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Laup

A Norwegian unit of weight approximately equivalent to 18 kilograms. It is used most commonly to measure the weight of butter.
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Incidence of serious complications after uvulopalatopharyngoplasty. Laryngoscope 2004;114 (3):450-3.
Previous tonsillectomy as prognostic indicator for success of uvulopalatopharyngoplasty. Laryngoscope 1995; 105:1253-5.
Rodenstein, "Postoperative pain and side effects after uvulopalatopharyngoplasty, laser-assisted uvulopalatoplasty, and radiofrequency tissue volume reduction in primary snoring," The Laryngoscope, vol.
Jin, "Comparison of dexmedetomidine versus propofol for sedation after uvulopalatopharyngoplasty," Medical Science Monitor, vol.
Surgical correction of anatomic abnormalities in obstructive sleep apnea syndrome: uvulopalatopharyngoplasty. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 1981;89:923-34.
In order to improve the problem of long soft palate, which is among the most common causes of snoring, several methods have been used including uvulopalatopharyngoplasty (UPPP) [24], laser-assisted uvulopalatoplasty (LAUP) [25], radiofrequency (RF) tissue ablation [26], and the placement of polyethylene terephthalate (PET) palatal implants [27].
Surgical options such as tonsillectomy and uvulopalatopharyngoplasty (UPPP) have also been looked at for impact of blood pressure in patients with OSAS.
Focus of excluded studies, according to the exclusion criteria, for each search strategy SEARCH SPECIFIC REASON FOR STRATEGY EXCLUSIONS A "Speech-Language Focus on aspects not Pathology" related with Speech-Language Pathology: Down syndrome B "Audiology" Focus on aspects not related with Speech-Language Pathology: Microcephaly; mucopolysaccharidosis; mitochondrial cytopathies Treatment: uvulopalatopharyngoplasty C "Language" Focus on aspects not related with Speech-Language Pathology: Parkinson disease; cleft lip and palate, Down syndrome; diabetes mellitus; pulmonary chronic disease; Alice in Wonderland syndrome; Cervical spine diseases; Cancer; metabolic syndrome.
Uvulopalatopharyngoplasty is a well established procedure and can be considered when treatment with CPAP has failed, whereas maxillar-mandibular surgery can be suggested to patients with a craniofacial malformation.
suggested that nasal surgery alone or combined with uvulopalatopharyngoplasty may only have limited effect on the management of severity of OSA or on improvement of sleep quality compared to CPAP treatment.
Most effective and common surgical procedure for OSA is uvulopalatopharyngoplasty (UPPP).
Lateral pharyngoplasty versus uvulopalatopharyngoplasty: a clinical, polysomnographic and computed tomography measurement comparison.