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  1. ncbi Complications of laser-assisted uvulopalatopharyngoplasty (LA-UPPP) and radiofrequency treatments of snoring and chronic nasal congestion: a 10-year review of 5,600 patients
    Mansoor Madani
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Capital Health Medical Center, Trenton, NJ, USA
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 62:1351-62. 2004
  2. ncbi Results of uvulopalatopharyngoplasty after diagnostic workup with polysomnography and sleep endoscopy: a report of 136 snoring patients
    Natascha S Hessel
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery, Saint Lucas Andreas Hospital, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol 260:91-5. 2003
  3. ncbi Same-stage palatopharyngeal and hypopharyngeal surgery for severe obstructive sleep apnea
    Hsueh Yu Li
    Department of Otolaryngology Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Chang Gung University Taipei, Taiwan
    Acta Otolaryngol 124:820-6. 2004
  4. ncbi Prediction and risk of dysphagia after uvulopalatopharyngoplasty and uvulopalatoplasty
    Eva Levring Jäghagen
    Departments of Odontology, Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology, Umea University, Umea, Sweden
    Acta Otolaryngol 124:1197-203. 2004
  5. ncbi Plasma radiofrequency preceded by pressure recording enhances success for treating sleep-related breathing disorders
    Magne Tvinnereim
    EuroSleep, Bergen, Norway
    Laryngoscope 117:731-6. 2007
  6. ncbi The efficacy of surgical modifications of the upper airway in adults with obstructive sleep apnea syndrome
    A E Sher
    Division of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Albany Medical College, New York, USA
    Sleep 19:156-77. 1996
  7. ncbi Hyoidthyroidpexia as a treatment in multilevel surgery for obstructive sleep apnea
    Marco Benazzo
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Foundation IRCCS Policlinico San Matteo, University of Pavia
    Acta Otolaryngol 128:680-4. 2008
  8. ncbi Structural effectiveness of pharyngeal sleep apnea surgery
    B Tucker Woodson
    Division of Sleep Medicine, Department of Otolaryngology and Communication Sciences, Medical College of Wisconsin, 9200 West Wisconsin Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53226, USA
    Sleep Med Rev 12:463-79. 2008
  9. ncbi The effect of hyoid suspension in a multilevel surgery concept for obstructive sleep apnea
    Alexander Baisch
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University Hospital Mannheim, Mannheim, Germany
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 134:856-61. 2006
  10. ncbi UPPP combined with radiofrequency thermotherapy of the tongue base for the treatment of obstructive sleep apnea syndrome
    Emke van den Broek
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, St Lucas Andreas Hospital, Jan Tooropstraat 164, 1061 AE, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol 265:1361-5. 2008

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  1. ncbi Complications of laser-assisted uvulopalatopharyngoplasty (LA-UPPP) and radiofrequency treatments of snoring and chronic nasal congestion: a 10-year review of 5,600 patients
    Mansoor Madani
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Capital Health Medical Center, Trenton, NJ, USA
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 62:1351-62. 2004
    ..The goal of this article is to provide practitioners with important data and guidelines to help them in decision-making and prepare them to anticipate problems and recommend a systematic approach to avoid or treat complications...
  2. ncbi Results of uvulopalatopharyngoplasty after diagnostic workup with polysomnography and sleep endoscopy: a report of 136 snoring patients
    Natascha S Hessel
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery, Saint Lucas Andreas Hospital, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol 260:91-5. 2003
    ..We conclude that after diagnostic workup by sleep registration and sleep endoscopy, the success rate of UPPP increases as compared to historical controls...
  3. ncbi Same-stage palatopharyngeal and hypopharyngeal surgery for severe obstructive sleep apnea
    Hsueh Yu Li
    Department of Otolaryngology Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Chang Gung University Taipei, Taiwan
    Acta Otolaryngol 124:820-6. 2004
    ..To investigate surgical outcomes with two types of combined palatopharyngeal and hypopharyngeal surgery for the treatment of severe obstructive sleep apnea (OSA)...
  4. ncbi Prediction and risk of dysphagia after uvulopalatopharyngoplasty and uvulopalatoplasty
    Eva Levring Jäghagen
    Departments of Odontology, Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology, Umea University, Umea, Sweden
    Acta Otolaryngol 124:1197-203. 2004
    ..To test the hypothesis that preoperative asymptomatic pharyngeal swallowing dysfunction predisposes for the development of symptoms of dysphagia after uvulopalatopharyngoplasty (UPPP) and uvulopalatoplasty (UPP)...
  5. ncbi Plasma radiofrequency preceded by pressure recording enhances success for treating sleep-related breathing disorders
    Magne Tvinnereim
    EuroSleep, Bergen, Norway
    Laryngoscope 117:731-6. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess a plasma-mediated radiofrequency (RF)-based coblation assisted upper airway procedure (CAUP) to treat SRBD patients determined to have obstruction localized to the upper (mid)-pharyngeal region...
  6. ncbi The efficacy of surgical modifications of the upper airway in adults with obstructive sleep apnea syndrome
    A E Sher
    Division of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Albany Medical College, New York, USA
    Sleep 19:156-77. 1996
    ..The studies to support the use of the surgical treatment of obstructive sleep apnea syndrome contain biases related to small sample size, limited follow-up and patient selection...
  7. ncbi Hyoidthyroidpexia as a treatment in multilevel surgery for obstructive sleep apnea
    Marco Benazzo
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Foundation IRCCS Policlinico San Matteo, University of Pavia
    Acta Otolaryngol 128:680-4. 2008
    ..For these reasons, the careful study and selection of patients is fundamental in the surgical treatment of OSAS...
  8. ncbi Structural effectiveness of pharyngeal sleep apnea surgery
    B Tucker Woodson
    Division of Sleep Medicine, Department of Otolaryngology and Communication Sciences, Medical College of Wisconsin, 9200 West Wisconsin Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53226, USA
    Sleep Med Rev 12:463-79. 2008
    ..Further research on structural outcomes for palatopharyngoplasty, as well as other surgical procedures, is needed to improve clinical outcomes...
  9. ncbi The effect of hyoid suspension in a multilevel surgery concept for obstructive sleep apnea
    Alexander Baisch
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University Hospital Mannheim, Mannheim, Germany
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 134:856-61. 2006
    ..This study investigated the outcome of the hyoid suspension as a part of a multilevel surgery protocol...
  10. ncbi UPPP combined with radiofrequency thermotherapy of the tongue base for the treatment of obstructive sleep apnea syndrome
    Emke van den Broek
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, St Lucas Andreas Hospital, Jan Tooropstraat 164, 1061 AE, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol 265:1361-5. 2008
    ..Adding RFTB to UPPP results in a mild improvement compared to UPPP alone. Although the addition of RFTB to UPPP seems to result in only a limited improvement, there is no major downside to it. RFTB is well tolerated and safe...
  11. ncbi Effect of uvulopalatopharyngoplasty on positional dependency in obstructive sleep apnea
    Chul Hee Lee
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Seoul National University Bundang Hospital, 300 Goomi Dong, Bundang gu, Seongnam, Gyunggi do 463 707, South Korea
    Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 137:675-9. 2011
    ..To assess the effect of uvulopalatopharyngoplasty (UPPP) on positional dependency in patients with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA)...
  12. pmc Paroxysmal alternating skew deviation and nystagmus after partial destruction of the uvula
    A Radtke
    MRC Human Movement and Balance Unit, The National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, Queen Square, London WC1N 3BG, UK
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 70:790-3. 2001
    ..and direction changing nystagmus after biopsy of the inferior cerebellar vermis resulting in destruction of the uvula. Between attacks she had right over left skew deviation with asymptomatic right beating horizontal nystagmus...
  13. ncbi Topography and axonal collaterals of trigeminocerebellar projection to the paramedian lobule and uvula in the rabbit cerebellum
    D Bukowska
    Department of Neurobiology, University School of Physical Education, 55 Grunwaldzka St, 60 352 Poznan, Poland
    Acta Neurobiol Exp (Wars) 66:145-51. 2006
    ..projections of the trigeminal sensory nuclei (TSN) to the rostral parts of the paramedian lobule (PML) and of the uvula of the rabbit cerebellar cortex, the retrograde double fluorescent labeling method was used...
  14. pmc Enhancement of the bias component of downbeat nystagmus after lesions of the nodulus and uvula
    Mark F Walker
    Department of Neurology, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland VA Medical Center, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1164:482-5. 2009
    In two monkeys, we recorded spontaneous eye movements before and after ablation of the cerebellar nodulus and uvula (Nod/Uv). In both monkeys, there was an increase in upward ocular drift (downbeat nystagmus [DBN]) in darkness (M1: 1...
  15. pmc Lesions of the cerebellar nodulus and uvula impair downward pursuit
    Mark F Walker
    Department of Neurology, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Neurophysiol 100:1813-23. 2008
    ..and step-ramp (SR) pursuit in two rhesus monkeys, before and after surgical lesions of the cerebellar nodulus and uvula (Nod/Uv). Eye movements were recorded using the magnetic field scleral search coil method...
  16. ncbi The effect of uvulopalatopharyngoplasty on the nasality of voice
    J Scott Greene
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, Pennsylvania 17822, USA
    J Voice 18:423-30. 2004
    ..Although this study does not obviate the need for preoperative counseling of patients about the potential effect of UPPP on voice, they can be counseled that the risk of hypernasality after UPPP is low...
  17. ncbi Use of Muller's maneuver in the evaluation of patients with sleep apnea--literature review
    Maria Claudia Mattos Soares
    EPM, UNIFESP
    Braz J Otorhinolaryngol 75:463-6. 2009
    ..Fiberoptic nasopharyngoscopy with Muller's maneuver, first described by Borowieck and Sassin (1983), is among them...
  18. ncbi Tuberculosis of nose and palate with vanishing uvula
    B Baruah
    Department of ENT, North Eastern Indira Gandhi Regional Institute of Health and Medical Sciences, Mawdiangdiang, Shillong, Meghalaya, India
    Indian J Med Microbiol 29:63-5. 2011
    ..We describe a case of tuberculosis in an adult male who presented with palatal perforation with vanishing uvula and arch deformity of the palate...
  19. ncbi Revised uvulopalatopharyngoplasty with uvula preservation and its clinical study
    Demin Han
    The Department of Otolaryngology, Beijing Tongren Hospital, Capitol Medical University, Beijing, China
    ORL J Otorhinolaryngol Relat Spec 67:213-9. 2005
    ..A revised uvulopalatopharyngoplasty (UPPP) is reported for reducing the surgical complications without compromising the response...
  20. ncbi Histopathology of the uvula and the soft palate in patients with mild, moderate, and severe obstructive sleep apnea
    Gilead Berger
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Meir General Hospital, Kfar Saba, Israel
    Laryngoscope 112:357-63. 2002
    To study morphometric and qualitative histopathologic changes of the soft palate and uvula in patients with mild, moderate, and severe obstructive sleep apnea.
  21. ncbi Occult squamous cell carcinoma of the uvula detected by F-18 FDG PET/CT in a case of carcinoma of unknown primary in the head and neck
    Shahenda Salem
    Department of Nuclear Medicine, Kasr El Aini Hospital, Cairo University, Cairo, Egypt
    Clin Nucl Med 35:800-1. 2010
    ..PET/CT imaging was performed to detect the primary tumor site, which revealed a small metabolically-avid lesion in uvula, biopsy demonstrated SCC, the origin of metastatic disease...
  22. ncbi Laser-assisted uvulopalatoplasty for the treatment of snoring and mild obstructive sleep apnea syndrome
    Dionysios E Kyrmizakis
    ENT Department, University Hospital, Heraklion, Crete, Greece
    J Otolaryngol 32:174-9. 2003
    ..To determine the efficacy of the laser-assisted uvulopalatoplasty (LAUP) procedure on snoring and Apnea-Hypopnea-Index (AHI) improvement in patients with snoring and mild obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS)...
  23. ncbi Treatment of primary snoring using modified radiofrequency-assisted uvulopalatoplasty
    Ozgur Yoruk
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Ataturk University, Erzurum, Turkey
    Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol 266:1807-14. 2009
    ..05). Thus, MRAUP seems to be a promising technique for surgery as a treatment for snoring...
  24. ncbi Why do we have a uvula?: literature review and a new theory
    G W Back
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, York District Hospital, Wigginton Road, York, UK
    Clin Otolaryngol Allied Sci 29:689-93. 2004
    From ancient times up to the present day many different functions and conditions have been attributed to the uvula, many speculative and some with a more scientific basis...
  25. ncbi Haemangioma of the uvula causing loud habitual snoring--a rare entity
    J F Thong
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore
    Med J Malaysia 63:408-9. 2008
    ..This case report illustrates a rare cause of OSA and demonstrates the efficacy of surgery for obvious obstructive lesions of the pharynx...
  26. ncbi Effects of uvulopalatopharyngoplasty with Harmonic Scalpel on speech and voice
    Renzo Mora
    ENT Department, University of Genoa, Via dei Mille 11 9, 16147 Genoa, Italy
    Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol 266:1989-94. 2009
    ..In our experiences UPPP, with the HS, improves speech and voice in patients affected by snoring and/or obstructive sleep apnea syndrome...
  27. ncbi Hair tourniquet of the uvula
    Sangeeta Krishna
    Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, University of Louisville, 571 S Floyd Street, Louisville, KY 40202, USA
    J Emerg Med 24:325-6. 2003
  28. ncbi Nasalance, nasality, voice, and articulation after uvulopalatopharyngoplasty
    Kristiane M Van Lierde
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Ghent University Hospital, Belgium
    Laryngoscope 112:873-8. 2002
    ..Because of removal of effective velar length, articulation problems of the uvular /R/ can occur in the Dutch language...
  29. ncbi One stage multilevel surgery (uvulopalatopharyngoplasty, hyoid suspension, radiofrequent ablation of the tongue base with/without genioglossus advancement), in obstructive sleep apnea syndrome
    Wietske Richard
    Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, St Lucas Andreas Hospital, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol 264:439-44. 2007
    ....
  30. ncbi [Modified uvula flap in therapy of sleep-related breathing disorders]
    K Hormann
    Universitäts HNO Klinik, 68135 Mannheim
    HNO 49:361-6. 2001
    ..2 +/- 19.6; after 8.2 +/- 9.8; p < 0.05). Snoring decreased clearly (p < 0.05) from 49.4% to 25.9%...
  31. ncbi The roles of the anterior tonsillar pillar and previous tonsillectomy on sleep-disordered breathing
    James Chan
    Department of Otolaryngology and Communicative Disorders, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, OH 44195, USA
    Ear Nose Throat J 83:408, 410-3. 2004
    ..Knowledge of this correlation can help guide the method of surgical treatment and should reinforce the need to maintain the integrity of the anterior tonsillar pillars...
  32. ncbi Laser-assisted uvulopalatoplasty for snoring: does it meet the expectations?
    F Larrosa
    Otorhinolaryngology Service, Institut d Investigacions Biomèdiques August Pi Sunyer, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Eur Respir J 24:66-70. 2004
    ....
  33. ncbi Laser assisted uvulopalatopharyngoplasty (LA-UPPP) for the treatment of snoring and mild to moderate obstructive sleep apnea
    Mansoor Madani
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Capital Health System, 750 Brungswick Avenue, Trenton, NJ, USA
    Atlas Oral Maxillofac Surg Clin North Am 15:129-37. 2007
  34. ncbi [The evaluation of the effectiveness of uvulopalatopharyngoplasy in the treatment of selected patients with mild to moderate obstructive sleep apnoea--one year of postoperative follow up]
    Izabela Walenczak
    Akademia Medyczna w Białymstoku, Klinika Otolaryngologii
    Pol Merkur Lekarski 22:529-31. 2007
    ..The effectiveness of this procedure in a group of unselected patients is estimated on about 40%...
  35. ncbi [Failure of uvulopalatopharyngoplasty (UPPP) in severe obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA)]
    Robert Pływaczewski
    Zakład Diagnostyki i Leczenia Niewydolności Oddychania Instytutu Gruzlicy i Chorób Płuc w Warszawie
    Pneumonol Alergol Pol 75:121-8. 2007
    ..Uvulopalatopharyngoplasty (UPPP) is the most frequent surgical procedure in obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA) treatment. The aim of this study was to assess effects of UPPP in OSA subjects admitted to our Sleep Laboratory...
  36. ncbi [Snoring: therapeutic options]
    R de la Chaux
    Interdiszip linären Schlaflabors, Klinik und Poliklinik für HNO, Klinikum Grosshadern, LMU Munchen
    MMW Fortschr Med 149:33-5. 2007
    ..Primarily weight loss and avoidance of alcohol in the evening as well as devices and surgery are used in the treatment of snoring...
  37. ncbi Lateral pharyngoplasty versus uvulopalatopharyngoplasty: a clinical, polysomnographic and computed tomography measurement comparison
    Michel B Cahali
    Division of Otolaryngology, Hospital das Clinicas, University of Sao Paulo Medical School, Brazil
    Sleep 27:942-50. 2004
    ..To compare the lateral pharyngoplasty procedure with uvulopalatopharyngoplasty (UPPP) in the treatment of obstructive sleep apnea hypopnea syndrome (OSAHS)...
  38. ncbi [Treatment of sleep apnea syndrome: otorhinolaryngological treatment]
    Tatsuya Hasegawa
    Nihon Naika Gakkai Zasshi 93:1140-6. 2004
  39. ncbi The effect of upper airway structural changes on central chemosensitivity in obstructive sleep apnea-hypopnea
    Masaaki Suzuki
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, Sendai, Japan
    Sleep Breath 8:73-83. 2004
    ..21 L/min/mm Hg) and that of poor responders (2.52 +/- 0.20 L/min/mm Hg). We saw no significant difference in physiologic (age, body mass index, one-piece tonsil weight), blood gas values, cephalometric, spirometric, or sleep parameters...
  40. ncbi Lateral pharyngoplasty: a new treatment for obstructive sleep apnea hypopnea syndrome
    Michel B Cahali
    Division of Otolaryngology, Hospital das Clinicas, University of Sao Paulo Medical School, Brazil
    Laryngoscope 113:1961-8. 2003
    ..My objective is to describe a surgical procedure for splinting the lateral pharyngeal walls in patients with OSAHS and report the initial results...
  41. ncbi Beware of the"..."
    Edward M Weaver
    J Clin Sleep Med 1:434; author reply 435. 2005
  42. pmc Persistent hypersomnolence in an elderly male
    Rahul K Kakkar
    Pulmonary Division, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32608, USA
    J Clin Sleep Med 3:316-7. 2007
  43. ncbi Inappropriate pro/con
    David W Hudgel
    J Clin Sleep Med 2:217. 2006
  44. ncbi [Complication after laser assisted uvulopalatoplasty in the treatment of snoring and obstructive sleep apnea syndrome]
    Wojciech Scierski
    II Katedra i Klinika Laryngologii Sl AM w Zabrzu
    Otolaryngol Pol 57:675-8. 2003
    ..In this group of patients there were no cases of bleedings needed hospitalization, nasal speech, nasopharyngeal stenosis, palatal incompetence, airway compromise or death...
  45. ncbi Resolution of severe sleep-disordered breathing with a nasopharyngeal obturator in 2 cases of nasopharyngeal stenosis complicating uvulopalatopharyngoplasty
    Alan DeAngelo
    Brooke Army Medical Center, Fort Sam Houston, Texas 78234, USA
    Sleep Breath 8:49-55. 2004
    ..Polysomnographic demonstration of the effectiveness of this therapy has not previously been reported. Future questions include duration of nasopharyngeal stenting and timing of follow-up polysomnography...
  46. ncbi Staging of obstructive sleep apnea/hypopnea syndrome: a guide to appropriate treatment
    Michael Friedman
    Department of Otolaryngology and Bronchoesophagology, Rush Presbyterian St Luke s Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Laryngoscope 114:454-9. 2004
    ..The goal of this study is to test the value of this staging system in a prospective study...
  47. ncbi Sleep endoscopy versus modified Mallampati score in sleep apnea and snoring
    Cindy den Herder
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, St Lucas Andreas Hospital, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Laryngoscope 115:735-9. 2005
    ....
  48. ncbi [Practicability of a surgical multilevel therapy in patients with obstructive sleep apnea]
    E A Stripf
    Universitäts HNO Klinik, Langenbeckstr 1, 55101 Mainz
    HNO 55:E1-6. 2007
    ..The concept of multilevel surgery takes account of the fact that the location of the obstruction frequently cannot be identified precisely...
  49. ncbi Palatal stiffening after failed uvulopalatopharyngoplasty with the Pillar Implant System
    Michael Friedman
    Department of Otolaryngology and Bronchoesophagology, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Laryngoscope 116:1956-61. 2006
    ....
  50. ncbi Upper airway surgery does have a major role in the treatment of obstructive sleep apnea "the tail end of the dog". Pro
    Nelson Powell
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Science Division of Sleep Disorders Medicine and Research, Stanford University School of Medicine, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA
    J Clin Sleep Med 1:236-40. 2005
  51. ncbi [Assessment of the effectiveness of uvulopalatopharyngoplasty (UPPP) in the treatment of mild and moderate OSA patients preliminarily selected for the procedure by simple clinical examination]
    Andrzej Sieskiewicz
    Klinika Otolaryngologii AM w Białymstoku
    Otolaryngol Pol 60:363-8. 2006
    ..The aim of our study was to assess the efficacy of uvulopalatopharyngoplasty in the treatment of mild and moderate OSA patients who were preliminary selected by simple clinical examination...
  52. ncbi Safety of uvulopalatopharyngoplasty as outpatient surgery
    Bridget Hathaway
    Department of Otolaryngology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 134:542-4. 2006
    ..Determine the admission rate and characterize the complications in uvulopalatopharyngoplasty (UPPP) patients scheduled to have outpatient surgery...
  53. pmc Cervical CT derived neck fat tissue distribution differences in Japanese males and females and its effect on retroglossal and retropalatal airway volume
    Yuko Shigeta
    Orofacial Pain Oral Medicine Center, Division of Diagnostic Sciences, School of Dentistry, University of Southern California Los Angeles, CA 90089 0641, USA
    Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 106:275-84. 2008
    ..The objective of this study was to investigate the difference of neck fat tissue distribution by sex and its correlation with retropalatal and retroglossal airway...
  54. ncbi [Perioperative management of severe obstructive sleep apnea hypopnea syndrome]
    Run han Li
    Departments of Otorhinolaryngology, First People s Hospital of Foshan, Foshan 528000, China
    Nan Fang Yi Ke Da Xue Xue Bao 26:661-3. 2006
    ..To investigate the perioperative management of severe obstructive sleep apnea hypopnea syndrome (OSAHS)...
  55. ncbi Can anatomical and functional features in the upper airways predict sleep apnea? A population-based study in females
    Malin Svensson
    Department of Surgical Sciences, Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden
    Acta Otolaryngol 126:613-20. 2006
    ..The importance of clinical findings in the nose and throat, including fiberoptic endoscopy during the Muller maneuver, in predicting sleep apnea is greater in normal-weight than in overweight women...
  56. ncbi Prediction of uvulopalatopharyngoplasty outcome: anatomy-based staging system versus severity-based staging system
    Hsueh Yu Li
    Department of Otolaryngology, Sleep Center, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Sleep 29:1537-41. 2006
    ..To evaluate and compare outcomes of uvulopalatopharyngoplasty (UPPP) for obstructive sleep apnea/hypopnea syndrome (OSAHS) using anatomy- and severity-based staging systems...
  57. ncbi Tongue base suspension combined with UPPP in severe OSA patients
    Mehmet Omur
    ME DI ENT Center, Istanbul, Turkey
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 133:218-23. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the long-term objective and subjective effectiveness of the minimally invasive tongue base suspension combined with UPPP in severe OSA patients...
  58. ncbi Uvulopalatopharyngoplasty outcome assessment with quantitative computer-assisted videoendoscopic airway analysis
    Pon Poh Hsu
    Division of Otolaryngology, Changi General Hospital, Singapore, Republic of Singapore
    Acta Otolaryngol 127:65-70. 2007
    ....
  59. ncbi Corrections to surgical outcomes data
    B Tucker Woodson
    J Clin Sleep Med 1:436; author reply 437. 2005
  60. ncbi Hyoidthyroidpexia: a surgical treatment for sleep apnea syndrome
    Cindy den Herder
    ENT Department, St Lucas Andreas Hospital Amsterdam, Noord Holland, The Netherlands
    Laryngoscope 115:740-5. 2005
    ..The aim of this study is to evaluate the results of primary hyoidthyroidpexia (HTP) and HTP after previous uvulopalatopharyngoplasty (UPPP) in patients with obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS)...
  61. ncbi Successful treatment of obstructive sleep apnea syndrome improves autonomic nervous system dysfunction
    Ryoji Ito
    Second Department of Internal Medicine, Ehime University School of Medicine, Ehime, Japan
    Clin Exp Hypertens 27:259-67. 2005
    ..These results suggest that impaired ANS function is present in patients with OSAS and can be improved by successful treatment of OSAS...
  62. ncbi Quality of life 17 to 20 years after uvulopalatopharyngoplasty
    Yau H Goh
    YH Goh Ear Nose Throat, Head and Neck Surgery, Mount Elizabeth Medical Centre, Republic of Singapore
    Laryngoscope 117:503-6. 2007
    ..To study the long-term quality of life outcomes of a group of unselected patients for the long-term effects of uvulopalatopharyngoplasty (UPPP)...
  63. ncbi [Quantitative evaluation of the upper airway by CT scan with the Muller maneuver]
    Shuhua Li
    Department of Otolaryngology, Shenyang General Hospital of PLA, Shenyang 110015, China
    Lin Chuang Er Bi Yan Hou Ke Za Zhi 19:104-7. 2005
    ..To explore the quantitative evaluation of upper airway by CT scan with Muller maneuver, and study the difference of the pharynx wall resilience between OSAHS patients and normal adults...
  64. ncbi Combined nasal-palatopharyngeal surgery for obstructive sleep apnea: simultaneous or staged?
    Hsueh Yu Li
    Department of Otolaryngology, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Acta Otolaryngol 125:298-303. 2005
    ..Our data indicate that surgical outcomes in a simultaneous surgery group were equivalent to those in a staged surgery group. The simultaneous type of surgery was more cost-effective in terms of total hospitalization expenses...
  65. ncbi Long-term results and complications following uvulopalatopharyngoplasty in 116 consecutive patients
    Christof Roosli
    Department of ENT, Head and Neck Surgery, Inselspital, University of Bern, 3010, Bern, Switzerland
    Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol 263:754-8. 2006
    ..The operation consisted of a classical tonsillectomy or residual tonsil resection and additional shortening of the uvula. The natural mucosal fold between the uvula and the upper pole of the tonsils was carefully preserved...
  66. ncbi [Treatment result of uvulopalatopharyngoplasty and tongue base operation for the severe obstructive sleep apnea-hypopnea syndrome]
    Qingquan Zhang
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Yuhuangding Hospital, Yantai, Shandong 264000, China
    Zhonghua Er Bi Yan Hou Ke Za Zhi 37:409-11. 2002
    ..To study the effect and operative method of UPPP and tongue base operation for the severe OSAHS at Velo- and tongue-pharyngeal obstruction...
  67. ncbi Laser-assisted uvulopalatoplasty revisited
    Yosef P Krespi
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital Center, 425 West 59th Street, 10th Floor, New York, NY 10019, USA
    Otolaryngol Clin North Am 36:495-500. 2003
    ..A sleep study with snoring analysis helps in patient selection. Laser-assisted uvulopalatoplasty can be performed adequately in one sitting...
  68. ncbi Uvulopalatopharyngoplasty versus laser uvulopalatoplasty: prospective long-term follow-up of self-reported symptoms
    Michael Lysdahl
    Division of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, Respiratory Unit, Danderyd Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
    Acta Otolaryngol 122:752-7. 2002
    ..Side-effects such as minor swallowing disturbances were frequent, using either surgical modality, but few patients were bothered if surgery was successful...
  69. ncbi Upper airway surgery for obstructive sleep apnea
    Aaron E Sher
    Capital Region Otolaryngology Head Neck Group, LLP, Albany, NY, USA
    Sleep Med Rev 6:195-212. 2002
    ..Well designed, multi-center studies would help clarify the strengths and weaknesses of different treatment approaches...
  70. ncbi Palatal surgery for snoring: objective long-term evaluation
    E Z Osman
    Department of Otolaryngology, Glan Clwyd Hospital, Rhyl, Denbighshire, UK
    Clin Otolaryngol Allied Sci 28:257-61. 2003
    ..This study is the first to use postoperative objective assessment in the home and to demonstrate that snoring reduction is maintained for several years after snoring surgery...
  71. ncbi [Uvulopalatopharyngoplasty and laser assisted uvulopalatoplasty in treatment of patients with sleep related breathing disorders]
    Jarosław Balcerzak
    Katedra i Klinika Otolaryngologii AM w Warszawie
    Otolaryngol Pol 56:415-9. 2002
    ..The authors describes operation technique, qualification criteria and results assessed on the basis of basic values of polysomnographic study as well as subjective feelings of patients...
  72. ncbi [Uvulopalatopharyngoplasty for the treatment of obstructive sleep apnea syndrome in 70 cases]
    X Xiong
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Union Hospital, Tongji Medical College, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan 430022
    Lin Chuang Er Bi Yan Hou Ke Za Zhi 15:267-8. 2001
    ..Protection of palatosalpingeus and palatostaphylinus. Part preservation of uvula. Confirmation of the obstructive region. Choice of the anesthesia and preventive tracheotomy...
  73. ncbi [The upper airway CT scan in patients with obstructive sleep apnea syndrome]
    Shuhua Li
    Department of Otolaryngology, Shenyang General Hospital of PLA, Shenyang 110015
    Lin Chuang Er Bi Yan Hou Ke Za Zhi 16:280-2. 2002
    ..To compare the CT scan results in OSAS patients and normal adults so as to explore its value in measuring upper airway structure...
  74. ncbi Diagnostic studies in obstructive sleep apnea
    Kunal Thakkar
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of Illinois at Chicago, 1855 West Taylor Street, Room 3 87, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Otolaryngol Clin North Am 40:785-805. 2007
    ..In this article, the various modalities are reviewed in terms of their capability to effectively diagnose and guide treatment of OSA...
  75. ncbi [Clinical study of uvulopalatopharyngoplasty treatment for middle degree of obstructive sleep apnea syndromes]
    Jun Wang
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Beijing Tongren Hospital, Beijing 100730
    Lin Chuang Er Bi Yan Hou Ke Za Zhi 17:84-5. 2003
    ..In order to investigate the treatment of obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS) METHOD: The improved uvulopalatopharyngoplasty (UPPP) operations were performed on 64 cases...
  76. ncbi Dynamic interaction between the tongue and soft palate during obstructive apnea in anesthetized patients with sleep-disordered breathing
    Shiroh Isono
    Department of Anesthesiology B1 Graduate School of Medicine, Chiba University, Chiba 260 8670, Japan
    J Appl Physiol (1985) 95:2257-64. 2003
    ..The results indicate significant dynamic interaction between the tongue and soft palate during both obstructive apnea and each inspiratory effort, possibly maintaining closure at the retropalatal airway...
  77. ncbi Brachytherapy versus surgery in carcinoma of tonsillar fossa and/or soft palate: late adverse sequelae and performance status: can we be more selective and obtain better tissue sparing?
    Peter Levendag
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Erasmus Medical Center, Daniel den Hoed Cancer Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 59:713-24. 2004
    ..The aim of the study is to validate the use of a more selective clinical target volume in conjunction with highly conformal radiotherapy (RT) techniques to better spare the surrounding normal tissues...
  78. ncbi Lepromatous leprosy: a review and case report
    Eduardo Chimenos Kustner
    Facultad de Odontologia, Universidad de Barcelona
    Med Oral Patol Oral Cir Bucal 11:E474-9. 2006
    ..The lesions are usually located on the hard and soft palate, in the uvula, on the underside of the tongue, and on the lips and gums...
  79. ncbi The relation of motion sickness to the spatial-temporal properties of velocity storage
    Mingjia Dai
    Department of Neurology, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, 1 East 100th Street, Box 1135, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Exp Brain Res 151:173-89. 2003
    ..the postulate that the spatiotemporal properties of velocity storage, which are processed between the nodulus and uvula of the vestibulocerebellum and the vestibular nuclei, are likely to represent the source of the conflict ..
  80. pmc Characterisation of human soft palate muscles with respect to fibre types, myosins and capillary supply
    P S Stål
    Department of Integrative Medical Biology, Section for Anatomy, Umea University, Sweden
    J Anat 197:275-90. 2000
    Four human soft palate muscles, and palatopharyngeus, the uvula, the levator and tensor veli palatini were examined using enzyme-histochemical, immunohistochemical and biochemical methods and compared with human limb and facial muscles...
  81. ncbi Anatomical correlates of ocular motor deficits in cerebellar lesions
    B Baier
    Department of Neurology, Johannes Gutenberg University, Mainz, Germany
    Brain 132:2114-24. 2009
    ..cause smooth pursuit disorders: those of the flocculus/paraflocculus and the vermis including lobule VI, VII, the uvula and the deep cerebellar nuclei...
  82. ncbi Radiofrequency tissue volume reduction of the soft palate and UPPP in the treatment of snoring
    T Hofmann
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, University Hospital Graz, Auenbruggerplatz 26, 8036, Graz, Austria
    Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol 263:164-70. 2006
    ..According to the anatomical findings (the size of the tonsils and uvula), the patients underwent UPPP/TE of the RFTVR of the soft palate. Forty-seven patients had UPPP/TE (age 45.81+/-12...
  83. ncbi Differential central projections of vestibular afferents in pigeons
    J D Dickman
    Department of Surgery Otolaryngology, University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson 39216, USA
    J Comp Neurol 367:110-31. 1996
    ..nuclei; the A and B groups; the intermediate, medial, and lateral cerebellar nuclei; and the nodulus, the uvula, and the paraflocculus...
  84. ncbi Course and targets of the calbindin D-28k subpopulation of primary vestibular afferents
    J Bäurle
    Freie Universitat Berlin, Fachbereich Humanmedizin, Universitatsklinikum Benjamin Franklin, Department of Physiology, Germany
    J Comp Neurol 402:111-28. 1998
    ..The Calb+ primary vestibular input on the contralateral side terminates solely in the rostral half of the ventral uvula and in the nodulus of the cerebellar cortex...
  85. pmc Neuron specific alpha-adrenergic receptor expression in human cerebellum: implications for emerging cerebellar roles in neurologic disease
    U B Schambra
    Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, Quillen College of Medicine, East Tennessee State University, Box 70582, Johnson City, TN 37614 0582, USA
    Neuroscience 135:507-23. 2005
    ..Additionally, Purkinje cells of the anterior lobe vermis (lobules I to V) and uvula/tonsil (lobules IX/HIX) express alpha 1a and alpha 2c subtypes, and Purkinje cells in the ansiform lobule (lobule ..
  86. ncbi Cephalometric evaluation of children with nocturnal sleep-disordered breathing
    Kirsi Pirilä-Parkkinen
    Oral and Maxillofacial Department, Oulu University Hospital, Finland
    Eur J Orthod 32:662-71. 2010
    ..and OSA were associated with decreased pharyngeal diameters at the levels of the adenoids (PNS-ad1) and tip of the uvula (u1-u2), an increased diameter at the level of the base of the tongue (rl1-rl2), a thicker soft palate, and ..
  87. ncbi Aneurysm syndromes caused by mutations in the TGF-beta receptor
    Bart L Loeys
    McKusick Nathans Institute for Genetic Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, and the Kennedy Krieger Institute, Baltimore, USA
    N Engl J Med 355:788-98. 2006
    ..The disease is characterized by the triad of arterial tortuosity and aneurysms, hypertelorism, and bifid uvula or cleft palate and is caused by heterozygous mutations in the genes encoding transforming growth factor beta ..
  88. ncbi Four novel prosthodontic methods for managing upper airway resistance syndrome: an investigative analysis revealing the efficacy of the new nasopharyngeal aperture guard appliance
    R Venkat
    Department of Prosthodontics, SRM Dental College, Bharathy Saalai, Ramapuram, Chennai 600 089, India
    Indian J Dent Res 21:44-8. 2010
    ..Despite this, it is implicit that a noninvasive method of managing obstructive sleep apnea is more relevant for overcoming this condition...
  89. ncbi Usefulness of cephalometry in sparing polysomnography of patients with suspected obstructive sleep apnea
    Gabriel Juliá-Serdà
    Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Dr Negrin Hospital, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria University, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain
    Sleep Breath 10:181-7. 2006
    ..the mandibular plane, and from the posterior nasal spine to the tip of the soft palate, and the thickness of the uvula as well...
  90. ncbi Spatial symmetries in vestibular projections to the uvula-nodulus
    Isaac Z Foster
    Wheaton College, Norton, MA, USA
    Biol Cybern 96:439-53. 2007
    ..The major visual and vestibular projections in the rabbit via the inferior olive to the uvula-nodulus carry three degrees of freedom-rotations about one vertical and two horizontal axes-but do not have full ..
  91. ncbi Snoring imaging: could Bernoulli explain it all?
    Igor Fajdiga
    University Clinic for Otorhinolaryngology and Cervicofacial Surgery, Zaloska 2, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Chest 128:896-901. 2005
    ..To identify upper airway changes in snoring using CT scanning, to clarify the snoring mechanism, and to identify the key structures involved...
  92. ncbi [The effects of pressure level in veil on upper airway in patients with obstructive sleep apnea hypopnea syndrome]
    Shuhua Li
    Department of Otolaryngology, Shenyang General Hospital of PLA, Shenyang 110015, China
    Lin Chung Er Bi Yan Hou Tou Jing Wai Ke Za Zhi 22:673-7. 2008
    ..To observe the effects of pressure level in veil on upper airway in patients with obstructive sleep apnea hypopnea syndrome (OSAHS) and normal adults...
  93. ncbi The fetal cleft palate: II. Scarless healing after in utero repair of a congenital model
    J Weinzweig
    Department of Plastic Surgery, Brown University School of Medicine, Rhode Island Hospital, Providence 02905, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 104:1356-64. 1999
    ..excision of a 20 x 3 mm full-thickness midline section of the secondary palate extending from the alveolus to the uvula, at 85 days of gestation...
  94. ncbi Microdeletion of the Down syndrome critical region at 21q22
    Hideki Fujita
    Division of Clinical Genetics and Molecular Medicine, National Center for Child Health and Development, Tokyo, Japan
    Am J Med Genet A 152:950-3. 2010
    ..retardation, hypospadias, corneal clouding, arched eyebrows, upslanting and narrow palpebral fissures, bifid uvula, prominent nasal root, short columella, prominent central incisors, pegged shaped teeth, retrognathia, hypoplastic ..
  95. ncbi Differential projections from the vestibular nuclei to the flocculus and uvula-nodulus in pigeons (Columba livia)
    Janelle M P Pakan
    Centre for Neuroscience, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada T6G 2E9
    J Comp Neurol 508:402-17. 2008
    ..is divided into two regions based on the responses of Purkinje cells to optic flow stimuli: the uvula-nodulus responds best to self-translation, and the flocculus responds best to self-rotation...
  96. ncbi Cortical correlates of vestibulo-ocular reflex modulation: a PET study
    Yasushi Naito
    M D Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto University, Sakyo ku, Kyoto 606 8507, Japan
    Brain 126:1562-78. 2003
    ..pole, inferior temporal gyrus, a broad area in the visual cortex, including fusiform and lingual gyrus, cerebellar uvula/nodulus and flocculus, exhibited positive correlation with fixation suppression of caloric nystagmus, while ..
  97. ncbi Patterns of age-related shrinkage in cerebellum and brainstem observed in vivo using three-dimensional MRI volumetry
    A R Luft
    Department of Neuroradiology, University of Tubingen, Germany
    Cereb Cortex 9:712-21. 1999
    ..radial (lobules I-V = lingula/lobulus/culmen, lobules VI-VII = declive/folium/tuber, lobules VIII-X = pyramis/uvula/nodulus) and three transverse subdivisions (vermis, medial, lateral hemisphere)...
  98. ncbi Anterior pillarplasty: a modification in cleft palate repair
    Ozhan Celebiler
    Department of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery, Marmara University School of Medicine, Istanbul, Turkey
    J Craniofac Surg 22:1432-4. 2011
    ..The incision at the cleft margin extended behind the uvula as a modification to the classic design of mucoperiosteal flaps...
  99. ncbi Oral implant rehabilitation in a patient with Moebius syndrome
    Jaume Escoda-Francoli
    Centro Medico Teknon, Barcelona, Spain
    Med Oral Patol Oral Cir Bucal 14:E295-8. 2009
    ..muscle weakness, uncontrolled salivation secondary to deficient lip sealing, micrognathia, microstomia, bifid uvula, gothic and fissured palate, fissured tongue, and glossoptosis...
  100. ncbi The assessment of midface distraction osteogenesis in treatment of upper airway obstruction
    Haisong Xu
    Department of Plastic Surgery, Renji Hospital, Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine, Shanghai, China
    J Craniofac Surg 20:1876-81. 2009
    ..05). The two-dimensional measurement also showed that the cross-sectional area at the posterior nasal spine and uvula airway level increased (P < 0...
  101. ncbi Traditional tonsillectomy compared with bipolar radiofrequency thermal ablation tonsillectomy in adults: a pilot study
    L Back
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Haartmaninkatu 4E, PO Box 220, Helsinki 00290, Finland
    Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 127:1106-12. 2001
    ..To assess the morbidity and efficacy of bipolar radiofrequency thermal ablation tonsillectomy and compare it with traditional cold dissection tonsillectomy with diathermy hemostasis...

Research Grants24

  1. ROLE OF INHIBITION WITHIN THE CEREBELLAR NODULUS/UVULA IN VESTIBULAR PROCESSING
    TATYANA ALEKSANDROVNA YAKUSHEVA; Fiscal Year: 2012
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The Nodulus and Uvula (NU) are regions of the cerebellar cortex essential for vestibular processing and spatial navigation...
  2. NEURAL ORGANIZATION AND FUNCTION OF THE VESTIBULO-CEREBELLUM
    Dora Angelaki; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The proposed studies are motivated by recent findings that the cerebellar nodulus/uvula (vermis lobules X and IX, NU), the vestibular (VN) and deep cerebellar (CN) nuclei appear to form an ..
  3. SENSORY MOTOR PROCESSING CARRIED OUT BY THE CEREBELLUM DURING OCULOMOTOR BEHAVIOR
    PABLO M BLAZQUEZ GAMEZ; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..This hypothesis is supported by recent experiments, our previous studies in the cerebellar Nodulus-Uvula, and our preliminary data...
  4. Sensory Coding Among Semicircular Canal Afferent Neurons
    LARRY HOFFMAN; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..spatial and temporal coding is reflected in the projections of vestibular afferent mossy fibers to the ventral uvula and nodulus of the cerebellar cortex...
  5. ANATOMICAL STUDIES OF CENTRAL VESTIBULAR ADAPTATION
    GAY HOLSTEIN; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..for quantitative ultrastructural and immunocytochemical studies of synaptic circuits in the nodulus and ventral uvula, flocculus and paraflocculus, and non-vestibular cerebellar cortex...
  6. SPATIAL ORIENTATION & PLASTICITY IN THE VESTIBULAR SYSTE
    Bernard Cohen; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..single unit studies in the monkey and rabbit to determine how spatial orientation is controlled by the nodulus and uvula. This will be done by comparing the dynamics of unit activity to those of eye velocity during tilts of ..
  7. BIOCHEMICAL CORRELATE OF VESTIBULAR FUNCTION
    Ruediger Thalmann; Fiscal Year: 1980
    ..For this purpose we will ablate a) the cerebellar flocculus; b) the nodulus-uvula; and c) the vestibular endorgans; we will section the vestibular nerve; and we will lesion the commissural ..
  8. ROLE OF CEREBELLAR NODULUS AND UVULA IN GAZE REFLEXES
    James Baker; Fiscal Year: 1991
    ..physiology of the ocular and neck reflexes that control gaze, and the specific role of the cerebellar nodulus and uvula in producing these reflexes...
  9. DYNAMICS OF NEURAL ACTIVITY IN THE CEREBELLUM
    Patrick Roberts; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..goal by mathematically analyzing the dynamics of temporally ordered responses to natural sensory stimuli in the uvula-nodulus of the mammalian cerebellum...
  10. NEURONAL PLASTICITY AND THE CONTROL OF EYE POSITION
    NEAL BARMACK; Fiscal Year: 2005
    Visual and vestibular stimulation modulate the discharge of Purkinje neurons in the cerebellar uvula-nodulus and contribute to plastic changes in reflexive eye movements...
  11. RECOVERY OF DAMAGE TO THE VESTIBULAR-AUDITORY SYSTEM
    NEAL BARMACK; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..abstract_text> ..
  12. OCULOMOTOR SYSTEM AND BODY POSTURAL MECHANISMS
    Bernard Cohen; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..abstract_text> ..
  13. PHARYNGEAL AIRWAY FUNCTION
    SAMUEL KUNA; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ....
  14. BLOOD PRESSURE CONTROL BY FOREBRAIN & BRAINSTEM NEURONS
    SUSAN BARMAN; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable]..
  15. Research Priorities in Ambulatory Management of Obstructive Sleep Apnea Workshop
    SAMUEL KUNA; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..We submit that this workshop is an essential ?next step? to ensuring that there is[unreadable] substantive advancement of scientific knowledge in this important field. ..
  16. Nasal Obstruction and Sleep Apnea Treatment Outcomes
    Edward Weaver; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Future independent investigations of other surgically correctible anatomic abnormalities associated with sleep apnea will follow the model of this proposed research plan. ..
  17. QUANTITATIVE MORPHOPHYSIOLOGY OF VESTIBULAR AFFERENTS
    GOLDA KEVETTER; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..This could prove important for treatment of patients with vestibular disorders, such as those suffering with Meniere's disease or even normal aging. ..
  18. Neurofeedback functional MRI
    Seung Schik Yoo; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ....
  19. Vestibular Compensation During Volitional Head Movements
    SHAWN NEWLANDS; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..This work is an extension and supplementation of the P.I.'s ongoing career development award project (K-08-DC00182). ..
  20. RESPIRATORY RELATED MOTOR OUTPUT TO UPPER AIRWAY MUSLCES
    SAMUEL KUNA; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..This work is an expansion of work conducted to date by the PI, who has recently relocated to the University of Pennsylvania. ..
  21. VESTIBULAR NUCLEUS ACTIVITY IN VESTIBULAR COMPENSATION
    SHAWN NEWLANDS; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..abstract_text> ..
  22. Vestibular Influences on Head Direction Cell Activity
    Bill Yates; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..This work may also provide insights into potential effects of peripheral and central vestibular lesions on spatial cognition in humans. ..
  23. Multilevel Dynamics of Conditional Control Mechanisms
    Gin McCollum; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ....
  24. Digital Ultrasound Instrument
    DOUG WHALEN; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..A collection of Matlab applications will allow us to quantify the images collected by the instrument. ..