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Clinical Practice Guideline: Tonsillectomy in Children
Objective Tonsillectomy is one of the most common surgical procedures in the United States, with more than 530 000 procedures performed annually in children younger than 15 years. Tonsillectomy isExpand
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Clinical Practice Guideline: Polysomnography for Sleep-Disordered Breathing Prior to Tonsillectomy in Children
Objective. This guideline provides otolaryngologists with evidence-based recommendations for using polysomnography in assessing children, aged 2 to 18 years, with sleep-disordered breathing and areExpand
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A randomized trial of adenotonsillectomy for childhood sleep apnea.
BACKGROUND Adenotonsillectomy is commonly performed in children with the obstructive sleep apnea syndrome, yet its usefulness in reducing symptoms and improving cognition, behavior, quality of life,Expand
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Adenotonsillectomy outcomes in treatment of obstructive sleep apnea in children: a multicenter retrospective study.
RATIONALE The overall efficacy of adenotonsillectomy (AT) in treatment of obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS) in children is unknown. Although success rates are likely lower than previouslyExpand
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Obstructive sleep apnea in infants.
Obstructive sleep apnea in infants has a distinctive pathophysiology, natural history, and treatment compared with that of older children and adults. Infants have both anatomical and physiologicalExpand
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Adenotonsillectomy for Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Children: Outcome Evaluated by Pre‐ and Postoperative Polysomnography
Objective: To evaluate the outcome of adenotonsillectomy for obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) in children using objective data from polysomnography supplemented by subjective proxy reports from theExpand
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Outcome of Adenotonsillectomy for Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Obese and Normal-Weight Children
OBJECTIVES: 1) To evaluate the relative severity of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) in obese and normal-weight children; 2) to compare changes in respiratory parameters after adenotonsillectomy inExpand
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Adenotonsillectomy for obstructive sleep apnea in obese children: A meta-analysis
Objective: The purpose of this study was to determine the effectiveness of adenotonsillectomy (T&A) for treating obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) in obese children. Data Sources: PubMed and OvidExpand
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