Uvula Removal

Request for a referral for surgical removal of the palatine uvula.

Related keywords
Emetic Effect, Velopharyngeal insufficiency, Snoring and Sleep Apnoea, Nasal Regurgitation and Inflammation
Who can apply
General Practitioner, Consultant
Referral routes
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.

EFR Application form can be downloaded from here.

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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.