Kaan Kirali

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Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Does conservative surgical approach improve early and late outcome in patients with acute type A aortic dissection?
    Kaan Kirali
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Kosuyolu Heart and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey
    Cardiovasc Surg 10:23-30. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Off-pump awake coronary revascularization using bilateral internal thoracic arteries
    Kaan Kirali
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Kosuyolu Heart and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey
    Ann Thorac Surg 78:1598-602. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint Reversed-J inferior sternotomy for awake coronary bypass
    Kaan Kirali
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Kosuyolu Heart and Research Hospital, 34718 Kadiköy, Istanbul, Turkey
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 27:923-4. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Evolution of repaired and non-repaired tricuspid regurgitation in rheumatic mitral valve surgery without severe pulmonary hypertension
    Kaan Kirali
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Kosuyolu Heart and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey
    Asian Cardiovasc Thorac Ann 12:239-45. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Reverse "U" aortotomy for aortic valve replacement after previous coronary artery bypass grafting
    Kaan Kirali
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Kosuyolu Heart and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey
    J Card Surg 20:269-70. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Reversed-J inferior versus full median sternotomy: which is better for awake coronary bypass surgery
    Kaan Kirali
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Kosuyolu Heart and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey
    J Card Surg 20:463-8. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Composite bilateral internal thoracic artery grafts via standard sternotomy for lateral wall revascularization in conscious patients
    Kaan Kirali
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Kosuyolu Heart and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey
    Heart Surg Forum 8:E473-7. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Surgical outcome of subtypes of aortic arch dissection
    Kaan Kirali
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Kosuyolu Heart and Research Hospital, Kadikoy, Istanbul 81020, Turkey
    Asian Cardiovasc Thorac Ann 12:300-5. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Extensive aortic surgery in Marfan syndrome: 16-year experience
    Kaan Kirali
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery Koşuyolu Heart and Research Hospital, Kadikoy 81020, Istanbul, Turkey
    Asian Cardiovasc Thorac Ann 11:337-41. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint Markers of myocardial ischemia in the evaluation of the effect of left anterior descending coronary artery lesion and collateral circulation on myocardial injury in 1-vessel off-pump coronary bypass surgery
    Kaan Kirali
    Departments of Cardiovascular Surgery and Anesthesiology, Kosuyolu Heart and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey
    Heart Surg Forum 6:143-8. 2003

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  1. ncbi request reprint Does conservative surgical approach improve early and late outcome in patients with acute type A aortic dissection?
    Kaan Kirali
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Kosuyolu Heart and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey
    Cardiovasc Surg 10:23-30. 2002
    ..Acute type A aortic dissection (AAAD) represents an emergency in cardiac surgery that requires immediate treatment to prevent death due to its fatal complications. The surgical approach is dependent on the involvement of AAAD...
  2. ncbi request reprint Off-pump awake coronary revascularization using bilateral internal thoracic arteries
    Kaan Kirali
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Kosuyolu Heart and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey
    Ann Thorac Surg 78:1598-602. 2004
    ..This technique, without cardiopulmonary bypass and mechanical ventilation, creates the least invasive revascularization method for the lateral and/or posterior wall of the heart yet described...
  3. ncbi request reprint Reversed-J inferior sternotomy for awake coronary bypass
    Kaan Kirali
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Kosuyolu Heart and Research Hospital, 34718 Kadiköy, Istanbul, Turkey
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 27:923-4. 2005
    ..This technique is less traumatic for patients and provides practical better oxygenation and shorter hospital stay...
  4. ncbi request reprint Evolution of repaired and non-repaired tricuspid regurgitation in rheumatic mitral valve surgery without severe pulmonary hypertension
    Kaan Kirali
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Kosuyolu Heart and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey
    Asian Cardiovasc Thorac Ann 12:239-45. 2004
    ..048), respectively. Severe tricuspid regurgitation, functional or organic, should be corrected at the time of mitral valve surgery, whereas untouched functional moderate tricuspid regurgitation improves after mitral valve surgery...
  5. ncbi request reprint Reverse "U" aortotomy for aortic valve replacement after previous coronary artery bypass grafting
    Kaan Kirali
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Kosuyolu Heart and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey
    J Card Surg 20:269-70. 2005
    ..This approach may facilitate uni- or bidirectional aortic root enlargement in patients with small aortic root...
  6. ncbi request reprint Reversed-J inferior versus full median sternotomy: which is better for awake coronary bypass surgery
    Kaan Kirali
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Kosuyolu Heart and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey
    J Card Surg 20:463-8. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to ascertain whether the approach with a less invasive reversed-J inferior sternotomy could improve intraoperative patient compliance and postoperative recovery than the standard median sternotomy...
  7. ncbi request reprint Composite bilateral internal thoracic artery grafts via standard sternotomy for lateral wall revascularization in conscious patients
    Kaan Kirali
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Kosuyolu Heart and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey
    Heart Surg Forum 8:E473-7. 2005
    ..This technique, performed without cardiopulmonary bypass or mechanical ventilation, creates the least invasive revascularization method for the lateral wall of the heart yet described...
  8. ncbi request reprint Surgical outcome of subtypes of aortic arch dissection
    Kaan Kirali
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Kosuyolu Heart and Research Hospital, Kadikoy, Istanbul 81020, Turkey
    Asian Cardiovasc Thorac Ann 12:300-5. 2004
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  9. ncbi request reprint Extensive aortic surgery in Marfan syndrome: 16-year experience
    Kaan Kirali
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery Koşuyolu Heart and Research Hospital, Kadikoy 81020, Istanbul, Turkey
    Asian Cardiovasc Thorac Ann 11:337-41. 2003
    ..Aortic surgery can be performed in Marfan patients with low morbidity and mortality. Aggressive surgical intervention does not impair surgical outcome while it decreases reoperation risk...
  10. ncbi request reprint Markers of myocardial ischemia in the evaluation of the effect of left anterior descending coronary artery lesion and collateral circulation on myocardial injury in 1-vessel off-pump coronary bypass surgery
    Kaan Kirali
    Departments of Cardiovascular Surgery and Anesthesiology, Kosuyolu Heart and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey
    Heart Surg Forum 6:143-8. 2003
    ..The purpose of this study was to use serum markers for myocardial tissue damage to evaluate the effect of the severity of left anterior descending artery (LAD) lesions after 1-vessel off-pump coronary artery bypass grafting...
  11. ncbi request reprint Early- and long-term comparison of the on- and off-pump bypass surgery in patients with left ventricular dysfunction
    Kaan Kirali
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Kosuyolu Heart and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey
    Heart Surg Forum 5:177-81. 2002
    ..The purpose of this study was to provide a comparison of the early and long-term outcome between patient groups with left ventricular dysfunction (LVEF<40% or LVPS>or=15) operated with or without using cardiopulmonary bypass...
  12. ncbi request reprint Long-term comparison of aortic arch replacement with or without elephant trunk procedure via retrograde cerebral perfusion for aortic arch dissection
    Kaan Kirali
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Kosuyolu Heart and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey
    Cardiovasc Surg 10:38-44. 2002
    ..The aim of this study is to investigate the effects of the duration of retrograde cerebral perfusion (RCP) in patients with aortic arch dissection...
  13. ncbi request reprint Mitral clefts and interatrial septum defects: 15-year results
    Kaan Kirali
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Kosuyolu Heart and Research Hospital, Kadikoy 81020, Istanbul, Turkey
    Asian Cardiovasc Thorac Ann 11:135-8. 2003
    ..Freedom from reoperation was 92.2% +/- 5.6% at 15 years. Surgical intervention can be performed for congenital anterior mitral leaflet cleft and interatrial septal defect with good results in both pediatric and adult age groups...
  14. ncbi request reprint Five-year experience in aortic root replacement with the flanged composite graft
    Kaan Kirali
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Kosuyolu Heart and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey
    Ann Thorac Surg 73:1130-7. 2002
    ..The aim of this study is to determine the 5-year experience with the composite root replacement using our new modification of the Bentall technique...
  15. ncbi request reprint Does aortic root enlargement impair the outcome of patients with small aortic root?
    Hasan Ardal
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Kosuyolu Heart and Research Hospital, Kadikoy, Istanbul, Turkey
    J Card Surg 21:449-53. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate long-term results of the posterior root enlargement...
  16. pmc Second and third cardiac valve reoperations: factors influencing death and long-term survival
    Mehmet Erdem Toker
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Kartal Kosuyolu Heart and Research Hospital, Kartal, 34846 Istanbul, Turkey
    Tex Heart Inst J 36:557-62. 2009
    ..Herein, we discuss our conclusion that 3rd or 4th cardiac valvular operations incurred acceptable early postoperative mortality rates...
  17. ncbi request reprint Cardiovascular reoperations in Marfan syndrome
    Vedat Erentug
    Cardiovascular Surgeon, Kosuyolu Heart and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey
    J Card Surg 21:455-7. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study is to analyze the outcome results of reoperations in Marfan syndrome patients...
  18. ncbi request reprint Multivariate analysis for operative mortality in obstructive prosthetic valve dysfunction due to pannus and thrombus formation
    Mehmet Erdem Toker
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Kosuyolu Heart and Research Hospital, Turkey
    Int Heart J 47:237-45. 2006
    ..This study revealed that left ventricular dysfunction is the major determinant of surgical mortality in patients requiring reoperation for valve dysfunction due to pannus or thrombus...
  19. ncbi request reprint Postoperative revision surgery for bleeding in a tertiary heart center
    Ilker Mataraci
    Cardiovascular Surgery Clinic, Kartal Kosuyolu Heart and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey
    Asian Cardiovasc Thorac Ann 18:266-71. 2010
    ..Predictors of morbidity were old age, preoperative dialysis, tobacco use, chronic lung disease, and delayed reoperation. No factors were found to be associated with the need for transfusion...
  20. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with long-term survival following cardiac transplantation
    Basar Sareyyupoglu
    Cardiovascular Surgery Center, Kartal Kosuyolu Yuksek Ihtisas Education and Research Hospital, Kosuyolu, Istanbul, Turkey
    Anadolu Kardiyol Derg 8:360-6. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate factors associated with the long-term survival following cardiac transplantations in our center...
  21. ncbi request reprint Surgical management of cardiac myxoma
    Gokhan Ipek
    Kosuyolu Heart and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey
    J Card Surg 20:300-4. 2005
    ..Between 1994 and December 2003, 55 patients were operated for cardiac myxoma in Kosuyolu Heart and Research Hospital in Istanbul...
  22. ncbi request reprint Midterm results of aortic valve repair with the pericardial cusp extension technique in rheumatic valve disease
    Nilgun Bozbuga
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Kosuyolu Heart and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey
    Ann Thorac Surg 77:1272-6. 2004
    ..The encouraging results of valve repair in the atrioventricular valves have influenced a decision about aortic valve (AV) reconstruction. We report our experience with pericardial cusp extension to repair rheumatic AV disease...
  23. ncbi request reprint Does mediastinitis affect the graft patency?
    Denyan Mansuroglu
    Kouyolu Heart and Research Hospital, Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Istanbul, Turkey
    J Card Surg 20:208-11. 2005
    ..58%). The total number of patent distal anastomosis was 30/38 (78.94%). When compared with the graft patency of patients without infection, it was found that mediastinitis does not affect the graft patency rates adversely...
  24. pmc Is posterior leaflet extension and associated commissurotomy effective in rheumatic mitral valve disease? Long-term outcome
    Suat Nail Omeroglu
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Kosuyolu Heart and Research Hospital, Turkey
    Tex Heart Inst J 31:240-5. 2004
    ..Long-term results of this technique are acceptable; however, the risk of reoperation is an important disadvantage in these young patients...
  25. ncbi request reprint Aortic valve replacement in isolated severe aortic stenosis with left ventricular dysfunction: long-term survival and ventricular recovery
    Murat Bulent Rabus
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Kosuyolu Heart and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey
    Anadolu Kardiyol Derg 9:41-6. 2009
    ....
  26. ncbi request reprint Coronary bypass procedures in patients with renal artery stenosis
    Vedat Erentug
    Kosuyolu Heart and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey
    J Card Surg 20:345-9. 2005
    ..We present our experience on patients with renal artery stenosis undergoing myocardial revascularization procedures...
  27. ncbi request reprint [Traumatic vascular complications due to intraaortic balloon pump support]
    Vedat Erentug
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Kosuyolu Heart and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey
    Ulus Travma Acil Cerrahi Derg 10:28-33. 2004
    ..The use of an intraaortic balloon pump (IABP) catheter was retrospectively evaluated in terms of risk factors, insertion techniques, and complications in patients with low cardiac output...
  28. ncbi request reprint Surgical treatment of subaortic obstruction in adolescent and adults: long-term follow-up
    Vedat Erentug
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Kosuyolu Heart and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey
    J Card Surg 20:16-21. 2005
    ....
  29. ncbi request reprint Partial cardiac autotransplantation for reduction of the left atrium
    Hasan B Erdogan
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Kosuyolu Heart and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey
    Asian Cardiovasc Thorac Ann 12:111-4. 2004
    ..Partial cardiac autotransplantation can be effective in reducing heart chamber size in selected patients, especially those with giant left atrium...
  30. ncbi request reprint Surgical management of mitral regurgitation in patients with Marfan syndrome
    Nilgun Bozbuga
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Kosuyolu Heart and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey
    J Heart Valve Dis 12:717-21. 2003
    ..Although, in patients with Marfan syndrome, the most common cardiovascular abnormalities are aortic root dilatation and aortic valve regurgitation, mitral valve dysfunction is the most frequently accompanying cardiac lesion...
  31. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for requirement of permanent pacemaker implantation after aortic valve replacement
    Hasan Basri Erdogan
    Kosuyolu Heart and Research Hospital, Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Istambul, Turkey
    J Card Surg 21:211-5; discussion 216-7. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the frequency of requirement for permanent pacing and related risk factors after aortic valve replacement...
  32. ncbi request reprint Long-term outcome after total correction of tetralogy of Fallot in adolescent and adult age
    Hasan Basri Erdogan
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Kosuyolu Heart and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey
    J Card Surg 20:119-23. 2005
    ..Corrective procedures in adult patients with TOF can be performed successfully compared to patients who underwent operation during infancy and childhood...
  33. ncbi request reprint Combined coronary artery bypass grafting and lung surgery
    Suat N Omeroğlu
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Kosuyolu Heart and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey
    Asian Cardiovasc Thorac Ann 12:260-2. 2004
    ..The lung lesion was diagnosed as carcinoma in 2 patients and hydatid cyst in 1 patient. With few exceptions, beating heart coronary bypass through a median sternotomy can be performed in a combined operation...
  34. ncbi request reprint [Mid-term results of surgical radiofrequency ablation for permanent atrial fibrillation]
    Ilker Mataraci
    Kartal Koşuyolu Yüksek Ihtisas Eğitim ve Araştirma Hastanesi Kalp ve Damar Cerrahishi Kliniği, Istanbul, Turkey
    Turk Kardiyol Dern Ars 37:321-7. 2009
    ..Atrial fibrillation (AF) is a common problem in cardiac surgery patients. We evaluated the mid-term results of patients who underwent open heart surgery and radiofrequency ablation (RFA)...
  35. doi request reprint Long-term results of aortic root replacement: 15 years' experience
    Ilker Mataraci
    Kartal Kosuyolu Heart and Research Hospital, Cardiovascular Surgery Clinic, Istanbul, Turkey
    Ann Thorac Surg 87:1783-8. 2009
    ..Long-term results of aortic root replacements and the factors affecting long-term mortality were analyzed...
  36. ncbi request reprint Effects of patient-prosthesis mismatch on postoperative early mortality in isolated aortic stenosis
    Murat B Rabus
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Kosuyolu Heart and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey
    J Heart Valve Dis 18:18-27. 2009
    ..The study aim was to evaluate whether mismatch affected early mortality after aortic valve replacement (AVR) for isolated aortic stenosis (AS)...
  37. ncbi request reprint Cardiac hydatid cysts: surgical treatment and results
    Vedat Erentug
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery Koşuyolu Heart and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey
    J Card Surg 19:358-60. 2004
    ..All patients were followed by medical treatment with albendazole (400 mg/day) and no recurrences were reported in the late follow-up...
  38. ncbi request reprint Rupture of abdominal aortic aneurysms in Behçet's disease
    Vedat Erentug
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Kosuyolu Heart and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey
    Ann Vasc Surg 17:682-5. 2003
    ..Because Behget's disease is usually seen at young ages, vascular assessment should also be done routinely for early diagnosis and therapy, which can be life-saving...
  39. ncbi request reprint Aspartate and glutamate-enriched cardioplegia in left ventricular dysfunction
    Ibrahim Uyar
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Kosuyolu Heart and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey
    J Card Surg 20:337-44. 2005
    ....
  40. ncbi request reprint Operative mortality after valvular reoperations
    Mehmet Erdem Toker
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Kosuyolu Heart and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey
    Heart Surg Forum 8:E280-3; discussion E283. 2005
    ..To determine the incidence and risk factors of mortality and morbidity in valvular reoperations...
  41. pmc Complete off-pump coronary revascularization in patients with dialysis-dependent renal disease
    Vedat Erentug
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Kosuyolu Heart and Research Hospital, 81020 Istanbul, Turkey
    Tex Heart Inst J 31:153-6. 2004
    ..We believe that in patients with end-stage dialysis-dependent chronic renal failure, off-pump coronary revascularization is a good alternative...
  42. ncbi request reprint A simple method to prevent internal thoracic artery tension: a single pericardio-thoracic suture technique
    Denyan Mansuroglu
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Kosuyolu Heart and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey
    J Card Surg 19:264-6. 2004
    ..A simple suture technique to hang up the pericardium to the chest wall is described that eliminates herniation of emphysematous lungs across mediastinum and reduces tension on the left internal mammary artery...
  43. ncbi request reprint Using the bilateral internal mammary artery in the left or right coronary artery system: 5-year comparison of operation techniques and angiographic results
    Mehmet Erdem Toker
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Kosuyolu Heart and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey
    Heart Surg Forum 8:E462-7. 2005
    ....
  44. pmc Surgical treatment of aortic abscess and fistula
    Nilgun Bozbuga
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Kosuyolu Heart and Research Hospital, Kosuyolu, 81020 Istanbul, Turkey
    Tex Heart Inst J 31:382-6. 2004
    ....
  45. doi request reprint Radiofrequency ablation for atrial fibrillation in rheumatic valvular disease
    Ilker Mataraci
    Kartal Kosuyolu Heart and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey
    Heart Lung Circ 19:43-9. 2010
    ..We have reviewed the results of radiofrequency ablation (RFA) in patients with rheumatic valve disease...
  46. ncbi request reprint Hypercholesterolemia association with aortic stenosis of various etiologies
    Murat Bulent Rabus
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Kosuyolu Heart and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey
    J Card Surg 24:146-50. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the role of hypercholesterolemia in development of aortic valve calcification in different etiologies...
  47. ncbi request reprint Does radial artery harvesting cause any changes in the forehand circulation during the postoperative period? An angiographic study
    Denyan Mansuroglu
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Kosuyolu Heart and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey
    Anadolu Kardiyol Derg 4:149-52. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate angiographic changes in the ulnar and interosseous arteries, and the collateral circulation of forehand after harvesting radial artery...
  48. ncbi request reprint [Surgical treatment of iatrogenic cardiac traumas induced by heart catheterization]
    Nilgun Ulusoy Bozbuga
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Kosuyolu Heart and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey
    Ulus Travma Acil Cerrahi Derg 10:22-7. 2004
    ..A retrospective evaluation was made on iatrogenic cardiac traumas requiring surgical treatment, that were induced by cardiac catheterizations and interventions performed within a 17-year period...
  49. pmc Pericardiectomy for chronic constrictive tuberculous pericarditis: risks and predictors of survival
    Nilgun Bozbuga
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Kosuyolu Heart and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey
    Tex Heart Inst J 30:180-5. 2003
    ..We suggest that pericardiectomy be performed early and as radically as possible, in an effort to prevent chronic illness. A combination of chemotherapy and surgery yields gratifying results in the treatment of tuberculous pericarditis...
  50. ncbi request reprint Aortic valve replacement for a patient with glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency and autoimmune hemolytic anemia
    Serpil Tas
    Cardiovascular Surgery Department of Kosuyolu Heart and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey
    J Card Surg 20:380-1. 2005
    ..We evaluated the preoperative management and postoperative care of a patient with severe aortic insufficiency associated with G6PD deficiency and autoimmune hemolytic anemia who underwent aortic valve replacement...
  51. ncbi request reprint Increasing numbers of penetrating cardiac trauma in a new center
    Ilker Mataraci
    Kartal Koşuyolu High Graduate Education and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey
    Ulus Travma Acil Cerrahi Derg 16:54-8. 2010
    ..Our aim was to express the importance of emergency diagnosis and surgical approach in penetrating cardiac trauma patients...
  52. pmc Surgical management of effusive constrictive pericarditis
    Fuat Buyukbayrak
    Kartal Kosuyolu Heart and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey
    Cardiovasc J Afr 24:303-7. 2013
    ..The surgical approach for effusive constrictive pericarditis (ECP) has not been extensively studied. We present our institution's early and long-term results of pericardiectomy in our cohort of patients with ECP...
  53. doi request reprint Surgery for ruptured sinus of Valsalva aneurysm: 25-year experience with 55 patients
    Sabit Sarikaya
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Kosuyolu Heart and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 43:591-6. 2013
    ..We reviewed our 25-year experience and current literature regarding the efficacy of different surgical approaches...
  54. doi request reprint Treatment of left anterior descending coronary artery stenosis: stent or surgery
    Mesut Sismanoglu
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Kosuyolu Heart and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey
    Asian Cardiovasc Thorac Ann 21:528-32. 2013
    ..However, long-term follow-up is yet to be defined...
  55. ncbi request reprint An aneurysm of the left main coronary artery associated with a Stanford type B aortic dissection
    Denyan Mansuroglu
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Kosuyolu Heart and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 22:144. 2002
  56. ncbi request reprint Coronary bypass surgery in patient with malaria
    Mehmet Balkanay
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Kosuyolu Heart and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey
    Asian Cardiovasc Thorac Ann 10:160-1. 2002
    ..There was no complication in the early postoperative period...
  57. ncbi request reprint [Cardiovascular manifestations and treatment in Marfan syndrome]
    Vedat Erentug
    Clinic of Cardiovascular Surgery, Koşuyolu Heart Education and Training Hospital, Istanbul 81020, Turkey
    Anadolu Kardiyol Derg 5:46-52. 2005
    ..In the follow-up of patients after surgery for aortic aneurysm and dissection, serial imaging studies in order to detect a new onset aneurysm or dissection on different sites of the aorta are essential...
  58. ncbi request reprint Effects of giant left atrium on thromboembolism after mitral valve replacement
    Veysel Kutay
    Cardiovascular Surgery Department, Van Yuksek Ihtisas Hospital, Van, Turkey
    Asian Cardiovasc Thorac Ann 13:107-11. 2005
    ..During follow-up no direct relationship between thromboembolism and giant left atrium was evident...
  59. ncbi request reprint A highly fatal intraoperative urgency--aortic dissection complicating heart surgery
    Adil Polat
    John F Kennedy Hospital, Talatpasa Bulvari, Begonya Sokak, No 7 9 Bahcelievler 34590 Istanbul, Turkey
    Kardiol Pol 67:858-63. 2009
    ..Aortic dissection is associated with high mortality. Despite its rarity, it is often fatal...
  60. ncbi request reprint [Surgical treatment of peripheral vascular injuries after cardiac catheterization]
    Vedat Erentug
    Kosuyolu Heart Education and Research Hospital, Istanbul
    Anadolu Kardiyol Derg 3:216-20. 2003
    ..Forty-two cases with peripheral vascular injuries requiring surgical therapy after 64.911 cardiac interventions in our center between 1985 and 2002 were evaluated retrospectively...
  61. ncbi request reprint Pericardiectomy for treatment of neoplastic constrictive pericarditis
    Fuat Buyukbayrak
    Kartal Kosuyolu Heart and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey
    Asian Cardiovasc Thorac Ann 22:296-300. 2014
    ..To share our results of a case series of 8 patients who underwent pericardiectomy for constrictive pericarditis that developed secondary to a known neoplastic disease...
  62. ncbi request reprint Melatonin protects against ischemia/reperfusion injury in skeletal muscle
    Korhan Erkanli
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Kosuyolu Heart and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey
    J Pineal Res 39:238-42. 2005
    ..01) and I/R + Mel group (P < 0.01). Melatonin has a protective effect against I/R injury in skeletal muscle and may reduce the incidence of compartment syndrome, especially after acute or chronic peripheral arterial occlusions...
  63. ncbi request reprint [Which application, complex or mini cardioplegia?/Cardioplegia by minicardioplegia technique]
    Kaan Kirali
    Anadolu Kardiyol Derg 6:289-90; author reply 290-1. 2006