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Increased pregnancy rate after appendectomy and tonsillectomy

Appendectomy and tonsillectomy are amongst the most common surgical procedures, particularly in children and young adults. The appendix and tonsils are secondary lymphoid organs and prominent constituents of the mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue (MALT) system. The lymphoid function

Body weight and age may predict severity of obstructive sleep apnea in children

Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) in children is a common clinical problem that causes obstruction to breathing during sleep. Affecting one in ten children, the growing prevalence of this problem has attracted national attention. The hallmark of OSA