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Clinical Study

Factors Associated with Successful Treatment by Radiofrequency Treatment of the Soft Palate in Obstructive Sleep Apnea as the First-Line Treatment

Table 1

Outcomes of radiofrequency ablation treatment in obstructive sleep apnea patients.

BaselinePretreatmentPosttreatment value

Snoring score7.45 (2.04)3.45 (1.75)<0.001
Epworth sleepiness scale10.14 (6.24)5.51 (3.57)<0.001
Apnea-hypopnea index15.57 (7.33)7.94 (5.69)<0.001
Minimal saturation79.90 (4.51)85.10 (3.93)<0.001

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