Does synchronous nasal surgery increase the risk of post-operative haemorrhage in adult patients undergoing tonsillectomy?

@article{Murray2003DoesSN,
  title={Does synchronous nasal surgery increase the risk of post-operative haemorrhage in adult patients undergoing tonsillectomy?},
  author={Daran P Murray and H El-Hakim and Farhan Ahsan and D. A. Nunez},
  journal={The Journal of laryngology and otology},
  year={2003},
  volume={117 9},
  pages={707-9}
}
Otolaryngologists occasionally perform simultaneous procedures on their patients, the indication being co-existent pathology. This is not a universally accepted practice as some feel that the post-operative morbidity is increased in such patients. Tonsillectomy is a common otolaryngological procedure and the main life-threatening complication, haemorrhage is easily identifiable. This study compares the incidence of post-operative haemorrhage requiring admission in patients undergoing… CONTINUE READING

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