Burhan Özalp

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Breast augmentation is a challenging issue in atrophied breasts related to breastfeeding. Here, we describe a modification combining breast implants and fat grafting to obtain a successful outcome without implant edge visibility and palpability.Thirty-four women with atrophied breasts underwent breast augmentation over a 6-year period. The breast implants(More)
Superolateral and anterolateral dislocations of the intact mandibular condyle can be easily overlooked because of their rarity among maxillofacial injuries. In this report, we present the surgery of delayed anterosuperior dislocation of intact mandibular condyle into the temporal fossa. A 17-year-old adolescent girl with anterosuperior dislocation of left(More)
Behçet's disease is a systemic autoimmune vasculitis. Although various clinical findings can be observed depending on the pathologic features caused by the blood vessels involved, the classic triad of the disease includes oral aphthae, genital ulcers, and uveitis. Although complications involving the aorta or the vena cava inferior can prove fatal,(More)
BACKGROUND Perforator-based propeller flaps provide adequate soft tissue coverage for leg reconstruction. The aim of this study was to assess the versatility and reliability of the use of propeller flaps for leg reconstruction in pediatric patients. METHOD Seven male pediatric patients ranging in age from 2 to 13 years with a mean age of 6.7 underwent(More)
BACKGROUND Coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10) is a lipid-soluble benzoquinone with antioxidant features that make it important in the treatment of ischemia reperfusion injury. In this study, we aimed to investigate the beneficial effect of CoQ10 in the treatment of venous ischemia/reperfusion injury. METHODS Eighteen Sprague-Dawley male rats were randomly divided into(More)
BACKGROUND Despite significant practical knowledge and experience on foreign body penetration injuries to the hand and/or wrist, deficient management and complications can still be encountered, and ignorance of its causative and eventual social aspects unfortunately is a substantial fact. This study aims to cover the clinical and social properties and the(More)
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to assess the efficacy of suction-assisted liposuction (SAL) in Simon grade 2b gynecomastia and its effect on sternal notch to nipple areola (SNN) distance. METHODS A retrospective analysis was performed on 21 patients with grade 2b gynecomastia who underwent SAL. Preoperative and postoperative SNN distances of the(More)
The nose is an important esthetic structure of the human face, and its defects may lead to serious esthetic and functional losses. In the current study, our aim was to present the results of the repairs that we performed using cartilage-supported forehead flaps in patients with full-thickness nasal defects in various locations.Between March 2009 and March(More)