Laser treatment of palate results in severe postoperative pain

BMJ 1994; 309 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.309.6963.1231b (Published 05 November 1994) Cite this as: BMJ 1994;309:1231
  1. M Wareing,
  2. D Mitchell
  1. Department of Otolaryngology, Kent and Canterbury Hospital, Canterbury, Kent CT1 3NG

    EDITOR, - Anthony Hinton and Victoria Moore-Gillon write that the recently developed operation of palatal stiffening by laser is less painful than conventional uvulopalatopharyngoplasty.1 The evidence for this is uncertain as no controlled studies have been carried out, but laser operations on the …

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