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What does BASDAI stand for?

BASDAI stands for Bath Ankylosing Spondylitis Disease Activity Index

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Results on clinical endpoints at week 68 of the open-label period of the study included: * 80 percent of patients achieved at least 20 percent improvement in the ASAS criteria (ASAS 20) * 67 percent of patients achieved at least 40 percent improvement in the ASAS criteria (ASAS 40) * 65 percent of patients achieved at least 50 percent improvement in the Bath Ankylosing Spondylitis Disease Activity Index criteria (BASDAI 50) * 49 percent of patients achieved at least a 20 percent improvement in five of six assessment areas (ASAS 5/6)(e.
For example, they wrote that the assessment and treatment of axial manifestations of PsA are particularly challenging and that by consensus they agreed to follow guidelines of the Assessments in Ankylosing Spondylitis Working Group and adopt the Bath Ankylosing Spondylitis Disease Activity Index (BASDAI) for determination of severity and response until validated measures for axial disease in PsA can be developed.
The Disease Activity Score 28 (DAS28) and Health Assessment Questionnaire (HAQ) were used in RA patients and the Bath Ankylosing Spondylitis Disease Activity Index (BASDAI) and Bath Ankylosing Spondylitis Functional Index (BASFI) in AS patients, to determine disease activity and functional status.