Laryngomalacia

Jun 10, 2019 by in OTOLARYNGOLOGY Comments Off on Laryngomalacia

1 Introduction Laryngomalacia is the term most widely used to describe the “inward collapse of supraglottic structures during inspiration,” as originated by Jackson and Jackson in 1942. The inward collapse…

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Prevention and Correction of Pediatric SDB/OSA and Post-T&A Relapse: A Non-Surgical Orthodontic/Dentofacial Orthopedic Approach

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1 Introduction Sleep-disordered breathing (SDB) comprises a wide spectrum of sleep-related breathing abnormalities; those related to increased upper airway resistance include snoring, upper airway resistance syndrome (UARS), and obstructive sleep…

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Current Techniques of Adenoidectomy

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1 Introduction The clinical significance of adenoid hypertrophy was not truly appreciated until the mid-19th century. This was due to the adenoids’ relatively inaccessible location given the technology available at…

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