Profile of:

Servet Akar

Dr Servet Akar earned her medical degree from Istanbul University, Turkey. Subsequently, she completed a residency in Internal Medicine and fellowship in rheumatology in Dokuz Eylul University. She is currently a full Professor of Medicine and Rheumatology at Izmir Katip Celebi University School of Medicine. Furthermore, Dr Akar has served as an assistant and principal investigator for more than 10 clinical trials relating to immunology/rheumatology and has authored more than 90 scientific articles related to the field of rheumatology. In addition to her research contributions, Dr Akar is a member of the Turkish Rheumatology Association and the Assessment of Spondyloarthritis International Society.

Full name: Servet Akar

Current country: Turkey

Membership level: Full

Type of membership: Member

Number of publications: 18

Uveitis-related Factors in Patients With Spondyloarthritis: TReasure Real-Life Results (2022)

Clinical and laboratory factors associated with the bamboo spine in patients with axial spondyloarthritis: are there clues for the bamboo spine? (2022)

The impact of gender and sex on diagnosis, treatment outcomes and health-related quality of life in patients with axial spondyloarthritis (2022)

Characteristics of patients with axial spondyloarthritis by geographic regions: PROOF multicountry observational study baseline results (2022)

Quality of life, disease activity and preferences for administration routes in rheumatoid arthritis: a multicentre, prospective, observational study (2022)

Investigating performance-based hand functions in patients with systemic sclerosis (2022)

Grip endurance in patients with rheumatoid arthritis: Its relationship between clinical characteristics, upper extremity functional disability, and quality of life (2022)

An improved understanding of sex and gender is crucial for precision rheumatology (2022)

Metabolic syndrome is associated with increased cardiovascular risk and disease damage in patients with Takayasu arteritis (2022)

Tuberculin skin test before biologic and targeted therapies: does the same rule apply for all? (2022)

Hand functions and joint position sense in patients with psoriatic arthritis- a comparison with rheumatoid arthritis and healthy controls (2022)

Investigating the effect of macro-scale estimators on worldwide COVID-19 occurrence and mortality through regression analysis using online country-based data sources (2022)

Subclinical alterations in retinal layers and microvascular structures with OCTA in ANCA-associated vasculitides (2022)

Investigating the lower extremity-related anaerobic exercise capacity and functional status in adult patients with familial Mediterranean fever (2022)

Pregnancy in Takayasu’s arteritis has a high risk of hypertension-related fetomaternal complications: A retrospective study of a Turkish cohort (2022)

The prevalence of non-vascular pulmonary manifestations in Takayasu’s Arteritis patients: A Retrospective multi-centred Turkish cohort study (2022)

A real-life analysis of patients with rheumatologic diseases on biological treatments: Data from TURKBIO Registry (2022)

Depression and anxiety might not be increased during COVID-19 pandemic in patient with axial spondyloarthritis (2021)