A prospective randomized single-blind trial comparing ultrasonic scalpel tonsillectomy with tonsillectomy by blunt dissection in a pediatric age group

M.O. Oko, I. Ganly, S. Loughran, W.A. Clement, D. Young, N.K. Geddes

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Abstract

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.
LanguageEnglish
Pages579-584
Number of pages5
JournalOtolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
Volume133
Issue number4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Oct 2005

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Tonsillectomy
Postoperative Pain
Ultrasonics
Dissection
Age Groups
Pediatrics

Keywords

  • tonsillectomy
  • scalpel
  • ultrasonic scalpel
  • dissection
  • blunt dissection
  • postoperative pain

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