This list clarifies expert opinion on which patient, disease, procedural, and outcome measures may be important to consider in any pediatric airway reconstruction patient.
Literature Reviews » Pediatric
Children treated with preoperative ibuprofen did not experience increased bleeding during or soon after tonsillectomy.
A short course of postoperative steroids decreased postoperative tonsillectomy hemorrhage risk.
RTST can be successfully performed after prior tracheal reconstruction with good postoperative outcomes.
Epistaxis may present early in HHT, but is typically mild in the pediatric period and is slightly worse in patients with HHT1.
The language outcomes for those implanted after the age of 1 year decline as the age of implantation increases.
Perioperative administration of dexmedetomidine can provide pain and agitation relief.
Results suggest that adenoidectomy with electrocautery is significantly less expensive than microdebrider and coblator, with no differences in complication rates.
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