Ahmet Bolukçu

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BACKGROUND This study evaluated the outcomes of patients undergoing surgical repair of isolated ventricular septal defect (VSD) in the first year of life with particular attention to age and severity of pulmonary hypertension (PH). METHODS Between July 1, 2002 and May 31, 2012, 282 patients aged less than one year underwent isolated VSD closure at a(More)
Traumatic aortic rupture is rupture of all or part of the aortic wall, mostly resulting from blunt trauma to the chest. The most common site of rupture is the aortic isthmus. Traumatic rupture of the ascending aorta is rare. A 62-year-old man with a family history of ascending aortic aneurysm was referred to our hospital after a motor vehicle accident. He(More)
Amaç: Bu çalışmada, izole çift arkus aort (ÇAA) olgularında tedavi yaklaşımı ve cerrahi sonrası sonuçları tanımlandı. Ça­lış­ma­pla­nı:­Ocak 2006 Ocak 2012 tarihleri arasında ÇAA nedeniyle ameliyat edilen 11 hastanın (8 kız, 3 erkek; ort. yaş 18.6 ay) başvuru bilgileri, tedavileri ve ameliyat sonuçları ile ilgili veriler retrospektif olarak değerlendirildi.(More)
A coronary artery fistula is defined as an abnormal direct communication between any coronary artery and any of the cardiac chambers, superior vena cava, coronary sinus, pulmonary artery, and pulmonary veins. The right coronary artery (RCA) is the most common site of origin, and right heart chambers are the most common site of drainage. However, there are(More)
Address for Correspondence: Ahmet Bolukçu, Dr. Siyami Ersek Göğüs Kalp ve Damar Cerrahisi Eğitim ve Araştırma Hastanesi, Kalp ve Damar Cerrahisi Kliniği, İstanbul, Türkiye Phone: +90 216 542 44 02/4524 E-mail: ahmetbolukcu@gmail.com ©Copyright 2016 by Turkish Thoracic Society Available online at www.turkishthoracicjournal.com Abstract Exertional dyspnoea(More)
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