Post-tonsillectomy hemorrhage is a common and potentially life-threatening complication but there is no statistically significant increase in risk at the low or high range of commonly used clinical dosages.
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The palatine tonsils and adenoids are also lymphoid tissues that may help defend against infections of the upper respiratory tract, bringing into question whether tonsillectomy or adenoidectomy might hinder immune response.
Here’s why the inclusion of oral corticosteroids as part of appropriate medical therapy for chronic rhinosinusitis may be the lower-risk strategy.
Concurrent septoplasty and younger age were associated with increased opioid usage, although the majority of FESS patients did not take more than five opioid tablets after surgery.
Ten tasks and 49 subtasks offer the opportunity to improve surgical training and enhance patient safety by identifying high-risk steps in functional endoscopic sinus surgery, and how risk can be mitigated.
Intraoperative endoscopic surveillance was particularly useful in evaluating the epitympanum, mesotympanum, sinus tympani, and supratubal air cells.
A look at the association between intensive care unit-patient height and risk of postintubation posterior glottic stenosis (PGS)?
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