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• Istanbul University Cerrahpaşa Cardiology Institute
Cardiology Specialization Training
2010, Istanbul/Turkey

• Selçuk University Meram Faculty of Medicine
Medical Doctor Education
2005, Konya/Turkey


• Istanbul University-Cerrahpaşa Cardiology Institute
2012-2021, Istanbul/Turkey

• Siverek State Hospital (Compulsory Service)
2011-2012, Şanlıurfa/Turkey

• Istanbul University Cardiology Institute
2005-2010, Istanbul/Turkey

Scientific Memberships

• Turkish Society of Cardiology (Türk Kardiyoloji Derneği)
• European Association of Percutaneous Cardiovascular Interventions (Avrupa Perkutan Girişim Birliği)
• European Society of Cardiology (Avrupa Kardiyoloji Derneği)
• Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (SCAI)

Scientific Publications

1. Barman HA, Dogan O, Kocas C, Sahin I. Treatment of LAD With Investment Procedure in a Patient With Failed CTO Attempt With TIMI 0 Flow. J Invasive Cardiol. 2021 Aug;33(8):E676-E677.

2. Arslan S, Yildiz A, Dalgic Y, Batit S, Kilicarslan O, Ser OS, Dalgic SN, Kocas C, Abaci O. Avoiding the emergence of contrast-induced acute kidney injury in acute coronary syndrome: routine hydration treatment. Coron Artery Dis. 2021 Aug 1;32(5):397-402.

3.Arslan S, Yildiz A, Abaci O, Jafarov U, Batit S, Kilicarslan O, Yumuk T, Dogan O, Kocas C, Bostan C. Long-Term Follow-Up of Patients With Isolated Side Branch Coronary Artery Disease. Angiology. 2021 Jul 8:33197211028024. doi: 10.1177/00033197211028024.

4. Dalgic Y, Abaci O, Kocas C, Cetinkal G, Dalgic SN, Buyuk A, Ser OS, Batit S, Arat A, Gurmen AT. The relationship between protein convertase subtilisin kexin type-9 levels and extent of coronary artery disease in patients with non-ST-elevation myocardial infarction. Coron Artery Dis. 2020 Jan;31(1):81-86.

5. Dalgic SN, Yilmaz Aydogan H, Ozturk O, Pence S, Kanca Demirci D, Abaci O, Kocas C, Dalgic Y, Bostan C, Yildiz A. Effects of ECE-1b rs213045 and rs2038089 polymorphisms on the development of contrast-induced acute kidney injury in patients with acute coronary syndrome. J Int Med Res. 2020 Mar;48(3):300060519886987. doi: 10.1177/0300060519886987.

6. Çetinkal G, Koçaş C, Balaban Koçaş B, Arslan Ş, Abacı O, Karaca OŞ, Dalgıç Y, Ser ÖS, Keskin K, Yıldız A, Doğan SM. Author`s Reply. Anatol J Cardiol. 2018 Dec;20(6):371-372. PMID: 30504744; PMCID: PMC6287444.

7.Yildiz A, Yildiz S, Toprak H, Kocas C. Correlation between Breast Arterial Calcification and the 10-year fatal cardiovascular risk by means of the SCORE Risk System. Pak J Med Sci. 2018 Nov-Dec;34(6):1341-1346.

8. Çetinkal G, Koçaş C, Balaban Koçaş B, Arslan Ş, Abacı O, Karaca OŞ, Dalgıç Y, Ser ÖS, Keskin K, Yıldız A, Doğan SM. Comparative performance of AnTicoagulation and Risk factors In Atrial fibrillation and Global Registry of Acute Coronary Events risk scores in predicting long-term adverse events in patients with acute myocardial infarction. Anatol J Cardiol. 2018 Aug;20(2):77-84.
9. Arslan Ş, Uzunhasan I, Kocas BB, Cetinkal G, Arslan Ş, Kocas C, Abaci O, Yildiz M, Celiker C, Turkoglu C. Effect of chronic toluene exposure on heart rhythm parameters. Pacing Clin Electrophysiol. 2018 Jul;41(7):783-787.

10. Uzunhasan I, Yildiz A, Arslan S, Abaci O, Kocas C, Kocas BB, Cetinkal G, Dalgic Y, Karaca OS, Dogan SM. Contrast-Induced Acute Kidney Injury Is Associated With Long-Term Adverse Events in Patients With Acute Coronary syndrome. Angiology. 2017 Aug;68(7):621-626.

11. Cetinkal G, Dogan SM, Kocas C, Abaci O, Arslan S, Balaban Kocas B, Karaca OS, Buyuk A, Firidin N, Yildiz A. The value of the Clinical SYNTAX Score in predicting long-term prognosis in patients with ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction who have undergone primary percutaneous coronary intervention. CoronArtery Dis. 2016 Mar;27(2):135-42.

12. Kocas B, Abaci O, Cetinkal G, Arslan S, Dalgic Y, Kocas C, Yildiz A, Ersanli M. Contrast-induced acute kidney injury in patients with non-ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction undergoing early versus delayed invasive strategy. Int J Cardiol. 2016 Jan 15;203:638-9.

13. Kocas C, Abaci O, Kocas BB, Cetinkal G, Arslan S, Yildiz A, Ersanli M.
Impact of statin non-adherence on in-stent restenosis following bare-metal stent
implantation. Int J Cardiol. 2016 Jan 15;203:529-31.

14. Kocas C. Effects of Renin-Angiotensin-Aldosterone System Blockers and Renoprotective Regimens on Contrast-Induced Nephropathy. Angiology. 2015 Nov;66(10):972.

15. Kocas C, Abaci O, Kocas BB, Cetinkal G, Arslan S, Yildiz A, Ersanli M. The
role of media on statin adherence. Int J Cardiol. 2015 Dec 15;201:139.

16. Kocas C, Abaci O, Arslan S, Bostan C, Coskun U, Akturk F, Yildiz A, Ersanli
M. The association of neutrophil to lymphocyte ratio and TIMI frame count in
primary percutaneous coronary intervention. Minerva Cardioangiol. 2019

17. Kocas C, Yildiz A, Abaci O, Karaca OS, Firdin N, Dalgic Y, Bostan C, Ersanli
M. Platelet-to-Lymphocyte Ratio Predicts Contrast-Induced Nephropathy in
Patients With Non-ST-Segment Elevation Acute Coronary Syndrome. Angiology. 2015

18. Kocas C, Abaci O, Halil GS, Arslan S, Cetinkal G, Bostan C, Coskun U, Yildiz
A, Ersanli M. Admission hyperglycemia is associated with failed reperfusion
following fibrinolytic therapy in patients with STEMI: results of a
retrospective study. Am J Cardiovasc Drugs. 2015 Feb;15(1):35-42.

19. Abaci O, Arat Ozkan A, Kocas C, Cetinkal G, Sukru Karaca O, Baydar O, Kaya
A, Gurmen T. Impact of Rosuvastatin on contrast-induced acute kidney injury in
patients at high risk for nephropathy undergoing elective angiography. Am J
Cardiol. 2015 Apr 1;115(7):867-71.

20. Abaci O, Harmankaya O, Kocas B, Kocas C, Bostan C, Coskun U, Yildiz A,
Ersanli M. Long-Term Follow-Up of Patients at High Risk for Nephropathy After
Contrast Exposure. Angiology. 2015 Jul;66(6):514-8.

21. Sinan UY, Canbolat IP, Baydar O, Oktay V, Imre G, Kocas C, Abaci O, Coskun
U, Bostan C, Kilickesmez KO, Yildiz A, Kaya A, Gurmen T, Yigit Z. Relationship
between increased serum resistin level and severity of coronary artery disease.
Angiology. 2014 Mar;65(3):239-42.

22. Kocas C, Abaci O, Oktay V, Coskun U, Bostan C, Yildiz A, Arat Ozkan A,
Gurmen T, Ersanli M. Percutaneous coronary intervention vs. optimal medical
therapy–the other side of the coin: medication adherence. J Clin Pharm Ther.
2013 Dec;38(6):476-9.

23. Abaci O, Kocas C, Oktay V, Yildiz CE, Kilickesmez KO, Coskun U, Yildiz A,
Yigit Z. Comparison of rosuvastatin versus atorvastatin for preventing
postoperative atrial fibrillation. Heart Surg Forum. 2013 Jun;16(3):E158-61.

24. Abaci O, Cetinkal G, Kocas C, Evren E, Yildiz M, Yildizeli B, Yanartaş M.
Pulmonary embolism: a late complication of pectus excavatum repair. Congenit
Heart Dis. 2014 Jul-Aug;9(4):E113-5.

25. Abaci O, Kocas C, Kilickesmez KO, Uner S, Kucukoglu S. Matrix
metalloproteinase-2 and -9 levels in patients with dilated ascending aorta and
bicuspid aortic valve. Echocardiography. 2013 Feb;30(2):121-6.

26. Kilickesmez KO, Kocas C, Abaci O, Okcun B, Gorcin B, Gurmen T. Follow-up of
aspirin-resistant patients with end-stage kidney disease. Int Urol Nephrol. 2013

27. Yildiz A, Arat-Ozkan A, Kocas C, Abaci O, Coskun U, Bostan C, Olcay A,
Akturk F, Okcun B, Ersanli M, Gurmen T. Admission hyperglycemia and TIMI frame
count in primary percutaneous coronary intervention. Angiology. 2012

28. Kilickesmez KO, Abaci O, Kocas C, Yildiz A, Kaya A, Okcun B, Kucukoglu S.
Dilatation of the ascending aorta and serum alpha 1-antitrypsin level in
patients with bicuspid aortic valve. Heart Vessels. 2012 Jul;27(4):391-7.

29. Kilickesmez KO, Kocas C, Okcun B, Abaci O, Kaya A, Arat A, Gorcin B, Gurmen
T. Laboratory signs of aspirin response in haemodialysis patients. Scand J Clin
Lab Invest. 2011 Sep;71(5):426-31.

30. Coskun U, Orta Kilickesmez K, Abaci O, Kocas C, Bostan C, Yildiz A, Baskurt
M, Arat A, Ersanli M, Gurmen T. The relationship between chronic kidney disease
and SYNTAX score. Angiology. 2011 Aug;62(6):504-8.

31. Kilickesmez KO, Ozkan AA, Abaci O, Camlıca H, Kocas C, Kaya A, Baskurt M,
Yiğit Z, Kucukoğlu S. Serum N-terminal brain natriuretic peptide indicates
exercise induced augmentation of pulmonary artery pressure in patients with
mitral stenosis. Echocardiography. 2011 Jan;28(1):8-14.

32. Türkoğlu C, Aliyev F, Celiker C, Uzunhasan I, Kocaş C. Slow heart-slow
brain: consequence of short-term occupational exposure to toluene in a young
woman: what is the real mechanism? Clin Cardiol. 2010 Feb;33(2):E68-71.

33. Kilickesmez KO, Abaci O, Okcun B, Kocas C, Baskurt M, Arat A, Ersanli M,
Gurmen T. Chronic kidney disease as a predictor of coronary lesion morphology.
Angiology. 2010 May;61(4):344-9.

34. Türkoğlu C, Aliyev F, Celiker C, Kocas C. Diagnostic trilemma: isorhythmic
AV dissociation mimicking intermittent preexcitation and acute inferior
myocardial infarction. J Interv Card Electrophysiol. 2008 Jun;22(1):45-7.

Medical Fields of Interest

Interventional Cardiology
Chronic Total Occlusion (Fully blocked coronary artery)
Complex coronary interventions
Heart Valve Diseases
TAVI (Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation)
Heart Failure

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