Incidence of serious complications after uvulopalatopharyngoplasty.

  title={Incidence of serious complications after uvulopalatopharyngoplasty.},
  author={Eric J Kezirian and Edward M. Weaver and Bevan Yueh and Richard A. Deyo and Shukri F. Khuri and Jennifer Daley and William G. Henderson},
  journal={The Laryngoscope},
  volume={114 3},
OBJECTIVES Uvulopalatopharyngoplasty (UPPP) is the most common surgical treatment for obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). Anatomic and physiologic abnormalities associated with OSA can make perioperative management difficult. Only single-site case series provide current estimates of the incidence of perioperative complications, with a pooled crude serious… CONTINUE READING