Haemostasis plays a large and important role in otorhinolaryngology and head and neck surgery. It requires different techniques used on different areas of the head and neck. Whatever technique required, most procedures would be unable to be completed without adequate haemostasis. Certainly, postoperative complications would be high in the absence of effective haemostasis. New advancements in techniques and technology are enabling new ways to achieve haemostasis, adding to the surgical options available.
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