PITA procedures offer faster recovery for tonsillectomies

November 2007
Medical Technology & Devices Week;11/19/2007, Vol. 5 Issue 46, p3
The article presents a recent study entitled "Complications of Tonsillectomy: A Comparison of Techniques," published in the September 2007 issue of the "Archives of Otolaryngology--Head and Neck Surgery." The study was conducted by the division of pediatric otolaryngology at the Alfred I. DuPont Hospital for Children in Wilmington, Delaware. It found that powered intracapsular tonsillectomies and adenoidectomy procedures had lower incidences of delayed postoperative hemorrhage and return visits to the hospital and boasted quicker recovery times.


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