- Comparison of bipolar scissors and bipolar forceps in tonsillectomyNitesh Patel
Department of Otolaryngology, Mayday University Hospital, Thornton Heath, Surrey, U K
Ear Nose Throat J 81:714-7. 2002..We conclude that bipolar scissors tonsillectomy is a safe and rapid technique that can be used successfully as an outpatient procedure...
- Lacrimal gland abscess complicating acute sinusitisNitesh Patel
Department of Otolaryngology, Harold Wood Hospital, Romford, UK
Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 67:917-9. 2003..The possible mechanisms of spread of infection to the lacrimal gland are discussed as well as the management of this unusual complication of sinusitis...
- Surgical emphysema following tonsillectomyNitesh Patel
Department of Otolaryngology, Royal National Throat, Nose, and Ear Hospital, London
Ear Nose Throat J 84:660-1. 2005..However subcutaneous emphysema of the neck following tonsillectomy has rarely been described. We report a case of this complication in a young man who forcefully performed Valsalva's maneuver following a tonsillectomy...
- How I do it--the Kotecha technique for laser palatoplastyNitesh Patel
Department of Otolaryngology, Royal National Throat Nose and Ear Hospital, 330 332 Grays Inn Road, London, WC1X 8EE, UK
Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol 263:152-5. 2006..We describe a modified technique that aims to shorten and stiffen the soft palate and posterior pillars without destroying the natural palatal contour. The advantages of this technique are discussed...