Endoscopic-assisted adenoidectomy.

  title={Endoscopic-assisted adenoidectomy.},
  author={Clifford R. Cannon and William H. Replogle and Michael P. Schenk},
  journal={Otolaryngology--head and neck surgery : official journal of American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery},
  volume={121 6},
Adenoidectomy is a commonly performed procedure. The advent of endoscopic sinus surgery has popularized the use of endoscopes. Endoscopic-assisted adenoidectomy (EAA) is a natural progression of this technology to allow a more complete adenoidectomy. Two hundred thirty-six patients undergoing adenoidectomy were evaluated with an endoscopic technique. A routine transoral adenoidectomy was performed first. Then a 4-mm 0 degrees telescope was used transnasally, and residual adenoid tissue was… CONTINUE READING