Updates in Cardiology

Editor
Dilek Ural
Department of Cardiology, Koç University Faculty of Medicine, İstanbul, Turkey.
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Associate Editors
K. Emre Aslanger
Department of Cardiology, Marmara University Faculty of Medicine, İstanbul, Turkey
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Gamze Babur Güler
Mehmet Akif Ersoy Göğüs Kalp ve Damar Cerrahisi Eğitim ve Araştırma Hastanesi, Kardiyoloji Kliniği, İstanbul, Turkey 
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Ozan Onur Balkanay
Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Istanbul University-Cerrahpaşa, Faculty of Medicine, Istanbul, Turkey
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Göksel Çinier
Department of Cardiology, Başakşehir Çam and Sakura City Hospital, İstanbul, Turkey
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Selman Gökalp
Department of Pediatric Cardiology, Mehmet Akif Ersoy Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery Center, Istanbul, Turkey
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Mustafa Ozan Gürsoy
Department of Cardiology, Izmir Katip Çelebi University, Atatürk Training and Research Hospital, Izmir, Turkey
E-mail: [email protected] 

Burak Hünük
Department of Cardiology, Yeditepe University Faculty of Medicine, Istanbul, Turkey
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Bilgehan Karadağ
Department of Cardiology, Istanbul University-Cerrahpaşa, Faculty of Medicine, Istanbul, Turkey
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Ali Karagöz
Kartal Koşuyolu Yüksek İhtisas Eğitim ve Araştırma Hastanesi, Kardiyoloji Kliniği, İstanbul, Turkey 
E-mail: [email protected]

Meral Kayıkçıoğlu
Department of Cardiology, Ege University Faculty of Medicine, Izmir, Turkey
E-mail: [email protected]

Muhammed Keskin
Department of Cardiology, Bahçeşehir University Göztepe Medical Park Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey
E-mail: [email protected] 

Sanem Nalbantgil 
Department of Cardiology, Ege University Faculty of Medicine, Izmir, Turkey
E-mail: [email protected]

Kaan Okyay
Department of Cardiology, Baskent University Faculty of Medicine, Ankara Research and Application Hospital, Ankara, Turkey
E-mail: [email protected]

Bahar Pirat
Department of Cardiology, Baskent University Faculty of Medicine, Ankara Research and Application Hospital, Ankara, Turkey
E-mail: baharp[email protected]

Özlem Yıldırımtürk
Department of Cardiology, Dr. Siyami Ersek Pulmonary - Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery Training and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey
E-mail: [email protected]

Statistical Consultant
Aysen Kandemir

Cartoon and Illustrations
Serdar Payzın
Levent Pay

Owner
On behalf of the Turkish Society of Cardiology
Vedat Aytekin

Publishing Manager
Dilek Ural

Publication Secretary
Deniz Cörüt

International Advisory Board
Adrian Baranchuk
Queen’s University, Kingston General Health Research Institute, Canada

Talantbek Batyraliyev
Salymbekov University, Kyrgyzstan

Antonio Bayés de Luna
Hospital de Sant Pau, IIB Sant Pau, Barcelona, Spain

Matteo Cameli
Università di Siena, Dip. di Biotecnologie Mediche, Policlinico Le Scotte, Siena, Italy

Alain Cohen-Solal
Paris Diderot University, Paris, France

Mirza Dilic
Clinical Center University of Sarajevo, Clinic of Heart Disease, Blood Vessels and Rheumatism, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

David Duncker
Department of Cardiology and Angiology, Hannover Medical School, Hannover, Germany

Samad Ghaffari
Cardiology Department, Madani Heart Hospital, Tabriz, Iran 

Firdovsi Ibrahimov
Department of Cardiology, Central Clinic Hospital, Baku, Azerbaijan

Hüseyin İnce
Departments for Internal Medicine-Cardiology and Conservative Intensive Medicine, Vivantes Friedrichshain Hospital and Vivantes Urban Hospital, Berlin, Germany

Cemil İzgi
Cardiovascular MR Unit, London Royal Brompton, London , United Kingdom

Sasko Kedev
Interventional Cardiology, University Clinic of Cardiology, Ss. Cyril and Methodius University, Skopje, Macedonia

Mehman Mamedov
National Research Centre for Preventive Medicine, Moskow, Russia

Franz H. Messerli
Division of Cardiology, St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital Corporation, New York, United States of America

Davor Milicic
Internal Medicine and Cardiology, University of Zagreb School of Medicine, Zagreb, Croatia

Agnès Pasquet
Department of Cardiology, Cliniques Universitaires Saint Luc, Brussels, Belgium

Fausto J. Pinto
Faculty of Medicine of the University of Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal

Bogdan Popescu
Department of Cardiology, University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Bucharest, Romania

Zeljko Reiner
Department of Metabolic Diseases, University Hospital Centre Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia

Leyla Elif Sade
University of Pittsburgh Heart and Vascular Institute, Pittsburgh, United States of America

Petar M. Seferovic
Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts, Belgrade, Serbia

Patrick W.J. Serruys
Imperial College London Thorax Center, Cardiovascular Science Division Rotterdam, Nedherlands

Stephen W. Smith
University of Minnesota School of Medicine, Hennepin County Medical Center, United States of America

Zeynep Özlem Soran
University of Pittsburgh Heart and Vascular Institute, Pittsburgh, United States of America

Gary Tse
Kent and Medway Medical School, United Kingdom

Murat Tuzcu
Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Cleveland Clinic, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Advisory Board
Adnan Abacı
Department of Cardiology, Gazi University Faculty of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey

Nihal Akar Bayram
Department of Cardiology, Yıldırım Beyazıt University Faculty of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey

Hakkı Tankut Akay
Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Başkent University Faculty of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey

Mehmet Akbulut
Department of Cardiology, Fırat University Faculty of Medicine, Elazığ, Turkey

Ramazan Akdemir
Department of Cardiology, Sakarya University Faculty of Medicine, Sakarya, Turkey

Bahri Akdeniz
Department of Cardiology, Dokuz Eylül University Faculty of Medicine, İzmir, Turkey

Taylan Akgün
Clinic of Cardiology, Başakşehir Çam ve Sakura City Hospital, İstanbul, Turkey

Dursun Alehan
Department of Pediatric Cardiology, Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey

Hakan Altay
Department of Cardiology, Başkent University Faculty of Medicine, İstanbul Practice and Research Hospital, İstanbul, Turkey

Servet Altay
Department of Cardiology, Trakya University Faculty of Medicine, Edirne, Turkey

Dursun Aras
Department of Cardiology, Türkiye Yüksek İhtisas Training and Research Hospital, Ankara, Turkey

Alev Arat Özkan
Department of Cardiology, İstanbul University Cardiology Institute, İstanbul, Turkey

Nurcan Arat
Department of Cardiology, İstanbul Bilim University Faculty of Medicine, Florence Nightingale Hospital, İstanbul, Turkey

Şakir Arslan
Department of Cardiology, Health Sciences University, Antalya Health Practice and Research Center, Antalya, Turkey

Özgür Aslan
Department of Cardiology, Dokuz Eylül University Faculty of Medicine, İzmir, Turkey

Enver Atalar
Department of Cardiology, Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey

İlyas Atar
Department of Cardiology, Private Ankara Güven Hospital, Ankara, Turkey

Sinan Aydoğdu
Department of Cardiology, Türkiye Yüksek İhtisas Training and Research Hospital, Ankara, Turkey

Saide Aytekin
Department of Cardiology, Koç University Faculty of Medicine, İstanbul, Turkey

Vedat Aytekin
Department of Cardiology, Koç University Faculty of Medicine, İstanbul, Turkey

Murat Biteker
Department of Cardiology, Muğla Sıtkı Koçman University Faculty of Medicine, Muğla, Turkey

Engin Bozkurt
Department of Cardiology, Yıldırım Beyazıt University Faculty of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey

Zehra Buğra
Department of Cardiology, İstanbul University İstanbul Faculty of Medicine, İstanbul, Turkey

Ceyhun Ceyhan
Department of Cardiology, Adnan Menderes University Faculty of Medicine, Aydın, Turkey

Yüksel Çavuşoğlu
Department of Cardiology, Eskişehir Osmangazi University Faculty of Medicine, Eskişehir, Turkey

Ahmet Çelik
Department of Cardiology, Mersin University Faculty of Medicine, Mersin, Turkey

Muzaffer Degertekin
Department of Cardiology, Yeditepe Üniversitesi Faculty of Medicine İstanbul, Turkey

Recep Demirbağ
Department of Cardiology, Harran University Faculty of Medicine, Şanlıurfa, Turkey

Sabri Demircan
Department of Cardiology, İstanbul Bilim University Faculty of Medicine, Şişli Florence Nightingale Hospital, İstanbul, Turkey

İrem Dinçer
Department of Cardiology, Ankara University Faculty of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey

Ayşe Güler Eroğlu
Department of Pediatrics, İstanbul University Cerrahpaşa Faculty of Medicine, İstanbul, Turkey

Mustafa Kemal Erol
Department of Cardiology, Private Şişli Kolan Hospital, İstanbul, Turkey

Mehmet Ertürk
Clinic of Cardiology, Mehmet Akif Ersoy Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery Training and Research Hospital, İstanbul, Turkey

Ömer Göktekin
Department of Cardiology, Memorial Bahçelievler Hospital, İstanbul, Turkey

Bülent Görenek
Department of Cardiology, Eskişehir Osmangazi University Faculty of Medicine, Eskişehir, Turkey

İbrahim Hakan Güllü
Department of Cardiology, Yıldırım Beyazıt University Faculty of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey

Yılmaz Güneş
Department of Cardiology, Bolu Abant İzzet Baysal University Faculty of Medicine, Bolu, Turkey

Atilla İyisoy
Department of Cardiology, Gülhane Training and Research Hospital, Ankara, Turkey

İbrahim Akın İzgi
Department of Cardiology, Bolu Abant İzzet Baysal University Faculty of Medicine, Bolu, Turkey

Can Yücel Karabay
Clinic of Cardiology, Dr. Siyami Ersek Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery Training and Research Hospital, İstanbul, Turkey

Ergün Barış Kaya
Department of Cardiology, Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey

Teoman Kılıç
Department of Cardiology, Kocaeli University Faculty of Medicine, Kocaeli, Turkey

Mustafa Kılıçkap
Department of Cardiology, Ankara University Faculty of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey

Serdar Kula
Department of Pediatric Cardiology, Gazi University Faculty of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey

Bülent Mutlu
Department of Cardiology, Marmara University Faculty of Medicine, İstanbul, Turkey

Haldun Müderrisoğlu
Department of Cardiology, Başkent University Faculty of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey

Ertuğrul Okuyan
Clinic of Cardiology, Bağcılar Training and Research Hospital, İstanbul, Turkey

Öner Özdoğan
Clinic of Cardiology, Health Sciences University Tepecik Training and Research Hospital, İzmir, Turkey

Necla Özer
Department of Cardiology, Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey

Mehmet Özkan
Department of Cardiology, Ardahan University Faculty of Health Sciences, Ardahan, Turkey

Ebru Özpelit
Department of Cardiology, Dokuz Eylül University Faculty of Medicine, İzmir, Turkey

Mahmut Şahin
Department of Cardiology, Ondokuz Mayıs University Faculty of Medicine, Samsun, Turkey

Asife Şahinarslan
Department of Cardiology, Gazi University Faculty of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey

İbrahim Halil Tanboğa
Department of Cardiology, Nişantaşı University Faculty of Medicine, İstanbul, Turkey

Ersan Tatlı
Department of Cardiology, Sakarya University Faculty of Medicine, Sakarya, Turkey

Ahmet Temizhan
Department of Cardiology, Türkiye Yüksek İhtisas Training and Research Hospital, Ankara, Turkey

Kürşat Tokel
Department of Pediatric Cardiology, Başkent University Faculty of Medicine İstanbul Practice and Research Hospital, İstanbul, Turkey

Lale Tokgözoğlu
Department of Cardiology, Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey

Serkan Topaloğlu
Department of Cardiology, Türkiye Yüksek İhtisas Training and Research Hospital, Ankara, Turkey

Eralp Tutar
Department of Cardiology, Ankara University Faculty of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey

Ercan Tutar
Department of Pediatric Cardiology, Ankara University Faculty of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey

Omaç Tüfekçioğlu
Department of Cardiology, Türkiye Yüksek İhtisas Training and Research Hospital, Ankara, Turkey

Ertan Ural
Department of Cardiology, Kocaeli University Faculty of Medicine, Kocaeli, Turkey

Mehmet Uzun
Department of Cardiology, Gülhane Training and Research Hospital, Ankara, Turkey

Ertan Vuruşkan
Department of Cardiology, Gaziantep University Faculty of Medicine, Gaziantep, Turkey

Oğuz Yavuzgil
Department of Cardiology, Ege University Faculty of Medicine, İzmir, Turkey

Dilek Yeşilbursa
Department of Cardiology, Uludağ University Faculty of Medicine, Bursa, Turkey

Ertan Yetkin
Department of Cardiology, Mersin Private Yenişehir Hospital, Mersin, Turkey

Aylin Yıldırır
Department of Cardiology, Başkent University Faculty of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey

Ahmet Yıldız
Department of Cardiology, İstanbul University-Cerrahpaşa Cardiology Institute, İstanbul, Turkey

Mustafa Yıldız
Department of Cardiology, İstanbul University Cardiology Institute, İstanbul, Turkey

Mehmet Birhan Yılmaz
Department of Cardiology, Dokuz Eylül University Faculty of Medicine, İzmir, Turkey

Hikmet Yorgun
Department of Cardiology, Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey

Uygar Çağdaş Yüksel
Clinic of Cardiology, Gülhane Training and Research Hospital, Ankara, Turkey

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