Tonsillectomies performed in kids at children’s teaching hospitals have a significantly higher cost, are more likely to involve complications, and result in more comorbidities than when performed at other types of hospitals.
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Research shows that post-surgery tonsillectomy may be needed in up to 29% of pediatric adenoidectomy cases
Despite tonsillectomy being the most common operative procedure performed in the United States, considerable variation exists in management and resource utilization
TORS deemed safe, effective for lingual tonsillectomy, base of tongue resection procedures in benign diseases, including obstructive sleep apnea
How frequent are revisits following ambulatory pediatric tonsillectomy/adenotonsillectomy, and what are their characteristics?
What are the complications following tonsillectomy and the legal outcomes of malpractice claims?
What are the risks of post-tonsillectomy hemorrhage associated with peri-operative ketorolac use for adult and pediatric patients?
Is there an increased risk of post-tonsillectomy bleeding when dexamethasone is used intraoperatively?
Partial tonsillectomy is equivalent to total tonsillectomy for the treatment of obstructive symptoms in children; however the outcomes are not standardized and many studies are limited