Dr. Volkan Tugcu

Doctor Title and Name

Prof. Volkan TUĞCU, MD

Professor of Urology

Main Branch

UROLOGY

Sub Branch

UROONCOLOGY

Medical Interests

ROBOTIC SURGERY, LAPAROSCOPY, HIFU AND NANOKNİFE TREATMENT, ENDOUROLOGY, RENAL TRANSPLANT, BPH TREATMENT, STONE DİSEASES

Education

BEZMİALEM UNIVERSITY MEDICAL FACULTY Urology Specialization Training 1999 – 2003, Istanbul/Turkey

ULUDAĞ UNIVERSITY MEDICAL FACULTY 1993 – 2004, Bursa/Turkey

Experience

LIV HOSPITAL VADİSTANBUL Professor of Urology 2021 – PRESENT, Istanbul/Turkey

MEMORIAL BAHCELIEVLER HOSPITAL Professor of Urology 2018 – 2021, Istanbul/Turkey

UNIVERSITY OF HEALTH SCIENCES, BAKIRKÖY DR. SADİ KONUK TRAINING AND RESEARCH HOSPITAL Professor of Urology – PresIdent of the Urology Department 2017 – 2018, Istanbul / Turkey

UNIVERSITY OF HEALTH SCIENCES, BAKIRKÖY DR. SADİ KONUK TRAINING AND RESEARCH HOSPITAL AssocIate Professor of Urology 2010 – 2017, Istanbul/Turkey

UNIVERSITY OF HEALTH SCIENCES, BAKIRKÖY DR. SADİ KONUK TRAINING AND RESEARCH HOSPITAL Urology SpecIalIst 2004 – 2010, Istanbul/Turkey

Memberships

European AssocIatIon of Urology, Member, 2010

TurkIsh Endo-urology AssocIatIon, Member, 2010

TurkIsh Andrology AssocIatIon, Member, 2010

The Endo-urologIcal SocIety, Member, 2015

TurkIsh Urology AssocIatIon, Board Member, 2017

Publications

A1. Unusual foreign body in the vesico-urethral; 195 cm liquid pipe. Sökmen D, Törer BD, Kargı T, Yavuzsan AH, Şahin S, Tuğcu V. Turk J Urol. 2014 Dec;40(4):248-50. doi: 10.5152/tud.2014.06881. Epub 2014 Oct 15. PMID: 26328187 Free PMC Article Similar articles Select item 25999091

A2. Flexible Ureteroscopy versus Retroperitoneal Laparoscopic Ureterolithotomy for the Treatment of Proximal Ureteral Stones 15 mm: A Single Surgeon Experience. Tugcu V, Resorlu B, Sahin S, Atar A, Kocakaya R, Eksi M, Tasci AI. Urol Int. 2015 May 20. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 25999091 Similar articles Select item 25568908

A3. Fascia-sparing intrafascial nerve-sparing robot-assisted radical prostatectomy and anatomic vesicourethral anastomosis: point of technique. Tasci AI, Simsek A, Torer BD, Sokmen D, Sahin S, Tugcu V. Arch Esp Urol. 2014 Nov;67(9):731-9. PMID: 25568908 Similar articles Select item 24859322

A4. Effects of the recreational use of PDE5 inhibitors on the corpus cavernosum of young, healthy rats. Simsek A, Tugcu V, Erturkuner P, Alkan F, Ozbek E, Tasci AI. Int Urol Nephrol. 2014 Oct;46(10):1889-93. doi: 10.1007/s11255-014-0746-6. Epub 2014 May 24. PMID: 24859322 Similar articles Select item 24235880

A5. Prostate cancer: all aspects. Tefekli A, Tunc M, Tugcu V, Esen T. ScientificWorldJournal. 2013 Oct 1;2013:265234. doi: 10.1155/2013/265234. eCollection 2013. No abstract available. PMID: 24235880 Free PMC Article Similar articles Select item 23810729

A6. Laparoendoscopic single-site pyeloplasty: outcomes of an international multi-institutional study of 140 patients. Rais-Bahrami S, Rizkala ER, Cadeddu JA, Tugcu V, Derweesh IH, Abdel-Karim AM, Kawauchi A, George AK, Autorino R, Bagrodia A, Sonmezay E, Elsalmy S, Liss MA, Harrow BM, Kaouk JH, Richstone L, Stein RJ. Urology. 2013 Aug;82(2):366-72. doi: 10.1016/j.urology.2013.04.047. Epub 2013 Jun 28. PMID: 23810729 Similar articles Select item 23692545

A7. OPN gene polymorphism (Ala250) and lower serum OPN levels are associated with urolithiasis. Tugcu V, Simsek A, Tarhan T, Atalar F, Bitkin A, Tasci AI, Kural AR, Altug T. Ren Fail. 2013 Jul;35(6):825-9. doi: 10.3109/0886022X.2013.794431. Epub 2013 May 21. PMID: 23692545 Similar articles Select item 23441754

A8. Laparoendoscopic single-site versus conventional transperitoneal laparoscopic pyeloplasty: a prospective randomized study. Tugcu V, Ilbey YO, Sonmezay E, Aras B, Tasci AI. Int J Urol. 2013 Nov;20(11):1112-7. doi: 10.1111/iju.12126. Epub 2013 Feb 26. PMID: 23441754 Free Article Similar articles Select item 23427746

A9. Robotic malfunction during live robotic urologic surgery: live surprise in a robotic surgery congress. Tugcu V, Mutlu B, Canda AE, Sonmezay E, Tasci AI. Arch Ital Urol Androl. 2012 Dec;84(4):211-3. PMID: 23427746 Similar articles Select item 23427744

A10. Laparoscopic-endoscopic single-site surgery retroperitoneal ureterolithotomy: technique and initial experience. Tugcu V, Mutlu B, Yollu V, Yucel M, Tasci AI. Arch Ital Urol Androl. 2012 Dec;84(4):202-7. PMID: 23427744 Similar articles Select item 23290146

A11. Retroperitoneal laparoendoscopic single-site ureterolithotomy versus conventional laparoscopic ureterolithotomy. Tugcu V, Simsek A, Kargi T, Polat H, Aras B, Tasci AI. Urology. 2013 Mar;81(3):567-72. doi: 10.1016/j.urology.2012.11.033. Epub 2013 Jan 3. PMID: 23290146 Similar articles Select item 24967225

A12. New biomarkers for the quick detection of acute kidney injury. Simsek A, Tugcu V, Tasci AI. ISRN Nephrol. 2012 Nov 1;2013:394582. doi: 10.5402/2013/394582. eCollection 2013. Review. PMID: 24967225 Free PMC Article Similar articles Select item 22670314

A13. Transperitoneal versus retroperitoneal laparoscopic partial nephrectomy: initial experience. Tugcu V, Bitkin A, Sonmezay E, Polat H, Ilbey YO, Taşçi AI. Arch Ital Urol Androl. 2011 Dec;83(4):175-80. PMID: 22670314 Similar articles Select item 22184838

A14. Incidence of ureteral stricture after ureterorenoscopic pneumatic lithotripsy for distal ureteral calculi. Taş S, Tuğcu V, Mutlu B, Karadağ S, Bitkin A, Yücel M, Taşçi AI. Arch Ital Urol Androl. 2011 Sep;83(3):141-6. PMID: 22184838 Similar articles Select item 21890183

A15. Transurethral resection of the prostate with monopolar resectoscope: single-surgeon experience and long-term results of after 3589 procedures. Tascı AI, Ilbey YO, Tugcu V, Cicekler O, Cevik C, Zoroglu F. Urology. 2011 Nov;78(5):1151-5. doi: 10.1016/j.urology.2011.04.072. Epub 2011 Sep 3. PMID: 21890183 Similar articles Select item 21550638

A16. 120-W GreenLight laser photoselective vaporization of prostate for benign prostatic hyperplasia: midterm outcomes. Taşçı AI, Ilbey YÖ, Luleci H, Cicekler O, Sahin S, Cevik C, Tugcu V. Urology. 2011 Jul;78(1):134-40. doi: 10.1016/j.urology.2010.12.085. Epub 2011 May 7. PMID: 21550638 Similar articles Select item 21341550

A17. Increased testicular 8-hydroxy-2′-deoxyguanosine (8-OHdG) and inducible nitric oxide synthetase (iNOS) and nuclear factor κB (NF-κB) expressions in experimental rat varicocele. Tuğcu V, Gedikbaşi A, Mutlu B, Güner E, Uhri M, Andican G, Ozbek E, Taşçi AI. Arch Ital Urol Androl. 2010 Dec;82(4):148-53. PMID: 21341550 Similar articles Select item 21131232

A18. Early experience with laparoendoscopic single-site pyeloplasty in children. Tugcu V, Ilbey YO, Polat H, Tasci AI. J Pediatr Urol. 2011 Apr;7(2):187-91. doi: 10.1016/j.jpurol.2010.10.014. Epub 2010 Dec 4. PMID: 21131232 Similar articles Select item 20929382

A19. Transperitoneal laparoendoscopic single-site pyeloplasty: initial experiences. Tugcu V, Sönmezay E, Ilbey YO, Polat H, Tasci AI. J Endourol. 2010 Dec;24(12):2023-7. doi: 10.1089/end.2010.0083. Epub 2010 Oct 7. PMID: 20929382 Similar articles Select item 20626273

A20. Laparoendoscopic single-site surgery versus standard laparoscopic simple nephrectomy: a prospective randomized study. Tugcu V, Ilbey YO, Mutlu B, Tasci AI. J Endourol. 2010 Aug;24(8):1315-20. doi: 10.1089/end.2010.0048. PMID: 20626273 Similar articles Select item 20113410

A21. Effectiveness of acupuncture in patients with category IIIB chronic pelvic pain syndrome: a report of 97 patients. Tugcu V, Tas S, Eren G, Bedirhan B, Karadag S, Tasci A. Pain Med. 2010 Apr;11(4):518-23. doi: 10.1111/j.1526-4637.2009.00794.x. Epub 2010 Jan 22. PMID: 20113410 Similar articles Select item 19996572

A22. Protective effect of the nuclear factor kappa B inhibitor pyrrolidine dithiocarbamate in lung injury in rats with streptozotocin-induced diabetes. Eren G, Cukurova Z, Hergunsel O, Demir G, Kucur M, Uslu E, Dalo E, Uhri M, Tugcu V. Respiration. 2010;79(5):402-10. doi: 10.1159/000264920. Epub 2009 Dec 7. PMID: 19996572 Similar articles Select item 19821697

A23. Stone formation in prostatic urethra after potassium-titanyl-phosphate laser ablation of the prostate for benign prostatic hyperplasia. Tasci AI, Tugcu V, Ozbay B, Mutlu B, Cicekler O. J Endourol. 2009 Nov;23(11):1879-81. doi: 10.1089/end.2008.0596. PMID: 19821697 Similar articles Select item 19530946

A24. Stone formation from intravesical Hem-o-lok clip migration after laparoscopic radical prostatectomy. Tugcu V, Polat H, Ozbay B, Eren GA, Tasci AI. J Endourol. 2009 Jul;23(7):1111-3. doi: 10.1089/end.2008.0633. PMID: 19530946 Similar articles Select item 19340419

A25. Curcumin prevents shock-wave lithotripsy-induced renal injury through inhibition of nuclear factor kappa-B and inducible nitric oxide synthase activity in rats. Bas M, Tugcu V, Kemahli E, Ozbek E, Uhri M, Altug T, Tasci AI. Urol Res. 2009 Jun;37(3):159-64. doi: 10.1007/s00240-009-0186-4. Epub 2009 Apr 2. PMID: 19340419 Similar articles Select item 19252508

A26. Possible association of the 5-HTTLPR serotonin transporter promoter gene polymorphism with premature ejaculation in a Turkish population. Ozbek E, Tasci AI, Tugcu V, Ilbey YO, Simsek A, Ozcan L, Polat EC, Koksal V. Asian J Androl. 2009 May;11(3):351-5. doi: 10.1038/aja.2008.3. Epub 2009 Mar 2. PMID: 19252508 Free PMC Article Similar articles Select item 19196058

A27. Percutaneous versus transurethral cystolithotripsy. Tugcu V, Polat H, Ozbay B, Gurbuz N, Eren GA, Tasci AI. J Endourol. 2009 Feb;23(2):237-41. doi: 10.1089/end.2008.0455. PMID: 19196058 Similar articles Select item 19025399

A28. Protective effect of a potent antioxidant, pomegranate juice, in the kidney of rats with nephrolithiasis induced by ethylene glycol. Tugcu V, Kemahli E, Ozbek E, Arinci YV, Uhri M, Erturkuner P, Metin G, Seckin I, Karaca C, Ipekoglu N, Altug T, Cekmen MB, Tasci AI. J Endourol. 2008 Dec;22(12):2723-31. doi: 10.1089/end.2008.0357. PMID: 19025399 Similar articles Select item 1894666

A29. Can lemon juice be an alternative to potassium citrate in the treatment of urinary calcium stones in patients with hypocitraturia? A prospective randomized study. Aras B, Kalfazade N, Tuğcu V, Kemahli E, Ozbay B, Polat H, Taşçi AI. Urol Res. 2008 Dec;36(6):313-7. doi: 10.1007/s00240-008-0152-6. Epub 2008 Oct 23. PMID: 18946667 Similar articles Select item 18613777

A30. Comparison of photoselective vaporization of the prostate and transurethral resection of the prostate: a prospective nonrandomized bicenter trial with 2-year follow-up. Tugcu V, Tasci AI, Sahin S, Zorluoglu F. J Endourol. 2008 Jul;22(7):1519-25. doi: 10.1089/end.2007.0321. PMID: 18613777 Similar articles Select item 18398694

A31. Percutaneous nephrolithotomy (PCNL) in patients with previous open stone surgery. Tugcu V, Su FE, Kalfazade N, Sahin S, Ozbay B, Tasci AI. Int Urol Nephrol. 2008;40(4):881-4. doi: 10.1007/s11255-008-9376-1. Epub 2008 Apr 9. PMID: 18398694 Similar articles Select item 18257671

A32. Rapid communication: photoselective vaporization of the prostate versus transurethral resection of the prostate for the large prostate: a prospective nonrandomized bicenter trial with 2-year follow-up. Tasci AI, Tugcu V, Sahin S, Zorluoglu F. J Endourol. 2008 Feb;22(2):347-53. doi: 10.1089/end.2007.0137. PMID: 18257671 Similar articles Select item 18025849

A33. Outcomes of 80 W KTP laser vaporization of the large prostate. Tugcu V, Tasci AI, Sahin S, Ordekci Y, Karakas OF, Zorluoglu F. Urol Int. 2007;79(4):316-20. PMID: 18025849 Similar articles Select item 17986285

A34. A single-nucleotide polymorphism in the matrix metalloproteinase-1 promoter enhances bladder cancer susceptibility. Tasci AI, Tugcu V, Ozbek E, Ozbay B, Simsek A, Koksal V. BJU Int. 2008 Feb;101(4):503-7. Epub 2007 Nov 6. PMID: 17986285 Free Article Similar articles Select item 17941794

A35. Rapid communication: protective effect of a nuclear factor kappaB inhibitor, pyrolidium dithiocarbamate, in the kidney of rats with nephrolithiasis induced by ethylene glycol. Tugcu V, Ozbek E, Kemahli E, Cekmen MB, Caner N, Somay A, Erturkuner P, Seckin I, Demir CG, Altug T, Tasci AI. J Endourol. 2007 Sep;21(9):1097-106. PMID: 17941794 Similar articles Select item 17899430

A36. Does stone dimension affect the effectiveness of ureteroscopic lithotripsy in distal ureteral stones? Tuğcu V, Taşci AI, Ozbek E, Aras B, Verim L, Gürkan L. Int Urol Nephrol. 2008;40(2):269-75. PMID: 17899430 Similar articles Select item 17628794

A37. Manganese superoxide dismutase (Mn-SOD) gene polymorphisms in urolithiasis. Tugcu V, Ozbek E, Aras B, Arisan S, Caskurlu T, Tasci AI. Urol Res. 2007 Oct;35(5):219-24. Epub 2007 Jul 13. PMID: 17628794 Similar articles Select item 17451338

A38. Combined treatment of iatrogenic rectourethral fistula with endoscopic fibrin glue application and clipping. Dolay K, Aras B, Tuğcu V, Ozbay B, Aygün E, Taşçi AI. J Endourol. 2007 Apr;21(4):433-6. PMID: 17451338 Similar articles Select item 17206896

A39. Primary ureteroscopy for distal-ureteral stones compared with ureteroscopy after failed extracorporeal lithotripsy. Tugcu V, Gürbüz G, Aras B, Gurkan L, Otunctemur A, Tasci AI. J Endourol. 2006 Dec;20(12):1025-9. PMID: 17206896 Similar articles Select item 17160655

A40. Bone mineral density measurement in patients with recurrent normocalciuric calcium stone disease. Tugcu V, Ozbek E, Aras B, Ozbay B, Islim F, Tasci AI. Urol Res. 2007 Feb;35(1):29-34. Epub 2006 Dec 12. PMID: 17160655 Similar articles Select item 17084960

A41. A placebo-controlled comparison of the efficiency of triple- and monotherapy in category III B chronic pelvic pain syndrome (CPPS). Tuğcu V, Taşçi AI, Fazlioğlu A, Gürbüz G, Ozbek E, Sahin S, Kurtuluş F, Cek M. Eur Urol. 2007 Apr;51(4):1113-7; discussion 1118. Epub 2006 Oct 17. PMID: 17084960 Similar articles Select item 16925772

A42. Selective nuclear factor kappa-B inhibitors, pyrolidium dithiocarbamate and sulfasalazine, prevent the nephrotoxicity induced by gentamicin. Tugcu V, Ozbek E, Tasci AI, Kemahli E, Somay A, Bas M, Karaca C, Altug T, Cekmen MB, Ozdogan HK. BJU Int. 2006 Sep;98(3):680-6. PMID: 16925772 Free Article Similar articles Select item 16135396

A43. Short term outcomes of high power (80 W) potassium-titanyl-phosphate laser vaporization of the prostate. Volkan T, Ihsan TA, Yilmaz O, Emin O, Selcuk S, Koray K, Bedi O. Eur Urol. 2005 Oct;48(4):608-13. PMID: 16135396 Similar articles

B1. Tuğcu V, Tascı A.I, Gurbuz G, Gürkan L, Gönen M, Ötünçtemur A., “Is failed shockwave lithotripsy a limiting factor for ureteroscopic lithotripsy?” , Poster presentation , 4th eULIS Symposium (11th European Symposium on Urolithiasis) Coburg, Germany, June 16-18, 2005

B2. Tuğcu V, Tascı A.I, Fazlıoğlu A, Gurbuz G, Ötünçtemur A, Ozbek E, Çek M, “Comparıson of the efficiency of triple and monotherapy in category IIIB Chronic Pelvic Pain Syndrome(CPPS)”, Poster presentation, 20 th Congress of the European Association of Urology; 16-19 March 2005 , Istanbul/Turkey, Abstract #374.

B3. Tuğcu V, Ozbek E, Tascı A I ,Somay A , Baş M ,Karaca C, Altuğ T, “Selective Nuclear Factor Kappa B Inhıbıtors, Pyrolidium Dithioarbamate and Sulfasalazine, Prevents the Nephrotoxicity Induced by Gentamicin”, Poster presentation , 20 th Congress of the European Association of Urology; 16-19 March 2005 , Istanbul/Turkey, Abstract #376

B4. Volkan Tugcu, Emin Ozbek, A. Ihsan Tasci, , Eray Kemahli, Adnan Somay, Pelin Erturkuner, Ismail Seckin , Tuncay Altug, “Ethylene Glycol Stimulates Inducible Nitric Oxide Synthase (I NOS) Activity Through Nuclear Factor Kappa B (Nfκb) Activation In Rat Kidney”, Moderated poster, 23rd World Congress on Endourology & SWL” August 23–26, 2005. Amsterdam, The Netherlands # MP02-15

B5. Volkan T, Ihsan TA, Yilmaz O, Emin O, Selcuk S, Koray K, Bedi O, “Short term outcomes of high power (80 W) potassium-titanyl-phosphate laser vaporization of the prostate”, Poster presentation, 23rd World Congress on Endourology & SWL August 23–26, 2005. Amsterdam, The Netherlands # MP02-15

B6. Kireci S, Ozbek E, Ötünçtemur A, Ozcan L, Somay A , Tuğcu V, Tascı A.I, “Efficacy of Selective Nuclear Factor Kappa B Inhıbıtors, Pyrolidium Dithioarbamate, To Prevent on Urethral Stricture Formation in Rats”, Poster presentation , 21 th Congress of the European Association of Urology; 5-8 April 2006; Paris/France, Abstract #146.

B7. Karataş O.F, Tascı A I, Tugcu V, “Erectil Functions in BPH Patients After Photoselective Vaporization of the Laser Surgery”, Poster presentation , 21 th Congress of the European Association of Urology; 5-8 April 2006; Paris / France, Abstract #997

B8. Volkan Tugcu, Emin Ozbek, Volkan Arinc, Tuncay Altug, Ismail Seckin, Ali Ihsan Tasci, “Beneficial Effects Of Pomegranate Juice On Ethylene Glycol (EG) Induced Crystal Deposition”, 24th World Congress of Endourology, WCE 2006, August 17-20, Cleveland, Ohio

B9. Volkan Tugcu, Emin Ozbek, Muzaffer Bas, Bedi Ozbay, Abdulmuttalib Simsek, Ali I Tasci, “Preventive Effects Of Nuclear Factor Kappa B Inhibitor, Pyrolidium Dithiocarbamate, In Shock-wave Lithotripsy Induced Renal Injury In Rat Kidney”, AUA 2007 Annual Meeting, May 19-24, Anaheim, CA

B10. Emin Ozbek, Volkan Tugcu, Kahraman Ozturk, Abdulmuttalib Simsek, Adnan Somay, Ali Ihsan Tasci, Gokhan Metin, “Regular Exercise Increases Penile Endothelial And Neuronal Nitric Oxide Synthase Activity In Aged Rat Penis”, AUA 2007 Annual Meeting, May 19-24, Anaheim, CA

B11. Volkan Tugcu, Muzaffer Bas, Emin Ozbek, Eray Kemahli, Mehmet Uhri, Ali Ihsan Tasci, “Curcumin Prevents Shock-wave Lithotripsy-Induced Renal Injury Through Inhibition Of Nuclear Factor Kappa B And Inducible Nitric Oxide Synthase Activity In Rats”, 5th eULIS Symposium, 4-7 July 2007, Lisbon/Cascais, Portugal

B12. E.Can Polat, Abdulmuttalip Simsek, Emin Ozbek, Levent Ozcan, Mesut Cilli, Volkan Tugcu, Y.Ozlem Ilbey, Volkan Arinc, Adnan Somay, A.Ihsan Tasci, “Pomegranate Juice Prevents Ethylene Glycol Induced Urolithiasis Through Inhibition Of Nuclear Factor Kappa B And p38 Mitogene Activated Protein Kinase Signaling Pathways In Rat Kidneys”, 5th eULIS Symposium, 4-7 July 2007, Lisbon/Cascais, Portugal

B13. Abdulmuttalip Simsek, E.Can Polat, Emin Ozbek, Levent Ozcan, Mesut Cilli, Y.Ozlem Ilbey, Volkan Tugcu, A.Ihsan Tasci, Adnan Somay, “Inhibition Of Nuclear Factor Kappa B (NF?B) And Mitogene Activated Protein Kinase C Activities In Rat Kidney By Selective Nuclear Factor Kappa B Inhibitor, Pyrolidium Dithiocarbamate, In Ethylene Glycol Induced Urolithiasis”, 5th eULIS Symposium, 4-7 July 2007, Lisbon/Cascais, Portugal

B14. Tibet Erdogru, Ahmet Tefekli, Volkan Tugcu, Ali Tasci, Ahmet Muslumanoglu, Mehmet Baykara, “Results of A Multi-center Trail In 316 Patients Managed With Laparoscopic Radical Prostatectomy After A Standardized Long-term Laparoscopy Training Program”, 26th World Congress of Endourology & SWL, November 30- December 3, WCE 2008, Shangai, P.R.China

B15. Tibet Erdogru, Bulent Oktay, Ahmet Tefekli, Volkan Tugcu, Ali Ihsan Tasci, Ahmet Yaser Muslumanoglu, Hakan Vuruskan, Mehmet Baykara, “The Results Of Laparoscopic Radical Prostatectomy In Turkey With The First Multi-institutional Database”, 26th World Congress of Endourology & SWL, November 30- December 3, WCE 2008, Shangai, P.R.China

B16. Aras, N. Kalfazade, V. Tugcu, E. Kemahli, H. Polat, B. Ozbay, A.I. Tasci, “Can Lemon Juice Be An Alternative To Potassium Citrate In The Treatment Of Urinary Calcium Stones In Patients With Hypocitraturia?”, 23rd Annual EAU Congress, 26-29 March 2008, Milan, Italy.

B17. V.Tugcu, F.E.Su, N.Kalfazade, S.Sahin, B.Ozbay, A.Tasci, “Percutaneous Nephrolithotomy (PCNL) In Patients With Previous Open Stone Surgery”, Urol Res. 2008 August; 36: 157-232 11th International Symposium on Urolithiasis 2-5 September 2008, Nice, France

B18. B.Ozbay, V.Tugcu, B.Aras, E.Ozbek, A.I.Tasci, “Effect Potassium Citrate Treatment On Bone Mineral Density In Patients With Idiopathic Recurrent Calcium Oxalate Urolithiasis”, Urol Res. 2008 August; 36: 157-232 11th International Symposium on Urolithiasis 2-5 September 2008, Nice, France

B19. Tugcu V, Polat H, Ozbay B, Gurbuz N, Eren G, Tasci A.I., “ Comparison Of Percutaneous And Transurethral Cystolithotripsy Performed During Simultaneous Transurethral Prostate Resection In Patients With Prostate Hyperplasia And Large Vesical Calculi”, 24th Annual EAU Congress, 17-21 March 2009, Stockholm, Sweden

D1. M.Gönen, G. Gürbüz, V.Tugcu, S. Resim, T. Sahinkanat, “İmpakte Distal Üreter Taşlarında Pnömatik Lithotripsinin Başarısı”, Türk Üroloji Dergisi 2003; 29(2):193-197

D2. V. Tuğcu , M. Yetkin, S. Karadağ, N. S. Emir, E. Özbek, A.İ.Taşçı, “ Hipospadias Cerrahisinde Kaudal Blok”, Türk Üroloji Dergisi 2005 Haziran; 31(2): 220-224

D3. V Tuğcu , A.İ.Taşçı, E. Özbek, M. Baş, B. Özbay, B. Gündüz, B. Erhan, “Remisyon dönemindeki Multipl Skleroz (MS) Hastalarında Ürodinamik Bulgular”, Yeni Üroloji Dergisi 2005, 1 (1): 25-29

D4. E. Güner, V Tuğcu, E. Kemahlı, A.İhsan Taşçı , T. Seymen, M.Baş, “Primer Enürezis Nokturnalı Adölesan ve Yetişkin Hastalarda Ürodinamik Bulgular”, Bakırköy Tıp Dergisi 2005; 1: 29-32

D5. Volkan Tuğcu, Ali İhsan Taşçı, Ademo Fazlıoğlu, Alper Ödünçtemur, Emin Özbek, Mete Çek, “Kronik Pelvik Ağrı Sendromunda Tekli Ve Üçlü Tedavinin Etkinliğinin Karşılaştırılması“, Türk Üroloji Dergisi 2006 Eylül: 32(3): 393-397

D6. Volkan Tuğcu, Ali İhsan Taşçı, Fuat Ernis Su, “Perkütan Nefrolitotomi Deneyimlerimiz“, Bakırköy Tıp Dergisi 2006, 2(2):59-62

D7. Volkan Tuğcu, Selçuk Şahin, Bedi Özbay, Muzaffer Baş, Serdar Karadağ, Bekir Aras, Ali İhsan Taşçı, “Böbrek Yaralanması Olan Hastalarda Klinik Yaklaşımımız“, Bakırköy Tıp Dergisi 2006, 2(3): 97-100

D8. Volkan Tuğcu, Gökhan Gürbüz, Bekir Aras, Şaban Mimaroğlu, Ali İhsan Taşçı, “Çoklu Distal Üreter Taşlı Hastalarda Üreteroskopik Pnömatik Litotripsinin Etkinliği“, Üroloji Bülteni 2006, 17(3): 121-124

D9. Bedi Özbay, Eray Kemahlı, Volkan Tuğcu, Ali İhsan Taşçı, “Testis Seminomu Sonrası Radyoterapiye Bağlı Gelişen Fibrosarkom Olgusu“, Bakırköy Tıp Dergisi 2007, 3:81-83

D10. Volkan Tuğcu, Fuat Ernis Su, Ekrem Güner, Ali İhsan Taşçı, “ Pelvis Taşlarında Açık Operasyon Ve Perkütan Nefrolitotomi Yönteminin Karşılaştırılması“, Bakırköy Tıp Dergisi 2008, 4:156-159

D11. Volkan Tuğcu, Hakan Polat, Selçuk Şahin, Alper Bitkin, Gülay Eren, Ali İhsan Taşçı, “Laparoskopik Radikal Prostatektomi (Heilbronn Tekniği): İlk Sonuçlarımız“, Türk Üroloji Dergisi 2008 Aralık; 34(4): 413-418

D12. Ali İhsan Taşçı, Volkan Tuğcu, Selçuk Şahin, İbrahim Orkunt Ayaz, Olcay Çiçekler, Fatih Zorluoğlu, “Antikoagülan Tedavi Alan Erkeklerde Fotoselektif Lazer Vaporizasyon Prostatektomi“, Türk Üroloji Dergisi 2008 Mart: 34(1): 68-73

D13. Gülay Eren, Betül Kozanhan, Oya Hergünsel, Güray Demir, Zafer Çukurova, Volkan Tugcu, Ali İhsan Taşçı, “Laparoskopik Nefrektomi Yapılan Wolff-Parkinson-White Sendromlu Hastada Anestezik Yaklaşımımız“, Türkiye Klinikleri J Anest Reanim 2008, 6:103-108

D14. Tugcu V, “Vaka tartışması: ESWL dirençli impakte proksimal üreter taşında laparoskopik retroperitoneal üreterolitotomi”, Endoüroloji Bülteni, Aralık 2008, Sayı 4

E1. E. Güner, V Tuğcu, E. Kemahlı, A.İhsan Taşçı ,T. Seymen, M.Baş, “Primer Enürezis Nokturnalı Adölesan ve Yetişkin Hastalarda Ürodinamik Bulgular”, Poster sunumu , 18. Türk Üroloji Kongresi; 2-7 Aralık 2004; Antalya / Turkey, Abstract #381

E2. V Tuğcu , A.İ.Taşçı, E. Özbek, M. Baş, B. Özbay, B. Gündüz, B. Erhan, “Remisyon Dönemindeki Multipl Skleroz (MS) Hastalarında Ürodinamik Bulgular”, Poster sunumu, 18. Türk Üroloji Kongresi; 2-7 Aralık 2004; Antalya / Turkey. Abstract #379

E3. Volkan T, Ihsan TA, Yilmaz O, Emin O, Selcuk S, Koray K, “Fotoselektif Vaporizasyonun PSA Üzerine Etkisi”, Poster sunumu, 18. Türk Üroloji Kongresi; 2-7 Aralık 2004; Antalya / Turkey, Abstract #SP-80

E4. V. Tuğcu , M. Yetkin, S. Karadağ, N. S. Emir, E. Özbek, A.İ.Taşçı, “Hipospadias Cerrahisinde Kaudal Blok”, Poster sunumu, 18. Türk Üroloji Kongresi; 2-7 Aralık 2004; Antalya / Turkey, Abstract #SP-106

E5. V.Tugcu, D.Şahin, E.Özbek, E.Kemahli, H.I.Cam, B.Ozbay, A.I.Tasci, “Primer Prematür Ejekülasyon Tedavisinde Sertralin Hidroklorid Tek Kör Kontrollü Plasebo ve Seks Terapisinin Karşılaştırılması”, 6.Ulusal Androloji Kongresi, 8-11 Haziran 2005, İzmir

E6. V.Tugcu, E.Özbek, A.I.Tasci, S.Sahin, M.Bas, M.Uhri, “Deneysel Rat Varikoselinde Artmış İnducible Nitrik Oksit Sentetaz (iNOS) Ve Nükleer Faktör Kappa B (NFκB) Ekspresyonu”, 6.Ulusal Androloji Kongresi, 8-11 Haziran 2005, İzmir

E7. Tuğcu Volkan, Güner Ekrem, Şahin Selçuk, Kemahlı Eray, Taşcı Ali İhsan Modifiye Damar Kontrollü Laparoskopik Retroperitoneal Parsiyel Nefrektomi”, 7.Ulusal Endoüroloji Kongresi-Eylül 9-12.2007 İzmir/Türkiye

E8. Tuğcu Volkan, Taşçı Ali İhsan, Polat Hakan, Gürbüz Necati, Kemahlı Eray, Güner Ekrem “Transüretral Prostat Rezeksiyonu Sonrası Laparoskopik Radikal Prostatektomi”, 7.Ulusal Endoüroloji Kongresi-Eylül 9-12.2007 İzmir/Türkiye

E9. Tuğcu Volkan, Taşçı Ali İhsan, Polat Hakan, Şahin Selçuk, Özbay Bedi, Kemahlı Eray “Bir Eğitim Hastanesinde Ekstraperitoneal Laparoskopik Radikal Prostatektomi”, 7.Ulusal Endoüroloji Kongresi-Eylül 9-12.2007 İzmir/Türkiye

E10. Tuğcu Volkan, Taşçı Ali İhsan, Kalfazade Nadir, “Aberan Damara Bağlı UPK Darlığında Retroperitoneal Laparoskopik Piyeloplasti”, 7.Ulusal Endoüroloji Kongresi-Eylül 9-12.2007 İzmir/Türkiye

E11. Tuğcu Volkan, Aras Bekir, Polat Hakan, Şahin selçuk, Eren Gülay, Taşçı Ali İhsan, “Başarısız SWL Olan Hastalarda Laparoskopik Üreterolitotomi Deneyimlerimiz”, 7.Ulusal Endoüroloji Kongresi-Eylül 9-12.2007 İzmir/Türkiye

E12. Taşçı Ali İhsan, Tuğcu Volkan, Şahin Selçuk, Zorluoğlu Fatih, “Prostat Boyutları Büyük Olan Hastalarda TURP ile Fotoselektif Vaporizasyonun Karşılaştırılması: İki Merkezli Prospektif Non-randomize Çalışma, 2 Senelik Takip”, 7.Ulusal Endoüroloji Kongresi-Eylül 9-12.2007 İzmir/Türkiye

E13. Taşçı Ali İhsan, Tuğcu Volkan, Şahin Selçuk, Zorluoğlu Fatih, “Antikoagülan Tedavi Alan Erkeklerde Fotoselektif Lazer Vaporizasyon Prostatektomi”, 7.Ulusal Endoüroloji Kongresi-Eylül 9-12.2007 İzmir/Türkiye

E14. Ali Ihsan Tasci, Volkan Tugcu, Emin Ozbek, Bedi Ozbay, Abdulmuttalip Simsek, Vedat Koksal, “Matriks Metalloproteinaz-1 Promoter’da Tek Nükleotid Polimorfizmi, Mesane Kanseri Riskini Arttırır”, 8. Ankara Üroonkoloji Kursu, 28 Kasım-2 Aralık 2007, Sheraton Otel & Convention Center, Ankara

E15. Tuğcu Volkan, Polat Hakan, Şahin Selçuk, Aras Bekir, Eren Gülay, Taşçı Ali İhsan, “Laparoskopik Ekstraperitoneal Radikal Prostatektomi Deneyimlerimiz”, 7.Ulusal Endoüroloji Kongresi-Eylül 9-12.2007 İzmir/Türkiye

E16. Tugcu Volkan, Sahin Selcuk, Gurbuz Necati, Eren Gulay, Ozbay Bedi, Tasci Ali Ihsan”, Retroperitoneal Laparoskopik Basit Nefrektomi”, 7.Ulusal Endoüroloji Kongresi, 9-12 Eylül 2007, Çeşme Sheraton Hotel, İzmir

E17. Tugcu Volkan, Sahin Selcuk, Kemahli Eray, Aras Bekir, Eren Gulay, Tasci Ali Ihsan”, Üç Port Girişli Laparoskopik Retroperitoneal Piyelolitotomi, 7.Ulusal Endoüroloji Kongresi, 9-12 Eylül 2007, Çeşme Sheraton Hotel, İzmir

E18. Bekir Aras, Volkan Tuğcu, Gülay Aşık Eren, Bircan Mutlu, Emin Özbek, Ali İhsan Taşçı, “Streptozosin İle Diyabetik Nefropati Oluşturulan Ratlarda NF-Kappa B İnhibitörü Pyrolidium Dithiocarbamate’ın (PDTC) Koruyucu Etkisi”, 20.Ulusal Üroloji Kongresi, 1-6 Kasım 2008, Antalya

E19. Ahmet Ayaz, İrem Uzonur, Emin Özbek, Nizamettin Bayyurt, Yusuf Özlem İlbey, Abdulmuttalip Şimşek, Volkan Tuğcu, Ali İhsan Taşçı, “İnvaziv Mesane Kanserlerinde NAT2, GSTM1 Ve GSTT1 Gen Polimorfizmi”, 20.Ulusal Üroloji Kongresi, 1-6 Kasım 2008, Antalya

E20. Volkan Tuğcu, Hakan Polat, Selçuk Şahin, Fuat Ernis Su, Gülay Aşık Eren, Ali İhsan Taşçı, “Laparoskopik Ekstraperitoneal Radikal Prostatektomi: İlk 50 Vaka”, 20.Ulusal Üroloji Kongresi, 1-6 Kasım 2008, Antalya

E21. Hakan Polat, Volkan Tuğcu, Fuat Ernis Su, Bedi Özbay, Ali İhsan Taşçı, “Laparoskopik Retroperitoneal Üreterolitotomi Deneyimlerimiz”, 20.Ulusal Üroloji Kongresi, 1-6 Kasım 2008, Antalya

E22. Volkan Tuğcu, Bedi Özbay, Fuat Ernis Su, Hakan Polat, Ali İhsan Taşçı, “Ekstraperitoneal Laparoskopik Retrograd Radikal Prostatektomi”, 20.Ulusal Üroloji Kongresi, 1-6 Kasım 2008, Antalya

E23. Selim Taş, Serdar Karadağ, Volkan Tuğcu, Fuat Ernis Su, Hakan Polat, Ali İhsan Taşçı, “Kategori IIIB Kronik Pelvik Ağrı Sendromlu Hastalarda Akupunktur Tedavisinin Etkinliği”, 20.Ulusal Üroloji Kongresi, 1-6 Kasım 2008, Antalya

E24. Ali İhsan Taşçı, Volkan Tuğcu, Fuat Ernis Su, Hakan Polat, Necati Gürbüz, “Laparoskopik Ekstraperitoneal Antegrad Radikal Prostatektomi”, 20.Ulusal Üroloji Kongresi, 1-6 Kasım 2008, Antalya

E25. Volkan Tuğcu, Ali İhsan Taşçı, Fuat Ernis Su, Hakan Polat, Bekir Aras, “Laparoskopik Retroperitoneal Kitle Eksizyonu”, 20.Ulusal Üroloji Kongresi, 1-6 Kasım 2008, Antalya

F1. Volkan Tugcu, Ali İhsan Taşçı, “Bölüm 11: Üriner Sistem Taş Hastalarında Laboratuvar Değerlendirme”, Müslümanoğlu AY, Esen T, Tefekli A; Üriner Sistem Taş Hastalığı, Nobel Tıp Kitabevi, İstanbul, 2007

Considerable previous cases

He developed his own robotic surgical operation method called “Tuğcu Bakırköy Technique” and entered the World Medical Literature.

The article titled “Chronic Prostatitis” in European Journal of Urology, which is the highest impact value in Urology journals, was selected for CME, 2007.

Provincial Health Directorate of Istanbul Governorship appreciation certificate for great efforts, 2007 and 2008.

Journal of Endourology 2008-2009 “The Best Research Paper” in the American Urology Magazine.

“Best Video” Award for Uro-oncology Congress of Eurasia, 2010.

Certificate of Appreciation by Bakırköy District Governorship, 2010.

European Urology Congress “Best Poster” award, France, 2012.

Ministry of Health – Physician of the Year Award, 2016.

“Best Video” award at the International Symposium on Robotic Surgery and New Technologies in Prostate Cancer, 2018.

Trained Turkish and foreign 80 Urology specialists in the field of Robotic and Laparoscopic Surgery.

He has organized 11 Swine Model Courses for the training of urologists.

Laparoscopy Training, Heillborn/Heidelberg University, Germany, 2006.

The street in Pamukova in which he was born has been named after him.

80 scientific publications published in international journals.

50 scientific publications published in national journals.

185 papers presented at national congresses, 45 papers presented at international congresses.

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