Improving quality of life in vasculitis patients

Aitken, M. and Basu, N. (2020) Improving quality of life in vasculitis patients. Rheumatology, 59(Supple), iii132-iii135. (doi: 10.1093/rheumatology/kez546) (PMID:32348508)

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Abstract

Systemic vasculitis are a complex cluster of diseases with high associated morbidity. As disease-related mortality diminishes, the cumulative impact of poor health-related quality of life becomes more pertinent to patients than the initial pathological insult. In this article we explore health-related quality of life in ANCA-associated vasculitis, large-vessel vasculitis and therapeutic strategies that may enhance this critical outcome.

Item Type:Articles
Keywords:ANCA-associated vasculitis, HR-QoL, fatigue, health-related quality of life, large-vessel vasculitis, vasculitis.
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Basu, Professor Neil
Authors: Aitken, M., and Basu, N.
College/School:College of Medical Veterinary and Life Sciences > Institute of Infection Immunity and Inflammation
Journal Name:Rheumatology
Publisher:Oxford University Press
ISSN:1462-0324
ISSN (Online):1462-0332
Published Online:29 April 2019

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