[Tonsillectomy by electrical dissection: risk factors of postoperative hemorrhage in children].

OBJECTIVE To identify pre or intraoperative risk factors that could indicate a higher risk for post-tonsillectomy hemorrhage (PTH) in children undergoing electrocautery dissection. SET-UP: Primary referral hospital. DESIGN A retrospective study of 163 post-tonsillectomy children comparing 7 cases of PTH with 156 cases with no PTH. SAMPLE This study… CONTINUE READING