Ahmet Bacaksiz

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Affiliation: Faculty of Medicine
Country: Turkey

Publications

  1. pmc Plasma concentrations of soluble CD40 ligand in smokers with acute myocardial infarction: a pilot study
    Mehmet Kayrak
    Department of Cardiology, Selcuk University Meram School of Medicine, Akyokus Meram, 42090, Konya, Turkey
    Heart Vessels 26:131-7. 2011
  2. doi request reprint The effect of smoking on myocardial performance index in middle-aged males after first acute myocardial infarction
    Ahmet Bacaksiz
    Department of Cardiology, Bezmialem Foundation University, Istanbul, Turkey
    Echocardiography 30:155-63. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Non-dipping nocturnal blood pressure in psoriasis vulgaris
    Ahmet Bacaksiz
    Department of Cardiology, Faculty of Medicine, Bezmialem Foundation University, Vatan Street, 34093, Fatih Istanbul, Turkey
    Wien Klin Wochenschr 124:822-9. 2012
  4. pmc Assessment of the left atrial volume index and plasma NT-proANP level in patients with acute ST-elevation myocardial infarction
    Ahmet Bacaksiz
    Department of Cardiology, Faculty of Medicine, Bezmialem Foundation University, Istanbul, Turkey
    Clinics (Sao Paulo) 68:997-1003. 2013
  5. ncbi request reprint Is postdilatation with a noncompliant balloon necessary after coronary stent deployment during primary angioplasty?
    Abdurrahman Tasal
    Department of Cardiology, Bezmialem Foundation University, Istanbul, Turkey
    J Interv Cardiol 26:325-31. 2013
  6. doi request reprint A new parameter predicting chronic total occlusion of coronary arteries: platelet distribution width
    Mehmet Akif Vatankulu
    1Department of Cardiology, Faculty of Medicine, Bezmialem Vakif University, Istanbul, Turkey
    Angiology 65:60-4. 2014
  7. doi request reprint Does spironolactone have a dose-dependent effect on left ventricular remodeling in patients with preserved left ventricular function after an acute myocardial infarction?
    Mehmet Akif Vatankulu
    Cardiology Department, Faculty of Medicine, Bezmialem Vakif University, Istanbul, Turkey
    Cardiovasc Ther 31:224-9. 2013
  8. doi request reprint Red cell distribution width predicts new-onset atrial fibrillation after coronary artery bypass grafting
    Gokhan Ertas
    Faculty of Medicine, Department of Cardiology, Bezmialem Vakif University, Istanbul, Turkey
    Scand Cardiovasc J 47:132-5. 2013
  9. pmc Electrocardiographic P-wave characteristics in patients with psoriasis vulgaris
    Ahmet Bacaksiz
    Department of Cardiology, Faculty of Medicine, Bezmialem Foundation University, Istanbul, Turkey
    Ups J Med Sci 118:35-41. 2013
  10. pmc Early assessment of percutaneous coronary interventions for chronic total occlusions analyzed by novel echocardiographic techniques
    Ercan Erdoğan
    Bezmialem Foundation University, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Cardiology, Istanbul, Turkey
    Clinics (Sao Paulo) 68:1333-7. 2013

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Publications36

  1. pmc Plasma concentrations of soluble CD40 ligand in smokers with acute myocardial infarction: a pilot study
    Mehmet Kayrak
    Department of Cardiology, Selcuk University Meram School of Medicine, Akyokus Meram, 42090, Konya, Turkey
    Heart Vessels 26:131-7. 2011
    ..Circulating levels of CD40L were higher in the smokers' group. Smokers with acute MI may have increased risk for thrombotic complications during acute MI, and optimal antiaggregant therapy should be administered...
  2. doi request reprint The effect of smoking on myocardial performance index in middle-aged males after first acute myocardial infarction
    Ahmet Bacaksiz
    Department of Cardiology, Bezmialem Foundation University, Istanbul, Turkey
    Echocardiography 30:155-63. 2013
    ..Paradoxically, smokers had lower mortality after MI. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effect of chronic smoking on myocardial performance index (MPI) in middle-aged men after an acute MI...
  3. doi request reprint Non-dipping nocturnal blood pressure in psoriasis vulgaris
    Ahmet Bacaksiz
    Department of Cardiology, Faculty of Medicine, Bezmialem Foundation University, Vatan Street, 34093, Fatih Istanbul, Turkey
    Wien Klin Wochenschr 124:822-9. 2012
    ..The aim of this study is to evaluate circadian variation of blood pressure in normotensive middle-aged patients with psoriasis vulgaris...
  4. pmc Assessment of the left atrial volume index and plasma NT-proANP level in patients with acute ST-elevation myocardial infarction
    Ahmet Bacaksiz
    Department of Cardiology, Faculty of Medicine, Bezmialem Foundation University, Istanbul, Turkey
    Clinics (Sao Paulo) 68:997-1003. 2013
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  5. ncbi request reprint Is postdilatation with a noncompliant balloon necessary after coronary stent deployment during primary angioplasty?
    Abdurrahman Tasal
    Department of Cardiology, Bezmialem Foundation University, Istanbul, Turkey
    J Interv Cardiol 26:325-31. 2013
    ..This study aims to evaluate the angiographical and clinical results of PD in patients who underwent primary PCI with drug eluting stents (DESs)...
  6. doi request reprint A new parameter predicting chronic total occlusion of coronary arteries: platelet distribution width
    Mehmet Akif Vatankulu
    1Department of Cardiology, Faculty of Medicine, Bezmialem Vakif University, Istanbul, Turkey
    Angiology 65:60-4. 2014
    ..64, 95% confidence interval 0.54-0.75). A PDW value of more than 15.7% demonstrated a sensitivity of 64% and a specificity of 66%. The PDW is a simple platelet index that may predict the presence of CTO. ..
  7. doi request reprint Does spironolactone have a dose-dependent effect on left ventricular remodeling in patients with preserved left ventricular function after an acute myocardial infarction?
    Mehmet Akif Vatankulu
    Cardiology Department, Faculty of Medicine, Bezmialem Vakif University, Istanbul, Turkey
    Cardiovasc Ther 31:224-9. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the effects of spironolactone on left ventricular (LV) remodeling in patients with preserved LV function following acute myocardial infarction (AMI)...
  8. doi request reprint Red cell distribution width predicts new-onset atrial fibrillation after coronary artery bypass grafting
    Gokhan Ertas
    Faculty of Medicine, Department of Cardiology, Bezmialem Vakif University, Istanbul, Turkey
    Scand Cardiovasc J 47:132-5. 2013
    ..We aimed to investigate the relation between the RDW and postoperative AF in patients undergoing CABG...
  9. pmc Electrocardiographic P-wave characteristics in patients with psoriasis vulgaris
    Ahmet Bacaksiz
    Department of Cardiology, Faculty of Medicine, Bezmialem Foundation University, Istanbul, Turkey
    Ups J Med Sci 118:35-41. 2013
    ..Prolongation of PWD is an independent risk factor for the development of AF. The aim of this the study was to investigate P-wave duration and PWD in patients with psoriasis...
  10. pmc Early assessment of percutaneous coronary interventions for chronic total occlusions analyzed by novel echocardiographic techniques
    Ercan Erdoğan
    Bezmialem Foundation University, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Cardiology, Istanbul, Turkey
    Clinics (Sao Paulo) 68:1333-7. 2013
    ..This study was conducted to determine the impact of revascularization in chronic total occlusion on left ventricular function using novel echocardiographic techniques...
  11. pmc Short-term effect of percutaneous recanalization of chronic total occlusions on QT dispersion and heart rate variability parameters
    Ercan Erdoğan
    Department of Cardiology, Faculty of Medicine, Bezmialem Foundation University, Istanbul, Turkey
    Med Sci Monit 19:696-702. 2013
    ..We investigated the changes in QTd and heart rate variability (HRV) parameters after successful coronary artery revascularization in a patient with chronic total occlusions (CTO)...
  12. doi request reprint Exaggerated blood pressure response to exercise--a new portent of masked hypertension
    Mehmet Kayrak
    Department of Cardiology, Selcuk University, Meram School of Medicine Hospital, Konya, Turkey
    Clin Exp Hypertens 32:560-8. 2010
    ..Subjects with abnormally elevated BP during exercise are prone to MHT, necessitate medical assessment and close follow-up for hypertension...
  13. doi request reprint Polycystic ovary syndrome is associated with P-wave prolongation and increased P-wave dispersion
    Ercan Erdoğan
    Bezmialem Vakif University, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Cardiology, 34093 Fatih İstanbul, Turkey
    Gynecol Endocrinol 29:830-3. 2013
    ..P-wave dispersion (Pdis) is an appealing marker for predicting the risk of developing atrial arrhythmias. The purpose of this study was to evaluate P-wave durations and Pdis in patients with PCOS...
  14. doi request reprint The relationship between coronary sinus and impaired right ventricular myocardial performance index in mitral stenosis
    Mehmet Akif Vatankulu
    Faculty of Medicine, Cardiology Department, Bezmialem Vakif University, Istanbul, Turkey
    Echocardiography 30:936-9. 2013
    ..We aimed to investigate whether coronary sinus (CS) dilatation develops in patients with mitral stenosis (MS) and to demonstrate its relationship with the global myocardial performance of the right ventricle (RV)...
  15. ncbi request reprint Subclinical left ventricular dysfunction in women with polycystic ovary syndrome: an observational study
    Ercan Erdoğan
    Department of Cardiology, Faculty of Medicine, Bezmialem Vakif University, Istanbul Turkey
    Anadolu Kardiyol Derg 13:784-90. 2013
    ..Our aim was to investigate LV function with different echocardiographic techniques in patients with PCOS...
  16. pmc Ambulatory blood pressure monitoring can unmask hypertension in patients with psoriasis vulgaris
    Ahmet Bacaksiz
    Department of Cardiology, Bezmialem Foundation University, Istanbul, Turkey
    Med Sci Monit 19:501-9. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the prevalence of MH in psoriatic patients...
  17. doi request reprint Neutrophil/lymphocyte ratio is associated with thromboembolic stroke in patients with non-valvular atrial fibrillation
    Gokhan Ertas
    Bezmialem Vakif University, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Cardiology, Istanbul, Turkey
    J Neurol Sci 324:49-52. 2013
    ..However, little is known about the role of NLR in patients with thromboembolic stroke due to atrial fibrillation (AF). We aimed to compare the NLR ratios between non-valvular AF patients with or without thromboembolic stroke...
  18. pmc Right ventricular involvement in anterior myocardial infarction: a tissue Doppler-derived strain and strain rate study
    Osman Sonmez
    Department of Cardiology, Faculty of Medicine, Bezmialem Vakif University, Istanbul, Turkey
    Clinics (Sao Paulo) 68:1225-30. 2013
    ..Therefore, we aimed to evaluate right ventricular regional functions using a derived strain and strain rate imaging tissue Doppler method in patients who were successfully treated for their first anterior myocardial infarction...
  19. doi request reprint Epicardial fat thickness in patients with psoriasis vulgaris
    Ahmet Bacaksiz
    Department of Cardiology, Bezmialem University Faculty of Medicine, Istanbul, Turkey
    Turk Kardiyol Dern Ars 42:47-54. 2014
    ..01 and ß=0.62, t=7.72, p=0.001, respectively). Conclusion: Our findings indicate that EFT was significantly higher in patients with psoriasis vulgaris compared with the controls. It was more prominent in patients with severe disease. ..
  20. ncbi request reprint Effect of estimated glomerular filtration rate on periprocedural myocardial infarction in patients undergoing elective percutaneous coronary intervention
    Mehmet Akif Vatankulu
    Bezmialem Vakif University, Faculty of Medicine, Cardiology Department, Istanbul, Turkey
    Ren Fail 35:931-5. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to determine an eGFR value that is related with PMI development in patients with stable angina undergoing elective percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI)...
  21. doi request reprint Electrocardiographic and echocardiographic evidence of myocardial impairment in patients with overt hypothyroidism
    Ercan Erdoğan
    Bezmialem Foundation University, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Cardiology, Vatan Street, 34093 Fatih İstanbul, Turkey Electronic address
    Ann Endocrinol (Paris) 74:477-82. 2013
    ..We also compared the P wave dispersion (Pdis) in patients with and without hypothyroidism...
  22. doi request reprint Prognostic impact of red blood cell transfusion in patients undergoing primary angioplasty for ST elevation myocardial infarction
    Mehmet Ergelen
    Department of Cardiology, School of Medicine, Bezmialem Vakif University, Istanbul, Turkey
    Coron Artery Dis 23:517-22. 2012
    ..We aimed to examine in-hospital and long-term outcomes of red blood cell (RBC) transfusions in patients undergoing a primary percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) for ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI)...
  23. ncbi request reprint Utility of the neutrophil to lymphocyte ratio for predicting in-hospital mortality after levosimendan infusion in patients with acute decompensated heart failure
    Abdurrahman Tasal
    Bezmialem Foundation University, Department of Cardiology, Istanbul, Turkey Electronic address
    J Cardiol 63:418-23. 2014
    ..The predictive value of these variables for in-hospital mortality was also evaluated...
  24. doi request reprint Relation of neutrophil-to-lymphocyte ratio with the presence and complexity of coronary artery disease: an observational study
    Osman Sonmez
    Department of Cardiology, Faculty of Medicine, Bezmi Alem Vakif University, Istanbul Turkey
    Anadolu Kardiyol Derg 13:662-7. 2013
    ..However, its relation with CAD severity and complexity is not yet known. We hypothesized that NLR would be associated with a greater complexity of CAD as assessed using the SYNTAX score...
  25. doi request reprint The effects of spironolactone on atrial remodeling in patients with preserved left ventricular function after an acute myocardial infarction: a randomized follow-up study
    Mehmet Kayrak
    Department of Cardiology, Selcuk University Meram School of Medicine Hospital, Konya, Turkey
    Coron Artery Dis 21:477-85. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the effect of spironolactone on atria in patients with preserved left ventricular (LV) functions after AMI by using two-dimensional and tissue Doppler imaging techniques (TDI)...
  26. doi request reprint Does estimated glomerular filtration rate have an effect on left ventricular function after ST-elevation myocardial infarction?
    Osman Sonmez
    Cardiology Department, Faculty of Medicine, Bezmialem Vakif University, Istanbul, Turkey
    Echocardiography 31:318-24. 2014
    ..In addition, we sought to evaluate the antiremodeling effect of standard treatment at follow-up in patients with renal insufficiency (RI) after STEMI...
  27. ncbi request reprint Association between exaggerated blood pressure response to exercise and serum asymmetric dimethylarginine levels
    Mehmet Kayrak
    Department of Cardiology, Selcuk University Meram School of Medicine Hospital, Meram, Konya, Turkey
    Circ J 74:1135-41. 2010
    ..Asymmetric dimethylarginine (ADMA) is an endogenous nitric oxide inhibitor and higher plasma levels of ADMA are related to increased cardiovascular risk. The aim of this study is to identify the relationship between ADMA and EBPR...
  28. doi request reprint High SYNTAX score predicts worse in-hospital clinical outcomes in patients undergoing primary angioplasty for acute myocardial infarction
    Seref Kul
    Department of Cardiology, Faculty of Medicine, Bezmialem Vakif University, Istanbul, Turkey
    Coron Artery Dis 23:542-8. 2012
    ..We aimed to examine whether a high SXscore will determine in-hospital clinical outcomes in patients with ST-elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) undergoing primary percutaneous coronary intervention...
  29. ncbi request reprint The evaluation of doxorubicin-induced cardiotoxicity: comparison of Doppler and tissue Doppler-derived myocardial performance index
    S Selim Ayhan
    Department of Cardiology, Abant Izzet Baysal University, Faculty of Medicine, Bolu, Turkey
    Cardiol J 19:363-8. 2012
    ..The purpose of our study was to assess values of Doppler and tissue Doppler imaging (TDI)-derived myocardial performance index (MPI) in adult cancer patients receiving doxorubicin treatment...
  30. doi request reprint An unusual presentation of lymphoma: chylotamponade
    Ercan Erdoğan
    Department of Cardiology, Bezmialem Foundation University, Fatih Istanbul, Turkey
    Heart Lung 41:617-20. 2012
    ..The patient was managed by immediate pericardiocentesis. Further analysis of the pericardial fluid revealed immature T-cells compatible with precursor T-lymphoblastic lymphoma...
  31. ncbi request reprint Value of lead aVR in predicting acute occlusion of proximal left anterior descending coronary artery and in-hospital outcome in ST-elevation myocardial infarction: an electrocardiographic predictor of poor prognosis
    Nazif Aygul
    Meram Faculty of Medicine, Cardiology Department, Selcuk University, Konya, Turkey
    J Electrocardiol 41:335-41. 2008
    ....
  32. doi request reprint Endovascular therapy of acute ischemic stroke by interventional cardiologists: initial national experience
    Abdurrahman Tasal
    Department of Cardiology, Bezmialem Vakif University Faculty of Medicine, Istanbul, Turkey
    Turk Kardiyol Dern Ars 41:683-90. 2013
    ..We report our initial experience with thrombectomy devices in patients with acute ischemic stroke...
  33. ncbi request reprint Adult cyanotic congenital heart disease: an unusual cause of stroke
    Ahmet Bacaksiz
    Department of Cardiology, Faculty of Medicine, Bezmialem Foundation University, Istanbul, Turkey
    J Pak Med Assoc 63:907-9. 2013
    ..Patients with grown-up cyanotic congenital heart disease are at increased risk of thromboembolic cerebrovascular events. This report highlights the necessity for physicians to be alert for uncommon causes of acute stroke...
  34. pmc Comparison of single-dose and repeated levosimendan infusion in patients with acute exacerbation of advanced heart failure
    Abdurrahman Tasal
    Department of Cardiology, Bezmialem Vakif University, Istanbul, Turkey
    Med Sci Monit 20:276-82. 2014
    ..The aim of this study was to compare the effects of single and repeated LS infusion on left ventricular performance, biomarkers, and neurohormonal activation in patients with acute heart failure...
  35. doi request reprint Appropriateness of the current guidelines on reperfusion treatment for patients applying to our hospital with ST-segment elevation acute myocardial infarction
    Sükrü Karaarslan
    Department of Cardiology, Niğde State Hospital, Nigde, Turkey
    Turk Kardiyol Dern Ars 40:493-8. 2012
    ..We realized, when taking into consideration the reasons for delay in terms of both health community and the policy of the country, it is obvious that we have to take strict measures...
  36. pmc SIRT1 gene polymorphisms affect the protein expression in cardiovascular diseases
    Ulkan Kilic
    Department of Medical Biology, Faculty of Medicine, Bezmialem Vakif University, Istanbul, Turkey
    PLoS ONE 9:e90428. 2014
    ..This is the first study reporting an association between SIRT1 gene polymorphisms and the levels of SIRT1 and eNOS expressions as well as TAS, TOS and OSI. ..