Assoc. Prof. MD.

Cengiz Özdemir

Thoracic Diseases


  • Interventional Bronchoscopy
  • Endobronchial Ultrasonography
  • Sleeping disorders

  • Ankara University Faculty of Medicine (1996-2002)
  • Specialization Training: SSK Ankara Dışkapı Training and Research Hospital Chest Diseases Clinic (2002-2008)
  • Assistant Doctor: SSK Ankara Dışkapı Training and Research Hospital Chest Diseases Clinic (2002-2008)
  • Specialist: Malatya State Hospital (2008-2011)
  • Specialist Doctor: S.B. Yedikule Chest Diseases and Thoracic Surgery Training and Research Hospital, Sleep Disorders Center and Interventional Pulmonology Unit (2011-2018)
  • Associate Professor: S.B. Yedikule Chest Diseases and Thoracic Surgery Training and Research Hospital, Sleep Disorders Center and Interventional Pulmonology Unit (2018-2020)
  • Associate Professor, Acting Education Officer: S.B. Yedikule Chest Diseases and Thoracic Surgery Training and Research Hospital, Sleep Disorders Center and Interventional Pulmonology Unit, 6. Chest Diseases Clinic (2018-2022)

A. Articles Published in International Refereed Journals:

1. Aiten O, Iscanli IGE, Canoglu K, Ozdemir C, Saylan B, Caliskan T, Akin H, Tezel C. Tracheal Stenosis After Prolonged Intubation Due to COVID-19. J Cardiothorac Vasc Anaesthesia. 2022 Feb 11:S1053-0770(22)00118-5. doi: 10.1053/j.jvca.2022.02.009. Epub ahead of print.
2. Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Akyil F, Tural Önür S, Abali H, Demir S, Özdemir C, Boyracı N, Kocaoğlu A , Altın S. Hyponatremia is an independent predictor of emergency department reviews in acute emergency of COPD. Clin Respir J. 2021 Oct;15(10):1063-1072. doi: 10.1111/crj.13409. Epub 2021 Jun 21.
3. Black K, Tural S Honor, Bridesmaid Remover S, Steward O, C, Özdemir, E., Son Of Adam The role of serum Galectin-3 levels in patients with sarcoidosis. Med Princ Pract. 2021 Dec 16. doi: 10.1159/000521467
4. Ayşegül Altintop Geckil, Erdal S, Nurcan Breaker Barber, The Patience Of Hope Kasapoğlu, Ercan Karabulut, Cengiz Özdemir. Leukocyte albumin ratio as an early predictor of mortality in critical COVID-19 patients. Annals of Clinical and Analytical Medicine. DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.20895. Published Online: 2021-11-21
5. Aiten O, Ozdemir C, Sokucu S, Kocaturk C, Onur ST, Altin S, Dalar L. The role of interventional pulmonology for the postoperative bronchopleural fistula. Niger J Clin Pract. 2021 May;24(5):633-639. doi: 10.4103/njcp.njcp_614_19.
6. Dr., Özdemir C, Aydın Ş, Önürk ST, Kahya Ö. Uric acid as a marker of severity of obstructive sleep apnea syndrome in older patients. Arq Neuropsiquiatr. 2020 Dec;78(12):783-788. doi: 10.1590/0004-282X20200069.
7. Dr., Özdemir C, Kahya O, Önür ST, Dalar L. Management of Obstructive Bronchial Fibrolipoma Bronchoscopically. Int J Respir Pulm Med 2019;6:117.
8. Aiten Ö, Özdemir C, Akturk ÜA, Şen N. Potential treatment of COVID-19. Eurasian Journal Pulmonol 2020;22:S35-44.
9. Aydin S, Ozdemir C, Gündüz A, Kiziltan ME. Subjects in patients with respiratory disease - a retrospective single center study. Arq Neuropsiquiatr. 2020 May;78(5):247-254.
10. Remover, SEC C Özdemir, Onur Tural S, L, Rushes, Gold S. Comparison of silicon and metallic bifurcated stents in patients with malignant airway lesions. Clin Respir J. 2020 Mar;14(3):198-204.
11. Ozdemir C, Demir S, Berk A, Dalar L. Use of interventional bronchoscopic treatment in small cell lung cancer. Indian J Cancer. 2019 Jul-Sep;56(3):236-240. doi: 10.4103/ijc.IJC_45_18.
12. Aydın, Şenay; Özdemir, Cengiz; Demir, Sinem Nedime. The Relationship between Restless Legs Syndrome and Cardiovascular Risk Factors. Journal of Turkish Sleep Medicine 2019;1:29-36.
13. Ozdemir C, Ripper, SN, CI, James, Black K, Onur Tural S, Gold S, L. rushes Are flexible bronchoscopic cryoextraction practices an alternative to rigid bronchoscopy? Tuberose Thorax. 2019 Mar;67(1):15-21.
14. Dalar L, Ozdemir C, Sokucu S, Nur Urer H, Altin S. Bronchoscopic Treatment of Benign Endoluminal Lung Tumors Can Relieve J. 2019 Feb 27;2019:5269728.
15. Vigorous ME, Avincsal MO, MBC Balci, C. Ozdemir Effect of Continuous Positive Airway Pressure on Overactive Blaster Symptoms in Patients with Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome Turk Arch Otorhinolaryngol. 2018 Sep;56(3):133-138.
16. Özdemir C, Demir S, Önürk St. Can neutrophil/lymphocyte ratio and platelet/lymphocyte ratio be used in differential diagnosis of Stage I sarcoidosis from tuberculosis lymphadenopathy? Eurasian Journal Pulmonol 2018;20:22-6.
17. Aydın Ş, Önürk ST, Özdemir C, Demir S, Kara K. Response of Blood Parameters to CPAP Treatment in Patients with Obstructive Sleep Apnea. Noro is a Psychiatrist Ars. 2018 Apr 20;56(3):182-185.
18. Ozdemir C, James, CI, SN Remover, Sezen BC, AC Kutluk, Laundry S, L. rushes Endoscopic and Surgical Treatment of Benign Tracheal Stenosis: A Multidisciplinary Team Approach. Ann Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2018; 24: 288-295.
19. DO omaygenc, Ünal N, SI Edipoglu, tb sugar, specific Ma, Turan D, Ozdemir C, IO Roe, E. Cetinkaya Recovery Process and Determinants of Adverse Event Occurrence in Bronchoscopic Procedures Performed Under General Anesthesia. Clin Respir J. 2018 Apr 16.
20. 2011, 2011, and 2012, respectively. Pedunculated Lesion at the Entrance of Left Main Bronchus Causing Dyspnea. Arch Bronchoneum 2018 Oct;54(10):538-539. doi: 10.1016/j.arbres.2017.12.018. Epub 2018 Apr 24.
21. Aydin Ş, Özdemir C, Küçükkali C, Demir SEC, Intro M, Akcan U, Tüzün E. Reduced Peripheral Blood Mononuclear Cell ROCK1 and ROCK2 Levels in Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome. In Vivo. 2018 Mar-Apr;32(2):319-325.
22. Ozdemir C, Remover Sec. A Case of a Carcinoid Tumor With Diffuse Tracheal Invasion. Arch Bronchoneum 2018 Mar;54(3):156. doi: 10.1016/j.arbres.2017.06.007. Epub 2017 Sep 13.
23. Ozdemir C, Remover Sec. Bronchocentric Granulomatosis in an Immunocompetent Patient. Arch Bronchoneum 2018 Jan;54(1):45-46. doi: 10.1016/j.arbres.2017.05.017. Epub 2017 Jun 20.
24. Mo avincsal me, vigorous, Ulusoy S, a diver, Ozdemir C, Develioglu FRONT. Modified Mallampati Score Improves Specificity of STOP-BANG Questionnaire for Obstructive Sleep Apnea. J Craniofacial Surgery. 2017 Jun;28(4):904-908.
25. Aydin C, Ayan NN, Bozan N, Ulusoy S, Koca C, Erel O. Thiol/disulfide homeostasis is a novel indicator of oxidative stress in obstructive sleep apnea patients. Laryngoscope. 2017 Jul;127(7):E244-E250. doi: 10.1002/lary.26444. Epub 2016 Dec 21.
26. L. Dalar, Y. Aboul, C. Özdemir, ”Reply", Ann Thorac Surg (ISI). 2016 Dec;102(6):2133-2134.
27. Dal L, Tural Önür S, Özdemir C, Demir S, Karasulu AL, Altin S. Is silicone stent insertion a clinically useful option for tracheobronchomalacia? Turk J Med Sci. 2016 Feb 17;46(2):437-42.
28. Dal L, Özdemir C, Abul Y, Karasulu L, Demir S, Akbaş A, Altın S. Therapeutic bronchoscopic interventions for malignant airway obstruction: A retrospective study from experience on 547 patients. Medicine (Baltimore)(HEAT). 2016 Jun;95(23):e3886.
29. Dr. Seda Tural Onur, Sinem Iliaz, Raim Iliaz, Sinem Sokucu, Cengiz Ozdemir. Serum alkaline phosphatase may play a role in the differential diagnosis of sarcoidosis and tuberculosis. Int J Clin Exp Med 2016;9(7):14266-14270.
30. Ozdemir C, remover, karasulu L, SN, St, honor, Rushes L. Placement of self-expandable bifurcated metallic stents without use of fluoroscopic and guidewire guidance to palliate central airway lesions. Multidiscip Respir Med. 2016 Apr 30;11:15 a.m.
31. 2011. Dalar L, Karasulu L, Abul Y, Özdemir C, Demir S, Tarhan M, Altin S. Bronchoscopic Treatment in the Management of Benign Tracheal Stenosis: Choices for Simple and Complex Tracheal Stenosis. Ann Thorac Surg (HEAT). 2016 Apr;101(4):1310-7.
32. Dalar L, Özdemir C, Demir S, Karasulu L, Altın S. Bronchoscopic palliation to treat endobronchial metastasis of the tracheobronchial tree. Respir Investig. 2016 Mar;54(2):116-20.
33. Dal L, Ozdemir C, Abul Y, Sokucu S, Karasulu L, Urer HN, Altin S. Endobronchial Treatment of Carcinoid Tumors of the Lung. Thorac Cardiovas (HEAT)2016 Mar;64(2):166-71.
34. Ozdemir C, remover, SEC karasulu L, S, Gold, L. rushesTracheomalacia treatment using a large-diameter, custom-made airway stent in a case with mounier-kuhn syndrome. Case Rep Pulmonol. 2014;2014:910135.
35. Dalar L, Özdemir C, Demir SN, Karasulu AL, Altin S, Fener N and Koşar F. Probe-based Confocal Laser Endomicroscopy (PCle) in the Diagnosis of Diffuse Parenchymal Lung Diseases: Two Cases. Austin J Pulm Respir Med 2014;1(4): 5.
36. Aydın S, Altın S, Demir S, Dalar L, Karasulu L, Demir S, Özdemir C. Is mean platelet volume really a severity marker for obstructive sleep apnea syndrome without comorbidities? Pulm Med. 2014;2014:754839.
37. Dalar L, Özdemir C, Demir S, Karasulu L, Altın S. The management of near-fatal hemoptysis with left secondary cardinal y stent. Case Rep Pulmonol. 2014;2014:709369.
38. Altay S, Karasulu AL, Dalar L, Akbaş A, Özdemir C, Demir S. Endobronchial Watanabe Spigot in the treatment of bronchobiliary fistula. Monaldi Arch Chest Dis. 2016 Jun 22;81(1-2):747.
39. Dalar L, Demir S, Ozdemir C, Buyukkale S, Altın S. Endobronchial Argon Plasma Coagulation for Treatment of Dieulafoy Disease. Respir Care (HEAT). 2015 Jan;60(1):e11-3.
40. In E, Aydın AM, Özdemir C, Demir S, Dağlı MN. The effectiveness of CT sa detection of right ventricular dysfunction in acute pulmonary embolism, and comparison with cardiac biomarkers. Jpn J Radiol. 2015 Aug;33(8):471-8.
41. Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology A, Özdemir C, Karasulu L, Ünal O, Ulukol ZN, Minister D, Keleşoğlu F, Arpınar Yiğitbaş B, Koşar F. A Case of Pulmonary Alveolar Proteinosis Involving Whole Lung Lavage in Combination with Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation. J Pulm Respir Med 2015, 5:2.
42. In E, Ozdemir C, Kaman D, Remover Sec. Heat Shock Proteins, L-Arginine, and Asymmetric Dimethylarginine Levels in Patients With Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome. Arch Bronchoneum 2015 Nov;51(11):544-50.
43. Erdal S, Figen Deveci, Dilara Kaman, Cengiz Özdemir, Sinem Bridesmaid Remover, Happy Kuluozturk, Mustafa Necati Mountain. The importance of mean platelet volume and red cell differentiation wide in acute pulmonary embolism. Acta Medica Mediterranea 31(6):1209-1216
44. Aydın S, Altın S, Demir S, Dalar L, Karasulu L, Demir S, Özdemir C. Complete blood count changes after six months of continuous positive airway pressure treatment in patients with severe obstructive sleep apnea. J Clin Sleep Med.(HEAT) 2014 Aug 15;10(8):873-8.
45. Ergün d, Ergun R, Participle EE, Ozdemir C, G Almighty, S. Juniper The Measurement of exhaled carbon monoxide and arterial carboxyhemoglobin concentrations in middle-aged and elderly patients with COPD. Turkish Journal of Geriatrics 2014; 17(3) 223-227.
46. Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, Ergün D, Ergün R, Özdemir C, Oziş TN, Yilmaz H, Akkurt I. Pneumoconiosis and respiratory problems in dental laboratory technicians: analysis of 893 dental technicians. Int J Occupy Med Environ Health. 2014 Oct;27(5):785-96.
  • Turkish Respiratory Research Association (TÜSAD)
  • Turkish Thoracic Society (TTD)
  • Lung Health and Intensive Care Association
  • Europion Respiratory Society (ERS)
  • World Association for Bronchology and Interventional Pulmonology
  • European Association for Bronchology and Interventional Pulmonology
  • Istanbul Medical Chamber
  • "Can Deaths Due to Asthma, COPD and Bronchiectasis be Prevented?'' Sedat Altın, Cengiz Özdemir, Demet Turan, Fatma Işıl Uzel, Pelin Karadağ'' PS010, Thorax Congress, 2015 (Health Policies) in the proceedings booklet within the 18th Annual Congress of Turkish Thoracic Society Working Group Poster Award)
  • “Hepcid; A new marker of nocturnal hypoxia in obstructive sleep apnea syndrome'' Bilgin E, Özdemir C, Fırat H, Ardıç S, Demir AU, Kızılgün M, Ertuğrul N. 9th National Sleep Medicine Congress, 4-8 November 2008, Kuşadası (Second Best Paper) Award)

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