ScienceDaily (Mar. 2, 2011) — Tonsillectomy is the most common major surgical procedure performed in children. Children who undergo the surgical removal of their tonsils (tonsillectomy), with or without the removal of their adenoids (adenoidectomy), are at increased risk for becoming overweight after surgery, according to new research published in the February 2011 issue of Otolaryngology — Head and Neck Surgery.
The Most Common Surgical Procedure Performed in Children is Linked to Excess Weight Gain
May 17, 2011 | General Interest