Ali Okan Gürsel

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OBJECTIVES We evaluated disease-specific health status prior to and after septoplasty in patients with nasal septal deviation (NSD), and sought correlation between diagnosis and laboratory findings (anterior rhinomanometry and computed tomography). PATIENTS AND METHODS The study included 39 patients (8 females, 31 males; mean age 41 years; range 18 to 59(More)
OBJECTIVES We investigated the presence and frequency of Helicobacter pylori in palatine and pharyngeal tonsil tissues of children. PATIENTS AND METHODS The study included 20 patients (15 males, 5 females; mean age 8.2 years; range 5 to 13 years) with chronic or recurrent tonsillitis and/or snoring. Of these, 17 patients underwent adenoidectomy and(More)
Twenty-four caloric vestibular tests were conducted in 20 test subjects during parabolic flight, in which weightless periods of about 10 seconds were elicited. The caloric nystagmus disappeared completely in all experiments in weightlessness, whereas in the higher G-periods the speed of the nystagmus increased. With regard to the modes of response during(More)
OBJECTIVES We evaluated three-year clinical and laboratory results of specific immunotherapy (SIT) for allergenic house dust mite species, Dermatophagoides pteronyssinus and D. farinae. PATIENTS AND METHODS The study included 26 patients (6 males, 20 females; mean age 28 years; range 17-56 years) who had allergic rhinitis and were found to be sensitive to(More)
Methods The present study comprised 32 patients, who underwent Endonasal Endoscopic Dacryocystorhinostomy (EEDCR) due to NDO between 2005 and 2009 in the Ear Nose and Throat Clinic Fatih Sultan Mehmet Training and Research Hospital, Ministry of Health, and 50 subjects without NDO as the control group. The patients were retrospectively compared. Ethics(More)