Efficacy of dexpanthenol for pediatric post-tonsillectomy pain and wound healing.

@article{elebi2013EfficacyOD,
  title={Efficacy of dexpanthenol for pediatric post-tonsillectomy pain and wound healing.},
  author={Şaban Çelebi and Cigdem Tepe and K{\"u}rşat Yelken and Oner Celik},
  journal={The Annals of otology, rhinology, and laryngology},
  year={2013},
  volume={122 7},
  pages={464-7}
}
OBJECTIVES We evaluated the efficacy of dexpanthenol in managing pediatric post-tonsillectomy pain and wound healing and sought to discover which of two surgical tonsillectomy techniques provides better healing and less postoperative pain. METHODS One hundred twenty patients who underwent tonsillectomy were equally randomized to thermal welding and cold dissection groups. Dexpanthenol pastilles were given to half of each group. Postoperative throat pain was determined with a visual analog… CONTINUE READING