This article was written to determine if there was a difference in postoperative pain and dietary intake when comparing ultrasonic scalpel (US) with blunt dissection tonsillectomy (BD) in children.
- ultrasonic scalpel
- blunt dissection
- postoperative pain
Oko, M. O., Ganly, I., Loughran, S., Clement, W. A., Young, D., & Geddes, N. K. (2005). A prospective randomized single-blind trial comparing ultrasonic scalpel tonsillectomy with tonsillectomy by blunt dissection in a pediatric age group. Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, 133(4), 579-584. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.otohns.2005.08.002