Prof. Dr. Taner Yiğit
Prof. Dr. Taner Yiğit
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Prof. Dr. Taner Yiğit
Metabolic Surgery
Obesity Surgery

Educational Information

Gülhane Military Medical Academy - Military Medical Faculty

Work Experience

2017 - Metabolic Surgery Clinic

2013 - 2017 GATA Department of General Surgery, Prof. Dr.

2006 - 2013 GATA Department of General Surgery Assoc. Dr.

2001 - 2006 GATA General Surgery Department Assist. Assoc.

1997 - 2001 Erzurum Mareşal Çakmak Hospital General Surgery Specialist

1993 - 1997 GATA General Surgery Assistant Professor Education

1990 - 1993 Kayseri 1. Commando Brigade Commander Infirmary Doctor


Pubmed publication list

  • Ewing's Sarcoma of the Peritoneum: a Rare Location for Extraskeletal Ewing's Sarcoma.
    Saglam M, Ozdemir Y, Yigit T, Kucukodaci Z, Sonmez G.
    J Gastrointest Surg. 2016 Nov;20(11):1918-1919. Epub 2016 May 11.
  • The value of combined elevation of D-dimer and neopterin as a predictive parameter for early stage acute mesenteric ischemia: An experimental study.
    Coskun AK, Halici Z, Oral A, Bayir Y, Deniz F, Caycı T, Mentes O, Oz BS, Harlak A, Yigit T, Kozak O, Peker Y.
    Vascular. 2017 Apr;25(2):163-169. doi: 10.1177/1708538116652267. Epub 2016 Jul 9.
  • The Effects of Total Colectomy on Bacterial Translocation in a Model of Acute Pancreatitis.
    Şenocak R, Yigit T, Kılbaş Z, Coşkun AK, Harlak A, Menteş MÖ, Kılıç A, Günal A, Kozak O.
    Indian J Surg. 2015 Dec;77(Suppl 2):412-8. doi: 10.1007/s12262-013-0855-y. Epub 2013 Jan 31.
  • Efficacy of wound infiltration with lornoxicam for postoperative analgesia following thyroidectomy: a prospective, randomized, double-blind study.
    Kilbaş Z, Menteş MÖ, Harlak A, Yiğit T, Balkan SM, Coşar A, Öztürk E, Kozak O, Tufan CT.
    Turk J Med Sci. 2015;45(3):700-5.
  • The effects of genetics on pouch neoplasia following restorative proctocolectomy for ulcerative colitis. Coskun AK, Yigit T.
    Int J Colorectal Dis. 2016 Apr;31(4):911-2. doi: 10.1007/s00384-015-2300-0. Epub 2015 Jul 1. No abstract available.
  • Body mass index and ghrelin levels after laparoscopic Nissen fundoplication.
    Yigit T, Coskun AK, Harlak A, Sinan H, Unlu A, Tapan S, Lapsekili E, Kozak O.
    Langenbecks Arch Surg. 2015 Jul;400(5):585-8. doi: 10.1007/s00423-015-1315-x. Epub 2015 Jun 18.
  • The effect of comorbidities on the survival of colorectal cancer in the older patients.
    Coskun AK, Unlu A, Yigit T.
    Int J Colorectal Dis. 2015 Apr;30(4):577. doi: 10.1007/s00384-014-2023-7. Epub 2014 Oct 11. No abstract available.
  • [Analysis of the pediatric trauma score in patients wounded with shrapnel; the effect of explosives with high kinetic energy: results of the first intervention center].
    Taş H, Mesci A, Demirbağ S, Eryılmaz M, Yiğit T, Peker Y.
    Ulus Travma Acil Cerrahi Derg. 2013 Mar;19(2):140-4. doi: 10.5505/tjtes.2013.06888. Turkish.
  • Surgical treatment of caustic esophageal strictures in adults.
    Harlak A, Yigit T, Coskun K, Ozer T, Mentes O, Gülec B, Kozak O.
    Int J Surg. 2013;11(2):164-8. doi: 10.1016/j.ijsu.2012.12.010. Epub 2012 Dec 23.
  • Rectus abdominus fascial sheath usage for crural reinforcement during surgical management of GERD: preliminary report of a prospective randomized clinical trial.
    Yigit T, Coskun AK, Sinan H, Harlak A, Kantarcioglu M, Kilbas Z, Kozak O, Cetiner S.
    Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech. 2012 Aug;22(4):333-7. doi: 10.1097/SLE.0b013e3182523fa3.
  • Effects of prevention of oxidative and nitro-oxidative stress on experimental rat colon anastomosis using acetylcysteine, Ebselen and 1400w.
    Poyrazoglu Y, Yigit T, Harlak A, Mentes O, Gorgulu S, Uzar AI, Kozak O.
    Acta Chir Belg. 2011 Jan-Feb;111(1):26-31.
  • Is removal of the stent at the end of 2 weeks helpful to reduce infectious or urologic complications after renal transplantation?
    Coskun AK, Harlak A, Ozer T, Eyitilen T, Yigit T, Demirbaş S, Uzar Aİ, Kozak O, Cetiner S.
    Transplant Proc. 2011 Apr;43(3):813-5. doi: 10.1016/j.transproceed.2010.11.016.
  • The effects of amlodipine on the biochemical and histopathological changes in the rabbit ileum subjected to ischemia-reperfusion.
    Coskun AK, Gunal A, Halici Z, Oral A, Seyrek M, Bayir Y, Kilic C, Yigit T, Ozer T, Uzar AI.
    Eurasian J Med. 2011 Apr;43(1):33-8. doi: 10.5152/eajm.2011.07.
  • De Garengeot's hernia: the importance of early diagnosis and its complications.
    Kagan Coskun A, Kilbas Z, Yigit T, Simsek A, Harlak A.
    Hernia. 2012 Dec;16(6):731-3. doi: 10.1007/s10029-011-0814-0. Epub 2011 Mar 24.
  • [The disguised face of blast injuries: shock waves].
    Ozer MT, Coşkun K, Oğünç GI, Eryılmaz M, Yiğit T, Kozak O, Apaydın K, Uzar AI.
    Ulus Travma Acil Cerrahi Derg. 2010 Sep;16(5):395-400. Turkish.
  • Primary torsion of omentum: a rare cause of acute abdomen.
    Albuz O, Ersoz N, Kilbas Z, Ozerhan IH, Harlak A, Altinel O, Yigit T.
    Am J Emerg Med. 2010 Jan;28(1):115.e5-7. doi: 10.1016/j.ajem.2009.03.013. No abstract available.
  • The importance of urine 5-hydroxyindoleacetic acid levels in the early diagnosis of acute appendicitis.
    Mentes O, Eryilmaz M, Harlak A, Yaman H, Yigit T, Ongoru O, Balkan M, Kozak O, Tufan T.
    Am J Emerg Med. 2009 May;27(4):409-12. doi: 10.1016/j.ajem.2008.03.016.
  • Effect of intraoperative magnesium sulphate infusion on pain relief after laparoscopic cholecystectomy.
    Mentes O, Harlak A, Yigit T, Balkan A, Balkan M, Cosar A, Savaser A, Kozak O, Tufan T.
    Acta Anaesthesiol Scand. 2008 Nov;52(10):1353-9. doi: 10.1111/j.1399-6576.2008.01816.x.
  • A comparison of different hemorrhoidectomy procedures.
    Ozer MT, Yigit T, Uzar AI, Mentes O, Harlak A, Kilic S, Cosar A, Arslan I, Tufan T.
    Saudi Med J. 2008 Sep;29(9):1264-9.
  • Late presentation of blunt right diaphragmatic rupture (hepatic hernia).
    Kozak O, Mentes O, Harlak A, Yigit T, Kilbas Z, Aslan I, Akin M, Bozlar U.
    Am J Emerg Med. 2008 Jun;26(5):638.e3-5. doi: 10.1016/j.ajem.2007.10.032.
  • Ischemia-reperfusion injury in the liver during renal transplantation: does perfusion solution play any role?
    Gulec B, Coskun K, Yigitler C, Yigit T, Aydin A, Oner K.
    Transplant Proc. 2008 Jan-Feb;40(1):59-62. doi: 10.1016/j.transproceed.2007.11.023.
  • Accurate positioning of the 24-hour pH monitoring catheter: agreement between manometry and pH step-up method in two patient positions.
    Can MF, Yagci G, Cetiner S, Gulsen M, Yigit T, Ozturk E, Gorgulu S, Tufan T.
    World J Gastroenterol. 2007 Dec 14;13(46):6197-202.
  • [A rare cause of bleeding intestinal intussusception in adult: jejunal lipoma].
    Yiğitler C, Ataç K, Yiğit T, Güleç B, Balkan M, Oner K.
    Ulus Travma Acil Cerrahi Derg. 2007 Jul;13(3):237-40. Turkish.
  • Giant spindle cell lipoma of the posterior neck.
    Eryilmaz M, Yigit T, Ozturk G, Safali M, Aksu AY.
    Dermatol Surg. 2007 Oct;33(10):1258-61. No abstract available.
  • Hepatocellular carcinoma in the common bile duct "Hepatocellular Carcinoma".
    Yigit T, Yiğitler C, Demiriz M, Arslan I, Tufan T.
    Liver Int. 2007 Mar;27(2):288-90. No abstract available.
  • Organ models in wound ballistics: experimental study.
    Ozer MT, Oğünç G, Eryilmaz M, Yiğit T, Menteş MO, Dakak M, Uzar AI, Oner K.
    Ulus Travma Acil Cerrahi Derg. 2007 Jan;13(1):20-7.
  • Stump resections resulting from incomplete operations.
    Yigit T, Mentes O, Eryilmaz M, Balkan M, Uzar AI, Kozak O.
    Am Surg. 2007 Jan;73(1):75-8.
  • Multichannel intraluminal impedance for the assessment of post-fundoplication dysphagia.
    Yigit T, Quiroga E, Oelschlager B.
    Dis Esophagus. 2006;19(5):382-8.
  • Thoracobiliary fistula due to hydatid cyst.
    Balkan A, Yiğit T, Balkan M, Ozkan M, Kozak O, Pekcan M, Bağci S.
    Turk J Gastroenterol. 2006 Sep;17(3):240-1. No abstract available.
  • Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass for morbid obesity.
    Figueredo EJ, Yigit T, Oelschlager BK.
    MedGenMed. 2006 Mar 8;8(1):63. No abstract available.
  • Can incision barrier decrease the risk of surgical site infection after appendectomy?
    Ozer MT, Yigit T, Uzar AI, Eryilmaz M, Kozak O, Cetiner S, Arslan I, Tufan T.
    Saudi Med J. 2006 Aug;27(8):1259-61. No abstract available.
  • Abdominal heterotopic tissues: review of 24 cases diagnosed on postoperative histological evaluation.
    Yiğit T, Yiğitler C, Güleç B, Atabek C, Ozcan A, Kozak O, Oner K.
    Turk J Gastroenterol. 2006 Mar;17(1):20-4.
  • Do we need to use subcutaneous suture for pilonidal sinus treated with excision and simple primary closure?
    Yigit T, Yigitler C, Gulec B, Ihsan UA, Ozer T, Oner K.
    Acta Chir Belg. 2005 Nov-Dec;105(6):635-8.
  • Hereditary diffuse gastric cancer.
    Oelschlager BK, Yigit T, Kaufman JA, Pellegrini CA.
    MedGenMed. 2005 Sep 14;7(3):16. No abstract available.
  • Effect of mesalazine, metronidazole and gentamicin on bacterial translocation in experimental colitis.
    Yigitler C, Gulec B, Aydogan H, Ozcan A, Kilinc M, Yigit T, Kozak O, Pekcan M.
    J Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2004 Oct;19(10):1179-86.
  • [Acute abdomen due to spontaneous renal angiomyolipoma rupture].
    Yigit T, Yigitler C, Gulec B, Ozcan A, Kozak O, Mesut P.
    Prog Urol. 2004 Apr;14(2):207-9. French. Erratum in: Prog Urol. 2005 Apr;15(2):V. Yigit, Cengizhan [corrected to Yigitler, Cengizhan].
  • [Comparison of soft tissue and bone injuries caused by handgun or rifle bullets: an experimental study].
    Uzar AI, Dakak M, Oner K, Ateşalp AS, Yiğit T, Ozer T, Oğünç G, Sen D.
    Acta Orthop Traumatol Turc. 2003;37(3):261-7. Turkish
  • A new ballistic simulant "transparent gel candle" (experimental study).
    Uzar AI, Dakak M, Ozer T, Oğünç G, Yiğit T, Kayahan C, Oner K, Sen D.
    Ulus Travma Acil Cerrahi Derg. 2003 Apr;9(2):104-6.
  • Adult nonpalpable testis: is laparoscopy always required?
    Sahin C, Yigit T, Ozbey I.
    J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A. 2002 Dec;12(6):431-4.

Professional Memberships

  • Turkish Society of Surgery
  • SAGES (American Society of Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons)
  • IFSO (International Federation of Obesity and Metabolic Diseases Surgery)
  • TOSS (Turkey Obesity Surgery Society)
  • Turkey Endoscopic and Laparoscopic Surgery Association
  • National Endoscopic Laparoscopic Surgery Association
  • Hernia Society
  • Azerbaijan Laparoscopic Surgery Association

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Date of Birth, Place

1967, Konya/Turkey

Metabolic Surgery