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Day-case tonsillectomy: a review of the literature

  • A. K. Tewary (a1)


Adenotonsillectomies are performed increasingly as day cases in North America and Canada. This paper analyses reports where such tonsillectomies were performed. It is possible to successfully select a group with lower risk of complications. Haemorrhage occurs either early in the post-operative period or later than 24 hours after operation. With good organization tonsillectomies can be safely performed as day cases.


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Mr A. K. Tewary, F.R.C.S. 7 Kingland Drive, Old Milverton, Leamington Spa CV32 6BL.


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Day-case tonsillectomy: a review of the literature

  • A. K. Tewary (a1)


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