Bacteremia during adenoidectomy: a comparison of suction diathermy adenoid ablation and adenoid curettage.
AffiliationDepartment of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Beaumont Hospital, Dublin, Republic of Ireland.
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CitationBacteremia during adenoidectomy: a comparison of suction diathermy adenoid ablation and adenoid curettage. 2010, 119 (8):526-9 Ann. Otol. Rhinol. Laryngol.
JournalThe Annals of otology, rhinology, and laryngology
AbstractA transient bacteremia exists after pediatric adenoidectomy, but does not correlate with symptoms or signs. Neither suction diathermy adenoidectomy nor curettage adenoidectomy offers a particular advantage in terms of decreasing the incidence of bacteremia.
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