Ayşegül Batıoğlu-Karaaltın

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OBJECTIVE In this study patients who have undergone partial (PL) or total laryngectomy (TL) were evaluated for life quality, self-esteem and sexual dysfunctions. METHODS 108 patients who received TL or PL without tracheostoma were included in this study. During patient interview, sociodemographical data form, European Organization for Research and(More)
OBJECTIVES This study aims to investigate the effects of reflux treatment in voice disorders in laryngopharyngeal reflux (LPR) patients using acoustic analyses and the relationship between scoring systems. PATIENTS AND METHODS A total of 84 LPR patients (18 males, 66 females; mean age 43.1±11.3 years; range 18 to 73 years) were evaluated using reflux(More)
OBJECTIVES The aim of the study was to compare the cochlear functions of children diagnosed with familial Mediterranean fever (FMF) with healthy controls and to determine their cochlear functions according to their disease severity. METHODS Seventy-three children with FMF and 30 healthy controls were included in the study. All the patients and controls(More)
Paragangliomas are neuroendocrine tumors that originate from extra-adrenal chromaffin cells. The trachea is an unusual site for paragangliomas. A 29-years-old female was admitted to our clinic with complaints of recurrent hemoptysis and dyspnea, and a 1.5x1.3 cm mass in the posterior wall of the trachea, which was subsequently diagnosed as a paraganglioma.(More)
Meningiomas are slowly progressive, benign tumors that originate from meningothelial cells. Extracranial meningiomas, especially isolated middle ear meningiomas, are very rare. In this article, we report a rare secretory type primary middle ear meningioma which was histopathologically confirmed in a 46-year-old female patient who presented with otological(More)
BACKGROUND Carcinoma of the thyroid gland is one of the most commonly encountered endocrine malignancies. Papillary carcinoma is the most common histological type, and its spread is usually lymphatic. About 30-80% patients with papillary carcinoma develop lymphatic metastases. CASE REPORT We present here the case of a 70-year-old female patient who had(More)
AIM Patients with larynx cancer usually use alcohol besides tobacco. It has been reported earlier that nearly half of the patients who have undergone laryngectomy after larynx cancer diagnosis still continue to consume alcohol after the operation. The aim of this study was to compare the mood and character features of patients who do or do not consume(More)
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