Hot saline irrigation for control of intraoperative bleeding in adenoidectomy: a randomized controlled trial.

@article{Ozmen2010HotSI,
  title={Hot saline irrigation for control of intraoperative bleeding in adenoidectomy: a randomized controlled trial.},
  author={S{\"u}ay Ozmen and Omer Afşın Ozmen},
  journal={Otolaryngology--head and neck surgery : official journal of American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery},
  year={2010},
  volume={142 6},
  pages={893-7}
}
OBJECTIVE To investigate the efficiency of hot (50 degrees C) saline irrigation for hemostasis after adenoidectomy. STUDY DESIGN A prospective, controlled, randomized study to investigate hot saline solution in hemostasis of adenoidectomy. SETTING A tertiary care pediatric hospital. SUBJECTS AND METHODS A group of 120 children, undergoing adenoidectomy alone, were randomized into two groups, either the room-temperature (25 degrees C) or 50 degrees C saline group, at the start of the… CONTINUE READING