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  • On the origin of tonsillectomy and the dissection method. [Historical Article]
    Laryngoscope 2002; 112(9):1583-6Koempel JA
  • CONCLUSIONS: The operation that we know of today as tonsillectomy, the removal of the entire tonsil with the capsule intact, and the term tonsillectomy itself were conceived, described, and published by American otolaryngologists before the description by George Waugh of London in 1909.
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