I recently read the article “Perioperative Steroids in Tonsillectomy Using Electrocautery and Sharp Dissection Techniques” published in the August issue of the ARCHIVES,1 which indicated that the article was based on the largest placebo-controlled, prospective, randomized, double-blind study published to date to examine postoperative morbidity in pediatric patients who received perioperative intravenous steroids.
Lipman DS. Tonsillectomy Techniques. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2005;131(3):279. doi:10.1001/archotol.131.3.279-a