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How do medications treat choanal atresia?

There are no medications that can treat or cure choanal atresia. However, anesthesia treatment is used during surgery. This puts the infant in a very deep sleep until the operation is completed.

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What is involved in surgery for choanal atresia?
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Surgery for choanal atresia can be performed two ways. Transpalatal surgery is performed by way of t...
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Are there alternative treatments for choanal atresia?
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There are no alternative treatments for choanal atresia. The only option is surgery, and choanal atr...
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Does surgery for choanal atresia have any risks?
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In most cases, surgery for choanal atresia is expected to be followed by a full recovery. However, t...
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Is there a cure for choanal atresia?
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Fortunately, there is a cure for choanal atresia. Surgery can almost always effectively fix the bloc...
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