Dr Jeevanan Jahendran speaks after the debate on tonsillectomy vs tonsillotomy at the recently concluded ENT summit 2020 early this year.
This 15 minute lecture discusses the definition and the differences between both the procedures with its benefits. The speaker in his opinion mentioned that one of the main indication for the tonsil removal should be for obstructive sleep apnea.
The knowledge of the tonsil anatomy is important in order to avoid complications such as bleeding. He recommends to use a microscope during the procedure and has better outcomes comparatively with head lights alone.
Dr Peter Cataleno from USA then spoke on newer technology in the future which will reduce complications. He then offered his view on this debate.