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Name and Sirname:
İlhan İnci
Place of birth and date:  Sivrihisar, 06-02-1964
Social status:   Married, 2 kids
Academic Title: Associate Professor
Address (work):  Zürich University School of Medicine Department of Thoracic Surgery Raemistrasse 100 CH-8091 Zürich
Tel: +41 44 2558802
Fax:
+41 44 2558805
e-mail:
ilhan.inci@usz.ch

EDUCATION AND ACADEMIC CAREER

High school: Bornova Anadolu Lisesi, İzmir ( 1979 – 1982 )
University (Medical school): Ege University School of Medicine, İzmir ( 1982 – 1988 )
Residency (thoracic surgery): Dicle University School of Medicine , Diyarbakır ( 1989 –1993)
Thoracic surgeon (consultant): Dicle University School of Medicine,  Diyarbakır (1993 – 1995)
Assistant Professor: Dicle University School of Medicine, Diyarbakır (1995 – 1997 )
Assistant Professor: Adnan Menderes University, School of Medicine, Aydın (1997-1999)
Research Fellow: University of Zurich, Div. of Thoracic Surgery, Zurich
(1999-2001)
Associate Professor: Adnan Menderes University, School of Medicine, Aydın ( 2002- 2005)
Swiss Federal Diploma of Medicine (2010)
Transplant Fellow- Staff Surgeon : University of Zurich, Div. of Thoracic Surgery, Zurich (2005 -  )
Habilitation  (Privat Dozent): University of Zurich (2011)

COURSES

  • Course of Microsurgical Techniques; Research laboratory of the Neurosurgical Clinic of the University of Zurich (06 – 10/September/1999)
  • Thoracic Surgery Research Laboratory; Toronto General Hospital (January 10 – February 4, 2000)
  • Introductory Course In Laboratory Animal Medicine; Institut für Labortierkunde,  University of Zurich  (20 – 24 March 2000)
  • LTK Modul 2: Training for Persons Resposible for Directing Animal Experiments (December 2005)

PREVIOUS STUDIES GRANTED:
Inci I, Weder W. Ex vivo evaluation and resuscitation of human donor lungs rejected for transplantation.

(Supported by Lungenliga Zürich - 2011)

Inci I, Weder W. Reconditioning of category 3 non-heart beating donor lungs insulted to gastric aspiration:  Utilization of ex vivo lung perfusion system.
(Supported by Lungenliga Zürich - 2010)

Inci I, MD, B. Erne, MD, S. Arni, PhD, W. Jungraithmayr, MD, D. Inci, MD, S. Hillinger, MD, P. Vogt, MD, B. Leskosek, and W Weder, MD. Prevention of primary graft dysfunction in lung transplantation by N-Acetylcysteine after prolonged cold ischemia. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2010 Nov; 29(11):1293-301.

(Supported by Lungenliga Zürich)

Inci I, Ampollini L, Arni S, Jungraithmayr W, Inci D, Hillinger S, Leskosek B,Vogt P, Weder W. Ex vivo reconditioning of marginal donor lungs injured by acid aspiration.J Heart Lung Transplant. 2008 Nov;27(11):1229-36.

(Supported by Karitative Stiftung)

Inci I, Arni S, Inci D, Zhai W, Hillinger S, Leskosek B, Vogt P, Weder W.Impact of topical cooling solution and prediction of pulmonary graft viability  from non-heart-beating donors. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2008 Sep;27(9):1016-22.

(Supported by Karitative Stiftung)

Inci I, Zhai W, Arni S, Hillinger S, Vogt P, Weder W. N-acetylcysteine attenuates lung ischemia-reperfusion injury after lung transplantation. Ann Thorac Surg. 2007 Jul;84(1):240-6; discussion 246.

(Supported by Lungenliga Zürich)

Inci I, Dutly A, Rousson V, Boehler A, Weder W. Trimetazidine protects the energy status after ischemia and reduces reperfusion injury in a rat single-lung transplant model. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2001;122(6):1155-1161.

(Supported by Olga Mayenfisch Foundation) 

Inci I, Inci D, Dutly A, Boehler A, Weder W. Melatonin attenuates posttransplant lung ischemia-reperfusion injury. Ann Thorac Surg 2002;73:220-5.

(Supported by Hartmann Müller Foundation, Zurich)

Inci, I., A. Dutly, D. Inci, A. Boehler, and W. Weder, “Recipient treatment with trimetazidine improves graft function and and protects the energy status after lung transplantation,” J Heart Lung Transplant 2001;20:1115-1122.

(Supported by Olga Mayenfisch Foundation)

MEMBERSHIP

  • European Society of Thoracic Surgeons  (ESTS)
  • International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation (ISHLT)
  • Swiss Medical Association (FMH)
  • Turkish Medical Asociation
  • Turkish Society of Cardiovascular Surgery
  • Turkish Society of Thoracic Surgery

PUBLICATION LIST

  1. Inci I, Schuurmans, Kestenholz P, Schneiter D, et al. Long-term outcomes of bilateral lobar lung transplantation. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2012.
  2. Inci I, Hillinger s, Arni S, et al. Surfactant improves graft function after gastric acid induced lung damage in lung transplantation. Ann Thorac Surg 2012.
  3. Erne B, Jungraithmayr W, Buschmann J, Arni S, Weder W, and Inci I. Effect of N-Acetylcysteine on acute allograft rejection after rat lung transplantation. Ann Thorac Surg 2012
  4. Schneiter D, Tomaszek S, Kestenholz P, Hillinger S, Opitz I, Inci I, Weder W. Minimally invasive resection of thymomas with the da Vinci(R) Surgical System. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2012.
  5. Hofer M, Schmid C, Benden C, Speich R, Inci I, Weder W, Boehler A. Diabetes mellitus and survival in cystic fibrosis patients after lung transplantation. J Cyst Fibros. 2012; 11:131-6.
  6. von Boehmer L, Draenert A, Jungraithmayr W, Inci I, Niklaus S, Boehler A, Hofer M, Stahel R, Soltermann A, van den Broek M, Weder W, Knuth A. Immunosuppression and lung cancer of donor origin after bilateral lung transplantation. Lung Cancer. 2012;76:118-22.
  7. Meerwein C, Korom S, Arni S, Inci I, Weder W, Jungraithmayr W. The effect of low-dose continuous erythropoietin receptor activator in an experimental model of acute Cyclosporine A induced renal injury. Eur J Pharmacol. 2011; 5;671:113-9.
  8. Inci I, Stanimirov O, Benden C, Kestenholz P, Hofer M, Boehler A, Weder W. Lung transplantation for cystic fibrosis: a single center experience of 100 consecutive cases. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2011 Jul 27.
  9. Langhammer B, Inci I, Weder W. Impact of surgical intervention in the treatment of pulmonary tuberculosis. Ther Umsch. 2011;68:407-410.
  10. Draenert A, Marquardt K, Inci I, Soltermann A, Weder W, Jungraithmayr W. Ischaemia-reperfusion injury in orthotopic mouse lung transplants - a scanning electron microscopy study. Int J Exp Pathol. 2011;92:18-25.
  11. Inci I, Arni S, Acevedo C, Jungraithmayr W, Inci D, Vogt P, Weder W. Surfactant alterations following donation after cardiac death donor lungs. Transpl Int. 2011 Jan;24(1):78-84.
  12. Inci I, Erne B, Arni S, Jungraithmayr W, Inci D, Hillinger S, Vogt P, Leskosek B, Weder W. Prevention of primary graft dysfunction in lung transplantation by N-acetylcysteine after prolonged cold ischemia. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2010 Nov; 29(11):1293-301.
  13. Inci I, Weder W. Airway complications after lung transplantation can be avoided without bronchial  artery revascularization. Curr Opin Organ Transplant. 2010 Oct; 15(5):578-81.
  14. Inci I, Irani S, Kestenholz P, Benden C, Boehler A, Weder W. Donor predicted post-operative forced expiratory volume in one second predicts recipients' best forced expiratory volume in one second following size-reduced lung transplantation. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2010 Jun 24.
  15. Benden C, Inci I, Weder W, Boehler A. Size-reduced lung transplantation in children--an option worth to consider! Pediatr Transplant. 2010 Jun;14(4):529-33.
  16. Jungraithmayr W, De Meester I, Matheeussen V, Inci I, Augustyns K, Scharpé S,Weder W, Korom S. Inhibition of CD26/DPP IV attenuates ischemia/reperfusion injury in orthotopic mouse lung transplants: the pivotal role of vasoactive intestinal peptide. Peptides. 2010 Apr; 31(4):585-91.
  17. Jungraithmayr W, Vogt P, Inci I, Hillinger S, Arni S, Passlick B, Korom S,Weder W. A model of chronic lung allograft rejection in the rat. Eur Respir J.2009 Oct 20.
  18. Jungraithmayr W, Oberreiter B, De Meester I, Wiedl T, Inci I, Bain M, Augustyns K, Hillinger S, Scharpé S, Weder W, Korom S. The effect of organ-specific CD26/DPP IV enzymatic activity inhibitor-preconditioning on acute pulmonary allograft rejection. Transplantation. 2009 Aug 27;88(4):478-85.
  19. Jungraithmayr W, Inci I, Bain M, Hillinger S, Korom S, Weder W. Distribution of macrophages and T cells in syngrafts and allografts after experimental rat lung transplantation. Immunobiology. 2009 May 18.
  20. Zhai W, Jungraithmayr W, De Meester I, Inci I, Augustyns K, Arni S, Hillinger S, Scharpé S, Weder W, Korom S. Primary graft dysfunction in lung transplantation: the role of CD26/dipeptidylpeptidase IV and vasoactive intestinal peptide. Transplantation. 2009 Apr 27;87(8):1140-6.
  21. Hofer M, Benden C, Inci I, Schmid C, Irani S, Speich R, Weder W, Boehler A. True survival benefit of lung transplantation for cystic fibrosis patients: the Zurich experience. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2009 Apr;28(4):334-9.
  22. Weder W, Inci I, Korom S, Kestenholz PB, Hillinger S, Eich C, Irani S, Lardinois D. Airway complications after lung transplantation: risk factors, prevention and outcome. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2009; 35 (Feb): 293-298.
  23. Inci I, Ampollini L, Arni S, Jungraithmayr W, Inci D, Hillinger S, Leskosek B,Vogt P, Weder W. Ex vivo reconditioning of marginal donor lungs injured by acid aspiration.J Heart Lung Transplant. 2008 Nov;27(11):1229-36.
  24. Inci I, Arni S, Inci D, Zhai W, Hillinger S, Leskosek B, Vogt P, Weder W.Impact of topical cooling solution and prediction of pulmonary graft viability  from non-heart-beating donors. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2008 Sep;27(9):1016-22.
  25. Zhai W, Ge J, Inci I, Hillinger S, Markus C, Korom S, Weder W. Simplified rat lung transplantation by using a modified cuff technique. J Invest Surg. 2008 21(1):33-7.
  26. Inci I, Zhai W, Arni S, Inci D, Hillinger S, Lardinois D, Vogt P and Weder W. Fibrinolytic treatment improves the quality of lungs retrieved from non-heart-beating donors. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2007;26:1054-60.
  27. Inci I, Zhai W, Arni S, Hillinger S, Vogt P, Weder W.N-acetylcysteine attenuates lung ischemia-reperfusion injury after lung transplantation. Ann Thorac Surg. 2007 Jul;84(1):240-6.
  28. Zhai W, Cardell M, De Meester I, Augustyns K, Hillinger S, Inci I, Arni S,Jungraithmayr W, Scharpe S, Weder W, Korom S. Intragraft DPP IV inhibition attenuates post-transplant pulmonary ischemia/reperfusion injury after extended ischemia.J Heart Lung Transplant. 2007 Feb;26(2):174-80.
  29. Sen S, Dişçigil B, Boga M, Ozkisacik E, Inci I. Thoracic outlet syndrome with right subclavian artery dilatation in a child- transaxillary resection of the pediatric cervical rib.Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2007 Aug;55(5):339-41.
  30. Zhai W, Cardell M, De Meester I, Augustyns K, Hillinger S, Inci I, Arni S,Jungraithmayr W, Scharpe S, Weder W, Korom S. Ischemia/Reperfusion Injury: The Role of CD26/Dipeptidyl-Peptidase-IV-Inhibition in Lung Transplantation. Transplant Proc. 2006 Dec; 38 (10):3369-71.
  31. Kir A, Inci I, Torun T, Atasalihi A, Tahaoglu K. Adjuvant resectional surgery improves cure rates in multi-drug resistant tuberculosis. J Thorac Cardivasc Surg 2006;131(3):693-6.
  32. Jung FJ, Yang L, Harter L, Inci I, Schneiter D, Lardinois D, Keel M, Weder W, Korom S. Melatonin in vivo prolongs cardiac allograft survival in rats. J Pineal Res. 2004 Aug;37(1):36-41.
  33. Özçelik C, Inci I, Nizam Ö, Onat S. Intrapleural fibrinolytic treatment of multiloculated postpneumonic pediatric empyemas. Ann Thorac Surg 2003;76;1849-53.
  34. Dutly AE, Inci I, Hillinger S, Zalunardo M, Gasper A, Rousson V, Seifert B, Weder W. Normal gas exchange after 30-h ischemia and tratment with phosphodiesterase inhibitor PDI747. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 2003;24:594-600.
  35. Dutly AE, Gaspert A, Inci I, Schneiter D, Korom S, Weder W. The influence of rapamycin-derivate SDZ RAD on the healing of airway anastomosis. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 2003;24:154-158.
  36. Inci I., D. İnci, A. Dutly, A. Boehler, and W. Weder. Melatonin attenuates posttransplant lung ischemia-reperfusion injury. Ann Thorac Surg 2002;73: 220-225.
  37. Schneiter, D., P. Cassina, S. Korom, Inci I, M. Al-Abdullatif, A. Dutly, P. Kestenholz, W. Weder, “Accelerated treatment for early and late postpneumonectomy empyema,” Ann Thorac Surg 2001; 72:1668-1172. 
  38. Inci I, A. Dutly, V. Rousson, A. Boehler, and W. Weder. Trimetazidine protects the energy status after ischemia and reduces reperfusion injury in a rat single-lung transplant model. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg,  2001:122(6);1155-1161.
  39. Weber, A., U. Stammberger, Inci I, R. A. Schmid, A. Dutly, and W. Weder. Thoracoscopic lobectomy for benign disease-a single centre study on 64 cases. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg, 2001:20;443-448.
  40. Inci I., A. Dutly, D. İnci, A. Boehler, and W. Weder. Recipient treatment with trimetazidine improves graft function and and protects the energy status after lung transplantation. J Heart Lung Transplant 2001; 20; 1115-1122.
  41. Inci I, U. Çağırıcı, A. Veral, A. Sayıner, H. Alper, and Ö. Bilkay. Congenital broncho-esophageal fistula in the adult. J Cardiovasc Surg 2000; 41(5): 777-779.
  42. Çağırıcı, U., A. Sayıner, Inci I, and A. Veral. Myoepithelioma of the lung. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 2000: 17(2);187-189.
  43. Inci I., and M. Turgut. Neurogenic tumors of the mediastinum in children. Childs Nerv Syst 1999;15(8): 372-376.
  44. Inci I., C. Özçelik, Ö. Nizam, and N. Eren. Thoracic trauma in the elderly. Eur J Emerg Med 1998; 5(4), 445-450.
  45. Inci I, C. Özçelik, R. Ülkü, A. Tuna, and N. Eren. Intrapleural fibrinolyic treatment of traumatic clotted hemothorax.  Chest 1998; 114: 160-165.
  46. Inci I, C. Özçelik, İ. Taçyıldız, Ö. Nizam, N. Eren, and G. Özgen. Penetrating chest injuries: Unusually high incidence of high-velocity gunshot wounds in civilian practice. World J Surg 1998;22: 438-442.
  47. Inci I, C. Özçelik, R. Ülkü, S. Tas, N. Eren, and G. Özgen. Tracheobronchial foreign body aspirations in children: Retrospective analysis of 980 patients. Journal of Bronchology 1998; 5(2): 104-109.
  48. Özcelik, C., Inci I, Ö. Nizam, N. Eren, and G. Özgen. Thoracic outlet vascular injuries. Vascular Surgery 1998; 32; 13-18.
  49. Özçelik, C., Inci I, Ö. Nizam, and G. Özgen. Disappointing results of staged arteriovenous reversal (AVR) in severly ischemic extremity.  Vascular Surgery 1998: 32; 55-61.
  50. Inci I, C. Özçelik, Ö. Nizam, N. Eren, and G. Özgen. Traumatic esophageal perforation.  Scand Cardiovasc J 1997; 31(5): 97-100.
  51. Inci I, C. Özçelik, Ö. Nizam, N. Eren, and G. Özgen. Penetrating chest injuries in children: A review of 94 cases. J Pediatr Surg 1996; 31(5): 673-676.
  52. Özçelik, C., Inci I, A. Kır, M. Toprak, N. Kandemir, N. Eren, and G. Özgen. Traumatic popliteal and trifurcation arterial injuries: How can we predict the ultimate outcome? Vascular Surgery 1994; 28(6);401-406.
  53. Özçelik, C., Inci I, M. Toprak, N. Eren, G. Özgen, and T. Yasar. Surgical treatment of pulmonary hydatidosis in children: Experience in 92 patients. J Pediatr Surg 1994;29(3):392-395.
  54. Özçelik, C., Inci I, G. Özgen, and N. Eren. Near-total esophageal exclusion in the treatment of late diagnosed esophageal perforation. Scand J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 1994;28: 91-93.
  55. Yasar, T., Inci I, K. Furtun, and G. Özgen. Traumatic pseudoaneurysms of peripheral arteries and their surgical management. Vascular Surgery 1993; 27(3): 172-175.