Incidence and clinical background of posttonsillectomy bleeding related blood transfusion over 12 years.

@article{Meyer2004IncidenceAC,
  title={Incidence and clinical background of posttonsillectomy bleeding related blood transfusion over 12 years.},
  author={Jens Eduard Meyer and W Jeckstr{\"o}m and Douglas A. Ross and Claudia Rudack and St Maune},
  journal={Otolaryngologia polska = The Polish otolaryngology},
  year={2004},
  volume={58 6},
  pages={1065-9}
}
Economies in National Health Systems forces ENT surgeons to review their indications for outpatient tonsillectomy. Therefore, it is important to preoperatively identify special risk groups who frequently have extensive posttonsillectomy bleeding with the need of a blood transfusion. Aim of this study was to estimate the incidence for posttonsillectomy… CONTINUE READING