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Is there a cure for choanal atresia?

Fortunately, there is a cure for choanal atresia. Surgery can almost always effectively fix the blocked or narrowed passages. After a period of recovery in the hospital, your baby should be able to return home.

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How is intubation used in treating choanal atresia?
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Intubation may be necessary for an infant with choanal atresia who cannot breathe well enough until ...
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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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What are the treatment options for choanal atresia?
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The only effective treatment option for choanal atresia is surgery. Up until the time of surgery, it...
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How do medications treat choanal atresia?
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There are no medications that can treat or cure choanal atresia. However, anesthesia treatment is us...
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