Incidence of Post-Tonsillectomy and Post-Adenotonsillectomy Hemorrhage in 5125 Patients Operated During the 1994-2005 Period at Department of ENT, Head and Neck Surgery, Osijek University Hospital in Osijek, CroatiaReport as inadecuate




Incidence of Post-Tonsillectomy and Post-Adenotonsillectomy Hemorrhage in 5125 Patients Operated During the 1994-2005 Period at Department of ENT, Head and Neck Surgery, Osijek University Hospital in Osijek, Croatia - Download this document for free, or read online. Document in PDF available to download.

Acta clinica Croatica, Vol.46 No.3 September 2007. -

The aim of this study was to determine the incidence of post-tonsillectomy and post-adenotonsillectomy hemorrhage, and to evaluate risk factors that contribute to this hemorrhage. It was a retrospective study including 5125 patients operated in general anesthesia at our Department between January 1, 1994 and December 31, 2005. A total of 169 3.29 % patients experienced postoperative bleeding; 69 40.82% of them required revision in operating room under general anesthesia. The incidence of bleeding was highest in the 20.01-30 age group. Primary bleeding



Author: Zlatko Maksimović - Željko Vranješ - Ana Stakić - Željko Zubčić - Darija Birtić -

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