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Uvulopalatopharyngoplasty and uvulopalatal fap for the treatment of snoring: technique to avoid complications.
Uvulopalatopharyngoplasty and inferior sagittal mandibular osteotomy with genioglossus advancement for treatment of obstructive sleep apnea.
Palatal stiffening after failed uvulopalatopharyngoplasty with the Pillar implant system.
Uvulopalatopharyngoplasty in 158 OSAS patients failing non-surgical treatment.
Tonsils removed as part of uvulopalatopharyngoplasty procedure.
However, strict criteria might miss valuable information, such as studies comparing CPAP with surgery (tonsillectomy, uvulopalatopharyngoplasty, laser-assisted uvulopalatopharyngoplasty, etc.
We conducted a study to evaluate the effectiveness of pharyngeal suspension suture procedures in conjunction with uvulopalatopharyngoplasty (UPPP) as a multilevel treatment for OSA.
Lateral X-ray cephalometry has also been evaluated as a tool to predict the postoperative results of uvulopalatopharyngoplasty (UPPP), either alone or in combination with other approaches (23), being considered a standard test in the preoperative evaluation of the craniofacial skeletal anatomy before maxillomandibular advancement surgery (24); however, the predictive value of X-ray cephalometry for UPPP remains questionable (25).
Uvulopalatopharyngoplasty (UPPP) removes soft tissue in the back of the throat and palate which increases the width of the airway.
Studies of uvulopalatopharyngoplasty and laser-assisted uvulopalatoplasty have also demonstrated insufficient efficacy for these operations to serve as sole therapy for OSA.
One option - called Uvulopalatopharyngoplasty (UPPP) involves removal of a piece of throat tissue, partial removal of the soft palate and sometimes the tonsils;