Tonsillectomy using harmonic scalpel

  • N. N. Dutta
  • B. M. Bordoloi


Surgery of tonsils are associated with risk of haemorrhage and post operative pain. Harmonic scalpel is a new device which we have been using to perform tonsillectomy for the last one year. This instrument reduces dissection time, intra-operative bleeding and post operative pain.

Key words

Harmonic scalpel Tonsillectomy 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • N. N. Dutta
    • 1
  • B. M. Bordoloi
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of ENTDown Town Hospital Ltd., DispurGuwahati

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