Samet Ozlugedik

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BACKGROUND The effect of division of the stapedial tendon on susceptibility to noise-induced inner ear damage has not been previously studied. This study aimed to evaluate the effects of noise exposure following division of the stapedial tendon in guinea pigs. MATERIAL AND METHODS Ten adult albino guinea pigs were used. The stapedial tendon of each right(More)
Identification of the alar fascia is the key part of surgical dissection of the retropharyngeal lymph nodes (RPLNs). In cases where mandibulotomy is not performed for the removal of the primary tumor and/or the posterior pharyngeal wall is not incised, the medial or lateral approaches described in this paper can be performed. Surgical dissection of the(More)
Palsy of the external branch of the superior laryngeal nerve (EBSLN) during thyroid surgery is an important complication reported with varying frequency. This study was carried out to investigate the relationship between the EBSLN, the upper part of the thyroid gland and the inferior constrictor muscle of the pharynx (IC), and also to define consistent(More)
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