[Comparison between bipolar cautery dissection and classic dissection techniques in tonsillectomy].


OBJECTIVES We compared the results of tonsillectomy performed by classical dissection and bipolar cautery dissection in pediatric patients. PATIENTS AND METHODS A total of 201 pediatric patients were randomly assigned to two tonsillectomy groups. Ninety-five patients (62 boys, 33 girls; mean age 7+/-3 years) underwent bipolar cautery tonsillectomy, and… (More)


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