Arzu Kovanlikaya, MD

Diagnostic Radiology



Articles in professional peer reviewed journals
  1. Diren H.B, Kovanlikaya I, Suller A, Dicle O. The Hajdu-Cheney Syndrome: A Case Report and Review of The Literature. Pediatric Radiology. 1990; 20:568-569.
  1. Guneri A, Ceryan K, Igci E, Kovanlikaya A. Lingual thyroid: the diagnostic value of magnetic resonance imaging. J Laryngol Otol, 1991; 105(6), 493-5.
  1. Kovanlikaya A, Pirnar T, Olgun N. Pulmonary blastoma; a rare case of childhood malignancy. Pediatric Radiology 1992; 2:155.
  1. Akgun F, Kovanlikaya A, Kovanlikaya I, Aktu T. Initial Evaluation of Children Sustaining Blunt Abdominal Trauma: Ultrasound Vs Diagnostic Peritoneal Lavage. Eur J Pediatr Surg. 1993; 3:278-280.
  1. Igci E, Kovanlikaya A, Kovanlikaya I, Ozaksoy D, Dicle O, Balci P. MR Findings of a Duplex Kidney with Replacement Lipomatosis. Annals of Medical Sciences. 1996; 5: 38-40.
  1. Kovanlikaya A, Miller JH, Williams HT. Malrotation Discovered During Routine Radionuclide Gastric Emptying Study. Pediatr Radiol 1996; 26:531-533.
  1. Kovanlikaya A, Nelson MD, Murphree AL. Retinoblastoma presenting with orbital cellulitis. Archives of Ped Adol Med 1996; 150(8):873-4.
  1. Kovanlikaya A, Loro LM, Hangartner TO, Reynolds R, Gilsanz V. Assessment of osteopenia by CT in children. Radiology 1996; 198:781-784.
  1. Kovanlikaya A, Loro LM, Gilsanz V. On the Pathogenesis of Osteopetrosis. AJR, 1997; 168: 929-932.
  1. Gilsanz V, Kovanlikaya A, Sainz J, Sayre J, Roe TJ, Gilsanz V. Differential Effect of Gender on the Size of the Bones in the Axial and Appendicular Skeletons. The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism J Clin Endocrinol Metab 1997; 82: 1603-1607.
  1. Akgur F, Aktug T, Olguner M, Kovanlikaya A, Hakguder G. Prospective study investigating routine usage of Ultrasonography as the initial diagnostic modality for the evaluation of children sustaining blunt abdominal trauma. The Journal of Trauma: Injury, Infection and Critical Care 1997; 42(4): 626-628.
  1. Gilsanz V, Skaggs DL, Kovanlikaya A, Sayre J. et al. Differential effect of race on the axial and appendicular skeletons of children. J Clin Endocrinol Metab 1998; 83: 1420-1427.
  1. Cakmakc� H, Kovanlikaya A, Obuz F, Kovanlikaya I, P�rnar T. Herpes encephalitis in children : MR assessment. The Turkish Journal of Pediatrics 1998; 40:559-566.
  1. Cakmakc� H, Kovanlikaya A. MRI of fibromatozis colli: Case report. The Turkish Journal of Pediatrics 1999 Oct-Dec.41(4):505-8.
  1. Obuz F, Karabay N, Secil M, Igci E, Kovanlikaya A, Yorukoglu K. Various radiological appearances of angiomyolipomas in the same kidney. European Radiology 2000 10(6);897-9.
  1. Obuz F, Kovanlikaya A, Olgun N, Sarialioglu F, Ozer E. MR imaging of pancreatic metastasis from extraosseous Ewing sarcoma. Pancreas 2000 Jan; 20(1):102-4.
  1. Kincaid PK, Stanley P, Kovanlikaya A, Mahour GH, Rowland JM. Coexistent neurenteric cyst and enteregenous cyst. Further support for a common embryologic error. Pediatr Radiol 1999 Jul;29(7):539-41.
  1. Koh S, Nelson MD, Kovanlikaya A, Chen LS. Anterior lumbosacral radiculopathy after intrathecal methotrexate treatment. Pediatr Neurol 1999 Aug 21(2):576-8.
  1. Göktay AY, Seçil M, Kovanlikaya A, Igci E, Dicle O. Aneurysmatic dilatation of the paraumbilical vein in an infant. Pediatr Radiol 2000 Sep; 30(9):604-6.
  1. Aydin A, Çakmakçi H, Kovanlikaya A, Dirik E. Sturge-Weber syndrome without facial nevus. Pediatr Neurol 2000 May; 22(5):400-2.
  1. Yücesoy K, Çakmakçi H, Naderi S, Kovanlikaya A. Spinal epidural gas after cardiac surgery: case report. Journal of Spinal Disorders 2001 Feb;14(1):76-8
  1. Usal C, Uysal K, Kovanlikaya A, Çakmakçi H, Hazan E. Quiz case of the month. European Radiology 2001;11(2):349-50.
  1. Cakmakci H, Kovanlikaya A, Unsal E. Short-term follow-up of the juvenile rheumatoid knee with fat-saturated 3D MRI. Pediatr Radiol. 2001 Mar; 31(3):189-95.
  1. Yilmaz E, Usal C, Kovanlikaya A, Karabay N. Sonographic and MRI findings in prepubertal adnexal hemorrhagic cyst with torsion. J Clin Ultrasound, 2001 Mar-Apr; 29(3):200-2.
  1. Kurul S, Cakmakci H, Kovanlikaya A, Dirik E. The benign course of carotid-cavernous fistula in a child. Eur J Radiol. 2001 Aug; 39(2):77-9.
  1. Akdal G, Baklan B, Cakmakci H, Kovanlikaya A. MRI follow-up of basal ganglia involvement in Subacute Sclerosing Panencephalitis. Pediatr Neurol. 2001 May; 24(5):393-5.
  1. Cakmakci H, Usal C, Karabay N, Kovanlikaya A. Transient neonatal hypoglycemia: cranial US and MRI findings. Eur Radiol. 2001;11(12):2585-8.
  1. Bober E, Kovanlikaya A, Buyukgebiz A. Primary antiphospholipid syndrome: an unusual cause of adrenal insufficiency. Horm Res. 2001;56(3-4):140-4.
  1. Cakmakci H, Tasdelen N, Obuz F, Yilmaz E, Kovanlikaya A. Pediatric focal xanthogranulomatous pyelonephritis. Dynamic contrast-enhanced MRI findings. Clin Imaging. 2002 May-June;26(3):183-6.
  1. Kovanlikaya A, Burke LP, Nelson MD, Wood JH. Characterizing chronic pericarditis using steady state free precision cine MR imaging. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2002 Aug;179(2):475-6.
  1. Mutafoglu-Uysal K, Kargi A, Sarialioglu F, Olgun N, Kovanlikaya A. Malignant pleural mesothelioma in a child: long-term survival with ICE-WAC chemotherapy regimen. Turk J Pediatr. 2002 Jul-Sep;44(3):244-7.
  1. Ören H, �rken G, Karg� A, Uçar C, Gülen H, Duman M, Atabay B, Y�lmaz S, Kovanlikaya A. A pediatric case of lymphomatoid granulomatosis with onset after completion of chemotherapy for acute myeloid leukemia. J Pediatr Hematol Oncol. 2003 Feb;25(2):163-6.
  1. Kurul S, Cakmakci H, Dirik E, Kovanlikaya A. Schilder's disease: case study with serial neuroimaging.J Child Neurol. 2003 Jan;18(1):58-61.
  1. Olgun N, Kansoy S, Aksoylar S, Cetingul N, Vergin C, Oniz H, Sarialioglu F, Kantar M, Uysal K, Tuncyurek M, Kargi A, Aktas S, Bayol U, Karaca I, Balik E, Aktug T, Elmas N, Kovanlikaya A, Kinay M, Anacak Y, Degirmenci B, Burak Z. Experience of the Izmir Pediatric Oncology Group on Neuroblastoma: IPOG-NBL-92 Protocol.Pediatr Hematol Oncol. 2003 Apr-May;20(3):211-8.
  1. Kovanlikaya A, Karabay N, Cakmakci H, Uysal K, Olgun N, Ergor G. Surveillance imaging and cost effectivity in pediatric brain tumors. Eur J Radiol. 2003 Sep;47(3):188-92.
  1. Wan, J, Meara JG, Kovanlikaya A, Nelson MD, Don D. Clinical, radiologic and audiologic relationships in hemifacial microsomia. Annals of Plastic Surgery Aug;51(2):161-6
  1. Kovanlikaya A, Okkay N, Çakmakç� H, Özdogan Ö, De�irmenci B, Kavukcu S. Comparison of MRI and renal cortical scintigraphy findings in childhood acute pyelonephritis: preliminary experience. Eur J Radiol. 2004 Jan;49(1):76-80.
  1. Kovanlikaya A, Mittelman SD, Ward A, Geffner ME, Dorey F, Gilsanz V. Obesity and Fat Quantification in Lean Tissues Using Three-Point Dixon MR Imaging Pediatr Radiol 2005; 35:601-607.
  1. Kovanlikaya A, Guclu C, Desai C, Becerra R, Vicente Gilsanz. Fat Quantification Using Three-Point Dixon Technique: In Vitro Validation. Acad Radiol. 2005 May;12(5):636-9.
  1. Kovanlikaya A, Panigrahy A, Krieger MD, Gonzalez-Gomez I, Ghugre N, McComb JG, Gilles FH, Nelson MD, Blüml S. Quantitation of Taurine in Untreated Pediatric Primitive Neuroectodermal Tumors in vivo. Radiology. 2005 Sep;236(3):1020-1025.
  1. Kabakci N, Gurses B, Firat Z, Bayram A, Ulug AM, Kovanlikaya A, Kovanlikaya I. Diffusion Tensor Imaging and Tractography of median nerve: Normative Diffusion Values. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2007 Oct;189(4):923-7.
  1. Gurses B, Kabakci N, Kovanlikaya A, Firat Z, Bayram A, Ulug AM, Kovanlikaya I. Diffusion tensor Imaging of the normal prostate at 3 Tesla. Eur. Radiol. 2007 Oct;25.Epub.
  1. Gurses B, Kabakci N, Aksit HZ, Yencilek F, Kovanlikaya A, Kovanlikaya I. Cystic splenosis mimicking a renal mass: a case report and review of the literature. Australas Radiol. 2007 Oct;51 Spec No:B52-5. Review.
  1. Cihangiroglu M, Ulug AM, Firat Z, Bayram A, Kovanlikaya A, Kovanlikaya I. High b-value Diffusion-Weighted MR Imaging of Normal Brain at 3T. Eur J Radiol. 2007 Dec;24 Epub.
  1. Kabakci NT, Kovanlikaya A, Kovanlikaya I. Tractography of the median nerve. Semin Musculoskelet Radiol. 2009 Mar; 13(1): 18-23.
Book Chapters:
  1. Nelson MD, Kovanlikaya A, Segall HD. Posterior fossa neoplasms in children. In:   Radiology, Diagnosis - Imaging - Intervention. Taveras JM, Ferrucci JT, eds. Lippincott-Raven Publishers 1997; 3(74): 1-20.
  1. Malogolowkin M, Monforte HL, Kovanlikaya A, Siegel SE. Pediatric Germ Cell Tumors. In: American Cancer Society: Atlas of Solid Tumors. BC Decker Inc. 2003.

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