Gayathri’s Adenoidectomy: How One Procedure Changed a Little Girl’s Life?
Sleep disturbed breathing is a common condition that affects both children and adults. For children, this condition can be particularly problematic as it can impact their physical and cognitive development. […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Velopharyngeal Insufficiency (VI) is the inability to temporarily close the connection between nasopharynx and oropharynx, due to an anatomical dysfunction in soft palate (velum), lateral pharyngeal wall or posterior pharyngeal […]
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 […]
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 […]
What is Adenoid hypertrophy? What is Adenoidectomy?
What is an adenoid? Adenoid is a normal gland found in all children between the ages of 2 and 12-15, located behind the nose. The gland is usually seen in […]