Title

Tonsillectomy or adenotonsillectomy versus non-surgical treatment for chronic/recurrent acute tonsillitis

Date of this Version

1-1-2014

Document Type

Journal Article

Publication Details

Citation only

Burton, M.J., P.P. Glasziou, L.Y. Chong, R.P. Venekamp (2014). Tonsillectomy or adenotonsillectomy versus non-surgical treatment for chronic/recurrent acute tonsillitis. Cochrane Database Systematic Reviews, Issue 11. Art. No.: CD001802.

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© Copyright, The Cochrane Collaboration, 2014

ISSN

1469-493X

Abstract

Surgical removal of the tonsils,with orwithout adenoidectomy adeno-/tonsillectomy), is a common ENToperation, but the indications for surgery are controversial. This is an update of a Cochrane review first published in The Cochrane Library in Issue 3, 1999 and previously updated in 2009.

 

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