T.C. Sağlık Bakanlığı İstanbul İl Sağlık Müdürlüğü İstanbul Süreyyapaşa Göğüs Hastalıkları ve Göğüs Cerrrahisi
Eğitim ve Araştırma Hastanesi

Chief Pyhsician Zühal KARAKURT



CURRICULUM VITAE

Zuhal Karakurt, M.D. Associate Professor

Date: May 2018

Date of birth: November 05. 1968 Citizienship: Turkish

Spoken languages: English (good- mark 85 (2010) ), Italian (fair)

Single / married: Married with 2 children (15 years-old girl, 23 years old boy).

Present Position: Dean Of Hospital (Director of Hospital) Specialist of Chest Medicine, Intensive Care Subspecialist

Nationality: Turkish

Adress:

Office: SB Sureyyapaşa Chest Diseses and Thoracic Surgery Training and Researching Hospital,

Respiratory Intensive Care Unit

Başıbuyuk/Maltepe Istanbul 34662 Turkey

EDUCATIONS

University: 1986-1993 Marmara University Medical Faculty (English)

Obligatory Mission: 1994-1996 Emergency Unit of Government Hospital, Artvin, Turkey.

Medical Speciality: 1996-2000, Pulmonary Diseases in Süreyyapaşa Chest Diseases and Thoracic Surgery Treaning and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey.


Post Graduate Training:

February 2000-November 2000: Fondazione Salvatore Maugeri I.R.C.C.S.Pavia Italy. As an Observer doctor about noninvasive mechanical ventilation.

Pulmonary Specialist: December 2000-2001 Süreyyapaşa Chest Diseases and Thoracic Surgery Training and Research Hospital, Istanbul.

Hospital-Organization Responsibilities

2001-2007: Pulmonary specialist in Respiratory Intensive Care Unit, Süreyyapaşa Chest Diseases and ThoracicSurgery                 Traning and Research Hospital,Istanbul

2006: European Resusitation Council, Generic Instructor.

2007- present: Director of 20 beds Respiratory Intensive Care Unit, Süreyyapaşa Chest Diseases and ThoracicSurgery                 Training and Research Hospital,Istanbul.

2008-2011: MECOR 1-3 and Kenya GLOBAL

2012: Associate professor for pulmonology

2013: Intensive Care Pulmonology Subspeciality

2013-current: Teaching Stuff for Ministry Health of Süreyyapaşa Chest Diseases and Thoracic Surgery Training and Research Hospital

2014- current: Director of Hospital

2015-current:TTS-ATS MECOR-Turkey Faculty

2016-current: TTS -ATS- MECOR-Turkey Co-Leader

2017-current: associate professor in Health of Science University Istanbul Süreyyapaşa Chest Diseases and Thoracic Surgery Training and Research Hospital.

Clinical trials

  1. XRP4563C/4001 protocol number “Comparison of Elastic Socks + Enoxaparin Application and Elastic Sock Application Activities in Venous Thromboembolism Prophylaxis in Patients Hospitalized for Respiratory Failure in Acute Exacerbations of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (Co-researcher 2002–2004). Phase IV Clinical trial.
  1. HR355/3035 protocol number “Project "Levofloxacin and Piperacillin-Tazobactam Activity Comparison in Hospital-Based Pneumonia" (Co-researcher 2004). Phase III clinical trial.
  2. 14990 Options Clinical Trial Phase IV - continue. (18. Center, center responsible reasearcher).

    Member of Societies International Societies

  1. ATS ( American Thoracic Society 1998- member no:000 44100

  1. ERS (European Respiratory Society 2000-….) üye no: 84625 3. Chest (1998- 2001, 2008-2016) member no:204983, FCCP
  1. EAACI (Eurropean Academy of Allergology and Clinical Immunology 1999-2003) member no:02815

    National Societies

  2. Turkish Thoracic Society (1998-2014), member no 001790
  3. Turkish Internal and Surgical Intensive Care Sociiety 2005-2018
  4. Turkish Society of Intensive Care 2015-
  5. Türkiye Respiratory Research Society (2006-2012)

    Fields of Clinical and Scientific Interest

    1. Mechanical Ventilation ( Invasive and noninvasive especially in COPD)
    2. Weaning from mechanical ventilation
    3. Sepsis
    4. Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Diseases (type of exacerbation and treatment approach)
    5. Training on Research Question and manuscript writing.
    6. Pulmonary Rehabilitation (home-vent patient)

PUBLICATIONS:70

Internatinal Publications N=50 (SCI-Exp=36, Non SCI-ExpN=13)

  1. Gungor S, Kargin F, Irmak I, Ciyiltepe F, Acartürk Tunçay E, Atagun Guney P, Aksoy E, Ocakli B, Adiguzel N, Karakurt Z. Severity of acidosis affects long-term survival in COPD patients with hypoxemia after intensive care unit discharge. Int J Chron Obstruct Pulmon Dis. 2018 May 9;13:1495-1506. doi: 10.2147/COPD.S159504. eCollection 2018. PubMed PMID: 29780244; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5951127.
  2. Ocakli B, Acarturk E, Aksoy E, Gungor S, Ciyiltepe F, Oztas S, Ozmen I, Agca MC, Salturk C, Adiguzel N, Karakurt Z. The impact of exposure to biomass smoke versus cigarette smoke on inflammatory markers and pulmonary function parameters in patients with chronic respiratory failure. Int J Chron Obstruct Pulmon Dis. 2018 Apr 18;13:1261-1267. doi: 10.2147/COPD.S162658. eCollection 2018. PubMed PMID: 29713159; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5912365.
  3. Çoban Ağca M, Aksoy E, Duman D, Özmen İ, Yıldırım E, Güngör S, Durmuş N, Aka Aktürk Ü, Saltürk C, Tepetam FM, Karakurt Z. Does eosinophilia and neutrophil to lymphocyte ratio affect hospital re-admission in cases of COPD exacerbation? Tuberk Toraks. 2017 Dec;65(4):282-290. doi: 10.5578/tt.57278. PubMed PMID: 29631526.

  1. Cilli A, Cakin O, Aksoy E, Kargin F, Adiguzel N, Karakurt Z, Ergan B, Mersin S, Bozkurt S, Ciftci F, Cengiz M. Acute cardiac events in severe community acquired pneumonia: A multicenter study. Clin Respir J. 2018 Mar 23. doi: 10.1111/crj.12791. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 29570241.
  2. Acartürk Tunçay E, Karakurt Z, Aksoy E, Saltürk C, Gungor S, Ciftaslan N, Irmak İ, Yavuz D, Ocakli B, Adıgüzel N. Eosinophilic and non-eosinophilic COPD patients with chronic respiratory failure: neutrophil-to-lymphocyte ratio as an exacerbation marker. Int J Chron Obstruct Pulmon Dis. 2017 Nov 23;12:3361-3370. doi: 10.2147/COPD.S147261. eCollection 2017. PubMed PMID: 29200843; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5703161.
  3. Kocak ND, Gungor S, Akturk UA, Yalcinsoy M, Kavas M, Oztas S, Akkaya ME, Aksoy E, Agca MC, Duman D, Karakurt Z. Analysis of Age Distribution and Disease Presentation of 1269 Patients with Sarcoidosis. Eurasian J Med. 2017 Oct;49(3):161-166. doi: 10.5152/eurasianjmed.2017.17181. PubMed PMID: 29123437; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5665623.
  4. Ozmen I, Karakurt Z, Salturk C, Kargin F, Takir HB, Aksoy E, Sari R, Celik E, Tuncay  EA, Yildirim E, Mocin OY, Adiguzel N, Oztas S, Gungor S, Gungor G. Can N-terminal pro B- type natriuretic peptide, neutrophil-to-lymphocyte ratio, C-reactive protein help to predict short and long term mortality? Bratisl Lek Listy. 2016;117(10):587-594. PubMed PMID: 27826974.
  5. Altinoz H, Adiguzel N, Salturk C, Gungor G, Mocin O, Berk Takir H, Kargin F, Balci M, Dikensoy O, Karakurt Z. Obesity might be a good prognosis factor for COPD patients using domiciliary noninvasive mechanical ventilation. Int J Chron Obstruct Pulmon Dis. 2016 Aug 19;11:1895-901. doi: 10.2147/COPD.S108813. eCollection 2016. PubMed PMID: 27578969; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4998020.
  6. Yalcinsoy M, Salturk C, Oztas S, Gungor S, Ozmen I, Kabadayi F, Oztim AA, Aksoy E, Adıguzel N, Oruc O, Karakurt Z. Can patients with moderate to severe acute respiratory failure from COPD be treated safely with noninvasive mechanical ventilation on the ward? Int J Chron Obstruct Pulmon Dis. 2016 May 31;11:1151-60. doi: 10.2147/COPD.S104801. eCollection 2016. PubMed PMID: 27330283; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4898082.
  7. Gungor S, Akturk UA, Yalcinsoy M, Kocak ND, Goksenoglu NC, Altunbey SA, Bekir SA, Guven AA, Sucu P, Kuver SU, Aksoy E, Duman D, Agca MC, Oztas S, Akkaya E, Karakurt Z. What is the neutrophil/lymphocyte ratio in sarcoidosis? Bratisl Lek Listy. 2016;117(3):152-5. PubMed PMID: 26925745.
  8. Salturk C, Karakurt Z, Takir HB, Balci M, Kargin F, Mocin OY, Gungor G, Ozmen I, Oztas S, Yalcinsoy M, Evin R, Ozturk M, Adiguzel N. Comparison of exercise capacity in COPD  and other etiologies of chronic respiratory failure requiring non-invasive  mechanical ventilation at home: retrospective analysis of 1-year follow-up. Int J Chron Obstruct Pulmon

Dis. 2015 Nov 26;10:2559-69. doi: 10.2147/COPD.S91950. eCollection 2015. PubMed PMID: 26648713; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4664429.

  1. Duman D, Aksoy E, Agca MC, Kocak ND, Ozmen I, Akturk UA, Gungor S, Tepetam FM, Eroglu SA, Oztas S, Karakurt Z. The utility of inflammatory markers to predict readmissions and mortality in COPD cases with or without eosinophilia. Int J Chron Obstruct Pulmon Dis. 2015 Nov 11;10:2469-78. doi: 10.2147/COPD.S90330. eCollection 2015. Erratum in: Int J Chron Obstruct Pulmon Dis. 2016;11:417. PubMed PMID: 26648709; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4648601.
  2. Yalçınsoy M, Salturk C, Takır HB, Kutlu SB, Oguz A, Aksoy E, Balcı M, Kargın F, Mocin OY, Adıguzel N, Gungor G, Karakurt Z. Case fatality rate related to nosocomial and ventilator- associated pneumonia in an ICU: a single-centre retrospective cohort study. Wien Klin Wochenschr. 2016 Feb;128(3-4):95-101. doi: 10.1007/s00508-015-0884-6. Epub 2015 Nov 5. PubMed PMID: 26542131.
  3. Saltürk C, Karakurt Z, Adiguzel N, Kargin F, Sari R, Celik ME, Takir HB, Tuncay E, Sogukpinar O, Ciftaslan N, Mocin O, Gungor G, Oztas S. Does eosinophilic COPD exacerbation have a better patient outcome than non-eosinophilic in the intensive care unit? Int J Chron Obstruct Pulmon Dis. 2015 Sep 8;10:1837-46. doi: 10.2147/COPD.S88058. eCollection 2015. PubMed PMID: 26392758; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4572725.
  4. Takır HB, Karakurt Z, Saltürk C, Balcı M, Kargın F, Moçin ÖY, Güngör G, Çelik E, Devran Ö, Yalçınsoy M, Özmen İ, Adıgüzel N. Does Total Parenteral Nutrition Increase the Mortality of Patients with Severe Sepsis in the ICU? Turk Thorac J. 2015 Apr;16(2):53-58.  doi: 10.5152/ttd.2015.4323. Epub 2015 Apr 1. PubMed PMID: 29404078; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5783060.
  5. Adıgüzel N, Karakurt Z, Moçin ÖY, Takır HB, Saltürk C, Kargın F, Balcı MK, Güngör G. Full-Time ICU Staff in the Intensive Care Unit: Does It Improve the Outcome? Turk Thorac J. 2015 Jan;16(1):28-32. doi: 10.5152/ttd.2014.4317. Epub 2015 Jan 1. PubMed PMID: 29404074; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5783043.
  6. Ongel EA, Karakurt Z, Salturk C, Takir HB, Burunsuzoglu B, Kargin F, Ekinci GH, Mocin O, Gungor G, Adiguzel N, Yilmaz A. How do COPD comorbidities affect ICU outcomes? Int J Chron Obstruct Pulmon Dis. 2014 Oct 17;9:1187-96. doi: 10.2147/COPD.S70257. eCollection 2014. PubMed PMID: 25378919; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4207568.
  7. Takir HB, Karakurt Z, Salturk C, Kargin F, Balci M, Yalcinsoy M, Ozmen I, Yazicioglu OM, Gungor G, Burunsuzoğlu B, Adiguzel N. Reasons for ICU demand and long-term follow- up of a chronic obstructive pulmonary disease cohort. COPD. 2014 Dec;11(6):627-38. doi: 10.3109/15412555.2014.898041. Epub 2014 Jun 10. PubMed PMID: 24915105.

  1. Cilli A, Karakurt Z, Erdem H. Comment to the letter to the editor. J Crit Care. 2014 Jun;29(3):463-4. doi: 10.1016/j.jcrc.2014.02.001. Epub 2014 Feb 14. PubMed PMID: 24636929.
  2. Kargin F, Takir HB, Salturk C, Goksenoglu NC, Karabay CY, Mocin OY, Adiguzel N, Gungor G, Balci MK, Yalcinsoy M, Kargin R, Karakurt Z. The safety of beta-blocker use in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease patients with respiratory failure in the intensive care unit. Multidiscip Respir Med. 2014 Feb 4;9(1):8. doi:  10.1186/2049-6958-9-8.  PubMed PMID: 24495706; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3922037.
  3. Erdem H, Kocak-Tufan Z, Yilmaz O, Karakurt Z, Cilli A, Turkan H, Yazicioglu-Mocin O, Adıguzel N, Gungor G, Taşcı C, Yilmaz G, Oncul O, Dogan-Celik A, Erdemli O, Oztoprak N, Tomak Y, Inan A, Tok D, Temur S, Oksuz H, Senturk O, Buyukkocak U, Yilmaz-Karadag F, Ozturk-Engin D, Ozcengiz D, Karakas A, Bilgic H, Leblebicioglu H. The interrelations of radiologic findings and mechanical ventilation in community acquired pneumonia patients admitted to the intensive care unit: a multicentre retrospective study. Ann Clin Microbiol Antimicrob. 2014 Jan 8;13:5. doi: 10.1186/1476-0711-13-5. PubMed PMID: 24400646; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3898785.
  4. Cilli A, Erdem H, Karakurt Z, Turkan H, Yazicioglu-Mocin O, Adiguzel N, Gungor G, Bilge U, Tasci C, Yilmaz G, Oncul O, Dogan-Celik A, Erdemli O, Oztoprak N, Samur AA, Tomak Y, Inan A, Karaboga B, Tok D, Temur S, Oksuz H, Senturk O, Buyukkocak U, Yilmaz-Karadag F, Ozcengiz D, Karakas A, Savasci U, Ozgen-Alpaydın A, Kilic E, Elaldi N, Bilgic H. Community-acquired pneumonia in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease requiring admission to the intensive care unit: risk factors for mortality. J Crit Care. 2013 Dec;28(6):975-9. doi: 10.1016/j.jcrc.2013.08.004. Epub 2013 Sep 24. PubMed PMID: 24075301.
  5. Erdem H, Turkan H, Cilli A, Karakas A, Karakurt Z, Bilge U, Yazicioglu-Mocin O, Elaldi N, Adıguzel N, Gungor G, Taşcı C, Yilmaz G, Oncul O, Dogan-Celik A, Erdemli O, Oztoprak N, Tomak Y, Inan A, Karaboğa B, Tok D, Temur S, Oksuz H, Senturk O, Buyukkocak U, Yilmaz-Karadag F, Ozcengiz D, Turker T, Afyon M, Samur AA, Ulcay A, Savasci U, Diktas H, Ozgen-Alpaydın A, Kilic E, Bilgic H, Leblebicioglu H, Unal S, Sonmez G, Gorenek L. Mortality indicators in community-acquired pneumonia requiring intensive care in Turkey. Int J Infect Dis. 2013 Sep;17(9):e768-72. doi: 10.1016/j.ijid.2013.03.015. Epub 2013 May 9. PubMed PMID: 23664334.
  6. Esquinas AM, Matsuoka Y, Adıgüzel N, Karakurt Z. Intensive care and non-invasive mechanical ventilation in kyphoscoliosis: are new perspectives still needed? Multidiscip Respir Med. 2013 May 7;8(1):31. doi: 10.1186/2049-6958-8-31. PubMed PMID: 23647687; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3679766.

  1. Güngör G, Tatar D, Saltürk C, Çimen P, Karakurt Z, Kirakli C, Adıgüzel N, Ediboglu Ö, Yılmaz H, Moçin ÖY, Balcı M, Yılmaz A. Why do patients with interstitial lung diseases fail in the ICU? a 2-center cohort study. Respir Care. 2013 Mar;58(3):525-31. doi: 10.4187/respcare.01734. PubMed PMID: 23443285.
  2. Yazıcıoğlu Moçin O, Karakurt Z, Aksoy F, Güngör G, Partal M, Adıgüzel N, Acartürk E, Batı Kutlu S, Baran R, Erdem H. Bronchoscopy as an indicator of tracheobronchial fungal infection in non-neutropenic intensive-care unit patients. Clin Microbiol Infect. 2013 Mar;19(3):E136-41. doi: 10.1111/1469-0691.12112. Epub 2013 Jan 18. PubMed PMID: 23331540.
  3. Devran O, Karakurt Z, Adıgüzel N, Güngör G, Moçin OY, Balcı MK, Celik E, Saltürk C, Takır HB, Kargın F, Yılmaz A. C-reactive protein as a predictor of mortality in patients affected with severe sepsis in intensive care unit. Multidiscip Respir Med. 2012 Nov 21;7(1):47. doi: 10.1186/2049-6958-7-47. PubMed PMID: 23171626; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3529702.
  4. Güngör G, Karakurt Z, Adigüzel N, Aydin RE, Balci MK, Saltürk C, Sancar R, Solmaz S, Moçin ÖY. The 6-minute walk test in chronic respiratory failure: does observed or predicted walk distance better reflect patient functional status? Respir Care. 2013 May;58(5):850-7. doi: 10.4187/respcare.02009. PubMed PMID: 23107072.
  5. Adıgüzel N, Karakurt Z, Güngör G, Moçin O, Balcı M, Saltürk C, Kargın F, Takır HB, Güven A, Yarkın T. Management of kyphoscoliosis patients with respiratory failure in the intensive care unit and during long term follow up. Multidiscip Respir Med. 2012 Sep 21;7(1):30. doi: 10.1186/2049-6958-7-30. PubMed PMID: 22999093; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3488481.
  6. Sulu E, Tasolar O, Berk Takir H, Yagci Tuncer L, Karakurt Z, Yilmaz A. Delays in the diagnosis and treatment of non-small-cell lung cancer. Tumori. 2011 Nov-Dec;97(6):693-7. doi: 10.1700/1018.11083. PubMed PMID: 22322833.
  7. Karakurt Z, Fanfulla F, Ceriana P, Carlucci A, Grassi M, Colombo R, Karakurt S, Nava S. Physiologic determinants of prolonged mechanical ventilation in patients after major surgery. J Crit Care. 2012 Apr;27(2):221.e9-16. doi:10.1016/j.jcrc.2011.08.009. Epub 2011 Oct 26. PubMed PMID: 22033055.
  8. Nava S, Grassi M, Fanfulla F, Domenighetti G, Carlucci A, Perren A, Dell'Orso D, Vitacca M, Ceriana P, Karakurt Z, Clini E. Non-invasive ventilation in elderly patients with acute hypercapnic respiratory failure: a randomised controlled trial. Age Ageing. 2011 Jul;40(4):444- 50. doi: 10.1093/ageing/afr003. Epub 2011 Feb 22. PubMed PMID: 21345841.
  9. Karakurt Z. [Other causes of pulmonary arterial hypertension: pulmonary veno-occlusive disease, pulmonary capillary hemangiomatosis, porto-pulmonary hypertension, HIV-

associated  pulmonary  arterial  hypertension].AnadoluKardiyol   Derg. 2010 Aug;10 Suppl 1:63-8. doi: 10.5152/akd.2010.121. Review. Turkish. PubMed PMID:20819769.

  1. Karakurt Z, Güven AO, Moçin OY, Karavelioğlu Y, Güngör G, Altınöz H, Adıgüzel N, Yarkın T, Baran R. Six minute walking distance in kyphoscoliosis patients with chronic respiratory failure. Multidiscip Respir Med. 2010 Aug 31;5(4):244-9. doi: 10.1186/2049-6958- 5-4-244. PubMed PMID: 22958538; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3436628.
  2. Ceyhan BB, Demiralp E, Karakurt ZL, Karakurt S, Sungur M. Transforming growth factor beta-1 level in pleural effusion. Respirology. 2003 Sep;8(3):321-5. PubMed PMID: 12911825.
  3. Demirel H, Demir T, Umut S. Retrospective evaluation of patient compliance in continuous oxygen therapy. Respiration. 2003 Mar-Apr;70(2):149-53. PubMed PMID: 12740511.(Multi Center Studies)
  4. Bilgin S, Yilmaz A, Ozdemir F, Akkaya E, Karakurt Z, Poluman A. Extrathoracic staging of non-small cell bronchogenic carcinoma: relationship of the clinical evaluation to organ scans. Respirology. 2002 Mar;7(1):57-61. PubMed PMID: 11896902.

Internatinal Publications (Other than SCI-Exp)

  1. Kılınç O, Karakurt Z. Can we Protect the Society from Passive Smoking? Turk Thorac J. 2017 Jul;18(3):65. doi: 10.5152/TurkThoracJ.2017.150601. Epub 2017 Jul 1. PubMed PMID: 29404163; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5783083.
  2. Özsancak Uğurlu A, Berk Takır H, Ergan B, İn E, Özyilmaz E, Ertan Edipoğlu Ö, Acartürk E, Güleç Balbay E, Görek Dilektaşlı A, Kıvanç T, Korkmaz Ekren P, Sarınç Ulaşlı S, Doğrul I, Yılmazel Uçar E, Olgun Ş, Devran Ö, Ergun R, Karakurt Z. Approach of pulmonologists in Turkey to noninvasive mechanical ventilation use at home for chronic respiratory failure. Tuberk Toraks. 2016 Mar;64(1):1-8. PubMed PMID: 27266279.
  3. Özsancak Uğurlu A, Ergan B, Berk Takır H, İn E, Özyılmaz E, Ertan Edipoğlu Ö, Acartürk E, Güleç Balbay E, Görek Dilektaşlı A, Kıvanç T, Korkmaz Ekren P, Sarınç Ulaşlı S, Doğrul I, Yılmazel Uçar E, Olgun Ş, Devran Ö, Ergun R, Karakurt Z. Approach of pulmonologists in Turkey to noninvasive mechanical ventilation use in acute respiratory failure. Tuberk Toraks. 2015;63(4):213 25. PubMed PMID: 26963304.
  4. Burunsuzoğlu B, Saltürk C, Karakurt Z, Öngel EA, Takır HB, Kargın F, Horzum G, Balcı M, Moçin Ö, Adıgüzel N, Güngör G, Yılmaz A. Thrombocytopenia: A Risk Factor of Mortality for Patients with Sepsis in the Intensive Care Unit. Turk Thorac J. 2016 Jan;17(1):7-

    14. doi: 10.5578/ttj.17.1.002. Epub 2015 Dec 14. PubMed PMID: 29404115; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5792114.

  5. Öz E, Saltürk C, Karakurt Z, Yazıcıoğlu Moçin Ö, Adıgüzel N, Güngör G, Devran Ö, Kalamanoğlu M, Horzum G, Yılmaz A. Risk factors for multiorgan failure and mortality in

severe sepsis patients who need intensive care unit follow-up. Tuberk Toraks. 2015 Sep;63(3):147-57. PubMed PMID: 26523895.

  1. Yalçınsoy M, Cetintaş G, Yazıcıoğlu Moçin O, Acartürk E, Güngör G, Kalamanoğlu Balcı M, Saltürk C, Ertuğrul M, Adıgüzel N, Karakurt Z. [The effect of acute internal problems for mortality in respiratory intensive care unit patients]. Tuberk Toraks. 2011;59(3):221-6. Turkish. PubMed PMID: 22087517.
  2. Yarkın T, Adıgüzel N, Karakurt Z, Güngör G, Aksoy F, Baran R. Chlorine-induced extensive tracheobronchial necrosis concomitantly benzene-induced pancytopenia presented with severe pneumonia. Tuberk Toraks. 2010;58(4):439-43. PubMed PMID: 21341122.
  1. Güngör G, Yazıcıoğlu Moçin O, Acartürk E, Başbuğ Y, Saltürk C, Yalçınsoy M, Karakurt

    Z. [The influence of community-acquired pneumonia to the clinical course in COPD cases admitted to intensive care unit with acute respiratory failure]. Tuberk Toraks. 2010;58(4):408-

    17. Turkish. PubMed PMID: 21341118.

  1. Adıgüzel N, Karakurt Z, Kalamanoğlu Balcı M, Acartürk E, Güngör G, Yazıcıoğlu Moçin O, Batı Kutlu S, Yılmaz A. Influenza A (H1N1) virus pneumonia in intensive care unit. Tuberk Toraks. 2010;58(3):278-85. PubMed PMID: 21038138.
  1. Adigüzel N, Karakurt Z, Güngör G, Yazicioğlu Moçin O, Acartürk E, Soğukpinar O, Baran

    R. Mortality rates and risk factors associated with nosocomial Candida infection in a respiratory intensive care unit. Tuberk Toraks. 2010;58(1):35-43. PubMed PMID: 20517727.

  1. Karakurt Z, Yarkin T, Altinöz H, Atik Güngör S, Adigüzel N, Güngör G, Demiryontar D, Biçakçi B, Berk Takir H, Unver E, Baran R. Pressure vs. volume control in COPD patients intubated due to ARF: a case-control study. Tuberk Toraks. 2009;57(2):145-54. PubMed PMID: 19714505.
  1. Yarkin T, Karakurt Z, Bölükbaşi Y, Yazicioğlu Moçin O, Altinöz H, Adigüzel N, Güngör

    G. Evaluation of the weaning process in COPD patients with acute respiratory failure. Tuberk Toraks. 2008;56(1):64-73. PubMed PMID: 18330757.

  1. Pazarli P, Yarkin T, Karakurt Z, Yetis Duman D, Saltürk C, Celik B, Baran R. [Follow-up hemoglobin concentrations in ICU: relationship between diagnostic blood loss and daily fluid balance]. Tuberk Toraks. 2007;55(4):323-8. Turkish. PubMed PMID: 18224498.

National Publications (N=20)

  1. H.Türker, Z.Karakurt, E Karahallı, B. Ocaklı, F. Aksoy. Lung metastasis to thyroid gland: A case report. Turkish Respiratory Journal 2000; 1: 65-67.
  2. N.Erdal, Z. Karakurt, İ. Pandül, C. Tahaoğlu. A case report: Primary pulmonary melanoma. Turkish Respiratory Journal 2000; 1: 72-74

  1. B. Ocaklı, H. Türker, Z. Karakurt, S. Boğa, C. Tahaoğlu, Ö. Kula, S. Dülger. Relation of spirometry and cytomorphological changes secondary to cigarette smoking. Turkish Respiratory Journal 2000; 1: 21-25.
  2. F. Ece, F. Aksoy, S. Bilgin, Z. Karakurt, A. Atasalihi. Microvessel density as a marker of tumor angiogenesis in nonsmall cell lung cancer. Turkish Respiratory Journal 2000; 1: 5-8.
  3. Z. Karakurt, B. Ceyhan, S. Karakurt, H. Türker. Induced Sputum Cell Profile in Mild to Severe Stable Asthmatics and Healthy Adults. Turkish Respiratory Journal 2001;2(3):22- 27.
  4. A. Yılmaz, E. Akkaya, F. Ece, Z. Karakurt, A. Baran, B. Bayramgürler. Evaluation of Circulating Immune Complexes in Healthy Smokers. Turkish RespiratoryJournal 2001;2(3):32-35.
  5. C. Ülman, N. Bayrak Erdal, Z. Karakurt, M. Çubuk, H. Türker, E. Sulu. Technetium- 99m Methoxyisobutylisonitrile Chest Imaging of Lung Cancer: Relation to Patient Prognosis and Chemotherapy Response. Turkish Respiratory Journal 2002;3.(1):3-6.
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