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M.D. Professor Zühal KARAKURT







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                                                                                    Zuhal Karakurt, M.D. Professor

 


CURRICULUM VITAE

CV Date: March 2021

Date of birth: November 05th, 1968

Citizienship: Turkish

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

Single / married: Married with 2 children (18years-old girl, 25 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

                         

Phone: +90-216-421 42 00; Ext:1005

Fax: +90-216-421 40 30

e-mail: zuhal.karakurt@sbu.edu.tr

mobile +90 532 646 65 90

Home (Phone): +90-216-533 17 68

 

 

 

EDUCATIONS

University:  1986-1993 Marmara University School of Medicine (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.

Marc 2009-September 2009: Turkish Thoracic Society-Intensive Care Study Group Training Fellowship about Respiratory and diaphragm mechanics and measurements in Fondazione Salvatore Maugeri  I.R.C.C.S. Pavia Italy.

American Thoracic Society Turkey MECOR Program: 2008-2011. Three Levels and GLOBAL graduated. The American Thoracic Society (ATS) Methods in Epidemiologic, Clinical, and Operations Research (MECOR) Program is a multi-level research methods training course intended for clinicians, investigators, academicians, and public health professionals who primarily work with pulmonary diseases.

Hospital-Organization Responsibilities

2001-2007: Pulmonary specialist in Respiratory Intensive Care Unit, Süreyyapaşa Chest Diseases and Thoracic Surgery    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 Thoracic Surgery    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: associate professor in University of Health Sciences Istanbul Süreyyapaşa Chest Diseases and Thoracic Surgery Training and Research Hospital.

2020: 5 Mart 2020 Fellow of the international association noninvasive mechanical ventilation (FNIV)

2020: Professor for Pulmonology Department in University of Health Sciences 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.
  2. HR355/3035 protocol number “Project "Levofloxacin and Piperacillin-Tazobactam Activity Comparison in Hospital-Based Pneumonia" (Co-researcher 2004). Phase III clinical trial.
  3. 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
  2. ERS (European Respiratory Society 2000-….) member No: 84625
  3. Chest (1998- 2001, 2008-2016) member no:204983, FCCP
  4. EAACI (Eurropean Academy of Allergology and Clinical Immunology 1999-2003) member no:02815

    National Societies

  5. Turkish Thoracic Society (1998- current), member no 001790
  6. Turkish Internal and Surgical Intensive Care Society 2005-current
  7. Turkish Society of Intensive Care 2015-
  8. Türkiye Respiratory Research Society (2006-2012)

 

Fields of Clinical and Scientific Interest

  1. Mechanical Ventilation (invasive and noninvasive ventilation especially in COPD)
  2. Weaning from mechanical ventilation
  3. Sepsis (early diagnosis)
  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)       

 

 

 

International Congress Presentation: n= 107; National Congress Presantation n=101, total research n=208 research.Total printed publications n= 83 (SCI-Exp n=42, Non-SCI-Exp n=21) and Nationals (n=20) and Books chapter n=16

Internatinal Publications SCI-Exp (n=42)

  1. Birsen Ocakli, Ipek Özmen, Esin Sonkaya, Lale Sertçelik, Sibel Boga, Hatice Türker, Özer Ocakli, Sirin Yasar, Pembegül Binbir Günes, Ayçim Sen, Zuhal Karakurt. An Uncommon Coexistence of Sarcoidosis and Cutaneous Leukocytoclastic Vasculitis in an Adult. Indian J Dermatol. 2019 Nov-Dec; 64(6): 486–489.  doi: 10.4103/ijd.IJD_291_18. PMCID: PMC6862359
  2. Rabia SARI, Zuhal KARAKURT, Mustafa AY, Muhammed Emin ÇELİK, Ülgen YALAZ TEKAN, Fulya ÇİYİLTEPE, Feyza KARGIN, Cüneyt SALTÜRK, Özlem YAZICIOĞLU MOÇİN,  GÖKAY GÜNGÖR, Nalan ADIGÜZEL. Neutrophil to lymphocyte ratio as a predictor of treatment response and mortality in septic shock patients in the intensive care unit.  Turk J Med Sci. 2019; 49(5): 1336–1349.  Published online 2019 Oct 24. doi: 10.3906/sag-1901-105 PMCID: PMC7018205
  3. Hakan Erdem, Yasemin Cag, Serap Gencer, Serhat Uysal, Zuhal Karakurt, Rezan Harman, Emel Aslan, Esmeray Mutlu-Yilmaz, Oguz Karabay, Yesim Uygun, Mehmet Ulug, Selma Tosun, Arzu Dogru, Alper Sener, Mustafa Dogan, Rodrigo Hasbun, Gul Durmus, Hale Turan, Ayse Batirel, Fazilet Duygu, Asuman Inan, Yasemin Akkoyunlu, Guven Celebi, Gulden Ersoz, Tumer Guven, Ozgur Dagli, Selma Guler, Meliha Meric-Koc, Serkan Oncu, Jordi Rello. Treatment of ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP) caused by Acinetobacter: results of prospective and multicenter ID-IRI study. Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2020; 39(1): 45–52.  Published online 2019 Sep 9. doi: 10.1007/s10096-019-03691-z PMCID: PMC7222138
  4. Ayça Gümüş, Aykut Çilli, Özlem Çakın, Zuhal Karakurt, Begüm Ergan, Emine Aksoy, Melike Cengiz. Factors Affecting Cost of Patients with Severe Community-Acquired Pneumonia in Intensive Care Unit. Turk Thorac J. 2019 Oct; 20(4): 216–223.  Published online 2019 Jul 30. doi: 10.5152/TurkThoracJ.2018.18084 PMCID: PMC6777659.
  5. Karim HMR, Burns KEA, Ciobanu LD, El-Khatib M, Nicolini A, Vargas N, Hernández-Gilsoul T, Skoczyński S, Falcone VA, Arnal JM, Bach J, De Santo LS,Lucchini A, Steier J, Purro A, Petroianni A, Sassoon CS, Bambi S, Aguiar M, Soubani AO, Taniguchi C, Mollica C, Berlin DA, Piervincenzi E, Rao F, Luigi FS, Ferrari R, Garuti G, Laier-Groeneveld G, Fiorentino G, Ho KM, Alqahtani JS, Luján M, Moerer O, Resta O, Pierucci P, Papadakos P, Steiner S, Stieglitz S, Dikmen Y,  Duan J, Bhakta P, Iglesias AU, Corcione N, Caldeira V, Karakurt Z, Valli G, Kondili E, Ruggieri MP, Raposo MS, Bottino F, Soler-González R, Gurjar M, Sandoval-Gutierrez JL, Jatr:2941-2947. doi: 10.2147/COPD.S178951. eCollection 2018. PubMed PMID: 30288037; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6161718.
  6. Ocakli B, Tuncay E, Gungor S, Sertbas M, Adiguzel N, Irmak I, Ciftaslan Goksenoglu N, Aksoy E, Berk Takir H, Yazicioglu Mocin O, Karakurt Z. Inflammatory Markers in Patients Using Domiciliary Non-invasive Mechanical Ventilation: C Reactive Protein, Procalcitonin, Neutrophil Lymphocyte Ratio. Front Public Health. 2018 Sep 5;6:245. doi: 10.3389/fpubh.2018.00245. eCollection 2018. PubMed PMID: 30234089; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6133955.
  7. Aksoy E, Karakurt Z, Gungor S, Ocakli B, Ozmen İ, Yildirim E, Tuncay E, Agca MC, Ciftaslan Goksenoglu N, Adigüzel N. Neutrophil to lymphocyte ratio is a better indicator of COPD exacerbation severity in neutrophilic endotypes than eosinophilic endotypes. Int J Chron Obstruct Pulmon Dis. 2018 Sep 4;13:2721-2730. doi: 10.2147/COPD.S170353. eCollection 2018. PubMed PMID: 30233162; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6130304.
  8. Ediboğlu Ö, Kıraklı SC, Yazıcıoğlu Moçin Ö, Güngör G, Anar C, Çimen P, Adıgüzel N, Saltürk C, Kalamanoğlu Balcı M, Karakurt Z, Alizoroğlu D. Predictors of mortality in cancer patients who need intensive care unit support: a two center cohort study. Turk J Med Sci. 2018 Aug 16;48(4):744-749. doi: 10.3906/sag-1710-158. PubMed PMID: 30119149.
  9. 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.
  10. 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.
  11. 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.
  12.  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.
  13. 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.
  14. 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.
  15. 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.
  16. 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.
  17. 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.
  18. 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.
  19. 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.
  20. 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.
  21. 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.
  22. 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.
  23. 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.
  24. 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.
  25. 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.
  26. 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.
  27. 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.
  28. 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.
  29. 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.
  30. 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.
  31. 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.
  32. 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.
  33. 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.
  34. 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.
  35. 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.
  36. 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.
  37. 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.
  38. Karakurt Z. [Other causes of pulmonary arterial hypertension: pulmonary veno-occlusive disease, pulmonary capillary hemangiomatosis, porto-pulmonary hypertension, HIV- associated pulmonary arterial hypertension]. Anadolu Kardiyol  Derg. 2010 Aug;10 Suppl 1:63-8. doi: 10.5152/akd.2010.121. Review. Turkish. PubMed PMID: 20819769.
  39. 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.
  40. 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.
  41. 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)
  42. 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, n=21)

  1. Dildar Duman, Esin Sonkaya, Elif Yıldırım, Erman Gıdık, Uğurcan Tanülkü, Cüneyt Saltürk, Zuhal Karakurt. Association of Inflammatory Markers with Mortality in Patients Hospitalized with Non-massive Pulmonary Embolism. Turk Thorac J. 2021 Jan; 22(1): 24–30.  Published online 2021 Jan 1. doi: 10.5152/TurkThoracJ.2021.190076. PMCID: PMC7919426
  2. Nurdan Köktürk, Bahriye Oya İtil, Göksel Altınışık, Nalan Adıgüzel, Metin Akgün, Levent Akyıldız, Sedat Altın, Hüseyin Arıkan, Güngör Ateş, Pınar Ay, Nilüfer Aykaç, Cenk Babayiğit, Pınar Bostan, Güzin Cinel, Haluk Celaleddin Çalışır, Pınar Çelik, Pelin Duru Çetinkaya, Elif Dağlı, Ahmet Uğur Demir, Canan Demir, Öner Dikensoy, Ebru Çakır Edis, Osman Elbek, Münevver Erdinç, Begüm Ergan, A. Füsun Öner Eyüboğlu, Bilun Gemicioğlu, Tuncay Göksel, Erkmen Gülhan, Ökkeş Gültekin, Canan Gündüz Gürkan, Alev Gürgün, Yavuz Havlucu, Ozen K Başoğlu, Sait Karakurt, Zuhal Karakurt, Oğuz Kılınç, Ali Kocabaş, Seval Kul, Benan Müsellim, Sibel Naycı, Metin Özkan, Özgün Pınarer, Cüneyt Saltürk, Abdulsamet Sandal, Abdullah Sayıner, Elif Şen, Gökçen Ömeroğlu Şimşek, Bülent Taner Karadağ, Fatma Tokgöz Akyıl, Zehra Nur Töreyin, Eyüp Sabri Uçan, Filiz Çağla Uyanusta Küçük, Ayhan Varol, Yeşim Yasin, Tekin Yıldız, A. Arzu Yorgancıoğlu, Hasan Bayram, Turkish Thoracic Society COVID-19 Follow-Up Committee. COVID-19 Pandemic and the Global Perspective of Turkish Thoracic Society. Turk Thorac J. 2020 Nov; 21(6): 419–432.  Published online 2020 Nov 1. doi: 10.5152/TurkThoracJ.2020.20174. PMCID: PMC7752113
  3. Yelda Varol, Zuhal Karakurt, Ali Kadri Çırak, Hülya Doğan Şahin, Cenk Kıraklı, Berna Kömürcüoğlu. Inappropriate Utilization of Antibiotics in COPD Exacerbations. Turk Thorac J. 2020 Nov; 21(6): 397–403.  Published online 2020 Nov 1. doi: 10.5152/TurkThoracJ.2020.19074 PMCID: PMC7752103
  4. Engin Ersin Simsek, Abdullah Emre Guner, Seval Kul, Zuhal Karakurt, Kemal Tekesin, Suayip Birinci. A comparative analysis of the COVID-19 pandemic response: The case of Turkey. North Clin Istanb. 2020; 7(5): 443–451.  Published online 2020 Oct 5. doi: 10.14744/nci.2020.87846.PMCID: PMC7603852
  5. Aksoy E, Güngör S, Ağca MÇ, Özmen İ, Duman D, Koçak ND, Aktürk ÜA, Tunçay E, Saltürk C, Yalçınsoy M, Ocaklı B, Karakurt Z. A Revised Treatment Approach for Hospitalized Patients with Eosinophilic and Neutrophilic Exacerbations of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. Turk Thorac J. 2018 Sep 13. doi: 10.5152/TurkThoracJ.2018.18004. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 30322438; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6196908.
  6. 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.
  7. 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.
  8. 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.
  9. 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.
  10. 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.
  11. 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.
  12. 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.
  13. 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.
  14. 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.
  15. 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.
  16. 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.
  17. 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.
  18. 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.
  19. 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.
  20. 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.
  21. 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
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. 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.
  6. 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.
  7. 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.
  8. H. Türker, Z. Karakurt, H. Akın, E. Erdem, E. Uysal, N. Kapaklı, E. Sulu, A. Atasalihi.  Pulmonary Aspergilloma in a Turkish Hospital Population. Turkish Respiratory Journal 2002;3(1):7-14.
  9. G. Işıtmangil, M. Akdiş, Z. Karakurt, H. Türker, H. Altınöz, T. Işıtmangil, M. Yaylacı, Ü. C. Küçüksezer, R. Aydilek, K. Blase, C. A Akdiş. Increased IL–13 levels in peripheral blood mononuclear cells from with sarcoidosis compared to healthy control subjects. Turk J Immunol 2002; 7(1-2):13-19.
  10. B. Ocaklı, Z. Karakurt, E. Sulu, H. Türker, H. Kuzu, M. Durucu, A. Somay. Cystic pulmonary metastasis of bladder cancer: report of two cases. Turkish Respiratory Journal 2002; 3(3): 116-121.
  11. B. Ocaklı, E. Sulu, Z. Karakurt, H. Türker, S. Halezaroglu, F. Aksoy. Intralober pulmonary sequestration: A case report. Turkish Respiratory Journal 2003; 4(3): 150-52.
  12. T. Yarkın, Z. Karakurt, H. Altınöz. Akut Solunum Yetmezliğinde İnvaziv Mekanik Ventilasyon (İlk 54 Olgunun Analizi). Toraks Dergisi 2004;5(3):177-83.
  13. Müyesser Ertuğrul, Zuhal Karakurt, Hatice Türker, Ebru Sulu, M.Kürşat Özvaran, Nur Güngör, Mithat Özgel.Latex methods for D-Dimer in patients with pulmonary embolism. Medical Journal of Göztepe Training and Research Hospital.2004; 19: 193-195.
  14. Zuhal Karakurt, Nur Güngör, Müyesser Ertuğrul, Murat Korkmaz, Sinan Arslan Ebru Sulu, Mehmet D Yavşan, Canan Gedik, Hatice Türker. Effects of long-term oxygen therapy on mortality and compliance of patients with  severe COPD. The Medical Journal of Göztepe Training and Research Hospital. 2005; 20:136-.
  15. Birsen Ocaklı,  Zuhal Karakurt, Ebru Sulu, Nur Güngör, Müyesser Ertuğrul, Mehmet Yavşan, Hatice Türker. The role diagnostic yield of transbronchial lung biopsy in pulmonary sarcoidosis.The Medical Journal of Göztepe Training and Research Hospital. 2005; 20:136.
  16. T. Yarkın, Z. Karakurt, Ö. Yazıcıoğlu, M. Durucu, P. Pazarlı, Ç. Uyanusta Küçük, R. Baran. Ventilatory Management in Patients with Status Asthmaticus.Turkish Respiratory Journal. 2005;6:(3):153-8.
  17. Z. Karakurt, T. Yarkın, N. Adıgüzel, G. Güngör, Ö. Yazıcıoğlu Moçin, Ö. Soğukpınar, E. Acartürk, G. Çetintaş, A. Aşkın Öztin Güven, R. Baran. Implication of a Sepsis Protocol in a Respiratory Intensive Care Unit: A 12 Month Experience Dahili ve Cerrahi Bilimler Yoğun Bakım Dergisi. 2010;2:35-9.
  18. H. Altınöz, N. Adıgüzel, Z. Karakurt, T. Yarkın, İ. Özmen, G. Güngör. İnvaziv mekanik ventilasyon uygulanan, obstrüktif ve restriktif akciğer hastalığına bağlı gelişen akut solunum yetmezlikli hastaların sonuçları. Dahili ve Cerrahi Bilimler Yoğun Bakım Dergisi. 2010;2:31-4.
  19. Z. Karakurt. Mekanik Ventilasyon ve Modlar. Derleme. Türkiye Klinikleri J Pulm Med-Special Topics 2010; 3(2):7-12.
  20. Y. Karavelioğlu, H. Karapınar, Z. Karakurt, A. Erdem, Z. Kaya, H. Kaya, İ. Gül, Z. Küçükdurmaz, Ö. Yazıcıoğlu Moçin, C. Kırma. Noninvaziv mekanik ventilatör kullanan kronik obstrüktif akciğer hastalıklı hastalarda kalp hızı değişkenliği. Koşuyolu Kalp Dergisi  2011;14 (2): 39-44.