ankylosing spondylitis


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  • noun

Synonyms for ankylosing spondylitis

a chronic form of spondylitis primarily in males and marked by impaired mobility of the spine

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Coverage of the Ankylosing Spondylitis (Bekhterev's Disease) pipeline on the basis of route of administration and molecule type.
About ankylosing spondylitis Ankylosing spondylitis (AS) is a common type of spondyloarthritis (SpA), a spectrum of long-term diseases of joints (inflammatory disease).
Ankylosing spondylitis (AS), also known as Bechterew's disease, is a chronic inflammatory disease that primarily affects the axial skeleton and is characterized by ossification of the spinal joints and ligaments.
Frequency of HLA-B27 subtypes in a Danish population and in Danish patients with ankylosing spondylitis.
The primary outcome measures were duration of morning stiffness, degree of nocturnal spinal pain, Bath Ankylosing Spondylitis Disease Activity Index, Bath Ankylosing Spondylitis Functional Index, and patient's global assessment of disease activity.
List of Tables Number of Products under Development for Ankylosing Spondylitis (Bekhterev's Disease), H2 2015 13 Number of Products under Development for Ankylosing Spondylitis (Bekhterev's Disease) - Comparative Analysis, H2 2015 14 Number of Products under Development by Companies, H2 2015 16 Number of Products under Development by Companies, H2 2015 (Contd.
6% of ankylosing spondylitis patients in the 2003-2008 cohort were on narcotics, compared with 19.
There were no significant differences between mutation carriers and non-carriers with regard to age, gender, duration of disease, acute phase reactant levels, BASDAI, BASFI and Bath Ankylosing Spondylitis Metrological Index scores, Maastricht Ankylosing Spondylitis Enthesitis Score, and modified Stoke Ankylosing Spondylitis Spine Score.
These financial pressures can lead to rationing of biologic medicines like anti-TNFs for the treatment of devastating conditions like rheumatoid arthritis and ankylosing spondylitis.
In October 2010, the MHLW approved the indication of ankylosing spondylitis for HUMIRA with the following condition for approval: "Because of the very limited number of subjects treated in the Japanese clinical trials, the applicant is required to conduct all-case drug use-results survey until data from a certain number of patients are accumulated after market launch, in order to identify the background information of patients treated with the product and collect safety and efficacy data on the product in the early post-marketing period, and thereby take necessary measures to ensure proper use of the product.
The primary endpoint of the study was an Assessment in Ankylosing Spondylitis (ASAS) 20 response at week 16.
NEW YORK -- Patients with ankylosing spondylitis who used opiate analgesics were five times more likely to report depression than were those who did not, in a retrospective case-control study of 611 patients.
Mark Isherwood AM signed a pledge at the Welsh Assembly to support people in Wales living with ankylosing spondylitis (AS), which affects joints in the spine and the pelvis and can cause fusion of the spine.
Ankylosing spondylitis (AS) is a chronic, inflammatory rheumatic disease characterized by inflammation of the pelvis and spine, leading to limitation of spinal mobility.