Researchers of a new study looked at the long-term health risks associated with removing tonsils and adenoids in children, and found that these procedures were associated with increased long-term risk of respiratory, infectious, and allergic disease (JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. Published online June 7, 2018. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2018.0614). The investigators analyzed data on nearly 1.2 million […]
Articles tagged with "adenoidectomy"
Results suggest that adenoidectomy with electrocautery is significantly less expensive than microdebrider and coblator, with no differences in complication rates.
Adenoidectomy is a reasonable first-line surgical option for pediatric patients with CRS that is refractory to medical therapy
Submucosal resection combined with lateral displacement considered most effective in cases of inferior turbinate hypertrophy
Research shows that post-surgery tonsillectomy may be needed in up to 29% of pediatric adenoidectomy cases
What are the risk factors for the frequency and severity of bleeding episodes following tonsillectomy (TE), tonsillotomy (TO) or adenoidectomy (AE)? Background: TE, TO and AE are the most frequent surgeries in the field of otorhinolaryngology. A variety of studies have dealt with post-operative hemorrhage as the most serious complication of tonsil surgeries. Yet there are […]