Grand Rounds: Adenotonsillectomy for the Pediatric Patient with Obstructive Sleep Apnea: Evaluation, Surgical and Anesthetic Considerations
Topic: Sleep Medicine
After viewing and reflecting on this presentation, the viewer should be able to:
- Describe Polysomnography: What is it? How is it done? What does it tell me?
- Illustrate the anatomic and surgical considerations for adenotonsillectomy in the pediatric patient with upper airway obstruction.
- Review the clinical spectrum of children with sleep-disordered breathing.
- Recognize how pre-operative sleep studies may predict post-operative and anesthetic outcomes.
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- Adenotonsillectomy for the Pediatric Patient with Obstructive Sleep Apnea: Evaluation, Surgical and Anesthetic Considerations
- originally presented 1/26/11 (CME credit expires 1/25/14, reviewed on 2/4/13)
- Samuel Dzodzomenyo, MD - Associate Professor, Pediatrics and Neurology, Sleep Medicine, Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine; Medical Director, Sleep Medicine Program, Dayton Children’s
- Jeffrey Adam, MD - Assistant Clinical Professor, otolaryngology, Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine; Medical Director, Dayton Children's ear, nose and throat department
- Ed Walz, MD - Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Surgery, Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine; Staff Pediatric Anesthesiologist, Dayton Children’s
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The following presenters/planning committee members have no financial arrangement or affiliation with a commercial entity:
Dawn Light, MD MPH
Marvin Miller, MD
Thomas Sorauf, MD
Craig Horn, MD
L. David Mirkin, MD
Abiodun Omoloja, MD
Mary Ann Swank
Samuel Dzodzomenyo, MD
Jeffery Adam, MD
Ed Walz, MD
During the planning stages of this activity some of the planning committee members and/or faculty have declared a relative financial arrangement and/or affiliation with an organization that could affect a balance, independency, objectivity or scientific rigor for this CME activity.
The following describes the type of conflict and resolution that has occurred:
Sherman Alter, MD has grant research support from Novartis and is on the speakers bureau for Merck, Sanofi Pasteur, and GlaxoSmithKline
Robert Fink, MD is on the speaker’s bureau for Merck.
DISCUSSION OF UNAPPROVED (UNLABELED) USES: None
Estimated time to complete: 1 hour
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