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Haemangioendothelioma: a disease with surgical options from robotic surgery to open superior vena cava replacement.

Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 2019 Sep;29(3):449-452

Thoracic Surgery Department, Istanbul Florence Nightingale Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/icvts/ivz109DOI Listing
September 2019

Successful Sleeve Resection as a Marker for Proficiency for Robotic Pulmonary Resection.

Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2019 Sep 15. Epub 2019 Sep 15.

Istanbul Florence Nightingale Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1055/s-0039-1696952DOI Listing
September 2019

Pulmonary Arterial Bypass Surgery for Fibrosing Mediastinitis Causing Severe Pulmonary Hypertension.

Ann Thorac Surg 2019 Jun 14;107(6):e411-e413. Epub 2018 Nov 14.

Department of Thoracic Surgery, Istanbul Medical Faculty, Istanbul University, Istanbul, Turkey.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2018.09.067DOI Listing
June 2019

Effectiveness of Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery in Undiagnosed Exudative Pleural Effusions.

Turk Thorac J 2019 Apr 9;20(3):188-191. Epub 2019 Apr 9.

Department of Thoracic Surgery, University of Health Sciences İstanbul Dr.Siyami Ersek Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery Training and Research Hospital, İstanbul, Turkey.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.5152/TurkThoracJ.2018.18133DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6590276PMC
April 2019

Robotic thymectomy for myasthenia gravis.

Ann Cardiothorac Surg 2019 Mar;8(2):288-291

Department of Thoracic Surgery, Group Florence Nightingale Hospitals, Istanbul, Turkey.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.21037/acs.2019.02.02DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6462546PMC
March 2019

Prognostic significance of carbonic anhydrase IX overexpression in stage III non-small cell lung cancer patients after neoadjuvant treatment.

Pathol Res Pract 2018 Sep 11;214(9):1291-1296. Epub 2018 Jul 11.

Department of Medical Oncology, Istanbul Haseki Egitim Arastirma Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.prp.2018.07.010DOI Listing
September 2018

Prompt Response to Prednisone Predicts Benign Course in MuSK-MG.

Eur Neurol 2017 28;78(3-4):137-142. Epub 2017 Jul 28.

Department of Neurology, Istanbul Medical Faculty, Istanbul University, Istanbul, Turkey.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1159/000479228DOI Listing
May 2018

Oxygen Uptake Efficiency Slope and Prediction of Post-operative Morbidity and Mortality in Patients with Lung Cancer.

Lung 2018 04 18;196(2):255-262. Epub 2018 Jan 18.

Department of Sports Medicine, Istanbul Faculty of Medicine, Istanbul University, Istanbul, Turkey.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00408-018-0085-yDOI Listing
April 2018

Role of Surgery in the Treatment of Masaoka Stage IVa Thymoma.

Ann Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2018 Feb 8;24(1):6-12. Epub 2017 Dec 8.

Department of Thoracic Surgery, Istanbul Medical School, Istanbul University, Istanbul, Turkey.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.5761/atcs.oa.17-00108DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5833134PMC
February 2018

Salvage thoracic surgery in patients with lung cancer: potential indications and benefits.

J Cardiothorac Surg 2018 Jan 22;13(1):13. Epub 2018 Jan 22.

Department of Thoracic Surgery, Group Florence Nightingale Hospitals, Istanbul, Turkey.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13019-018-0693-xDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5778638PMC
January 2018

Robotic thymectomy-a new approach for thymus.

J Vis Surg 2017 8;3:67. Epub 2017 May 8.

Department of Thoracic Surgery, Group Florence Nightingale Hospitals, Istanbul, Turkey.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.21037/jovs.2017.03.28DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5638369PMC
May 2017

Nodal upstaging: effects of instrumentation and three-dimensional view in clinical stage I lung cancer.

J Vis Surg 2017 30;3:76. Epub 2017 May 30.

Department of Thoracic Surgery, Istanbul Bilim University Medical Faculty and Group Florence Nightingale Hospitals, Istanbul, Turkey.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.21037/jovs.2017.04.05DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5637819PMC
May 2017

Current practices in the management of malignant pleural effusions: a survey among members of the European Society of Thoracic Surgeons.

Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 2017 03;24(3):414-417

Division of Thoracic Surgery, Department of Thoracic Surgical and Medical Oncology, Istituto Nazionale Tumori, Fondazione Pascale, IRCSS, Naples, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/icvts/ivw373DOI Listing
March 2017

What happens while learning robotic lobectomy for lung cancer?

J Vis Surg 2017 10;3:27. Epub 2017 Mar 10.

Department of Thoracic Surgery, Istanbul Bilim University Medical Faculty and Group Florence Nightingale Hospitals, Istanbul, Turkey.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.21037/jovs.2017.02.02DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5638022PMC
March 2017

Robotic lung resections: video-assisted thoracic surgery based approach.

J Vis Surg 2017 13;3:15. Epub 2017 Feb 13.

Department of Thoracic Surgery, University of Science, Şişli-Istanbul, Turkey.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.21037/jovs.2017.01.08DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5638121PMC
February 2017

Technological innovation in video-assisted thoracic surgery.

J Vis Surg 2017 15;3:20. Epub 2017 Feb 15.

Department of Thoracic Surgery, Istanbul Bilim University Medical Faculty and Group Florence Nightingale Hospitals, Istanbul, Turkey.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.21037/jovs.2017.01.03DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5638393PMC
February 2017

Lymph Node Dissection in Surgery for Lung Cancer: Comparison of Open vs. Video-Assisted vs. Robotic-Assisted Approaches.

Ann Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2016 Oct 10;22(5):284-290. Epub 2016 Aug 10.

Department of Thoracic Surgery, Istanbul Bilim University Medical Faculty and Group Florence Nightingale Hospitals, Istanbul, Turkey.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.5761/atcs.oa.16-00087DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5088393PMC
October 2016

Catastrophes during video-assisted thoracoscopic thymus surgery for myasthenia gravis.

Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 2016 09 19;23(3):450-3. Epub 2016 May 19.

Department of Thoracic Surgery, Istanbul Medical School, Istanbul University, Istanbul, Turkey.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/icvts/ivw144DOI Listing
September 2016

Concomitant etoposide and cisplatin provided improved survival compared with docetaxel and cisplatin in patients with locally advanced non-small cell lung cancer treated with chemoradiotherapy.

Medicine (Baltimore) 2016 Jul;95(30):e4280

aDepartment of Medical Oncology, Institute of Oncology bDepartment of Radiation Oncology cDepartment of Thoracic Surgery dDepartment of Pathology, Istanbul Faculty of Medicine, Istanbul University, Istanbul, Turkey.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/MD.0000000000004280DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5265838PMC
July 2016

Editorial on "Postoperative survival for patients with thymoma complicating myasthenia gravis-preliminary retrospective results of the ChART database".

J Thorac Dis 2016 Jun;8(6):1048-9

Department of Thoracic Surgery, Istanbul Medical School, Istanbul University, Istanbul, Turkey.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.21037/jtd.2016.04.53DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4885995PMC
June 2016

Sleeve resection for bronchial carcinoid tumour in two children under six years old.

World J Surg Oncol 2016 Apr 14;14:108. Epub 2016 Apr 14.

Department of Thoracic Surgery, Istanbul Faculty of Medicine, Istanbul University, Istanbul, Turkey.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12957-016-0870-0DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4832545PMC
April 2016

Robotic anatomic lung resections: the initial experience and description of learning in 102 cases.

Surg Endosc 2016 Feb 20;30(2):676-683. Epub 2015 Jun 20.

Department of Thoracic Surgery, Istanbul Bilim University and Group Florence Nightingale Hospital, Abide-i Hürriyet Cad. No: 166, Şişli, Istanbul, Turkey.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00464-015-4259-xDOI Listing
February 2016

Da Vinci Robotic System in the surgery for mediastinal bronchogenic cyst: a report on five patients.

J Vis Surg 2015 9;1:23. Epub 2015 Dec 9.

Department of Thoracic Surgery, Istanbul Bilim University Medical Faculty and Group Florence Nightingale Hospitals, Istanbul, Turkey.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3978/j.issn.2221-2965.2015.11.08DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5637943PMC
December 2015

Standardized definitions and policies of minimally invasive thymoma resection.

Authors:
Alper Toker

Ann Cardiothorac Surg 2015 Nov;4(6):535-9

1 Department of Thoracic Surgery, Istanbul Medical School, Istanbul University, Istanbul, Turkey ; 2 Department of Thoracic Surgery, Group Florence Nightingale Hospitals, Istanbul, Turkey.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3978/j.issn.2225-319X.2015.10.02DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4669255PMC
November 2015

ESTS Presidential Address - Creative destruction: a new era in the field of thoracic surgery.

Authors:
Alper Toker

Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 2015 Oct 4;48(4):519-23. Epub 2015 Aug 4.

Department of Thoracic Surgery, Istanbul University Istanbul Medical School, Istanbul, Turkey Department of Thoracic Surgery, Group Florence Nightingale Hospitals, Istanbul, Turkey

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ejcts/ezv266DOI Listing
October 2015

Results of videothoracoscopic thymectomy in children: an analysis of 40 patients†.

Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 2015 Sep 25;21(3):292-5. Epub 2015 May 25.

Department of Thoracic Surgery, Istanbul Medical School, Istanbul University, Istanbul, Turkey.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/icvts/ivv135DOI Listing
September 2015

A late visceral hernia after diaphragmatic flap coverage of the bronchial stump.

J Thorac Dis 2015 Jul;7(7):E198-200

1 Department of General Surgery, Istanbul Group Florence Nightingale Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey ; 2 Department of Thoracic Surgery, Istanbul Bilim University and Group Florence Nightingale Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3978/j.issn.2072-1439.2015.07.11DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4522486PMC
July 2015

Robotic and video-assisted thoracic surgery lung segmentectomy for malignant and benign lesions.

Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 2015 Mar 4;20(3):304-9. Epub 2014 Dec 4.

Thoracic Surgery Department, Istanbul University, Istanbul School of Medicine, Istanbul, Turkey Thoracic Surgery Department, Group Florence Nightingale Istanbul Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/icvts/ivu399DOI Listing
March 2015

Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Pleurectomy in Spontaneous Pneumothorax Surgery.

Turk Thorac J 2015 Jan 1;16(1):22-27. Epub 2015 Jan 1.

Department of Chest Surgery, Koç University Faculty of Medicine, İstanbul, Turkey.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.5152/ttd.2014.4475DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5783042PMC
January 2015

The comparison of complication, pain, quality of life and performance after lung resections with thoracoscopy and axillary thoracotomy.

Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 2014 Oct 26;46(4):614-9. Epub 2014 Feb 26.

Department of Thoracic Surgery, Istanbul University, Istanbul School of Medicine, Istanbul, Turkey.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ejcts/ezu050DOI Listing
October 2014

Resection of a bronchogenic cyst in the first decade of life with robotic surgery.

Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 2014 Aug 18;19(2):321-3. Epub 2014 Apr 18.

School of Medicine, University of Science, Group Florence Nightingale Hospitals, Istanbul, Turkey.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/icvts/ivu113DOI Listing
August 2014

Robotic lung segmentectomy for malignant and benign lesions.

J Thorac Dis 2014 Jul;6(7):937-42

Department of Thoracic Surgery, Istanbul Bilim University and Group Florence Nightingale, Istanbul, Turkey.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3978/j.issn.2072-1439.2014.06.40DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4120181PMC
July 2014

Factors associated with pulmonary recurrence after pulmonary metastasectomy for sarcomatous disease.

Surg Today 2014 May 1;44(5):914-8. Epub 2013 Dec 1.

Department of Thoracic Surgery, Istanbul Medical School, Istanbul University, Bentler sitesi A4/14, Goktürk, Istanbul, Turkey,

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00595-013-0796-xDOI Listing
May 2014

Robotic thoracic surgery: from the perspectives of European chest surgeons.

Authors:
Alper Toker

J Thorac Dis 2014 May;6 Suppl 2:S211-6

Department of Thoracic Surgery, Istanbul Medical School, Istanbul University, Istanbul, Turkey.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3978/j.issn.2072-1439.2014.05.05DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4032961PMC
May 2014

Thymic carcinoma: a cohort study of patients from the European society of thoracic surgeons database.

J Thorac Oncol 2014 Apr;9(4):541-8

*Section of Thoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Torino, Torino, Italy; †Section of Thoracic Surgery, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut; ‡Department of Thoracic Surgery, University Hospitals Leuven, Leuven, Belgium; §Department of Thoracic Surgery, National Cancer Institute, Pascale Foundation, Naples, Italy; ‖Department of Thoracic Surgery, Aix-Marseille University, Marseille, France; ¶Department of Thoracic Surgery, University Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland; #Division of Thoracic Surgery, St. Jame's University Hospital, Leeds, United Kingdom; **Department of Thoracic Surgery, Toronto General Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada; ††Department of Thoracic Surgery, New York Presbyterian Hospital-Weill Cornell Medical Center, New York, New York; ‡‡3rd Department of Surgery, First Faculty of Medicine, Charles University in Prague and University Hospital Motol, Prague, Czech Republic; §§Department of thoracic surgery, Hopital Europeen Georges-Pompidou and Hopital Laennec, Paris, France; ‖‖Department of Thoracic Surgery, European Institute of Oncology, Milan, Italy; ¶¶Department of Thoracic Surgery, Royal Brompton and Harefield NHS Foundation Trust and National Heart and Lung Division, Imperial College, London, United Kingdom; ##Department of Thoracic Surgery, Istanbul University, Istanbul Medical School, Istanbul, Turkey; ***Department of Thoracic Surgery, University of Rome SAPIENZA, Policlinico Umberto I, Fondazione Eleonora Lorilard Spencer Cenci, Rome, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/JTO.0000000000000128DOI Listing
April 2014

[Standard terms, definitions, and policies for minimally invasive resection of thymoma].

Zhongguo Fei Ai Za Zhi 2014 Feb;17(2):90-4

Department of Thoracic Surgery, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3779/j.issn.1009-3419.2014.02.05DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6131241PMC
February 2014

Prolonged pleural catheters in the management of pleural effusions due to breast cancer.

J Thorac Dis 2014 Feb;6(2):74-8

Department of Thoracic Surgery, Istanbul University, Istanbul, Turkey.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3978/j.issn.2072-1439.2013.12.38DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3944175PMC
February 2014

It is feasible to operate on pathological Masaoka stage I and II thymoma patients with video-assisted thoracoscopy: analysis of factors for a successful resection.

Surg Endosc 2013 May 12;27(5):1555-60. Epub 2012 Dec 12.

Department of Thoracic Surgery, Istanbul Medical School, Istanbul University, Istanbul, Turkey.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00464-012-2626-4DOI Listing
May 2013

Determination of standard number, size and weight of mediastinal lymph nodes in postmortem examinations: reflection on lung cancer surgery.

J Cardiothorac Surg 2013 Apr 16;8:94. Epub 2013 Apr 16.

Department of Thoracic Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Bezmialem Vakif University, Merkezefendi Mah, Mevlana Cad, Sedeftepe Evleri No:96/15 Zeytinburnu, İstanbul, Turkey.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1749-8090-8-94DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3646666PMC
April 2013

Association of epidermal growth factor receptor and K-Ras mutations with smoking history in non-small cell lung cancer patients.

Exp Ther Med 2013 Feb 23;5(2):495-498. Epub 2012 Nov 23.

Departments of Medical Biology, Cerrahpasa Medical Faculty, Istanbul University, Kocamustafapasa, Istanbul 34098;

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3892/etm.2012.829DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3570153PMC
February 2013

Association of clinical and pathological variables with survival in thymoma.

Med Oncol 2012 Sep 6;29(3):2221-8. Epub 2011 Nov 6.

Department of Medical Oncology, Institute of Oncology, Istanbul University, Capa, Istanbul 34093, Turkey.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s12032-011-0101-zDOI Listing
September 2012

Video-assisted thoracoscopic resection for destroyed lung.

Ann Thorac Surg 2012 Aug 10;94(2):632-4. Epub 2012 May 10.

Department of Thoracic Surgery, Istanbul Medical School, Istanbul University, Istanbul, Turkey.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2011.12.085DOI Listing
August 2012

Transcaval invasion of right atrium by thymoma: resection via transient cava-pulmonary shunt.

Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 2012 May 22;41(5):1175-7. Epub 2012 Feb 22.

Department of Thoracic Surgery, Istanbul University, Istanbul Medical School, Istanbul, Turkey.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ejcts/ezr261DOI Listing
May 2012

Vibration-response imaging versus quantitative perfusion scintigraphy in the selection of patients for lung-resection surgery.

Respir Care 2011 Dec 14;56(12):1936-41. Epub 2011 Apr 14.

Department of Pulmonary Diseases, Istanbul University, Istanbul, Turkey.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4187/respcare.01059DOI Listing
December 2011

Weekly docetaxel and cisplatin with concomitant radiotherapy in addition to surgery and/or consolidation chemotherapy in stage III non-small cell lung cancer.

Cancer Chemother Pharmacol 2011 Dec 17;68(6):1497-505. Epub 2011 Apr 17.

Department of Medical Oncology, Institute of Oncology, Istanbul University, Istanbul, Turkey.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00280-011-1642-8DOI Listing
December 2011

Standard terms, definitions, and policies for minimally invasive resection of thymoma.

J Thorac Oncol 2011 Jul;6(7 Suppl 3):S1739-42

Department of Thoracic Surgery, Istanbul University School of Medicine, Şehremini, Istanbul, Turkey.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/JTO.0b013e31821ea553DOI Listing
July 2011

Alternative paratracheal lymph node dissection in left-sided hilar lung cancer patients: comparing the number of lymph nodes dissected to the number of lymph nodes dissected in right-sided mediastinal dissections.

Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 2011 Jun 26;39(6):974-80. Epub 2011 Jan 26.

Istanbul University, Istanbul Medical School, Department of Thoracic Surgery and Pathology, Istanbul, Turkey.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ejcts.2010.09.013DOI Listing
June 2011

Partial resection of the aorta and patch plasty with a simple clamping technique in a lung cancer patient.

Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 2011 May 11;12(5):827-8. Epub 2011 Feb 11.

Department of Thoracic Surgery, Istanbul University, Istanbul Medical School, Istanbul, Turkey.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1510/icvts.2010.264226DOI Listing
May 2011

Does a relationship exist between the number of thoracoscopic thymectomies performed and the learning curve for thoracoscopic resection of thymoma in patients with myasthenia gravis?

Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 2011 Feb 9;12(2):152-5. Epub 2010 Nov 9.

Department of Thoracic Surgery, Istanbul University, Istanbul Medical School, Istanbul, Turkey.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1510/icvts.2010.254599DOI Listing
February 2011

Thymic carcinoma: is it a separate entity? From molecular to clinical evidence.

Thorac Surg Clin 2011 Feb;21(1):25-31. v-vi

Institute of Pathology, University Medical Center Mannheim, University of Heidelberg, Mannheim, Germany.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.thorsurg.2010.08.010DOI Listing
February 2011

Primary endobronchial schwannoma.

J Pediatr Surg 2010 Nov;45(11):2241-3

Istanbul University, Istanbul Medical Faculty, Department of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery, Capa, 34390 Fatih, Istanbul, Turkey.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2010.06.036DOI Listing
November 2010

A patch plasty to inferior pulmonary vein: when more release is needed.

Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 2010 Aug 20;38(2):234. Epub 2010 Mar 20.

Istanbul University, Istanbul Medical School, Department of Thoracic Surgery, Istanbul, Turkey.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ejcts.2010.01.020DOI Listing
August 2010

WWOX gene may contribute to progression of non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC).

Tumour Biol 2010 Aug 18;31(4):315-20. Epub 2010 May 18.

Department of Medical Biology, Istanbul University Cerrahpasa Medical Faculty, Kat:6 Kocamustafapasa, Istanbul, Turkey.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s13277-010-0039-3DOI Listing
August 2010

Extended resection: is it feasible for pulmonary metastases?

Ann Surg Oncol 2010 Jul 12;17(7):1912-6. Epub 2010 Feb 12.

Department of Thoracic Surgery, Istanbul University, Istanbul, Turkey.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1245/s10434-010-0960-0DOI Listing
July 2010

Massive air embolism during coronary multislice spiral computed tomography.

Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 2010 May;37(5):1228

Istanbul University Istanbul Medical School Department of Thoracic Surgery, Istanbul, Turkey.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ejcts.2009.12.009DOI Listing
May 2010

Anastomotic stenotic complications after tracheal resections.

J Bronchology Interv Pulmonol 2010 Apr;17(2):142-5

Departments of *Pneumology †Thoracic Surgery, Istanbul Medical School, Istanbul University, Istanbul, Turkey.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/LBR.0b013e3181da3b27DOI Listing
April 2010

Early outcomes of video-assisted thoracoscopic resection of thymus in 181 patients with myasthenia gravis: who are the candidates for the next morning discharge?

Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 2009 Dec 21;9(6):995-8. Epub 2009 Sep 21.

Department of Thoracic Surgery, Istanbul Medical School, Istanbul University, Istanbul, Turkey.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1510/icvts.2009.214635DOI Listing
December 2009

Oxygen uptake kinetics during cardiopulmonary exercise testing and postoperative complications in patients with lung cancer.

Lung Cancer 2009 Oct 29;66(1):85-8. Epub 2009 Jan 29.

Istanbul University, Istanbul Faculty of Medicine, Department of Sports Medicine, Istanbul, Turkey.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.lungcan.2008.12.024DOI Listing
October 2009

Sleeve resection of the left main bronchus for delayed extraction of a chicken bone.

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2009 Mar 2;137(3):768-9. Epub 2008 Jun 2.

Department of Thoracic Surgery, Istanbul University, Istanbul Medical School, Istanbul, Turkey.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jtcvs.2008.02.057DOI Listing
March 2009

Pediatric bronchial rupture: diagnosis and treatment.

Asian Cardiovasc Thorac Ann 2008 Dec;16(6):508-9

Istanbul University, Istanbul Medical School, Department of Thoracic Surgery, Istanbul, Turkey.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/021849230801600618DOI Listing
December 2008

N2 disease in non-small cell lung cancer patients, diagnosis and evaluation: a Turkish chest surgeon's perspective.

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Alper Toker

Zhongguo Fei Ai Za Zhi 2008 Oct;11(5):622-6

Department of Thoracic Surgery, Istanbul Medical School, Istanbul University.

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October 2008

Cardiac metastasis from invasive thymoma via the superior vena cava: cardiac MRI findings.

Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol 2008 Jul 21;31 Suppl 2:S209-12. Epub 2007 Aug 21.

Department of Radiology, Istanbul University, Istanbul Faculty of Medicine, 34390 Capa, Istanbul, Turkey.

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July 2008

Learning curve in videothoracoscopic thymectomy: how many operations and in which situations?

Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 2008 Jul 18;34(1):155-8. Epub 2008 Apr 18.

Istanbul University, Istanbul Medical School, Department of Thoracic Surgery, Istanbul, Turkey.

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July 2008

Thymoma appearing 10 years after an extended thymectomy for myasthenia gravis.

Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 2008 Jun 3;33(6):1155-6. Epub 2008 Apr 3.

Istanbul University, Istanbul Medical Faculty, Department of Thoracic Surgery, Istanbul, Turkey.

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June 2008

Cervical mediastinoscopy for paratracheal masses in pediatric patients.

Pediatr Hematol Oncol 2008 Jun;25(5):393-7

Department of Pediatric Surgery, Istanbul University, Istanbul Medical School, Instanbul, Turkey.

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June 2008

Videothoracoscopic thymectomy for nonthymomatous myasthenia gravis: results of 90 patients.

Surg Endosc 2008 Apr 18;22(4):912-6. Epub 2007 Aug 18.

Department of Thoracic Surgery, Istanbul University, Istanbul Medical School, Istanbul, Turkey.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00464-007-9507-2DOI Listing
April 2008

Reimplantation of the left lung 17 years after a bronchial rupture.

Ann Thorac Surg 2008 Apr;85(4):1436-8

Department of Thoracic Surgery, Istanbul Faculty of Medicine, Istanbul University, Istanbul, Turkey.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2007.09.002DOI Listing
April 2008

Ascending aorta-to-descending aorta bypass via right thoracotomy for the re-coarctation of the aorta: an alternative surgical approach for re-coarctation.

J Card Surg 2007 Jan-Feb;22(1):58-60

Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Istanbul Medical Faculty, Istanbul University, Istanbul, Turkey.

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March 2007

The diagnostic value of image guided percutaneous fine needle aspiration biopsy in equivocal mediastinal masses.

Langenbecks Arch Surg 2006 Jun 14;391(3):222-7. Epub 2006 Mar 14.

Istanbul Faculty of Medicine, Department of Pathology, Division of Cytopathology, Istanbul University, Istanbul, Turkey.

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June 2006

Radiopathology and positive pressure ventilation in diaphragmatic hernia.

Asian Cardiovasc Thorac Ann 2005 Dec;13(4):398

Department of Thoracic Surgery, Istanbul Medical School, Istanbul University, Tasmektep sok. Cinarli apt. 34/5, Goztepe, Kadikoy, Istanbul 81060, Turkey.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/021849230501300424DOI Listing
December 2005

Computed tomography bronchography in a child with a bronchial carcinoid tumor.

Pediatr Int 2005 Feb;47(1):99-101

Department of Pediatrics, Division of Allergy and Chest Diseases, Istanbul University, Turkey.

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February 2005

Bronchial sleeve resections for carcinoid tumor in the first decade of life.

Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 2004 Jun;3(2):280-2

Department of Thoracic Surgery, Istanbul Medical School, Istanbul University, 81070 Erenkoy, Istanbul, Turkey.

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June 2004

Causes of death within 1 year of resection for lung cancer. Early mortality after resection.

Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 2004 Apr;25(4):515-9

Department of Thoracic Surgery, Istanbul Medical School, Istanbul University, Istanbul, Turkey.

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April 2004

Life-threatening hemoptysis in a child: the only symptom.

Ann Thorac Surg 2004 Jan;77(1):336-8

Department of Thoracic Surgery, Istanbul Medical School, Istanbul University, Istanbul, Turkey.

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January 2004

Dose-related effects of theophylline added to modified Euro-Collins solution used for hypothermic preservation of lung.

J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth 2003 Dec;17(6):721-4

Department of Thoracic Surgery, Istanbul School of Medicine, Istanbul University, 81090 Kozyataği, Istanbul, Turkey.

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December 2003

Invasive staging of superior mediastinum in non-small cell lung cancer patients with specific indications.

Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 2003 Dec;2(4):472-6

Department of Thoracic Surgery, Istanbul Medical School, Istanbul University, Istanbul, Turkey.

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December 2003

Foreign body aspiration: where can it be?

Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 2003 Aug;24(2):301

Department of Thoracic Surgery, Istanbul University Istanbul Medical School, Istanbul, Turkey.

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August 2003

Chest wall invasion in lung cancer patients.

Acta Chir Belg 2003 Aug;103(4):396-400

Department of Thoracic Surgery, Istanbul University, Istanbul Medical School, Istanbul.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00015458.2003.11679451DOI Listing
August 2003

A novel terminology and dissemination theory for a subgroup of intrathoracic extrapulmonary hydatid cysts.

Med Hypotheses 2003 Jul;61(1):68-71

Gülhane Military Medical Academy, Camlica Chest Diseases Hospital, Department of Thoracic Surgery, Istanbul, Turkey.

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July 2003

Hydatid cystic disease of the soft tissues with pulmonary and hepatic involvement: report of a case.

Surg Today 2003 ;33(1):69-71

Department of Thoracic Surgery,Istanbul Medical Faculty, Istanbul University, Capa Istanbul, Turkey.

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June 2003

Analysis of chest injuries sustained during the 1999 Marmara earthquake.

Surg Today 2002 ;32(9):769-71

Department of Thoracic Surgery, Gülhane Military Medical Academy, Chest Disease Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey.

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February 2003

Clinical significance of P16INK4A and retinoblastoma proteins in non-small-cell lung carcinoma.

Lung Cancer 2002 Dec;38(3):253-60

Department of Pathology, Istanbul University School of Medicine, Halkali Merkez Mh. Toplu Konutlar 3. Etap, Yenigün Blok B44, D: 55, Ikitelli, Capa, Istanbul, Turkey.

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December 2002

Sleeve resection of the right main bronchus for postlobectomy broncho-pleural fistula.

Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 2002 Dec;22(6):1020-2

Department of Thoracic Surgery, Istanbul Medical School, Istanbul University, Istanbul, Turkey.

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December 2002

A novel dissemination pathway of hydatid cyst.

Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 2002 Jun;21(6):1127-8

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June 2002

An unusual intrapleural foreign body: ignored aspiration.

Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 2002 Mar;21(3):593-4

Department of General Surgery, Istanbul Medical Faculty, Istanbul University, Istanbul, Turkey.

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March 2002