Mehmet Gökhan Demir

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OBJECTIVES/HYPOTHESIS To investigate the effects of continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) treatment on patients with middle ear atelectasis. STUDY DESIGN Prospective, double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled study. METHODS Fifty-four patients with middle ear atelectasis were randomized to receive CPAP treatment with a pressure level of either(More)
OBJECTIVES Osseous dysplasias are the most common subtype of fibro-osseous lesions of the maxillofacial bones. They are benign and often present as incidental asymptomatic lesions. Diagnosis can be made with clinical and radiographic examination. CASE REPORT This article reports the case of a 47-year-old man with a huge cementifying osseous dysplasia of(More)
Cisplatin is a potent chemotherapeutic drug with serious side effects such as ototoxicity which is characterized by irreversible, bilateral, progressive sensorineural hearing loss. Oxytocin, which is a well-known hormone secreting during pregnancy, has antioxidant and antiinflammatory effect. Our study aims to test and compare the effect of intratympanic(More)
BACKGROUND Nasal obstruction and complaints are common attendance causes in otorhinolaryngology clinics. Obese patients are especially more vulnerable for these complaints. There is not enough data about nasal resistance and weight. PATIENTS AND METHODS One hundred ten patients who had no nasal complaint and nasal pathology were investigated by peak nasal(More)
OBJECTIVE Cisplatin is a chemotherapeutic agent that is widely used in cancer treatment. Numerous side effects have been detected, one of which is ototoxicity. Melatonin, a product of the pineal gland, has a neuroendocrinoimmunological role in vertebrates. In the present study, we investigated the effects of melatonin on cisplatin-induced ototoxicity. (More)
Laryngocele is a benign abnormal dilatation of the laryngeal saccule. We present a 30-year-old male patient who complained with hoarseness since 1 year. Paraglottic laryngocele is detected on medical examination. The patient is operated on successfully with our new thyroid cartilage preserved technique (modified lateral thyrotomy method).
A number of external and radical procedures have been the only surgical approaches for the treatment of frontal sinus mucoceles. However, these procedures have major complications including high surgical morbidity, esthetic concerns of postoperative scar formation, and difficulty in radiologic diagnosis of recurrence after obliteration. In this clinical(More)
Laryngeal electromyography is used in the evaluation of vocal cord paralysis to confirm the diagnosis, to guide the diagnostic work-up for etiology, to provide prognostic information and to help choose the correct treatment for the patient. Cardiovocal syndrome is characterised by vocal cord paralysis due to a cardiovascular disease. A wide spectrum of(More)
OBJECTIVES/HYPOTHESIS To test the assumption that voice is changed in polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) and identify changes that occur. STUDY DESIGN Cross-sectional pilot study. METHODS Thirty patients with PCOS and a control group of 22 age-matched and body mass index-matched healthy women were included. Demographic data, anthropometric measurement,(More)
Early-stage laryngeal cancers may be treated with partial surgery thanks to advances in diagnosis and surgery. The aim of our study is to compare the degree of voice disorders and respiratory function between healthy volunteers and patients that underwent a partial laryngectomy surgery. 30 patients who underwent partial laryngectomy due to laryngeal cancer(More)