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Prof. Selen Yurdakul, M.D.

DEPARTMENT : Cardiology

PRIMARY LOCATION : Istanbul Florence Nightingale Hospital

LANGUAGES : English, Turkish

Istanbul Florence Nightingale Hospital
Istanbul Training and Research Hospital
Şişli State Hospital
  • Three-Dimensional Echocardiography  
  • Pulmonary Hypertension  
  • Echocardiography  
  • Heart Health  
  • Heart Surgery 
T.R. Demiroğlu Bilim University
Assistant Professor
Istanbul University Istanbul Faculty of Medicine
Cardiology Specialization Training
Istanbul University Istanbul Faculty of Medicine

1.Oxidative DNA damage is significantly correlated with flow-mediated dilation in patients with coronary artery disease. Yurdakul S, Özben B, Bilge AK, Türkoğlu Ü. M., Arkaya S, Nişancı Y. J Investig Med. 2008 Oct;56(7):925–30. doi: 10.231/ JIM. Ob013e318180a91f. 

2.Early detection of right ventricular systolic dysfunction by using myocardial acceleration during isovolumic contraction  in patients with mitral stenosis.Tayyareci Y, Nişancı Y, Umman B, Öncül A, Yurdakul S, Altun İ, Umman S, Buğra Z.Eur J  Echocardiogr. 2008 Jul;9(4):516–21. Epub 2007 Oct 8. doi: 10.1016/j.euje.2007.08.007 

3.Tayyareci Y, Yildirimturk O, Yurdakul S, Aytekin S. Clinical implications of velocity vector imaging in evaluating left  ventricular systolic functions. Minerva Cardioangiologica. 2010; 58:399-408. 

4.Tayyareci Y, Yurdakul S, Tayyareci G, Nisanci Y, Umman B, Bugra Z. Impact of myocardial acceleration during isovolumic  contraction in evaluating subclinical right ventricular systolic dysfunction in type II diabetes mellitus patients.  Echocardiography. 2010; 27(10):1211-1218 doi: 10.1111/j.1540-8175.2010.01237. 

5.Yildirimturk O, Tayyareci Y, Erdim R, Ozen E, Yurdakul S, Aytekin V, Demiroglu IC, Aytekin S. Assessment of correct atrial  pressure using echocardiography and correlation with catheterization. J Clin Ultrasound. 2011;39(6):337-43.doi:  10.1002/jcu.20837.Epub 2011 May 4. 

6.Aytekin S, Tayyareci Y, Yildirimturk O, Yurdakul S, Sagbas E, Sanisoglu I, Ozkara A, Akpinar B. Prosthetic Heart Valve  Ring Thrombosis: A Recent Nightmare of the Clinicians. JACC Cardiovasc Imaging. 2011 Oct;4(10):1141-3.doi:  10.1016/j.jcmg.2011.03.021. 

7.Yurdakul S, Tayyareci Y, Yildirimturk O, Memic K, Aytekin V, Aytekin S. Subclinical left ventricular dysfunction in  asymptomatic chronic mitral regurgitation patients with normal ejection fraction: A combined tissue Doppler  and velocity vector imaging-based study. Echocardiography. 2011 Sep;28(8):877-85. doi: 10.1111/j. 1540-8175.  2011.01428.x. 

8.Yildirimturk O, Helvacioglu FF, Tayyareci Y, Yurdakul S, Aytekin S. Assessment of Right Ventricular Endocardial  Dysfunction in Mild-to-Moderate Mitral Stenosis Patients Using Velocity Vector Imaging. Echocardiography. 2012;  29(1): 25-33. doi: 10.1111/j. 1540-8175.2011.01529.x. Epub 2011 Nov 2. 

9.Yurdakul S, Tayyareci Y, Yildirimturk O, Behramoglu F, Colakoglu Z, Memic K, Aytekin V, Aytekin S. Progressive  subclinical left ventricular systolic dysfunction in severe aortic regurgitation patients with normal ejection fraction: a  24 months follow-up velocity vector imaging study. Echocardiography. 2011 Sep;28(8):886-91.doi: 10.1111/J. 1540- 8175.2011.01455.x. 

10.Usta M, Yurdakul S, Aral H, Turan E, Oner E, Inal BB, Oner FA, Gurel MS, Guvenen G. Vascular endothelial function  assessed by a non-invasive ultrasound method and semi asymmetric dimethylarginine concentrations in mild-to moderate plaque type psoriatic patients. Clin Biochem 2011; 44 (13): 1080-4. doi: 10.1016/j.clinbiochem 2011.  06.007.Epub 2011. Jun 17.  

11.Alibaz OF, Yurdakul S, Oner E, Kubat UA, Erguney M. Evaluation of the effect of L-Thyroxin therapy on endothelial  functions in patients with subclinical hypothyroidism. Endocrine 2011; 40(2): 280-4. doi: 10.1007/ S12020-011-9465- 2. Epub 2011 Apr 20. 

12.Oner FA, Yurdakul S, Oner E, Uzum AK, Erguney M. Evaluation of the effect of L-thyroxin therapy on cardiac functions  by using novel tissue Doppler-derived indices in patients with subclinical hypothyroidism. Acta Cardiol 2011; Feb  66(1): 47-55. 

13.Yurdakul S, Tayyareci Y, Yildirimturk O, Aytekin V, Aytekin S. Left atrial mechanical functions in chronic primary mitral  regurgitation patients: A Velocity-Vector Imaging based study. Archives of Medical Sciences (accepted). 

14.Yurdakul S, Erdemir VA, Tayyareci Y, Yildirimturk O, Salih Gurel M, Aytekin S. Subclinical left and right ventricular  systolic dysfunction in Behcet’s disease: A combined tissue doppler and velocity vector imaging study. J Clin  Ultrasound 2012 Sept 1. Doi: 10.1002/jcu. 21985. 

15. Afsar CU, Uzun H, Yurdakul S, Muderrisoglu C, Ergüney M, Demir B, Aslan, Aral H, Ozyazgan S. Association of serum  fetuin-A levels with heart valve calcification and other biomarkers of inflammation among persons with acute  coronary syndrome. Clin Invest Med 2012 Aug 4; 35(4): E206-15.