In children with DS, who have persistent OSA after T&A and lingual tonsil hypertrophy, LT significantly improved AHI, oAHI, and O2 saturation nadir
Articles tagged with "pediatrics"
Tympanomastoid surgery can be safely performed as an outpatient procedure in the pediatric population.
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. […]
Practical tips to help medical students and physicians examine young children.
There is no body of evidence to suggest that there is an optimal location for placing tympanostomy tubes, yet the anterior-inferior quadrant is commonly used
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 […]
The clinical prediction model created for this study was found to be useful in identifying pediatric patients at high-risk for OSA among those with sleep disturbances
Adenoidectomy is a reasonable first-line surgical option for pediatric patients with CRS that is refractory to medical therapy