Impact of adenotonsillectomy on quality of life in children with obstructive sleep disorders.

@article{Serres2002ImpactOA,
  title={Impact of adenotonsillectomy on quality of life in children with obstructive sleep disorders.},
  author={Lianne M de Serres and Craig S. Derkay and Kathleen C. Y. Sie and Michael J Biavati and Jacqueline Jones and David E. Tunkel and Scott Manning and Andrew F Inglis and Joseph Haddad and Dimitra Tampakopoulou and Alan D Weinberg},
  journal={Archives of otolaryngology--head & neck surgery},
  year={2002},
  volume={128 5},
  pages={489-96}
}
OBJECTIVES To determine the impact of adenotonsillectomy on quality of life (QOL) in children with obstructive sleep disorders (OSDs) before and after surgery. DESIGN Prospective, observational, before-and-after trial. SETTING Seven tertiary pediatric otolaryngology practices. PATIENTS Convenience sample of 101 children (mean age, 6.2 years) with adenotonsillar hypertrophy and OSD scheduled for adenotonsillectomy. INTERVENTION Adenotonsillectomy was performed in children for OSDs… CONTINUE READING

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