palatoplasty

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palatoplasty

 [pal´ah-to-plas″te]
plastic reconstruction of the palate, such as to repair a cleft palate. See also staphyloplasty and palatorrhaphy.

pal·a·to·plas·ty

(pal'ă-tō-plas'tē),
Surgery of the palate to restore form and function.
[palato- + G. plassō, to form]

palatoplasty

/pal·a·to·plas·ty/ (pal´ah-to-plas″te) plastic reconstruction of the palate.

palatoplasty

(păl′ə-tə-plăs′tē)
n.
Surgery of the palate to restore form and function.

palatoplasty

[pal′ətōplas′tē]
plastic surgery of the palate.

palatoplasty

ENT Surgery performed on the hard and/or soft palate to correct a structural or functional defect, usually, a cleft palate, see there.

pal·a·to·plas·ty

(pal'ă-tō-plas-tē)
Surgery of the palate to restore form and function.
Synonym(s): staphyloplasty, uranoplasty.
[palato- + G. plassō, to form]

pal·a·to·plas·ty

(pal'ă-tō-plas-tē)
Surgery of palate to restore form and function.
[palato- + G. plassō, to form]

palatoplasty (pal´ətōplastē),

n the surgical repair of palatal defects.

palatoplasty

plastic reconstruction of the palate.
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27) On the other hand, Mora et al reported an improvement in acoustic parameters, nasalance scores, and V-RQOL after uvulopalatoplasty performed with the harmonic scalpel.
At the Fitzwilliam clinic Professor Kamami uses a number of techniques including Laser Assisted Uvulopalatoplasty, which reduces noisy vibration , Bipolar Radiofrequency Thermo-therapy to tighten the soft palate, and a laser treatment that unblocks the patient's nose.
Kamami, a French surgeon, first described laser-assisted uvulopalatoplasty (LAUP) in the 1980s to reduce the uvula and distal portion of the soft palate without total excision of the muscle uvulus (21).
Surgical management options include glossopexy, lip-tongue adhesion, hyoid suspension, uvulopalatoplasty, tracheostomy and more recently, mandibular distraction osteogenesis (1).
Nurse Kate Hill has helped carry out the Laser Assisted Uvulopalatoplasty (LAUP) on numerous occasions as it is carried out in a chair, similar to that used in a dental clinic.
Nurse Kate Hill has helped carry out the Laser Assisted Uvulopalatoplasty on numerous occasions as it is carried out in a chair, similar to that used in a dental clinic.
He will receive laser assisted uvulopalatoplasty to reshape the tissue at the back of the throat that causes snoring, while under general anaesthetic.
Mr Mochloulis performs a revolutionary procedure called laser-assisted uvulopalatoplasty, costing about pounds 2,000.
Laser-assisted uvulopalatoplasty (LAUP), or removal of portions of the uvula and soft palate
Surgical Therapeutic Options by Site of Anatomical Obstruction Site Surgical intervention Nose Septoplasty, rhinoplasty, turbinate reduction Nasopharynx Adenoidectomy Pharynx Tonsillectomy, uvulopalatopharyngoplasty (UPPP) uvulopalatoplasty Base of tongue Lingual tonsillectomy, tongue base resection or reduction, tongue base suspension, genioglossal advancement, maxillomandibular advancement Airway bypass Tracheotomy
Studies of uvulopalatopharyngoplasty and laser-assisted uvulopalatoplasty have also demonstrated insufficient efficacy for these operations to serve as sole therapy for OSA.
They are very effective for tonsillotomies, turbinate reduction, tympanic membrane fenestration, uvulopalatoplasty, ablation of skin / mucosa lesions, etc.