Comparison of post-op heamorrhage and hospital stay in early and delayed interval tonsillectomy for quinsy.
Keywords:Delayed Interval Tonsillectomy, Early Interval Tonsillectomy, Hospital Stay, Post-Op Heamorrhage, Quinsy
Objective: To compare post-op hemorrhage and hospital stay in patients with quinsy undergoing early and delayed interval tonsillectomy. Study Design: Randomized Control study. Setting: Department of ENT, Gajju Khan Medical College (GKMC) Swabi. Period: June 2018 to June 2019. Material & Methods: A total of 50 patients of Quinsy were randomly divided in to two groups equally. Group A including 25 patients underwent early interval tonsillectomy while in 25 patients of Group B, delayed interval tonsillectomy was done. Results: A total of 50 patients were included with age ranging from 15 to 41 years with mean age of 26.70±5.63 (mean±SD) years. There were 29 males and 21 females with male to female ratio of 1.4:1 respectively. Post-operative hemorrhage and side of bleeding between the two groups, was not significant (P Value= 0.555). The duration of hospital stay was less in group A as compared to group B with p value of 0.0003. Conclusion: In quinsy there is no difference in post-op hemorrhage between early and delayed interval tonsillectomy while hospital stay is shorter in early as compared to delayed interval tonsillectomy.
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