Assist. Prof. Dr. Elif İjlal ÇEKİRDEKÇİ
Cardiology

Specialist Subject & Interests

  • Special Subject: Cardiology

Education and Experience

  • 2017- Dr. Suat Günsel University of Kyrenia Hospital , Department of Cardiology / Kyrenia, TRNC Assistant Professorship
  • 2008-2014 Dr. Siyami Ersek Thoracic, Cardiovascular Surgery Research Hospital, Department of Cardiology / İstanbul, Turkey (Assistant Physician) Doctorate/Specialisation
  • 2000-2006 Ankara University Faculty of Medicine / Ankara, Turkey Postgraduate
  • 1997-2000 Eskişehir Fatih Science High School
  • 1993-1997 Elazığ Anadolu Secondary School
  • 1988-1993 İnkılap Primary School

Memberships

  1. Turkish Association of Cardiology
  2. European Association of Echocardiography (EAE) of the European Society of Cardiology
  3. European Society of Cardiology (E.S.C.)
  4. American Heart Association (A.H.A.) (Residency Student / Trainee section)
  5. European Association of Percutaneous Cardiovascular Interventions (EAPCI) of the European Society of Cardiology
  6. European Atherosclerosis Society (E.A.S.)

Scientific Studies

PUBLICATIONS A. Articles Published in Internationally Reviewed Journals:

  1. Incremental value of live/real time three-dimensional transesophageal echocardiography over the two-dimensional technique in the assessment of aortic aneurysm and dissection Deepak Joshi, Elif Ijlal Bicer, Cevdet Donmez, Ming C Hsiung, Navin C Nanda,Kamel Sadat, Selvin Sudhakar, Hisham Ibrahim, Abhilasha Pandey, Nidhi Karia, Kunal Bhagatwala, Wei-Hsian Yin, Jeng-Wei, Chung-Yi-Chang, Yi-Cheng Chung, Shen-Kou Tsai, Bhavin Dumaswala, Komal Dumaswala.Echocardiography. 2012; 29(5):620-30. DOI:10.1111/j.1540-8175.2012.01715.
  2. Live/Real Time Three-Dimensional Transesophageal Echocardiographic Assessment of Ventricular Septal Volume and Mass before and after Myectomy in Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Kamel Sadat, Hari Prakash Diddi, Berthold Klas, Ayman Haj Asaad, Elif Ijlal Cekirdekci,Aylin Sungur, Selvin Sudhakar, Matthew Cain, M.D, Arshad Kamal, and Navin C. Nanda Echocardiography 2013;30:1227–1231
  3. Comparison of Cockcroft-Gault and Modification of Diet in Renal Disease Formulas as Predictors of Cardiovascular Outcomes in Patients with Myocardial Infarction …Ahmet Ekmekci, M Uluganyan, B Gungor, F Tufan, EI Cekirdekci… Angiology 2014, Vol. 65(9) 838-843
  4. Can the T-peak to T-end interval be a predictor of mortality in patients with ST-elevation myocardial infarction? Tatlisu, Mustafa A.; Özcan, Kazim S.; Güngör, Bariş; Ekmekçi, Ahmet; Çekirdekçi, Elif İ.; Aruğarslan, Emre; Çinar, Tufan; Zengin, Ahmet; Karaca, Mehmet; Eren, Mehmet; Erdinler, İzzet Coronary Artery Disease: August 2014 - Volume 25 - Issue 5 - p 399-404
  5. The independent assocıatıon of plateletcrit wıth long-term outcomes in patıents undergoıng prımary percutaneous coronary interventıon. Uğur M, Ayhan E, Bozbay M, Çiçek G, Ergelen M, Işık T, Uyarel H, Ertaş G, Çakıllı Y, Öz A, Keskin M, Şahin O, Çekirdekçi Eİ, Eren M. J Crit Care. 2014 Dec; 29(6):978-81. doi: 10.1016/j.jcrc.2014.07.001. Epub 2014 Jul 17
  6. Jet length/velocity ratio: a new index for echocardiographic evaluation of chronic aortic regurgitation.Güvenç TS1, Karaçimen D, Erer HB, İlhan E, Sayar N, Karakuş G, Çekirdekçi E, Eren M Echocardiography. 2015 Jan;32(1):3-9. doi: 10.1111/echo.12698. Epub 2014 Nov 21.
  7. Demonstration of Early Endothelial Dysfunction in Diabetics with Normal Exercise Electrocardiogram Arif Cimen1, Ahmet Ekmekci2, Mahmut Uluganyan3*, Elif Ijlal Cekirdekci2, Fatih Selcukbiricik4, Faizel Osman5, Ali Elitok1, GokhanErtas2, Mehmet Eren2 and Huseyin Oflaz1 Int J Cardiovasc Res 2014, 3:4
  8. Atrial Septal Occluder Device Embolization to an Iliac Artery: A Case Highlighting the Utility of Three-Dimensional Transesophageal Echocardiography during Percutaneous Closure", Jeng WeiMing C HsiungShen Kou TsaiWei-Hsian YinChing-Huei Ou,Cevdet DonmezElif BicerDavid D DalyBhavin DumaswalaKomal DumaswalaJoshua McKayNavin C Nanda Echocardiography. 2012 ;29(9):1128-31. doi: 10.1111/j.1540-8175.2012.01793.x.
  9. Incremental role of three-dimensional transesophageal echocardiography in the assessment of mitral-aortic intervalvular fibrosa abscess ", Kamel SadatDeepak JoshiSelvin SudhakarElif Ijlal BicerHisham Ibrahim,Navin C NandaKunal BhagatwalaNidhi KariaAbhilasha Pandey Division of Cardiovascular Disease, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama 35249, USA. Echocardiography . 03/2012; 29(6):742-4. DOI:10.1111/j.1540-8175.2012.01672.x
  10. Live/real time three-dimensional transthoracic echocardiographic assessment of the involvement of cardiac valves and chambers in carcinoid disease",  Bhavin DumaswalaElif Ijlal BicerKomal DumaswalaCevdet DonmezKunal D BhagatwalaNidhi KariaJoshua McKayDeepak JoshiKamel SadatNavin C Nanda Echocardiography . 2012; 29(3):E72-7. DOI:10.1111/j.1540-8175.2011.01662.x
  11. Decreased transepicardial dispersion of repolarisation in hypertrabeculation/noncompaction cardiomyopathy patients Hatice Betül Erer1; Tolga Sinan Güvenç1; Servet Altay1Elif İclal Çekirdekçi1; Nazmiye Özbilgin1; Nurten Sayar1; Dilaver Öz1; Ahmet Ekmekçi1; Aycan Zencirci1; Gönül Zeren2; Osman Şahin3; Ahmet Lütfü Orhan4; Mehmet Eren1 J Am Coll Cardiol. 2013;62(18_S2):C140-C141. doi:10.1016/j.jacc.2013.08.421
  12. Assessment of Heart Rate Turbulence and T Wave Alternans in Ventricular Hypertrabeculation/Noncompaction Patients by Using 24-hour ECG Ambulatory Holter Electrocardiogram Hatice Betül Erer1; Nurten Sayar1Elif İclal Çekirdekçi1; Tolga Sinan Güvenç1; Servet Altay1; Nazmiye Özbilgin1; Dilaver Öz1; Ahmet Ekmekçi1; Aycan Zencirci1; Gönül Zeren2; Mehmet Eren1 J Am Coll Cardiol. 2013;62(18_S2):C68-C68. doi:10.1016/j.jacc.2013.08.215
  13. Isolated right ventricular infarction caused by occlusion of a dominant right coronary artery ", Tolga Sinan Guvenc,M.D., Cevdet Donmez ,M.D., Hakan Hasdemir,M.D.,  Elif İclal Çekirdekçi,M .D.,Rengin Cetin,M.D., Erkan Ilhan,M.D. Seref Kul,M.D., Zeynep Tartan,M.D MN Cardiology.2011; 18 (1)
  14. Predictive role of heart rate turbulence in ischemic cardiomyopathy patients with frequent implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD) shock therap Elif Ijlal Cekirdekci , Nazmiye Cakmak , Ahmet Ilker Tekkesin , Adem Tatlisu , Ugur Kucuk4 , Huseyin Uyarel5 , Kadir Gurkan Int J Clin Exp Med 2016;9(5):8624-8631 www.ijcem.com /ISSN:1940-5901/IJCEM0021728
  15. e-Comment: There is no magic bullet to predict postoperative atrial fibrillation Cekirdekci E, Emre E. Int J Cardiol. 2016 Feb 1;204:114. doi: 10.1016/j.ijcard.2015.11.151.  PMID: 26655554
  16. More appropriate study design needs to confirm the diagnostic utility of S100A4 protein. [corrected]. Cekirdekci EI Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci. 2015 Nov;19(22):4212-3. Erratum in: Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci. 2015 Dec;19(24):4940. PMID: 2663650
  17. The awareness, efficacy, safety, and time in therapeutic range of warfarin in the Turkish population: WARFARIN-TR. Çelik A, İzci S, Kobat MA, Ateş AH, Çakmak A, Çakıllı Y, Yılmaz MB, Zoghi M; WARFARIN-TR Study Collaborates.. (E.I. Cekirdekci)Anatol J Cardiol. 2016 Aug;16(8):595-600. doi: 10.5152/AnatolJCardiol.2015.6474. PMID: 27004711
  18. Essential parameters and risk factors of the patients for diabetes care and treatment.
  19. Bener A, Keskin FE, Kurtulus EM, Guzel M, Çekirdekçi EI, Kadıoğlu P, Konukoğlu D, Öztürk M.Diabetes Metab Syndr. 2017 Mar 6. pii: S1871-4021(16)30302-2. doi: 10.1016/j.dsx.2017.03.008. [Epub ahead of print]PMID: 28285988

B.Proceedings that are presented in international scientific meetings and are published in their book of proceedings:

  1. Decreased transepicardial dispersion of repolarisation in hypertrabeculation/ noncompaction cardiomyopathy patients HB Erer, TS Güvenç, S Altay, Eİ Çekirdekçi, N Özbilgin, N Sayar, D Öz, ... Journal of the American College of Cardiology 18 (62), C140-C141
  2. Assessment of Heart Rate Turbulence and T Wave Alternans in Ventricular Hypertrabeculation/Noncompaction Patients by Using 24-hour ECG Ambulatory Holter El... HB Erer, N Sayar, Eİ Çekirdekçi, TS Güvenç, S Altay, N Özbilgin, D Öz, ... Journal of the American College of Cardiology 18 (62), C68

C. Books or Chapters Written on an International Level:

  1. Chapter 7: Kardiyak Aritmiler, Acil Kardiyoloji, 1. Baskı, Elif İjlal Çekirdekçi, İstanbul: Akademi Yayıncılık2013. Page: 56-102
  2. Chapter 8: Pacemaker ve ICD Komplikasyonları, Acil Kardiyoloji, 1. Baskı, Elif İjlal Çekirdekçi, İstanbul: Akademi Yayıncılık 2013. Sayfa: 103-111.
  3. Chapter 19: Kardiyak Travma, Acil Kardiyoloji, 1. Baskı, Elif İjlal Çekirdekçi, İstanbul: Akademi Yayıncılık 2013. Sayfa: 198-205.
  4. Translation of Chapter 7: Klinik Epidemiyoloji ve Biyoistatistik. Cleveland Klinik Board Sınavı Gözden Geçirme, İstanbul Tıp Kitabevi, 2014, Sayfa: 55-63.
  5. Translation of Chapter 18: Kalp Yetersizliğinde Cihazlar. Cleveland Klinik Board Sınavı Gözden Geçirme, İstanbul Tıp Kitabevi, 2014, Sayfa: 200-212.
  6. Translation of Chapter 23: Erişkin Konjenital Klap Hastalığı. Cleveland Klinik Board Sınavı Gözden Geçirme, İstanbul Tıp Kitabevi, 2014, Sayfa : 264-276.
  7. Translation of Chapter 45: Hemodinamik Ölçümler. Cleveland Klinik Board Sınavı Gözden Geçirme, İstanbul Tıp Kitabevi 2014 ,Sayfa: 654-670
  8. Translation of Chapter 21: Pediatrik Aritmiler. Mayo Klinik Kardiyologi: 4. Baskı, 2014, Sayfa: 266-269
  9. Translation of Chapter 22: Atrial Fibrilasyon ve Flutter. Mayo Klinik Kardiyologi: 4. Baskı, 2014, Sayfa: 270-280
  10. Chapter 23: Supraventriküler Taşikardi. Mayo Klinik Kardiyologi: 4. Baskı, 2014, Sayfa: 281-288

D. Articles Published in Nationally Reviewed Journals:

  1. A case of Mobitz type II atrioventricular block due to Nerium oleander poisoning successfully managed with digoxin-specific Fab antibody fragments  MA Tatlısu, Eİ Çekirdekçi, Ş Akyüz, Z Nurkalem Turk Kardiyol Dern Ars 43 (7), 648-650

E. Proceedings that are presented in national scientific meetings and are published in their book of proceedings:

  1.  "Assesment of lipid profile in geriatric and adult patient population hospitalised with myocardial infarction without st segment elevation," Ahmet Ekmekçi,M.D., Fatih Tufan,M.D., Elif İclal Çekirdekçi,M .D. Cevdet Dönmez,M.D., Bayram KÖroğlu,M.D., Betül Erer,M.D., Zekeriya Nurkalem,M.D., M. Akif Karan,M.D..Presented at the S^National Geriatrics Congress,Fethiye,Muğla(2009)
  2. "The effect of one week standart myocardial infarction treatment on mean platelet volume in geriatric and adult patient group with myocardial infarction without st segment elevation", Ahmet Ekmekçi,M.D., Fatih Tufan,M.D., Elif Iclal Çekirdekçi,M.D. Cevdet Dönmez,M.D., Bayram Köroğlu,M.D., Betül Erer,M.D., ZekeriyaNurkalem,M.D., M. Akif Karan,M.D..Presented at the S^National Geriatrics Congress,Fethiye,Muğla(2009)
  3. "A Serpentine Free-Floating Right Atrial Thrombus Which Elongate From Right Ventricle to Vena Cava İnferior Adnan Kaya, Elif İjlal Çekirdekçi, Servet Altay, Aycan Zencirci, Mehmet Eren Cardiology, Dr. Siyami Ersek Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery Center, Türkiye 29th Turkish Cardiology Congress with International Participation Ekim 26-29, 2013
  4. "Assessment of Heart Rate Turbulence and T Wave Alternans in Ventricular Hypertrabeculation/Noncompaction Patients by Using 24-hour ECG Ambulatory Holter Electrocardiogram Hatice Betül Erer1; Nurten Sayar1Elif İclal Çekirdekçi1; Tolga Sinan Güvenç1; Servet Altay1; Nazmiye Özbilgin1; Dilaver Öz1; Ahmet Ekmekçi1; Aycan Zencirci1; Gönül Zeren2; Mehmet Eren1 29th Turkish Cardiology Congress with International Participation Ekim 26-29, 2013
  5. "Decreased transepicardial dispersion of repolarisation in  hypertrabeculation/ noncompaction cardiomyopathy patients Hatice Betül Erer1; Tolga Sinan Güvenç1; Servet Altay1Elif İclal Çekirdekçi1; Nazmiye Özbilgin1; Nurten Sayar1; Dilaver Öz1; Ahmet Ekmekçi1; Aycan Zencirci1; Gönül Zeren2; Osman Şahin3; Ahmet Lütfü Orhan4; Mehmet Eren1 29th Turkish Cardiology Congress with International Participation Ekim 26-29, 2013
  6. "Assessment of heart rate turbulence in ischemic cardiomyopathy patients with implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD) shock therapy Cekirdekci1, N. Cakmak1, I. Tekkesin1, C. Turkkan1, B. Erer1, T. Alper1, K. Gurkan1, 1Siyami Ersek Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery Center, Department of Cardiology - İstanbul - Türkiye, EHRA EUROPACE 2013, 23 Jun 2013–26 Jun 2013, Athens/Greece Europace ( 2013 ) 15 (suppl 2):S26
  7. "Presence of T Wave Alternans in Ischemic Cardiomyopathy Patients with Appropriate ICD Shocks Elif Cekirdekci,  Nazmiye Cakmak,  Betul Erer,  Adem Tatlisu,  Ilker Tekkesin,  Ceyhan Turkkan,  A.Taha Alper,  Kadir Gurkan,  Dilaver Oz,  Mehmet Eren Cardiology, Dr. Siyami Ersek Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery Center, Türkiye 12th International Dead Sea Symposium (IDDS) on innovations in Cardiac Arrythmias and Device Therapy March 3-5, 2014 Tel Aviv| Israel
  8. "Can The T-Peak To T-End Interval Be A Predictor Of Mortality In Patients With St-Elevation Myocardial Infarction?  TATLISU, K. Ozcan, B. Gungor, E. Cekirdekci, A. Ekmekçi, E. Arugaslan, A. Zengin, M. Karaca 82nd Congress European Atherosclerosis Society (EAS 2014) • May 31st – June 3rd, 2014 • Madrid | Spain
  9.  "Hipertrabekülasyon/Noncompaction Hastalarında  24-saat EKG ambulatuar Holter Elektrokardiogram ile Heart rate  turbulance ve T dalga alternans Değerlendirmesi, Sözlü sunum Hatice Betül Erer1; Nurten Sayar1Elif İclal Çekirdekçi1; Tolga Sinan Güvenç1; Servet Altay1; Nazmiye Özbilgin1; Dilaver Öz1; Ahmet Ekmekçi1; Aycan Zencirci1; Gönül Zeren2; Mehmet Eren1 29th Turkish Cardiology Congress with International Participation Ekim 26-29, 2013
  10. "Anti-trombotic resistance how to know? What to do, 19’Th National Interventional Cardiology Meeting With Live Cases, 12-15 April, Susesi Hotel, Antalya, 2012, Oral Presentation Elif Cekirdekci,. 19th Invasive Cardiology Congress Antalya. 2012 Presented at the S^National Geriatrics Congress, Fethiye,Muğla(2009)
  11. " The Efficacy of Copeptin Biomarker İn Prediction of Mortality with STEMI : Long term follow up( 7 years) Ayca Turer, Mustafa Aytek Simsek, Olcay Ozveren, Elif İjlal Cekirdekci, Zekeriya Kucukdurmaz, Muzaffer Degertekin 32th Turkish Cardiology Congress with International Participation October 20-23, 2016

F.Other Publications

  1. Mayo Clinical Cardiology: 4. Baskı, 2014, Huseyin Uyarel (Çeviri Editörü), Elif Ijlal Çekirdekçi (Çeviri Editörü Yardımcısı), İstanbul Tıp Kitabevi, 2014 (Türkçe Çeviri).

G. Dedications:
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