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RGB measurements as a novel objective diagnostic test for otitis media with effusion
Conclusions: This study revealed a significant correlation between red-green-blue (RGB) values of tympanic membrane (TM) images and the presence of effusion in the middle ear. These results confirm that endoscopic RGB ...
An Evaluation of the Protective Effects of Thymoquinone on Amikacin-Induced Ototoxicity in Rats
Objectives. In this study we investigated the probable protective effects of thymoquinone on amikacin-induced ototoxicity in rats. Methods. Thirty-two healthy rats were divided into four groups (amikacin, amikacin+thymoquinone, ...
A randomized prospective trial of a novel device for measuring perforation size during inlay -butterfly- myringoplasty
Aim: This study introduces a new device to facilitate perforation size measurement during -butterfly- myringoplasty. The purpose of this study is to evaluate the use of -otological compass- on short-term results of inlay ...
Tension pneumocephalus: an extremely small defect leading to an extremely serious problem
Background: Pneumocephalus is a pathology characterized by air influx into the intracranial region. It may occur after head trauma and rarely after endoscopic sinus surgery. As the amount of air increases, this can cause ...
How Deleterious Is Facial Nerve Dissection for the Facial Nerve in Parotid Surgery: An Electrophysiological Evaluation
Objective: This study was conducted to investigate subclinical electrophysiological deleterious effect due to microtrauma to the nerve in response to the dissection of a tumor and parotid tissue from the facial nerve and ...
A comparison of the long-term results of crushing and crushing with intrinsic stripping techniques in concha bullosa surgery
BackgroundA prospective endoscopic and radiologic evaluation of long-term outcomes of crushing and crushing with intrinsic stripping, 2 minimally destructive techniques used for the surgical treatment of concha bullosa.
DNA damage and oxidative status in PFAPA syndrome
Objective: PFAPA syndrome is a clinical entity of unknown etiology which presents with periodic episodes of fever, aphthous stomatitis, tonsillitis or pharyngitis, and cervical adenitis. In this study we investigated DNA ...
Evaluation of olfaction in patients with pemphigus vulgaris
Background: Pemphigus vulgaris (PV) is an autoimmune disease characterized by acantholysis. PV decreases quality of life and leads to morbidity and mortality. Although the association between PV and otolaryngeal disease ...
Protective effect of trimetazidine on amikacin-induced ototoxicity in rats
Objective: Aminoglycoside antibiotics are known to have ototoxic effects and may induce sensorineural hearing loss. This study investigated the protective effect of trimetazidine, which has antioxidant and cytoprotective ...
Thermal effects of cold light sources used in otologic surgery
The objective of this study was to investigate the thermal effects of cold light sources and endoscopes on the inner ear. 25 male guinea pigs were assigned equally to five groups (1: Halogen-1 min, 2: Halogen-5 min, 3: ...