Prof. Ahmet Ruchan Akar, MD. FRCS CTh. - Ankara University - Prof. Dr.

Prof. Ahmet Ruchan Akar

MD. FRCS CTh.

Ankara University

Prof. Dr.

Ankara | Turkey

Main Specialties: Advanced Heart Failure & Transplant Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease, Surgery, Vascular Surgery

Additional Specialties: Cardiovascular Surgery

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Prof. Ahmet Ruchan Akar, MD. FRCS CTh. - Ankara University - Prof. Dr.

Prof. Ahmet Ruchan Akar

MD. FRCS CTh.

Introduction

Ahmet Rüçhan Akar was born in 1963, in Afyonkarahisar, Turkey. After graduating from T.E.D. Ankara College he received his medical degree from Ankara University Medical School in 1987 and has been in practice for 30 years. In 1992, he was qualified as a General Surgeon in Turkey. He moved to Britain in the same year to broaden his surgical skills and to compare the standards of other nations. He passed the ECFMG and USMLE exams in 1993. He was drawn to the field of Cardiothoracic and Vascular surgery during his appointment at the Hammersmith Hospital under the direction of Prof. K.M. Taylor. During 10 productive years in Aberdeen (Royal Aberdeen Sick Children's Hospital), London (Hammersmith Hospital), Glasgow (Western Infirmary), Sheffield (Northern General Hospital) and Leicester (Glenfield Hospital), he worked for several exciting consultants. He served as a senior registrar at the cardiac and lung transplant unit for 24 months. After succeeding Intercollegiate Speciality Examination in Cardiothoracic Surgery in May 2001, he returned to Turkey. He passed the Turkish Board for Cardiovascular Surgery in October 2001; qualified as an Associate Professor in April 2004, and as a Professor in April 2011 at Ankara University.

Primary research and clinical activities include heart transplantation, ventricular assist devices, total artifial heart, regenerative medicine (cardiovascular repair), surgery for heart failure, valve repair/replacement surgery, ischemic mitral regurgitation, off-pump coronary artery surgery, aortic aneurysm surgery, arrhythmia surgery, risk stratification, medical informatics, interactive training on the internet, and surgical history. He has secured numerous research grants and published widely on these topics. Dr. Akar serves as a referee for TUBITAK KAMAG 1007 and SANTEZ projects; as a reviewer of the the Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, European Journal of Cardio-thoracic Surgery, European Journal of Heart Failure, Stem Cell Reviews and Reports, American Journal of Cardiology, American Journal of Transplantation, Molecular and Cellular Biochemistry, Journal of Cellular and Molecular Medicine, Innovations: Technology and Techniques in Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, Interactive CardioVascular and Thoracic Surgery, International Journal of Cardiology, Bone Marrow Transplantation, Cell Biology International, Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Vascular Medicine, Türk Gö?üs Kalp Damar Cerrahisi Dergisi, The Anatolian Journal of Cardiology, Turkish Journal of Haematology, Türkiye Klinikleri Journal of Surgical Medical Sciences, MN Kardiyoloji ve Journal of Ankara University Faculty of Medicine.

He currently serves as an associate editor for Interactive CardioVascular and Thoracic Surgery Transplantation section, Innovations: Technology and Techniques in Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, Anatolian Journal of Cardiology.

Currently, Dr. Akar is serving as a Professor at the Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, and Chief Medical Officer of Ankara University Cebeci Hospitals. He is the Clinical Director of the Ankara University Organ Transplantation programmes, and is the Clinical Lead for the Mechanical Circulatory Support Device Programme. In 2017 he was elected President of the Turkish Society of Cardiovascular Surgery.

Primary Affiliation: Ankara University - Ankara , Turkey

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Education

Jan 2010
Ankara University School of Medicine
Prof.
Heart Centre, Cardiovascular Surgery
Jul 2004
Ankara University School of Medicine
Assoc. Prof.
Heart Centre, Cardiovascular Surgery
Jan 2002
Ankara University School of Medicine
Consultant
Heart Centre, Cardiovascular Surgery
Mar 2000
Glenfield Hospital
Specialist Registrar
Leicester, England, UK
Aug 1997
Northern General Hospital
Specialist Registrar
Sheffield, England, UK
Aug 1996
Hammersmith Hospital
Specialist Registrar
London, England, UK
Aug 1994
Western Infirmary
Registrar
Glasgow, Scotland, UK
Aug 1993
Hammersmith Hospital
Registrar
London, England, UK
Aug 1992
Royal Aberdeen Sick Children's Hospital
Senior House Officer
Aberdeen, Scotland, UK
Aug 1987
Ankara Numune Hospital
General Surgical Residency
Ankara, Turkey

Experience

Apr 2017
Turkish Society of Cardiovascular Surgery
President
Aug 2015
Interactive CardioVascular and Thoracic Surgery
Associate Editor
Publisher: Oxford
Aug 2015
Turkish Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery- Türk Gögüs Kalp Damar Cerrahisi Dergisi
Editor
Publisher: Bayçinar
Aug 2010
Innovations: Technology and Techniques in Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery
Associate Editor
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer-Lippincott Williams
Aug 2007
Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery
Reviewer
Jan 2001
Ankara Üniversitesi
PROF.
CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY

Publications

64Publications

1283Reads

643Profile Views

329PubMed Central Citations

Targeted Minimally Invasive Parathyroidectomy for Ectopic Aortopulmonary Adenoma Under Gamma Probe Guidance.

Innovations (Phila) 2018 Nov/Dec;13(6):451-454

Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Heart Center, Cebeci Hospitals, Ankara University School of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/IMI.0000000000000562DOI Listing
April 2019
6 Reads

Right ventricular free wall longitudinal strain and stroke work index for predicting right heart failure after left ventricular assist device therapy.

Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 2018 Dec 14. Epub 2018 Dec 14.

Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Heart Center, Cebeci Hospitals, Ankara University School of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/icvts/ivy328DOI Listing
December 2018
117 Reads

Comparison of minimally invasive cardiac surgery incisions: Periareolar approach in female patients.

Anatol J Cardiol 2018 Nov;20(5):283-288

Departments of Cardiovascular Surgery, and *Anesthesiology, Heart Center, Cebeci Hospitals, Faculty of Medicine, Ankara University; Ankara, Turkey.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6280288PMC
http://dx.doi.org/10.14744/AnatolJCardiol.2018.37200DOI Listing
November 2018
27 Reads

Sutureless Valve Replacement Through a Right Anterior Mini-thoracotomy in Elderly Patients With Stenotic Bicuspid Aortic Valve.

Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2018 Oct 13. Epub 2018 Oct 13.

Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Heart Center, Cebeci Hospitals, Ankara University School of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1053/j.semtcvs.2018.09.025DOI Listing
October 2018
13 Reads

Clinical Results of Cardiac Surgery in Patients with Chronic Hepatitis C and Their Role in Risk Models: A Case-Control Study.

Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2018 06 10;66(4):328-332. Epub 2017 Mar 10.

Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Ankara University, Cebeci Heart Center, Ankara, Turkey.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1055/s-0037-1599058DOI Listing
June 2018
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Sutureless aortic valve replacement with concomitant valvular surgery.

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2018 Jun 21;155(6):2414-2422. Epub 2018 Feb 21.

Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Heart Center, Cebeci Hospitals, Ankara University School of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jtcvs.2017.12.154DOI Listing
June 2018
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Controlled flow diversion in hybrid venoarterial-venous extracorporeal membrane oxygenation.

Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 2018 01;26(1):112-118

Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Heart Center, Cebeci Hospitals, Ankara University School of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/icvts/ivx259DOI Listing
January 2018
16 Reads

Thrombus resolution and right ventricular functional recovery using ultrasound-accelerated thrombolysis in acute massive and submassive pulmonary embolism.

Int Angiol 2017 Oct 15;36(5):428-437. Epub 2017 Feb 15.

Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Heart Center, Cebeci Hospitals, Ankara University School of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.23736/S0392-9590.17.03775-0DOI Listing
October 2017
14 Reads
1 Citation
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A Retrospective Analysis of Surgical Femoral Artery Closure Techniques: Conventional versus Purse Suture Technique.

Ann Vasc Surg 2017 Oct 5;44:103-112. Epub 2017 May 5.

Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Heart Center, Cebeci Hospitals, Ankara University School of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.avsg.2017.04.032DOI Listing
October 2017
32 Reads
1.030 Impact Factor

Effects of Preoperative Tricuspid Valve Diameters on Early Postoperative Surgical Outcomes in Patients Undergoing Tricuspid Valve Surgery.

Heart Surg Forum 2017 08 24;20(4):E142-E146. Epub 2017 Aug 24.

Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Ankara University School of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1532/hsf.1842DOI Listing
August 2017
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A retrospective cohort analysis of percutaneous versus side-graft perfusion techniques for veno-arterial extracorporeal membrane oxygenation in patients with refractory cardiogenic shock.

Perfusion 2017 Jul 1;32(5):363-371. Epub 2016 Dec 1.

1 Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Heart Center, Cebeci Hospitals, Ankara University School of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0267659116683792DOI Listing
July 2017
20 Reads
1.083 Impact Factor

Pharmacomechanical thrombectomy of upper extremity deep vein thrombosis.

Int Angiol 2017 Jun 7;36(3):275-280. Epub 2016 Sep 7.

Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Ankara University, Faculty of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.23736/S0392-9590.16.03749-4DOI Listing
June 2017
6 Reads
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Five-Year Outcomes after Off-Pump or On-Pump Coronary-Artery Bypass Grafting.

N Engl J Med 2016 12 23;375(24):2359-2368. Epub 2016 Oct 23.

From the Population Health Research Institute, Hamilton Health Sciences, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON (A.L., P.J.D., R.P.W., Y.O., P.G., S.P., S.Y.), Centre Hospitalier de l'Université de Montréal, Montreal (N.N.), and the University of Calgary, Calgary, AB (R.J.N.) - all in Canada; the Center for Chronic Disease Control, Gurgaon (D.P.), SAL Hospital, Ahmedabad (A.R.J.), G. Kuppuswamy Naidu Memorial Hospital, Coimbatore (C.P.), and All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi (B.A.) - all in India; the University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom (D.P.T.); Fu Wai Cardiovascular Hospital, Xicheng District, Beijing (S.H.), and Wuhan Asia Heart Hospital, Wuhan (L.T.) - both in China; Third Faculty of Medicine Charles University, University Hospital Kralovske Vinohrady, Prague, Czech Republic (Z.S.); Instituto Dante Pazzanese de Cardiologia, São Paulo (L.S.P., A.A.); Ankara University School of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey (A.R.A.); Hospital Regional de Temuco and Universidad de la Frontera, Temuco, Chile (F.L.Z., J.-C.B.); Fundación Médica de Río Negro y Neuquén, Rio Negro, Argentina (P.A.O.); and North Estonia Medical Center, Tallinn, Estonia (T.-A.S.).

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1056/NEJMoa1601564DOI Listing
December 2016
23 Reads
15 Citations
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Prevention of renal injury due to suprarenal cross-clamping with ischemic preconditioning and carnitine: an experimental study

24(3): 522-531

Turkish Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery

10.5606/tgkdc.dergisi.2016.12251

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October 2016
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Activation of histone deacetylase-6 induces contractile dysfunction through derailment of α-tubulin proteostasis in experimental and human atrial fibrillation.

Circulation 2014 Jan 21;129(3):346-58. Epub 2013 Oct 21.

Departments of Clinical Pharmacology (D.Z., R.A.M.M., F.H.-B., R.H.H., B.J.J.M.B.) and Cell Biology (O.C.M.S.), University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands; Research Center and Department of Medicine, Montreal Heart Institute and Université de Montréal, Montreal, QB, Canada (C.T.W., X.Y.Q., A.T., S.N.); Chang-Gung Memorial Hospital and Chang-Gung University, Taoyuan, Taiwan, Republic of China (C.T.W.); Nyken BV, Groningen, The Netherlands (F.-H.B.); Ankara University Biotechnology Institute, Ankara, Turkey (G.C.D., S.D.); Ankara University Stem Cell Institute, Ankara, Turkey (G.C.D., S.D., A.R.A.); Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Ankara University School of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey (S.D., A.R.A.); and Department of Pharmacology, McGill University, Montreal, QB, Canada (S.N.).

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.113.005300DOI Listing
January 2014
54 Reads
23 Citations
14.430 Impact Factor

Comparison of original EuroSCORE, EuroSCORE II and STS risk models in a Turkish cardiac surgical cohort.

Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 2013 May 12;16(5):625-9. Epub 2013 Feb 12.

Cardiovascular Clinics, Ataturk Education and Research Hospital, Ankara, Turkey.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/icvts/ivt022DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3630432PMC
May 2013
17 Reads
8 Citations

Apoptotic vascular smooth muscle cell depletion via BCL2 family of proteins in human ascending aortic aneurysm and dissection.

Cardiovasc Ther 2012 Dec;30(6):308-16

Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Heart Center, Ankara University School of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1755-5922.12007DOI Listing
December 2012
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4 Citations
2.362 Impact Factor

Effects of preoperative short term use of atorvastatin on endothelial progenitor cells after coronary surgery: a randomized, controlled trial.

Stem Cell Rev 2012 Sep;8(3):963-71

Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Heart Center, Ankara University School of Medicine, Dikimevi Ankara, 06340, Turkey.

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September 2012
14 Reads
15 Citations
2.770 Impact Factor

The efficacies of modified mechanical post conditioning on myocardial protection for patients undergoing coronary artery bypass grafting.

J Cardiothorac Surg 2012 Aug 9;7:73. Epub 2012 Aug 9.

Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Heart Center, Ankara University School of Medicine, Dikimevi-Ankara, Turkey.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3494583PMC
August 2012
59 Reads
2 Citations
1.020 Impact Factor

A prescription fraud detection model.

Comput Methods Programs Biomed 2012 Apr 15;106(1):37-46. Epub 2011 Nov 15.

INSEAD, Technology & Operations Management Area, Fontainebleau, France.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cmpb.2011.09.003DOI Listing
April 2012
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3 Citations
1.900 Impact Factor

Stem cell mediated cardiovascular repair.

Can J Physiol Pharmacol 2012 Mar 6;90(3):337-51. Epub 2012 Mar 6.

Cardiovascular Surgery, Heart Center, Ankara University School of Medicine, Turkey.

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March 2012
15 Reads
1.550 Impact Factor

Validation of the EuroSCORE risk models in Turkish adult cardiac surgical population.

Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 2011 Sep 20;40(3):730-5. Epub 2011 Feb 20.

Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Ankara University School of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey.

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September 2011
16 Reads
4 Citations
3.304 Impact Factor

Vacuum-assisted closure and bilateral pectoralis muscle flaps for different stages of mediastinitis after cardiac surgery.

Surg Today 2009 1;39(11):947-54. Epub 2009 Nov 1.

Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Heart Centre, University of Ankara School of Medicine, Dikimevi, Ankara 06340, Turkey.

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October 2010
18 Reads
5 Citations
1.210 Impact Factor

[Clinical outcome and factors affecting surgical decision for repair versus replacement in patients with mitral regurgitation].

Anadolu Kardiyol Derg 2010 Aug;10(4):358-66

Ankara Universitesi Tip Fakültesi, Kalp ve Damar Cerrahisi Anabilim Dali Kalp Merkezi, Dikimevi, Ankara, Türkiye.

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August 2010
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Micronized purified flavonoid fraction in pretreating CABG patients.

Tex Heart Inst J 2010 ;37(2):172-7

Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Ankara University School of Medicine, Dikimevi-Ankara 06340, Turkey.

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July 2010
10 Reads
0.630 Impact Factor

Native valve Brucella endocarditis.

Clin Cardiol 2010 Feb;33(2):E20-6

Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Ankara University School of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/clc.20606DOI Listing
February 2010
38 Reads
11 Citations
2.230 Impact Factor

Relationship between functional promoter polymorphism in the XBP1 gene (-116C/G) and atherosclerosis, ischemic stroke and hyperhomocysteinemia.

Mol Biol Rep 2010 Jan 11;37(1):269-72. Epub 2009 Aug 11.

Ankara University Biotechnology Institute, Ankara, Turkey.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11033-009-9674-4DOI Listing
January 2010
8 Reads
3 Citations
2.024 Impact Factor

[Autologous stem cell therapy with surgical myocardial revascularization].

Anadolu Kardiyol Derg 2009 Dec;9(6):465-6

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December 2009
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Five-year follow-up after transepicardial implantation of autologous bone marrow mononuclear cells to ungraftable coronary territories for patients with ischaemic cardiomyopathy.

Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 2009 Oct 12;36(4):633-43. Epub 2009 Jun 12.

Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Ankara University School of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ejcts.2009.04.045DOI Listing
October 2009
13 Reads
6 Citations
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Timing of induction of cardiomyocyte differentiation for in vitro cultured mesenchymal stem cells: a perspective for emergencies.

Can J Physiol Pharmacol 2009 Feb;87(2):143-50

Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics, Bilkent University, Ankara 06800, Turkey.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1139/Y08-111DOI Listing
February 2009
14 Reads
8 Citations
1.550 Impact Factor

Failing heart; remodel, replace or repair?

Anadolu Kardiyol Derg 2008 Nov;8 Suppl 2:148-57

Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Heart Center, Ankara University School of Medicine and Ankara University Biotechnology Institute, Ankara, Turkey.

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November 2008
33 Reads
0.760 Impact Factor

MEF2A sequence variants in Turkish population.

Clin Appl Thromb Hemost 2008 Oct 26;14(4):465-7. Epub 2007 Dec 26.

Ankara University Biotechnology Institute, Ankara University School of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1076029607306403DOI Listing
October 2008
11 Reads
2 Citations
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Long-term survival following cardiac transplantation.

Authors:
A Rüçhan Akar

Anadolu Kardiyol Derg 2008 Oct;8(5):367

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October 2008
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Biotechnology and stem cell research: a glance into the future.

Anadolu Kardiyol Derg 2008 Aug;8(4):297-302

Ankara Universitesi Biyoteknoloji Enstitüsü, Temel Biyoteknoloji Bölümü, Ankara, Türkiye.

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August 2008
15 Reads
1 Citation
0.760 Impact Factor

First pulmonary valve replacement with Freedom Solo stentless valve in an adolescent. A case report.

Minerva Chir 2007 Oct;62(5):417-9

Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Heart Center, University of Ankara School of Medicine, Cebeci, Ankara, Turkey.

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October 2007
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0.710 Impact Factor

Coronary artery bypass grafting ameliorates the decreased plasma adiponectin level in atherosclerotic patients.

Tohoku J Exp Med 2007 Sep;213(1):71-7

Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Ankara University School of Medicine, Dikimevi, Ankara, Turkey.

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September 2007
10 Reads
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1.283 Impact Factor

Isolated iatrogenic abdominal aortic dissection secondary to transfemoral arteriography: a case report.

J Vasc Nurs 2007 Jun;25(2):29-31

Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Heart Center, Ankara University School of Medicine, Dikimevi, Ankara 06340, Turkey.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jvn.2006.12.002DOI Listing
June 2007
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The effect of sodium nitroprusside infusion on renal function during reperfusion period in patients undergoing coronary artery bypass grafting: a prospective randomized clinical trial.

Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 2007 Feb 15;31(2):290-7. Epub 2006 Dec 15.

Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Umut Heart Hospital, Ankara, Turkey.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ejcts.2006.11.015DOI Listing
February 2007
18 Reads
7 Citations
3.304 Impact Factor

Optimal timing of surgical revascularisation after acute myocardial infarction.

Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 2006 Dec 24;30(6):954-5. Epub 2006 Oct 24.

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December 2006
15 Reads
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Autologous bone-marrow mononuclear cell implantation for patients with Rutherford grade II-III thromboangiitis obliterans.

J Vasc Surg 2006 Oct 22;44(4):732-9. Epub 2006 Aug 22.

Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Heart Center, Ankara University School of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jvs.2006.06.023DOI Listing
October 2006
28 Reads
22 Citations
3.021 Impact Factor

Effect of posterior pericardial drainage on the incidence of pericardial effusion after ascending aortic surgery.

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2006 Jul;132(1):27-31

Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Ankara University, School of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jtcvs.2006.01.049DOI Listing
July 2006
21 Reads
4 Citations
4.170 Impact Factor

Regenerative medicine for cardiovascular disorders-new milestones: adult stem cells.

Artif Organs 2006 Apr;30(4):213-32

Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Heart Center, Ankara University School of Medicine and Ankara University Biotechnology Institute, Turkey.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1525-1594.2006.00209.xDOI Listing
April 2006
10 Reads
3 Citations
2.050 Impact Factor

Late migration of abandoned ventricular pacemaker lead following failed traction.

Anadolu Kardiyol Derg 2006 Mar;6(1):105-6

Department of Cardiology, School of Medicine, University of Ankara, Ankara, Turkey.

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March 2006
11 Reads
0.760 Impact Factor

Early clinical experience with the On-X prosthetic heart valve.

Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 2005 Dec 16;4(6):588-94. Epub 2005 Sep 16.

Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Heart Center, University of Ankara School of Medicine, Dikimevi, Ankara, Turkey.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1510/icvts.2005.114843DOI Listing
December 2005
13 Reads
2 Citations

Surgery for ischemic mitral valve prolapse.

Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 2005 Aug;28(2):361-2; author reply 362

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ejcts.2005.04.026DOI Listing
August 2005
9 Reads
1 Citation
3.304 Impact Factor

[Alternative approaches in the end-stage heart failure].

Anadolu Kardiyol Derg 2003 Sep;3(3):252-60

Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Ankara University School of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey.

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September 2003
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Surgery for cardiac hydatid disease: an Anatolian experience.

Anadolu Kardiyol Derg 2003 Sep;3(3):238-44

Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Ankara University School of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey.

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September 2003
35 Reads
10 Citations
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Early experience with Shelhigh stentless composite valve. A complete biological replacement of ascending aorta.

Kardiol Pol 2003 Jan;58(1):34-8

II Department of Cardiac Surgery, Silesian Medical Academy, Katowice, Poland.

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January 2003
23 Reads
0.520 Impact Factor

Use of stentless xenografts in the aortic position: determinants of early and late outcome.

Ann Thorac Surg 2002 Nov;74(5):1450-7; discussion 1457-8

Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University Hospitals of Leicester, Glenfield Hospital, United Kingdom.

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November 2002
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Mitral valve relpair and revascularization for ischemic mitral regurgitation: predictors of operative mortality and survival.

J Heart Valve Dis 2002 Nov;11(6):793-800; discussion 801

Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery and Cardiology, University Hospitals of Leicester, UK.

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November 2002
14 Reads
3 Citations
0.733 Impact Factor

Primary pericardial mesothelioma.

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Do women live longer following lung resection for carcinoma?

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A three year experience with the toronto stentless porcine valve.

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[Otogenic complications with a normal, intact tympanic membrane].

Authors:
J von Scheel

Laryngorhinootologie 1989 Jan;68(1):78-80

HNO-Klinik und Poliklinik Standort Charlottenburg des Klinikums Rudolf Virchow der Freien Universität Berlin.

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