Nihat Susaman

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OBJECTIVE To compare the administration of bupivacaine hydrochloride, dexamethasone and lidocaine hydrochloride in decreasing post-tonsillectomy pain. METHODS Eighty patients were enrolled in the study in ENT Clinic, Firat University, and in ENT Clinic Elaziğ SSK Hospital, Elaziğ (Turkey). Children between 6 and 14 years of age referred to our department(More)
The aim of this study was to investigate the role of cochlear damage caused by free oxygen radicals occurring as a result of exposure to noise and to determine the prophylactic effects of melatonin and methylprednisolone. Fifty male albino guinea pigs were randomly divided into five groups. All groups were exposed to 60 h of continuous wide band noise at(More)
INTRODUCTION The aim of this study was to establish how reliable a given tympanogram is in predicting the presence or absence of a middle ear effusion, and to provide new views for the diagnostic information of tympanometry. The use of tympanometric gradient in addition to static admittance is the focus of this study. MATERIALS AND METHODS The authors(More)
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to evaluate the effect of suturation (tonsillary fossa closure) plus Surgicel application on postoperative bleeding and pain after tonsillectomies performed using a classical dissection method. STUDY DESIGN A prospective, randomized, double-blind, clinical trial was performed on 760 patients undergoing tonsillectomy or(More)
OBJECTIVES We evaluated the efficacy of lidocaine hydrochloride aerosol on postoperative pain relief in patients undergoing tonsillectomy. PATIENTS AND METHODS The study included 60 patients (25 females, 35 males; mean age 25.43 years; range 16 to 35 years) undergoing tonsillectomy. The procedure was performed by the same surgeons under local anesthesia.(More)
OBJECTIVES To examine the favorable effects of vitamin E on tympanic membrane perforations induced mechanically in guinea pigs. STUDY DESIGN Bilateral tympanic membrane perforations of 1.8 mm were induced in 40 guinea pigs. The animals were randomly divided into two groups equal in number. One group remained untreated, while the other was administered(More)
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