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[Oropharyngeal measure in patients with obstructive sleep apnea-hypopnea syndrome before and after uvulopalatopharyngoplasty].

Authors
  • Cai, Qian
  • Ye, Hui
  • Zheng, Yi-qing
  • Liu, Xiang
  • Su, Zhen-zhong
  • Fu, Yu-gui
  • Chen, Huai-hong
Type
Published Article
Journal
Zhonghua er bi yan hou ke za zhi
Publication Date
Apr 01, 2004
Volume
39
Issue
4
Pages
195–199
Identifiers
PMID: 15283276
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Transverse diameter of OSAHS patients is shorter than that of normal adults but anterior-posterior diameter of OSAHS patients has no difference compared with normal adults. Transverse diameter could be enlarged by UPPP. Not only anatomical abnormality but also other factors will contribute to the effect of UPPP.

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