Tonsillectomy

Known as: Tonsillectomy without adenoidectomy, surgical removal of the tonsil, Tonsillectomies 
Surgical removal of a tonsil or tonsils. (Dorland, 28th ed)
National Institutes of Health

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2012
Highly Cited
2012
In 2009 we reported the fatal case of a toddler who had received codeine after adenotonsillectomy for obstructive sleep apnea… (More)
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2011
Highly Cited
2011
OBJECTIVE This guideline provides otolaryngologists with evidence-based recommendations for using polysomnography in assessing… (More)
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2010
Highly Cited
2010
OBJECTIVE Tonsillectomy is one of the most common surgical procedures in the United States, with more than 530,000 procedures… (More)
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2007
Highly Cited
2007
OBJECTIVE To describe and show the feasibility of a new surgical technique for transoral robotic surgery (TORS) radical… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
BACKGROUND Tonsillectomy is one of the most frequent surgical procedures. "Hot" tonsillectomy techniques (eg, diathermy and… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
PURPOSE Previous studies on dexamethasone's antiemetic and analgesic potential in children undergoing tonsillectomy have produced… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
OBJECTIVE In previous clinical trials involving children severely affected with recurrent throat infection (7 or more well… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
OBJECTIVE Tonsillectomy has been described using a number of techniques. Recently Coblation Technology has been used to remove… (More)
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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… (More)
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Highly Cited
1984
Highly Cited
1984
We studied the efficacy of tonsillectomy, or tonsillectomy with adenoidectomy, in 187 children severely affected with recurrent… (More)
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