What is Uvulopalatopharyngoplasty?

Category: Surgeries


Uvulopalatopharyngoplasty is a surgical procedure to remove tissue from the throat that may include the uvual, soft palate, tonsils, adenoids, or pharynx. This procedure is commonly performed for the treatment of obstructive sleep apnea.

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Side effects as an overall problem
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Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Uvulopalatopharyngoplasty

Side effect Patients
Sore throat 1


Stopped having Uvulopalatopharyngoplasty

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 3
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