Indications for Tonsillectomy and Adenoidectomy

@article{Darrow2002IndicationsFT,
  title={Indications for Tonsillectomy and Adenoidectomy},
  author={D. Darrow and Christopher Siemens},
  journal={The Laryngoscope},
  year={2002},
  volume={112}
}
Objective To review recent clinical trials that provide a foundation on which clinicians can base decisions regarding adenotonsillar surgery for their patients. 
Analgesics for postoperative pain after tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy in children
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This protocol has been withdrawn due to significant delays in preparing the full review, which did not meet the expectations of Cochrane and PaPaS editorial processes and timelines. Expand
[S1 Clinical guideline"adenoids and adenoidectomy"].
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A clinical guideline for adenoids and adenoidectomy was developed in 5 consensus meetings after taking into consideration the current literature and was released by the presidium on 13 April 2011. Expand
Post-tonsillectomy bleeding
  • B. Levin, R. Sacks
  • Medicine
  • Otolaryngology--head and neck surgery : official journal of American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
  • 2007
A recent Cochrane review confirmed these figures and added that there had been no adverse events attributable to dexamethasone use in its studies and that there were no reports in the literature ofExpand
Indications for tonsillectomy: the evidence base and current UK practice.
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The evidence base for current UKonsillectomy practice is looked at, finding that the associated complications have not changed and the indications continue to be controversial. Expand
Comorbilidad en adenoamigdalitis crónica e hipertrófica. Estudio de 3600 casos
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The objective is to know the frequency of chronic andhypertrophic adenotonsillitis, affected population, existing morbidity and surgical procedures in a population of patients, and to establish a database of surgical procedures carried out in these cases. Expand
Can a Surgical Technique Be a Risk for Post-tonsillectomy Haemorrhage? Our Point of View
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The authors set out to verify the relationship between surgical techniques and post-operative haemorrhage based on the analysis of data derived from multi-centric studies. Expand
Commentary on ‘Tonsillectomy or adeno‐tonsillectomy versus non‐surgical treatment for chronic/recurrent acute tonsillitis’
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This is a commentary of a Cochrane review, published in this issue of EBCH, of Tonsillectomy or adeno-tonsilllectomy versus non-surgical treatment for chronic/recurrent acute tonsillitis. Expand
Radiofrequency Tonsil Reduction: Safety, Morbidity, and Efficacy
Objectives To evaluate the safety, morbidity, and efficacy of radiofrequency tissue volume reduction of tonsils using two different surgical techniques and to compare these two techniques with eachExpand
Chronic cough and tonsillar hypertrophy: A case series
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Two patients with intractable chronic cough were found to have tonsillar tissue impinging on their epiglottis, consistent with a previous report indicating chronic cough from the uvula in contact with the epiglotti with cough cessation following uvulectomy. Expand
Current Indications for Tonsillectomy and Adenoidectomy
  • D. A. Randall
  • Medicine
  • The Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine
  • 2020
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Current indications for otolaryngology consultation for tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy are reviewed and T&A should be recommended for pediatric obstructive sleep apnea. Expand
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