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Septoplasty: Septoplasty is surgery on the septum, which is the cartilage that separates the two sides of the nose. This surgery can straighten the septum or remove blockages to improve airflow.

Diseases And Conditions Treated: Septoplasty

These diseases and conditions may be treated with the surgical procedure Septoplasty:

Other Surgical Options: Septoplasty

Surgical procedure options to consider as an alternative for Septoplasty may include these surgeries:

Anesthetic Requirements for Septoplasty

These surgical anesthetic requirements for the procedure Septoplasty may include:

  • Local or general anesthesia

Procedure Complications: Septoplasty

Possible surgical complications of Septoplasty may include:

Prognosis for a Good Outcome: Septoplasty

The prognosis for a good medical outcome: The prognosis is good. Most patients report an improvement in breathing through their nose.

Septoplasty: Recovery Time

Recovery period for Septoplasty: Two to three days.

Septoplasty: Other Names

Other names for this medical surgical procedures (Septoplasty) include:

  • Straightening the septum
  • Septum surgery
  • Nasal septum repair

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