adenoidectomy

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Summary: Excision of the adenoids. (Dorland, 28th ed)

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  1. ncbi The effects of dexmedetomidine and fentanyl on emergence characteristics after adenoidectomy in children
    F Erdil
    Department of Anaesthesiology and Reanimation, Inonu University, School of Medicine, Malatya, Turkey
    Anaesth Intensive Care 37:571-6. 2009
  2. ncbi Adenoidectomy for middle ear effusion: a study of 50,000 children over 24 years
    Abdul Latif Kadhim
    Department of Paediatric Otolaryngology, Princess Margaret Hospital, Perth, Western Australia
    Laryngoscope 117:427-33. 2007
  3. ncbi International perspectives on management of acute otitis media: a qualitative review
    Anne G M Schilder
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology KE 04 140 5, Wilhelmina Children s Hospital, University Medical Center Utrecht, P O Box 85090, 3508 AB, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 68:29-36. 2004
  4. ncbi Dexmedetomidine infusion for analgesia and prevention of emergence agitation in children with obstructive sleep apnea syndrome undergoing tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy
    Anuradha Patel
    Associate Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine, New Jersey Medical School, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Medical Science, Newark, NJ 07101, USA
    Anesth Analg 111:1004-10. 2010
  5. ncbi How do children with adenoid hypertrophy smell and taste? Clinical assessment of olfactory function pre- and post-adenoidectomy
    Iordanis Konstantinidis
    ENT Department, Hippokratio General Hospital, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 69:1343-9. 2005
  6. ncbi Planning adenotonsillectomy in children with obstructive sleep apnea: the role of overnight oximetry
    Gillian M Nixon
    Department of Pediatrics, McGill University and Montreal Children s Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Pediatrics 113:e19-25. 2004
  7. ncbi Tonsillectomy and adenotonsillectomy for recurrent throat infection in moderately affected children
    Jack L Paradise
    Department of Pediatrics, Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213 2583, USA
    Pediatrics 110:7-15. 2002
  8. ncbi Electroacupuncture prophylaxis of postoperative nausea and vomiting following pediatric tonsillectomy with or without adenoidectomy
    Lynn M Rusy
    Department of Pediatric Anesthesiology, Medical College of Wisconsin Children s Hospital of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53226, USA
    Anesthesiology 96:300-5. 2002
  9. ncbi An anesthetic management protocol to decrease respiratory complications after adenotonsillectomy in children with severe sleep apnea
    Sreekrishna Raghavendran
    Department of Anesthesia, Montreal Children s Hospital, McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, QC H3H 1P3, Canada
    Anesth Analg 110:1093-101. 2010
  10. ncbi Adenotonsillar surgery in morbidly obese children: routine elective admission of all patients to the intensive care unit is unnecessary
    N P Shine
    Department of Paediatric Otolaryngology, Princess Margaret Hospital, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
    Anaesth Intensive Care 34:724-30. 2006

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  1. ncbi The effects of dexmedetomidine and fentanyl on emergence characteristics after adenoidectomy in children
    F Erdil
    Department of Anaesthesiology and Reanimation, Inonu University, School of Medicine, Malatya, Turkey
    Anaesth Intensive Care 37:571-6. 2009
    ..study evaluated the effects of fentanyl and dexmedetomidine on emergence characteristics of children having adenoidectomy and anaesthetised with sevoflurane...
  2. ncbi Adenoidectomy for middle ear effusion: a study of 50,000 children over 24 years
    Abdul Latif Kadhim
    Department of Paediatric Otolaryngology, Princess Margaret Hospital, Perth, Western Australia
    Laryngoscope 117:427-33. 2007
    To compare the incidence and outcomes of myringotomy plus ventilation tube insertion (MVTI) alone and that concurrent with pharyngeal surgery (adenoidectomy, adenotonsillectomy, or tonsillectomy) at a population level.
  3. ncbi International perspectives on management of acute otitis media: a qualitative review
    Anne G M Schilder
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology KE 04 140 5, Wilhelmina Children s Hospital, University Medical Center Utrecht, P O Box 85090, 3508 AB, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 68:29-36. 2004
    ..With antibiotic resistance rising and more evidence regarding the limited clinical efficacy of antibiotics becoming available, interest in managing AOM other than with antibiotics is renewed...
  4. ncbi Dexmedetomidine infusion for analgesia and prevention of emergence agitation in children with obstructive sleep apnea syndrome undergoing tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy
    Anuradha Patel
    Associate Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine, New Jersey Medical School, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Medical Science, Newark, NJ 07101, USA
    Anesth Analg 111:1004-10. 2010
    ..We compared an intraoperative dexmedetomidine infusion with bolus fentanyl to reduce perioperative opioid use and decrease emergence agitation in children with obstructive sleep apnea syndrome undergoing adenotonsillectomy (T&A)...
  5. ncbi How do children with adenoid hypertrophy smell and taste? Clinical assessment of olfactory function pre- and post-adenoidectomy
    Iordanis Konstantinidis
    ENT Department, Hippokratio General Hospital, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 69:1343-9. 2005
    To assess the ability to smell and appreciate food in children with adenoid hypertrophy pre and post-adenoidectomy.
  6. ncbi Planning adenotonsillectomy in children with obstructive sleep apnea: the role of overnight oximetry
    Gillian M Nixon
    Department of Pediatrics, McGill University and Montreal Children s Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Pediatrics 113:e19-25. 2004
    ..The objective of this study was to develop and validate a severity scoring system for overnight oximetry and to evaluate the score as a tool to prioritize the T&A surgical list...
  7. ncbi Tonsillectomy and adenotonsillectomy for recurrent throat infection in moderately affected children
    Jack L Paradise
    Department of Pediatrics, Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213 2583, USA
    Pediatrics 110:7-15. 2002
    ..severely affected than those in our earlier trials but who nonetheless had indications for tonsillectomy comparable to those in general use, and 2) whether, in such children, the addition of adenoidectomy would confer additional benefit.
  8. ncbi Electroacupuncture prophylaxis of postoperative nausea and vomiting following pediatric tonsillectomy with or without adenoidectomy
    Lynn M Rusy
    Department of Pediatric Anesthesiology, Medical College of Wisconsin Children s Hospital of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53226, USA
    Anesthesiology 96:300-5. 2002
    ..The authors studied the effect of electrical P6 acupuncture in awake pediatric patients who had undergone surgery associated with a high incidence of PONV...
  9. ncbi An anesthetic management protocol to decrease respiratory complications after adenotonsillectomy in children with severe sleep apnea
    Sreekrishna Raghavendran
    Department of Anesthesia, Montreal Children s Hospital, McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, QC H3H 1P3, Canada
    Anesth Analg 110:1093-101. 2010
    ....
  10. ncbi Adenotonsillar surgery in morbidly obese children: routine elective admission of all patients to the intensive care unit is unnecessary
    N P Shine
    Department of Paediatric Otolaryngology, Princess Margaret Hospital, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
    Anaesth Intensive Care 34:724-30. 2006
    ..Special consideration should be given to the postoperative nursing environment for those patients with a SaO2 nadir < 70% noted preoperatively, indicating the presence of a significant central disease component...
  11. ncbi The role of adjuvant adenoidectomy and tonsillectomy in the outcome of the insertion of tympanostomy tubes
    P C Coyte
    Department of Health Administration, and Home Care Evaluation and Research Centre, University of Toronto, ON, Canada
    N Engl J Med 344:1188-95. 2001
    ..There is debate about the usefulness of concomitant adenoidectomy or adenotonsillectomy...
  12. ncbi Improved somatic growth following adenoidectomy and tonsillectomy in young children. Possible pathogenetic mechanisms
    Harilaos S Vontetsianos
    ENT Department, First Paediatric Department, Athens University, Children s Hospital, Agia Sophia Athens, Greece
    Hormones (Athens) 4:49-54. 2005
    ..All other metabolic indices did not change. In conclusion, linear grow post-Adenotonsillectomy improved in children aged <5 years and was associated with improved with IGF-1/GH ratio, increased Hbeta values and decreased in WBC...
  13. ncbi Sleep-disordered breathing in children: survey of current practice
    Ron B Mitchell
    Department of Otolaryngology, VA Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia 23298, USA
    Laryngoscope 116:956-8. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine surgical practice patterns among members of the American Society of Pediatric Otolaryngologists (ASPO)...
  14. ncbi Coblation adenotonsillectomy: an improvement over electrocautery technique?
    Robert S Glade
    Division of Otolaryngology, George Washington University Medical Center, Washington, DC 20010, USA
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 134:852-5. 2006
    ..To compare postoperative complication rates of coblation and electrocautery adenotonsillectomies...
  15. ncbi Adenoidectomy as an adjuvant to primary tympanostomy tube placement: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Samantha J Mikals
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, Bethesda, Maryland
    JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 140:95-101. 2014
    b>Adenoidectomy at initial tympanostomy tube placement (TT) may reduce the rate of repeated surgery for otitis media.
  16. ncbi Cine magnetic resonance imaging: evaluation of persistent airway obstruction after tonsil and adenoidectomy in children with Down syndrome
    Sally R Shott
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of Cincinnati Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, 3333 Burnet Avenue, Cincinnati, OH 45229 3039, U S A
    Laryngoscope 114:1724-9. 2004
    ..The cine magnetic resonance image (MRI) is useful in evaluating the upper airway in those patients who have not achieved a normal polysomnogram after T&A surgery...
  17. ncbi Adenoidectomy and adenotonsillectomy for recurrent acute otitis media: parallel randomized clinical trials in children not previously treated with tympanostomy tubes
    J L Paradise
    Department of Pediatrics, Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh, School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, PA 15213 3417, USA
    JAMA 282:945-53. 1999
    b>Adenoidectomy and adenotonsillectomy are commonly performed in US children to reduce the occurrence of persistent or recurrent otitis media, but evidence supporting the efficacy of the operations is limited.
  18. ncbi Tympanostomy with and without adenoidectomy for the prevention of recurrences of acute otitis media: a randomized controlled trial
    Tiia Kujala
    Department of Otolaryngology, University of Oulu, Oulu, Finland
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 31:565-9. 2012
    ..We evaluated the efficacy of insertion of tympanostomy tubes with and without adenoidectomy for preventing recurrent acute otitis media (AOM) in young children.
  19. ncbi Perioperative acupuncture and postoperative acupressure can prevent postoperative vomiting following paediatric tonsillectomy or adenoidectomy: a pragmatic randomised controlled trial
    Ingrid Liodden
    Lovisenberg Diakonale Hospital, Lovisenberggata 17, Oslo, Norway
    Acupunct Med 29:9-15. 2011
    To investigate the effectiveness of acupuncture and acupressure as supplements to standard treatment for postoperative vomiting in children undergoing tonsillectomy and/or adenoidectomy.
  20. ncbi Polysomnographic variables predictive of adverse respiratory events after pediatric adenotonsillectomy
    Eric M Jaryszak
    Children s National Medical Center, George Washington University School of Medicine, Washington, DC, USA
    Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 137:15-8. 2011
    ..To determine polysomnographic (PSG) variables that may potentially predict adverse respiratory events after pediatric adenotonsillectomy...
  21. ncbi Clinical practice guideline: Polysomnography for sleep-disordered breathing prior to tonsillectomy in children
    Peter S Roland
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Dallas, Texas, USA
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 145:S1-15. 2011
    ..aged 2 to 18 years, with sleep-disordered breathing and are candidates for tonsillectomy, with or without adenoidectomy. Polysomnography is the electrographic recording of simultaneous physiologic variables during sleep and is ..
  22. ncbi The relationship between repeat tympanostomy tube insertion and adenoidectomy
    David M Gleinser
    University of Texas Medical Branch Department of Otolaryngology, Galveston, TX, USA
    Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 75:1247-51. 2011
    To examine the relationship between adenoidectomy and repeat tympanostomy tube placement in the treatment of otitis media, and the relationship between potential risk factors for otitis media and repeat tympanostomy tube placement.
  23. ncbi Pediatric adenoidectomy: a population-based regional study on epidemiology and outcome
    Konstanze Thomas
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Jena University Hospital, Germany
    Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 77:1716-20. 2013
    To evaluate population-based data on incidence of pediatric adenoidectomy and rate of revision surgery.
  24. ncbi Adenoidectomy does not significantly reduce the incidence of otitis media in conjunction with the insertion of tympanostomy tubes in children who are younger than 4 years: a randomized trial
    Sari Hammarén-Malmi
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, University of Helsinki and Helsinki University Central Hospital, Helsinki, Finland
    Pediatrics 116:185-9. 2005
    To evaluate the efficacy of adenoidectomy in reducing the incidence of otitis media among children who are younger than 4 years and receive tympanostomy tubes.
  25. ncbi Doppler echocardiography in adenotonsillar hypertrophy
    M C Miman
    ENT Department, Turgut Ozal Medical Center, Inonu University, 44300, Malatya, Turkey
    Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 54:21-6. 2000
    ....
  26. ncbi A devastating outcome after adenoidectomy and tonsillectomy: ideas for improved prevention and management
    Jochen P Windfuhr
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, St Anna Krankenhaus, Duisburg, Germany
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 140:191-6. 2009
    To develop strategies that may assist the surgeon to prevent and manage severe bleeding complications after adenoidectomy and tonsillectomy.
  27. ncbi The hemostatic efficacy of Ankaferd Blood Stopper in adenoidectomy
    Ismail Iynen
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Harran University, Hospital, 63300 Sanliurfa, Turkey
    Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 75:1292-5. 2011
    To evaluate the efficacy of Ankaferd Blood Stopper (ABS) in the control of intraoperative and postoperative bleeding in adenoidectomy.
  28. ncbi Preoperative and postoperative cardiac and clinical findings of patients with adenotonsillar hypertrophy
    K Gorur
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, University of Mersin School of Medicine, Fatih mah Babil cad, Girne sitesi D blok No 1 1, Mezitli, 33170, Mersin, Turkey
    Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 59:41-6. 2001
    ..Our aim was to determine if there was any detectable clinical and cardiac changes in hypertrophied adenotonsillary disease with obstructive sleep apnea syndrome and to demonstrate the curative effect of adenotonsillectomy on these patients...
  29. ncbi Adenoidectomy with the coblator: a logical extension of radiofrequency tonsillectomy
    Michael S Timms
    Department of Otolaryngology, Blackburn Royal Infirmary, Blackburn, UK
    J Laryngol Otol 119:398-9. 2005
    ..ablation of adenoid tissue using a coblator, comparing it with conventional and other newer methods of adenoidectomy. Its chief advantages are that it produces a bloodless field, precision of tissue removal and leads to less ..
  30. ncbi Endoscopic-assisted versus curettage adenoidectomy: a prospective, randomized, double-blind study with objective outcome measures
    Murat Songu
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Izmir Ataturk Research and Training Hospital, Izmir, Turkey
    Laryngoscope 120:1895-9. 2010
    To establish whether there is both objectively and subjectively improved recovery in children receiving endoscopic-assisted adenoidectomy, compared with children receiving curettage adenoidectomy.
  31. ncbi Pediatric obstructive sleep apnea: the year in review
    R Mark Ray
    Pediatric Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Arkansas Children s Hospital, 800 Marshall Street, Little Rock, AR 72202, USA
    Curr Opin Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 13:360-5. 2005
    ..This review examines the effects of obstructive sleep apnea in children as well as treatment outcomes. Recent data suggest that some diagnostic modalities may underestimate the prevalence of sleep-disordered breathing in children...
  32. ncbi Association of allergy, asthma and IgE sensitisation to adenoidectomy and infections in children
    Jari Suvilehto
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Helsinki University Hospital, Finland
    Rhinology 45:286-91. 2007
    To find out whether previous adenoidectomy is associated with asthma, allergic symptoms or allergen-specific IgE antibodies...
  33. ncbi Altered speech following adenoidectomy: a 20 year experience
    K J Stewart
    Department of Plastic Surgery, Royal Hospital for Sick Children, Edinburgh, UK
    Br J Plast Surg 55:469-73. 2002
    Altered speech related to velopharyngeal insufficiency is a rare but well-recognised complication of adenoidectomy. Over a 20 year period, 42 patients were referred to the Edinburgh cleft team for investigation of altered speech ..
  34. ncbi Effect of adenoidectomy in children with complex problems of rhinosinusitis and associated diseases
    Kitirat Ungkanont
    Department of Otolaryngology, Faculty of Medicine Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok 10700, Thailand
    Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 68:447-51. 2004
    The effectiveness of adenoidectomy in the management of pediatric sinusitis is still a controversial issue. The size of the adenoid and associated diseases are the factors for consideration...
  35. ncbi Indications and outcomes of adenoidectomy in infancy
    Anat Shatz
    Pediatric Airways Service, Shaare Zedek Medical Center, Jerusalem, Israel
    Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol 113:835-8. 2004
    Adenoid hypertrophy is one of the most common causes of pediatric obstructive sleep apnea. Although adenoidectomy is the only effective treatment for adenoid hypertrophy, it is rarely performed in infants less than 1 year old...
  36. ncbi [Endoscopic adenotomy--clinical assessment of value and safety--an own experience]
    Marek Krajewski
    NZOZ Krajmed Centrum Nowoczesnej Laryngologii w Warszawie
    Otolaryngol Pol 61:21-4. 2007
    ..In authors opinion, the results obtained during study, definitely prove the superiority of endoscopic technique--it is worth of introducing into daily surgical practice...
  37. ncbi Paediatric obstructive sleep apnoea: is a polysomnogram always necessary?
    Kenny Peter Pang
    Department of Otolaryngology, KK Women and Children s Hospital, Singapore
    J Laryngol Otol 118:275-8. 2004
    ..In view of our low complication rates, low post-operative morbidity, cost and facility factor, the need for a mandatory overnight PSG pre-operatively is questioned, and clinical criteria for performing a PSG preoperatively are suggested...
  38. ncbi Pathologic evaluation of routine tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy specimens in the pediatric population: is it really necessary?
    Taner K Erdag
    Dokuz Eylul University School of Medicine, Department of Otolaryngology, Izmir, Turkey
    Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 69:1321-5. 2005
    To evaluate the necessity of histopathologic examination for routine tonsillectomy and/or adenoidectomy in terms of unexpected malignancy by evaluating a large group of pediatric patients retrospectively with review of the literature.
  39. ncbi Polysomnography in children scheduled for adenotonsillectomy
    Robert A Weatherly
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 131:727-31. 2004
    ..Parent responses on a validated Pediatric Sleep Questionnaire were used to determine which symptoms could help identify children with clinical diagnoses of SDB but normal PSG...
  40. ncbi Bacteremia during adenoidectomy
    Erdogan Okur
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, School of Medicine, Kahramanmaras Sutcu Imam University, Yorukselim mah Hastane Cad No 32, 46050 Kahramanmaras, Turkey
    Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 66:149-53. 2002
    Although adenoidectomy is one of the most commonly performed surgical procedures in children, there is no satisfactory information about the risk of bacteremia during adenoidectomy and necessity of antibiotic use...
  41. ncbi Chosen factors of T and B cell apoptosis in hypertrophic adenoid in children with otitis media with effusion
    Beata Zelazowska-Rutkowska
    Department of Pediatric Laboratory Diagnostics, Medical University of Bialystok, Waszyngtona 17, 15 274 Białystok, Poland
    Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 74:698-700. 2010
    ..adenoid, closely related to the functioning of the immune system, may have a role in qualifying children for adenoidectomy. Apoptosis is a major process maintaining balance between tonsillar lymphocytes...
  42. ncbi Adenoidectomy and nasopharyngeal carriage of Streptococcus pneumoniae in young children
    Petri S Mattila
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Finland
    Arch Dis Child 95:696-702. 2010
    The effect of adenoidectomy on nasopharyngeal colonisation of pathogens has not previously been evaluated...
  43. ncbi Alterations in the nasopharyngeal bacterial flora after adenoidectomy in children: a systematic review
    Johanna W M Aarts
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Wilhelmina Children s Hospital, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 142:15-20.e1. 2010
    To review the current literature on alterations in the nasopharyngeal bacterial flora in relation to adenoidectomy in children with recurrent upper respiratory tract infections (rURTIs).
  44. ncbi Rigid endoscopic evaluation of conventional curettage adenoidectomy
    D Regmi
    Department of Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery, B P Koirala Institute of Health Sciences, Dharan, Nepal
    J Laryngol Otol 125:53-8. 2011
    To evaluate the results of conventional adenoidectomy, using rigid endoscopy of the nasopharynx, and to establish the role of such evaluation in facilitating complete adenoid removal via the curettage technique.
  45. ncbi Molecular typing of paired bacterial isolates from the adenoid and lateral wall of the nose in children undergoing adenoidectomy: implications in acute rhinosinusitis
    J M Bernstein
    Department of Otolaryngology, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, State University of New York at Buffalo, NY, USA
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 125:593-7. 2001
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare the molecular biological profiles of potential pathogens found in the nasopharynx and lateral wall of the nose concomittantly in children undergoing surgery for upper respiratory tract disease...
  46. ncbi Assessment of the consensus about tonsillectomy and/or adenoidectomy among pediatricians and otolaryngologists
    A Faramarzi
    Department of Otolaryngology Head Neck Surgery, Medical School, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran
    Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 74:133-6. 2010
    Several recent publications have shown that the current indications for tonsillectomy and/or adenoidectomy (T&A) in children vary considerably between and even within countries...
  47. ncbi Negative pressure pulmonary oedema following adenoidectomy under general anaesthesia: a case series
    B O Bolaji
    Department of Anaesthesia, University of Ilorin, Ilorin, Nigeria
    West Afr J Med 30:121-4. 2011
    ..It is a complication of poorly treated or unrecognized laryngospasm occurring at extubation or later in the postoperative period...
  48. ncbi Analyzing factors associated with major complications after adenotonsillectomy in 4776 patients: comparing three tonsillectomy techniques
    Thomas Q Gallagher
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Naval Medical Center, Portsmouth, VA, USA
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 142:886-92. 2010
    ....
  49. ncbi Effect of adenoidectomy and/or tonsillectomy on cardiac functions in children with obstructive sleep apnea
    Mehmet Birol Ugur
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, School of Medicine, Zonguldak Karaelmas University, Zonguldak, Turkey
    ORL J Otorhinolaryngol Relat Spec 70:202-8. 2008
    We aimed to determine the effects of adenoidectomy and/or tonsillectomy (AT) on cardiac functions in children with adenoid and/or tonsillary hypertrophy and obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS) by using echocardiography with tissue ..
  50. ncbi Analgesic efficacy of tramadol 2 mg kg(-1) for paediatric day-case adenoidectomy
    H Viitanen
    Department of Surgery and Anaesthesia, , Finland
    Br J Anaesth 86:572-5. 2001
    We studied the analgesic efficacy of tramadol 2 mg kg(-1) for post-operative analgesia after day-case adenoidectomy in children aged 1-3 yr. Eighty children were allocated randomly to receive tramadol 2 mg kg(-1) i.v...
  51. ncbi Failures of adenoidectomy for chronic rhinosinusitis in children: for whom and when do they fail?
    Hassan H Ramadan
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, West Virginia University, Morgantown, West Virginia 26506 9200, USA
    Laryngoscope 117:1080-3. 2007
    To determine which children who are treated with adenoidectomy for chronic rhinosinusitis (CRS) will ultimately undergo endoscopic sinus surgery (ESS) and the length of time between adenoidectomy and ESS.
  52. ncbi Outcome of adenoidectomy versus adenoidectomy with maxillary sinus wash for chronic rhinosinusitis in children
    Hassan H Ramadan
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, West Virginia University, Morgantown, West Virginia 26506 9200, USA
    Laryngoscope 118:871-3. 2008
    To compare postoperative outcomes of adenoidectomy versus adenoidectomy with maxillary sinus wash as surgical treatment of chronic rhinosinusitis (CRS) in children.
  53. ncbi The efficacy of a subhypnotic dose of propofol in preventing laryngospasm following tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy in children
    Yatindra Kumar Batra
    Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, Al Sabah Hospital, Kuwait
    Paediatr Anaesth 15:1094-7. 2005
    ..Propofol is known to inhibit airway reflexes. In this study, we sought to assess whether the empiric use of a subhypnotic dose of propofol prior to emergence will decrease the occurrence of laryngospasm following extubation in children...
  54. ncbi Tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy
    Joseph Gigante
    Division of General Pediatrics, Vanderbilt Children s Hospital, Nashville, Tenn, USA
    Pediatr Rev 26:199-202; quiz 203. 2005
  55. ncbi The incidence of laryngospasm with a "no touch" extubation technique after tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy
    Ban C H Tsui
    Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, University of Alberta Hospitals, Edmonton, Canada
    Anesth Analg 98:327-9, table of contents. 2004
    ..defined awake tracheal extubation technique in 20 children undergoing elective tonsillectomy with or without adenoidectomy. This technique required patients to be turned to the recovery position at the end of the procedure before ..
  56. ncbi Power-assisted partial adenoidectomy
    Kimsey Rodriguez
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Ochsner Clinic Foundation, New Orleans, Louisiana 70121, USA
    Laryngoscope 112:26-8. 2002
    To describe partial adenoidectomy using a powered microdebrider and review the experience with the procedure.
  57. ncbi Outcome of adenotonsillectomy for obstructive sleep apnea in children under 3 years
    Ron B Mitchell
    Department of Surgery, University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center, Albuquerque, NM, USA
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 132:681-4. 2005
    ..To study the outcome of adenotonsillectomy for obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) in children less than 3 years of age...
  58. ncbi [Risk of hemorrhage after adenoidectomy and tonsillectomy. Value of the preoperative determination of partial thromboplastin time, prothrombin time and platelet count]
    K Scheckenbach
    Klinik fur Hals, Nasen, Ohren Krankheiten, Medizinische Einrichtungen der Heinrich Heine Universität Düsseldorf, Moorenstrasse 5, 40225 Dusseldorf, Deutschland
    HNO 56:312-20. 2008
    Hemorrhage after tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy remains a serious complication...
  59. ncbi Otitis media surgery: large variability between Finland and Norway
    Gunnhild Karevold
    Faculty Division of Akershus University Hospital, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
    Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 71:1035-9. 2007
    ..Bi-national comparison of surgical treatment for paediatric otitis media...
  60. ncbi Velopharyngeal insufficiency following adenoidectomy
    N C Saunders
    Department of Otolaryngology, Great Ormond Street Hospital, London, UK
    Clin Otolaryngol Allied Sci 29:686-8. 2004
    Velopharyngeal insufficiency (VPI) is a well recognized but rare complication of adenoidectomy. Twenty children with this condition were seen and assessed at Great Ormond Street Hospital between 1993 and 2000...
  61. ncbi Indications for tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy
    David H Darrow
    Departments of Otolaryngology and Pediatrics, Eastern Virginia Medical School, and the Department of Otolaryngology, Children s Hospital of the King s Daughters, Norfolk, Virginia 23507, USA
    Laryngoscope 112:6-10. 2002
    ..To review recent clinical trials that provide a foundation on which clinicians can base decisions regarding adenotonsillar surgery for their patients...
  62. ncbi [Acoustic rhinometry evaluation of adenoid hypertrophy and adenoidectomy efficacy]
    Małgorzata Piszcz
    Klinika Otolaryngologii Dzieciecej AM w Białymstoku
    Otolaryngol Pol 62:300-4. 2008
    ..However, the method is difficult to performed in some young patient because of their invasiveness. Acoustic assessment of nosopharyngs seems to be a new promising method...
  63. ncbi Retropharyngeal and mediastinal abscess following adenoidectomy
    David Tuerlinckx
    Department of Pediatrics, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Mont Godinne, Yvoir, Belgium
    Pediatr Pulmonol 36:257-8. 2003
    b>Adenoidectomy is one of the most common surgical procedures in children. On rare occasions it can be complicated by a retropharyngeal abscess (RA)...
  64. pmc Adenoidectomy versus chemoprophylaxis and placebo for recurrent acute otitis media in children aged under 2 years: randomised controlled trial
    Petri Koivunen
    University of Oulu, PO Box 5000, FIN 90014, Finland
    BMJ 328:487. 2004
    To evaluate the efficacy of adenoidectomy compared with long term chemoprophylaxis and placebo in the prevention of recurrent acute otitis media in children aged between 10 months and 2 years.
  65. ncbi Powered partial adenoidectomy
    Nicole Murray
    Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Ochsner Clinic, New Orleans, LA 70121, USA
    Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 128:792-6. 2002
    To confirm our clinical impression that the powered microdebrider is superior to curettes for performing partial adenoidectomy (removal of the superior one half to three fourths of the adenoid pad).
  66. ncbi Changes and consistencies in the epidemiology of pediatric adenotonsillar surgery, 1996-2006
    Neil Bhattacharyya
    Division of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 143:680-4. 2010
    ..Determine changes in rates for pediatric adenotonsillar procedures over time with attention to infectious indications...
  67. ncbi Hemorrhage following tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy in 15,218 patients
    J P Windfuhr
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Plastic Head and Neck Surgery, St Anna Hospital, Duisburg, Germany
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 132:281-6. 2005
    To evaluate potential risk factors and the incidence of bleeding following adenoidectomy or tonsillectomy, with or without adenoidectomy requiring surgical treatment under general anesthesia.
  68. ncbi Current indications for adenoidectomy in a sample of children in the Netherlands
    M T A van den Aardweg
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Wilhelmina Children s Hospital, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    B-ENT 6:15-8. 2010
    To study current indications for adenoidectomy in Dutch children.
  69. ncbi Trends in otitis media surgery: a decrease in adenoidectomy
    Johanna Haapkylä
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Helsinki University Central Hospital, PL 220, 00029 HUS, Finland
    Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 72:1207-13. 2008
    ..Objective is to compare trends in paediatric adenoidectomies and tympanostomy tube insertions for Norway and Finland from 1999 to 2005...
  70. ncbi Adenotonsillectomy improves neurocognitive function in children with obstructive sleep apnea syndrome
    Bat chen Friedman
    Department of Pediatrics B, Faculty of Health Sciences, Sleep Wake Disorders Unit, Soroka University Medical Center, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Sleep 26:999-1005. 2003
    ..To evaluate neurocognitive functions of children with obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS), before and after adenotonsillectomy, compared with healthy controls...
  71. pmc Adeno-tonsillar surgery in Italy
    G Motta
    Otorhinolaryngology Unit, Cesena, Italy
    Acta Otorhinolaryngol Ital 28:1-6. 2008
    ..Surgical interventions (adeno-tonsillectomy, adenoidectomy, tonsillectomy) on 26915 children (age range: 2-11 years) were considered...
  72. ncbi Socio-economic status and surgery in children: myringotomies and tonsillectomies in Ontario, Canada, 1996-2000
    R Croxford
    Clinical Epidemiology Unit, Sunnybrook and Women s College Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Acta Paediatr 93:1245-50. 2004
    ..To examine the relation between socio-economic status and (1) receipt of paediatric otolaryngological surgery, and (2) inclusion of adjuvant procedures...
  73. ncbi Changes in serum IGF-1 and IGFBP-3 levels and growth in children following adenoidectomy, tonsillectomy or adenotonsillectomy
    Muzaffer Kiris
    ENT Department, Ankara Ataturk Research and Education Hospital, Ankara, Turkey
    Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 74:528-31. 2010
    The aim of this study is to determine the effect of adenoidectomy, tonsillectomy or adenotonsillectomy on growth...
  74. ncbi The effect of tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy on inattention and impulsivity as measured by the Test of Variables of Attention (TOVA) in children with obstructive sleep apnea syndrome
    Galit Avior
    Department of Otolarygology Head and Neck Surgery, Dana Children s Hospital, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Israel
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 131:367-71. 2004
    ..attention deficit disorder (ADD) using an objective test of inattention and impulsivity: Test of Variables of Attention (TOVA) and then to determine whether tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy (T+A) results in an improvement in TOVA scores.
  75. ncbi Changes in behavior and attentional capacity after adenotonsillectomy
    Barbara C Galland
    Department of Women s and Children s Health, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Pediatr Res 59:711-6. 2006
    ....
  76. ncbi Endoscopic-guided adenoidectomy using a classic adenoid curette: a simple way to improve adenoidectomy
    Y M Wan
    ENT Department, Yan Chai Hospital, Tsuen Wan, Hong Kong
    Hong Kong Med J 11:42-4. 2005
    ..Nasal endoscopy allows easy assessment of the size of the adenoids and improves the accuracy of the adenoidectomy. This technique is particularly useful for paediatric patients who have small oral cavities...
  77. ncbi Prospective, randomized, controlled clinical trial of a novel matrix hemostatic sealant in children undergoing adenoidectomy
    Ronald A Mathiasen
    Department of Head and Neck Surgery, Kaiser Permanente Medical Center, Oakland, CA 94611, USA
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 131:601-5. 2004
    ..This study is a prospective, randomized, controlled clinical trial of Floseal sealant compared to traditional suction cautery hemostasis in children undergoing adenoidectomy.
  78. pmc Neuropsychological and behavioral functioning in children with and without obstructive sleep apnea referred for tonsillectomy
    Bruno Giordani
    Neuropsychology Section, Department of Psychiatry, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48105 0716, USA
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 14:571-81. 2008
    ..These results underscore the importance of applying more sophisticated methodologies to better understand the salient pathophysiology of childhood sleep-disordered breathing...
  79. ncbi Large international differences in (adeno)tonsillectomy rates
    E H Van Den Akker
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Wilhelmina Children s Hospital University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Clin Otolaryngol Allied Sci 29:161-4. 2004
    ..There is no definitive evidence that decreasing rates of T +/- Ads in childhood are associated with tonsil-related disease, necessitating surgery, in later life...
  80. ncbi Endoscopic adenoidectomy in children with submucosal cleft palate
    Yoram Stern
    Department of Otolaryngology, Schneider Children s Medical Center of Israel, Petah Tiqva 49202, Israel
    Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 70:1871-4. 2006
    To determine the safety and effectiveness of endoscopic partial adenoidectomy for the treatment of nasal obstruction in children with submucosal cleft palate.
  81. ncbi Cognition, sleep and respiration in at-risk children treated for obstructive sleep apnoea
    H E Montgomery-Downs
    Division of Pediatric Sleep Medicine, Dept of Pediatrics, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY, USA
    Eur Respir J 25:336-42. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the impact of tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy (T&A) on sleep, respiration and cognitive function in children of pre-school age with obstructive sleep ..
  82. ncbi Finnish adenoidectomy and tympanostomy rates in children; national variation
    Johanna Haapkylä
    Helsinki University Central Hospital, Department of Otorhinolaryngology, PL 220 00290 Helsinki, Finland
    Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 70:1569-73. 2006
    To assess upper respiratory surgery rates in Finnish children and compare the rates of adenoidectomy and tympanostomy tubes in 2002 with the 1987 cohort.
  83. ncbi Updated systematic review of tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy for treatment of pediatric obstructive sleep apnea/hypopnea syndrome
    Michael Friedman
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL, USA
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 140:800-8. 2009
    Perform an updated systematic review and meta-analysis to determine the cure rate of tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy (T&A) for pediatric obstructive sleep apnea/hypopnea syndrome (OSAHS).
  84. ncbi Paediatric otitis media surgery in Norway
    Gunnhild Karevold
    Faculty Division of Akershus University Hospital, University of Oslo, Norway
    Acta Otolaryngol 127:29-33. 2007
    ..In Norway there are large, regional differences in the incidence of surgery and combinations of surgery for otitis media...
  85. ncbi Endoscopic partial adenoidectomy for children with submucous cleft palate
    Yehuda Finkelstein
    Palate Surgery Unit of the Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Meir Hospital, Sapir Medical Center, Kfar Saba, Israel
    Cleft Palate Craniofac J 39:479-86. 2002
    ..palate who suffer from chronic nasal obstruction because of hypertrophic adenoids usually are not subjected to adenoidectomy because of the fear of postoperative velopharyngeal insufficiency...
  86. ncbi Comparison of remifentanil versus ketamine for paediatric day case adenoidectomy
    P Tarkkila
    ENT Hospital, Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Finland
    Acta Anaesthesiol Belg 54:217-22. 2003
    ..Ketamine with its' longer duration of action does not prolong recovery but does not have a clear opioid-sparing effect either in the immediate postoperative period...
  87. ncbi [Epidemiology of tonsillectomy and/or adenoidectomy in Italy]
    E Materia
    Agenzia di Sanità Pubblica, Regione Lazio, Roma
    Pediatr Med Chir 26:179-86. 2004
    ..was to describe frequency, causes, regional variations, setting and risk of mortality of tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy in Italy...
  88. ncbi Intranasal steroids and oral leukotriene modifier therapy in residual sleep-disordered breathing after tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy in children
    Leila Kheirandish
    Kosair Children s Hospital Research Institute, Division of Pediatric Sleep Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, University of Louisville, Louisville, Kentucky 40202, USA
    Pediatrics 117:e61-6. 2006
    Tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy (T&A) is the primary therapeutic approach for sleep-disordered breathing (SDB) in children. However, residual mild SDB will be found in more than one third of these patients after T&A...
  89. ncbi Vomiting and recovery after outpatient tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy in children. Comparison of four anesthetic techniques using nitrous oxide with halothane or propofol
    S A Ved
    Department of Anesthesia, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, D C 20007 2197, USA
    Anesthesiology 85:4-10. 1996
    ..to compare prospectively four different anesthetic induction and maintenance techniques using nitrous oxide with halothane and/or propofol for vomiting and recovery after outpatient tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy procedures in children.
  90. ncbi Six-month follow-up of children with obstructive sleep apnoea
    J M Harvey
    Developmental Clinic, Mater Children s Hospital, South Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    J Paediatr Child Health 35:136-9. 1999
    ..This study examined prospectively changes in development, temperament and sleep related behaviour in children referred for obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA) and polysomnographic sleep study, some of whom had surgical intervention...
  91. ncbi Power-assisted adenoidectomy: total and partial resection
    Peter J Koltai
    Section of Pediatric Otolaryngology, The Childrens Hospital at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Laryngoscope 112:29-31. 2002
    To describe the surgical technique for power-assisted adenoidectomy and review the safety and effectiveness of the procedure.
  92. ncbi Impact of adenotonsillectomy on behavior in children with sleep-disordered breathing
    Hsueh Yu Li
    Department of Otolaryngology, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, and Department of Nursing, Chang Gung Institute of Technology, Taoyuan, Taipei, Taiwan
    Laryngoscope 116:1142-7. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to measure the impact of adenotonsillectomy on sleep-related adverse events and behavioral problems in children with sleep-disordered breathing...
  93. ncbi Sleep-disordered breathing may spur behavioral, learning problems in children
    Lynne Lamberg
    JAMA 297:2681-3. 2007
  94. pmc Tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy in children with sleep-related breathing disorders: consensus statement of a UK multidisciplinary working party
    P J Robb
    British Association for Paediatric Otorhinolaryngology BAPO on behalf of ENT UK
    Ann R Coll Surg Engl 91:371-3. 2009
    ..concern about children with a clinical diagnosis of OSA having routine tonsillectomy, with or without adenoidectomy. As BAPO President, I was asked by the ENT-UK President, Professor Richard Ramsden, to investigate the issues ..
  95. ncbi Behavior, cognition, and quality of life after adenotonsillectomy for pediatric sleep-disordered breathing: summary of the literature
    Susan L Garetz
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 138:S19-26. 2008
    ....
  96. ncbi Analgesic efficacy of rectal acetaminophen and ibuprofen alone or in combination for paediatric day-case adenoidectomy
    H Viitanen
    Department of Anaesthesia, Central Hospital of Seinajoki, Seinajoki, Finland
    Br J Anaesth 91:363-7. 2003
    ..We investigated if combining rectal acetaminophen with ibuprofen would provide better postoperative analgesia compared with either drug alone after adenoidectomy in children.
  97. ncbi The use of magnesium to prevent laryngospasm after tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy: a preliminary study
    Nurcin Gulhas
    Department of Anaesthesia, Inonu University School of Medicine, Turkey
    Paediatr Anaesth 13:43-7. 2003
    ..It also has calcium antagonist properties, which provide muscle relaxation. In this study, we aimed to determine the effect of magnesium on preventing laryngospasm...
  98. ncbi An analysis of factors influencing postanesthesia recovery after pediatric ambulatory tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy
    Alice A Edler
    Department of Anesthesia, Lucile Packard Children s Hospital, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California 94305, USA
    Anesth Analg 104:784-9. 2007
    ..Many factors contribute to prolonged length of stay (LOS) for pediatric patients in the postanesthesia care unit (PACU). We designed this prospective study to identify the pre- and postoperative factors that prolong LOS...
  99. ncbi The effectiveness of tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy in the treatment of pediatric obstructive sleep apnea/hypopnea syndrome: a meta-analysis
    Scott E Brietzke
    Department of Otolaryngology, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC 20307, USA
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 134:979-84. 2006
    ..Present and evaluate the currently available literature reporting on the effectiveness of adenotonsillectomy (T/A) in treating obstructive sleep apnea/hypopnea syndrome (OSAHS) in uncomplicated pediatric patients...
  100. pmc Sleep-disordered breathing, behavior, and cognition in children before and after adenotonsillectomy
    Ronald D Chervin
    Sleep Disorders Center, Department of Neurology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Pediatrics 117:e769-78. 2006
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Research Grants30

  1. EARLY OTITIS AND LITERACY AND ATTENTION AT 9 TO 11 YEARS
    JACK PARADISE; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract_text> ..
  2. Effects of Treating Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Epilepsy
    Beth Malow; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Develop quality control measures to ensure accurate and consistent data collection among sites in the RCT, including aspects related to remote data entry and standardization of performance and interpretation of PSG studies across sites...
  3. Melatonin for Sleep in Children with Autism: Safety, Tolerability, and Dosing
    Beth Malow; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..We will determine the response of melatonin dose on sleep latency using polysomnography and actigraphy, a validated and non-intrusive measure of sleep onset and duration. Adverse events will also be captured. ..
  4. Sleep Disordered Breathing and Growth in Children: A Longitudinal Cohort Study
    Karen Bonuck; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Adenotonsillar hypertrophy is the primary factor leading to SDB in children. Tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy (T&A) is curative in 80% of cases...
  5. OTITIS MEDIA RESEARCH CENTER
    Charles Bluestone; Fiscal Year: 1990
    ..OM (antimicrobials or M&T) will require further treatment/observation before final outcome is known, and adenoidectomy with and without tonsillectomy (T&A) will require more subjects enrolled and treated/observed to determine ..
  6. Dynamic Computational Modeling of Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Down Syndrome
    SALLY RICHARDS SHOTT; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..There are variable surgical success rates for both first line surgery [palatine tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy (T&A)] as well as secondary surgeries performed if and when T&A fails...
  7. ADENOIDECTOMY FOR OTITIS MEDIA IN 2/3 YEAR OLD CHILDREN
    Margaretha Casselbrant; Fiscal Year: 2001
    DESCRIPTION: Efficacy of adenoidectomy for the treatment and prevention of otitis media with effusion has been shown for children four years and older...
  8. EFFECTS OF TONSIL-ADENOID SURGERY ON THROAT INFECTION
    JACK PARADISE; Fiscal Year: 1990
    This study is designed to test the efficacy of tonsillectomy, and of tonsillectomy with adenoidectomy (T&A), in reducing the occurrence of episodes of throat infection in children with previous throat-infection experiences that ..
  9. Portable, In-Home Assessment of Pediatric Sleep Apnea
    DANIEL LEVENDOWSKI; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..OSA is also required to identify children at risk for postoperative complications following tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy, the most common treatment for childhood OSA...
  10. DIAGNOSIS OF PEDIATRIC OBSTRUCTIVE SLEEP APNEA
    Nira Goldstein; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..Children with a positive NPSG will undergo tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy. Children with negative NPSG will be randomized to undergo tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy or no surgery...
  11. A PROSPECTIVE STUDY OF LYMPHOID TISSUES IN NEOPLASIA
    IRVING KESSLER; Fiscal Year: 1980
    ..study on subsequent cancer risk, by site, among cohorts of individuals undergoing tonsillectomy/adenoidectomy and/or appendectomy between 1925 and 1936 is continuing...
  12. Pneumococcal Biofilms in Otitis Media
    James Post; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Delineating the molecular basis of biofilms will not only advance our understanding of OM, but of chronic infectious disease in general. ..
  13. PREDOCTORAL TRAINING PROGRAM IN NEUROSCIENCE
    RALPH FREGOSI; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Facilities for research training include the extensive equipment and expertise in individual faculty laboratories, as well as comprehensive shared resources at the University of Arizona. ..
  14. Middle Ear Epithelial Response to Cytokine Stimulation
    Joseph Kerschner; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ....
  15. PATHOPHYSIOLOGY OF CHILDHOOD OBSTRUCTIVE SLEEP APNEA
    CAROLE MARCUS; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..These studies will help elucidate the pathophysiology of OSAS in obese adolescents, ultimately resulting in improved management of this disease. ..
  16. Noninvasive Ventilation in Children with Cystic Fibrosis
    CAROLE MARCUS; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..In keeping with the mission of the RFA, this study will use a multidisciplinary approach to improve management and enhance the quality of life in children with chronic respiratory failure. ..
  17. MOLECULAR GENETICS OF A SYNDROME WITH HEARING IMPAIRMENT
    J Post; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The delineation of the panoply of genes involved in causing craniosynostosis will enhance our understanding of these diseases and suggest new therapeutic strategies. ..
  18. P20-Mediated Suppression of Vascular Force
    Christopher Rembold; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Many current treatments target smooth muscle to reduce tone. It is possible that targeting the force suppression pathway (i.e. p20) might provide comparable benefits. ..
  19. NEUROMUSCULAR CONTROL OF THE PHARYNGEAL AIRWAY
    RALPH FREGOSI; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..These experiments will lay the foundation for new and improved treatment strategies for persons with obstructive sleep apnea or with other conditions that are caused by malfunction of the tongue motor system. ..
  20. Increasing youth physical activity: neighborhood environmen influences
    JAMES ROEMMICH; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..We hypothesize that there will be a main effect of reduction in access to sedentary behaviors on energy and fat intake and percent overweight. ..
  21. Vascular Functions in Children with Sleep Disorder Breathing
    Raouf S Amin; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  22. FACILITATION OF EPILEPTIC ACTIVITY BY SLEEP AND AROUSAL
    Beth Malow; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..abstract_text> ..
  23. REM SLEEP DEPRIVATION, HYPOXIA, AND HIPPOCAMPAL FUNCTION
    David Gozal; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..abstract_text> ..
  24. NO-CGMP INHIBITION OF UROGENITAL SMOOTH MUSCLE
    Christopher Rembold; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ....
  25. Cardiovascular Disease (C/V) in Children with Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA)
    Raouf Amin; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable]..
  26. Cognitive Impairment Influences Gait in Aging
    Bruno Giordani; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  27. Increasing physical activity of sedentary youth
    JAMES ROEMMICH; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..This study will yield important information on new ways to increase the physical activity of children. ..
  28. Postnatal Brain Susceptibility to Intermittent Hypoxia
    David Gozal; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ....