetic propofol are used for colonoscopies.

How long does a sleep endoscopy take?

Sleep apnea endoscopy is performed in an outpatient surgery center, and takes about 10 minutes. While laying flat on a bed, a single sleep endoscopy anesthetic is slowly administered by an anesthesiologist, until the patient begins to entire a light sleep, and snoring is observed.

Do you get oxygen during colonoscopy?

The IV provides you with sedation and pain medications during the procedure. (For more information about medications, see the other side of this handout.) Additionally, your nurse will monitor your blood pressure and oxygen. You will meet the doctor who will perform the colonoscopy.

Are there any risks to having a colonoscopy?

Colonoscopy is a fairly safe exam, but it’s not without risks. Learn more about the common risks from a colonoscopy, colonoscopy prep, and side effects.

Can you have an endoscopy and colonoscopies at the same time?

Edited 2 months ago, 76 users are following. Last Friday I had a combined colonoscopy and endoscopy of the oesophogus, duodenum and stomach done at the same time.

What happens when you wake up after a colonoscopy?

You may feel woozy or shaky when you wake up after the test. Some people can have serious reactions to the medications that put you to sleep, such as heart or breathing problems. Your medical team is trained to identify and treat these complications.

What kind of sedation is used for colonoscopy?

The Dr started putting in the IV sedation which was midazolam and a narcotic pain relief called fentanyl.