Intracapsular (shave) partial tonsillectomy

09/06/2015

Partial (shave) or intracapsular tonsillectomy has a much quicker recovery.  I have performed over 400 operations in the last 5 years. Patients operated on the Wednesday now go back to school on the mext Monday.  The rate of postoperative bleeding is lower but a small number may need revision surgery for regrowth.  3/400 cases in my series needed revision surgery.

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