TABLE 3

Procedures Performed on Children Exposed to Anesthesia

Proceduren (%)
Myringotomy112 (24.8)
Inguinal and umbilical hernia46 (10.2)
Circumcision41 (9.1)
Tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy32 (7.1)
Dental procedure26 (5.8)
Minor skin and nail procedure25 (5.5)
Orchiopexy, hydrocele and varicocele19 (4.2)
Procedure on extraocular muscles16 (3.5)
Hypo/epispadias repair and chordee release13 (2.9)
Nasolacrimal duct probe12 (2.7)
Procedures on mouth/tongue and cleft lip and palate repair12 (2.7)
Gastric and bowel repair and resection10 (2.2)
Minor rectal/anal procedure8 (1.8)
Endoscopy and biopsy7 (1.6)
Foot and knee surgery7 (1.6)
Finger and hand surgery7 (1.6)
Computed tomography scan7 (1.6)
Nasal airway procedure6 (1.3)
Cardiac catheterization5 (1.1)
Lymph node excision5 (1.1)
Procedure on orbit, lens, or retina5 (1.1)
Open heart procedure4 (0.9)
Kidney and urinary tract procedure4 (0.9)
Tracheostomy4 (0.9)
Laparotomy and laparoscopy3 (0.7)
Appendectomy3 (0.7)
Laryngoscopy, tracheoscopy, and bronchoscopy2 (0.4)
Repair of aortic coarctation2 (0.4)
Pyloromyotomy2 (0.4)
Craniectomy1 (0.2)
Patent ductus arteriosus closure1 (0.2)
Bone marrow biopsy1 (0.2)
Tenckhoff catheter placement and peritoneal dialysis1 (0.2)
MRI1 (0.2)
Diaphragmatic hernia repair1 (0.2)
Total451 (100)
  • Due to patients with multiple exposures, the number of procedures exceeds the number of exposed patients.