Contract notice: trial of tonsillotomy
Systematic review of complications of tonsillotomy
?--A randomized study comparing postoperative pain and long-term effects.
Lister et al found that pediatric patients who underwent microdebrider intracapsular tonsillotomy
on one tonsil and electrocautery extracapsular tonsillectomy on the other reported significantly less pain on the microdebrider side on postoperative days 1 through 9.
and adenoidectomy may be appropriate for reasons other than middle ear fluid.
Contract award notice: Tonsillotomy
berlin - special ambulant surgical treatment of enlarged palatine tonsils acc.
At the time of the data collection, tonsillectomy was the treatment of choice in hyperplasia in Germany; this has changed in the recent years and now a partial tonsillectomy (tonsillotomy
) would be performed.
Robert Myles of New York, discussing Robertson's findings, said, "It would seem that an operation like tonsillotomy
should have been more or less perfected before now, but my opinion is that it is in its infancy." (29)