Risk factors for post-tonsillectomy hemorrhage.

  title={Risk factors for post-tonsillectomy hemorrhage.},
  author={Ryo Ikoma and Sayaka Sakane and Kazutomo Niwa and Sayaka Kanetaka and Toshiro Kawano and Nobuhiko Oridate},
  journal={Auris, nasus, larynx},
  volume={41 4},
OBJECTIVE The aim of the present study was to investigate the rate of post-tonsillectomy hemorrhage (PTH) in a single institution and to evaluate the clinical risk factors for PTH. METHODS We reviewed the records of 692 patients who underwent tonsillectomy (TE) at Yokohama Minami Kyosai Hospital in Japan. PTH grades were grouped into three categories according to the severity of the hemorrhagic episode: (I) minimal hemorrhage that stopped after noninvasive treatment, (II) hemorrhage requiring… CONTINUE READING
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