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Birmingham Vasculitis Activity Score

Known as: BVAS 
A set of criteria used to determine the activity of vasculitis.
National Institutes of Health

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Highly Cited
2013
Highly Cited
2013
Objective To identify circulating proteins that distinguish between active anti-neutrophil cytoplasmic antibody (ANCA)-associated… Expand
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Highly Cited
2013
Highly Cited
2013
OBJECTIVES There are no valid instruments to measure disease activity in Takayasu arteritis (TA). We aim to provide a valid… Expand
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Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
OBJECTIVE Assessment of disease activity in vasculitis can be achieved using the BVAS, a clinical checklist of relevant symptoms… Expand
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
OBJECTIVE We performed a single-centre non-blinded clinical trial to compare the clinical efficacies of mycophenolate mofetil… Expand
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
OBJECTIVE Endothelial cells play a central pathogenetic role in ANCA-associated small-vessel vasculitis (AAV). Circulating… Expand
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
UNLABELLED Tumor necrosis factor alpha (TNFalpha) plays an important role in the pathogenesis of anti-neutrophil cytoplasmic… Expand
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
OBJECTIVE To refine and validate the Birmingham Vasculitis Activity Score (BVAS) as a disease-specific activity index for Wegener… Expand
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
OBJECTIVE To determine the long-term outcome of patients with polyarteritis nodosa (PAN), microscopic polyangiitis (MPA), and… Expand
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Intravenous immunoglobulin (IVIg) is a potential alternative treatment for anti-neutrophil cytoplasm antibody (ANCA)-associated… Expand
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
The continuing morbidity of patients with vasculitis, despite the improved prognosis with aggressive therapy, underlines the need… Expand
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