Assoc. Prof. MD. FESPN

Mehmet Taşdemir

Pediatric Health and Diseases

Interests

•    Rapidly developing (acute) or long-standing (chronic) renal failure
•    Dialysis and Kidney Transplant
•    Urinary Tract Infections
•    Urinary Incontinence
•    Presence of blood or protein in urine
•    Nephrotic syndrome, glomerulonephritis
•    Congenital problems of the kidney and urinary tract (such as strictures, excessive dilation, vesicoureteral reflux, dysplasia, bladder diseases)
•    Presence of kidney cysts
•    Kidney and Urinary Tract Stone Disease
•    Hypertension
•    Familial Mediterranean fever

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Education:
•    Master's Degree: Medicine, Trakya University, 1992-1998
•    Specialization in Medicine: Child Health and Diseases,  Şişli Etfal Training and Research Hospital, Istanbul, 2004-2009
•    Sub Branch Specialization Pediatric Nephrology, Istanbul University Cerrahpaşa Faculty of Medicine, Istanbul, 2009-2013 
•    Pediatric Nephrology Associate Professor, 2019

Experience:
•    Liv Hospital Ulus, Istanbul, 5/2021
•    Koç University Hospital, Istanbul, Associate Professor of Pediatric Nephrology, 2019-2021 
•    Koç University Hospital, Istanbul, Pediatric Nephrology Specialist, 2015-2019 
•    Boston Children's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, USA, Boston, Massachusetts, Clinical Observer, 2015
•    Sağlık Bilimleri University, Bağcılar Training and Research Hospital, İstanbul, Pediatric Nephrology Specialist, İstanbul, 2013-2015 
•    Istanbul University Cerrahpaşa Faculty of Medicine, Pediatric Nephrology Minor Assistant, 2009-2013 
•    Şişli Etfal Training and Research Hospital, Child Health and Diseases Assistant, Istanbul, 2004-2009 
•    General Practitioner, 1998-2004 
1.    Önal B, Kırlı EA, Canpolat N, Taşdemir M, Gürbüz A, Özman O, Sever L, Bilge I, Çalışkan S. Different approaches among physicians to treat pediatric stone disease: a survey-based study. Arch Argent Pediatr. 2021 Apr;119(2):83-90. Spanish, English. doi: 10.5546/aap.2021.eng.83. PMID: 33749193.
2.    Taşdemir M, Canpolat N, Yildiz N, Özçelik G, Benzer M, Saygılı SK, Özkayın EN, Türkkan ÖN, Balat A, Candan C, Çelakıl M, Yavuz S, Akıncı N, Göknar N, Akgün C, Tülpar S, Alpay H, Sever FL, Bilge İ. Rituximab treatment for difficult-to-treat nephrotic syndrome in children: a multicenter, retrospective study. Turk J Med Sci. 2021 Feb 14. doi: 10.3906/sag-2012-297. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 33581711.
3.    Taşdemir M, Erginöz E, Gayret ÖB, Bilge I. Ambulatory arterial stiffness index is increased in obese children. Turk J Pediatr. 2020;62(2):259-266. doi: 10.24953/turkjped.2020.02.012. PMID: 32419418.
4.    Pınarbaşı AS, Dursun I, Gokce I, Çomak E, Saygılı S, Bayram MT, Donmez O, Melek E, Tekcan D, Çiçek N, Yılmaz D, Tabel Y, Yıldırım ZY, Bahat E, Koyun M, Soylu A, Canpolat N, Aksu B, Çelakıl ME, Taşdemir M, Benzer M, Özçelik G, Bakkaloğlu SA, Düşünsel R. Predictors of poor kidney outcome in children with C3 glomerulopathy. Pediatr Nephrol. 2020 Oct 31. doi: 10.1007/s00467-020-04799-7. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 33130981.
5.    Özler O, Mutlu GY, Taşdemir M, Avcı Ş, Bilge I, Hatun Ş. An 8-month-old infant with hypercalcemia and hyperphosphatemia-Answers. Pediatr Nephrol. 2021 Mar;36(3):563-566. doi: 10.1007/s00467-020-04666-5. Epub 2020 Jun 25. PMID: 32588225.
6.    Özler O, Mutlu GY, Taşdemir M, Avcı Ş, Bilge I, Hatun Ş. An 8-month-old infant with hypercalcemia and hyperphosphatemia: Questions Pediatr Nephrol. 2021 Mar;36(3):561-562. doi: 10.1007/s00467-020-04656-7. Epub 2020 Jun 25. PMID: 32588220.
7.    Özen MA, Taşdemir M, Aygün MS, Necef I, Aydın E, Bilge I, Eroğlu E. Is there a unique symptom in lower urinary tract dysfunction in children? Low Urin Tract Symptoms. 2020 Nov 2. doi: 10.1111/luts.12363. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 33137854.
8.    Mutlu GY, Taşdemir M, Kızılkan NU, Güran T, Hatun Ş, Kayserili H, Bilge I. 2019. A rare cause of chronic hyponatremia in an infant: Questions Pediatr Nephrol, doi: 10.1007/s00467-019-04335-2
9.    Mutlu GY, Taşdemir M, Kızılkan NU, Güran T, Hatun Ş, Kayserili H, Bilge I. 2019. A rare cause of chronic hyponatremia in an infant: Answers. Pediatr Nephrol, doi: 10.1007/s00467-019-04337-0
10.    Bilge I, Taşdemir M. The demographic characteristics of peritoneal dialysis in the world and Turkey. Ekim M,editor. Chronic Peritoneal Dialysis in Children. 1. Edition. Ankara: Türkiye Klinikleri; 2020. p.10-6.
11.    Taşdemir M, Yılmaz S, Baba ZF, Bilge I. Comments on the letter of Galland et al. on “A rare cause of AA amyloidosis and end-stage kidney failure” Pediatr Nephrol. 2019, Doi: 10.1007/s00467-019-04277-9 
12.    Sönmez HE, Canpolat N, Ağbaş A, Taşdemir M, Ekmekçi ÖB, Alikaşifoğlu M, Sever L, Çalışkan S. The Relationship between the Waist Circumference and Increased Carotid Intima Thickness in Obese Children. Child Obes. 2019 Oct;15(7):468-475. doi: 10.1089/chi.2019.0022. Epub 2019 Jun 27. PMID: 31246513.
13.    Özen MA, Mutluer T, Necef I, Shabsog M, Taşdemir M, Bilge I, Eroğlu E. The overlooked association between lower urinary tract dysfunction and psychiatric disorders: a short screening test for clinical practice. J Pediatr Urol. 2109, Doi: 10.1016/j.jpurol.2019.03.025.
14.    Bilge I, Taşdemir M. Prenatal Diagnosed Cystic Kidney Diseases. Ander AH, Ziylan HO, Oktar T, editors. Prenatal Diagnosis and Postnatal Follow-up of Urinary System Anomalies - II. 1. Edition. Ankara: Türkiye Klinikleri; 2019. p.20-8
15.    Taşdemir M, Yılmaz S, Baba ZF, Bilge I. A rare cause of AA amyloidosis and end-stage kidney failure: Questions Pediatr Nephrol. 2018, doi: 10.1007/s00467-018-4152-7.
16.    Taşdemir M, Yılmaz S, Baba ZF, Bilge I. A rare cause of AA amyloidosis and end-stage kidney failure: Answers. Pediatr Nephrol. 2018, doi: 10.1007/s00467-018-4153-6.
17.    Yurt A, Göknar N, Akıncı N, Yıldırım ZY, Taşdemir M, Benzer M, Gökçe İ, Candan C, Küçük N, Uzuner S, Özçelik G, Demirkol D, Sever L, Çalışkan S. Outbreak of Shiga Toxin-producing Escherichia coli-associated Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome in Istanbul in 2015: Outcome and Experience with Eculizumab. Pediatr Nephrol. 2018, doi: 10.1007/s00467-0184033-0.
18.    Bostan Gayret Ö, Taşdemir M, Erol M, Nacaroğlu HT, Zengi O, Yiğit Ö Are there any new reliable markers to detect renal injury in obese children? Biomarkers in obese children. Renal Failure. 2018, 40(1), 416-422., doi: 10.1080/0886022X.2018.1489284
19.    Ozen MA, Tasdemir M, Gündoğdu G, Bilge I, Büyükünal C, Eroğlu E. Does Voiding Cystourethrogram Exclude Posterior Urethral Valves in Late Presenting Cases? J Ped Surgery. 2018, doi: 10.1055/s-00381672146.
20.    Bakkaloğlu SA, Kandur Y, Akcaboy M, Serdaroğlu E, Noyan A, Parmaksız G, Bayazıt AK, Sever L, Taşdemir M, Özlü SG, Özçelik G, Dursun İ, Alparslan C. Time-averaged hemoglobin values, not hemoglobin cycling, have an impact on outcomes in pediatric dialysis patients. Pediatric Nephrol. 2018, 33(11), doi: 10.1007/s00467-018-4013-4,
21.    Canpolat N, Sever L, Ağbaş A, Taşdemir M, Oruç Ç, Ekmekci OB, Caliskan S, Leptin and ghrelin in chronic kidney disease: their associations with protein-energy wasting.  Pediatr Nephrol. 2018. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00467-018-4002-7
22.    Taşdemir M, Kaya H, Taşdemir ZA. Does pyuria always suggest urinary tract infection with common microorganisms? Questions Pediatr Nephrol. 2018 Apr;33(4):611-613. doi: 10.1007/s00467-017-3727-z. 
23.    Taşdemir M, Kaya H, Taşdemir ZA. Does pyuria always suggest urinary tract infection with common microorganisms? Answers. Pediatr Nephrol. 2018 Apr;33(4):615-617. doi: 10.1007/s00467-017-3734-0.
24.    Taşdemir M, Fuçucuoğlu D, Küçük SH, Erol M, Yiğit Ö, Bilge I. Urinary biomarkers in the early detection and follow-up of tubular injury in childhood urolithiasis. Clin Exp Nephrol. 2018 Feb;22(1):133-141. doi: 10.1007/s10157-017-1436-3.
25.    Özen MA, Gündoğdu G, Taşdemir M, Eroğlu E. Complication of newborn circumcision: Meatal stenosis or meatal web? J Pediatr Urol. 2017 Dec;13(6):617.e1-617.e4. doi: 10.1016/j.jpurol.2017.05.007.
26.    Rosti RO, Sotak BN, Bielas SL, Bhat G, Silhavy JL, Aslanger AD, Altunoglu U, Bilge I, Tasdemir M, Yzaguirrem AD, Musaev D, Infante S, Thuong W, Marin-Valencia I, Nelson SF, Kayserili H, Gleeson JG. Homozygous mutation in NUP107 leads to microcephaly with steroid-resistant nephrotic condition similar to Galloway-Mowat syndrome. J Med Genet. 2017 Jun;54(6):399-403. doi: 10.1136/jmedgenet-2016-104237.
27.    Taşdemir M. Metabolic abnormalities in children with urinary stone disease and the influence of gender Med Bull Sisli Etfal Hosp 2017, 51(3):218-224. doi: 10.5350/SEMB.20170417014107
28.    Erol M, Bostan Gayret O, Tekin Nacaroglu H, Yigit O, Zengi O, Salih Akkurt M, Tasdemir M. Association of Osteoprotegerin with Obesity, Insulin Resistance and Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease in Children. Iran Red Crescent Med J. 2016 Nov 1;18(11):e41873. doi: 10.5812/ircmj.41873.
29.    Taşdemir M, Hasan C, Ağbaş A, Kasapçopur Ö, Canpolat N, Sever L, Çalışkan S. Sjögren's syndrome associated with systemic lupus erythematosus. Turkish Archives of Pediatrics 2016 Sep 1;51(3):166-168.
30.    Erol M, Yigit O, Tasdemir M, Bostan Gayret O, Buke O, Gunes A, Hamilcikan S, Kasapcopur O. Potential of Serum and Urinary Matrix Metalloproteinase-9 Levels for the Early Detection of Renal Involvement in Children With Henoch-Schönlein Purpura. Iran J Pediatr. 2016 Jun 5;26(4):e6129.
31.    Nacaroglu T, Gayret OB, Erol M, Buke O, Zengi O, Tasdemir M, Tasdemir Z, Yigit O. Biomarkers of airway and systemic inflammation in obese asthmatic pediatric patients. Allergologia et Immunopathologia 
32.    Taşdemir M, Fuçucuoğlu D, Özman O, Sever L, Önal B, Bilge I. Silicate calculi, a rare cause of kidney stones in children. Pediatr Nephrol. 2017 Feb;32(2):371-374. doi: 10.1007/s00467-016-3504-4. 
33.    Taşdemir M, Eroğlu AG, Canpolat N, Konukoğlu D, Ağbaş A, Sevim MD, Çalışkan S, Sever L. Cardiovascular alterations do exist in children with stage-2 chronic kidney disease. Clin Exp Nephrol. 2016 Dec;20(6):926-933. 
34.    Nacaroglu HT, Yavuz S, Basman E, Bahceci S, Tasdemir M, Yigit Ö, Can D. The clinical spectrum of reactions developed based on paraphenylenediamine hypersensitivity two pediatric cases. Postepy Dermatol Alergol. 2015 Oct;32(5):393-5. doi: 10.5114/pdia.2015.52738. 
35.    Candan C, Canpolat N, Gökalp S, Yıldız N, Turhan P, Taşdemir M, Sever L, Çalışkan S. Subclinical cardiovascular disease and its association with risk factors in children with steroid-resistant nephrotic syndrome. Pediatr Nephrol. 2014 Jan;29(1):95-102. doi: 10.1007/s00467-013-2608-3.
36.    Canpolat N, Caliskan S, Sever L, Tasdemir M, Ekmekci OB, Pehlivan G, Shroff R. Malnutrition and its association with inflammation and vascular disease in children on maintenance dialysis. Pediatr Nephrol. 2013 Nov;28(11):2149-56. doi:10.1007/s00467-013-2527-3. 
37.    Onal B, Dogan C, Citgez S, Argun B, Onder AU, Sever L, Caliskan S, Canpolat N, Tasdemir M, Erozenci A. Percutaneous nephrolithotomy in children with cystine stone: long-term outcomes from a single institution. J Urol. 2013 Jul;190(1):234-7. doi: 10.1016/j.juro.2013.01.016. 
38.    Canpolat N, Kasapcopur O, Caliskan S, Gokalp S, Bor M, Tasdemir M, Sever L, Arisoy N. Ambulatory blood pressure and subclinical cardiovascular disease in patients with juvenile-onset systemic lupus erythematosus. Pediatr Nephrol. 2013 Feb;28(2):305-13. doi: 10.1007/s00467-012-2317-3. PubMed PMID: 23052654.
39.    Tasdemir M, Canpolat N, Uludag D, Sener D, Arisoy N. Henoch-Schöenlein purpura associated with Mycoplasma pneumoniae. Turkish Archives of Pediatrics 2011, 46(4):354-355.
40.    Girgin D, Dalgıc N, Telhan L, Kafadar I, Tasdemir M, Sahin S, Caglar A, Hasim O. Systemic capillary leak syndrome associated with pleural effusion. Turkish Archives of Pediatrics 2010, 45:61-63.
41.    Tasdemir M, Karakoc F. Phenotypes of Asthma. Turkiye Klinikleri J Pediatr Sci 2009, 5(3):36-40
42.    Bulbul A, Tasdemir M, Pullu M, Okan F, Bulbul L, Nuhoglu A. Nosocomial infection in the neonatal intensive care unit. Med Bull Sisli Etfal Hosp 2009, 43(1), 27-32.
43.    Telhan L, Erdem E, Tasdemir M, Sakız D, Arapoglu M, Palanduz A. A fatal case of mucormycosis. J Pediatr Inf 2007, 1:118-120.
44. Canpolat N, Yıldırım ZY, Yıldız N, Taşdemir M, Göknar N, Evrengül H, Gülmez R, Aksu B, Dursun H, Özçelik G, Yavaşcan Ö, Çiçek RY, Tülpar S, Hacıhamdioğlu DÖ, Nayır A, Alpay H. COVID-19 in pediatric patients undergoing chronic dialysis and kidney transplantation. Eur J Pediatr. 2021 Jul 3:1–7. doi: 10.1007/s00431-021-04191-z. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 34218318; PMCID: PMC8254625.
45. Akturk H, Tanyildiz M, Erbey F, Tasdemir M, Celikyurt A, Gonen E, Bilge I. Macrophage Activation Syndrome in a Child with Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis Secondary to SARSCoV- 2. J Trop Pediatr. 2021 May 17;67(2):fmab049. doi: 10.1093/tropej/fmab049. PMID: 34028559; PMCID: PMC8194557.
  • International Pediatric Nephrology Association (IPNA), 2013-present
  • European Society of Paediatric Nephrology (ESPN), 2013- present
  • European Renal Association-European Dialysis and Transplant Association (ERA-EDTA), 2013- present
  • Turkish Society of Nephrology, 2013- present
  • Pediatric Nephrology Association, 2013- present
  • Turkish Pediatric Association, 2010-2013- present
  • Turkish Medical Association, 1998-2013- present

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