Children with severe OSAS who have adenotonsillectomy in the morning are less likely to have postoperative desaturation than those operated in the afternoon.

@article{Koomson2004ChildrenWS,
  title={Children with severe OSAS who have adenotonsillectomy in the morning are less likely to have postoperative desaturation than those operated in the afternoon.},
  author={Albert K. Koomson and Isabelle Ouellet Morin and Robert T. Brouillette and Karen A. Brown},
  journal={Canadian journal of anaesthesia = Journal canadien d'anesthesie},
  year={2004},
  volume={51 1},
  pages={
          62-7
        }
}
PURPOSE To determine, in a subset of children previously reported, if the time of day when adenotonsillectomy for severe obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS) was performed affected the incidence of postoperative respiratory complications. CLINICAL FEATURES Children having adenotonsillectomy were included if they had a polysomnographic diagnosis of severe OSAS within six months prior to operation. Patients who met the inclusion criteria were grouped by the occurrence of postoperative… CONTINUE READING
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