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Prof. Fatih Yalcin

Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, USA


Email: fyalcin1@jhmi.edu


1989 M.D., University of Akdeniz (Mediterranean), Antalya, Turkey


  1. Yalçin F, Topaloglu C, Kucukler N, Ofgeli M, Abraham TP. Could early septal involvement in the remodeling process be related to the advance hypertensive heart disease? Int J Cardiol 2015 Apr 1. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijcha.2015.04.003.
  2. Yalçin F, Schindler T, Abraham TP. Hypertension should be ruled out in hyperdynamic left ventricle in radionuclide myocardial perfusion imaging, diastolic dysfunction, dyspnea on exertion. Int J Cardiol 2015 Apr 1. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijcha.2015.04.003.
  3. Yalçin F, Yalçin H, Küçükler N, Abraham TP, Complete reverse remodeling in acute stress cardiomyopathy. Is preserved tissue contractility under stress related to reverse remodeling. Anatolian Journal of Cardiology 2014;14:73–75.
  4. Karatepe C, Yalçin F. Aortic stenosis and stressed heart morphology. World Journal of Cardiovascular Surgery 2014; 4:151-157. doi: 10.4236/wjcs.2014.49022.
  5. Yalçin F, Abraham TP, Gottdiener JS. Letter by Yalçin et al regarding article, "Left ventricular wall thickness and the presence of asymmetric hypertrophy in healthy young army recruits: Data from the LARGE heart study" Circulation: Cardiovascular Imaging 2013;6:e28.
  6. Kurt IH, Yalçin F. Anaphylactic shock due to intravenous amiodarone. American Journal of Emergency Medicine 2012;30:265.e1–265.e2.
  7. Buyukkaya E, Karakas MF, Kurt M, Bilen P, Yalcın F, et al. The relation of fragmented QRS with tissue Doppler derived parameters in patients with b-thalassaemia major. Clinical and Investigative Medicine 2012;35:E334–E339.
  8. Yeral N, Akçay AB, Yalçin F. Cardiac arrest and acute anterior STEMI induced by vancomycin infusion. Anatolian Journal of Cardiology 2012;12:273–274.
  9. Yalçin F, Topaloglu C, Kucukler N, Yeral N, Vefali H, Abraham TP, Garcia MJ. Determination of Regional Myocardial Performance in Hypertensive Patients with/without Left Ventricular Hypertrophy. Circulation;2011:124:A11796.
  10. Kucukler N, Yalçin F, Cingolani O, Mbiyangandu B, Sorensen L, Pinherio A, Abraham R, Abraham TP. Basal Septal Hypertrophy is an Early Imaging Biomarker of Hypertrophy in Physiologic and Pathologic Stress. Circulation 2011;124:A12802 (abstract / under review, Am J Phys.-Heart Circ. Phys).
  11. Yalçin F, Kuçukler N, Haq N, Abraham TP. Evaluation of regional myocardial dynamics in left ventricular hypertrophy secondary to essential hypertension. J Am Coll Cardiol, 2011; 57:2000, doi: 10.1016/S0735-1097(11)62000-7.
  12. Yalçin F, Yalçin H, Küçükler N, Abraham TP. Quantitative left ventricular contractility analysis under stress: a new practical approach in follow-up of hypertensive patients. J Hum Hypertens 2011; 25:578-84.
  13. Kucukler N, Yalçin F, Abraham TP, Garcia MJ. Stress induced hypertensive response: should it be evaluated more carefully? Cardiovasc Ultrasound. 2011;9:22. Review.
  14. Yalcin H, Guler H, Gunay E, Yeral N, Turhanoglu A, Bolaç E, Yalçin F. Left ventricular wall function abnormalities in patients with ankylosing spondylitis evaluated by gated myocardial perfusion scintigraphy. Rev Esp Med Nucl 2011;30:292-6.
  15. Akcay AB, Inci M, Bilen P, Acele A, Sen N, Yalçin F. Assessment of the relationship between coronary artery ectasia and erectile function score. Int J Impot Res 2011;23:128-33. doi: 10.1038/ijir.2011.10.
  16. Yalçin H, Karayalçin B, Boz A, Talay B, Belgi A, Yalçin F. Contractility evaluation by 2 dimensional echocardiography and gated SPECT myocardial perfusion scintigraphy in hypertensive patients with clinical presentation of atypical chest pain. Hippokratia 2011;15:64-8.
  17. Yalçin F., Topaloglu C, Pinherio A, Abraham TP. The evaluation of the treatment with angiotensine 2 type 1 receptor blocker by exercise tissue Doppler imaging in hypertensive patients. J Am Soc Echocardiogr 2010; 35:P1-23.
  18. Yalçin F, Yalçin H, Abraham TP. Stress-induced regional features of left ventricle is related to pathogenesis of clinical conditions with both acute and chronic stress. Int J Cardiol 2010;145:367-8.
  19. Celebi AS; Yalcin H; Yalçin F.  Current cardiac imaging techniques for detection of left ventricular mass. Cardiovascular ultrasound 2010;8:19.
  20. Yalçin H,  Aktas A, Erol T, Yapar Ali Fuat; Aydin M, Savas N, Yalçin F, Müderrisoglu H. Myocardial perfusion SPECT and dobutamine stress tissue Doppler imaging in evaluation of patients with stable angina pectoris. Anatol J Cardiol 2010;10(4):334-9.
  21. Yalçin F., Yalçin H, Seyfeli E, Akgul F. Stress-induced hypercontractility in patients with hypertension: An interesting imaging finding. Int J Cardiol 2009; Jan 9. [Epub ahead of print]
  22. Yalçin, F., Müderrisoğlu, H.  “Tako-tsubo cardiomyopathy may be associated with cardiac geometric features as observed in hypertensive heart disease. Int J Cardiol 2009, 135:251-2.
  23. Yalçin H, Balci DD, Ucar E, Ozcelik N, Tasci C, Seyfeli E, Akgul F, Yalcin F. Myocardial perfusion is preserved in patients with psoriasis without clinically evident cardiovascular disease. J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol 2009, 23:798-802
  24. Dogramaci AC, Balci DD, Balci A, Karazincir S, Savas N, Topaloglu C, Yalcin F. Is androgenetic alopecia a risk for atherosclerosis? J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol 2009;  23,673-7
  25. Balci DD, Balci A, Karazincir S, Ucar E, Iyigun U, Yalcin F, Seyfeli E, Inandi T, Egilmez E. Increased carotid artery intima-media thickness and impaired endothelial function in psoriasis. J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol 2009; 23, 1-6