Among those who receive tubes, about 20% go on to receive a second set of tubes, often with adenotonsillectomy
. To find a biomarker that could identify children likely to require a second set of tubes, researchers tested the fluid in the middle ear when a first set of tubes were inserted.
reported that an intraoperative dose of morphine (0.1 mg [kg.sup.-1]) as a common analgesic regimen was adequate for many paediatric patients undergoing adenotonsillectomy
, thereby mitigating the ability to see any additional effect from a single intraoperative dose of IV acetaminophen (20).
However, they conducted this study in patients undergoing adenotonsillectomy
In this way the test has been designed to be used for adenotonsillectomy
or only for tonsillectomy as needed.
(2016) reported their study on children undergoing adenotonsillectomy
, the majority (65%) aged 5-10 years old, while Muhardjo (2009) reported the majority of children who underwent adenotonsillectomy
under 15 years of age.
Removal of tonsils is called tonsillectomy, removal of adenoid is called adenoidectomy, removal of both is called adenotonsillectomy
, with the advent of modern newer techniques and advances in general anaesthesia and these surgeries are safe and are generally done as a day care procedure.
is recommended as first-line treatment of patients with symptomatic adenotonsillar hypertrophy.
Otorhinolaryngoscopic examination evaluated the tonsils and adenoids and indicated adenotonsillectomy
Contrarily in the database analysis by Bhattacharjee et al , children experienced relief from asthma after adenotonsillectomy
None of the studies report long-term outcomes or acknowledge the progress of asthma in adulthood.
Pulmonary function after adenotonsillectomy
. Iran J Otorhinolaryngol 2016;28:383-8.
The effect of dexamethasone on postoperative vomiting and oral intake after adenotonsillectomy
. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol.
, in order to remove hypertrophic palatine and pharyngeal tonsils, is the most performed surgical procedure in the world, and the commonest otorhinolaryngological surgery .