Present View of Adenotomy a Tonsillectomy in the Czech Republic (a questionnaire study)

Authors: V. Chrobok 1;  Z. Kabelka 2;  P. Komínek 3;  A. Pellant 4;  I. Šlapák 5;  J. Janouch 6;  J. Šatanková 1
Authors‘ workplace: Klinika otorinolaryngologie a chirurgie hlavy a krku, FN Hradec Králové, Univerzita Karlova v Praze, LF v Hradci Králové, přednosta prof. MUDr. V. Chrobok, CSc., Ph. D. 1;  Klinika ušní, nosní a krční 2. LF UK a FN Motol, Praha, přednosta doc. MUDr. Z. Kabelka, Ph. D. 2;  Otorinolaryngologická klinika FN Ostrava, přednosta doc. MUDr. P. Komínek, Ph. D., MBA 3;  Klinika otorinolaryngologie a chirurgie hlavy a krku, Pardubická krajská nemocnice, a. s., Fakulta zdravotnických studií Univerzity Pardubice, Pardubice, přednosta MUDr. J. Mejzlík, Ph. D. 4;  Klinika dětské otorinolaryngologie LF MU a FN Brno, přednosta prof. MUDr. I. Šlapák, CSc. 5;  Katedra veřejného zdravotnictví, Fakulta vojenského zdravotnictví Hradec Králové, Univerzita obrany Brno, vedoucí katedry plk. Ing. M. Procházka, Ph. D. 6
Published in: Otorinolaryng. a Foniat. /Prague/, 61, 2012, No. 2, pp. 83-94.
Category: Original Papers


The authors evaluated present opinions and facts about adenotomy and tonsillectomy by means of a questionnaire survey, in which 28 ORL workplaces on the Czech Republic took part. Individual questions were oriented to numbers and techniques of the surgical interventions, the mode of preoperative examinations and the solution of postoperative bleeding. The results are commented by individual authors. One of the objects of the work is to draw attention to the possibility of using legislative justifiability of the structured questionnaire for the determination of blood clotting disorders instead of a laboratory examination within the framework of the preoperative examination in children.

Key words:
adenotomy, tonsillectomy, preoperative examination, bleeding.


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