Ahmet Yildiz

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Publications

  1. pmc Primary percutaneous coronary intervention for acute myocardial infarction in a young female with idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura: a case report and review
    Ahmet Yildiz
    Institute of Cardiology, Istanbul University, Adivar cad 34096 Haseki, Istanbul, Turkey
    Case Report Med 2010:854682. 2010
  2. pmc Can left internal mammary artery side branches affect blood flow rate?
    S Biceroglu
    Atakalp Heart Center, Izmir, Turkey
    Cardiovasc J Afr 20:119-21. 2009
  3. doi request reprint Concurrent pulmonary embolism and acute coronary syndrome with dynamic electrocardiographic changes
    Ahmet Yildiz
    Istanbul University, Institute of Cardiology, Istanbul 34096, Turkey
    Am J Emerg Med 30:637.e1-4. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Correlation between the AHCPR (Agency For Health Care Policy and Research) risk stratification and angiographic morphology in non-ST-segment elevation acute coronary syndrome
    Ahmet Yildiz
    Department of Cardiology, Cardiology Institute, Istanbul University, Istanbul, Turkey
    Turk Kardiyol Dern Ars 39:105-13. 2011
  5. ncbi request reprint Effect of chronic arsenic exposure from drinking waters on the QT interval and transmural dispersion of repolarization
    A Yildiz
    Department of Cardiology, Gazi Hospital, 1421 sok No 29 Alsancak, Izmir, Turkey
    J Int Med Res 36:471-8. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Comparison of rate and rhythm control in hypertension patients with atrial fibrillation
    Ahmet Yildiz
    Department of Cardiology, Gazi Hospital, Izmir, Turkey
    Circ J 72:705-8. 2008
  7. pmc The effects of atorvastatin therapy on endothelial function in patients with coronary artery disease
    Ahmet Yildiz
    Department of Cardiology, Gazi Hospital, Izmir, Turkey
    Cardiovasc Ultrasound 5:51. 2007
  8. doi request reprint Admission hyperglycemia and TIMI frame count in primary percutaneous coronary intervention
    Ahmet Yildiz
    Department of Cardiology, Istanbul University Institute of Cardiology, Istanbul, Turkey
    Angiology 63:325-9. 2012
  9. doi request reprint Comparison of rosuvastatin versus atorvastatin for preventing postoperative atrial fibrillation
    Okay Abaci
    Department of Cardiology, Cardiology Institute of Istanbul University, Istanbul 34096, Turkey
    Heart Surg Forum 16:E158-61. 2013
  10. doi request reprint Dilatation of the ascending aorta and serum alpha 1-antitrypsin level in patients with bicuspid aortic valve
    Kadriye Orta Kilickesmez
    Department of Cardiology, Istanbul University Institute of Cardiology, Haseki, Aksaray, 34350 Istanbul, Turkey
    Heart Vessels 27:391-7. 2012

Detail Information

Publications26

  1. pmc Primary percutaneous coronary intervention for acute myocardial infarction in a young female with idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura: a case report and review
    Ahmet Yildiz
    Institute of Cardiology, Istanbul University, Adivar cad 34096 Haseki, Istanbul, Turkey
    Case Report Med 2010:854682. 2010
    ..Reperfusion was performed successfully by angioplasty and stenting with optimal distal flow without any complications. In this report we discussed the management strategies of acute myocardial infarction (AMI) in a patient with ITP...
  2. pmc Can left internal mammary artery side branches affect blood flow rate?
    S Biceroglu
    Atakalp Heart Center, Izmir, Turkey
    Cardiovasc J Afr 20:119-21. 2009
    ..We suggest that TIMI frame count may be helpful in evaluating the effect of side branches on LIMA graft flow rate. The increased TIMI frame count of a LIMA graft with side branch is associated with insufficient LIMA flow...
  3. doi request reprint Concurrent pulmonary embolism and acute coronary syndrome with dynamic electrocardiographic changes
    Ahmet Yildiz
    Istanbul University, Institute of Cardiology, Istanbul 34096, Turkey
    Am J Emerg Med 30:637.e1-4. 2012
    ..In this case report, we present a 66-year-old female patient with APE who had a significant right coronary artery (RCA) lesion, which was successfully treated with angioplasty and stent implantation...
  4. doi request reprint Correlation between the AHCPR (Agency For Health Care Policy and Research) risk stratification and angiographic morphology in non-ST-segment elevation acute coronary syndrome
    Ahmet Yildiz
    Department of Cardiology, Cardiology Institute, Istanbul University, Istanbul, Turkey
    Turk Kardiyol Dern Ars 39:105-13. 2011
    ..We evaluated the correlation between the AHCPR (Agency for Health Care Policy and Research) risk classification and angiographic morphology in patients with non-ST-segment elevation acute coronary syndrome (NSTE-ACS)...
  5. ncbi request reprint Effect of chronic arsenic exposure from drinking waters on the QT interval and transmural dispersion of repolarization
    A Yildiz
    Department of Cardiology, Gazi Hospital, 1421 sok No 29 Alsancak, Izmir, Turkey
    J Int Med Res 36:471-8. 2008
    ..Although non-corrected QT intervals were within normal limits, those subjects chronically exposed to arsenic had a slight QT prolongation and a higher prevalence of subtle repolarization abnormalities, which might be clinically relevant...
  6. ncbi request reprint Comparison of rate and rhythm control in hypertension patients with atrial fibrillation
    Ahmet Yildiz
    Department of Cardiology, Gazi Hospital, Izmir, Turkey
    Circ J 72:705-8. 2008
    ..The aim of this study is to compare both strategies in patients with hypertension...
  7. pmc The effects of atorvastatin therapy on endothelial function in patients with coronary artery disease
    Ahmet Yildiz
    Department of Cardiology, Gazi Hospital, Izmir, Turkey
    Cardiovasc Ultrasound 5:51. 2007
    ..These functions of statins have been briefly described as pleiotropic effects. The aim of our study was to evaluate the effect of atorvastatin therapy on endothelial functions in patients with CAD...
  8. doi request reprint Admission hyperglycemia and TIMI frame count in primary percutaneous coronary intervention
    Ahmet Yildiz
    Department of Cardiology, Istanbul University Institute of Cardiology, Istanbul, Turkey
    Angiology 63:325-9. 2012
    ..02). In multivariate linear regression analysis admission glucose was an independent predictor of high TFC (B = 0.21, P = .02). Our findings suggest that admission blood glucose is a predictor of TFC which reflects coronary blood flow...
  9. doi request reprint Comparison of rosuvastatin versus atorvastatin for preventing postoperative atrial fibrillation
    Okay Abaci
    Department of Cardiology, Cardiology Institute of Istanbul University, Istanbul 34096, Turkey
    Heart Surg Forum 16:E158-61. 2013
    ..Statin therapy is associated with a lower incidence of postoperative AF. We aimed to compare the preventive effects of rosuvastatin and atorvastatin on postoperative AF...
  10. doi request reprint Dilatation of the ascending aorta and serum alpha 1-antitrypsin level in patients with bicuspid aortic valve
    Kadriye Orta Kilickesmez
    Department of Cardiology, Istanbul University Institute of Cardiology, Haseki, Aksaray, 34350 Istanbul, Turkey
    Heart Vessels 27:391-7. 2012
    ..In this analysis, α1AT level and age were the independent predictors of aortic dilatation (p = 0.03 and p = 0.02, respectively)...
  11. doi request reprint Relationship between increased serum resistin level and severity of coronary artery disease
    Umit Yasar Sinan
    1Department of Cardiology, Istanbul University Institute of Cardiology, Istanbul, Turkey
    Angiology 65:239-42. 2014
    ..In conclusion, we established a significant correlation between serum resistin levels and CAD (P = .010). Also, serum resistin levels correlated with the Gensini score that represents the severity of CAD angiographically (P = .010). ..
  12. doi request reprint Effects of aldosterone blockade on left ventricular function and clinical status during acute myocardial infarction
    Isil Uzunhasan
    Department of Cardiology, Institute of Cardiology, Istanbul University, Istanbul, Turkey
    Scand J Clin Lab Invest 69:545-9. 2009
    ..This study aimed to determine the effect of spironolactone on the frequency of clinical heart failure, mortality, rehospitalization and left ventricular functions determined by echocardiography...
  13. pmc Relationship between carotid intima-media thickness and coronary angiographic findings: a prospective study
    Ugur Coskun
    Istanbul University, Institute of Cardiology, Haseki, Turkey
    Cardiovasc Ultrasound 7:59. 2009
    ..In the current study, we aimed to investigate prospectively the relationship of CIMT with the presence and extent of significant coronary artery narrowing in patients evaluated by coronary angiography for stable angina pectoris...
  14. doi request reprint QT dispersion in patients with rheumatic mitral stenosis and its relation with echocardiographic findings and serum NT-proBNP levels
    Kadriye Orta Kilickesmez
    Department of Cardiology, Cardiology Institute, Istanbul University, Istanbul, Turkey
    Turk Kardiyol Dern Ars 39:183-90. 2011
    ..We evaluated the value of QT interval dispersion in patients with rheumatic mitral stenosis (MS) in association with echocardiographic parameters and serum N-terminal pro brain natriuretic peptide (NT-proBNP) levels...
  15. ncbi request reprint Primary cardiac angiosarcoma with right coronary-to-right atrium fistula
    Ahmet Yildiz
    Gazi Hospital, Izmir, Turkey
    Cardiovasc J Afr 19:26-7. 2008
    ..Pathological examination of the tumour was consistent with a cardiac angiosacoma and the diagnosis was also confirmed by immuno-histochemistry. He consequently underwent chemotherapy, however the patient died 60 days after the surgery...
  16. doi request reprint The relationship between chronic kidney disease and SYNTAX score
    Ugur Coskun
    Department of Cardiology, Istanbul University Institute of Cardiology, Haseki, Istanbul, Turkey
    Angiology 62:504-8. 2011
    ..73 m(2) were combined as group 4. The risk of significant lesion complexity increased progressively with decreasing kidney function (P = .001). Estimated glomerular filtration rate was a strong predictor of higher SYNTAX Score...
  17. doi request reprint Comparison of ischemic side effects of levosimendan and dobutamine with integrated backscatter analysis
    Hamza Duygu
    Ege University Medical Faculty, Department of Cardiology, Izmir, Turkey
    Clin Cardiol 32:187-92. 2009
    ..Levosimendan improves cardiac contractility without increasing oxygen consumption. However, its effects on ischemia were not supported with the utilization of a noninvasive parameter of myocardial characterization...
  18. doi request reprint Plasma homocysteine level and left ventricular thrombus formation in acute anterior myocardial infarction patients following thrombolytic therapy with t-PA
    Ahmet L Orhan
    Siyami Ersek Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery Center, Training and Research Hospital, Cardiology Department, Istanbul, Turkey
    Thromb Res 124:65-9. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the relationship between homocysteine levels and the development of left ventricular thrombus in acute anterior myocardial infarction patients directed to thrombolytic therapy...
  19. ncbi request reprint Deer horn image in the liver associated with giant right atrium
    Ramazan Akdemir
    Department of Cardiology, Diskapi Educational and Research Hospital, Ankara, Turkey
    Am J Geriatr Cardiol 16:200-1. 2007
  20. ncbi request reprint Color M-mode regurgitant flow propagation velocity: a new echocardiographic method for grading of mitral regurgitation
    Ramazan Akdemir
    Department of Cardiology, Duzce Faculty of Medicine, Abant Izzet Baysal University, Konuralp, Duzce, Turkey
    Echocardiography 22:713-22. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the reliability of mitral regurgitation color M-mode regurgitant flow propagation velocity (RFPV) in grading mitral regurgitation (MR)...
  21. ncbi request reprint Surgical treatment of a giant postero-inferior left ventricular pseudoaneurysm causing severe mitral insufficiency and congestive heart failure
    Erhan Kansiz
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Institute of Cardiology, Istanbul University, Istanbul, Turkey
    Ann Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 18:151-5. 2012
    ..Left ventricular pseudoaneurysm caused by a transmural myocardial infarction is a fatal complication. Reliable diagnosis and on-time surgical intervention are significant for the patient's survival...
  22. ncbi request reprint Perforations of right heart chambers associated with electrophysiology catheters and temporary transvenous pacing leads
    Farid Aliyev
    Department of Cardiology, Division of Pacing and Electrophysiology, Istanbul University Institute of Cardiology, Istanbul, Turkey
    Turk Kardiyol Dern Ars 39:16-22. 2011
    ..In this study, we performed a retrospective evaluation of patients with catheter-related right heart perforation, aiming to determine its incidence and clinical course...
  23. ncbi request reprint G protein beta3 subunit gene polymorphism in Turkish hypertensives
    Emin Alioglu
    Department of Cardiology, Central Hospital, Izmir, Turkey
    Anadolu Kardiyol Derg 8:331-5. 2008
    ..The aim of the present study was to investigate the association between the C825T polymorphism of the G protein b3 subunit and essential hypertension in Turkish population...
  24. doi request reprint Prevalence of coronary artery anomalies in 12,457 adult patients who underwent coronary angiography
    Ahmet Yildiz
    Department of Cargiology, Gazi Hospital, Izmir, Turkey
    Clin Cardiol 33:E60-4. 2010
    ..Coronary artery anomalies are found in 0.2% to 1.3% of patients undergoing coronary angiography and 0.3% of an autopsy series. We aimed to estimate the frequency of coronary artery anomalies in our patient population...
  25. ncbi request reprint Is there an association between left bundle branch block and coronary slow flow in patients with normal coronary arteries?
    Serdar Biceroglu
    Izmir Gazi Hospital, Izmir, Turkey
    Angiology 58:685-8. 2007
    ..However, according to the results of this study there is a close association between especially left bundle branch block and coronary slow flow. A causal relation should be sought between them with future studies...
  26. ncbi request reprint Early ambulation after diagnostic heart catheterization
    Bilal Boztosun
    Kosuyolu Heart and Research Centre, Cardiology Department, Istanbul, Turkey
    Angiology 58:743-6. 2007
    ..Early mobilization of selected patients undergoing diagnostic heart catheterization through the femoral artery via 6-Fr catheters is safe and associated with acceptable bleeding complication rates...