Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Tonsillectomy may benefit tonsillitis-associated psoriasis

(HealthDay)—For patients with recalcitrant psoriasis associated with episodes of tonsillitis, tonsillectomy may be an option that can result in improvement in psoriasis, according to a review published in the February issue ...

Surgery

Adult tonsillectomy complications and health care expenses

A study released today of 36,210 adult tonsillectomy patients finds that 20 percent will have a complication, offering valuable new insights to a decades long discussion. The study, featured in the April 2014 issue of Otolaryngology—Head ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Acupuncture may relieve tonsillectomy pain in children

(HealthDay)—Preliminary evidence indicates that acupuncture may decrease perceived pain in children and adolescents following tonsillectomy, according to a review published in the December issue of the International Journal ...

Surgery

Tonsillectomy pre-radiation ups survival in early tonsil CA

(HealthDay)—For patients with stage I and II primary tonsil carcinoma, radiotherapy after tonsillectomy is associated with improved overall survival (OS) and disease-specific survival (DSS), compared with radiotherapy after ...

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