Articles tagged with "microscopic analysis"

Tonsillectomy Specimen Analysis Not Cost Effective

Is pathological evaluation of routine pediatric tonsillectomy specimens necessary? Background: Although adenotonsillectomy for hypertrophic tonsils and adenoids or chronic tonsillitis remains one of the most common procedures performed in the U.S., there is still no uniform consensus on the management of the surgical specimens. There seems, however, to be a decreasing trend over the last few […]