Clinical data from systematic review and meta-analysis of 17 studies. CIT (n-1996) versus (n=2195)
days sooner pain free. Less pain @ 1 day and 1 week.
less likely to have PTH
reoperation at 5 years
Prospective, consecutive case series of 1,257 children undergoing CIT for infective or obstructive symptoms
Prospective, consecutive case series of 80 children undergoing CIT for infective indications.
COBLATION Intracapsular Tonsillectoy (CIT) delivers low morbidity and return to theatre rates and low rates of re-operation in pediatric population
Systematic review and meta-analysis comparing the clinical efficacy, post-operative morbidity and cost-effectiveness of tonsillectomy and partial tonsillectomy in the pediatri
A retrospective, multi-surgeon case series evaluating the rate of PTH requiring a second surgery following the introduction of the CIT technique for pediatric tonsillectomy at
COBLATION Intracapsular Tonsillectomy compared with total tonsillectomy: a systematic literature review and meta-analysis
A systematic review and meta-analysis analyzing the rates of post-tonsillectomy hemorrhage (PTH) among the most commonly used techniques.
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.
COBLATION wands are contraindicated for use in patients with cardiac pacemakers or other electronic device implants.
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