May
2001

First results of tonsillectomy with the ultrasonic scalpel (Ultracision Harmonic Scalpel)((R)).

Metternich FU, Sagowski C, Wenzel S, Jakel K
Hno 2001;49(6):465-470.
Review by :
NATA Review

The authors have shown us that modern surgical tools can be used effectively in common operations not typically associated with blood loss. However, when bleed does occur in tonsillectomy, it can be difficult to control. This approach is another step forward in increasing patient safety.


– R. K. Spence.