Metin Yilmaz

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OBJECTIVE In this study, our purpose was to evaluate results of our experience with bone cement repair of ossicular discontinuity between the incus and stapes and between the malleus and stapes. METHODS Medical records of patients who underwent surgery for chronic otitis media between March 2000 and December 2002 were evaluated retrospectively.(More)
OBJECTIVE Coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) is gradually increasing in the elderly population. We aimed to investigate the risk factors and the results of CABG along with the long term survival in patients at an age of 80 and older. METHODS Between January 2002 and December 2011, a total of 101 consecutive patients at an age of 80 and older who(More)
BACKGROUND The aim of this study was to present our technique of posterior fossa surgery and to evaluate whether cerebellar retractors are needed. METHODS Since March 1989, more than 500 surgeries were performed through retrosigmoid approach, and our surgical technique was described. The data were evaluated whether or not cerebellar retractors were used(More)
  • Kemalettin Erbatur, Utku Seven, Evrim Tas¸kiran, Ozer Koca, Metin Yilmaz, Mustafä Unel +3 others
  • 2011
SURALP is a 29 degrees-of-freedom full-body walking humanoid robot designed and constructed at Sabanci University-Turkey. The human-sized robot is actuated by DC motors, belt and pulley systems and Harmonic Drive reduction gears. The sensory equipment consists of joint encoders, force/torque sensors, inertial measurement systems and cameras. The control(More)
  • Utku Seven, Tunc Akbas, Kaan Can Fidan, Metin Yilmaz, Kemalettin Erbatur
  • 2011
— The humanoid bipedal structure is suitable for a assitive robot functioning in the human environment. However, the bipedal walk is a difficult control problem. Walking just on even floor is not satisfactory for the applicability of a humanoid robot. This paper presents a study on bipedal walk on inclined planes. A Zero Moment Point (ZMP) based reference(More)
SUMMARY Osteomas are the most common benign neoplasms of the nose and paranasal sinuses. They are commonly seen in the frontal sinus, rarely in the ethmoid sinuses. A 42-year-old female patient presented with intermittent frontal headache and blurred vision. Paranasal computed tomography scans revealed a bony mass in the left ethmoid sinus. Tumor was(More)
OBJECTIVE We aimed to evaluate the results of our experience in vestibular nerve sectioning (VN), which was performed using combined retrosigmoid-retrolabyrinthine approach. STUDY DESIGN Medical records of 280 patients who were consecutively operated on for incapacitating peripheral vertigo were retrospectively evaluated, and 210 patients who completed 2(More)
OBJECTIVE To compare ultrastructure of the chorda tympani nerve by light and electron microscopy in patients with otosclerosis and chronic suppurative otitis media. STUDY DESIGN Comparative prospective study. SETTING Tertiary care, referral medical center. PATIENTS The tympanic segments of chorda tympani nerves were collected for ultrastructural(More)
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