Assoc. Prof. MD. Veysel Kutay Vurgun
Assoc. Prof. MD. Veysel Kutay Vurgun
Assoc. Prof. MD.

Veysel Kutay Vurgun

Liv Hospital Ankara
Areas of Interests
    • Electrocardiography
    • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
    • Arrhythmia-Catheter Ablation
    • Affect Ablation
    • Pacemakers and Implantable Cardiverter Defibrillators (Icd)

Trainings Received:

  • 2013-2019 Ankara University Faculty of Medicine, Department of Cardiology, Arrhythmia-Electrophysiology, Ankara
  • 2004-2009 Ankara University Faculty of Medicine, Department of Cardiology (Specialization Training)
  • 1997-2003 Ankara University Faculty of Medicine
  • 1993-1997 Fatih Sultan Mehmet High School, Ankara
  • 1990-1993 Tarhuncu Ahmetpaşa Primary School, Ankara
  • 1985-1990 Aktepe Primary School, Ankara

Institutions he works for:

  • 2020- Liv Hospital Ankara, Cardiology
  • 01/2019- 08/2019 Private Ankara Koru Hospital, Cardiology, Ankara
  • 2013-2019 Ankara University Faculty of Medicine Department of Cardiology, Ankara
  • 2012-2013 Öze Redline Cardiology Center / Private Kolan Hospital, Cardiology, Istanbul
  • 2011-2012 Kars State Hospital, Cardiology, Kars
  • 2010-2011 Training and Doctrine Command, Private Health Dispensary, Ankara, Military Service
  • 2009-2010 Izmir Ataturk Training and Research Hospital, 1st Cardiology Clinic, Izmir
  • 2004-2009 Ankara University Faculty of Medicine Department of Cardiology, Ankara

Research and Scientific Publications (PubMed):
1. Serum neuron-specific enolase, a marker of neuronal injury, increases after catheter ablation of atrial fibrillation. Acibuca A, Vurgun VK, Gerede DM, Altin AT, Gul IS, Candemir B, Isikay Togay C, Kilickap M, Akyurek O. J Int Med Res. 2018 Nov;46(11):4518-4526. doi: 10.1177/0300060518767768. Epub 2018 Sep 5.
2.Extrathoracic subclavian-axillary vein location over the first rib for pacemaker and defibrillator lead implantation.Vurgun VK, Candemir B, Gerede DM, Goksuluk H, Altin AT, Akyurek O, Erol C.Pacing Clin Electrophysiol. 2018 Sep;41(9):1276. doi: 10.1111/pace.13450. Epub 2018 Jul 26. No abstract available.
3.Comparison of Frequency of Silent Cerebral Infarction After Coronary Angiography and Stenting With Transradial Versus Transfemoral Approaches. Göksülük H, Güleç S, Özyüncü N, Kürklü ST, Vurgun VK, Candemir B, Uludağ MG, Öztürk S, Us E, Erol Ç. Am J Cardiol. 2018 Aug 15;122(4):548-553. doi: 10.1016/j.amjcard.2018.04.056. Epub 2018 May 11.
4.Evaluation of right ventricular pacing parameters in patients with proliferative scar.Vurgun VK, Baskovski E, Goksuluk H, Ozyuncu N, Tan TS, Altin AT, Candemir B, Akyurek O.J Interv Card Electrophysiol. 2018 Nov;53(2):249-254. doi: 10.1007/s10840-018-0395-2. Epub 2018 Jun 13.
5.Extrathoracic subclavian-axillary vein location and morphological features over the first rib for pacemaker and defibrillator lead implantation.Vurgun VK, Candemir B, Gerede DM, Goksuluk H, Altin AT, Akyurek O, Erol C.Pacing Clin Electrophysiol. 2018 May 23. doi: 10.1111/pace.13396. [Epub ahead of print]
6.Ablation of parahisian premature ventricular extrasystoles by subtricuspid retrograde approach using inverted catheter technique: back to the anatomy.Candemir B, Duzen V, Coskun F, Vurgun VK, Goksuluk H, Ozyuncu N, Kurklu ST, Altin AT, Akyurek O, Erol C.Clin Case Rep. 2018 Mar 8;6(5):805-809. doi: 10.1002/ccr3.1467.
7.Percutaneous transapical approach and transcatheter closure for ventricular tachycardia ablation.Vurgun VK, Altin AT, Kilickap M, Candemir B, Akyurek O.Pacing Clin Electrophysiol. 2018 Jun;41(6):680. doi: 10.1111/pace.13347. Epub 2018 May 4.
8.Management of scar-related atrial flutter in a patient with dextrocardia, inferior vena cava interruption, and azygos continuation.Vurgun VK, Candemir B, Altın AT, Akyürek Ö.Anatol J Cardiol. 2018 Feb;19(2):148-149. doi: 10.14744/AnatolJCardiol.2017.7950.
9.Transvenous extraction of a 26-year-old Accufix atrial lead using TightRail rotating dilator sheath.Mammadli A, Vurgun VK, Yıldırım O, Altın AT, Candemir B, Akyürek Ö.Turk Kardiyol Dern Ars. 2018 Jan;46(1):54-56. doi: 10.5543/tkda.2017.56239.
10.Percutaneous transapical approach and transcatheter closure for ventricular tachycardia ablation.Vurgun VK, Altin AT, Kilickap M, Candemir B, Akyurek O.Pacing Clin Electrophysiol. 2018 Mar;41(3):334-337. doi: 10.1111/pace.13213. Epub 2017 Nov 16.
11.Ablation of epicardial premature ventricular contractions in a patient with ischemic cardiomyopathy and implementation of cardiac resynchronization therapy in the same procedure.Vurgun VK, Candemir B, Altın AT, Akyürek Ö.Turk Kardiyol Dern Ars. 2017 Oct;45(7):646-649. doi: 10.5543/tkda.2017.17776.
12.Stent and implantable cardioverter defibrillator implantation in medically resistant vasospastic angina patient.Özyüncü N, Göksülük H, Vurgun VK, Yıldırım O, Tan Kürklü TS.Turk Kardiyol Dern Ars. 2017 Oct;45(7):641-645. doi: 10.5543/tkda.2017.44756.
13.[Interventional challenges due to venous occlusion during cardiac resynchronization therapy in patients with prior cardioverter-defibrillator implantation: Case report].Vurgun VK, Altın AT, Candemir B, Özcan ÖU, Akyürek Ö.Turk Kardiyol Dern Ars. 2016 Jul;44(5):427-32. doi: 10.5543/tkda.2015.38928.
14.Usefulness of Neuron-Specific Enolase to Detect Silent Neuronal Ischemia After Percutaneous Coronary Intervention. Goksuluk H, Gulec S, Ozcan OU, Gerede M, Vurgun VK, Ozyuncu N, Erol C.Am J Cardiol. 2016 Jun 15;117(12):1917-20. doi: 10.1016/j.amjcard.2016.03.037. Epub 2016 Apr 6.
15.Prediction of recurrence after cryoballoon ablation therapy in patients with paroxysmal atrial fibrillation.Gerede DM, Candemir B, Vurgun VK, Aghdam SM, Acıbuca A, Özcan ÖU, Göksülük H, Kervancıoğlu C, Erol Ç.Anatol J Cardiol. 2015 Sep 15. doi: 10.5152/AnatolJCardiol.2015.6309.
16.Bare-metal stent thrombosis two decades after stenting.Acibuca A, Gerede DM, Vurgun VK.Cardiovasc J Afr. 2015 Jul 23;26(4):e19-21. doi: 10.5830/CVJA-2015-034.
17.Comparison of a qualitative measurement of heart-type fatty acid-binding protein with other cardiac markers as an early diagnostic marker in the diagnosis of non-ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction.Gerede DM, Güleç S, Kiliçkap M, Kaya CT, Vurgun VK, Özcan ÖU, Göksülük H, Erol Ç. Cardiovasc J Afr. 2015 Nov-Dec;26(6):204-9. doi: 10.5830/CVJA-2015-028. Epub 2015 Jul 14.
18.Case images: Giant left ventricular metastasis of uterine leiomyosarcoma mimicking acute coronary syndrome.Barış VÖ, Özcan ÖU, Gerede DM, Vurgun VK.Turk Kardiyol Dern Ars. 2015 Jul;43(5):496. doi: 10.5543/tkda.2015.68623.
19.Atrioventricular block in siblings with argininosuccinic aciduria.Ozcan OU, Turhan S, Vurgun VK, Erol C.Int J Cardiol. 2015;189:109-11. doi: 10.1016/j.ijcard.2015.03.407. Epub 2015 Apr 8.
20.Red cell distribution width as a predictor of left atrial spontaneous echo contrast in echocardiography.Gerede DM, Kaya CT, Vurgun VK, Acıbuca A, Tak BT, Ongun A, Kılıckap M, Erol C.Medicine (Baltimore). 2015 Apr;94(14):e712. doi: 10.1097/MD.0000000000000712.
21.Dramatic improvement of clinical and hemodynamic parameters of a heart transplant candidate with sildenafil treatment.Gerede DM, Sayın T, Vurgun VK, Akbulut IM, Erol C.Int J Cardiol. 2015 Apr 15;185:148-9. doi: 10.1016/j.ijcard.2015.03.101. Epub 2015 Mar 10.
22.[Implantation of a biventricular ICD in a patient with dextrocardia with situs inversus].Vurgun VK, Gerede M, Altın AT, Candemir B, Akyürek Ö.Turk Kardiyol Dern Ars. 2015 Jan;43(1):89-92. doi: 10.5543/tkda.2015.05435.
23.[Performing radial artery puncture].Vurgun VK, Candemir B.Turk Kardiyol Dern Ars. 2014 Dec;42(8):779-85. doi: 10.5543/tkda.2014.42383. Turkish.
24.Effects of Hemodialysis on Tei Index: Comparison between Flow Doppler and Tissue Doppler Imaging.Gerede DM, Turhan S, Kaya CT, Ozcan OU, Goksuluk H, Vurgun VK, Dincer I, Kutlay S, Erturk S, Erol C.Echocardiography. 2015 Oct;32(10):1520-6. doi: 10.1111/echo.12895. Epub 2015 Jan 14.
25.Effect of angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors on periprocedural myocardial infarction in patients with metabolic syndrome.Ozcan OU, Ustun EE, Gulec S, Gerede DM, Goksuluk H, Vurgun VK, Kaya CT, Erol C.Cardiol J. 2015;22(3 :323-9.
26.Quilty effect after extracorporeal photopheresis in a patient with severe refractory cardiac allograft rejection.Özcan ÖU, Sayın T, Soğut G, Heper A, Göksülük H, Vurgun VK, Kaya CT, Üstün EE, İlhan O, Erol Ç.Turk J Haematol . 2014 Dec 5;31(4):430-1. doi: 10.4274/tjh.2014.0052.
27.Successful management of two pregnant patients with idiopathic pulmonary arterial hypertension.Gerede DM, Acıbuca A, Vurgun VK, Sayın T, Erol C.Int J Cardiol. 2015 Feb 1;180:72-3. doi: 10.1016/j.ijcard.2014.11.124. Epub 2014 Nov 25.
28.Evaluation of global function of the heart in scleroderma patients.Gerede DM, Turhan S, Hural R, Acıbuca A, Kucuksahin O, Ozcan OU, Goksuluk H, Vurgun VK, Erol C.Echocardiography. 2015 Jun;32(6):912-9. doi: 10.1111/echo.12774. Epub 2014 Sep 24.
29.An observational study of the effect of coronary artery disease severity on acute pacing threshold and lead impedance in patients with permanent pacemaker.Ekinci S, Yeşil M, Bayata S, Arikan E, Vurgun VK, Postaci N, Safak O, Ozdemir E. Anadolu Kardiyol Derg. 2012 May;12(3):208-13. doi: 10.5152/akd.2012.063. Epub 2012 Feb 24.
30. Effect of radiofrequency on epicardial myocardium after ablation of ventricular arrhythmias from within coronary sinus.Candemir B, Ozyurek E, Vurgun K, Turan N, Duzen V, Goksuluk H, Ozyuncu N, Kurklu S, Altin T, Akyurek O, Erol C .Pacing Clin Electrophysiol. 2018 Sep;41(9):1060-1068. doi: 10.1111/pace.13429. Epub 2018 Jul 19.
31.Evaluation of acute infection-induced endothelial dysfunction and its potential mediators.Kilickap M, Goksuluk H, Candemir B, Kaya CT, Ozcan OU, Turhan S, Vurgun K, Ozdemir AO, Erol C.Acta Cardiol. 2011 Oct;66(5):581-7.
32.[Case Images: pseudoaneurysm of the subclavian artery].Vurgun K, Kaya CT, Kılıçkap M, Bilgiç S.Turk Kardiyol Dern Ars. 2010 Dec;38(8):591.
33.The association of elevated white blood cell count and C-reactive protein with endothelial dysfunction in cardiac syndrome X.Atmaca Y, Ozdol C, Turhan S, Vurgun K, Duzen V, Erol C.Acta Cardiol. 2008 Dec;63(6):723-8.
34.Defibrillation testing and early neurologic outcome.Karaoguz R, Altln T, Atbasoglu EC, Isikay C, Güraslan B, Akyürek O, Beton O, Vurgun K, Yüceman N, Soylu K, Güldal M.Int Heart J. 2008 Sep;49 (5):553-63.
35.Effect of transvenous cardiac resynchronization therapy device implantation on cardiac troponin I release.Altin T, Akyurek O, Vurgun K, Beton O, Sayin T, Kilickap M, Karaoguz R, Guldal M, Erol C.Pacing Clin Electrophysiol. 2007 Nov;30(11):1356-62.
36.The effect of high-dose aspirin pre-treatment on the incidence of myonecrosis following elective coronary stenting.Gulec S, Ozdol C, Vurgun K, Selcuk T, Turhan S, Duzen V, Temizhan A, Ozturk S, Ozdemir AO, Erol C.Atherosclerosis. 2008 Mar;197(1):171-6. Epub 2007 Apr 16.

  • Turkish Society of Clardiology, Arrhythmia Working Group
  • Esc (European Society Of Cardiology)
  • Ehra (European Heart Rhythm Associatıon)- Young Ep
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