Assoc. Prof. Alim Erdem, M.D.

About Assoc. Dr. Alim ERDEM

Department:  Cardiology
 
E-Mail Address: [email protected]
 
Foreign Language: English

Education:
 
1996-2002 Akdeniz University, Faculty of Medicine
 
2004-2009 Cumhuriyet University, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Cardiology (Specialization training)
 
2008-2009 Saitama Medical University, Arrhythmia Research Center (Electrophysiology certification program)
 
1996-2002 Akdeniz University, Faculty of Medicine
 
2004-2009 Cumhuriyet University, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Cardiology (Specialization training)
 
2008-2009 Saitama Medical University, Arrhythmia Research Center (Electrophysiology certification program)
 
Post Graduation Jobs: 
 
2014-2016 Abant İzzet Baysal University Faculty of Medicine, Department of Cardiology, Associate Professor.
 
2011-2013 Abant İzzet Baysal University Faculty of Medicine, Department of Cardiology, Assistant Professor Doctor
 
2009-2011 Sivas Numune Hospital, Cardiology Specialist.
 
2005-2010 BSK Anka Hospital, Aydın, Cardiology Specialist.
 
2003-2004 Kafkas University, Department of Medicosocial, Responsible practitioner
 
2002-2003 Kars Provincial Directorate of Health, General Practitioner

Courses He Attended:

  1. Introductory Session (IEPC 16, AF MODULE) – St. Jude Medical Advanced Technology Center, Brussels, Belgium & St.Luc Hospital – Brussels, Belgium, 2015
  2. Atrial Fibrillation Symposium 5th Practical Sessions, Barcelona, ​​Spain. 2013
  3. 12th Atrial Fibrillation Symposium Barcelona, ​​Spain. 2013
  4. Atrial Fibrillation Learning Journey, Step 1: Comprehensive Atrial Fibrillation Mastery with Biosense Webster, Hamburg, Germany, 2013
  5. Atrial Fibrillation Learning Journey, Step 2: Case Observation with Biosense Webster, Novosibirsk, Russia, 2014.
  6. CARTO3 System Advanced Navigation Concepts Course. European Surgical Institute Hamburg, Germany, 2015.
  7. Asia Pacific Heart Rhythm Management Fellowship Program, Meet The Master “Clinical Electrophysiology”, Kyoto, Japan, 2008.
  8. Asia Pacific Heart Rhythm Management Fellowship Program, Meet The Master “Transition to Practice”, Yokohama, Japan, 2008
  9. Ethical and Regulatory Aspects of Clinical Research Course, Ethical Approach in Clinical Research Course, Turkish Medicines and Medical Devices Agency, Elazığ, Turkey, 2009
  10. Practical Course on Ablation of Atrial Fibrillation, St. Jude Medical, Rome, Italy, 2010
  11. Carto 3 Workshop. Biosense Webster-Johnson & Johnson Medical. Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey 2010
  12. Virtual CRT Hospital, Medtronic Educational Training Program on Advance CRT, Tolochenaz, Switzerland, 2010
  13. ICD Principles in Clinical Practice, Medtronic Educational Training Program on Advance ICD, Tolochenaz, Switzerland, 2010
  14. Cryoablation in Atrial Fibrillation: Redefining Pulmonary Vein Isolation Course, Berlin, Germany, 2011
  15. The Courses of Experimental Animal Usage Certification, Department of Experimental Animal Biology and Biomedical Application. Abant Izzet Baysal University, Bolu, Turkey, 2012.
  16. EHRA Educational Training Program on Advanced Invasive Cardiac Electrophysiology, Sophia Antipolis, France, 2012
  17. Asia Pacific Heart Rhythm Management Fellowship Program, Meet The Master “Skills Workshop”, Miyazaki, Japan, 2008
  18. Meditronic Educational Training Program on Cryoballoon Training, Hamburg, Germany, 2012.
  19. The Advanced Life Support Course, School of Medicine, Cumhuriyet University, Sivas, Turkey, 2008.
  20. XV. Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support Course, Turkish Society of Cardiology – Emergency Medicine, Ankara, Turkey, 2008.
  21. Basic course in Statistics., MARSEV, 2008

Areas of interest

Heart rhythm disturbances

Electrophysiology-ablation

Coronary Angioplasty (wrist-groin)

Stent and Balloon Procedures

Genetic arrhythmic syndromes (Brugada Syndrome, long QT syndrome, short QT syndrome, etc.),

Palpitations, fainting

Permanent pacemaker implantation

Permanent pacemaker programming

Insertion and programming of ICD (shock device into the heart)

CRT-P, CRT-D (Three-chamber pacemaker and shock device) insertion and programming

Interventional Treatment of Structural and Congenital Heart Diseases

Interventional Treatment of Peripheral Vascular Diseases

Interventional Treatment of Percutaneous Valve Diseases

Echocardiography (Transthoracic, Transesophageal echo)

Hypertension

Heart failure

Valve diseases

International Publications:

  1. Erdem, F. H., Erdem, A., Özlü, F., Ozturk, S., Ayhan, S. S., Çağlar, S. O., & Yazici, M. (2016). Electrophysiological validation of total atrial conduction time measurement by tissue doppler echocardiography according to age and sex in healthy adults. Journal of arrhythmia, 32 (2), 127-132.
  2. Ozturk, S., Öztürk, S., Erdem, F. H., Erdem, A., Ayhan, S., & Dönmez, İ. (2016). The effects of ivabradine on left atrial electromechanical function in patients with systolic heart failure. Journal of Interventional Cardiac Electrophysiology, 1-6.
  3. Erdem F, Erdem A, Öztürk S, Yazıcı M. Successful Ablation of Left-Sided Accessory Pathway in a Pregnant Patient with Wolff Parkinson White Syndrome Presenting with Preexcitation Atrial Fibrillation. Eur J Health Sci 2016; 2 (2): 64-65.
  4. Çalışkan, B., Korkmaz, A. N., Yıldırım, O., Tuman, T. C., Kayka, N., & Erdem, A. (2016). The Myocardial Perfusion Scintigraphy in Predicting Risk for Coronary Artery Disease in Patients with Anxiety and Depression Symptoms. Acta Medica Anatolia, 4 (2).
  5. Sağlam, İ., Yavuz, Ş., Karagöz, A., Erdem, A., & Karabekmez, F. E. (2016). Rhinoplasty in a Patient with Systemic Vasculitis: Case Report and Review of the Literature. Eur J Health Sci, 2 (1), 24-27.
  6. Erdem Fatma, Cakir Uğur, Yildirim Osman, Alçelik Aytekin, Dönmez İbrahim, Tuman Taha, Caglar Sabri, Erdem Alim, Yazici Mehmet ,. “New diagnostic tool for masked hypertension; impaired sleep quality ”” Arch Med Sci 2016; 12, 6: Doi: 10.5114 / aoms.2015.51177, ISSN: 1734-1922.
  7. Sereflican M, Erdem A, Erdem F. About snoring and carotid artery intima-media thickness. Laryngoscope. 2014 Aug 14.doi: 10.1002 / lary.24886.
  8. Tekce H, Ozturk S, Aktas G, Tekce BK, Erdem A, Ozyasar M, Duman TT, Yazici M. The effects of a single dialysis session on atrial electromechanical conduction times and functions. Kidney Blood Press Res. 2013; 37 (6): 622-30. DOI: 10.1159 / 000355742.
  9. Hikmet Tekce, Serkan Öztürk, Gulali Aktas, Buket Kin Tekce, Alim Erdem, Ugur Uyeturk, Mehmet Özyaşar, Tuba Taslamacıoğlu Duman, Mehmet Yazici. ATRIAL ELECTRICAL AND MECHANICAL DYSFUNCTION IN NON-DIABETIC, NON-HYPERTENSIVE, AND HEMODIALYSIS PATIENTS. Acta Medica Mediterranea, 2014, 30:21
  10. Kiraci G, Demirhan A, Tekelioglu UY, Akkaya A, Bilgi M, Erdem A, Bayir H, Yildiz I, Kocoglu H. A comparison of the effects of lidocaine or magnesium sulfate on hemodynamic response and QT dispersion related to intubation in patients with hypertension. Acta Anaesthesiol Belg. 2014; 65 (3): 81-6.
  11. Sahin, S., Sarikaya, S., Alcelik, A., Erdem, A., Tasliyurt, T., Akyol, L., Aktaş G. Karaman, K. Neutrophil to lymphocyte ratıo is a useful prediction of atrial fibrillation in patients with diabetes mellitus. Acta Medica Mediterranea, 2013, 29: 847.
  12. Tekelioglu UY, Erdem A, Demirhan A, Akkaya A, Ozturk S, Bilgi M, Duran B, Yazici M, Kocoglu H. The prolonged effect of pneumoperitoneum on cardiac autonomic functions during laparoscopic surgery; are we aware? Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci. 2013 Apr; 17 (7): 895-902.
  13. Ocak T, Erdem A, Duran A, Tekelioglu U, Öztürk S, Ayhan S, Özlü FM, Yazici M. The importance of the mean platelet volume in the diagnosis of supraventricular tachycardia. Afr Health Sci. 2013 Sep; 13 (3): 590-4. DOI: 10.4314 / ahs.v13i3.10.
  14. Oflaz MB, Kucukdurmaz Z, Guven AS, Karapinar H, Kaya A, Sancakdar E, Deveci K, Gul I, Erdem A, Cevit O, Icagasioglu FD. Bradycardia has been seen in children with Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever. Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis. 2013 Nov; 13 (11): 807-11. DOI: 10.1089 / vbz.2012.1200.
  15. Kanat M, Vardi S, Arinc H, Gunduz H, Erdem A, Karagoz Y. Evaluation of cardiac functions with tissue Doppler imaging in prediabetic subjects. Korean Circ J. 2013 Feb; 43 (2): 82-6. DOI: 10.4070 / kcj.2013.43.2.82.
  16. Karatas A, Özlü T, Erdem A. Maternal metformin, obesity, and metabolic syndrome: the contribution of autonomic nervous system function. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2014 Mar; 210 (3): 282. DOI: 10.1016 / j.ajog.2013.09.035.
  17. Ocak T, Duran A, Tekelioglu UY, Erdem A, Dagistan E. Torsades de Pointes due to ischemic stroke. Med Glas (Zenica). 2013 Aug; 10 (2): 411-2.
  18. Ocak T, Erdem A, Duran A, Tekelioğlu ÜY, Öztürk S, Ayhan SS, Özlü MF, Tosun M, Koçoğlu H, Yazıcı M. The diagnostic significance of NT-proBNP and troponin I in emergency department patients presenting with palpitations. Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2013 Apr; 68 (4): 543-7. DOI: 10.6061 / clinics / 2013 (04) 17.
  19. Kucukdurmaz Z, Kato R, Erdem A, Golcuk E, Tobiume T, Nagase T, Ikeda Y, Nakajima Y, Matsumura M, Komiyama N, Nishimura S, Matsumoto K. Catheter ablation for atrial fibrillation results in greater improvement in cardiac function in patients with low versus normal left ventricular ejection fraction. J Interv Card Electrophysiol. 2013 Aug; 37 (2): 179-87. DOI: 10.1007 / s10840-013-9794-6.
  20. Yilmaz A, Erdem A, Kucukdurmaz Z, Karapinar H, Gul I, Sarikaya S, Dizman R. Abnormal heart rate recovery in stable heart failure patients. Pacing Clin Electrophysiol. 2013 May; 36 (5): 591-5. DOI: 10.1111 / pace.12088.
  21. Özlü MF, Erdem K, Kırış G, Parlar Aİ, Demirhan A, Ayhan SS, Erdem A, Öztürk S, Tekelioğlu ÜY, Yazıcı M. Predictive value of total atrial conduction time measured with tissue Doppler imaging for postoperative atrial fibrillation after coronary artery bypass surgery. J Interv Card Electrophysiol. 2013 Jun; 37 (1): 27-33. DOI: 10.1007 / s10840-012-9756-4.
  22. Yilmaz A., Erdem A., Kucukdurmaz Z., Karapinar H., Gul I., Yalta K., Sarikaya S., Yilmaz M.B., Turgut O.O., Tandogan I .; Beneficial effects of preprocedural Trimetazidine on periprocedural myocardial damage. HealthMed, 7 (3) 2013.
  23. Erdem A, Uenishi M, Matsumoto K, Küçükdurmaz Z, Kato R, Sahin S, Yazıcı M. Cardiac autonomic function in metabolic syndrome: a comparison of ethnic Turkish and Japanese patients. J Interv Card Electrophysiol. 2012 Dec; 35 (3): 253-8. DOI: 10.1007 / s10840-012-9741y.
  24. Ozlu, M. F., Ayhan, S. S., Öztürk, S., Erdem, A., & Yazıcı, M. (2012). Abdominal wall hematoma related to severe cough in a patient under antiaggregant and anticoagulant therapy. Internal and emergency medicine, 7 (2), 157-158.
  25. Serkan Öztürk, Alim Erdem. Radiofrequency mapping with 3D mapping in atrial fibrillation. Arrhythmia Bulletin; 1: 1 (May 2016); 19-24.
  26. Erdem A, Tekelioğlu UY, Yazıcı M. The relationship between cardiac autonomic functions and left ventricular diastolic dysfunctions in metabolic syndrome., Int J Cardiol. 2013 Jun 20; 166 (2): 542. DOI: 10.1016 / j.ijcard.2012.09.186.

27.Ozlü MF, Ozturk S, Ayhan SS, Tosun M, Alçelik A, Erdem A, Yazıcı M. Predictive value of mean platelet volume in young patients with non-ST-segment elevation acute coronary syndromes: a retrospective observational study., Anadolu Kardiyol Magazine 2013 Feb; 13 (1): 57-61. DOI: 10.5152 / akd.2013.007.

  1. Erdem A, Yontar OC, Ozturk S, Ayhan SS, Ozlü MF, Erdem FH, Yazıcı M. A relationship between mitral valve prolapse and subtypes of supraventricular tachycardia., J Interv Card Electrophysiol. 2012 Dec; 35 (3): 243-6, DOI: 10.1007 / s10840-012-9714-1
  2. Özlü MF, Ayhan SS, Erdem A, Tosun M, Öztürk S, Erdem K, Özyașar M, Dönmez İ, Alcelik A, Yazıcı M. Is there any relationship between serum-glutamyltransferase levels and premature coronary artery disease? Postep Kardiol Inter 2012; 2 (28); 96-100. DOI: 10.5114 / pwki.2012.29650
  3. Erdem A, Uenishi M, Küçükdurmaz Z, Matsumoto K, Kato R, Hara M, Yazici M. The effect of metabolic syndrome on heart rate turbulence in non-diabetic patients. Cardiol J. 2012; 19 (5): 507-12., DOI: 10.5603 / CJ.2012.0092
  4. Erdem A, Uenishi M, Küçükdurmaz Z, Matsumoto K, Kato R, Hara M, Yazıcı M. Cardiac Autonomic Function Measured by Heart Rate Variability and Turbulence in Pre-Hypertensive Subjects. Clin Exp Hypertens. 2013; 35 (2): 102-7. DOI: 10.3109 / 10641963.2012.690475.
  5. Umit Yasar Tekelioglu, Tarik Ocak, Abdullah Demirhan, Alim Erdem, Vildan Tekelioglu, Hasan Kocoglu. Sudden death due to voluntary lighter fluid inhalation: A case report. Int J Med Sci Public Health. 2013; 2 (4): 1128-1130 DOI: 10.5455 / ijmsph.2013.220820133
  6. Ozlu MF, Ayhan SS, Ozturk S, Erdem A, Yazici M. Abdominal wall hematoma related to severe cough in a patient under antiaggregant and anticoagulant therapy. Intern Emerg Med. 2012 Sep; 7 Suppl 2: S157-8. DOI: 10.1007 / s11739-012-0781-1.
  7. Erdem A, Doğan OT, Yontar OC, Epöztürk K, Özlü MF, Öztürk S, Ayhan SS, Erdem FH, Yazıcı M, Akkurt I. The pure effects of obstructive sleep apnea syndrome on cardiac heart autonomic functions: rate turbulence analysis. Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci. 2013 Oct; 17 (20): 2778-83.
  8. Ozturk S, Ozyasar M, Ayhan SS, Ozlu F, Erdem A, Alçelik A, Ozturk S, Erdem K, Yazıcı M. Coronary Artery Ectasia is Associated with Atrial Electrical and Mechanical Dysfunction: an observational study. Anadolu Kardiyol Magazine. 2012 Dec; 12 (8): 637-43. DOI: 10.5152 / akd.2012.215.
  9. Ozturk S, Dikbas O, Ozyasar M, Ayhan S, Ozlu F, Baltacı D, Erdem A, Alcelik A, Tosun M, Yazıcı M. Evaluation of left atrial mechanical functions and atrial conduction abnormalities in patients with clinical hypothyroid. Cardiol J. 2012; 19 (3): 287-94.
  10. Yildirim O., Yontar O.C., Semiz M., Erdem A., Canan F., Yontar G., Kuğu N. The effect of radiofrequency ablation treatment on quality of life and anxiety in patients with supraventricular tachycardia. Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci. 2012 Dec; 16 (15): 2108-12.
  11. Ozturk S, Alcelik A, Ozyasar M, Dikbas O, Ayhan S, Ozlu F, Erdem A, Tosun M, Yazıcı M. Evaluation of left ventricular systolic asynchrony in patients with subclinical hypothyroidism. Cardiol J. 2012; 19 (4): 374-80
  12. Ozturk S, Dikbas O, Baltacı D, Ozyasar M, Erdem A, Ayhan SS, Ozlu F, Alcelik A, Tosun M, Yazıcı M. Evaluation of atrial conduction abnormalities and left atrial mechanical functions in patients with subclinical thyroid disorders. Endokrynol Pol. 2012; 63 (4): 286-93.
  13. Ayhan S, Ozturk S, Dikbas O, Erdem A, Ozlu MF, Baltacı D, Alcelik A, Tosun M, Ozyasar M, Yazıcı M. Detection of subclinical atrial dysfunction by 2D echocardiography in overt hyperthyroid patients. Arch Cardiovasc Dis. 2012 Dec; 105 (12): 631-8. DOI: 10.1016 / j.acvd.2012.07.003.
  14. Ayhan SS, Tosun M, Ozturk S, Alcelik A, Ozlu MF, Erdem A, Erdem K, Erdem FH, Yazıcı M. Glycated Hemoglobin is Correlated with the Severity of Coronary Artery Disease Independently of Traditional Risk Factors in Young Patients. Endokrynol Pol. 2012;63(5):367-71.
  15. Özlü MF, Erdem K, Kırış G, Parlar AI, Demirhan A, Ayhan SS, Erdem A, Öztürk S, Tekelioğlu UY, Yazıcı M. Predictive value of total atrial conduction time measured with tissue Doppler imaging for postoperative atrial fibrillation after coronary artery bypass surgery. J Interv Card Electrophysiol.2012. DOI: 10.1007/s10840-012-9756-4.( baskıda)
  16. Ayhan S, Ozturk S, Erdem A, Ozlu MF, Memioglu T, Ozyasar M, Yazici M. Hematologic parameters and coronary collateral circulation in patients with stable coronary artery disease. Exp Clin Cardiol. 2013 Winter;18(1):e12-5.
  17. Ozturk S, Ayhan SS, Aslantas Y, Erdem A, Ozlu MF, Ekinozu I, Yazıcı M, The detection of left ventricular asynchrony and its relation to the Tei index in patients with coronary artery ectasia. Exp Clin Cardiol. 2013 Winter;18(1):e8-e11.
  18. Erdem A, Ayhan SS, Öztürk S, Ozlü MF, Alcelik A, Sahin S, Tosun M, Erdem F, Yazıcı M. Cardiac Autonomic Function in Healthy Young Smokers. Toxicol Ind Health. 2015 Jan;31(1):67-72. DOI: 10.1177/0748233712468024.
  19. Ayhan S, Ozturk S, Alcelik A, Ozlu MF, Erdem A, Memioglu T, Ozdemir M, Yazici M. Atrial conduction time and atrial mechanical function in patients with impaired fasting glucose. J Interv Card Electrophysiol. 2012 Dec;35(3):247-52; DOI: 10.1007/s10840-012-9722-1.
  20. Kucukbayrak A, Tas T, Kemahli E, Ayhan SS, Ozturk S, Ozlu MF, Erdem A, Yazici M, Akdeniz H. Significance of bacteriuria and leukocyturia in the outpatients with heart failure. Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci 2012; 16(6): 839-844.
  21. Yildirim O, Yontar OC, Semiz M, Erdem A, Canan F, Yontar G, Kuğu N. The effect of radiofrequency ablation treatment on quality of life and anxiety in patients with supraventricular tachycardia. Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci. 2012 Dec;16(15):2108-12.
  22. Erdem A, Gölcük E, Küçükdurmaz Z, Kato R, Hara M, Tobiume T, Ishida H, Uenishi M, Ishizuka Y, Komiyama N, Nishimura S, Matsumoto K. Novel method to evaluate the conduction velocity and conducting area during isthmus-dependent atrial flutter. Anadolu Kardiyol Magazine. 2011 Dec;11(8):711-6. DOI: 10.5152/akd.2011.193.
  23. Yontar OC, Yilmaz MB, Yalta K, Erdem A, Tandogan I. Acute effects of levosimendan and dobutamine on QRS duration in patients with heart failure. The journal Arquivos Brasileiros de Cardiologia, 738-42 pp., 2010, DOI: 10.1590/S0066-782X2010005000143
  24. Erdem A, Yilmaz MB. Importance of levosimendan on right ventricular function in patients with biventricular heart failure. Crit Care Med. 2010 May;38(5):1389-90.
  25. Erdem A, Madak N, Yilmaz A, Yontar OC, Yucel H, Gul I, Tandogan I. Development of malignant ventricular arrhythmias in a young male with WPW pattern. Indian Pacing Electrophysiol J. 2010 Apr 1;10(4):195-200.
  26. Yalta K, Yontar OC, Yilmaz MB, Erdem A, Turgut OO, Yilmaz A, Manduz S, Tandoğan I. Triple right coronary artery accompanied by an ectopic circumflex artery arising from the right sinus of Valsalva. Anadolu Kardiyol Magazine. 2010 Feb 15;10(1).
  27. Yontar OC, Erdem A, Yılmaz MB. Sleep quality in patients with hypertension: Additional negative effect of drug therapy. Sleep Med. 2009 Dec;10(10):1168.
  28. Erdem A, Yontar OC, Yilmaz MB. Detecting posterior wall acute myocardial infarction by electrocardiogram. Am J Cardiol. 2009 Jun 1;103(11):1622.
  29. Yilmaz MB, Yontar C, Erdem A, Karadas F, Yalta K, Turgut OO, Yilmaz A, Tandogan I. Comparative effects of levosimendan and dobutamine on right ventricular function in patients with biventricular heart failure. Heart Vessels. 2009 Jan;24(1):16-21.
  30. Engin A, Yilmaz MB, Elaldi N, Erdem A, Yalta K, Tandogan I, Kaya S, Bakir M, Dokmetas I. Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever: does it involve the heart? Int J Infect Dis. 2009 May;13(3):369-73.
  31. 著者; 飛梅威; 松本万夫 ; 石田仁志 ; 上西正洋 ; 堀田ゆりか ; 原幹 ; 加藤律史; Alim Erdem; 西村重敬 ; 横山慎二 ; 渥美杜季子; 徳永満 ; 大木康則 ; 須賀幾. Sensing abnormalities caused by differences in manufacturer pacing and implantable defibrillator system analyzer. Therapeutic Research 2009年 30巻2号 p. 150 –154
  32. Yontar OC, Erdem A, Tandogan I. A giant coronary sinus mimicking descending aorta. Acta Cardiol. 2008 Dec;63(6):791-2.
  33. Yilmaz MB, Erdem A, Yalta K, Turgut OO, Yilmaz A, Tandogan I. Impact of beta-blockers on sleep in patients with mild hypertension: a randomized trial between nebivolol and metoprolol. Adv Ther. 2008 Sep;25(9):871-83.
  34. Yalta K, Yontar C, Karadas F, Yilmaz MB, Turgut OO, Yilmaz A, Erdem A, Tandogan I. Initial syncope associated with alternating attacks of supraventricular tachycardia and atrioventricular block long after surgical correction of tricuspid atresia. Cardiol J. 2008;15(2):186-8.
  35. Yilmaz MB, Karadas F, Erdem A, Tandogan I. Improvement in Doppler alternans in patients with severe heart failure: Levosimendan versus dobutamine. Int J Cardiol. 2008 Mar 28;125(1):104-6.
  36. Yilmaz A, Yalta K, Turgut OO, Yilmaz MB, Erdem A, Karadas F, Ozyol A, Tandogan I. The effect of smoking on cardiac diastolic parameters including Vp, a more reliable and newer parameter. Cardiol J. 2007;14(3):281-6.
  37. Yilmaz A, Yalta K, Turgut OO, Yilmaz MB, Ozyol A, Erdem A, Tandogan I. Comparison of myocardial performance index versus the ratio of isovolumic contraction time/ejection time in left ventricular systolic dysfunction. Adv Ther. 2007; 24(5):1061-7.
  38. Yilmaz MB, Yalta K, Yontar C, Karadas F, Erdem A, Turgut OO, Yilmaz A, Tandogan I. Levosimendan improves renal function in patients with acute decompensated heart failure: comparison with dobutamine. Cardiovasc Drugs Ther. 2007 Dec;21(6):431-5.
  39. Erdem A, Yilmaz MB, Yalta K, Turgut OO, Tandoğan I. The severity of ST-segment elevation in acute inferior myocardial infarction: does it predict the presence of a proximal culprit lesion along the right coronary artery course? Anadolu Kardiyol Magazine. 2007 Jul;7 Suppl 1:189-90.
  40. Yalta K, Erdem A, Yilmaz A, Turgut OO, Yilmaz MB, Yontar C, Tandogan I. Heart rate turbulence: an additional parameter in determining the need for mechanical relief of mitral stenosis? J Heart Valve Dis. 2007 May;16(3):255-9.
  41. Yilmaz A, Yalta K, Turgut OO, Yilmaz MB, Karadas F, Erdem A, Ozyol A, Tandogan I. The left anterior descending artery arising from the right sinus of Valsalva: a case report., Adv Ther. 2007 Jan-Feb;24(1):178-81.

National Publications:

  1. Sökücü, O., Erdem, A., Doruk, C., Sarıkaya, S., & Başpınar, O. (2014). The Cardiac effect of Rapid Maxillary expansion Patients with Maxillary Deficiency. Acta Medica Anatolia, 2(3), 88-92.
  2. Fatma HIZAL ERDEM, Zehra YASAR, Feyzullah BEŞLİ, Cengiz BAŞAR, Alim ERDEM, Aytekin ALCELIK, Mehmet YAZICI. Comparıson Of The Effect Of Smokıng On Cardıac Automatıcıty Between Pre- And Post-Menopausal Women. European Journal of Medical Sciences 1.4 (2015).
  3. Tekin Taş, Esra Koçoğlu, Abdulkadir Küçükbayrak, Fırat Zafer Mengeloğlu, Alim Erdem, Kemalettin Erdem, Özlem Bucak. “Seroprevalence of hepatitis B, hepatitis C and HIV in patients underwent angiography”. Abant Med J. 2013; 2(3): 224-226 | DOI: 10.5505/abantmedj.2013.02996
  4. January, T., Duran, A., Öztürk, S., Tekelioğlu, Ü. Y., Erdem, A., & Ayhan, S. S. The Awareness Levels of First Degree Relatives of First Degree Relatives of Patients Hospitalized from Emergency Service due to Acute Coronary Syndrome: Questionnaire Study. Abant Med J. 2013; 2 (3): 219-223 | DOI: 10.5505 / abantmedj.2013.81300
  5. Oztürk S, Erdem A, Ozlü MF, Ayhan S, Erdem K, Özyaşar M, Aslantaş Y, Yazıcı M. Assessment of the neutrophil to lymphocyte ratio in young patients with acute coronary syndromes. Turk Kardiyol Dern Ars. 2013 Jun;41(4):284-9. DOI: 10.5543/tkda.2013.00344.
  6. Caglar, Sabri Onur, Fatma Erdem, Erdem Alim. “Muslim Genius; Ibn Sina’s Effects on Cardiology.” Acta Medica Anatolia 2.4 (2014): 143.
  7. Ocak, Tarık; Duran, Arif; Erdem, Alim; Öztürk, Serkan; Erdem, Kemaletin. Is electrocardiography sufficient for supraventricular tachycardia treatment? A case report. Journal of Experimental & Clinical Medicine;2013, Vol. 30 Issue 4, p357.
  8. Mehmet Fatih Özlü, Serkan Ozturk, Tayfun Apuhan, Alim Erdem, Suzi Selim Ayhan, Veysel Yurttaş, Mehmet Yazici. Ortner’s Syndrome in a Patient with Idiopathic Dilated Cardiomyopathy. Acta Medica Anatolia 1.1 (2013): 35-37.
  9. Erdem A, Yalta K, Yılmaz MB, Turgut OO, Yılmaz A, Özkök M, Yontar OC, Tandoğan İ, Yazıcı M. The Effect of Smoking Habit on the Barregulatory System; Heart Rate Turbulence. Koşuyolu Heart Magazine 2012; 15 (1): 6-11. doi: 10.5578 / kkd.3619.
  10. Osman Yıldırım, Sabri Onur Çağlar, Fatih Canan, Alim Erdem. Prevalence of psychiatric disorders in patients with the acute coronary syndrome in the Western Black Sea Region. Abant Med J. 2013; 2 (3): 208-212 | DOI: 10.5505 / abantmedj.2013.28290
  11. Duran, A., Ocak, Z., Ocak, T., Terzi, H. E., Erdem, A., & Kocaman, E. M. The effect of zinc supplementation on cigarette smoke-induced nephrotoxicity in rats. Journal of Experimental & Clinical Medicine, 2013, 30.4.
  12. Ayhan SS, Oztürk S, Erdem A, Ozlü MF, Ozyaşar M, Erdem K, Yazıcı M. [Relation of neutrophil/lymphocyte ratio with the presence and severity of coronary artery ectasia]. Turk Kardiyol Dern Ars. 2013 Apr;41(3):185-90. doi: 10.5543/tkda.2013.83030.
  13. Yıldırım O, Erdem A, Alçelik A, Canan F, Öztürk S, Ayhan SS, Özlü MF, Yazıcı M. Depression prevalence and its effect on prognosis in patients with decompensated systolic heart failure hospitalized in the cardiology service. Koşuyolu Heart Journal 2012; 15 (1): 22-27.
  14. Öztürk S, Doğan I, Karaman K, Erdem A, Özlü MF, Ayhan SS, Yazıcı M. Mean platelet volume; It is not a predictor of infarct size in acute ST elevation myocardial infarction. Abant Med J 2012; 1 (3): 120-124 doi: 10.5505 / abantmedj.2012.49369.
  15. Tekce, H., Ozturk, S., Aktas, G., Tekce, B. K., Erdem, A., Uyeturk, U, Ozyasar M, Taslamacıoğlu TD, Yazıcı M. Atrial electrıcal and mechanıcal dysfunctıon ın non-diabetıc, non-hypertensive hemodialysis patıents. Acta medica, 30, 21,2014.
  16. Özlü MF, Özyaşar M, Memioğlu T, Öztürk S, Ayhan SS, Erdem A, Yazıcı M. The relationship between the severity of the left main coronary lesion and ventricular repolarization indices. Turkish Interventional Card. Der. 2012; 16: 84-87.
  17. Murat Semiz, Fatma Erdem, Alim Erdem, Taha Can Tuman, Meral Oran Demir, Nefise Kayka, Osman Yıldırım. Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Symptoms in Patients with Acute Myocardial Infarction. Abant Med J. 2015; 4 (1): 47-53 | DOI: 10.5505 / abantmedj.2015.78942
  18. Erdem A, Özlü MF, Öztürk S, Yontar OC, Hızal Erdem F, Ayhan SS, Yazıcı M. Comparison of the demographic and clinical characteristics of the patients who underwent Electrophysiological Study in two different centers. Abant Med J 2012; 1 (3): 136-139. DOI: 10.5505 / abantmedj.2012.28247
  19. Ozlü MF, Yıldırım O, Erdem A, Ozturk S, Ayhan SS, Canan F, Yazıcı M. [Anxiety levels and quality of life assessment in patients that underwent an electrophysiologic study due to unexplained palpitations]. Turk Kardiyol Dern Ars. 2013 Mar; 41 (2): 136-40. DOI: 10.5543 / tkda.2013.87120.
  20. Ayhan SS, Ozturk S, Erdem A, Ozlu MF, Tosun M, Alcelik A, Ozyasar M, Yazici M. The relationship between gamma-glutamyltransferase levels and the severity of coronary artery disease using the Gensini score in type 2 diabetic patients. Turkish Interventional Card. Der. 2012. (accepted for publication).
  21. Sarıkaya S, Vurdem ÜE, Erdem Hızal F, İnci F, Erdem A. The relationship between fatty liver level and prevalence of coronary artery disease in patients with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease. AİBÜ İzzet Baysal Faculty of Medicine Journal 2012. Volume: 7 Number: 1-2-3; 28-32.
  22. Ayhan SS, Öztürk S, Dikbaş O, Özlü MF, Erdem A. Tako –Tsubo Cardiomyopathy in Young Female Patients with Thyrotoxicosis. MN Cardiology Volume: 20 No: 1 S: 29-31 2013.
  23. Yontar OC, Erdem A, Erdem FH. Comparison of recurrence of different localizations in patients undergoing slow pathway ablation due to atrioventricular nodal reentrant tachycardia. Abant Med J 2012; 65 – 68 Volume: 1, Issue: 2 DOI: 10.5505 / abantmedj.2012.87587
  24. Öztürk S, Karaman K, Çetin M, Erdem A. Polymorphic ventricular tachycardia (torsades de pointes) due to licorice root tea. Turk Kardiyol Dern Ars. 2013 Apr; 41 (3): 241-4. DOI: 10.5543 / tkda.2013.72547.
  25. Sarıkaya S, İnci F, Erdem Hızal F, Vurdem ÜE, Erdem A. The relationship between the prevalence of coronary artery disease and carotid artery intima-media thickness. AİBÜ İzzet Baysal Faculty of Medicine Journal 2012. Volume: 7 Number: 1-2-3; 14-18.
  26. Erdem A, Yazıcı M. Cardiac Electrophysiological Study. Abant Med J 2012: 1 (2); 99-103. DOI: 10.5505 / abantmedj.2012.03521.
  27. Duran A, Tarık O, Uyeturk U, Erdem A, Onder H, Maltas MS. Primary Undetermined Malignancy Presented by Cardiac Tamponade Clinic: A Case Report. Konuralp Medical Journal. 2012; 02/03. (in press)
  28. Yılmaz A, Erdem A, Karapınar H, Küçükdurmaz Z, Gül İ, Yontar OC. Relationship Between Metabolic Syndrome and Non-Dipping Blood Pressure Pattern in Obese Patient. Abant Med J 2012 DOI: 10.5505 / abantmedj.2013.83997.
  29. Sarikaya S, Erdem A. The place and importance of hsCRP in Cardiovascular Diseases. AİBÜ İzzet Baysal Faculty of Medicine Journal 2012. Volume: 7 Number: 1-2-3; 1-8.
  30. Özlü MF, Gölbaşı Z, Tuncez A, Çimen T, Öztürk S, Ayhan SS, Alçelik A, Erdem A, Yazıcı M. The relationship between parity and coronary artery disease severity in women. MN Cardiology 2011; 18: 326-331.
  31. Yontar OC, Abdel-Wahab A, Erdem A, Tandoğan I. Ventricular tachycardia caused by a left ventricular aneurysm in a patient with previous surgery for the ventricular septal defect. Turk Kardiyol Dern Ars. 2011 Mar; 39 (2): 154-8.
  32. Karavelioğlu Y, Karapınar H, Karakurt Z, Erdem A, Kaya Z, Kaya H, Gül İ, Küçükdurmaz Z, Yazıcıoğlu Moçin Ö, Kırma C. Heart Rate Variability in Patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Using Noninvasive Mechanical Ventilators. Koşuyolu Heart Magazine 2011; 14 (2); 39-44.
  33. Yılmaz MB, Erdem A, Yontar OC, Sarıkaya S, Yılmaz A, Madak N, Karadaş F, Tandoğan I. Relationship between HbA1c and coronary flow rate in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus and angiographically normal coronary arteries. Turk Kardiyol Dern Ars. 2010 Sep; 38 (6): 405-10.
  34. Karadaş F, Erdem A, Tandoğan İ. Heart Rate Turbulence (Review) Medical Network Cardiology 61-67; 15/1 2008.
  35. Erdem A, Yılmaz MB, Gürlek A, Sarıkaya S, Yontar OC, Yılmaz A, Tandoğan İ. Investigation of Causes of Failure in Hypertension Treatment: An Overview of Prescriptions. Medical Network Cardiology 44-47; 15/1 2008.
  36. Yalta K, Erdem A, Yılmaz A, Turgut O, Yılmaz MB, Tandoğan I. Heart Rate Turbulence: A Potential Risk Stratifier For Valvular Aortic Stenosis. Turkish Journal of Arrhythmia, Pacemaker, and Electrophysiology. 2007; 5 (1): 61-67.
  37. Yalta K, Yilmaz A, Turgut OO, Yilmaz MB, Erdem A, Yontar C, Tandogan I. The predictive value of heart rate turbulence for ventricular systolic dysfunction and prognosis in the peri-infarction period. Arch Turk Soc Cardiol 2007; 35 (5): 273-277.
  38. Erdem A, Yılmaz MB, Turgut OO, Yılmaz A, Yalta K, Tandoğan İ. Nebivolol is Different From Atenolol in Terms of Impact Onto Sleep. Nebivolol is different from Atenolol in terms of its effect on sleep. Anatol J Clin Invest 2006; 1 (1): 25-29.
  39. Erdem A, Yılmaz MB, Turgut OO, Yılmaz A, Yalta A. The Approach of Non-Cardiology Departments to Patients Considering Cardiac Problems. C. Ü. Medical Faculty Journal 2006: 28, 100-102.

Presentations:

  1. Erdem, A., Öztürk, S., Erdem, F., Özlü, M. F., & Ayhan, S. S. (2015). PP-119 Treatment of Atrial Fibrillation with Pulmonary Vein Isolation: A Single-Center Experience. The American Journal of Cardiology, (115), S149. 11TH INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS OF UPDATE IN CARDIOLOGY AND CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY, ISTANBUL 2015
  2. Erdem, F., Erdem, A., Özlü, M. F., Öztürk, S., Ayhan, S. S., & Caglar, S. O. (2015). PP-120 Electrophysiological Validation of Total Atrial Conduction Time Measurement by Means of Tissue Doppler Echocardiography in Different Age and Sex Group. American Journal of Cardiology, 115, S149. 11TH INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS OF UPDATE IN CARDIOLOGY AND CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY, ISTANBUL 2015
  3. Erdem Fatma, Cakir Uğur, Yildirim Osman, Alçelik Aytekin, Dönmez İbrahim, Tuman Taha, Cağlar Sabri, Erdem Alim, Yazici Mehmet, “New diagnostic tool for masked hypertension; impaired sleep quality” In European Heart Journal (Vol. 36, pp. 1017-1017). European Society of Cardiology Congress 2015, London, England.
  4. Hikmet Tekce, Serkan Ozturk, Gulali Aktas, Buket Kin Tekce, Alim Erdem, Mehmet Ozyasar, Tuba Taslamacıoğlu Duman, Mehmet Yazici. The Effects Of A Sıngle Dıalysıs Sessıon On Atrıal Electromechanıcal Conductıon Tımes And Functıons. 51 ERA-EDTA CONGRESS JUNE 2014 AMSTERDAM.
  5. Benek, B. S., Arpacik, Y., Erdem, F., Kirboga, T., Erdem, A., & Gumustekin, K. (2015, September). Effect of Smoking and Exposure Cigarette Smoke on Cardiac Autonomic Function of Healthy Young Adults. In ACTA PHYSIOLOGICAL (Vol. 215, pp. 75-76). 41.Ulusal Fizyoloji Kongresi, Çanakkale 2105.
  6. Hikmet Tekce, Serkan Öztürk, Gulali Aktas, Buket Kin Tekce, Alim Erdem, Ugur Uyeturk, Mehmet Özyaşar, Tuba Taslamacıoğlu Duman, Mehmet Yazici. Atrıal Electrıcal And Mechanıcal Dysfunctıon In Non-Dıabetıc, Nonhypertensıve Hemodıalysıs Patıents. 51 ERA-EDTA CONGRESS JUNE 2014 AMSTERDAM.
  7. Ozturk S, Ozyasar M, Ayhan SS, Ozlu F, Erdem A, Alcelik A, Ozturk S, Erdem K, Yazıcı M. Assessments of atrial conduction abnormalities and left atrial mechanical functions in patients with isolated coronary artery ectasia. 8th International Congress of Update in Cardiology and Cardiovascular Surgery, Antalya/ Turkey (2012).
  8. Ozturk S, Alcelik A, Ozyasar M, Dikbas O, Ayhan S, Ozlu F, Erdem A, Tosun M, Yazıcı M. Assessment of left ventricular systolic asynchrony in patients with subclinical thyroid disorders. 8th International Congress of Update in Cardiology and Cardiovascular Surgery, Antalya/ Turkey (2012).
  9. A. Erdem, T. Ocak2, A. Duran2, UY. Tekelioglu3, S. Ozturk1, SS. Ayhan1, MF. Ozlu1, H. Kocoglu3, M. Yazici1. The prognostic significance of the N-terminal of brain natriuretic peptide and troponin I in the diagnosis of palpitations in the emergency department. Europace ( 2013 ) 15 ( S2 ), S206. Abstract: P1262. 2013, Athens – Greece
  10. Ozturk S, Dogan I, Karaman K, Erdem A, Ozlu F, Ayhan F, Yazıcı M. Mean platelet volume could not predict infarct size with acute ST-elevation myocardial infarct. 8th International Congress of Update in Cardiology and Cardiovascular Surgery, Antalya/ Turkey (2012).
  11. Arif Duran, Zeynep Ocak, Tarik Ocak, Elçin Hakan Terzi, Alim Erdem, E. Mevlüt Kocaman. The effect of zinc supplementation on cigarette smoke-induced nephrotoxicity in rats. Po-030 (#655) VII the Mediterranean Emergency Medicine Congress, Marseille, France, 2013.
  12. B. Caliskan, O. Yildirim, T. C. Tuman, N. Kayka, A. Erdem. The role of myocardial perfusion scintigraphy in predicting risk for coronary artery disease in patients with anxiety and depression symptoms; preliminary results of a prospective study. 26th Annual Congress of the EANM, Lyon, France, 2013.
  13. Tarık Ocak, Arif Duran, Ümit Yasar Tekelioglu, Alim Erdem, Emine Dağistanli. Ischemic stroke causes torsades de pointes. Po-157 (#658) VII the Mediterranean Emergency Medicine Congress, Marseille, France, 2013.
  14. Tarık Ocak, Arif Duran, Alim Erdem, Serkan Öztürk, Kemalettin Erdem. Is electrocardiography sufficient for supraventricular tachycardia treatment? Case report. Po-158 (#660) VII the Mediterranean Emergency Medicine Congress, Marseille, France, 2013.
  15. Tarık Ocak, Arif Duran, Serkan Öztürk, Ümit Yaşar Tekelioğlu, Alim Erdem, S.selim Ayhan. Emergency services first-degree relatives of patients admitted for acute coronary syndrome heart disease recognition levels: a questionnaire study. Po-367 (#654). VII the Mediterranean Emergency Medicine Congress, Marseille, France, 2013.
  16. Ayhan S, Ozturk S, Ozlu MF, Erdem A, Duzenli Gepdiremenli S, Yazıcı M. Recurrent pacemaker lead thrombosis in a patient with heterozygous mutation of MTHFR. 8th International Congress of Update in Cardiology and Cardiovascular Surgery, Antalya/Turkey (2012).
  17. Ozturk S, Dikbas O, Ozyasar M, Ayhan SS, Ozlu F, Baltacı D, Erdem A, Alcelik A, Tosun M, Yazıcı M. Evaluation of left atrial mechanical functions and atrial conduction abnormalities in patients with clinical hypothyroid. 8th International Congress of Update in Cardiology and Cardiovascular Surgery, Antalya/ Turkey (2012).
  18. Ozturk S, Dikbas O, Baltacı D, Ozyasar M, Erdem A, Ayhan SS, Ozlu F, Alcelik A, Tosun M, Yazıcı M. Evaluation of left atrial conduction abnormalities and left atrial mechanical functions in patients with subclinical thyroid disorders. 8th International Congress of Update in Cardiology and Cardiovascular Surgery, Antalya/ Turkey (2012).
  19. Ozturk S, Karaman K, Çetin M, Zencir C, Yıldız E, Erdem A. Polymorphic ventricular tachycardia (torsades de pointes) due to licorice root tea. 8th International Congress of Update in Cardiology and Cardiovascular Surgery, Antalya/ Turkey (2012).
  20. Duran A, Tarık O, Uyeturk U, Erdem A, Onder H, Maltas MS. Cardiac tamponade with primary certain non-malignancy in the clinic: A case report. 7th European Congress of Emergency Medicine, Antalya, Turkey (2012) P 060.
  21. Sökücü O, Erdem A, Doruk C, Sarikaya S. 87th Congress of the European Orthodontic Society, The effect of rapid maxillary expansion on cardiac predictors. 19-23 June, İstanbul Turkey, 2011.
  22. Erdem A, Matsumoto K, Kato R, Hara M, Ishida H, Uenishi M, Hotta U, Nishimura S, Yontar OC, Tandogan I. Evaluation of heart rate turbulence in obese people for the risk of sudden cardiac death Abs.:234 CardioRhythm 2009; 20-22 Feb 2009, Hong Kong
  23. Erdem A, Masahiro Uenishi, Kazuo Matsumoto, Ritsushi Kato, Motoki Hara. Heart Rate Turbulence Is Worse among Turkish Compared to Japanese Metabolic Syndrome Patients. Is this attributable to central obesity? (P3-47)13th Congress of International Society for Holter and Noninvasive Electrocardiology. ISHNE Congress 2009, Yokohama/Japan.
  24. Motoki Hara, Kazuo Matsumoto, Ritsushi Katou, Takeshi Tobiume, Hitoshi Ishida, Masahiro Uenishi, Erdem A, Shigeyuki Nishimura. The Effects of Isoproterenol on the Stability of Atrial Fibrillation: Isoproterenol Might Reveal AF Substrate. Abs.:235 CardioRhythm 2009; 20-22 Feb 2009, Hong Kong.
  25. Erdem A, OC Yontar, S Sarikaya, A Yilmaz, K Yalta, MB Yilmaz, I Tandogan. Abdominal obesity: An indicator for extensive coronary arterial disease in NSTEMI patients? The World Congress of Cardiology Abstracts, Buenos Aires, Argentina, May 18-21, 2008
  26. Erdem A, Savas Sarikaya, Gulay Aydin, Fatih Inci, Osman Can Yontar, Izzet Tandogan. The relationship between extensive coronary arterial disease and intima-media thickness. Poster presentation, Abstracts for the 5th Metabolic Syndrome Symposium, Obesity Reviews, 2008 9(3): 269-294, 9-13 April 2008, Antalya, Turkey
  27. Erdem A, O.C. Yontar, S. Sarikaya, M.B. Yilmaz, K. Yalta, A. Yilmaz, O.O. Turgut, I. Tandogan. Relatıon between Hba1c level and coronary flow in dıabetıc patıents who have coronary artery which is normal as angıographıc. Atherosclerosis Supplements, Volume 9, Issue 1, May 2008, Page 121, The 77th European Atherosclerosis Society Congress, April 26-29 2008, Istanbul, Turkey
  28. Erdem A, Osman Can Yontar, Savas Sarikaya, Mehmet Birhan Yılmaz, Ahmet Yilmaz, Kenan Yalta, Izzet Tandogan. Abdominal obesity: An indicator of extensive coronary arterial disease in non-St elevation myocardial infarction patients Poster presentation, Abstracts for the 5th Metabolic Syndrome Symposium, Obesity Reviews, 2008 9(3): 269-294, 9-13 April 2008, Antalya, Turkey
  29. Yontar OC, Erdem A, Yalta K. The effects of general demographic data on the initiation and timing of thrombolytic therapy among STEMI patients. Acta Cardiologica 2008 63(1): 87-129. Belgian Society of Cardiology 27th annual scientific meeting, 31st January, 1st February and 2nd February 2008, Brussels, Belgium
  30. Yontar OC, Erdem A, Onur Okan Turgut, Mehmet Birhan Yilmaz, Izzet Tandogan. Metabolic syndrome: More prevalent among non-dippers? Acta Cardiologica 2008 63(1): 87-129. Poster presentation, Acta Cardiologica 2008 63(1): 87-129 Belgian Society of Cardiology 27th annual scientific meeting, 31st January, 1st February and 2nd February 2008, Brussels, Belgium
  31. OC Yontar, Erdem A, MB Yilmaz, K Yalta, I Tandogan. The relationship between serum Hba1c levels and severity of coronary arterial disease in diabetic patients. Circulation. 2008 May 17. PMID: 18487679 The 2008 World Congress of Cardiology Abstracts, Buenos Aires, Argentina, May 18-21, 2008: Poster Presentations.
  32. Yilmaz A, Erdem A, Yalta K, Sarikaya S, Yilmaz MB, Turgut OO, Tandogan I. Benefıcıal effects of trimetazidine, given before percutaneous coronary intervention, on myocardial damage during the procedure. Circulation. 2008 May 17. PMID: 18487679 The 2008 World Congress of Cardiology Abstracts, Buenos Aires, Argentina, May 18-21, 2008.
  33. OC Yontar, Erdem A, K Yalta, MB Yilmaz, I Tandogan. The effects of general demographic data on the initiation and timing of thrombolytic therapy among STEMI patients. Abstract: Circulation. 2008 May 17. PMID: 18487679. The 2008 World Congress of Cardiology Abstracts, Buenos Aires, Argentina, May 18-21, 2008
  34. Yilmaz MB, Karadas F, Erdem A, Tandıgan I. Improvement in mechanical alternans as shown by Doppler in patients with severe heart failure: levosimendan versus dobutamine. P:441, European Society of Cardiology Congress 2007, September 1-5, 2007, Vienna, Austria.
  35. Erdem A, Yılmaz Mehmet Birhan, Yalta Kenan, Yılmaz Ahmet, Tandoğan İzzet; Abstract and oral presentation, title” The severıty of reciprocal ST-segment depression ın Acute myocardial infarction: The indicator of extensive coronary artery disease? ICE 2007, P-069, 15-18 May 2007, Istanbul
  36. Erdem A, M.B. Yılmaz, K.Yalta, O.O. Turgut, İ.Tandoğan. The Severity Of St Segment Elevation In Acute Inferıor Myocardial Infarction: Does it Predict The Presence Of A Proximal Culprit Lesion Along with The Right Coronary Artery Course? ICE 2007, P-068, 15-18 May 2007, Istanbul
  37. Yilmaz MB, Yontar C, Erdem A, Karadas F, Yatla K, Turgut OO, Yilmaz A, Tandogan I. Levosimendan versus dobutamine in patients with moderate to severe right ventricular dysfunction on top of severe left ventricular failure. P:476, European Society of Cardiology Congress 2007, September 1-5, 2007, Vienna, Austria
  38. Yılmaz A, Yalta K, Turgut OO, Yılmaz MB, Erdem A, Karadas F, Ozyol A, Tandogan I. The effect of smokıng on cardıac dıastolıc parameters includıng VP: a more relıable and newer parameter. Abstract: P 3515, European Society of Cardiology Congress 2007, September 1-5, 2007, Vienna, Austria
  39. M.B. Yılmaz, Erdem A, K.Yalta, O.O. Turgut, A. Yılmaz, İ.Tandoğan. Is the impact on sleep among all beta-blockers same? Third generation nebivolol versus second-generation metoprolol. Abstract: P 1400, European Society of Cardiology Congress 2007, September 1-5, 2007, Vienna, Austria.
  40. Serkan Ozturk, Fatma Hizal Erdem, Selçuk Öztürk, Alim Erdem, Mehmet Fatih Ozlu, Selim Ayhan, Mustafa Öztürk, İbrahim Dönmez, and Mehmet Yazıcı. The Effects of Ivabradine on Left Ventricular Synchronization and Tei Index in Patients with Systolic Heart Failure. 30th INTERNATIONAL CARDIOLOGY CONGRESS 2014 OCTOBER.
  41. Serkan Öztürk, Selçuk Öztürk, Fatma Erdem, Selim Ayhan, Fatih Özlü, Alim Erdem, İbrahim Dönmez, Mehmet Yazıcı. The assessment of ivabradine effects on atrial conduction time and mechanical atrial function in patients with stable heart failure. 30th INTERNATIONAL CARDIOLOGY CONGRESS 2014 OCTOBER.
  42. Alim Erdem, Serkan Öztürk, Mehmet Fatih Özlü, Suzi Selim Ayhan, Fatma Erdem, Mehmet Yazıcı. Our Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy Experience; one center experience. 30th INTERNATIONAL CARDIOLOGY CONGRESS 2014 OCTOBER.
  43. Erdem A, Yontar OC, Öztürk S, Ayhan SS, Özlü MF, Hızal Erdem F, Yazıcı M. The relationship between supraventricular tachycardia subtypes and mitral valve prolapse. 28th National Cardiology Congress, Antalya, 11-14 October 2012.
  44. Erdem A, Ayhan SS, Öztürk S, Özlü MF, Hızal Erdem F, Yazıcı M. Cardiac Autonomic Function Among Healthy Young Smokers. 28th National Cardiology Congress, Antalya, 11-14 October 2012.
  45. Erdem A, Doğan ÖT, Yontar OC, Epöztürk K, Özlü MF, Öztürk S, Ayhan SS, Hızal Erdem F, Yazıcı M. Direct effect of obstructive sleep apnea syndrome on cardiac autonomic function: Heart Rate Turbulence. 28th National Cardiology Congress, Antalya, Turkey (2012).
  46. ​​Özlü MF, AyhanSS, Erdem A, Tosun M, Öztürk S, Erdem K, Ozyasar M, Donmez I, Yazıcı M. Is there any relationship between serum gamma-glutamyltransferase levels and premature coronary artery disease? 28th National Cardiology Congress, Antalya, 11-14 October 2012.
  47. Öztürk S, Dikbaş O, Erdem A, Ayhan S, Özlü MF, Baltacı D, Alçelik A, Tosun M, Özyaşar M, Yazıcı M. Evaluation of atrial electromechanical delay and left atrial mechanical functions in patients with overt hyperthyroidism. 28th National Cardiology Congress, Antalya, 11-14 October 2012.
  48. Öztürk S, Erdem K, Kırış G, Parlar Aİ, Demirhan A, Ayhan SS, Erdem A, Özlü MF, Yazıcı M. The total atrial conduction time measured with tissue Doppler imaging to predict the atrial fibrillation after coronary artery bypass surgery 28. National Cardiology Congress, Antalya, 11-14 October 2012.
  49. Ayhan SS, Tosun M, Öztürk S, Alçelik A, Özlü MF, Erdem A, Erdem K, Erdem FH, Yazıcı M. Glycosylated Hemoglobin is Correlated with the Severity of Coronary Artery Disease Independently of Traditional Risk Factors in Young Patients. P: 0206; 28th National Cardiology Congress, Antalya, 11-14 October 2012.
  50. Ayhan SS, Öztürk S, Alçelik A, Özlü MF, Erdem A, Memioğlu T, Özdemir M, Yazıcı M. The effect of impaired fasting glucose on left atrial conduction times. 28th National Cardiology Congress, Antalya, Turkey, (2012).
  51. Ayhan SS, Özlü MF, Öztürk S, Tosun M, Alçelik A, Özyaşar M, Erdem A, Yazıcı M. The relationship between the severity of coronary artery disease and gamma-glutamyl transferase levels in type 2 diabetic patients. 28th National Cardiology Congress, Antalya, Turkey, (2012).
  52. Ayhan SS, Öztürk S, Özlü MF, Erdem A, Yazıcı M. Woven coronary artery anomaly: How innocent? 28th National Cardiology Congress, Antalya, Turkey, (2012).
  53. Yontar OC, Erdem A, Erdem FH. Comparison of different points in atrioventricular nodal reentrant tachycardia slow path ablation. 28th National Cardiology Congress, Antalya, 11-14 October 2012.
  54. Erdem A, Uenishi M, Matsumoto K, Kato R, Hara M, Yazıcı M. The effect of metabolic syndrome on heart rate turbulence in non-diabetic patients. 28th National Cardiology Congress, Antalya, 11-14 October 2012.
  55. Sökücü O, Erdem A, Sarıkaya S, Doruk C. Does Rapid Upper Jaw Dilation Have Any Effect on Coronary Artery Disease Risk Factors? XI. Turkish Orthodontic Society Symposium; October 2009, Antakya.
  56. Erdem A, Kato R, Matsumoto K, Hara M, Uenishi M, Yontar OC, Madak N, Yılmaz A, Tandoğan İ. Conduction velocity and area of ​​conduction in an isthmus-based atrial flutter – comparison of clockwise and counterclockwise atrial flutter. 25th National Cardiology Congress. 22 to 25 October 2009 Istanbul, Turkey.
  57. Erdem A, Uenishi M, Yontar OC, Matsumoto K, Yılmaz MB, Yılmaz A, Yalta K, Madak N, Tandoğan İ. The relationship between metabolic syndrome and heart rate turbulence in nondiabetic patients. 25th National Cardiology Congress. 22 to 25 October 2009 Istanbul, Turkey.
  58. Erdem A, Uenishi M, Yontar OC, Matsumoto K, Madak N, Yılmaz A, Yılmaz MB, Yalta K, Tandoğan İ. Heart rate turbulence is worse in patients with metabolic syndrome in the Turkish race compared to Japanese patients. Could this be attributed to central obesity? 25th National Cardiology Congress. 22 to 25 October 2009 Istanbul, Turkey.
  59. Erdem A, Hara M, Matsumoto K, Kato R, Uenishi M, Yontar OC, Tandoğan İ. A Different type of Common Atrial Flutter; Dual Conduction Pathway. 25th National Cardiology Congress. 22 to 25 October 2009 Istanbul, Turkey.
  60. Erdem A, Yılmaz MB, Engin A, Yalta K, Amioğlu G, Tandoğan İ. Cardiac involvement in Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever. 25th National Cardiology Congress. 22 to 25 October 2009 Istanbul, Turkey.
  61. Yontar OC, Yılmaz MB, Erdem A, Turgut OO, Tandoğan İ. Effect of Levosimendan administration in chronic heart failure patients: Is rhythm important? 24th National Cardiology Congress. 24 to 27 October 2008, Istanbul, Turkey.
  62. Erdem A, Yontar OC, Sarıkaya S, Yılmaz MB, Yalta K, Yılmaz A, Yalta K, Turgut OO, Tandogan İ. Relationship between Coronary Slow Flow and Heart Rate Variability. 24th National Cardiology Congress. 24 to 27 October 2008 Istanbul, Turkey.
  63. Erdem A, Yontar OC, Sarıkaya S, Yılmaz MB, Yalta K, Yılmaz A, Turgut OO, Tandogan İ. Relationship between HbA1c level and coronary flow in diabetic patients with angiographically normal coronary artery. 24th National Cardiology Congress. 24 to 27 October 2008 Istanbul, Turkey.
  64. Erdem A, Yontar OC, Sarıkaya S, Yılmaz MB, Yılmaz A, Tandoğan İ. The relationship between coronary slow flow and heart rate turbulence in subjects with normal coronary arteries. 24th National Cardiology Congress. 24 to 27 October 2008 Istanbul, Turkey
  65. Erdem A, Yontar OC, Yılmaz N, Yılmaz MB, Sarıkaya S, Yalta K, Yılmaz G, Tandoğan I. Evaluation of the psychological status of patients hospitalized with decompensated congestive heart failure; What are we missing? 24th National Cardiology Congress. 24 to 27 October 2008 Istanbul, Turkey.
  66. Yontar OC, Yılmaz MB, Erdem A, Yılmaz A, Tandoğan I. The effect of positive inotrope agents on QRS duration in patients with left ventricular failure. 24th National Cardiology Congress. 24 to 27 October 2008 Istanbul, Turkey.
  67. Yılmaz A, Yalta K, Erdem A, Yılmaz MB, Sarıkaya S, Yılmaz G, Gürlek A, Tandoğan I. The relationship between obesity and heart rate variability. 23rd National Cardiology Congress. 19 to 23 October 2007 Antalya, Turkey.
  68. Yalta K, Erdem A, Yilmaz A, Turgut OO, Yilmaz MB, Yontar OC, Tandogan I. Heart Rate turbulence: An additional parameter in determining the need for mechanical relief of mitral stenosis? 23rd National Cardiology Congress. 19 to 23 October 2007 Antalya, Turkey.
  69. Yontar OC, Yilmaz MB, Yalta K, Erdem A, Yilmaz A, Tandogan I. Levosimendan improves renal functions in patients with decompensated heart failure. 23rd National Cardiology Congress. 19 to 23 October 2007 Antalya, Turkey.
  70. Yontar OC, Yilmaz MB, Yalta K, Erdem A, Turgut OO, Tandogan I. Comparison of the effects of Levosimendan and Dobutamine in patients with severe left ventricular dysfunction and moderate-severe right ventricular dysfunction. 23rd National Cardiology Congress. 19 to 23 October 2007 Antalya, Turkey.
  71. Erdem A, Yılmaz A, Yalta K, Yılmaz MB, Sarıkaya S, Gürlek A, Tandoğan I, Özyol A. Obesity and heart rate turbulence: The risk of sudden death is increased in obese patients without overt cardiovascular disease. 23rd National Cardiology Congress. 19 to 23 October 2007 Antalya, Turkey.
  72. Yılmaz A, Erdem A, Yalta K, Sarikaya S, Yilmaz MB, Turgut OO, Tandogan I. The effect of trimetazidine given before percutaneous coronary intervention on myocardial damage. 22. National Cardiology Congress, 24 to 28 November 2006 Antalya, Turkey.
  73. Erdem A, Yalta Kenan, Yılmaz Mehmet Birhan, Turgut Okan Onur, Yılmaz Ahmet, Özkök Mesut, Tandoğan İzzet. The effect of chronic smoking on heart rate turbulence: The importance of turbulence onset in showing baroregulatory dysfunction due to smoking. 23rd National Cardiology Congress. 19 to 23 October 2007 Antalya, Turkey.
  74. Erdem A, Yılmaz Mehmet Birhan, Turac Havva, Sarıkaya Savaş, Yılmaz Gülay, Yılmaz Ahmet, Tandoğan İzzet. Examination of the knowledge level of non-healthcare professionals about diagnosis and first intervention of patients with myocardial infarction. 23rd National Cardiology Congress. 19 to 23 October 2007 Antalya, Turkey.
  75. Sarıkaya S, İnci F, Yılmaz MB, Yılmaz G, Erdem A, Karadaş F, Tandoğan İ. The relationship between the prevalence of coronary artery disease and carotid artery intima-media thickness. 23rd National Cardiology Congress. 19 to 23 October 2007 Antalya, Turkey.
  76. Yontar OC, Erdem A, Yalta K, Turgut OO, Yılmaz A, Yılmaz MB, Özyol A, Tandoğan I. Comparison of the time from onset of symptoms to thrombolytic therapy in STEMI patients: Comparison with international guidelines. 23rd National Cardiology Congress. 19 to 23 October 2007 Antalya, Turkey.
  77. Erdem A, Savaş Sarıkaya, Mehmet Birhan Yılmaz, İzzet Tandoğan. Left Atrial Myxoma. TKD echocardiography WG X. Post-graduation training meeting electronic presentations, 10-13 May 2007, Cappadocia, Nevşehir
  78. Erdem A, Savaş Sarıkaya, Osman Can Yontar, Mehmet Birhan Yılmaz, İzzet Tandoğan. Interatrial Cyst Hydatid TKD echocardiography WG X. Post-graduation training meeting electronic presentations, 10-13 May 2007, Cappadocia, Nevşehir
  79. Erdem A, F. Karadaş, S. Karakaya, R. Dizman, M. B. Yılmaz, A. Yılmaz, O. O. Turgut, K. Yalta, and İ. Tandoğan, “Is Abdominal Obesity an Indication of the Prevalence of Coronary Artery Disease in Patients with Acute Coronary Syndrome without ST Elevation?”, 22nd National Cardiology Congress, Antalya, 24-28 November 2006.
  80. Erdem A, M. B. Yılmaz, A. Yılmaz, O. O. Turgut, K. Yalta, İ. Tandoğan, F. Karadaş, and S. Sarıkaya, “Is the Amount of ST Rise in ECG an Indication of Right Coronary Artery Proximal Involvement in Acute Inferior Myocardial Infarctions?”, 22. National Cardiology Congress, Antalya, 24-28 November 2006.
  81. Erdem A, Yılmaz A, Karadaş F, Dizman R, Turgut OO, Tandoğan I. “The Effect of Smoking on Some Diastolic Function Parameters in Healthy Young Adults” 22nd National Cardiology Congress. Antalya, 24-28 November 2006.
  82. Erdem A, Yılmaz MB, Turgut OO, Yılmaz A, Yalta K, Tandoğan I “Are the effects of all beta-blockers on sleep the same? Comparison of third-generation nebivolol with second-generation metoprolol ”22nd National Cardiology Congress. Antalya, 24-28 November 2006.
  83. Erdem A, Yılmaz MB, Turgut OO, Tandoğan I “Cardiology Consultation: Non-Cardiology Departments Approach to a Patient with a Cardiac Problem” 22nd National Cardiology Congress. Antalya, 24-28 November 2006.
  84. Karadas F, Erdem A, Yontar OC, Yılmaz MB, Tandoğan I “Levosimendan improves mechanical alternans in patients with severe heart failure” 22nd National Cardiology Congress. Antalya, 24-28 November 2006.
  85. Yılmaz MB, A. Erdem, A. Gürlek, S. Sarıkaya, O. O. Turgut, A. Yılmaz, K. Yalta and İ. Tandoğan, “Investigation of Causes of Failure in Hypertension Treatment: An Overview of Prescriptions”, 22nd National Cardiology Congress, Antalya, 24-28 November 2006
  86. Yılmaz A, Erdem A, O. Turgut, K. Yalta, M. B. Yılmaz, Ö. Kendirlioğlu, C. Yontar, R. Dizman, and İ. Tandoğan, “The Severity of Coronary Artery Disease: Which System Should We Use in Scoring?”, 21st National Cardiology Congress, Antalya, 26-29 November 2005.

Association and Organization Memberships:

Turkish Cardiology Association (TKD)

Turkish Medical Association

European Society of Cardiology (ESC)

European Heart Rhythm Association (EHRA)

European Acute Cardiovascular Care Association

European Association of Percutaneous Cardiovascular Interventions (EAPCI)

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