Ozan Bagis Ozgursoy

Learn More
Eagle's syndrome represents a group of symptoms that includes recurrent throat pain, globus pharyngeus, dysphagia, referred otalgia, and neck pain possibly caused by elongation of the styloid process or ossification of the stylohyoid or stylomandibular ligaments. The medical history and physical and radiologic examinations are the main guides to the precise(More)
PURPOSE We aimed to attract our college's attention to the Melkersson-Rosenthal syndrome (MRS), which has been an infrequently encountered subject in otolaryngology journals during the last 10 years. MATERIALS AND METHODS A retrospective review of the last 10 years' patient database was performed to find patients with MRS. The medical files, treatment(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the treatment outcome of a series of laryngoceles and to comment on the current diagnosis and management of laryngoceles. STUDY DESIGN AND SETTING A retrospective review of charts, radiological and histopathological notes, videolaryngostroboscopic records, and acoustic voice analyses of patients with laryngocele treated over a(More)
PURPOSE The purpose of this study was to discuss the current diagnosis of Eagle's syndrome and to present our experience in transoral surgical treatment of the syndrome. MATERIALS AND METHODS Nineteen patients with Eagle's syndrome due to elongated styloid process were included in this clinical trial. Diagnostic work-up also consists of 3-dimensional(More)
We conducted a prospective study to investigate the long-term effect of nasal airflow deprivation on nasal dimensions after total laryngectomy. We evaluated 48 patients who had an initial diagnosis of laryngeal cancer; 6 were disqualified during follow-up, leaving us with data on 42 patients for our final analysis. Acoustic rhinometry was used to measure(More)
OBJECTIVE To study the safety, efficacy, patient tolerance, and patient satisfaction of the Blom Tracheostomy Tube and Speech Cannula (Pulmodyne, Indianapolis, Indiana), a new device that allows the patient to speak while the tracheostomy tube cuff is fully inflated. METHODS With 10 tracheostomized mechanically ventilated patients we recorded ventilator(More)
PURPOSE The aim of the study was to attract attention to the surgical significance of unilateral agenesis of the frontal sinus hidden by the overlapping expansion of the contralateral sinus toward the agenetic side. MATERIALS AND METHODS Retrospective review of endoscopic transnasal sinus dissections of 55 human cadavers (42, formalin fixated; 13, fresh(More)
PURPOSE The purpose of this study was to investigate the early and long-term functional results of thyroplasty type-I and injection laryngoplasty using fat or calcium hydroxylapatite. MATERIALS AND METHODS Thirty patients with glottic insufficiency were included and followed up between 1-7 years. Patients with glottic bowing or sulcus vocalis were(More)
OBJECTIVES The objective of this study was to evaluate the success of fat graft myringoplasty and to discuss the utilities and advantages of a fat graft in primary versus revision myringoplasties. METHODS Eighteen patients who had not had previous otological surgery, and twelve patients whose tympanic membrane perforations have persisted despite(More)
OBJECTIVE To examine the effect of exogenous vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) on skin graft survival in Sprague-Dawley rats. DESIGN Dorsal full-thickness skin grafts were harvested from 18 Sprague-Dawley rats. To simulate human full-thickness skin grafts, the panniculus carnosus muscle was removed from the undersurface of each graft. The(More)