SOFT TISSUE SURGERY
Another procedure that has been used is the uvulopalatopharyngoplasty (UPPP) the reconstruction of the throat by resecting te posterior margins of the soft palate and redundant mucsosa on the lateral pharyngeal walls. Unfortunately, the success rate for this approach to sleep apnea is only 40% because obstructions at other sites are not affected.
Surgical correction of the jaw position is the most effective treatment for OSA, with good long-term stability. Skeletal surgery can involve maxillary and mandibular expansion and/or maxillary and mandibular advancement. Orthognathic surgery primarily involves advancements usually have to be over 10mm to be effective in treating OSA, so, typically maxillay advancement is also necessary.
To send a patient to the NPMC "Ukrtelemed", the doctor should call us at + 38-044-537-36-86 and provide the contact phone number of the patient or his relatives. For more information please visit: www.ukrtelemed.com
Adress of "Ukrtelemed": 03151, Kyiv, Narodnogo Opolchennya str, 5, N.D. Strazhesko Cardiology Institute. Strazhesko, сardiac arrythmia department.