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Professor Riza TURKOZ

Professor Riza TURKOZ, Cardiovascular Surgeon

Istanbul, Turkey

Saray Mah. Site Yolu Cad. No: 7 34768 Umraniye

Speciality: Cardiovascular Surgeon

Languages: English, Turkish

Degree: Professor Cardiovascular Surgery

About - Professor Riza TURKOZ


  • School of Medicine: 1987, Ege University Faculty of Medicine
  • Specialization: 1996, Izmir Ataturk State Hospital
  • Associate Professor: 2001, İnönü University School of Medicine
  • Professor: 2007, Baskent University Faculty of Medicine

Institutional Background:

  • Izmir Ataturk State Hospital
  • University School of Medicine
  • Baskent University Faculty of Medicine
  • The Royal Melbourne Hospital, Cardiothoracic Surgery Unit, Melbourne, Australia
  • Toronto General Hospital, Division of Cardiac Surgery, Toronto, Canada
  • The Hospital for Sick Children, Paediatric Cardiovascular Surgery, Toronto, Canada

Vocational Interests:

  • Poor ventricular coronary artery bypass grafting
  • Aorta surgery
  • Valve repair
  • Congenital heart surgery (especially in the newborn and infant surgery)

Selected Peer-Reviewed Journal Publications

  •  Türköz R, Yörükoğlu K, Akçay A, Yılık L, Baltalarlı A, Karahan N, Adanır T, Şağban M. The effect of pentoxifylline on the lung during cardiopulmonary bypass. European Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery  1996;10:339-46.
  • Türköz A, Türköz R, Yörükoğlu K, Onat Ü, Sağıroğlu E, Şağban M. Evaluation of pentoxifylline in experimental spinal cord ischemia. European Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery  1997;12:648-53.
  •  Şağban M, Türköz R, Kestelli M, Önem G. Circular plication annuloplasty for rheumatic mitral valve disease. Asian Cardiovascular & Thoracic Annals 1997;5:31-4.
  • Türköz A, Türköz R, Gülcan Ö, Ersoy Ö. Postoperative delirium and defibrillation. J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth 1999;13:802.
  • Durmaz B, Agel HE, Sönmez E, Türköz R, Aydın E. Infective endocarditis due to Clostridium histolyticum. Clinical Microbiology and Infection 2000;6:561-3.
  • Türköz A, Ciglı A, But K, Sezgin N, Türköz R, Gülcan O, Ersoy MO. The effects of aprotinin and steroids on generation of cytokines during coronary artery surgery. J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth 2001;15:603-10.
  • Cihan HB, Gülcan O, Hazar A, Türköz R. Peripheral vascular injuries. Ulus Travma Derg. 2001; 7(2):113-6.
  • Türköz R, Cihan HB, Gülcan O. Late traumatic aneurysm of the right atrium. J Trauma 2002;53:581-2. 
  • Kutlu R, Gulcan O, Akbulut A, Turkoz R, Baysal T. Endovascular treatment of huge saccular abdominal aortic aneurysm in a young Behcet patient: mid-term result. BMC Med Imaging. 2002;22;1-4.
  • A Turkoz, H Y Toprak, M O Ersoy, O Gulcan, R Türköz. Secondary cross-clamping and blood cardioplegia for refractory ventricular fibrilation after aortic cross-clamp removal. Texas Heart Institute  2002;23:230-1.
  • Kuzucu A, Tandoğan I, Cihan HB, Gülcan Ö, Türköz R. An unusual cause of hemoptysis: Ventriculopulmonary fistula. J Cardiovasc Surg 2003;44:625-7.
  • Turkoz R, Gulcan O. Composite graft replacement in acute aortic dissection: technique for anastomosing the right coronary artery without an aortic button. Heart Surgery Forum 2004;7(6):E574-6.
  • Turkoz R, Gulcan O, Uguz E, Cihan HB. Mitral valve replacement after application of atrial appendix flap in endocarditis with posterior annuler abscess. Eur J Cardio Thorac Surg 2004(26):837-838.
  • Cihan HB, Gülcan Ö, Hazar A, Türköz R, Ölmez E. Determination of the pericardial to serum myoglobin ratio for the early diagnosis of perioperative infarction after coronary artery bypass grafting. Pharmacological Research 2004;50(3):247-51.
  • Ertem K, Ayan I, Harma A, Türköz R, Bora A. Radial artery pellet embolism: a case reportUlus Travma Acil Cerrahi Derg. 2004; 10(3):212-4.
  • Türköz R, Gülcan Ö, Oguzkurt L, Atalay H, Bolat B, Sezgin A. Surgical treatment of a huge cavernous hemangioma around the right coronary artery. Ann Thorac Surg 2005;79(5):1765-7.  

Education - Professor Riza TURKOZ

School of Medicine: 1987, Ege University Faculty of Medicine

Costs of Heart Care/Surgery procedures in Istanbul, Turkey



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