Assessment of the causes of second surgery following pediatric adenotonsillar surgery

@article{Lou2017AssessmentOT,
  title={Assessment of the causes of second surgery following pediatric adenotonsillar surgery},
  author={Zhengcai Lou and Zihan Lou},
  journal={European Archives of Oto-Rhino-Laryngology},
  year={2017},
  volume={275},
  pages={839-840}
}
complications. Residual adenoids or tonsils following first adenotonsillar surgery are often seen when the surgery is performed by less-experienced surgeons and can lead to postoperative upper-airway lymphoid hypertrophy or recurrence. A highly experienced senior surgeon is likely to be able to completely remove the adenoids or tonsils. In addition, in the Results section the authors state that, “The incidence for a second surgery was by far the highest in the adenoidectomy group and lowest in… CONTINUE READING

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