Tonsil surgery in youths: good results with a less invasive method.

@article{Ericsson2007TonsilSI,
  title={Tonsil surgery in youths: good results with a less invasive method.},
  author={Elisabeth Ericsson and Elisabeth Hultcrantz},
  journal={The Laryngoscope},
  year={2007},
  volume={117 4},
  pages={
          654-61
        }
}
OBJECTIVE Comparison of two types of tonsil surgery for 16- to 25-year-old patients, with respect to primary morbidity, snoring, and recurrent infections after 1 year. Teenagers and young adults are a significant proportion (26%) of the population that receive tonsil surgery each year and appear to suffer more pain than younger children. Recurrent tonsillitis, in combination with obstructive problems, is the main indication for surgery. METHOD One hundred fourteen patients 16 to 25 years of… CONTINUE READING

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