A short course of postoperative steroids decreased postoperative tonsillectomy hemorrhage risk.
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The suggests attempting preoperative steroid injections prior to proceeding with surgical excision
The only treatments that have been clearly shown to be effective are antibiotics for wet CC and inhaled steroids for dry CC
Does the administration of IV steroids immediately after adenotonsillectomy impact the frequency of post-operative bleeding requiring reoperation?
How effective are steroids versus vocal rest in combating vocal fold inflammation from voice overuse?
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Does the administration of systemic steroids during the post-operative course affect the morbidity associated with tonsillectomy surgery? Background: Tonsillectomy is one of the most common surgical procedures performed in North America. Despite the various technical options for performing this procedure, patients undergoing tonsillectomy endure significant morbidity. Common issues after tonsillectomy include pain, nausea and vomiting. […]
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A woman presented with a chief complaint of throat pain of four weeks duration and hoarseness of several years duration. She eventually presented to the otolaryngology clinic complaining of a four-week history of odynophagia associated with a frequent urge to clear her throat.
Eosinophils are the bane of nasal mucosa, and no one knows better than Fredrick A. Kuhn, MD, of the Georgia Nasal and Sinus Institute in Savannah, GA-a region where it is not uncommon for otolaryngologists to see patients presenting with polyps.