International Articles

1. Sevin K, Kut H, Buğra D : Reconstruction of the total lower lip defect with a local

island flap. Med Bull Istanbul, 16: 181 - 185, 1983.

2. Buğra D, Akyüz A, Sökücü N, Taviloğlu K : Effects of bile and pancreas secretions

on the gastric mucosa. Med Bull Istanbul, 21: 233 - 242, 1988.

3. Buğra D, Çilingiroğlu K, Demiryont M, Bozfakioğlu Y : La tuberculose isolée de

l’appendice. A propos d’un cas. J Chir, 127: 47 - 48, 1990.

4. Buğra D, Bozfakioğlu Y, Büyükuncu Y, Bulut T : Gangrene de Fournier. Etude

analytique de six cas. J Chir, 127: 115 - 116, 1990.

5. Buğra D, Alper A, Gökşen Y, Emre A : Villous tumors of the duodenum.

Hepato-Gastroenterol, 38: 84 - 85, 1991.

6. Sökücü N, Buğra D, Kuter S, Kadıoğlu N, Karadeniz A, Çevikbaş U, Akyüz A,

Büyükuncu Y : An experimental study in the prevention of irradiation induced enteritis.

Med Bull Istanbul, 24: 81 - 88, 1991.

7. Büyükuncu Y, Akyüz A, Sökücü N, Buğra D, Taviloğlu K : Endoscopic polipectomy.

Med Bull Istanbul, 24: 99 - 106, 1991.

8. Sökücü N, Bulut T, Buğra D, Yamaner S, Akyüz A, Büyükuncu Y : Prospective

randomized trial of current antibiotics for prophylaxis in elective colorectal surgery.

Recent Advances in Chemotherapy. Proceedings of the 18th International Congress of

Chemotherapy. 563 - 565, 1993.

9. Yamaner S, Buğra D, Müslümanoğlu M, Bulut T, Çubukoğlu O, Ademoğlu E : Effects

of octreotide on healing of intestinal anastomosis following small bowel obstruction in

rats. Dis Colon Rectum, 38: 308 - 312, 1995.

10. Bulut T, Buğra D, Akyüz A, Büyükuncu Y, Yamaner S, Sökücü N, Gökşen Y,

Çilingiroğlu K : Remedial operations for postgastrectomy syndromes. Med Bull Istanbul,

28: 15 - 21, 1995.

11. Özmen V, Müslümanoğlu M, İğci A, Buğra D : Laparoscopic treatment of duodenal

ulcer by bilateral truncal vagotomy and endoscopic balloon dilatation. J Laparoendosc

Surg, 5: 21 - 26, 1995.

12. Küçüker MA, Özmutlu Ö, Taviloğlu K, Akyüz A, Buğra D, Büyükuncu Y, Sökücü N, Anğ       Ö: Light and electron microscopical examination of Helicobacter pylori in human gastric       epithelium. İnfeksiyon Derg, 10: 129-133, 1996

13. Özdemirler G, Pabuççuoğlu H, Bulut T, Buğra D, Uysal M, Toker G. Increased       lipoperoxide levels and antioxidant system in colorectal cancer. J Cancer Res Clin Oncol,       124: 555-559, 1998

14. Bulut T, Yamaner S, Onaran Y, Buğra D, Büyükuncu Y, Terzioğlu T, Tezelman S.      Endoscopic and surgical management of benign esophageal strictures. Proceedings       Eurosurgery 2000, pp 89-94

15. Gençosmanoğlu R, Asoğlu A, Buğra D, Bulut T, Çevikbaş U, Yamaner Y. Impact of      various suture materials and somatostatine analogue (SMS-201.995) during experimental      colorectal carcinogenesis. Surgery Today 2001, 31: 215-21.

16. Bulut T, Yamaner S, Buğra D, Akyüz A, Acarlı K, Poyanlı A. False aneurysme of the        hepatic artery after laparoscopic cholecystectomy. Acta Chir Belg 2002; 102: 459-63.

17. Topuz E, Başaran M, Saip P, Aydıner A, Argon A, Şakar B, Taş F, Uygun K, Buğra D,       Aykan NF. Adjuvant intraperitoneal chemotherapy with cisplatinum, mitoxantrone, 5-       fluorouracil and calcium folinate in patients with gastric cancer: a phase II study. Am J       Clin Oncol 2002; 25: 619-24.

18. Buğra D, Bulut T, Yamaner S, Gençosmanoğlu R, Özmen V, Bilge O, Çevikbaş U. Soft       tissue images. Diffuse cavernous rectal hemangioma. Can J Surg 2002; 45: 365-6.

19. Bilsel Y, Buğra D, Yamaner S, Bulut T, Çevikbaş U, Türkoğlu U. Could honey have a       place in colitis therapy? Effects of honey, prednisolone and disulfiram on inflammation,       nitric oxide and free radical formation. Dig Surg 2002; 19: 306-11.

20. Ege G, Akman H, Şahin A, Bugra D, Kuzucu K. Diagnostic value of unenhenced helical       CT in adult patients with suspected acute appendicitis. Br J Radiol 2002, 75: 721-5.

21. Yamaner S, Bilsel Y, Bulut T, Buğra D, Büyükuncu Y, Akyüz A, Sökücü S. Endoscopic       diagnosis and management of complications following surgery for gallstones. Surg       Endosc 2002; 16: 1685-90.

22. Gençosmanoğlu R, Buğra D, Bulut T, Yamaner S, Çevikbaş U, Bilir A. The inhibitory       effect of octreotide on experimental carcinogenesis. Surg Today 2002; 32: 249-56.

23. Bilsel Y, Bulut T, Yamaner S, Büyükuncu Y, Buğra D, Akyüz A, Sökücü S. ERCP in the      diagnosis and management of complications after surgery for hepatic echinococcosis.      Gastrointest Endosc 2003; 57: 210-3.

24. Şakar B, Karagöl H, Gümüş M, Başaran M, Kaytan E, Argon A, Üstüner Z, Bavbek SE,       Buğra D, Aykan FN. Timing of death from tumor recurrence after curative gastrectomy       for gastric cancer. Am J Clin Oncol 2004, 27: 205-9

25. Balık E, Buğra D, Yamaner S, Bulut T, Akyüz A, Sökücü N, Büyükuncu Y.

Surgical approach to giant condyloma accuminata. International Proceedings of XXth Biennial Congress of the International Society of University Colon and Rectal Surgeons, Budapest, 6-10 June 2004, pp 53-56

26. Balık E, Buğra D, Yamaner S, Bulut T, Akyüz A, Sökücü N, Büyükuncu Y.

Surgical approach to extensive hidradenitis suppurativa. International Procedings of XXth Biennial Congress of the International Society of University Colon and Rectal Surgeons, Budapest, 6-10 June 2004, pp 57-62

27. Bilsel Y, Balık E, Yamaner S, Buğra D. Clinical and therapeutic considerations of rectal       lymphoma: A case report and literature review. World J Gastroenterol 2005; 11: 460-1.

28. Bilsel Y, Balık E, Bugra D, Yamaner Y, Akyuz A. A case of protrusion of an      intraperitoneal chemotherapy catheter through rectum. Int J Gynecol Cancer 2005, 15:      171-4.

29. Bektaş H, Balık E, Bilsel Y, Yamaner S, Bulut T, Buğra D, Büyükuncu Y, Akyüz A,       Sökücü S. Comparison of sodium phosphate, polyethylene glycol and senna solutions in       bowel preparation: A prospective randomized controlled clinical study. Digestive       Endoscopy 2005; 17: 29-6.

30. Yamaner S, Akyüz A, Buğra D. Massive lower gastrointestinal bleeding due to small       bowel diverticula. A report of two cases. Acta Chir Belg 2006; 106: 427-9.

31. Korpinar S, Cimsit M, Cimsit B, Bugra D, Buyukbabani N. Adjunctive hyperbaric oxygen      in radiation induced non-healing wound. J Dermatol 2006; 33: 496-7.

32. Akyuz F, Ibrisim D, Balık E, Yonal O, Kaymakoglu S, Bugra D, Mungan Z. Evaluation of       malignancy risk and endoscopic follow-up in achalasia: case report. Turk J       Gastroenterol 2006; 17: 46-9.

33. Durakbaşa ÇU, Balık E, Yamaner S, Bulut T, Büyükuncu Y, Sökücü N, Akyüz A, Buğra D.       Diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopic retrograde colangiopancreatography (ERCP) in       children and adolescents: Experience in a single institution. Eur J Pediatr Surg 2008;       18: 241-244

34. Balık E, Eren E, Bulut T, Büyükuncu Y, Bugra D, Yamaner S. Surgical approach to       extensive hidradenitis suppurativa in the perineal/perianal and gluteal regions. World J       Surg 2009; 33:481-487.

35. Bakır B, Acunas B, Bugra D, Yamaner S, Asoğlu O, Salmaslıoğlu A, Balık E. MR       colonography after oral administration of polyethylene glycol-electrolyte solution.       Radiology 2009; 251: 901-909.

36. Balik E, Eren T, Bugra D. A surgical approach to anogenital Buschke Loewenstein       tumours (giant condyloma acuminata).  Acta Chir Belg 2009; 109:612-6.

37. Balik E, Asoglu O, Saglam S, Yamaner S, Akyuz A, Buyukuncu Y, Gulluoglu M, Bulut T,      Bugra D. Effects of surgical laparoscopic experience on the short-term postoperative      outcome of rectal cancer: results of a high volume single center institution Surg      Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech 2010; 20:93-9.

38. Canbay E, Agachan B, Gulluoglu M, Isbır T, Balık E, Yamaner S, Bulut T, Cacina C,       Eraltan IY, Yılmaz A, Bugra D. Possible association of APE1 polymorphism with       susceptibility and HOGG1 polymorphism with prognosis in gastric cancer.  Anticancer       Research 2010; 30: 1359-1364.

39. Canbay E, Agachan B, Ozturk T, Giris M, Asoglu O, Balık E, Bugra D. Dual inhibition of       wound healing and oxidative process by montelukast in experimental colon       anastomoses. Surgical Innovation 2010; 17:248-55.

40. Akisik E, Buğra D, Yamaner S, Dalay N. Analysis of β-catenin alterations in colon       tumors: a novel exon 3 mutation. Tumour Biol 2011; 32:71-6.

41. Eren T, Balik E, Ziyade S, Yamaner S, Akyuz A, Bugra D. Do different abdominal incision      techniques play a role in wound complications in patients operated on for      gastrointestinal malignancies ? "Scalpel vs. electrocautery". Acta Chir Belg      2010;110:451-6.

42. Canbay E, Cakmakoglu B, Zeybek U, Sozen S, Cacina C, Gulluoglu M, Balik E, Bulut T,      Yamaner S, Bugra D. Association of APE1 and hOGG1 polymorphisms with colorectal       cancer risk in a Turkish population. Curr Med Res Opin. 2011; 27:1295-302.

43. Bulut T, Canbay E, Yamaner S, Gulluoglu M, Bugra D. Solitary rectal ulcer syndrome:       exploring possible management options.  Int Surg 2011; 96:45-50.

44. Balik E, Eren T, Bugra D, Buyukuncu Y, Akyuz A, Yamaner S.  Revisiting stapled and       handsewn loop ileostomy closures: a large retrospective series. Clinics 2011; 66:1935-       41.

45. Canbay E,  Ergen A, Bugra D, Yamaner S,   Eraltan IY, Buyukuncu Y, Bulut T.       Kisspeptin-54 levels are increased in patients with colorectal cancer.  World J Surg.       2012 Sep;36(9):2218-24.

46. Ergen A, Canbay E, Bugra D, Zeybek U, Yamaner S, Bulut T. Plasma Kisspeptin-54      levels in gastric cancer patients. Int J Surg. 2012;10(9):551-4.

47. Asoglu O, Matlim T, Kurt A, Onder SY, Kunduz E, Karanlik H, Sam B, Kapran Y, BugraD.       Guidelines for Extended Lymphadenectomy in Gastric Cancer: A Prospective Comparative      Study.. Ann Surg Oncol. 2012 Aug 1. [Epub ahead of print]

48. Canbay E, Kahraman OT, Bugra D, Caykara B, Seyhan MF, Bulut T, Yamaner S, Ozturk       O. Association between PTEN IVS4 polymorphism and development of colorectal cancer       In a Turkish population. Expert Opin Ther Targets. 2012 Oct 14. [Epub ahead of print]

49. Bugra D. Laparoscopic restorative proctocolectomy. Technical notes and       postoperative  results. Acta Chirurgica Iugoslavica, DOI: 10.2298/ACI1202039B   


50. Canbay E, Kahraman OT, Bugra D, Caykara B, Seyhan MF, Bulut T, Yamaner S, Ozturk      O. Increased gastric cancer risk with PTEN IVS4 polymorphism in a Turkish population.      Genet Test Mol Biomarkers. 2013 Mar;17(3):249-53. doi: 10.1089/gtmb.2012.0306.      Epub 2013 Feb 12.

51. Bugra D. Laparoscopic restorative proctocolectomy technical notes and       postoperative results. Acta Chir Iugosl. 2012;59(2):39-45. Review.


52. Asoglu O, Balik E, Kunduz E, Yamaner S, Akyuz A, Gulluoglu M, Kapran Y, Bugra D.        Laparoscopic surgery for rectal cancer: outcomes in 513 patients. World J Surg.        2013 Apr;37(4):883-92. doi: 10.1007/s00268-013-1927-7.


53.  Canbay E, Kurnaz O, Canbay B, Bugra D, Cakmakoglu B, Bulut T, Yamaner S,       Sokucu N,      Buyukuncu Y, Yilmaz-Aydogan H. PPAR-gamma Pro12Ala        polymorphism and gastric cancer risk in a Turkish population. Asian Pac J Cancer        Prev. 2012;13(11):5875-8.

54.  Kurt A, Yanar F, Asoglu O, Balik E, Olgac V, Karanlik H, Kucuk ST, Ademoglu E,        Yegen G, Bugra D. Low Mmp 9 and VEGF levels predict good oncologic outcome in         mid and low rectal cancer patients with neoadjuvant chemoradiation. BMC Clin       Pathol. 2012 Dec 31;12:27. doi: 10.1186/1472-6890-12-27.

55.  Yoruker EE, Mert U, Bugra D, Yamaner S, Dalay N. Promoter and histone       methylation and p16(INK4A) gene expression in colon cancer. Exp Ther Med. 2012       Nov;4(5):865-870. Epub 2012 Aug 24.

56.  Saglam S, Bugra D, Saglam EK, Asoglu O, Balik E, Yamaner S, Basaran M, Oral EN, Kizir   A, Kapran Y, Gulluoglu M, Sakar B, Bulut T. Fourth versus eighth week surgery after  neoadjuvant radiochemotherapy in T3-4/N0+ rectal cancer: Istanbul R-01 study.   JGastrointest Oncol. 2014 Feb;5(1):9-17. doi: 10.3978/j.issn.2078-6891.2013.025

57. Coskunpinar E, Canbay E, Oltulu YM, Tiryakioglu NO, Bugra D.  GSTT1 is deregulated in   left colon tumors. Asian Pac J Cancer Prev. 2014; 15(5):2319-21.

58.  Dural  AC, Keskin M, Balik E, Akici M, Kunduz E, Yamaner S, Asoglu O, Gulluoglu M,     Bugra D. The Role of the Laparoscopy on Circumferential Resection Margin Positivity in       Patients With Rectal Cancer: Long-term Outcomes at a Single High-volume Institution.       Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech. 2014 Aug 25

59.   Kaytan Saglam E, Yucel S, Balik E, Saglam S, Asoglu O, Yamaner S, Bugra D, Oral EN, Kizir A, Kapran Y, Sakar B, Akyuz A, Gulluoglu M. Adjuvant chemoradiotherapy after D2  resection in gastric cancer: a single-center observational study. J Cancer Res Clin        Oncol. 2014 Sep 5. [Epub ahead of print]

60.  Keskin M, Akici M, Ağcaoğlu O, Yeğen G, Sağlam E, Buğra D, Bulut MT, Balik E. Open Versus Laparoscopic Surgery for Rectal Cancer: Single-Center Results of 587 Cases.       Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech. 2016 Jun;26(3):e62-8.   doi: 10.1097/SLE.0000000000000267.

61. Kaymakoglu S, Baran B, Goksel S, Ince U, Bakir B, Bugra D, Akyuz F. In situ adenocarcinoma of the ileum in Crohn's disease: a possible link with latent CMV infection?

J Gastrointest Cancer. 2014 Dec;45 Suppl 1:252-6.  

62. Karabay O, Gurbuz B, Zenger S, Balik E, Bugra D. Laparoscopic colon resection in patients with situs inversus totalis: Is it the same operation as in patients without situs inversus totalis?

J Minim Access Surg. 2019 Jan-Mar;15(1):68-70.

63. Esen E, Aytac E, Ağcaoğlu O, Zenger S, Balik E, Baca B, Hamzaoğlu İ, Karahasanoğlu T, Buğra D. Totally Robotic Versus Totally Laparoscopic Surgery for Rectal Cancer. Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech. 2018 Aug;28(4):245-249.

64. Zenger S, Bilgiç Ç, Buğra D. Laparoscopic partial cecum resection in appendix intussusception. Turk J Surg. 2018 Aug 28:1-3. doi: 10.5152/turkjsurg.2018.3633. [Epub ahead of print]

65. 2017 European Society of Coloproctology (ESCP) collaborating group. Evaluating the incidence of pathological complete response in current international rectal cancer practice: the barriers to widespread safe deferral of surgery. Colorectal Dis. 2018 Sep;20 Suppl 6:58-68.

66. 2017 European Society of Coloproctology (ESCP) collaborating group. An international multicentre prospective audit of elective rectal cancer surgery; operative approach versus outcome, including transanal total mesorectal excision (TaTME). Colorectal Dis. 2018 Sep;20 Suppl 6:33-46.

67. 2017 and 2015 European Society of Coloproctology (ESCP) collaborating groups. The impact of conversion on the risk of major complication following laparoscopic colonic surgery: an international, multicentre prospective audit. Colorectal Dis. 2018 Sep;20 Suppl 6:69-89. .

68. 2017 European Society of Coloproctology (ESCP) collaborating group. Association of mechanical bowel preparation with oral antibiotics and anastomotic leak following left sided colorectal resection: an international, multi-centre, prospective audit. Colorectal Dis. 2018 Sep;20 Suppl 6:15-32.

69. 2017 European Society of Coloproctology (ESCP) collaborating group. Safety of primary anastomosis following emergency left sided colorectal resection: an international, multi-centre prospective audit. Colorectal Dis. 2018 Sep;20 Suppl 6:47-57.

70. Aytaç E, Aslan F, Çicek B, Erdamar S, Gürses B, Güven K, Falay O, Karahasanoğlu T, Biricik FS, Selek U, Atalar B, Balık E, Tözün N, Rozanes İ, Arıcan A, Hamzaoğlu İ, Baca B, Mandel NM, Saruç M, Göksel S, Demir G, Ağaoğlu F, Yakıcıer C, Özbek U, Özben V, Özyar E, Güner AL, Er Ö, Kaban K, Bölükbaşı Y, Buğra D, The İG. Dealing with the gray zones in the management of gastric cancer: The consensus statement of the İstanbul Group. Turk J Gastroenterol. 2018 Dec 12. doi: 10.5152/tjg.2018.18737. Review.

71. Dagel T, Misirlioglu S, Tanju S, Afsar B, Selcukbiricik F, Erus S, Vatansever D, Balik E, Taskiran C, Dilege S, Molinas Mandel N, Bugra D, Yalti T, Kanbay M. Hyperthermic intraperitonal chemotherapy is an independent risk factor for development of acute kidney injury.

J BUON. 2018 Sep-Oct;23(5):1528-1533.

72. COVIDSurg Collaborative. Delaying surgery for patients with a previous SARS-CoV-2 infection. Br J Surg. 2020 Nov; 107(12): e601-e602.

73. COVIDSurg Collaborative. Outcomes from elective colorectal cancer surgery during the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic. Colorectal Dis. 2020 Nov 15:10.1111/codi.15431. doi: 10.1111/codi.15431.  

74. Nunoo-Mensah JW, Rizk M, Caushaj PF, Giordano P, Fortunato R, Dulskas A, Bugra D, da Costa Pereira JM, Escalante R, Koda K, Samalavicius NE, Maeda K, Chun HK. ISUCRS COVID-19. COVID-19 and the Global Impact on Colorectal Practice and Surgery. Clin Colorectal Cancer. 2020 Sep;19(3):178-190.

75. Unal UK, Esen E, Yilmaz BS, Aytac E, Bilgin IA, Ozben V, Ozoran E, Agcaoglu O, Balik E, Baca B, Hamzaoglu I, Karahasanoglu T, Bugra D. Live surgical demonstrations for minimally invasive colorectal training. Langenbecks Arch Surg. 2020 Feb;405(1):63-69.  

76. Yozgatli TK, Aytac E, Ozben V, Bayram O, Gurbuz B, Baca B, Balik E, Hamzaoglu I, Karahasanoglu T, Bugra D.  Robotic Complete Mesocolic Excision Versus Conventional Laparoscopic Hemicolectomy for Right-Sided Colon Cancer.  J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A. 2019 May;29(5):671-676. doi: 10.1089/lap.2018.0348.


77. Ozben V, de Muijnck C, Karabork M, Ozoran E, Zenger S, Bilgin IA, Aytac E, Baca B, Balik E, Hamzaoglu I, Karahasanoglu T, Bugra D. The da Vinci Xi system for robotic total/subtotal colectomy vs. conventional laparoscopy: short-term outcomes.  Tech Coloproctol. 2019 Sep;23(9):861-868. doi: 10.1007/s10151-019-02066-y.

78. Ozben V, de Muijnck C, Sengun B, Zenger S, Agcaoglu O, Balik E, Aytac E, Bilgin IA, Baca B, Hamzaoglu I, Karahasanoglu T, Bugra D. Robotic complete mesocolic excision for transverse colon cancer can be performed with a morbidity profile similar to that of conventional laparoscopic colectomy. Tech Coloproctol. 2020 Oct;24(10):1035-1042. doi: 10.1007/s10151-020-02249-y.

79. Akbaba AC, Zenger S, Aytac E, Yozgatli TK, Bengür FB, Esen E, Bilgin IA, Sahin B, Atalar B, Sezen D, Erdamar S, Kapran Y, Ozben V, Baca B, Balik E, Hamzaoglu I, Bugra D, Karahasanoglu T. Impact of Prolonged Neoadjuvant Treatment-surgery Interval on Histopathologic and Operative Outcomes in Patients Undergoing Total Mesorectal Excision for Locally Advanced Rectal Cancer.  Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech. 2020 Dec;30(6):511-517.


80. Zenger S, Gurbuz B, Can U, Bilgic B, Sobutay E, Balik E, Yalti T, Bugra D. Is Ghost Ileostomy an Effective Method in Various Indications for Colorectal Surgery? Indian Journal of Surgery,

Published online: 16 May 2020,

81. Zenger S, Gurbuz B, Can U, Bilgic B, Balik E, Yalti T, Bugra D. Comparative study between ghost ileostomy and defunctioning ileostomy in terms of morbidity and cost-effectiveness in low anterior resection for rectal cancer. Langenbecks Arch Surg 2021 Mar;406(2):339-347. doi: 10.1007/s00423-021-02089-w. Epub 2021 Feb 4.

82. Cemil Burak Kulle, Ibrahim Fethi Azamat, Dogan Vatansever, Suat Erus, Kayhan Tarim, Goktug Akyoldas, Ozan Gokler, ….. Dursun Bugra, Cagatay Taskiran, Sukru Dilege. Is elective cancer surgery feasible during the lock‐down period of the COVID‐19 pandemic? Analysis of a single institutional experience of 404 consecutive patients. J Surg Oncol. 2021;1–9.  DOI: 10.1002/jso.26436.

83. Zenger S, Aytac E, Gurbuz B, Ozben V, Ozoran E, Baca B, Balik E, Hamzaoglu I, Karahasanoglu T, Bugra D.

Metastasis to lymph nodes around the vascular tie worsens long-term oncological outcomes following complete mesocolic excision and conventional colectomy for right-sided colon cancer.

Techniques in Coloproctology (2021) 25:309–317.