Sevket GORGULU, M.D.

Operatör Cemil Topuzlu Caddesi Sedef Apartmanı No:31 K:1 D:2 Fenerbahçe/Kadıköy-İSTANBUL
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Place of birth:

Bremen-Germany (05.11.1972)


1987-1990: Karacasu High School, Aydınl / Turkey
1990–1992: Karadeniz University Medical School, Trabzon, Turkey – (Rank: 1st),
1992–1996: Dokuz Eylul University Medical School, Izmir,Turkey. Graduated with honors Degree: Medical Doctor
1995-1996: Internship, Dokuz Eylul University Faculty of Medicine, Izmir,Turkey
1996-2001: Cardiology Fellowship, Siyami Ersek Cardio-Thoracic and Surgery Center Haydarpasa-Istanbul, Turkey
2001-2005: Clinical Scholarship, Interventional Cardiology Section, Department of Cardiology, Siyami Ersek Cardio-Thoracic and Surgery Center Haydarpasa-Istanbul, TurkeyProfessional and Academic Appointments:2005-2006: Associate Professor of Medicine, Department of Cardiology, Siyami Ersek Cardio-Thoracic and Surgery Center Haydarpasa-Istanbul, Turkey.
2005-2006: Associate Director, Interventional Cardiology, Siyami Ersek Cardio-Thoracic and Surgery Center Haydarpasa-Istanbul, Turkey
2006-2008: Staff Cardiologist, Department of Cardiology, Acibadem Kocaeli Hospital, Kocaeli, Turkey
2008-2010: Associate Professor of Medicine, Department of Cardiology, Acibadem University, Istanbul, Turkey
2010-ongoing: Professor of Medicine, Department of Cardiology, Acibadem University, Istanbul, Turkey

Original Articles (Peer reviewed)

  1. Gorgulu S, Norgaz T, Sipahi I. Ankaferd blood stopper as a new strategy to avoid early complications after transradial procedures: A randomized clinical trial. J Interv Cardiol. 2018;31:511-517.
  2. Gorgulu S Impressions from EuroPCR Course 2017. Anatol J Cardiol. 2017;18(2):165-166.
  3. Yildirim A, Goktekin O, Gorgulu S, Norgaz T, Akkaya E, Aydin U, Unal Aksu H, Bakir I. A New Specific Device in Transcatheter Prosthetic Paravalvular Leak Closure: A Prospective Two-Center Trial. Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2016Oct;88(4):618-624.
  4. Satılmısoglu MH, Gorgulu S, Aksu HU, Aksu H, Ertaş G, Tasbulak O, Buturak A, Kalkan AK, Degirmencioglu A, Koroglu B, Tusun E, Murat A, Oz A. Safety of Early Discharge After Primary Percutaneous Coronary Intervention. Am J Cardiol. 2016 15;117(12):1911-6.
  5. Buturak A, Degirmencioglu A, Surgit O, Demir AR, Karakurt H, Erturk M, Yazıcı S, Serteser M, Norgaz T, Gorgulu S. Rise of serum troponin levels following uncomplicated elective percutaneous coronary interventions in patients without clinical and procedural signs suggestive of myocardial necrosis. Postepy Kardiol Interwencyjnej. 2016;12(1):41-8.
  6. Unal Aksu H, Gorgulu S, Diker M, Celik O, Aksu H, Ozturk D, Kırıs A, Kalkan AK, Erturk M, Bakır İ. Cardiac Computed Tomography versus Echocardiography in the Assessment of Stenotic Rheumatic Mitral Valve. Echocardiography. 2016;33:346-52.
  7. Buturak A, Tekturk BM, Degirmencioglu A, Ulus S, Surgit O, Ariturk C, Zencirci E, Gorgulu S. Transradial catheterization may decrease the radial artery luminal diameter and impair the vasodilatation response in the access site at late term: an observational study. Heart Vessels. 2016 ;31:482-9.
  8. Buturak A, Gorgulu S, Norgaz T, Voyvoda N, Sahingöz Y, Degirmencioglu A, Dagdelen S. The long term incidence and predictors of radial artery occlusion following a transradial coronary procedure Cardiol J 2014;21(4):350-6.
  9. Buturak A, Degirmencioglu A, Erturk M, Karakurt H, Demir AR, Surgit O, Pusuroglu H, Akgul O, Serteser M, Norgaz T, Gorgulu S. Impact of increased admission lipid levels on periprocedural myocardial injury following an elective percutaneous coronary intervention. Coron Artery Dis. 2015 Jun;26(4):333-40.
  10. Buturak A, Norgaz T, Gorgulu S. Brivudine induced coronary vasospasm as a manifestation of Kounis syndrome: First report. Int J Cardiol. 2015 Apr 15;185:4-6.
  11. Erturk M, Uslu N, Gorgulu S, Akbay E, Kurtuluş G, Akturk IF, Akgül O, Surgit O, Uzun F, Gul M, Isıksacan N, Yıldırım A. Does intravenous or oral high dose N acetylcysteine in addition to saline prevent contrast-induced nephropathy assessed by cstatin C? Coron Artery Dis 2014;25:111-7.
  12. Gorgulu S, Norgaz T, Karaahmet T, Dagdelen S. Incidence and predictors of radial artery spasm at the beginning of a transradial coronary procedure. J Interv Cardiol 2013;26:208-213.
  13. Gorgulu S, Norgaz T, Sahingoz Y. A case of radial arteriovenous fistula during coronary angiography. Anadolu Kardiyol Derg. 2013;13:181-182.
  14. Norgaz T, Gorgulu S, Dagdelen S. Arterial anatomic variations and its influence on transradial coronary procedural outcome. J Interv Cardiol 2012;4:418-424.
  15. Norgaz T, Gorgulu S, Dagdelen S. A randomized study comparing the effectiveness of right and left radial approach for coronary angiography. Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 2012;2:260-264.
  16. Norgaz T, Gorgulu S. Can an observational case-controlled study assess survival benefits in a group of patients undergoing CABG or medical treatment sufficiently?/ Survival of patients with well developed collaterals undergoing CABG or medical treatment an observational case-controlled study. Anadolu Kardiyol Derg. 2012;5:450-451.
  17. Gorgulu S, Norgaz T, Nurkalem Z, Ergelen M, Eksik A, Genç A, Zencirci AE. Comparison of left ventricular contractility in pressure and volume overload: A strain rate study in the clinical model of aortic stenosis and regurgitation. Echocardiography 2010; 27:798-802.
  18. Ergelen M, Gorgulu S, Uyarel H, Norgaz T, Aksu H, Ayhan E, Günaydın ZY, Isık T, Tezel T. The outcome of primary percutaneous coronary intervention for stent thrombosis causing ST elevation myocardial infarction. Am Heart J 2010;159:672-676.
  19. Norgaz T, Gorgulu S. ST elevation on the exercise ECG: only severe stenosis? Heart 2010; 96:995-996.
  20. Ergelen M, Gorgulu S, Uyarel H, Norgaz T, Ayhan E, Akkaya E, Soylu O, Ugur M, Tezel T. Prediction of cardiovascular mortality in patients with ST elevation myocardial infarction after primary percutaneous coronary intervention. Coronary Artery Dis. 2010;21:207-211.
  21. Norgaz T, Gorgulu S, Aksu H, Hobikoğlu G, Ergelen M, Onturk E, Simsek D, Narin A, Comparison of primary percutaneous coronary intervention and streptokinase for acute isolated inferior ST elevation myocardial infarction with a predicted low risk profile. Med Sci Monit 2010;16:416-422.
  22. Ergelen M, Gorgulu S, Uyarel H, Norgaz T, Ayhan E, Akkaya E, Ergelen R, Cicek G, Ugur M, Soylu O, Tezel T, Yekeler I. Ischemic stroke complicating primary coronary intervention in patients with ST elevation myocardial infarction. Acta Cardiol 2009;64:729-734.
  23. Ergelen M, Uyarel H, Gorgulu S, Norgaz T, Ayhan E, Akkaya E, Cicek G, Isık T, Günaydın ZY, Soylu O, Ugur M, Yıldırım A, Tezel T. Comparison of outcomes in young versus nonyoung patients with ST elevation myocardial infarction treated by primary angioplasty. Coronary Artery Dis. 2010;21:72-77.
  24. Nurkalem Z, Gorgulu S, Uslu N, Orhan AL, Alper AT, Erer B, Zencirci E, Aksu H, Eren M. Longitudinal left ventricular systolic function is impaired in patients with coronary slow flow. Int J Cardiovasc Imaging 2009;25:25-32.
  25. Nurkalem Z, Gorgulu S, Uslu N, Alper AT, Orhan AL, Sahin I, Erer B, Sargın M, Eren M. Effect of glucometabolic disorders on the formation of coronary collaterals in occlusive coronary artery disease. Acta Cardiologica 2008; 63:141-146.
  26. Nurkalem Z, Sahin S, Uslu N, Emre A, Alper AT, Gorgulu S, Yardi F, Eren M. Predicting breast attenuation in patients undergoing myocardial perfusion scintigraphy: a digital X-Ray study. J Digit Imaging 2008;21:446-451.
  27. Gorgulu S, Nurkalem Z, Eren M. Right coronary artery-hepatic vein fistulae: A case report. Echocardiography 2006; 23: 869-871.
  28. Gorgulu S, Nurkalem Z, Celebi A, Bilal MS, Yalcin Y, Cine N, Eren M. Unusual Presentation of a Patient with Arrhythmogenic Right Ventricular Dysplasia Treated with a Glenn Shunt. Int J Cardiol 2006; 113: 410-413.
  29. Gorgulu S, Eren M, Uslu N, Ozer O, Nurkalem Z. The determinants of right ventricular function in patients with atrial septal defect. Int J Cardiol 2006;111:127-130.
  30. Gorgulu S, Eren M, Bagırtan B, Uslu N, Ates M, Tezel T. Influence of different echocardiographic imaging modes on the assessment of anterior mitral leaflet thickness. J Heart Valve Dis 2005;14: 204-208.
  31. Gorgulu S, Eren M, Norgaz T, Tezel T. The Comparison of Echocardiographic Methods in Assessing the Severity of Mitral Regurgitation in Patients with Mitral Valve Prolapse J Heart Valve Dis 2004;13:38-45.
  32. Gorgulu S, Celik S, Eksik A, Tezel T. Double orifice mitral valve associated with nonisolated left ventricular noncompaction. Angiology 2004; 55; 707-710.
  33. Gorgulu S, Eksik A, Eren M, Celik S, Uslu N, Yıldırım A, Dagdeviren B, Tezel T. The Assessment of the Effects of Various Maneuvers on both Atrial Pressure Changes. Int J Cardiol 2003;92:241-245.
  34. Gorgulu S, Uslu N, Eren M, Celik S, Yıldırım A, Dagdeviren B, Tezel T. Aortic stiffness in patients with cardiac syndrome X. Acta Cardiol 2003;58:507-511.
  35. Gorgulu S, Eren M, Celik S, Dagdeviren B, Uslu N, Suer N, Tezel T. The effects of hormonal therapy on aortic stiffness and left ventricular diastolic function. Acta Cardiol 2003; 58:1-8.
  36. Nurkalem Z, Gorgulu S, Orhan AL, Demirci ED, Sargın M, Gumrukcu G. Papillary muscle rupture secondary to infective endocarditis. Echocardiography 2008;25:901-903
  37. Nurkalem Z, Gorgulu S, Gumrukcu G, Eren M. Right atrial mass presenting as cardiac tamponade. Int J Cardiol 2006;112:e20-22
  38. Uslu N, Gorgulu S,Alper AT, Eren M, Nurkalem Z, Yıldırım A, Ozer O. Erectile dysfunction as a generalized vascular disorder. J Am Soc Echocardiogr:2006;19:341-346.
  39. Uslu N, Gorgulu S, Yıldırım A, Eren M. Accessory Mitral Valve Tissue: Report of Two Asymptomatic Cases. Cardiology. 2006;105:155-157.
  40. Nurkalem Z, Gorgulu S, Eren M, Bilal MS. Total anomalous pulmonary venous return in the fourth decade. Int J Cardiol 2006; 113: 124-126.
  41. Eren M, Gorgulu S, Uslu N, Celik S, Dagdeviren B, Tezel T. Relation between aortic stiffness and left ventricular diastolic function in patients with hypertension, diabetes, or both. Heart 2004;90:37-43.
  42. Yazici M, Gorgulu S, Sertbas Y, Erbilen E, Albayrak S, Yildiz O, Uyan C. Effects of thyroxin theraphy on cardiac function in patients with subclinical hypothyroidism: Index of myocardial performance in the evaluation of left ventricular function. Int J Cardiol 2004;95:135-43.
  43. Eksik A, Gorgulu S, Eren M, Akyol A, Erdinler I, Oguz E, Gurkan K, Ulufer T, Tezel T. Assessing left ventricular function parameters after radiofrequency catheter ablation. Jpn Heart Journal 2004:45; 429-440.
  44. Nurkalem Z, Uslu N, Gorgulu S, Eren M. Left main coronary thrombosis with essential thrombocythemia. J Thromb Thrombolysis 2006:22; 165-167.
  45. Nurkalem Z, Uslu N, Gorgulu S, Yılmaz M, Özkara S, Eren M. An interatrial mass supplied from dual coronary circulation. Int J Cardiol. 2006;113:e76-78.
  46. Uslu N, Eren M, Gorgulu S, Alper AT, Yıldırım A, Nurkalem Z, Aksu H. Left ventricular diastolic function and endothelial function in patients with erectile dysfunction. Am J Cardiol 2006: 97; 1785-1788.
  47. Sari I, Uslu N, Gorgulu S, Nurkalem Z, Eren M. Inferior myocardial infarction and extensive atherosclerosis in a patient with double right coronary artery. Int J Cardiol. 2006;111:321-323.
  48. Uslu N, Akyol A, Gorgulu S, Eren M, Ocakli B, Celik S, Yıldırım A, Aksu H, Nurkalem Z. Heart rate variability in patients with sarcoidosis. Ann Noninvasive Electrocardiol. 2006 ;11:38-42.
  49. Uslu N, Eren M, Gorgulu S, Aksu H, Yildirim A, Celik S, Dagdeviren B, Ocakli B, Tezel T. Left and right ventricular function in patients with systemic sarcoidosis (Brief communication). Acta Cardiol 2003; 58:270-271.
  50. Eren M, Eksık A, Gorgulu S, Dağdeviren B, Bolca O, Tezel T. The determinants of vena contracta and its value in evaluating the severity of aortic regurgitation. J Heart Valve Dis 2002;4:567-575.
  51. Eren M, Arıkan E, Gorgulu S, Dagdeviren B, Bolca O, Norgaz T, Tezel T. Relationship between resting parameters of the mitral valve and exercise capacity in patients with mitral stenosis: Can the diastolic filling period predict exercise capacity?. J Heart Valve Dis 2002;2:191-198.
  52. Sarı I, Ozer O, Davutoğlu V, Gorgulu S, Eren M, Aksoy M. ABO blood group distribution and major cardiovascular risk factors in patients with acute myocardial infarction. Blood Coagul Fibrinolysis 2008;19:231-234.
  53. Kayacioglu I, Ates M, Sensoz Y, Gorgulu S, Idiz M, Kanca A.Comparative assessment of chordal preservation versus chordal resection in mitral valve replacement for mitral stenosis (Long term follow up: 8 years). Tohoku Exp J 2003:200:119-128.
  54. Celik S, Ozay B, Dagdeviren B, Gorgulu S, Yıldırm A, Uslu N, Ketenci B, Eren M, Akgoz H, Demirtas M, Tezel T. The effect of patient age at surgical intervention on long term right ventricular performance in atrial septal defect: a pulsed wave tissue Doppler echocardiography study. Jpn Heart Journal 2004;45:265-273.
  55. Celik S, Dagdeviren B, Yıldırım A, Gorgulu S, Uslu N, Eren M, Gurol T, Ozen E, Tezel T. Determinants of coronary flow abnormalities in obstructive type hypertrophic cardiomyopathy: noninvasive assessment by transthoracic Doppler echocardiography. J Am Soc Echocardiogr:2004;17:744-749.
  56. Nurkalem Z, Atmaca H, Kayacıoglu I, Uslu N, Gorgulu S, Eren M. Hydatid disease involving the left ventricle a case of unnusual combination.Int J Cardiol 2006;112:e30-32.
  57. Celik S, Dagdeviren B, Yıldırm A, Uslu N, Soylu O, Gorgulu S, Gurol T, Eren M, Tezel T. Comparison of coronary flow velocities between patients with obstructive and nonobstructive type hypertrophic cardiomyopathy: noninvasive assessment by transthoracic Doppler Echocardiography. Echocardiography 2005; 22: 1-7
  58. Nurkalem Z, Orhan AL, Alper AT, Aksu H, Ozdamar H, Uslu N, Gorgulu S, Hasdemir H, Sargın M, Eren M. The relation between ınsulin resistance determined by haemostatic modelling and slow coronary flow. Ann Acad Med Singapore 2008; 37:188-191.
  59. Nurkalem Z, Tangürek B, Zencirci E, Alper AT, Aksu H, Erer B, Gorgulu S, Ciloğlu F, Eren M. Endothelial nitric oxide synthase gene (T-786c) polymorphism in patients with slow coronary flow. Coron Artery Dis 2008; 19:85-88.
  60. Uslu N, Nurkalem Z, Orhan AL, Aksu H, Sarı İ, Soylu O, Gurdogan M, Topcu K, Gorgulu S, Eren M. Transthoracic Echocardiographic Predictors of the left atrial appendage contraction velocity in stroke patients with sinus rhythm. Tohoku J Exp. Med 2006;208; 291-298.