Ziya Bozkurt

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Idiopathic rhinitis without eosinophilia is a group of frequently observed diseases, the aetiopathogenesis of which is not yet well known. One of the most disturbing symptoms for patients within this disease group is nasal hypersecretion. Although many different treatments have been tried for hypersecretion, nasal topical drugs form the basis of any such(More)
OBJECTIVES Nasal obstruction caused by inferior turbinate hypertrophies is one of the most frequent problems in otolaryngology. Treatment of this disease may involve medical and surgical methods. Thermal ablation with radiofrequency energy has become quite popular in the recent years as one of the surgical methods used when medical therapy is not adequate.(More)
OBJECTIVE We report a rare case of a spindle cell lipoma with atypical clinical course. CASE REPORT A 51 year old female patient referred to our clinic with feeling of mass in the throat she had had for two years. The patient described difficulty in swallowing. Indirect laryngoscopy did not reveal any masses at bilateral pyriform sinuses, and the mucosa(More)
A 52-year-old woman presented with a painless swelling in the floor of the mouth. She stated that it had existed there for 40 years and had undergone a gradual enlargement within the past year. Examination showed a mass, 5x4 cm in size. An aspiration from the lesion revealed a cyst. The lesion was removed by a U-shaped superior based flap. Histopathological(More)
OBJECTIVE To investigate the long term effect and reliability of palatal implant surgery, which is a minimally invasive technique, used in simple snoring and obstructive sleep-apnea syndrome types based on objective and subjective data. MATERIALS AND METHODS Seventy-eight patients were included prospectively in this study. It has been possible to obtain(More)
OBJECTIVES We investigated the effect of topical application of 5-fluorouracil after incisional myringotomy on the patency time and its use as an alternative to ventilation tube insertion. MATERIALS AND METHODS Experimental tympanic membrane perforations were induced in two groups of guinea pigs. One group (20 tympanic membranes) was treated with a 50(More)
OBJECTIVES The aim of this study was to investigate the effect of topical mitomycin-C application before or after incisional myringotomy on patency times and to asess its use as an alternative to ventilation tube insertion. MATERIALS AND METHODS Nineteen guinea pigs were divided into two groups. In the study group (n=11), mitomycin-C was applied in a(More)
OBJECTIVES We investigated the relationship between the size of concha bullosa (CB) detected by coronal paranasal sinus computed tomography (CT) and the frequency of sinonasal symptoms. PATIENTS AND METHODS The study included 60 patients (39 females, 21 males; mean age 38.3 years; range 17 to 67 years) who had CB on CT scans and underwent endoscopic sinus(More)
OBJECTIVES We evaluated the effectiveness of radiofrequency tissue ablation in respiratory obstruction due to snoring and turbinate hypertrophy. PATIENTS AND METHODS Thirty-three patients (9 females, 24 males; mean age 35.3 years; range 19 to 55 years) underwent 38 submucosal probe applications in the inferior turbinate (n = 15), soft palate (n = 13), and(More)
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