transoral robotic surgery (TORS): tongue base reduction and supraglottoplasty for OSAHS treatment
September 2, 2009
C. Vicini, F. Montevecchi, P. Canzi
This video shows the robotic set-up and the technical procedures to performing a tongue base reduction and a supraglottoplasty in patients affected by apneas. Before this kind of technique the classical approach required a transcervical surgery with surgical time and hospitalization longer. The robotic approach improve the quality of life of the patient with the same functional results.