Structural cardiac changes as a predictor of respiratory complications after adenotonsillectomy for obstructive breathing during sleep in children.

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BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE To determine the association between structural cardiac changes and postoperative respiratory complications after adenotonsillectomy for obstructive breathing during sleep. PATIENTS AND METHODS Forty-eight children, ages 2-18 years, undergoing adenotonsillectomy for obstructive breathing during sleep were recruited for this case… (More)

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