Impaired quality of life, disability and mental health in Takayasu's arteritis


Yilmaz N., Can M., ALİBAZ ÖNER F., Kalfa M., Emmungil H., KARADAĞ Ö., ...More

RHEUMATOLOGY, vol.52, no.10, pp.1898-1904, 2013 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 52 Issue: 10
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Doi Number: 10.1093/rheumatology/ket238
  • Journal Name: RHEUMATOLOGY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.1898-1904
  • Keywords: Takayasu's arteritis, quality of life, function, mental status, WEGENERS-GRANULOMATOSIS, HOSPITAL ANXIETY, OUTCOME MEASURES, DISEASE-ACTIVITY, CLINICAL-TRIALS, SURVEY SF-36, DEPRESSION, VASCULITIS, PROGRESSION, DISORDERS

Abstract

Objective. Patient-reported outcomes (PROs) are increasingly accepted to be among the major tools for outcome assessment in rheumatic disorders. In this study we aimed to assess quality of life (QoL), disability, anxiety and depression in patients with Takayasu's arteritis (TAK).