Heavy snoring in children is a warning sign for the dangerous Obstructive Sleep Apnoea Syndrome (OSAS). Removal of enlarged tonsils and adenoids provides dramatic relief.
Adenoid is a tissue located at nasopharynx.
X ray-Child's Adenoid
Who needs the operation?
Nose block, snoring, sleep apnea, chronic or recurrent rhinosinusitis
Otitis media with effusion, recurrent acute otitis media
Why having the surgery?
Reduce airway obstruction, reduce snoring and sleep apnea, reduce chronic or recurrent rhinosinusitis
Relief otitis media with effusion, Reduce recurrent acute otitis media.
There is chance of incomplete relief of symptoms and recurrence.
Endoscope-assisted suction diathermy adenoidectomy is the latest technology which helps to minimize the risk of bleeding in this type of surgery.