Day case tonsillectomy for the treatment of obstructive sleep apnoea syndrome in children: Alder Hey experience.

@article{Youshani2011DayCT,
  title={Day case tonsillectomy for the treatment of obstructive sleep apnoea syndrome in children: Alder Hey experience.},
  author={Amir Saam Youshani and Ligy Thomas and Ravi Kishore Sharma},
  journal={International journal of pediatric otorhinolaryngology},
  year={2011},
  volume={75 2},
  pages={
          207-10
        }
}
BACKGROUND The aim of this study was to assess the safety of paediatric adeno-tonsillectomy for obstructive sleep apnoea syndrome (OSAS) performed as a day case procedure. METHODOLOGY Postoperative airway related complications were prospectively evaluated in children undergoing adeno-tonsillectomy for OSAS over a 12-month period in a tertiary care centre. All data was analysed and descriptive statistics performed. RESULTS The overall incidence of postoperative airway related complications… CONTINUE READING
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