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75: Tonsils and Adenoids. When is surgery necessary? - The PedsDocTalk Podcast

On this episode I welcome Jordan Glicksman Ear Nose and Throat Surgeon in private practice at Newton Wellesley Hospital and Lecturer part time at Harvard Medical School. We discuss the following: The basics of adenoids When they may need to be re...

Episode 75: Tonsils and Adenoids. When is surgery necessary?

On this episode I welcome Jordan Glicksman Ear Nose and Throat Surgeon in private practice at Newton Wellesley Hospital and Lecturer part time at Harvard Medical School. We discuss the following:

  • The basics of adenoids
  • When they may need to be removed
  • The purpose of tonsils
  • Obstructive sleep apnea
  • T&A procedures
  • Recovery times
  • Other options besides surgery

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