Adenoids

Research Gaps - Pediatrics

Click to view the research gaps identified in each of these clinical practice guidelines:Polysomnography for Sleep Disordered Breathing Prior to Tonsillectomy in ChildrenTonsillectomy in ChildrenTympanostomy Tubes in Children

Position Statement: Foreign Bodies of the Upper Aerodigestive Tract

Board certified members of the American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, by virtue of their training, are qualified to manage foreign bodies of the upper aerodigestive tract in adults and children.

Position Statement: Surgical Management of Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Surgical management should be considered an important component in the management of patients with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA).

Clinical Practice Guideline: Tonsillectomy in Children

Leadership: Reginald Baugh, MD (Chair); Sanford Archer, MD (Assistant Chair); Ron Mitchell, MD (Assistant Chair); Richard M.

Research Gaps-Tympanostomy Tubes in Children

The Clinical Practice Guideline: Tympanostomy Tubes in Children was based on the current body of evidence regarding tympanostomy tubes.

Research Gaps - Sleep Medicine

Click to view the research gaps identified in each of these clinical practice guidelines:Polysomnography for sleep-disordered breathing prior to tonsillectomy in childrenTonsillectomy in children

Research Gaps - Polysomnography for Sleep Disordered Breathing Prior to Tonsillectomy in Children

Significant gaps in research remain regarding our knowledge about OSA and its management.

Research Gaps - Tonsillectomy in Children

While there is a body of literature from which the guidelines were drawn, significant gaps remain in knowledge about preoperative, intraoperative, and postoperative care in children who undergo tonsillectomy.

Position Statement: In-Office Photoangiolytic Laser Treatment of Laryngeal Pathology

Photoangiolytic laser treatment, which is typically performed in an office or ambulatory setting under local or topical anesthesia with a flexible fiberoptic laryngoscope, is an established surgical treatment that is indicated for management of laryn