Tonsillectomy for patients with IFT displaying SUVmax >9.0, ratio >1.5, or symptoms or findings suggesting malignancy is recommended.
Articles tagged with "tonsillectomy"
As compared to validated scales, the novel patient decision aid can reduce decisional conflict and shows potential use for parents.
In a retrospective cohort study of 1,057 adult patients, the incidence of post-tonsillectomy hemorrhage (PTH) was low, and no association between non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) use and PTH rate was found.
Obtaining coagulation panels in pediatric patients presenting with post-tonsillectomy hemorrhage is rarely useful and diagnosing a coagulopathy is uncommon.
A look at the risk factors that may contribute to multiple hemorrhages following tonsil surgery in children.
Children treated with preoperative ibuprofen did not experience increased bleeding during or soon after tonsillectomy.
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 […]
Perioperative administration of dexmedetomidine can provide pain and agitation relief.
PITA is a safe procedure that offers comparable disease control for children suffering from obstructive sleep apnea.