Adenoidectomy techniques for sleep disordered breathing

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Abstract

Adenoidectomy is routinely performed in children with adenoid enlargement and sleep disordered breathing (SDB). An adenoidectomy can be performed as an isolated procedure or as part of an adenotonsillectomy. This article describes a number of transnasal and transoral techniques that can be used successfully for removal of the adenoids in children with SDB.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)229-231
Number of pages3
JournalOperative Techniques in Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
Volume16
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 1 2005

Keywords

  • Adenoidectomy
  • Sleep disordered breathing

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Otorhinolaryngology

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