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Migraine has been associated with specific vestibular disorders, including benign paroxysmal vertigo of childhood and benign recurrent vertigo in adults. Migraine may also play a role in chronic nonspecific vestibulopathy. Because scant data exist that describe the clinical findings and vestibular function abnormalities in suspected migraine-related(More)
Objective--The purpose of this study was to review the English language literature concerning the effect of tumor size on hearing outcome and facial function after the middle fossa approach for acoustic neuroma in a large patient population. Material and Methods--The literature search identified a total of 11 studies reporting hearing outcome and facial(More)
OBJECTIVE Several therapeutic modalities have been tried in patients with tinnitus. These trials have given rise to unsatisfactory results in most of the patients since the etiology and pathophysiology of tinnitus is unclear. Significant correlation between tinnitus and decreased zinc level and also reduction in severity of tinnitus after zinc therapy has(More)
A certain number of patients with elongated styloid process may not have the classic cervicofacial complaints which were originally described by W. Eagle in 1937. Some of those cases who have radiologic evidence of elongated styloid process are symptom free and can be accepted as normal anatomical variants. On the other hand, some of those symptomatic cases(More)
AIM The effect of the transcutaneous application of the electrical stimulus on tinnitus perception has been reviewed in a placebo-controlled, randomized and comparative analysis to eventually determine the outcome of the therapeutic role of the therapy. METHOD There are 42 patients who were randomized into 2 groups according to their order of admission.(More)
OBJECTIVE Iron deficiency anemia is a common disorder, which has been reported to affect the auditory system. However, there are some conflicting points related with the pattern of hearing impairment. The aim of this study is to analyze the outer hair cell activity of the cochlea in patients with iron deficiency anemia. METHOD Pure-tone audiometry (PTA)(More)
BACKGROUND The aim of this study was to analyze the effect of a surgical management protocol and other important clinical features on the prognosis of patients who had penetrating orbitocranial gunshot injuries. METHODS Thirty-five patients (30 unilateral, 5 bilateral) who had penetrating orbitocranial gunshot injuries were analyzed. The wounds were(More)
Large vestibular aqueduct syndrome (LVAS) is a common inner ear anomaly responsible for some unusual vestibular and audiological symptoms. The gross appearance of CT scan of the inner ear is generally normal. However, precise measurement of the inner ear components reveals abnormal dimensions, which may account for accompanying auditory or vestibular(More)
The current treatment method for cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) rhinorrhea is surgical repair of the fistula. The aim of this study was to analyse different surgical approaches used for the treatment of CSF rhinorrhea regarding several preoperative and postoperative variables to determine the optimal method in these patients. Patients' charts were(More)
In recent years, therapeutic methods have been effective in the management of snoring and sleep apnea. Successful results have been possible through conservative and surgical approaches when the nature and site of obstruction is ascertained by careful investigation. Sagittal magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of the upper respiratory tract has been the most(More)