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Prof. Erkan Kaba, M.D.

DEPARTMENT : Thoracic Surgery

PRIMARY LOCATION : Istanbul Florence Nightingale Hospital

LANGUAGES : English, Turkish

Demiroğlu Bilim University
Thoracic Surgery (Prof.)
Demiroğlu Bilim University
Thoracic Surgery (Assoc. Prof.)
Demiroğlu Bilim University
Thoracic Surgery (Department Advisor)
Erzurum State Hospital
  • Lung cancer
  • Pneumothorax
  • Thoracic Surgery
  • Robotic Thoracic Surgery
Istanbul University
Specialization Education
Karadeniz Technical University

1. Lung Cancer Surgery in Patients With a History of Coronary Artery Bypass Graft: A Multicentre Study. Tevfik Ilker Akcam,  Ozgur Samancilar, Serkan Yazgan, Kenan Can Ceylan, Celalettin Ibrahim Kocaturk, Celal Bugra Sezen, Cagatay Salim Tezel,  Deniz Gurer, Ahmet Sami Bayram, Huseyin Melek, Berker Ozkan, Melike Guler Ulker, Erkan Kaba, Alper Toker. Heart  Lung Circ. 2020 Jul 4:S1443-9506(20)30281-X. doi: 10.1016/j.hlc.2020.05.109  

2. Can Preoperative Factors or Operative Characteristics Predict the Duration of Hospitalization and Rate of Complications  after Pulmonary Resections? Tuğba Coşgun, Berna Duman, Erkan Kaba doi: 10.14744/scie.2019.05914 South. Clin. ist.  Euras. 2020;31(2):130-134 

3. Robotic thymectomy for myasthenia gravis. Kaba Erkan, Cosgun Tugba, Ayalp Kemal, Toker Alper (2019). Ann  Cardiothorac Surg, doi: 10.21037/acs.2019.02.02. 

4. Successful Sleeve Resection as a Marker for Proficiency for Robotic Pulmonary Resection. Cosgun Tugba, Kaba Erkan,  Ayalp Kemal, Toker Alper (2019). Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. doi: 10.1055/s-0039-1696952.  

5. An antiquated contraindication for minimally invasive lung surgery: No place to staple the bronchus. Cosgun Tugba,  Kaba Erkan, Ayalp Kemal, Toker Alper (2019). Turkish Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. doi: 10.5606/ tgkdc.dergisi.2019.17315. 

6. Haemangioendothelioma: a disease with surgical options from robotic surgery to open superior vena cava replacement.  Cosgun Tugba, Kaba Erkan, Ayalp Kemal, Ipek Coban Elbegi, Toker Alper (2019). Interactive CardioVascular and Thoracic  Surgery 29 (2019) 449–452 doi: 10.1093/icvts/ivz109 

7. Salvage thoracic surgery in patients with lung cancer: potential indications and benefits. Kaba Erkan, Ozyurtkan Mehmet  Oguzhan, Ayalp Kemal, Cosgun Tugba, Alomari Mazen Rasmi, Toker Alper (2018). Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery,  13(1), doi: 10.1186/s13019-018-0693-x 

8. Role of surgery in the treatment of masaoka stage IVa thymoma. Kaba Erkan, Ozkan Berker, Erus Suat, Duman Salih,  Cimenoglu Riza Berk, Toker Alper (2018). Annals of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, 24(1), 6-12., doi: 10.5761/atcs. oa.17-00108 

9. Superior vena cava resection and reconstruction in mediastinal tumors and benign diseases. Kaba Erkan, Ozkan Berker,  Ozyurtkan Mehmet Oguzhan, Ayalp Kemal, Toker Alper (2018). Turkish Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery,  26(1), 99-107., Doi: 10.5606/tgkdc.dergisi.2018.14292 

10. Robotic anatomical lung resections: the initial experience and description of learning in 102 cases. Toker Alper,  Ozyurtkan Mehmet Oguzhan, Kaba Erkan, Ayalp Kemal, Demirhan Ozkan, Uyamaz Elena (2016). Surgical Endoscopy,  30(2), 676-683., doi: 10.1007/s00464-015-4259-x 

11. Lymph node dissection in surgery for lung cancer: comparison of Open vs. Video-assisted vs. Robotic-assisted  approaches. Toker Alper, Ozyurtkan Mehmet Oguzhan, Demirhan Ozkan, Ayalp Kemal, Kaba Erkan, Uyamaz Elena  (2016). Annals of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, 22(5), 284-290., doi: 10.5761/atcs.oa.16-00087 

12. Da vinci robotic system in the surgery for mediastinal bronchogenic cyst: a report on five patients. Toker Alper,  Ozyurtkan Mehmet Oguzhan, Kaba Erkan, Nova Greta (2015). Journal of Visualized Surgery, 1, 23, doi: 10.3978/j. issn.2221-2965.2015.11.08 

13. Pulmonary artery resections and reconstructions for lung cancer treatment: an anatomical-technical analysis and  survival relationships. Toker Alper, Demir Adalet, Kaba Erkan, Kapdagli Murat, Ziyade Sedat, Saraçoğlu Başak, Erus Suat,  Ozkan Berker, Tanju Serhan (2015). Turkish Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, 66-74., doi: 10.5606/tgkdc. dergisi.2015.9467 

14. Has there been a paradigm shift in mediastinal surgery from open to minimally invasive, and from magnetic resonance  imaging (MRI) to positron emission tomography–computerized tomography (PET–CT) in the last decade? Toker alper,  Erus Suat, Kaba Erkan, Tanju Serhan, Ozkan Berker (2014). Surgical Endoscopy, 28(3), 861-865. doi: 10.1007/s00464- 013-3233-8. 

15. Factors associated with pulmonary recurrence after pulmonary metastasectomy for sarcomatous disease. Tanju  Serhan, Saricam Murat, Kaba Erkan, Kapdagli Murat, Dilege Sukru, Toker Alper (2014). Surgery Today, 44(5), 914-918.,  doi: 10.1007/s00595-013-0796-x 

16. Robotic lung segmentectomy for malignant and benign lesions. Toker Alper, Ayalp Kemal, Uyamaz Elena, Kaba Erkan,  Demirhan Ozkan, Erus Suat (2014). Journal of thoracic disease, 6(7), 937-42., doi: 10.3978/j.issn.2072-1439.2014.06.40 

17. Surgical management of bronchial carcinoid tumors: 11-year experience. Dadas Erdogan, Tanju Serhan, Ozkan Berker,  Bayrak Yusuf, Kaba Erkan, Dilege Sükrü, Toker Alper (2014). Turkish Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery,  22(4), 795-799., doi: 10.5606/tgkdc.dergisi.2014.9397 

18. Robotic and video-assisted thoracic surgery lung segmentectomy for malignant and benign lesions. Demir Adalet,  Ayalp Kemal, Ozkan Berker, Kaba Erkan, Toker Alper (2014). Interactive Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery, 20(3), 304- 309., doi: 10.1093/icvts/ivu399 

19. Robotic anatomic pulmonary resection in octogenarian patients with primary lung cancer: report of seven cases.  Demirhan Ozkan, Ayalp Kemal, Kaba Erkan, uymaz Ulena, Ozyurtkan Mehmet Oguzhan, Toker Alper (2016). The Turkish  Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, 24(3), 489-494., doi: 10.5606/tgkdc.dergisi.2016.11879