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Kidney Transplantation
Ohio State University
Organ Transplantation Center
Ankara University Faculty of Medicine
General Surgery
University of Texas
Houston Medical School General Surgery
  • Solutions for Incompatible Couples
  • ABO Incompitable Kidney Transplantation
  • Pair Donation (Kidney Exchange)
  • Kidney Transplantation
  • Pancreas Transplantation
Special advanced health technologies: 
  • Robotic Surgery
  • Robotic Retroperitoneoscopic Donor nephrectomy
  • Hand Assisted Retroperitoneoscopic Donor nephrectomy
Ohio State University
Organ Transplant Surgery Specialization Training
Ankara University Faculty of Medicine
General Surgery Specialization Training
Ankara University Faculty of Medicine
Young Investigator Award, American Transplant Congress 2004, ” Five year follow-up after steroid withdrawal demonstrates no evidence of worsening renal function ” 

1. Balci D, Dayangac M, Yaprak O, Akin B, Duran C, Killi R, Yuzer Y, Tokat Y. Living donor liver transplantation for  hepatocellular carcinoma: a single center analysis of outcomes and impact of different selection criteria.Transpl Int.  2011 Nov;24(11):1075-83. 

2. Dayangac M, Taner CB, Akin B, Uraz S, Balci D, Duran C, Ayanoglu O, Killi R, Yuzer Y, Tokat Y. Dual left lobe living  donor liver transplantation using donors unacceptable for right lobe donation: a case report. TransplantProc. 2010  Dec;42(10):4560-3. 

3. Dayangac M, Burcin Taner C, Balci D, Memi I, Yaprak O, Akin B, Duran C, Killi R, Ayanoglu O, Yuzer Y, Tokat Y. Use of  middle hepatic vein in right lobe living donor liver transplantation. Transpl Int. 2009 Oct 12. 

4. Taner CB, Dayangac M, Akin B, Balci D, Uraz S, Duran C, Killi R, Ayanoglu O, Yuzer Y, Tokat Y. Donor safety and remnant  liver volume in living donor liver transplantation. Liver Transpl. 2008 Aug;14(8):1174-9. 

5. Balci D, Taner B, Dayangac M, Akin B, Yaprak O, Duran C, Uraz S, Hayzaran S, Ayanoglu O, Killi R, Senturk H, Yuzer Y,  Tokat Y. Splenic abscess after splenic artery ligation in living donor liver transplantation: a case report. TransplantProc.  2008 Jun;40(5):1786-8. 

6. Duran C, Taner B, Dayangaç M, Akin B, Balcı D, Kurt Z, Killi R,Yüzer Y, Tokat Y. Why we did not use this donor. Liver  Transpl. 2007 Aug;13(8):1199-200. 

7. Uraz S, Duran C, Balci D, Akin B, Dayangac M, Kurt Z, Ayanoglu OH, Killi R, Yuzer Y, Tokat Y. A very rare venous anomaly  in a living liver donor: left hepatic venous connection to the right atrium. TransplantProc. 2007 Jun;39(5):1714-5. 

8. Pelletier RP, Akin B, Ferguson RM. Prospective, randomized trial of steroid withdrawal in kidney recipients treated  with mycophenolate mofetil and cyclosporine. Clinical Transplant. 2006 Jan-Feb;20(1):10-8. 

9. Akin B. Reply. Approaches to decrease radial artery vasospasm and increase blood flow through the radiocephalic  arteriovenous fistula World Journal of Surgery 30 (2): 253, FEB 2006 

10. Akin EB, Vitellas KM, Rajab A, Pelletier RP, Davies EA, Bumgardner GL, Henry ML, Ferguson RM, Elkhammas EA.  Magnetic resonance cholangiography with mangafodipir trisodium (Teslascan) to evaluate even duct leaks after  T-tube removal in liver transplantation. J Comput Assist Tomogr. 2004 Sep-Oct;28(5):613-6. 

11. Rajab A, Khabiri H, Pelletier RP, Henry ML, Akin B, Elkhammas E, Bumgardner GL, Ferguson RM. Magnetic resonance  angiography for preoperative evaluation of potential kidney donors. J Surg Res. 2004 Aug;120(2):195-200. 

12. Tuzuner A, Kuzu MA, Akin B, Karaca S, Treasuredaroglu S. The effect of hyaluronan-based agents on adhesion  formation in an intraabdominal sepsis model. Dig Dis Sci. 2004 Jun;49(6):1054-61. 

13. Elkhammas EA, Henry ML, Akin B, Ferguson RM, Bumgardner GL, Davies EA, Pelletier RP, Rajab A. Simultaneous  pancreas-kidney transplantation at a single center. Clin Transpl. 2003;:221-7. 

14. Pelletier RP, Akin B, Henry ML, Bumgardner GL, Elkhammas EA, Rajab A, Ferguson RM. The impact of mycophenolate  mofetil dosing patterns on clinical outcome after renal transplantation. Clin Transplant. 2003 Jun;17(3):200-5. 

15. Akin EB, Topcu O, Ozcan H, Ersoz S, Aytac S, Anadol E. Hemodynamic effect of transdermal glyceryl trinitrate on  newly constructed arteriovenous fistula. World J Surg. 2002 Oct;26(10):1256-9. Epub 2002 Sep 4. 

16. Yerdel MA, Akin EB, Dolalan S, Turkcapar AG, Pehlivan M, Gecim IE, Kuterdem E. Effect of single-dose prophylactic  ampicillin and sulbactam on wound infection after tension-free inguinal hernia repair with polypropylene mesh: the  randomized, double-blind, prospective trial. Ann Surg. 2001 Jan;233(1):26-33. 

17. Sengul N, Demirer S, Yerdel MA, Terzioglu G, Akin B, Gurler A, Tuzuner A. Comparison of coagulation parameters  for healthy subjects and Behcet disease patients with and without vascular involvement. World J Surg. 2000  Dec;24(12):1584-8. 

18. Yerdel MA, Karayalcin K, Koyuncu A, Akin B, Koksoy C, Turkcapar AG, Erverdi N, Alacayir I, Bumin C, Aras N. Direct  trocar insertion versus Veress needle insertion in laparoscopic cholecystectomy.Am J Surg. 1999 Mar;177(3):247-9. 

19. Aydinuraz K, Ersoz S, Akin B, Ensari A, Anadol E. Liver regeneration following skin transplantation in the rat: a  morphometric and immunohistochemical study. TransplantProc. 1998 May;30(3):819-21. Papers Presented at  International Scientific Meetings and Published in the Proceedings Book 1. Akin B, Dayangac M, Kaya M. Optimizing  Right-Sided Donor Nephrectomy: The Transition from Hand-Assisted Laparoscopic to Retroperitoneoscopic Approach.  American Transplant Meeting, June 2012, Boston, USA