Mustafa M Gurdal

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The Objective of this study is to investigate the effect of intratympanic injection of vitamin C on cisplatin-induced ototoxicity. The study included 24 albino adult female rats (48 ears). The study animals were divided into four groups each of which was composed of six animals including a control (intraperitoneal cisplatin), a cisplatin–saline (saline(More)
An antrochoanal polyp (ACP) is a benign polypoid lesion originating from the maxillary sinus and extending to the choana. The objective of our study is to assess etiological and associated features of ACPs, and outcome following surgical treatment. Thirty-four patients who had received surgical treatment for ACPs were followed for 35 ± 17.7 months. Factors(More)
Neck masses can be classified into three main categories: congenital, inflammatory and neoplastic. Our aim was to determine the distribution of diagnosis in patients who were followed-up for a neck mass and had undergone surgery for diagnostic indications. Six hundred and thirty cases referred to the Otorhinolaryngology and Head Neck Surgery Department of(More)
This study aimed to prospectively evaluate patient satisfaction by means of the Rhinoplasty Outcome Evaluation (ROE) questionnaire before and after functional septorhinoplasty. We carefully selected 62 patients (mean age, 31.8 years; 28 men, 34 women) who underwent open functional septorhinoplasty in the Otorhinolaryngology and Head Neck Surgery Department(More)
We aimed to investigate the relationships among concha bullosa (CB), nasal septal deviation (NSD), and sinus disease. We retrospectively reviewed paranasal sinus computed tomography scans obtained from 296 patients-132 men and 164 women, aged 17 to 76 years (median: 39)-who had been evaluated over a 19-month period. CBs were classified as lamellar, bulbous,(More)
OBJECTIVE To compare the efficacy and safety of radiofrequency (RF) and cold dissection (CD) tonsillectomy. STUDY DESIGN Prospective, double-blind, controlled clinical study. PATIENTS AND METHODS One hundred and fourteen patients underwent tonsillectomy. The RF and CD techniques were used for the right and left tonsils, respectively; the patients and(More)
Nasal obstruction can be evaluated by objective and subjective methods. We sought to determine normative peak nasal inspiratory flow meter (PNIF) measurements of a healthy population in Turkey and to investigate the importance of PNIF in surgery for nasal septal deviation as well as to investigate the correlation of PNIF with subjective methods. In a total(More)
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