To determine if symptoms improve following isolated tonsillectomy for obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) patient. Study Design:
Cross sectional study Methods:
48 patients were included in the study. All the patients who came to ENT Department, LLRM, Medical College were categorized according to age and chief complaints. Statistical analysis was done. Results:
In our study, Majority of patients were of 6 to 16 yrs of age group. Majority of the patients were male (27 out of 48).
All the patients had snoring as a common complaint. 38 patients had sore throat. Apnea is present in 38 patients out of all the patients. Conclusion:
Isolated tonsillectomy can be successful as treatment for adult OSA, especially among patients with large.
Dr. Kapil Kumar Singh, Dr. Manvee Tomar, Dr. Amit Kumar Bansal. Study on the effect of tonsillectomy on obstructive sleep apnea syndrome. Int. J. Otolaryngology Res. 2020;2(1):08-10.