Coblation tonsillectomy: is it inherently bloody?

  title={Coblation tonsillectomy: is it inherently bloody?},
  author={Irfan M. Khan and Edgardo Abelardo and Neil W. Scott and Muhammad Humza Shakeel and O. Menakaya and Mar{\'i}a Jaramillo and Khalid Mahmood},
  journal={European Archives of Oto-Rhino-Laryngology},
The aim of the study was to compare a single surgeon’s post-tonsillectomy haemorrhage rates using cold steel dissection and coblation tonsillectomy techniques. Retrospective study on patients, who underwent tonsillectomy at West Wales General Hospital (WWGH) performed by a single surgeon from 2006 to 2010 employing both cold steel and coblation tonsillectomies. Data were analysed using Mann–Whitney and Chi-squared tests. The nominated surgeon performed 239 tonsillectomies at WWGH from 2006 to… CONTINUE READING

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