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Dorsal Approach to Septum in External Septorhinoplasty
Objective: During external septorhinoplasty, access from the caudal septum into subperichondrial space often poses difficulties and challenges for proper elevation of the mucoperichondrial flap. The dorsal and caudal ...
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 ...
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 ...
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, ...
Evaluation of the protective effect of Botulinum toxin type A injection on otitis media with effusion
Objective: This study makes an analysis of the effect of Botulinum toxin type A on otitis media with effusion in rats.
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: ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Effect of Nasal Corticosteroid on Secretory Immunoglobulin A Measured in Rat Nasal Lavage: Experimental Study
Objective In this study, we aimed to experimentally investigate the effects of nasal corticosteroids on the levels of secretory immunoglobulin A (sIgA) in nasal mucosa in rats.