[Peritonsillar abscess - smoking habits, preoperative coagulation screening and therapy].

@article{Uhler2013PeritonsillarA,
  title={[Peritonsillar abscess - smoking habits, preoperative coagulation screening and therapy].},
  author={M Uhler and Thomas Schrom and Stephan Knipping},
  journal={Laryngo- rhino- otologie},
  year={2013},
  volume={92 9},
  pages={589-93}
}
OBJECTIVE Peritonsillar abscess (PTA) is a common problem in otorhinolaryngology. The pathogenesis, supporting factors and optimal therapy are matter of numerous investigations. We studied retrospectively smoking habits, preoperative coagulation screening and the applied therapy of PTA. MATERIAL AND METHODS Data from 460 patients who underwent treatment for PTA between 2000 and 2009 at Dessau Medical Center were retrospectively analysed. RESULTS The highest incidence of PTA was found in… CONTINUE READING

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