Tonsillectomy Instruments

Tonsillectomy is a common operation done in ENT units. Under general anesthesia mouth is kept open by a gag. Tonsil is dissected from its bed with sharp instruments. Bleeding is completely arrested by sutures or electric burning. Patient is kept in ward for 24 hours to observe for bleeding.Patient can go home with pain killers. A normal diet is encouraged for quick healing of wounds.