Is uvulopalatopharyngoplasty still an option for the treatment of obstructive sleep apnea
European Archives of Oto-Rhino-Laryngology, 05/23/2012
Braga A et al. – Uvulopalatopharyngoplasty (UPPP) can be curative in some patients, but combination with other treatment modalities must be considered. This should be mentioned to the patients, since in many cases the sites of airway collapse may be multiple and no clinical aspect (except for age) is indicative of good prognosis.