adenotonsillectomy

ad·e·no·ton·sil·lec·to·my

(ad'ĕ-nō-ton-si-lek'tŏ-mē),
Operative removal of tonsils and adenoids.

adenotonsillectomy

(ăd′n-ō-tŏn′sə-lĕk′tə-mē)
n.
Surgical removal of the tonsils and adenoids.

adenotonsillectomy

[ad′ənōton′silek′təmē]
the surgical removal of the adenoids and tonsils. Compare adenoidectomy, tonsillectomy.

adenotonsillectomy

Simultaneous excision of the tonsils and adenoids.

adenotonsillectomy

ENT Simultaneous excision of the tonsils and adenoids

ad·e·no·ton·sil·lec·to·my

(ad'ĕ-nō-ton'si-lek'tŏ-mē)
Operative removal of tonsils and adenoids.
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The tests resulted in a recommendation for an adenotonsillectomy, a routine but in this case important operation to remove both the adenoids and tonsils and subsequently to insert grommets.
8%) patients had a history of prior adenoidectomy or adenotonsillectomy.
Last, adenotonsillectomy has been reported to improve sleep in a case study of a 5-year-old child with ASD.
The Childhood Adenotonsillectomy Trial (CHAT) studied 464 children, aged 5 to 9, at seven academic sleep centers.
Single-dose dexmedetomidine reduces agitation and provides smooth extubation after pediatric adenotonsillectomy.
Understanding the importance of upper airway obstruction and its complications has started to bring obstructive hypertrophy to the front to a greater extent among adenotonsillectomy indications compared to recurrent infections (1).
In the pediatric population, treatment of OSAS usually begins with adenotonsillectomy (T&A) if this lymphoid tissue is present and it is felt the child will benefit from this procedure.
The surgeon needs to know the indications for an adenotonsillectomy and be able to handle the potential complications and, more importantly, know how to avoid them.
What prompted this study was a desire to examine sleep-disordered breathing in a population, rather than selected samples of, let's say, children who had adenotonsillectomy or who had a sleep study, and to do so over time.