Prof. M.D. Ali AKÇAY

Koru Ankara Hospital







Hepatitis A viral infection-related acute renal failure. Nephron, 83:191–192, 1999

Cyclical acute renal failure due to bilateral ureteral endometriosis. Clinical Nephrology, 52:179-182, 1999

Rhinocerebral mucormycosis in a patient with membranous glomerulonephritis. Nephron, 86:352–3, 2000 Heparin-associated refractory bronchospasm. The Annals of Pharmacotherapy, 31:253, 1997

Extensive iliac and inferior vena cava thrombosis due to type IV crescentic glomerulonephritis. Clinical Nephrology, 54:E7-E8, 2000

Dialysis modalities in patients with acute renal failure. Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation, 16 (Suppl 6):18–20, 2001

Significance of diagnostic procedures for renal transplant graft function. Transplantation Proceedings, 34:2096–8, 2002

Effects of secondary hyperparathyroidism treatments on blood pressure and lipid levels in chronic renal failure patients. Transplantation Proceedings, 34:2041–3, 2002

The booster phenomenon in 2-step tuberculin skin testing of patients receiving long-term hemodialysis. American Journal of Infection Control, 31:371–374, 2003

Contribution of late acute rejection to long-term renal allograft survival in patients with chronic allograft nephropathy. Transplantation Proceedings, 35:2637–8, 2003

Angiotensin-converting enzyme gene polymorphism significantly affects renal posttransplanta- tion erythrocytosis. Transplantation Proceedings, 36:161–163, 2004

Angiotensin-converting enzyme genotype is a predictive factor in the peak panel-reactive antibody response. Transplantation Proceedings, 36:35–37, 2004

Panel reactive antibody positivity and associated HLA antibodies in Turkish renal transplant candidates. Transplant Immunology, 12:185–188, 2004

Acute renal failure and hepatotoxicity associated with roxithromycin. The Annals of Pharmaco- therapy, 38:721–722, 2004

Effect of simvastatin in the treatment of highly sensitized dialysis patients: the pre and post-re- nal transplantation follow-up outcomes. Transplant Immunology, 13:39–42, 2004

Renal transplantation offers a better survival in HCV infected ESRD patients. Clinical Trans- plantation, 18:619–623, 2004

Association of the genetic polymorphisms of the renin-angiotensin system and endothelial nitric oxide synthase with chronic renal transplant dysfunction. Transplantation, 78:892-898, 2004

Neutropenia due to clopidogrel in a patient with end-stage renal disease. The Annals of Phar- macotherapy, 38:1538–1539, 2004

Ursodeoxycholic acid and terbinafine-induced toxic hepatitis. The Annals of Pharmacotherapy, 38:1088–1089, 2004

A six-year follow-up after interferon-alpha monotherapy for chronic hepatitis C infection in hemodialysis patients. Renal Failure, 26:583–588, 2004

Post-transplant C-reactive protein monitoring can predict chronic allograft nephropathy. Clini- cal Transplantation, 18:722–725, 2004

ENOS and angiotensin II type 1 receptor gene polymorphisms can influence chronic inflamma- tory state in renal transplant patients. Transplantation Proceedings, 37:776–778, 2005.

Association of the vitamin D receptor gene polymorphisms with hypercalcemia in CAPD patients. Peritoneal Dialysis International, 25(Suppl 3): S52–55, 2005

Statin therapy helps to control blood pressure levels in hypertensive dyslipidemic patients. Renal Failure, 27:297–303, 2005

Seronegative systemic lupus erythematosus: etiology of nephrotic syndrome and acute renal failure in early postpartum period. Lupus, 14:629–31, 2005

Interdialytic weight gain is less with Mediterranean type of diet in hemodialysis patients. Journal of Renal Nutrition, 15:371–376, 2005

Peritoneal transport status influence on atherosclerosis/inflammation in CAPD patients. Journal of Renal Nutrition, 15:427–434, 2005

Influence of cyclosporine and tacrolimus on serum uric acid levels in stable kidney transplant recipients. Transplantation Proceedings, 37:3119–3120, 2005

Relationship of posttransplantation erythrocytosis to hypercalcemia in renal transplant recipi- ents. Transplantation Proceedings, 37:3103–3105, 2005

Effects of smoking and blood eosinophil count on the development of arteriovenous fistulae thrombosis in hemodialysis patients. Transplantation Proceedings, 37:2918–2921, 2005

Effects of immunosuppressive drugs on serum lipid levels in renal transplant recipients. Trans- plantation Proceedings, 38:502–505, 2006

Persistent hypercalcemia is a significant risk factor for graft dysfunction in renal transplantation recipients. Transplantation Proceedings, 38:480–482, 2006

Fatal hyperphosphatemia secondary to a phosphosoda bowel preparation in a geriatric patient with normal renal function. Journal of Clinical Gastroenterology, 40:177, 2006

Relationship of ENOS and RAS gene polymorphisms to initial peritoneal transport status in peritoneal dialysis patients. Nephron, 104:c41–46, 2006

Distribution of HCV genotypes in patients with end-stage renal disease according to type of dialysis treatment. Digestive Diseases and Sciences, 51:1420–1425, 2006

Erdosteine against acetaminophen induced renal toxicity. Molecular and Cellular Biochemistry, 287:185–191, 2006

Kikuchi Fujimoto disease secondary to Entamoeba histolytica: Case report. Journal of Infec- tion, 53:e171–173, 2006

Concomitant nephrotic syndrome with antinuclear antibody seropositivity and hashimoto thyroiditis in a patient with mycosis fungoides. Southern Medical Journal, 99:631, 2006

Gabapentin induced edema in a geriatric patient. Clinical Neuropharmacology, 29:186, 2006

Is Hepatitis C Virus Positivity a Contributing Factor to Occult Hepatitis B Virus Infection in Hemodialysis Patients? Digestive Diseases and Sciences, 51:1962–1966, 2006

A Rare but serious side effect of Levofloxacin: hypoglycemia in a geriatric patient. Diabetes Care, 29:1716–1717, 2006

Recurrent hyponatremia associated with citalopram and mirtazapine. American Journal of Kidney Disease, 48:e61–62, 2006

Does hypocalcemia trigger pulmonary embolism? Medical Hypotheses, 68:464–465, 2006

Effect of dialysis type on serum lipids, apolipoproteins and lipoproteins. Renal Failure, 28:567–71, 2006

Primary renal lymphoma associated with hepatitis C virus infection. Leukemia&Lymphoma, 47:1976–1978, 2006

A case of bilateral psoas abscesses and lumbar osteomyelitis due to recurrent salmonella infec- tion. Journal of the National Medical Association, 98:1855–1856, 2006

Reply to Basevitch et Al. Journal of Clinical Gastroenterology, 41:118, 2007

Helicobacter pylori: A major risk factor for endothelial dysfunction? Medical Hypotheses, 69:227–228, 2007

Hyponatremia Due to an Additive Effect of Carbamazepine and Clarithromycin. Southern Medical Journal, 100:222, 2007

Forgotten but an important risk factor for infective endocarditis in patients with prosthetic valve: Pedicure. Scandinavian Journal of Infectious Diseases, 39:274–6, 2007

H. pylori: A major risk factor for 'non-dipper' circadian variability profile in blood pressure? Medical Hypotheses, 69:463–464, 2007

An occult risk factor for proteinuria: Helicobacter pylori infection. Medical Hypotheses, 69:709–710, 2007

Comparison of Incidence of Peritonitis between Peritoneal Dialysis Solution Types. Nephron, 106:c57-c60, 2007

Risk factors affecting the incidence of chronic kidney disease. Kidney International, 71:1076, 2007

The Effect of Alendronate, Risedronate and Raloxifene on Renal Functions, Based on the Cockcroft and Gault Method, in Postmenopausal Women. Renal Failure, 29:471–476, 2007

Effect of peritoneal dialysis solution type on serum lipid levels in end-stage renal disease. Renal Failure, 29:309–313, 2007

Comparison of Effect of Darbepoetin Alfa and Epoetin Alfa on Serum Endothelin Level and Blood Pressure. Advances in Therapy, 24:346–352, 2007

Bilateral renal artery embolization in a case with severe proteinuria secondary to amyloidosis in a hemodialysis patient. Amyloid-Journal of Protein Folding Disorders, 14:157–158, 2007

The protective effect of erdosteine against cyclosporine A-induced cardiotoxicity in rats. Toxicology, 239:53–59, 2007

Relation between serum calcium, phosphate, PTH and ‘non-dipper’ circadian blood pressure variability profile in patients with normal renal function. Am J Nephrol, 27:516–521, 2007

Elevated concentrations of soluble adhesion molecules and large plateletes in diabetic patients: Are they markers of vascular disease and diabetic nephropathy? Clini Appl Thromb Hemost, 13:391–397, 2007

Cefuroxime-induced lupus. Journal of the National Medical Association, 99:1066–7, 2007

Relation between Serum Thyroid Hormone and 'Nondipper' Circadian Blood Pressure Variabil- ity. Kidney Blood Pressure Research, 30:416–420, 2007

Serum BNP concentration and left ventricular mass in CAPD and automated peritoneal dialysis patients. Peritoneal Dialysis International, 27:663–668, 2007

Effect of treatment of hyperuricemia with allopurinol on blood pressure, creatinine clearance, and proteinuria in patients with normal renal functions. Int Urol Nephrol, 39:1227–33, 2007

Probrain natriuretic Peptide for assessment of efficacy in heart failure treatment. Advances in Therapy, 24:1233–9, 2007

Cardiac valve calcifications and predictive parameters in hemodialysis patients. Central Euro- pean Journal of Medicine, 2:304–312, 2007

Oral beta-Glucan Protects Kidney against Ischemia/Reperfusion Injury in Rats. American Journal of Nephrology, 28:190–196, 2008

Hyponatremia associated with sodium valproate in a 22-year-old male. Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation, 23:410, 2008

Isotretinoin: is there any arrhythmic effect? International Journal of Dermatology, 47:195–7, 2008

Nigella sativa Oil for Prevention of Chronic Cyclosporine Nephrotoxicity: An Experimental Model. American Journal of Nephrology. 28:517–522, 2008

Circadian rhythm of blood pressure in patients with benign prostatic hyperplasia. Scandinavian Journal of Urology and Nephrology, 42:47–52, 2008

Dyspepsia in Turkish patients on continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis. International Urology and Nephrology, 40:211–7, 2008

Population-based cardiovascular risk factors in the elderly in Turkey: a cross-sectional survey. Central European Journal of Medicine, 3:173–178, 2008

Curcumin protects against ischemia/reperfusion injury in rat kidneys. World Journal of Urology 26:285–291, 2008

Platelet Parameters in Children with Upper Urinary Tract Infection: Is There a Specific Response? Renal Failure, 30:377-381, 2008

Nigella sativa protects against ischaemia/reperfusion injury in rat kidneys. Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation, 23:2206–2212, 2008

Antioxidant and protective effects of silymarin on ischemia and reperfusion injury in the kidney tissues of rats. International Urology and Nephrology, 40:453–460, 2008

The effects of nocturnal dipping on cardiovascular outcomes and proteinuria in essential hyper- tensive patients. Central European Journal of Medicine, 3:279–286, 2008

Secondary hyperparathyroidism is associated with higher mortality in men with moderate to severe chronic kidney disease. Kidney International, 74:967–8, 2008

Role of Helicobacter Pylori in Pathogenesis of Upper Respiratory System Diseases. Journal of the National Medical Association, 100:1224–1230, 2008

Causes and mechanisms of nondipping hypertension. Clinical Experimental Hypertension, 30:585–597, 2008

Membranoproliferative glomerulonephritis associated with pseudoxanthoma elasticum. Interna- tional Urology and Nephrology 40:1099–101, 2008

Magnesium supplementation helps to improve carotid intima media thickness in patients on hemodialysis. International Urology and Nephrology, 40:1075–82, 2008

Association of obesity with inflammation in occult chronic kidney disease. Journal of Nephrol- ogy, 21:761–7, 2008

Increased thrombin-activatable fibrinolysis inhibitor antigen levels as a clue for prothrombotic state in polycystic ovary syndrome. Gynecological Endocrinology, 24:491–7, 2008

Phosphate - the silent stealthy cardiorenal culprit in all stages of chronic kidney disease: a systematic review. Blood Purification, 27:220–30, 2009

Sodium bicarbonate vs sodium chloride in preventing contrast medium-induced nephropathy. JAMA, 301:378, 2009

Sodium bicarbonate for the prevention of contrast-induced nephropathy: a meta-analysis of 17 randomized trials. International Urology and Nephrology, 41:617–27, 2009

The effect of dietary ginger (Zingiber officinals Rosc) on renal ischemia/reperfusion injury in rat kidneys. Renal Failure, 31:251–60, 2009

Pro-Hepcidin Levels in Peritoneal Dialysis and Hemodialysis Patients. Dialysis&Transplanta- tion, 38:203–8, 2009

Does glomerular hyperfiltration in pregnancy damage the kidney in women with more parities? International Urology and Nephrology, 41:927–32, 2009

Renal function estimation in cirrhosis. American Journal of Transplantation, 9:1968, 2009

Mediators of inflammation in acute kidney injury. Mediators of Inflammation, 2009:137072, 2009

The effects of L-carnitine therapy on respiratory function tests in chronic hemodialysis patients. Renal Failure, 32:157–61, 2010

A forgotten but important risk factor for severe hyponatremia: myxedema coma. Clinics (Sao Paulo), 65:447–8, 2010

Fibroblast growth factor 23 and fetuin A are independent predictors for the coronary artery disease extent in mild chronic kidney disease. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol, 5:1780–6, 2010

Olmesartan associated with acute renal failure in a patient with bilateral renal artery stenosis. Renal Failure, 32:1115–72, 2010

Apoptosis and autophagy in cold preservation ischemia. Transplantation, 91:1192–7, 2011

IL–33 Exacerbates Acute Kidney Injury. Journal of American Society of Nephrology, 22:2057–67, 2011

Effect of dialysis type on orbital vascular flow in patients with end-stage renal disease. Renal Failure. 2012;34(6):691-6

Postpartum persistent proteinuria after preeclampsia: a single-center experience. Wien Klin Wochenschr. 2013 Feb;125(3-4):91-5

NLRP3 inflammasome knockout mice are protected against ischemic but not cisplatin-induced acute kidney injury. J Pharmacol Exp Ther. 2013;346(3):465-72

Cefpodoxime proxetil-related hemolysis and acute interstitial nephritis. Curr Drug Saf. 2013;8(2):145-7

The effectiveness of oral essential aminoacids and aminoacids containing dialysate in peritone- al dialysis. Renal Failure. 2014;36(9):1416-9

CA 125 levels and left ventricular function in patients with end-stage renal disease on mainte- nance hemodialysis. Renal Failure. 2014;36(2):210-6

Benefits of the neutrophil-to-lymphocyte ratio for the prediction of gestational diabetes mellitus in pregnant women. Exp Clin Endocrinol Diabetes. 2014;122(1):39-43

Higher thrombin activatable fibrinolysis inhibitor levels are associated with inflammation in attack-free familial Mediterranean fever patients. Renal Failure. 2014

Correlation between iron stores and QTc dispersion in chronic ambulatory peritoneal dialysis patients. Renal Failure. 2014;36(2):187-90

Increased serum levels of GDF-15 associated with mortality and subclinical atherosclerosis in patients on maintenance hemodialysis. Herz. 2014

Serum galectin-3 levels were associated with proteinuria in patients with Familial Mediterra- nean Fever. Clin Exp Nephrol. 2014

Relationship of galectin-3 to left ventricular geometry and hypertrophy in chronic hemodialysis patients. Herz. 2014

Relationship of late arteriovenous fistula stenosis with soluble E-selectin and soluble EPCR in chronic hemodialysis patients with arteriovenous fistula. Clin Exp Nephrol. 2014

Can neutrophil-lymphocyte ratio be independent risk factor for predicting acute kidney injury in patients with severe sepsis? Ren Fail. 2014

Relationship between late arteriovenous fistula (AVF) stenosis and neutrophil-lymphocyte ratio (NLR) in chronic hemodialysis patients. Ren Fail. 2014;36(9):1390-4

Galectin-3 as a new biomarker of diastolic dysfunction in hemodialysis patients. Herz. 2015;40(5):788-794

Neutrophil-Lymphocyte Ratio (NLR) Could Be Better Predictor than C-reactive Protein (CRP) for Liver Fibrosis in Non-alcoholic Steatohepatitis (NASH). Ann Clin Lab Sci.


Can Serum Gdf-15 be Associated with Functional Iron Deficiency in Hemodialysis Patients? Indian J Hematol Blood Transfus. 2015

Is Kidney Injury Molecule 1 a Valuable Tool for the Early Diagnosis of Contrast-Induced Nephropathy? J Investig Med. 2015

Serum levels of endocan correlate with the presence and severity of pre-eclampsia. Clin Exp Hypertens. 2015

Association of ambulatory arterial stiffness index with sEPCR in newly diagnosed hypertensive patients. Ren Fail. 2015;37(9):1409-13

Circulating irisin levels reflect visceral adiposity in non-diabetic patients undergoing hemodial- ysis. Ren Fail. 2016;38(6):914-9

Increased levels of galectin-3 were associated with prediabetes and diabetes: new risk factor? J Endocrinol Invest. 2015;38(5):527-33

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