Dexamethasone reduces pain, vomiting and overall complications following tonsillectomy in adults: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials

E.A. Diakos, I.D. Gallos, S. El-Shunnar, Mike Clarke, R. Kazi, H. Mehanna

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Abstract

Background: Tonsillectomy is one of the most common surgical procedures, but there is debate whether systemic steroids should be used to reduce pain and post-operative complications.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)531-542
Number of pages12
JournalClinical Otolaryngology
Volume36
Issue number6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Dec 2011

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Otorhinolaryngology

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