Şevket Balta, MD

Gulhane School of Medicine
Tevfik Saglam St
06018 Etlik-Ankara, Turkey

 

Biography

Sevket Balta has completed his MD at the age of 31 years from Akdeniz University and postdoctoral studies from Gulhane Medical Faculty, School of Medicine. He is MD of Gulhane Medical Faculty. He has published more than 450 papers in reputed journals and has been serving as an editorial board member of some journals. Also, he has been serving as reviewer for more than 50 journals. His research and clinical work focuses on inflammatory diseases, inflammatory markers hypertension and acute coronary artery diseases.

Research Interest

His research and clinical work focuses on inflammatory diseases, inflammatory markers hypertension and acute coronary artery diseases.

Scientific Activities

Publications

1. Balta S, Ozturk C, Demirkol S, Demir M, Yildirim AO, Celik T. Vitamin D Levels in Patients with Atrial Fibrillation. Ann Noninvasive Electrocardiol. 2016.
2. Balta S, Ozturk C, Demir M, Yildirim AO. Apelin Levels in Patients with Coronary Artery Ectasia. Korean Circ J. 2016; 46(3): 431. doi: 10.4070/kcj.2016.46.3.431
3. Celik T, Ozturk C, Balta S, Yilmaz MI. Nebivolol and Endothelial Dysfunction in Patients With Essential Hypertension: A Reputation Saver of β-Blockers? J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich). 2016. doi: 10.1111/jch.12856
4. Balta S, Ozturk C, Yildirim AO, Erdogan S, Celik T. The neutrophil-lymphocyte ratio and atherosclerosis. Expert Rev Cardiovasc Ther. 2016. doi: 10.1080/14779072.2016.1194199
5. Öztürk C, Çelik T, Balta Ş, İyisoy A. Do spontaneous coronary artery dissections always need intervention in patients with no atherosclerosis? Anatol J Cardiol. 2016; 16(5): 365-366. doi: 10.14744/AnatolJCardiol.2016.7120
6. Balta S, Celik T, Ozturk C, et al. The relation between monocyte to HDL ratio and no-reflow phenomenon in the patients with acute ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction. Am J Emerg Med. 2016. doi: 10.1016/j.ajem.2016.05.031
7. Balta S, Alemdar R, Erdogan S, Demir M, Ozturk C, Celik T. Ischemia modified albumin in cardiovascular disease. Am J Emerg Med. 2016. doi: 10.1016/j.ajem.2016.05.030
8. Balta S, Aparci M, Ozturk C, Demir M, Yildirim AO, Celik T. Mean platelet volume as one part of platelet function determining inflammation. Ann Saudi Med. 2016; 36(3): 234. doi: 10.5144/0256-4947.2016.234
9. Ozturk C, Celik T, Iyisoy A, et al. Percutaneous transapical closure of cardiac apex and mitral prosthetic paravalvular leak is feasible and alternative approach to the septal approach. Gen Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016. doi: 10.4172/2161-1076.1000262
10. Celik T, Ozturk C, Balta S, Demirkol S, Iyisoy A. Coronary microvascular dysfunction in patients with cardiac syndrome X: Ongoing debate. Int J Cardiol. 2016; 218: 233-234. doi: 10.1016/j.ijcard.2016.05.050
11. Celik T, Balta S, Ozturk C, Iyisoy A. Whole Blood Viscosity and Cardiovascular Diseases: A Forgotten Old Player of the Game. Med Princ Pract. 2016. doi: 10.1159/000446916
12. Uslu AU, Yonem O, Aydin B, et al. Red cell distribution width is associated with albuminuria in adults with familial Mediterranean fever. Kaohsiung J Med Sci. 2016; 32(4): 216-220. doi: 10.1016/j.kjms.2016.03.009
13. Ozturk C, Ozturk A, Balta S, et al. Direction of aortic jet flow is important in predicting aortic dilatation in patients with bicuspid aortic valve. Kardiol Pol. 2016; 74(2):196. doi: 10.5603/KP.2016.0025
14. Balta S, Balta I, Ozturk C, Celik T, Iyisoy A. Behçets disease and risk of vascular events. Curr Opin Cardiol. 2016; 31(4): 451-457. doi: 10.1097/HCO.0000000000000281
15. Celik T, Ozturk C, Balta S, Erdogan S, Rreka A, Iyisoy A. Sodium bicarbonate dilemma in patients with out-of-hospital cardiac arrest: A double-edged sword. Am J Emerg Med. 2016. doi: 10.1016/j.ajem.2016.04.038
16. Celik T, Ozturk C, Balta S, Iyisoy A. The role of combined electrocardiogram criteria in differential diagnosis of acute pericarditis: PR segment and QT interval. Am J Emerg Med. 2016. doi: 10.1016/j.ajem.2016.04.013
(http://www.ajemjournal.com/article/S0735-6757(16)30037-7/abstract?cc=y=) 17. Celık T, Balta S, Kaya MG, Ozturk C, Demırkol S, Iyısoy A. The effectiveness of bilirubin for the treatment of ischemia-reperfusion injury in an experimental model: Can it be extrapolated to humans? Int J Cardiol. 2016; 215: 173-174. doi: 10.1016/j.ijcard.2016.04.146
18. Ozturk C, Celik T, Iyisoy A, et al. Acute anterior myocardial infarction after heavy exercise in a young sportsman: Importance of intravascular ultrasonography on differential diagnosis. Int J Cardiol. 2016; 215: 169-172. doi: 10.1016/j.ijcard.2016.04.041
19. Uslu AU, Aydin B, Icagasıoğlu IS, et al. The Relationship among the Level of Serum Amyloid A, High-Density Lipoprotein and Microalbuminuria in Patients with Familial Mediterranean fever. J Clin Lab Anal. 2016. doi: 10.1002/jcla.21971
20. Celık T, Balta S, Ozturk C, Yıldırım AO, Iyısoy A. The best treatment option in the management of patients with acute massive pulmonary embolism: surgery or thrombolysis? Int J Cardiol. 2016; 214: 286-287. doi: 10.1016/j.ijcard.2016.03.141
21. Celik T, Ozturk C, Balta S, Iyisoy A. The best treatment option in the management of patients with chronic total occlusion of a single coronary artery: Debate continues. Int J Cardiol. 2016; 214: 79-80. doi: 10.1016/j.ijcard.2016.03.145
22. Celik T, Balta S, Ozturk C, Yildirim AO, Iyisoy A. Qrs prolongation and long-term prognosis in patients with dilated cardiomyopathy: Reflections from diphteritic myocarditis. Int J Cardiol. 2016; 212: 295. doi: 10.1016/j.ijcard.2016.03.092
23. Ozturk C, Balta S, Demir M, et al. The relation between coronary artery ectasia and psychological-environmental factors. J Saudi Heart Assoc. 2016; 28(2): 127-128. doi: 10.1016/j.jsha.2015.12.008
24. Uslu AU, Kucuk A, Balta S, et al. The relation between ischemia modified albumin levels and carotid intima media thickness in patients with rheumatoid arthritis. Int J Rheum Dis. 2016. doi: 10.1111/1756-185X.12851
25. Balta S, Yildirim AO, Ozturk C. Red Cell Distribution Width and Coronary Artery Calcification. Korean Circ J. 2016; 46(2): 270-272. doi: 10.4070/kcj.2016.46.2.270
26. Balta S, Demirkol S, Ozturk C, Yildirim AO, Demir M, Celik T. The Relation Between Endocan Levels and Subclinic Atherosclerosis. Clin Appl Thromb Hemost. 2016. doi: 10.1177/1076029616639701
27. Celik T, Bozlar U, Ozturk C, et al. A new anomaly of the left anterior descending artery: Type X dual LAD. Indian Heart J. 2015; 67(3): S14-S17. doi: 10.1016/j.ihj.2015.09.004
28. Celik T, Balta S, Ozturk C, Unlu M, Iyisoy A. Platelet Indices in Patients With Acute Coronary Syndromes: A Bedside Marker of Prognosis? Angiology. 2016. doi: 10.1177/0003319716638796
29. Balta S, Demır M, Yıldırım AO, Demırkol S, Ozturk C, Celık T. Epicardial fat thickness and cardiovascular involvements. Afr Health Sci. 2015; 15(4): 1354-1355. doi: 10.4314/ahs.v15i4.40
30. Ozturk C, Yildirim AO, Demir M, Balta S. Coronary Obstruction During Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement: Related to Calcification or Thrombus? Rev Esp Cardiol (Engl Ed). 2016; 69(4): 456-457. doi: 10.1016/j.rec.2015.12.012
31. Celık T, Ozturk C, Balta S, Demırkol S, Iyısoy A. A new route to life in patients with circulatory shock: intraosseous route. Am J Emerg Med. 2016; 34(5): 922-923. doi: 10.1016/j.ajem.2016.02.035
32. Icli A, Cure E, Cumhur Cure M, et al. Novel myokine: irisin may be an independent predictor for subclinic atherosclerosis in Behçets disease. J Investig Med. 2016; 64(4): 875-881. doi: 10.1136/jim-2015-000044
33. Celik T, Balta S, Ozturk C, Iyisoy A. Survival of the young patients with acute ST segment elevation myocardial infarction treated with primary percutaneous coronary intervention: Does gender matters? Int J Cardiol. 2016; 210: 54-55. doi: 10.1016/j.ijcard.2016.02.107
34. Celik T, Yilmaz MI, Balta S, et al. The Relationship Between Plasma Whole Blood Viscosity and Cardiovascular Events in Patients With Chronic Kidney Disease. Clin Appl Thromb Hemost. 2016. doi: 10.1177/1076029616634888
35. Ozturk C, Celik T, Ozturk A, Balta S, Iyisoy A. Duration of antiplatelet or anticoagulant therapy after transcatheter aortic valve implantation in high risk patients; longer or shorter. Int J Cardiol. 2016; 210: 14-15. doi: 10.1016/j.ijcard.2016.02.111
36. Balta S, Ozturk C, Aparci M, Demir M, Yildirim AO, Çelik T. Red cell distribution width in patients with intermediate coronary artery disease. Med Princ Pract. 2016. doi: 10.1159/000444800
37. Ozturk C, Iyisoy A, Onrat E, Balta S, Celik T. The more proximal implantation of percutaneous mitral annuloplasty device due to the circumflex artery compression may be less beneficial. Int J Cardiol. 2016; 209: 46-48. doi: 10.1016/j.ijcard.2016.02.051
38. Iyisoy A, Ozturk C, Celik T, et al. Percutaneous closure of ventricular septal defect with membraneous pouch and changing the device due to severe aortic regurgitation. Int J Cardiol. 2016; 209: 42-45. doi: 10.1016/j.ijcard.2016.02.044
39. Ozturk C, Ozturk A, Demir M, et al. Blood Pressure Variability Provides Useful and Prognostic Information on the White-Coat Effect Among Older Patients. J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich). 2016. doi: 10.1111/jch.12796
40. Ozturk C, Haqmal H, Balta S, et al. The association of severe aortic stenosis and narrow aortic root in a young patient – What is the etiology: Rheumatic valvulitis or Lambls excrescences? Int J Cardiol. 2016; 208: 87-91. doi: 10.1016/j.ijcard.2016.01.018
41. Balta S, Aparci M, Demir M, Yildirim AO, Ozturk C, Celik T. The relation between signal peptide-CUB-EGF domain-containing protein 1 and coronary artery disease. Am J Emerg Med. 2015. doi: 10.1016/j.ajem.2015.11.056
42. Ozturk C, Iyisoy A, Gursoy E, et al. The successful management of early rupture of abdominal aorticaneurysm with endovascular stenting and instent stenting for endoleak following EVAR; a case report. Int J Cardiol. 2016; 207: 152-156. doi: 10.1016/j.ijcard.2016.01.151
43. Kucuk U, Kucuk HO, Balta S, Aparci M. eComment. Rise of Ticagrelor and the vital necessity for specific reversal agents. Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg. 2016; 22(2): 410. doi: 10.1093/icvts/ivv351
44. Kucuk U, Kucuk HO, Balta S, Demirkol S. Important role of shivering suppression during therapeutic hypothermia. Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci. 2015; 19(24): 4689. Web site. http://www.europeanreview.org/article/10010. Accessed
45. Ozturk C, Iyisoy A, Sahin MA, et al. Left subclavian artery dissection and repair after transcatheter aortic valve implantation; the diameter of the axillary artery is important for axillary intervention. Int J Cardiol. 2016; 204: 77-80. doi: 10.1016/j.ijcard.2015.11.159
46. Akın A, Ozturk C, Aparci M, et al. Age and Aortic Diameters in Pilots. Mil Med. 2015; 180(12): 1262-1267. doi: 10.7205/MILMED-D-14-00703
47. Kucuk HO, Eyuboglu M, Kucuk U, Balta S. Occupational exposure to hand-arm vibration. Int J Cardiol. 2015; 203: 959.
48. Demirkol S, Ozturk C, Balta S, Unlu M, Arslan Z. Subclinical Left Ventricular Dysfunction in Patients with Obstructive Sleep Apnea. Med Princ Pract. 2016; 25(3): 299-300. doi: 10.1159/000442881
49. Icli A, Cure E, Cure MC, et al. Endocan Levels and Subclinical Atherosclerosis in Patients With Systemic Lupus Erythematosus. Angiology. 2015 Nov 26. pii: 0003319715616240. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 26614790. 50. Ozturk C, Iyisoy A, Celik T, et al. Long distance walking man after a combination of percutaneous mitral annuloplasty and coronary revascularization. Int J Cardiol. 2015. doi: 10.1016/j.ijcard.2015.10.015
51. Ozturk C, Unlu M, Yildirim AO, et al. The progressed atrioventricular block associated with ticagrelor therapy may not require permanent pacemaker after acute coronary syndrome; it may be reversible. Int J Cardiol. 2015; 203: 822-824. doi: 10.1016/j.ijcard.2015.11.042
52. Aydogan M, Balta S, Demirkol S, Gumus S. The Pivotal Roles of Risk Factors for Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome. J Emerg Med. 2015. doi: 10.1016/j.jemermed.2013.08.156
53. Balta S, Aparci M, Ozturk C, Yildirim AO, Demir M, Celik T. Carotid intima media thickness and subclinical early atherosclerosis. Int J Cardiol. 2015. doi: 10.1016/j.ijcard.2015.11.025
54. Balta S, Demir M, Kucuk U, Ozturk C, Yildirim AO, Celik T. Arterial Stiffness: Good Predictor for Hypertensive Patients. J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich). 2015. doi: 10.1111/jch.12740
55. Balta S, Aparci M, Yildirim AO, Demir M, Ozturk C, Celik T. The relation between flow mediated dilation and atrial fibrillation. Int J Cardiol. 2015. doi: 10.1016/j.ijcard.2015.07.033
56. Ozturk C, Yildirim AO, Demir M, et al. The spontaneous coronary artery dissection may need intervention in the proximal segment of the arteries. Int J Cardiol. 2016; 202: 943-944. doi: 10.1016/j.ijcard.2015.09.084
57. Balta S, Demirkol S, Aparci M, Yildirim AO, Ozturk C, Celik T. Red blood cell distribution width: Just one of many things to consider. Int J Cardiol. 2015; 203: 438-439. doi: 10.1016/j.ijcard.2015.10.097
58. Ozturk C, Yildirim AO, Demir M, et al. The spontaneous coronary artery dissection may need intervention in the proximal segment of the arteries. Int J Cardiol. 2015. doi: 10.1016/j.ijcard.2015.09.084
59. Balta S, Ozturk C, Balta I, et al. The Neutrophil-Lymphocyte Ratio and Inflammation. Angiology. 2015. doi: 10.1177/0003319715615252
60. Iyisoy A, Ozturk C, Celik T, et al. The combination of percutaneous transapical and transseptal closure of cardiac apex and prosthetic mitral paravalvular leak with loop technique. Int J Cardiol. 2015; 203: 221-224. doi: 10.1016/j.ijcard.2015.10.132
61. Demirkol S, Ozturk C, Balta S, Celik T, Iyisoy A. Utility of Isovolumic Contraction Peak Velocity for Evaluation of Adult Patient Status after Transcatheter Closure of Atrial Septal Defect. Echocardiography. 2015; 32(11): 1742. doi: 10.1111/echo.13037
62. Celık T, Balta S, Demır M, et al. Predictive value of admission red cell distribution width-platelet ratio for no-reflow phenomenon in acute ST segment elevation myocardial infarction undergoing primary percutaneous coronary intervention. Cardiol J. 2015. doi: 10.5603/CJ.a2015.0070
63. Cakmak T, Metin S, Balta S, Sen A, Akin A. The Use of Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy in Dentistry. J Clin Diagn Res. 2015; 9(9): ZL01.
64. Ünlü M, Demirkol S, Yildirim AO, Balta Ş, Öztürk C, Iyisoy A. Atrioventricular block associated with ticagrelor therapy may require permanent pacemaker. Int J Cardiol. 2015. doi: 10.1016/j.ijcard.2015.08.067
65. Aparci M, Ozturk C, Celik T, et al. Can a novel scoring system derived from hemodynamic and anthropometric variables predict sympathetic drive in young patients? Blood Press Monit. 2015. doi: 10.1097/MBP.0000000000000152
66. Balta S, Mikhailidis DP, Demirkol S, Ozturk C, Celik T, Iyisoy A. Endocan: A novel inflammatory indicator in cardiovascular disease? Atherosclerosis. 2015; 243(1): 339-343. doi:10.1016/j.atherosclerosis.2015.09.030
67. Balta S, Ozturk C, Yildirim AO, Aparci M, Demir M, Celik T. The Relation Between Neutrophil-Lymphocyte Ratio and Hypertension. Am J Hypertens. 2015; 28(11): 1386. doi: 10.1093/ajh/hpv137
68. Ünlü M, Balta S, Yildirim AO, Ozturk C, Demir M, Celik T. The Neutrophil-to-Lymphocyte Ratio Is Valuable at All Stages of Coronary Artery Disease. Cardiology. 2016; 133(1): 56. doi: 10.1159/000438981
69. Demirkol S, Ozturk C, Balta S, Unlu M, Arslan Z. Is left ventricular diastolic function impaired in patients with ankylosing spondylitis? Int J Rheum Dis. 2015. doi: 10.1111/1756-185X.12778
70. Demirkol S, Ozturk C, Balta S, Unlu M, Arslan Z. What is the actual prevalence and clinical characteristics of mitral valve prolapse? Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci. 2015; 19(18): 3330.
71. Balta S, Kucuk U, Demirkol S, Oztur C, Demir M. Waist-Hip Ratio in Patients with Acute Myocardial Infarction. J Clin Diagn Res. 2015; 9(8): OL01. doi: 10.7860/JCDR/2015/8951.6277
72. Demirkol S, Ozturk C, Balta S, Unlu M. Right ventricular function in patients undergoing surgical or transcatheter aortic valve replacement. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. doi: 10.1093/ejcts/ezv307
73. Celik T, Balta S, Ozturk C, et al. Predictors of No-Reflow Phenomenon in Young Patients With Acute ST-Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction Undergoing Primary Percutaneous Coronary Intervention. Angiology. 2015. doi:10.1177/0003319715605977
74. Balta S, Yildirim AO, Demir M, Ozturk C, Aparci M, Celik T. Plasma B-type natriuretic peptide in congenital heart disease. Am J Emerg Med. 2015; 33(11): 1701. doi: 10.1016/j.ajem.2015.07.019
75. Balta S, Uslu AU, Unlu M, Demirkol S, Ozturk C. The relation between neutrophil-lymphocyte ratio and acute kidney injury. Ren Fail. 2015; 37(9): 1527-1528. doi: 10.3109/0886022X.2015.1077311
76. Uslu AU, Aydin B, Inal S, et al. The relationship between red cell distribution width and homozygous M694V mutation in familial Mediterranean fever patients. Ann Saudi Med. 2015; 35(2): 151-156. doi: 10.5144/0256-4947.2015.151
77. Balta S, Demirkol S, Aparci M, Arslan Z, Ozturk C. Red Cell Distribution Width in Myocardial Infarction. Med Princ Pract. 2015; 24(6): 584-585. doi: 10.1159/000437355
78. Balta S, Demırkol S, Unlu M, Ozturk C, Arslan Z, Celık T. Neutrophil-lymphocyte ratio: Can clinicians really trust it as an inflammatory indicator? Cardiol J. 2015; 22(4): 475. doi: 10.5603/CJ.2015.0050
79. Balta S, Demırer Z, Aparci M, Yildirim AO, Ozturk C. The lymphocyte-monocyte ratio in clinical practice. J Clin Pathol. 2015. doi:10.1136/jclinpath-2015-203233
80. Balta S, Aparci M, Ozturk C, Unlu M, Celik T. Carotid intima media thickness can predict coronary artery disease. Int J Cardiol. 2015; 201: 331. doi: 10.1016/j.ijcard.2014.10.100
81. Demirkol S, Ozturk C, Balta S, Unlu M, Arslan Z. Right ventricular diastolic function in patients with community-acquired pneumonia. Am J Emerg Med. 2015 Oct; 33(10): 1521-2. doi: 10.1016/j.ajem.2015.07.022
82. Demirer Z, Uslu AU, Balta S. Letter to the editor: predictive value of the neutrophil-lymphocyte ratio and mean platelet volume in testicular torsion. Korean J Urol. 2015; 56(8): 601-602. doi: 10.4111/kju.2015.56.8.601
83. Ozturk C, Balta S, Ozturk A, Aparci M, Sadir S, Celik T. Inter-Arm Blood Pressure Differences May Be Important for Predicting Mortality. J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich). 2015. doi: 10.1111/jch.12659
84. Kucuk A, Uslu AU, Arslan S, et al. Ischemia-Modified Albumin and Atherosclerosis in Patients With Familial Mediterranean Fever. Angiology. 2015. doi: 10.1177/0003319715595744
85. Iyisoy A, Ozturk C, Tavlasoglu M, et al. Significant left hemothorax after transapical closure of cardiac apex with minithoracotomy and transapical transcatheter prosthetic mitral paravalvular leak closure. Int J Cardiol. 2015; 199: 274-276. doi: 10.1016/j.ijcard.2015.07.030
86. Çakar M, Balta Ş, Şarlak H, et al. Arterial stiffness and endothelial inflammation in prediabetes and newly diagnosed diabetes patients. Arch Endocrinol Metab. 2015; 59(5): 407-413. doi: 10.1590/2359-3997000000061
87. Ozturk C, Demirkol S, Demir M, et al. Mobile mass lesion in the aorta after transcatheter aortic valve implantation:Thrombus or residue calcification. Int J Cardiol. 2015; 198: 45-46. doi: 10.1016/j.ijcard.2015.06.155
88. Ozturk C, Iyisoy A, Celik T, et al. Computed tomography guided percutaneous transapical closure of cardiac apex after prosthetic mitral paravalvular leak closure. Int J Cardiol. 2015; 198: 37-39. doi: 10.1016/j.ijcard.2015.06.121
89. Balta I, Balta S, Karademir I, Demirkol S, Ozturk C, Celik T. Subclinical atherosclerosis in patients with psoriasis. J Saudi Heart Assoc. 2015; 27(3): 222-223. doi: 10.1016/j.jsha.2015.03.006
90. Uslu AU, Inal S, Balta S. Assessment of Platelet-Lymphocyte Ratio Based on EDTA-Dependent Pseudothrombocytopenia. Angiology. 2015. doi: 10.1177/0003319715591331
91. Balta I, Balta S, Karademir I, Demirkol S, Ozturk C, Celik T. Subclinical atherosclerosis in patients with psoriasis. J Saudi Heart Assoc. 2015; 27(3): 222-223. doi: 10.1016/j.jsha.2015.03.006
92. Ünlü M, Balta Ş, Arslan Z, Demirkol S, Öztürk C, Çelik T, Iyisoy A. Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring and Body Mass Index: Good but Not Standardized! Med Princ Pract. 2015; 24(5): 1-3. doi: 10.1159/000431369
93. Balta I, Balta S, Demir M, Ozturk C, Demirkol S. Thrombosis with Behçets disease should be evaluated different conditions. Pan Afr Med J. 2015; 20: 117. doi: 10.11604/pamj.2015.20.117.3571
94. Balta S, Ozturk C. Endocan, Obstructive Sleep Apnea, and Vascular Risk. Angiology. 2015 Jun 15. doi: 10.1177/0003319715591332
95. Balta S, Demirer Z, Aparci M, Demirkol S, Ozturk C. The relation between lymphocyte-monocyte ratio and renal cell carcinoma. Urol Oncol. 2015. doi: 10.1016/j.urolonc.2015.05.004
96. Ozturk C, Balta S, Balta I, Celik T. Neutrophil-Lymphocyte Ratio in Behçet Disease. Angiology. 2015. doi: 10.1177/0003319715586290
97. Bolu A, Balta S. Psychiatric and cardiovascular comorbidities as causes of long-term work disability among individuals with recent-onset rheumatoid arthritis: comments on the article by Kerola et al. Scand J Rheumatol. 2015; 20: 1. doi: 10.3109/03009742.2015.1008039
98. Balta S, Kurtoglu E, Bolu A, Aparci M, Ozturk C. Asymmetric dimethylarginine levels in patients with schizophrenia. Psychiatry Res. 2015; 227(2-3): 369-370. doi: 10.1016/j.psychres.2015.02.018
99. Celik T, Ozturk C, Iyisoy A, et al. Percutaneous mitral annuloplasty in a patient with coronary sinus stenosis and coronary artery compression during procedure; they will not interfere. Int J Cardiol. 2015; 191: 84-86. doi: 10.1016/j.ijcard.2015.04.283
100. Ozturk C, Celik T, Demirkol S, et al. The healing of spontaneous coronary artery dissection with conservative treatment: When to stop. Int J Cardiol. 2015; 189: 249-251. doi: 10.1016/j.ijcard.2015.04.094
101. Balta S, Ozturk C. The Relation between CD40 Ligand and Coronary Artery Disease. Cardiology. 2015; 131(2): 107-108. doi: 10.1159/000381180
102. Balta I, Balta S, Demirkol S, Kucuk U. Thrombotic tendency in patients with Behçets disease. Acta Med Iran. 2015; 53(4): 256.
103. Balta S, Demırkol S, Unlu M, Ozturk C, Arslan Z, Demır M. Electrocardiographic findings in patients with pulmonary embolism. Am J Emerg Med. 2015; 33(6): 838-839. doi: 10.1016/j.ajem.2015.03.004
104. Balta S, Demir M, Demirkol S, Ozturk C, Celik T. Mean platelet volume in patients with varicocele. Andrologia. 2015; 47(4): 365-366. doi: 10.1111/and.12277
105. Ozturk C, Aparci M, Ozturk A, Balta S. High altitude may affect cardiac structure in smoking subjects. Int J Cardiol. 2015; 184: 416. doi: 10.1016/j.ijcard.2015.03.005
106. Bolu A, Balta S, Unlu M, Demirkol S, Ozturk C. The relation between neutrophil-lymphocyte ratio and schizophrenia: commentary on Semiz et al. (2014). Psychiatr Danub. 2015; 27(1): 75-76. Web site. http://www.hdbp.org/psychiatria_danubina/pdf/dnb_vol27_no1/dnb_vol27_no1_75.pdf. Aceessed
107. Sarlak H, Cakar M, Balta S, Demirbas S, Unlu M, Demirkol S. Body mass indexes should be stratified clearly in order to determine increased arterial stiffness in subjects with impaired fasting glucose. J Diabetes Complications. 2015; 29(4): 612. doi: 10.1016/j.jdiacomp.2013.01.005
108. Balta S, Demır M, Demırkol S, Kucuk U, Unlu M, Arslan Z. Anemia and renal dysfunction: Two different conditions but same results in cardiovascular disease. Cardiol J. 2015; 22(1): 121. doi: 10.5603/CJ.2015.0001
109. Kucuk H, Kucuk U, Kolcu Z, Balta S, Demirkol S. Misuse of fentanyl transdermal patch mixed with acute coronary syndrome. Hum Exp Toxicol. 2015. doi: 10.1177/0960327115577516
110. Unlu M, Ozturk C, Demirkol S, et al. Thrombolytic therapy in a patient with inferolateral myocardial infarction after carbon monoxide poisoning. Hum Exp Toxicol. 2015. doi: 10.1177/0960327115577542
111. Ozturk C, Aparci M, Karaduman M, Balta S, Çelik T, İyisoy A. Relationship of Systolic Blood Pressure and Body Mass Index With Left Ventricular Mass and Mass Index in Adolescents. Angiology. 2015. doi: 10.1177/0003319715573102
112. Balta S, Celik T, Mikhailidis DP, et al. The Relation Between Atherosclerosis and the Neutrophil-Lymphocyte Ratio. Clin Appl Thromb Hemost. 2015. doi: 10.1177/1076029615569568
113. Balta S, Mikhailidis DP, Demirkol S, Celik T, Ozturk C, Iyisoy A. Endocan and atherosclerosis. Angiology. 2015; 66(5): 490. doi: 10.1177/0003319715568973
114. Balta S, Aparci M, Demirkol S, Ozturk C, Celik T. Red cell distribution width in primary glomerulonephritides. Ren Fail. 2015; 37(2): 358. doi: 10.3109/0886022X.2014.986622
115. Balta S, Demir M, Demirkol S, Arslan Z, Unlu M, Celik T. Red cell distribution width is related to stroke in patients with heart failure. Clin Appl Thromb Hemost. 2015; 21(2): 190. doi: 10.1177/1076029613509479
116. Balta S, Aparci M, Ozturk C, Demirkol S, Celik T, Iyisoy A. Red cell distribution width in subclinical hypothyroidism. Arq Bras Endocrinol Metabol. 2014; 58(9): 974-975. doi: 10.1590/0004-2730000003452
117. Aparcı M, Öztürk C, Balta Ş, Okutucu S, Işılak Z. Cholesterol; is accused for the atherosclerosis proximal to myocardial bridging? Anadolu Kardiyol Derg. 2014. doi: 10.5152/akd.2014.5803
118. Balta Ş, Çelik T, Aparcı M, Kurtoğlu E, Öztürk C. ADMA is a useful marker, but many confounding factors should be considered! Anatol J Cardiol. 2015. doi: 10.5152/akd.2014.5894
119. Balta S, Ozturk C. The platelet-lymphocyte ratio: A simple, inexpensive and rapid prognostic marker for cardiovascular events. Platelets. 2014: 1-2. doi: 10.3109/09537104.2014.979340
120. Balta I, Balta S, Ozturk C, Demirkol S. Plasma homocysteine level in patients with Behçets disease. Int J Rheum Dis. 2014. doi: 10.1111/1756-185X.12526
121. Balta S, Aparci M, Ozturk C, Demirkol S, Iyisoy A. Red cell distribution width in acute mesenteric ischemia. Perfusion. 2014. doi: 10.1177/0267659114563639
122. Ünlü M, Balta Ş, Arslan Z, Öztürk C, Çelik T, Iyisoy A. The Effect of Metformin on Cardiac Fibrosis via Differentiation of Cardiac Fibroblasts. Cardiology. 2015; 130(1): 52-53. doi: 10.1159/000369127
123. Balta S, Aparci M, Ozturk C, Demir M, Celik T. Neutrophil-Lymphocyte Ratio May Predict the Degree of Coronary Collateral Circulation. Clin Appl Thromb Hemost. 2015; 21(6): 586-587. doi: 10.1177/1076029614564210
124. Demirkol S, Ozturk C, Aparci M, Balta S, Unlu M, Iyisoy A. The effect of age on right ventricular diastolic function parameters. Cardiology. 2015; 130(1): 46. doi: 10.1159/000368748
125. Guler L, Bozkirli F, Bedirli N, et al. Comparison of the Effects of Dexmedetomidine vs. Ketamine in Cardiac Ischemia/Reperfusion Injury in Rats – Preliminary Study. Adv Clin Exp Med. 2014; 23(5): 683-689. Web site. http://www.advances.umed.wroc.pl/pdf/2014/23/5/683.pdf. Accessed
126. Balta S, Aparci M, Ozturk C, Demirkol S, Celik T. Red cell distribution width: a predictor of all-cause mortality in patients with coronary artery disease. Cardiology. 2015; 130(1): 23-24. doi: 10.1159/000368393
127. Arslan Z, Balta S, Demirkol S, et al. Parameters influencing LVEF improvement with intracoronary bone marrow stem cell delivery in acute myocardial infarction. Int J Cardiol. 2014; 177(2): 644-645. doi: 10.1016/j.ijcard.2014.09.179
128. Balta S, Aparci M. The Relation between Renin-Angiotensin-Aldosterone System Blockade and Contrast-Induced Nephropathy: An Unresolved Issue. Cardiology. 2014; 130(1): 1-3. doi: 10.1159/000368300
129. Kucuk U, Isilak Z, Uz O, Balta S. eComment. Doctor Jekyll and Mr Heyde: a vague association between angiodysplasia and aortic stenosis. Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg. 2014; 19(6): 932. doi: 10.1093/icvts/ivu401
130. Celık T, Balta S, Karaman M, et al. Endocan, a novel marker of endothelial dysfunction in patients with essential hypertension: Comparative effects of amlodipine and valsartan. Blood Press. 2015; 24(1): 55-60. doi: 10.3109/08037051.2014.972816
131. Aparci M, Ozturk C, Balta S, Okutucu S, Isilak Z. Hypercholesterolemia is Accounted for Atherosclerosis at the Proximal Arterial Segments of Myocardial Bridging: A Pilot Study. Clin Appl Thromb Hemost. 2014. doi: 10.1177/1076029614554995
132. Balta S, Demirkol S, Demir M, Ozturk C, Aparcı M, Celik T. Ankle-brachial index in coronary artery disease. Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2014; 69(9): 653. doi: 10.6061/clinics/2014(09)13
133. Olgun Kucuk H, Kucuk U, Hakan Cansiz K, Balta S, Arslan Z. One biomarker does not fit all. Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci. 2014; 18(18): 2594.
134. Balta S, Aparcı M, Ozturk C, Demirkol S, Celik T. Neutrophil-lymphocyte ratio as an useful mortality marker. Am J Emerg Med. 2014; 32(12): 1546-1547. doi: 10.1016/j.ajem.2014.09.040
135. Balta S, Aydogan M, Aparci M, Ozturk C, Demirkol S. Red cell distribution width in patients with sarcoidosis. Clin Respir J. 2014. doi: 10.1111/crj.12182
136. Ozturk C, Balta S, Demirkol S, Unlu M, Celik T, Iyisoy A. The QT measurements after biventricular pacing, is it reliable? J Saudi Heart Assoc. 2014; 26(4): 231-232. doi: 10.1016/j.jsha.2014.02.004
137. Balta I, Balta S, Demirkol S, Ozturk C, Celik T. Neutrophil-to-lymphocyte ratio may predict subclinical atherosclerosis in patients with psoriasis. Echocardiography. 2014; 31(9): 1166-1167. doi: 10.1111/echo.12668
138. Ozturk C, Ozturk A, Cakmak T, Metin S, Balta S, Aparci M, Sen A. Bicuspid aortic valve may affect aortic dimensions in aviators. Aviat Space Environ Med. 2014; 85(8): 867. doi: 10.3357/ASEM.4031.2014
139. Ozturk C, Aparci M, Cakmak T, Metin S, Balta S, Sen A. Atrial fibrillation presented with syncope in a jet pilot during daily briefing on squadron. Aviat Space Environ Med. 2014; 85(9): 965-969. doi: 10.3357/ASEM.3922.2014
140. Kurtoglu E, Balta S, Erdem K, Karakus Y. Asymmetric dimethylarginine and Ramadan fasting. Eur J Clin Nutr. 2014; 68(12): 1368. doi: 10.1038/ejcn.2014.175
141. Balta S, Aparci M, Demir M, Ozturk C, Celik T. Ischemia-modified albumin in patients with seizure. Am J Emerg Med. 2014; 32(10): 1282. doi: 10.1016/j.ajem.2014.06.028
142. Balta S, Demirkol S, Kurtoglu E, Demir M, Kucuk U, Unlu M. Ankle-brachial index in patients with ischaemic stroke. Eur J Neurol. 2014; 21(1): e1. doi: 10.1111/ene.12283
143. Arslan HH, Aparci M, Arslan Z, et al. Increased frequency of mitral valve prolapse in patients with deviated nasal septum. Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol. 2015; 272(7): 1667-1671. doi: 10.1007/s00405-014-3243-8
144. Kurtoglu E, Balta S, Karakus Y, et al. Ivabradine improves heart rate variability in patients with nonischemic dilated cardiomyopathy. Arq Bras Cardiol. 2014; 103(4): 308-314. doi: 10.5935/abc.20140109
145. Balta S, Demirkol S, Aparcı M, Celik T, Ozturk C. The neutrophil lymphocyte ratio in coronary heart disease. Int J Cardiol. 2014; 176(1): 267. doi: 10.1016/j.ijcard.2014.06.098
146. Balta S, Arslan Z, Kucuk U, Demırkol S, Demır M, Unlu M. Whether taken medication can improve arterial stiffness or not. J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich). 2014; 16(9): 693. doi: 10.1111/jch.12358
147. Balta S, Karademir I, Demirkol S, Ozturk C, Celik T. Red Cell Distribution Width in Patients With Cerebral Venous Sinus Thrombosis. Clin Appl Thromb Hemost. 2014. doi: 10.1177/1076029614543824
148. Aparci M, Okutucu S, Ozturk C, Balta S, Isilak Z. Utility of multi-detector tomography angiography with equivocal exercise stress test in acute coronary syndrome. Emerg Med Australas. 2014; 26(5): 517-518. doi: 10.1111/1742-6723.12269
149. Balta S, Karademir I, Demir M, Ozturk C, Celik T, Demirkol S. Red cell distribution width in pulmonary embolism. Wien Klin Wochenschr. 2014; 126(17-18): 553-554. doi: 10.1007/s00508-014-0572-y
150. Balta S, Aparci M, Ozturk C, Demirkol S, Celik T. Red cell distribution width in organophosphate exposure patients. Am J Emerg Med. 2014; 32(9): 1132. doi: 10.1016/j.ajem.2014.05.032
151. Balta S, Demirkol S, Kucuk U, Celik T, Ozturk C, Iyisoy A. The relationship between neutrophil-lymphocyte ratio and coronary collateral circulation. Perfusion. 2014; 29(4): 367-368. doi: 10.1177/0267659114538483
152. Demirkol S, Balta S, Ozturk C, Celik T, Iyisoy A. Different imaging modalities in quantification of epicardial adipose tissue thickness. J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich). 2014; 16(8): 616. doi: 10.1111/jch.12346
153. Balta I, Balta S, Aparci M, Demirkol S, Ozturk C. Mean platelet volume in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus. Clin Rheumatol. 2014. doi: 10.1007/s10067-014-2705-0
154. Balta S, Demir M, Kucuk U, Demirkol S. Red cell distribution width in patients with coronary artery disease. Intern Med. 2014; 53(11): 1239. doi: 10.2169/internalmedicine.53.1788
155. Olgun Kucuk H, Kucuk U, Cansiz KH, Balta S, Arslan Z. Off-pump coronary artery bypass grafting in patients on chronic hemodialysis. Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci. 2014; 18(9): 1434.
156. Dinc M, Cakar M, Balta S, Akhan M, Sarlak H, Demirkol S. The importance of iodine supplementation and smoking for maternal and fetal thyroid health in pregnant women. Eur Thyroid J. 2013; 2(3): 211-22. doi: 10.1159/000351102
157. Oztürk C, Balta S, Metin S, Cakmak T. should obese people be allowed to rise to high altitude? Anadolu Kardiyol Derg. 2014; 14(4): 407-408. doi: 10.5152/akd.2014.5404
158. Iyisoy A, Demirkol S, Celik T, Balta S. Case images: Percutaneous transcatheter closure of atrial and ventricular septal defect in the same session. Turk Kardiyol Dern Ars. 2014; 42(3): 314. doi: 10.5543/tkda.2014.01346
159. Olgun Kucuk H, Kucuk U, Asker M, Balta S. Three dimensional insight to Austin Flint murmur. Int J Cardiol. 2014; 174(2): e24-e25. doi: 10.1016/j.ijcard.2014.03.073
160. Ozturk C, Balta S, Demirkol S, Celik T, Iyisoy A. Epicardial adipose tissue thickness may be related diastolic dysfunction in obese adolescents. Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci. 2014; 18(7): 1109.
161. Cakmak T, Metin S, Ozturk C, Balta S. Managing acute coronary syndrome during medical air evacuation from a remote location at sea. Aviat Space Environ Med. 2014; 85(4): 480. doi: 10.3357/ASEM.3947.2014
162. Demirkol S, Balta S, Arslan Z, Kucuk U, Unlu M. The association between vitamin D level and extent of coronary stenotic lesions. Cardiol J. 2014; 21(2): 206-207. doi: 10.5603/CJ.2014.0030
163. Balta I, Balta S, Ozturk C, Kurtoglu E. Increased arterial stiffness is independently associated with metabolic syndrome and damage index in systemic lupus erythematosus patients: comment on the article by Valero-Gonzalez et al. Scand J Rheumatol. 2014; 43(5): 432. doi: 10.3109/03009742.2014.893014
164. Balta S, Kurtoglu E, Kucuk U, Demirkol S, Ozturk C. Neutrophil-lymphocyte ratio as an important assessment tool. Expert Rev Cardiovasc Ther. 2014; 12(5): 537-538. doi: 10.1586/14779072.2014.902309
165. Balta S. Comment on: renal impairment and coronary collaterals in patients with acute coronary syndrome. Herz. 2014; 39(4): 481-482. doi: 10.1007/s00059-013-3948-2
166. Balta S, Demir M, Ozturk C, Celik T. Arterial stiffness in patients with bronchial asthma. Respir Med. 2014; 108(6): 940. doi: 10.1016/j.rmed.2013.12.017
167. Balta I, Balta S, Demir M, Ozturk C, Demirkol S. P-wave duration dispersion in patients with lichen planus. Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2014; 69(4): 304. doi:
10.6061/clinics/2014(04)12
168. Ozturk C, Demirkol S, Balta S, Bozlar U, Unlu M. Multiple pseudoaneurysms of aortic arch in a patient with Behcets disease. Eur Heart J Cardiovasc Imaging. 2014; 15(9): 1028. doi:
10.1093/ehjci/jeu047
169. Balta S, Demırkol S, Kurt O, Unlu M, Iyısoy A, Sarlak H. Inflammatory status in patients with coronary artery disease. Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci. 2014; 18(6): 939-940.
170. Ozturk C, Balta S, Demirkol S, Ozturk A, Celik T, Iyisoy A. High BNP levels in rheumatoid arthritis may be related with right ventricular functions. Int J Cardiol. 2014; 174(1): 149-150. doi:
10.1016/j.ijcard.2014.03.157
171. Balta S, Balta I, Mikhailidis DP, et al. Bilirubin levels and their association with carotid intima media thickness and high-sensitivity C-reactive protein in patients with psoriasis vulgaris. Am J Clin Dermatol. 2014; 15(2): 137-142. doi:
10.1007/s40257-014-0069-5
172. Ozturk C, Balta S, Demirkol S, et al. Increased platelet indices in acute stent thrombosis. Angiology. 2014; 65(8): 744. doi:
10.1177/0003319714529181
173. Ozturk C, Balta S, Balta I, et al. Neutrophil-Lymphocyte Ratio and Carotid-Intima Media Thickness in Patients With Behcet Disease Without Cardiovascular Involvement. Angiology. 2014. 2015; 66(3): 291-296. doi:
10.1177/0003319714527638
174. Balta I, Balta S, Ozturk C. Thrombotic therapy in patients with Behçets disease. Expert Rev Cardiovasc Ther. 2014; 12(4): 413-414. doi:
10.1586/14779072.2014.896197
175. Balta I, Balta S, Demirkol S, Demir M, Ozturk C. Assessment of arterial stiffness in patients with inactive and active Behçets disease: comments on the article by Yilmaz et al. Scand J Rheumatol. 2014; 43(4): 347-348. doi:
10.3109/03009742.2013.875585
176. Kucuk U, Kucuk HO, Cansiz KH, Balta S. eComment. Thrombus strikes back: promising role of thromboelastography for thromboembolic risk prediction in HeartMate II recipients. Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg. 2014; 18(4): 465. doi:
10.1093/icvts/ivu047
177. Ozturk C, Balta S, Ozturk A. Inter-arm blood pressure differences in aviators: is it important? J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich). 2014; 16(5): 387. doi:
10.1111/jch.12280
178. Balta I, Balta S, Demırkol S, Demır M, Celık T. Vitamin D levels in patients with Behçets disease. Int J Rheum Dis. 2014; 17(4): 479-480. doi:
10.1111/1756-185X.12236
179. Balta S, Kurtoglu E, Ozturk C, Demırkol S, Demır M. Arterial stiffness and pentraxin 3 levels in obese patients. Am J Hypertens. 2014; 27(6): 881. doi:
10.1093/ajh/hpu018
180. Balta S, Kucuk U, Demirkol S, Demir M, Ozturk C. Arterial stiffness parameters in patients with chronic kidney disease. J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich). 2014; 16(2): 157. doi:
10.1111/jch.12254
181. Demirkol S, Balta S, Kucuk U, Kucuk HO. The neutrophil lymphocyte ratio may be useful inflammatory indicator before applying other expensive and invasive procedures. Indian J Nephrol. 2014; 24(1): 65-66. doi:
10.4103/0971-4065.125135
182. Balta S, Ozturk C, Demirkol S, Demir M. Adiponectin levels in hemodialysis patients. Ther Apher Dial. 2014; 18(2): 214-215. doi:
10.1111/1744-9987.12181
183. Demirkol S, Balta S, Bozlar U. Diffuse mural thrombus in a patient with thoracic aortic aneurysm. Asian Cardiovasc Thorac Ann. 2013; 21(4): 490. doi:
10.1177/0218492312457925
184. Balta S, Aydogan M, Demirkol S, Cakar M, Akgul EO, Sarlak H. Red cell distribution width: a novel and simple predictor of mortality in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. COPD. 2014; 11(4): 475-476. doi:
10.3109/15412555.2013.813449
185. Oztürk C, Balta S. Does bilirubin level have an effect on cardiac parameters? Anadolu Kardiyol Derg. 2014; 14(2): 213. doi:
10.5152/akd.2014.5361
186. Kurtoglu E, Balta S. Other factors may effect the relationship between heart rate variability indices and coronary atherosclerosis. Clin Auton Res. 2014; 24(2): 89. doi:
10.1007/s10286-014-0230-5
187. Balta S, Demirkol S, Arslan Z. Quadricuspid aortic valve without severe regurgitation in pectus excavatum. Asian Cardiovasc Thorac Ann. 2013; 21(2): 240. doi:
10.1177/0218492312449826
188. Balta S, Demir M, Kurtoglu E, Demirkol S. Mean platelet volume in patients with sensorineural hearing loss. J Laryngol Otol. 2014; 128(2): 217-218. doi:
10.1017/S0022215114000164
189. Balta Ş, Balta İ, Demirkol S, Yeşil FG. Hypoplastic aorta in a patient with familial hypercholesterolemia. Anadolu Kardiyol Derg. 2013; 13(8): E46. doi:
10.5152/akd.2013.4891
190. Balta I, Balta S, Ozturk C, Demirkol S, Demir M. Epicardial fat thickness in psoriasis patients. Dermatology. 2014; 228(2): 132-133. doi:
10.1159/000357403
191. Kucuk U, Olgun Kucuk H, Balta S, Arslan Z. Tiny magnetomers and future of magnetocardiography. Int J Cardiol. 2014; 172(2): e268. doi:
10.1016/j.ijcard.2013.12.102
192. Kurtoglu E, Balta S, Karakus Y, Yasar E, Gozubuyuk G. The unnormalized spectral indices of heart rate variability should be presented in conjunction with normalized versions of the same variables. Sleep Med. 2014; 15(7): 843. doi:
10.1016/j.sleep.2013.12.006
193. Kurtoglu E, Balta S, Karakus Y, Yasar E. Other factors ought to be kept in mind when analyzing plasma asymmetric dimethylarginine levels. Am J Hypertens. 2014; 27(3): 500. doi:
10.1093/ajh/hpt275
194. Balta S, Kurtoglu E, Unlu M, Demirkol S, Arslan Z. Red cell distribution width in renal transplant patients. Int Urol Nephrol. 2014; 46(7): 1465-1466. doi:
10.1007/s11255-014-0649-6
195. Cakar M, Balta S, Sarlak H, Demirkol S. The nutritional status of the patients with renal failure should be assessed carefully. Hippokratia. 2013; 17(3): 285.
196. Balta S, Demir M, Kurtoglu E, Demirkol S. Red cell distribution width in patients with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease. Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2014; 26(3): 361. doi:
10.1097/MEG.0000000000000017
197. Balta I, Balta S, Demirkol S, Unlu M, Demir M. Lipid levels in patients with Behcets disease. Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci. 2014; 18(1): 142.
198. Balta S, Demırkol S, Arslan Z, Demır M, Ozturk C. The neutrophil lymphocyte ratio in patients with ST segment elevation myocardial infarction. Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci. 2014; 18(1): 141.
199. Balta S, Demırkol S, Celık T, Demır M, Unlu M. Arterial stiffness in patients with ischemic attack. Int J Stroke. 2014; 9(2): E5. doi:
10.1111/ijs.12238
200. Balta S, Demirkol S, Ozturk C, Demir M, Iyisoy A. Heart rate variability in patients with chest pain at the ED. Am J Emerg Med. 2014; 32(3): 284-285. doi:
10.1016/j.ajem.2013.11.050
201. Balta S, Demirkol S, Demir M, Ozturk C, Celik T. Ankle brachial index in hemodialysis patients. Ther Apher Dial. 2014; 18(1): 113-114. doi:
10.1111/1744-9987.12156
202. Kurtoglu E, Balta S, Karakus Y, Yasar E. Frequency domain parameters of heart rate variability should also be quoted in normalised units. Acta Anaesthesiol Scand. 2014; 58(3): 370-371. doi:
10.1111/aas.12261
203. Balta S, Demirkol S, Ozturk C. The neutrophil lymphocyte ratio in patients with glioblastoma multiforme. J Neurooncol. 2014; 117(1): 195-196. doi:
10.1007/s11060-013-1355-4
204. Kurtoglu E, Balta S, Karakus Y, Yasar E. Pediatric guillain-barré syndrome and autonomic dysfunction. J Cardiovasc Thorac Res. 2013; 5(4): 179. doi:
10.5681/jcvtr.2013.039
205. Balta S, Mikhailidis DP, Demirkol S, et al. Endocan–a novel inflammatory indicator in newly diagnosed patients with hypertension: a pilot study. Angiology. 2014; 65(9): 773-777. doi:
10.1177/0003319713513492
206. Demirkol S, Balta S, Dinc M, Ay SA, Kucuk U, Unlu M. Arterial stiffness should be evaluated with other inflammatory markers in patients with subclinical hypothyroidism. Arq Bras Endocrinol Metabol. 2013; 57(9): 754-755. doi:
10.1590/S0004-27302013000900015
207. Balta S, Demirkol S, Kucuk U, Unlu M, Arslan Z, Demir M. The effect of different circadian blood pressure rhythms on left ventricular systolic dyssynchrony in patients with newly diagnosed essential hypertension. Echocardiography. 2014; 31(1): 120-121. doi:
10.1111/echo.12415
208. Demirkol S, Samedli S, Balta Ş, Bozlar U. A mass compressing the left atrium. Bronchogenic cyst. Anadolu Kardiyol Derg. 2014; 14(1): 95-104. doi:
10.5152/akd.2013.4792
209. Balta Ş, Demirkol S, Küçük U, Demir M, Arslan Z, Ünlü M. YKL-40 levels in patients with coronary artery ectasia. Anadolu Kardiyol Derg. 2014; 14(1): 97-98. doi:
10.5152/akd.2013.5177
210. Dinc M, Aydin E, Balta S, Demirkol S, Karaman M. Subclinical inflammation and cardiovascular risk in psoriasis. J Intern Med. 2014; 276(2): 195. doi:
10.1111/joim.12185
211. Demirkol S, Balta S. Authors reply. Turk Kardiyol Dern Ars. 2013; 41(6): 577-578.
212. Demirkol S, Balta Ş, Arslan Z, Küçük U, Ünlü M. Klinik pratiğimizin kolay, ucuz ve invaziv olmayanenflamasyon belirteci olarak ortalama trombosit hacmi. Turk Kardiyol Dern Ars. 2013; 41(6): 575.
a. Balta S, Kurtoglu E, Demir M, Demirkol S, Arslan Z, Unlu M. Risk factors for new-onset atrial fibrillation. Int J Cardiol. 2014; 171(2): e46. doi:
10.1016/j.ijcard.2013.11.115
213. Demirkol S, Balta S, Kucuk U, et al. Association between microvascular angina and erectile dsyfunction. Int J Impot Res. 2014; 26(4): 124-127. doi:
10.1038/ijir.2013.49
214. Balta S, Demirkol S, Kucuk U, Arslan Z, Unlu M, Veliyev V. Carotid intima-media thickness is a relatively inexpensive and favorable prognostic marker in patients with spondyloarthritis. Sao Paulo Med J. 2013; 131(6): 436-438. doi:
10.1590/1516-3180.2013.1316728
215. Balta S, Demir M, Kucuk U, Arslan Z, Demirkol S. Red cell distribution width in patients with atrial fibrillation. J Intern Med. 2014; 275(5): 545. doi:
10.1111/joim.12182
216. Dinc M, Balta S, Cakar M, Akhan M, Sarlak H, Unlu M. What is the contribution of physical activity on outcome in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus? Arq Bras Endocrinol Metabol. 2013; 57(8): 663-664. doi:
10.1590/S0004-27302013000800014
217. Demirkol S, Balta S, Kucuk U, Kucuk HO, Kurt O, Sarlak H. The neutrophil lymphocyte ratio may be useful inflammatory indicator before applying other expensive and invasive procedures. Indian J Ophthalmol. 2013; 61(11): 685. doi:
10.4103/0301-4738.123150
218. Balta S, Demirkol S, Unlu M, Kucuk U, Arslan Z, Demir M. Higher mean platelet volume level in patients with pulmonary embolism. Clin Respir J. 2014; 8(2): 251-252. doi:
10.1111/crj.12067
219. Balta S, Kucuk U, Arslan Z, Unlu M, Demirkol S. Mean platelet volume may be confused in many conditions. Wien Klin Wochenschr. 2014; 126(7-8): 248-249. doi:
10.1007/s00508-013-0490-4
220. Balta S, Demirkol S, Arslan Z, Unlu M, Yesil FG, Celik T. Red cell distribution width may be related to the degree of coronary collateral circulation. Clin Appl Thromb Hemost. 2014; 20(1): 107. doi:
10.1177/1076029613481104
221. Balta I, Balta S, Aydin E, Demirkol S, Unlu M, Arslan Z. Heart rate recovery index in patients with psoriasis. Med Princ Pract. 2014; 23(2): 192. doi:
10.1159/000357298
222. Balta I, Balta S, Demir M, Ozturk C, Demirkol S. Thrombotic events in Behçets disease. Am J Emerg Med. 2014; 32(2): 184-185. doi:
10.1016/j.ajem.2013.10.053
223. Balta S, Demırkol S, Kucuk U, Cakar M, Unlu M. Neutrophil-to-lymphocyte ratio as a novel independent prognostic factor in urothelial carcinoma. Clin Genitourin Cancer. 2014; 12(2): e69-e70. doi:
10.1016/j.clgc.2013.07.014
224. Balta S, Demir M, Kucuk U, Arslan Z, Demirkol S, Unlu M. Masked hypertension as an unrecognized destructive condition. J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich). 2014; 16(2): 155. doi:
10.1111/jch.12240
225. Ekiz O, Balta I, Sen BB, Rifaioglu EN, Balta S, Demirkol S. The etiology of Behçet disease: is it really inflammation or not! Angiology. 2014; 65(4): 327. doi:
10.1177/0003319713515298
226. Balta S, Ozturk C, Kurtoglu E. The neutrophil-lymphocyte ratio is not enough to describe inflammatory condition. Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol. 2014; 271(6): 1839-1840. doi:
10.1007/s00405-013-2847-8
227. Ozturk C, Cakmak T, Metin S, Balta S, Aparci M. Acceleration forces can effect cardiovascular structure. J Physiol Sci. 2014; 64(2): 157-158. doi:
10.1007/s12576-013-0299-y
228. Balta S, Demirkol S, Unlu M, Kucuk U, Arslan Z. Mean platelet volume in patients with ischemic stroke. Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci. 2013; 17(22): 3121-3122.
229. Balta S, Balta I, Demirkol S, Ozturk C, Demir M. Endothelial function and Behçet disease. Angiology. 2014; 65(8): 657-659. doi:
10.1177/0003319713513146
230. Celik T, Kaya MG, Akpek M, et al. Predictive Value of Admission Platelet Volume Indices for In-hospital Major Adverse Cardiovascular Events in Acute ST-Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction. Angiology. 2015; 66(2): 155-162. doi:
10.1177/0003319713513493
231. Cakar M, Bulucu F, Karaman M, et al. Asymmetric dimethylarginine and augmentation index in newly diagnosed patients with hypertension. Angiology. 2015; 66(1): 43-48. doi:
10.1177/0003319713513145
232. Balta S, Demir M, Demirkol S, Unlu M, Kucuk U, Arslan Z. Arterial stiffness in patients with peripheral arterial disease. J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich). 2013; 15(12): 938. doi:
10.1111/jch.12195
233. Unlu M, Demirkol S, Balta S, Bozlar U, Kucuk U. Pulmonary artery aneurysm mimicking pulmonary artery dissection detected by multimodality imaging. Kardiol Pol. 2013; 71(11): 1180-1182. doi:
10.5603/KP.2013.0300
234. Balta S, Canpolat U. Association of epicardial fat thickness with TIMI risk score. Herz. 2014; 39(6): 718. doi:
10.1007/s00059-013-4001-1
235. Kucuk U, Kucuk HO, Balta S, Arslan Z. eComment. Three-dimensional printers remodelling cardiac interventions. Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg. 2013; 17(6): 1050. doi:
10.1093/icvts/ivt459
236. Demirkol S, Cakar M, Balta S, Unlu M. Are leptin levels a cause or an indicator of cardiovascular risk? Rev Port Cardiol. 2013; 32(11): 953. doi:
10.1016/j.repc.2013.01.011
237. Balta S, Demirkol S, Unlu M, Celik T. Red cell distribution width is a predictor of mortality in patients with major bleeding. Rev Port Cardiol. 2013; 32(10): 843-844. doi:
10.1016/j.repc.2013.02.015
238. Balta S, Demirkol S, Arslan Z, Demir M, Unlu M, Kucuk U. Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease may be associated with endothelial dysfunction. Ups J Med Sci. 2014; 119(1): 57. doi:
10.3109/03009734.2013.851749
239. Balta S, Demir M, Demirkol S, Kucuk U, Unlu M, Arslan Z. Uric acid level in patients with kidney disease. Cardiology. 2014; 127(1): 25. doi:
10.1159/000355002
240. Sarlak H, Demirkol S, Balta S, Cakar M, Kurt O, Akhan M. Quality of life scores should be compared before and after patients have undergone dialysis. Ann Saudi Med. 2013; 33(5): 510. doi:
10.5144/0256.4947.2013.510a
241. Kurtoğlu E, Balta S, Sincer I, Yilmaz M. Different types of statins might act differently in reducing plasma asymmetric dimethylarginine levels. Pol Arch Med Wewn. 2013; 123(10): 562-563.
242. Balta S, Demir M, Demirkol S, Unlu M. Plasma B-type natriuretic peptide level in patients with coronary artery bypass surgery. Kaohsiung J Med Sci. 2013; 29(11): 648-649. doi:
10.1016/j.kjms.2013.09.006
243. Balta S, Demirkol S, Cakar M, Kurt O, Unlu M, Kucuk U. Mean platelet volume and mitral annular calcification. Blood Coagul Fibrinolysis. 2013; 24(8): 899. doi:
10.1097/MBC.0b013e328362df02
244. Balta I, Balta S, Koryurek OM, et al. Serum endocan levels as a marker of disease activity in patients with Behçet disease. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2014; 70(2): 291-296. doi:
10.1016/j.jaad.2013.09.013
245. Balta S, Demirkol S, Cakar M, Celik T. Mean platelet volume as a surrogate marker of low-grade inflammation in osteoarthritis. Platelets. 2014; 25(8): 643-644. doi:
10.3109/09537104.2013.786824
246. Balta S, Mikhailidis DP, Kurtoglu E, Demirkol S. Mean platelet volume in patients undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention. Platelets. 2013. doi:
10.3109/09537104.2013.842207
247. Demirkol S, Bozlar U, Balta S, Yokuşoğlu M. Multimodality imaging of type 4 persistent truncus arteriosus in an adult patient. Anadolu Kardiyol Derg. 2013; 13(7): E40-E41. doi:
10.5152/akd.2013.256
248. Kurt O, Arslan E, Balta S, Cakar M, Güler K, Demirkol S. [Surgical treatment of hypertension]. Anadolu Kardiyol Derg. 2013; 13(7): 725-726. doi:
10.5152/akd.2013.246
249. Karaman M, Cakar M, Balta S, Ay SA, Dinç M, Demirkol S. The protection of therapeutic lifestyle change in individuals with prehypertension; a valuable study. Anadolu Kardiyol Derg. 2013; 13(7): 723. doi:
10.5152/akd.2013.244
250. Balta I, Balta S, Demirkol S, Küçük U, Aydın E. Flow-mediated dilatation measurement as a simple practical method in Behçets diseases without cardiovascular involvement. Anadolu Kardiyol Derg. 2013; 13(7): 720-721. doi:
10.5152/akd.2013.242
251. Balta S, Demirkol S, Kucuk U, Unlu M, Arslan Z, Celik T. Mean platelet volume as a mirror of all inflammatory conditions. Eur J Ophthalmol. 2014; 24(3): 454-455. doi:
10.5301/ejo.5000380
252. Balta I, Balta S, Koryurek OM, et al. Mean platelet volume is associated with aortic arterial stiffness in patients with Behçets disease without significant cardiovascular involvement. J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol. 2014; 28(10): 1388-1393. doi:
10.1111/jdv.12297
253. Kurtoglu E, Balta S, Sincer I, et al. Comparision of effects of rosuvastatin versus atorvastatin treatment on plasma levels of asymmetric dimethylarginine in patients with hyperlipidemia having coronary artery disease. Angiology. 2014; 65(9): 788-793. doi:
10.1177/0003319713507333
254. Balta S, Unlu M, Arslan Z, Demırkol S. Neutrophil-to-Lymphocyte Ratio in Prognosis of Gastric Cancer. J Gastric Cancer. 2013; 13(3): 196-197. doi:
10.5230/jgc.2013.13.3.196
255. Balta S, Demirkol S, Kucuk U, Sarlak H, Kurt O, Arslan Z. Neutrophil to lymphocyte ratio may predict mortality in breast cancer patients. J Breast Cancer. 2013; 16(3): 354-355. doi:
10.4048/jbc.2013.16.3.354
256. Balta I, Balta S, Demirkol S, Unlu M, Arslan Z. Carotid intima-media thickness as a novel inflammatory marker in psoriasis: comment on the article by Lin et al. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2014; 66(5): 793. doi:
10.1002/acr.22210
257. Balta S, Kucuk U, Arslan Z, Unlu M, Demirkol S, Celik T. Increased red cell distribution width in patients with slow coronary flow. Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2013; 68(9): 1288. doi:
10.6061/clinics/2013(09)16
258. Kurtoglu E, Balta S, Sincer I, Korkmaz H. Letter by Kurtoglu et al regarding article, “Asymmetric dimethylarginine in response to recombinant tissue-type plasminogen activator and erythropoietin in acute stroke”. Stroke. 2013; 44(12): e229. doi:
10.1161/STROKEAHA.113.003236
259. Kurt Ö, Cakar M, Balta S, Sarlak H, Akhan M, Arslan E. Smoking and the renal functional status of patients should be defined clearly in order to assess atherosclerosis and metabolic syndrome. Intern Med. 2013; 52(20): 2389. doi:
10.2169/internalmedicine.52.0568
260. Sarlak H, Akhan M, Cakar M, Kurt O, Arslan E, Balta S. N-terminal pro-B-type natriuretic peptide should be used in all dyspneic patients in the ED. Am J Emerg Med. 2013; 31(12): 1711. doi:
10.1016/j.ajem.2013.08.039
261. Karaman M, Balta S, Cakar M, Ay SA, Dinc M. Lifestyle change important for patients with hypertension and cardiovascular diseases. J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich). 2013; 15(11): 858. doi:
10.1111/jch.12207
262. Balta S, Demir M, Demirkol S, Kucuk U, Unlu M, Arslan Z. Arterial stiffness in patients with lower urinary tract symptoms. Scand J Urol. 2014; 48(2): 225-256. doi:
10.3109/21681805.2013.846937
263. Balta S, Demirkol S, Cakar M, Aydogan M, Akhan M. The red cell distribution width may be affected by many factors in the clinical practice. J Clin Diagn Res. 2013; 7(8): 1830. doi:
10.7860/JCDR/2013/6007.3294
264. Balta S, Demirkol S, Unlu M, Arslan Z, Celik T. Neutrophil to lymphocyte ratio may be predict of mortality in all conditions. Br J Cancer. 2013; 109(12): 3125-3126. doi:
10.1038/bjc.2013.598
265. Demirkol S, Balta S, Kucuk U, Celik T, Unlu M. Current opinions about coronary artery ectasia. Angiology. 2013; 64(8): 634-635. doi:
10.1177/0003319713491625
266. Balta S, Kucuk U, Cakar M, Demirkol S, Unlu M, Arslan Z. Re: correlation between ankle-brachial index and microalbuminuria in type 2 diabetes mellitus. Iran J Kidney Dis. 2013; 7(5): 415-416. Web site. http://europepmc.org/abstract/med/24072158. Accessed
267. Balta S, Demir M, Demirkol S, Arslan Z. eComment. Atrial fibrillation in patients undergoing thoracic surgery. Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg. 2013; 17(4): 686-687. doi:
10.1093/icvts/ivt369
268. Balta S, Demirkol S, Unlu M, Arslan Z. eComment. Renal dysfunction may predict early and late cardiovascular events. Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg. 2013; 17(4): 643. doi:
10.1093/icvts/ivt344
269. Demirkol S, Balta S, Sarı S, Bozlar U. Multimodality imaging of persistent left superior vena cava and an absent right superior vena cava in a patient with dextrocardia. Anadolu Kardiyol Derg. 2013; 13(6): E31.
270. Demirkol S, Balta S, Cakar M, Küçük U. Does left ventricular function deteriorate in patients with nasal polyposis? Anadolu Kardiyol Derg. 2013; 13(6): 613. doi:
10.5152/akd.2013.209
281. Hatipoglu M, Balta S, Cakar M, Demirkol S, Kurt O, Dinc M. Modified Hodge test as screening test for spreading carbapenemase resistance has become more important. Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2013; 68(8): 1175. doi:
10.6061/clinics/2013(08)18
282. Kurt Ö, Balta S, Cakar M, Demirkol S, Akhan M, Arslan E. Is there a higher cardiovascular disease risk in Japanese-Brazilians? Arq Bras Endocrinol Metabol. 2013; 57(6): 494-495. doi:
10.1590/S0004-27302013000600015
283. Balta S, Demırkol S, Karaman M. Renal dysfunction may predict new onset heart failure. Am Heart J. 2013; 166(3): e5. doi:
10.1016/j.ahj.2013.06.005
284. Balta I, Balta S, Demir M, Demirkol S, Ekiz O, Unlu M. Arterial stiffness parameters should be evaluated with different types of psoriasis. Angiology. 2014; 65(1): 83. doi:
10.1177/0003319713501854
285. Balta S, Demirkol S, Kucuk U, Arslan Z, Unlu M, Demir M. Fragmented QRS in patients with acute myocardial infarction. Heart Lung. 2013; 42(6): 448. doi:
10.1016/j.hrtlng.2013.08.002
286. Demirkol S, Kurt O, Balta S, Cakar M. Prevalence of hypertension in Portuguese adolescents. Rev Port Cardiol. 2013; 32(9): 741. doi:
10.1016/j.repc.2012.12.021
287. Balta S, Demirkol S, Kucuk U, Unlu M, Arslan Z, Celik T. The relation between N-terminal pro-B-type natriuretic peptide and heart failure. Am J Emerg Med. 2013; 31(10): 1533. doi:
10.1016/j.ajem.2013.07.022
288. Balta S, Demirkol S, Unlu M, Arslan Z. Mean platelet volume and glomerular filtration rate: Two important risk determinants in coronary artery disease. Platelets. 2015; 26(1): 97-98. doi:
10.3109/09537104.2013.825711
289. Cakar M, Demirbas S, Yildizoglu U, et al. First report of endocarditis by Alloiococcus otitidis spp. in a patient with a history of chronic otitis. J Infect Public Health. 2013; 6(6): 494-495. doi:
10.1016/j.jiph.2013.07.002
290. Balta S, Demirkol S, Kucuk U, Arslan Z, Unlu M. Renal failure in patients with acute heart failure. Int J Cardiol. 2013; 168(5): e131. doi:
10.1016/j.ijcard.2013.08.034
291. Balta S, Demirkol S, Unlu M, Kucuk U, Arslan Z. Current opinion: mean platelet volume is one of the most important parameters at the first glance. Med Princ Pract. 2014; 23(2): 189. doi:
10.1159/000354738
292. Balta S, Cakar M, Demırkol S, Kucuk U, Ay SA, Unlu M. May chest pain describe coronary heart disease? Croat Med J. 2013; 54(4): 411. doi:
10.3325/cmj.2013.54.411
293. Balta S, Demirkol S, Mustafa C, Dinc M, Kurt O, Sarlak H. Red cell distribution width itself without other inflammatory markers may not accurately provide information about severity of coronary artery disease. Chin Med J (Engl). 2013; 126(16): 3190. Web site.
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294. Balta S, Demırkol S, Kucuk U. The neutrophil lymphocyte ratio level in patients with end-stage renal disease. Hemodial Int. 2014; 18(1): 216-217. doi:
10.1111/hdi.12079
295. Balta S, Demirkol S, Cakar M, Karaman M, Ay SA, Arslan Z. Cell-free circulating DNA as a novel biomarker in patients with the acute coronary syndrome. Cardiology. 2013; 126(2): 122-123. doi:
10.1159/000353266
296. Sarlak H, Akhan M, Cakar M, Kurt O, Arslan E, Balta S. A larger weight reduction is necessary to elicit an increase in adiponectin and a decrease in leptin levels. J Intern Med. 2013; 274(6): 614. doi:
10.1111/joim.12122
297. Balta S, Demirkol S, Kucuk U, Arslan Z, Unlu M, Celik T. Atrial fibrillation in patients with acute coronary syndromes. Int J Cardiol. 2013; 168(5): 5049. doi:
10.1016/j.ijcard.2013.07.214
298. Olgun Kucuk H, Kucuk U, Balta S, Demirkol S. A therapeutic dilemma: quality versus quantity. Cardiology. 2013; 126(2): 96. doi:
10.1159/000351093
299. Sarlak H, Akhan M, Cakar M, Kurt O, Arslan E, Balta S. Admission hyperglycemia may be the result of counterregulatory hormones during acute coronary syndrome events. Angiology. 2014; 65(2): 160. doi:
10.1177/0003319713498150
300. Fici F, Celik T, Balta S, et al. Comparative effects of nebivolol and metoprolol on red cell distribution width and neutrophil/lymphocyte ratio in patients with newly diagnosed essential hypertension. J Cardiovasc Pharmacol. 2013; 62(4): 388-393. doi:
10.1097/FJC.0b013e31829f716a