• Medicine
  • Published 2006

Quality of life assessment and the related factors of patients with active ankylosing spondylitis

@inproceedings{Yamei2006QualityOL,
  title={Quality of life assessment and the related factors of patients with active ankylosing spondylitis},
  author={Zhang Ya-mei},
  year={2006}
}
Objective To analysis the quality of life of patients with active ankylosing spondylitis (AS).Methods The quality of life was assessed in 52 patients with active AS using SF-36 and was compared with the general population.The correlation between the quality of life and the clinical measures of disease,in- cluding the Bath AS disease activity index(BASDAI),Bath AS functional index(BASFI),Bath AS metrology index(BASMI),patient's global assessment(PGA),spinal inflammation,total back pain,nocturnal… CONTINUE READING

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