Children with small tonsils may not experience the same benefit and may have other sources of obstruction contributing to their OSA
Articles tagged with "Obstructive sleep apnea"
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
TORS BOT reduction decreases AHI and symptoms of sleepiness in adult patients with OSA
Selective nerve monitoring is able to identify the protruding and stiffening fibers of the hypoglossal nerve
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. […]