Combined RF Surgery of the Tongue Base and Uvulopalatopharyngoplasty (UPPP) for Obstructive Sleep Apnea

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
Charles University, Czech Republic
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01259154
First received: December 13, 2010
Last updated: NA
Last verified: December 2010
History: No changes posted
  Purpose

Introduction: The aim of the study was to investigate the effectiveness of combined bipolar radiofrequency surgery of the tongue base (RFBT) and uvulopalatopharyngoplasty (UPPP) in a single session for obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) and to determine whether this combination is safe and well tolerated.


Condition
Sleep Apnea Syndrome

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Case Control
Time Perspective: Retrospective
Official Title: Combined Bipolar Radiofrequency Surgery of the Tongue Base and Uvulopalatopharyngoplasty for Obstructive Sleep Apnea

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Groups/Cohorts
RFITT+UPPP
UPPP

  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 80 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population

Patients with obstructive sleep apnea not treated by CPAP

Criteria

Inclusion Criteria: obstructive sleep apnea not treated by CPAP

Exclusion Criteria: a history of previous surgery for OSA and only one level of airway obstruction

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Locations
Czech Republic
Faculty Hospital Motol
Prague, Czech Republic, 150 06
Sponsors and Collaborators
Charles University, Czech Republic
  More Information

No publications provided

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01259154     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: CU123
Study First Received: December 13, 2010
Last Updated: December 13, 2010
Health Authority: Czech Republic: Ministry of Education

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Apnea
Sleep Apnea Syndromes
Sleep Apnea, Obstructive
Respiration Disorders
Respiratory Tract Diseases
Signs and Symptoms, Respiratory
Signs and Symptoms
Sleep Disorders, Intrinsic
Dyssomnias
Sleep Disorders
Nervous System Diseases

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