What is Septoplasty?

Category: Surgeries

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Surgery to straighten the septum is called septoplasty. The surgery may be done along with other procedures to treat chronic sinusitis, inflammation, or bleeding, or to correct sleep apnea.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Deviated nasal septum 20 10
Headaches 1 0
Nasal septum perforation 1 1
Ringing in ears (tinnitus) 1 1
Sleep apnea disorder 1 1

Show all 6 reasons taken


  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe
0
Moderate
0
Mild
1
None
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Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Septoplasty

Side effect Patients
Aspiration 1

Duration

Stopped having Septoplasty

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 21
6 months - 1 year 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 8
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 2
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 2
Somewhat hard to take 1
A little hard to take 1
Not at all hard to take 6
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 2
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 1
Not specified 7
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