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Noun1.UPPP - surgical resection of unnecessary palatal and oropharyngeal tissue to open the airway; intended to cure extreme cases of snoring (with or without sleep apnea)
surgical operation, surgical procedure, surgical process, surgery, operation - a medical procedure involving an incision with instruments; performed to repair damage or arrest disease in a living body; "they will schedule the operation as soon as an operating room is available"; "he died while undergoing surgery"
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The patient underwent UPPP, relocation pharyngoplasty, transoral robotic surgery tongue base resection, and tracheotomy.
The UPF has become a popular option in the surgical treatment of OSA and snoring regarding its benefits over UPPP. The assessment of UPF is a challenging topic and hence, there are lots of prospective studies.
Because she was intolerant of n-CPAP and had large tonsils, we performed UPPP under general anesthesia.
Treatment options for OSA range from surgical options such as tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy in children to modified UPPP in adults, to noninvasive measures such as CPAP therapy, oral appliances, and lifestyle modifications to address obesity; and lastly use of antihypertensive drugs has been investigated.
Group I comprised 8 cases that were subjected to modified UPPP, group II comprised 8 cases subjected to classical UPPP, and group III comprised 8 cases subjected to CPAP therapy.
Also MOL Group's international talent acquisition programs (Freshhh Growww UPPP) had the highest participation number of teams coming from Pakistan which is a clear sign that MOL Pakistan has a strong local employer brand.
Pakistani students with the team named Team Mechanical" from the NED University of Engineering and Technology secured second position in this worldwide competition.Polish students from AGH University of Science and Technology are ranked as the top team of the EandP competition.As many as 972 three-member teams had applied for the talent acquisition programme UPPP from 27 universities in 14 countries ranging from the UK and Central Europe to the Middle East.During the live finals teams had to solve challenging tasks related to the competition motto Enter if you dare" in a base camp which was organized exclusively for the top ten teams.
The Pakistan National Congress assured the Awami League of the support of a solid minority group of the UPPP, the Scheduled Castes Federation and Independents.
The most common form of surgery for OSA is uvulopalatopharyngoplasty (UPPP) and the success rate for UPPP is estimated to be approximately 50 percent.
The types of pharyngeal surgery included were tonsillectomy (T), adenoidectomy (A), adenotonsillectomy (T&A), uvulopalatopharyngoplasty (UPPP), and laser assisted uvuloplasty (LAUP).
Stepnick, "Management of total nasopharyngeal stenosis following UPPP" Ear, Nose and Throat Journal, vol.
Nuffield offers a radio frequency induced thermal therapy surgery as an alternative to the traditional uvulopalatopharyngoplasty (UPPP) - a surgical procedure used to remove tissue in the throat.