Z-palatoplasty and tongue radiofrequency for patients with small tonsils.


OBJECTIVE To explore the feasibility and efficacy of Z-palatoplasty for the management of severe obstructive sleep apnea-hypopnea syndrome in patients with tonsils. STUDY DESIGN Case series and chart review. SETTING University hospital. METHODS Z-palatoplasty and coblation channeling of the tongue were performed in 36 patients with body mass index <40… (More)
DOI: 10.1177/0194599813479932


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