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We hypothesis that radiofrequency will cause less post-operative discomfort when compared with laser assited uvulopharyngoplasty. 40 patients with primary snore will be enrolled into this study. After overnight sleep test confimred that no obstructive sleep apnea existed, cases were informed consented. Then they were randomized into two groups. Post-operative pain, duration of analgesics were recorded.
Although Rf group was less effective, they felt less discomfort.
Allocation: Randomized, Control: Active Control, Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment
TCRFVR and LAUP
Taichung Veterans General Hospital
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-07-23T21:48:05-0400
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