Impact of Adenotonsillectomy on Insulin Resistance and Lipoprotein Profile in Nonobese and Obese Children

Authors: Koren D, Gozal D, Bhattacharjee R, Philby MF, Kheirandish-Gozal L.

“T&A improved insulin resistance and high density lipoprotein, and residual OSA is predicted by baseline fasting plasma insulin and BMI z score, indicating a causal relationship; however, following T&A, residual metabolic dysfunction related to underlying adiposity rather than remaining sleep-disordered breathing.”