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Alterations in Humoral Immunity After Partial Versus Total Tonsillectomy: A Pilot Study and Systematic Review of Literature

Mohamad A Bitar 1 , 2 , 3 , 4 , * , Charbel Rameh 1 , 5 , Nour F Ataya 6 , Alik Najarian 5 , 6 , Marita Chakhtoura 6 and Alexander Abdelnoor 6
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1 Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, American University of Beirut, Faculty of Medicine and Medical Center, Beirut, Lebanon
2 Department of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, American University of Beirut, Faculty of Medicine and Medical Center, Beirut, Lebanon
3 Department of ENT Surgery, The Children’s Hospital at Westmead, Sydney University, Sydney, Australia
4 Pediatric Otolaryngology Program, Al-Jalila Children’s Specialty Hospital, Dubai, UAE
5 Private Practice, Beirut, Lebanon
6 Department of Microbiology, American University of Beirut, Faculty of Medicine and Medical Center, Beirut, Lebanon
Article information
  • Journal of Pediatrics Review: July 2016, 4 (2); e6214
  • Published Online: June 1, 2016
  • Article Type: Review Article
  • Received: April 3, 2016
  • Accepted: April 12, 2016
  • DOI: 10.17795/jpr-6214

To Cite: Bitar M A, Rameh C, Ataya N F, Najarian A, Chakhtoura M, et al. Alterations in Humoral Immunity After Partial Versus Total Tonsillectomy: A Pilot Study and Systematic Review of Literature, J Pediatr Rev. 2016 ;4(2):e6214. doi: 10.17795/jpr-6214.

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1. Background
2. Objectives
3. Patients and Methods
4. Results
5. Discussion
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