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Format: 04/16/2014
Format: 04/16/2014


Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: New tonsillectomy guidelines call for fewer surgeries

Friday, January 7th, 2011

Removing tonsils is probably not necessary for most children who get recurrent throat infections, according to the first set of official guidelines issued on a procedure that was once a rite of passage for many kids.

Allegheny General Hospital pediatric ENT surgeon Dr. Farrell Buchinsky weighs in on the new guidelines in this Pittsburgh Post-Gazette story.



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