ATS: Surgery Has Benefits for Kids With Sleep Apnea

Obstructive Sleep apnea symptoms could decrease with surgery. Removal of the tonsils and adenoids hasbenefitted some children with their obstructive sleep apnea. The doctor involved with the research comments:

By Michael Smith, North American Correspondent, MedPage Today DENVER — A simple surgical procedure — removing enlarged tonsils and adenoids – can benefit children with obstructive sleep apnea and adenotonsillar hypertrophy, a researcher said here.

Children with obstructive sleep apnea should be closely monitored as their heart is involved in the process.

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