Does adenoidectomy have an adjuvant effect on ventilation tube insertion and thus reduce the need for re-treatment?

@article{Maw1994DoesAH,
  title={Does adenoidectomy have an adjuvant effect on ventilation tube insertion and thus reduce the need for re-treatment?},
  author={A Richard Maw and Robert Bawden},
  journal={Clinical otolaryngology and allied sciences},
  year={1994},
  volume={19 4},
  pages={340-3}
}
Two hundred and twenty-two children with bilateral otitis media with effusion were followed for 5 years. A ventilation tube was inserted into one ear only and reinserted if the condition had not resolved. The need for reinsertion in 139 children in whom the adenoids were also removed was compared with the 83 children treated by tube insertion alone. In the… CONTINUE READING