Table 3

Main indications for T and AT and number of recommendations related to to surgical management in GL on adeno-tonsillar disease
GL Number of FEART Strength of the recommendation* NRO Otitis media Number of recommendations
SIGN: 19993 ≥ 5 a year C/A-C Not mentioned Not mentioned 3
AAOHNS: 20001 ≥ 3 a year - Hypertrophy causing upper airway obstruction RAOM or EOM 8
PNLG: 20035 ≥ 5 a year A/A-D OSAS Surgery is not recommended 53
SNLG 20086 ≥ 5 a year A/A-D OSAS Surgery is not recommended 79
SIGN: 20104 ≥ 7 in the last year D/A-D Not mentioned Not mentioned 4
≥ 5 in the last 2 years
≥ 3 in the last 3 years
AAOHNS: 20112 ≥ 7 in the last year B/A-D Sleep Disordered Breathing (SDB), including snoring, mouth breathing, pauses in breathing, etc. (“comorboid conditions”) Not mentioned 10
≥ 5 in the last 2 years
≥ 3 in the last 3 years

GL = Guidelines; FEART = Feverish Episodes due to Acute Recurrent Tonsillitis; NRO = Nasal Respiratory Obstruction. SIGN = Scottish Intercollegiate Guidelines Network; AAOHNS = American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery; PNLG =Programma Nazionale Linee Guida; SNLG = Sistema Nazionale Linee Guida. Strength of the recommendation related to the number of FEART.

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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