Demet Kiresi

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A potential hazard in midline posterior fossa craniectomy may be the injury of vertebral artery. That's why vertebral artery evaluation prior to surgery may prevent dangerous complications. Advancements in multidetector computed tomography (MDCT) have provided detailed demonstration of the vertebral artery at the craniocervical junction and its(More)
BACKGROUND The aim of the present study was to compare the efficacy of low doses of methylprednisolone, acetaminophen and dexketoprofen trometamol, which are among the drug groups used in our clinic, on postoperative swelling developing after removal of impacted third molar. MATERIAL AND METHODS The three group of patients received either 40 mg(More)
OBJECTIVES The aim of the present study was to investigate the analgesic and anti-inflammatory effects of dexketoprofen trometamol (DT) and paracetamol on deep acute somatic pain and inflammation in patients undergoing impacted third molar surgery. This study was planned to present benefits that we could obtain with low burden of drug. STUDY DESIGN(More)
Neuromyelitis optica is a rare, severe idiopathic disease that predominantly involves optic nerves and spinal cord. Main clinical features of neuromyelitis optica are visual loss, paraparesis or tetraparesis, sensory loss, and sphincter dysfunction. A 13-year-old girl with vision loss and behavioral change was admitted. Her behavioral changes concerned(More)
The horizontal third segment (V3h) of the vertebral artery (VA) in 7 cadavers (14 sides) was dissected and the anatomical measurements recorded. Measurements from 24 healthy individuals (48 sides) were taken for comparison using multislice CT scanning. The distance between the medial tip of the VA V3h and the line passing through the mid point of the(More)
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