Does topical use of autologous serum help to reduce post-tonsillectomy morbidity? A prospective, controlled preliminary study


Kara M., Erdogan H., Altinisik H. B., Aylanc H., Guclu O., Derekoy F. S.

JOURNAL OF LARYNGOLOGY AND OTOLOGY, vol.130, no.7, pp.662-668, 2016 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 130 Issue: 7
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.1017/s0022215116007970
  • Journal Name: JOURNAL OF LARYNGOLOGY AND OTOLOGY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.662-668
  • Keywords: Tonsillectomy, Serum, Postoperative Pain, Wound Healing, Hemorrhage
  • Çanakkale Onsekiz Mart University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Background: To evaluate the effects of autologous serum usage on throat pain, haemorrhage and tonsillar fossa epithelisation in patients after tonsillectomy.