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

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01259154
First Posted: December 14, 2010
Last Update Posted: December 14, 2010
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Charles University, Czech Republic
  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

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 80 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
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

  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01259154


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

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01259154     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: CU123
First Submitted: December 13, 2010
First Posted: December 14, 2010
Last Update Posted: December 14, 2010
Last Verified: December 2010

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 Wake Disorders
Nervous System Diseases