Articles tagged with "risk factors"

Large Study IDs Risk Factors for Hemorrhage After Tonsillectomy

What are the main risk factors associated with postoperative hemorrhage following tonsillectomy? Background: The most serious risk associated with tonsillectomy is postoperative hemorrhage, with previous reports linking it to operative technique. Many past studies, however, have been small or not well designed. Study design: Prospective multicenter observational study. Setting: Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, University Hospital […]

A Contemporary Review of Papillomavirus and Oropharynx Cancer

What is the evidence for the role of human papillomavirus (HPV) in the etiology of oropharyngeal cancers, methods of viral detection and the resulting clinical implications? Background: The incidence of head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (HNSCC) has remained stable over the last 15 years, while the incidence of oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma (OPSCC), linked both […]