Adenotonsillectomy for sleep-disordered breathing in a predominantly obese pediatric population Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Adenoidectomy
  • Obesity
  • Sleep Apnea Syndromes
  • Tonsillectomy

abstract

  • T&A was more effective in reducing AHI than no surgery. Median AHI improved in the nonsurgical group, and 4/16 (25%) untreated patients were cured (AHI<1).

publication date

  • April 2013

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.ijporl.2012.12.029

PubMed ID

  • 23352338

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 525

end page

  • 9

volume

  • 77

number

  • 4