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Ulku Cenk Turba, MD

  • Vascular and Interventional Radiology
  • Diagnostic Radiology
Board Certification:
  • Diagnostic Radiology
Faculty Rank: Associate Professor
Medical or Graduate Education: Gulhane Military Medical Academy, Turkey
Residency: Gulhane Military Medical Academy, Turkey - Diagnostic Radiology
Fellowship: Emory University Hospital - Neuroradiology
  University of Virginia Medical Center - Nuclear Radiology
  Medical University of South Carolina Medical Center - Interventional Radiology
Clinical Expertise:
  • Aneurysms (thoracic, abdominal, peripheral)
  • Endovascular procedures
  • Kyphoplasty and vertebroplasty
  • Peripheral vascular interventions
  • Renal artery stenosis
  • Thoracic endograft stenting
  • TIPS procedure
  • Uterine fibroid embolization
  • Venous insufficiency
Languages Spoken:
  • Turkish
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  • Affiliated Radiologists, S.C./DBA: Circle Imaging Center
  • Professional Building
  • 1725 W. Harrison St.
  • Suite 461
  • Chicago, IL  60612
  • Phone: (312) 563-4238
  • Fax: (312) 563-4122
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Below is a list of scientific publications for which this practitioner was either the primary author or a contributor. Citations come from PubMed, a database of biomedical literature, life science journals and online books. PubMed is a service of the US Library of Medicine at the National Institutes of Health. Click on the title of the cited work for more information (this will take you directly to Listings go back five years.

  1. Short-term rebleeding rates for isolated gastric varices managed by transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt versus balloon-occluded retrograde transvenous obliteration.
    Sabri SS, Abi-Jaoudeh N, Swee W, Saad WE, Turba UC, Caldwell SH, Angle JF, Matsumoto AH
    J Vasc Interv Radiol
    2014 Mar
  2. Treatment of Type II Endoleak Using Onyx With Long-Term Imaging Follow-Up.
    Khaja MS, Park AW, Swee W, Evans AJ, Fritz Angle J, Turba UC, Sabri SS, Matsumoto AH
    Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol
    2014 Jun
  3. Outcomes of Patients With Acute Upper Gastrointestinal Nonvariceal Hemorrhage Referred to Interventional Radiology for Potential Embolotherapy.
    Sildiroglu O, Muasher J, Arslan B, Sabri SS, Saad WE, Angle JF, Matsumoto AH, Turba UC
    J. Clin. Gastroenterol.
    2014 Jul 10
  4. The effect of balloon-occluded transvenous obliteration of gastric varices and gastrorenal shunts on the hepatic synthetic function: a comparison between Child-Pugh and model for end-stage liver disease scores.
    Saad WE, Wagner CC, Al-Osaimi A, Bliebel W, Lippert A, Davies MG, Sabri SS, Turba UC, Matsumoto AH, Angle JF, Caldwell S
    Vasc Endovascular Surg
    2013 May
  5. Prosthetic vascular graft infection imaging.
    Khaja MS, Sildiroglu O, Hagspiel K, Rehm PK, Cherry KJ, Turba UC
    Clin Imaging
    2013 Mar-Apr
  6. Extrahepatic pseudoaneurysms and ruptures of the hepatic artery in liver transplant recipients: endovascular management and a new iatrogenic etiology.
    Saad WE, Dasgupta N, Lippert AJ, Turba UC, Davies MG, Kumer S, Gardenier JC, Sabri SS, Park AW, Waldman DL, Schmitt T, Matsumoto AH, Angle JF
    Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol
    2013 Feb
  7. Radioiodine (131I) accumulation in bronchogenic cyst in the setting of thyroid carcinoma remission.
    Turba UC, Sildiroglu O, Rehm PK
    Clin Imaging
    2012 May-Jun
  8. Inferior vena cava filter presenting as chronic low back pain.
    Kendirli MT, Sildiroglu O, Cage DL, Turba UC
    Clin Imaging
    2012 May-Jun
  9. Management of the thrombosed filter-bearing inferior vena cava.
    Sildiroglu O, Ozer H, Turba UC
    Semin Intervent Radiol
    2012 Mar
  10. Chronic mesenteric ischaemia: 28-year experience of endovascular treatment.
    Turba UC, Saad WE, Arslan B, Sabri SS, Trotter S, Angle JF, Hagspiel KD, Kern JA, Cherry KJ, Matsumoto AH
    Eur Radiol
    2012 Jun
  11. Transected common hepatic artery and treatment.
    Kalagher SD, Sildiroglu O, Turba UC
    Anadolu Kardiyol Derg
    2012 Jun
  12. Endovascular management of fusiform renal artery aneurysm in a patient with refractory hypertension using hydrocoils and embospheres.
    Sildiroglu O, Arslan B, Turba UC
    Clin Imaging
    2012 Jul-Aug
  13. Prevalence, presentation, and endovascular management of hemodynamically or clinically significant arterio-portal fistulae in living and cadaveric donor liver transplant recipients.
    Saad W, Lippert A, Davies M, Arslan B, Kumer S, Waldman D, Turba U, Schmitt T, Matsumoto A, Angle J
    Clin Transplant
    2012 Jul-Aug
  14. Quantifying increased hepatic arterial flow with test balloon occlusion of the splenic artery in liver transplant recipients with suspected splenic steal syndrome: quantitative digitally subtracted angiography correlation with arterial Doppler parameters.
    Saad WE, Anderson CL, Kowarschik M, Turba UC, Schmitt TM, Kumer SC, Matsumoto AH, Angle JF
    Vasc Endovascular Surg
    2012 Jul
  15. CT imaging findings and their relevance to the clinical outcomes after stent graft repair of penetrating aortic ulcers: six-year, single-center experience.
    Shin JH, Angle JF, Park AW, Anderson C, Sabri SS, Turba UC, Kern JA, Cherry KJ, Matsumoto AH
    Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol
    2012 Dec
  16. Endovascular management of iatrogenic native renal arterial pseudoaneurysms.
    Sildiroglu O, Saad WE, Hagspiel KD, Matsumoto AH, Turba UC
    Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol
    2012 Dec
  17. Embolization therapy for traumatic splenic lacerations.
    Dasgupta N, Matsumoto AH, Arslan B, Turba UC, Sabri S, Angle JF
    Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol
    2012 Aug
  18. Catheterization of the Lumbar Artery via the Superior Mesenteric Artery During Type 2 Endoleak Treatment.
    Sildiroglu O, Incedayi M, Turba UC
    Eurasian J Med
    2012 Aug
  19. Endovascular management of vascular complications in pancreatic transplants.
    Saad WE, Darwish WE, Turba UC, Angle JF, Wagner CE, Matsumoto AH, Brayman K, Hagspiel KD
    Vasc Endovascular Surg
    2012 Apr
  20. Incidence and management of inferior vena cava filter thrombus detected at time of filter retrieval.
    Teo TK, Angle JF, Shipp JI, Bluett MK, Gilliland CA, Turba UC, Matsumoto AH
    J Vasc Interv Radiol
    2011 Nov
  21. Bleeding gastric varices obliteration with balloon-occluded retrograde transvenous obliteration using sodium tetradecyl sulfate foam.
    Sabri SS, Swee W, Turba UC, Saad WE, Park AW, Al-Osaimi AM, Caldwell SH, Matsumoto AH, Angle JF
    J Vasc Interv Radiol
    2011 Mar
    22(3):309-16; quiz 316.
  22. Endovascular therapy for hepatic artery stenosis and thrombosis following liver transplantation.
    Sabri SS, Saad WE, Schmitt TM, Turba UC, Kumer SC, Park AW, Matsumoto AH, Angle JF
    Vasc Endovascular Surg
    2011 Jul
  23. Obliteration of bleeding peristomal varices with balloon-occluded retrograde transvenous obliteration using sodium tetradecyl sulfate foam.
    Teo TK, Sabri SS, Turba UC, Saad WE, Angle JF
    J Vasc Interv Radiol
    2011 Jul
  24. MD CT angiography and MR angiography of nonatherosclerotic renal artery disease.
    Flors L, Leiva-Salinas C, Ahmad EA, Norton PT, Turba UC, Bozlar U, Hagspiel KD
    Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol
    2011 Dec
  25. Effect of transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt placement on renal function: a 7-year, single-center experience.
    Anderson CL, Saad WE, Kalagher SD, Caldwell S, Sabri S, Turba UC, Matsumoto AH, Angle JF
    J Vasc Interv Radiol
    2010 Sep
  26. Percutaneous occlusion of the left subclavian and celiac arteries before or during endograft repair of thoracic and thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysms with detachable nitinol vascular plugs.
    Tholpady A, Hendricks DE, Bozlar U, Turba UC, Sabri SS, Angle JF, Arslan B, Cherry KJ, Dake MD, Matsumoto AH, Saad WE, Park AW, Bonatti H, Hagspiel KD
    J Vasc Interv Radiol
    2010 Oct
  27. Transcatheter renal artery embolization for management of renal and adrenal tumors.
    Ginat DT, Saad WE, Turba UC
    Tech Vasc Interv Radiol
    2010 Jun
  28. Treatment of renal artery fibromuscular dysplasia.
    Meuse MA, Turba UC, Sabri SS, Park AW, Saad WE, Angle JF, Matsumoto AH
    Tech Vasc Interv Radiol
    2010 Jun
  29. Stenting for atherosclerotic renal artery stenosis.
    Carr TM, Sabri SS, Turba UC, Park AW, Saad WE, Angle JF, Matsumoto AH
    Tech Vasc Interv Radiol
    2010 Jun
  30. Endovascular repair of bilateral common iliac aneurysms with two bifurcated stent grafts.
    Arslan B, Arlsan B, Sabri SS, Adams JD, Turba UC, Angle JF, Cherry KJ
    J Vasc Interv Radiol
    2010 Jun
  31. Outcomes of covered kissing stent placement compared with bare metal stent placement in the treatment of atherosclerotic occlusive disease at the aortic bifurcation.
    Sabri SS, Choudhri A, Orgera G, Arslan B, Turba UC, Harthun NL, Hagspiel KD, Matsumoto AH, Angle JF
    J Vasc Interv Radiol
    2010 Jul
  32. High spatial resolution magnetic resonance imaging of cystic adventitial disease of the popliteal artery.
    Maged IM, Turba UC, Housseini AM, Kern JA, Kron IL, Hagspiel KD
    J. Vasc. Surg.
    2010 Feb
  33. Günter tulip filter retrieval experience: predictors of successful retrieval.
    Turba UC, Arslan B, Meuse M, Sabri S, Macik BG, Hagspiel KD, Matsumoto AH, Angle JF
    Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol
    2010 Aug
  34. Contrast-enhanced magnetic resonance angiography following subintimal recanalization.
    Abdel-Gawad E, Harthun N, Norton P, Bonatti H, Turba U, Spinosa DJ, Bozlar U, Ramkaransingh JR, Hagspiel KD
    Vasc Endovascular Surg
    2010 Apr
  35. Preoperative embolization of Castleman's disease using microspheres.
    Swee W, Housseini AM, Angle JF, Jones DR, Daniel TM, Turba UC, Abdel-Gawad EA, Hagspiel KD
    Ann. Thorac. Surg.
    2009 Dec
  36. Safe zone for C1 lateral mass screws: anatomic and radiological study.
    Simsek S, Yigitkanli K, Turba UC, Comert A, Seçkin H, Tekdemir I, Elhan A
    2009 Dec
    65(6):1154-60; discussion 1160.
  37. Transcatheter renal artery embolization: clinical applications and techniques.
    Ginat DT, Saad WE, Turba UC
    Tech Vasc Interv Radiol
    2009 Dec