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Tonsil Surgery, studies on surgical methods and postoperative haemorrhage

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Title: Tonsil Surgery, studies on surgical methods and postoperative haemorrhage
Authors: Odhagen, Erik
Issue Date: 7-Jan-2019
University: University of Gothenburg. Sahlgrenska Academy
Institution: Institute of Clinical Sciences. Department of Otorhinolaryngology
Parts of work: Söderman AC, Odhagen E, Ericsson E, Hemlin C, Hultcrantz E, Sunnergren O, Stalfors J. Post-tonsillectomy haemorrhage rates are related to technique for dissection and for haemostasis. An analysis of 15734 patients in the National Tonsil Surgery Register in Sweden. Clinical Otolaryngology, 2015 Jun;40(3):248-54

Odhagen E, Sunnergren O, Söderman AH, Thor J, Stalfors J. Reducing post-tonsillectomy haemorrhage rates through a quality improvement project using a Swedish National quality register: a case study. European Archives of Otorhinolaryngology, 2018 Jun;275(6):1631-1639

Odhagen E, Sunnergren O, Hemlin C, Hessén Söderman AC, Ericsson E, Stalfors J. Risk of reoperation after tonsillotomy versus tonsillectomy: a population-basedcohort study. European Archives of Otorhinolaryngology, 2016 Oct;273(10):3263-8

Odhagen E, Stalfors J, Sunnergren O. Morbidity after pediatric tonsillotomy versus tonsillectomy: a population-based cohort study. Laryngoscope. 2018 Dec 24.

Date of Defence: 2019-02-01
Disputation: Fredagen den 1 februari 2019, kl 13.00, Jubileumsaulan, Gula stråket 2B, Sahlgrenska Universitetssjukhuset, Göteborg
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy (Medicine)
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Keywords: Post-tonsillectomy haemorrhage
Quality improvement project
Postoperative morbidity
Abstract: Tonsil surgery is one of the most common surgical procedures in the world, with about 13,500 operations performed annually in Sweden. Sleep-disordered breathing in children and infection-related problems are the two most common indications. Tonsil surgery is an effective treatment, but is often associated with pain and discomfort, as well as risk of complications, the most serious of which is postoperative haemorrhage. There are two types of tonsil surgery: complete removal of the tonsils (tonsi... more
ISBN: 978-91-7833-269-4 (PRINT)
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