Bilal Çetin

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OBJECTIVE To observe the course of the marginal mandibular branch of the facial nerve (MMBFN) and its relation to the inferior border of the mandible and facial vessels. METHODS This cadaveric study was conducted at the Department of Anatomy, Gulhane Military Medical Academy, Ankara, Turkey from April to September 2012. The 44 facial halves of 22 adult(More)
OBJECTIVE Our aim was to compare the postoperative pain and surgical results of uvulopalatopharyngoplasty (UPPP), laser-assisted uvulopalatoplasty (LAUP), and cautery-assisted uvulopalatoplasty (CAUP) procedures in the treatment of primary snoring. METHODS 54 patients were stratified according to a modified Friedman staging system (MFSS) for(More)
INTRODUCTION: In our study, relationship between hearing loss due to acoustic trauma and serum levels of vitamin B12, folic acid, zinc, magnesium and malondialdehyde were investigated. MATERIAL AND METHODS: The study was carried out on 135 healthy male individuals who were subjected to 138 dB sound intensity level. The mean age was 22 years. Pure-tone(More)
  • Tiroid kistlerine perkütan, etanol enjeksiyonu, +4 authors Engin Dursun
  • 2014
Thyroid nodule which is one of the most frequently encountered thyroid diseases is characterized by growth of abnormal tissues into the thyroid gland. Its incidence varies among populations, and geographic regions. Nowadays, thanks to more frequent use of imaging modalities, thyroid nodules have been detected in individuals with complaints, and many(More)
OBJECTIVE In this study, we investigated the chemical senses (namely, olfaction), the 4 basic tastes, and umami taste in patients who underwent anterior palatoplasty (AP) for primary snoring. STUDY DESIGN Prospective clinical study. SETTING Multicenter, tertiary care hospitals. SUBJECTS AND METHODS The age range of the 28 participants was 22 to 47(More)
An 8-year-old child diagnosed with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder presented to our Department of Otolaryngology 4 days after suffering hearing loss, loss of balance, tinnitus, and fullness sensation of the left ear. Her symptoms occured with the first dose of methylphenidate. The medical history and physical examination revealed no other diseases(More)
The aim of this study was to evaluate the testicular parenchyma in pediatric patients with testicular microlithiasis by shear wave elastography (SWE) and compare the values with normal control subjects. Twenty-three patients previously diagnosed with testicular microlithiasis under follow-up for 20 ± 11 months were included in the study group. In the(More)
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