Prof. MD.

Mehmet Tekin Akpolat

Nephrology

Interests

  • Chronic kidney disease
  • Hypertension
  • Healthy life
  • Nephritis
  • Blood pressure measurement and devices
  • Salt
  • Chronic patient management
  • Renal transplantation/Dialysis

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Education
  • Tarsus American College (1971-1978)
  • Hacettepe University School of Medicine, Student (1978-1984)
  • Hacettepe University School of Medicine, Resident at Internal Medicine (1987-1991)
  • Hacettepe University School of Medicine, Resident at Nephrology (1991-1993)

Experiences
  • Liv Hospital-Ulus/İSTANBUL (2013-) 
  • İstinye University School of Medicine, Professor (2016-)
  • Bahçeşehir University School of Medicine, Professor (2013-2015)
  • Eczacıbaşı/Baxter RTS Renal A.Ş. (2012-2012)
  • Ondokuz Mayıs University School of Medicine, Professor (2000-2012)
  • Baylor College of Medicine (Houston, ABD) (2002-2003)
  • Ondokuz Mayıs University School of Medicine, Associate Professor (1994-2000)
  • Ondokuz Mayıs University School of Medicine, Assistant Professor (1993-1994)
Books

For patients
  • Hasta Böbrekler (2018): Online book
  • İyi ki Yaş Alıyorum (2018)
  • Ürem Kreatininim Yüksek Diyalizi Nasıl Önlerim (2017): Online book
  • İyi ki Tansiyonum Çıktı (2016)
  • 100 Soruda Hipertansiyon (2013)
  • Böbrek Yetmezliği Hastası El Kitabı (2004)
  • Diyaliz Hastası El Kitabı 2 (2003)
  • Diyaliz Hastası El Kitabı 1 (2002)
  • İçimizdeki Düşman Hipertansiyon (2001)
  • İçimizdeki Düşman Kolesterol (2000)

For Students/Assistants/Health Professionals
  • Nefroloji Online (2019): Online book
  • Pratik Nefroloji (2019): Online book
  • Temel Sıvı Elektrolit (2018): Online book
  • Hemodiyaliz Hekimi El Kitabı (2010)
  • Nefroloji El Kitabı (2007)
  • Organ Bağışı ve Medya (2007)
  • Günlük Nefroloji ve Böbrek Yetmezliğinde İlaç Kullanımı (2006)
  • Hemodiyaliz Hemşiresi El Kitabı (2001)
  • Hipertansiyon Güncel Sorunlar (1998)

International Publications: 

1.Dündar-Kaldırımcı SV, Ateş KB, Akpolat T, Nazlı N. Iliac artery aneurysm in Behçet's disease:a case report. Angiology 1985; 36: 549-551.

2.Akpolat T, Koç Y,Yeniay İ, Akpek G, Güllü İ, Kansu E, Kiraz S, Ersoy F,Batman F, Kansu T, Akkaya S, Telatar H, Zileli T. Familial Behçet's disease. European Journal of Medicine 1992; 1: 391-395.

3.Arık N, Akpolat T, Özdemir O, Özcebe O, Dündar S, Yasavul Ü, Turgan Ç, Çağlar Ş. Tissue plasminogen activator in essential  hypertension. Acta Haematologica 1992; 87:110-111.

4.Arık N, Özdemir O, Akpolat T, Arınsoy T, Özcebe O, Dündar S,Yasavul Ü,    Turgan Ç, Çağlar Ş. Protein C and its inhibitors during hemodialysis. Nephron 1992;60:488.

5.Koç Y, Akpek G, Akpolat T, Güllü İ, Kansu E, Kiraz S, Batman F, Duru    S, Kansu T, Akkaya S, Telatar H, Zileli T. Topical sucralfate therapy for oral ulcer in Behçet's disease: a randomized double-blind study. Journal of Dermatological Treatment 1992; 3:197-199.

6.Koç Y, Güllü İ, Akpek G, Akpolat T, Kansu E, Kiraz S, Batman F, Kansu T, Balkancı F, Akkaya S, Telatar H, Zileli T. Vascular involvement in Behçet's disease. Journal of Rheumatology 1992; 19: 402-410.

7.Sungur C, Erbaş T, Akpolat T, Arık N,Yasavul Ü, Turgan Ç, Çağlar Ş. Resistance to human recombinant erythropoietin in hypothyroidism. Acta Haematologica 1992; 88: 162.

8.Sungur C, Sungur A, Akpolat T, Yasavul Ü, Turgan Ç, Çağlar Ş. Unresponsiveness to human recombinant erythropoietin in an epileptic dialysis patient secondary to valproic acid  toxicity. The Annals of Pharmacotherapy 1992; 26: 1156.

9.Akpolat T, Özdemir O, Arık N, Demirkan F, Sungur C, Özcebe  O, Dündar S, Yasavul Ü, Turgan Ç, Kirazlı Ş, Çağlar Ş. Effect of Desmopressin (DDAVP) on protein C and protein C inhibitors in uremia. Nephron 1993; 64: 232-234.

10.Akpolat T, Arık N, Demirkan F, Başçı NE, Özkan Y, Işımer A, Yasavul Ü, Turgan Ç, Çağlar Ş. Acute effect of erythropoietin on catecholamine levels in uremia. Nephron 1993; 64: 329-330.

11.Akpolat T, Arık N, Ertenli İ, Gülyanar İ, Yasavul Ü, Turgan Ç, Çağlar Ş. Hyperammonemic encephalopathy due to to intravenous essential amino acid administration in a patient with renal insufficiency. Nephron 1993; 63: 239.

12.Akpolat T, Arık N, Arınsoy T, Sungur C, Bakkaloğlu M, Erkan İ, Yasavul Ü, Turgan Ç, Çağlar Ş. High prevalenceof  antibodies to hepatitis C virus among renal transplant recipients: correlation with chronic liver dysfunction. Nephron 1993; 64:163-164.

13.Arınsoy T, Akpolat T, Ataman M, Arık N, Sungur C, Yasavul Ü, Turgan Ç, Çağlar Ş. Sudden hearing loss in a cyclosporin treated renal transplanted patient. Nephron 1993; 63:116-117.

14.Arık N, Akpolat T, Demirkan F, Demirkazık F,Yasavul Ü, Turgan Ç, Çağlar Ş. Mediastinal hematoma:a rare complicationof subclavian catheterization for hemodialysis. Nephron 1993; 63: 354.

15.Sungur C, Özyılkan E, Akpolat T, Yasavul Ü, Turgan Ç, Çağlar Ş. Relapse of minimal change disease associated with alpha-interferon therapy. Nephron 1993; 65: 648.

16.Sungur C, Sungur A, Arık N, Akpolat T, Arınsoy T, Yasavul Ü, Turgan    Ç, Çağlar Ş. Bone-marrow involvement in systemic amyloidosis: another mechanism for erythropoietin resistance. Nephron 1993; 63: 232.

17.Oymak  O, Akpolat T, Arık N, Yasavul Ü, Turgan Ç, Çağlar Ş. Reversible neutropenia and thrombocytopenia during famotidine treatment. The Annals of Pharmacotherapy 1994; 28: 406-407.

18.Oymak O, Akpolat T, Arık N, Sungur C, Çolakoğlu M,Yasavul Ü, Turgan Ç, Çağlar Ş. Horizontal transmission of HCV to the spouses of patients on renal replacement therapy. Nephron 1994;66:246-7.

19.Oymak O, Akpolat T, Arık N,Yasavul Ü, Turgan Ç, Çağlar Ş. Hyperammonemic encephalopathy due to vitamin-D induced hypercalcemia in an uremic patient. Nephron 1994; 66: 369.

20.Sungur C, Akpolat T, Arık N, Yasavul Ü, Turgan Ç, Çağlar Ş. False positive HIV-antibody test following alfa-interferon therapy in a chronic hemodialysis patient. Nephron 1994; 67: 251.

21.Sungur  C, Akpolat T, Oymak O, Çolakoğlu M, Yasavul Ü, Turgan Ç. Acute renal failure due to rhabdomyolysis in a spastic man. Nephron 1994; 67: 236.

22.Sungur  C, Akpolat T, Özdemir O, Özcebe O,Yasavul Ü,Turgan Ç, Çağlar Ş. Hematologic profile of dialysis patients receiving alfa-interferon and erythropoietin concominantly. Nephron 1994; 67: 499.

23.Sungur C, Özen S, Özkuyumcu C, Akpolat T, Yasavul Ü, Turgan Ç, Çağlar Ş. Beta-2 microglobulin levels of dialysis patients with renal amyloidosis secondary to familial Meditterrean fever. Nephron 1994; 68: 152.

24.Sungur  C, Sivri A, Sungur A, Akpolat T, Yasavul Ü, Turgan Ç, Çağlar Ş. Early detection of carpal tunnel syndrome by electroneurophysiologic studies in chronic hemodialysis patients. Nephron 1994; 67: 114.

25.Akpolat T, Arık N. Living unrelated (paid) renal transplantation. Nephrol Dial Transplant 1994; 9: 1844-1845.

26.Özyılkan E, Akpolat T, Arık N, Köseoğlu HT, Telatar H. Characteristics of chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection in patients on maintenance haemodialysis. Nephrol Dial Transplant 1994; 9: 1697-1698.

27.Arık N, Akpolat T, Günaydın M, Utaş C, Süleymanlar G. Prevalance of HIV infection among hemodialysis patients in Turkey. Infection 1994; 22: 366.

28.Fiskeci A, Demirçalı A, Arık N, Şahin M, Akpolat T, Bernay İ. Effect of cisapride on gastric emptying in haemodialysis patients. Nephrol Dial Transplant 1994; 9:1356-7.
 
29.Erdem  Y, Akpolat T, Oymak O, Çolakoğlu M,Yasavul Ü, Turgan Ç, Çağlar Ş. MRI diagnosis of right atrial septic thrombus caused by subclavian catheter in a hemodialysis patient. Nephron 1995; 69: 174-175.

30.Çolakoğlu  M, Sungur C, Sungur A, Akpolat T, Kansu E, Yasavul Ü, Turgan Ç, Çağlar Ş. Pattern of light chain excretion in patients with renal amyloidosis secondary to Familial Meditterean Fever. Nephron 1995; 69: 124.

31.Akpolat T, Baysal K, Erkan D, Kandemir T, Arık N. Ophthalmic and central retinal artery flow velocities in hemodialysis patients. Nephron 1995; 71: 121.

32.Sungur C, Arık N, Akpolat T. Nosocomial transmission of hepatitis C virus to hemodialysis patients: Molecular epidemiology by polymerase chain reaction. Nephron 1995; 71: 363. 

33.Çolakoğlu  M, Akpolat T, Arık N, Utaş C, Arınsoy T, Sindel Ş, Sungur C, Yasavul Ü, Turgan Ç, Çağlar Ş. Outcome of renal transplantation from foreign unrelated-living donors in Turkey. Nephron 1995; 71: 244-245.

34.Akpolat T, Özyılkan E, Arık N. Eradication of hepatitis C virus after interferon- therapy. Ann Int Med 1995,122: 474.

35.Akpolat T, Arık N, Günaydın M, Utaş C, Dilek K, Çağlar Ş, Candan F, Süleymanlar G, Paydaş S, Şen S, Kürşat S, Yeksan M, Akoğlu E, Boran M, Arınsoy T, Bozfakioğlu S, Çamsarı T, Tonbul Z, Vural A, Ataman R.  Prevalance of anti-HCV among haemodialysis patients in Turkey: a multicentre study. Nephrol Dial Transplant 1995; 10: 479-480.

36.Oymak O, Akpolat T, Erdem Y, Yasavul Ü, Şimşek H, Turgan Ç, Çağlar Ş. Pretransplant alpha-interferon therapy in hemodialysis patients with hepatitis C virus related chronic liver disease. Nephron 1995; 69:340.

37.Oymak O, Demiroğlu H, Akpolat T, Yasavul Ü, Turgan Ç, Çağlar Ş, Dündar S, Kirazlı Ş. Increased erythropoietin response to venesection in erythrocytosis renal transplant patients. International Urology and Nephrology 1995; 27: 223-227.

38.Seçkin D, Akpolat T, Oltulu Y, Erkan D, Cantürk T, Adam B, Turanlı AY. Serum lipoprotein (a) levels in Behçet’s disease. Br J Dermatol 1995; 133: 342-343.

39.Arık N, Adam B, Kandemir T, Akpolat T, Bedir A. Acute effect of  erythropoietin on endotheline release in uremia. Nephron 1996; 72: 728-9.

40.Arık N, Yüksel H, Adam B, Akpolat T, Özdemir O. May colchicine  therapy be of value in prevention of  dialysis amyloidosis. Nephron 1996; 73: 365-6.

41.Arık N, Adam B, Akpolat T, Haşıl K, Dabak Ş. Serum tumor markers in renal failure. International Urology and Nephrology 1996; 28: 601-604.

42.Seçkin D, Baysal K, Erkan D, Oltulu Y, Akpolat T,  Turanlı AY. Ophthalmic and central retinal artery flow velocity in Behçet’s disease. Eur  J Ophthalmol 1996; 6: 215-6.

43.Akpolat İ, Kahraman H, Arık N, Akpolat T, Kandemir B, Cengiz K. Acute renal failure due to overdose of colloidal bismuth. Nephrol Dial Transplant 1996; 11: 1890-1891. 

44.Adam B, Arık N, Başoğlu T, Akpolat T, Şahin M, Coşkun C, Kandemir T, Bernay İ. A clinical correlative study of bone densitometric changes in hemodialysis patients with hyperparathyroidism. Nephron 1996; 74: 483-484.

45.Arık N, Biriken D, Akpolat T, Sungur C, Coşkun C, Başoğlu T, Keskin M, Şahin M, Öğütcen Toller M. Severe hyperparathyroidism associated with fibrous dysplasia: a case report. Nephron 1996; 74: 481-482.

46.Sungur C, Sungur A, Akpolat T, Arık N. Diagnostic value of bone marrow biopsy in patients with AA-type renal amyloidosis secondary to ankylosing spondylitis. Nephrol Dial Transplant 1996; 11: 2520-2521.

47.Akpolat T, Eser M, Albayrak D, Arık N. Effect of Desmopressin on protein S and antithrombin III in uremia. Nephron 1997; 77: 362.

48.Akpolat T, Başkol M, Adam B, Arık N, Bedir A. The effect of nifedipine on serum endothelin-1 levels in essential hypertension. Clinical Nephrology 1997; 47: 130-131.

49.Günaydın M, Bedir A, Akpolat T, Kuku İ, Pekbay A, Esen Ş, Özyılkan E, Arık N, Cengiz K. Prevalance of serum HGV-RNA among hemodialysis patients in Turkey. Infection 1997; 25: 307-309.

50.Seçkin D, Akpolat T,  Ceyhan M, Tuncer S, Turanlı AY. Polymerase chain reaction in cutaneous tuberculosis. International Journal of Dermatology 1997; 36: 51-54.

51.Akpolat İ, Akpolat T, Danacı M, Barış YB, Kaya N, Kandemir B. Behçet’s disease and amyloidosis: Review of the literature. Scandinavian Journal of Rheumatology 1997; 26: 477-479.

52.Akpolat T. Management of patient with Behçet’s  disease. Nephrol Dial Transplant 1998; 13: 3002-4.

53.Barış YS, Akpolat T, Akpolat İ, Karagöz F, Kandemir B. Coexistence of membranous glomerulonephritis and Kaposi’s sarcoma. Nephron 1998; 79: 371-2.

54.Akpolat İ, Özyılkan E, Karagöz F, Akpolat T, Kandemir B. Hepatitis C in hemodialysis and nonuremic patients: a histopathological study. International Urology and Nephrology 1998; 30: 349-355.

55.İşlek İ, Akpolat T, Danacı M. Phrenic nerve palsy due to subclavian vein catheterization. Nephrol Dial Transplant 1998; 13: 1023-1025.

56.Danaci M, Akpolat  T, Baştemir  M, Akan H,  Selçuk MB. Seminal vesicle cysts in the patients  with  adult  polycystic kidney disease. Clin Nephrol 1998; 50: 199-200.

57.Yanik FF, Akpolat T, Koçak İ. Acute renal failure- an unusual  consequence of uterine prolapse. Nephrol Dial Transplant 1998; 13: 2648-50.

58.Akpolat T, Yılmaz E, Ozen S, Akpolat İ, Danaci M, Kandemir B. M680I(Arm 2)/M694V(Med) mutations in a patient with  familial Meditterean fever and polyarteritis nodosa. Nephrol Dial Transplant 1998; 13: 2633-2635.

59.Cengiz K, Günaydın M, Akpolat T, Pekbay A. Hepatitis G and erythropoietin therapy in patients undergoing hemodialysis. Nephron 1998; 79: 507. 

60.Çolakoğlu M, Yenicesu M, Akpolat T,  Vural A,  Utaş C, Arinsoy T, Sindel  S,  Akoğlu E, Yasavul Ü, Turgan Ç, Çağlar Ş. Non-related  living  kidney transplantation: medical and ethical aspects.  Nephron 1998; 79: 447-51.

61.Akpolat T,  Öztürk M. Commerce in renal transplantation. Trans Proc 1998; 30: 710-711.

62.Danaci M, Akpolat  T, Baştemir  M, Sarikaya Ş,  Akan H,  Selçuk MB, Cengiz K. The  prevalance of seminal vesicle cysts in autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease. Nephrol Dial Transplant 1998; 13: 2825-8.

63.Akpolat İ, Akpolat T, Yıldız L, Erkan L, Kandemir B. The value of bone marrow biopsy for the diagnosis of amyloidosis secondary to tuberculosis. Int J Tubercle Lung Dis 1998; 2: 262.

64.Akpolat T, Gümüş T, Bedir A, Adam B. Acute effect of trandolapril on serum erythropoietin in uremic and hypertensive patients. J Nephrology 1998; 11: 94-97.

65.Başoğlu T, Akpolat T, Canbaz F, Bernay I, Albayrak S, Kılıç M, Danacı M. Tc-99m DMSA renal scan in polyarteritis nodosa with bilateral intraparenchymal renal artery. Clin Nucl Med 1999; 24: 201-202.  

66.Akpolat T, Akpolat İ, Kandemir B. Behçet’s disease and AA-type amyloidosis. Am J Nephrol 2000: 20: 68-70.

67.Akpolat T,  Akpolat İ, Öztürk H,  Sarıkaya Ş, Coşar A,  Bedir A, Kandemir B. Effect of vitamin E and pentoxifylline on glycerol induced experimental acute renal failure. Nephron 2000; 84: 243-7.

68.Danaci M, Akpolat T, Koyuncu M, Unal R, Belet U. The advantages of MRI and MRA for diagnosing Behçet’s disease and internal jugular vein thrombosis. Comput Med Imaging Graph 2000; 24: 121-4.

69.Akpolat T, Danaci M, Belet U, Erkan ML, Akar H. MR imaging and MR angiography in vascular Behcet's disease. Magn Reson Imaging 2000; 18: 1089-96.

70.Akpolat T, Yildiz L, Akpolat I, Selçuk MB, Özbek N, Yücel I. Small-cell carcinoma as a cause of superior vena cava syndrome in a patient with Behcet's disease. Respiration. 2000; 67: 593.

71.Taskapan H, Ozener C, Ates K, Akcicek F, Yavuz M, Yilmaz ME, Ataman R, Bozfakioglu S, Camsari T, Ersoy FF, Karayaylali I, Akpolat T, Utas C. The rate, risk factors, and outcome of fungal peritonitis in CAPD patients: Experience in Turkey.  Perit Dial Int 2000; 20: 338-341.

72.Akpolat T,  Aydın AE. The beneficial effect of a journalist’s death on organ transplantation and hepatitis B vaccination. Nephrol Dial Transplant 2000; 15: 742-743.

73.Ozen S, Ben-Chetrit E, Bakkaloglu A, Gur H, Tinaztepe K, Calguneri M, Turgan C, Turkmen A, Akpolat I, Danaci M, Besbas N, Akpolat T. Polyarteritis nodosa in patients with Familial Mediterranean Fever (FMF): A concomitant disease or a feature of FMF? Semin Arthritis Rheum 2001; 30: 281-287.

74.Utas C, Taskapan H, Oymak O, Akpolat T, Arinsoy T, Kelestimur F. Improvement of thyroid hormone profile and thyrotrophin (TSH) surge alterations in hemodialysis patients on erythropoietin treatment. Clinical Nephrology 2001; 55: 471-478.

75.Akpolat T, Yavuz M, Utas C, Ozener  C, Seyrek N, Yilmaz E, Ersoy F, Camsari T,  Ataman R, Bozfakioglu S, Akcicek F, Karatan O. CAPD: A control strategy to prevent spread of HCV infection in end stage renal disease. Perit Dial Int 2001; 21: 77-79.

76.Sahan C, Akpolat T, Uçer T, Güner E, Dilek M, Danaci M. Behçet’s disease and diverticulosis. Dig Surg 2001; 18: 421-2.

77.Utaş C, Taşkapan H, Ateş K, Akçiçek F, Özener Ç, Ersoy FF, Yavuz M, Ataman R, Bozfakioglu S, Çamsari T, Yilmaz ME, Karayaylali I, Akpolat T. Patient and technique on CAPD in Turkey. Perit Dial Int 2001; 21: 602-6.

78.Akpolat T, Akkoyunlu M, Akpolat I, Dilek M, Odabas AR, Ozen S. Renal Behçet’s disease: a cumulative analysis. Semin Arthritis Rheum 2002; 31: 317-337.

79.Akpolat T, Yilmaz E, Akpolat I, Dilek M, Karagoz F, Balci B, Ozen S. Amyloidosis in Behçet’s disease and familial Mediterranean fever. Rheumatology 2002; 41: 592-3.

80.Belet U, Danaci M, Sarikaya S, Odabas F, Utas C, Tokgoz B, Sezer T, Turgut T, Erdogan N, Akpolat T. The prevalence of epididymal, seminal vesicle, prostate and testicular cysts in autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease. Urology 2002; 60: 138-41.

81.Akpolat T,  Dilek M, Yavuz M, Utas C, Ozener C, Karayaylali I, Yilmaz E,  Ersoy F, Camsari T, Ataman R,  Bozfakioglu S, Akcicek F,  Ates K, Arinsoy T. Low Seroconversion Rates on CAPD Patients Compared to Those on Hemodialysis: Potential Advantages for Transplant Candidates. Perit Dial Int 2002; 22: 520-3. 

82.Atmaca H, Sayarlıoğlu H, Külah E, Demircan N, Akpolat T. Rhabdomyolysis associated with gemfibrozil/colchicine therapy. Ann Pharmacother 2002; 36: 1719-21.

83.Tuglular S, Yalcinkaya F, Paydas S, Oner A, Utas C, Bozfakioglu S, Ataman R, Akpolat T, Ok E, Sen S, Dusunsel R, Evrenkaya R, Akoglu E. A retrospective analysis for aetiology and clinical findings of 287 secondary amyloidosis cases in Turkey. Nephrol Dial Transplant 2002;17: 2003-5.

84.Dilek M, Akpolat T, Cengiz K. Hypothyroidism as a cause of resistance to erythropoietin. Nephron 2002; 92: 248.

85.Cengiz N, Karaoglanoglu M, Cengiz K, Akpolat T. Behcet's disease and focal segmental glomerulosclerosis. Clin Nephrol 2003; 59: 234-5.

86.Akpolat T, Diri B, Oguz Y, Yilmaz E, Yavuz M, Dilek M. Behcet's disease and renal failure. Nephrol Dial Transplant 2003; 18: 888-91.

87.Guz H, Ozkan A, Akpolat T. Search for non-medical treatment by hemodialysis patients with chronic renal failure. Dialysis Transplantation 2003; 32: 238-241. 

88.Karayaylali I, Seyrek N, Akpolat T, Ates K, Ozener C, Yilmaz ME, Utas C, Yavuz M, Akcicek F, Arinsoy T, Ataman R, Bozfakioglu S, Camsari T, Ersoy F. The prevalence and clinical features of tuberculous peritonitis in CAPD patients in Turkey, report of ten cases from multi-centers. Ren Fail 2003; 25: 819-27.

89.Malazgirt Z, Dervisoglu A, Polat C, Guneren E, Guven H, Akpolat T. Preperitoneal mesh repair of spigelian hernias under local anesthesia: description and clinical evaluation of a new technique. Hernia  2003; 7: 202-5.

90.Akpolat T, Akpolat I, Karagoz F, Yilmaz E, Kandemir B, Ozen S. Familial Mediterranean fever and glomerulonephritis and review of the literature. Rheumatol Int 2004; 24: 43-5. 

91.Tilki HE, Akpolat T, Tunali G, Kara A, Onar MK. Effects of haemodialysis and continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis on P300 cognitive potentials in uraemic patients. Ups J Med Sci 2004; 109: 43-8.

92.Sahin I, Noyan T, Karaman E, Yalcinkaya AS, Metin A, Akpolat T. Mild renal injury in Behcet's disease. Ren Fail 2004; 26: 55-7.

93.Islek I, Degim T, Akay C, Turkay A, Akpolat T. Charcoal haemoperfusion in a child with amitriptyline poisoning. Nephrol Dial Transplant 2004; 19: 3190-1. 

94.Passadakis P, Ersoy F, Tam P, Memmos D, Siamopoulos K, Özener Ç, Akçiçek F, Çamsari T, Ates K, Ataman R, Vlachojannis J, Dombros N, Utas C, Akpolat T, Bozfakioglu S, Wu GG, Karayaylali I, Arinsoy T, Stathakis S, Yavuz M, Tsakiris D, Dimitriades A, Yilmaz ME, Gültekin M, Karayalçin B, Challa A, Polat N, Oreopoulos DG. Serum Levels of Prostate-Specific Antigen and Vitamin D in Peritoneal Dialysis Patients. Adv Perit Dial 2004; 20: 203-8.

95.Taskapan H, Ersoy E, Passadakis P, Tam P, Memmos D, Katopodis K, Ozener C, Akcicek F, Camsari T, Ates K, Ataman R, Vlachojannis JG, Dombros N, Utas M, Akpolat T, Bozfakioglu S, Wu GG, Karayaylali I, Arinsoy T, Stathakis C, Yavuz M, Tsakiris D, Dimitriades A, Yilmaz ME, Gultekin M, Polat N, Oreopoulos DG. Body pain during daily activities in patients on peritoneal dialysis. Dialysis Transplantation 2005; 34: 58-67.

96.Tunca M, Akar S, Onen F, Ozdogan H, Kasapcopur O, Yalcinkaya F, Tutar E, Ozen S, Topaloglu R, Yilmaz E, Arici M, Bakkaloglu A, Besbas N, Akpolat T, Dinc A, Erken E; Turkish FMF Study Group. Familial Mediterranean fever (FMF) in Turkey: results of a nationwide multicenter study. Medicine (Baltimore) 2005; 84: 1-11.

97.Akpolat T, Yılmaz E, Özdoğan H, Melikoğlu M, Altıok E, Özen S. Do MEFV mutations play a role in the development of Behçet’s disease related amyloidosis. Clin Exp Rheumatol 2005; 23: 273-4.

98.Uzun O, Akpolat T, Erkan L. Pulmonary vasculitis in Behçet’s disease: a cumulative analysis. Chest 2005; 127: 2243-53.

99.Bektaş A, Belet U, Kelkitli E, Bakir T, Açıkgöz A, Akpolat T. Ultrasonic gallbladder function in chronic kidney disease: does predialysis, hemodialysis, or CAPD affect it? Ren Fail 2005; 27: 677-81.

100.Altıntop L, Aygün D, Şahin H, Doğanay Z, Güven H, Bek Y, Akpolat T. In acute organophosphate poisoning, the efficacy of hemoperfusion on clinical status and mortality. J Intensive Care Med 2005; 20: 346-50.

101.Ersoy FF, Passadakis SP, Tam P, Memmos ED, Katopodis PK, Ozener C, Akcicek F, Camsari T, Ates K, Ataman R, Vlachojannis JG, Dombros AN, Utas C, Akpolat T, Bozfakioglu S, Wu G, Karayaylali I, Arinsoy T, Stathakis PC, Yavuz M, Tsakiris JD, Dimitriades CA, Yilmaz ME, Gultekin M, Karayalcin B, Yardimsever M, Oreopoulos DG. Bone mineral density and its correlation with clinical and laboratory factors in chronic peritoneal dialysis patients. J Bone Miner Metab 2006; 24: 79-86.

102.Jeloka TK, Ersoy FF, Yavuz M, Sahu KM, Camsari T, Utah C, Bozfakioglu S, Ozener C, Ates K, Ataman R, Akcicek F, Akpolat T, Karayaylali I, Arinsoy T, Mehmet EY, Suleymanlar G, Burdzy D, Oreopoulos DG. What is the optimal dwell time for maximizing ultrafiltration with icodextrin exchange in automated peritoneal dialysis patients? Perit Dial Int 2006; 26: 336-40.

103.Kelkitli E, Bilgici B, Tokgoz B, Dilek M, Bedir A, Akpolat I, Utas C, Akpolat T. SAA1 alpha/alpha alleles in amyloidosis. J Nephrol 2006; 19: 189-91.

104.Taskapan H, Ersoy FF, Passadakis PS, Tam P, Memmos DE, Katopodis KP, Ozener C, Akcicek F, Camsari T, Ates K, Ataman R, Vlachojannis JG, Dombros NA, Utas C, Akpolat T, Bozfakioglu S, Wu G, Karayaylali I, Arinsoy T, Stathakis CP, Yavuz M, Tsakiris DJ, Dimitriades AD, Yilmaz ME, Gultekin M, Oreopoulos DG. Severe vitamin D deficiency in chronic renal failure patients on peritoneal dialysis. Clin Nephrol 2006; 66: 247-55.

105.Utku U, Dilek M, Akpolat I, Bedir A, Akpolat T. SAA1 alpha/alpha alleles in Behcet's disease related amyloidosis. Clin Rheumatol 2007; 26: 927-929.

106.Tander B, Akpolat T, Durmus D, Canturk F. Evaluation of hand functions in hemodialysis patients. Ren Fail 2007; 29: 477-80.

107.Capraz M, Dilek M, Akpolat T. Garlic, hypertension and patient education. Int J Cardiol 2007; 121: 130-1. 

108.Colakoglu M, Cobankara V, Akpolat T.  Effect of clonazepam on Raynaud's phenomenon and fingertip ulcers in scleroderma. Ann Pharmacother 2007; 41: 1544-7. 

109.Toprak O, Ersoy R, Uzum A, Memis A, Cirit M, Akpolat T. An unusual vascular involvement in a patient with Behcet's disease: renal artery stenosis. Am J Med Sci 2007; 334: 396-8.

110.Adibelli Z, Dilek M, Kocak B, Tülek N, Uzun O, Akpolat T. An unusual presentation of sirolimus associated cough in a renal transplant recipient. Transplant Proc 2007; 39: 3463-4.

111.Yigit S, Bagci H, Ozkaya O, Ozdamar K, Cengiz K, Akpolat T. MEFV Mutations in Patients with Familial Mediterranean Fever in the Black Sea Region of Turkey: Samsun experience. J Rheumatol 2008; 35: 106-113. 

112.Uzun O, Erkan L, Akpolat I, Findik S, Atıcı AG, Akpolat T.  Pulmonary Involvement in Behçet's Disease. Respiration 2008; 75: 310-321. 

113.Dilek M, Kocak B, Guler N, Adıbelli Z, Sarikaya S, Akpolat T. First A2-to-O Renal Transplantation in the 21st Century: A Step in the Transplantation History of Turkey. Transplant Proc 2008; 40: 305-307. 

114.Akpolat T, Dilek M, Aksu K, Keser G, Toprak O, Ci̇ri̇t M, Oğuz Y, Taşkapan H, Adibelli̇ Z, Akar H, Tokgöz B, Arici M, Celi̇ker H, Di̇ri̇ B, Akpolat I. Renal Behçet's Disease: An Update. Semin Arthritis Rheum 2008; 38: 241-8.

115.Dilek M,  Adibelli Z, Aydogdu T, Koksal AR, Cakar B, Akpolat T. Self-measurement of blood pressure at home: Is it reliable? Blood Pressure 2008; 17: 34-41. 

116.Yavuz A, Ersoy FF, Passadakis PS, Tam P, Evaggelos DM, Katopodis KP, Ozener C, Akçiçek F, Camsari T, Ateş K, Ataman R, Vlachojannis GJ, Dombros NA, Utaş C, Akpolat T, Bozfakioğlu S, Wu G, Karayaylali I, Arinsoy T, Stathakis CP, Yavuz M, Tsakiris DJ, Dimitriades AC, Yilmaz ME, Gültekin M, Süleymanlar G, Oreopoulos DG. Phosphorus control in peritoneal dialysis patients. Kidney Int Suppl 2008; 73(Suppl 108): S152-8.

117.Akpolat T. Tuberculous peritonitis. Perit Dial Int 2009; 29 (Suppl 2): s166-s169.

118.Akpolat T, Dilek M, Aydogdu T, Adibelli Z, Erdem DG, Erdem E. Home sphygmomanometers: validation versus accuracy. Blood Press Monit 2009; 14: 26-31.

119.Tilki HE, Akpolat T, Coşkun M, Stålberg E. Clinical and electrophysiologic findings in dialysis patients. J Electromyogr Kinesiol 2009; 19: 500-8.

120. Akpolat T, Kadi R, Utaş C. Hypertension, salt, and bread. Am J Kidney Dis 2009; 53: 1103.

121.Adibelli Z, Dilek M, Akpolat T. Lemon juice as an alternative therapy in hypertension in Turkey.
Int J Cardiol 2009; 135: e58-e59.

122.Kocak B, Bilen CY, Dilek M, Adıbelli Z, Akpolat T, Sarikaya S. Is Localized Prostate Cancer an Obstacle for an Immediate Consideration for Renal Transplantation? A Case Report. Transplant Proc 2009; 41: 1961-1962.

123.Erdem DG, Erdem E, Dilek M, Aydogdu T, Selim N, Demiray F, Sari A, Akpolat T. Accuracy of sphygmomanometers at pharmacies. Kidney Blood Press Res 2009; 32: 131-134.

124.Akpolat T. Proposal of a method for the evaluation of inaccuracy of home sphygmomanometers. Blood Press Monit 2009; 14: 208-215.

125. Aydin F, Akpolat T, Senturk N, Bagci H, Yasar Turanli A. Evaluation of pathergy test positivity in familial Mediterranean fever patients and comparison of clinical manifestations of FMF with Behçet's disease. Clin Rheumatol 2009; 28: 1331-5.

126.Yakupoglu YK, Ozden E, Dilek M, Demirbas A, Adibelli Z, Sarikaya S, Akpolat T. Transplantation tourism: high risk for the recipients. Clin Transplant 2010; 24: 835-838.   

127.Ozkaya O, Yavuz O, Can B, Dilek M, Savli E, Acikgoz Y, Bedir A, Akpolat T. Effect of rosiglitazone on cisplatin-induced nephrotoxicity. Ren Fail 2010; 32: 368-71. 

128.Akpolat T. Obesity, hypertension and home sphygmomanometer cuffs. Eur J Intern Med 2010; 21: 338-340.

129.Akpolat T. Home sphygmomanometers: what should a nephrologist know? J Nephrol 2011; 24: 300-6,

130.Aydin F, Ozcelik C, Akpolat I, Turanli AY, Akpolat T. Erysipelas-like erythema with familial Mediterranean fever. J Dermatol 2011; 38: 513-5. 

131.Akpolat T, Aydogdu T, Erdem E. Ideal bladder length. Int J Cardiol 2011; 148: 372-3.

132.Erdem E, Aydogdu T, Akpolat T.  Validation of the Medisana MTP Plus Upper Arm Blood Pressure Monitor, for self measurement, according to the European Society of Hypertension International Protocol revision 2010. Blood Press Monit 2011; 16: 43-46.

133.Aytekin S, Aydin F, Akpolat T, Senturk N, Turanli AY. Evaluation of nailfold capillaries in familial Mediterranean fever patients. Clin Rheumatol 2011; 30:255-7

134.Bilginer Y, Akpolat T, Özen S. Renal amyloidosis in children. Pediatric Nephrology 2011; 26: 1215-27.

135.Akpolat T, Aydogdu T, Erdem E, Karataş A. Inaccuracy of home sphygmomanometers: a perspective from clinical practice. Blood Press Monit 2011; 16: 168-71.

136.Akpolat T, Erdem E, Aydogdu T. Validation of the Omron M3 Intellisense (HEM-7051-E) Upper Arm Blood Pressure Monitor, for Self-Measurement, according to the European Society of Hypertension International Protocol Revision 2010 in a Stage 3-5 Chronic Kidney Disease Population. Kidney Blood Press Res 2012; 35: 82-88. 

137.Akpolat T, Ozkaya 0, Ozen S. Homozygous M694V as a risk factor for amyloidosis in Turkish FMF patients. Gene 2012; 492: 285-9.

138.Akpolat T, Erdem Y, Derici U, Erturk S, Caglar S, Hasanoglu E, Karatan 0, Sindel S, Turgan C. Use of Home Sphygmomanometers in Turkey: A Nationwide Survey. Hypertens Res 2012; 35: 356-61.

139.Erdem E, Karatas A, Kaya C, Dilek M, Yakupoglu YK, Arık N, Akpolat T. Renal transplantation in patients with familial Mediterranean fever. Clin Rheumatol 2012; 31: 1183-6.

140.Sengul S, Erdem Y, Akpolat T, Derici U, Sindel S, Karatan O, Turgan C, Hasanoglu E, Caglar S and Erturk E on behalf of the Turkish Society of Hypertension and Renal Diseases. Controlling hypertension in Turkey: not a hopeless dream. Kidney Int (Suppl), 2013; 3: 326-331.

141.Akpolat T, Kaya C, Utaş C, Arinsoy T, Taşkapan H, Erdem E, Yilmaz ME, Ataman R, Bozfakioğlu S, Özener Ç, Karayaylali I, Kazancioğlu R, Çamsari T, Yavuz M,Ersoy F, Duman S, Ateş K. Arm circumference: its importance for dialysis patients in the obesity era. Int Urol Nephrol. 2013; 45:1103-10. 

142.Ram R, Swarnalatha G, Akpolat T, Dakshinamurty KV. Mycobacterium tuberculous peritonitis in CAPD patients: a report of 11 patients and review of literature. Int Urol Nephrol. 2013; 45: 1129-35. 

143.Ozener C, Arikan H, Karayaylali I, Utas C, Bozfakioglu S, Akpolat T, Ataman R,Ersoy F, Camsari T, Yavuz M, Akcicek F, Yilmaz ME. The impact of diabetes mellitus on peritoneal dialysis: the Turkey Multicenter Clinic Study. Ren Fail 2014; 36: 149-53. 

144.Erdem E, Erdem D, Dilek M, Kaya C, Karataş A, Kut E, Çoban M, Cengiz K, Arιk N, Akpolat T. Red cell distribution width and mean platelet volume in amyloidosis. Clin Appl Thromb Hemost 2014; 20: 334-7. 

145.Sengul S, Akpolat T, Erdem Y, Derici U, Arici M, Sindel S, Karatan O, Turgan C, Hasanoglu E, Caglar S, Erturk S; Turkish Society of Hypertension and Renal Diseases. Changes in hypertension prevalence, awareness, treatment, and control rates in Turkey from 2003 to 2012. J Hypertens 2016; 34:1208-17. 

146.Erdem Y, Akpolat T, Derici Ü, Şengül Ş, Ertürk Ş, Ulusoy Ş, Altun B, Arıcı M. Dietary Sources of High Sodium Intake in Turkey: SALTURK II. Nutrients. 2017 Aug 24;9(9). 

147.Akpolat T, Arici M, Sengul S, Derici U, Ulusoy S, Erturk S, Erdem Y. Home
sphygmomanometers can help in the control of blood pressure: a nationwide field survey. Hypertens Res 2018; 41: 460-468. 
 
  • American Society of Nephrology (ASN)
  • European Renal Association-European Dialysis and Transplantation Association (ERA-EDTA)
  • Turkish Society of Nephrology
  • Turkish Society of Hypertension and Renal Diseases
  • İstanbul Medical Chamber
  • Medical Sciences Encouragement Award, The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (1999)
  • Commendation for my performance as primary health care physician (1987)
  • University entrance examination, 3rd in Turkey (1979)
  • Participation to International Mathematics Olympics, Romania (1978)

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