Dogan Erdogan

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Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Coronary flow reserve and coronary microvascular functions are strongly related to serum uric acid concentrations in healthy adults
    Dogan Erdogan
    Department of Cardiology, Konya Teaching and Medical Research Center, Baskent University, Konya, Turkey
    Coron Artery Dis 17:7-14. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Interrelationship between noninvasive predictors of atherosclerosis: transthoracic coronary flow reserve, flow-mediated dilation, carotid intima-media thickness, aortic stiffness, aortic distensibility, elastic modulus, and brachial artery diameter
    Hakan Gullu
    Konya Teaching and Medical Research Center, Cardiology Department, Baskent University, Konya, Turkey
    Echocardiography 23:835-42. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Impaired coronary microvascular function in familial Mediterranean fever
    Mustafa Caliskan
    Department of Cardiology, Baskent University Medical School, Ankara, Turkey
    Atherosclerosis 195:e161-7. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Metformin therapy improves coronary microvascular function in patients with polycystic ovary syndrome and insulin resistance
    Semra Topcu
    Department of Cardiology, Baskent University, Konya Teaching and Medical Research Centre, Konya, Turkey
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 65:75-80. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Smoking mentholated cigarettes impairs coronary microvascular function as severely as does smoking regular cigarettes
    Ozgur Ciftci
    Department of Cardiology, Baskent University, Konya Teaching and Medical Research Center, Konya, Turkey
    Acta Cardiol 63:135-40. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Elevated serum uric acid levels impair coronary microvascular function in patients with idiopathic dilated cardiomyopathy
    Hakan Gullu
    Baskent University, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Cardiology, Ankara, Turkey
    Eur J Heart Fail 9:466-8. 2007
  7. doi request reprint Acute effects of smoking light cigarettes on coronary microvascular functions
    Ozgur Ciftci
    Department of Cardiology, Baskent University School of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey
    Clin Cardiol 32:210-4. 2009
  8. ncbi request reprint Mentholated cigarette smoking and brachial artery, carotid artery, and aortic vascular function
    Ozgur Ciftci
    Department of Cardiology, Medicine Faculty of Başkent University, Ankara, Turkey
    Turk Kardiyol Dern Ars 37:234-40. 2009
  9. ncbi request reprint Association between serum gamma-glutamyltransferase levels and coronary microvascular function in hypertensive patients
    Mustafa Caliskan
    Baskent University Faculty of Medicine, Department of Cardiology, Ankara, Turkey
    J Hypertens 25:2497-503. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Patients with Behcet's disease carry a higher risk for microvascular involvement in active disease period
    Hakan Gullu
    Baskent University, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Cardiology, Ankara, Turkey
    Ann Med 39:154-9. 2007

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Publications72

  1. ncbi request reprint Coronary flow reserve and coronary microvascular functions are strongly related to serum uric acid concentrations in healthy adults
    Dogan Erdogan
    Department of Cardiology, Konya Teaching and Medical Research Center, Baskent University, Konya, Turkey
    Coron Artery Dis 17:7-14. 2006
    ..In this study, we investigated the possible association between serum uric acid concentrations and coronary flow reserve in healthy adults...
  2. ncbi request reprint Interrelationship between noninvasive predictors of atherosclerosis: transthoracic coronary flow reserve, flow-mediated dilation, carotid intima-media thickness, aortic stiffness, aortic distensibility, elastic modulus, and brachial artery diameter
    Hakan Gullu
    Konya Teaching and Medical Research Center, Cardiology Department, Baskent University, Konya, Turkey
    Echocardiography 23:835-42. 2006
    ..In this study, we searched for a correlation between transthoracic coronary flow reserve (CFR) and well-established surrogates of coronary atherosclerosis...
  3. ncbi request reprint Impaired coronary microvascular function in familial Mediterranean fever
    Mustafa Caliskan
    Department of Cardiology, Baskent University Medical School, Ankara, Turkey
    Atherosclerosis 195:e161-7. 2007
    ..However, the question of whether patients with familial Mediterranean fever (FMF) are at risk of atherosclerosis and related diseases remains controversial...
  4. ncbi request reprint Metformin therapy improves coronary microvascular function in patients with polycystic ovary syndrome and insulin resistance
    Semra Topcu
    Department of Cardiology, Baskent University, Konya Teaching and Medical Research Centre, Konya, Turkey
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 65:75-80. 2006
    ..Women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) are thought to have increased cardiovascular risk. Metformin therapy reduces whole-body insulin resistance (IR) in patients with type-2 diabetes mellitus (DM)...
  5. ncbi request reprint Smoking mentholated cigarettes impairs coronary microvascular function as severely as does smoking regular cigarettes
    Ozgur Ciftci
    Department of Cardiology, Baskent University, Konya Teaching and Medical Research Center, Konya, Turkey
    Acta Cardiol 63:135-40. 2008
    ..We sought to investigate whether smoking mentholated cigarettes impairs coronary flow reserve (CFR) more so than smoking regular cigarettes...
  6. ncbi request reprint Elevated serum uric acid levels impair coronary microvascular function in patients with idiopathic dilated cardiomyopathy
    Hakan Gullu
    Baskent University, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Cardiology, Ankara, Turkey
    Eur J Heart Fail 9:466-8. 2007
    ..015). We found a possibly clinically important negative association between serum uric acid levels and CFR in patients with IDC...
  7. doi request reprint Acute effects of smoking light cigarettes on coronary microvascular functions
    Ozgur Ciftci
    Department of Cardiology, Baskent University School of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey
    Clin Cardiol 32:210-4. 2009
    ..To date, there has been no study comparing the possible acute effects on coronary microvascular functions of smoking light cigarettes (those with low tar and nicotine yield) and regular cigarettes...
  8. ncbi request reprint Mentholated cigarette smoking and brachial artery, carotid artery, and aortic vascular function
    Ozgur Ciftci
    Department of Cardiology, Medicine Faculty of Başkent University, Ankara, Turkey
    Turk Kardiyol Dern Ars 37:234-40. 2009
    ..We investigated possible acute effects of mentholated versus nonmentholated cigarette smoking on vascular functions and left ventricular diastolic functions in otherwise healthy young smokers...
  9. ncbi request reprint Association between serum gamma-glutamyltransferase levels and coronary microvascular function in hypertensive patients
    Mustafa Caliskan
    Baskent University Faculty of Medicine, Department of Cardiology, Ankara, Turkey
    J Hypertens 25:2497-503. 2007
    ..Accordingly, we aimed to determine whether serum GGT level is independently and specifically associated with coronary flow reserve (CFR) impairment in hypertensive patients...
  10. ncbi request reprint Patients with Behcet's disease carry a higher risk for microvascular involvement in active disease period
    Hakan Gullu
    Baskent University, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Cardiology, Ankara, Turkey
    Ann Med 39:154-9. 2007
    ..However, to date, there is no study to investigate a possible association of disease activity (active versus inactive disease period) with cardiovascular complications...
  11. ncbi request reprint Coronary flow reserve in dipper and non-dipper hypertensive patients
    Dogan Erdogan
    Cardiology Department, Konya Teaching and Medical Research Center, Baskent University, Konya, Turkey
    Blood Press 14:345-52. 2005
    ..In addition, non-dipping BP leads to structural changes in the left ventricle; however, the effect of non-dipping BP on coronary flow reserve (CFR) has not been studied yet...
  12. doi request reprint Plasma concentrations of asymmetric dimethylarginine, nitric oxide and homocysteine in patients with slow coronary flow
    Habil Yucel
    Department of Cardiology, State Hospital, Isparta, Turkey
    Scand J Clin Lab Invest 72:495-500. 2012
    ..ADMA levels may be increased by homocysteine. The aim of this study was to evaluate the relationship between ADMA, nitric oxide and homocysteine in patients with SCF...
  13. ncbi request reprint Endothelial functions are more severely impaired during active disease period in patients with Behcet's disease
    Mustafa Caliskan
    Department of Cardiology, Faculty of Medicine, Baskent University, 06490 Ankara, Turkey
    Clin Rheumatol 26:1074-8. 2007
    ..Brachial FMD is more prominently impaired in BD patients within the active disease period. BD patients are possibly more vulnerable to cardiovascular manifestations when they are in the active disease period...
  14. ncbi request reprint Impaired coronary microvascular and left ventricular diastolic functions in patients with ankylosing spondylitis
    Mustafa Caliskan
    Baskent University, Faculty of Medicine, Cardiology Department, Ankara, Turkey
    Atherosclerosis 196:306-12. 2008
    ..Accordingly, we investigated coronary flow reserve (CFR) and left ventricular (LV) diastolic function in patients with AS using transthoracic Doppler echocardiography...
  15. doi request reprint Association between renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system blockers and postoperative atrial fibrillation in patients with mild and moderate left ventricular dysfunction
    Mehmet Ozaydin
    Department of Cardiology, Suleyman Demirel University, Isparta, Turkey
    Anadolu Kardiyol Derg 10:137-42. 2010
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  16. ncbi request reprint Effects of normal blood pressure, prehypertension, and hypertension on coronary microvascular function
    Dogan Erdogan
    Baskent University, Konya Teaching and Medical Research Center, Cardiology Department, Hoca Cihan Mah, Saray Cad, No 1, Selcuklu, Konya, Turkey
    Circulation 115:593-9. 2007
    ..Accordingly, the present study was designed to evaluate CFR in subjects with prehypertension...
  17. ncbi request reprint Coronary flow reserve is impaired in subclinical hypothyroidism
    Semra Baycan
    Cardiology Department, Baskent University, Faculty of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey
    Clin Cardiol 30:562-6. 2007
    ..Therefore, we investigated coronary flow reserve (CFR) reflecting coronary microvascular function in patients with SHT...
  18. doi request reprint Metoprolol vs. carvedilol or carvedilol plus N-acetyl cysteine on post-operative atrial fibrillation: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study
    Mehmet Ozaydin
    Department of Cardiology, Suleyman Demirel University, Kurtulus Mah, 122 Cad no 126 15, 32040, Isparta, Turkey
    Eur Heart J 34:597-604. 2013
    ..Carvedilol and N-acetyl cysteine (NAC) have antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties. Aim was to evaluate the efficacy of metoprolol, carvedilol, and carvedilol plus NAC on the prevention of post-operative atrial fibrillation (POAF)...
  19. doi request reprint Gamma-glutamyltransferase in acute coronary syndrome patients without ST elevation and its association with stenotic lesion and cardiac events
    Abdullah Dogan
    Department of Cardiology, Medical School, Suleyman Demirel University, Isparta, Turkey
    Coron Artery Dis 23:39-44. 2012
    ..We investigated GGT levels and their association with significant stenosis and major cardiac events (MACE) in NSTE-ACS patients...
  20. pmc Light cigarette smoking impairs coronary microvascular functions as severely as smoking regular cigarettes
    Hakan Gullu
    Baskent University, Faculty of Medicine, Konya Teaching and Medical Research Centre, Cardiology Department, Ankara, Turkey
    Heart 93:1274-7. 2007
    ..Smoking low-tar, low-nicotine cigarettes (light cigarettes) would be expected to be less hazardous than smoking regular cigarettes owing to the lower nicotine and tar yield...
  21. ncbi request reprint Effects of atorvastatin on coronary flow reserve in patients with slow coronary flow
    Mustafa Caliskan
    Baskent University, Konya Teaching and Medical Research Center, Cardiology Department, Konya, Turkey
    Clin Cardiol 30:475-9. 2007
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  22. ncbi request reprint High serum bilirubin concentrations preserve coronary flow reserve and coronary microvascular functions
    Hakan Gullu
    Cardiology Department, Konya Teaching and Medical Research Center, Baskent University, Konya, Turkey
    Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 25:2289-94. 2005
    ..Accordingly, we investigated the effects of high, intermediate, and low serum bilirubin concentrations on coronary flow reserve (CFR)...
  23. doi request reprint The association between previous statin use and development of atrial fibrillation in patients presenting with acute coronary syndrome
    Mehmet Ozaydin
    Department of Cardiology, School of Medicine, Suleyman Demirel University, Isparta, Turkey
    Int J Cardiol 141:147-50. 2010
    ..To examine the association between statin use and the development of atrial fibrillation (AF) in patients presenting with acute coronary syndrome (ACS)...
  24. pmc Nebivolol improves coronary flow reserve in patients with idiopathic dilated cardiomyopathy
    Dogan Erdogan
    Cardiology Department, Konya Teaching and Medical Research Center, Baskent University, Konya, Turkey
    Heart 93:319-24. 2007
    ..Nebivolol reduces mortality and morbidity in patients with heart failure and left ventricular dysfunction, including cases caused by IDC...
  25. doi request reprint Factors associated with the development of atrial fibrillation in patients with rheumatic mitral stenosis
    Mehmet Ozaydin
    Department of Cardiology, Suleyman Demirel University, Kurtulus Mah, 122 cad Hatice Halici apt no 126, 32040, Isparta, Turkey
    Int J Cardiovasc Imaging 26:547-52. 2010
    ..68; 95% confidence interval, 1.32-2.14). Present study suggests that High sensitivity C reactive protein, N-terminal of brain natriuretic peptide precursor and left atrial diameter are associated with development AF in patients with MS...
  26. doi request reprint Mean platelet volume in patients with prehypertension and hypertension
    Ercan Varol
    Department of Cardiology, Suleyman Demirel University, Isparta, Turkey
    Clin Hemorheol Microcirc 45:67-72. 2010
    ..We have also showed that MPV was also higher in patients with hypertension than in patients with prehypertension. However, presence of the hypertension was only significant predictor of higher MPV...
  27. ncbi request reprint Do women with polycystic ovary syndrome really have predisposition to atherosclerosis?
    Semra Topcu
    Cardiology Department, Konya Teaching and Medical Research Center, Baskent University, Konya, Turkey
    Aust N Z J Obstet Gynaecol 46:164-7. 2006
    ..It is likely that PCOS does not have any innate adverse effects on the cardiovascular system if its undesirable metabolic consequences are successfully controlled...
  28. ncbi request reprint Coronary flow reserve is impaired in patients with slow coronary flow
    Dogan Erdogan
    Baskent University, Konya Teaching and Medical Research Center, Cardiology Department, Hoca Cihan Mah, Saray Cad, No 1, Selcuklu, Konya, Turkey
    Atherosclerosis 191:168-74. 2007
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  29. doi request reprint Increased mean platelet volume in patients with aortic stenosis
    Ercan Varol
    Department of Cardiology, Suleyman Demirel University Faculty of Medicine, Isparta, Turkey
    Clin Appl Thromb Hemost 17:E17-20. 2011
    ..Previous studies have demonstrated that platelet activation occurs in patients with AS. The aim of this study was to assess the mean platelet volume (MPV), an indicator of platelet activation in patients with AS...
  30. ncbi request reprint Impaired coronary flow reserve in hemodialysis patients: a transthoracic Doppler echocardiographic study
    Derya Tok
    Department of Cardiology, Baskent University, Konya Medical and Research Center, Konya, Turkey
    Nephron Clin Pract 101:c200-6. 2005
    ..In this study, CFR of hemodialysis patients with angiographically normal coronary arteries was evaluated using transthoracic second harmonic Doppler echocardiography...
  31. doi request reprint Influence of statin therapy on circadian variation of acute myocardial infarction
    Dogan Erdogan
    Department of Cardiology, Medical Faculty, Suleyman Demirel University, Isparta, Turkey
    Anadolu Kardiyol Derg 10:429-33. 2010
    ..However, such effect has not been evaluated for statins. Accordingly, the present study aimed to evaluate the influence of statin therapy on circadian variation of AMI...
  32. doi request reprint Higher serum gamma-glutamyltransferase levels are independently associated with impaired coronary microvascular function in patients with dilated cardiomyopathy
    Mustafa Caliskan
    Baskent University Faculty of Medicine, Department of Cardiology, Ankara, Turkey
    Atherosclerosis 201:163-7. 2008
    ..Serum gamma-glutamyltransferase (GGT) level is an independent risk factor for cardiovascular disease. Therefore, we aimed to determine whether serum GGT level is associated with CFR impairment in patients with IDC...
  33. doi request reprint Mean platelet volume is associated with insulin resistance in non-obese, non-diabetic patients with coronary artery disease
    Ercan Varol
    Department of Cardiology, Faculty of Medicine, Suleyman Demirel University, Isparta, Turkey
    J Cardiol 56:154-8. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the relationship between insulin resistance and MPV in non-obese, non-diabetic patients with CAD...
  34. doi request reprint Increased neopterin levels and its association with angiographic variables in patients with slow coronary flow: an observational study
    Ercan Varol
    Department of Cardiology, Faculty of Medicine, Suleyman Demirel University, Isparta, Turkey
    Anadolu Kardiyol Derg 11:692-7. 2011
    ..We investigated the serum neopterin and high sensitivity C-reactive protein (hs-CRP) levels and the relationship between neopterin and hs-CRP levels and TIMI flow in patients with SCF...
  35. doi request reprint N-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids administration does not reduce the recurrence rates of atrial fibrillation and inflammation after electrical cardioversion: a prospective randomized study
    Mehmet Ozaydin
    Department of Cardiology, Faculty of Medicine, Suleyman Demirel University, Isparta, Turkey
    Anadolu Kardiyol Derg 11:305-9. 2011
    ..The purpose of the present prospective randomized study was to evaluate the effects of n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids on recurrence rates of atrial fibrillation (AF) and inflammation after electrical cardioversion...
  36. ncbi request reprint The association between hematological parameters and coronary flow reserve and coronary haemorheology in healthy subjects
    Derya Tok
    Baskent University Faculty of Medicine, Department of Cardiology, 06490 Ankara, Turkey
    Clin Hemorheol Microcirc 36:345-52. 2007
    ..We investigated the possible effects of hematological parameters on CFR using transthoracic echocardiography...
  37. doi request reprint Mean platelet volume has a prognostic value in patients with coronary artery ectasia
    Ercan Varol
    Department of Cardiology, Suleyman Demirel University, Isparta, Turkey
    Clin Appl Thromb Hemost 18:387-92. 2012
    ..9 ± 1.1 fL, respectively, P = .002). The rate of MACE was higher in CAE patients with MPV of >9 fL than those with MVP of ≤9 fL (33% vs. 15%, P = .001). Mean platelet volume has a prognostic value for MACEs in patients with CAE...
  38. ncbi request reprint Nonionic contrast media induced sialadenitis following coronary angiography
    Dogan Erdogan
    Department of Cardiology, Faculty of Medicine, Baskent University, Turkey
    Anadolu Kardiyol Derg 6:270-1. 2006
  39. doi request reprint Can comprehensive echocardiographic evaluation provide an advantage to predict anthracycline-induced cardiomyopathy?
    Dogan Erdogan
    Department of Cardiology, Suleyman Demirel University, Isparta, Turkey
    Turk Kardiyol Dern Ars 39:646-53. 2011
    ..We aimed to evaluate the predictive value of comprehensive echocardiography in anthracycline-induced cardiomyopathy...
  40. doi request reprint Effect of previous statin use on the incidence of sustained ventricular tachycardia and ventricular fibrillation in patients presenting with acute coronary syndrome
    Mehmet Ozaydin
    Department of Cardiology, Faculty of Medicine, Suleyman Demirel University, Isparta, Turkey
    Anadolu Kardiyol Derg 11:22-8. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the effects of statins on sustained ventricular tachycardia or ventricular fibrillation (S-VT or VF) in patients presenting with acute coronary syndrome (ACS)...
  41. ncbi request reprint Do young women with polycystic ovary syndrome show early evidence of preclinical coronary artery disease?
    Semra Topcu
    Cardiology Department and Obstetrics and Gynecology Department, Konya Teaching and Medical Research Center, Baskent University, Konya, Turkey
    Hum Reprod 21:930-5. 2006
    ..It is thought that women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) are at increased risk of developing cardiovascular diseases...
  42. ncbi request reprint Aortic elastic properties and left ventricular diastolic function in white-coat hypertensive individuals
    Dogan Erdogan
    Cardiology Department, Konya Teaching and Medical Research Center, Baskent University, Konya, Turkey
    Blood Press Monit 11:191-8. 2006
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  43. doi request reprint Mean platelet volume in patients with coronary artery ectasia
    Ercan Varol
    Department of Cardiology, Suleyman Demirel University, Isparta, Turkey
    Blood Coagul Fibrinolysis 20:321-4. 2009
    ..7 +/- 70.7 versus 264.7 +/- 102.8 (x10(9)/l), respectively; P < 0.0001). We have shown that MPV was significantly elevated in patients with CAE compared with controls...
  44. doi request reprint Relationships of different blood pressure categories to indices of inflammation and platelet activity in sustained hypertensive patients with uncontrolled office blood pressure
    Dogan Erdogan
    Department of Cardiology, Faculty of Medicine, Suleyman Demirel University, Isparta, Turkey
    Chronobiol Int 30:973-80. 2013
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  45. doi request reprint Effect of masked, white-coat, and sustained hypertension on coronary flow reserve and peripheral endothelial functions
    Mustafa Caliskan
    Department of Cardiology, Konya Teaching and Medical Research Center, Baskent University, Konya, Turkey
    Clin Exp Hypertens 35:183-91. 2013
    ..77 ± 0.41, respectively; P < .05). CFR was significantly impaired in patients with MH and SH compared with WCH and normotensive subjects. MH and SH groups are comparable with regard to cardiovascular risks and target organ damage...
  46. ncbi request reprint Structural, functional and autonomic changes in the cardiovascular system in growth hormone deficient patients
    Dogan Erdogan
    Department of Cardiology, Istanbul University, Medical Faculty of Istanbul, Turkey
    Ann Noninvasive Electrocardiol 9:19-23. 2004
    ..The purpose of the study was to analyze the structural and functional changes in the heart and investigate their relation to autonomic function as assessed with heart rate variability (HRV)...
  47. ncbi request reprint The influence of circadian blood pressure changes on aortic distensibility and left ventricular diastolic function in hypertensive individuals
    Dogan Erdogan
    Cardiology Department, Konya Teaching and Medical Research Center, Baskent University, Selcuklu, Konya, Turkey
    Int J Cardiovasc Imaging 22:157-65. 2006
    ..In addition, non-dipper BP leads to structural changes in the left ventricle; however, the influences of non-dipper BP on aortic elastic properties and left ventricular diastolic function have not been studied yet...
  48. doi request reprint Evaluation of plasma oxidative status in patients with slow coronary flow
    Habil Yucel
    Department of Cardiology, State Hospital, Isparta, Turkey
    Kardiol Pol 71:588-94. 2013
    ..Coronary endothelial dysfunction plays an important pathogenetic role in patients with SCF. Oxidative stress is associated with cardiovascular diseases...
  49. doi request reprint Effect of smoking cessation on mean platelet volume
    Ercan Varol
    Department of Cardiology, Suleyman Demirel University, Faculty of Medicine, Isparta, Turkey
    Clin Appl Thromb Hemost 19:315-9. 2013
    ..9 ± 1.0 vs 7.9 ± 0.7 fL, respectively; P < .001). We have found that serum MPV values were significantly higher in regular smokers than in controls. Serum MPV values decreased significantly at 3 months after smoking cessation...
  50. doi request reprint Impaired heart rate recovery in patients with endemic fluorosis
    M Koray Adali
    Department of Cardiology, Faculty of Medicine, Suleyman Demirel University, Isparta, Turkey
    Biol Trace Elem Res 152:310-5. 2013
    ..The incidence of abnormal HRRI 1 was significantly higher in fluorosis patients than in the controls (P < 0.05). We observed that HRRI, a marker of autonomic nervous system function, is impaired in patients with chronic fluorosis...
  51. doi request reprint Effect of family history of type-2 diabetes on coronary flow reserve and it's relationship with insulin resistance: an observational study
    Mustafa Caliskan
    Department of Cardiology, Faculty of Medicine, Baskent University, Ankara, Turkey
    Anadolu Kardiyol Derg 13:48-56. 2013
    ..The aim of the study was to evaluate effect of family history of type-2 diabetes on coronary flow reserve...
  52. pmc Association of inflammation with atrial fibrillation in hyperthyroidism
    Mehmet Ozaydin
    Department of Cardiology, Suleyman Demirel University, Kurtulus Mah 122 cad Hatice Halici apt no 126, 32040 Isparta, Turkey
    J Geriatr Cardiol 9:344-8. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the relationship between inflammation and development of atrial fibrillation (AF) in patients with hyperthyroidism...
  53. doi request reprint Elevated carbohydrate antigen 125 levels in patients with aortic stenosis: relation to clinical severity and echocardiographic parameters
    Ercan Varol
    Department of Cardiology, Suleyman Demirel University Faculty of Medicine, Isparta, Turkey
    Turk Kardiyol Dern Ars 40:309-15. 2012
    ..The purpose of the present study is to evaluate the serum levels of CA 125 in patients with AS and its relation to clinical severity and echocardiographic parameters...
  54. doi request reprint Laparoscopic surgery: does it increase the probability of atrial and ventricular arrhythmias in children?
    Ozgur Ciftci
    Department of Cardiology, Baskent University, Konya, Turkey
    Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech 18:173-7. 2008
    ..This study aims to assess QT dispersion (QTD) and P wave dispersion (PWD) changes in children who have undergone laparoscopic appendectomy...
  55. doi request reprint Association of thrombotic and fibrinolytic factors with severity of culprit lesion in patients with acute coronary syndromes without ST elevation
    Yasin Turker
    Cardiology Clinic, Gulkent State Hospital, Department of Cardiology, Suleyman Demirel University Medical School, Isparta, Turkey
    South Med J 103:289-94. 2010
    ..We investigated the relationship between culprit lesion severity and thrombotic and fibrinolytic parameters in patients who had non-ST elevation ACS (NSTE-ACS)...
  56. doi request reprint Mean platelet volume, an indicator of platelet reactivity, is increased in patients with patent foramen ovale
    Ercan Varol
    Department of Cardiology, Suleyman Demirel University, Isparta, Turkey
    Blood Coagul Fibrinolysis 24:605-7. 2013
    ..0 ± 0.8 vs. 8.3 ± 0.9 fl, respectively; P < 0.001). We have shown that MPV was significantly elevated in patients with PFO compared with controls. ..
  57. doi request reprint Relationship between mean platelet volume and mitral annular calcification
    Ercan Varol
    Department of Cardiology, Suleyman Demirel University, Isparta, Turkey
    Blood Coagul Fibrinolysis 24:189-93. 2013
    ..MPV was correlated with MAC, atrial fibrillation and left atrial and negatively correlated with platelet count. MPV and PDW were independently associated with MAC...
  58. doi request reprint Mean platelet volume is elevated in patients with myocardial infarction with normal coronary arteries, as in patients with myocardial infarction with obstructive coronary artery disease
    Ercan Varol
    Department of Cardiology, Suleyman Demirel University, Isparta, Turkey
    Scand J Clin Lab Invest 69:570-4. 2009
    ..Concurring with previous studies, we also show that MPV is significantly higher in patients with MISC compared to control subjects...
  59. doi request reprint Mean platelet volume is increased in patients with severe obstructive sleep apnea
    Ercan Varol
    Department of Cardiology, Suleyman Demirel University, Faculty of Medicine, Isparta, Turkey
    Scand J Clin Lab Invest 70:497-502. 2010
    ..44, p < 0.001) and DI (β = 0.38, p < 0.001). We have shown that MPV was significantly higher in patients with severe OSA when compared with control subjects and MPV was correlated with AHI and DI...
  60. ncbi request reprint Diagnostic process and management of diaphragmatic injuries: approach in patients with blunt and penetrating trauma
    Atilla Celik
    2nd Department of General Surgery, Haydarpasa Numune Training and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey
    Ulus Travma Acil Cerrahi Derg 16:339-43. 2010
    ..We aimed to evaluate the diagnostic process in patients with diaphragmatic injuries (DIs) who were diagnosed with diaphragm rupture during the preoperative or intraoperative course together with morbidity and mortality rates...
  61. ncbi request reprint Effects of normal blood pressure, prehypertension and hypertension on left ventricular diastolic function and aortic elastic properties
    Dogan Erdogan
    Suleyman Demirel University, Medical Faculty, Cardiology Department, Isparta, Turkey
    Blood Press 16:114-21. 2007
    ..Accordingly, we evaluated the effects of normal BP, PHT and hypertension on left ventricular (LV) diastolic function and aortic elasticity, which are sensitive indicators of target-organ damage...
  62. ncbi request reprint Association between serum uric acid levels and coronary flow reserve in hypertensive patients without concomitant risk factors
    Mustafa Caliskan
    Baskent University Faculty of Medicine, Cardiology Department, Ankara, Turkey
    Blood Press 16:254-61. 2007
    ..Accordingly, we aimed to determine whether SUA levels are independently and specifically associated with coronary flow reserve (CFR) impairment in hypertensive patients...
  63. ncbi request reprint Low serum bilirubin levels are independently and inversely related to impaired flow-mediated vasodilation and increased carotid intima-media thickness in both men and women
    Dogan Erdogan
    Baskent University, Faculty of Medicine, Cardiology Department, Konya, Turkey
    Atherosclerosis 184:431-7. 2006
    ..In the present study, FMD and IMT were studied in healthy subjects with lower and higher serum bilirubin concentrations in physiological ranges...
  64. ncbi request reprint Cor triatriatum dexter in two adult patients
    Mustafa Caliskan
    Cardiology Department, Baskent University, Konya Teaching and Medical Research Center, Konya, Turkey
    Int J Cardiovasc Imaging 22:383-7. 2006
    ..In this abnormality, there is a high incidence of associated congenital abnormalities, particularly of the right heart. We presented two men with cor triatriatum dexter. Echocardiography is discussed as a non-invasive diagnostic tool...
  65. doi request reprint N-acetylcysteine for the prevention of postoperative atrial fibrillation: a prospective, randomized, placebo-controlled pilot study
    Mehmet Ozaydin
    Department of Cardiology, Suleyman Demirel University, School of Medicine, 32040 Isparta, Turkey
    Eur Heart J 29:625-31. 2008
    ..Oxidative stress has recently been implicated in the pathophysiology of atrial fibrillation (AF). The aim of the present study was to evaluate the effects of antioxidant agent N-acetylcysteine (NAC) on postoperative AF...
  66. doi request reprint The effect of autonomous neuropathy on bowel preparation in type 2 diabetes mellitus
    Nevin Akcaer Ozturk
    Department of Gastroenterology, Baskent University Faculty of Medicine, Konya Uygulama ve Araştirma Merkezi, Saray Cad No 1, Konya, Turkey
    Int J Colorectal Dis 24:1407-12. 2009
    ..The need for colonoscopy is common among diabetics. In this study, we aimed to evaluate the effect of autonomous neuropathy on bowel preparation in type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM) patients...
  67. ncbi request reprint Assessment of cardiac structure and left atrial appendage functions in primary antiphospholipid syndrome: a transesophageal echocardiographic study
    Dogan Erdogan
    Baskent University, Konya Medical and Research Center, Department of Cardiology, Konya, Turkey
    Stroke 36:592-6. 2005
    ..The purpose of the study was to assess the structure and function of LAA with transesophageal echocardiography (TEE) in PAPS patients...
  68. doi request reprint Impaired coronary microvascular function and increased intima-media thickness in rheumatoid arthritis
    Ozgur Ciftci
    Baskent University Medicine Faculty Cardiology, Ankara, Turkey
    Atherosclerosis 198:332-7. 2008
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  69. ncbi request reprint Endothelial dysfunction and increased carotid intima-media thickness in patients with autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease
    Orhan Kocaman
    Department of Internal Medicine, Istanbul School of Medicine, Istanbul University, Istanbul, Turkey
    Am J Kidney Dis 43:854-60. 2004
    ..Endothelial dysfunction (ED) and intima-media thickness (IMT) are predictors for the development and progression of atherosclerosis. In the present study, ED and IMT were investigated in patients with ADPKD...
  70. ncbi request reprint Changes in left ventricular outflow and intraventricular flow patterns in hypertension and controls: a Doppler echocardiographic study
    Tufan Tukek
    Istanbul University, Istanbul School of Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Turkey
    Acta Cardiol 60:333-6. 2005
    ..The purpose of the study was to assess left ventricular outflow and mid-septal intraventricular flow patterns in hypertensive and normotensive patients...
  71. ncbi request reprint Impaired coronary microvascular functions in patients with Behçet disease
    Hakan Gullu
    J Am Coll Cardiol 48:586-7. 2006
  72. ncbi request reprint Cardiovascular prognostic value of vascular involvement in Behcet's disease
    Mustafa Caliskan
    Baskent University Faculty of Medicine, Cardiology Department, Ankara, Turkey
    Int J Cardiol 125:428-30. 2008
    ..Endothelial and coronary microvascular functions are compromised in BD patients without vascular involvement as remarkably as that in patients with vascular involvement...