Ulas Bildirici

Summary

Publications

  1. pmc The value of serum tumour markers in the prediction of aetiology and follow up of patients with pericardial effusion
    U Bildirici
    Department of Cardiology, Kocaeli University Medical Faculty, Kocaeli, Turkey
    Cardiovasc J Afr 23:143-6. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Diagnostic value of poor R-wave progression in electrocardiograms for diabetic cardiomyopathy in type 2 diabetic patients
    Ulas Bildirici
    Cardiology Department, Kocaeli University Medical Faculty, Kocaeli, Turkey
    Clin Cardiol 33:559-64. 2010
  3. doi request reprint Two cases with similar pseudoaneurysms but different outcomes
    Ulas Bildirici
    Department of Cardiology, Medical Faculty of Kocaeli University, Kocaeli, Turkey
    Clin Cardiol 32:E60-2. 2009
  4. doi request reprint Comparison of the effects of left vs. right ventricular pacing on left ventricular remodelling
    Ulas Bildirici
    Department of Cardiology, Kocaeli University Medical Faculty, 41380 Kocaeli, Turkey
    Europace 10:1387-91. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Association between documented coronary artery disease and urinary albumin, albumin to creatinine ratio
    Ulas Bildirici
    Department of Cardiology, Kocaeli University, Medical Faculty, Kocaeli, Turkey
    Med Sci Monit 16:CR545-8. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Essential thrombocythemia: a case of acute ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction in a young female
    Ulas Bildirici
    Department of Cardiology, Kocaeli University, 41380 Kocaeli, Turkey
    Clin Cardiol 32:104-5. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Right atrial appendage function in different etiologies of permanent atrial fibrillation: a transesophageal echocardiography and tissue Doppler imaging study
    Tayfun Sahin
    Kocaeli University Medical Faculty, Department of Cardiology, 41380 Umuttepe, Kocaeli, Turkey
    Echocardiography 27:384-93. 2010
  8. doi request reprint Comparison of the long-term prognostic value of cystatin C to other indicators of renal function, markers of inflammation and systolic dysfunction among patients with acute coronary syndrome
    Teoman Kilic
    Kocaeli University Medical Faculty, Department of Cardiology, Invasive Cardiology Research and Application Unit, Kocaeli, Turkey
    Atherosclerosis 207:552-8. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Relationship between endothelial functions and acetylsalicylic acid resistance in newly diagnosed hypertensive patients
    Tayfun Sahin
    Department of Cardiology, Medical Faculty of Kocaeli University, Kocaeli, Turkey
    Clin Cardiol 35:755-63. 2012
  10. doi request reprint Long-term prognosis of non-interventionally followed patients with isolated myocardial bridge and severe systolic compression of the left anterior descending coronary artery
    Ertan Ural
    Kocaeli University Medical Faculty, Department of Cardiology, Umuttepe Kocaeli, Turkey
    Clin Cardiol 32:454-7. 2009

Detail Information

Publications21

  1. pmc The value of serum tumour markers in the prediction of aetiology and follow up of patients with pericardial effusion
    U Bildirici
    Department of Cardiology, Kocaeli University Medical Faculty, Kocaeli, Turkey
    Cardiovasc J Afr 23:143-6. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the value of tumour markers in the differential diagnosis of pericardial effusions and to assess their changing levels during follow up...
  2. doi request reprint Diagnostic value of poor R-wave progression in electrocardiograms for diabetic cardiomyopathy in type 2 diabetic patients
    Ulas Bildirici
    Cardiology Department, Kocaeli University Medical Faculty, Kocaeli, Turkey
    Clin Cardiol 33:559-64. 2010
    ..Diabetic cardiomyopathy (DCMP) is a common complication of diabetes and is associated with increased mortality. It has been suggested that a poor R-wave progression in a resting electrocardiogram (ECG) could be a sign of cardiomyopathy...
  3. doi request reprint Two cases with similar pseudoaneurysms but different outcomes
    Ulas Bildirici
    Department of Cardiology, Medical Faculty of Kocaeli University, Kocaeli, Turkey
    Clin Cardiol 32:E60-2. 2009
    ..In this case report, we present two cases with left ventricular pseudoaneurysms in the same area. One of them had a stable outcome and the other had a fatal outcome...
  4. doi request reprint Comparison of the effects of left vs. right ventricular pacing on left ventricular remodelling
    Ulas Bildirici
    Department of Cardiology, Kocaeli University Medical Faculty, 41380 Kocaeli, Turkey
    Europace 10:1387-91. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate echocardiographic and clinical effects of RV and left ventricular (LV)-based pacing in patients with standard pacemaker indication and LV dysfunction...
  5. ncbi request reprint Association between documented coronary artery disease and urinary albumin, albumin to creatinine ratio
    Ulas Bildirici
    Department of Cardiology, Kocaeli University, Medical Faculty, Kocaeli, Turkey
    Med Sci Monit 16:CR545-8. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate whether the amount of urinary albumin concentration (UAC) or urinary albumin to creatinine ratio (UACR) is more strongly associated with angiographically documented coronary artery disease (CAD)...
  6. doi request reprint Essential thrombocythemia: a case of acute ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction in a young female
    Ulas Bildirici
    Department of Cardiology, Kocaeli University, 41380 Kocaeli, Turkey
    Clin Cardiol 32:104-5. 2009
    ..Facilitated percutaneous coronary intervention with GPIIb/IIIa and/or thrombolytic therapy may be considered as the first treatment modality for this patient group...
  7. doi request reprint Right atrial appendage function in different etiologies of permanent atrial fibrillation: a transesophageal echocardiography and tissue Doppler imaging study
    Tayfun Sahin
    Kocaeli University Medical Faculty, Department of Cardiology, 41380 Umuttepe, Kocaeli, Turkey
    Echocardiography 27:384-93. 2010
    ..We investigated RAA function with TEE and tissue Doppler imaging (TDI) in permanent AF patients with different etiologies and evaluated predictive parameters of right atrial spontaneous echo contrast (SEC) and thrombi...
  8. doi request reprint Comparison of the long-term prognostic value of cystatin C to other indicators of renal function, markers of inflammation and systolic dysfunction among patients with acute coronary syndrome
    Teoman Kilic
    Kocaeli University Medical Faculty, Department of Cardiology, Invasive Cardiology Research and Application Unit, Kocaeli, Turkey
    Atherosclerosis 207:552-8. 2009
    ..We compared the long-term prognostic efficacy of Cys-C with other markers of renal dysfunction, inflammation and systolic dysfunction in patients with ACS...
  9. doi request reprint Relationship between endothelial functions and acetylsalicylic acid resistance in newly diagnosed hypertensive patients
    Tayfun Sahin
    Department of Cardiology, Medical Faculty of Kocaeli University, Kocaeli, Turkey
    Clin Cardiol 35:755-63. 2012
    ....
  10. doi request reprint Long-term prognosis of non-interventionally followed patients with isolated myocardial bridge and severe systolic compression of the left anterior descending coronary artery
    Ertan Ural
    Kocaeli University Medical Faculty, Department of Cardiology, Umuttepe Kocaeli, Turkey
    Clin Cardiol 32:454-7. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the long-term prognosis of non-interventionally followed patients with myocardial bridge and angiographic milking of the left anterior descending (LAD) coronary artery...
  11. doi request reprint Evaluation of left atrial appendage functions according to different etiologies of atrial fibrillation with a tissue Doppler imaging technique by using transesophageal echocardiography
    Tayfun Sahin
    Department of Cardiology, Medical Faculty, Kocaeli University, Kocaeli, Turkey
    Echocardiography 26:171-81. 2009
    ..This study aimed to examine the LAA function in AF that occurred under various etiologies and to compare the findings with a novel tissue Doppler imaging (TDI) technique by using transesophageal echocardiography (TEE)...
  12. ncbi request reprint Successful percutaneous intervention to acute myocardial infarction presenting with typical chest pain in transplanted heart
    Ulas Bildirici
    Kocaeli University Medical Faculty, Department of Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology Research and Application Unit, Kocaeli, Turkey
    Circ J 73:2166-8. 2009
    ..We present a 27-year-old female cardiac transplant patient with an acute myocardial infarction, who was successfully treated with percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty...
  13. ncbi request reprint Dilated cardiomyopathy, spontaneous echo contrast in the aorta and embolic events
    Guliz Kozdag
    Dept of Cardiology, Kocaeli University Medical Faculty, Kocaeli, Turkey
    Acta Cardiol 65:9-14. 2010
    ..Spontaneous echocardiographic contrast (SEC) is a frequent finding in patients with dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM). In this study, we have investigated the frequency and clinical correlates of aortic-SEC (Ao-SEC) in patients with DCM...
  14. ncbi request reprint Effect of cardiac resynchronization therapy on left ventricular diastolic filling pattern in responder and nonresponder patients
    Aysen Agacdiken
    Kocaeli University Medical Faculty, Department of Cardiology, Kocaeli, Turkey
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 28:654-60. 2005
    ....
  15. doi request reprint A young patient with coronary artery anomaly, whose left anterior descending artery originated from the pulmonary artery, underwent cardiac arrest
    Tayfun Sahin
    Department of Cardiology, Medical Faculty of Kocaeli University, Kocaeli, Turkey
    Cardiovasc J Afr 23:e15-8. 2012
    ..We treated the patient with a left internal mammarian artery - left anterior descending artery (LIMA-LAD) graft...
  16. ncbi request reprint Elevated level of high-sensitivity C-reactive protein is important in determining prognosis in chronic heart failure
    Guliz Kozdag
    Kocaeli University, Medical Faculty, Department of Cardiology, Kocaeli, Turkey
    Med Sci Monit 16:CR156-161. 2010
    ..The aim was to investigate the relationship between hs-CRP and prognosis in CHF patients...
  17. doi request reprint Ischemic stroke history predicts increased cardiovascular mortality in chronic heart failure
    Guliz Kozdag
    Department of Cardiology, Faculty of Medicine, Kocaeli University, Kocaeli Turkey
    Anadolu Kardiyol Derg 11:421-7. 2011
    ..To investigate comorbidities that predict cardiac mortality and re-hospitalization in chronic heart failure (CHF) patients...
  18. doi request reprint Diabetic cardiomyopathy
    Eser Acar
    Department of Cardiology, Faculty of Medicine, Kocaeli University, Kocaeli, Turkey
    Anadolu Kardiyol Derg 11:732-7. 2011
    ..In this article, we aim to provide an extensive review on the pathophysiology, diagnosis, management of DCP...
  19. ncbi request reprint Asymptomatic single coronary artery in patient with severe peripheric artery disease
    Goksel Kahraman
    Department of Cardiology, Kocaeli University Medical Faculty, Umuttepe Yerleskesi, Eski Istanbul Yolu 10 km, Izmit, Kocaeli 41380, Turkey
    Int J Cardiovasc Imaging 23:273-6. 2007
    ..This patient did not have any other cardiovascular anomaly. However, this patient suffered from severe and progressive peripheric arterial disease...
  20. pmc Persistent left superior vena cava and partial anomalous pulmonary venous return in an old asymptomatic female patient
    Tayfun Sahin
    Department of Cardiology, Kocaeli University Medical Faculty, Umuttepe Yerleskesi, 41380 Kocaeli, Turkey
    Cardiol Res Pract 2009:152164. 2009
    ..The diagnosis can be made when injection of contrast in left antecubital vein results in enhancement of the dilated coronary sinus before right atrium. MRI, CT-scan and catheterisation can be used to confirm the diagnosis...
  21. ncbi request reprint Lipomatous hypertrophy of the interatrial septum: a case report
    Tayfun Sahin
    Department of Cardiology, Medicine Faculty of Kocaeli University, Kocaeli, Turkey
    Turk Kardiyol Dern Ars 37:187-9. 2009
    ..Cardiac magnetic resonance imaging showed lipomatosis and thickening in the interatrial septum and subepicardial region...