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Introduction: Uvulopalatopharyngoplasty

Description of Uvulopalatopharyngoplasty

Uvulopalatopharyngoplasty: surgical resection of unnecessary palatal and oropharyngeal tissue to open the airway; intended to cure extreme cases of snoring (with or without sleep apnea).
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  • operation,surgery,surgical operation,surgical procedure,surgical process
  • medical procedure
  • procedure,process
  • activity
  • act,human action,human activity

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