Results suggest that adenoidectomy with electrocautery is significantly less expensive than microdebrider and coblator, with no differences in complication rates.
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PITA is a safe procedure that offers comparable disease control for children suffering from obstructive sleep apnea.
Esophagoscopy with biopsy is an important adjunct to airway endoscopy in children with refractory aerodigestive symptoms
Incidence of pediatric consumer product ingestion has continued to rise, whereas incidence of aspiration has remained relatively stable
A look at the impact the pediatric tonsillectomy guidelines, published by the AAO-HNS in January 2011, have had on individual
An evaluation of a child with sleep-disordered breathing requires a careful assessment of symptoms as well as tonsil size
In children with DS, who have persistent OSA after T&A and lingual tonsil hypertrophy, LT significantly improved AHI, oAHI, and O2 saturation nadir
What is the prevalence of residual obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) in children undergoing adenotonsillectomy (AT), and what are the risk factors for the condition? BOTTOM LINE The majority of children had improvement in OSA after AT. Teenagers, children with obesity or neurological disorder/developmental disability/craniofacial abnormalities, and severe OSA have a high risk of residual OSA. […]
Can a more comprehensive treatment plan be based on a growth curve of the pyriform aperture for patients with congenital nasal pyriform aperture stenosis (CNPAS)? Bottom Line The growth curve of the pyriform aperture in children with CNPAS can aid in treatment planning and predict clinical outcome, but the severity of clinical symptoms rather than […]