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Septoplasty surgery / Nasal Stents

I'am planning to have sinus surgery (septopasty) to correct a deviated septum and deciding between surgeons. One of the surgeons attaches splints with breathing tubes to each side of the repaired septum, the other surgeon just stitches the 2 sides of the septum together in a procedure called "quilting". My question is how much do the stents interfere with your ability to breath during recovery and do the breathing tubes really help or just plug up with dried blood and mucous and take up breathing space.  
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I have personally had quilting which worked for me.  Which did you decide to have and how did it go?
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