BASDAI

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BASDAIBath Ankylosing Spondylitis Disease Activity Index
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A Turkish version of the Bath Ankylosing Spondylitis Disease Activity Index: reliability and validity.
Bath Ankylosing Spondylitis Disease Activity Index (BASDAI) and ASDAS are two popular and important indices.
The following tools were used for all AS patients: The Bath Ankylosing Spondylitis Disease Activity Index (BASDAI) for disease activity, the Bath Ankylosing Spondylitis Functional Index (BASFI) for function, the Bath Ankylosing Spondylitis Metrology Index (BASMI) for spinal mobility, and the Ankylosing Spondylitis Quality of Life (ASQoL) questionnaire for quality of life.
The influence of peripheral arthritis on disease activity in ankylosing spondylitis patients as measured with the Bath Ankylosing Spondylitis Disease Activity Index. Arthritis Rheum 2004;51:154-9.
Bath Ankylosing Spondylitis Disease Activity Index determines disease activity by questioning fatigue, spinal pain, peripheral arthritis, enthesitis, and severity and duration of morning stiffness.
Disease activity was evaluated by using Bath Ankylosing Spondylitis Disease Activity Index. (17) The Bath Ankylosing Spondylitis Functional Index was used for determining functional status.
Furthermore, there was correlation between the Bath Ankylosing Spondylitis Disease Activity Index (BASDAI) and the levels of C-reactive peptide (CRP) and sCTLA-4 (1).
Despite the use of nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drug, the disease remained active as attested by Bath Ankylosing Spondylitis Disease Activity Index at 6.7 at three-month follow-up.
(1) The Bath Ankylosing Spondylitis Disease Activity Index (BASDAI) is a self-administered subjective questionnaire which is also the gold standard to evaluate disease activity in AS.
The Bath Ankylosing Spondylitis Disease Activity Index (BASDAI) was used to show the disease activity (BASDAI: 0= no disease, 10= highest level of activity).
Correlations of subclinical atherosclerosis markers with disease duration and clinical activity/function/mobility indices (r/p) Disease duration BASDAI Epicardial fat thickness -0.083/0.688 -0.024/0.906 Carotid intima-media thickness 0.075/0.715 0.140/0.495 Aortic stiffness index -0.210/0.302 0.019/0.925 BASFI BASMI Epicardial fat thickness 0.010/0.998 0.233/0.253 Carotid intima-media thickness 0.193/0.346 -0.024/0.906 Aortic stiffness index 0.017/0.933 0.098/0.633 BASDAI: Bath Ankylosing Spondylitis Disease Activity Index; BASFI: Bath Ankylosing Spondylitis Functional Index; BASMI: Bath Ankylosing Spondylitis Metrology Index.
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