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Tonsillectomy does not reduce postoperative visits for upper respiratory infections
 

Tonsillectomy does not reduce postoperative visits for upper respiratory infections

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There appears to be no observable and significant reduction in the number of postoperation visits for upper respiratory infection following tonsillectomy, with upper respiratory infections dropping over time regardless of whether the procedure is performed or not, a new study reports.
 
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7 Jan 2017 - General
 
The effectiveness of tonsillectomy in reducing the risk of upper respiratory tract infections is highly controversial. In my hospital, the ENT people are very selective when it comes to the patients who undergo tonsillectomy. The decision to operate ...
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So all the while all our beliefs were wrong. Maybe not all but for some. Then what's the purpose of removing thyroids where in fact there is no significant reduction on acquiring upper respiratory tract infections. Better take care of our health ...
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