Diameter of vessels across the tonsillar capsule as an anatomical consideration for tonsillectomy.

@article{Lee2008DiameterOV,
  title={Diameter of vessels across the tonsillar capsule as an anatomical consideration for tonsillectomy.},
  author={Kang-Dae Lee and Hyoung-Shin Lee and Jong-Chul Hong and T Yu and Hwan-Ho Lee and Bong-Gwon Chun and Young-Gi Gil and Kwang-Hoon Kim},
  journal={Clinical anatomy},
  year={2008},
  volume={21 1},
  pages={33-7}
}
The authors measured the diameters of vessels around the surgical plane of tonsillectomy to investigate an anatomical basis to reduce hemorrhage. Thirty tonsils removed from 15 adult cadavers with the mean age of 56 years (range 44-71 years) at the time of death were studied. Calibration of the vessels across the tonsillar capsule was performed at the 1-mm… CONTINUE READING