Hydrogen peroxide as a hemostatic agent in tonsillectomy: Is it beneficial?

  title={Hydrogen peroxide as a hemostatic agent in tonsillectomy: Is it beneficial?},
  author={Saai Ram Thejas and Ravindranath Vinayak and Mohan Sindu},
  journal={Saudi Journal of Otorhinolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery},
  pages={36 - 40}
Background: Tonsillectomy as a surgical procedure has been practiced by ENT surgeons for a very long time. A common indication for Tonsillectomy is Chronic Tonsillitis, among others. The surgery is largely safe irrespective of the method used. Haemorrhage can be a life-threatening complication post Tonsillectomy if it is not identified and treated immediately. Various techniques are used to achieve haemostasis and prevent haemorrhage including surgical tie, cautery, local application of… 

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