////Assoc. Prof. AHMET KARABULUT


Birthdate and birthplace: 13.08.1977, Malatya


  • University: Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine (1993-2000)
  • Residency: Istanbul Dr. Siyami Ersek Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery Center Training and Research Hospital (2000-2005)

Work experiences:

Istanbul Medicine Hospital (2006-2013)
International Medicine Hospital Kosova (2010-2012), part-time
Sanlıurfa Balıklıgöl State Hospital (2006)
Balıkesir Military Hospital (2005-2006)
Istanbul Dr. Siyami Ersek Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery Center Training and Research Hospital (2005)

Work Definition:

  • Invasive  Cardiology: Complex percutaneous coronary interventions, primary percutaneous coronary interventions, permanent pacemaker implantation, septal ablation, peripheral interventions including carotid, renal, iliac and lower extremity vessels, aortic endovascular interventions
  • Non-invasive cardiology: Transthoracic and transesophageal echocardiography, stress test, ambulatory rhythm and blood pressure measurements
  • Clinical cardiology: Coronary heart disease, heart failure, valvular heart disease, hypertension, dyslipidemia.

Examinations, Projects and Memberships:

  • He was succeed in the National Cardiology Board Qualifying Examination of Turkish Society of Cardiology on November 2007.
  • He was entitled as academic Associated Profesor degree on December 2012.
  • He was a member of European Society of Cardiology (ESC), Future Leaders in Cardiology Turkey 2010-2011 group.
  • He was attended to TEKHARF study, executed by Turkish Society of Cardiology (2004-2006)
  • He is a member of Turkish Society of Cardiology and European Association of Percutaneous Cardiovascular Interventions (EAPCI).

International Publications:

  1. A.Karabulut, M.Cakmak, B.Uzunlar, O.Teskin, A.Bilici. Simple and new technique to assess left internal mammary artery function by left ventriculography. Heart and Vessels. 2012 Nov;27(6):585-93.
  2. A.Karabulut, M.Cakmak, B.Uzunlar. Association between preinfarction angina and coronary artery ectasia in the acute myocardial infarction.  Acta Cardiologica. 2011;66(4):509-514.
  3. A.Karabulut, M.Cakmak, B.Uzunlar, A.Bilici. What is the optimal length of stay in hospital for ST elevation myocardial infarction treated with primary percutaneous coronary intervention?  Cardiology Journal. 2011;18(4):378-384.
  4. A.Karabulut. Anomalous origin of left main coronary artery appears like a “native bypass graft” anastomosed to the left anterior descending artery. Eurointervention. 2011;7(5):647.
  5. A.Karabulut, S.Tanriverdi. Acute coronary syndrome secondary to spontaneous dissection of left internal mammary artery by-pass graft nine years after surgery. Kardiologia Polska. 2011;69(9):970-972.
  6. A.Karabulut, O.Surgit, O.Akgul, A.Yıldırım. Complete cure with medical treatment of prosthetic mitral valve endocarditis, which is initially diagnosed as mitral valve thrombus. Anadolu Kardiyoloji Dergisi. 2011;11(6):565-566.
  7. A.Karabulut, M.Cakmak. Position of tirofiban in ST segment elevation myocardial infarction treatment: more than an adjunctive therapy. Blood Coagulation and Fibrinolysis. 2011;22(5):449-450.
  8. A.Karabulut, S.Tanriverdi. Left main coronary artery thrombosis in a 19 year-old patient.  Kardiologia Polska. 2011;69(3):287-289.
  9. A.Karabulut, K.Topcu. Coronary perforation due to sirolimus-eluting stent’s strut rupture with post-dilatation. Kardiologia Polska. 2011;69(2):183-186.
  10. A.Karabulut, S.Tanriverdi. Progression of a small eccentric aneurysm to spontaneous coronary dissection within the left main coronary artery. Kardiologia Polska. 2011;68(12):1404-1406.
  11. A.Karabulut, M.Cakmak. ST segment elevation myocardial infarction due to slow coronary flow occurring after cannabis consumption. Kardiologia Polska. 2010;68(11):1266-1268.
  12. A.Karabulut, O.Teskin. Treatment strategies for coronary lesions in Takayasu arteritis patients – case report and review of the literature.  Kardiologia Polska. 2010;68(10):1176-1180.
  13. A.Karabulut, E.Daglar, M.Cakmak. Entrapment of hydrophilic coated coronary guidewire tips: which form of management is best ? Cardiology Journal. 2010;17(1):104-108.
  14. A.Karabulut, O.Surgit, O.Akgül, I.Bakır. “Removal without Replacement” strategy for uncontrolled prosthetic tricuspid valve endocarditis associated with abortion sepsis. Heart Surgery Forum. 2011 Dec;14(6):E357-9.
  15. A.Karabulut, H.Uyarel, B.Uzunlar, M.Cakmak. Elevated red cell distribution width level predict worse postinterventional TIMI flow reflecting abnormal reperfusion in acute myocardial infarction treated with primary coronary intervention. Coronary Artery Disease. 2012 Jan;23(1):68-72.
  16. A.Karabulut, M.Cakmak, B.uzunlar, K.Topcu. Impact of emergency services and ambulance type on pain-to-balloon time in the acute myocardial infarction: An observational study.  Anadolu Kardiyoloji Dergisi. 2012 Feb;12(1):23-9.
  17. A.Karabulut, M.Cakmak, O.Teskin. Closure of a giant subclavian artery pseudoaneurysm with graft stent placement which presented three years after gunshot injury. Vascular Disease Management. 2011;8(12):E200–E202.
  18. A.Karabulut, M.Cakmak. Pericardial tamponade due to synergistic effects of tuberculosis and myxedema. Medicinski Arhiv. 2010;64(6):377-378.
  19. A.Karabulut, B.Uzunlar, M.Cakmak. Impact of mean platelet volume on postinterventional TIMI flow in the acute myocardial infarction treated with primary coronary intervention. Clinical and Applied Thrombosis/Hemostasis. 2013 Jan;19(1):103-4.
  20. A.Karabulut, M.Cakmak B.Uzunlar. Is it feasible to perform coronary chronic total occlusion intervention with conventional angioplasty equipments?. Saudi Medical Journal. 2012;33(4):406-11.
  21. A.Karabulut, B.Uzunlar. Correlation between red cell distribution width and coronary ectasia in the acute myocardial infarction. Clinical and Applied Thrombosis/Hemostasis. 2012 Sep;18(5):551-2.
  22. A.Karabulut. Thrombus aspiration may decrease bleeding risk in the early postoperative myocardial infarction treated with percutaneous intervention. Anadolu Kardiyol Derg. 2013 Jun;13(4):402.
  23. Z.Doğan, A. Karabulut.  Effect of pregnancy on the myocardial non-compaction cardiomyopathy. Int J Cardiol. 2013 Sep 20;168(1):e22-3.
  24. A. Beqiri, A. Karabulut, L. Kamberi. Functional mitral stenosis, atrial fibrillation and heart failure secondary to left atrial compression by the formation of a localised periatrial haematoma after cardiac resuscitation. Kardiol Pol. 2013;71(8):848-51.
  25. Z.Dogan, A.Karabulut. Multilateral coronary fistulas terminating in the lung parenchyma.

Anadolu Kardiyoloji  Dergisi. 2012 Dec;12(8):701-2.

  1. I.Erden, E.C.Erden, H.Ozhan. A.Karabulut, S.Ordu, M.Yazici. Outcome of primary percutaneous intervention in patients with infarct-related coronary artery ectasia. Angiology. 2010;61(6):574-579.
  2. N.Cebi, S.Tanriverdi, A.Karabulut. Iatrogenic aortic dissection during right coronary artery stenting. Heart Surgery Forum. 2008;11(3):E172-174.
  3. A.Onat, G.Hergenç, A.Karabulut, S.Albayrak, G.Can, Z.Kaya. Serum sex hormone-binding globulin, a determinant of cardiometabolic disorders independent of abdominal obesity and insulin resistance in elderly men and women. Metabolism. 2007;56(10):1356-1362.
  4. A.Onat, G.Hergenc, I.Sari, A.Karabulut, G.Can. Elevated LDL-cholesterol level predicts diabetes in centrally obese women but not men: relative roles of insulin resistance and central obesity. Circulation Journal. 2007;71(9):1463-1467.
  5. A.Onat, H.Ozhan, G.Can, G.Hergenç, A.Karabulut, S.Albayrak. Serum apolipoprotein B is superior to LDL-cholesterol level in predicting incident coronary disease among Turks. Anadolu Kardiyoloji Dergisi. 2007;7(2):128-133.
  6. A.Onat, G.Hergenç, H.Uyarel, H.Ozhan, A.M.Esen, A.Karabulut, S.Albayrak, G.Can, I.Keleş. Association between mild renal dysfunction and insulin resistance or metabolic syndrome in a random nondiabetic population sample. Kidney and Blood Pressure Research. 2007;30(2):88-96.
  7. A.Onat, H.Uyarel, G.Hergenç, A.Karabulut, S.Albayrak, I.Sari, M.Yazici, I.Keleş. Serum uric acid is a determinant of metabolic syndrome in a population-based study. American Journal of Hypertension. 2006;19(10):1055-1062.
  8. H.Uyarel, A.Karabulut, E.Okmen, N.Cam. Familial Mediterranean fever and acute anterior myocardial infarction in a young patient. Anadolu Kardiyoloji Dergisi. 2006;6(3):272-274.
  9. A.Onat, H.Ozhan, A.M.Esen, S.Albayrak, A.Karabulut, G.Can, G.Hergenç. Prospective epidemiologic evidence of a “protective” effect of smoking on metabolic syndrome and diabetes among Turkish women–without associated overall health benefit”, Atherosclerosis. 2007;193(2):380-388.
  10. A.Onat, H.Uyarel, G.Hergenç, A.Karabulut, S.Albayrak, G.Can. Determinants and definition of abdominal obesity as related to risk of diabetes, metabolic syndrome and coronary disease in Turkish men: a prospective cohort study. Atherosclerosis. 2007;191(1):182-190
  11. A.Onat, G.Can, G.Hergenç, M.Yazıcı, A.Karabulut, S.Albayrak. Serum apolipoprotein B predicts dyslipidemia, metabolic syndrome and, in women, hypertension and diabetes, independent of markers of central obesity and inflammation. International Journal of Obesity. 2007;31:1119-1125.
  12. A.Onat, G.Hergenç, A.Karabulut, S.Türkmen, Y.Doğan, H.Uyarel, G.Can, V.Sansoy. Serum gamma glutamyltransferase as a marker of metabolic syndrome and coronary disease likelihood in nondiabetic middle-aged and elderly adults. Preventive Medicine. 2006;43(2):136-139.
  13. H.Uyarel, E.Okmen, N.Cobanoğlu, A.Karabulut, N.Cam. Effects of anxiety on QT dispersion in healthy young men. Acta Cardiologica. 2006;61(1):83-87.
  14. H.Uyarel, C.Ozdöl, A.Karabulut, E.Okmen, N.Cam. Acute alcohol intake and P-wave dispersion in healthy men. Anadolu Kardiyoloji Dergisi. 2005;5(4):289-293.
  15. A.Onat, M.Yazici, G.Hergenç, Y.Doğan, A.Karabulut, I.Sari, S.Türkmen, G.Can, V.Sansoy. Lipoprotein (a) in a population-based study: more significant in Turkish women than men ? Anadolu Kardiyoloji Dergisi. 2005;5(4):271-277.
  16. H.Uyarel, H.Kasikcioglu, S.U.Dayi, Z.Tartan, A.Karabulut, B.Uzunlar, H.Samur, I.Sari, E.Okmen, N.Cam. Anxiety and P wave dispersion in a healthy young population. Cardiology. 2005;104(3):162-168.
  17. H.Uyarel, E.Okmen, Z.Tartan, H.Kasikcioglu, S.U.Dayi, A.Karabulut, B.Uzunlar, H.Samur, N.Cam. The role of angiotensin converting enzyme genotype in coronary artery ectasia. International Heart Journal. 2005;46(1):89-96.
  18. L.Kamberi, D.Gorani, A.Karabulut, A.Beqiri, A.Mustafai. Follow-up of acute aortic dissection. Medicinski Arhiv. 2011;65(2):89-91.
  19. L.Kamberi, A.Karabulut, H.Citaku, D.Gorani, A.Beqiri. Incidence of Early Left Ventricular Thrombus and Stroke After Acute Myocardial Infarction in the Primary Coronary Intervention Era Compared to Conservative Treatment.  Acta Informatica Medica. 2011;19(2):88-90.
  20. G.Hergenç, A.Onat, S.Albayrak, A.Karabulut, S.Türkmen, İ.Sarı, G.Can. TSH levels in Turkish adults: Prevalences and associations with serum lipids, coronary heart disease and metabolic syndrome. Turkish Journal of Medical Sciences. 2005;35:297-304.
  21. L.Kamberi,  A. Bakalli, N.Budima, D.Gorani, A.Karabulut, K. Pallaska  Pleiotropic and Lipid–lowering Effects of Statins in Hypertension.  Materia Socio Medica, 2012; 24(2):84-86.
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