Eighty children (aged 5-15 years) undergoing tonsillectomy
were randomly assigned to receive 5 ml of oral honey every 6 hours postoperatively while awake or no honey (control group) for 10 days.
Contract notice: Reusable Tonsillectomy
, Adenoidectomy Surgical Instruments and Associated Diathermy Forceps.
While risks of mortality and morbidity in tonsillectomy
and other throat surgeries are lower than for many procedures, risks remain and can be reduced.
15 ( ANI ): A researchers has revealed that medical acupuncture is effective in reducing pain after tonsillectomy
surgery and can be used as an alternative to codeine.
We conducted a prospective study to determine the effect of tonsillectomy
on the eradication of H pylori from the gastrointestinal tract.
Generally the specialist would not suggest tonsillectomy
unless your child has had repeated tonsillitis for more than one year.
He also added that "Currently, tonsillectomy
is believed to provide enough benefit to justify doing the surgery in children who have developed at least seven 'significant' episodes of throat infection in one year, or at least five in each of two years, or at least three in each of three years.
procedures have been over-used by doctors in the past, Mr McCombe said too few are now being carried out.
- surgical removal of the tonsils - before the age of 20
Kids who undergo tonsillectomy
, the most common surgical procedure performed in children, are at increased risk for becoming overweight after surgery, according to a study in the February Otolaryngology--Head and Neck Surgery.
To the Editor: Tonsillectomy
is a very common operation done by ENT surgeons and general practitioners in South Africa.
The girl, Gergana Ilieva, was admitted to Tsaritsa Yoanna Hospital in Sofia on December 8 for a tonsillectomy