Surgical Video on Intracapsular Tonsillectomy

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Intracapsular Tonsillectomy

This surgical video features a procedure for the treatment of obstructive sleep apnea secondary to tonsillar hypertrophy by performing intracapsular tonsillectomy using a Coblation Procise XP wand. Intracapsular Tonsillectomy can also be performed with microdebrider, monopolar cautery, or other instruments.

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The American Academy of Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery (AAO-HNS) represents approximately 12,500 specialists worldwide who treat the ear, nose, throat, and related structures of the head and neck. The AAO-HNS Foundation works to advance the art, science, and ethical practice of otolaryngology-head and neck surgery through education, research, and lifelong learning. AAO-HNS will celebrate its 125th anniversary in 2021.

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