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Coblation versus other surgical techniques for tonsillectomy

Abstract:
Background Tonsillectomy is a very common operation and is performed using various surgical methods. Coblation is a popular method because it purportedly causes less pain than other surgical methods. However, the superiority of coblation is unproven. Objectives To compare the effects of coblation tonsillectomy for chronic tonsillitis or tonsillar hypertrophy with other surgical techniques, both hot and cold, on intraoperative morbidity, postoperative morbi... Expand abstract
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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
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10.1002/14651858.CD004619.pub3

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Pynnonen, M More by this author
Brinkmeier, JV More by this author
Thorne, MC More by this author
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Department:
Oxford, MSD, Surgical Sciences
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Grant:
Cochrane Infrastructure, Cochrane Programme Grant or Cochrane Incentive funding to Cochrane ENT
Publisher:
John Wiley & Sons, Ltd Publisher's website
Journal:
Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews Journal website
Volume:
2017
Issue:
8
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Article: CD004619
Publication date:
2017-08-22
Acceptance date:
2017-08-17
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ISSN:
1469-493X
Pubs id:
pubs:723892
URN:
uri:a3985fd7-f36f-40f4-b49e-e7767fae5b3a
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uuid:a3985fd7-f36f-40f4-b49e-e7767fae5b3a
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pubs:723892

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