Conventional Cold steel and Modern technique BiZact LigaSure for tonsillectomy: A comparative analysis

  • Muhammad Saleem Aziz Fatimah Medical and Dental College Faisalabad
  • Ashar Alamgir Rawalpindi Medical University, Rawalpindi
  • Syeda Jamila Ali General Hospital Ghulam Muhammadabad, Faisalabad
  • Hafiz Sajjad Hyder Faisalabad Medical University, Faisalabad
  • Sarwat Bibi Aziz Fatimah Medical & Dental College, Faisalabad
  • Sumara Tabassum Aziz Fatimah Medical and Dental College Faisalabad
Keywords: Tonsiilectomy, coldsteel method, bizact ligassure

Abstract

Introduction:

One of the bulk number of operations carried out at otorhinolaryngology department across globe is Tonsillectomy. With the advent of refined surgical tools along with surgical approaches, the conventional methods are now taken over by these new interventions. The study aims to explore the use and advantages of BiZact LigaSure tonsillectomy as compared to the old conventional method.

Material & Methods:

A comparative  study was conducted using non-probability purposive sampling technique at Aziz Fatimah Hospital, Faisalabad. 100 participants were divided in two groups. Group A (50 patients) underwent BiZact LigaSure tonsillectomy and Group B (50 patients) with conventional cold steel method. Per-operative variables such as Blood loss and Operative time and Post-operative variable such as Pain was assessed. The data was analyzed in SPSS 20 using independent t- test.

Results:

The mean age in group A and B was 12, 12 respectively. The blood loss calculated in Group A patients undergoing BiZact LigaSure tonsillectomy was 0.390.15 ml and in Group B 15.92.65 ml. The mean operation time in group A and B was calculated as 4.260.66 and 32.385.56. Both of these variables were recorded as highly significant as the P value = 0.000. Pain was assessed using the VAS pain scale. Post-operative pain variable was also recorded as highly significant variable.

Conclusion:

The study concludes that BiZact ligaSure tonsillectomy is more effective and safe procedure than the conventional cold steel method. This new intervention significantly reduces the blood loss during surgeries, operative time and post-operative pain.

Author Biographies

Ashar Alamgir, Rawalpindi Medical University, Rawalpindi

Author Contribution: Manuscript writing, Result analysis, Drafting of manuscript

Designation: Assistant Professor, Department of Otorhinolaryngology

Institute: Rawalpindi Medical University, Rawalpindi

Email: ashar_alamgir@hotmail.com

Contact: +92 300 5164684

Hafiz Sajjad Hyder, Faisalabad Medical University, Faisalabad

Author Contribution: Drafting, acquisition and final approval of manuscript to be published

Designation: Senior Registrar, Department of Otorhinolaryngology Unit 1

Institute: Faisalabad Medical University, Faisalabad

Email: sajjadhyder120@yahoo.com

Contact: +92 332 1776566

Sarwat Bibi, Aziz Fatimah Medical & Dental College, Faisalabad

Author’s Contribution: Data collection, Statistical analysis and Literature search

Designation: Associate Professor, Head of department Surgery

Institute: Aziz Fatimah Medical & Dental College, Faisalabad

Email: amanbail82@yahoo.com

Contact: +92 300 6648248

Sumara Tabassum, Aziz Fatimah Medical and Dental College Faisalabad

Author Contribution: Manuscript writing, Revision of final draft

Designation: Associate Professor, Anesthesia  

Institute: Aziz Fatimah Medical & Dental College, Faisalabad

Email: drsumarasohail@hotmail.com

Contact: +92 334 6631398

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Published
2022-06-30
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Saleem M, Alamgir A, Ali SJ, Hyder HS, Bibi S, Tabassum S. Conventional Cold steel and Modern technique BiZact LigaSure for tonsillectomy: A comparative analysis. JRMC [Internet]. 30Jun.2022 [cited 12Aug.2022];26(2):253-6. Available from: https://journalrmc.com/index.php/JRMC/article/view/1834
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