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surgical removal of the palatine tonsils

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20, 2013, recommending against codeine use in all children undergoing tonsillectomy and/or adenoidectomy.
Material and Methods: A total of 220 consecutive pediatric patients undergoing tonsillectomy for recurrent or chronic tonsillitis between Jan 2013 to Jan 2015.
The patient underwent left tonsillectomy with the excision of the polyp by preserving its attachment to the tonsil.
The mode of management included mainly incision/drainage in 11 cases, needle aspiration in 4 cases, quinsy tonsillectomy in 1 case, and conservative treatment done in 6 cases.
The two major indications for tonsillectomy are recurrent throat infections and sleep disordered breathing (SDB), both of which can impact significantly on general health and quality of life.
Although enthusiasm for tonsil surgery has been varied since then, tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy still remain the most common surgical procedure performed.
It was at this point that tonsillectomy was considered as a possible treatment modality for her refractory GAS pharyngitis.
The results of the present study suggest that consumption of honey can reduce pain and accelerate recovery in children undergoing tonsillectomy
Conclusion: Primary haemorrhage occurring during tonsillectomy is a serious threat and control of bleeding during the procedure should therefore be meticulous.
Reports have shown that codeine is no longer safe in children undergoing (adeno) tonsillectomy with the concurrent condition of obstructive sleep apnoea, because of increasing incidences of death with its use (Kelly, Rieder, van den Anker, Malkin, Ross, Neely & Koren, 2012; Ciszkowski, Madadi, Phillips, Lauwers & Koren, 2009).
This framework is for the procurement of reusable Tonsillectomy and Adenoidectomy Instruments and associated Diathermy Forceps.
It does not kink is less traumatic during insertion and is better tolerated during emergence the objectives of this study were to compare the ease of use safety in airway maintenance and postoperative outcome using either reinforced laryngeal mask airway or endotracheal tube intubation in adult tonsillectomy.
The Study: The sleeping oxygen saturation was measured the night before undergoing a tonsillectomy for 91 children one to ten years old.
15 ( ANI ): A researchers has revealed that medical acupuncture is effective in reducing pain after tonsillectomy surgery and can be used as an alternative to codeine.
Keywords: Tonsillectomy, Antibiotics, Tonsillitis, Pain (JPMA 62: 445; 2012).