Abstract Index

Arthritis & Rheumatism, Volume 60,
October 2009 Abstract Supplement

The 2009 ACR/ARHP Annual Scientific Meeting
Philadelphia October 16-21, 2009.

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A 12-Month Randomized Controlled Trial of Balance Training in Elderly Women with Osteoporosis: Improvement of Quality of Life and Reduction of Falls
Madureira Melisa M., Pereira Rosa M.R.

A Biomechanical Approach Predicts Hip Fracture Independent of Bone Mineral Density (BMD) in Women: The Framingham Osteoporosis Study
Dufour Alyssa B., Roberts Benjamin, Kiel Douglas P., Bouxsein Mary L., Hannan Marian T.

A Brachial-Ankle Pulse Wave Velocity Is Affected by the Level of Serum Amyloid A in Patients with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
Moriguchi Masato, Kamiya Yurika, Sakurai Tadashi, Terai Chihiro

A C5a Receptor Antagonist Ameliorates In Vivo Effects of Antiphospholipid Antibodies
Carrera-Marin Ana Laura, Romay-Penabad Zurina, Qu HongChang, Papalardo Elizabeth, Lambris John, Reyes-Maldonado Elba, Garcia-Latorre Ethel, Pierangeli Silvia S.

A Clinical Study to Assess the Effect of Tocilizumab at a Therapeutic Dose & a Supra-Therapeutic Dose of Tocilizumab On QT/QTc Interval After a Single Dose in Healthy Subjects
Grange Susan, Schmitt Christophe, Georgy Angela, Ludger Banken, Kuhn Barbara, Zhang Xiaoping

A Clinically Defined Subset of dcSSc Is Associated with Elevated Serum IL-6 Level
Ong Voon, Nihtyanova Svetlana, Black Carol M., Denton Christopher P.

A Comparison Between the Simplified Erosion and Narrowing Score (SENS) and the Sharp-Van Der Heijde Score (SHS) in Assessing Radiological Damage in RA Patients During 5 Years of Follow-up
Klarenbeek N.B., Guler-Yuksel M., van der Heijde Désirée M.F.M., Kerstens P.J.S.M., Mallee C., Westedt M.L., Huizinga T.W.J., Dijkmans B. A. C., Allaart C.F.

A Comparison of Cardiovascular Risk in Patients with Spondyloarthropathies and Rheumatoid Arthritis
Grant Laura, Bailey Kimberley A., Kumar Namita

A Comparison of Traditional Gout Risk Factors Between Men and Women in the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) Study
Maynard Janet W., McAdams Mara A., Baer Alan N., Kottgen Anna, Gelber Allan C., Coresh Josef

A Computer Time Trade-off: A Good Alternative for the Interview Time Trade-off in Rheumatoid Arthritis
Buitinga Laurien, Braakman-Jansen Louise, Taal Erik, van de Laar M.A.F.J.

A Cross Sectional Study Comparing the CDA to the VDI for the Assessment of Damage in Vasculitis
Suppiah R., Flossmann O., Mukhtyar C., Judge A., Brown D., Baslund B., Jayne D., Little Mark A., Holle J., Hasan N., Luqmani R.

A Decision Aid for Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients Considering Methotrexate Therapy
Martin Richard W., Gallagher Patience J., Eggebeen Aaron T., Head Andrew J.

A Diagnostic Rule for Gout Arthritis in Primary Care without Joint Fluid Analysis
Janssens Hein, Fransen Jaap, Van de Lisdonk Eloy, van Riel Piet L.C.M., van Weel Chris, Janssen Matthijs

A Disease Damage Index for Canadians with Systemic Sclerosis
Keen Kevin, Walker Jenny, Hudson Marie, Bassarguina Viktoria, Baron Murray, Canadian Scleroderma Research Group 

A Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled, Crossover Study Using a Latin Square Design to Evaluate the Safety, Tolerability, and Efficacy of NGX267 Oral Capsules in Patients with Xerostomia Associated with Sjgrens Syndrome
Yokogawa Naoto, Dunham Jonathan S., Fisher Lytia, Mellberg Sue, Vivino Frederick B., Chase Walter, Kivitz A., Murphy Michael

A Faster Clinical Response to Certolizumab Pegol (CZP) Treatment Is Associated with Better 52-Week Outcomes in Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA)
Keystone Edward C., Curtis Jeffrey R., Fleischmann Roy, Mease P., Khanna D., Smolen J. S., Furst D. E., Coteur G., Combe B.

A Faster Clinical Response to Certolizumab Pegol Treatment Is Associated with Better Improvements in Household Productivity in Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis
Westhovens R., Strand Vibeke, Keystone Edward C., Purcaru O., Khanna D., Smolen J. S., Kavanaugh A.

A Functional RANKL Promoter SNP Associated with Younger Age at Onset of Rheumatoid Arthritis
Tan W., Wu H., Derber L. A., Lee D. M., Shadick N. A., Smith E. A., Gersuk V. H., Nepom G. T., Moreland L. W., Furst D. E., Thompson S. D., Jonas B. L., Holers V. M., Chen P. P., Glass D. N., Bridges S. L., Weinblatt M. E., Paulus H. E., Tsao B. P.

A Low Physical Education Grade Predicts Middle Age Musculoskeletal Disease in Women but Not in Men
Timpka Simon, Petersson Ingemar F., Englund Martin

A New Plantar Tender Point in Fibromyalgia: A Worthy Candidate for the ACR Classification Criteria?
Spindler A., Spindler W., Bellomio V., Berman A., Lucero E., Berman H., Sueldo R., Gonzalez L., Gandur M.V., Guardia M., Barbaglia A.L., Santana M., Waimann C., Kyrmair K., del Moral R. Chaparro, Rillo O., Moreno J.

A Nonfucosylated Human Antibody to CD19 with Potent B-Cell Depletive Activity for Treatment of Autoimmune Diseases
Cardarelli Pina M., Blanset Diann, Rao-Naik Chetana, Witte Alison, Preston Ben, Chen Sharline, Yellin Michael J.

A Novel 60 Kda Reactivity in Cyclic Neutropenia: High Titer Classic ANCA Pattern and Negative Anti-Peroxidase-3
Rodrigues Camila E., Bonfa Eloisa, Velloso Elvira R.P., Teixeira Flávia K., Viana Vilma S.T, Bueno Cleonice, Kondo Andréa, Pereira Rosa M.R.

A Novel Autoantibody against 200/100 Kd Proteins Is Associated with Necrotizing Myopathy
Christopher-Stine Lisa, Hong Grace, Casciola-Rosen Livia, Corse Andrea M., Mammen Andrew

A Novel Oral Parathyroid Hormone Formulation, PTH134, Demonstrated a Potential Therapeutically Relevant Pharmacokinetic and Safety Profile Compared with Teriparatide s.c. in Healthy Postmenopausal Women After a Single Dose
John Markus R., Haemmerle Sibylle, Launonen Aino, Harfst Evita, Azria Moise, Arnold Michel, Mindeholm Linda

A Novel PI3Kinase / Inhibitor Suppresses Collagen-Induced Arthritis
Boyle David L., Rommel Christian, Topolewski Katharyn, Firestein Gary S.

A Nucleolar-Pattern ANA in Patients with Idiopathic Interstitial Pneumonia Suggests Underlying Connective Tissue Disease
Fischer Aryeh, Swigris Jeffrey J., du Bois Roland M., Gillis Joann Z., Cohen Marc D., Meehan Richard T., Brown Kevin K.

A Phase 2 Study to Assess the Efficacy and Safety of Maraviroc, a CCR-5 Antagonist in the Treatment of Rheumatoid Arthritis
Fleishaker D., Wang X., Menon S., Zeiher Bernhardt G., Stock T.C.

A Phase II, Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Study to Evaluate the Efficacy and Safety of MDX-1100, A Fully Human Anti-CXCL10 Monoclonal Antibody, in Combination with Methotrexate (MTX) in Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA)
Yellin M., Paliienko I., Balanescu A., Vizir V., Ter-Vartanian S., Tian J., Zhu X., Ignatenko G., Chirieac R.

A Polymorphic Microsatellite in the Fli1 Promoter Is Associated with Nephritis and Serositis in the Carolina Lupus (CLU) Cohort
Svenson John L., Nietert Paul, Gilkeson GS, Nowling Tamara K.

A Prediction Model for Future Radiologic Damage in Ankylosing Spondylitis Based On a Prospective Cohort Analysis
O'Shea Finbar (Barry) D., Haroon Nigil, Riarh Reena, Inman R.D.

A Prediction Rule for Disease Outcome in Patients with Undifferentiated Arthritis by MRI of the Wrists and Finger Joints and Serologic Autoantibodies: Second Report Regarding to the Utility of Plain MRI
Tamai Mami, Kawakami Atsushi, Uetani Masataka, Arima Kazuhiko, Fujikawa Keita, Iwamoto Naoki, Kawashiri Shin-ya, Kita Junko, Okada Akitomo, Koga Tomohiro, Aramaki Toshiyuki, Kamachi Makoto, Yamasaki Satoshi, Nakamura Hideki, Ida Hiroaki, Origuchi Tomoki, Aoyagi Kiyoshi, Eguchi Katsumi

A Predictive Algorithm Combining Routine Assessment and Power Doppler Ultrasonography for the Development of Rheumatoid Arthritis From An Early-Onset Undifferentiated Arthritis
Salaffi Fausto, Ciapetti Alessandro, Gasparini Stefania, Filippucci Emilio, Carotti Marina, Grassi Walter

A Proof of Concept Trial of Gleevec (Imatinib) in Active Diffuse Scleroderma (DSSc)
Pope Janet, McBain Donna L., Petrlich Lisa, Watson Sharon, Bender Louise, Deleon Faye, Summers Kelly

A Randomised Controlled Trial of Mycophenolate Mofetil Versus Placebo On Surrogate Markers of Atherosclerosis in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
Davies R., Sangle SR., Murru V., Bertolaccini ML., Khamashta Munther A., D'Cruz David P.

A Randomised, Single-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Dose Escalation Study to Investigate the Safety, Tolerability and Pharmacokinetics of a Single Intravenous Infusion of GSK315234 in Healthy Volunteers
Baker Mark B., Bendit Marina, Campanile Andrea M., Feeney Maria, Hodsman Peter, Toso John F.

A Randomized Trial of Realignment Therapy for Treatment of Medial Tibiofemoral Osteoarthritis
Hunter David J., Gross K., McCree Paula I., Li Ling, Hirko Kelly, Zhang Bin, Harvey William

A Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Clinical Trial of Milnacipran 100 Mg/Day for the Management of Fibromyalgia: Results From a 2-Week Discontinuation Phase
Saxe Philippe A., Arnold Lesley M., Gendreau R. Michael, Spera Allan, Gendreau Judy, Wang Yong

A Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Trial of Dolasetron, a 5-HT(3) Receptor Antagonist, in Patients with Fibromyalgia
Vergne-Salle Pascale, Bertin Philippe, Dufauret-Lombard Carine, Bonnet Christine, Treves Richard

A Rheumatology Curriculum That Is Successful in Preparing Internal Medicine Residents for the Rheumatology Portion of the Internal Medicine in-Service Examination and the American Board of Internal Medicine Certification Examination
Erickson Alan R., Cannella Amy C., Moore Gerald F., Mikuls T. R., Klassen Lynell W., O'Dell James R.

A Role for APRIL in the Development of SLE- and RA-Associated Lymphomas?
Lundberg Ingrid E., Lofstrom Björn, Backlin Carin, Sundstrom Christer, Pettersson Tom, Ekbom Anders, Baecklund Eva

A Safety Analysis of Oral Prednisone as a Pre-Treatment for Rituximab in Rheumatoid Arthritis
Carter John D., Sebba Anthony I., Albritton Nancy L., Osorio Angie H., Pfeiffer Ginger L., Valeriano Joanne, Vasey Frank B.

A Significant Proportion of Patients with RA Achieve Simplified Disease Activity Index (SDAI)-Defined Low Disease Activity or Remission with Abatacept Vs Placebo, and SDAI Remission Is Associated with Reduced Radiographic Progression
Smolen J. S., Aletaha D., Le Bars M., Poncet C., Schiff M., Kremer J. M., Yazici Y., Emery P., Westhovens R., Dougados M.

A State of Sustained DAS Remission Is Determined by Time to Achieve Remission
Schipper Lydia G., Fransen Jaap, Den Broeder Alfons A., van Riel Piet L.C.M.

A Strong Role for the ABC-Binding Cassette G2 (ABCG2) Gene in Susceptibility to Gout in New Zealand Western Polynesian, but Not Eastern Polynesian (Mori), Cases and Controls
Merriman Tony R., Dalbeth Nicola, Phipps-Green Amanda, Merriman Marilyn, Topless Ruth, Gow Peter, Harrison Andrew, Highton John, Jones Peter B. B., Stamp Lisa, Hollis-Moffatt Jade

A Study of Myelodysplastic Syndrome Patients and Rheumatologic Phenomena
Burns Christopher M., Albert Daniel A.

A Systems Biology Analysis of PFAPA Syndrome Reveals a Distinct Disease Entity with Interferon-Inducible Protein 10 (IP-10) and Interleukin-1 (IL-1) as Novel Links for Pathogenesis and Therapy
Stojanov Silvia, Lapidus Sivia, Chitkara Puja, Feder Henry, Salazar Juan C., Ward Michael M., Colbert Robert A., Wood Geryl, Aksentijevich Ivona, Goldbach-Mansky R., Barham Beverly K., Athreya Balu H., Barron Karyl S., Kastner Daniel L.

A Tale of Two CitiesThe Effect of Low Intensity Conflict On Prevalence and Characteristics of Musculoskeletal Pain Associated with Chronic Stress
Ablin Jacob, Cohen Hagit, Clauw Daniel, Shalev Ronit, Ablin Eti, Neumann Lily, Buskila Dan

A Therapeutic Vaccine Arrests Disease Progression in the Collagen Type II (Bovine) Murine Model for Rheumatoid Arthritis by Altering Cytokine Environment
Zimmerman Daniel, Talor Eyal, Taylor Patricia, O'Neill Sean, Bendele Alison, Rosenthal Kenneth

A Tobit Model for Predicting Health Utilities Index Mark 3 From Osteoarthritis Disease Duration: a Population-Based Study
Sayre Eric C., Fines Philippe, Flanagan William M., Cibere Jolanda, Rahman M. Mushfiqur, Aghajanian Jaafar, Kang Weiqun, Bansback Nick J., Anis Aslam H., Badley Elizabeth M., Kopec Jacek

A Two Year Prospective Study of Changes in Nailfold Capillary Architecture in Primary and Secondary Raynauds Phenomenon
Herrick Ariane L., Moore Tonia L., Murray Andrea K., Vail Andy, Taylor Christopher J.

A Walking Model of Osteoarthritis (OA) Knee Pain: A Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled, 3-Period Crossover Study to Evaluate the Analgesic Effects of Naproxen and Tramadol/Acetaminophen in Patients with OA of the Knee
Peeva Elena, Beals CR, Bolognese JA, Kivitz A., Taber L., Harman A., Chung H., Smugar Steven S., Moskowitz Roland W.

A20 Gene Transfer Suppresses Inflammation and Bone Destruction through Inhibition of NF-Kappab Activation in Vitro and Vivo
Lee Sang-IL, Kim Hyun-Ok, Yoo Wan Hee, Lee Eun-Gyeong, Hong Yun-Kyung, Kim Sang-Hyon

Abatacept Demonstrates Consistent Safety and Sustained Improvements in Efficacy through 4 Years of Open-Label Treatment in Patients with An Inadequate Response to Anti-TNF Therapy
Genovese M. C., Schiff M., Luggen M. E., Le Bars M., Becker J. C., Aranda R., Elegbe A., Cohen R., Dougados M.

Abatacept in Psoriatic Arthritis: Results of a Phase II Study
Mease P., Genovese M., Ritchlin C., Wollenhaupt J., Tak Paul P., Kivitz A., Gladstein G., Bahary O., Kelly S., Teng J., Becker J.-C., Gladman D.

Abatacept IN Refractory ANTI-TNF Resistant Juvenile Idiopathic ARTHRITIS-RELATED Uveitis
Zulian Francesco, Balzarin Marta, Falcini F., Fiori Ginevra, Alessio Maria, Cimaz Rolando, Zannin Maria Elisabetta

Abatacept Reduces Osteitis and Inhibits Bone Erosion in Anti-CCP2 Positive Patients with Synovitis at High Risk of Developing RA
Peterfy C., Durez P., DiCarlo J., Becker J. C., Vratsanos G., Overfield S., Qi K., Mitra P., Genant H. K., Emery P.

Ability of Nonfasting and Fasting Triglycerides to Predict Coronary Artery Disease in Lupus Patients
Touma Zahi, Urowitz Murray, Ibanez Dominique, Gladman Dafna

Ability to Regain Normal Function in Moderate Vs. Severe Rheumatoid Arthritis: Analysis From Long-Standing and Early RA Patient Populations
van Vollenhoven Ronald, Cifaldi Mary, Roy Sanjoy, Chen Naijun, Gotlieb L., Malaise Michel

Ablation of CCR2 Exaggerates Arthritis and Enhances Bone Destruction in IL-1ra/ Mice
Hiroshi Fujii, Tomohisa Baba, Ryoko Hamano, Kazunori Yamada, Tamehito Onoe, Kawano Mitsuhiro, Masakazu Yamagishi, Naofumi Mukaida

About Half of S100 Cluster Genes On Chromosome 1q21.1 Are up-Regulated in the RA, SLE, Polyarticular Type Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis (polyJIA), and Systemic-Onset JIA (sJIA)
Sugino Hidehiko, Aoki Chieko, Lee Hooi-Ming, Adachi Yasuo, Matsubara Kenichi, Ochi Takahiro, Nishimoto Norihiro

Absence of Integrin 21 Alters MMP Expression and TNF-Dependent Inflammatory Cartilage Destruction
Peters Marvin A., Strietholt Simon, Wendholt Doreen, Frank Svetlana, Korb Adelheid, Kollias George, Eckes Beate, Pap Thomas

Absence of Sphingosine Kinase 1 Alters Erosions in TNF-Alpha Induced Arthritis
Baker DeAnna A., Obeid Lina M., Gilkeson GS

Accelerated Glomerular Injury in Mer Deficient Mice with Anti-GBM Nephritis
Shao Wen-Hai, Zhen Yuxuan, Rosenbaum Joshua, Eisenberg Robert A., McGaha Tracy L., Birkenbach Mark, Cohen Philip L.

Accuracy of Physical Examination in the Evaluation of Subacromial Impingement Syndrome
Silva Lucía, Andreu José-Luis, Munoz Pilar, Oton Teresa, Prada Alejandro, Campos José, Fernandez-Castro Mónica, Sanz Jesús, Barbadillo Carmen, Mulero Juan

Achievement of a Patient Acceptable Symptom State (PASS) and of a Minimum Clinically Important Improvement (MCII) with Etanercept in Refractory Heel Enthesitis Related to Spondyloarthritis: Results of a Double Blind Placebo Controlled Study (HEEL)
Dougados M., Combe B., Braun J., Landewe R., Sibilia J., Cantagrel Alain, Leblanc V., Logeart I.

Achieving Minimal Disease Activity (MDA) Criteria with Anti-TNF Therapy in Psoriatic Arthritis Can Prevent Progressive Joint Damage
Coates Laura C., Helliwell Philip S.

Activation of Innate Immunity Leads to Accelerated Development of Sjogrens Syndrome-Like Disorder in NZB/W F1 Mice
Nandula Seshagiri Rao, Scindia Yogesh, Bagavant Harini, Deshmukh Umesh

Activation of Interferon and Ubiquitin Pathways in Lupus Memory B Cells
Olferiev Mikhail, Crow Mary K.

Activation of Scleroderma-Like Signaling Pathway: Importance of PDGFR-NADPH Oxidase Complex and Receptor Integrity
Spadoni Tatiana, Svegliati Silvia, De Gennaro Lucia, Moroncini Gianluca, Avvedimento Enrico, Gabrielli Armando

Activation of the EphB4 Receptor by Its Specific Ligand Ephrin B2 Positively Impacts Human Osteoarthritic Chondrocytes
Tat Steeve Kwan, Pelletier Jean-Pierre, Amiable Nathalie, Boileau Christelle, Lavigne Martin, Martel-Pelletier Johanne

Activation of the Nitric Oxide-Mitochondrial Hyperpolarization-mTOR-Rab4 Signaling Pathway Before Disease Development in Lupus-Prone Mice
Fernandez David, Telarico Tiffany, Singh Ram Raj, Perl Andras

Activation of the TGFbeta/c-Abl/PKCdelta/Fli-1 Pathway Is a Major Contributor to SSc Fibrosis
Bujor Andreea M., Asano Yoshihide, Hant Faye N., Trojanowska Maria

Active Appearance Modelling of DXA Images to Assess Severity of Osteoarthritis of the Hip
Barr Rebecca J., Gregory Jennifer S., Yoshida Kanako, Alesci Salvatore, Aspden Richard M., Reid David M.

Active Immunization Against IL-23 p19 Improves Collagen-Induced-Arthritis
Duvallet Emilie, Ratsimandresy Rojo, Assier Eric, Delavallee Laure, Bessis N., Zagury Jean-François, Boissier Marie-Christophe

Active Immunization against VEGF Improves Joint Inflammation and Destruction in Collagen-Induced Arthritis
Assier Eric, Semerano Luca, Delavallee Laure, Grouard-Vogel Géraldine, Bernier Emilie, Zagury Daniel, Boissier Marie-Christophe

Active Immunization with IFN Kinoid Induces Polyclonal Antibodies That Neutralize IFN From Systemic Lupus Erythematosus Patients
Mathian Alexis, Amoura Zahir, Adam Estelle, Colaone Fabien, Hoekman Marco F.M., Vandepapeliere Pierre, Haroche Julien, Piette Jean-Charles, Lebon Pierre, Grouard-Vogel Géraldine

Active Involvement of AlarminsS100A8 and S100A9 in Synovial Activation and Joint Destruction During Osteoarthritis
van Lent Peter, Blom Arjen, Roth Johannes, van den Berg Wim B.

Active Shape Modeling of the Hip and Incident Osteoporotic Hip Fractures
Luker K.R., Lynch John A., Chaganti R.K, Parimi N., Nevitt M., Gregory J.S., Hillier T., Lane N.E.

Activin-Smad Pathway Is Activated in Systemic Sclerosis
Takagi Kae, Kawaguchi Yasushi, Ota Yuko, Gono Takahisa, Tochimoto Akiko, Katsumata Yasuhiro, Fukasawa Chikako, Hara Masako, Yamanaka Hisashi

Acupuncture for Acute Non-Specific Low Back Pain: A Randomized, Controlled, Placebo Trial
Hasegawa Tatiana Molinas, Baptista Andreia Salvador, de Souza Marcelo Cardoso, Yoshizumi Alexandre Massao, Natour Jamil

Acute Meniscal Injury Is Associated with Synovial Inflammation: Cellular and Molecular Characterization of Synovitis
Scanzello Carla R., McKeon Brian P., Umoh Eva, Swaim Bryan, DiCarlo Edward F., Hunter David J., Richmond John C., Katz Jeffrey N., Crow Mary K., Goldring Steven R.

Acute Transverse Myelitis and Antiphospholipid Antibodies in Lupus-No Evidence for Anticoagulation
Katsiari Christina G., Giavri Irene, Mitsikostas Dimos D., Yiannopoulou Konstantina G., Sfikakis Peter P.

Adalimumab Dose Escalation Induces Durable Remissions and Is Safe in Minorities with Moderate to Severe Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA)
Karpouzas George A., Broumand Alexander, Bagheri Shirin, Sayed Leila, Louie James S., Furst Daniel E., Cooray Dilrukshie

Adalimumab in Crohns-Related Spondylitis Patients Resistant or Intolerant to Infliximab
Antivalle Marco, Bertani Luca, Battellino Michele, Batticciotto Alberto, Mutti Alessandra, Atzeni Fabiola, Sarzi-Puttini Piercarlo

ADAMTS5 Is a Biomarker for Prediction of the Response to Infliximab in Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis
Tsuzaka Kensei, Itami Yuka, Amano Koichi, Takeuchi Tsutomu

Adding Hydroxychloroquine to Prednisone Does Not Improve the Outcome in Giant Cell Arteritis: A Double Blind Randomized Controlled Trial
Sailler Laurent, Lapeyre-Mestre Maryse, Geffray Loïck, Letellier Philippe, Liozon Eric, de La Roque Philippe Montané, Hamidou Mohamed, Oziol Eric, Magy Nadine, Arlet Philippe, Montastruc Jean-Louis, and the investigators of the Horton-hydroxychloroquine trial 

Adenosine Inhibits RANKL-Induced Osteoclastogenesis in Vitro
Soltner Elise, Le Goff Benoit, Duplomb Laurence, Berthelot Jean-Marie, Heymann Dominique

Adherence to An 8-Week Yoga Program for RA and OA: Who Drops out and Why?
Haaz Steffany, Bingham III Clifton O., Bartlett Susan J.

Adherence with Screening Guidelines for Hepatitis B and C Testing Among U.S. Veterans with Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA)
Stoerner Scott A., Mikuls Ted R., Reimold Andreas M., Cannon Grant W.

Adiponectin Affects Gene Expression of Rheumatoid Arthritis Effector Cells Including Synovial Fibroblasts, Lymphocytes, Endothelial Cells and Chondrocytes
Frommer Klaus W., Zimmermann Birgit, Schroder Dirk, Schaffler Andreas, Buchler Christa, Brentano Fabia, Gay Steffen, Muller-Ladner Ulf, Neumann Elena

Administration of IL-18BP by Gene Therapy Reduces Inflammation in Rat AIA
Marotte Hubert, Ruth Jeffrey H., Ahmed Salahuddin, Amin Mohammad A., Campbell Phillip L., Dudler Jean, Koch Alisa E.

Admixture Composition in African-Americans and Its Impact On SLE
Molineros Julio, Kim Xana, Kelly Jennifer A., Bruner Gail R., Oksenberg Jorge R., James Judith A., Gilkeson GS, Harley John B., Nath Swapan K.

Adrenomedullin Induces Semi-Matured Tolerogenic Dendritic Cells: Implication of a Neuropeptide in Peripheral Tolerance
Rulle Sandrine, Ah Kioon Marie-Dominique, Asensio Carine, Ea Hang-Korng, Boissier Marie-Christophe, Liote Frederic, Falgarone Geraldine

Adults Onset Stills Disease: a Review of 41 Cases
Molto Anna, Riera Elena, Olive Alejandro, Narvaez Javier, Holgado Susana, Bianchi Maria M., Mateo Lourdes, Santos Pilar, Tena Xavier, Nolla Joan Miquel

Adverse Events and Factors Associated with Toxicity in Patients with Early Rheumatoid Arthritis Treated with Methotrexate (the CAMERA study)
Verstappen S.M.M., Bakker M.F., Heurkens A.H.M., van der Veen M.J., Kruize A.A., Geurts M., Jacobs J.W.G., Bijlsma J.W.J., Utrecht Arthritis Cohort study group 

Aggressive Combination Drug Therapy in Very Early Polyarticular Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis (A-CUTE-JIA): A Multicenter Randomized Clinical Trial
Tynjala Pirjo, Vahasalo Paula, Tarkiainen Maarit, Aalto Kristiina, Kroger Liisa, Malin Merja, Putto-Laurila Anne, Honkanen Visa, Lahdenne Pekka

Aggressiveness of Rheumatoid Arthritis Synovial Fibroblasts Is Characterized by Fast Transendothelial Migratory, Invasive and Neoangiogenic Potential
Zimmermann Birgit, Lefevre Stephanie, Fischer Silvia, Gansler Julia, Lehr Angela, Rehart Stefan, Sturz Henning, Steinmeyer Jürgen, Muller-Ladner Ulf, Neumann Elena

AIN457 Shows a Good Safety Profile and Clinical Benefit in Patients with Active Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) Despite Methotrexate Therapy: 16-Weeks Results From a Randomized Proof-of-Concept Trial
Tak Paul P., Durez P., Gomez-Reino JJ., Wittmer B., Chindalore V., Di Padova F., Wright AM., Bruin G., Hueber W.

Alanine Aminotransferase (ALT) Activity During Early Acetaminophen Therapy in Patients with Osteoarthritis
Kuffner Edwin, Cooper Kimberly, Baggish Jeffrey, Lynch Joseph M., Zimmerman Brenda, Temple Anthony

Alcohol Consumption Is Inversely Associated with Risk and Severity of Rheumatoid Arthritis
Maxwell James R., Gowers Isobel R., Moore David J., Wilson Anthony G.

Allelic Imbalance of BLK Detected in CD4 T Cells Suggesting That BLK Acts Via T Cell Pathways in Autoimmune Pathogenesis
Olsson Lina M., Graham Robert R., Gregersen Peter K.

Allogenic Mesenchymal Stem Cell Transplantation Ameliorates Lupus Mice Via Inhibition of B-Cell Activating Factor (BAFF)
Sun Lingyun, Ma Xiaolei, Zhang Huayong, Gu Zhifeng, Silver Richard M., Gilkeson GS

Allogenic Mesenchymal Stem Cells Transplantation for Patients with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus: One-Year Fellowup
Sun Lingyun, Zhang Huayong, Feng Xuebing, Wang Dandan, Gilkeson GS, Silver Richard M.

Allopurinol Hypersensitivity Reactions: A Case-Control Study of the Role of Renal Dosing
Silverberg Miriam S., Mallela Rajitha, Lesse Alan J., Bonner Matthew R., Baer Alan N., Li Carl

All-Trans Retinoic Acid Promotes the Differentiation of Itreg Cells Via Smad and Non-Smad Signaling Pathways
Zhou Xiao H., Lu Ling, Wang Julie, Zou Hejian, Horwitz David A., Brand David, Fan Huimin, Liu Zhongmin, Zheng Song Guo

All-Trans Retinoic Acid Restores the Stability and Functionality of Ntregs in the Inflammatory Milieu
Zhou Xiao H., Kong Ning, Wang Julie, Zou Hejian, Fan Huimin, Brand David, Liu Zhongmin, Zheng Song Guo

Alterations in the Hypoxic Joint Environment and Blood Vessel Maturity Pre/Post Anti-Tnf Therapy
Kennedy Aisling, Ng Chin Teck, Biniecka Monika, O'Sullivan Jacintha, Veale Douglas J., Fearon Ursula

Altered ADAR2 Gene Expression and Altered Editing of PDE8A1 Gene Transcripts in Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) T Cells
Laxminarayana Dama, O'Rourke Kenneth, Olorenshaw Irene

Altered Balance Between the Effector and Regulatory T Cell Pathways in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus and Decreased Regulatory T Cell Levels in Active Lupus Nephritis
Mesquita Danilo, Cruvinel Wilson M., Araujo Julio A. P., Kallas Esper G., Andrade Luis Eduardo C.

Altered Expression of MiR-155 and MiR-181a in Periphery Blood Mononuclear Cells of Rheumatoid Arthritis
Long Li, Shi Jinxia, Li Ru, Li Zhanguo

Altered Fli1 Regulation and Expression in Lupus T Cells and Effects On T Cell Function
Svenson John L., Nowling Tamara K.

Altered Programmed Death 1-Programmed Death Ligand 1 (PD-1-PD-L1) Pathway in T Cells of (New Zealand Black New Zealand White) BWF1 Mice with Anti-PD-1 Antibody
Wong Maida, La Cava Antonio, Singh Ram P., Hahn Bevra H.

Alveolar Hemorrhage in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus: Demographic, Serologic and Clinical Associations
Thanou-Stavraki Aikaterini, Tesiram Joanne, Harley John B., James Judith A.

Amelioration of Lupus Nephritis with Dendritic Cells Using a NF-KappaB Decoy and Histone H3 Peptide in NZB/W F1 Mice
Hasegawa Hitoshi, Inoue Atsushi, Kohno Masashi, Matsumoto Takuya, Yasukawa Masaki

Aminaftone Enhances Iloprost Beneficial Effects in Patients with Systemic Sclerosis and Recurrent Ulcers
Scorza Raffaella, Caronni Monica, Santaniello Alessandro, Toussoun Karen, Beretta Lorenzo

An Additional Core-Set Generated by People with Rheumatoid Arthritis: RA Patient Priorities for Pharmacological Interventions (RAPP-PI)
Sanderson Tessa, Morris Marianne, Calnan Michael, Richards Pamela, Hewlett Sarah

An Algorithm Using Genome-Wide SNP Analysis for Prediction of Responders and Non-Responders, and Adverse Events in Tocilizumab-Treated RA Patients
Matsubara Tsukasa, Koyano Satoru, Funahashi Keiko, Toriyama Sayumi, Nakahara Kunihiko, Hagiwara Takafumi, Miura Takako, Okuda Kosuke, Sagawa Akira, Sakurai Takeo, Matsuno Hiroaki, Izumihara Tomomaro, Shono Eisuke

An Analysis of Outcomes in Patients with Systemic Sclerosis- and Systemic Lupus Erythematosus-Associated Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension
Chung Lorinda, Liu Juliana, Parsons Lori, Hassoun Paul M., McGoon Michael, Badesch David, Miller Dave P., Nicolls Mark R., Zamanian Roham T.

An Epidemiological Study of the Prevalence of Systemic Sclerosis in South East Norway
Hoffmann-Vold Anna-M., Midtvedt Oyvind, Garen Torhild, Gran Sr Jan Tore

An Evaluation of Knee Arthrocentesis Videos On YouTube for Content, Technical, and Instructional Quality
Sufka Paul, Minenko Anne G.

An Evidence and Practice Based Regional Musculoskeletal Examination for School Aged ChildrenpREMS
Foster Helen, Rapley Tim, Heaven Ben, Kay Lesley, May Carl

An in Vitro Model of Human Tenocytes to Investigate the Effectiveness of a Novel Formulation for the Prophylaxis and Treatment of Tendinopathies
Torrent Anna, Ruhi Ramon, Martinez Cristina, Cid Mar, Csaki Constanze, Shakibaei Mehdi

An Increasing Proportion of Patients Achieve a Low Disease Activity State or Remission When Switched From Infliximab to Abatacept Regardless of Initial Infliximab Treatment Response: Results From the ATTEST Trial
Schiff M., Keiserman M. W., Moniz Reed D., Bars M. Le, Becker J.-C., Zhao C., Dougados M.

An Innovative Support and Education Program for Early and Newly Diagnosed RA Patients: Emerging Themes
Kurtz D., Batterman A., Horton R., Leff L., Reyes-Canu J., Fields T., Paget Stephen

An Instrument to Provide Documentation (iPROD) of Practice-Based Learning and Improvement (PBLI): A Pilot Trial Conducted by the Carolinas Fellows Collaborative
O'Rourke Kenneth S., Bolster Marcy B., Criscione-Schreiber Lisa G., Jonas Beth L.

An On-Line Screening Tool for Cardiopulmonary Complications of Scleroderma - the Australian Scleroderma Screening Program
Proudman Susanna M., Byron Jill, Zochling J., Youssef Peter, Nash P., Tymms Kathleen, Chan Madelynn, Sturgess Allan D., Schrieber Leslie, Hill Catherine, Celermajer David, Sahhar Joanne, Stevens Wendy

An Open Label Trial of the Endothelin Receptor Antagonist Bosentan in Scleroderma Renal Crisis (BIRD-1)
Penn Henry, Burns Aine, Black Carol M., Denton Christopher P.

An Open-Label, Prospective Study (SUNDIAL) of the Safety of Rituximab in Combination with Disease-Modifying Anti-Rheumatic Drugs in Patients with Active Rheumatoid Arthritis (SUNDIAL)
Loveless James, Olech E., Pritchard Charles H., Chai A., Kelman Ariella, Klearman Micki

Anakinra in Patients with Refractory Idiopathic Inflammatory Myopathies
Dorph Christina, Dastmalchi Maryam, Alexanderson Helene, Ottosson Christina, Lindroos Eva, Nennesmo Inger, Lundberg Ingrid E.

Analgesic Effects of Intra-Articular Botulinum Toxin Type B (BoNT B) in a Murine Model of Chronic Degenerative Knee Arthritis Pain
Anderson Stephanie R., McGarraugh Pari, Frizelle Sandra, Krug Hollis E., Mahowald Maren L.

Analysis of a Broad Spectrum of Urinary and Serum Biomarkers in a Large Cohort of Patients with Early Osteoarthritis of Hip and/or Knee (CHECK): The First Results
van Spil Willem E., Lafeber Floris P. J. G., Jansen Nathalie W. D.

Analysis of Correlated Ordinal Data in a Self-Matched Study with Applications to Knee Pain Severity
Zhu Yanyan, Cabral Howard, McCulloch Charles E., Felson David T., Nevitt Michael C., Zhang Yuqing

Analysis of Factors Associated with Obesity in Psoriatic Arthritis
Anandarajah Allen P., Ritchlin Christopher T.

Analysis of HLA B27 Effect On Macrophage Function Using Transgenic Mice
Inman R. D., Zhu F.

Analysis of Intracellular Methotrexate Polyglutamates in Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis
Becker M. L., van Haandel L., Lasky A. S., Hoeltzel M. F., Neal J. E., Palmer C. N., Stobaugh J. F., Leeder J. S.

Analysis of SLAM Family Receptors in SLE
Kim Jong R., Patel Rahul K., Mathew Stephen O., Pertusi Raymond M., Mathew Porunelloor

ANA-Positive Healthy Individuals and Autoimmune Rheumatic Patients Present Distinctive Pattern and Titer Profiles at the ANA HEp-2 Assay
Mariz Henrique A., Rodrigues Silvia H., Campos Silvia H. B., Ferreira Gilda A., Sato Emilia I., Andrade Luis Eduardo C.

Anatomical Distribution of Synovitis in Knee Osteoarthritis and Its Association with Joint Effusion Assessed On Contrast-Enhanced MRI
Roemer Frank W., Javaid M. Kassim, Guermazi Ali, Thomas Matthew, Kiran Amit, King Leonard, Keen Richard, Arden Nigel K.

Ancestral Differences in Associations Between Disease Manifestations and Serum IFN-
Weckerle Corinna E., Franek Beverly S., Kelly Jennifer A., Bruner Gail R., James Judith A., Harley John B., Niewold Timothy B.

Angiogenic Factor Imbalance in Pregnant SLE Patients May Explain Increased Risk for Complications
Salmon Jane E., Kim Mimi Y., Rana Sarosh, Guerra Marta, Lockshin Michael D., Branch D. Ware, Laskin Carl A., Petri Michelle, Sawitzke Allen D., Merrill Joan T., Buyon Jill P., Karumanchi S. Ananth

Angiopoietin-2 as a Biomarker in ANCA-Associated Vasculitis
Monach Paul A., Kumpers Philipp, Cuthbertson David, Carette Simon, Hoffman Gary S., Khalidi Nader A., Langford Carol A., Seo Philip, Specks U., Ytterberg S.R., Haubitz Marion, Merkel Peter A.

Ankylosing Spondylitis Diasease Activity Score (ASDAS): What Level Corresponds to Low Disease Activity and What Is An Important Improvement?
Lie Elisabeth, van der Heijde Désirée M.F.M., Uhlig Till, Kvien Tore K.

Annexin-1 Regulates Inflammation and Glucocorticoid Sensitivity of Human RA Synovial Fibroblasts
Yang Yuan, Jia Yuan, Song Wuqi, Ngo Devi, Li Zhanguo, Morand Eric F.

Anorectal Sphincter Function in Systemic Sclerosis (SSc)
Franck-Larsson Karin, Graf Wilhelm, Eeg-Olofsson Karin Edebol, Axelson Hans, Ronnblom Anders

Anti Tumour Necrosis Factor Alpha Therapy Improves Insulin Resistance in Normal-Weight but Not in Obese Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis
Stavropoulos-Kalinoglou Antonios, Metsios Giorgos S., Panoulas Vasileios F., Koutedakis Yiannis, Kitas George D.

Anti-Aquaporin-4 Antibodies Are Highly Specific for Neuromyelitis Optica and Show No Association with Sjgrens Syndrome and Other Autoimmune Diseases
Dellavance Alessandra, Alvarenga Rossana R., Rodrigues Silvia H., Kok Fernando, Souza Alexandre W. S., Andrade Luis Eduardo C.

Antibodies against An HSP Epitope Suppress Autoimmune Arthritis by Modulation of Cytokine Regulation
Naparstek Y., Katzavian G., Meyuhas R., Hershko A., Moallem E., Ulmansky R.

Antibodies to Sulfated N-Acetyllactosamine (LacNAc) Are Prevalent in Patients with Systemic Sclerosis and Associated with Pulmonary Hypertension
Grader-Beck Thomas, Boin Francesco, von Gunten Stephan, Smith David F., Rosen Antony, Bochner Bruce S.

Antibody against Mutated Citrullinated Vimentin (anti-MCV) as a Serological Marker for Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis
Lora Priscila, Machado Sandra, Xavier Ricardo M.

Anti-CCP Antibodies, Rheumatoid Factor and Differences in Clinical Presentation of Early Arthritis: Results From the ESPOIR Cohort
Mouterde Gaël, Rincheval Nathalie, Lukas Cedric, Flipo RM, Goupille Philippe, Daures Jean-Pierre, Combe Bernard

Anticonvulsant Use, Falls, Fractures and BMD: Findings From the Womens Health Initiative
Carbone Laura, Johnson Karen, Robbins John, Larson Joseph, Curb J. David, Watson Kathleen, Gass Margery, LaCroix Andrea

Anti-Destructive Effects of Trichostatin A (TSA) Are Partly Mediated through Altered Expression of Histone Deacetylase 7 (HDAC7)
Hemmatazad Hossein, Rodrigues Hanna Maciejewska, Huber Lars C., Gay Renate E., Kolling Christoph, Michel Beat A., Gay Steffen, Jungel Astrid

Anti-Inflammatory and Anti-Fibrotic Effect of Angiotensin AT2 Receptors Stimulation or AT1 Receptors Blockade in Scleroderma
Santi Francesca, Stroder Katja, Rompe Franziska, Wieland Anja, Artuc Metin, Thone-Reineke Christa, Malavolta Nazzarena, Borghi Claudio, Unger Thomas, Steckelings Ulrike Muscha

Anti-Inflammatory Effect of Alpha-2 Adrenergic Agonists On Endothelial Cells
Herrera-Garcia Ada, Dominguez-Luis María-Jesús, Diaz-Martin Ana, Arce-Franco Maria Teresa, Feria-Rodriguez Sr. Manuel, Diaz-Gonzalez Federico

Anti-p155/140 (anti-TIF1) Autoantibodies in Patients with Cancer Associated Myositis Detected in a Single Centre
Vencovsky Jiri, Mann Herman, Putova Ivana, Betteridge Zoe, Gunawardena Harsha, McHugh Neil J.

Anti-PD-1 Antibody Reduces CD4PD-1 T Cells and Relieves the Lupus-Like Nephritis of NZB/W F1 Mice
Kasagi Shimpei, Kawano Seiji, Okazaki Taku, Honjo Tasuku, Morinobu Akio, Hatachi Saori, Shimatani Kenichiro, Tanaka Yoshimasa, Minato Nagahiro, Kumagai Shunichi

Antiphospholipid Antibodies Predict Future Arterial Events
Neville Carolyn, Rauch Joyce, Kassis Jeannine, Solymoss Susan, Joseph Lawrence, Belisle P., Fortin P. R.

Antiphospholipid Score (aPL-S) in the Antiphospholipid Syndrome: Diagnostic Significance and Predictive Value for the Development of Thrombotic Events in Autoimmune Diseases
Otomo Kotaro, Atsumi Tatsuya, Fujieda Yuichiro, Kato Masaru, Miyamoto Eriko, Oku Kenji, Amengual Olga, Kataoka Hiroshi, Horita Tetsuya, Yasuda Shinsuke, Koike Takao

Antiribosomal P Protein Antibody Induces Th1 Responses by Enhancing the Production of IL-12 in Activated Monocytes
Nagai Tatsuo, Yanagida Tamiko, Hirohata Shunsei

Anti-TNF Therapy Leads to Decreased TNF Expression and NF-Kappa-B Signalling in RA Neutrophils
Wright Helen L., Chikura Batsi, Bucknall Roger C., Moots Robert J., Edwards Steven W.

AntiTnf Therapy, but Not Methotrexate (MTX), Affects the Balance Between CD4CD25FOXP3 Regulatory T Cells (Tregs) and Th17 Cells in Children with Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis (JIA)
Olivito Biagio, Simonini Gabriele, Rossi Gabriele, Betti Letizia, Moriondo Maria, de Martino Maurizio, Azzari Chiara, Cimaz Rolando

Anti-Tnf Therapy: Cardiac Safety in Rheumatoid Arthritis and Ankylosing Spondylitis with Subclinical Diastolic Dysfunction
Moraes Julio C. B., Lianza Alessandro C., Ribeiro Ana C. M., Goncalves Carla, Carvalho Jozelio F., Pereira Rosa M. R., Guedes Lissiane K. N., Bonfa Eloisa

Anti-Topoisomerase I Antibody Develops Simultaneously with Clinical Onset of Systemic Sclerosis through De Novo T Cell-Dependent Process
Kuwana Masataka, Kaburaki Junichi

Anxiety and Depression Subselects Fibromyalgia Patients: A Cluster Analysis with Treatment Implications
de Souza Juliana Barcellos, Marchand Serge, Ware Mark A., Shir Yoram, Fitzcharles MA

Aortic Involvement in Patients with Newly Diagnosed Giant Cell Arteritis (GCA). A Prospective Study Using Computed Tomography (CT) Angiography
Prieto-Gonzalez Sergio, Arguis Pedro, Garcia-Martinez Ana, Espigol-Frigole Georgina, Butjosa Montserrat, Tavera Itziar, Grau Josep M., Hernandez-Rodriguez José, Cid Maria C.

Aortic Smooth Muscle Cells Show a Pro-Fibrotic Phenotype in a TGF-Beta Dependent Mouse Model of Systemic Sclerosis
Derrett-Smith Emma, Dooley Audrey, Khan Korsa, Shi-wen Xu, Abraham David, Denton Christopher P.

Application of a New Composite Measure of Minimal Disease Activity in Patients with Psoriatic Arthritis Treated with Adalimumab: Subanalysis of the ADEPT Trial
Mease Philip, Perdok Renee, Kary Sonja, Kupper Hartmut

Apremilast Is Active in the Treatment of Psoriatic Arthritis (PsA)
Schett Georg, Wollenhaupt J., Papp Kim, Joos Rik, De Vlam Kurt L., Rodrigues Jude F., Vessey Adele, Hu Angela, Zhu Wei, Sloan Victor S.

Aquaporin Expression in Interstitial Lung Diseases Related to Sjgren Syndrome
Navarro Carmen, Salgado Alfonso, Gaxiola Miguel, Mejia Mayra, Selman Moises

Are Azathioprine, Cyclophosphamide and Chlorambucil Effective for the Treatment of NON Infectious Autoimmune Uveitis? A Systematic Literature Review
Pato Esperanza, Ortiz Ana M., Abad Miguel, Carmona Loreto, Loza Estibaliz, Maese Jesús, Munoz-Fernandez Santiago, Francisco Felix

Are Children with Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis and Their Parents Reliable Reporters of Joint Involvement?
Filocamo Giovanni, Pistorio Angela, Bertamino Marta, Consolaro Alessandro, Ferrari Cristina, Lanni Stefano, Lattanzi Bianca, Parodi Alessandro, Ruperto Nicolino, Martini Alberto, Ravelli Angelo

Are Clinical and Radiologic Outcomes the Same for Patients with Moderate Vs. Severe Disease Activity at Baseline in Patients with Psoriatic Arthritis?Post-Hoc Analysis of ADEPT
Mease Philip, Kavanaugh Arthur, Perdok Renee, Kupper Hartmut, Lavie Frédéric

Are Fewer Workshop Sessions as Effective as the Classic ASMP?
Goeppinger Jean, Lorig Kate R., Gizlice Ziya, Ritter Philip, Brady Teresa J..

Are Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients Experiencing Less Coronary Heart Disease in Recent Years?
Crowson Cynthia S., Myasoedova Elena, Roger Veronique, Matteson Eric L., Kremers Hilal Maradit, Therneau Terry M., Gabriel Sherine E.

Are the Switch to Subcutaneous Administration of MTX or the Addition of Cyclosporine to Oral MTX Useful Steps in a Tight Control Strategy for RA?
Bakker Marije F., Jacobs Johannes W.G., Welsing Paco M.J., Bijlsma Johannes W.J., Lafeber Floris P.J.G.

Arthritic Joint-Targeting siRNA/Wrapsome as a Treatment Strategy for Rheumatoid Arthritis
Komano Yukiko, Yagi Nobuhiro, Onoue Ikumi, Kaneko Kayoko, Miyasaka Nobuyuki, Nanki Toshihiro

A-SAA Levels in Inflammatory Arthritis Patients Prior to Biologic Therapy Are Associated with Increased Cardiovascular Events in Longterm Follow-up
Ng Chin Teck, Mullan Ronan, Connolly Mary, FitzGerald Oliver, Bresnihan Barry, Fearon Ursula, Veale Douglas J.

ASC Deleted Mice Are Resistant to Collagen-Induced Arthritis
Yamazaki Hideshi, Takeoka Michiko, Ehara Takashi, Itano Naoki, Kato Hiroyuki, Taniguchi Shun'ichiro

Ask Me Where It Hurts?- Developing a Standardized Approach to the Assessment of Pain in Children and Youth Presenting to Pediatric Rheumatology Providers
Stinson Jennifer N., Connelly Mark, Chalom Elizabeth J., Chira Peter, Schanberg Laura E., Rapoff Michael A., Walco Gary, Tse Shirley ML., Spiegel Lynn R.

Assessing Care Using New Quality Indicators for Osteoporosis and Cardiovascular Disease Management in SLE
Demas Kristina, Keenan Brendan T., Solomon Daniel H., Yazdany J., Costenbader K. H.

Assessing HRQoL Burden of Disease and Comparison to the U.S. Population in Psoriatic Arthritis Patients Treated with Golimumab: Results From the GO-REVEAL Trial
Raju A., Hammond G., Parasuraman S., Buchanan J., Gathany T.

Assessing HRQoL Burden of Disease and Comparison to the U.S. Population in RA Patients Treated with Golimumab: Results From the GO-FORWARD Trial
Hammond G., Raju A., Parasuraman S., Buchanan J., Gathany T.

Assessing the Diagnostic Accuracy of a 3-Component Synovitis Score and Its Components with Receiver Operating Curve (ROC) Analysis
Slansky Elisabeth, Li Jialiang, Haupl Thomas, Morawietz Lars, Krenn Veit, Pessler Frank

Assessing the Impact of Childhood Scleroderma On Physical Function and Quality of Life
Baildam EM, Ennis Holly, Herrick Ariane L., Richards Helen L.

Assessment for Early Cardiovascular Risk in Pediatric Rheumatic Disease
Tyrrell Pascal N., Bradley Timothy J., Ng Lawrence, Slorach Cameron, Sidhu Sunita, Adeli Khosrow, Beyene Joseph, Schneider Rayfel, Feldman Brian M., Silverman Earl D.

Assessment of a Gout Education Session
Lonesky Timothy A., Brown L.

Assessment of Ankylosing Spondylitis Criteria in Chronic Low Back Pain Patients with Vertebral Endplate Modic 1 Signal Changes
Nguyen Christelle, Bendeddouche Imad, Sanchez Katherine, Jousse Marylène, Papelard Agathe, Feydy Antoine, Revel Michel, Poiraudeau Serge, Rannou François

Assessment of Calcific Tendonitis of Rotator Cuff by Ultrasonography: Comparison Between Symptomatic and Asymptomatic Shoulders
Le Goff Benoit, Berthelot Jr. Jean-Marie, Guillot Pascale, Glemarec Joelle, Maugars Yves

Assessment of Cardiac Involvement in Rheumatoid Arthritis Using a Comprehensive Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Approach: Association of Myocardial Abnormalities with Disease Activity
Kobayashi Hitomi, Giles Jon T., Yokoe Isamu, Hirano Masaharu, Onishi Tsubasa, Kobayashi Yasuyuki

Assessment of Cognitive Function in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus, Rheumatoid Arthritis and Multiple Sclerosis Using Computerized Neuropsychological Tests
Hanly J. G., Omisade Antonina, Su Li, Farewell Vernon, Linehan Tina, Fisk John D.

Assessment of Joint Cartilage Thickness by Ultrasound in Healthy Children: Age and Sex-Related Standard Reference Values
Spannow Anne Helene, Pfeiffer-Jensen Mogens, Andersen Niels Trolle, Stenbog Elisabeth, Herlin Troels

Assessment of Lupus (SLE) Mortality in a Patient-Based Community Data Bank
Wolfe Frederick, Michaud KD, Li Tracy, Katz RS

Assessment of Pregabalin Utilization in Patients with Fibromyalgia at a University-Based Rheumatology Clinic
Lai William, Barnes Sean, Zhang Yingxue, Hackshaw Kevin V., Wolfe Thomas

Assessment of Skin Involvement in Systemic Sclerosis (SSc) with Ultrasound Elastography
Iagnocco Annamaria, Perella Chiara, Riccieri Valeria, Kaloudi Olga, Bandinelli Francesca, Porta Francesco, Valesini Guido, Cerinic Marco Matucci

Assessment of the Adequacy of Conclusions in Superiority RCTs: The Example of 3 Rheumatic Diseases- Rheumatoid Arthritis, Spondyloarthropathies and Osteoarthritis
Mathieu Sylvain, Boutron Isabelle, Giraudeau Bruno, Soubrier Martin, Ravaud P.

Associated Factors for Falls and Fear of Falls in Japanese Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis
Furuya Takefumi, Yamagiwa Kiyotaka, Ikai Tetsuo, Inoue Eisuke, Taniguchi Atsuo, Momohara Shigeki, Yamanaka Hisashi

Associates of Tolerance to Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulation in Rheumatoid Arthritis
Piva Sara R., Strudle Nathan, Almeida Gustavo J. M., Wasko M. C., Fitzgerald G. Kelley, Delitto Anthony

Associatioin of Primary and Secondary Sjgrens Syndrome in Lupus Families
Aggarwal Rachna, Scofield R. Hal

Association Analysis of EGR2 Gene with SLE Susceptibility
Myouzen Keiko, Kochi Yuta, Shimane Kenichi, Suzuki Akari, Fujio Keishi, Okamura Tomohisa, Yamada Ryo, Nakamura Yusuke, Yamamoto Kazuhiko

Association and Linkage Proof for IRF5 as a Rheumatoid Arthritis Susceptibility Gene
Dawidowicz Karen, Allanore Yannick, Pierlot Céline, Teixeira Vitor-Hugo, Petit-Teixeira Elisabeth, Cornelis Francois, Dieude P., the ECRAF 

Association Between Anti-TNF Treatment Response and Genetic Variants within the TLR and NFB Signalling Pathways
Potter Catherine, Cordell Heather J., Barton Anne, Daly Ann K., Hyrich Kimme, Mann Derek A., Morgan Ann W., Wilson Anthony G., Isaacs John D.

Association Between Bone Mineral Density and High-Sensitivity CRP in a Large Population-Based Sample
de Pablo Paola, Buckley Christopher

Association Between CD36 Single Nucleotide Polymorphism and Antiphospholipid Syndrome
Kato Masaru, Horita Tetsuya, Atsumi Tatsuya, Amengual Olga, Nakagawa Hisako, Fujieda Yuichiro, Otomo Kotaro, Oku Kenji, Kataoka Hiroshi, YasudaKoike ShinsukeTakao

Association Between Medication Adherence and Risk of Fracture Among Women Initiating Osteoporosis Therapy
Halpern Rachel, Becker Laura K., Iqbal Sheikh Usman, Badamgarav Enkhe, Macarios David

Association of Adiponectin and Soluble Endothelial Protein C Receptor (sEPCR) with Longitudinal Assessments in the Induction Phase of a Randomized Multicenter Trial Comparing Mycophenalate Mofetil and Intravenous Cyclophosphamide
Clancy Robert M., Ginzler Ellen M., MMF/IVC Lupus Nephritis Induction Trial , Kim Mimi

Association of Anti-oxLDL/2 GP1 Immune Complex and Accelerated Atherosclerosis in Patients with Primary Antiphospholipid Syndrome
Barrera Antonio, Hernandez Claudia, Medina Gabriela, Saavedra Miguel, Jara Luis Javier

Association of Behets Disease with Familial Mediterranean Fever
Cosan Fulya, Abaci Neslihan, Esen Bahar Artim, Cakiris Aris, Ustek Duran, Aral Orhan, Gul Ahmet

Association of BEND2 with Ankylosing Spondylitis
Uddin Mohammed, Rahman Proton, Maksymowych Walter P., Gladman Dafna, Pope Angela, Inman Robert D.

Association of C8orf13-BLK and TNFSF4 Gene Variants with Primary Sjgrens Syndrome
Nordmark Gunnel, Kristjansdottir Gudlaug, Appel Silke, Vasaitis Lilian, Kvarnstrom Marika, Eriksson Per, Theander Elke, Lundmark Per, Sjowall Christopher, Brun Johan G., Soderkvist Peter, Harboe Erna, Goransson Lasse, Padyukov Leonid, Eloranta Maija-Leena, Alm Gunnar, Baecklund Eva, Wahren-Herlenius Marie, Omdal Roald, Ronnblom Lars, Jonsson Roland, Syvanen Ann-Christine

Association of Cardiovascular Disease Risk Factors with Ischaemic Manifestations of Giant Cell Arteritis
Vicente Esther F., Casado Amparo, Garcia-Arias María J., Lopez-Bote Juan P., Humbria Alicia, Garcia-Vadillo Jesús A., Castaneda Santos

Association of Contrast Enhanced MRI Demonstrated Synovitis in Knee Osteoarthritis with Clinical Signs
Thomas Matthew, Kiran Amit, Roemer Frank W., Guermazi Ali, Javaid M. Kassim, King Leonard, Sampson Madeleine, Keen Richard, Lynch John A., Arden Nigel K.

Association of FAM167A (C8orf13) - BLK Region with Systemic Sclerosis
Ito Ikue, Kawaguchi Yasushi, Kawasaki Aya, Hasegawa Minoru, Ohashi Jun, Kawamoto Manabu, Fujimoto Manabu, Takehara Kazuhiko, Sato Shinichi, Hara Masako, Tsuchiya Naoyuki

Association of Functional RANKL Promoter Polymorphisms with Subsets of Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) in Taiwanese
Chen Ji Yih, Wang Chin-Man, Wu J.

Association of genetic polymorphism in inflammatory cytokines with radiographic knee OA severity and Generalized Osteoarthritis (GOA)
Attur Mukundan, Samuels Jonathan, Krasnokutsky Svetlana, Kornman Ken, Aziz Nazneen, Kraus VB, McDaniel Gary, Greenberg Jeffrey D., Bukowski Jack F., Wang Hwa-Ying

Association of MIF with Disease Activity, Damage, and Serum IL17 and IL6 in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
Morand Eric F., Northcott Melissa, Kitching A. Richard, Brown Fiona, Hoi Alberta

Association of Osteoarthritis-Related Knee Pain with a Functional Polymorphism of the Catechol-O-Methyltransferase Gene
Neogi T., Wang K., Kammerer C., Ferrell R., Garcia M., Kwoh C. K., Harris T., Satterfield S., Caserotti P., Nevitt M.C.

Association of Physical Function and Disability with Physical Activity in Women with Rheumatoid Arthritis
Piva Sara R., Almeida Gustavo J. M., Murphy Yanique, Wasko M. C.

Association of Plasma n-3 and n-6 Fatty Acids with Synovitis in the Knee: The MOST Study
Baker K., Matthan N. R., Lichtenstein A. H., Grainger A., Niu J., Clancy M., Lewis C., Buckwalter J., Nevitt M., Felson David T.

Association of Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA)-Related Autoimmunity and Joint Findings in Unaffected at-Risk Populations
Kolfenbach J. R., Deane K. D., Derber L. A., O'Donnell C., Weisman M.H., Buckner J.H., Mikuls T. R., O'Dell James R., Gregersen P.K., Keating R. M., Norris J.M., Holers V. M.

Association of rs8192284 IL-6 Receptor Polymorphism and Soluble IL-6 Receptor Plasma Concentration with Disease Activity in Rheumatoid Arthritis
Rodriguez-Rodriguez L., Lamas José Ramón, Gonzalez-Vigo A., Lopez-Romero P., Tornero-Esteban P., Abasolo L., Varade J., Perdigones N., Urcelay E., Fernandez-Gutierrez Benjamin

Association of Serum Markers with Clinical Response Measures in Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients Treated with Golimumab, a Human Anti-TNF Monoclonal Antibody
Wagner C., Rahman M. U., Genovese M.C., Matteson E. L., Kay Jonathan, Keystone Edward C., Hsia E. C., Doyle M. K., Elashoff M., Visvanathan S.

Association of Soluble E-Selectin and Adiponectin with Carotid Plaque, Independent of Clinical Activity, in Patients with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
Izmirly Peter M., Reynolds Harmony R., Rivera Tania L., Kim Mimi Y., Tunick PA, Buyon Jill P., Clancy Robert M.

Association of Traditional and Novel Antiphospholipid Antibody Assays with Thrombosis in SLE
Akhter Ehtisham, Binder Walter L., Shums Zakera, Magder Laurence, Petri Michelle

Association Study of a Polymorphism of the CD244 Gene with Susceptibility to Systemic Lupus Erythematosus and with Clinical Features
Ota Yuko, Kawaguchi Yasushi, Kawamoto Manabu, Ikari Katsunori, Katsumata Yasuhiro, Gono Takahisa, Takagi Kae, Hara Masako, Yamanaka Hisashi

Associations Between Individual and Community Socioeconomic Status (SES) Measures with Psychosocial Outcomes in Individuals with Arthritis
Callahan Leigh F., Shreffler Jack, Schoster Britta, Kaufman Jay, Schwartz Todd

Associations Between Ten Single-Nucleotide Polymorphisms of the Efficacy and Toxicity Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients Treated with Methotrexate
Swierkot J., Slezak R., Karpinski P.

Associations of Anti-CCP and Rheumatoid Factor Concentrations with Future Disease Activity in Rheumatoid Arthritis
Miriovsky Ben J., Michaud Kaleb D., Thiele Geoffrey M., O'Dell James R., Cannon Gw, Kerr G.S., Richards J.S., Johnson Dannette S., Caplan Liron, Reimold A.M., Hooker R.S., Mikuls T. R.

Associations of Education, Occupation and Community Poverty with Knee Osteoarthritis (OA)
Callahan Leigh F., Shreffler Jack, Schwartz Todd, Schoster Britta, Renner Jordan B., Jordan Joanne M.

Associations with Digital Ulcers (DU) in a Large Cohort of Systemic Sclerosis (SSc)
Khimdas Sarit, Harding Sarah, Bonner Ash, Zummer Brittany, Canadian Scleroderma Research Group , Baron Murray, Pope Janet

Associations with Radiographic Damage in Ankylosing Spondylitis in a Large Cohort
O'Shea Finbar (Barry) D., Haroon Nigil, Riarh Reena, Inman R.D.

Atherosclerosis in Patients with Systemic Sclerosis in Stockholm, Sweden
Nordin Annica, Bjornadal Lena, Jensen-Urstad Kerstin, Svenungsson Elisabet

Atorvastatin and Simvastatin Inhibit Osteoclastogenesis by Decreasing the Expression of Receptor Activator of Nuclear Factor B Ligand (RANKL) in Rheumatoid Arthritis Fibroblast-Like Synoviocyte
Kim Jeong Yeon, Lee Eun Young, Lee Eun Bong, Lee Yun Jong, Hong Yoo Jin, Park Ji Ah, Yoo Hyun Jung, Song Yeong Wook

Attaining Public Health Physical Activity Guidelines for Persons with Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA): Does It Improve Their Health Utility?
Lee Jae Chul, Manheim L. M., Song Jing, Chang R. W., Dunlop D. D.

Augmentation of IL-21 Receptor by Endothelin-1 Via Endothelin Receptor B in Skin Fibroblasts From Systemic Sclerosis
Kawaguchi Yasushi, Takagi Kae, Tochimoto Akiko, Ota Yuko, Katsumata Yasuhiro, Gono Takahisa, Hara Masako, Yamanaka Hisashi

Autoantibodies to Angiotensin Converting Enzyme 2 in Patients with Rheumatic Diseases
Takahashi Yuko, Haga Shiori, Yamashita Hiroyuki, Ishizaka Yukihito, Mimori Akio

Autoantibodies to Heat Shock Protein 60 Are Associated with Arterial Vascular Events in Patients with Anti-Phospholipid Antibodies
Dieude Mélanie, Correa José A., Neville Carolyn, Pineau Christian A., Levine Jerrold S., Subang Rebecca, Landolt-Marticorena C., Su Jiandong, Kassis Jeannine, Solymoss Susan, Fortin Paul. R., Rauch Joyce

Autoantibodies to miRNA-Binding Protein Argonaute 2 (Su antigen) in Patients with Hepatitis C Virus Infection
Vazquez-Del Mercado Monica, Orozco Laura V. Sánchez, Pauley Brad A., Chan Jason Y.F., Chan Edward K.L., Gonzalez Montserrat Maldonado, Panduro Arturo, Garcia Erika A. Martínez, Marquez Beatriz T. Martín, Munoz-Valle Jose F., Lopez Laura González, Nava Jorge I. Gámez, Satoh Minoru

Autoantibodies to the p140 Autoantigen NXP-2 in Adult Dermatomyositis
Betteridge Zoe E., Gunawardena Harsha, Chinoy Hector, Vencovsky Jiri, Allard Simon, Gordon Patrick A., Cooper Robert G., McHugh Neil J.

Autoantibody Profiles in Systemic Sclerosis More Predictive of Clinical Outcomes Than Disease Subset Classification
Statkute Laisvyde, Carns Mary, Huang Spencer, Hinchcliff Monique E., Varga John

Autoantigen TRIM21/Ro52 Contributes to Suppression of NF-B-Dependent Cytokine Expression in Fibroblasts
Yoshimi Ryusuke, Chang Tsung-Hsien, Wang Hongsheng, Atsumi Toru, Morse III Herbert C., Ozato Keiko

Autoimmune Diseases Pregnancy Clinic: A Three Year Experience
Martinez-Dubois Cristina, Lopez-Hoyos Sr. Marcos, del Barrio Sr. Rafael, Alvarez-Rodriguez Lorena, Agudo Sr. Mario, Rueda Sr. Javier, Blanco Sr. Ricardo, Rodriguez-Valverde Vicente, Martinez-Taboada Sr. Victor M.

Autoimmune-Driven Skin Fibrosis: The Critical Requirement for IFNAR1 in An Experimental Model of Systemic Sclerosis
Delaney Tracy, Morehouse Christopher, Brohawn Philip, Yao Yihong, Chen Cindy, Cibotti Ricardo, Connor Jane, Herbst Ronald, Jallal Bahija, Coyle Anthony J.

Automatic Computer Aided Quantification of Synovitis in Rheumatoid Arthritis Using Dynamic MRI and the Impact of Movement Correction On Signal to Noise Ratio (SNR) and Region of Interest (ROI) Analysis
Boesen Mikael, Kubassova Olga, Cimmino Marco A., Ostergaard Mikkel, Danneskiold-Samsoe Bente, Bliddal Henning

Autonomic Nervous Dysfunction Development in Patients with Primary Sjgrens Syndromea 5 Year Follow-up
Mandl Thomas

Autonomic Nervous System Activity Upon Mental Stress in Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis with Various Disease Activities
Malysheva Olga, Baum Petra, Voitzsch Anke, Baerwald Christoph G.

Autophagy Is a Protective Mechanism in Normal Cartilage and Its Aging-Related Loss Is Linked with Cell Death and Osteoarthritis
Carames Beatriz, Taniguchi Noboru, Otsuki Shuhei, Blanco Francisco J., Lotz Martin K.

Axial Metrology Measurement and Functional Status in Ankylosing Spondylitis
Sieper J., Singh Amitabh, Freundlich Bruce, Koenig Andrew S., Li Wenzhi

Azathioprine Versus Mycophenolate Mofetil for Maintenance Immunosuppression of Proliferative Lupus Nephritis: Results of a Randomized Trial (MAINTAIN)
Houssiau Frederic A., D'Cruz David P., Sangle Shirish R., Remy Philippe, Vasconcelos Carlos, de Ramon Garrido Enrique, Gilboe Sr. Inge-Margrethe, Ravelingien Isabelle, Tektonidou Maria, Depresseux Genevieve, Guillevin Loic P., Cervera Ricard

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