Radiofrequency treatment for obstructive tonsillar hypertrophy.

  • Lionel M Nelson
  • Published 2000 in Archives of otolaryngology--head & neck surgery
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the safety and efficacy of in-office, temperature-controlled radiofrequency submucosal tissue volume reduction using the Somnoplasty procedure for the treatment of symptomatic chronic obstructive tonsillar hypertrophy. DESIGN A prospective, nonrandomized, 3-phase protocol using in vitro and in vivo studies associated with operative… CONTINUE READING