Treat-to-target in axial spondyloarthritis: an observational study in daily practice.
To evaluate the extent to which internationally agreed treat-to-target (T2T) recommendations were applied in clinical practice in patients with axial spondyloarthritis (axSpA).Data were used from a web-based patient registry for monitoring SpA in daily practice in the Netherlands (SpA-Net). The extent to which T2T was applied was evaluated through four indicators: the proportion of patients 1) with ≥1 Ankylosing Spondylitis Disease Activity Score (ASDAS) assessed during a 1-year period, 2) having inactive disease/low disease activity (ID/LDA, i.e. ASDAS
Authors: Esther Beckers, Annelies Boonen, Casper Webers, Peter Ten Klooster, Harald Vonkeman, Monique Efdé, Astrid van Tubergen