Tonsillectomy and adenotonsillectomy for recurrent throat infection in moderately affected children.

@article{Paradise2002TonsillectomyAA,
  title={Tonsillectomy and adenotonsillectomy for recurrent throat infection in moderately affected children.},
  author={Jack L. Paradise and Charles D. Bluestone and D. Kathleen Colborn and Beverly S. Bernard and Howard E. Rockette and Marcia Kurs-Lasky},
  journal={Pediatrics},
  year={2002},
  volume={110 1 Pt 1},
  pages={
          7-15
        }
}
OBJECTIVE In previous clinical trials involving children severely affected with recurrent throat infection (7 or more well-documented, clinically important, adequately treated episodes of throat infection in the preceding year, or 5 or more such episodes in each of the 2 preceding years, or 3 or more such episodes in each of the 3 preceding years), we found tonsillectomy efficacious in reducing the number and severity of subsequent episodes of throat infection for at least 2 years. The results… CONTINUE READING

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