Nöroscience doktorası (Nöroendokrin şirürji), Hacettepe Üniversitesi Nörolojik Bilimler Enstitüsü, Ankara

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1 Unvanı Adı Soyadı: Prof. Dr. Nejat Akalan, PhD. Uzmanlık Alanı: Nöroşirürji EĞİTİM Nöroscience doktorası (Nöroendokrin şirürji), Hacettepe Üniversitesi Nörolojik Bilimler Enstitüsü, Ankara Tıp uzmanlığı, Hacettepe Üniversitesi Tıp Fakültesi, Nöroşirürji Tıp doktoru, Ankara Üniversitesi Tıp Fakültesi İŞ DENEYİMİ / UZMANLIK SONRASI EĞİTİM Halen Profesör, Hacettepe Üniversitesi Tıp Fakültesi, Nöroşirürji Anabilim dalı Doçent, Hacettepe Üniversitesi Tıp Fakültesi, Nöroşirürji Anabilim dalı Yrd. Doçent, Hacettepe Üniversitesi Tıp Fakültesi, Nöroşirürji Anabilim dalı Research fellow, University of Washington, Department of Neurosurgery, Seattle DİĞER: Doğum Yeri: Ankara Doğum Yılı: 1957 Medeni Hali: Yabancı Dil: Mail adresi: Evli İngilizce Kariyer: yılından bu yana Hacettepe Üniversitesi Tıp Fakültesi, Nöroşirürji Anabilim dalı Pediatrik nöroşirürji bölümü sorumlusu yılından bu yana Hacettepe Üniversitesi Epilepsi grubu üyesi

2 Hacettepe Üniversitesi Nörolojik Bilimler Enstitüsü müdür yardımcısı Hacettepe Üniversitesi Nörolojik Bilimler Enstitüsü Klinik Nörolojik Bilimler Anabilim dalı başkanı European Association of Neurosurgical Societies (EANS) yönetim kurulu üyesi, Treasurer halen European Association of Neurosurgical Societies (EANS) Training Committee başkanı dan bu yana Regional Editor, Child s Nervous System dan bu yana Editorial Board üyesi, Advances and Technical Standards in Neurosur gery Üyelikler: Yönetim Kurulu Üyesi European Association of Neurosurgical Societies 2001 Academia Eurasiana Neurochirurgica European Society for Pediatric Neurosurgery 1997 International Society for Pediatric Neurosurgery AANS/CNS Joint Section for Pediatric Neurosurgery American Association of Neurological Surgeons European Association of Neurosurgical Societies Türk Nöroşirürji Derneği Bilimsel Yayın ve Makaleler 1: Irsel Tezer F, Ilhan B, Erbil N, Saygi S, Akalan N, Ungan P. Lateralisation of sound in temporal-lobe epilepsy: Comparison between pre- and postoperative performances and ERPs. Clin Neurophysiol Aug 9. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: : Varan A, Batu A, Cila A, Soylemezoğlu F, Balc S, Akalan N, Zorlu F, Akyüz C, Kutluk T, Büyükparnukçu M. Optic Glioma in Children: A Retrospective Analysis of 101 Cases. Am J Clin Oncol Apr 27. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: : Aghayev K, Bal E, Rahimli T, Mut M, Balci S, Vrionis F, Akalan N. Aquaporin-4 expression is not elevated in mild hydrocephalus. Acta Neurochir (Wien) Apr;154(4):753-9; discussion 759. Epub 2011 Dec 7. PubMed PMID: : Tunçbilek G, Kaykçoğlu A, Bozkurt G, Akalan N. Spring-mediated cranioplasty in patients with multiple-suture synostosis and cloverleaf skull deformity. J Craniofac Surg Mar;23(2): PubMed PMID:

3 5: Varan A, Yazici N, Akalan N, Yalcin B, Akyüz C, Kutluk T, Büyükpamukçu M. Primitive neuroectodermal tumors of the central nervous system associated with genetic and metabolic defects. J Neurosurg Sci Mar;56(1): PubMed PMID: : Ozgül B, Akalan NE, Kuchimov S, Uygur F, Temelli Y, Polat MG. Effects of unilateral backpack carriage on biomechanics of gait in adolescents: a kinematic analysis. Acta Orthop Traumatol Turc. 2012;46(4): PubMed PMID: : Aghayev K, Bal E, Rahimli T, Mut M, Balcı S, Vrionis F, Akalan N. Expression of water channel aquaporin-4 during experimental syringomyelia: laboratory investigation. J Neurosurg Spine Oct;15(4): Epub 2011 Jun 17. PubMed PMID: : Yazici N, Varan A, Akalan N, Söylemezoğlu F, Zorlu F, Kutluk T, Akyüz C, Büyükpamukçu M. Diencephalic tumors in children: a 30-year experience of a single institution. Childs Nerv Syst Aug;27(8): Epub 2011 Feb 25. PubMed PMID: : Dericioglu N, Saygi S, Akalan N. Transcallosal endoscopic resection of hypothalamic hamartoma in a case with Pallister-Hall syndrome. Epileptic Disord Jun;13(2): PubMed PMID: : Ozgen B, Senocak E, Oguz KK, Soylemezoglu F, Akalan N. Radiological features of childhood giant cavernous malformations. Neuroradiology Apr;53(4): Epub 2010 Nov 3. PubMed PMID: : Küpeli S, Yalçın B, Bilginer B, Akalan N, Haksal P, Büyükpamukçu M. Posterior fossa syndrome after posterior fossa surgery in children with brain tumors. Pediatr Blood Cancer Feb;56(2): doi: /pbc Epub 2010 Oct 25. PubMed PMID: : Isikay I, Bilginer B, Narin F, Soylemezoglu F, Akalan N. The effect of intracisternal Zn (II) protoporphyrin IX on vasospasm process in the experimental subarachnoid hemorrhage model. Acta Neurochir Suppl. 2011;110(Pt 2):33-7. PubMed PMID: : Narin F, Bilginer B, Isikay AI, Onal MB, Soylemezoglu F, Akalan N. The effect of phosphodiesterase inhibitor tadalafil on vasospasm following subarachnoid hemorrhage in an experimental rabbit model. Acta Neurochir Suppl. 2011;110(Pt 2):13-6. PubMed PMID: : Akalan N. Myelomeningocele (open spina bifida) - surgical management. Adv

4 Tech Stand Neurosurg. 2011;37: PubMed PMID: : Tezer FI, Dericioglu N, Bozkurt G, Bilginer B, Akalan N, Saygi S. Epilepsy surgery in patients with unilateral mesial temporal sclerosis and contralateral scalp ictal onset. Turk Neurosurg. 2011;21(4): doi: / JTN PubMed PMID: : Bilginer B, Narin F, Oguz KK, Uzun S, Soylemezoglu F, Akalan N. Benign cerebellar pilocytic astrocytomas in children. Turk Neurosurg Jan;21(1):22-6. PubMed PMID: : Bozkurt G, Sackesen C, Civelek E, Kalayci O, Akalan N, Cataltepe O. Latex sensitization and allergy in children with spina bifida in Turkey. Childs Nerv Syst Dec;26(12): Epub 2010 May 25. PubMed PMID: : Bozkurt G, Ayhan S, Dericioglu N, Saygi S, Akalan N. An unusual complication of invasive video-eeg monitoring: subelectrode hematoma without subdural component: case report. Childs Nerv Syst Aug;26(8): PubMed PMID: : Bozkurt G, Hazer B, Yaman ME, Akbay A, Akalan N. Isolated paralysis of glossopharyngeal and vagus nerve associated with type II occipital condyle fracture: case report. Childs Nerv Syst May;26(5): Epub 2010 Jan 7. PubMed PMID: : Yağci-Küpeli B, Oguz KK, Bilen MA, Yalçin B, Akalan N, Büyükpamukçu M. An unusual cause of posterior fossa mass: Lhermitte-Duclos disease. J Neurol Sci Mar 15;290(1-2): Epub 2010 Jan 8. PubMed PMID: : Yüzbaşioğlu A, Karataş H, Gürsoy-Ozdemir Y, Saygi S, Akalan N, Söylemezoğlu F, Dalkara T, Kocaefe YC, Ozgüç M. Changes in the expression of selenoproteins in mesial temporal lobe epilepsy patients. Cell Mol Neurobiol Dec;29(8): Epub. PubMed PMID: : Bilginer B, Onal MB, Narin F, Ustun H, Kilinc K, Akalan N. Antiapoptotic and neuroprotective effects of mycophenolate mofetil after acute spinal cord injury in young rats. Childs Nerv Syst Dec;25(12): PubMed PMID: : Ayvaz M, Akalan N, Yazici M, Alanay A, Acaroglu RE. Is it necessary to operate all split cord malformations before corrective surgery for patients with congenital spinal deformities? Spine (Phila Pa 1976) Oct 15;34(22): PubMed PMID:

5 24: Dericioglu N, Oguz KK, Soylemezoglu F, Akalan N, Saygi S. Resective surgery is possible in patients with temporal lobe epilepsy due to bilateral isolated hippocampal malformation. Clin Neurol Neurosurg Jul;111(6): Epub 2009 Apr 8. PubMed PMID: : Bilginer B, Oguz KK, Akalan N. Endoscopic third ventriculostomy for malfunction in previously shunted infants. Childs Nerv Syst Jun;25(6): Epub 2008 Dec 11. PubMed PMID: : Bilginer B, Yalnizoglu D, Soylemezoglu F, Turanli G, Cila A, Topçu M, Akalan N. Surgery for epilepsy in children with dysembryoplastic neuroepithelial tumor: clinical spectrum, seizure outcome, neuroradiology, and pathology. Childs Nerv Syst Apr;25(4): Epub 2008 Dec 5. PubMed PMID: : Temelli Y, Akalan NE. [Treatment approaches to flexion contractures of the knee]. Acta Orthop Traumatol Turc Mar-Apr;43(2): Review. Turkish. PubMed PMID: : Bilginer B, Onal MB, Oguz KK, Akalan N. Arachnoid cyst associated with subdural hematoma: report of three cases and review of the literature. Childs Nerv Syst Jan;25(1): Epub 2008 Oct 7. Review. PubMed PMID: : Bilginer B, Söylemezoğlu F, Cila A, Akalan N. Intraventricular dysembryoplastic neuroepithelial tumor-like neoplasm with disseminated spinal tumor. Turk Neurosurg Jan;19(1): PubMed PMID: : Mut M, Hazer B, Narin F, Akalan N, Ozgen T. Aspiration or capsule excision? Analysis of treatment results for brain abscesses at single institute. Turk Neurosurg Jan;19(1): PubMed PMID: : Bakar EE, Bakar B, Taner YI, Akalan N. Evaluation of the intellectual skill problems of hydrocephalic children: a clinical study. Turk Neurosurg Jan;19(1): PubMed PMID: : Akyüz C, Varan A, Küpeli S, Akalan N, Söylemezoglu F, Zorlu F, Kutluk T, Büyükpamukçu M. Medulloblastoma in children: a 32-year experience from a single institution. J Neurooncol Oct;90(1): Epub 2008 Jun 20. PubMed PMID: : Tezer FI, Akalan N, Oguz KK, Karabulut E, Dericioglu N, Ciger A, Saygi S. Predictive factors for postoperative outcome in temporal lobe epilepsy according to two different classifications. Seizure Sep;17(6): Epub 2008 Apr

6 9. PubMed PMID: : Bilginer B, Onal MB, Cila A, Akalan N. Air in the episcleral space after posterior fossa surgery. J Neurosurg Jul;109(1):166. PubMed PMID: : Deniz FE, Ece K, Celik O, Akalan N, Firat MM. Spontaneous third ventriculostomy in chronic obstructive hydrocephalus. Childs Nerv Syst May;24(5): Epub 2007 Dec 7. PubMed PMID: : Haliloglu G, Jobard F, Oguz KK, Anlar B, Akalan N, Coskun T, Sass JO, Fischer J, Topcu M. L-2-hydroxyglutaric aciduria and brain tumors in children with mutations in the L2HGDH gene: neuroimaging findings. Neuropediatrics Apr;39(2): PubMed PMID: : Bilginer B, Onal MB, Bahadir S, Akalan N. Aplasia cutis congenita of the scalp, skull and dura associated with Adams-Oliver syndrome. Turk Neurosurg Apr;18(2): PubMed PMID: : Akbay A, Bozkurt G, Ilgaz O, Palaoglu S, Akalan N, Benzel EC. A demineralized calf vertebra model as an alternative to classic osteoporotic vertebra models for pedicle screw pullout studies. Eur Spine J Mar;17(3): Epub 2007 Nov 17. PubMed PMID: ; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC : Seven YB, Akalan NE, Yucesoy CA. Effects of back loading on the biomechanics of sit-to-stand motion in healthy children. Hum Mov Sci Feb;27(1): Epub 2008 Jan 9. PubMed PMID: : Karatas H, Gurer G, Pinar A, Soylemezoglu F, Tezel GG, Hascelik G, Akalan N, Tuncer S, Ciger A, Saygi S. Investigation of HSV-1, HSV-2, CMV, HHV-6 and HHV-8 DNA by real-time PCR in surgical resection materials of epilepsy patients with mesial temporal lobe sclerosis. J Neurol Sci Jan 15;264(1-2): Epub 2007 Sep 5. PubMed PMID: : Akalan NE, Ozkan M, Temelli Y. Three-dimensional knee model: constrained by isometric ligament bundles and experimentally obtained tibio-femoral contacts. J Biomech. 2008;41(4): PubMed PMID: : Bilginer B, Oguz KK, Akalan N, Spencer DD. Remote cerebellar hemorrhage and iliofemoral vein thrombosis after supratentorial craniotomy. Neurocrit Care. 2008;8(2): PubMed PMID: : Yazici N, Yalçin B, Soylemezoğlu F, Cila A, Akalan N, Koksal Y, Buyukpamukçu

7 M. Intracranial desmoid tumor with familial adenomatous polyposis coli. Pediatr Neurosurg. 2008;44(2): Epub 2008 Jan 24. PubMed PMID: : Bilginer B, Akbay A, Akalan N. Hypothalamic hamartoma with bilateral anophthalmia. Childs Nerv Syst Jul;23(7): Epub 2007 Apr 20. PubMed PMID: : Ayvaz M, Alanay A, Yazici M, Acaroglu E, Akalan N, Aksoy C. Safety and efficacy of posterior instrumentation for patients with congenital scoliosis and spinal dysraphism. J Pediatr Orthop Jun;27(4): PubMed PMID: : Akyuz C, Aydin GB, Cila A, Akalan N, Soylemezoglu F, Cengiz M, Yazici N, Buyukpamukcu M. Successful use of intraventricular and intravenous rituximab therapy for refractory primary CNS lymphoma in a child. Leuk Lymphoma Jun;48(6): PubMed PMID: : Varan A, Akyüz C, Akalan N, Atahan L, Söylemezoglu F, Selek U, Yalçin B, Kutluk T, Büyükpamukçu M. Astrocytic tumors in children: treatment results from a single institution. Childs Nerv Syst Mar;23(3): Epub 2006 Oct 13. PubMed PMID: : Ozkan M, Akalan NE, Temelli Y. Interaction of ligament bundles and articular contacts for the simulation of passive knee flexion. Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc. 2007;2007: PubMed PMID: : Bilginer B, Ziyal IM, Celik O, Ayhan S, Akalan N. Enlargement of postoperative aqueductal air due to elevated body temperature. Case report. Turk Neurosurg. 2007;17(1):37-9. PubMed PMID: : Turanli G, Yalnizoğlu D, Genç-Açikgöz D, Akalan N, Topçu M. Outcome and long term follow-up after corpus callosotomy in childhood onset intractable epilepsy. Childs Nerv Syst Oct;22(10): Epub 2006 Mar 14. PubMed PMID: : Oztürk A, Oğuz KK, Akalan N, Geyik PO, Cila A. Evaluation of parenchymal changes at the operation site with early postoperative brain diffusion-weighted magnetic resonance imaging. Diagn Interv Radiol Sep;12(3): PubMed PMID: : Varan A, Sari N, Akalan N, Söylemezoğlu F, Akyüz C, Kutluk T, Büyükpamukçu M. Extraneural metastasis in intracranial tumors in children: the experience of a single center. J Neurooncol Sep;79(2): Epub 2006 Apr 28. PubMed PMID:

8 53: Büyükpamukçu M, Varan A, Yazici N, Akalan N, Söylemezoğlu F, Zorlu F, Akyüz C, Kutluk MT. Second malignant neoplasms following the treatment of brain tumors in children. J Child Neurol May;21(5): PubMed PMID: : Köksal Y, Varan A, Akalan N, Bostanci A, Cila A, Söylemezoglu F, Büyükpamukçu M. Congenital cerebellar primitive neuroectodermal tumor in a newborn. Am J Perinatol Apr;23(3): Epub 2006 Mar 29. PubMed PMID: : Ozbas-Gerçeker F, Redeker S, Boer K, Ozgüç M, Saygi S, Dalkara T, Soylemezoglu F, Akalan N, Baayen JC, Gorter JA, Aronica E. Serial analysis of gene expression in the hippocampus of patients with mesial temporal lobe epilepsy. Neuroscience. 2006;138(2): Epub 2006 Jan 18. PubMed PMID: : Varan A, Akalan N, Söylemezoğlu F, Zorlu F, Yalçin B, Akyüz C, Kutluk T, Büyükpamukçu M. Central nervous system tumors in patients under three years of age: treatment results of a single institute. Pediatr Neurosurg. 2006;42(2): PubMed PMID: : Ziyal IM, Bilginer B, Bozkurt G, Cataltepe O, Tezel GG, Akalan N. Epidermoid cyst of the brain stem symptomatic in childhood. Childs Nerv Syst Dec;21(12): Epub 2005 Jul 22. Review. PubMed PMID: : Kanra G, Cetin M, Unal S, Haliloglu G, Akça T, Akalan N, Kara A. Answer to hypotonia: a simple hemogram. J Child Neurol Nov;20(11): PubMed PMID: : Kanra G, Ozen M, Kara A, Küpeli S, Devrim I, Cengiz AB, Akalan N. Mumps hydrocephalus ameliorated with external drainage. Turk J Pediatr Oct-Dec;47(4): PubMed PMID: : Zorlu F, Selek U, Akyuz C, Ozturk A, Soylemezoglu F, Akalan N. Spinal seeding of a pilocytic astrocytoma following multiple subtotal resections. Pediatr Neurosurg Sep-Oct;41(5): PubMed PMID: : Cankurtaran ES, Ulug B, Saygi S, Tiryaki A, Akalan N. Psychiatric morbidity, quality of life, and disability in mesial temporal lobe epilepsy patients before and after anterior temporal lobectomy. Epilepsy Behav Aug;7(1): PubMed PMID: : Topaloglu R, Kazik M, Saatci I, Kalyoncu M, Cil BE, Akalan N. An unusual

9 presentation of classic polyarteritis nodosa in a child. Pediatr Nephrol Jul;20(7): Epub 2005 Apr 5. PubMed PMID: : Mut M, Cila A, Varli K, Akalan N. Multilevel myelopathy in Maroteaux-Lamy syndrome and review of the literature. Clin Neurol Neurosurg Apr;107(3): Review. PubMed PMID: : Cataltepe O, Turanli G, Yalnizoglu D, Topçu M, Akalan N. Surgical management of temporal lobe tumor-related epilepsy in children. J Neurosurg Apr;102(3 Suppl): PubMed PMID: : Arica B, Kaş HS, Moghdam A, Akalan N, Hincal AA. Carbidopa/levodopa-loaded biodegradable microspheres: in vivo evaluation on experimental Parkinsonism in rats. J Control Release Feb 16;102(3): PubMed PMID: : Mut M, Cataltepe O, Bakar B, Cila A, Akalan N. Eosinophilic granuloma of the skull associated with epidural haematoma: a case report and review of the literature. Childs Nerv Syst Oct;20(10): PubMed PMID: : Kanbur NO, Güner P, Derman O, Akalan N, Cila A, Kutluk T. Diastematomyelia: a case with familial aggregation of neural tube defects. ScientificWorldJournal Sep 21;4: PubMed PMID: : Cağavi F, Akalan N, Celik H, Gür D, Güçiz B. Effect of hydrophilic coating on microorganism colonization in silicone tubing. Acta Neurochir (Wien) Jun;146(6):603-10; discussion Epub 2004 Apr 8. PubMed PMID: : Cataltepe O, Berker M, Akalan N. A giant intramedullary spinal epidermoid cyst of the cervicothoracic region. Pediatr Neurosurg May-Jun;40(3): PubMed PMID: : Mut M, Cataltepe O, Söylemezoğlu F, Akalan N, Ozgen T. Radiation-induced malignant triton tumor associated with severe spinal cord compression. Case report and review of the literature. J Neurosurg Mar;100(3 Suppl Spine): Review. PubMed PMID: : Dağlioğlu E, Cataltepe O, Akalan N. Tectal gliomas in children: the implications for natural history and management strategy. Pediatr Neurosurg May;38(5): Review. PubMed PMID: : Uzumcugil A, Cil A, Yazici M, Acaroglu E, Alanay A, Akalan N, Ozisik P, Surat A. The efficacy of convex hemiepiphysiodesis in patients with iatrogenic

10 posterior element deficiency resulting from diastematomyelia excision. Spine (Phila Pa 1976) Apr 15;28(8): PubMed PMID: : Atalay A, Akbay A, Atalay B, Akalan N. Lumbar disc herniation and tight hamstrings syndrome in adolescence. Childs Nerv Syst Feb;19(2):82-5. Epub 2003 Feb 7. PubMed PMID: : Güler E, Kutluk T, Akalan N, Akyüz C, Atahan L, Büyükpamukçu M. Acute blindness as a presenting sign in childhood non-hodgkin lymphoma. J Pediatr Hematol Oncol Jan;25(1): Review. PubMed PMID: : Alanay A, Hicazi A, Acaroglu E, Yazici M, Aksoy C, Cila A, Akalan N, Surat A. Reliability and necessity of dynamic computerized tomography in diagnosis of atlantoaxial rotatory subluxation. J Pediatr Orthop Nov-Dec;22(6): PubMed PMID: : Ozişik PA, Akalan N, Palaoğlu S, Topçu M. Medulloblastoma in a child with the metabolic disease L-2-hydroxyglutaric aciduria. Pediatr Neurosurg Jul;37(1):22-6. PubMed PMID: : Ozgen T, Akalan N, Ozcan OE, Benli K, Palaoglu S. Department of Neurosurgery, Hacettepe University School of Medicine Ankara, Turkey. Acta Neurochir (Wien) Mar;144(3): PubMed PMID: : Yalçin B, Büyükpamukçu M, Akalan N, Cila A, Kutluk MT, Akyüz C. Value of surveillance imaging in the management of medulloblastoma. Med Pediatr Oncol Feb;38(2):91-7. PubMed PMID: : Akalan N. Neuroendocrine research models. Acta Neurochir Suppl. 2002;83: PubMed PMID: : Alikasifoglu A, Kandemir N, Akalan N, Yordam N. Pituitary adenoma associated with gigantism and hyperprolactinemia. Pediatr Neurosurg Dec;35(6): PubMed PMID: : Oguz KK, Cila A, Söylemezoglu F, Yakupoglu H, Firat MM, Akalan N. Lumbar rhabdomyosarcoma in a patient with spina bifida. Pediatr Radiol Dec;31(12):895. PubMed PMID: : Kinik ST, Kandemir N, Baykan A, Akalan N, Yordam N. Fludrocortisone treatment in a child with severe cerebral salt wasting. Pediatr Neurosurg Oct;35(4): PubMed PMID:

11 83: Söylemezoglu F, Tezel GG, Köybaşoglu F, Er U, Akalan N. Cranial infantile myofibromatosis: report of three cases. Childs Nerv Syst Sep;17(9): PubMed PMID: : Eroğlu H, Kaş HS, Oner L, Türkoğlu OF, Akalan N, Sargon MF, Ozer N. The in-vitro and in-vivo characterization of PLGA:L-PLA microspheres containing dexamethasone sodium phosphate. J Microencapsul Sep-Oct;18(5): PubMed PMID: : Oruckaptan HH, Ozisik P, Akalan N. Prolonged cerebral salt wasting syndrome associated with the intraventricular dissemination of brain tumors. Report of two cases and review of the literature. Pediatr Neurosurg Jul;33(1): PubMed PMID: : Oruckaptan HH, Soylemezoglu F, Kutluk T, Akalan N. Benign melanocytic tumor in infancy: discussion on a rare case and review of the literature. Pediatr Neurosurg May;32(5): Review. PubMed PMID: : Firat MM, Cekirge S, Saatçi I, Akalan N, Balkanci F. Guglielmi detachable coil treatment of a partially thrombosed giant basilar artery aneurysm in a child. Neuroradiology Feb;42(2): PubMed PMID: : Akalan N, Ozgen T. Infection as a cause of spinal cord compression: a review of 36 spinal epidural abscess cases. Acta Neurochir (Wien). 2000;142(1): PubMed PMID: : Akyüz C, Emir S, Akalan N, Söylemezoğlu F, Kutluk T, Büyükpamukçu M. Intracranial ependymomas in childhood--a retrospective review of sixty-two children. Acta Oncol. 2000;39(1): PubMed PMID: : Akalan N, Erbengi A. Comment. Childs Nerv Syst Aug;15(8): PubMed PMID: : Cirak B, Palaoglu S, Akalan N. Clinical and therapeutic properties of Cushing's disease in childhood. Pediatr Neurosurg Jul;31(1):12-5. PubMed PMID: : Cirak B, Guven MB, Akalan N. Spontaneous spinal epidural hematoma. Arch Phys Med Rehabil Jan;80(1):125. Erratum in: Arch Phys Med Rehabil 2002 Dec;83(12):. Cirek B [corrected to Cirak B]. PubMed PMID:

12 93: Cirak B, Mut M, Akalan N. Bilateral epidural hematoma in a pyknodysostotic child. Pediatr Neurosurg Jan;30(1):33-4. PubMed PMID: : Saatci I, Yelgec S, Aydin K, Akalan N. An atretic parietal cephalocele associated with multiple intracranial and eye anomalies. Neuroradiology Dec;40(12): PubMed PMID: : Turgut M, Akalan N, Sağlam S. A fatal acute subdural hematoma occurring after evacuation of "contralateral" chronic subdural hematoma. J Neurosurg Sci Mar;42(1):61-3. PubMed PMID: : Oruçkaptan HH, Senmevsim O, Akalan N. Occipital encephalocele associated with mediastinal enteric duplication cyst. Pediatr Neurosurg Oct;27(4): PubMed PMID: : Acaroğlu E, Alanay A, Akalan N, Atilla B, Bulutçu E, Surat A. Risk factors associated with corrective surgery in congenital scoliosis with tethered cord. Turk J Pediatr Jul-Sep;39(3): PubMed PMID: : Cekirge S, Saatci I, Firat MM, Kose G, Belen D, Akalan N, Bertan V. Bilateral cavernous carotid artery aneurysms in a 4-year-old child: endovascular treatment with mechanically detachable coils. Neuroradiology May;39(5): PubMed PMID: : Turgut M, Akalan N, Ozgen T, Ruacan S, Erbengi A. Subependymal giant cell astrocytoma associated with tuberous sclerosis: diagnostic and surgical characteristics of five cases with unusual features. Clin Neurol Neurosurg Aug;98(3): PubMed PMID: : Turgut M, Akpinar G, Akalan N, Ozcan OE. Spinal injuries in the pediatric age group: a review of 82 cases of spinal cord and vertebral column injuries. Eur Spine J. 1996;5(3): Review. PubMed PMID: : Turgut M, Akalan N, Bertan V, Erbengi A, Eryilmaz M. Acquired torticollis as the only presenting symptom in children with posterior fossa tumors. Childs Nerv Syst Feb;11(2):86-8. PubMed PMID: : Akalan N, Grady MS. Angiogenesis and the blood-brain barrier in intracerebral solid and cell suspension grafts. Surg Neurol Dec;42(6): PubMed PMID:

13 103: Akalan N, Seçkin H, Kiliç C, Ozgen T. Benign extramedullary tumors in the foramen magnum region. Clin Neurol Neurosurg Nov;96(4): PubMed PMID: : Sekerci Z, Akalan N, Kiliç C, Demirkazik M. Pneumocephalus at the cerebellopontine angle secondary to chronic otitis media. Clin Neurol Neurosurg. 1990;92(2): PubMed PMID: : Akalan N, Pamir MN, Benli K, Erbengi A, Erbengi T. Fetal pituitary transplants into the hypothalamic area of hypophysectomized rats. Surg Neurol Nov;30(5): PubMed PMID: : Ozgen T, Pamir MN, Akalan N, Bertan V, Onol B. Intracranial solitary chondroma. Case report. J Neurosurg Aug;61(2): PubMed PMID: : Pamir MN, Akalan N, Ozgen T, Erbengi A. Spinal hydatid cysts. Surg Neurol Jan;21(1):53-7. PubMed PMID:

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