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Adenoidectomy

Known as: Adenoidectomy without tonsillectomy, Excision of Pharyngeal Tonsil, Adenoidectomies 
Surgical removal of the pharyngeal tonsils (adenoids).
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Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
Objective Tonsillectomy is one of the most common surgical procedures in the United States, with more than 530 000 procedures… Expand
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Review
2008
Review
2008
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the currently available literature regarding the reported effectiveness of adenoidectomy alone in the… Expand
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
OBJECTIVE. Tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy (T&A) is the primary therapeutic approach for sleep-disordered breathing (SDB) in… Expand
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
OBJECTIVE. Findings from published studies suggest that the postoperative recovery process is more painful, slower, and more… Expand
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Review
1998
Review
1998
Adenotonsillectomy is generally safe surgery, but surgeons should be cognizant of potential complications and be prepared to… Expand
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
OBJECTIVE To assess the impact of sleep-associated gas exchange abnormalities (SAGEA) on school academic performance in children… Expand
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Review
1989
Review
1989
  • Linda Brodsky
  • Pediatric clinics of North America
  • 1989
  • Corpus ID: 34219244
Modern assessment of the tonsils and adenoids is based on an appreciation of new concepts pertaining to the pathogenesis of… Expand
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Highly Cited
1987
Highly Cited
1987
To study the effectiveness of adenoidectomy and of the placement of tympanostomy tubes in the treatment of chronic otitis media… Expand
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Highly Cited
1986
Highly Cited
1986
The purpose of this article is to test the hypothesis that the establishment of nasal respiration in children with severe… Expand
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Highly Cited
1984
Highly Cited
1984
Most children with obstructive sleep apnea will benefit from tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy. Although polygraphic monitoring… Expand
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