Erdoğan Gültekin

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OBJECTIVES/HYPOTHESIS To evaluate if Castellani solution, which is used for the treatment of mycotic infections of the ear, has any ototoxic potential. There are some studies about the toxic effect of some of the ingredients of the Castellani solution, but the ototoxic effect is not known. The current study was designed to investigate the ototoxicity(More)
Autosomal dominant neurohypophyseal diabetes insipidus (ADNDI) is a familial form of diabetes insipidus due to progressive vasopressin deficiency with onset typically at 1-6 yr of age. Affected individuals demonstrate specific degeneration of the vasopressinergic magnocellular neurons in the hypothalamic supraoptic and paraventricular nuclei and loss of the(More)
We examined the nucleotide sequence of the arginine vasopressin-neurophysin II gene in three kindreds with autosomal dominant neurohypophyseal diabetes insipidus. Each of the three different mutations identified represents a recurrence of a mutation previously described to cause this disease. These mutations are all transitions (C1761-->T, G1859-->A, and(More)
OBJECTIVE The objective of this study was to find out if there is any association between the use of nasal packings and nasal synechia formation, septal perforation, postoperative infection and epistaxis in patients who underwent septoplasty and concha reduction operations. METHODS This retrospective study was conducted at a tertiary referral center. One(More)
OBJECTIVE The authors of the present study aimed to investigate the impact of hypoxemia on the auditory functions of OSAS patients and discussed their findings under the scope of the existing literature. MATERIALS AND METHODS 160 patients who underwent a polysomnographic analysis for the diagnosis of possible sleep disordered breathing between January(More)
Formation of bacterial biofilm on the surface of tympanostomy tubes are held responsible in the pathogenesis of post-tympanostomy tube otorrhea. To prevent the formation of biofilm, various methods were employed and varying degrees of success have been achieved. In some recent studies curcumin, which is the fenolic form of Curcuma longa (turmeric), has been(More)
Objective. To determine the long-term histopathologic changes in nasal mucosa and the relationship between progression of the histopathologic changes and the duration without air current stimulation. Material and Method. Biopsies were taken from the inferior turbinates of 11 laryngeal cancer patients after total laryngectomy. Specimens were stained with(More)
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