Jerome Parness

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Tonsillectomy and Adenoidectomy

What the Anesthesiologist Should Know before the Operative Procedure Tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy are common procedures performed in the pediatric population. Tonsillectomy is usually for recurrent infection in patients greater than 4 years of age, and adenoidectomy is for sleep apnea in children under 4 years of age. Sometimes children can have both problems. It is…

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