Table 1

The indications to pharyngeal surgical interventions provided in the questionnaire
AT and T A
1. < 5 FEART a year without NRO * 1. < 5 FEART a year without NRO
2. < 5 FEART a year with NRO * 2. < 5 FEART a year with NRO
3. ≥ 5 FEART a year without NRO ° 3. ≥ 5 FEART a year without NRO
4. ≥ 5 FEART a year with NRO ° 4. ≥5 FEART a year with NRO
5. GABHS infection ° 5. NRO

AT = Adeno-Tonsillectomy; T = Tonsillectomy; A= Adenoidectomy; FEART = Feverish Episodes due to Acute Recurrent Tonsillitis; NRO = Nasal Respiratory Obstruction. GABHS = Group A β Hemolytic Streptococcus.

* not in accordance with Italian GL; ° in accordance with Italian GL.

Motta et al.

Motta et al. BMC Ear, Nose and Throat Disorders 2013 13:1   doi:10.1186/1472-6815-13-1

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