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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Cam-3001: A Novel Human Monoclonal Antibody against GM-CSFR-, in Subjects with Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA)-Results of a Phi Study
Burmester Gerd-R., Wagner Frank, Feist Eugen, Sleeman Matthew, Magrini Fabio, White Barbara

Cancer Incidence In Systemic Sclerosis In Spain: A Case Control Study
Joven Beatriz E., Fare Regina, Colina Francisco J., Ramos Belen, Carreira PE.

Cancer Preceding Giant Cell Arteritis: A Case-Control Study
Kermani Tanaz A., Schafer Valentin S., Crowson Cynthia S., Hunder Gene G., Ytterberg S.R., Matteson Eric L., Gabriel Sherine E., Warrington Kenneth J.

Candidate Urinary Biomarkers May Predict Histological Features On Lupus Nephritis (LN) Biopsy
Das Lena, Suzuki Michiko, Devarajan Prasad, Rovin Brad H., Ying Jun, Brunner Hermine

Cardiac Involvement in Churg-Strauss Syndrome: Impact of Endomyocarditis
Neumann Thomas, Manger Bernhard, Schmid Michael, Kroegel Claus, Hansch Andreas, Kaiser Werner A., Reinhardt Dirk, Wolf Gunter, Hein Gert, Mall Gerhard, Schett Georg, Zwerina J.

Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Imaging Abnormalities in Patients with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus: A Preliminary Report
Kobayashi Hitomi, Giles Jon T., Arinuma Yoshiyuki, Yokoe Isamu, Hirano Masaharu, Kobayashi Yasuyuki

Cardiac Sarcoidosis: Clinical, Diagnostic, Therapeutic and Outcome Features From a Series of 126 Patients
Sene Damien, Chapelon-Abric Catherine, Saadoun David, Mathian Alexis, Costedoat-Chalumeau Nathalie, Haroche Julien, Huong-Boutin Du Li Thi, Piette Jean-Charles, Cacoub Patrice P., Amoura Zahir

Cardiovascular and Stroke Risk in Patients with Antiphospholipid Syndrome and Renal Artery Stenosis
Zakalka Marina, Sangle Shirish.R, D'Cruz David P.

Cardiovascular Disease (CVD) Prevention Counseling Program for Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE) and/or Antiphospholipid Antibody (aPL) Positive Patients
Haiduc Virginia F., Richey Monica, Tzakas Sotiria, Park Josephine, Konstantellis Lisa, Pollino-Tanner Julie A., Erkan Doruk

Cardiovascular Disease, Cognitive Functioning, and Depression in SLE: A Study Using Diffusion Tensor Brain Imaging
Julian L. J., Katz P.P., Trupin L., Criswell L.A., Yelin E.H., Wofsy D., Henry R.

Cardiovascular Outcomes in a Cohort of 100 Patients with Wegeners Granulomatosis
Nadig Vidya, Subramanya Sriharsha, Molloy Eamonn S., Langford Carol A., Hajj-Ali Rula A.

Cardiovascular Risk and Depression in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE)
Julian L. J., Katz P.P., Yazdany J., Hersh A.O., Trupin L., Galvin A., Criswell L.A., Yelin E.H.

Cardiovascular Risk May Not Be Increased in Women with Mild Lupus
Santos Maria J., Pedro Luis M., Vinagre Filipe, Canhao Helena, Gil Victor, Canas da Silva J., Fonseca Joao E.

Care for RA Has Not Improved Overtime: A Population Based Study
Lacaille Diane V., Rahman M. Mushfiqur, Esdaile John

Care Gap in Early Inflammatory Arthritis Patients with a High Fracture Risk Identified Using the FRAX Tool
Bykerk Vivian P., Cheng Carly K., Boire Gilles, Pope Janet E., Haraoui Boulos, Hitchon Carol A., Jamal Shahin, Thorne J. Carter, NEAR Researchers and Heather McDonald-Blumer 

Carotid Intima Media Thickness in Rheumatoid Arthritis as Compared to Control Subjects: a Meta-Analysis
van Sijl Alper M., Peters Mike J.L., Knol Dirk L., de Vet HC, Gonzalez-Gay Miguel A., Smulders Yvo M., Dijkmans Ben A.C., Nurmohamed Michael T.

Cartilage Biomarkers Profile and Correlations with Measures of Disease Activity in Ankylosing Spondylitis Patients
Fernandez-Sueiro J.L, Pinto J., Pertega Sonia, Atanes A., Fernandez-Lopez J.C., Oreiro Natividad, de Rabago E. Gonzalez-Diaz, Galdo F., Blanco Francisco J.

Catastrophic Primary Central Nervous System Vasculitis
Salvarani Carlo, Brown Jr. Robert D., Calamia Kenneth T., Christianson Teresa J. H., Huston III John, Meschia James F., Giannini Caterina, Miller Dylan V., Hunder Gene G.

Catecholamines Are Produced by Immune Cells During Arthritis: New Aspects of Neuro-Immunological Response
Capellino Silvia, Weber Kristina, Fassold Alexander, Wolff Christine, Straub Rainer H.

Causes of Hospitalization in Patients Treated with Anti-Tumor Necrosis Factor Agents
Zisman Devy, Haddad Amir, Hashoul Sharbel, Laor Arie, Bitterman Haim, Rosner Itzhak, Balabir-Gurman Alexandra, Mader Reuven, Milman Uzi

CC Chemokine Receptor 5 Ppolymorphism in Chronic Periaortitis
Boiardi Luigi, Vaglio Augusto, Buzio Carlo, Nicoli Davide, Farnetti Enrico, Casali Bruno, Pipitone Nicolò, Magnani Luca, Salvarani Carlo

CD4 T Cells in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus Secrete IL17 After Antigenic Challenge
Schneider Sandra, Sattler Arne, Alexander Tobias, Meier Sarah, Schneider Udo, Stark Regina, Mahler Michael, Radbruch Andreas, Thiel Andreas, Burmester Gerd-R., Hiepe Falk

CD4CD25-LAG3 Regulatory T Cells Suppress a Mouse Model of Colitis
Okamura Tomohisa, Fujio Keishi, Shibuya Mihoko, Sumitomo Shuji, Shoda Hirofumi, Yamamoto Kazuhiko

CD98hc Enables Clonal Expansion and Adaptive Immune Responses
Cantor Joseph, Ginsberg Mark H.

Cellular Characterization of the Gouty Tophus: A Quantitative Analysis
Dalbeth Nicola, Pool Bregina, Gamble Greg, Smith Timothy, Callon Karen E., McQueen Fiona M., Cornish Jillian

Certolizumab Pegol (CZP) Added to Methotrexate (MTX) Provides Lasting Improvements in Patient-Reported Outcomes (PROs) Over 2 Years
Strand V., Fleischmann R., Kvien Tore K., Kavanaugh A., Smolen J. S., Wells Alvin F., Nikai E., Coteur G., Combe B.

Cervical Neoplasia and HPV Genetics in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
Dhar J. P., Gregoire L., Lancaster W., Stark A., Schwartz A., Schultz D., Essenmacher L., Ager J., Chiodo L., Husain M., Sokol R. J.

CH-1504: A Metabolically Inert Antifolate, Is An Effective and Well-Tolerated Treatment for Patients with Moderate to Severe Rheumatoid Arthritis
Keystone Edward C., Hewitt Lawrence A., Simon Lee S., Shirinsky Valery, Pedder Simon

Change in Serum 25(OH)D Levels Over 2.6 Years in Older Adults: Predictive Effects of Body Fat, Physical Activity, Leptin, Interleukin-6 and Total Cholesterol/HDL Ratio
Ding Changhai, Cicuttini Flavia, Jones Graeme

Changes in Gene Expression Induced by Blocking Interferon Gamma (IFNg) IN EX-Vivo Cultured Arteries from Patients with Giant-CELL Arteritis (GCA)
Corbera-Bellalta Marc, Lozano Ester, Garcia-Martinez Ana, Espigol-Frigole Georgina, Prieto Sergio, Butjosa Montserrat, Planas-Rigol Ester, Hernandez-Rodriguez José, Cid Maria C.

Changes in Health Care Utilization and Costs for Employed Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis From 19972006
Birnbaum H., Pike C., Banerjee R., Waldman T., Cifaldi Mary

Changes in Patellar Cartilage Morphology and Water Content in Response to An Acute Bout of Loading: A Comparison of Young Females with and without Patellofemoral Pain
Farrokhi Shawn, Colletti Patrick M., Powers Christopher M.

Changes in the Rates of Joint Surgery Among Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis in California, 19832007
Louie Grant H., Ward Michael M.

Characteristics of CD8CD25- Cells Induced to Become Suppressor Cells Ex-Vivo with IL-2 and TGF-
Zhou Xiao H., Lu Ling, Wang Julie, Zou Hejian, Brand David, Fan Huimin, Zheng Song Guo

Characteristics of Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) Patients Starting Abatacept and Rituximab
Lee Susan J., Reed George, Kremer Joel, Kavanaugh Arthur

Characteristics of Wegener Granulomatosis (WG) Patients According to ANCA Status: Data From the FVSG Database
Seror Raphaèle, Pagnoux Christian, Guilpain Philippe, Guillevin Loïc, French Vasculitis Study Group 

Characterization of a Potent and Neutralizing Fully Human Anti CD44 Antibody PF 03475952
Runnels Herbert A., Weber Gregory L., Min Jing, Kudlacz Elizabeth, Zobel James, Donovan Carol, Thiede Mark, Zhang Jun, Alpert Robbin, Salafia Michelle, Burdette Douglas, Bell Rosonald, Beebe Jean, Xu Xu

Characterization of LY2127399, A Neutralizing Antibody for BAFF
Kikly Kristy, Manetta Joe, Smith Holly, Wierda Dan, Witcher Derrick

Characterization of Osteoclastogenesis in Interleukin-1 Receptor Antagonist Deficiency
Reddy Sreelatha, Verbsky James W.

Characterization of Systemic Lupus Erythematosus Patients with Low or Normal Complement Levels: Longitudinal Evaluation of Disease Flares
Cherian Julie, MacDermott Emma J., Santiago Annie, Taimeh Ziad A., Barillas-Arias Lilliana, Gold Stephanie, Duculan Rolando, Crow Mary K., Kirou Kyriakos A.

Characterization of the Inflammatory Skin Lesions in NOMID Before and After Treatment with Anakinra
Aubert P., Mitsui H., Suarez-Farinas M., Johnson-Huang L., Pierson K., Dolan G., Krueger J., Novitskaya I., Coats I., Estes J., Cowen E., Plass Nicole, Goldbach-Mansky Raphaela, Lowes MA

Characterizing Natural CD4Foxp3 Regulatory T Cells by Anatomical Location
Lieberman Scott M., Turka Laurence A.

Chemokine Receptors CCR7 and CXCR5 and the TNF:TNF Receptor System Are Important for the Retention of CD4 T Cells From RA Patients in the Synovial Membrane
Rossol Manuela, Meusch Undine, Schulz Anett, Baerwald Christoph G., Wagner Ulf

Children of Parents with Chronic Inflammatory Musculoskeletal Diseases (CIMD): Experiences, Needs and Resources
Hale Elizabeth, Treharne Gareth, Norton Yvonne, Kitas George D.

Children with Persistent Oligoarticular Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis (OJIA) Resistant to Standard Therapy: An Under-Recognized Population
Gotte Alisa C., Punaro Marilynn G.

Cholesterol 27-Hydroxylase but Not Apolipoprotein E Contributes to A2A Adenosine Receptor Enhanced Reverse Cholesterol Transport
Bingham Taiese C., Parahath Saj, Reiss Allison, Chan Edwin S. L., Fisher Edward, Cronstein Bruce N.

Chromatin Protein HMGB2 Regulates Articular Cartilage Surface Maintenance Via Beta-Catenin Pathways
Taniguchi Noboru, Carames Beatriz, Lotz Martin

Chromosomal Localization of Four Autosomal Dominant Skeletal Diseases, Including Osteogenesis Imperfecta Type V and Metachondromatosis
Whyte Michael P., Wenkert Deborah, Zhang Fan, McAlister William H., Tebben Peter, Bowcock Anne, Mumm Steven

Chromosome 15 Carries Sex-Specific Loci Controlling the Effector Inflammatory Phase of Arthritis
Kudryavtseva Elena, Forde Toni, Adarichev Vyacheslav A.

Chronic Exposure to Type I Interferon Modulates CD4 T-Cell Function in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE)
Uhm Wan-Sik, Loster Jakub K., Lim S. Sam, Goronzy Jorg J., Weyand Cornelia M.

Chronic Foot Symptoms in Relation to Self-Reported and Performance-Based Physical Function
Golightly Y.M., Hannan M.T., Shi X., Helmick C.G., Renner Jordan B., Jordan Joanne M.

Chronic Fructose Ingestion Stimulates Hepatic Purine Release and Promotes the Development of Fatty Liver
Peng Zhongsheng, Wilder Tuere, Williams Adrienne, Cronstein Bruce N.

Chronic TLR9 Activation Initiates Secondary Macrophage Activation Syndrome without Hemophagocytes and in the Absence of Foreign Antigen
Behrens Edward M., Donnelly Tara T., Kreiger Portia A., Paessler Michele, Koretzky Gary A.

Chronic Use of Pegloticase: Safety and Efficacy Update
Sundy J. S., Baraf Herbert S. B., Gutierrez-Urena SR, Yood R. A., Huang B., Maroli A. N., Waltrip R., Horowitz Z., Becker M. A.

Chronic Widespread Pain Is Associated with Reduced Psychomotor Processing Speed in Middle-Aged and Older Men: Results From the European Male Ageing Study (EMAS)
Lee David M., Tajar Abdelouahid, Pendleton Neil, Bartfai Gyorgy, Forti Gianni, Giwercman Aleksander, Vanderschueren Dirk, Wu Frederick CW, McBeth John

Chronic Widespread Pain Predicts Higher Levels of Fatigue: Results From a Population Based Prospective Survey
McBeth John, Nicholl Barbara I.

Cia5a Regulates the Synovial Expression of Pro-Inflammatory Cytokines, Proteases and Nuclear Receptors
Brenner Max, Gulko Percio S.

Circulating Inhibitors of Angiogenesis in Scleroderma
Hummers Laura K., Simons Michael, Wigley Fredrick M., Mulligan-Kehoe Mary Jo

Circulating Osteopontin Levels Are Elevated in Male Pediatric SLE and Their Unaffected Siblings
Rullo Ornella J., Woo J.M.P., Hoftman Alice DC, McCurdy Deborah K., Tsao Betty P.

Citrullinated Fibrinogen Stimulates TNF Release Via TLR-4 and Citrulinated Fibrinogen Immune Complexes Co-Stimulate through TLR-4 and Fc Gamma Receptor
Sokolove Jeremy, Zhao Xiaoyan, Robinson William

Citrullinated Proteins Activate IgE-ACPA Cells in Rheumatoid Arthritis
Schuerwegh Annemie JM, Ioan-Facsinay Andreea, Dorjee Annemarie L., van der Voort Ellen IH, Huizinga Tom WJ, Toes René EM

Class V Nephritis in Pediatric SLE: Treatment and Long-Term Outcome
Hugle Boris, Silverman Earl D., Tyrrell Pascal N., Harvey Elizabeth, Hebert Diane, Benseler Susanne M.

Classification Criteria for Idiopathic Inflammatory Myopathy: Comparison of the Performance of Accepted Criteria
Linklater Helen, Pipitone Nicolo N., Rose Michael R., Norwood Fiona, Scott David L., Gordon Patrick A.

Clinical and Histopathologic Comparison of Generalized Subcutaneous Morphea (GSM) with Eosinophilic Fasciitis (EF)
Mahmood Fazleomar, Impens Ann J., Schiopu Elena, Phillips Kristine, Lowe Lori, Olsen Stephen, Seibold James R.

Clinical and Radiological Outcomes of Four DAS Driven Treatment Strategies: Six-Year Results of the BeSt Study
Klarenbeek N.B., Dirven L., Guler-Yuksel M., Gerards A.H., Kerstens P.J.S.M., Molenaar T.H.E., Huizinga T.W.J., Dijkmans B. A. C., Allaart C.F.

Clinical Audit of the Therapeutic Efficacy of Mycophenolate Mofetil for the Treatment of Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE)
Hickman Richard A., Chaudhry B.H., Yee C.-S., Ghazali S., Toescu V., Day C.J., Osafo C., Adu D., Gordon C.

Clinical Burden of Erosive Hand Osteoarthritis
Bijsterbosch J., Watt I., Meulenbelt I., Rosendaal FR, Huizinga Twj, Kloppenburg M.

Clinical Control in Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis Is Associated with Restoration of Diverse Subpopulations of Regulatory T Cells, Including a Novel Subtype Relying On the PD1-B7-H1 Pathway
van den Broek Theo, Schechter Nicole, Cover Cathleen, Seaver Norma, Bughio Farah, Shen Nick, Albani Salvatore

Clinical Control Induced by Epitope Specific Therapy in Rheumatoid Arthritis Is Associated with T-Cell Immune Deviation From Pro-Inflammatory (Th1/Th17) to Regulatory Phenotype (Th2/Treg)
van den Broek Th., Schechter N., Cover C., Seaver N., Albani Salvatore

Clinical Correlates of Sexual Impairment in Women with Systemic Sclerosis
Knafo Ruby, Thombs Brett D., Wigley Fredrick M., Haythornthwaite Jennifer A.

Clinical Diagnostic and Severity Criteria for Fibromyalgia
Wolfe F., Clauw Daniel, Fitzcharles MA, Goldenberg Don L., Harp KA, Katz RS, Mease PJ, Michaud KD, Russell Anthony S., Russell IJ, Winfield JB, Yunus MB

Clinical Disease Activity Scores of Knee Joints in Newly Diagnosed JIA Predicts Reduction in Bone Pixel Value Detected by Computed Radiography
Pascoli Laura, Mc Cann Aaron, Stevenson Michael, MCAllister Catherine, Rooney Madeleine E.

Clinical Examination Findings of the Painful OA Knee and Correlation with MRI Abnormalities
Wenham C.Y., Grainger A., Hensor E.M, Maciewicz R.A., Waterton J.C., Conaghan P.

Clinical Factors That Predict Erosion-Free Status in Rheumatoid Arthritis
Liao Katherine P., Weinblatt Michael E., Cui Jing, Yoshioka Hiroshi, Iannaccone Christine, Chibnik Lori, Lu Bing, Coblyn Jonathan S., Shadick Nancy A., Solomon Daniel H.

Clinical Features of Childhood Scleroderma in An Incidence Cohort
Herrick Ariane L., Ennis Holly, Silman Alan J., Baildam Eileen

Clinical Impact and Management of the Pathologic Diagnosis of Healed Arteritis
Lee Yvonne C., Noss Erika H., Fossel Anne H., Padera Robert F., Bienfang Don C., Liang Matthew H., Docken William P.

Clinical Indicators of Disease Are Not Indicative of Aspiration Risk in Newly-Diagnosed Patients with Juvenile Dermatomyositis
Fuller Julie, Adams Richard, Punaro Marilynn G.

Clinical Prediction of 5-Year Survival in Early Scleroderma:Validation of a Simple Prognostic Model in a Multi-Centre Study
Fransen J., Diaconu D., Airo P., Hesselstrand R., Carreira PE., Beretta L., Valentini G., Inanc Murat, Ullman S., Balbir-Gurman Alexandra, Sierakowski S., Czirjak L., Riccieri V., Giacomelli R., Gabrielli A., Riemekasten G., Matucci-Cerinic M., Farge D., Hunzelmann N., Allanore Y., van den Hoogen Frank, Vonk MC.

Clinical Profile and Long-Term Outcome in a Monocentric Cohort of 210 Patients with Giant Cell Arteritis
Talarico Rosaria, Stagnaro Chiara, d'Ascanio Anna, Bombardieri Stefano

Clinical Significance of Anti-RNA Polymerase III Antibodies in A Cohort of Patients From the Australian Scleroderma Screening Program (ASSP) Database
Micallef Maree E., Hissaria Pravin, Proudman Susanna M., Byron Jillian, Paspaliaris William, Sahhar Joanne, Nash P., Sturgess Allan D., Stevens Wendy

Clinical Spectrum of Type 1 Cryoglobulinemia: Retrospective Analysis of 8 Year Single Center Experience
Calabrese Cassandra M., Gupta Manju, Calabrese Leonard H.

Clinical Synovitis Is Associated with Progression of Erosions and Joint Space Narrowing in Individual Joints, but Not in Patients Treated with Initial Infliximab
Klarenbeek N.B., Guler-Yuksel M., de Beus W.M., van der Heijde Désirée M.F.M., Hulsmans H.M.J., Kerstens P.J.S.M., Huizinga T.W.J., Dijkmans B. A. C., Allaart C.F.

Clinical Usefulness of Anti-RNA Polymerase III Antibody Measurement by Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay
Kuwana Masataka, Satoh Takashi, Sato Shinichi, Takehara Kazuhiko, Anti-RNAP III Antibody Investigator Group 

Clinical Utility of Changes in Cyto/Chemokines as Markers of Disease Activity in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
Landolt-Marticorena Carolina, Morrison S., Reich H., Aghdassi E., Herzenberg A., Scholey J., Gladman Dafna, Urowitz Murray, Fortin Paul. R., Wither Joan E.

Clinical, Radiographic, and Autoantibody Features Are Associated with Distinct Patterns of Demyelinating Syndromes in Sjgrens Patients
Birnbaum Julius, Kerr Douglas, Baer Alan N.

Clinical-Serologic Discordance in An Multicentre Inception SLE Cohort
Urowitz Murray, Gladman Dafna, Ibanez Dominique, Systemic Lupus International Collaborating Clinics 

Close Temporal Relationship Between Onset of Cancer and Scleroderma in Patients with RNA Polymerase I/III Antibodies
Shah Ami A., Rosen Antony, Hummers Laura K., Wigley Fredrick M., Casciola-Rosen Livia

Closing Osteoporosis Care Gaps through Process Redesign: The Primary Care-Rheumatology DXA Partnership
Newman Eric D., Fernandez Jennifer, Olenginski Thomas P., Lentz Mark, DelVecchio Brian, Bili Androniki, Weber Valerie

Co-Administration of the Oral S1P-Lyase Inhibitor LX2931 with Methotrexate Was Well Tolerated Over 14 Days in Patients with Stable Rheumatoid Arthritis
Fleischmann Roy, Frazier Kenny S., Freiman Joel, Brooks Barbara, Oravecz Tamas, Augeri David, Kelly Michael, Brown Philip

Cognitive Dysfunction in Fibromyalgia Assessed by the Multiple Abilities Self-Report Questionnaire
Williams David A., Glass Jennifer M., Barjola Paloma, Zwinck Lynn, Clauw Daniel

Cognitive Dysfunction in Patients with SLE: A Controlled Study
Antonchak Marc A., Saoudian Mahnaz, Khan Amber, Adhikari Tara, Brunner Hermine, Luggen Michael E.

Cognitive Dysfunction in Patients with SLE: A Prospective Study
Antonchak Marc A., Saoudian Mahnaz, Khan Amber, Adhikari Tara, Brunner Hermine, Luggen Michael E.

Cognitive Impairments in Patients Diagnosed with Fibromyalgia, Systemic Lupus Erythematosus, and Rheumatoid Arthritis
Thieme Kati, Thieme Anique, Gracely Richard H.

Colchicine Efficacy Assessed by Time to 50 Reduction of Pain Is Comparable in Low Dose and High Dose Regimens: Secondary Analyses of the AGREE Trial
Terkeltaub Robert, Furst D. E., Bennett Katherine, Kook Karin, Crockett R. S., Davis Matthew W.

Colour Duplex Ultrasonography in the Diagnosis and Management of Giant Cell Arteritis
Ciancio Giovanni, Colina Matteo, La Corte Renato, De Leonardis Francesco, Volpinari Stefania, Fotinidi Maria, Bortoluzzi Alessandra, Occhionorelli Savino, Vanini Antonietta, Govoni Marcello, Trotta Francesco

Combination Antibiotics as a Treatment for Chronic Chlamydia-Induced Reactive Arthritis
Carter John D., Espinoza Luis R., Inman R.D., Sneed K.B., Ricca Louis, Vasey Frank B., Valeriano Joanne, Stanich J.A., Oszust C., Gerard H.C., Hudson Alan P.

Combination of Heparin and Aspirin Is Superior to Aspirin Alone in Enhancing Live Births in Patients with Recurrent Pregnancy Loss and Positive Antiphospholipid Antibodies: a Meta-Analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials and Meta-Regression
Mak Anselm, Cheak Alicia AC, Ho Roger CM

Combination Therapy of Leflunomide with Biologics (COLEBI) in Rheumatoid Arthritis: An Observational Study
Fransen Jaap, Knapen Pauline, Nordstrom Dan, Boumpas Dimitrios, Von Hinueber Ulrich, Schett Georg, Szekanecz Zoltan, Pavelka Karel, Kvien Tore K., Van Riel Piet

Combined Rituximab and Cyclophosphamide Therapy in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
Ramanathan Anusha, Alperin Risa, MacDermott Emma J., Adams Alexa B., Lehman Thomas J. A.

Comorbidities Correlates Better Than Age with CDAI Improvement in RA Patients Using the CORRONA Registry
Ranganath Veena K., Maranian Paul, Elashoff David, Furst D.E., Kremer Joel M., Paulus Harold E., Hahn Theodore J.

Comorbidity in SLE Compared with Rheumatoid Arthritis and Non-Inflammatory Rheumatic Disorders
Wolfe Frederick, Michaud KD, Li Tracy, Katz RS

Co-Morbidity Status of People with Arthritis Sways Their Self-Management Education Program Preference
Murphy Louise, Brady Teresa J., Theis Kristina A., Bolen Julie, White Patience

Comparative Clinical Trial of S-Adenosylmethionine Versus Nabumetone in the Treatment of Knee Osteoarthritis: An 8-Week, Multicenter, Randomized, Double-Blinded Study
Kim Jin Hyun, Lee Eun Young, Koh Eun-Mi, Cha Hoon-Suk, Yoo Bin, Lee Chang Keun, Lee Yun Jong, Ryu Heejung, Lee Ki Hoon, Song Yeong Wook

Comparative Effectiveness Studies of Observational Data: Approaches to Address Confounding
DeWitt E. Morgan, Li Y., Glick H., Kremer J., Curtis J. R., Reed G., Greenberg J., Anstrom K., Schulman K., Reed S.

Comparative Study of MRI and Power Doppler Ultrasonography (US) of the Heel in Spondyloarthritis (SpA) Patients with and without Heel Pain and in Controls: The ETERS Study
Lavie Marie-Charlotte, Gossec Laure, Lavie Frédéric, Guerini Henri, Rannou F., Nguyen Christelle, Ayral Xavier, Feydy Antoine, Dougados M.

Comparision of Clinical Outcome in Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients Treated with a Fixed or On-Demand Regime of Rituximab: Two Year Follow Up
Tekstra Janneke, Teng Onno Y. K., Welsing Paco M.J., van Laar Jaap M., Lafeber Floris P.J.G., Bijlsma Johannes W. J.

Comparison Between Infliximab and Adalimumab for the Treatment of Refractory Chronic Uveitis in Childhood
Simonini Gabriele, Bresci Cecilia, Lo Russo Monica, Pagnini Ilaria, De Libero Cinzia, Caputo Roberto, Cimaz Rolando

Comparison Between Inspire and Domjan Method for Measuring Lumbar Lateral Flexion in Patients of Psoriatic Arthritis (PsA) and Correlation with Radiographic Damage
Wakhlu Anupam, Phumethum Veerapong, Chandran Vinod, Schentag Catherine T., Shen Hua, Cook Richard J., Gladman Dafna

Comparison Between Pressure and Thermal Conditioning Stimuli in the Evaluation of Descending Noxious Inhibitory Control (DNIC) in Fibromyalgia Patients and Healthy Controls
Harrison Rachel K., Urwin Craig, Bhavsar Rupal, Harris Richard E., Clauw Daniel, Harte Steven E.

Comparison Between Resection and Arthrodesis of the First MTP Joint in the Same Patient (Internal Control) for Rheumatoid Forefoot Deformity
Tada Masahiro, Okano Tadashi, Sugioka Yuko, Wakitani Shigeyuki, Shimazaki Akira, Inui Kentaro, Nakamura Hiroaki, Koike Tatsuya

Comparison of Baseline Characteristics and Outcome After One Year in Three European Early Arthritis Clinics
Mjaavatten Maria D., Ursum Jennie, Veldi Tiina, van Schaardenburg Dirkjan, Otsa Kati, Kvien Tore K.

Comparison of Conventional X-Ray with CT Using SASSS for as Patients
Lee Sang-Hoon, Park So-Hee, Park So-Young, Choi In-Ah, Park Ji-Na, Nah Seong-Su, Lee Yeon-Ah, Hong Seung-Jae, Jin Wook, Yang Hyung-In

Comparison of Different Formulas to Estimate Renal Function in Mexican Systemic Lupus Erythematosus Patients
Martinez-Martinez Marco U., Magana-Aquino Martín, Borjas-Garcia Jaime A., Llamazares-Azuara Lilia, Abud-Mendoza Carlos

Comparison of Diffusion-Weighted and Diffusion Tensor Magnetic Resonance Imaging of Abnormalities in the Muscles of Polymyositis Patients
Park Jane H., Lee Brittany C., Qi Jing, Olsen Nancy J.

Comparison of Disease Manifestations of ANCA-Associated Vasculitis Based On ANCA Type Among Participants in a Multicenter Clinical Trial
Specks U., Merkel P.A., Seo P., Spiera R., Langford C. A., Kallenberg C.G.M., St. Clair E. William, Fessler B.J., Tchao N., Webber L.V., Ding L., Wu W., Ikle D., Weitzenkamp D., Fervenza F.C., Keogh K.A., Brunetta P., Kissin E. Y., Mieras K.S., Monach P.A., Peikert T., Seismundo L., Stegeman C., Ytterberg S.R., Stone J. H., The RAVE-ITN Research Group 

Comparison of Morning Stiffness Assessment by Severity with Duration for Rheumatoid Arthritis Activty Assessment
Khan Nasim A., Mufti Kashif A., Wayne Rachel L., Khan Fatima, Siddiqui Zainab

Comparison of Psychometric Properties of Health Related Quality of Life (HRQoL) Measures Employed in Adults with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE)-Review of the Literature
Castelino Madhura, Abbott Janice, McElhone Kathleen, Teh Lee-Suan

Comparison of Quantiferon-TB Gold Test and Tuberculin Skin Test for Identification of Latent Mycobacterium Tuberculosis Infection in Lupus Patients
Yilmaz Neslihan, Aydin Sibel, Inanc Nevsun, Direskeneli Haner, Yavuz Sule

Comparison of RAPID3, BASDAI and BASFI in Ankylosing Spondylitis Patients in Routine Care: RAPID3, Composed of Patient Measures Only, Is Strongly Correlated with BASDAI and BASFI
Kurtulus Duygu, Bahadir Cengiz, Swearingen C.J., Yazici Yusuf

Comparison of Serum Biomarkers Across Rheumatoid Arthritis, Psoriatic Arthritis and Ankylosing Spondylitis Patient Populations Prior to and Following Treatment with Golimumab, a Human Anti-TNF Antibody
Wagner C., Fan H., Rahman M. U., Beutler A., Hsu B., Elashoff M., Visvanathan S.

Comparison of Structural Bone Alterations in Rheumatoid Arthritis and Psoriatic Arthritis by High-Resolution 3D Quantitative Computerized Microtomography
Stach Christian M., Schett Georg

Comparison of the Performance of AUSCAN Physical Function Subscale, AIMS2 and FIHOA in Hand Osteoarthritis (HOA) by Rasch Analysis
Haugen Ida K., Slatkowsky-Christensen B., van der Heijde Désirée M.F.M., Bellamy N., Kvien T.K.

Comparison of Three dsDNA Antibody Tests in a Cohort of Rheumatology Patients
Ettore Michael W., Snyder Melissa R.

Comparison of Two Interferon-Gamma Release Assays to Tuberculin Skin Testing for Latent Tuberculosis Screening in Rheumatic Patients Starting Anti-TNF Treatment
Vassilopoulos Dimitrios, Tsikrika Stamatoula, Hadziyannis Emilia, Kandili Anna, Stamoulis Nikolaos, Archimandritis Athanasios

Comparisons Between Three Work-Related Patient-Reported Outcome Instruments in Patients with Ankylosing Spondylitis
Maksymowych Walter P., Gooch Katherine, Lorimer M., Khong H., Boonen A.

Competency Based Goals, Objectives, and Evaluations for Rheumatology Training Programs: A Standardized Template of Learning Activities From the Carolinas Fellows Collaboration (CFC)
Criscione-Schreiber Lisa G., Bolster Marcy B., Jonas Beth L., O'Rourke Kenneth S.

Complete T- and B-Cell Receptor Repertoire Analysis in Rheumatoid Arthritis Using Massive Parallel Sequencing
Klarenbeek P.L., Doorenspleet M.E., van Schaik B.D.C., Herenius M.M., Jakobs M.E., Cantaert Tineke, Baeten D.L.P., van Kampen A.H.C., Baas F., Tak Paul P., de Vries N.

Comprehensive Analyses of Serum Peptides in Microscopic Polyangiitis
Takakuwa Yukiko, Kurokawa Manae S., Ooka Seido, Nagai Kouhei, Arito Mitsumi, Masuko Kayo, Suematsu Naoya, Okamoto Kazuki, Ozaki Shoichi, Kato Tomohiro

Comprehensive Insight of the Immunosuppressive Effect of Mesenchymal Stem Cells in Arthritis
Bouffi Carine, Bony Claire, Courties Gabriel, Jorgensen Christian, Noel Danièle

Conditional Ablation of Langerhans Cells Exacerbates Lupus Dermatitis: A Novel, Protective Role of Langerhans Cells in Autoimmunity
King Jennifer K., Eriksson Anna U., Jou Karen, Singh Ram Raj

Consistency of DEI.Tak and Kerr Criteria for Disease Activity Assessment in Takayasus Arteritis
Aydin Sibel Zehra, Yilmaz Neslihan, Akar Servet, Aksu Kenan, Kamali Sevil, Karadag Omer, Bicakcigil Muge, Ozer Huseyin T., Kiraz Sedat, Onen Fatos, Inanc Murat, Keser Gokhan, Akkoc Nurullah, Direskeneli Haner

Constitutive Expression of NOX4 in Human Articular Chondrocytes and Its Regulation by Cytokines and Transforming Growth Factor-
Piera-Velazquez Sonsoles, Makul Alma, Jimenez Sergio A.

Construct Validity, Feasibility and Acceptability of EQ-5D to Assess Physical and Mental Quality of Life in Systemic Sclerosis Patients
Gualtierotti Roberta, Scalone Luciana, Ingegnoli Francesca, Zeni Silvana, Cortesi Paolo, Fantini Flavio

Converting MHAQ, MDHAQ and HAQII Scores Into HAQ Scores Using Models Developed with 59,281 RA Patients
Anderson Jaclyn K., Wolfe F., Michaud Kaleb D.

Convincing Pharmacological Effects On Inflammation and Pain by Targeting the 5-HT2 Receptors
Wenglen C., Ekstrom G., Arozenius H., Siller M., Palmqvist N., Ryde A-C., Sjodin A., Klint C., Flood C., Seifert E., Boman A., Lek P., Lundstedt T.

Coronary Angiogram-Defined CAD in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE): Risk Factors and Outcomes
Kaul Mala S., Honeycutt Emily, Shaw Linda, Ardoin Stacy P., Rao Sunil, St. Clair E. William

Correlates of Clinical Response in the Circulating Leukocyte Profile of Subjects On Lenalidomide for Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
Braunstein Inbal, Goodman Noah G., Rosenbach Misha, Okawa Joyce, Luning Prak Eline T., Werth Victoria P.

Correlation Between Serum Visfatin/PBEF and BAFF Levels After Rituximab Treatment in Patients with Active Rheumatoid Arthritis
Senolt Ladislav, Hulejova Hana, Krystufkova Olga, Polanska Markéta, Filkova Maria, Pavelka Karel, Vencovsky Jiri

Correlation Between Submaximal Exercise Testing and Right Heart Catheterization in Patients with Systemic Sclerosis (SSc)
Wangkaew Suparaporn, Impens Ann J., Rubenfire Melvyn, McLaughlin Vallerie V., Montgomery Daniel G., Seibold James R.

Correlation of Clinical Features and Outcomes of Temporal Artery Biopsy in Giant Cell Arteritis
Sodha Anisha, Chan Antoni

Correlation of Disease Activity Change Due to Anti TNF Alpha Treatment with Galactosylation Status of Serum IgG in Inflammatory Arthritis
Collins Emily S., Abrahams Jodie L., Galligan Marie, Ng Chin Teck, Campbell Matthew P., Bresnihan Barry, Veale Douglas J., Rudd Pauline M., FitzGerald Oliver M.

Corticosteroids Increase Risk for Acute Myocardial Infarction in Rheumatoid Arthritis: The Effects of Careful Modeling of Cumulative Exposure
Avina-Zubieta J. Antonio, Abrahamowicz Michal, Choi Hyon K., Rahman M. Mushfiqur, Sylvestre Marie Pierre, Esdaile John M., Lacaille Diane

Cortisol Awakening Response and Affective Factors in Fibromyalgia
Hassett Afton L., Clow Angela, Williams David A., Clauw Daniel

Cost-Effectiveness of ACR Guideline-Based Care and Lifetime Direct Medical Costs Attributable to Knee OA Management in the US
Losina E., Niu N.N., Holt H.L., Reichmann W.M., Hunter D.J., Suter L.G., Solomon D.H., Yelin E.H., Jordan J.M., Walensky R.P., Paltiel A.D., Katz J.N.

Costs Associated with Administration of Intravenous Infusion Therapy for Rheumatoid Arthritis
Kruse G.B., Roy Sanjoy, Cifaldi Mary, Skonieczny D.C., Wong B.

Course of Lung Physiology in Patients with Scleroderma and Active Interstitial Lung Disease: Results From the Scleroderma Lung Study (SLS)
Khanna Dinesh, Farmani Niloofar, Tseng Chi-Hong, Clements Philip J., Tashkin Donald, Roth Michael, Furst Daniel E.

C-Reactive Protein (CRP) Is Associated with High Disease Activity in SSc. Results From the Canadian Scleroderma Research Group (CSRG)
Pope J., Harding Sarah, Khimdas Sarit, Bonner Ash, Baron Murray

C-Reactive Protein Binds and Induces Phagocytosis through FcRI
Marjon Kristopher D., Lu Jinghua, Marnell Lorraine L., Park Kye S., Mold Carolyn, Sun Peter D., Du Clos Terry W.

Creation of a Bedside Teaching Atlas
Albert Lori J., Mills Kelsey, Roper Nancy

Creation of a Short Version of the Valued Life Activities Questionnaire (S-VLA)
Katz Patricia, Allen Diane D., Hassett Afton L., Li Tracy, Maclean R.

Critical Role for Apoptosis Signal-Regulating Kinase in the Development of Inflammatory K/BxN Serum Induced Arthritis
Mnich Stephen J., Hardy Medora M.

Crossing the Threshold: Help-Seeking for Early Symptoms in People with Rheumatoid Arthritis
Li Linda C., Townsend Anne F., Adam Paul M., Cox Susan M., Amarsi Zubin, Backman Catherine L., ERAHSE team 

Cross-Sectional Evaluation of Different Retreatment Schedules with Infliximab in Daily Practice Treatment of Patients with Ankylosing Spondylitis
Devinck M., Mielants H., Van den Bosch F.

CRx-102 (Prednisolone/Dipyridamole Combination) Enhances Glucocorticoid (GC) Efficacy and Reduces Adverse Effects in OA Therapy: 312 Month Results
Huttner Kenneth, Shergy William J., Romney Craig, Randle John C.R.

CTLA4-Ig Modifies Dendritic Cells From Mice with Collagen-Induced Arthritis to Increase the CD4CD25Foxp3 Regulatory T Cell Population
Park Kyung-Su, Cho Mi-La, Lee Chang-Hoon, Kim Ji-Min, Yoon Ho-Sung, Kang Kwi-Young, Kwok Seung-Ki, Ju Ji-Hyeon, Ko Hyeok-Jae, Yoon Chong-Hyeon, Min Jun-Ki, Hong Yeon-Sik, Lee Sang-Heon, Park Sung-Hwan, Kim Ho-Youn

Cumulative Association of Twenty-Two Genetic Variants with Seropositive Rheumatoid Arthritis Risk
Karlson Elizabeth W., Chibnik Lori B., Kraft Peter, Cui Jing, Keenan Brendan T., Ding Bo, Raychaudhuri Soumya, Klareskog Lars, Alfredsson Lars, Plenge Robert M.

CXCR3 Regulates the Invasive Properties of Synovial Fibroblasts Via Akt Signaling, Collagenase Activation and Actin Reorganization
Laragione Teresina, Mello Adriana, Brenner Max, Sherry Barbara, Gulko Percio S.

Cyclophilin A Is High Expressed in Active SLE and Induced Increased CD147 and Interferon Gamma Production in Jurkat T Cells
Ren Yile, Tan Wenfeng, Liu Xiaohua, Zhang Miaojia

Cytokine Profiles of Macrophage Activation Syndrome Associated with Rheumatic Diseases
Maruyama Junko, Inokuma Shigeko

Cytokine Quantification and Microarray Assessment Differentiate CIAS1 Mutation Positive and Negative Patients with Neonatal-Onset Multisystem Inflammatory Disease (NOMID)
Pham T.H., Plass N., Stone D., Chapelle D., Gadina M., Sun H.W., Fury W., Dozmorov I., Goldbach-Mansky R.

Cytokine Response Profiling Identifies An Immunologic Signature of Myocardial Dysfunction in Rheumatoid Arthritis
Davis III John M., Knutson Keith L., Strausbauch Michael A., Crowson Cynthia S., Myasoedova Elena, Therneau Terry M., Gabriel Sherine E.

Cytokine Response Profiling Identifies Immunologic Signatures of Poor Health Related Quality of Life in Rheumatoid Arthritis
Davis III John M., Knutson Keith L., Strausbauch Michael A., Crowson Cynthia S., Therneau Terry M., Matteson Eric L., Gabriel Sherine E.

Cytokine Response Profiling in Rheumatoid Arthritis: A Correlative Study of Patients with Early or Late Disease Compared to Controls
Davis III John M., Knutson Keith L., Strausbauch Michael A., Crowson Cynthia S., Therneau Terry M., Matteson Eric L., Gabriel Sherine E.

Cytokines Produced by Type I Collagen (CI)-Stimulated PBMC From Patients with Systemic Sclerosis (SSc) but Not Localized Scleroderma (LS) Inhibit Matrix Metalloproteinase (MMP-1) Expression in SSc Dermal Fibroblasts
Brown Monica, Postlethwaite Arnold E., Myers Linda K., Hasty Karen

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