[Surgical therapy of obstructive sleep apnea syndromes: results of the Ulm treatment program].

@article{Schaefer1991SurgicalTO,
  title={[Surgical therapy of obstructive sleep apnea syndromes: results of the Ulm treatment program].},
  author={Jacqueline Schaefer and Wolfgang Pirsig},
  journal={Pneumologie},
  year={1991},
  volume={45 Suppl 1},
  pages={283-6}
}
The article reports on the results obtained by uvulopalatopharyngoplastic surgery (= UPPPS) in 31 patients suffering from obstructive sleep apnoea syndrome (= OSAS) and in 9 patients with habitual or obstructive snoring. All patients were subjected to thorough preoperative examination including rhinometry, nasopharyngeal video-endoscopy, radiocephalometry… CONTINUE READING