Adenotonsillectomy may ease sleep problems in Prader-Willi syndrome

11/25/2012 | Healio

Almost 90% of children with Prader-Willi syndrome who suffered from mild to moderate obstructive sleep apnea slept better after adenotonsillectomy, according to a small study in the Archives of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery. However, researchers found that the procedure only aided 50% of patients with severe forms of sleep apnea.

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