Comparison of postoperative pain in pediatric patients undergoing coblation tonsillectomy versus cautery tonsillectomy.

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OBJECTIVE To compare postoperative pain scores between monopolar electrocautery and coblation subcapsular tonsillectomy. STUDY DESIGN Prospective double-blind randomized study. SETTING Tertiary care children's hospital. SUBJECTS AND METHODS Between December 2004 and April 2008, 61 children, ages 4 to 20 years (mean age, 10 years; SD, 4 years), were… (More)
DOI: 10.1177/0194599811400369

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