Kamil Göker

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Endoscopic sinus surgery has been performed for various indications in maxillofacial surgical practices. It has been utilized for assessment of antral pathologies, removal of foreign bodies, orthognathic procedures, and treatment of facial fractures. In the cases presented, 3 dental implants which were displaced into maxillary sinuses were removed by(More)
Our aim was to compare patients' satisfaction and cooperation, and clinical efficacy, of midazolam alone, and midazolam and remifentanil for patient-controlled sedation during removal of third molars. Forty patients, American Society of Anesthesiologists grades I and II, admitted for extraction of impacted mandibular third molars were included in this(More)
This study examined the bacteraemia following surgical removal of impacted mandibular third molars and evaluated the antibacterial effects of Ofloxacin, Clindamycin, Sultamicillin, used as prophylactic medications. The study involved a hundred healthy patients whose mandibular third molars were impacted horizontally. These patients were divided into four(More)
Cervicofacial actinomycosis is a chronic suppurative and granulomatous infection that may reside for years and recur with sudden onset. It is the second most common type of actinomycosis and could be caused by trauma or infection. We report a draining actinomycotic sinus tract with extraordinary thickness that occurred owing to a long-standing chronic(More)
PURPOSE To assess the clinical efficacy of midazolam plus low-dose ketamine conscious intravenous sedation on relief from or prevention of postoperative pain, swelling, and trismus after the surgical extraction of third molars. PATIENTS AND METHODS Patients admitted for surgical extraction of mandibular third molars (n = 50) were included. All patients(More)
Historically, pulp-necrotizing agents were commonly used in endodontic treatments. They act quickly and devitalize the pulp within a few days. However, they are cytotoxic to gingiva and bone. If such an agent diffuses out of the cavity, it can readily cause widespread necrosis of gingiva and bone, which can lead to osteomyelitis of the jaws. Although the(More)
Preoperative anxiety is widespread and adversely affects a patient's physical and psychological outcome. Extraction of third molars is common, and many patients complain of anxiety and emotional disturbance. We assessed the anxiety of patients in Turkey before extraction of third molars. A total of 120 patients were admitted for removal of one or more third(More)
PURPOSE This study was designed to investigate the effect of alendronate on the resorption of autogenous free bone grafts by biochemical and histopathologic methods. Alendronate is a potent inhibitor of osteoclast-mediated bone resorption with no adverse effect on the mineralization of bone. MATERIALS AND METHODS In this experimental study, 56 male Wistar(More)
PURPOSE This study evaluated the effects of fentanyl and tramadol, used in combination, as sedation for third molar surgical extraction. PATIENTS AND METHODS This prospective, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study included 60 patients undergoing extraction of a horizontal third molar with an Amsterdam Preoperative Anxiety and Information(More)
PURPOSE The aim of this study was to assess the clinical efficacy of combined treatment with local anesthetic and subanesthetic ketamine for the relief or prevention of postoperative pain, swelling, and trismus after the surgical extraction of third molars. PATIENTS AND METHODS Fifty patients undergoing the extraction of impacted mandibular third molars(More)