Levent Korkmaz

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Publications

  1. doi request reprint Relationship between aortic valve sclerosis and different vascular damage markers: an observational study
    Levent Korkmaz
    Clinic of Cardiology, Ahi Evren Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery Training and Research Hospital, Trabzon Turkey
    Anadolu Kardiyol Derg 13:452-6. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Relation between aortic valve sclerosis and ankle-brachial index in participants clinically free of atherosclerotic vascular disease
    Levent Korkmaz
    Department of Cardiology, Ahi Evren Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery Training and Research Hospital, Trabzon, Turkey
    Angiology 64:391-4. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Aortic valve sclerosis is a sign of increased arterial stiffness in clinically asymptomatic subjects
    Levent Korkmaz
    Department of Cardiology, Ahi Evren Cardiovascular and ThoracicSurgery Training and Research Hospital, Trabzon, Turkey
    Cardiol J 20:318-22. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Epicardial adipose tissue increased in patients with newly diagnosed subclinical hypothyroidism
    Levent Korkmaz
    Department of Cardiology, Ahi Evren Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery Training and Research Hospital, Trabzon, Turkey
    Med Princ Pract 22:42-6. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Aortic knob calcification and coronary artery lesion complexity in non-ST-segment elevation acute coronary syndrome patients
    Levent Korkmaz
    Ahi Evren Thorasic and Cardiovascular Surgery Training and Research Hospital, Trabzon, Turkey
    Turk Kardiyol Dern Ars 40:606-11. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Ankle-brachial index and coronary artery lesion complexity in patients with acute coronary syndromes
    Levent Korkmaz
    Department of Cardiology, Adana Numune Training and Research Hospital, Adana, Turkey
    Angiology 63:495-9. 2012
  7. ncbi request reprint Atherosclerosis burden and coronary artery lesion complexity in acute coronary syndrome patients
    Levent Korkmaz
    Department of Cardiology, Adana Numune Training and Research Hospital, Adana, Turkey
    Cardiol J 19:295-300. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Increased carotid intima-media thickness is associated with higher SYNTAX score
    Levent Korkmaz
    Department of Cardiology, Ahi Evren Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery Training and Research Hospital, Trabzon, Turkey
    Angiology 63:386-9. 2012
  9. doi request reprint Lipoprotein phospholipase A2 in patients with isolated coronary artery ectasia
    Levent Korkmaz
    Department of Cardiology, Ahi Evren Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery Training and Research Hospital, Trabzon, Turkey
    Clin Res Cardiol 100:511-4. 2011
  10. doi request reprint Association between nonalcoholic fatty liver disease and coronary artery disease complexity in patients with acute coronary syndrome: a pilot study
    Mustafa Tarik Agac
    1Department of Cardiology, Ahi Evren Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery Training and Research Hospital, Trabzon, Turkey
    Angiology 64:604-8. 2013

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  1. doi request reprint Relationship between aortic valve sclerosis and different vascular damage markers: an observational study
    Levent Korkmaz
    Clinic of Cardiology, Ahi Evren Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery Training and Research Hospital, Trabzon Turkey
    Anadolu Kardiyol Derg 13:452-6. 2013
    ..The purpose of present study was to investigate this relation...
  2. doi request reprint Relation between aortic valve sclerosis and ankle-brachial index in participants clinically free of atherosclerotic vascular disease
    Levent Korkmaz
    Department of Cardiology, Ahi Evren Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery Training and Research Hospital, Trabzon, Turkey
    Angiology 64:391-4. 2013
    ..91 to -0.27, P < .001) and β-blocker use (95% CI: -0.96 to -0.02, P: .04). Our findings confirm an association between AVS and PAD that may be attributed to shared vascular risk factors...
  3. doi request reprint Aortic valve sclerosis is a sign of increased arterial stiffness in clinically asymptomatic subjects
    Levent Korkmaz
    Department of Cardiology, Ahi Evren Cardiovascular and ThoracicSurgery Training and Research Hospital, Trabzon, Turkey
    Cardiol J 20:318-22. 2013
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate the relation between thecardio-ankle vascular index (CAVI) that has been recently reported as a new surrogate marker of arterial stiffness and aortic valve sclerosis (AVS)...
  4. doi request reprint Epicardial adipose tissue increased in patients with newly diagnosed subclinical hypothyroidism
    Levent Korkmaz
    Department of Cardiology, Ahi Evren Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery Training and Research Hospital, Trabzon, Turkey
    Med Princ Pract 22:42-6. 2013
    ..To investigate whether or not patients with subclinical hypothyroidism (SH) have increased epicardial adipose tissue (EAT). Subjects and..
  5. doi request reprint Aortic knob calcification and coronary artery lesion complexity in non-ST-segment elevation acute coronary syndrome patients
    Levent Korkmaz
    Ahi Evren Thorasic and Cardiovascular Surgery Training and Research Hospital, Trabzon, Turkey
    Turk Kardiyol Dern Ars 40:606-11. 2012
    ..There have been no studies to date exploring the relation between aortic knob calcification (AKC) and coronary lesion complexity assessed by SYNTAX score...
  6. doi request reprint Ankle-brachial index and coronary artery lesion complexity in patients with acute coronary syndromes
    Levent Korkmaz
    Department of Cardiology, Adana Numune Training and Research Hospital, Adana, Turkey
    Angiology 63:495-9. 2012
    ..46; P < .001).We have demonstrated increased CAD complexity in patients with ACS and PAD and strong correlation between degree of PAD and coronary lesion complexity...
  7. ncbi request reprint Atherosclerosis burden and coronary artery lesion complexity in acute coronary syndrome patients
    Levent Korkmaz
    Department of Cardiology, Adana Numune Training and Research Hospital, Adana, Turkey
    Cardiol J 19:295-300. 2012
    ..But association between atherosclerosis burden and coronary artery disease (CAD) complexity in ACS patients has not been investigated yet...
  8. doi request reprint Increased carotid intima-media thickness is associated with higher SYNTAX score
    Levent Korkmaz
    Department of Cardiology, Ahi Evren Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery Training and Research Hospital, Trabzon, Turkey
    Angiology 63:386-9. 2012
    ..We have demonstrated a significant relation between CIMT and SXscore. Although this study is correlative and no causative conclusions can be drawn, our findings suggest that increased CIMT could reflect complex coronary artery lesions...
  9. doi request reprint Lipoprotein phospholipase A2 in patients with isolated coronary artery ectasia
    Levent Korkmaz
    Department of Cardiology, Ahi Evren Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery Training and Research Hospital, Trabzon, Turkey
    Clin Res Cardiol 100:511-4. 2011
    ..Nevertheless, the relation between LP-PLA2 and isolated coronary artery ectasia (CAE) has not been investigated yet. The aim of our study was to assess this relation...
  10. doi request reprint Association between nonalcoholic fatty liver disease and coronary artery disease complexity in patients with acute coronary syndrome: a pilot study
    Mustafa Tarik Agac
    1Department of Cardiology, Ahi Evren Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery Training and Research Hospital, Trabzon, Turkey
    Angiology 64:604-8. 2013
    ..00-1.10) and presence of NAFLD (OR, 13.20; 95% CI, 2.52-69.15) were independent factors associated with supramedian SS. In conclusion, among patients with ACS, those with NAFLD have more complex CAD as assessed by SS. ..
  11. doi request reprint Relationship of aortic knob width with cardio-ankle vascular stiffness index and its value in diagnosis of subclinical atherosclerosis in hypertensive patients: a study on diagnostic accuracy
    Levent Korkmaz
    Clinic of Cardiology, Ahievren Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery Training and Research Hospital, Trabzon Turkey
    Anadolu Kardiyol Derg 12:102-6. 2012
    ..The aim of our study was to determine the usefulness of the aortic knob width (AKW) in the assessment of subclinical atherosclerosis in hypertensive patients...
  12. ncbi request reprint Relationship between Duke Treadmill Score and coronary artery lesion complexity
    Zeydin Acar
    Department of Cardiology, Ahi Evren Cardiovascular and Thorasic Surgery Training and Research Hospital, Trabzon, Turkey
    Clin Invest Med 35:E365-9. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate the relationship between the Duke Treadmil Score (DTS) and coronary artery disease (CAD) complexity in patients with suspected coronary artery disease (CAD)...
  13. doi request reprint Evaluation of right ventricular function in early period following transcatheter closure of atrial septal defect
    Mustafa Tarik Agac
    Cardiology Department, Ahi Evren Heart and Vascular Surgery Training and Research Hospital, Trabzon, Turkey
    Echocardiography 29:358-62. 2012
    ..We aimed to evaluate RV function by echocardiography (ECG) with these novel indices in early period in patients with secundum-type ASD that was closed percutaneously...
  14. doi request reprint Increased Frequency of Fragmented QRS in Patients with Severe Aortic Valve Stenosis
    Mustafa Tarik Agac
    Department of Cardiology, Ahi Evren Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery Training and Research Hospital, Trabzon, Turkey
    Med Princ Pract 23:66-9. 2014
    ..69; 95% CI 1.81-7.55, p < 0.001). Conclusion: A higher frequency of fragmented QRS was detected in patients with severe aortic valve stenosis compared to controls. © 2013 S. Karger AG, Basel. ..
  15. ncbi request reprint Coronary artery calcification score is increased in patients with isolated coronary artery ectasia
    Hakan Erkan
    Department of Cardiology, Ahi Evren Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery Training and Research Hospital, Trabzon, Turkey
    Clin Invest Med 36:E191-6. 2013
    ..Isolated coronary artery ectasia (CAE) is defined as localized or diffuse dilation of the coronary arteries without coronary stenosis. The aim of this study was to assess the relationship between CAC and isolated CAE...
  16. doi request reprint Dilated cardiomyopathy secondary to coarctation of the aorta was completely resolved after stent implantation
    Mustafa Tarik Agac
    Ahi Evren Chest, Heart and Vascular Surgery Hospital, Soğuksu Mah, Trabzon, Turkey
    Cardiovasc J Afr 23:e12-3. 2012
    ..The procedure resulted in immediate clinical improvement. Six-months after stent implantation, the patient was free of symptoms and an echocardiographic examination showed completely normalised cardiac size and systolic function...
  17. doi request reprint Aortic pulse wave velocity in subjects with aortic valve sclerosis
    Sukru Celik
    Department of Cardiology, KTU Faculty of Medicine, Trabzon, Turkey
    Echocardiography 25:1112-6. 2008
    ..Whether aortic stiffness contributes to aortic valve sclerosis (AVS) remains unknown. The aim of the present study was to examine the relationship between PWV and AVS in subjects free of clinically evident atherosclerotic disease...
  18. doi request reprint Increased leucocyte count could predict coronary artery calcification in patients free of clinically apparent cardiovascular disease
    Levent Korkmaz
    Department of Cardiology, Adana Numune Training and Research Hospital, Adana, Turkey
    Turk Kardiyol Dern Ars 40:223-8. 2012
    ..The main purpose of this study was to investigate the relation between leucocyte count and CAC and to determine whether a higher leucocyte count could indicate subclinical atherosclerosis in patients without overt cardiovascular disease...
  19. doi request reprint Association between diagonal earlobe crease and cardio-ankle vascular index in asymptomatic hypertensive patients
    Levent Korkmaz
    Department of Cardiology, Ahi Evren Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery Training and Research Hospital, Trabzon, Turkey
    Med Princ Pract 22:530-4. 2013
    ..2013 S. Karger AG, Basel. ..
  20. doi request reprint Relation between carotid intima-media thickness and aortic knob width in patients with essential hypertension
    Hakan Erkan
    Department of Cardiology, Ahi Evren Heart and Vascular Surgery Training and Research Hospital, Turkey
    Blood Press Monit 16:282-4. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the usefulness of the aortic knob width measured on chest radiography in the assessment of subclinical atherosclerosis in hypertensive patients...
  21. doi request reprint Adult-type anomalous origin of the left coronary artery from the main pulmonary artery: one case report
    Cihan Orem
    Department of Cardiology, Faculty of Medicine, Karadeniz Technical University, Trabzon, Turkey
    Echocardiography 26:1232-5. 2009
    ..Computed tomography confirmed ALCAPA syndrome. Surgical corrections were planned...
  22. doi request reprint Association between serum C-reactive protein elevation and atrial fibrillation after first anterior myocardial infarction
    Omer Gedikli
    Department of Cardiology, Black Sea Technical University, Trabzon, Turkey
    Clin Cardiol 31:482-7. 2008
    ..However, the role of CRP levels in the occurence of AF in patients with AMI has not been studied. This study investigated whether CRP is a risk factor for AF in patients with acute anterior MI...
  23. doi request reprint Carotid-femoral pulse wave velocity in patients with isolated coronary artery ectasia: an observational study
    Abdulkadir Kiris
    Department of Cardiology, Faculty of Medicine, Karadeniz Technical University, Trabzon, Turkey
    Anadolu Kardiyol Derg 12:313-9. 2012
    ..The increased PWV is recognized as an indicator of atherosclerosis. The relationship between isolated coronary artery ectasia (CAE) and carotid-femoral PWV has not been well-described. The aim of our study was to assess this relation...
  24. doi request reprint Predictive value of echocardiography-derived arterial compliance for increased arterial stiffness in hypertensive patients
    Levent Korkmaz
    aDepartment of Cardiology, Ahi Evren Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery Training and Research Hospital bDepartment of Radiology, Akcaabat State Hospital, Trabzon cDepartment of Cardiology, Adana Numune Training and Research Hospital, Adana, Turkey
    Blood Press Monit 19:1-5. 2014
    ..The stroke volume (SV) to pulse pressure (PP) ratio is an estimate of arterial compliance (AC). The main purpose of this study was to investigate the association between echocardiography-derived AC and arterial stiffness...
  25. pmc Fetal adrenal suppression due to maternal corticosteroid use: case report
    Selim Kurtoglu
    Erciyes University Faculty of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics Division of Neonatology, Kayseri, Turkey
    J Clin Res Pediatr Endocrinol 3:160-2. 2011
    ..Here, we report a case with fetal adrenal suppression due to maternal methylprednisolone use presenting with early hypoglycaemia and late hyponatremia in neonatal period and requiring three-month replacement therapy...
  26. doi request reprint Impairment in flow-mediated vasodilatation of the brachial artery in acromegaly
    Merih Baykan
    Department of Cardiology, Division of Endocrinology, Karadeniz Technical University, Trabzon, Turkey
    Med Princ Pract 18:228-32. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to assess flow-mediated dilatation (FMD) of the brachial artery in patients with acromegaly...
  27. ncbi request reprint Impairment of flow-mediated vasodilatation of brachial artery in patients with Cushing's Syndrome
    Merih Baykan
    Department of Cardiology, KTU Faculty of Medicine, Trabzon, Turkey
    Endocrine 31:300-4. 2007
    ..Endothelial dysfunction is the initiating event in the development of atherosclerosis. Endothelial function is assessed by flow-mediated dilatation (FMD) of brachial artery. The aim of this study was to assess FMD in patients with CS...
  28. ncbi request reprint Assessment of left ventricular diastolic function and the Tei index by tissue Doppler imaging in patients with primary hyperparathyroidism
    Merih Baykan
    Department of Cardiology, Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, KTU Faculty of Medicine, Trabzon, Turkey
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 66:483-8. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to assess left ventricular (LV) systolic and diastolic function and myocardial performance (the Tei index) by tissue Doppler imaging (TDI) in patients with primary hyperparathyroidism (PHPT)...
  29. doi request reprint Assessment of left ventricular systolic synchronization in patients with chronic kidney disease and narrow QRS complexes
    Omer Gedikli
    KTU Faculty of Medicine, Department of Cardiology, Trabzon, Turkey
    Echocardiography 26:528-33. 2009
    ..This study investigated whether left ventricular (LV) asynchrony is present in patients with CKD and normal QRS duration...
  30. doi request reprint Isolated persistent left superior vena cava with absent right superior vena cava in two cases
    Levent Korkmaz
    Department of Cardiology, Ahi Evren Chest, Heart and Vascular Surgery Training and Research Hospital, Trabzon, Turkey
    Turk Kardiyol Dern Ars 39:501-4. 2011
    ..We present persistent LSVC with absent RSVC in two asymptomatic patients, namely, a 52-year-old woman and 65-year-old man. The diagnosis was confirmed by cardiac computed tomography in both cases...