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M.D. Associate Professor of Medicine Ömer Uz

Associate Professor of Medicine Ömer Uz
+90 850 460 63 34

Hospital Medicana International Hospital, Istanbul

Department Cardiology

Academic Title Associate Professor of Medicine                            

Physician Name Ömer Uz, M.D. Associate Professor of Medicine

Graduate Education GATA School of Medicine (2001)

Postgraduate Education (Residency) GATA Haydarpaşa Education and Research Hospital (2008)                                                 

Area of Expertise Cardiology


Heart Rhythm Disorders




Coronary Artery Disease


Heart failure


Electrophysiological Study And Ablation




Experience Medicana International Hospital, Istanbul, Department of Cardilogy, M.D. Professor of Medicine                                             




Scientific articles published in International Journals are presented below:


1: Aparci M, Uz O, Kardesoglu E. Letter by Aparci et al Regarding Article,

"Characterization of Myocardial Repolarization Reserve in Adolescent Females With Anorexia Nervosa". Circulation. 2016 Aug 9;134(6):e70-1.


2: Tezcan M, Uz O, Degirmencioglu G, Aparci M. Does it make sense evaluating cardiac resynchronization therapy in the elderly regardless of the type of the device? J Geriatr Cardiol. 2016 May;13(4):371-2.


3: Dogan M, Uz O, Bicakci B. Elevated uric acid level: the chicken or the egg? J Geriatr Cardiol. 2016 May;13(4):367-8.


4: Aparci M, Isilak Z, Uz O. eComment. Echocardiographic variables which may influence the long-term results of tricuspid valve surgery. Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg. 2016 Jul;23(1):102-3.


5: Aparcı M, Uz Ö, Işılak Z. Current studies about the energy drinks may not simulate the real life. Anatol J Cardiol. 2016 Jun;16(6):452-3.


6: Dogan M, Uz O, Aparci M, Atalay M. Confounders of uric acid level for

assessing cardiovascular outcomes. J Geriatr Cardiol. 2016 Feb;13(2):197-8.


7: Aparci M, Uz O. Treatment solution by Aparci and Uz. Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg. 2016 May;22(5):699-700.


8: Uz O, Aparci M, Isilak Z, Uzun M. How can we predict the prognosis in

pulmonary embolism? Am J Emerg Med. 2016 Jun;34(6):1170.


9: Aparci M, Uz O, Kardesoglu E, Uzun M. A study on energy drinks and realistic results concordant with daily clinical practice. Am J Emerg Med. 2016 Jun;34(6):1167.


10: Aparci M, Uz O, Kardesoglu E, Uzun M. Atrial standstill and thromboembolic complications. Am J Emerg Med. 2016 May;34(5):932.


11: Aparci M, Uz O, Isilak Z. The long-term use of β-blockers in chronic heart failure. Am J Emerg Med. 2016 May;34(5):931.


12: Aparci M, Uz O, Atalay M, Kardesoglu E. Paradoxical coronary artery embolism due to patent foramen ovale. Int J Cardiol. 2016 Apr 15;209:164.



13: Aparci M, Uz O, Atalay M. eComment. An unusual cause of aortic mural thrombus in non-atherosclerotic vessel. Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg. 2016 Mar;22(3):373


14: Aparci M, Uz O, Atalay M. eComment. Spontaneous conversion from atrial

fibrillation to typical atrial flutter during the operation. Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg. 2016 Mar;22(3):264.



15: Dogan M, Yiginer O, Uz O, Kucuk U, Degirmencioglu G, Isilak Z, Uzun M,

Davulcu E. The Effects of Female Sex Hormones on Ventricular Premature Beats and Repolarization Parameters in Physiological Menstrual Cycle. Pacing Clin Electrophysiol. 2016 May;39(5):418-26.



16:Uz Y, Aparci M, Uz Ö, Atalay M. The risk of thromboembolism in patients with schizophrenia. Int J Cardiol. 2016 Mar 15;207:375.


17: Aparci M, Uz Ö, Atalay M, Uzun M. May hypomagnesaemia; caused by proton pump inhibitor; increase atrial fibrillation risk? Int J Cardiol. 2016 Mar 15;207:141.



18: Uz O, Aparci M, Kucuk U, Atalay M. Arrhythmic Risk Stratification in the Emergency Department. Acad Emerg Med. 2016 Mar;23(3):366.



19: Uz O, Kucuk U, Isılak Z, Dogan M. Methodological Contributions about Systolic Pulmonary Artery Pressure. Med Princ Pract. 2016;25(2):199.


20: Dogan M, Uz O, Isilak Z. Subcutaneous ICD implantation should be considered when confronting anatomically complex cases. Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci. 2015 Sep;19(17):3139.


21: Yalcin M, Uz O, Eroglu M, Isilak Z, Kucuk U. Effect of obesity in

electrocardiographic criteria: is that important? Am J Emerg Med. 2015




22: Uz O, Temizkan V, Isilak Z. eComment. New onset atrial fibrillation induced by adenosine. Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg. 2015 Sep;21(3):365.


23: Un H, Dogan M, Uz O, Isilak Z, Uzun M. Novel vagal maneuver technique for termination of supraventricular tachycardias. Am J Emerg Med. 2016


24: Yalcin M, Isilak Z, Uz O, Kucuk U. Left atrial appendage morphology and thromboembolic risk in atrial fibrillation. Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci. 2015 Jun;19(12):2143. PubMed PMID: 26166633.


25: Işılak Z, Küçük U, Uçak A, Uz O, Doğan M. Ruptured mitral valve aneurysm due to infective endocarditis. Eur Heart J Cardiovasc Imaging. 2015 Jun 23. pii: jeu310. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 26104962.


26: Dogan M, Kucuk U, Uz O. eComment. The combined use of clinical pretest probability and brain natriuretic peptide in predicting the risk of atrial fibrillation. Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg. 2015 May;20(5):657. doi: 10.1093/icvts/ivv044. PubMed PMID: 25911372.


27: Uz O, Kucuk U, Un H, Aparci M, Isilak Z. Mitral annular tissue velocity in the diagnosis of coronary artery disease. Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci. 2015;19(5):702. PubMed PMID: 25807419.


28: Tezcan M, Aribal S, Uz O, Yalcin M, Kardesoglu E. A case of congenital complete absence of the pericardium. Kardiol Pol. 2015;73(1):54. doi: 10.5603/KP.2015.0002. PubMed PMID: 25762058.


29: Uz O, Kucuk U, Ün H, Isilak Z, Aparci M. Aortic stiffness in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci. 2015;19(3):348. PubMed PMID: 25720700.


30: Uz O, Küçük U, Isılak Z, Dogan M. Third dimension refines sensitivity. Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci. 2015;19(2):184. PubMed PMID: 25683928.


31: Uz O, Kucuk U. eComment. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and plaque vulnerability. Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg. 2015 Mar;20(3):444. doi: 10.1093/icvts/ivu453. PubMed PMID: 25678676.


32: Uz O, Kucuk U. eComment. Statins: an indispensable part of this game. Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg. 2015 Mar;20(3):428. doi: 10.1093/icvts/ivu452. PubMed PMID: 25678675

33: Uz O, Kucuk U. eComment. Re: is uniport thoracoscopic surgery less painful than multiple port approaches? Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg. 2015 Mar;20(3):414. doi: 10.1093/icvts/ivu455. PubMed PMID: 25678673.


34: Dogan M, Kucuk U, Uz O, Isilak Z. Metabolic effects of carbon dioxide should be keep in mind when assessing cardiac contractile function during laparoscopic surgery. Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci. 2015 Jan;19(1):2. PubMed PMID: 25635967.


35: Aparci M, Isilak Z, Uz O, Yalcin M, Kucuk U. Endocan and endothelial dysfunction. Angiology. 2015 May;66(5):488-9. doi:10.1177/0003319714568791. Epub 2015 Jan 27. PubMed PMID: 25632053.


36: Ozturk E, Kafadar C, Dogan M, Uz O. RE: Anomalous cardiac venous connection to the left atrium associated with coronary sinus atresia. Korean J Radiol. 2014 Nov-Dec;15(6):879-81. doi:10.3348/kjr.2014.15.6.879. Epub 2014 Nov 7. PubMed


37: Kucuk U, Isilak Z, Uz O, Balta S. eComment. Doctor Jekyll and Mr Heyde: a vague association between angiodysplasia and aortic stenosis. Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg. 2014 Dec;19(6):932. doi: 10.1093/icvts/ivu401. PubMed PMID: 25417216.


38: Saglam M, Ozturk E, Sivrioglu AK, Kafadar C, Kara K, Sonmez G, Uz O. Shepherd's crook right coronary artery: a multidetector computed tomography coronary angiography study. Kardiol Pol. 2015;73(4):261-73. doi:10.5603/KP.a2014.0207. Epub 2014 Nov 5. PubMed PMID: 25371304.


39: Dogan M, Isilak Z, Atalay M, Uz O. Caseous calcification of the mitral annulus: a rare variant of mitral annular calcification. Chin Med J (Engl). 2014;127(16):3035. PubMed PMID: 25131251.


40: Tezcan M, Isilak Z, Atalay M, Uz O. Echocardiographic assessment of Lutembacher syndrome. Kardiol Pol. 2014;72(7):660. doi:10.5603/KP.2014.0142. PubMed PMID: 25081115

41: Eroglu M, Uz O, Isilak Z, Yalcin M, Yildirim AO, Kardesoglu E. Carbon monoxide poisoning increases Tpeak-Tend dispersion and QTc dispersion. Cardiovasc J Afr. 2014 May-Jun;25(3):106-9. doi: DOI: 10.5830/CVJA-2014-012. PubMed PMID:25000439; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4120128.


42: Uz O, Atalay M, Doğan M, Isilak Z, Yalcin M, Uzun M, Kardesoglu E, Cebeci BS. The CHA2DS2-VASc score as a predictor of left atrial thrombus in patients with non-valvular atrial fibrillation. Med Princ Pract. 2014;23(3):234-8. doi: 10.1159/000361028. Epub 2014 Apr 16. PubMed PMID: 24751402.


43: Atalay M, Yalçın M, Uz Ö, Kardeşoğlu E. Cardiovascular risk factors inTurkey. Anadolu Kardiyol Derg. 2013 Sep;13(6):606. doi: 10.5152/akd.2013.203. Epub 2013 Sep 10. PubMed PMID: 24064085.


44: Yalcin M, Aparci M, Uz O, Isilak Z, Balta S, Dogan M, Kardesoglu E, Uzun M. Neutrophil-lymphocyte ratio may predict left atrial thrombus in patients with nonvalvular atrial fibrillation. Clin Appl Thromb Hemost. 2015 Mar;21(2):166-71. doi: 10.1177/1076029613503398. Epub 2013 Sep 19. PubMed PMID: 24057399.


45: Aparci M, Erdal M, Isilak Z, Yalcin M, Uz O, Arslan Z, Kardesoglu E. Enlargement of the aorta: An occupational disease? Exp Clin Cardiol. 2013 Spring;18(2):93-7. PubMed PMID: 23940428; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3718583.


46: Kılıçaslan F, Uz O, Işılak Z, Tokatlı A. Successful catheter ablation of accessory pathway from noncoronary cusp of aorta: an alternative approach. Turk Kardiyol Dern Ars. 2012 Oct;40(6):540-3. doi: 10.5543/tkda.2012.53138. PubMed PMID: 23363903.


47: Yalcin M, Kardesoglu E, Aparci M, Isilak Z, Uz O, Yiginer O, Ozmen N, Cingozbay BY, Uzun M, Cebeci BS. Cardiovascular risk scores for coronary atherosclerosis. Acta Cardiol. 2012 Oct;67(5):557-63. PubMed PMID: 23252006.



48: Isılak Z, Deveci OS, Yalcın M, Uz O, Dogan M, Uzun M. A unique case of parachute mitral valve in an adult: an abnormally long chorda tendinea. Echocardiography. 2012 Oct;29(9):E245-6. doi: 10.1111/j.1540 8175.2012.01778.x. Epub 2012 Jul 2. PubMed PMID: 22747782.


49: Uz Ö, Kılıçaslan F, Tezcan M. Successful catheter ablation of symptomatic premature ventricular contractions originating from mitral annulus. Anadolu Kardiyol Derg. 2012 Sep;12(6):519-20. doi: 10.5152/akd.2012.162. Epub 2012 Jun 22. PubMed PMID: 22728728.


50: Kilicaslan F, Tokatli A, Ozdag F, Uzun M, Uz O, Isilak Z, Yiginer O, Yalcin M, Guney MS, Cebeci BS. Tp-e interval, Tp-e/QT ratio, and Tp-e/QTc ratio are prolonged in patients with moderate and severe obstructive sleep apnea. Pacing Clin Electrophysiol. 2012 Aug;35(8):966-72. doi: 10.1111/j.1540-8159.2012.03439.x. Epub 2012 Jun 5. PubMed PMID: 22671991.


51: Isilak Z, Kardesoglu E, Aparci M, Uz O, Yalcin M, Yiginer O, Cingozbay BY, Uzun M. Comparison of clinical risk assessment systems in predicting three-vessel coronary artery disease and angiographic culprit lesion in patients with non-ST segment elevated myocardial infarction/unstable angina pectoris. Kardiol Pol. 2012;70(3):242-50. PubMed PMID: 22430403.


52: Yiginer O, Keser N, Ozmen N, Tokatli A, Kardesoglu E, Isilak Z, Uz O, Uzun M. Classic mitral valve prolapse causes enlargement in left ventricle even in the absence of significant mitral regurgitation. Echocardiography. 2012 Feb;29(2):123-9. doi: 10.1111/j.1540-8175.2011.01544.x. Epub 2011 Nov 2. PubMed


53: Uz O, Kardesoglu E, Tas D, Acar G, Isilak Z, Yiginer O, Aparci M, Cingozbay BY, Cebeci BS. CA-125 level is associated with right ventricular echocardiographic parameters in patients with COPD. South Med J. 2011 Sep;104(9):624-8. doi: 10.1097/SMJ.0b013e318229a55c. PubMed PMID: 21886079.

54: Uz O, Kardesoglu E, Uzun M, Isilak Z, Yiginer O, Aparcı M, Ozmen N, Cebeci BS. Effect of position changes on myocardial velocity in healthy subjects evaluated by tissue Doppler echocardiography. Echocardiography. 2011 May;28(5):516-9. doi: 10.1111 / j. 1540-8175.2011.01389.x. Epub 2011 Apr 29. PubMed

55: Uz O, Aparcı M, Acar G, Kardesoglu E, Kaplan O, Yiginer O, Isilak Z, Ozcelik

F, Cebeci BS. Association of plasma B-type natriuretic peptide levels with shunt

size in young adults with atrial septal defect. Echocardiography. 2011 Feb; 28(2):243-7. doi: 10.1111/j.1540-8175.2010.01285.x. Epub 2011 Jan 7. PubMed PMID: 21210834.


56: Kardesoglu E, Isilak Z, Uz O, Yiginer O, Celik T. Accurate assessment of autonomic imbalance in heart failure. Cardiol J. 2010;17(6):652; author reply 653-4. PubMed PMID: 21154276.


57: Yiginer O, Kilicaslan F, Aparci M, Isilak Z, Uz O, Bayrak F, Eroglu E, Uzun M, Kardesoglu E, Kirilmaz A, Cebeci BS. Advanced Age, Female Gender and Delay in

Pacemaker Implantation May Cause TdP in Patients With Complete Atrioventricular Block. Indian Pacing Electrophysiol J. 2010 Oct 31;10(10):454-63. PubMed PMID:21151384; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2974333.


58: Kardesoglu E, Uz O, Isilak Z, Cebeci BS. Homocysteine as a new risk factor

for cardiovascular events in heart failure. Int J Cardiol. 2011 Jan 7;146(1):126-7. doi: 10.1016/j.ijcard.2010.10.005. Epub 2010 Nov 12. PubMed PMID: 21074871.


59: Ozmen N, Yiginer O, Uz O, Kardesoglu E, Aparci M, Isilak Z, Cingozbay BY, Cebeci BS, Kocum HT. ST elevation in the lead aVR during exercise treadmill testing may indicate left main coronary artery disease. Kardiol Pol. 2010 Oct; 68(10):1107-11. PubMed PMID: 20967704.


60: Kardesoglu E, Uz O, Isilak Z, Celik T. Femoral pseudoaneurysm: How should it be treated? Cardiol J. 2010;17(5):540; author reply 541-2. PubMed PMID: 20865691.


61: Uz O, Ozmen N, Uzun M, Atalay M, Yiğiner O, Cebeci BS. Ventricular septal defect with bidirectional shunting in a patient with congenitally corrected transposition. Anadolu Kardiyol Derg. 2010 Aug 9;10(4):E16. doi: 10.5152/akd.2010.108. PubMed PMID: 20693120

62: Yiğiner O, Ozçelik F, Aparci M, Işilak Z, Uz O. The beneficial effects of allopurinol in cardiology practice: decrease in uric acid and vascular oxidative stress/ the effects of lowering uric acid levels using allopurinol on markers of metabolic syndrome in end-stage renal disease patients: a pilot study. Anadolu Kardiyol Derg. 2010 Jun;10(3):294-5; author reply 295-6. doi: 10.5152/akd.2010.079. PubMed PMID: 20538573.


63: Uz O, Kardeşoğlu E, Aparci M, Yiğiner O, Işilak Z, Ozmen N. Nonfatal aplastic anemia associated with clopidogrel. Anadolu Kardiyol Derg. 2010 Jun;10(3):291. doi: 10.5152/ akd.2010.075. PubMed PMID: 20538571.


64: Bas S, Yiginer O, Atalay M, Uz O, Feray H. Coronary-to-bronchial artery fistula with conventional and multi-detector computed tomography angiographic images. Hellenic J Cardiol. 2010 Mar-Apr;51(2):164-5. PubMed PMID: 20378519.


65: Uzun G, Kardesoglu E, Uz O, Mutluoglu M, Sen H. Sudden death during hyperbaric oxygen therapy: rare but it may occur. Undersea Hyperb Med. 2010 Jan-Feb;37(1):49-50. PubMed PMID: 20369652.


66: Uz O, Kardeşoğlu E, Yiğiner O, Baş S, Ipçioğlu OM, Ozmen N, Aparci M, Cingözbay BY, Işilak Z, Cebeci BS. The relationship between coronary calcification and the metabolic markers of osteopontin, fetuin-A, and visfatin. Turk Kardiyol Dern Ars. 2009 Sep;37(6): 397-402. PubMed PMID: 20019453.


67: Işilak Z, Aparci M, Kardeşoğlu E, Yiğiner O, Uz O, Sildiroglu O, Ozmen N, Yalçin M, Cingözbay BY, Cebeci BS. Abnormal aortic elasticity in patients with liver steatosis. Diabetes Res Clin Pract. 2010 Jan;87(1):44-50. doi: 10.1016/j.diabres.2009.10.009. Epub 2009 Nov 18. PubMed PMID: 19926158.


68: Uzun G, Cakar E, Kiralp MZ, Carli A, Durmuş O, Senol MG, Mutluoğlu M, Uz O, Dinçer U, Ozçakar L. Neurological symptoms after a provocative dive: spinal DCS or anterior spinal artery syndrome? Aviat Space Environ Med. 2009 Oct;80(10):898-9. PubMed PMID: 19817244.

69: Uz O, Yiginer O, Aparci M, Isilak Z. Pulmonary stenosis with extremely high pressure gradient in a young adult. Hellenic J Cardiol. 2009 Sep-Oct;50(5):418-9. PubMed PMID: 19767284.

70: Ozmen N, Cingözbay BY, Tokatli A, Atalay M, Uz O, Kardeşoğlu E, Cebeci BS. [Tako-tsubo syndrome complicating with atrial fibrillation]. Anadolu Kardiyol Derg. 2009 Aug;9(4):357-8. Turkish. PubMed PMID: 19666449.


71: Uz O, Yiğiner O, Kardeşoğlu E, Ozmen N, Aparci M. [Hypokalemic periodic paralysis associated with coronary angiography]. Anadolu Kardiyol Derg. 2009 Jun;9(3):256. Turkish. PubMed PMID: 19520667.


72: Uz O, Kardesoglu E, Yalcin M, Cebeci BS. Calcified left ventricular aneurysm with a giant mural thrombus. Heart. 2009 Jun;95(12):993. doi: 10.1136/hrt.2009.166181. PubMed PMID: 19478110.


73: Uz O, Ozmen N, Mutlu H, Kardesoglu E, Yiginer O, Aparci M, Isilak Z, Cebeci BS. Medical image. Sinusitis and dyspnoea in a young man: Kartagener's syndrome. N Z Med J. 2009 Apr 24;122(1293):3568. PubMed PMID: 19448796.


74: Ozmen N, Uz O, Cebeci BS. [Case images: Spontaneous coronary artery spasm during coronary angiography]. Turk Kardiyol Dern Ars. 2009 Mar;37(2):146. Turkish. PubMed PMID: 19404041.

75: Yiğiner O, Cingözbay BY, Uz O, Cebeci BS. An overlooked diagnosis on transthoracic echocardiography: apical hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. Turk Kardiyol Dern Ars. 2009 Dec;37(8):569-71. PubMed PMID: 20200460.


76: Yildiz S, Uzun G, Uz O, Ipcioglu OM, Kardesoglu E, Ozcan O. N-terminal pro-B-type natriuretic peptide levels increases after hyperbaric oxygen therapy in diabetic patients. Clin Invest Med. 2008 Oct 1;31(5):E231-5. PubMed PMID:18980711.


77: Kardesoglu E, Aparci M, Uzun G, Suleymanoglu S, Uz O, Onem Y, Ay H, Kucukardali Y, Ozkan S. Hyperbaric oxygen therapy decreases QT dispersion in diabetic patients. Tohoku J Exp Med. 2008 May;215(1):113-7. PubMed PMID: 18509242.


78: Aparci M, Kardesoglu E, Suleymanoglu S, Uzun G, Onem Y, Uz O, Kucukardali Y, Ozkan S. Hyperbaric oxygen therapy improves myocardial diastolic function in diabetic patients. Tohoku J Exp Med. 2008 Mar;214(3):281-9. PubMed PMID: 18323697.


79: Kardesoglu E, Ozmen N, Aparci M, Cebeci BS, Uz O, Dincturk M. Abnormal elastic properties of the aorta in the mitral valve prolapse syndrome. Acta Cardiol. 2007 Apr;62(2):151-5. PubMed PMID: 17536603.


80: Kilicaslan F, Kirilmaz A, Bayturan O, Ulusoy E, Uz O, Dincturk M. Indeterminate QRS axis in a patient with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. Int J Cardiol. 2007 Jan 2;114(1):e5-6. Epub 2006 Aug 22. PubMed PMID: 16930749.


81: Cebeci BS, Kardesoglu E, Kilicaslan F, Kirilmaz A, Ulusoy E, Ozmen N, Uz O, Dincturk M. Unilateral pulmonary edema secondary to idiopathic rupture of mitral chordaea tendinae. South Med J. 2006 May;99(5):549-50. PubMed PMID: 16711327.