Sleep Disorder

During normal breathing, air through the throat on his way into the lungs. The air travels past the soft palate, uvula, tonsils and tongue. When a person is awake, the muscles in the back of the throat tighten, these structures will be able to prevent them from the collapse and / or vibration in the respiratory tract. During sleep, the soft palate and uvula often vibrate, the unmistakable sounds of snoring.

The LAUP procedure is a laser surgical procedure to trim sequentially and shorten these structures, and thus prevent or reduce snoring.

ComplicationsYou risks and have the right to be informed that the operation risks of unsuccessful outcomes, complications, or violation of both known and unforeseen causes. Because people in their transport and tissue healing, and anaesthesiology reactions, which ultimately can not be guaranteed, as the outcome or potential complications. The following complications were published in the medical literature. This list is not inclusive of all possible complication. You are here to get your information only, not to frighten you but that you know, and more knowledge about this surgical intervention.

A. Failure to solve the snoring. Most doctors believe that about 85% of patients undergoing LAUP is a clear or complete resolution in their snoring; And an additional percentage of patients reduced levels of the notice that the snoring of their partners sleep is that it More is not offensive.

2 Failure to cure sleep apnea or other abnormal sleep disorders. Pathology sleep disorders, such as sleep apnea, are health problems that may have associated severe complications. At that time, the LAUP procedure is not proven to cure these diseases.

3 Bleeding. In very rare cases, a need for blood products or blood transfusion. You have the right, you should decide to have appointed or autologous blood donors directed pre-arranged. They are encouraged to contact your doctor if you are interested.

4 Nasal regurgitation, a change in the voice, or velopharyngeal insufficiency when liquids May in the nasal cavity during swallowing (rare).

Failure to resolve adjacent sinuses, almonds, nose or problems.

Need for the revision, or further and more aggressive surgery.

Prolonged pain, impaired healing, and the need for inclusion in a hospital