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

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Yilmaz N., Can M., Oner F. A. , Kalfa M., Emmungil H., KARADAĞ Ö., ...More

RHEUMATOLOGY, vol.52, no.10, pp.1898-1904, 2013 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 52 Issue: 10
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Doi Number: 10.1093/rheumatology/ket238
  • Title of Journal : RHEUMATOLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.1898-1904


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).