Source: Katz ES, Moore RH, Rosen CL, et al. Growth after adenotonsillectomy for obstructive sleep apnea: an RCT. Pediatrics. 2014;134(2):282-289; doi:10.1542/peds.2014-0591. See AAP Grand Rounds commentary by Dr. Daniel Lesser (subscription required).
PICO Question: Among children with obstructive sleep apnea syndrome aged 5.0-9.9 years, does treatment with adenotonsillectomy compared to watchful waiting result in increased weight gain?
Question type: InterventionStudy design: Randomized controlled