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ORIGINAL ARTICLE
Year : 2014  |  Volume : 30  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 147-150

Effectiveness of modified cautery-assisted palatal stiffening operation in controlling snoring


ENT Department, Cairo University, Cairo, Egypt

Correspondence Address:
Ahmed Nassar
ENT Department, Cairo University, Cairo, 94503
Egypt
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/1012-5574.133219

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Objective The aim of the study was to assess the effectiveness of modified cautery-assisted palatal stiffening operation (CAPSO) to treat snoring. Patients and methods Fifty patients with simple snoring underwent the modified CAPSO; patients underwent polysomnography, preoperatively and at 3 months postoperatively. Results All patients had improvement in their snoring, and the patients and their sleep partners were satisfied with the result at 3 months postoperatively. Conclusion The modified CAPSO technique has shown promising and encouraging results in a small cohort of patients with simple snoring.


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