Predictors of failure of DISE-directed adenotonsillectomy in children with sleep disordered breathing

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BACKGROUND Adenotonsillectomy (AT) is the most commonly performed procedure for sleep disordered breathing (SDB) in pediatrics. However, 20-40% of patients will have persistent signs and symptoms of SDB after AT. Drug-induced sleep endoscopy (DISE) has the potential to individualize surgical treatments and avoid unnecessary or unsuccessful surgeries. The… (More)
DOI: 10.1186/s40463-017-0213-3

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