tonsillectomy


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tonsillectomy

surgical removal of the palatine tonsils

tonsillectomy

[‚tan·sə′lek·tə·mē]
(medicine)
Surgical removal of the palatine tonsil.
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A retrospective study of 362,992 children aged 0-18 years who underwent tonsillectomy and/or adenoidectomy was undertaken in 2010-2015, prior to and after the FDA issued the boxed warning against codeine use.
Keywords: Cold steel dissection, Hemorrhage, Monopolar cautery, Tonsillectomy.
However, because lymphangiomatous polyps have their pedicles attached to the palatine tonsil, ipsilateral tonsillectomy which also includes the excision of the lesion would be preferable (4, 9).
Quinsy tonsillectomy was done in one case in the present study.
15] reported a national annual tonsillectomy rate of 304/100 000 children <15 years of age for the National Health Service (NHS) in England.
Many otolaryngologists reject the idea of local anaesthesia for tonsillectomy for fear of patient discomfort and consequent dissatisfaction.
The patient consented to the procedure and underwent a tonsillectomy.
Efficacy of honey in reduction of post tonsillectomy pain, randomized clinical trial.
Surgeons and anesthetists, fearful of risk factors, limit or withhold their use in the paediatric population undergoing tonsillectomy even though systematic review and meta-analysis have shown that NSAIDs do not pose an apparent risk of bleeding (Cardwell, Siviter, & Smith, 2012; Riggin et al, 2013).
Seventy male recruits aged 18-22 years American Society of Anaesthesiologists grade 1 undergoing elective tonsillectomy were randomized into two groups.
James Ochi, a San Diego pediatric ear, nose and throat (ENT) surgeon conducted a study using acupuncture instead of codeine for pain relief for his tonsillectomy patients.