[Oropharyngeal measure in patients with obstructive sleep apnea-hypopnea syndrome before and after uvulopalatopharyngoplasty].
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Zhonghua er bi yan hou ke za zhi
- Publication Date
Apr 01, 2004
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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