Associate Prof. Dr. Volkan Çakır

Departments Interventional Radiology
Locations Tınaztepe Galen Bayraklı Hospital

- İzmir Dokuz Eylül University Faculty of Medicine, Department of Radiology - Interventional Radiology 2009-2011

- İzmir Dokuz Eylül University Faculty of Medicine, Department of Radiology 2006-2011

- İzmir Dokuz Eylül University Faculty of Medicine, 1997-2004

- İzmir Private Tinaztepe Galen Hospital (December 2019- Ongoing)

- İzmir Katip Çelebi University, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Radiology, Department of Interventional Radiology (2014-2019)

- İzmir Atatürk Training and Research Hospital, Department of Radiology, Department of Interventional Radiology (2011-2014)

- Istanbul Dr.Siyami Ersek Hospital, Department of Cardiovascular Surgery 2005

Tasks in Projects :

1. Relationship Between Adipocytokine and Ghrelin Levels and Disease Activity in Patients with Takayasu Arteritis, Executive, 2009-2010)

2. Evaluation of the relationship between circulating endothelial growth factor VEGF level and circulating endothelial and endothelial precursor cell number and disease activity in Takayasu arteritis, Executive, 2009-2010)

3. Mechanical thrombectomy in stroke cases due to arterial obstruction, Specialist, 2008-2009)

Administrative Tasks :

- İzmir Katip Çelebi University, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Radiology, Head of Interventional Radiology(2011- 2019)

Working Groups :

- Board Member of Turkish Interventional Radiology Association (2017- Ongoing)

- European Society of Radiology, Radiology Assistants Turkey's National Representative (2008-2011)

- Turkey Radiology Assistants working group (2008-2010)

Vocational Training :

- INTERVENTIONAL RADIOLOGY DIPLOMA was obtained as a result of the qualification criteria determined by Turkish Interventional Radiology Association and European Interventional Radiology Association.

- Klinikum Stuttgart, Katharinen Hospital Clinic for Diagnostic and Interventional Neuroradiology, “Cerebral Aneurysm and Acute Stroke Treatment - Visiting Fellow”, 2014 (Stuttgart, Germany)

- Endovascular treatment of cerebral aneurysm: Embolization Course, 2013 (Hamburg, Germany)

- Carotid Stenting course, the European Association of Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiology (Corse), 2010 (Istanbul, Turkey)

- Endovenous Laser Ablation of Varicose Veins Treatments Course, 2010 (Adana, Turkey)

- Peripheral Vascular Interventional Therapy Course, European School of Interventional Radiology (ESIR), 2009 (Hamburg, Germany)

Awards :

-The Editors’xx Medal 2015, Best Medical Research, Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiological Society of Europe (CIRSE), GERMANY, 2015

Meeting Presentations :

- Renal Denervation Technique and Physiopathology in the Treatment of Malignant Hypertension, Interventional Radiology Congress, 2014

- Cerebral Aneurysm Embolization- Case presentation, Interventional Radiology Congress, 2015

- Endovascular Treatment of Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis, Interventional Radiology Congress, 2017

- Percutaneous Pneumothorax Treatment, Interventional Radiology Congress, 2018

- Radiological Findings in Cholangiocarcinoma, Interventional Oncology Meeting, 2019

Book / Book Section :

- Urinary System and Prostate Gland - Diagnostic Ultrasound: Carol Rumack (2011) - Book Section

- Digital Subtraction Angiography Physics - Practical Radiology Physics (in the process of publishing)- Book section

- Peripheral Interventional Radiology -Radiology Question Book 2019 - Book Section

- Neurointerventional Radiology - Radiology Question Book- 2019 - Book Section

- Inferior and superior vena cava interventions - Turkey Clinics 2018- Book Section

Journal Referee:- Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiology (CVIR), (2013 - ……)

Publications :

SCI – SCIE :

1. Cakir V, Gulcu A, Capar A, Kucuk B, Gencpinar T, Karabay O, Goktay A. Yigit. “Use of PercutaneousAspiration Thrombectomy vs. Anticoagulation Therapy to Treat Acute Iliofemoral Venous Thrombosis: 1-year Follow-up Results of a Randomised Clinical Trial.” Cardiovascular Interventional Radiology. (ClinicalInvestigation, Submitted: 05-Nov-2013, Accepted: 12-May-2014)

2. Volkan Cakir, Cengiz Tavusbay, Omur Balli, Erdinc Kamer, Emrah Akay, Haldun Kar, Ugur Ozgurbuz,Emir Capkinoglu, Kemal Atahan, Mehmet Haciyanli. “Ultrasound-Guided Percutaneous Puncture,Aspiration, Injection And Reaspiration (PAIR) For Treatment Of Hepatic Hydatid Cysts: A PreliminaryReport Of Universıty Hospital.” Acta Medica Mediterranea, 2014, 30: 1361

3. Dogan Serkan,Piskin Ozden,Solmaz Dilek,Akar Servet,Gulcu Aytac,Yuksel Faize,Çakır Volkan,Sari Ismail,Akkoc Nurullah,Onen Fatos .  Markers of endothelial damage and repair in Takayasu arteritis: Are they associated with disease activity?.  Rheumatology International, (2014); 34(8), 1129-1138.,

4. Senturk C, Cakir V, Yorukoglu K, Yilmaz O, Goktay AY. “Looking for the ideal particle: anexperimental embolization study.” Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol. 2010 Apr;33(2):336-45.

5. Kazım Ergüneş, Serkan Yazman, Ufuk Yetkin, Volkan Çakır, Ali Gürbüz. “Axillary Artery TransectionAfter Shoulder Dislocation.” Annals of Vascular Surgery. 2013:7.

6. Cakir V, Gunal I, Balkan Y, Kilicoglu G, Ilhan F, Veziroglu A,"The accuracy of referencesin Turkish journals in orthopedics and traumatology", Acta Orthopaedica et TraumatologicaTurcica, 2003; 37(4)

7.Kamer Erdinç,Cengiz Fevzi,ÇAKIR VOLKAN,balli ömür,Acar Turan,Peskersoy Mustafa,Hacıyanlı Mehmet Percutaneous cholecystostomy for delayed laparoscopic cholecystectomy in patients with acute cholecystitis: analysis of a single-centre experience and literature review.  Gastroenterology Review, (2017) ;12(4)

8. İnci Mehmet Fatih,Kalayci Tugce Ozlem,Tan Sinan,Karasu Sebnem,Albayrak Eda,Çakır Volkan,Ocal Irfan,Ozkan Fuat (Diagnostic value of strain elastography for differentiation between renal cell carcinoma and transitional cell carcinoma of kidney.  Abdominal Radiology, 2016);  41(6), 1152-1159.

9. ÇAKIR VOLKAN,balli ömür (2019). Arterial Embolization in Large Uterine Fibroids: A 4-Year Single CenterExperience. International Journal of Scientific Research and Management, 10(7), 268-274

10. Ün Sıtkı,Çakır Volkan,kara cengiz,türk hakan,Köse Osman,balli ömür,Yılmaz Yüksel . Risk factors for hemorrhage requiring embolization after percutaneous nephrolithotomy.  Canadian Urological Association Journal, (2015);9(9-10), 594-598.

11. Karatas Ayse,Çakır Volkan,Sevin Ertan,balli ömür,Feran Hamit . Angiographic assessment of variants of basal vein of Rosenthal in idiopathic subarachnoid hemorrhage.  Neurologia i Neurochirurgia Polska, (2015); 49(4), 207-211.

12. Kalaycı Tugce Ozlem,Çakır Volkan,Kestellı Mert,Apaydin Melda . Measure the Vascular Flow Volume rather than Vascular Stenosis and Pressure Gradient.  Heart, Lung and Circulation, (2015);  24(6), 617-620.

13. BALLI ÖMÜR,ÇAKIR VOLKAN (2019). Perforation as a cause of failure in the conservative treatment of acute cholecystitis: Is percutaneous cholecystostomy a sufficient treatment?. International Journal of Radiology and Diagnostic Imaging, 2(2), 10-15

14.Ün Sitki,Çakır Volkan,Köse Osman,Türk Hakan,Yılmaz Yüksel. Colon perforation during percutaneous nephrolithotomy and fistula closure with Spongostan following conservative therapy.  Canadian Urological Association Journal, (2015);  9(5-6), 313-315.

15. ÖmürBallı, VolkanÇakır, MehmetCoşkun, RıdvanPekçevik, M.SerkanGür. Implementation of the EXOSEAL Vascular Closure Device in the Transpopliteal Arterial Approach. Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology

Volume 29, Issue 8, August 2018, 1180-1186.

16. Kar H, Çakır V ,Tanyeli HF, Çelik SC,Akgül Ö . Spontaneous True Gastroduodenal Artery Aneurysm Rupture after an Inguinal Hernia Operation.Chirurgia 2018, 113(2):261-265.

17.UZUNKÖPRÜ CİHAT,ÇAKIR VOLKAN,Arıcı Şehnaz,BECKMANN YEŞİM (2018). A Rare Presentation of Spontaneous Intracranial Hypotension. Turkish Journal of Neurology, 24(1), 55-58.

18. ÇAKIR VOLKAN,Ilhan FUNDA,Kiliçoğlu Güven,Balkan Yasemin,Veziroğlu Arzu Betül,Günal İzge (2003). [The accuracy of references in Turkish journals in orthopedics and traumatology].. Acta orthopaedica et traumatologica turcica, 37(4), 319-22.

19. BALLI ÖMÜR,BALLI GÜLDEN,ÇAKIR VOLKAN,GÜR MEHMET SERKAN,Pekcevik Ridvan,Tavusbay Cengiz,AKHAN OKAN (2019). Percutaneous Treatment of Giant Cystic Echinococcosis in Liver: Catheterization Technique in Patients with CE1 and CE3a. CardioVascular and Interventional Radiology, 42(8), 1153-1159.

National Publications :

1. Çakır Volkan,Öztürk Mehmet Halil.  Akut İskemik İnme Hastasına Multidisipliner Yaklaşım ve Organizasyon.  Türkiye Klinikleri Radyoloji Özel Dergisi, (2017);10(1), 100-104.

2. Güvendi Ece,Aşkın Ayhan,Aysin İdil,Sarıkaya Neşe,Koçyiit Hikmet,Çakır Volkan,Gelal Mustafa Fazıl . Spınal Dural Arterıovenous Fıstula:  A Rare Cause Of Progressıve Paraparesıs.  Türk Geriatri Dergisi, (2016); 19(1), 58-62.

3. Akyüz Muhammet,Karakaş Nihan,Yetkin Ufuk,Dere Özcan,Akgül Özgün,Çakır Volkan,Tarcan Ercüment,Gurbuz Ali Çoklu morbidite etmenine sahip olguda inkarserasyonsuz Littre fıtığı tamiri ile eş zamanlı ekstraanatomik bypass uygulamamız.  İzmir Atatürk Eğitim Hastanesi Tıp Dergisi, (2012); (50),90-93.

4. Özaksoy Dinç,Metin Manisalı,Çakır Volkan . Kalça Eklemi Patolojilerinde Manyetik Rezonans Görüntüleme.  Türkiye Klinikleri Radyoloji Özel Dergisi,(2011);4(1), 45-55.

5. Özaksoy Dinç,Metin Manisalı,Çakır Volkan .  Metabolik Kemik Hastalıklarında Radyolojik Bulgular.  Türkiye Klinikleri Ortopedi Travmatoloji Özel Dergisi, 2010;3(2), 14-24.

6. Turan Acar, Volkan Çakır, Nihan Acar, Kemal Atahan, Mehmet Hacıyanlı. Chronic visceral ischemia: An unusual cause of abdominal pain. Turkish J Surgery. 2018; 34(2): 158–161.

7. BALLI ÖMÜR,ÇAKIR VOLKAN (2019). Percutaneous Cholecystostomy for Acute Calculous Cholecystitis in Elderly Patients. Journal of Ankara University Faculty of Medicine, 72(1), 82-86.

8. ÇAKIR VOLKAN,BALLI ÖMÜR (2019). Perkutan Akciğer Biyopsilerinde Gelişen İyatrojenikPnömotoraksın Bilgisayarlı Tomografi (BT) Eşliğinde PerkutanKateterizasyon İle Tedavisi. Ege Klinikleri Tıp Dergisi, 57(2), 105-109.

National / International Meeting Proceedings

1. BALLI ÖMÜR,GÜR MEHMET SERKAN,ÇAKIR VOLKAN,PEKÇEVİK Rıdvan (2017). HEMODİYALİZ FİSTÜL GİRİŞİMLERİNDE HEMOSTAZIN SAĞLANMASINDA MİNİ-TURNİKE YÖNTEMİNİNKULLANILMASI. 12. Girişimsel Radyoloji Yıllık Toplantısı

2. PEKÇEVİK Rıdvan,ÇAKIR VOLKAN,balli ömür,GÜR MEHMET SERKAN (2017). KOMPLİKE KİST HİDATİKTE ALTERNATİF BİR ÇÖZÜM TEDAVİYE DİRENÇLİ KİSTOBİLİYER FİSTÜLLERDE,FİSTÜL VE KİST KAVİTESİNİN EMBOLİZASYONU. 12. Girişimsel Radyoloji Yıllık Toplantısı

3. ÇAKIR VOLKAN (2017). Akut Derin Ven TrombozundaEndovasküler Tedavi. 12. Girişimsel Radyoloji Yıllık Toplantısı

4. ÇAKIR VOLKAN (2018). Nasıl yapıyorum- Perkutan pnömotoraks tedavisi. 13.GİRİŞİMSEL RADYOLOJİ YILLIK TOPLANTISI

5. balli ömür,GÜVEN MEHMET EMRAH,ÇAKIR VOLKAN (2019). Atipik boyun kitlesinde “tehlikeli” anastomoz ve kitle embolizasyonu. 14. TGRD YILLIK TOPLANTISI

6. UZUNKÖPRÜ CİHAT,ÇAKIR VOLKAN,ULUĞUT ERKOYUN HÜLYA,TÜRE HATİCE SABİHA,BECKMANN YEŞİM,KURT İNCESU TÜLAY (2016). İNTRAKRANİYAL HİPOTANSİYON TEDAVİSİNDE BAŞARILI BİR TEDAVİ SEÇENEĞİ: 3 OLGDA SKOPİ ALTINDA YAPILAN EPİDURAL KAN YAMASI. 52.ULUSAL NÖROLOJİ KONGRESİ, 32

7. ÇAKIR VOLKAN,balli ömür,GÜR MEHMET SERKAN,PEKÇEVİK Rıdvan (2017). Akut İskemik İnme Tedavisinde Mekanik trombektomi ile Birlikte Uygulanan Distal Aspirasyon Trombektominin Rolü. 12.GİRİŞİMSEL RADYOLOJİ YILLIK TOPLANTISI

8. ACAR NİHAN,HACIYANLI MEHMET,HACIYANLI SELDA,BALLI ÖMÜR,ÇAKIR VOLKAN,ERDOGAN NEZAHAT KARACA (2019). Primer Hiperparatiroidide Selektif Venöz Örnekleme. 9.ULUSAL ENDOKRİN CERRAHİ KONGRESİ,

9. GÜR MEHMET SERKAN,balli ömür,ÇAKIR VOLKAN,PEKÇEVİK Rıdvan (2017). HEMODİYALİZ FİSTÜL EFFERENT VEN TIKANIKLIKLARININ ULTRASONOGRAFİ KILAVUZLUĞUNDA SELDİNGERİĞNE İLE PERKÜTAN İNTRALÜMİNAL REKANALİZASYONU (US-SİR). 12 Girişimsel Radyoloji Yıllık Toplantısı,

10. MEN SÜLEYMAN,GÜLCÜ AYTAÇ,YAKA ERDEM,ÖZTÜRK VESİLE,ÇAKIR VOLKAN,ALTINAYAR S,KUTLUK KÜRŞAT (2011). Akut İskemik İnme Tedavisinde Acil Mekanik Rekanalizasyon. 32.ULUSAL RADYOLOJİ KONGRESİ

11. ÇAKIR VOLKAN (2019). GASTROİNTESTİNAL SİSTEM KANAMALARINDA ENDOVASKÜLER EMBOLİZASYON TEDAVİSİ: TEK MERKEZ DENEYİMİ. SAĞLIK BİLİMLERİ ÜNİVERSİTESİ 3. GASTROENTEROLOJİ GÜNLERİ, 129-130.

Poster Presentation :

More than 20 congress and meeting poster presentations are available.

Occupational Interests :

• Neurovascular Interventional Therapies (Cerebral aneurysm / AVM embolization, Carotid stenting, Tumor embolization, Acute stroke treatment)

• Peripheral Vascular Interventions (Treatment of arterial and venous stenosis and obstruction, Fibroid / Varicocele treatments ...)

• Interventional Oncology (Solid organ tumor treatments, TACE, TARE, RF ablation)

Projects Performed :

• İzmir Katip Çelebi University Atatürk Training and Research Hospital, Stroke Center Project: Since 2013, as the largest hospital in the region, a project has been developed with the Ministry of Health for the treatment of endovascular mechanical thrombectomy and intra-arterial thrombolysis as the largest hospital in the region and established diagnostic and therapeutic procedures.

• İzmir Katip Çelebi University Atatürk Training and Research Hospital, Department of Interventional Radiology, Training Programs: In line with the training program of the Turkish Interventional Radiology Association (TGRD), where he also serves on the board of directors, for post-specialist and assistantship, diagnosis and treatment in the field of Interventional Radiology trainings were given.

Dr. Lect. Volkan Çakır (Interventional Radiology Specialist)

In 2011, he got his specialty from Dokuz Eylül University Radiology Department. For 8 years, he worked as the responsible physician at the Department of Interventional Radiology of Atatürk Training and Research Hospital, İzmir Katip Çelebi University. As of December 2019, he has been working at Galen Hospital of Izmir Tinaztepe University. Dr. Lect. Volkan ÇAKIR works in the fields of neurovascular interventions (treatment of cerebral aneurysm, treatment of arteriovenous malformation and cerebral artery stenosis), as well as treatment of arterial and venous diseases, leg varicose veins treatment, fibroid embolization, treatment of liver and kidney tumors.

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