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Tonsillectomy Complications May Be More Likely in Poor, Minority Kids October 17, 2014

Access to care might play a role, researcher says

Tonsillectomy for Sleep Apnea May Trigger Weight Gain July 28, 2014

Study found overweight kids who had surgery were more likely to become obese within seven months

Summer's a Great Time for Tonsil Removal June 27, 2014

Surgery won't disrupt school schedule, kids can relax during recovery, doctor says

Tonsillectomy May Spur Weight Gain in Kids, But Won't Cause Obesity: Study April 17, 2014

Post-op rise in weight occurs mostly in younger, thinner children, research shows

Complication Rate After Adult Tonsillectomy Higher Than Thought April 07, 2014

Most common complaints: pain, bleeding, dehydration, study finds

Study Finds Tonsillectomy Just as Safe for Adults as Kids January 30, 2014

Researchers found low complication rates, similar to those seen in children

U.S. Children's Hospitals Vary Widely In Tonsillectomy Care January 20, 2014

Study finds big differences in what medications patients get during and after procedure

After Tonsillectomy, Over-the-Counter Painkillers Suffice, Study Says October 03, 2013

Researchers recommend using Advil, Motrin post-op

Removing Tonsils Helps Kids With Sleep Apnea, Study Finds May 21, 2013

Better slumber improved daytime energy and behavior, but not memory, learning, researchers say

Tonsillectomy Might Be Worth It for Some Adults April 02, 2013

Finnish study found fewer sore throats after surgery, less time lost from work or school

Codeine Risky for Kids After Certain Surgeries, FDA Says February 21, 2013

10 deaths, 3 overdoses reported following removal of tonsils or adenoids

After Tonsillectomy, Steroids May Not Increase Bleeding September 26, 2012

Study contradicts previous European research that found the drugs can cause hemorrhage

Younger Kids Likelier to Gain Weight After Tonsillectomy September 12, 2012

Those under 6 years often gain 2 to 5 pounds, study finds

New Strep Throat Guidelines Tackle Antibiotic Resistance September 10, 2012

Most sore throats are actually caused by viruses

Summertime Is Tonsillectomy Time June 29, 2012

Many parents take advantage of summer break to schedule the surgery to give kids time to recover

Codeine After Surgery Could Endanger Certain Kids: Study April 11, 2012

In children with rare gene mutation, post-tonsillectomy death seemed to be due to reaction to pain medicine

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