Ahmet Berhan Yılmaz

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PURPOSE In adults, sphenoid sinus agenesis is an extremely rare anomaly. The objective of this study was to investigate the prevalence of sphenoid sinus hypoplasia and agenesis using dental volumetric computed tomography (DVCT) in a population of Turkish individuals. MATERIALS AND METHODS DVCT scans in the axial, coronal and sagittal planes of the(More)
BACKGROUND Enuresis nocturna (EN) is a chronic medical disorder that may cause a parent to question their parenting ability and contribute to an inability to perform the parental role. The aim of the study was to investigate the effects of EN on the relationship between parents, and the effect of mood changes in the couples on the children. METHODS Forty(More)
BACKGROUND The objective of this study was to evaluate the prevalence and characteristics of ponticulus posticus (PP) in groups with sagittal skeletal anomalies in a Turkish population using cone beam computed tomography (CBCT). MATERIALS AND METHODS A total of 181 CBCT images were evaluated according to gender, side and characteristics of PP in the three(More)
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to investigate the effectiveness of cryotherapy applied for the purpose of matricectomy following partial nail removal in treatment of ingrown nails. METHODS Between 2010 and 2013, 76 ingrown toenails of 62 patients were included in this prospective study. Following partial toenail removal, matricectomy with cryotherapy(More)
OBJECTIVES To evaluate venous thromboembolism (VTE) risk and use of thromboprophylaxis in the acute care hospital setting. METHODS A total of 1701 patients hospitalized for acute or exacerbated chronic medical illnesses or elective major surgery at 11 different hospitals across Turkey were included in the study. Patients at risk and VTE prophylaxis(More)
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PURPOSE To determine the relationship between cerebro vascular disease and pseudoexfoliation syndrome. MATERIALS AND METHODS This cross-sectional case control study consisted of 50 patients with ischemic-type cerebro vascular disease and 50 control subjects. All subjects were investigated for diabetes mellitus and hypertension status and underwent a(More)
We report a case of this rare tumor and describe the surgical approach that we adopted and the clinical outcome; we also report his condition at 24 months' follow-up. Although treatment was with radical surgery, sufficient shoulder function could be obtained in our patient. We also describe the interesting MR findings of this tumor which correlated well(More)
The antiphospholipid syndrome (APS), which is an autoimmune disorder, is characterized by recurrent arterial or venous thrombosis in the presence of circulating antipshospholipid antibodies (Khamashta et al. 2004). The patients are considered to have the APS if they have at least one clinical and at least one labaratory criterion at the same time (Miyakis(More)
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