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Table 1 List of airway patency improving treatments (Records from the Department of the Independent Public Provincial Hospital in Szczecin, Poland from 2007-2009.

From: Snoring - the role of the laryngologist in diagnosing and treating its causes

Type of treatment Males (average age) Females (average age) Total waning of snoring Partial waning of snoring No information
Septoplasty 76 (39.4) 23 (42.6) 23 19 57
Mucotomy 22 (34.3) 8 (28.7) 10 9 11
Septoplasty with mucotomy 37 (28.4) 21 (27.1) 21 10 27
Polypectomy 39 (51.3) 13 (26.2) 16 10 26
Removal of nasal cavity synechia 12 (28.1) 2 (32) 5 5 4
UPPP 4 (51.2) --- --- 4 ---
RaVoR-mucotomy (1) 4 (21.4) 3 (36.3) 2 5 ---
RaVoR-UPPP (2) 4 (43.8) --- --- 4 ---
RaVoR 1+2 2 (52.5) 1 (58) --- 3 ---
Tonsillectomy 11 (19.2) 7 (5.8) 10 5 ---
RaVoR 1 + septoplasty 3 (38.0) --- 1 2 ---
RaVoR 2 + tonsillectomy 1 (43.0) --- --- 1 ---
Adenotomy 31 (4.8) 20 (4.1) --- --- 51
Adenotonsillectomy 19 (5.5) 18 (5.8) 14 5 16