NICE (National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence) guarded thumbs-up for tonsil electrosurgery
This article was originally published in Clinica
The current evidence on the safety and efficacy of electrosurgery in tonsillectomy supports the use of diathermy and coblation, but only after specialised training. So says the UK's National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE), in draft guidance developed in the wake of attempts to develop techniques to minimise the risk of surgical transmission of variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease.
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