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A prospective randomized single-blind trial comparing ultrasonic scalpel tonsillectomy with tonsillectomy by blunt dissection in a pediatric age group

Oko, M.O. and Ganly, I. and Loughran, S. and Clement, W.A. and Young, D. and Geddes, N.K. (2005) A prospective randomized single-blind trial comparing ultrasonic scalpel tonsillectomy with tonsillectomy by blunt dissection in a pediatric age group. Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, 133 (4). pp. 579-584. ISSN 0194-5998

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Abstract

This article was written to determine if there was a difference in postoperative pain and dietary intake when comparing ultrasonic scalpel (US) with blunt dissection tonsillectomy (BD) in children.