Affiliation: Saint Louis University
- A systematic review of adenotonsillectomy as a risk factor for childhood obesityAnita Jeyakumar
Department of Otolaryngology, Saint Louis University, St Louis, Missouri 63104, USA
Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 144:154-8. 2011..There is evidence that tonsillectomy is associated with weight increase and may contribute to pediatric obesity. The study aimed to review the evidence that tonsillectomy with or without adenoidectomy is a risk factor for future obesity...