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obstructive sleep apnea - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Sleep Disorders
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Practicing since : 2004
Answered : 40 Questions
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   Tell me XXXXXXXX .
User :   Doctor has diagnosed me of obstructive sleep apnea
User :   is surgery the only way?
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Yes
Doctor :   Are you with me ?
User :   yes
User :   what surgery is employed?
User :   Is MMA required as well
Doctor :   Surgical correction of the upper airway
Doctor :   Could you elaborate about the MMA
Doctor :   Uvulopalatopharyngoplasty (UPPP) maxillomandibular bones ( maxillomandibular osteotomy MMO).
Doctor :   are the procedure involved
User :   yes as my doctor said
Doctor :   It Shall be a combination of the above mentioned once and the requirement will
Doctor :   Depend on your conditio
Doctor :   condition
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