Assessment of pain and bleeding in the first postoperative day following coblation tonsillectomy

Source

Basrah Journal of Surgery

Issue

Vol. 26, Issue 1 (30 Jun. 2020), pp.65-68, 4 p.

Publisher

University of Basrah College of Medicine

Publication Date

2020-06-30

Country of Publication

Iraq

No. of Pages

4

Main Topic

Medicine

Topics

Abstract EN

There are different techniques for tonsillectomy other than traditional such as; cold steel technique, bipolar diathermy, and nowadays the new plasma technology which is known as coblation (controlled ablation) tonsillectomy. This study aimed to assess the first 24 hours postoperative pain and bleeding after coblation tonsillectomy. Fifty patients aged between 4-10 years who underwent coblation tonsillectomy were included in this prospective descriptive study, the main indications for tonsillectomy were; recurrent tonsillitis and obstructive sleep apnoea. The results showed that no bleeding at all within the first 24 hours with significant reduction in feeling of pain after. In conclusion, coblation tonsillectomy is a promising technique to perform tonsillectomy

American Psychological Association (APA)

al-Maidi, Rafid Yasin Jabbar. 2020. Assessment of pain and bleeding in the first postoperative day following coblation tonsillectomy. Basrah Journal of Surgery،Vol. 26, no. 1, pp.65-68.
https://search.emarefa.net/detail/BIM-972488

Modern Language Association (MLA)

al-Maidi, Rafid Yasin Jabbar. Assessment of pain and bleeding in the first postoperative day following coblation tonsillectomy. Basrah Journal of Surgery Vol. 26, no. 1 (Jun. 2020), pp.65-68.
https://search.emarefa.net/detail/BIM-972488

American Medical Association (AMA)

al-Maidi, Rafid Yasin Jabbar. Assessment of pain and bleeding in the first postoperative day following coblation tonsillectomy. Basrah Journal of Surgery. 2020. Vol. 26, no. 1, pp.65-68.
https://search.emarefa.net/detail/BIM-972488

Data Type

Journal Articles

Language

English

Notes

Includes bibliographical references : p. 68

Record ID

BIM-972488