Tonsillectomy by Cold Dissection and Coblation Techniques: A Prospective Comparative Study

  title={Tonsillectomy by Cold Dissection and Coblation Techniques: A Prospective Comparative Study},
  author={K. Muthubabu and A. Rekha and Saai Ram Thejas and R. Vinayak and M. K. Srinivasan and S. Alagammai and S. Thushita Nivasini and S. Gayathri},
  journal={Indian Journal of Otolaryngology and Head \& Neck Surgery},
Inflammatory and infectious diseases of tonsils are common in paediatric and adult otolaryngological practice and ensue in tonsillectomy which is a common surgical procedure. Dissection and snare method is being performed for ages and has evolved over a period of time while coblation is a newer technique started in 1997. It combines radiofrequency energy and normal saline, resulting in a plasma field of highly ionized particles which dissociates intercellular bonds and thus melts tissue at low… Expand
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