Gülüm İvgin Bayraktar

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OBJECTIVES/HYPOTHESIS To evaluate the association of upper airway obstruction (UAO) type and cardiopulmonary complications in children. The effect of obstruction type on quality of life and severity of obstructive symptoms were also investigated. STUDY DESIGN Cross-sectional study. METHODS A Brodsky scale and adenoid-nasopharynx ratio (ANR) were used to(More)
OBJECTIVE Mometasone furoate (MF) is one of the commonly used topical steroids, particularly for patients with allergic rhinitis. However, its effect on the colonization of bacteria that may cause superinfections by suppressing the local immunity is not known. Thus, we investigated the effect of MF use on the nasal and nasopharyngeal microbial flora. (More)
Tüberküloz son zamanlarda geniş bir yayılım alanı içermekte, hemen hemen tüm vücutta ciddi formlarda ortaya çıkabilmektedir. Primer nazal tüberküloz nadir bir hastalıktır. Klinisyenler primer nazal tüberkülozun semptomlarını tanımada zorlanırlar ve buna bağlı olarak da tanı ve tedavi geç olmaktadır. Altmış yaşında kadın hasta, epistaksis ve burun içinde(More)
OBJECTIVES In this retrospective study, we reviewed the data from patients who had total thyroidectomy for benign thyroid disease and evaluated the safety of this surgery. PATIENTS AND METHODS Three hundred and twenty three patients (49 males, 274 females; mean age 42.6+/-14.1 years; range 13 to 80 years) who underwent total thyroidectomy between 2002 and(More)
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