Bath Ankylosing Spondylitis
Disease Activity Index

Copyright 2005

If you have been diagnosed
with Ankylosing Spondylitis

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esearch on Ankylosing Spondylitis (AS). AS is one of the Immune Mediated Inflammatory Diseases or (IMID). The Study of inflammation offers a wealth of opportunities for impacting biomedical research and health care because it is the basic response behind so many diseases, including Ankylosing Spondylitis, arthritis, autoimmune diseases and allergy, as well as many of the cardiovascular, neuromuscular, and infectious diseases.

The Spondyloarthropathies

There have been recent advances in drugs used by rheumatologists to treat AS. We will post links to important research being conducted in AS. You should discuss these only with your rheumatologist:

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(Garrett et al, J. Rheumatol 1994;21:2286-91;
Andrei Calin, MD, FRCP.)

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