Future of pediatric tonsillectomy and perioperative outcomes.

@article{Subramanyam2013FutureOP,
  title={Future of pediatric tonsillectomy and perioperative outcomes.},
  author={Rajeev Subramanyam and Anna M. Varughese and Jay Paul Willging and Senthilkumar Sadhasivam},
  journal={International journal of pediatric otorhinolaryngology},
  year={2013},
  volume={77 2},
  pages={194-9}
}
OBJECTIVE Although commonly performed, pediatric tonsillectomy is not necessarily a low risk procedure due to potentially life threatening perioperative complications. There is paucity of literature on lethal anesthesia and surgical complications of tonsillectomy. In this article, we have reviewed both minor and serious complications following tonsillectomy… CONTINUE READING