Work History

Work History

Hopa State Hospital

Jun 2013 - 2014

Cardiology Specialist

Obligatory government service for specializing medical doctors.

İstanbul Kartal Koşuyolu Research & Teaching Hospital

Sep 2009 - Jun 2014

Cardiology Resident

Speciality training as an assistant doctor



İstanbul University Cerrahpaşa Medical School

Sep 2003 - Jun 2009

Medical Doctor

GPA: 3.58 / 4.00

Hüseyine Avni Sözen Anatolian High School

Jun 2003

GPA: 4.96 / 5.00

Research Profile

THALES Registry

Participating as the researcher of Congenital Heart Disease-Associated Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension


Participating as the researcher of Evaluation of Pulmonary Hypertension Risk Factors Associated with Survival


Participating as the researcher of The Practice of Prevention Cardiology in Patients with Established Coronary Disease

International Meetings

  • International Conference on Pulmonary Circulation-Prague, Czech Republic - June 2010
  • Pulmonary Hypertension Education Seminar-Prague, Czech Republic - December 2010
  • 6TH Bayer International PH Symposium-Lisbon, Portugal - March 2011
  • ESC Congress 2011-Paris, France - August 2011
  • Istanbul Update Internation Meeting - Istanbul,Turkey - October 2011
  • 4th Annual Central European Pah Meeting - Salzburg, Austria - November 2011
  • Kosuyolu International Workshop-Istanbul,Turkey-July 2012
  • ESC Congress 2012 - Munich, Germany, August 2012
  • PH Meeting, Le Kremlin Bicetre, Paris, France, December 2012
  • ESC Congress 2013, Amsterdam, Netherlands, August 2013
  • 6TH Annual Central European Pah Meeting Vienne, Austria, November 2013
  • EURO-ECHO, Istanbul, Turkey, December 2013
  • ACC Congress 2014, Washington, USA - Best Abstract Award
  • Euro-Echo Imaging 2014– Vienne, Austria – High Score Abstract Award
  • EHRA-CARDIOSTIM 2015, Milan, Italy

National Meetings

  • I. Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension Meeting - Izmir,Turkey - September ,2010
  • XXVII. Turkish National Society of Cardiology - Istanbul, Turkey - November 2011
  • VII.Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension Meeting – Antalya, Turkey - September, 2011
  • VIII.Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension Meeting – Bodrum, Turkey - September ,2012
  • I. Interventional Cardiology Meeting of National Turkish Society of Cardiology - Antalya,Turkey - April 2013
  • II. Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension Meeting - Ankara, Turkey - September, 2013

Poster Presentations

  • Comparison of multiplate, VerifyNow and PFA-100 in the assessment of on-treatment platelet reactivity in patients treated with aspirin and clopidogrel following coronary stenting (Poster session-ESC 2011)

Kaymaz, IH. Tanboga, HC. Tokgoz, MM. Can, N. Poci, T. Aktemur, N. Kirca, M. Saglam, N. Ozdemir

  • Can we translate the high and low on-treatment platelet reactivity to early, mid and long term risks for ischemic and bleeding events following the stent placement (Poster session-ESC 2011)

Kaymaz, HC. Tokgoz, IH. Tanboga, N. Poci, T. Aktemur, N. Kirca, MM. Can, M. Saglam, N. Ozdemir

  • The time-dependent loss in platelet response to aspirin and clopidogrel: Implications for patient compliance to antiplatelets (Poster session-ESC 2011)

Kaymaz, IH. Tanboga, HC. Tokgoz, N. Poci, MM. Can, N. Kirca, T. Aktemur, M. Saglam, N. Ozdemir

  • Clinical, procedural, cardiometabolic and laboratory correlates of platelet reactivity to clopidogrel and aspirin on multiplateanalyser in patients with coronary stenting (Poster session- ESC 2011)

Kaymaz, IH. Tanboga, HC. Tokgoz, N. Poci, MM. Can, N. Kirca, T. Aktemur, M. Saglam, N. Ozdemir

  • On-treatment platelet reactivity as assessed by multiplate analyser in relation to early and long-term risks for ischemic and bleeding events following the stent placement (Poster session- ESC 2011)

Kaymaz, N. Poci, T. Aktemur, H. Tanboga, C. Tokgoz Demircan, S. Ozturk, MM. Czn, N. Ozdemir

  • Abnormal platelet aggregability in response to treadmill exercise in diabetic patients without documented coronary artery disease (Poster session –ESC 2013)

Tabakci, C. Kaymaz, F. Yilmaz, N. Poci, S. Ozturk, T. Aktemur, H. Cakir, O. Akbal, IH. Tanboga, N. Ozdemir

  • Integrating the measures of LV rotational mechanics with conventional indices improves the accuracy of echocardiography in the estimation of left ventricular end-diastolic pressures (Poster session-ESC 2013)

Durmus, C. Kaymaz, F. Yilmaz, O. Akbal, S. Ozturk, N. Poci, T. Aktemur, H. Cakir, M. Tabakci, N. Ozdemir

  • A significant difference between survival estimates predicted by National Institutes of Health and Pulmonary Hypertension Connection equations in comparison to five-year observed survival (Poster session-ESC 2013)

Ozturk, C. Kaymaz, O. Akbal, HC. Tokgoz Demircan, N. Poci, F. Yilmaz, T. Aktemur, N. Kirca, S. Kulahcioglu, N. Ozdemir

  • The right to left atrial and ventricular area ratio, left ventricular area,TAPSE and right ventricular global strain can predict three-year survival in patients with pulmonary hypertension (Poster session- ESC 2013)

Kaymaz, S. Ozturk, N. Poci, T. Aktemur, O. Akbal, HC. Tokgoz Demircan, T. Bezgin, F. Yilmaz, IH. Tanboga, N. Ozdemir

  • The decrease in plasma brain natriuretic peptide level in response to intervenous ilioprost during clinical worsening may predict outcome in pulmonary hypertension. (Poster Session –ACC 2014)

Kaymaz, N.Poçi, T. Aktemur, S. Ozturk, O. Y. Akbal, F. Yılmaz, H.C. Tokgoz , İ.H. Tanboğa, N.Ozdemir

  • The recruitment of systemic-to-pulmonary collaterals in chronic and severe pulmonary hypertension as an adaptive mechanism: Do we treat these collaterals in reality? (Oral presentation-ACC 2014)-Best Abstract Award

C.Kaymaz, Z. Uslu, N. Kırca, T. Aktemur, N.Poçi, S. Ozturk, O. Y .Akbal, F. Yılmaz, H. C. Tokgöz,  N.Ozdemir



 Right VentricularMass: IntracardiacEctopicThyroidTissue: A Case Report.

Rabus MB, Poçi N, Yılmaz F, Yerlikhan O, Aktemur T, Arslan A, Ozturk S, Oztek I, Balkanay M.

Echocardiography. 2014 Sep 18. doi: 10.1111/echo.12741.


Impact of pulmonary arterial hypertension and its therapy on indices of heart rate variability.

Can MM1, Kaymaz C, Pochi N, Aktemur T

MedGlas (Zenica) 2013 Aug;10(2):249-53.


M.M. Can, T. Aktimur, N. Pochi, H.C. Tokgoz, Z. Işılak, C. Kaymaz

International Journal of Cardiology 03/2013; 163(3):S20. DOI:10.1016/S0167-5273(13)70050-0 ·