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Associate Professor Dr. Güliz KOZDAĞ

Associate Professor at Department of Cardiology


gkozdag@superonline.com

Address: Kocaeli Üniversitesi Tıp Fakültesi

Kardiyoloji Anabilim Dalı 41380 Umuttepe / KOCAELİ


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04.07.1963

Female

Balıkesir / Turkey

Cardiology and Internal Medicine Specialist

Turkish and English

Kardiyoloji A.D. Kocaeli Universitesi, Tip Fakültesi Umuttepe- 41380 Turkey

+90 262 3037575 ext./ 0ffice: +902623037133


Current Status:

October 2006-present: Associate Professor of Cardiology at Medical School and Hospital of Kocaeli University, Staff Specialist. My concentrated areas are heart failure, echocardiography, cardiac imaging, Enhanced external counterpulsation and prevention of cardiovascular disease.


Working Experience:

JJuly 2002- October 2006... Staff Specialist, Assistant Professor of Cardiology at Kocaeli University Medical School Hospital.

March 2002 - August 2002: Staff Specialist in Cardiology Department

March 2002: Succeeded at Oral, Written, and Thesis Exams For Specialist at Cardiology.

August 1999 - March 2002; Resident at Kocaeli University Medical School Cardiology Department

August 1999: Doctor of Internal Medicine

August 1999: Succeeded at Oral, Written, and Thesis Exams For Specialist at Internal Medicine

April 1999: Medical Board Examination, succeeded to begin for Cardiology

June 1995 - August 1999; Resident at Pamukkale University Medical School Internal Medicine Department

April 1995: Medical Board Examination, succeeded to begin for Internal Medicine

November 1987: General Practitioner Service in Ankara


Education:

August 1987: Graduated and certified as a “Medical Doctor”

August 1986- August 1987, Internship at Istanbul University Cerrahpasa School of Medicine (including Rural Medicine, Emergency, Paediatrics, Internal Medicine, Gynaecology and Obstetrics, psychiatry)

1981-1987, Medical Education in Istanbul University Cerrahpasa School of Medicine


Memberships:

  • Turkish Society of Cardiology
  • Heart Failure Association of the ESC
  • European Association for Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation (EACPR)

Courses and Certificates:

29 May -2 June, 2005 “Research Methodology Course in Istanbul (It was organized by Population Health Research Institute&Metabolic Syndrome Society)

15-17 February 2007 “Clinical Epidemiology& Statistic Course” in Kocaeli University


Awards:

The best published paper in 2005, Which Patients with Dilated Cardiomyopathy Have Left Atrial Spontaneous Echo Contrast? Türk Kardiyol Dern Arş 2005; 33:2-9. The award was given by Archives of the Turkish Society of Cardiology.

Award of Kocaeli University to support for scienctific publications, 2011.

 

Concentrated Issues
- Heart Failure
- Cardiomyopathies
- Echocardiography
- Enhanced External Counter pulsation (EECP)

Recent Issues of interest, study, publication
- MRI and CT of Cardiovascular system


International Publications:

  1. Kozdag, G., E. Ciftci, A. Vural, T. Sahin, G. Kahraman, D. Ural, A. Agacdiken, E. Ural, A. Demirci ve B. Komsuoglu, “Silent cerebral infarction in patients with dilated cardiomyopathy,” Acta Cardiol. 2003; 58, 247-248
  2. Ural, E., T. Kilic, A. Agacdiken, U. Bildirici, G. Kahraman, D. Ural, A. Vural, G. Kozdag ve B. Komsuoğlu, “Acute effect of cigarette smoking on ventricular repolarization in patients with coronary artey disease, ” Acta Cardiol. 2003; 58, 268-269
  3. Vural, A., A. Agacdiken, D. Ural, T. Sahin, G. Kozdag, G. Kahraman, E. Ural, H. Akbaş, K. Suzer ve B. Komsuoglu, ” Effects of biventricular pacing on left ventricular diastolic function in patients with dilated cardiomyopathy, ” Acta Cardiol. 2003; 58, 271-272
  4. Vural, A., A. Agacdiken, D. Ural, T. Sahin, G. Kozdag, G. Kahraman, E. Ural, H. Akbas, K. Suzer ve B. Komsuoglu, “Effect of cardiac resynchronization therapy on left atrial reverse remodeling and spontaneous echo contrast, ” Tohoku J Exp Med. 2004; 202,143-53
  5. Kozdag, G., D. Ural, A. Vural, A. Agacdiken., G. Kahraman, T. Sahin, E. Ural ve B. Komsuoğlu, “Relation between free triiodothyronine/free thyroxine ratio, echocardiographic parameters and mortality in dilated cardiomyopathy”, Eur J Heart Fail. 2005; 7, 113-118
  6. Vural, A., A. Agacdiken, D. Ural D, T. Sahin, G. Kozdag, G. Kahraman, E. Ural, H. Akbaş H, K. Süzer ve B. Komsuoglu, “Effect of cardiac resynchronization therapy on left atrial appendage function and pulmonary venous flow pattern”, Int J Cardiol. 2005; 102:103-9
  7. Berk, F., S. Isgoren, H. Demir, G. Kozdag, D. Ural ve B. Komsuoglu, Evaluation of left ventricular function and volume in patients with dilated cardiomyopathy:gated myocardial single-photon emission tomography (SPECT) versus echocardiography, ” Ann Saudi Med. 2005; May, 25:198-204
  8. Agacdiken, A., A. Vural, D. Ural, T. Sahin, G. Kozdag, G. Kahraman, U. Bildirici, E. Ural E ve B. Komsuoglu, “Effect of cardiac resynchronization therapy on left ventricular diastolic filling pattern in responder and non-responder patients”, PACE, 2005; 28:654-60
  9. Kozdag, G., E. Ciftci, A. Vural, M. Selekler, T. Sahin, D. Ural, G. Kahraman, A. Agacdiken, A. Demirci, S. Komsuoglu, B. Komsuoglu, F. Fici, “Silent cerebral infarction in patients with dilated cardiomyopathy: Echocardiographic correlates”, Int J Cardiol. 2006; 107:376-81
  10. Berk, F., S. Isgoren, H. Demir, G. Kozdag, T. Şahin, D. Ural ve G. Kahraman, “Assesment of left ventricular function and volumes for patient with dilated cardiomyopathy with gated myocardial perfusion SPECT and comparison with echocardiography”, Nucl Med Comm. 2005; 26:701-10
  11. Kilic T., D. Ural, E. Ural, Z. Yumuk, A. Agacdiken, T. Sahin, G. Kahraman, G. Kozdag, A. Vural, B. Komsuoglu. Relation between pro to-anti-inflammatory cytokine ratios and long term prognosis in patients with Non-ST elevation Acute Coronary Syndrome. Heart. 2006; 92:1041-1046
  12. Kozdag,G, Ural D, Komsuoglu B. Is Silent Cerebral Infarction a Growing Problem in Patients with Dilated Cardiomyopathy and Heart Failure? 2006 July; It is published as a commentary on International Atherosclerosis Society website.
  13. Ural E, Kozdag G, Kilic T, Ural D, Sahin T, Celebi O, Komsuoglu B. The effect of Ramadan fasting on ambulatory blood pressure in hypertensive patients using combination drug therapy. J Hum Hypertens. 2007 Oct 11; [Epub ahead of print].
  14. Aras A, Anik Y, Demirci A, Balci NC, Kozdag G, Ural D, Komsuoglu B. Magnetic Resonance Imaging Measurement of Left Ventricular Blood Flow and Coronary Flow Reserve in Patients with Chronic Heart Failure due to Coronary Artery Disease. Acta Radiol. 2007 Oct 23;1-9 [Epub ahead of print]

Main Fields of Interests and Experiences:

  • Heart Failure, Cardiomyopathy
  • Echocardiography,
  • MRI and CT of Cardiovascular system
  • Primary and secondary prevention
  • Hypertension

  

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