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1978 Yılında Bolu'da doğdu. 1995 Yılında Ankara Gazi Anadolu Lisesi'nden mezun oldu. 2002 Yılında Ankara Üniversitesi Tıp Fakultesi'nden mezun oldu. 2008 Yılında Kulak Burun Boğaz ihtisasını İstanbul Göztepe Eğitim ve Araştırma Hastanesi'nde tamamladı. 2009 Yılında Askerlik Hizmetini İstanbul Heybeliada Deniz Lisesi Revirinde yaptı 2010-2011 yıllarında Mecburi hizmetini Diyarbakır Eğitim ve Araştırma Hastanesi KBB Bölümünde tamamladı. 2011-2012 yılında 1 yıl süre…

Özgeçmiş
  • 1978 Yılında Bolu'da doğdu.
  • 1995 Yılında Ankara Gazi Anadolu Lisesi'nden mezun oldu.
  • 2002 Yılında Ankara Üniversitesi Tıp Fakultesi'nden mezun oldu.
  • 2008 Yılında Kulak Burun Boğaz ihtisasını İstanbul Göztepe Eğitim ve Araştırma Hastanesi'nde tamamladı.
  • 2009 Yılında Askerlik Hizmetini İstanbul Heybeliada Deniz Lisesi Revirinde yaptı
  • 2010-2011 yıllarında Mecburi hizmetini Diyarbakır Eğitim ve Araştırma Hastanesi KBB Bölümünde tamamladı.
  • 2011-2012 yılında 1 yıl süre ile Bosphorus Anatomica KBB Hastanesi'nde KBB Uzmanı olarak çalıştı.
  • Genel Kulak Burun Boğaz Hastalıkları dışında özel olarak, Burun ve Sinüs Cerrahisi, horlama ve Uyku Apnesi Tedavileri, Alerjik Hastalıklar, Koku ve Tat Hastalıkları Tedavileri , Ses Hastalıkları ile ilgilenmektedir.
  • Almanya Dresden Carl Gustav Carus Üniversitesi'nde Profesör Doktor Thomas Hummel'in Koku-Tat Hastalıkları kliniğinde gözlemci olarak çalıştı.
  • 2012-2016 yılları arasında İstanbul Cerrahi Hastanesi Kulak Burun Boğaz Bölümünde çalıştı.
  • 2017 yılında Kendi Muayenehanesi’nde çalışmaya başladı
  • 2017 yılının Ağustos ayında hem kendi muayenehanesi hem de Acıbadem Taksim Hastanesi Kulak burun boğaz bölümünde çalışmaya başladı
  • 2019 yılında Biruni üniversitesi tıp fakültesi kulak burun Boğaz anabilim dalında çalışmaya başladı
  • 2020 yılında Prof. Dr. ünvanı alarak mesleki ve akademik hayatına devam etmektedir.

Şu an Kendi Muayenehanesinde hastalarının kabulünü gerçekleştirmektedir.

Yaptığı Sunular ve Konuşmalar
  • 2005 yılı Ulusal KBB Kongresi'nde "Türkiye'de KBB'nin Geleceği" panelinde, panelist.
  • 2007 yılında İstanbul KBB Uzmanları Derneği Aylı Eğitsel Toplantıları'nda "Sekretuar Otitis Media" adlı konuşma.
  • 2012 yılı Nisan Ayı'nda Boğaziçi Üniversitesi Biyomedikal Mühendisliği Bölümü'nde "Koku Duyusunun Ölçümü" konuşması.
  • 2012 Mayıs Ayında Uluslarası Rhinocamp Toplantısında "Alerjik Rinit ve Koku" konuşması
  • 2012 Temmuz Ayında 4.Solunum Zirvesi'nde "Yüksek İrtifada Koku Değişiklikleri" konuşması
  • 2014 yılı Mart ayında Sakarya Üniversitesi KBB Bölümü'nde "Koku Duyusunun Psikofizik Değerlendirme Yöntemleri" adlı sunumu
  • 2014 yılı Ocak ayında Amerikan Hastanesi KBB Bölümü "Koku Duyusuna Klinik Yaklaşım" adlı sunumu
  • 2014 Nisan ayında Ulusal Rinoloji Kongresi "İhmal Edilen Duyumuz: Koku" adlı konuşması
  • 2014 Ekim Ayında Burnun Çene ile Buluşması Toplantısı'nda "Çene'nin Klinik Değerlendirilmesi" adlı sunumu
  • 2015 yılı Kasım Ayında Ulusal KBB Kongre'sinde Tükrük Bezi Kanallarının Topografik ve Endoskopik Anatomisi" adlı sunumu
  • 2015 yılı Eylül Ayında Uyku Cerrahları Kongresi'nde "Horlama ve Uyku Apnesi Cerrahisinde Anterior Palatoplasti ve Lateral Farengoplasti Yöntemleri" adlı konuşması
  • 2015 yılı Kasım ayında Avrupa Kimyasal Algılar Birliği Toplantısı "Umami Tadı ve Klinik Durumlardaki Değişimleri" adlı sunumu
  • 2015 yılı Ekim ayında Dresden Uluslarası Koku ve Tat Duyusu Kursu "Endokrinolojik Hastalıklarda Koku Duyusu Değişimleri"
  • Mayıs 2017 Rinoloji Kongresi “Koku Alma Bozuklukları Tedavisi”
  • Kasım 2017 Ulusal Kulak Burun Boğaz Baş Boyun Cerrahisi Kongresi
  • Ocak 2018 Çaba Derneği Sağlık Elçileri Etkinliği “Hastalıklardan Korunma ve Sağlık”
  • Şubat 2018 Nişantaşı City’s Avm Söyleşisi “Koku ve Tat Hastalıklarında Güncel Tedavi Yöntemleri”
  • Mart 2018 NTV Sağlık Programı “Uyku Apnesi Tedavisi ve Sağlıklı Uyku Nasıl Olur?”
  • Mart 2018 Tv8 Günaydın Doktor Programı “Koku Alma Bozukluğu Tedavisi”
  • Nisan 2018 Kallmann Sendromu Konferansı “Anozmi”
  • Nisan 2018 Beyoğlu Belediyesi Kadına Dair Herşey Etkinliği “Kadın ve Nefes”
  • Nisan 2018 BAU Radyo Programı “Koku ve Nefes”
  • Mayıs 2018 Uluslararası Koku ve Tat Kursu “Endokrinolojik ve Toksik Hastalıklarda Koku Bozuklukları”
  • Mayıs 2018 Sağlıklı Yaşam Festivali “Sağlıklı Uyku”
  • Eylül 2018 Wüzburg Üniversitesi Koku ve Tat Sempozyumu “Koku Duyusu Testi”
  • Ekim 2018 Formsante Weekwnd Koku ve Tat Etkinliği “Koku ve Tat”
  • Aralık 2018 Akademi Beyoğlu Koku ve İnsan Etkiliği “Koku ve Egzersiz”
  • Aralık 2018 Bursa KBB Uzmanları Derneği Toplantısı “Koku Alma Bozuklukları Tedavilerinde Güncel Yaklaşım”
  • Ocak 2019 Ankara Koku ve Tat Bilimleri Sempozyumu “Koku Alma Bozuklukları”
Düzenlediği Kurs ve Workshoplar
  • 2012 Temmuz ayında 4.Solunum Zirvesi'nde "Yüksek İrtifada Koku Testleri" ve "Yüksek İrtifada Nazal NO ölçümü" adlı 2 adet workshop gerçekleştirmiştir.
  • 2013 Ulusal KBB Kongresinde " Koku Duyusunun Değerlendirilmesi" Kursu
  • 2015 Ulusal KBB Kongesi'nde " Tükrük Bezi Taşlarına Endoskopik Yaklaşım Kursu"
Yabancı Yayınları

1. More Than Smell-COVID-19 Is Associated With Severe Impairment of Smell, Taste, and Chemesthesis.

Parma V, Ohla K, Veldhuizen MG, Niv MY, Kelly CE, Bakke AJ, Cooper KW, Bouysset C, Pirastu N, Dibattista M, Kaur R, Liuzza MT, Pepino MY, Schöpf V, Pereda-Loth V, Olsson SB, Gerkin RC, Rohlfs Domínguez P, Albayay J, Farruggia MC, Bhutani S, Fjaeldstad AW, Kumar R, Menini A, Bensafi M, Sandell M, Konstantinidis I, Di Pizio A, Genovese F, Öztürk L, Thomas-Danguin T, Frasnelli J, Boesveldt S, Saatci Ö, Saraiva LR, Lin C, Golebiowski J, Hwang LD, Ozdener MH, Guàrdia MD, Laudamiel C, Ritchie M, Havlícek J, Pierron D, Roura E, Navarro M, Nolden AA, Lim J, Whitcroft KL, Colquitt LR, Ferdenzi C, Brindha EV, Altundag A, Macchi A, Nunez-Parra A, Patel ZM, Fiorucci S, Philpott CM, Smith BC, Lundström JN, Mucignat C, Parker JK, van den Brink M, Schmuker M, Fischmeister FPS, Heinbockel T, Shields VDC, Faraji F, Santamaría E, Fredborg WEA, Morini G, Olofsson JK, Jalessi M, Karni N, D'Errico A, Alizadeh R, Pellegrino R, Meyer P, Huart C, Chen B, Soler GM, Alwashahi MK, Welge-Lüssen A, Freiherr J, de Groot JHB, Klein H, Okamoto M, Singh PB, Hsieh JW; GCCR Group Author, Reed DR, Hummel T, Munger SD, Hayes JE.Chem Senses. 2020 Oct 9;45(7):609-622. doi: 10.1093/chemse/bjaa041.PMID: 32564071 Free PMC article.

2. Recent smell loss is the best predictor of COVID-19: a preregistered, cross-sectional study.

Gerkin RC, Ohla K, Veldhuizen MG, Joseph PV, Kelly CE, Bakke AJ, Steele KE, Farruggia MC, Pellegrino R, Pepino MY, Bouysset C, Soler GM, Pereda-Loth V, Dibattista M, Cooper KW, Croijmans I, Di Pizio A, Ozdener MH, Fjaeldstad AW, Lin C, Sandell MA, Singh PB, Brindha VE, Olsson SB, Saraiva LR, Ahuja G, Alwashahi MK, Bhutani S, D'Errico A, Fornazieri MA, Golebiowski J, Hwang LD, Öztürk L, Roura E, Spinelli S, Whitcroft KL, Faraji F, Fischmeister FPS, Heinbockel T, Hsieh JW, Huart C, Konstantinidis I, Menini A, Morini G, Olofsson JK, Philpott CM, Pierron D, Shields VDC, Voznessenskaya VV, Albayay J, Altundag A, Bensafi M, Bock MA, Calcinoni O, Fredborg W, Laudamiel C, Lim J, Lundström JN, Macchi A, Meyer P, Moein ST, Santamaría E, Sengupta D, Domínguez PP, Yanık H, Boesveldt S, de Groot JHB, Dinnella C, Freiherr J, Laktionova T, Mariño S, Monteleone E, Nunez-Parra A, Abdulrahman O, Ritchie M, Thomas-Danguin T, Walsh-Messinger J, Al Abri R, Alizadeh R, Bignon E, Cantone E, Cecchini MP, Chen J, Guàrdia MD, Hoover KC, Karni N, Navarro M, Nolden AA, Mazal PP, Rowan NR, Sarabi-Jamab A, Archer NS, Chen B, Di Valerio EA, Feeney EL, Frasnelli J, Hannum M, Hopkins C, Klein H, Mignot C, Mucignat C, Ning Y, Ozturk EE, Peng M, Saatci O, Sell EA, Yan CH, Alfaro R, Cecchetto C, Coureaud G, Herriman RD, Justice JM, Kaushik PK, Koyama S, Overdevest JB, Pirastu N, Ramirez VA, Roberts SC, Smith BC, Cao H, Wang H, Balungwe P, Baguma M, Hummel T, Hayes JE, Reed DR, Niv MY, Munger SD, Parma V.medRxiv. 2020 Jul 26:2020.07.22.20157263. doi: 10.1101/2020.07.22.20157263. Preprint.PMID: 32743605 Free PMC article.

3. Position paper on olfactory dysfunction.

Hummel T, Whitcroft KL, Andrews P, Altundag A, Cinghi C, Costanzo RM, Damm M, Frasnelli J, Gudziol H, Gupta N, Haehne A, Holbrook E, Hong SC, Hornung D, Hüttenbrink KB, Kamel R, Kobayashi M, Konstantinidis I, Landis BN, Leopold DA, Macchi A, Miwa T, Moesges R, Mullol J, Mueller CA, Ottaviano G, Passali GC, Philpott C, Pinto JM, Ramakrishnan VJ, Rombaux P, Roth Y, Schlosser RA, Shu B, Soler G, Stjärne P, Stuck BA, Vodicka J, Welge-Luessen A.Rhinol Suppl. 2017 Mar;54(26):1-30. doi: 10.4193/Rhino16.248.PMID: 29528615 Review.

4. Comparison of COVID-19 and common cold chemosensory dysfunction.

Huart C, Philpott C, Konstantinidis I, Altundag A, Whitcroft KL, Trecca EMC, Cassano M, Rombaux P, Hummel T.Rhinology. 2020 Dec 1;58(6):623-625. doi: 10.4193/Rhin20.251.PMID: 32812014

5. Position paper on olfactory dysfunction.

Hummel T, Whitcroft KL, Andrews P, Altundag A, Cinghi C, Costanzo RM, Damm M, Frasnelli J, Gudziol H, Gupta N, Haehner A, Holbrook E, Hong SC, Hornung D, Hüttenbrink KB, Kamel R, Kobayashi M, Konstantinidis I, Landis BN, Leopold DA, Macchi A, Miwa T, Moesges R, Mullol J, Mueller CA, Ottaviano G, Passali GC, Philpott C, Pinto JM, Ramakrishnan VJ, Rombaux P, Roth Y, Schlosser RA, Shu B, Soler G, Stjärne P, Stuck BA, Vodicka J, Welge-Luessen A.Rhinology. 2016 Jan 31;56(1):1-30. doi: 10.4193/Rhin16.248.PMID: 28623665

6. Olfactory Cleft Measurements and COVID-19-Related Anosmia.

Altundag A, Yıldırım D, Tekcan Sanli DE, Cayonu M, Kandemirli SG, Sanli AN, Arici Duz O, Saatci O.Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2020 Oct 13:194599820965920. doi: 10.1177/0194599820965920. Online ahead of print.PMID: 33045908 Free PMC article.

7. Olfactory Bulb MRI and Paranasal Sinus CT Findings in Persistent COVID-19 Anosmia.

Kandemirli SG, Altundag A, Yildirim D, Tekcan Sanli DE, Saatci O.Acad Radiol. 2021 Jan;28(1):28-35. doi: 10.1016/j.acra.2020.10.006. Epub 2020 Oct 19.PMID: 33132007 Free PMC article.

8. A new perspective on imaging of olfactory dysfunction: Does size matter?

Yildirim D, Altundag A, Tekcan Sanli DE, Bakir A, Eryurekli A, Alis D, Kandemirli SG.Eur J Radiol. 2020 Nov;132:109290. doi: 10.1016/j.ejrad.2020.109290. Epub 2020 Sep 18.PMID: 33035920

9. Relationship between disease severity and serum IL-6 levels in COVID-19 anosmia.

Sanli DET, Altundag A, Kandemirli SG, Yildirim D, Sanli AN, Saatci O, Kirisoglu CE, Dikensoy O, Murrja E, Yesil A, Bastan S, Karsidag T, Akinci IO, Ozkok S, Yilmaz E, Tuzuner F, Kilercik M, Ljama T.Am J Otolaryngol. 2021 Jan-Feb;42(1):102796. doi: 10.1016/j.amjoto.2020.102796. Epub 2020 Oct 28.PMID: 33152573 Free PMC article.

10. Modified olfactory training in patients with postinfectious olfactory loss.

Altundag A, Cayonu M, Kayabasoglu G, Salihoglu M, Tekeli H, Saglam O, Hummel T.Laryngoscope. 2015 Aug;125(8):1763-6. doi: 10.1002/lary.25245. Epub 2015 Jun 2.PMID: 26031472

11. The temporal course of COVID-19 anosmia and relation to other clinical symptoms.

Altundag A, Saatci O, Sanli DET, Duz OA, Sanli AN, Olmuscelik O, Temirbekov D, Kandemirli SG, Karaaltin AB.Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol. 2020 Nov 25:1-7. doi: 10.1007/s00405-020-06496-5. Online ahead of print.PMID: 33237475 Free PMC article.

METHODS: 135 patients with COVID-19 were reached by phone and subsequently included in the study. Olfactory functions were evaluated using a questionnaire for assessment of self-reported olfactory function. ...

12. Factors associated with relevant olfactory recovery after olfactory training: a retrospective study including 601 participants.

Liu DT, Pellegrino R, Sabha M, Altundag A, Damm M, Poletti SC, Croy I, Hähner A, Oleszkiewicz A, Cuevas M, Hummel T.Rhinology. 2020 Sep 9. doi: 10.4193/Rhin20.262. Online ahead of print.PMID: 32901616

BACKGROUND: Olfactory training (OT) represents a therapeutic option for multiple etiologies of olfactory dysfunction (OD) that also benefits normosmic subjects. ...The outcome was based on changes in objective olfactory test scores after OT. RESULTS: A total of 601 …

13. Olfactory dysfunction in spondyloarthritis.

Yalcinkaya E, Basaran MM, Erdem H, Kocyigit M, Altundag A, Hummel T.Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol. 2019 Apr;276(4):1241-1245. doi: 10.1007/s00405-019-05364-1. Epub 2019 Mar 5.PMID: 30834975

OBJECTIVE: Spondyloarthritis (SpA) is a group of disorders characterized by inflammatory arthritis including ankylosing spondylitis, psoriatic arthritis, reactive arthritis and arthritis-related inflammatory bowel diseases. ...In addition, olfactory loss was negatively cor …

14. Objective analysis of voice changes in a hemodialysis session and its correlation with ultrafiltration.

Unver S, Hardal U, Esertas K, Sezen A, Celikbilek F, Altundag A.Ren Fail. 2015 Mar;37(2):268-72. doi: 10.3109/0886022X.2014.988108. Epub 2014 Dec 2.PMID: 25457372

There was a highly statistical significance between the measurements of post-dialysis Fo and post-dialysis body weights. A highly significant correlation was determined between the amount of ultrafiltration performed and a significant increase observed in Fo …

15. Recent Smell Loss Is the Best Predictor of COVID-19 Among Individuals With Recent Respiratory Symptoms.

Gerkin RC, Ohla K, Veldhuizen MG, Joseph PV, Kelly CE, Bakke AJ, Steele KE, Farruggia MC, Pellegrino R, Pepino MY, Bouysset C, Soler GM, Pereda-Loth V, Dibattista M, Cooper KW, Croijmans I, Di Pizio A, Ozdener MH, Fjaeldstad AW, Lin C, Sandell MA, Singh PB, Brindha VE, Olsson SB, Saraiva LR, Ahuja G, Alwashahi MK, Bhutani S, D'Errico A, Fornazieri MA, Golebiowski J, Dar Hwang L, Öztürk L, Roura E, Spinelli S, Whitcroft KL, Faraji F, Fischmeister FPS, Heinbockel T, Hsieh JW, Huart C, Konstantinidis I, Menini A, Morini G, Olofsson JK, Philpott CM, Pierron D, Shields VDC, Voznessenskaya VV, Albayay J, Altundag A, Bensafi M, Bock MA, Calcinoni O, Fredborg W, Laudamiel C, Lim J, Lundström JN, Macchi A, Meyer P, Moein ST, Santamaría E, Sengupta D, Rohlfs Dominguez P, Yanik H, Hummel T, Hayes JE, Reed DR, Niv MY, Munger SD, Parma V; GCCR Group Author.Chem Senses. 2021 Jan 1;46:bjaa081. doi: 10.1093/chemse/bjaa081.PMID: 33367502 Free PMC article.

In a preregistered, cross-sectional study, we investigated whether olfactory loss is a reliable predictor of COVID-19 using a crowdsourced questionnaire in 23 languages to assess symptoms in individuals self-reporting recent respiratory illness. ...To aid cli …

16. A retrospective analysis of the relationship between rhinosinusitis and sinus lift dental implantation.

Kayabasoglu G, Nacar A, Altundag A, Cayonu M, Muhtarogullari M, Cingi C.Head Face Med. 2014 Dec 15;10:53. doi: 10.1186/1746-160X-10-53.PMID: 25511309 Free PMC article.

Additionally, bilateral sinus lifing was performed in 51 patients, and unilateral sinus lifting was performed in 43 of the patients. Patients were evaluated for sinus pathology for a period of 5-47 months postoperatively using a satisfaction questionnaire, conventio …

17. A novel method for reconstruction of severe caudal nasal septal deviation: Marionette septoplasty.

Kayabasoglu G, Nacar A, Yilmaz MS, Altundag A, Guven M.Ear Nose Throat J. 2015 Jun;94(6):E34-40. doi: 10.1177/014556131509400619.PMID: 26053989

We conducted a retrospective study to compare open and endonasal (closed) approaches to extracorporeal reconstruction of severe caudal septal deviations. ...Of this group, 33 patients (mean age: 32 yr) underwent extracorporeal septoplasty via an open approach, and 45 patie …

18. Global study of variability in olfactory sensitivity.

Oleszkiewicz A, Alizadeh R, Altundag A, Chen B, Corrai A, Fanari R, Farhadi M, Gupta N, Habel R, Hudson R, Hughes JL, Joshi A, Kamrava SK, Luckett C, Mahmut MK, Masala C, Mori E, Pellegrino R, Piras R, Resler K, Rivas-Castro A, Saluja S, Sharma S, Shimmura H, Soler GM, Stefańczyk MM, Sun Z, Thaploo D, Wei Y, Yan X, Hummel T.Behav Neurosci. 2020 Oct;134(5):394-406. doi: 10.1037/bne0000378.PMID: 33001681

Hence, we performed 2 studies to estimate the variability in olfactory threshold as a function of location and environment. Study 1 involved 11 laboratories from 4 continents (N = 802). In each location, in a designated laboratory, approximately 80 subjects underwen …

19. A novel method for nasal dorsal reconstruction: permanent fixation using Kirschner wire-guided hidden sutures.

Kayabasoglu G, Nacar A, Yilmaz MS, Altundag A, Cayonu M, Guven M.J Craniofac Surg. 2015 May;26(3):881-4. doi: 10.1097/SCS.0000000000001368.PMID: 25915679

BACKGROUND: In this study, we aimed to present a novel application and use of Kirschner wire-guided suturing that is less invasive and allows permanent fixation for nasal dorsal reconstruction. ...The patients were asked to fill out a nasal obstruction symptom evalu …

20. A Study on Olfactory Dysfunction in Turkish Population with using Survey Method and Validated Olfactory Testing.

Altundag A, Tekeli H, Salihoglu M, Cayonu M, Kendirli MT, Yasar H, Ozturk A.Indian J Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2015 Mar;67(1):7-12. doi: 10.1007/s12070-014-0720-8. Epub 2014 Apr 8.PMID: 25621224 Free PMC article.

The participants were questioned about the presence of any olfactory dysfunction. Participants with a complaint of olfactory dysfunction were asked to fill out a survey and then a validated olfactory test was performed. We asked 2,824 volunteers whether they …

21. Cross-culturally modified University of Pennsylvania Smell Identification Test for a Turkish population.

Altundag A, Tekeli H, Salihoglu M, Cayonu M, Yasar H, Kendirli MT, Saglam O.Am J Rhinol Allergy. 2015 Sep-Oct;29(5):e138-41. doi: 10.2500/ajra.2015.29.4212.PMID: 26358338

So, we developed a cross-cultural adaptation of the UPSIT, the UPSIT-Turkish (UPSIT-T). ...CONCLUSION: The UPSIT-T modification is an adequate olfactory test for clinical use in a Turkish population....

22. A practical approach to imaging characteristics and standardized reporting of COVID-19: a radiologic review.

Sanli DET, Yildirim D, Sanli AN, Turkmen S, Erozan N, Husmen G, Altundag A, Tuzuner F.Mil Med Res. 2021 Jan 24;8(1):7. doi: 10.1186/s40779-021-00301-y.PMID: 33487174 Free PMC article.

Novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV), also known as severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), is a pathogen that has caused a rapidly spreading pandemic all over the world. The primary mean of transmission is inhalation with a predilection for re …

23. Bone grafts as a recyclable material in nasal surgeries.

Kayabasoglu G, Yilmaz MS, Altundag A, Cayonu M, Varlı AF, Guven M.Auris Nasus Larynx. 2015 Feb;42(1):24-8. doi: 10.1016/j.anl.2014.07.003. Epub 2014 Aug 30.PMID: 25183405

24. Chemical Senses in Cancer Patients.

Altundag A, Cayonu M.Curr Pharm Des. 2016;22(15):2264-9. doi: 10.2174/1381612822666160216150956.PMID: 26881440 Review.

BACKGROUND: Cancer and its treatment therapies, such as chemotherapy and radiotherapy, have negative effects on taste and smell functions. It is easy to explain smell and taste dysfunctions when a cancer involves the peripheric end organs or neurologic pathways of smell an …

25. The applicability of the "Sniffin' Sticks" olfactory test in a Turkish population.

Tekeli H, Altundağ A, Salihoğlu M, Cayönü M, Kendirli MT.Med Sci Monit. 2013 Dec 30;19:1221-6. doi: 10.12659/MSM.889838.PMID: 24382345 Free PMC article.

Our aim was to validate the applicability of "Sniffin' Sticks" in a Turkish population. MATERIAL AND METHODS: The study included 123 healthy volunteers with a reported normal sense of smell and 51 patients complaining of a reduction in their olfactory functio …

26. An investigation of retronasal testing of olfactory function in a Turkish population.

Salihoglu M, Altundag A, Cayonu M, Tekeli H.Med Sci Monit. 2014 Apr 7;20:569-76. doi: 10.12659/MSM.890071.PMID: 24704823 Free PMC article. Clinical Trial.

Orthonasal olfactory function was assessed psycho-physically using the "Sniffin' Sticks" olfactory test. Retronasal olfaction was assessed using a collection of 20 available food powders applied to the oral cavity. Also, all participants filled in a questionnaire of …

27. Olfactory and gustatory dysfunction in Myasthenia gravis: A study in Turkish patients.

Tekeli H, Senol MG, Altundag A, Yalcınkaya E, Kendirli MT, Yaşar H, Salihoglu M, Saglam O, Cayonu M, Cesmeci E, Hummel T.J Neurol Sci. 2015 Sep 15;356(1-2):188-92. doi: 10.1016/j.jns.2015.06.054. Epub 2015 Jun 27.PMID: 26148933

OBJECTIVE: Myasthenia gravis (MG) is commonly viewed as a muscle disorder. Less is known about neurosensory function and dysfunction in MG. ...The t-test was used for analyzing continuous variables, and the chi-square test for categorical data. Clinical staging and medicat …

28. Olfactory Cleft Width and Volume: Possible Risk Factors for Postinfectious Olfactory Dysfunction.

Altundag A, Temirbekov D, Haci C, Yildirim D, Cayonu M.Laryngoscope. 2021 Jan;131(1):5-9. doi: 10.1002/lary.28524. Epub 2020 Feb 6.PMID: 32027030

OBJECTIVES/HYPOTHESIS: Upper respiratory tract infections are a common cause of temporary and permanent olfactory dysfunction in the general population. ...CONCLUSIONS: Patients with PIOL had increased OC width and volume than the healthy controls. An extra-wide olfactory …

29. COVID-19: Recovery from Chemosensory Dysfunction. A Multicentre study on Smell and Taste.

Niklassen AS, Draf J, Huart C, Hintschich C, Bocksberger S, Trecca EMC, Klimek L, Le Bon SD, Altundag A, Hummel T.Laryngoscope. 2021 May;131(5):1095-1100. doi: 10.1002/lary.29383. Epub 2021 Jan 15.PMID: 33404079

After infection only 1% were anosmic, 26% hyposmic, and 73% normosmic. For gustatory function, there was a difference for all taste qualities, but significantly in sour, bitter, and total score. ...CONCLUSIONS: Chemosensory dysfunction is very common in COVID-19, either as …

30. Olfactory training ball improves adherence and olfactory outcomes in post-infectious olfactory dysfunction.

Saatci O, Altundag A, Duz OA, Hummel T.Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol. 2020 Jul;277(7):2125-2132. doi: 10.1007/s00405-020-05939-3. Epub 2020 Apr 3.PMID: 32246254

PURPOSE: In an effort to make olfactory training (OT) simpler, we designed an 'olfactory training ball' (OTB)-a baseball-size ball with four odor-containing tubes to use in OT. ...Patients exposed themselves to the odors for 5 min twice daily. Adherence was measured with …

31. Sialendoscopic Pneumatic Lithotripsy for Salivary Calculi: A New Technique and a Long-term Clinical Experience.

Serbetci E, Celikoyar MM, Altundag A.Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2017 Nov;157(5):906-908. doi: 10.1177/0194599817717457. Epub 2017 Jul 11.PMID: 28695783

32. Grade 4 tonsillar hypertrophy associated with decreased retronasal olfactory function: a pilot study.

Cayonu M, Salihoglu M, Altundag A, Tekeli H, Kayabasoglu G.Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol. 2014 Aug;271(8):2311-6. doi: 10.1007/s00405-014-2978-6. Epub 2014 Mar 9.PMID: 24609735

33. Development of an International Odor Identification Test for Children: The Universal Sniff Test.

Schriever VA, Agosin E, Altundag A, Avni H, Cao Van H, Cornejo C, de Los Santos G, Fishman G, Fragola C, Guarneros M, Gupta N, Hudson R, Kamel R, Knaapila A, Konstantinidis I, Landis BN, Larsson M, Lundström JN, Macchi A, Mariño-Sánchez F, Martinec Nováková L, Mori E, Mullol J, Nord M, Parma V, Philpott C, Propst EJ, Rawan A, Sandell M, Sorokowska A, Sorokowski P, Sparing-Paschke LM, Stetzler C, Valder C, Vodicka J, Hummel T.J Pediatr. 2018 Jul;198:265-272.e3. doi: 10.1016/j.jpeds.2018.03.011. Epub 2018 May 2.PMID: 29730147

34. Laryngopharyngeal Reflux Has Negative Effects on Taste and Smell Functions.

Altundag A, Cayonu M, Salihoglu M, Yazıcı H, Kurt O, Yalcınkaya E, Saglam O.Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2016 Jul;155(1):117-21. doi: 10.1177/0194599816640249. Epub 2016 Apr 5.PMID: 27048678

35. An objective assessment of halitosis in children with adenoid vegetation during pre- and post-operative period.

Dinc ME, Altundag A, Dizdar D, Avincsal MO, Sahin E, Ulusoy S, Paltura C.Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2016 Sep;88:47-51. doi: 10.1016/j.ijporl.2016.06.042. Epub 2016 Jun 26.PMID: 27497386

36. Cutting the Holy Dome: The Evolution of Vertical Alar Resection.

Şeneldir S, Altundağ A, Dizdar D.Aesthetic Plast Surg. 2018 Feb;42(1):275-287. doi: 10.1007/s00266-017-0979-8. Epub 2017 Oct 12.PMID: 29026965

37. The Relationship between Age-Related Macular Degeneration and Olfactory Function.

Kar T, Yildirim Y, Altundağ A, Sonmez M, Kaya A, Colakoglu K, Tekeli H, Cayonu M, Hummel T.Neurodegener Dis. 2015;15(4):219-24. doi: 10.1159/000381216. Epub 2015 Apr 11.PMID: 25871947

38. Predictive value of CT imaging findings in COVID-19 pneumonia at the time of first-screen regarding the need for hospitalization or intensive care unit.

Tekcan Sanli DE, Yildirim D, Sanli AN, Erozan N, Husmen G, Altundag A, Tuzuner F, Dikensoy O, Erel Kirisoglu C.Diagn Interv Radiol. 2020 Dec 8. doi: 10.5152/dir.2020.20421. Online ahead of print.PMID: 33290242 Free article.

39. Thyroid Hormone Replacement Therapy Improves Olfaction and Taste Sensitivity in Primary Hypothyroid Patients: A Prospective Randomised Clinical Trial.

Deniz F, Ay SA, Salihoglu M, Kurt O, Baskoy K, Altundag A, Tekeli H, Yonem A, Hummel T.Exp Clin Endocrinol Diabetes. 2016 Oct;124(9):562-567. doi: 10.1055/s-0042-108446. Epub 2016 Jul 20.PMID: 27437913 Clinical Trial.

40. Osmophobia and olfactory functions in patients with migraine.

Kayabaşoglu G, Altundag A, Kotan D, Dizdar D, Kaymaz R.Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol. 2017 Feb;274(2):817-821. doi: 10.1007/s00405-016-4283-z. Epub 2016 Aug 30.PMID: 27577041

41. The Effect of External Approach Septoplasty on Olfactory Function.

Türk B, Akpinar M, Altundağ A, Kirik MÖ, Ünsal Ö, Coşkun BU.J Craniofac Surg. 2017 Oct;28(7):1675-1678. doi: 10.1097/SCS.0000000000003626.PMID: 28692504

RESULTS: Olfactory threshold, discrimination, and identification function improved significantly after external approach septoplasty. A statistically significant difference was also detected between pre- and postoperative left MCA1 and left MCA2 of the nasal cavities. Post …

42. Halitosis associated volatile sulphur compound levels in patients with laryngopharyngeal reflux.

Avincsal MO, Altundag A, Ulusoy S, Dinc ME, Dalgic A, Topak M.Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol. 2016 Jun;273(6):1515-20. doi: 10.1007/s00405-016-3961-1. Epub 2016 Mar 5.PMID: 26946304

Previous reports have suggested that laryngopharyngeal reflux (LPR) may cause halitosis. However, it remains unclear if LPR is a risk factor for halitosis. The aim of this study was to investigate if patients diagnosed with LPR have an increased probability of halitosis co …

43. Examination versus subjective nasal obstruction in the evaluation of the nasal septal deviation.

Salihoglu M, Cekin E, Altundag A, Cesmeci E.Rhinology. 2014 Jun;52(2):122-126. doi: 10.4193/Rhin13.057.PMID: 24932622

BACKGROUND: Nasal septal deviation (NSD) is a frequent complaint among patients in an otolaryngology clinic. The prevalence of NSD varies in different populations and NSD classification schemes are complex. METHODS: We aimed to determine the prevalence of NSD in a p …

44. The evaluation of olfactory function in individuals with chronic halitosis.

Altundag A, Cayonu M, Kayabasoglu G, Salihoglu M, Tekeli H, Cayonu S, Akpinar ME, Hummel T.Chem Senses. 2015 Jan;40(1):47-51. doi: 10.1093/chemse/bju058. Epub 2014 Nov 24.PMID: 25422366

Also, a control group was created from individuals without a complaint of halitosis and also who had normal values for volatile sulfur compounds. ...The results suggest that the chronic presence of volatile sulfur compounds may have a negative effect on olfac …

45. The effect of obstructive sleep apnea on olfactory functions.

Salihoğlu M, Kendirli MT, Altundağ A, Tekeli H, Sağlam M, Çayönü M, Şenol MG, Özdağ F.Laryngoscope. 2014 Sep;124(9):2190-4. doi: 10.1002/lary.24565. Epub 2014 Jan 28.PMID: 24347517

Patients were divided into three groups according to polysomnography results: 1) a control group, 2) a mild to moderate OSA group, and 3) a severe OSA group. ...RESULTS: The current investigation produced four major findings: 1) The apnea-hypopnea index had …

46. Evaluation of halitosis using OralChroma™ in patients with allergic rhinitis.

Avincsal MO, Altundag A, Dinc ME, Cayonu M, Topak M, Kulekci M.Eur Ann Otorhinolaryngol Head Neck Dis. 2016 Sep;133(4):243-6. doi: 10.1016/j.anorl.2015.08.042. Epub 2016 Apr 7.PMID: 27067702

VSCs, which consist of hydrogen sulphide (HS), methyl mercaptan (MM), and dimethyl sulphide (DMS), were measured using a portable gas chromatograph (OralChroma; AbiMedical, Osaka, Japan). RESULTS: Patients with AR exhibited significantly higher levels of MM and DMS that di …

47. Rhinophyma-like venous malformation of the nose.

Kayabasoglu G, Kaymaz R, Yilmaz MS, Altundag A, Dilek FH.Br J Dermatol. 2014 Jul;171(1):195-7. doi: 10.1111/bjd.12896. Epub 2014 Jun 22.PMID: 24593157 No abstract available.

48. The effect of high altitude on olfactory functions.

Altundağ A, Salihoglu M, Çayönü M, Cingi C, Tekeli H, Hummel T.Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol. 2014 Mar;271(3):615-8. doi: 10.1007/s00405-013-2823-3. Epub 2013 Nov 20.PMID: 24253385

The aim of the present study was to investigate whether olfactory function changes in relation to high altitude in a natural setting. The present study included 41 volunteers with no history of chronic rhinosinusitis or nasal polyposis. The study group consisted of 31 men …

49. Is there an association between olfactory bulb volume and the Keros type of fossa olfactoria?

Saglam M, Salihoglu M, Tekeli H, Altundag A, Sivrioglu AK, Cayonu M.J Craniofac Surg. 2014 Jul;25(4):1273-6. doi: 10.1097/SCS.0000000000000579.PMID: 24902111

RESULTS: The mean (SD) right OB volume was measured to be 52.21 (13.73) mm3 with a range between 33.90 and 95.70 mm3. The mean (SD) left OB volume was measured to be 53.98 (13.31) mm3 with a range between 31.20 and 94.10 mm3. ...From the current study, it may be con …

50. Olfactory functions in patients with psoriasis vulgaris: correlations with the severity of the disease.

Aydın E, Tekeli H, Karabacak E, Altunay İK, Aydın Ç, Çerman AA, Altundağ A, Salihoğlu M, Çayönü M.Arch Dermatol Res. 2016 Aug;308(6):409-14. doi: 10.1007/s00403-016-1662-7. Epub 2016 Jun 14.PMID: 27299882

It is well known that psoriasis is not only limited to skin, but a systemic autoimmune disease with various comorbidities. Olfactory dysfunction, one of as a common but lesser known symptom of patients with autoimmune diseases, often presents with smell loss. The ai …

51. Olfactory and gustatory functions in patients with non-complicated type 1 diabetes mellitus.

Altundag A, Ay SA, Hira S, Salıhoglu M, Baskoy K, Denız F, Tekelı H, Kurt O, Yonem A, Hummel T.Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol. 2017 Jun;274(6):2621-2627. doi: 10.1007/s00405-017-4497-8. Epub 2017 Mar 3.PMID: 28258376

52. The effect of high altitude on nasal nitric oxide levels.

Altundag A, Salihoglu M, Cayonu M, Cingi C, Tekeli H, Hummel T.Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol. 2014 Sep;271(9):2583-6. doi: 10.1007/s00405-014-3170-8. Epub 2014 Jun 28.PMID: 24972544

The aim of the present study was to investigate whether nasal nitric oxide (nNO) levels change in relation to high altitude in a natural setting where the weather conditions were favorable. The present study included 41 healthy volunteers without a history of acute …

53. Postoperative changes in olfactory function after transcanalicular diode laser dacryocystorhinostomy.

Yildirim Y, Salihoglu M, Kar T, Altundag A, Tekeli H, Kaya A, Cayonu M, Unal M.Ophthalmic Plast Reconstr Surg. 2015 Mar-Apr;31(2):94-7. doi: 10.1097/IOP.0000000000000199.PMID: 24927031 Clinical Trial.

54. Imaging Features to Predict Response to Olfactory Training in Post-Traumatic Olfactory Dysfunction.

Altundag A, Saatci O, Kandemirli SG, Sanli DET, Duz OA, Sanli AN, Yildirim D.Laryngoscope. 2021 Jan 15. doi: 10.1002/lary.29392. Online ahead of print.PMID: 33449371

OBJECTIVES/HYPOTHESIS: Prognosis of post-traumatic olfactory dysfunction is poor, with medical treatment options showing limited success rates. Olfactory training (OT) has been introduced as a potential therapeutic option in olfactory dysfunction. We aimed to identify the …

55. Efficiency of hyperbaric oxygen and steroid therapy in treatment of hearing loss following acoustic trauma.

Salihoğlu M, Ay H, Cincik H, Cekin E, Cesmeci E, Memis A, Uzun G, Altundag A, Simsek K.Undersea Hyperb Med. 2015 Nov-Dec;42(6):539-46.PMID: 26742254

Patients were grouped according to date of admission; patients admitted within the first 10 days were included in Group A and those admitted between Days 11 and 30 in Group B. RESULTS: A total of 48 patients (73 ears) with AAT were included. There were 37 ears in Gr …

56. Olfactory and Gustatory Functions after Anterior Palatoplasty in Patients with Primary Snoring.

Saglam O, Altundag A, Cayonu M, Salihoglu M, Azizli E, Dursun E, Cetin B.Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2016 Jun;154(6):1155-60. doi: 10.1177/0194599816639039. Epub 2016 Mar 29.PMID: 27026734

CONCLUSION: Patients scheduled for AP should be properly informed about potential postoperative taste and flavor changes. They should also be warned of a possible loss of appetite due to a postoperative decrease in the umami taste sensation of the soft palate....

57. Response to comment: An objective assessment of halitosis in children with adenoid vegetation during the pre- and postoperative periods.

Dinc ME, Altundag A, Dizdar D, Avincsal MO, Sahin E, Ulusoy S, Paltura C.Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2017 Jul;98:172-173. doi: 10.1016/j.ijporl.2016.12.012. Epub 2016 Dec 18.PMID: 28024795 No abstract available.

58. Does nasal obstruction affect the articulation of plosive consonants?

Altundağ A, Akpınar ME, Koçak I, Tekin M.Kulak Burun Bogaz Ihtis Derg. 2011 May-Jun;21(3):129-36. doi: 10.5606/kbbihtisas.2011.014.PMID: 21595616

59. Retro- and orthonasal olfactory function in relation to olfactory bulb volume in patients with hypogonadotrophic hypogonadism.

Salihoglu M, Kurt O, Ay SA, Baskoy K, Altundag A, Saglam M, Deniz F, Tekeli H, Yonem A, Hummel T.Braz J Otorhinolaryngol. 2018 Sep-Oct;84(5):630-637. doi: 10.1016/j.bjorl.2017.07.009. Epub 2017 Aug 24.PMID: 28870428

CONCLUSION: 1) There were no significant differences in gustatory function between controls and idiopathic hypogonadotrophic hypogonadism patients; 2) retronasal olfaction was reduced only in anosmic patients but not in orthonasally hyposmic participants, possibly indicating pres …

60. Is There Any Effect on Smell and Taste Functions with Levothyroxine Treatment in Subclinical Hypothyroidism?

Baskoy K, Ay SA, Altundag A, Kurt O, Salihoglu M, Deniz F, Tekeli H, Yonem A, Hummel T.PLoS One. 2016 Feb 29;11(2):e0149979. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0149979. eCollection 2016.PMID: 26927632 Free PMC article.

In contrast, results from psychophysical gustatory tests showed only a decreased score for "bitter" in patients, but not for other tastes (5.91.8 vs 6.61.0, p = 0.045). ...However bitter taste found positively correlated with T3 with treatment(r: 0.445, p: 0.018). Subclini …

61. Lateralized differences in olfactory function and olfactory bulb volume relate to nasal septum deviation.

Altundag A, Salihoglu M, Tekeli H, Saglam M, Cayonu M, Hummel T.J Craniofac Surg. 2014 Mar;25(2):359-62. doi: 10.1097/SCS.0000000000000617.PMID: 24561363

62. Clinical assessment of olfactory functions in children who underwent adenotonsillectomy during pre- and post-operative period.

Altundag A, Salihoglu M, Cayonu M, Tekeli H.Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2014 Jul;78(7):1138-42. doi: 10.1016/j.ijporl.2014.04.032. Epub 2014 May 2.PMID: 24791678

63. Salivary and serum myeloperoxidase in obstructive sleep apnea.

Akpinar ME, Yigit O, Altundag A, Demirel GY, Kocak I.J Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2012 Jun 1;41(3):215-21.PMID: 22762704

64. The effect of hyperbaric conditions on olfactory functions.

Ay H, Salihoglu M, Altundag A, Tekeli H, Memis A, Cayonu M.Undersea Hyperb Med. 2014 May-Jun;41(3):203-7.PMID: 24984314

65. Does the length of uvula affect the palatal implant outcome in the management of habitual snoring?

Akpinar ME, Yigit O, Kocak I, Altundag A.Laryngoscope. 2011 May;121(5):1112-6. doi: 10.1002/lary.21731.PMID: 21520133

66. Comparison of totally occlusive nasal pack, internal nasal splint, and transseptal suture technique after septoplasty in terms of immediate respiratory distress related to anesthesia and surgical complications.

Cayonu M, Acar A, Horasanlı E, Altundag A, Salihoglu M.Acta Otolaryngol. 2014 Apr;134(4):390-4. doi: 10.3109/00016489.2013.878476. Epub 2014 Feb 11.PMID: 24512461 Clinical Trial.

67. The comparison of cephalometric characteristics in nonobese obstructive sleep apnea subjects and primary snorers cephalometric measures in nonobese OSA and primary snorers.

Akpinar ME, Celikoyar MM, Altundag A, Kocak I.Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol. 2011 Jul;268(7):1053-9. doi: 10.1007/s00405-010-1448-z. Epub 2010 Dec 4.PMID: 21132318

68. Unilateral olfactory bulb volume loss due to arteriovenous malformation.

Saglam M, Salihoglu M, Tekeli H, Altundag A.Wien Klin Wochenschr. 2014 Jun;126(11-12):327-8. doi: 10.1007/s00508-014-0519-3. Epub 2014 Mar 21.PMID: 24652014 No abstract available.

69. Systemic corticosteroids in coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19)-related smell dysfunction: an international view.

Huart C, Philpott CM, Altundag A, Fjaeldstad AW, Frasnelli J, Gane S, Hsieh JW, Holbrook EH, Konstantinidis I, Landis BN, Macchi A, Mueller CA, Negoias S, Pinto JM, Poletti SC, Ramakrishnan VR, Rombaux P, Vodicka J, Welge-Lüessen A, Whitcroft KL, Hummel T.Int Forum Allergy Rhinol. 2021 Mar 16. doi: 10.1002/alr.22788. Online ahead of print.PMID: 33728824