surgery is one of the specialized surgical technique that is being carried
out to make remedy in cases of patients suffering from sleep apnea which
may be either a obstructive type or a central one mediated by disturbed
signals from brain tissues.
One should understand that sleep apnea means absence of specified number
of breathing activities during sleep due to many causes like availability
of less space below tongue, obstruction in air path way.
The commonly carried out sleep apnea surgery is the surgical technique
related with palate and this is generally called as uvulopalatoplasty.
Laser based sleep apnea surgery is also carried out to remove the incidence
of snoring from the patient.
practices for interference with contour, pertaining to the jaws are also
being carried out for removing the sleep apnea and to create additional
space below the tongue region. Sleep apnea is to be given more clinical
significance due to the interfered oxygen exchange to the body cells.
Many times, patients who need to undergo sleep apnea surgery have to follow
medical instructions given by the skilled surgeon. Polysomnography is
the additional requirement that helps in monitoring of these surgeries.