Prof.Dr. Numan Cem BALCI
Hastane : Gayrettepe Florence Nightingale Hastanesi
Tıbbi Birim : Radyoloji

Genel Bilgi ve Tanıtım

Doğum T, Yeri : 17 Nisan 1965, İstanbul

Eğitim :
İstanbul Alman Lisesi , Istanbul 1976-84
İstanbul Tıp Fakültesi (Çapa), 1984-1990

Yabancı Dil:
Almanca (Fevkalade)
İngilizce (Mükemmel)


Üst Eğitim ve İş Tecrübesi

Üst Eğitim ve İş Tecrübesi
Freiburg Üniversitesi ALMANYA Farmakoloji Bölümünde Araştırma
Görevlisi 1991-92

Askerlik Eğitimi
İzmir Ege Ordu Komutanlığı 1992-93

Radyoloji İhtisası
Ludwig Maximilian University, Munich, ALMANYA,

İş Tecrübesi
İntermed MR birim Sorumlusu, Nişantaşı, İstanbul. 1997

Batın MRI üst ihtisas, University of North Carolina Hospitals,
Chapel Hill, NC, U.S.A. 1997-1999

İstanbul Tıp Fakültesi Araştırma Görevlisi,
MR bölüm Sorumlusu 1999-2000

Florence Nightingale Hastanelerinde
Uzman Radyolog 2000-2002

Medmar Görüntüleme Merkezi 2002-2003

Öğretim Görevlisi (Doçent), Kocaeli Üniversitesi 2003-2005

Saint Louis Üniversitesi, USA Öğretim Görevlisi (Profesör) 2005-2010

Bilim Üniversitesi Radyoloji AD Başkanı 2010- halen


Bilimsel Kuruluşlara Üyelikler

International Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine (ISMRM) , Active Voting Member



1) Balci NC, Mueller-Lisse U, Holzknecht N, Gauger J, Weidelich R, Reiser M. Breathhold
MR-Urograhpy : Comparison between HASTE and RARE in healthy volunteers. European
Radiology 1998, 8: 925-932.

2) Balci NC, Semelka RC, Noone TC, Ascher MC. Acute and subacute Liver-related
Hemorrhage: MRI Findings. Magnetic Resonance Imaging 1999, 17: 207-211.

3) Balci NC, Semelka RC, Noone TC, Woravattanakul S. Multiple Pulmonary Aneurysms
Secondary to Hughes-Stovin Syndrome: Demonstration by MR Angiography. J Magn Reson
Imaging 1999, 8:1323-1325.

4) Semelka RC, Balci NC, Op de Beeck B, Reinhold C. Evaluation of a 10 minute
Comprehensive MR Imaging Examination of the Upper Abdomen. Radiology, 1999,

5) Balci NC, Semelka RC, Noone TC, Siegelman ES, Op de Beeck B, Brown JJ,
Lee MG. Pyogenic Hepatic Abscess : MRI findings on T1-and T2-Weighted and Serial
Gadolinium- Enhanced Gradient-Echo Images. J Magn Reson Imaging 1999, 9:285-290.

6) Balci NC, Semelka RC, Sandhu JS. Intrahepatic Arterioportal Fistula : Gadolinium-
Enhanced 3D Magnetic Resonance Angiography Findings and Angiographic Embolization
with Steel Coils. Magnetic Resonance Imaging 1999, 17:475-478.

7) Balci NC, Semelka RC, Patt RH, Dubois D, Freeman JA, Gomez-Caminero A,
Woosley JT. Complex Renal Cysts : Findings on MR Imaging. AJR 1999, 172: 1495- 1500.

8) Noone TC, Semelka RC, Balci NC, Graham ML. Common Occurrunce of Benign
Liver Lesions in Patients with Newly Diagnosed Breast Cancer Investigated by MRI for
Suspected Liver Metastases. J Magn Reson Imaging 1999, 10: 165-169.

9) Smith TM, Semelka RC, Noone TC, Balci NC, Woosley JT. Islet Cell Tumor of
the Pancreas associated with Tumor Thrombus in the Portal Vein. Magnetic
Resonance Imaging 1999, 17:1093-1096.

10) Custodio CM, Semelka RC, Balci NC, Mitchell KMT, Freeman JA.
Adrenal Neuroblastoma in an Adult with Tumor Thrombus in the Inferior Vena Cava.
J Magn Reson Imaging 1999, 9: 621-623.

11) Balci NC, Tunaci A, Semelka RC, Tunaci M, Ozden I, Rozanes I, Acunas B.
Hepatic Alveolar Echinococosis: MRI Findings. Magnetic Resonance Imaging 2000,
18: 537-541.

12) Semelka RC, Balci NC, Wilber KP, Fisher LL, Brown MA, Caminero AG,
Molina PL. Breath-Hold 3D Gradient-Eco MR Imaging of the Lung Paranchyma :
Evaluation of Reproducibility of Image Quality in Normals and Preliminary Observations
in Patients with Disease. J Magn Reson Imaging 2000, 11:195-200.

13) Noone TC, Semelka RC, Siegelman ES, Balci NC, Hussain SM, Kim PN,
Michell DG. Budd – Chiari Syndrome : Spectrum of Appearances of Acute,
Subacute, and Cronic Disease with Magnetic Resonance Imaging. J Magn Reson Imaging
2000, 11: 44-50.

14) Semelka RC, Custodio CM, Balci NC, Woosley JT. Neuroendocrine
Tumors of the Pancreas: Spectrum of Appearances on MRI. J Magn Reson Imaging 2000,

15) Balci NC, Orden I, Acarli K, Tunaci A, Rozanes I. Hepatic Ischemia Secondary
to Hepatic Artery Ligation : MRI Findings. Magnetic Resonance Imaging 2000, 18:1035-

16) Balci NC, Radjazi S, Polat H. Adult intussusception secondary to inflammatory
fibroid polyp: Demonstration by MRI. European Radiology 2000, 10:1708-1710.

17) Martin DR, Semelka RC, Chung JJ, Balci NC, Wilber K. Sequential use of
gadolinium chelate and mangafodipir trisodium for the assessment of focal liver lesions :
Initial observations. Magnetic Resonance Imaging 2000, 18 : 955-963.

18) Has R, Balci NC, Ibrahimoglu L, Rozanes I, Topuz S. Uterine artery embolization
in a 10-week cervical pregnancy with coexisting fibroids. International Journal of
Gynecology & Obstetrics 2001, 72:253-258.

19) Balci NC, Semelka RC. Radiologic features of cystic, endocrine and other pancreatic
neoplasms. European Journal of Radiology 2001, 38:113-119.

20) Balci NC, Semelka RC. Radiologic diagnosis and staging of pancreatic ductal
adenocarcinoma. European Journal of Radiology 2001, 38:105-112.

21) Özden I, Emre A, Demir K, Balci NC, Poyanli A, Ilhan R. Solitary pancreatic
tuberculosis mimicing advanced pancreatic carcinoma. Journal of Hepatobiliary Surgery
2001, 8: 279-283.

22) Balci NC, Sirvanci M, Tüfek I, Onat L, Duran C. Spontaneous retroperitoneal
hemorrhage secondary to subcapsular renal hematoma: MRI findings. Magnetic
Resonance Imaging 2001, 19: 1145-1148.

23) Balci NC, Sirvanci M, Duran C, Akıncı A. Hepatic Adenomatosis: MR
demonstration with the use of superparamagnetic iron oxide. Clinical Imaging 2002, 26:

24) Balci NC, Tunacı A, Akıncı A, Cevikbas U. Granulomatous hepatitis: MRI findings.
Magnetic Resonance Imaging 2001, 19:1107-1112.

25) Sirvancı M, Balci NC, Duran C, Onat L. Primary epiploic appendigitis: Demonstration
by MRI. Magnetic Resonance Imaging 2002, 26:35-8.

26) Balci NC, Sirvancı M. Infective liver lesions. MRI Clinics of North America 2002,

27) Semelka RC, Martin DR, Balci NC, Lance T. Focal Liver Lesions:
Comparison of Dual-Phase CT and Multisequence Multiplanar MR Imaging
Including Dynamic Gadalonium Enhancement. J Magn Reson Imaging
2001, 13:397-401.

28) Balci NC, Onat L, Karaman K, Sirvancı M. Intrahepatic Arterioportal
Fistula:Demonstration by Dynamic 3D Magnetic Resonance Angiography in Under Four
Seconds. J Magn Reson Imaging 2002, 16:94-6.

29) Balci NC, Akun E, Akıncı A. Hepatic Angiomyolipoma: Demonstration by Out of Phase
MRI. Clinical Imaging 2002, 26:418-420.

30) Balci NC, Akinci A, Akun E, Kloer HU. Juxtapapillary diverticulum: Findings on CT
and MRI. Clin Imaging 2003, 27:82-8.

31) Sanisoglu I, Guden M, Balci C, Sagbas E, Duran C, Akpinar B. Comparison of
Intraoperative Transit Time Flow Measurement with Early Postoperative Magnetic
Resonance Imaging Technique During Off Pump Coronary Artery Surgery Texas Heart
Journal 2003, 30:31-7.

32) Balci NC, Yalcin Y, Tunaci A, Balci Y. Assessment of the anomalous pulmonary
circulation by dynamic contrast-enhanced MRA in under four seconds. Magnetic Resonance
Imaging 2003, 21:1-7.

33) Balci NC, Noone T, Akun E, Akinci A, Klor HU. Juxtapapillary diverticulum: Findings on
MRI. J Magn Reson Imaging 2003, 17:487-92.

34) Yekeler E, Suleyman E, Tunaci A, Tunaci M, Balci NC, Onem K, Tunc M, Acunas
G. Contrast-enhanced 3D MR voiding urethrography: preliminary results. Magn Reson
Imaging 2004, 22:1193-9.

35) Balci NC, Semelka RC. Contrast Agents for MR Imaging of the Liver. Radiol Clin North
Am. 2005, 43:887-98.

36) Balci NC, Akun E, Erturk M, Saglam S, Inan N, Balci Y. Renal-related perinephric fluid
collections: MRI findings. Magn Reson Imaging 2005, 23:679-84.

37) Basaranoglu M, Balci NC. Recurrent cholangitis associated with biliary sludge and Phrygian
cap anomaly diagnosed by magnetic resonance imaging and magnetic resonance
cholangiopancreatography despite normal ultrasound and computed tomography. Scand J
Gastroenterol 2005, 40:736-40.

38) Basaranoglu M, Balci NC, Klor HU. Anomalous pancreaticobiliary junction (APBJ) with
the drainage of the uncinate process into the minor papilla: demonstration by MRI. Br J
Radiol 2005, 78:655-8.

39) Hyslop WB, Balci NC, Semelka RC. Future horizons in MR imaging. Magn Reson Imaging
Clin N Am. 2005, 13:211-24.

40) Semelka RC, Martin DR, Balci NC. Focal lesions in normal liver. J Gastroenterol Hepatol.
2005, 20:1478-87.

41) Balci NC, Alkaade S, Akduman IE, Bilgin M, Murdock CP, Burton FR.
Serial contrast-enhanced MRI of the pancreas: correlation with secretin-stimulated
endoscopic pancreatic function test. Acad Radiol 2006, 13:1367-72.

42) Basaranoglu M, Balci NC. A true fundic diverticulum of the gallbladder.
J Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2006, 21:1222-3.

43) Balci NC, Inan N, Anik Y, Erturk MS, Ural D, Demirci A. Low-dose gadobenate
dimeglumine versus standard-dose gadopentate dimeglumine for delayed contrast-enhanced
cardiac magnetic resonance imaging. Acad Radiol 2006, 13:833-9.

44) Semelka RC, Martin DR, Balci NC. Magnetic resonance imaging of the liver: how I do it.
J Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2006, 21:632-7.

45) Basaranoglu M, Balci NC, Klor HU. Gallbladder sludge and acute pancreatitis induced by
acute hepatitis A. Pancreatology 2006, 6:141-4.

46) Altun E, Semelka RC, Elias J Jr, Braga L, Voultsinos V, Patel J, Balci NC,
Woosley JT. Acute cholecystitis: MR findings and differentiation from chronic cholecystitis.
Radiology 2007, 244:174-83.

47) Aras A, Anik Y, Demirci A, Balci NC, Kozdag G, Ural D, Komsuoglu B.
Magnetic Resonance Imaging Measurement of Left Ventricular Blood Flow and
Coronary Flow Reserve in Patients with Chronic Heart Failure due to Coronary
Artery Disease. Acta Radiol 2007, 23:1-9.

48) Bilgin M, Bilgin S, Balci NC, Javad Momtahen A, Bilgin Y, Klör HU, Rau WS.
Magnetic resonance imaging and magnetic resonance cholangiopancreatography
findings compared with fecal elastase 1 measurement for the diagnosis of chronic
pancreatitis. Pancreas 2008, 36:e33-9.

49) Balci NC, Alkaade S, Magas L, Momtahen AJ, Burton FR.
Suspected chronic pancreatitis with normal MRCP: Findings on MRI in correlation with
secretin MRCP. J Magn Reson Imaging 2008, 27:125-31.

50) Inan N, Arslan A, Akansel G, Anik Y, Balci NC, Demirci A.
Dynamic contrast enhanced MRI in the differential diagnosis of adrenal adenomas and
malignant adrenal masses. Eur J Radiol 2008, 65:154-62.

51) Alkaade S, Balci NC, Momtahen AJ, Burton FR. Normal pancreatic exocrine function does
not exclude MRI/MRCP chronic pancreatitis findings, Journal of Clinical Gastroeneterology
2008, 42:950-5.

52) Voultsinos V, Semelka RC, Elias J Jr, Altun E, Huertas C, Woosley JT, Balci
NC. Primary peritoneal carcinoma: computed tomography and magnetic resonance
findings. J Comput Assist Tomogr. 2008, 32:541-7.

53) Momtahen AJ, Balci NC, Alkaade S, Akduman EI, Burton FR.
Focal pancreatitis mimicking pancreatic mass: magnetic resonance imaging
(MRI)/magnetic resonance cholangiopancreatography (MRCP) findings including
diffusion-weighted MRI. Acta Radiol 2008, 49:490-7.

54) Bilgin M, Balci NC, Erdogan A, Momtahen AJ, Alkaade S, Rau WS.
Hepatobiliary and pancreatic MRI and MRCP findings in patients with HIV
infection. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2008, 191:228-32.

55) Akduman EI, Momtahen AJ, Balci NC, Mahajann N, Havlioglu N, Wolverson MK.
Comparison between malignant and benign abdominal lymph nodes on diffusion-weighted
imaging. Acad Radiol. 2008, 15:641-6.

56) Balci NC, Momtahen AJ, Akduman EI, Alkaade S, Bilgin M, Burton FR. Diffusion-weighted
MRI of the Pancreas Correlation with Secretin Endoscopic Pancreatic Function Test (ePFT).
Acad Radiol. 2008, 15:1264-8.

57) Momtahen AJ, Akduman EI, Balci NC, Fattahi R, Havlioglu N. Liver schwannoma: findings
on MRI. Magn Reson Imaging. 2008, 26(10):1442-5.

58) Balci NC, Befeler AS, Leiva P, Pilgram TK, Havlioglu N. Imaging of liver disease:
Comparison between quadruple-phase multidetector computed tomography and magnetic
resonance imaging. J Gastroenterol Hepatol 2008, 23:1520-7.

59) Bilgin M, Balci NC, Momtahen AJ, Bilgin Y, Klör HU, Rau WS. MRI and MRCP Findings
of the Pancreas in Patients with Diabetes Mellitus: Compared Analysis with Pancreatic
Exocrine Function Determined by Fecal Elastase 1. J Clin Gastroenterol. 2009, 43:165-70

60) Fattahi R, Balci NC, Perman WH, Hsueh EC, Alkaade S, Havlioglu N, Burton FR. Pancreatic diffusion-weighted imaging (DWI): comparison between mass-forming focal pancreatitis (FP), pancreatic cancer (PC), and normal pancreas. J Magn Reson Imaging. 2009, 29:350-6

61) Balci NC, Befeler AS, Bieneman K, Fattahi R, Saglam S, Havlioglu N. Fat containing HCC:
Findings on CT and MRI including Serial Contrast Enhanced Imaging, Academic Radiology
2009, 16:963-8.

62) Alkaade S, Fattahi R, Balci NC, Akduman IE, Garvin PJ, Modanlou KI, Burton FR. Acute
Pancreatic graft fistula and peripancreatic fluid collection: Demonstration by secretin
stimulated Magnetic Resonance Imaging in print Magnetic Resonance Imaging 2009,

63) Fattahi R, Modanlou KA, Bieneman BK, Soydan N, Balci NC, Burton FR. Magnetic
resonance imaging in pancreas transplantation. Top Magn Reson Imaging. 2009, 20:49-55.

64) Balci NC, Perman WH, Saglam S, Akisik F, Fattahi R, Bilgin M. Diffusion-weighted
magnetic resonance imaging of the pancreas. Top Magn Reson Imaging. 2009, 20:43-7.

65) Bilgin M, Shaikh F, Semelka RC, Bilgin SS, Balci NC, Erdogan A. Magnetic resonance
imaging of gallbladder and biliary system. Top Magn Reson Imaging. 2009, 20:31-42.

66) Balci NC, Bieneman BK, Bilgin M, Akduman IE, Fattahi R, Burton FR. Magnetic resonance
imaging in pancreatitis. Top Magn Reson Imaging. 2009, 20:25-30.

67) Tirkes T, Akisik F, Tann M, Balci NC. Imaging of the pancreas with secretin enhancement.
Top Magn Reson Imaging. 2009, 20:19-24.

68) Vachiranubhap B, Kim YH, Balci NC, Semelka RC. Magnetic resonance imaging of
adenocarcinoma of the pancreas. Top Magn Reson Imaging. 2009, 20:3-9.

69) Chopra A, Alkaade S, Balci NC, Burton F. The effect of prior sphincterotomy on
the secretin-stimulated magnetic resonance cholangiopancreatography (s-MRCP).
Acad Radiol. 2009 Nov;16(11):1381-5

70 ) Choueiri NE, Balci NC, Alkaade S, Burton FR. Advanced imaging of chronic
pancreatitis. Curr Gastroenterol Rep. 2010 Apr;12(2):114-20.

71) Balci NC, Smith A, Momtahen AJ, Alkaade S, Fattahi R, Tariq S, Burton F. MRI
and S-MRCP findings in patients with suspected chronic pancreatitis: correlation
with endoscopic pancreatic function testing (ePFT). J Magn Reson Imaging. 2010

72) Hachem CY, Balci NC, Desai D. Recurrent nausea, vomiting, and abdominal pain.
Gastroenterology. 2010 Feb;138(2):e1-2.

73) Perman WH, Balci NC, Akduman I, Kuntz E. Magnetic resonance measurement of
diffusion in the abdomen. Top Magn Reson Imaging. 2009 Apr;20(2):99-104.

74) Perman WH, Balci NC, Akduman I. Review of magnetic resonance spectroscopy in
the liver and the pancreas. Top Magn Reson Imaging. 2009 Apr;20(2):89-97.

75) Balci NC. Advancements in body magnetic resonance imaging. Top Magn Reson
Imaging. 2009 Apr;20(2):57.

76) Yaprak O, Balci NC, Dayangac M, Demirbas T, Guler N, Ulusoy L, Tokat Y, Yuzer Y. Cryopreserved aortic quilt plasty for one-step reconstruction of multiple hepatic venous drainage in right lobe living donor liver transplantation. Transplant Proc. 2011 43(7):2817-9.

77) Balci C. MRI assessment of chronic pancreatitis. Diagn Interv Radiol. 2011 Sep;17(3):249-54

78) Bilgin M, Toprak H, Bilgin SS, Kondakci M, Balci C. CT and MRI findings of sarcomatoid cholangiocarcinoma. Cancer Imaging. 2012 Oct 16;12:447-51.

79) Bozkurt M, Okutur K, Aydin K, Namal E, Ozturk A, Balci C, Demir G. Locally metastatic mucinous rectal adenocarcinoma: Imaging diagnosis with DW-MRI in comparison with PET-CT. Oncol Lett. 2012 Jun;3(6):1311-1313.

80) Bozkurt M, Okutur K, Aydin K, Namal E, Ozturk A, Balci C, Demir G. Fulminant abdominal gas gangrene in metastatic colon cancer. Oncol Lett. 2012, 3(2):469-471.

81) Bilgin M, Toprak H, Burgazli M, Bilgin SS, Chasan R, Erdogan A, Balci C. Diagnostic value of dynamic contrast-enhanced magnetic resonance imaging in the evaluation of the biliary obstruction. Scientific World Journal. 2012:731.

82) Yaprak O, Guler N, Balci NC, Dayangac M, Demirbas T, Killi R, Tokat Y, Yuzer Y. A new technique for the reconstruction of complex portal vein anomalies in right lobe living liver donors. Hepatobiliary Pancreat Dis Int. 2012, 15;11(4):438-41.

83) Akun E, Yaprak O, Killi R, Balci NC, Tokat Y, Yuzer Y. Vascular complications in hepatic transplantation: single-center experience in 14 years. Transplant Proc. 2012 44(5):1368-72.

Kitap Bölümleri:

-Balci, N. C., Semelka, R. C., Friedman, A., Keogan, M. : Pancreatic Neoplasms in
Ferrucci, J., Taveras, J. (eds), Radiology ( Diagnosis, Imaging, Intervention ). 1999,

-Balci, N. C., Semelka, R. C., Siegelman, E. S.: Bladder Cancer. In Bragg, Rubin, Hricak (eds) : Oncologic Imaging. 2002 , Saunders

-Semelka R.C..; Nagase, L.; Armao D; Balci , N. C.: Pancreas., Abdominal-Pelvic MRI,
Wiley-Liss, A John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Publication, New York, Copyright 2002.

-Balci, N.C., Pamuklar E, Semelka R.C.: Peritoneal Cavity, Abdominal-Pelvic MRI 2nd edition, Wiley-Liss, A John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Publication, New York, Copyright 2005.

-Balci, N.C. Erturk SM. : Contrast Agents for the Cellular Imaging of the Liver, Molecular Imaging , Modo M, Bulte J. pp247-257 Editors Francis and Taylor, 2007

-Balci NC, Altun E, Hermann K, Semelka RC. Abdomen and Retroperitoneum in Magnetic Resonance Tomography, Reiser, Semmler ,Hricak. Editors pp 864-911 Springer, 2008

Davetli Konuşmalar:

-Balci NC MRI of the Liver, Refresher Course in Radiology Society of North America (RSNA) 92 nd Meeting Chicago IL 2006

-Balci NC Contrast Agents for Liver Imaging American College of Radiology Course San Antonio TX 2006

-Balci NC MRI of the Liver, Refresher Course in Radiology Society of North America (RSNA) 93 th Meeting Chicago IL 2007

-Balci NC MRI of the Liver, Refresher Course in Radiology Society of North America (RSNA) 94 th Meeting Chicago IL 2008

-Balci NC : MR Imaging of the Liver
-Balci NC: MR Imaging of the Pancreas

Las Vegas, NV October 26-30, 2009

-Problem Solving Approach to Focal Liver Lesions, 20th meeting International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine (ISMRM), Melbourne AUSTRALIA 5-12 May 2012

Dergi Hakemlikleri:

  • American Journal of Radiology (AJR)
  • Journal of Magnetic Resonance Imaging (JMRI)
  • European Radiology
  • Academic Radiology
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging
  • Hepatology
  • Magnetic Resonance in Medicine


Dergi Sayı Editörlüğü :

Issue Editor of two issues 1) Pancreatic MRI and 2) Advanced MRI of the Abdomen In Topics in MRI

Editörler Kurulu Üyeliği

Journal of Magnetic Resonance Imaging

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