Incidence of second surgery following pediatric adenotonsillar surgery: a population-based cohort study

@article{Sunnergren2017IncidenceOS,
  title={Incidence of second surgery following pediatric adenotonsillar surgery: a population-based cohort study},
  author={Ola Sunnergren and Erik Odhagen and Joacim Stalfors},
  journal={European Archives of Oto-Rhino-Laryngology},
  year={2017},
  volume={274},
  pages={2945-2951}
}
The aim of the study is to evaluate the incidence and risk factors of a second surgery of the adenoids or tonsils for hypertrophy in children who have already undergone surgery for the same condition. This is a retrospective study (2004–2013) based on data from the National patient registry in Sweden. A total of 41,401 children underwent a first surgery of the adenoids or tonsils during the studied period. The most commonly performed (first) surgical procedure was adenoidectomy followed by… CONTINUE READING

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