Melike Gungor

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BACKGROUND The aim of this study was to describe a new experimental perforator-based flap in rats, supplied by lateral thoracic artery perforator. METHODS Through out the study, two control and two experimental groups were created consisting of six rats in each group. In the first control group (group 1), mid-axillary line and the fourth intercostal space(More)
BACKGROUND The purpose of this study was to compare the results of fingertip replantations without (artery anastomosis only replantations) and with venous anastomosis (replantations in which both arterial and palmar venous anastomoses were performed). Also, distribution of the veins used for anastomosis was analyzed retrospectively. PATIENTS AND METHODS(More)
Basosquamous carcinoma is a rare cutaneous tumour that is considered an aggressive type of basal cell carcinoma with an increased risk of recurrence and metastases. This impression has been perpetuated in the literature, despite limited scientific data and conflicting results of some authors. This present study was aimed to evaluate the(More)
BACKGROUND In deviated noses, a beveled hump resection is recommended to preserve the shorter nasal wall. Even with this precaution, in some patients, the shorter wall does not reach the planned dorsal level when the lateral wall is transposed toward the midline after the lateral osteotomy. METHOD A double-layered, stepped spreader graft was used on the(More)
In this case study, we present an unusual case with squamous cell carcinoma originating from a giant condyloma acuminata completely surrounding the penis. A 57-year-old circumcised heterosexual male patient presented with a penile lesion existing for 20 years. Incisional biopsy revealed acanthosis of the squamous epithelium. The patient was operated on(More)
BACKGROUND The effects of breast reduction on quality of life (QOL) have been evaluated in patients with macromastia, but few investigators have performed condition-specific assessments. OBJECTIVES The authors employed generic and condition-specific questionnaires to examine the QOL of patients with macromastia and determined the responsiveness of the(More)
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