Request for a referral for surgical removal of the palatine uvula.
Emetic Effect, Velopharyngeal insufficiency, Snoring and Sleep Apnoea, Nasal Regurgitation and Inflammation
Who can apply
General Practitioner, Consultant
Exceptional Funding Request Panel
Surgical removal of the palatine uvula is used to treat snoring but can also be used for other soft palate conditions such as emetic effect, velopharyngeal insufficiency, snoring and sleep apnoea, nasal regurgitation and inflammation.
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Description: Surgical Removal of the Palatine Uvula is not routinely commissioned by the CCG and is subject to this restricted policy.