Ozgur Ciftci

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Affiliation: Baskent University
Country: Turkey

Publications

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. ncbi request reprint Mentholated cigarette smoking induced alterations in left and right ventricular functions in chronic smokers
    Ozgur Ciftci
    Department of Cardiology, Faculty of Medicine, Baskent University, Konya, Turkey
    Anadolu Kardiyol Derg 8:116-22. 2008
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. doi request reprint Coronary Microvascular function, Peripheral Endothelial Function and Carotid IMT in beta-thalassemia minor
    Hakan Gullu
    Baskent University, Teaching and Medical Research Centers, Cardiology Department, Adana and Konya, Turkey
    Thromb Res 131:e247-52. 2013

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  1. 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...
  2. 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...
  3. ncbi request reprint Mentholated cigarette smoking induced alterations in left and right ventricular functions in chronic smokers
    Ozgur Ciftci
    Department of Cardiology, Faculty of Medicine, Baskent University, Konya, Turkey
    Anadolu Kardiyol Derg 8:116-22. 2008
    ..The aim of the study was to compare acute effects of normal and mentholated cigarettes smoking on both ventricular diastolic functions in chronic smokers...
  4. 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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  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. doi request reprint Coronary Microvascular function, Peripheral Endothelial Function and Carotid IMT in beta-thalassemia minor
    Hakan Gullu
    Baskent University, Teaching and Medical Research Centers, Cardiology Department, Adana and Konya, Turkey
    Thromb Res 131:e247-52. 2013
    ..We have investigated coronary flow reserve (CFR), brachial artery flow mediated dilation (FMD) and Carotid intima-media thickness (IMT) in patients with Beta thalessemia minor (BTM)...
  11. 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...
  12. 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...
  13. 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...
  14. ncbi request reprint Light cigarette smoking and vascular function
    Ozgur Ciftci
    Dept of Cardiology, Baskent University Faculty of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey
    Acta Cardiol 68:255-61. 2013
    ..The present study was undertaken to test the hypothesis that smoking induces peripheral endothelial dysfunction and altered function in central conduit arteries...
  15. 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...
  16. 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...
  17. 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...
  18. 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...
  19. 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
    ....
  20. 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...
  21. ncbi request reprint The effect of carvedilol therapy on coronary flow reserve in patients with idiopathic dilated cardiomyopathy
    Mustafa Caliskan
    Department of Cardiology, Medicine Faculty of Başkent University, Konya, Turkey
    Turk Kardiyol Dern Ars 36:247-52. 2008
    ..We evaluated the effect of carvedilol, a nonselective beta-blocker with vasodilating action, on coronary flow reserve (CFR) in patients with idiopathic dilated cardiomyopathy (IDC)...
  22. ncbi request reprint Isotretinoin does not prolong QT intervals and QT dispersion in patients with severe acne: a surprising finding for a drug with numerous side effects
    Recep Dursun
    Baskent University, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Dermatology, Konya Research Center, Konya, Turkey
    J Drugs Dermatol 10:710-4. 2011
    ..Isotretinoin is a widely prescribed drug for the treatment of severe acne. Several adverse cardiac effects due to isotretinoin have been previously reported. However, no data exist on the effects of isotretinoin therapy on QT intervals...
  23. 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...
  24. doi request reprint Acquired left coronary artery fistula draining to the right ventricle after myocardial infarction
    Kerem Cem Yılmaz
    Department of Cardiology, Baskent University Konya Training and Research Center, Konya, Turkey
    Arch Iran Med 16:312-4. 2013
    ..Exactly how the fistula developed in our case remains unknown. Angiogenesis also suggests that myocardial infarction can lead to spontaneous formation of these coronary anomalies...
  25. doi request reprint Impaired coronary microvascular function and its association with disease duration and inflammation in patients with psoriasis
    Hakan Gullu
    Cardiology Department, Adana Teaching and Medical Research Center, Baskent University, Adana, Turkey
    Echocardiography 30:912-8. 2013
    ..Thirty-six patients with psoriasis and 56 healthy volunteers were included in this study...
  26. 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...
  27. 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...
  28. doi request reprint Increased platelet activation and inflammatory response in patients with masked hypertension
    Aytekin Guven
    Department of Cardiology, Baskent University School of Medicine, Konya, Turkey
    Blood Coagul Fibrinolysis 24:170-4. 2013
    ..Patients with masked hypertension have higher MPV and CRP values than controls. Increased MPV and CRP levels may be the possible mechanisms behind the increased cardiovascular risk in masked hypertensive patients...
  29. doi request reprint Asymmetric dimethylarginine levels and carotid intima-media thickness in obese patients with polycystic ovary syndrome and their relationship to metabolic parameters
    Baris Onder Pamuk
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Baskent University, School of Medicine, 5th Street, 48, Bahcelievler, 06490 Ankara, Turkey
    Fertil Steril 93:1227-33. 2010
    ..To evaluate the plasma asymmetric dimethyl arginine (ADMA) levels and carotid intima-media thickness (IMT) in patients with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS)...
  30. ncbi request reprint C-reactive protein and nitric oxide level in patients with white coat hypertension
    Aytekin Guven
    Baskent University School of Medicine, Department of Cardiology, Konya, Turkey
    Blood Press 21:281-5. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to assess endothelial function measuring nitric oxide (NO) and C-reactive protein (CRP) level in WCH and to compare those with essential hypertension (EH) and healthy subjects...
  31. ncbi request reprint Permanent transvenous pacemaker implantation following percutaneous transluminal angioplasty in a patient with asymptomatic bilateral subclavian vein stenosis
    Ozgur Ciftci
    Department of Cardiology, Baskent University Faculty of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey
    Acta Cardiol 68:449-51. 2013
    ..Following the diagnosis, the obstruction in the right subclavian vein was successfully relieved through balloon angioplasty, after which a permanent atrioventricular pacemaker was installed...
  32. ncbi request reprint Effect of controlled ovarian hyperstimulation treatment on cardiac function
    Ayla Uckuyu
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Faculty of Medicine, Baskent University, Konya, Turkey
    J Reprod Med 55:503-8. 2010
    ..To evaluate the effects of controlled ovarian hyperstimulation (COH) treatment on cardiac functions using tissue Doppler imaging (TDI)...
  33. ncbi request reprint Anomalous right coronary artery from the left sinus of Valsalva presenting a challenge for percutaneous coronary intervention
    Mustafa Caliskan
    Department of Cardiology, Medicine Faculty of Başkent University, Konya Research and Teaching Center, Konya, Turkey
    Turk Kardiyol Dern Ars 37:44-7. 2009
    ..The patient had an uneventful recovery. The use of a multipurpose Hockey Stick catheter may be considered when the usual techniques fail to cannulate an anomalous RCA...
  34. 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...
  35. ncbi request reprint Impaired coronary microvascular functions in patients with Behçet disease
    Hakan Gullu
    J Am Coll Cardiol 48:586-7. 2006