“I can’t imagine what life would be like without the surgery.” – Leslie, parent of patient**
“I can’t imagine what life would be like without the surgery.”Leslie, parent of patient
“He was back in school on Monday, only two days after surgery.” – Lisa, parent of patient**
“He was back in school on Monday, only two days after surgery.”Lisa, parent of patient
No matter how statistically safe a procedure has proven to be, every surgery has risks. Post Tonsillectomy Hemorrhage (PTH) is a potentially serious complication that has been reported in literature for both adult and pediatric patients. It is reported to occur following use of COBLATION devices as well as following the use of other surgical devices and methods. Before making any surgical decision, you should speak with your doctor about any potential risks.
The information listed on this site is for informational and educational purposes and is not meant as medical advice. Every patient’s case is unique, results will vary, and each patient should follow his or her doctor’s specific instructions. Please talk to your doctor to determine what treatment may be best for you.
*Compared to elextrocautery devices, as demonstrated ex vivo
**Not all patients are candidates for COBLATION Technology. Please discuss with your surgeon. Results will vary.
COBLATION wands are contraindicated for use in patients with cardiac pacemakers or other electronic device implants.
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