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  Akin Savas Toklu


 

 

AKIN SAVAS TOKLU  

Home Address:

Toplu Konutlar, 3. Etap

D25-1 Da:1 Halkali-Istanbul

Turkey

+90 532 4125168

Work Address:

Sualtı Hekimligi ve Hiperbarik Tıp A.D.

Istanbul Tip Fakultesi

Istanbul University

Turkey, 34093

+90 212 5313544

 

Present Positions

 

 

Past Positions

 

April 2004 to 2009

 

 

 

November 2001 to April 2004

 

 

 

March 1998 to present

Professor

Department of Underwater and Hyperbaric Medicine

Istanbul Faculty of Medicine

 

 

Associate Professor

Department of Underwater and Hyperbaric Medicine

Istanbul Faculty of Medicine

 

Consultant Specialist

Department of Underwater and Hyperbaric Medicine

Istanbul Faculty of Medicine

 

Secretary Genearal

Turkish Underwater and Hyperbaric Medicine Society

 

1998 to 2001




 

1994 to 1997




 

1992 to 1994



 

1991 to 1992



 

1990 to 1991



Specialist M.D.

Hyperbaric Unite, Bodrum Fishery Instutute


 

Recident doctor

Underwater and Hyperbaric Medicine

Istanbul Faculty of Medicine


 

General practitioner

Baglar Medical Center, Isparta


 

Medical Officer

Turkish Military (obligation)


 

General practitioner

Golova Medical Center, Isparta

Graduation

 

1989



 

1981


 

1974



 

Istanbul University, Istanbul Faculty of Medicine


 

Aksu Ogretmen Lisesi (High School)


 

Celtikci Koyu İlkokulu (Primary School)

Memberships and Associations

 

Member, EDTC (European Diving Technologies Comitte) Representative of Turkey

Member, European Underwater & Baromedical Society

General Secretary, Turkish Underwater and Hyperbaric Medicine Society

Member, Turkish Medical Association

Member, Turkish Marine Research Foundation

Member, Turkish Underwater Federation

Member, Turkish Underwater Sports Federation, Medical Committee 

 

PUBLICATIONS in ENGLISH

 

Cimsit, M., Toklu, A.S., Akkas, B., Aktas, S., Aydin, S. "A diving operation on the wreck of Yevstafy" Proceedings of International Joint Meeting on Diving and hyperbaric Medicine, Eds: A. Marroni, G. Oriani, F. Wattel, 293- 297, Milano, 1996.


 

Toklu, A.S., Aktas, S., Özkara, H., Alici, B. "Adjuvan HBO therapy in the management of penile prostheses infection. A case report." Undersea & Hyperbaric Medicine, Supp to Vol 24, 36, 1997.


 

Toklu AS, Aktas S., Aydin S., M. Cimsit, "The new regulations on professional diving in Turkey" Undersea & Hyperbaric Medicine, Supp to Vol 25, 30, 1998


 

Cimsit, M. Toklu, A.S. "1998 Long Term health effects of diving: The changes in dysbaric osteonecrosis lesions with time." Undersea & Hyperbaric Medicine, Supp to Vol 25, 31, 1998.


 

Toklu, A.S., Akgül, E., Sümen, G., Aktas, S., Aydin, S., M. Cimsit, "The excavation of Russian admiral ship "Yestafy".", Undersea & Hyperbaric Medicine, Supp to Vol 25, 30, 1998


 

Toklu, A.S., Aktas, S., Aydin, S., M. Cimsit, "37 decompression sickness cases treated in the Department of Underwater and Hyperbaric Medicine, Istanbul Faculty of Medicine." Journal of SPUMS South Pasific Underwater Medicine Society, 29(4), 227-230, 1999.


 

Aktas, S.,Toklu, A.S.., Olgac, V. "Hyperbaric oxygen therapy in adriamycin extravasation: an experimental animal study." Ann Plast Surg, 45(2),167-71, (2000).


 

Kiyan, E., Aktas, S., Toklu, A.S. "Hemoptysis provoked by voluntary diaphragmatic contractions in breath-hold divers." Chest, 120(6), 2098-100, (2001).


 

Toklu, A.S., Cimsit, M. "Dysbaric osteonecrosis in Turkish sponge divers."

Undersea Hyperb Med, 28(2), 83-88. (2001)


 

Toklu, A.S., Alkan, N., Gürel, A., Haktanir, D., Aktas, S, M. Cimsit, "Comparision of the autopsy findings in the rats drowned at the surface and drowned at 50 feet depth", Accepted as poster presentation in "3rd European Academy of Forensic Science Meeting", 22-27 September 2003.


 

Toklu, A.S., Kayserilioglu, A., Ünal, M., Özer, S. Aktas, S. "Ventilatory and Metabolic Response to Rebreathing the Expired Air in the Snorkel." Int J Sports Med, 24(3), 162-165, (2003)


 

Toklu, A.S., Kiyan E, Aktas S, Cimsit M. Should computed chest tomography be recommended in the medical certification of professional divers? A report of three cases with pulmonary air cysts.Occup Environ Med (England), Aug 2003, 60(8) p606-8


 

Ozden, TA.. Uzun, H. Bohloli, M., Toklu, A.S., Paksoy, M., Simsek, G. Durak, H. Issever, H., Ipek, T. The effects of hyperbaric oxygen treatment on oxidant and antioxidants levels during liver regeneration in rats. Tohoku J Exp Med (Japan), Aug 2004, 203(4) p253-65


 

Yildiz S, Cimsit C, Toklu, A.S., Cimsit M. Dysbaric osteonecrosis screening in submarine escape instructors. Aviat Space Environ Med (United States), Aug 2004, 75(8) p673-5


 

Arikan, S., Adas, G., Barut, G. Toklu, A.S., Kocakusak, A., Uzun, H., Kemik, O., Daduk, Y., Aydin, S., Purisa, S. An evaluation of low molecular weight heparin and hyperbaric oxygen treatment in the prevention of intra-abdominal adhesions and wound healing. Am J Surg (United States), Feb 2005, 189(2) p155-60


 

Toklu AS, Shupak A, Yildiz S, Aktas S, Ertracht O, Ay H, Adir Y, Cimsit M. Aural barotrauma in submarine escape: is mastoid pneumatization of significance?

Laryngoscope. 2005 Jul;115(7):1305-9.


 

Toklu AS, Alkan N, Gurel A, Cimsit M, Haktanir D, Korpinar S, Purisa S. 2006. Comparison of pulmonary autopsy findings of the rats drowned at surface and 50 ft depth. Forensic  Sci Int, 20;164(2-3): 122-5.


 

Cakir BO, Ercan I, Civelek S, Korpinar S, Toklu AS, Gedik O, Isik G, Sayin I, Turgut S. 2006. Negative effect of immediate hyperbaric oxygen therapy in acute acoustic trauma. Otol Neurotol, 27(4): 478-83.


 

Bohloli M, Uzun H, Aytac E, Toklu AS, Paksoy M, Durak H, Ipek T. 2007. Hyperbaric Oxygen (HBO) Therapy after Partial Hepatectomy: An Experimental Study on Oxidative Stress in Rats. Scand J Lab Anim Sci, 34(2): 132-40.


 

Uzun G, Toklu AS, Yildiz S, Sonmez G, Aktas S, Sezer H, Mutlu H, Cimsit M. 2008. Dysbaric osteonecrosis screening in Turkish Navy divers. Aviat Space Environ Med, 79(1): 44-6.


 

Clarke RE, Tenorio LM, Hussey JR, Toklu AS, Cone DL, Hinojosa JG, Desai SP, Parra LD, Rodrigues SD, Long RJ, Walker MB. 2008. Hyperbaric Oxygen Treatment of Chronic Refractory Radiation Proctitis: A Randomized and Controlled Double-Blind Crossover Trial with Long-Term Follow-up. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys, 1;72(1):134-143.


 

Toklu AS, Korpinar S, Erelel M, Uzun G, Yildiz S. 2008. Are pulmonary bleb and bullae a contraindication for hyperbaric oxygen treatment? Respir Med, 102(8): 1145-7.


 

Toklu AS, Cimsit M. 2008. Disappearing Divers of Aegean and Mediterranean: Turkish Sponge Divers. In: Proceedings of the IV Annual Scientific Conference of the Asian Hyperbaric & Diving Medical Association. Cat Ba Island, Vietnam. p:17.


 

Tekin S, Toklu AS, Cimsit M. 2008. Trachinus hand injury: case report. 34th Annual Meeting of European Underawater and Baromedical Society. Proceedings, Graz, Austria, p:61 


 

Tekin S, Cimsit M, Satman I, S, Aktas S, Baktiroglu S, Kilicoglu Ö, Kucukoglu R, Ozsut H, Talu U, Toklu AS, Topalan M.  2008. Multidisciplinary team approach in diabetic foot ulcers and predictive factors for poor outcome. 34th Annual Meeting of European Underawater and Baromedical Society. Proceedings, Graz, Austria, p:96 


 

Salihoglu O, Kucuktas Y, İnci E, Arici B, Toklu AS, Ugurlu K, Hatipoglu S. 2008. Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy on a newborn Baby Delivered with a Left Extremity Necrosis Due to Cord Entaglement.. Hot Tıpics in Neonatology, Washington, pp:399-397.


 

Toklu AS, Cimsit M, Kolat A. 2007. Does Diving Detoriorate Preexisting Dysbaric Osteonecrosis Lesions? 33rd Annual Meeting of European Underwater Baromedical Society on Diving and Hyperbaric Medicine. Proceedings, Egypt,  pp:195.


 

Civelek S. Toklu AS. Kasymova Z. Uzun H. Kaynar A. 2007. Effects of Hyperbaric Oxygen Treatment on glutathione and superoxide dismutase levels in distracted rat muscle. 32nd  FEBS Congress, Molecular Machines,  Vienna, Austria. FEBS Journal, 274(1) :266.


 

Toklu AS. 2005. Profesyonel Dalgıçların Muayenesi; EDTC'nin dalışa uygunluk standartları. Unternational Symposium on Naval Medicine. İstanbul. Poster.


 

Toklu AS, Alkan N, Gurel A, Haktanir D, Aktas S, Cimsit M. 2003. Comparision of the autopsy findings in the rats drowned at the surface and drowned at 50 feet depth, 3rd European Academy of Forensic Science Meeting, Forensic Sci Int, 136(1):209.


 

Yildiz S, Cimsit C, Toklu AS, Cimsit M. 2003. A study on dysbaric osteonecrosis prevelance in Turkish submarine escape instructors. 8th Congress of Balkan Military Medical Committee, Romania p:146.


 

Kocaman F, Günsenin N, Aktas S, Toklu AS. 2002. A diving operation on the wreck of Camalti Burnu-1; Interim Report. Proceedings of the 28th Anual Scientific Meeting of the European Underwater and Baromedical Society, Belgium, pp:200-203.


 

PUBLICATIONS in TURKISH


 

Akgül, E., Cankaya, D., Toklu, A.S., Aktas, S., G. Sümen, "Karbonmonoksit intoksikasyonu, hiperbarik oksijen tedavisi" SSK 50. Yil Tip kongresi, Bildiri Özetleri Kitabi, 74, Istanbul, 1996


 

Toklu, A.S., Akgül, E., Sümen, G., Cankaya, D.,  S. Aktas, "Kronik refrakter osteomyelit olgularinda hiperbarik oksijen tedavisi", SSK 50. Yil Tip kongresi, Bildiri Özetleri Kitabi, 73, Istanbul, 1996


 

Toklu, A.S., S. Aktas, "Istanbul Tip Fakültesi, Deniz, Sualti Hekimligi Anabilim Dali'na basvuran dekompresyon hastalarinin degerlendirilmesi" 1. Sualti Bilim, Teknolojisi Toplantisi. Bildiriler kitabi, 54-58, Istanbul, 1996


 

Akgül, E., Sümen, G., Toklu, A.S., Cankaya, D., S. Aydin, "Santral Retinal Arter Oklüzyonu Olgularinda Hiperbarik Oksijen Tedavisi", SSK 50. Yil Tip kongresi, Bildiri Özetleri Kitabi, 61, Istanbul,  1996


 

Cankaya, D., Sümen, G., Akkas, B., Akgül, E., Toklu, A.S., S. Aydin, "Periferik vasküler hastaliklarin tedavisinde hiperbarik oksijen tedavisinin etkinligi", SSK 50. Yil Tip kongresi, Bildiri Özetleri Kitabi, 75-76, Istanbul, 1996


 

Akgül, E., Toklu, A.S., Cimen, B., Colak, F., Aktas, S., Aydin, S., M. Cimsit, "İÜ Istanbul Tip Fakültesi, Deniz, Sualti Hekimligi poliklinigine 1 yilda basvuran adaylarin degerlendirilmesi", II. Sualti Bilim, Teknoloji Toplantisi, Bildiriler Kitabi, 64-66, Istanbul, 1998


 

Aktas, S., Aydin, S., Toklu, A.S., "Süpheli cikis patolojilerinde bilgisayarli akciger tomografisinin kullaniminin önemi." I. Ulusal Sualti, Hiperbarik Tip Toplantisi, Toplanti Kitabi, 83-85, Istanbul, 1998.


 

Toklu, A.S., M. Cisit, "Türk Sünger Dalgiclarinda Disbarik Osteonekroz İnsidensi",  I. Ulusal Sualti, Hiperbarik Tip Toplantisi, Toplanti Kitabi, 65-71, Istanbul, 1998 Bu bildirinin İngilizcesi Undersea Hyperb Med'de yayinlanmistir (A3).


 

Toklu, A.S., Akgül, E., Aktas, S., Aydin, S., M. Cimsit, "Rus amiral gemisi "Yestafiy"e yapilan sualti kazisi." I. Ulusal Sualti, Hiperbarik Tip Toplantisi, Toplanti Kitabi, 86-90, Istanbul, 1998. Bu bildirinin Ingilizcesi Undersea Hyperb Med'de abstract olarak yayinlanmistir (B4).


 

Toklu, A.S., S. Aktas, "Antalya Atik Su Desarj Hatti Projesi sualti calismalari.", II. Ulusal Sualti, Hiperbarik Tip Toplantisi,  Toplanti Kitabi, 114-117, Istanbul, 1999.


 

Aktas, S., Aydin, S., Toklu, A.S., Aydin, F., Gülgün, C., Toka, F., Celik, A., M. Cimsit, "17 Agustos 1999 Marmara Bölgesi depreminde hiperbarik oksijen tedavisi uygulanan hastalar." II. Ulusal Sualti, Hiperbarik Tip Toplantisi, Toplanti Kitabi, 102-108, Istanbul, 1999 


 

Aktas, S., Kiyan, E., Toklu, A.S., ""Hickirik" ile kolaylastirilmis akciger barotravmasi: olgu sunumu." III. Sualti Bilim, Teknolojisi Toplantisi, Toplanti Kitabi, 58-63, Istanbul, 1999 Bu bildirinin Ingilizcesi Chest'de yayinlanmistir (A2).


 

Mumcuoglu, E., Toklu, A.S., Agritmis, A., Yücel, İ., Pirincci, Y., Olgac, V., Aktas, S., F. Erdogan, "Deneysel olarak intraoperatif ekstrakorporeal isinlanmis kemikte, hiperbarik oksijen tedavisinin greft inkorporasyonuna etkisi." II. Ulusal Sualti, Hiperbarik Tip Toplantisi, 91-101, Istanbul, 1999


 

Toklu, A.S., Aktas, S., E. Kiyan, "Büyükcekmece Deniz Desarj Hatti sualti calismalari. Bir akciger barotravmasi olgusu." II. Ulusal Sualti, Hiperbarik Tip Toplantisi, Toplanti Kitabi, 109-113, Istanbul, 1999.


 

Toklu, A.S., "Dekompresyondan sonra olusan gaz kabarciklarinin doppler tetkiki ile tespiti." IV. Sualti Bilim, Teknolojisi Toplantisi, Bildiriler Kitabi, 171-173, Ankara, 2000 


 

Aktas, S., Aydin, F., Toklu, A.S., M. Cimsit, "Yeni Profesyonel Sualti Adamlari Yönetmeligi'nin dalgic sagligi acisindan getirdikleri: 3 yillik klinik deneyim." IV. Sualti Bilim, Teknolojisi Toplantisi, Bildiriler Kitabi, 171-173, Ankara, 2000


 

Akersoy, Z., Toklu, A.S., "Denizalti kurtarma, serbest kacis." IV. Sualti Bilim, Teknolojisi Toplantisi, Bildiriler Kitabi, 1-8, Ankara, 2000


 

Toklu, A.S., S Aktas, "Kuzey Marmara Dogalgaz Platformu: Ülkemizde ilk deniz platformu deneyimi." IV. Sualti Bilim, Teknolojisi Toplantisi, Bildiriler Kitabi,  12-15, Ankara, 2000


 

Toklu, A.S., S. Aktas, "Rus fuel-oil tankeri 'Volganeft 248'e yapilan sualti kurtarma operasyonu." IV. Sualti Bilim, Teknolojisi Toplantisi, Bildiriler Kitabi, 50-53, Ankara, 2000


 

Toklu, A.S., "Amatör dalicilarda dolasim sistemi muayenesi, secim kriterleri" V. Sualti Bilim, Teknolojisi Toplantisi, Bildiriler Kitabi, 21-25, Kocaeli, 2001


 

Toklu, A.S., Alkan, N., Gürel, A., Haktanir, D., Aktas, S, M. Cimsit "Yüzeyde, 15 Metre Derinlikte Bogulan Sicanlarin Akciger Otopsi Bulgularinin Karsilastirilmasi." VI. Sualti Bilim, Teknoloji Toplantisi, Bildiriler kitabi, 134-138, Istanbul, 2002 Bu bildirinin Ingilizcesi 3rd European Academy of Forensic Science Meeting'e poster sunumu olarak kabul edilmistir (B7).


 

Toklu, A.S., Kayserilioglu, A., Ünal, M., Özen., S, S. Aktas, "Snorkel İcindeki Ekspirasyon Havasinin Tekrar Solunmasinin Metabolizma, Solunun Üzerine Etkisi." VI. Sualti Bilim, Teknoloji Toplantisi, Bildiriler kitabi, 124-131, Istanbul, 2002 Bu bildirinin Ingilizcesi Int J Sports Med da yayinlanmistir (A4).


 

Körpinar S, Toklu AS, Karaçetin D. 2006. Yumuşak doku radyonekrozlarında hiperbarik oksijen tedavisi deneyimi: Olgu sunumu. Türk Onkoloji Dergisi, 21(1): 47-51.


 

Toklu AS, Körpınar Ş. 2003. Kronik yara ve hiperarik oksijen tedavisi. Doktor, 5(28): 65-68.Yıldırım Ö, Kur N, Akarçay K, Toklu A, Çimşit M, Öngör E. 1999. Satral retinal arter oklüzyonunda hiperbarik oksijen tedavisinin etkinliği. Türk Oftalmoloji Gazetesi, 2: 140-143.


 

Toklu AS, Kolat A, 2008. Sessiz Anzak projesi; Avustralya denizaltısı AE2 ye yapılan dalışlar. 12. Sualtı Bilim ve Teknolojileri Toplantısı,  İzmir, Bildiriler Kitabı, pp:3-6.

Arslan A, Toklu AS,, 2008. Serbest dalıcının sağlık sorunları. 12. Sualtı Bilim ve Teknolojileri Toplantısı, İzmir, Bildiriler Kitabı, pp:7-12.


 

Toklu AS. 2007.Kronik yarada ölçme ve değerlendirme. 2. Ulusal Yara Bakımı Kongresi, İstanbul, Bildiriler Kitabı, p:4-8.


 

Toklu AS. 2003. Dalis refleksi ve adaptasyon.  III. Ulusal Sualtı ve Hiperbarik Tıp Toplantısı,  İstanbul, Toplantı Kitabı, pp:101-104.


 

Toklu AS. Çimşit M, Seven R, Erdön A.  2003. Radyasyon proktitinde hiperbarik oksijen tedavisi. Olgu sunumu.   III. Ulusal Sualtı ve Hiperbarik Tıp Toplantısı,  İstanbul, Toplantı Kitabı, pp:63-68.


 

Co-authour, Fitness to Dive Standards Guidelines for Medical Assessment of working Divers, EDTC


 

Invited Guest Speaker, Bubble detection by Doppler after decompression, I. OZTeK Australian Diving Technology Conferences, Sydney, 1999


 

Jury Member, 6th ECHM Concensus Conference on Prevention of Dysbaric Injuries in diving and hyperbaric work


 

Underwater activities:

 

Medical adviser as a diving physician in;

"        The excavation of Russian Admiral Ship "Yevstafy" in Cesme, Izmir/TURKEY

"        A TV documentary concerning with the wrecks in Dardanel, called "Derinlerdeki Tarih" (The history in deep)

"        Installation of Natural Gas Platform in Silivri, Istanbul

"        Excavation of The Bizantine Wreck in Selimiye by INA (Instutite of Nautical Archeology), Marmaris

"        Outfall Pipeline Project in Antalya

"        AE2, Austarlian Submarine expedition in Marmara Sea

"        Outfall Pipeline Project in Büyükcekmece, Istanbul

"        Outfall Pipeline Project in Büyükada, Istanbul

"        Submarine escape training in Turkish Navy, Gölcük-IZMIT

"        Underwater salvage operation to Russian fuel oil vessel (Volganeft 248) in Marmara Sea

"        Outfall Pipeline Project in Kucuksu, Istanbul

"        Bosphorus Tube Crossing Tunnels Project

"        Salvage operation on the sunken ship "ULLA" in Iskenderun

 

 

 
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