Sleep Apnea

അഡിനോയ്ഡ് ഹൈപെർട്രോഫി, അഥവാ കുട്ടികളിലെ മൂക്കിലെ ദശ വളർച്ച

എന്താണ് അഡിനോയ്ഡ്? മൂക്കിന്റെ പിന്നിലായി, 2 വയസു മുതൽ 12 -15  വയസു വരെ ഉള്ള എല്ലാ കുട്ടികൾക്കും ഉണ്ടാകുന്ന സാധാരണ ഗ്രന്ഥിയാണ് അഡിനോയ്ഡ്. സാധാരണ രീതിയിൽ 12 വയസു വരെ ഉള്ള കുട്ടികളിൽ ആണ് അഡിനോയ്ഡ് ഗ്രന്ഥി കണ്ടുവരാറുള്ളത്. 12 […]
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Does my child need tonsillectomy? – Indications for pediatric tonsillectomy

Tonsillectomy is a surgical procedure performed with or without adenoidectomy that completely removes the tonsil, including its capsule, by dissecting the peritonsillar space between the tonsil capsule and the muscular […]
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Adenotonsillectomy lowers high blood pressure in children with OSA

Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is a spectrum of disorders ranging from simple snoring to complete obstruction of upper airways during sleep, which affects both children and adults. The most common […]
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Clinical practice guidelines for tonsillectomy

Tonsillectomy is the second most commonly performed surgery in the United States with more than 5,30,000 procedures performed on children younger than 15 years each year. Although tonsillectomy is a […]
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Adenotonsillectomy can improve bedwetting in children with obstructive sleep apnea

Bladder control in children usually occurs by the age of 5 years. Nocturnal enuresis (NE) or bedwetting, is the involuntary urination during sleep, in absence of physical disease in a child older than […]
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Challenging diagnostic nasal imaging

A 5-year-old male child presented with a history of recurrent sore throat, fever, mouth breathing for the past 3 years. The parents also give history of sleep-disordered breathing including witnessed […]
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