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Prof. Fatih Mehmet Uçar, M.D.

DEPARTMENT : Interventional Cardiology

PRIMARY LOCATION : Istanbul Florence Nightingale Hospital

LANGUAGES : English, Turkish

Germany Lübeck Hospital Arrhythmia Clinic
Electrophysiology Training
Trakya University Faculty of Medicine
Associate Professor, Department of Cardiology
TC. Ministry of Health Türkiye High Specialization Training and Research Hospital
Electrophysiology Training
Trakya University Faculty of Medicine Department of Cardiology
Assistant professor
Cleveland Clinic
Observant Doctor
  • Pacemaker
  • Rhythm Disorders
  • Electrophysiology
  • Coronary Angiography
Türkiye Higher Specialization Training and Research Hospital Specialization Training
Selçuk University Meram Faculty of Medicine
Kocaeli Anatolian High School

1. Contemporary Management of Severe Symptomatic Aortic Stenosis. Eugène M, Duchnowski P, Prendergast B,  Wendler O, Laroche C, Monin JL, Jobic Y, Popescu BA, Bax JJ, Vahanian A, Iung B; EORP VHD II Registry Investigators  Group.J (Ucar FM) Am Coll Cardiol. 2021 Nov 30;78(22):2131-2143. doi: 10.1016/j.jacc.2021.09.864.PMID:34823655 

2.Monocyte-to-HDL-cholesterol ratio is associated with Ascending Aorta Dilatation in Patients with Biscuspid Aortic  Valve. Acar B, Yayla C, Gul M, Karanfil M, Unal S, Uçar F, Kuyumcu SM, Ertem AG, Ozen Y, Ozbay MB, Ozeke O,  Aydogdu S.Afr Health Sci. 2021 Mar;21(1):96-104. doi: 10.4314/ahs.v21i1.14.PMID:34394286Free PMC article. 

3.ICD detected patient activity is associated with arrhythmic events in heart failure patients. Ucar FM, Yilmaztepe  MA.Niger J Clin Pract. 2020 Nov;23(11):1615-1620. doi: 10.4103/njcp.njcp_24_20.PMID:33221790Free article.  

4.Mobitz type II, 2:1 atrioventricular block mimicking as a convulsive seizure. Kaya Ç, Zeybey U, Akpınar M, Taylan G,  Uçar FM. Anatol J Cardiol. 2019 Sep;22(4):202-203. doi: 10.14744/AnatolJCardiol.2019.88646.PMID:31584444 Free  PMC article.No abstract available.  

5.Evaluation of Tp-e interval, Tp-e/QT ratio and Tp-e/QTc ratio in patients with acute myocarditis. Ucar FM, Ozturk C,  Yılmaztepe MA.BMC Cardiovasc Disord. 2019 Oct 22;19(1):232. doi: 10.1186/s12872-019-1207-z.PMID:31640548Free  PMC article.  

6.Left ventricle pseudoaneurysm detected eight months after myocardial infarction. Yılmaztepe M, Öztürk C, Uçar FM,  Kaya Ç, Gürdoğan M.Turk Kardiyol Dern Ars. 2019 Apr;47(3):246. doi: 10.5543/tkda.2018.59607.PMID:30982816Free  article.English.No abstract available.  

7.Demographics of patients with heart failure who were over 80 years old and were admitted to the cardiology clinics in  Turkey. Gök G, Zoghi M, Sinan ÜY, Kılıç S, Tokgözoğlu L; Elder-Turk study researchers.(Ucar FM) Anatol J Cardiol. 2019  Mar;21(4):196-205. doi: 10.14744/AnatolJCardiol.2018.94556.PMID:30930455Free PMC article.  

8.Unexpected pacemaker complication: all implanted leads on the left heart. Kaya Ç, Çakır B, Uçar FM, Yılmaztepe  MA.Turk Kardiyol Dern Ars. 2019 Jun;47(4):329. doi: 10.5543/tkda.2019.47596.PMID:31219444Free article.English. No abstract available. 

9.Pacemaker follow-up after device replacement. Ucar FM.Herz. 2019 Feb;44(1):82. doi: 10.1007/s00059-017-4658-y.  Epub 2017 Dec 12.PMID:29234841English.No abstract available.  

10.The implantable cardiac monitor and pocket infection. Uçar FM.Herz. 2019 Jun;44(4):363. doi: 10.1007/s00059-017- 4651-5. Epub 2017 Dec 5.PMID:29209840English.No abstract available.  

11.Layer-specific strain analysis in patients with suspected stable angina pectoris and apparently normal left ventricular  wall motion. Yılmaztepe MA, Uçar FM.Cardiovasc Ultrasound. 2018 Sep 26;16(1):25. doi: 10.1186/s12947-018-0144- 9.PMID:30257673Free PMC article.  

12.The prevalence of cardiovascular diseases, risk factors, and cardiovascular drug therapy in very elderly Turkish  patients admitted to cardiology clinics: A subgroup analysis of the ELDER-TURK study. Gök G, Sinan ÜY, Özyüncü  N, Zoghi M; ELDER-TÜRK Investigators (Ucar FM).Turk Kardiyol Dern Ars. 2018 Jun;46(4):283-295. Doi: 10.5543/ tkda.2018.49579.PMID:29853696  

13.QRS narrowing and prediction of response to cardiac resynchronization therapy. Uçar FM.Anatol J Cardiol. 2018  May;19(5):357. doi: 10.14744/AnatolJCardiol.2018.50146.PMID:29724979Free PMC article.No abstract available.  

14.Lead extraction and contrast venography. Uçar FM.Anatol J Cardiol. 2018 Feb;19(2):153-154. doi: 10.14744/ AnatolJCardiol.2017.8211.PMID:29424740Free PMC article.No abstract available. 

15.Takotsubo cardiomyopathy and acute coronary syndromes: Are they always mutually exclusive? Yalta K,Ucar F,  Yilmaztepe M, Zorkun C.Indian Heart J. 2018 Mar-Apr;70(2):326-327. doi: 10.1016/j.ihj.2017.08.006. Epub 2017 Aug  14.PMID:29716716Free PMC article.Review.No abstract available.  

16.Pentraxin-3 and its further clinical implications in women with preeclampsia. 

17.Yalta K, Ucar F, Yilmaztepe M, Zorkun C.Int J Cardiol. 2017 Nov 1;246:61. doi: 10.1016/j.ijcard.2017.05.110. PMID:28867021No abstract available.  

18.Neutrophil to Iymphocyte ratio predicts appropriate therapy in idiopathic dilated cardiomyopathy patients with  primary prevention implantable cardioverter defibrillator. Uçar FM, Açar B.Saudi Med J. 2017 Feb;38(2):143-148. doi:  10.15537/smj.2017.2.15929.PMID:28133686Free PMC article.  

19.New oral anticoagulants-TURKey (NOAC-TURK): Multicenter cross-sectional study. Altay S, Yıldırımtürk Ö, Çakmak HA,  Aşkın L, Sinan ÜY, Beşli F, Gedikli Ö, Özden Tok Ö; NOAC-TURK Study Collaborators.(Ucar FM) Anatol J Cardiol. 2017  May;17(5):353-361. doi: 10.14744/AnatolJCardiol.2016.7472. Epub 2017 Jan 17.PMID:28100898Free PMC article.  

20.Non-Sustained Ventricular Tachycardia Episodes Predict Future Hospitalization in ICD Recipients with Heart Failure.  Uçar FM, Yilmaztepe MA, Taylan G, Aktoz M.Arq Bras Cardiol. 2017 Oct;109(4):284-289. doi: 10.5935/abc.20170141. PMID:28977051Free PMC article.  

21.Association between RDW and stent thrombosis in patients with ST-elevation myocardinal infarction undergoing  primary percutaneous coronary intervention. Tunçez A, Çetin MS, Çetin EHÖ, Yilmaz S, Korkmaz A, Uçar FM.Medicine  (Baltimore). 2017 Feb;96(5):e5986. doi: 10.1097/MD.0000000000005986.PMID:28151892Free PMC article.  

22.Red Eye and Red Face Following Defibrillation. Doğan P, İnci S, Şentürk B, Uçar FM, Güray Ü.J Clin Diagn Res. 2016  Apr;10(4):OL02. doi: 10.7860/JCDR/2016/16989.7572. Epub 2016 Apr 1.PMID:27190875Free PMC article.No abstract  available.  

23.Gamma-glutamyl transferase predicts recurrences of atrial fibrillation after catheter ablation. Uçar FM, Gucuk İpek  E, Acar B, Gul M, Tunçez A, Özeke Ö, Geyik B, Topaloglu S, Aras D.Acta Cardiol. 2016 Apr;71(2):205-10. doi: 10.2143/ AC.71.2.3141851.PMID:27090043 

Massive pulmonary embolism and a cardiac mass: Thrombus or metastasis? Gül M, Babat N, Uçar FM, Kuyumcu MS,  Özeke Ö.Turk Kardiyol Dern Ars. 2016 Oct;44(7):597-599. doi: 10.5543/tkda.2016.77772.PMID:27774970  

24.A potential marker of bare metal stent restenosis: monocyte count – to HDL cholesterol ratio. Ucar FM.BMC  Cardiovasc Disord. 2016 Oct 3;16(1):186. doi: 10.1186/s12872-016-0367-3.PMID:27716070Free PMC article.  

25.Long-term outcome in patients with prosthetic valve endocarditis: results from a single center in Turkey. Güray Y,  Güçlük İpek E, Acar B, Kuyumcu MS, Uçar F, Kafes H, Asarcıklı L, Çabuk G, Demirkan B, Güray Ü.Turk Kardiyol Dern Ars.  2016 Mar;44(2):105-13. doi: 10.5543/tkda.2015.21504.PMID:27111308  

26.Tako-tsubo cardiomyopathy and spontaneous coronary artery dissection: A subtle association with prognostic  implications? Yalta K, Ucar F, Yilmaztepe M, Ozkalayci F. Int J Cardiol. 2016 Jan 1;202:174-6. doi: 10.1016/j. ijcard.2015.08.152. Epub 2015 Aug 22.PMID:26397404No abstract available. 

27.The Association between Platelet/Lymphocyte Ratio and Coronary Artery Disease Severity in Asymptomatic Low  Ejection Fraction Patients. Uçar FM, Açar B, Gul M, Özeke Ö, Aydogdu S.Korean Circ J. 2016 Nov;46(6):821-826. doi:  10.4070/kcj.2016.46.6.821. Epub 2016 Nov 1.PMID:27826341Free PMC article.  

28.Tako-tsubo cardiomyopathy may lead to permanent changes in left ventricular geometry: Potential implications  in the setting of pre-existing myocardial disease? Yalta K, Yılmaztepe M, Ozkalaycı F, Ucar F. Int J Cardiol. 2016 Jan  1;202:889-91. doi: 10.1016/j.ijcard.2015.10.022. Epub 2015 Oct 9.PMID:26476987No abstract available.  

29.Massive Myocardial Staining and Thebesian Venous Opacification during Complicated Coronary Angiography. Ucar  FM, Ozeke O, Duman I, Canpolat U, Kisacik HL.Int J Angiol. 2016 Dec;25(5):e19-e20. doi: 10.1055/s-0034-1396930.  Epub 2015 Jan 14.PMID:28058031Free PMC article.  

30.Coronary slow flow in the setting of Tako-tsubo cardiomyopathy: A causative factor? An innocent bystander? Or  a prognostic sign? Yalta K, Yilmaztepe M, Ucar F, Ozkalayci F.Int J Cardiol. 2015 Nov 1;198:229-31. doi: 10.1016/j. ijcard.2015.06.146. Epub 2015 Jul 2.PMID:26201689No abstract available.  

31.Programming implantable cardioverter-defibrillator therapy zones to high ranges to prevent delivery of inappropriate  device therapies in patients with primary prevention: results from the RISSY-ICD (Reduction of Inappropriate ShockS  by InCreaseD zones) trial. Cay S, Canpolat U, Ucar F, Ozeke O, Ozcan F, Topaloglu S, Aras D.Am J Cardiol. 2015 May  1;115(9):1235-43. doi: 10.1016/j.amjcard.2015.01.558. Epub 2015 Feb 12.PMID:25765588Clinical Trial.  

32.Case images: apical pouches with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. Uçar FM, Ozeke O, Topaloğlu S, Gölbaşı Z.Turk  Kardiyol Dern Ars. 2014 Sep;42(6):589. doi: 10.5543/tkda.2014.28828.PMID:25362957Free article.No abstract  available.  

33.Airbag inflation-related left main coronary artery dissection, localized aortic dissection and aortic valve dehiscence  in a patient with previous coronary artery. Uçar FM, Sen F, Karamanlioğli M, Çağli K.Int J Cardiol. 2014 Apr  15;173(1):118-9. doi: 10.1016/j.ijcard.2014.01.010. Epub 2014 Feb 1.PMID:24612611No abstract available.  

34.A rare coronary artery anomaly: posterior descending artery arising from septal perforator artery. Uçar FM, Gül  M, Okten RS, Topaloğlu S, Güçlük E.Turk Kardiyol Dern Ars. 2013 Oct;41(7):668. doi: 10.5543/tkda.2013.48840. PMID:24165004Free article.No abstract available.  

36.[Mean platelet volume and the extebt of coronary atherosclerosis in patients with stable coronary artery disease].  Karan A, Güray Y, Güray Ü, Demirkan B, Astan R, Baysal E, Çolak A, Uçar FM, Işleyen A, Kanat S, Korkmaz Ş.Turk  Kardiyol Dern Ars. 2013 Jan;41(1):45-50. doi: 10.5543/tkda.2013.26235.PMID:23518938Turkish.  

37.Red cell distribution width and inflammation in patients with non-dipper hypertension. Ozcan F, Turak  O, Durak A, Işleyen A, Uçar F, Giniş Z, Uçar F, Başar FN, Aydoğdu S.Blood Press. 2013 Apr;22(2):80-5. doi:  10.3109/08037051.2012.707336. Epub 2012 Jul 27.PMID:22835009  

38. Coronary artery-left ventricular micro-fistulas associated with apical hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. Yılmaz S,  Uçar FM, Gölbaşı Z, Tüfekçioğlu O. Anadolu Kardiyol Derg. 2012 Aug 31;12(6):E28. doi: 10.5152/akd.2012.175. PMID:22728741No abstract available.