Salih Pay is a specialist in the field of rheumatology, and a Professor of Medicine. He graduated from GATA Gülhane Military Medical Faculty in 1987 and completed his postgraduate internship at GATA between 1987-1988. He worked as a general practitioner at Tekirdağ 8th Division Command between 1988-1990. He completed his Internal Medicine Residency at GATA in 1995 and then pursued a Rheumatology Fellowship at Hacettepe University between 1996-1998. He became an Assistant Professor in the field of Rheumatology at GATA in 1999-2000 and was promoted to an Associate Professor in 2000. In 2001-2002, he conducted experimental studies on chemokines and chemokine receptors at the University of California-San Diego - Stein Research Center. He became a full professor in 2008. He has published nearly 100 scientific articles throughout his academic career. Currently, he serves patients at Koru Ankara Hospital and his medical interests include:

• Rheumatic diseases

• Bone cyst

• Sjögren's syndrome

• Rheumatoid arthritis

• Scleroderma

• Lupus

• Fibroma

• Ankylosing spondylitis (AS)

• Systemic lupus erythematosus

• Reynaud's syndrome

• Joint pain

• Sciatica

• Osteonecrosis

• Osteoporosis

• Hip osteoarthritis

• Vasculitis

• Adult Still's disease (ASD)

• Raynaud's disease

• Behçet's disease

• Gout

• Arthritis

1981 - 1987 GATA Gulhane Military Medical Faculty
1987 - 1988 GATA Post-Graduation Internship Training
1988 - 1990 Tekirdag 8th Division Command Practitioner
1991 - 1995 GATA Internal Diseases Department Specialization Training
1995 - 1996 Elazig Military Hospital Internal Medicine Specialist
1996 - 1998 Hacettepe University. Rheumatology BD Minor Specialization Training

1998 GATA Rheumatology Department of Rheumatology
1999 - 2000 GATA Department of Rheumatology Assistant Professor - Faculty Member
2001 - 2002 University of California - San Diego - Stein Research Center: (Experimental studies on chemokines and chemokine receptors).
2000 - 2008 GATA Rheumatology Associate Professor - Faculty Member
2008 - 2015 GATA Department of Rheumatology Professor - Faculty Member
2015 - .... Yüksek İhtisas University Private Koru Hospital, Department of Rheumatology

International Society for Behçet's Disease (ISBD)

Rheumatology Research and Education Association Internal Diseases Association

Familial Mediterranean Fever Association Geriatrics and Gerontology Association

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: 25794571.
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, Cumin 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 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 are affected by systemic sclerosis. JClin 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.
Pediatric 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, Yazsiz 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 201

3 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: Virtual 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 arthritis. Rheumatol Int. 2013 Apr;33(4):879-85. doi: 10.1007/s00296-012-2452-y. Epub 2012 Jul 19. PubMed PMID: 22811011.
23: Virtual 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: 22740078.
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: 20981428.
29: Yilmaz S, Tezel K, Ocal R, Ilica T, Cinar M, Erdem H, Pay S, Dinc A, Simsek
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, Virtual 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, Simsek I, Pay S. Mycophenolate sodium in the treatment of mucocutaneous

Behcet's diseases. IntJ 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: 20091495.
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):141. 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 treatment 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, Virtual 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: numerator 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 rol

e 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: PMC1955135.
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, Simsek I, Pekel A, Erdem H, Dinç A, Sengül A. Expression of CXCR-1 and CXCR-2 chemokine receptors on synovial neutrophils in inflammatory arthritis: does persistent or increased 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, Duzgun N, Erdem H, Ozbalkan Z, Kiraz S, Kinikli G, Besbas N, Dinc 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
Behcet'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, Simsek I, Pay S, Dinc A, Deniz O, Ozcan A. Diffuse pulmonary amyloidosis that mimics interstitial lung disease in a patient with familial Mediterranean fever. JClin Rheumatol. 2006 Feb;12(1):34-6. PubMed PMID: 16484879.
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: 16377871.
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: 16273772.
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: 16114504.
74: Musabak U, Sengul A, Octtenli C, Pay S, Yesilova Z, Kapak 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, Simsek 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: 11138354.
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, Caliskaner 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, Caliskaner 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 col

chicine 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, Caliskaner Z, Pay S, Turan M. Clostridium difficile infection in patients with reactive arthritis of undetermined etiology. ScandJ Rheumatol.
1998;27(5):357-62. review. PubMed PMID: 9808399
90: Pay S, Ozcan N, Tokgozoglu SL. Elevated Lp(a) is the most frequent familial lipoprotein disorder leading to premature myocardial infarction in a country with low cholesterol levels. IntJ Cardiol. 1997 Aug 8;60(3):301-5. PubMed PMID: 9261642.

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Dear Dr Salih , Regarding to the prescription(treatment) for my mother as your patient payman abdullah mohiadin (845715) code; we have some questions if you can help us ,we appreciate your time and thanks for replying. First about the blood test that we suppose to get the results in 10 days , we would like to know about the results and if it need any prescriptions to take ? Secondly as Ramadan is coming and my mother would like to Fasting, is it okay to change the time of the pills (tab)? Thirdly according to Prednesolo tab (pill) I visited EYE doctor and he said your eyes getting better i can feel it too , is it okay to stop taking this pill because as you said i still do as you said ? or is it okay to take half pill every day ? Last thing about the mobic tablet it hurts stomach alot , is it okay to take half pill or take it whenever i need it ? Many regards, We appreciate your time

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