TABLE 1.

Risk Factors for Postoperative Respiratory Complications in Children With OSAS Undergoing Adenotonsillectomy

Age younger than 3 years
Severe OSAS on polysomnography
Cardiac complications of OSAS (eg, right ventricular hypertrophy)
Failure to thrive
Obesity
Prematurity
Recent respiratory infection
Craniofacial anomalies*
Neuromuscular disorders*
  • * Not discussed in these guidelines.