Ahmet K Bozkurt

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Publications

  1. pmc Peripheral artery disease assessed by ankle-brachial index in patients with established cardiovascular disease or at least one risk factor for atherothrombosis--CAREFUL study: a national, multi-center, cross-sectional observational study
    Ahmet K Bozkurt
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Istanbul University Cerrahpasa Medical School, Turkey
    BMC Cardiovasc Disord 11:4. 2011
  2. ncbi request reprint Subcutaneous hydatidosis due to iatrogenic spreading of cystic fluid during surgery
    A K Bozkurt
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, University of Istanbul, Cerrahpasa Medical Faculty, Istanbul, Turkey
    J Cardiovasc Surg (Torino) 42:849-51. 2001
  3. ncbi request reprint A randomized trial of intravenous iloprost (a stable prostacyclin analogue) versus lumbar sympathectomy in the management of Buerger's disease
    A K Bozkurt
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Istanbul University Cerrahpasa Medical School, Istanbul, Turkey
    Int Angiol 25:162-8. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint The effects of clopidogrel and calcium dobesilate on intimal hyperplasia following vascular injury
    T Cortelekoglu
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Istanbul University Cerrahpasa Medical Faculty, Istanbul, Turkey
    Acta Chir Belg 106:206-10. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Surgical treatment of Buerger's disease
    A Kursat Bozkurt
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Istanbul University Cerrahpasa Medical School, Istanbul, Turkey
    Vascular 12:192-7. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Cardiac echinococcosis in a 3-year-old child
    A K Bozkurt
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Istanbul University Cerrahpasa Medical Faculty, Istanbul, Turkey
    J Cardiovasc Surg (Torino) 45:125-7. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Tracheal reconstruction with autogenous composite nasal septal graft
    A Kursat Bozkurt
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, University of Istanbul, Cerrahpasa Medical Faculty, Istanbul, Turkey
    Ann Thorac Surg 74:2200-1. 2002
  8. ncbi request reprint Multiple pulmonary artery aneurysms due to infective endocarditis
    A Kursat Bozkurt
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Istanbul University Cerrahpasa Medical Faculty, Istanbul, Turkey
    Ann Thorac Surg 75:593-6. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint Schwannoma as a cause of Pancoast's syndrome
    A K Bozkurt
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, University of Istanbul, Cerrahpasa Medical Faculty, Turkey
    Intern Med J 32:108-9. 2002
  10. ncbi request reprint Calcium dobesilate ameliorates lung injury following lower limb ischemia/reperfusion
    A K Bozkurt
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Istanbul University, Cerrahpasa Medical Faculty, Turkey
    Drugs Exp Clin Res 28:127-32. 2002

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Publications19

  1. pmc Peripheral artery disease assessed by ankle-brachial index in patients with established cardiovascular disease or at least one risk factor for atherothrombosis--CAREFUL study: a national, multi-center, cross-sectional observational study
    Ahmet K Bozkurt
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Istanbul University Cerrahpasa Medical School, Turkey
    BMC Cardiovasc Disord 11:4. 2011
    ..To investigate the presence of peripheral artery disease (PAD) via the ankle brachial index (ABI) in patients with known cardiovascular and/or cerebrovascular diseases or with at least one risk factor for atherothrombosis...
  2. ncbi request reprint Subcutaneous hydatidosis due to iatrogenic spreading of cystic fluid during surgery
    A K Bozkurt
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, University of Istanbul, Cerrahpasa Medical Faculty, Istanbul, Turkey
    J Cardiovasc Surg (Torino) 42:849-51. 2001
    ..The subcutaneous cyst was located over the incision, and it is likely that resulted from accidental rupture of the primary cyst and spreading of scolices during surgery...
  3. ncbi request reprint A randomized trial of intravenous iloprost (a stable prostacyclin analogue) versus lumbar sympathectomy in the management of Buerger's disease
    A K Bozkurt
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Istanbul University Cerrahpasa Medical School, Istanbul, Turkey
    Int Angiol 25:162-8. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to compare the effects of iloprost and lumbar sympathectomy (LS) in the treatment of Buerger's disease...
  4. ncbi request reprint The effects of clopidogrel and calcium dobesilate on intimal hyperplasia following vascular injury
    T Cortelekoglu
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Istanbul University Cerrahpasa Medical Faculty, Istanbul, Turkey
    Acta Chir Belg 106:206-10. 2006
    ..The aim of this study is to examine the effect of these agents on intimal hyperplasia occurring after experimental balloon catheter injury...
  5. ncbi request reprint Surgical treatment of Buerger's disease
    A Kursat Bozkurt
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Istanbul University Cerrahpasa Medical School, Istanbul, Turkey
    Vascular 12:192-7. 2004
    ..Bypass surgery should be considered for patients with severe ischemia who have target vessels. Sympathectomy still has a role to improve distal flow...
  6. ncbi request reprint Cardiac echinococcosis in a 3-year-old child
    A K Bozkurt
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Istanbul University Cerrahpasa Medical Faculty, Istanbul, Turkey
    J Cardiovasc Surg (Torino) 45:125-7. 2004
    ..The patient was submitted to cystectomy on beating heart with a straightforward postoperative period...
  7. ncbi request reprint Tracheal reconstruction with autogenous composite nasal septal graft
    A Kursat Bozkurt
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, University of Istanbul, Cerrahpasa Medical Faculty, Istanbul, Turkey
    Ann Thorac Surg 74:2200-1. 2002
    ..The preliminary experience with this technique in 3 patients was satisfactory. The procedure can be used for patients who are not candidates for standard resection and end-to-end anastomosis...
  8. ncbi request reprint Multiple pulmonary artery aneurysms due to infective endocarditis
    A Kursat Bozkurt
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Istanbul University Cerrahpasa Medical Faculty, Istanbul, Turkey
    Ann Thorac Surg 75:593-6. 2003
    ..In the next operation the ventricular septal defect was closed and vegetations located on the tricuspid valve were removed. On follow-up spontaneous thrombotic resolution occurred in the right-sided aneurysms...
  9. ncbi request reprint Schwannoma as a cause of Pancoast's syndrome
    A K Bozkurt
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, University of Istanbul, Cerrahpasa Medical Faculty, Turkey
    Intern Med J 32:108-9. 2002
  10. ncbi request reprint Calcium dobesilate ameliorates lung injury following lower limb ischemia/reperfusion
    A K Bozkurt
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Istanbul University, Cerrahpasa Medical Faculty, Turkey
    Drugs Exp Clin Res 28:127-32. 2002
    ..004) and calcium dobesilate (p = 0.003) groups. These observations indicated that calcium dobesilate acted effectively in the prevention of lung damage following ischemia-reperfusion injury in the rat skeletal muscle...
  11. ncbi request reprint Alpha-tocopherol (Vitamin E) and iloprost attenuate reperfusion injury in skeletal muscle ischemia/reperfusion injury
    A K Bozkurt
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, University of Istanbul, Cerrahpas a Medical Faculty, Istanbul, Turkey
    J Cardiovasc Surg (Torino) 43:693-6. 2002
    ..The aim of this study was to clarify the role of a-tocopherol (vitamin E) and iloprost on skeletal muscle ischemia/reperfusion injury...
  12. ncbi request reprint Spinal cord ischemia associated with cardiac arrest
    A Kursat Bozkurt
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Cerrahpasa Faculty of Medicine, University of Istanbul, Istanbul, Turkey
    Asian Cardiovasc Thorac Ann 10:85-6. 2002
    ..A 48-year-old man underwent a straightforward retroperitoneal aortofemoral bypass operation. The following day, he developed cardiac arrest and was resuscitated successfully, but permanent paraplegia was observed soon afterwards...
  13. ncbi request reprint Massive hemoptysis from pulmonary artery aneurysms
    A Kursat Bozkurt
    University of Istanbul, Istanbul, Turkey
    Can Respir J 9:33-4. 2002
    ..The author reports a case of a patient with bilateral pulmonary artery aneurysms, in whom the nature of the lesions was not known. Pulmonary artery aneurysms should be included in the differential diagnosis of lung masses...
  14. ncbi request reprint Trace elements and toxic heavy metals play a role in Buerger disease and atherosclerotic peripheral arterial occlusive disease
    C Arslan
    Cardiovascular Surgery Department, Cerrahpasa Medical Faculty, Istanbul University, Istanbul, Turkey
    Int Angiol 29:489-95. 2010
    ..The aim of the present study was to define the roles of trace elements and toxic heavy metals in Buerger disease and atherosclerotic peripheral arterial occlusive disease (PAOD)...
  15. ncbi request reprint Impaired plasma viscosity via increased cholesterol levels in peripheral occlusive arterial disease [correction of disase]
    M Ercan
    Cerrahpasa Medical Faculty, Department of Biophysics, Istanbul University, 34730 Bakirkoy Istanbul, Turkey
    Clin Hemorheol Microcirc 29:3-9. 2003
    ..In case of dyslipidemia in POAD patients an elevated plasma viscosity should be considered as coexisting risk factor...
  16. ncbi request reprint Attenuation of acute lung injury following lower limb ischemia/reperfusion: the pharmacological approach
    C Koksal
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Cerrahpasa Medical Faculty, Istanbul University, Istanbul, Turkey
    J Cardiovasc Surg (Torino) 47:445-9. 2006
    ..A well known antioxidant dimethyl-sulfoxide (DMSO) was also tested for comparison...
  17. doi request reprint Serine protease inhibitor aprotinin ameliorates renal injury in a rat model of ischemia-perfusion injury
    H Altan
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Istanbul University Cerrahpasa Medical Faculty, Istanbul, Turkey
    Transplant Proc 41:1512-6. 2009
    ..Renal ischemia-reperfusion (I/R) injury may occur after renal transplantation, thoracoabdominal aortic surgery, and renal artery interventions...
  18. ncbi request reprint The role of antioxidant supplementation in cardiac transplantation: an experimental study in rats
    K Kazimoglu
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, SureyyapasaThoracic and Cardiovascular Disease Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey
    Transplant Proc 36:2939-43. 2004
    ..We investigated three antioxidants, inositol hexaphosphate (IP6), superoxide dismutase (SOD), and catalase (CAT), using a Langendorf model of heart transplantation...
  19. ncbi request reprint Hemorrheological variables in critical limb ischemia
    C Koksal
    Cardiovascular Surgery Department Sureyyapasa SSK Thoracic and Cardiovascular Disease Hospital, Maltepe, Istanbul, Turkey
    Int Angiol 21:355-9. 2002
    ..The objective of this study was to investigate the changes in red blood cell rigidity, blood viscosity and plasma viscosity as contributing factors in the development of hypoxia in patients with critical limb ischemia (CLI)...