What are the surgical options for treatment of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA)?

Updated: Sep 15, 2020
  • Author: Himanshu Wickramasinghe, MD, MBBS; Chief Editor: Zab Mosenifar, MD, FACP, FCCP  more...
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Answer

Surgical intervention for OSA includes, but is not limited to, the following:

  • Uvulopalatopharyngoplasty

  • Craniofacial reconstruction with advancement of tongue or maxillomandibular bones

  • Tracheostomy

See Treatment and Medication for more detail.


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