Electrocautery is a risk factor for post-tonsillectomy hemorrhage

Berit Verspohl, Julia Dahm, Yue-Shih Chen & Jochen Windfuhr
Introduction: Bleeding remains the most significant complication following tonsillectomy. Post-tonsillectomy hemorrhage (PTH) is classified either as primary (PB; <24 h) or secondary bleeding (SB; >24 h). This retrospective study was undertaken to identify whether the incidence of PTH and [for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]