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1: Cinar M, Yilmaz S, Cinar FI, Koca SS, Erdem H, Pay S, Dinc A, Yazici Y, Simsek I.

A patient-reported outcome measures-based composite index (RAPID3) for the

assessment of disease activity in ankylosing spondylitis. Rheumatol Int. 2015

Sep;35(9):1575-80. doi: 10.1007/s00296-015-3256-7. Epub 2015 Mar 21. PubMed PMID:



2: Çakar M, Çinar M, Yilmaz S, Sayin S, Özgür G, Pay S. A case of leishmaniasis

with a lupus-like presentation. Semin Arthritis Rheum. 2015 Aug;45(1):e3-4. doi:

10.1016/j.semarthrit.2015.04.001. Epub 2015 Apr 8. PubMed PMID: 25953712.


3: Sari I, Simsek I, Tunca Y, Kisacik B, Erdem H, Pay S, Cay HF, Gul D, Dinc A.

[Is there a relationship between gouty arthritis and Mediterranean fever gene

mutations?]. Rev Bras Reumatol. 2015 Jul-Aug;55(4):325-9. doi:

10.1016/j.rbr.2014.10.008. Epub 2014 Nov 26. Portuguese. PubMed PMID: 25582998.


4: Bitik B, Kılıç L, Küçükşahin O, Şahin K, Tufan A, Karadağ Ö, Pay S, Ateş A,

Ucar M, Tutar H, Karaaslan Y, Yilmaz S, Ertenli AI, Konuk O, Turgay M, Goker B.

Retro-orbital granuloma associated with granulomatosis with polyangiitis: a

series of nine cases. Rheumatol Int. 2015 Jun;35(6):1083-92. doi:

10.1007/s00296-014-3179-8. Epub 2014 Nov 21. PubMed PMID: 25413843.


5: Cinar FI, Cinar M, Yilmaz S, Acikel C, Erdem H, Pay S, Simsek I.

Cross-Cultural Adaptation, Reliability, and Validity of the Turkish Version of

the Compliance Questionnaire on Rheumatology in Patients With Behçet's Disease. J

Transcult Nurs. 2015 Mar 22. pii: 1043659615577699. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed

PMID: 25801762.


6: Yilmaz S, Cinar M, Simsek I, Erdem H, Pay S. Tocilizumab in the treatment of

patients with AA amyloidosis secondary to familial Mediterranean fever.

Rheumatology (Oxford). 2015 Mar;54(3):564-5. doi: 10.1093/rheumatology/keu474.

Epub 2014 Dec 11. PubMed PMID: 25504961.


7: Alibaz-Oner F, Karadeniz A, Ylmaz S, Balkarl A, Kimyon G, Yazc A, Çnar M,

Ylmaz S, Yldz F, Bilge ŞY, Bilgin E, Coskun BN, Omma A, Çetin GY, Çağatay Y,

Karaaslan Y, Sayarloğlu M, Pehlivan Y, Kalyoncu U, Karadağ Ö, Kaşifoğlu T, Erken

E, Pay S, Çefle A, Ksack B, Onat AM, Çobankara V, Direskeneli H. Behçet disease

with vascular involvement: effects of different therapeutic regimens on the

incidence of new relapses. Medicine (Baltimore). 2015 Feb;94(6):e494. doi:

10.1097/MD.0000000000000494. PubMed PMID: 25674739.


8: Yilmaz S, Cinar M, Simsek I, Erdem H, Pay S. Long-term efficacy and safety of

Anakinra in a patient with liver transplant due to Adult onset Still's Disease.

Mod Rheumatol. 2014 Nov;24(6):1030-1. doi: 10.3109/14397595.2013.854437. Epub

2013 Dec 6. PubMed PMID: 24313885.


9: Direskeneli H, Akkoç N, Bes C, Cakir N, Cefle A, Cobankara V, Dalkilic E, Dinc

A, Ertenli I, Gul A, Hamuryudan V, Inanc M, Kalyoncu U, Karaaslan Y, Kasifoglu T,

Keser G, Keskin G, Kisacik B, Kiraz S, Masatlioglu S, Onat AM, Ozbek S, Ozturk

MA, Pamuk ON, Pay S, Pirildar T, Sayarlioglu M, Senel S, Senturk T, Tasan D,

Terzioglu E, Yazici A, Yucel E. Impact of rheumatoid arthritis in Turkey: a

questionnaire study. Clin Exp Rheumatol. 2014 Jul-Aug;32(4):477-83. Epub 2014 Jun

6. PubMed PMID: 24960289.


10: Cinar FI, Cinar M, Yilmaz S, Simsek I, Erdem H, Pay S. Thoughts and

perceptions of ankylosing spondylitis patients with regard to TNF inhibitors.

Rheumatol Int. 2014 Jul;34(7):979-86. doi: 10.1007/s00296-013-2931-9. Epub 2013

Dec 29. PubMed PMID: 24374358.


11: Cinar FI, Unver V, Cinar M, Yilmaz S, Simsek I, Tosun N, Erdem H, Yilmaz F,

Pay S, Dinc A. Coping strategies for activities of daily living in women whose

hands affected by systemic sclerosis. J Clin Nurs. 2014 Jun;23(11-12):1630-8.

doi: 10.1111/jocn.12283. Epub 2013 Dec 12. PubMed PMID: 24330334.


12: Basar N, Kisacik B, Ercan S, Pehlivan Y, Yilmaz S, Simsek I, Erdem H, Ozer O,

Pay S, Onat AM, Dinc A. Familial Mediterranean fever gene mutations as a risk

factor for early coronary artery disease. Int J Rheum Dis. 2014 Apr 7. doi:

10.1111/1756-185X.12356. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 24702757.


13: Blue EK, DiGiuseppe R, Derr-Yellin E, Acosta JC, Pay SL, Hanenberg H,

Schellinger MM, Quinney SK, Mund JA, Case J, Haneline LS. Gestational diabetes

induces alterations in the function of neonatal endothelial colony-forming cells.

Pediatr Res. 2014 Feb;75(2):266-72. doi: 10.1038/pr.2013.224. Epub 2013 Nov 14.

PubMed PMID: 24232636; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3944713.


14: Yilmaz S, Karadag O, Yazisiz V, Altun B, Gezer M, Karaman M, Cinar M, Erdem

H, Pay S, Dinc A. Systemic involvements and preferred treatments in a large

cohort of Behçet's disease. Rheumatol Int. 2013 Dec;33(12):3025-30. doi:

10.1007/s00296-013-2830-0. Epub 2013 Jul 24. PubMed PMID: 23881265.


15: Cinar M, Akar H, Yilmaz S, Simsek I, Karkucak M, Sagkan RI, Pekel A, Erdem H,

Avci IY, Acikel C, Musabak U, Tunca Y, Pay S. A polymorphism in ERAP1 is

associated with susceptibility to ankylosing spondylitis in a Turkish population.

Rheumatol Int. 2013 Nov;33(11):2851-8. doi: 10.1007/s00296-013-2824-y. Epub 2013

Jul 18. PubMed PMID: 23864143.


16: Yilmaz S, Erdem H, Tunay S, Torun D, Genc H, Tunca Y, Karadag O, Simsek I,

Bahce M, Pay S, Dinc A. The presence of MEFV gene mutations in patients with

primary osteoarthritis who require surgery. Korean J Intern Med. 2013

Sep;28(5):594-8. doi: 10.3904/kjim.2013.28.5.594. Epub 2013 Aug 14. PubMed PMID:

24009456; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3759766.


17: Sanal HT, Yilmaz S, Simsek I, Cinar M, Erdem H, Pay S, Dinc A, Tayfun C.

Apparent diffusion coefficients of sacroiliitis in patients with established

ankylosing spondylitis. Clin Imaging. 2013 Jul-Aug;37(4):734-9. doi:

10.1016/j.clinimag.2013.02.014. Epub 2013 Apr 8. PubMed PMID: 23578661.


18: Simsek I, Yilmaz S, Cinar M, Erdem H, Pay S. Response to Zizzo et al. Clin

Genet. 2013 Jun;83(6):582-3. doi: 10.1111/cge.12135. Epub 2013 Apr 5. PubMed

PMID: 23557211.


19: Yilmaz S, Cinar M, Pekel A, Simsek I, Musabak U, Erdem H, Pay S. The

expression of transmembrane and soluble CXCL16 and the relation with

interferon-alpha secretion in patients with Behçet's disease. Clin Exp Rheumatol.

2013 May-Jun;31(3 Suppl 77):84-7. Epub 2013 Sep 9. PubMed PMID: 24064021.


20: Yilmaz S, Simsek I, Cinar M, Erdem H, Kose O, Yazici Y, Pay S. Patient-driven

assessment of disease activity in Behçet's syndrome: cross-cultural adaptation,

reliability and validity of the Turkish version of the Behçet's Syndrome Activity

Score. Clin Exp Rheumatol. 2013 May-Jun;31(3 Suppl 77):77-83. Epub 2013 Sep 9.

PubMed PMID: 24064020.


21: Karadag O, Tufan A, Yazisiz V, Ureten K, Yilmaz S, Cinar M, Akdogan A, Erdem

H, Ozturk MA, Pay S, Dinc A. The factors considered as trigger for the attacks in

patients with familial Mediterranean fever. Rheumatol Int. 2013 Apr;33(4):893-7.

doi: 10.1007/s00296-012-2453-x. Epub 2012 Jul 20. PubMed PMID: 22814791.


22: Gok M, Erdem H, Gogus F, Yilmaz S, Karadag O, Simsek I, Sagkan RI, Saglam M,

Musabak U, Dinc A, Pay S. Relationship of ultrasonographic findings with synovial

angiogenesis modulators in different forms of knee arthritides. Rheumatol Int.

2013 Apr;33(4):879-85. doi: 10.1007/s00296-012-2452-y. Epub 2012 Jul 19. PubMed

PMID: 22811011.


23: Sanal HT, Yilmaz S, Kalyoncu U, Cinar M, Simsek I, Erdem H, Pay S, Dinc A,

Tayfun C. Value of DWI in visual assessment of activity of sacroiliitis in

longstanding ankylosing spondylitis patients. Skeletal Radiol. 2013

Feb;42(2):289-93. doi: 10.1007/s00256-012-1477-3. Epub 2012 Jun 28. PubMed PMID:



24: Yilmaz S, Karakas A, Cinar M, Coskun O, Simsek I, Erdem H, Eyigun CP, Pay S.

Adult onset Still's disease as a paraneoplastic syndrome--a case report and

review of the literature. Bull Hosp Jt Dis (2013). 2013;71(2):156-60. Review.

PubMed PMID: 24032618.


25: Yilmaz S, Kalyoncu U, Cinar M, Karadag O, Koca SS, Simsek I, Erdem H, Pay S,

Dinc A. Features and publication rates of scientific abstracts presented at a

rheumatology congress--EULAR 2008. Bull Hosp Jt Dis (2013). 2013;71(2):124-7.

PubMed PMID: 24032612.


26: Cinar FI, Unver V, Yilmaz S, Cinar M, Yilmaz F, Simsek I, Erdem H, Pay S,

Dinc A. Living with scleroderma: patients' perspectives, a phenomenological

study. Rheumatol Int. 2012 Nov;32(11):3573-9. doi: 10.1007/s00296-011-2230-2.

Epub 2011 Nov 17. PubMed PMID: 22090008.


27: Malhan S, Pay S, Ataman S, Dalkilic E, Dinc A, Erken E, Ertenli I, Ertugrul

E, Gogus F, Hamuryudan V, Inanc M, Karaarslan Y, Karadag O, Karakoc Y, Keskin G,

Kisacik B, Kiraz S, Oksel F, Oksuz E, Pirildar T, Sari I, Soy M, Senturk T,

Taylan A. The cost of care of rheumatoid arthritis and ankylosing spondylitis

patients in tertiary care rheumatology units in Turkey. Clin Exp Rheumatol. 2012

Mar-Apr;30(2):202-7. Epub 2012 Apr 13. PubMed PMID: 22546069.


28: Kisacik B, Oren C, Kasifoglu T, Yilmaz S, Yilmaz O, Simsek I, Erdem H, Pay S,

Saglam M, Dinc A. Investigation of the veins in patients with Behçet's disease

with no known vascular event by Doppler ultrasonography. Rheumatol Int. 2012

Feb;32(2):303-6. doi: 10.1007/s00296-010-1603-2. Epub 2010 Oct 28. PubMed PMID:



29: Yilmaz S, Tezel K, Ocal R, Ilıca T, Cinar M, Erdem H, Pay S, Dinc A, Simsek

I. Anterior spinal cord syndrome in a patient with Behçet's disease. Bull NYU

Hosp Jt Dis. 2012;70(2):120-3. PubMed PMID: 22892002.


30: Cinar M, Sanal HT, Yilmaz S, Simsek I, Erdem H, Pay S, Dinc A. Radiological

followup of the evolution of inflammatory process in sacroiliac joint with

magnetic resonance imaging: a case with pyogenic sacroiliitis. Case Rep

Rheumatol. 2012;2012:509136. doi: 10.1155/2012/509136. Epub 2012 Sep 23. PubMed

PMID: 23050188; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3461616.


31: Yilmaz S, Cinar M, Karslioglu Y, Simsek I, Erdem H, Pay S, Dinc A. Lipid

Storage Myopathy in Behçet's Disease: A Rare Cause of Elevated Serum Creatine

Kinases Levels. Case Rep Rheumatol. 2012;2012:283259. doi: 10.1155/2012/283259.

Epub 2012 Jun 28. PubMed PMID: 22937450; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3420721.


32: Köse O, Simşek I, Pay S. Mycophenolate sodium in the treatment of

mucocutaneous Behcet's diseases. Int J Dermatol. 2011 Jul;50(7):895-6. doi:

10.1111/j.1365-4632.2010.04505.x. PubMed PMID: 21699532.


33: Yilmaz O, Yilmaz S, Kisacik B, Aydogdu M, Bozkurt Y, Erdem H, Pay S, Saglam

M, Dinc A. Varicocele and epididymitis in Behcet disease. J Ultrasound Med. 2011

Jul;30(7):909-13. PubMed PMID: 21705723.


34: Simsek I, Koz C, Basar N, Sari I, Erdem H, Pay S, Kisacik B, Bahce M, Dinc A.

Mediterranean fever (MEFV) gene mutation frequency is not increased in adults

with rheumatic heart disease. Clin Rheumatol. 2011 Apr;30(4):491-5. doi:

10.1007/s10067-010-1537-9. Epub 2010 Jul 20. PubMed PMID: 20645115.


35: Simsek I, Kaya A, Erdem H, Pay S, Yenicesu M, Dinc A. No regression of renal

amyloid mass despite remission of nephrotic syndrome in a patient with TRAPS

following etanercept therapy. J Nephrol. 2010 Jan-Feb;23(1):119-23. PubMed PMID:



36: Cinar M, Dinc A, Simsek I, Erdem H, Koc B, Pay S, Kilic S. Evaluation of the

short-term efficacy of NSAIDs on patients with active ankylosing spondylitis in

daily practice: a 3-month, longitudinal, observational study. Rheumatol Int. 2010

Jan;30(3):331-40. doi: 10.1007/s00296-009-0963-y. Epub 2009 May 23. Erratum in:

Rheumatol Int. 2010 Jun;30(8):1141. PubMed PMID: 19466421.


37: Kisacik B, Kasifoglu T, Akay S, Yilmaz O, Yilmaz S, Simsek I, Erdem H, Pay S,

Dinc A. Ulnar artery aneurysm in a patient with Behçet's disease. Rheumatol Int.

2010 Jan;30(3):383-5. doi: 10.1007/s00296-009-0951-2. Epub 2009 May 20. PubMed

PMID: 19455338.


38: Karacayli U, Mumcu G, Simsek I, Pay S, Kose O, Erdem H, Direskeneli H,

Gunaydin Y, Dinc A. The close association between dental and periodontal

treatments and oral ulcer course in behcet's disease: a prospective clinical

study. J Oral Pathol Med. 2009 May;38(5):410-5. doi:

10.1111/j.1600-0714.2009.00765.x. Epub 2009 Mar 5. PubMed PMID: 19320802.


39: Pay S, Musabak U, Cobankara V, Sagkan RI, Simsek I, Keskin F, Erdem H, Kose

O, Dinc A. IFNAR1 and IFNAR2 polymorphisms in patients with Behçet's disease.

Clin Exp Rheumatol. 2009 Mar-Apr;27(2 Suppl 53):S110-1. PubMed PMID: 19796549.


40: Keskin F, Pay S, Musabak U, Sagkan RI, Erdem H, Simsek I, Kose O, Dinc A,

Sengul A. IL-18 promoter polymorphisms confer susceptibility to Behçet's disease,

particularly to the mucocutaneous form, in a Turkish population. Clin Exp

Rheumatol. 2009 Mar-Apr;27(2 Suppl 53):S108-9. PubMed PMID: 19796548.


41: Pay S, Pekel A, Simsek I, Musabak U, Erdem H, Dinc A, Kose O. Pronounced

interferon-alpha production from plasmacytoid dendritic cells in patients with

Behçet's disease following CpG D ODN stimulation. Clin Exp Rheumatol. 2009

Mar-Apr;27(2 Suppl 53):S37-42. PubMed PMID: 19796531.


42: Sari I, Simsek I, Guvenc I, Sanal HT, Erdem H, Pay S, Dinc A. Osteopoikilosis

coexistent with ankylosing spondylitis and familial Mediterranean fever.

Rheumatol Int. 2009 Jan;29(3):321-3. doi: 10.1007/s00296-008-0660-2. Epub 2008

Aug 12. PubMed PMID: 18696073.


43: Cinar M, Dinc A, Simsek I, Erdem H, Koc B, Pay S, Tunca Y, Kilic S, Gul D.

The rate and significance of Mediterranean fever gene mutations in patients with

ankylosing spondylitis: a three-month, longitudinal clinical study. Rheumatol

Int. 2008 Nov;29(1):37-42. doi: 10.1007/s00296-008-0637-1. Epub 2008 Jul 3.

PubMed PMID: 18597091.


44: Simsek I, Meric C, Erdem H, Pay S, Kilic S, Dinc A. Accuracy of recall of the

items included in disease activity forms of Behçet's disease: comparison of

retrospective questionnaires with a daily telephone interview. Clin Rheumatol.

2008 Oct;27(10):1255-60. doi: 10.1007/s10067-008-0899-8. Epub 2008 Apr 30. PubMed

PMID: 18446267.


45: Akkoc N, Sari I, Birlik M, Pay S, Binicier O, Akar S, Onen F. Ankylosing

spondylitis and spondylarthropathy presenting with a clinical picture of adult

onset Still's disease: case series. Rheumatology (Oxford). 2008 Sep;47(9):1436-7.

doi: 10.1093/rheumatology/ken288. Epub 2008 Jul 25. PubMed PMID: 18658204.


46: Simsek I, Cinar M, Erdem H, Pay S, Meric C, Dinc A. Efficacy of

plasmapheresis in the treatment of refractory toxic epidermal necrolysis-like

acute cutaneous lupus erythematosus. Lupus. 2008 Jun;17(6):605-6. doi:

10.1177/0961203308089341. PubMed PMID: 18539717.


47: Simsek I, de Mazancourt P, Horellou MH, Erdem H, Pay S, Dinc A, Samama MM.

Afibrinogenemia resulting from homozygous nonsense mutation in A alpha chain gene

associated with multiple thrombotic episodes. Blood Coagul Fibrinolysis. 2008

Apr;19(3):247-53. doi: 10.1097/MBC.0b013e3282f564fd. PubMed PMID: 18388508.


48: Pay S; Society for Research and Education in Rheumatology of Turkey. Risk of

cancer in Turkish patients after treatment with TNF antagonists. Rheumatology

(Oxford). 2008 Apr;47(4):548-9. doi: 10.1093/rheumatology/ken026. Epub 2008 Feb

23. PubMed PMID: 18296720.


49: Saruhan-Direskeneli G, Inanc M, Fresko I, Akkoc N, Dalkilic E, Erken E,

Karaaslan Y, Kinikli G, Oksel F, Pay S, Yucel E, Yentür SP, Duymaz-Tozkir J,

Yilmaz V, Inanc N, Yazici H, Konice M, Direskeneli H. The role of HLA-DRB1 shared

epitope alleles in predicting short-term response to leflunomide in rheumatoid

arthritis. Rheumatology (Oxford). 2007 Dec;46(12):1842-4. PubMed PMID: 18032542.


50: Simsek I, Erdem H, Pay S, Sobaci G, Dinc A. Optic neuritis occurring with

anti-tumour necrosis factor alpha therapy. Ann Rheum Dis. 2007 Sep;66(9):1255-8.

Epub 2007 Apr 24. Review. PubMed PMID: 17456525; PubMed Central PMCID:



51: Simsek I, Pay S, Dinc A, Erdem H, Kurt B. Atypical carcinoid tumor of the

thymus with ectopic ACTH production developed during the course of etanercept

treatment--case report. Clin Rheumatol. 2007 Sep;26(9):1561-2. Epub 2006 Oct 24.

PubMed PMID: 17061154.


52: Erdem H, Pay S, Musabak U, Simsek I, Dinc A, Pekel A, Sengul A. Synovial

angiostatic non-ELR CXC chemokines in inflammatory arthritides: does CXCL4

designate chronicity of synovitis? Rheumatol Int. 2007 Aug;27(10):969-73. Epub

2007 Jan 31. PubMed PMID: 17265155.


53: Pay S, Abbasov T, Erdem H, Musabak U, Simsek I, Pekel A, Akdogan A, Sengul A,

Dinc A. Serum MMP-2 and MMP-9 in patients with Behçet's disease: do their higher

levels correlate to vasculo-Behçet's disease associated with aneurysm formation?

Clin Exp Rheumatol. 2007 Jul-Aug;25(4 Suppl 45):S70-5. PubMed PMID: 17949555.


54: Pay S, Simsek I, Erdem H, Pekel A, Musabak U, Sengul A, Dinc A. Dendritic

cell subsets and type I interferon system in Behçet's disease: does functional

abnormality in plasmacytoid dendritic cells contribute to Th1 polarization? Clin

Exp Rheumatol. 2007 Jul-Aug;25(4 Suppl 45):S34-40. PubMed PMID: 17949549.


55: Pay S, Musabak U, Simsek I, Erdem H, Pekel A, Sengul A, Dinc A. Synovial

lymphoid neogenetic factors in Behçet's synovitis: do they play a role in

self-limiting and subacute course of arthritis? Clin Exp Rheumatol. 2007

Jul-Aug;25(4 Suppl 45):S21-6. PubMed PMID: 17949547.


56: Simsek I, Pay S, Pekel A, Dinc A, Musabak U, Erdem H, Sengul A. Serum

proinflammatory cytokines directing T helper 1 polarization in patients with

familial Mediterranean fever. Rheumatol Int. 2007 Jul;27(9):807-11. Epub 2007 Jan

17. PubMed PMID: 17225924.


57: Pay S, Simşek I, Erdem H, Dinç A. Immunopathogenesis of Behçet's disease with

special emphasize on the possible role of antigen presenting cells. Rheumatol

Int. 2007 Mar;27(5):417-24. Review. PubMed PMID: 17171346.


58: Pay S, Musabak U, Simşek I, Pekel A, Erdem H, Dinç A, Sengül A. Expression of

CXCR-1 and CXCR-2 chemokine receptors on synovial neutrophils in inflammatory

arthritides: does persistent or increasing expression of CXCR-2 contribute to the

chronic inflammation or erosive changes? Joint Bone Spine. 2006 Dec;73(6):691-6.

Epub 2006 Jul 18. PubMed PMID: 16987681.


59: Pay S, Türkçapar N, Kalyoncu M, Simşek I, Beyan E, Ertenli I, Oztürk MA,

Düzgün N, Erdem H, Ozbalkan Z, Kiraz S, Kinikli G, Besbas N, Dinç A, Ateş A,

Olmez U, Calgüneri M, Aydintuğ OT, Bakkaloğlu A, Turan M, Turgay M, Karaaslan Y,

Topaloğlu R, Duman M, Ozen S; Ankara Rheumatology Study Group. A multicenter

study of patients with adult-onset Still's disease compared with systemic

juvenile idiopathic arthritis. Clin Rheumatol. 2006 Sep;25(5):639-44. Epub 2005

Dec 20. PubMed PMID: 16365690.


60: Pay S, Erdem H, Pekel A, Simsek I, Musabak U, Sengul A, Dinc A. Synovial

proinflammatory cytokines and their correlation with matrix metalloproteinase-3

expression in Behçet's disease. Does interleukin-1beta play a major role in

Behçet's synovitis? Rheumatol Int. 2006 May;26(7):608-13. Epub 2005 Oct 5. PubMed

PMID: 16205926.


61: Erdem H, Dinc A, Pay S, Simsek I, Turan M. Peripheral insulin resistance in

patients with Behçet's disease. J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol. 2006

Apr;20(4):391-5. PubMed PMID: 16643134.


62: Musabak U, Pay S, Erdem H, Simsek I, Pekel A, Dinc A, Sengul A. Serum

interleukin-18 levels in patients with Behçet's disease. Is its expression

associated with disease activity or clinical presentations? Rheumatol Int. 2006

Apr;26(6):545-50. Epub 2005 Oct 5. PubMed PMID: 16205927.


63: Erdem H, Dinç A, Pay S, Simşek I, Uysal Y. A neuro-Behçet's case complicated

with intracranial hypertension successfully treated by a lumboperitoneal shunt.

Joint Bone Spine. 2006 Mar;73(2):200-1. Epub 2005 Jun 8. PubMed PMID: 16226482.


64: Erdem H, Simşek I, Pay S, Dinc A, Deniz O, Ozcan A. Diffuse pulmonary

amyloidosis that mimics interstitial lung disease in a patient with familial

Mediterranean fever. J Clin Rheumatol. 2006 Feb;12(1):34-6. PubMed PMID:



65: Erdem H, Baylan O, Simsek I, Dinc A, Pay S, Kocaoglu M. Delayed diagnosis of

tuberculous arthritis. Jpn J Infect Dis. 2005 Dec;58(6):373-5. PubMed PMID:



66: Erdem H, Pay S, Serdar M, Simşek I, Dinç A, Muşabak U, Pekel A, Turan M.

Different ELR (+) angiogenic CXC chemokine profiles in synovial fluid of patients

with Behçet's disease, familial Mediterranean fever, rheumatoid arthritis, and

osteoarthritis. Rheumatol Int. 2005 Dec;26(2):162-7. Epub 2004 Nov 3. PubMed

PMID: 15672235.


67: Dinc A, Erdem H, Rowczenio D, Simsek I, Pay S, Bahce M, Lachmann H. Autosomal

dominant periodic fever with AA amyloidosis: tumor necrosis factor

receptor-associated periodic syndrome (TRAPS) in a Turkish family. J Nephrol.

2005 Sep-Oct;18(5):626-9. PubMed PMID: 16299693.


68: Yesilova Z, Pay S, Oktenli C, Musabak U, Saglam K, Sanisoglu SY, Dagalp K,

Erbil MK, Kocar IH. Hyperhomocysteinemia in patients with Behçet's disease: is it

due to inflammation or therapy? Rheumatol Int. 2005 Aug;25(6):423-8. Epub 2004

Apr 1. PubMed PMID: 15057566.


69: Dinc A, Bayir A, Simsek I, Erdem H, Pay S, Turan M. The proportional Venn

diagram of Behçet's disease-related manifestations among young adult men in

Turkey. Clin Exp Rheumatol. 2005 Jul-Aug;23(4 Suppl 38):S86-90. PubMed PMID:



70: Bozoglu E, Dinc A, Erdem H, Pay S, Simsek I, Kocar IH. Vascular endothelial

growth factor and monocyte chemoattractant protein-1 in Behçet's patients with

venous thrombosis. Clin Exp Rheumatol. 2005 Jul-Aug;23(4 Suppl 38):S42-8. PubMed

PMID: 16273763.


71: Liu-Bryan R, Pay S, Schraufstatter IU, Rose DM. The CXCR1 tail mediates beta1

integrin-dependent cell migration via MAP kinase signaling. Biochem Biophys Res

Commun. 2005 Jun 24;332(1):117-25. PubMed PMID: 15896307.


72: Cobankara V, Oztürk MA, Kiraz S, Ertenli I, Haznedaroglu IC, Pay S, Calgüneri

M. Renin and angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) as active components of the

local synovial renin-angiotensin system in rheumatoid arthritis. Rheumatol Int.

2005 May;25(4):285-91. Epub 2005 Mar 11. PubMed PMID: 15761728.


73: Pay S, Musabak U, Erdem H, Simsek I, Pekel A, Sengul A, Dinc A. Chimerical

anti-TNF-alpha, infliximab, inhibits neutrophil chemotaxis and production of

reactive oxygen species by blocking the priming effect of mononuclear cells on

neutrophils. Immunopharmacol Immunotoxicol. 2005;27(2):187-98. PubMed PMID:



74: Musabak U, Sengul A, Oktenli C, Pay S, Yesilova Z, Kenar L, Sanisoglu SY,

Inal A, Tuzun A, Erdil A, Bagci S. Does immune activation continue during an

attack-free period in familial Mediterranean fever? Clin Exp Immunol. 2004

Dec;138(3):526-33. PubMed PMID: 15544632; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC1809227.


75: Aslan H, Pay S, Gok F, Baykal Y, Yilmaz MI, Sengul A, Aydin HI. Antiannexin V

autoantibody in thrombophilic Behçet's disease. Rheumatol Int. 2004

Mar;24(2):77-9. Epub 2003 Dec 5. PubMed PMID: 14658002.


76: Apras S, Ertenli I, Ozbalkan Z, Kiraz S, Ozturk MA, Haznedaroglu IC,

Cobankara V, Pay S, Calguneri M. Effects of oral cyclophosphamide and

prednisolone therapy on the endothelial functions and clinical findings in

patients with early diffuse systemic sclerosis. Arthritis Rheum. 2003

Aug;48(8):2256-61. PubMed PMID: 12905480.


78: Pay S, Terkeltaub R. Calcium pyrophosphate dihydrate and hydroxyapatite

crystal deposition in the joint: new developments relevant to the clinician. Curr

Rheumatol Rep. 2003 Jun;5(3):235-43. Review. PubMed PMID: 12744817.


79: Pay S, Terkeltaub AR. The case for uricase in gout. Curr Rheumatol Rep. 2003

Jun;5(3):213-4. PubMed PMID: 12744813.


80: Calgüneri M, Cobankara V, Ozatli D, Güler G, Apraş S, Pay S, Kiraz S, Ertenli

I, Oztürk MA. Is visual loss due to giant cell arteritis reversible? Yonsei Med

J. 2003 Feb;44(1):155-8. PubMed PMID: 12619191.


81: Pay S, Erdem H, Serdar M, Dinç A, Simşek I, Turan M. Comparison of synovial

MMP-1 and TIMP-1 levels in patients with various inflammatory arthritides: is

there any difference between rheumatoid arthritis, Behçet's disease and familial

Mediterranean fever? Clin Rheumatol. 2002 Nov;21(6):511-5. PubMed PMID: 12447637.


82: Pay S, Dinc A, Simsek I, Can C, Erdem H. Sulfasalazine-induced

angioimmunoblastic lymphadenopathy developing in a patient with juvenile chronic

arthritis. Rheumatol Int. 2000 Dec;20(1):25-7. PubMed PMID: 11149657.


83: Dinc A, Simsek I, Pay S, Caglar K, Can C. Fabry's disease mimicking familial

Mediterranean fever. Clin Exp Rheumatol. 2000 Nov-Dec;18(6):787-8. PubMed PMID:



84: Dinç A, Karaayvaz M, Caliskaner AZ, Pay S, Erdem H, Turan M. Dermographism

and atopy in patients with Behçet's disease. J Investig Allergol Clin Immunol.

2000 Nov-Dec;10(6):368-71. PubMed PMID: 11206938.


85: Pay S, Calgüneri M, Calişkaner Z, Dinç A, Apraş S, Ertenli I, Kiraz S,

Cobankara V. Evaluation of vascular injury with proinflammatory cytokines,

thrombomodulin and fibronectin in patients with primary fibromyalgia. Nagoya J

Med Sci. 2000 Nov;63(3-4):115-22. PubMed PMID: 11201985.


86: Dinç A, Soy M, Pay S, Simsek I, Erdem H, Sobaci G. A case of Churg-Strauss

syndrome presenting with cortical blindness. Clin Rheumatol. 2000;19(4):318-20.

PubMed PMID: 10941817.


87: Calgüneri M, Pay S, Calişkaner Z, Apraş S, Kiraz S, Ertenli I, Cobankara V.

Combination therapy versus monotherapy for the treatment of patients with

rheumatoid arthritis. Clin Exp Rheumatol. 1999 Nov-Dec;17(6):699-704. PubMed

PMID: 10609068.


88: Kiraz S, Ertenli I, Arici M, Calgüneri M, Haznedaroglu I, Celik I, Pay S,

Kirazli S. Effects of colchicine on inflammatory cytokines and selectins in

familial Mediterranean fever. Clin Exp Rheumatol. 1998 Nov-Dec;16(6):721-4.

PubMed PMID: 9844766.


89: Koçar IH, Calişkaner Z, Pay S, Turan M. Clostridium difficile infection in

patients with reactive arthritis of undetermined etiology. Scand J Rheumatol.

1998;27(5):357-62. Review. PubMed PMID: 9808399.


90: Pay S, Ozcan N, Tokgözoğlu SL. Elevated Lp(a) is the most frequent familial

lipoprotein disorder leading to premature myocardial infarction in a country with

low cholesterol levels. Int J Cardiol. 1997 Aug 8;60(3):301-5. PubMed PMID: