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What is uvulopalatopharyngoplasty?

What is uvulopalatopharyngoplasty?

Surgery for OSA: This is a surgery used to treat snoring and sleep apnea with variable success. It involves removing the uvula and a portion of the posterior soft palate to open up the airway and reduce air turbulence or obstruction during sleep. ...Read more

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Uvulopalatopharyngoplasty (Definition)

This is a surgical procedure that involves reducing redundant tissues that are at play during snoring and/ or obstructive sleep apnea. Typically done by ...Read more


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Who would preform a uvulopalatopharyngoplasty?

Who would preform a uvulopalatopharyngoplasty?

Otolaryngologist: These operations are performed by an otolaryngology - head and neck surgeon (ent). The surgeon performs this surgery to help treat obstructive sleep apnea. ...Read more

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Has anyone here done uvulopalatopharyngoplasty ?

Has anyone here done uvulopalatopharyngoplasty ?

I have: During residency i performed the traditional uppp (one size fits all belief). Since I have graduated from residency, I have been performing "customized" modifications of the uppp in conjunction w/ "multi-level surgery." i believe the traditional uppp is not always appropriate for every patient and that sleep apnea surgery should be customized for each patient. What questions do you have? ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: uvulopalatopharyngoplasty?

What is the definition or description of: uvulopalatopharyngoplasty?

Surgery: This is a surgical procedure that involves reducing redundant tissues that are at play during snoring and/ or obstructive sleep apnea. Typically done by board certified ENT surgeon. ...Read more

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Which costs more--a SNF or RCFE?

Which costs more--a SNF or RCFE?

Not interchangeable: A SNF is for people who require skilled nursing care while a residential care facility is for someone who may need some support in order to preserve a measure of independence but who does not need regular skilled nursing care. Both are expensive but usually a SNF is more. ...Read more

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How much can an abortion surgery costs?

How much can an abortion surgery costs?

Medical pricing: Basic accurate medical pricing is becoming easier to find. Pricing of all health care delivery costs has historically been hidden or difficult to obtain for multiple reasons. In your case, okay to call local providers and ask the cash price as well as the reimbursement amount from the contracted insurers. Okay to ask your health insurance carrier this question. ...Read more

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How can I cut back on prescription costs?

How can I cut back on prescription costs?

Generics.: Also, i believe walmart and target have low copays in their pharmacies. Depending on your medical condition, there are some instances where a healthier lifestyle--such as cutting otu smoking, losing weight, more exercise and eating better can reduce your need for some medications. Consult your doctor regarding that, to be sure. ...Read more

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Anybody know how much a wrist arthrogram costs?

Anybody know how much a wrist arthrogram costs?

$550: Costs on MRI or MRI with contrast vary. We use a MRI place in denver that costs 450 for non contrast and 550 for contrast MRI any body part. Our hospital will charge you 2500. ...Read more