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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Scheckenbach, K; Bier, H; Hoffmann, TK; Windfuhr, JP; Bas, M; Laws, HJ; Plettenberg, C; Wagenmann, M 
Title:
[Risk of hemorrhage after adenoidectomy and tonsillectomy. Value of the preoperative determination of partial thromboplastin time, prothrombin time and platelet count] 
Abstract:
BACKGROUND: Hemorrhage after tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy remains a serious complication. Therefore, routine preoperative coagulation screening, including activated partial thromboplastin time (aPTT), prothrombin time (PT) and platelet count (PLC), are regularly performed, also for medicolegal reasons. In the recently published statement of the German Society of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery the need for routine preoperative coagulation screening is discussed, but so far no stand...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
HNO 
Year:
2008 
Journal volume:
56 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
312-20 
Language:
de 
Print-ISSN:
0017-6192 
TUM Institution:
Hals-, Nasen-, Ohrenklinik und Poliklinik