Cuneyt Kahraman

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OBJECTIVE Tracheobronchial foreign body aspirations comprise the majority of accidental deaths in childhood. Diagnostic delay may cause an increase in mortality and morbidity in cases without acute respiratory failure. We report our diagnostic and therapeutic modalities. METHODS In our department, bronchoscopy was performed on 548 patients with the(More)
BACKGROUND Hydatid cyst disease is still a problem in Turkey, as well as in many other places in the world. Extrapulmonary location of the disease in the thorax is very rare, and surgical procedures can be considered that differ from those used for pulmonary hydatid cysts. METHODS We reviewed retrospectively our experience in the surgical treatment of 22(More)
BACKGROUND Vascular complications can be seen in patients with Behçet's disease. Arterial and venous complications may be found separately or concomitantly in patients. PATIENTS AND METHODS Out of 29 patients with vasculo-Behçet's disease 7 patients with multiple aneurysms and venous lesions were documented over a period of 20 years. All patients were(More)
BACKGROUND Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease is a progressive inflammatory disease that ultimately results in cirrhosis and liver failure. It is assosiciated with two step hit scenario; the first step is fat accumulationin liver and in the second step inflammation and fibrosis are the major compenents. The incidence of this disease is increasing worldwide,(More)
Hydatid cyst disease is encountered in Turkey frequently. Rupture of a pulmonary cyst into the pleural cavity is rare, but represents the most serious complication of the hydatid disease. Surgical intervention was carried out in all cases in our clinic when expansion of the lungs could not be achieved. Open ends of the bronchus were closed and the pericyst(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine the relationship between severe tinnitus and inflammation using the neutrophil-to-lymphocyte ratio as a marker of stress. METHODS A total of 107 patients who had been suffering with severe tinnitus (tinnitus handicap inventory scale grades of 3-5) for at least 2 weeks were recruited. Patients underwent detailed ENT examinations and(More)
We aimed to investigate the relationship between peripheral vertigo and inflammation by using the neutrophil-to-lymphocyte ratio (NLR) as an inflammatory marker. We recruited 103 patients with peripheral vertigo (71 women, 32 men; mean age, 39.8 ± 14.7 years) who presented to the Otolaryngology Department of Dumlupinar University Hospital. Vertigo patients(More)
The results of primary trabeculectomy with and without mitomycin C (MMC) were evaluated in young glaucoma patients. The patients, 15-40 years of age, were divided into two main groups and two subgroups. In group IA, primary Cairns type trabeculectomy was performed in 24 eyes of 24 patients with juvenile glaucoma; in group IB, trabeculectomy + MMC 0.4 mg/ml(More)
Project selection decisions could be thought within the strategic objectives and plans of the firm. So, strategic R&D project selection decision is very important in two ways. First, in many organizations, R&D budget represents huge investment. Second, R&D projects¿ organizational returns are multidimensional in nature and risky in terms of(More)