The Journal of International Advanced Otology

Editor
O. Nuri Özgirgin
Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Bayındır Hospital, Ankara, Turkey
[email protected]

Associate Editors
Manohar Bance
University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
ORCID ID: 0000-0001-8050-3617

Arun Gadre
University of Louisville, Louisville, USA
ORCID ID: 0000-0002-7784-5533

Arata Horii
Niigata University, Niigata City, Japan

Graziela Souza Queiroz Martins
University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brasil

Issam Saliba
University of Montreal, Montreal, Canada
ORCID ID: 0000-0002-4475-5988

Bülent Satar
GATA Medical School, Ankara, Turkey

Robby Vanspauwen
Department of Ear Nose Throat, Sint-Augustinus Antwerp European Institute For ORL, Wilrijk, Belgium
ORCID ID: 0000-0001-8044-9358

Administrative Advisory Board
Manohar Bance
University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK

Maurizio Barbara
Sapienza University, Sant’Andrea Hospital, Rome, Italy

Rubens de Brito
University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil

Arnaud Deveeze
Clinique Clairval, Marseille, France

Neil Donnelly
Spire Cambridge Lea Hospital, Cambridge, UK

Arun Gadre
University of Louisville, Louisville, USA

Karl-Bernd Huttenbrink
University of Koln, Köln, Germany

Mohan Kameswaran
Madras Ear Nose Throat Research Foundation, Chennai, India

Thomas Lenarz
Medizinische Hochschule Hannover, Hannover, Germany

Simon Lloyd
University of Manchester, Manchester, UK

Jacques Magnan
Causse Ear Clinic, Beziers, France

Gerry O’Donoghue
Queens Medical Centre, Nottingham, UK

F. Erwin Offeciers
Sint-Augustinus Hospital University, Wilrijk, Belgium

Seung Ha Oh
Seoul National University Hospital, Seoul, South Korea

Milan Profant
Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Bratislava University, Bratislava, Slovakia

Graziela Souza Queiroz Martins
University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brasil

Angel Ramos
University Hospital Insular, Las Palmas, Spain

Masafumi Sakagami
Hyogo College of Medicine, Hyogo, Japan

Bülent Satar
GATA Medical School, Ankara, Turkey

Thomas Somers
Sint-Augustinus Hospital University, Wilrijk, Belgium

Holger Sudhoff
Bielefeld Academic Teaching Hospital, Muenster University, Bielefeld, Germany

Per Caye Thomasen
Gentofte University Hospital, Hellerup, Denmark

Franco Trabalzini
University of Siena, Siena, Italy

Robby Vanspauwen
Department of Ear Nose Throat, Sint-Augustinus Antwerp European Institute For ORL, Wilrijk, Belgium

Ashley Wackym
Ear and Skull Base Institute, Portland, Oregon, USA

Editorial Consultants
Fatthi Abdel Baki
University of Alexandria, Alexandria, Egypt

Mehmet Ada
University of İstanbul, İstanbul, Turkey

Songül Aksoy
Department of Audiology, Hacettepe University School of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey

Mesut Akyol
Yıldırım Bayazıt University, Ankara, Turkey

Cüneyt Alper
University of Pittsburg, Pennsylvania, USA

Fazıl Necdet Ardıç
Pamukkale University, Denizli, Turkey

Miguel Aristegui
Hospital General Universitario Gregorio Maranon, Madrid, Spain

Bernard Ars
University of Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium

Nenad Arsovic
Belgrade Otorhinolaryngology Clinic, Belgrade, Serbia

Asım Aslan
Celal Bayar University, Manisa, Turkey

Ahmet Ataş
İstanbul University, İstanbul, Turkey

Paul Avan
Université d’Auvergne, Clermont-Ferrand, France

Manohar Bance
University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK

Maurizio Barbara
Sapienza University, Sant’Andrea Hospital, Rome, Italy

Saba Battelino
University Medical Centre, Ljubljana, Slovenia

Yıldırım Bayazıt
Medipol University, İstanbul, Turkey

Aziz Belal
Alex Ear Center, Alexandria, Egypt

Ricardo Bento
University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil

Daniele Bernardeschi
GH Pitié Salpêtrière, Paris, France

Dirk Beutner
HNO-Universitätsklinik Köln, Köln, Germany

Anirban Biswas
Neurotology Center, Kalkota, India

Bruce Black
Royal CHildren’s Hospital, Brisbane, Australia

Srecko Branica
University of Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia

Robert Briggs
Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital, Melbourne, Australia

Augusto Casani
Pisa University, Pisa, Italy

Ricardo Ceballos-Lizarraga
ABC Medical Center, Cuajimalpa, Mexico

Carlos Cenjor Espanol
Fundacion Jimenez Diaz - Clinica Nuestra Senora Concepcion, Madrid, Spain

Udi Cinamon
Edith Wolfson Medical Center, Cholon, Israel

Marcel Cosgarea
University of Medicine and Pharmacy “Iuliu Hatieganu”, Cluj-Napoca, Romania

Vincent Cousins
The Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Australia

Sebahattin Cüreoğlu
University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, USA

Onur Çelik
Celal Bayar University, Manisa, Turkey

Chunfu Dai
University of Shangai, Shangai, China

Vincent Darrouzet
Hopital Pellegrin, Bordeaux, France

Rubens de Brito
University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil

Angel Ramos de Miguel
Las Palmas University, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain

Olivier Deguine
University of Toulouse, Toulouse, France

Antonio della Volpe
Santobono Paediatric Hospital, Naples, Italy

Arnaud Deveeze
Clinique Clairval, Marseille, France

İrfan Devranoğlu
İstanbul University, İstanbul, Turkey

Aarno Dietz
Kuopio University Hospital, Kuopio, Finland

Norbert Dillier
University Hospital Zürich, Zurich, Switzerland

Neil Donnelly
Spire Cambridge Lea Hospital, Cambridge, UK

John Dornhoffer
UAMS Medical Center Little Rock, USA

Bruce M. Edwards
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA

Antonio Lopez Escamez
Universidad de Granada, Granada, Spain

Jose Fayad
Saudi Aramco, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia

Roberto Filipo
Sapienza University, Rome, Italy

Peter Franz
Rudolfstiftung Teaching Hospital, Vienna, Austria

Bernard Fraysse
University of Toulouse, Toulouse, France

Henning Frenzel
Universitätsklinikum Schleswig-Holstein, Lübeck, Germany

Arun Gadre
University of Louisville, Louisville, USA

Michael Gaihede
Aarhus University, Aarhus, Sweden

Aydan Genç
Department of Audiology Hacettepe University School of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey

Imre Gerlinger
Department of Ear Nose Throat University Pécs, Pécs, Hungary

Mislav Gjuric
SINTEZA Health Center, Zagreb, Croatia

Wilko Grolman
University of Utrecht, Utrecht, Netherlands

Enis Alpin Güneri
Dokuz Eylül University İzmir, Turkey

Jean-Philippe Guyot
University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland

İbrahim Hızalan
Novomet Ear Nose Throat Center, Bursa, Turkey

Margriet A. Huisman
Leiden University, Leiden, The Netherlands

Malou Hultcrantz
University of Karolinska, Stockholm, Sweden

Karl-Bernd Huttenbrink
University of Köln, Köln, Germany

Yukiko Iino
Jichi Medical University Saitama Medical Center, Saitama, Japan

Armağan İncesulu
Eskişehir Osmangazi University, Eskişehir, Turkey

Adrian James
The Hospital for Sick Children, Ontario, Canada

Herman Jenkins
University of Colorado, Aurora, USA

Daniel Jiang
St Thomas’ Hospital, London, UK

Seiji Kakehata
Yamagata University, Yamagata, Japan

Mohan Kameswaran
Madras Ear Nose Throat Research Foundation, Chennai, India

Daniel Kaplan
Ben Gurion University, Beer Sheva, Israel

Herman Kingma
University of Maastricht, Maastricht, The Netherlands

Tayfun Kirazlı
Ege University, İzmir, Turkey

Mete Kiroğlu
Çukurova University, Adana, Turkey

Hiromi Kojima
Jikei University, Tokyo, Japan

Nazım Korkut
İstanbul University, İstanbul, Turkey

Sergey Kosyakov
Russian Medcal Academy for Postgraduate Education, Moscow, Russia

Rudi Kuhweide
A.Z. St.-Jan Brugge A.V., Bruges, Belgium

Roland Laszig
University of Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany

Michael Joseph O'Leary
Senta Clinic, California, USA

Thomas Lenarz
Medizinische Hochschule Hannover, Hannover, Germany

Thomas Linder
University of Luzern, Luzern, Switzerland

Simon Lloyd
University of Manchester, Manchester, UK

Jacques Magnan
Causse Ear Clinic, Beziers, France

Mans Magnusson
University of Lund, Lund, Sweden

Marco Mandala
University of Siena, Siena, Italy

Manuel Manrique
University of Pamplona, Pamplona, Spain

Salah Mansour
Lebanese University, Beirut, Lebanon

Daniele Marchioni
University of Verona, Verona, Italy

Paul Merkus
VU University Medical Center Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Hidemi Miyazaki
Kyosai Hospital, Tokyo, Japan

Constantino Morera
University of Valencia, Valencia, Spain

Badr Eldin Mostafa
Ain-Shams University, Cairo, Egypt

Jef Mulder
Radboud University Hospital, Nijmegen, The Netherlands

Marcus Neudert
Technische Universität Dresden, Dresden, Germany

Thomas Nikolopoulos
University of Athens, Athens, Greece

Daniel Nuti
Universita degli Studi di Siena, Siena, Italy

Gerry O’Donoghue
Queens Medical Centre, Nottingham, UK

Stephen O’Leary
University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia

Onur Odabaşı
Adnan Menderes University, Aydın, Turkey

F. Erwin Offeciers
Sint-Augustinus Hospital University, Wilrijk, Belgium

Seung Ha Oh
Seoul National University Hospital, Seoul, South Korea

Levent Olgun
İzmir Bozyaka Hospital, İzmir, Turkey

Carlos A. Oliveira
University of Brasília Medical School, Brasilia, Brazil

Ewa Olszewska
Medical University of Bialystok, Bialystok, Poland

Eva Orzan
Audiology and Otorhinolaryngology Institute for Maternal and Child Health IRCCS “Burlo Garofolo”, Trieste, Italy

Levent Naci Ozluoğlu
Başkent University, Ankara, Turkey

Blake Papsin
University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada

Ronen Perez
Shaare Zedek Medical Center, Jerusalem, Israel

Nicolas Perez Fernandez
University of Navarra, Navarra, Spain

Stefan Plontke
University Hospital Halle, Saale, Germany

Milan Profant
Department of Otorhinolaryngology University of Bratislava, Bratislava, Slovakia

Nicola Quaranta
University of Bari, Bari, Italy

Angel Ramos
University Hospital Insular, Las Palmas, Spain

Giampietro Ricci
University of Perugia, Perugia, Italy

John Rutka
Toronto General Hospital, Toronto, Canada

Ayşe Sanem Sahli
Department of Audiology Hacettepe University School of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey

Masafumi Sakagami
Hyogo College of Medicine, Hyogo, Japan

Issam Saliba
University of Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Mario Sanna
Gruppo Otologico, Piacenza, Italy

Pascal Senn
University of Geneve, Geneve, Switzerland

Avi Shupak
Technion - Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel

Henryk Skarzynski
World Hearing Center, Warsaw, Poland

Ad Snik
University of Nijmegen, Nijmegen, The Netherlands

Thomas Somers
Sint-Augustinus Hospital University, Wilrijk, Belgium

Holger Sudhoff
Bielefeld Academic Teaching Hospital, Muenster University, Bielefeld, Germany

Witold Szyfter
Poznan University of Medical Sciences, Poznan, Poland

Bulent Şerbetcioğlu
Dokuz Eylül University, İzmir, Türkiye

Haruo Takahashi
University of Nagasaki, Nagasaki, Japan

Rinze A. Tange
University of Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands

George Tavartkiladze
National Research Centre for Audiology and Hearing Rehabilitation, Moscow, Russia

Per Caye Thomasen
Gentofte University Hospital, Hellerup, Denmark

Tetsuya Tono
Miyazaki Medical College, Miyazaki, Japan

Vedat Topsakal
University of Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands

Franco Trabalzini
University of Siena, Siena, Italy

Eric Truy
University of Lyon, Lyon, France

Nina Bozanic Urbancic
University Medical Centre Ljubljana, Ljubljana, Slovenia

Cem Uzun
Trakya University, Edirne, Turkey

Paul Van de Heyning
University of Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium

Frederic Venail
CHU Montpellier, Montpeiller, France

Christophe Vincent
Lille University Hospital, Lille, France

Magnus von Unge
Akershus Universitetssykehus, Nordbyhagen, Norway

Ashley Wackym
Ear and Skull Base Institute, Portland, Oregon, USA

Stephen Wetmore
University West Virginia Medical Center, Morgantown, USA

Sertac Yetişer
Anadolu Hospital, İstanbul, Turkey

Orhan Yılmaz
Clinic of Otorhinolaryngology, University of Health Sciences Dışkapı Yıldırım Beyazıt Training and Research Hospital, Ankara, Turkey

Robin Youngs
Gloucestershire Royal Hospital, Gloucestershire, UK

Diego Zanetti
University of Milano, Milano, Italy

Michael Tong
St. Joseph's Health Inc., New York, USA



Publisher
İbrahim KARA

Publication Director
Ali ŞAHİN

Editorial Development
Gizem KAYAN

Finance and Administration
Zeynep YAKIŞIRER ÜREN

Deputy Publication Director
Gökhan ÇİMEN

Publication Coordinators
Betül ÇİMEN
Özlem ÇAKMAK
Okan AYDOĞAN
İrem DELİÇAY
Arzu YILDIRIM

Project Coordinators
Sinem KOZ
Doğan ORUÇ

Graphics Department
Ünal ÖZER
Deniz DURAN
Beyzanur KARABULUT



 

ISSN1308-7649 EISSN 2148-3817