Journal of Clinical Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery
The Busan, Ulsan, Gyeoungnam Branch of Korean Society of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery

편도 및 아데노이드 절제술 후 출혈에 관한 임상적 고찰

박찬흠1,*, 김덕영1, 주형로1, 전진형1, 정기남1, 홍성주1
Chan Hum Park1,*, Duk Young Kim1, Hyung Ro Chu1, Jin Hyoung Chun1, Ki Nam Jung1, Sung Ju Hong1
1한림대학교 의과대학 이비인후-두경부외과학교실
1Department of Otorhinolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery, College of Medicine, Hallym University, Chuncheon, Korea
*교신저자: 박찬흠, 200-704 강원도 춘천시 교동 153 한림대학교 의과대학 이비인후-두경부외과학교실 전화: (033) 252-9970·전송: (033) 241-2909 E-mail:

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Received: Apr 08, 2005; Accepted: May 10, 2005

Published Online: May 31, 2020


Background and Objectives: Hemorrhages is one of the complications after tonsillectomy and adenoidec- tomy. Despite continuous efforts to eliminate this problem, it still remains unsolved problem. Materials and Methods: A retrospective study on all patients who has undergone tonsillectomy or tonsillectomy and ade- noidectomy in Chunchon Sacred Heart Hospital during 9 years from January 1995 to January 2004. Post-operative hemorrhage relation to sex and age distribution, the type of hemorrhages, operator, operative indication, the treatment methods, the site of hemorrhage, the cause of hemorrhage, the period of onset of post-operative hemorrhage was analyzed. Results: The overall hemorrhage rate was 3.2%. Postoperative hemorrhages proved to be most common in adult male patients and when operative indication was frequent and chronic infection. Conclusion: To prevent post-operative hemorrhage, meticulous bleeding control during operation and perioperative education is most important. (J Clinical Otolaryngol 2005;16:73–78)

Keywords: 출혈; 편도절제술; 아레노이드 절제술
Keywords: Hemorrhage; Tonsillectomy; Adenoidectomy