Table 2: Timeframe data for Group B (multiple PTH) patients, based on indication for tonsillectomy.

(%)Days post-op
1st bleed
Mean LOS
1st bleed (hours)
Days post-op
2nd bleed
Mean days between
1st and 2nd bleed

Recurrent tonsillitis10 (47.6)5.819.68.93.1
Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA)6 (28.6)8.021.711.33.3
Malignancy3 (14.3)3.337.712.79.4
OSA + recurrent tonsillitis2 (9.5)6.017.57.51.5

LOS: length of stay.