tonsillectomy

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Summary: Surgical removal of a tonsil or tonsils. (Dorland, 28th ed)

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  1. ncbi Tonsil size and body mass index are important factors for efficacy of simple tonsillectomy in obstructive sleep apnoea syndrome
    S Nakata
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Nagoya, Japan
    Clin Otolaryngol 31:41-5. 2006
  2. ncbi Tonsillar TLR9 expression and efficacy of tonsillectomy with steroid pulse therapy in IgA nephropathy patients
    Daisuke Sato
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Internal Medicine, Juntendo University Faculty of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 27:1090-7. 2012
  3. ncbi Tonsillectomy and steroid pulse therapy significantly impact on clinical remission in patients with IgA nephropathy
    O Hotta
    Department of Nephrology, Sendai Shakaihoken Hospital, Sendai, Japan
    Am J Kidney Dis 38:736-43. 2001
  4. ncbi Coblation tonsillectomy: a double blind randomized controlled study
    M S Timms
    Department of Otolaryngology, Blackburn Royal Infirmary, UK
    J Laryngol Otol 116:450-2. 2002
  5. pmc Effect of tonsillectomy plus steroid pulse therapy on clinical remission of IgA nephropathy: a controlled study
    Hiroyuki Komatsu
    Circulatory and Body Fluid Regulation, Department of Internal Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Miyazaki, Kiyotake, Miyazaki, 889 1692, Japan
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 3:1301-7. 2008
  6. ncbi Postoperative pain following coblation tonsillectomy: randomized clinical trial
    Nastasha Polites
    Department of Otolaryngology, Flinders Medical Centre and Flinders University, Adelaide, Australia
    ANZ J Surg 76:226-9. 2006
  7. ncbi Pediatric IgA nephropathy: clinical and therapeutic perspectives
    Rosanna Coppo
    Nephrology, Dialysis and Transplantation, Regina Margherita University Children s Hospital, Turin, Italy
    Semin Nephrol 28:18-26. 2008
  8. ncbi Helicobacter pylori and tonsillectomy
    L J Skinner
    Department of Otolaryngology, Royal Victoria Eye and Ear Hospital, Adelaide Road, Dublin 2, Ireland
    Clin Otolaryngol Allied Sci 26:505-9. 2001
  9. ncbi Prophylaxis of postoperative vomiting in children undergoing tonsillectomy: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    C M Bolton
    Department of Anaesthesia and Pain Management Royal Children s Hospital and Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, Flemington Road Parkville, Melbourne, Australia 3052
    Br J Anaesth 97:593-604. 2006
  10. ncbi Relationship between tonsils and IgA nephropathy as well as indications of tonsillectomy
    Yuansheng Xie
    Kidney Center of PLA, Department of Nephrology, Chinese General Hospital of PLA, Beijing, China
    Kidney Int 65:1135-44. 2004

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  1. ncbi Tonsil size and body mass index are important factors for efficacy of simple tonsillectomy in obstructive sleep apnoea syndrome
    S Nakata
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Nagoya, Japan
    Clin Otolaryngol 31:41-5. 2006
    To evaluate the efficacy of simple tonsillectomy to treat obstructive sleep apnoea syndrome (OSAS) in adults.
  2. ncbi Tonsillar TLR9 expression and efficacy of tonsillectomy with steroid pulse therapy in IgA nephropathy patients
    Daisuke Sato
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Internal Medicine, Juntendo University Faculty of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 27:1090-7. 2012
    ..In this study, we investigated correlations between tonsillar TLR9 messenger RNA expression, TLR9 SNP genotypes and clinical outcomes following tonsillectomy with steroid pulse therapy (SPT) in IgAN patients.
  3. ncbi Tonsillectomy and steroid pulse therapy significantly impact on clinical remission in patients with IgA nephropathy
    O Hotta
    Department of Nephrology, Sendai Shakaihoken Hospital, Sendai, Japan
    Am J Kidney Dis 38:736-43. 2001
    ..the multivariate Cox regression model with 13 independent covariates, initial Scr level, histological score, tonsillectomy, and high-dose methylprednisolone therapy had a significant impact on clinical remission, whereas proteinuria, ..
  4. ncbi Coblation tonsillectomy: a double blind randomized controlled study
    M S Timms
    Department of Otolaryngology, Blackburn Royal Infirmary, UK
    J Laryngol Otol 116:450-2. 2002
    b>Tonsillectomy has been performed by a number of techniques...
  5. pmc Effect of tonsillectomy plus steroid pulse therapy on clinical remission of IgA nephropathy: a controlled study
    Hiroyuki Komatsu
    Circulatory and Body Fluid Regulation, Department of Internal Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Miyazaki, Kiyotake, Miyazaki, 889 1692, Japan
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 3:1301-7. 2008
    Few well-designed investigations have examined how tonsillectomy plus steroid pulse therapy affects IgA nephropathy...
  6. ncbi Postoperative pain following coblation tonsillectomy: randomized clinical trial
    Nastasha Polites
    Department of Otolaryngology, Flinders Medical Centre and Flinders University, Adelaide, Australia
    ANZ J Surg 76:226-9. 2006
    b>Tonsillectomy is one of the commonest surgical procedures, with postoperative pain being an important source of morbidity...
  7. ncbi Pediatric IgA nephropathy: clinical and therapeutic perspectives
    Rosanna Coppo
    Nephrology, Dialysis and Transplantation, Regina Margherita University Children s Hospital, Turin, Italy
    Semin Nephrol 28:18-26. 2008
    ..Hence, detecting IgAN at the beginning of its natural history may offer the possibility of early treatment of the nephritis and/or its complications, with benefits for patients at the pediatric age, but even more benefits later in life...
  8. ncbi Helicobacter pylori and tonsillectomy
    L J Skinner
    Department of Otolaryngology, Royal Victoria Eye and Ear Hospital, Adelaide Road, Dublin 2, Ireland
    Clin Otolaryngol Allied Sci 26:505-9. 2001
    ..Serology for Helicobacter pylori was performed on 50 patients undergoing tonsillectomy. Tonsillar specimens were monitored for urease activity by CLO test (a sealed plastic slide holding an agar ..
  9. ncbi Prophylaxis of postoperative vomiting in children undergoing tonsillectomy: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    C M Bolton
    Department of Anaesthesia and Pain Management Royal Children s Hospital and Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, Flemington Road Parkville, Melbourne, Australia 3052
    Br J Anaesth 97:593-604. 2006
    Postoperative vomiting (POV) remains one of the commonest causes of significant morbidity after tonsillectomy in children...
  10. ncbi Relationship between tonsils and IgA nephropathy as well as indications of tonsillectomy
    Yuansheng Xie
    Kidney Center of PLA, Department of Nephrology, Chinese General Hospital of PLA, Beijing, China
    Kidney Int 65:1135-44. 2004
    ..IgA nephropathy (IgAN) and tonsils, respectively, reviews about the relationship between tonsils, tonsillitis, tonsillectomy, and IgAN are limited...
  11. ncbi The efficacy of tonsillectomy on long-term renal survival in patients with IgA nephropathy
    Yuansheng Xie
    Division of Clinical Nephrology and Rheumatology, Niigata University Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences, Niigata, Japan
    Kidney Int 63:1861-7. 2003
    Little information has been available until now about the clinical efficacy of tonsillectomy on long-term renal survival of patients with idiopathic immunoglobulin A nephropathy (IgAN).
  12. ncbi Tonsillectomy and steroid pulse (TSP) therapy for patients with IgA nephropathy: a nationwide survey of TSP therapy in Japan and an analysis of the predictive factors for resistance to TSP therapy
    Naoto Miura
    Division of Nephrology and Rheumatology, Department of Internal Medicine, Aichi Medical University School of Medicine, Nagakute, Aichi, 480 1195, Japan
    Clin Exp Nephrol 13:460-6. 2009
    b>Tonsillectomy and steroid pulse (TSP) therapy was proposed as a curative treatment for IgA nephropathy by Hotta et al...
  13. ncbi Changes in incidence and indications of tonsillectomy and adenotonsillectomy, 1970-2005
    Britt K Erickson
    Mayo Medical School, College of Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 140:894-901. 2009
    To investigate 35-year epidemiological trends in tonsillectomy and adenotonsillectomy. STUDY DESIGN/SUBJECTS: Cross-sectional survey...
  14. ncbi Assessing intravenous ketamine and intravenous dexamethasone separately and in combination for early oral intake, vomiting and postoperative pain relief in children following tonsillectomy
    Mohammadreza Safavi
    Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care, Anesthesiology and Critical Care Research Center, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran
    Med Arh 66:111-5. 2012
    ..5 mg/kg i.v. dexamethasone in combination with 0.5 mg/kg i.v. ketamine on pain, early oral intake and vomiting in pediatric patients undergoing tonsillectomy during the first 24 hours of the postoperative period.
  15. ncbi Subcutaneous emphysema and pneumomediastinum after tonsillectomy
    Jin Pyeong Kim
    Department of Otolaryngology, Institute of Health Sciences, College of Medicine, Gyeongsang National University, Jinju, South Korea
    Am J Otolaryngol 31:212-5. 2010
    Many patients and their families regard tonsillectomy as a minor operation because it is performed so commonly...
  16. ncbi Decreased CD4+CD25+ cells and increased dimeric IgA-producing cells in tonsils in IgA nephropathy
    Hongdong Huang
    Hunan Key Laboratory of Nephrology and Hemoperfusion, Division of Nephrology, Second Xiangya Hospital of Central South University, Changsha, Hunan Province PR China
    J Nephrol 23:202-9. 2010
    ..However, the role of CD4+CD25+ cells, which play critical roles in maintaining peripheral tolerance and preventing autoimmunity, has not yet been defined in IgAN...
  17. ncbi Trends in the indications for pediatric tonsillectomy or adenotonsillectomy
    Noah P Parker
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 75:282-5. 2011
    To report trends in the indications for pediatric tonsillectomy or adenotonsillectomy.
  18. ncbi Significance of the duration of nephropathy for achieving clinical remission in patients with IgA nephropathy treated by tonsillectomy and steroid pulse therapy
    Norio Ieiri
    Department of Nephrology, Sendai Shakaihoken Hospital, Tsutsumimachi 3 16 1, Aoba ku, Sendai, Miyagi, 981 8501, Japan
    Clin Exp Nephrol 16:122-9. 2012
    ..Treatment using a combination of tonsillectomy and steroid pulse (TSP) therapy has been reported as an effective method for obtaining clinical remission (CR),..
  19. ncbi A meta-analysis of the clinical remission rate and long-term efficacy of tonsillectomy in patients with IgA nephropathy
    You Wang
    Department of Nephrology, Tongji Hospital, Tongji Medical College, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, 1095 Jiefang Street, Wuhan 430030, People s Republic of China
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 26:1923-31. 2011
    We wished to evaluate the clinical remission rate and long-term efficacy of tonsillectomy for patients with IgA nephropathy.
  20. ncbi Cohort study of advanced IgA nephropathy: efficacy and limitations of corticosteroids with tonsillectomy
    Mitsuhiro Sato
    Department of Nephrology, Sendai Shakaihoken Hospital, Sendai, Japan
    Nephron Clin Pract 93:c137-45. 2003
    ..Elevated serum creatinine is associated with poor outcome in IgA nephropathy (IgAN). The efficacy and limitations of corticosteroids in advanced IgAN (Cr >or=1.5 mg/dl), however, remains controversial...
  21. ncbi Dexmedetomidine reduces emergence agitation after tonsillectomy in children by sevoflurane anesthesia: a case-control study
    Qing tao Meng
    Department of Anesthesiology, Renmin Hospital of Wuhan University, Wuhan 430060, China
    Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 76:1036-41. 2012
    To evaluate the efficacy and safety of dexmedetomidine for emergence agitation after tonsillectomy in children.
  22. ncbi Use of corticosteroids, other immunosuppressive therapies, and tonsillectomy in the treatment of IgA nephropathy
    Osamu Hotta
    Department of Nephrology, Sendai Shakaihoken Hospital, Tsutsumimachi 3 16 1, Aoba ku, Sendai 981 8501, Japan
    Semin Nephrol 24:244-55. 2004
    ..more aggressive treatments, including high-dose corticosteroids, various immunosuppressive agents, and tonsillectomy, have been used for wider subgroups of patients with IgAN...
  23. ncbi Analgesic effect of ketamine and morphine after tonsillectomy in children
    Faeza Hasnain
    Department of Pharmacy, Bahauddin Zakariya University, Multan, Pakistan
    Pak J Pharm Sci 25:599-606. 2012
    A comparative double blind study of Ketamine and Morphine was conducted on eighty children following tonsillectomy to assess the analgesic, respiratory rate depressant and emesis...
  24. ncbi Dexamethasone and risk of nausea and vomiting and postoperative bleeding after tonsillectomy in children: a randomized trial
    Christoph Czarnetzki
    Division of Anesthesiology, University Hospitals of Geneva, 24 Rue Micheli du Crest, CH 1211 Geneva 14, Switzerland
    JAMA 300:2621-30. 2008
    Dexamethasone is widely used to prevent postoperative nausea and vomiting (PONV) in pediatric tonsillectomy.
  25. ncbi Use of intravenous steroids at induction of anaesthesia for adult tonsillectomy to reduce post-operative nausea and vomiting and pain: a double-blind randomized controlled trial
    S McKean
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Victoria Hospital, Kirkcaldy, Scotland
    Clin Otolaryngol 31:36-40. 2006
    To assess the effectiveness of intravenous steroids at induction of anaesthetic to reduce post-operative nausea and vomiting and pain after adult tonsillectomy.
  26. ncbi Pediatric total tonsillectomy using coblation compared to conventional electrosurgery: a prospective, controlled single-blind study
    Kelly E Stoker
    Mountain West Ear, Nose, and Throat, Boutiful, UT 84010, USA
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 130:666-75. 2004
    Postoperative recovery after tonsillectomy using Coblation excision (CES) was compared with conventional electrosurgery (ES).
  27. ncbi [PANDAS Syndrome: a new tonsillectomy indication?]
    Angel Batuecas Caletrio
    Servicio de Otorrinolaringología y Patología Cérvico facial, Hospital Universitario de Salamanca, Salamanca, Espana
    Acta Otorrinolaringol Esp 59:362-3. 2008
    ..A case report of a 9-year-old child with PANDAS syndrome is presented. This child has had no further symptoms after tonsillectomy. The understanding about PANDAS syndrome and tonsillectomy is reviewed.
  28. ncbi Intraoperative small-dose ketamine does not reduce pain or analgesic consumption during perioperative opioid analgesia in children after tonsillectomy
    Y K Batra
    Department of Anesthesia and Intensive Care, Al Sabah Hospital, Kuwait
    Int J Clin Pharmacol Ther 45:155-60. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the extent to which small-dose ketamine, when used in conjunction with remifentanil, has a morphine-sparing effect in the perioperative period...
  29. pmc Cigarette smoking, appendectomy, and tonsillectomy as risk factors for the development of primary sclerosing cholangitis: a case control study
    S A Mitchell
    Department of Gastroenterology, Oxford Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, UK
    Gut 51:567-73. 2002
    ..Smoking, previous appendectomy, and tonsillectomy have been associated with a decreased risk of developing UC...
  30. ncbi Prospective, controlled clinical trial of Ankaferd Blood Stopper in children undergoing tonsillectomy
    Aysenur Meric Teker
    Otorhinolaryngology Department, Vakif Gureba Training and Research Hospital, Fatih, Istanbul, Turkey
    Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 73:1742-5. 2009
    This is a prospective study evaluating the efficacy of Ankaferd Blood Stopper as a hemostatic agent compared to hemostasis by means of knot-tie after cold knife dissection tonsillectomy.
  31. ncbi Synchronous bilateral tonsillar carcinoma: role of fluoro-deoxyglucose positron emission tomography scanning in detecting occult primary tumours in metastatic nodal disease of the head and neck
    T Price
    Department of ENT, Luton and Dunstable Hospital, Luton, UK
    J Laryngol Otol 120:334-7. 2006
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  32. 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)...
  33. 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...
  34. ncbi Tonsillotomy or tonsillectomy?--a prospective study comparing histological and immunological findings in recurrent tonsillitis and tonsillar hyperplasia
    Oliver Reichel
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Ludwig Maximilians University Munich, University Hospital Grosshadern, Marchioninistr 15, 81377, Munich, Germany
    Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol 264:277-84. 2007
    ..Sixty-four children with recurrent tonsillitis underwent traditional (total) blunt dissection tonsillectomy between October 2003 and July 2004...
  35. ncbi Clinical practice guideline: tonsillectomy in children
    Reginald F Baugh
    Department of Surgery, University of Toledo Medical Center, Toledo, Ohio, USA
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 144:S1-30. 2011
    b>Tonsillectomy is one of the most common surgical procedures in the United States, with more than 530,000 procedures performed annually in children younger than 15 years...
  36. ncbi Bipolar scissors versus cold dissection tonsillectomy: a prospective, randomized, multi-unit study
    V Raut
    Department of Otolaryngology, Belfast City Hospital, UK
    Laryngoscope 111:2178-82. 2001
    To evaluate bipolar scissors tonsillectomy by comparing it with traditional cold dissection tonsillectomy.
  37. ncbi A double-blinded randomized controlled trial of coblation versus conventional dissection tonsillectomy on post-operative symptoms
    C M Philpott
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Leicester Royal Infirmary, University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust, Leicester, UK
    Clin Otolaryngol 30:143-8. 2005
    The aim of this study was to compare postoperative symptoms following coblation tonsillectomy with those experienced following a traditional cold dissection.
  38. ncbi A comparison of oral clonidine and oral midazolam as preanesthetic medications in the pediatric tonsillectomy patient
    L Fazi
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Anesth Analg 92:56-61. 2001
    ..5 mg/kg) on the preanesthetic sedation and postoperative recovery profile in children during tonsillectomy with or without adenoidectomy...
  39. ncbi Transoral robotic surgery: radical tonsillectomy
    Gregory S Weinstein
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, University of Pennsylvania Health System, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 133:1220-6. 2007
    To describe and show the feasibility of a new surgical technique for transoral robotic surgery (TORS) radical tonsillectomy.
  40. 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
    ..in each of the 2 preceding years, or 3 or more such episodes in each of the 3 preceding years), we found tonsillectomy efficacious in reducing the number and severity of subsequent episodes of throat infection for at least 2 ..
  41. 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...
  42. ncbi Day-case tonsillectomy for children in Glasgow: the impact of changing indications and deprivation
    W A Clement
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Royal Hospital for Sick Children, Glasgow, Scotland, UK
    J Laryngol Otol 127:392-8. 2013
    To determine the number of children undergoing tonsillectomy that could have this performed as a day surgery procedure.
  43. ncbi Mortality and major morbidity after tonsillectomy: etiologic factors and strategies for prevention
    Julie L Goldman
    Division of Otolaryngology, Department of Surgery, University of Louisville, Louisville, Kentucky
    Laryngoscope 123:2544-53. 2013
    To report data on death or permanent disability after tonsillectomy.
  44. ncbi More codeine fatalities after tonsillectomy in North American children
    Lauren E Kelly
    Schulich School of Medicine, University of Western Ontario, London, Canada
    Pediatrics 129:e1343-7. 2012
    ..These cases demonstrate that analgesia with codeine or other opioids that use the CYP2D6 pathway after adenotonsillectomy may not be safe in young children with obstructive sleep apnea syndrome...
  45. ncbi Lingual tonsillectomy: a review of 5 years experience and evolution of surgical technique
    Michael Barakate
    The University of New South Wales, Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, The Prince of Wales Hospital Campus Sydney Children s Hospital, Sydney, Australia
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 139:222-7. 2008
    To assess the indications for lingual tonsillectomy; to report our experience with lingual tonsillectomy, and to present the evolution of our surgical technique.
  46. ncbi Outpatient tonsillectomy in children: demographic and geographic variation in the United States, 2006
    Emily F Boss
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Pediatr 160:814-9. 2012
    To examine geographic and demographic variation for outpatient tonsillectomy in children nationally.
  47. 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
    ..We examined the effects of these adjuvant procedures on the rates of reinsertion of tympanostomy tubes and rehospitalization for conditions related to otitis media...
  48. ncbi General practitioners' versus consultants' perspective on indications for paediatric tonsillectomy: current trends
    J Manickavasagam
    Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Doncaster Royal Infirmary, UK
    J Laryngol Otol 126:163-7. 2012
    We undertook a study to ascertain what factors general practitioners consider important when referring children for tonsillectomy, and to compare these views with those of consultant ENT surgeons.
  49. ncbi Tonsillectomy vs. deep tonsil biopsies in detecting occult tonsil tumors
    Joshua D Waltonen
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio 43210, USA
    Laryngoscope 119:102-6. 2009
    To compare the yield of detecting occult tumors by performing tonsillectomy and deep tonsil biopsies in patients with metastatic carcinoma to the neck in whom a primary tumor was not evident on physical examination, radiography, or ..
  50. ncbi Acupressure-acupuncture antiemetic prophylaxis in children undergoing tonsillectomy
    Z Shenkman
    Department of Anesthesia, Children s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Anesthesiology 90:1311-6. 1999
    ..The authors studied whether a combined approach using preoperative acupressure and intra- and postoperative acupuncture can prevent emesis following tonsillectomy in children.
  51. 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)...
  52. ncbi Pediatric tonsillectomy: clinical practice guidelines
    E Lescanne
    Service d ORL et de chirurgie cervicofacial, CHRU, Tours, France
    Eur Ann Otorhinolaryngol Head Neck Dis 129:264-71. 2012
    This article presents the Clinical Practice Guidelines for Pediatric Tonsillectomy of the French Society of ENT and Head and Neck Surgery (SFORL), entitled "Amygdalectomie de l'enfant : Recommandation pour la pratique clinique" (SFORL, ..
  53. ncbi Taste damage (otitis media, tonsillectomy and head and neck cancer), oral sensations and BMI
    Linda M Bartoshuk
    University of Florida, 4073 SW 21st Terrace, Gainesville, FL 32608, USA
    Physiol Behav 107:516-26. 2012
    Otitis media and tonsillectomy are associated with enhanced palatability of energy dense foods and with weight gain...
  54. 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...
  55. ncbi Peritonsillar abscess: the rationale for interval tonsillectomy
    V V Raut
    Department of Otolaryngology, Ipswich Hospital NHS Trust, U K
    Ear Nose Throat J 79:206-9. 2000
    ..The survey of 571 practicing ENT surgeons revealed that 83% advise interval tonsillectomy only for patients who have a history of tonsillitis; they prefer to take a wait-and-see approach for a single ..
  56. ncbi A multicenter prospective cohort study of tonsillectomy and steroid therapy in Japanese patients with IgA nephropathy: a 5-year report
    Mariko Miyazaki
    Department of Nephrology, Sendai Shakaihoken Hospital, Sendai, Japan
    Contrib Nephrol 157:94-8. 2007
    b>Tonsillectomy combined with corticosteroids has been performed for IgA nephropathy (IgAN) mainly in Japan...
  57. ncbi Effect of an intravenous single dose of ketamine on postoperative pain in tonsillectomy patients
    Mario José da Conceição
    Blumenau University Foundation, Joana de Gusmao Children Hospital, Anesthesia Teaching and Training Center of Celso Ramos, Hospital, Florianopolis, SC, Brazil
    Paediatr Anaesth 16:962-7. 2006
    b>Tonsillectomy has a high incidence of postoperative pain...
  58. ncbi Can postoperative pains following tonsillectomy be relieved by honey? A prospective, randomized, placebo controlled preliminary study
    Samet Ozlugedik
    First Otorhinolaryngology Clinic, Numune Education and Research Hospital, Sihhiye, 06100 Ankara, Turkey
    Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 70:1929-34. 2006
    To compare the effectiveness of acetaminophen versus acetaminophen-plus-honey following pediatric tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy.
  59. ncbi Readability and content of postoperative tonsillectomy instructions given to patients in Scotland
    W A Clement
    Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Victoria Hospital, Kirkcaldy, Scotland
    Clin Otolaryngol Allied Sci 29:149-52. 2004
    ..Thirty-two wards were identified. A copy of each ward's postoperative tonsillectomy discharge information sheet was obtained, if available. Twenty-six information sheets were obtained...
  60. ncbi Tonsillectomy technique as a risk factor for postoperative haemorrhage
    D Lowe
    Lancet 364:697-702. 2004
    b>Tonsillectomy is one of the most frequent surgical procedures...
  61. ncbi Subcutaneous emphysema and pneumomediastinum complicating tonsillectomy
    Alexander E Stewart
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Naval Medical Center San Diego, San Diego, Calif, USA
    Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 130:1324-7. 2004
    Subcutaneous emphysema and pneumomediastinum are very rare complications of tonsillectomy.
  62. ncbi Subcutaneous emphysema and mediastinitis: unusual complications of tonsillectomy
    C Gillot
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, CHU Liege
    B-ENT 1:197-200. 2005
    Subcutaneous emphysema and mediastinitis are rarely reported complications of tonsillectomy.
  63. ncbi Tonsillotomy in children with tonsillar hypertrophy
    O Densert
    City Clinic, Halmstad, Sweden
    Acta Otolaryngol 121:854-8. 2001
    b>Tonsillectomy is one of the most frequent surgical procedures carried out on children...
  64. ncbi Comparison of morphine and tramadol by patient-controlled analgesia for postoperative analgesia after tonsillectomy in children
    Mehmet Ozalevli
    Department of Anesthesiology, School of Medicine, Cukurova University, Adana, Turkey
    Paediatr Anaesth 15:979-84. 2005
    ..This prospective, randomized, double-blind study was designed to compare the analgesic efficacy of patient-controlled tramadol with patient-controlled morphine for postoperative pain after tonsillectomy in children.
  65. ncbi Airway management in a bleeding adult following tonsillectomy: a case report
    Manjit Singh Brar
    Oakland University Beaumont Graduate Program of Nurse Anesthesia, Royal Oak, Michigan, USA
    AANA J 77:428-30. 2009
    A 37-year-old morbidly obese man with a history of obstructive sleep apnea underwent elective tonsillectomy. The patient was successfully intubated with an 8.0-mm regular cuffed endotracheal tube...
  66. 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.
  67. ncbi Exploring the variation in paediatric tonsillectomy rates between English regions: a 5-year NHS and independent sector data analysis
    M Suleman
    Department of Otolaryngology, Oxford Radcliffe NHS Trust John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, UK
    Clin Otolaryngol 35:111-7. 2010
    b>Tonsillectomy rates vary between locations and socio-economic groups and have been noted to do so since the 1930s...
  68. 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...
  69. ncbi A randomised controlled trial to compare postoperative pain in children undergoing tonsillectomy using cold steel dissection with bipolar haemostasis versus coblation technique
    D Parker
    Department of Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery, Derbyshire Royal Infirmary, Derby, UK
    Clin Otolaryngol 34:225-31. 2009
    To measure postoperative pain levels in children undergoing tonsillectomy, by two different techniques, cold steel dissection and coblator dissection...
  70. ncbi Can mucosal sealing reduce tonsillectomy pain?
    Erkhan Genç
    V K V American Hospital ENT Clinic, Nisantasi, Istanbul, Turkey
    Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 70:725-30. 2006
    The hypothesis tests whether sealing the tonsillectomy field with posterior pillar mucosa can prevent unwanted outcomes in pediatric tonsillectomy.
  71. ncbi Autonomic nervous system state: the effect of general anaesthesia and bilateral tonsillectomy after unilateral infiltration of lidocaine
    M P J Paloheimo
    Department of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine, Eye ENT Hospital, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Haartmanstreet 4, PO Box 220, FI 00029 HUS Helsinki, Finland
    Br J Anaesth 104:587-95. 2010
    ....
  72. ncbi Acetaminophen analgesia in children: placebo effect and pain resolution after tonsillectomy
    B J Anderson
    Department of Anaesthesia, Auckland Children s Hospital, Zealand
    Eur J Clin Pharmacol 57:559-69. 2001
    ..Pharmacodynamic models of acetaminophen analgesia in children have not explored the efficacy of single oral doses greater than 40 mg/kg...
  73. ncbi Tonsillectomy by means of plasma-mediated ablation: prospective, randomized, blinded comparison with monopolar electrosurgery
    Udayan K Shah
    Division of Otolarynology, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia and Department of Otolaryngology Head and neck Surgery, The University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104 4399, USA
    Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 128:672-6. 2002
    To compare plasma-mediated ablation (PMA) with monopolar electrosurgery (MES) for pediatric tonsillectomy.
  74. ncbi Systematic review on analgesics given for pain following tonsillectomy in children
    Katri Hamunen
    Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Helsinki, Finland
    Pain 117:40-50. 2005
    In this systematic review effectiveness of analgesics for pain after tonsillectomy in children was evaluated and trial methodology of the included studies explored...
  75. ncbi The preventative analgesic effect of preincisional peritonsillar infiltration of two low doses of ketamine for postoperative pain relief in children following adenotonsillectomy. A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study
    Azim Honarmand
    Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran
    Paediatr Anaesth 18:508-14. 2008
    ....
  76. ncbi Tramadol for pain relief in children undergoing tonsillectomy: a comparison with morphine
    Thomas Engelhardt
    Royal Aberdeen Children s Hospital, Aberdeen, UK
    Paediatr Anaesth 13:249-52. 2003
    Pain control for paediatric patients undergoing tonsillectomy remains problematic...
  77. ncbi Nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs and the risk of operative site bleeding after tonsillectomy: a quantitative systematic review
    Steen Møiniche
    Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine, Herlev University Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Anesth Analg 96:68-77, table of contents. 2003
    The use of nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) for analgesia after tonsillectomy is controversial because NSAIDS, through platelet inhibition, may increase the risk of perioperative bleeding...
  78. ncbi Ketamine in post-tonsillectomy pain
    Omer Lütfi Erhan
    Firat University Medical Faculty, Department of Anesthesiology and Reanimation, 23119 Elazig, Turkey
    Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 71:735-9. 2007
    ..Preoperative intramuscular administration of ketamine for sedation decreases the pain during swallowing after tonsillectomy, while it provides long-term analgesia when applied around the incision...
  79. ncbi Ketamine reduces swallowing-evoked pain after paediatric tonsillectomy
    M Elhakim
    Department of Anaesthesia, Faculty of Medicine, Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt
    Acta Anaesthesiol Scand 47:604-9. 2003
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the effect of ketamine on spontaneous and swallowing-evoked pain after tonsillectomy.
  80. ncbi Paediatric coblation tonsillectomy
    R H Temple
    Department of Otolaryngology, Blackburn Royal Infirmary, Blackburn, Lancashire BB2 3LR, UK
    Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 61:195-8. 2001
    b>Tonsillectomy has been described using a number of techniques. Recently Coblation Technology has been used to remove tonsils with anecdotal evidence of a reduction in post-operative morbidity...
  81. ncbi Childhood tonsillectomy: who is referred and what treatment choices are made? Baseline findings from the North of England and Scotland Study of Tonsillectomy and Adenotonsillectomy in Children (NESSTAC)
    Catherine Lock
    Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 4HH, UK
    Arch Dis Child 95:203-8. 2010
    Tonsillectomies are frequently performed, yet variations exist in tonsillectomy rates. Clinicians use guidelines, but complex psychosocial influences on childhood tonsillectomy include anecdotal evidence of parental enthusiasm...
  82. ncbi Benefits and efficacy of tonsillectomy for recurrent tonsillitis in adults
    Alvin Pon Poh Hsu
    Division of Otolaryngology, Changi General Hospital, Singapore
    Acta Otolaryngol 127:62-4. 2007
    b>Tonsillectomy is an effective procedure that provides medical and social benefits for adult patients with recurrent tonsillitis.
  83. ncbi Uvulopalatopharyngoplasty with tonsillectomy in the treatment of severe OSAS
    S Gallina
    Dipartimento Neuroscienze Cliniche, U O Otorinolaringoiatria, Universith degli Studi di Palermo, Italia
    B-ENT 5:245-50. 2009
    To establish the efficacy of uvulopalatopharyngoplasty with tonsillectomy for treating selected patients with severe obstructive sleep apnea syndrome.
  84. ncbi Analgesia for adenotonsillectomy in children: a comparison of morphine, ketamine and tramadol
    Tümay Umuroğlu
    Department of Anaesthesiology and Reanimation, Medical Faculty of Marmara University, Istanbul, Turkey
    Paediatr Anaesth 14:568-73. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to compare the effects of ketamine, morphine and tramadol on postoperative pain after adenotonsillectomy in children...
  85. ncbi Subhypnotic propofol infusion plus dexamethasone is more effective than dexamethasone alone for the prevention of vomiting in children after tonsillectomy
    Ali Fuat Erdem
    Department of Anesthesiology and Reanimation, Medical Faculty, Ataturk University, Erzurum, Turkey
    Paediatr Anaesth 18:878-83. 2008
    Postoperative vomiting (POV) is a common complication after tonsillectomy. Dexamethasone is known to decrease postsurgical vomiting...
  86. ncbi Factors associated with post-tonsillectomy hemorrhage
    P J Collison
    Medical Clinic and Avera Sacred Heart Hospital, Yankton, SD 57078, USA
    Ear Nose Throat J 79:640-2, 644, 646 passim. 2000
    ..diligent efforts to prevent it, hemorrhage is the most common, albeit sporadic, significant complication of tonsillectomy. For this retrospective study of post-tonsillectomy hemorrhage rates, we examined the charts of 430 ..
  87. ncbi Myositis in Behcet's disease after tonsillectomy
    Uri Abadi
    Department of Medicine C, Meir Medical Center, Kfar Saba, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 8:294-5. 2006
  88. ncbi Combination of diclofenac plus B vitamins in acute pain after tonsillectomy: a pilot study
    Eusebio Pérez-Flores
    Instituto Nacional de Enfermedades Respiratorias, Calzada de Tlalpan 4502, Col Seccion XVI, Del Tlalpan, Mexico City C P 14080
    Proc West Pharmacol Soc 46:88-90. 2003
  89. ncbi Pediatric tonsillotomy with radiofrequency technique: long-term follow-up
    Elisabeth Ericsson
    Division of Otorhinolaryngology, Department of Neuroscience and Locomotion, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Linkoping, Linkoping, Sweden
    Laryngoscope 116:1851-7. 2006
    Compare the effects of partial tonsil resection using a radiofrequency technique, tonsillotomy (TT), with total tonsillectomy (TE, blunt dissection) after 1 and 3 years...
  90. ncbi Perioperative steroids in tonsillectomy using electrocautery and sharp dissection techniques
    Matthew M Hanasono
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Stanford University Medical Center, Stanford, CA, USA
    Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 130:917-21. 2004
    ..To determine the effect of preoperative dexamethasone sodium phosphate administration on posttonsillectomy morbidity for electrocautery ("hot") and sharp ("cold") dissection techniques...
  91. ncbi Comparison of peritonsillar levobupivacaine and bupivacaine infiltration for post-tonsillectomy pain relief in children: placebo-controlled clinical study
    Fikret Kasapoglu
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Uludag University, Nilufer, 16059 Bursa, Turkey
    Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 75:322-6. 2011
    To compare the effects of preincisional peritonsillar infiltration of levobupivacaine and bupivacaine on post-tonsillectomy pain in children.
  92. ncbi The use of dexamethasone to reduce pain after tonsillectomy in adults: a double-blind prospective randomized trial
    Marianne Lachance
    ENT Department, Le Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Quebec, Laval University, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada
    Laryngoscope 118:232-6. 2008
    To determine the effectiveness of dexamethasone to reduce pain after tonsillectomy in adults by at least 13 mm on the visual analogue scale. The secondary objective was to reduce the use of narcotics by at least 20%.
  93. pmc Comparison of peritonsillar infiltration effects of ketamine and tramadol on post tonsillectomy pain: a double-blinded randomized placebo-controlled clinical trial
    Vida Ayatollahi
    Department of Anesthesiology, Shahid Sadoughi Hospital, Bou ali BLVD, 8916886938 Yazd, Iran
    Croat Med J 53:155-61. 2012
    To assess the effect of peritonsillar infiltration of ketamine and tramadol on post tonsillectomy pain and compare the side effects.
  94. ncbi Electrosurgery for tonsillectomy
    Bruce R Maddern
    Wolfson Children s Hospital and the University of Florida, Jacksonville, Florida 32207, USA
    Laryngoscope 112:11-3. 2002
    To describe the electrophysical principles, techniques, and morbidity associated with electrosurgical tonsillectomy.
  95. ncbi Preoperative intravenous dexamethasone combined with glossopharyngeal nerve block: role in pediatric postoperative analgesia following tonsillectomy
    Sherif K Mohamed
    ENT Department, Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt
    Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol 266:1815-9. 2009
    b>Tonsillectomy is one of the most frequently performed ambulatory surgical procedures in children (Litman et al. in Anesth Analg 78:478-481, 1994). Several techniques have been described for alleviation of pain (Ginstrom et al...
  96. pmc Paediatric tonsillectomy: radiofrequency-based plasma dissection compared to cold dissection with sutures
    L Di Rienzo Businco
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, S Eugenio Hospital, Rome, Italy
    Acta Otorhinolaryngol Ital 28:67-72. 2008
    Aim of this study was to compare post-operative recovery over 14 days in children submitted to tonsillectomy using a bipolar radiofrequency-based plasma device (Coblation, Evac 70, ArthroCare Corp, Sunnyvale, CA, USA) to cold dissection...
  97. ncbi Post-tonsillectomy hemorrhage: cold versus hot dissection
    Michael S W Lee
    Department of Otolaryngology, Ninewells Hospital and Medical School, Dundee, United Kingdom
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 131:833-6. 2004
    ....
  98. ncbi Tonsillectomy: haemorrhaging ideas
    L McClelland
    Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Queen s Medical Centre, Nottingham, UK
    J Laryngol Otol 119:753-8. 2005
    Tonsil surgery has been described for over 3000 years. Haemorrhage following tonsillectomy remains the most serious complication of surgery...
  99. ncbi Tonsillectomy or tonsillotomy?--A randomized study comparing postoperative pain and long-term effects
    E Hultcrantz
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, ENT Clinic, University Hospital, Uppsala, Sweden
    Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 51:171-6. 1999
    b>tonsillectomy (TE) is currently the most common treatment for children with snoring and sleep apnea. Many of these children have not had any severe throat infections...
  100. 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 ..
  101. ncbi Post-tonsillectomy bleeding: a meta-analysis
    P Krishna
    Division of Otolaryngology, Department of Surgery, Southern Illinois University, 301 N. 8th St, Springfield, IL 62794-9662
    Laryngoscope 111:1358-61. 2001
    ..conflicting reports and opinions of the value of preoperative coagulation studies for patients undergoing tonsillectomy. STUDY DESIGN: Meta-analysis: Articles were identified by MEDLINE search, references from review articles, ..

Research Grants35

  1. Cardiovascular Disease (C/V) in Children with Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA)
    Raouf Amin; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable]..
  2. 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...
  3. Neuroanatomical and functional outcomes of pediatric obstructive sleep apnea
    Robert Joseph Thomas; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..from healthy age, body mass index, gender, and Tanner stage matched controls, pre and 6-months post treatment (tonsillectomy or positive airway pressure)...
  4. OTITIS MEDIA RESEARCH CENTER
    Charles Bluestone; Fiscal Year: 1990
    ..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 outcomes...
  5. 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...
  6. RISK FACTORS FOR YOUNG ADULT HODGKIN'S DISEASE IN TWINS
    Wendy Cozen; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Additional hypotheses will include the effects of earlier puberty, tonsillectomy, and infectious mononucleosis...
  7. 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 ..
  8. Oral HIV Pathogenesis and Shedding
    Robert Coombs; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..0 log10 increase in plasma VL was associated with a 0.4 log10 increase in pharyngeal VL (P<0.001), and tonsillectomy was associated with a 0.6 log10 reduction in pharyngeal VL (P = 0.007), but HAART was not (P > 0.1)...
  9. Portable, In-Home Assessment of Pediatric Sleep Apnea
    DANIEL LEVENDOWSKI; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..of pediatric OSA is also required to identify children at risk for postoperative complications following tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy, the most common treatment for childhood OSA...
  10. MICRO-FOUNDATIONS OF MACRO-VARIATIONS IN MEDICAL XCARE
    Charles Phelps; Fiscal Year: 1992
    ..g., tonsillectomy, back surgery). This study seeks to understand why these variations exist and persist, i.e...
  11. HOME CARE MANAGEMENT OF PEDIATRIC PAIN
    KIMBERLY SUTTERS; Fiscal Year: 2003
    DESCRIPTION: The pediatric surgery outpatient population has grown extensively in recent years. Tonsillectomy, one of the most prevalent ambulatory surgeries in children, has been associated with a substantial degree of postoperative ..
  12. DIAGNOSIS OF PEDIATRIC OBSTRUCTIVE SLEEP APNEA
    Nira Goldstein; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..Children with a positive NPSG will undergo tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy...
  13. A PROSPECTIVE STUDY OF LYMPHOID TISSUES IN NEOPLASIA
    IRVING KESSLER; Fiscal Year: 1980
    A prospective epidemiological study on subsequent cancer risk, by site, among cohorts of individuals undergoing tonsillectomy/adenoidectomy and/or appendectomy between 1925 and 1936 is continuing...
  14. Cognitive Impairment Influences Gait in Aging
    Bruno Giordani; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  15. EARLY OTITIS AND LITERACY AND ATTENTION AT 9 TO 11 YEARS
    JACK PARADISE; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract_text> ..
  16. Ottis Media and Obesity
    Linda Bartoshuk; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  17. 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. ..
  18. FACILITATION OF EPILEPTIC ACTIVITY BY SLEEP AND AROUSAL
    Beth Malow; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..abstract_text> ..
  19. 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...
  20. 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. ..
  21. 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. ..
  22. 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. ..
  23. 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. ..
  24. TASTE PSYCHOPHYSICS
    Linda Bartoshuk; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..In sum, we are now equipped to uncover the full range of oral sensory variation and its effects on diet and health. ..
  25. Middle Ear Epithelial Response to Cytokine Stimulation
    Joseph Kerschner; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ....
  26. 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. ..
  27. 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. ..
  28. 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. ..
  29. NO-CGMP INHIBITION OF UROGENITAL SMOOTH MUSCLE
    Christopher Rembold; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ....
  30. Vascular Functions in Children with Sleep Disorder Breathing
    Raouf S Amin; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  31. REM SLEEP DEPRIVATION, HYPOXIA, AND HIPPOCAMPAL FUNCTION
    David Gozal; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..abstract_text> ..
  32. Postnatal Brain Susceptibility to Intermittent Hypoxia
    David Gozal; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ....