Helin Yikilmaz Pardes

I am a medical doctor and a PhD student with a keen interest in researching colorectal cancer. My primary focus revolves around enhancing the immune system’s response before surgery, aiming to elevate patient outcomes and prognosis.

June 2019 – September 2019: Locum tenant Doctor at Surgical Department, Herlev Hospital

December 2019 – November 2021: Assisting at surgeries, Privathospitalet Danmark:

January 2019 – December 2021: Locum tenant Doctor at the Eye Surgery Department, Glostrup Hospital.

March 2022 – February 2023: Internship at Slagelse Emergency Department and Næstved Lægeklinik

March 2023 – Present: Ph.D student at Center for Surgical Science

University of Copenhagen, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences:

Bachelor of Medicine: September 2015 – June 2018

Master of Medicine: September 2018 – 2022

My primary research focus revolves around augmenting immune system activity and modifying the tumor microenvironment in patients diagnosed with colorectal cancer before they undergo curative surgery. The objective is to optimize these factors in order to achieve better surgical outcomes and improve the overall prognosis.

  • Intracorporeal Versus Extracorporeal Anastomosis in Robotic Right Colectomy: A Multicenter, Triple-blind, Randomized Clinical Trial. Dohrn N, Yikilmaz H, Laursen M, Khesrawi F, Clausen FB, Sørensen F, Jakobsen HL, Brisling S, Lykke J, Eriksen JR, Klein MF, Gögenur I. Ann Surg. 2022 Nov 1;276(5):e294-e301. doi: 10.1097/SLA.0000000000005254. Epub 2021 Oct 13.
  • Continuous organ perfusion monitoring using indocyanine green in a piglet model. Oppermann C, Dohrn N, Yikilmaz H, Falk Klein M, Eriksen T, Gögenur I. Surg Endosc. 2023 Feb;37(2):1601-1610. doi: 10.1007/s00464-022-09824-4. Epub 2023 Jan 3. PMID: 36595066
  • The effect of intracorporeal versus extracorporeal anastomosis in robotic right colectomy on perianastomotic perfusion: a substudy to a multicenter RCT. Dohrn N, Oppermann C, Yikilmaz H, Laursen M, Khesrawi F, Clausen FB, Jakobsen HL, Brisling S, Lykke J, Eriksen JR, Klein MF, Gögenur I. Langenbecks Arch Surg. 2022 Dec;407(8):3577-3586. doi: 10.1007/s00423-022-02693-4. Epub 2022 Sep 28.

Research keywords

#Colorectal cancer #immune system #tumor microenvironment