About Obstructive sleep apnea surgery
sleep apnea surgery is one of the surgical practices that are carried out in patients
who report to have incidence of apnea during sleeping and the surgery will be
decided by the skilled surgeons only after ruling out the brain based disorders
like cerebral concussion etc.
be measured during the sleep in a patient. This helps the surgeon to frame surgical
decisions related with obstructive sleep apnea surgery
surgeon performing the obstructive sleep apnea surgery is well aware of the anatomy
of the palate region and before meddling with incisions, he makes sure of the
technique by which he can make the patient get relieved of his presently reported
problem like snoring etc.
The obstructive sleep apnea surgery may not be carried out in patients with severe anemia or serious cardiac disorders and further, it is to be noted that pain may be intense subsequent to the undergoing of this type of obstructive sleep apnea surgery.
the surgeon associated with this obstructive sleep apnea surgery will often prescribe
corticosteroid drugs like cortisone etc. in order to alleviate the pain due to
In the obstructive sleep apnea surgery, after assessment of the palate region of patient, general anesthesia is given carefully.
Finally, the area of surgical intervention in the palate region is chosen and incision is placed carefully and uvula and some nearby tissues of the posterior buccal region were removed and certain tissues were of course trimmed suitably, so as to cause lesser or nil obstruction for passage of air during breathing.
intellectually performed obstructive sleep apnea surgery with an understanding
on anatomy, causal factors associated with such apnea, patients awareness
on the surgery, extent of post surgical precautions followed by patient etc. forms
the basis for the success.
Surgeons performing the obstructive sleep apnea surgery need to provide the required guidelines towards making the surgery success and the patient may be advised to take regularly the antibiotics and anti inflammatory drugs.
importance of regular surgical dressing at the affected parts, avoidance of vigorous
movements for some days after the obstructive sleep apnea surgery, avoidance of
irritant food materials or food that is too hot etc. may be emphasized.
The repetitive episodes of apnea during sleep will get highly minimized following this obstructive sleep apnea surgery and the patient may not have difficulties in speaking after few weeks of the surgery.
If the patient undergoing obstructive sleep apnea surgery is negligible in taking
medicines after the surgery, infection occurs.