Articles tagged with "post-operative hemorrhage"

OSA Patients Less Likely to Have Post-Op Bleeding

What is the relationship between pre-operative clinical diagnosis of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) and post-operative hemorrhage? Background: In general, post-operative complications following tonsillectomy are rare, with hemorrhage being one of the most serious complications. The overall rate of hemorrhage following the surgery is approximately 4.5 percent. The variability of primary and secondary hemorrhage rates can […]