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Prof. Ethem TANKURT, MD

Specialty
Internal Diseases
Gastroenterology

Academic Title
Professor Doctor

Languages
Native Turkish
English

Education - Experience
Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine , 1981
Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine Dept. of Internal Diseases, 1985
Marmara University Faculty of Medicine, Gastroentherology, 1990
Hopital Paul Brousse (1994)  Paris, Liver Transplantation, 1991
Professor of medicine and consultant gastroenterologist in Dokuz Eylül University Hospital and Faculty of Medicine, 1991-2007
Istanbul Military Academy Medical Center

Artvin State Hospital
Marmara University Faculty of Medicine Hospital
Dokuz Eylül University Faculty of Medicine Hospital
Hospital Poul Brousse

Association
Turkish Medical Association
European Association for The Study of Liver
Turkish Gastroentherology Association
Turkish Liver Researches Association
Internal Diseases Specialty Association
Turkish Journal of Gastroenterology
Turkish Geriatry Journal
Gastroenterohepatology Journal

Publications
Inhibition of cholecystokinin induced gallbladder contraction by atropine and pirenzepine in man. B.C.Yegen, E.Tankurt, N.Gürmen, S.Oktay, N.B.Ulusoy. Digestion 1990;45:176-180
The effect of diltiazem on renal function in patients with liver cirrhosis. N.Tözün, K.Berkman, E.Tankurt, S.Aran, Y.Taga. International Journal of Clinical Pharmacology Therapy and Toxicology 1991;29(5):190-203
Cholecystokinin-induced contractions in the opossum gallbladder. N.B.Ulusoy, S.Oktay, B.C.Yemen, E.Tankurt. Gastroenterology 1991;100:847
Influence of pirenzepine on gallbladder contraction in man induced by sham feeding or an intraduodenal meal. E.Tankurt, B.C.Yegen, T.Biren, S.Oktay, N.B.Ulusoy. Digestion 1992;51:103-109
Endoscopic removal of swallowed endotracheal tubes from two patients: an unusual complication of coronary by-pass surgery.C.Kalayci, E.Tankurt, N.Tözün, N.B.Ulusoy. Endoscopy 1994;26:364
Adverse allergic reaction to technettium-99m-Mebrofenine. B.Degirmenci, H.Durak, E.Ellidokuz, E.Tankurt. The Journal of Nuclear Medicine 1994;35:1569
Nasobiliary tube impaction during shock wave lithotripsy of common bile duct stone. E.Tankurt, H.Akbaylar, S.Bora, H.Gülay, I.Simsek, Ö.Gönen. Gastrointestinal Endoscopy  1995;41:84
Portal vein thrombosis associated with bladder carcinoma. E.Tankurt, A.Cömlekci, H.Akbaylar, A.Esen, O.Dicle. American Journal of Gastroenterology 1995;90(3):521-522
Modulation of gallbladder contraction by pirenzepine in humans. B.Ç.Yegen, T.Biren, F.Onat, E.Tankurt , N.Gürmen, S.Oktay, W.Y.Chey, N.B.Ulusoy. American Journal of Gastroenterology 1995;90(9):1489-1494
Severe long-lasting symptoms from doxycycline-induced esophageal injury. E.Tankurt, H.Akbaylar, Y.Yeniçerioglu, I.Simsek, Ö.Gönen. Endoscopy 1995;27(8):626
Cholecystokinin-induced gallbladder contraction and muscarinic blockade with pirenzepine in man.N.B.Ulusoy, S. Oktay, B.Ç. Yegen, E. Tankurt , N. Gürmen. Digestive Disease and Sciences 1995;40(2):427
The prokinetic effect of domperidone in gallbladder, not upon dopaminergic receptors. E.Tankurt, O.Apaydın, E.Ellidokuz, E.Ýðici, H.Güven, I.Şimsek, Ö.Gönen. Pharmacological Research 1996;33(3):153-156
Resolving FMF attacks with interferon alpha. E.Tankurt, M.Tunca, H.Akbaylar, Ö.Gönen. British Journal of Rheumatology 1996;35:11:1188
The efficacy of interferon alpha on colchicine-resistant FMF attacks. M.Tunca, E.Tankurt, H.Akbaylar, S.Akar, N.Hizli, Ö.Gönen. British Journal of Rheumatology 1997;36:1005-1008
Increased serum nitrite and nitrate concentrations in chronic hepatitis. E.Tankurt, G.Kirkali, M.Özcan. E.Ellidokuz. J Hepatol  1998;29:512-513
Hyperinsulinemia and insulin resistance in non-alcoholic steatohepatitis. E.Tankurt, S.Biberoglu, E.Ellidokuz, Z.Hekimsoy, H.Akpinar, A.Çömlekçi, A.Okan, Ö.Sagol. J Hepatol 1999;31:963-968
Endoscopic Sphincterotomy in the Management of Biliary Leakage after Partial Hepatectomy. A.Okan, E.Tankurt, H.Astarcioglu, C.Aydin, H.Akpinar, Ý.Astarcioglu. Hepato-Gastroenterology 1999;46:790-791
Mirizzi syndrome: Diagnostic and surgical considerations on 24 cases. S.Karademir, H.Astarcioğlu, S.Sökmen, K.Atilla, E.Tankurt, H.Akpinar, A.Çoker, I.Astarcioðlu. Journal of HPB Surgery 2000;7:72-77
Serum Concentrarions of IGF-1 and IGFBP-3 in Patients with Chronic Hepatitis. A.Okan, A.Çömlekçi, H.Akpinar, I.Okan, S.Yesil, E.Tankurt, I.Simsek. Scan J Gastroenterol 2000;35:1212-1215
Effect of ursodeoxycholic acid on hepatic steatosis in rats. A.Okan, H.Astarcioglu, E.Tankurt, Ö.Sagol, E.Altekin, I.Astarcioglu, Ö.Gönen. Dig Dis Sci 2002, 47:2389-2397
Relationship between non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug use and Helicobacer pylori infection in bleeding or uncomplicated peptic ulcers:A case control study. A.Okan, E.Tankurt, B.Aslan, H.Akpinar, I.Simsek, Ö.Gönen. J Gastroenterol Hepatol 2003;18:18-25
Serum leptin levels in patients with liver cirrhosis and chronic viral hepatitis. A Çömlekçi, H. Akpinar, S.Yesil, I. Okan, E. Ellidokuz, A.Okan, G.Ersöz,  E. Tankurt, Y.Batur. Scand J Gastroenterol 2003;7:779-786
The role of serum leptin levels in chronic hepatitis C with steatosis. Ellidokuz E, Çömlekçi A, Ellidokuz H, Akpinar H, Gokce C, Tankurt E, Sagol O, Gönen Ö. Hepatogastroenterology 2003 December;50(Suppl 2)
The effect of interferon alpha administration on acute attacks of familial mediterannean fever: a double-blind, placebo-controlled trial. Tunca M, Akar S, Soytürk M, Kirkali G, Resmi H, Akhunlar H, Gönen O, Gallimore JR, Hawkins PN, Tankurt E. Clin Ex Rheumatol 2004 Jul-Aug;22(4 Suppl 34):37-40
Diagnostic usefulness of carbohydrate antigen 125 in cancerous and noncancerous peritoneal effusions. Kemer T, Ormen M, Kuralay F, Pehlivan M, Ünsal B, Tankurt E. Tohuku J Exp Med 2005 Jan;205(1):11-18
Toxic hepatitis associated with paroxetine. Colakoglu O, Tankurt E, Unsal B, Ugur F, Kupelioglu A, Akpinar Z. Int J Clin Pract 2005 Jul;59:861-2
Prophylactic use of low dose on-demand, intramuscular hepatitis B immunoglobulin and lamivudine after liver transplantation. Karademir S, Akarsu M,  Ozzeybek D, Sayıner A,  Akan M, Tankurt E, Astargioglu İ. Transplant Proc 2006;38(2):579-83
YMDD motif variants in inactive hepatitis B carriers detected by Inno-Lipa HBV DR assay.  M.Akarsu, A Sengönül, E.Tankurt, A. Sayıner, O. Topalak, H. Akpınar, YH Abacıoğlu. J Gastroenterol Hepatol 2006 Dec; 21(12):1783-8
Pegylated interferon Alfa-2b monotherapy and pegylated interferon Alfa-2b plus lamivudine combination therapy for patients with hepatitis B virus E antigen-negative chronic hepatitis B. S. Kaymakoğlu, D. Oğuz, G. Gür, E. Tankurt, G.Ersöz, C. Kalaycı, Y. Çakaloğlu, A. Ökten. Antimicrob Agents Chemoter 2007 Aug;51(8): 3020-2
Plasminogen activator inhibitor-1 and thrombin activatable fibrinolysis inhibitor in non-alcoholic steatohepatitis. Yener S, Akarsu M, Demir T, Akıncı B, Sagol O, Bayraktar F, Ozcan MA, Tankurt E, Yeşil S. J Endocrinol Invest. 2007 Nov; 30(10) 810-9
Hypercalcemia of primary hyperparathyroidism was treated by cinacalcet in a patient with liver cirrhosis.  Akinci B, Comlekci A, Tankurt E.  Exp Clin Endocrinol Diabetes 2009 Mar; 117 (3):142-5
Safety and tolerability of BRAVO capsule pH monitoring. Tankurt E, Tozumay N, Sengul B, Kinik E, Acil B. Turk J Gastroenterol 2011; 22(3):352-3
Esophageal ulcers: a possible adverse effect of isotretionin. Tankurt E., Doğanay L., Yücetürk TE. Turk J Gastroenterol 2013; 24(6):562-3
The prevalence of Helicobacter pylori infection in patients with gastric and duodenal ulcers - a 10-year, single-center experience. Serin A, Tankurt E., Şarkış C., Şimşek İ. Prz gastroenterol 2015;10(3):160-3