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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Damage Due to Glucocorticoids in a Multicentre SLE Inception Cohort
Urowitz Murray, Gladman Dafna, Ibanez Dominique, Systemic Lupus International Collaborating Clinic (SLICC) 

DAS28 and RAPID3 Based On Patient Questionnaire Scores Are More Likely Than ESR to Indicate a Quantitative Abnormality at Initiation of Methotrexate Therapy, to Monitor Improvement in Status in 201 Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis
Pincus Theodore, Swearingen C.J.

Decision Aid Formats to Communicate the Effect of DMARDs On Structural Joint Damage in Rheumatoid Arthritis
Brower Matthew E., Tellinghuisen Donald J., Gallagher Patience J., Martin Richard W.

Decline of Mean Initial Prednisone Dose From 10.3 Mg/Day in 19801985 to 3.6 Mg/Day in 20002004, with Similar Efficacy Over 12 Subsequent Months
Pincus Theodore, Swearingen C.J.

Decrease in the Ratio of Small Dense LDL to LDL in the RA Patients Treated with Anti-TNF- Agents
Onishi Sachiko, Yoshio Taku, Nagashima Takao, Yamazaki Shoji, Iwamoto Masahiro, Minota Seiji

Decrease of Hip Replacement Surgery in Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis - Results From a Well Defined Population in Southern Sweden
Hekmat Korosh, Jacobsson Lennart TH, Nilsson Jan-Åke, Petersson Ingemar F., Robertsson Otto, Garellick Göran, Turesson Carl

Decreased Expression of Caveolin-1 Contributes to IGFBP-5s Fibrotic Activity
Yamaguchi Yukie, Yasuoka Hidekata, Feghali-Bostwick Carol A.

Decreased Expression of the Endothelial Cell Activation Marker HLA-DQ in Skeletal Muscle After Three Months of Adalimumab Treatment in Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis
Bergstrom Ulf, Grundtman Cecilia, Lundberg Ingrid E., Jacobsson Lennart, Nilsson Käth, Turesson Carl

Decreased Levels of Sirt1 in OA Articular Cartilage Are Associated with An Increase in MMP-3, 13 and Apoptosis
Gabay Odile H., Gagarina Viktoria, Lee Eun Jin, Dvir-Ginzberg Mona, Onodera Jun, Hall Sr. David

Decreased Live Births in Women with SLE
Vinet E., Clarke A. E., Gordon C., Urowitz M.B., Pineau C. A., Isenberg D. A., Rahman A., Wallace D. J., Alarcon G. S., Bruce I. N., Petri M. A., Dooley M. A., Aranow C., van Vollenhoven Ronald F., SLICC , Bernatsky S.

Decreased Numbers of Circulating Dendritic Cells and Defective Suppressive Function of T Regulatory Cells in ANCA-Associated Vasculitis
Rimbert Marie, Hamidou Mohamed, Puechal Xavier, Audrain Marie, Braudeau Cecile, Teixeira Luis, Josien Régis

Decreased Physical Activity in RA Women Is Associated with Cardiovascular Risk Factors but Not with Body Fat Mass
Elkan Ann-Charlotte, Hakansson Niclas, Hafstrom Ingiäld

Defective FOXP3 Expression in Patients with Acute Kawasaki Disease and Restoration by Intravenous Immunoglobulin Therapy
Olivito Biagio, Taddio Andrea, Simonini Gabriele, Massai Cristina, Ciullini Sara, Gambineri Eleonora, de Martino Maurizio, Azzari Chiara, Cimaz Rolando

Defining and Measuring Global Flares of Juvenile Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (JSLE)
Mina Rina, Eberhard B. Anne, von Scheven Emily, Higgins Gloria C., Lapidus Sivia, Eaton Jamie, Schanberg Laura E., Onel Karen, Punaro Marilynn G., Olson Judyann C., Ying Jun, Klein-Gitelman Marisa, Brunner Hermine

Defining Spinal Inflammation in Ankylosing Spondylitis-a Correlation of Magnetic Resonance Imaging Findings with Clinical, Radiological and Laboratory Markers
Bozbey Ismahan, Ataman Sebnem, Ozyurek Elif, Elhan Atilla Halil, Oztuna Derya, Erden Ilhan

Definition of Remission and Relapse in Polymyalgia RheumaticaData From a Literature Search and a Delphi Based Expert Consensus
Dejaco Christian, Duftner Christina, Cimmino Marco A., Dasgupta Bhaskar, Salvarani Carlo, Crowson Cynthia S., Maradit-Kremers Hildal, Hutchings Andrew, Matteson Eric L., Schirmer Michael, ACR group for Development of Classification Criteria for PMR 

Degree of Modification of Ro 60 by the Lipid Peroxidation Byproduct 4-Hydroxy-2-Nonenal May Differentially Induce Sjgrens Syndrome or Systemic Lupus Erythematosus in BALB/c Mice
Kurien Biji T., Porter Andrew, Dorri Yaser, Iqbal Saqib, Asfa Sima, Dsouza Anil, Hensley Kenneth, Scofield R. Hal

DEK in the Synovium of JIA Patients: Characterization of DEK Antibodies and Posttranslational Modification of the DEK Autoantigen
Mor-Vaknin Nirit, Kappes Ferdinand, Dick Amalie E., Legendre Maureen, Damoc Catalina, Kwok Roland, Ferrando-May Elisa, Markovitz David M., Adams Barbara S.

Delay in Referral in Early Arthritis and Its Effect On Disease Outcome
van der Linden Michael, le Cessie Saskia, Raza Karim, van der Woude Diane, Huizinga Tom W.J., van der Helm-van Mil Annette H.M.

Delayed Antigen-Specific Responses and Increased Disease Activity in MRL-Lpr Mice Following Influenza Infection
James Judith A., Anderson Jourdan R., Edwards Erica V., Crowe Sherry R.

Delayed Clinical Response in Great Part of Patients with Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis Initially Not Responding to Etanercept
Otten M.H., Prince F.H.M., Twilt M., van Rossum M.A.J., Armbrust W., Hoppenreijs E.P.A.H., Kamphuis S.S.M., Koopman-Keemink Y., Wulffraat N.M, Gorter S.L., ten Cate R., van Suijlekom-Smit L.W.A.

Delayed Diagnosis Is Associated with Total Hip Replacement in Patients with Spondyloarthritis: Report From the SPARK International Survey
Dougados Maxime, Lavie Frédéric, Mease P., Sieper Joachim, Combescure C., van der Heijde Désirée M.F.M.

Demographics and Previous Complications/Interventions in Patients with Digital Ulcers and Different Subsets of Scleroderma: Preliminary Findings From the DUO Registry
Denton Christopher P., Guillevin Loïc, Krieg Thomas, Schwierin Barbara, Rosenberg Daniel, Silkey Mariabeth, Matucci-Cerinic Marco

Dendritic Cell-Derived Dopamine Induces IL-6-Th17 Axis in Rheumatoid Arthritis
Nakano Kazuhisa

Dendritic Cell-Specific Transmembrane Protein (DC-STAMP) Is An Immunoreceptor Tyrosine-Based Inhibitory Motif (ITIM)-Bearing Molecule Regulating Osteoclast Development Thru the SHP-1 Signaling Cascade
Chiu Yahui Grace, Ju Yawen, Mensah Kofi A., Feng Changyong, Schwarz Edward. M., Ritchlin Christopher T.

Denosumab and Risk of Fractures in Subgroups of Women with Osteoporosis
McClung Michael, Bone Henry G., Adachi Jonathan D., Boonen Steven, Christiansen Claus, Eastell Richard, Farrerons Jordi, Franchimont Nathalie, Lippuner Kurt, Man Zulema, Minisola Salvatore, Reid Ian, Rizzoli Rene, San Martin Javier, Siris Ethel, Torring Ove, Wang Andrea, Cummings Steven

Depletion of Inducible Co-Stimulator (ICOS) Bearing T Cells Inhibits Expansion of T Follicular Helper Cells (TFH) and Prevents Disease in a Graft Versus Host Mouse Model of Scleroderma
Carlesso Gianluca, Lemaire Raphael, Taylor Devon, Mittereder Nanette, Kuta Ellen, Burwell Timothy, Delaney Tracy, Connor Jane, Zhu Jie, Dong Huifang, Bowen Michael A., Lin Jia, Gao Changshou, Woods Rob, Karnell Jodi, Ettinger Rachel, Brohawn Philip, Yao Yihong, Jallal Bahija, Herbst Ronald, Coyle Anthony J.

Depression and Couple Mutuality in Prospective Data From Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients
Kasle Shelley, McKnight Patrick E., Wilhelm Mari S.

Depression Is a Risk Factor for Subclinical Atherosclerosis in SLE
Greco Carol M., Li Tracy, Sattar Abdus, Kao Amy H., Manzi Susan

Describing Usual Physical Therapy Practice Following Total Knee Replacement in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania
Oatis Carol A., Brennan Jl, Kushman S., Werner A., Franklin Patricia D.

Detection of Anti-dsDNA in Subjects Referred for Inflammatory Rheumatic Disease Associates with Differing Clinical Phenotypes Depending On the Assay Used
Jacobsen Soren, Sturfelt Gunnar, Bengtsson Anders, Compagno Michele, Heegaard Niels, Jonsen Andreas, Jacobsen Rasmus S., Truedsson Lennart, Rekvig Ole Petter, Nossent Hans

Detection of IgG/IgM Antibodies That Recognize Epitope Gly40-Arg43 in Domain I of Beta2GPI with An ELISA Assay: A New Perspective in Prediction of Thrombotic Manifestations in Antiphospholipid Syndrome?
De Angelis Valentina, Van Os Gwendolyn, Pregnolato Francesca, Grossi Claudia, Chighizola Cecilia B., Biggioggero Martina, de Groot Philip G., Derksen Ron H.W.M., Meroni Pier Luigi, Urbanus Rolf T.

Determinants of Hypertension in Rheumatoid Arthritis
Manavathongchai Siriporn, Rho Young-Hee, Oeser Annette M., Solus Joseph F., Milne Ginger L., Bian Aihua, Gebretsadik Tebeb, Shintani Ayumi, Asanuma Yu, Stein C. Michael

Determinants of the Quality of Life in Patients with Fibromyalgia: a Structural Equation Modeling Approach
Lee Shin-Seok, Kim Seong Ho, Nah Seong-Su, Lee Ji Hyun, Kim Seong-Kyu, Lee Yeon-Ah, Hong Seung-Jae, Kim Hyun-Sook, Lee Hye-Soon, Kim Hyoun-Ah, Joung Chung-Il

Determinants of TNF Switching in Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA)
Curtis J. R., John A., Baser O.

Determination of Response to Treatment of Anterior Uveitis with Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis and Isolated Chronic Idiopathic Uveitis
Charuvanij S., Guzman J., Lyons C., Petty R.

Developing a Cartilage Scoring System for RA Using 3T MRI Scanning
Clarke Andrew, McHaffie Alexandra, Reeves Quentin, Dalbeth Nicola, Chand Arista, Robinson Elizabeth, Williams Megan, McQueen Fiona M.

Developing a Cinical Score for Knee OA in the Osteoarthritis Initiative
Eaton Charles B., McAlindon Timothy, Bathon Joan M., Roberts Mary, Nevitt Michael C., Kwoh C. K.

Developing American College of Rheumatology and European League against Rheumatism Criteria for Definition of a Flare in Patients with Gout
Gaffo Angelo L., Schumacher Jr. H. R., Saag Kenneth G., Taylor William J., Allison Jeroan, Chen Lang, Dinnella Janet E., Outman Ryan C., Singh Jasvinder A.

Development and Initial Validation of the Bristol RA Fatigue Multi-Dimensional Questionnaire (BRAF-MDQ)
Nicklin Joanna, Cramp Fiona, Kirwan Jr , Urban Marie, Hewlett Sarah E.

Development and Preliminary Validation of A Method for Scoring Bone Proliferation in Ankylosing Spondylitis Using Magnetic Resonance Imaging by the Canada-Denmark MRI Working Group: The Can-Den SAS (Spur and Ankylosis Score)
Chiowchanwisawakit Praveena, Ostergaard Mikkel, Pedersen Susanne J., Lambert Robert GW, Maksymowych Walter P.

Development and Preliminary Validation the EULAR Sjgrens Syndrome Disease Activity Index (ESSDAI): A New Consensual Disease Activity Index That Detects Changes Accurately
Seror Raphaèle, Ravaud Philippe, Bowman Simon J., Baron Gabriel, Tzioufas Athanasios G., Theander Elke, Gottenberg Jacques-Eric, Bootsma Hendrika, Mariette Xavier, Vitali Claudio, EULAR Sjogren's Task Force 

Development and Validation of a Meniscal Symptom Index for the Diagnosis of Meniscal Tear
Niu N.N., Losina E., Wright J., Martin S.D., Solomon D.H., Katz J.N.

Development and Validation of the Osteoarthritis Burden Questionnaire (OA-Quest)
Busija Lucy, Buchbinder Rachelle, Osborne Richard H.

Development of a Composite Psoriatic Disease Activity Index
Mumtaz Aizad, Gallagher Phil, Kirby Brian, Coates Laura C., Waxman Robin, O'Hara Tom, Veale Douglas J., Helliwell Philip S., FitzGerald Oliver

Development of a Predictive Rule for Nephritis in Pediatric Lupus Patients
Buckley Lenore M., Edelman Krista

Development of Natural Calcium and Phosphate-Donating Molecules and a New Iontophoretic Device for the Topical Treatment of Osteoporosis
Pap Lajos, Gomez Izabella, Pap Jr. Lajos, Szabo Andrea, Szekanecz Zoltan

Development of P552-02 to Treat Xerostomia in Sjgrens Syndrome
Singh M.L., Papas A.S., Fox P.C., Stevens A.L., Boucher R.C., Thelin B.T., Johnson M.R.

Development of the Novel Assay System for Detecting Anti-SRP Autoantibodies: The Clinical, Histopathological, and Immunogenetic Features in Japanese Patients
Hirakata Michito, Takada Tetsuya, Kaneko Yuko, Hardin John A.

Development of the Scleroderma Disease Activity Index (SDAI)
Hudson M., Julien Marilyse, Baron Murray, Canadian Scleroderma Research Group , Steele Russell

Diagnosing Autoantibody-Negative Rheumatoid Arthritis in An Early Arthritis Clinic Using Peripheral Blood CD4 T-Cell Gene Expression Profiling
Pratt Arthur G., Swan Daniel C., Wilson Gillian, Hilkens Catharien MU, Young David A., Isaacs John D.

Diagnostic Algorithm for Pediatric Sjgrens Syndrome
Yokogawa Naoto, Lieberman Scott M., Bout-Tabaku Sharon, Alawi Faizan, Palazzo Juan P., Guttenberg Marta, Vivino Frederick B., Sherry David D.

Diagnostic Performance of Three Different Anti-Citrullinated Protein Antibodies-Evaluation in the Early Arthritis ESPOIR Cohort
Nicaise-Roland Pascale, Nogueira Leonor, Demattei Christophe, Grootenboer-Mignot Sabine, De Chaisemartin Luc, Rincheval N., Dieude Philippe, Cantagrel Alain, Meyer Olivier, Serre Guy, Chollet-Martin Sylvie

Diagnostic Reliability of Magnetic Resonance Imaging for Central Nervous System Syndromes in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus: A Prospective Cohort Study
Katsumata Yasuhiro, Harigai Masayoshi, Kawaguchi Yasushi, Soejima Makoto, Takagi Kae, Gono Takahisa, Ota Yuko, Nishimura Katsuji, Yamanaka Hisashi, Hara Masako

Diagnostic Utility of MRI in Early Spondyloarthritis: Do Rheumatologists Omit Diagnostic Information Provided by the T1-Weighted Sequence?
Ostergaard Mikkel, Weber Ulrich, Pedersen Susanne J., Hodler Juerg, Lambert Robert GW, Maksymowych Walter P.

Differences in Biologic Patterns of Use Among Rheumatic Arthritis Patients Treated with or without Methotrexate
Tang B., Carter C.T., Buysman E., Piech C.T.

Differences in Inflammatory Arthritis Activity Across Mexican Mestizos, Canadian Native American Indians and Canadian Caucasians: HLA Associations
Hitchon Carol A., Peschken Christine A., Montiel Jose Luis, Nickerson Peter, Robinson David B., El-Gabalawy Hani S., Xibille Daniel X.

Differences in Overall Disability as Measured by the Health Assessment Questionnaire (HAQ) Between Patients with and without Digital Ulcers in Systemic Sclerosis (SSc): A Post Hoc Analysis of Pooled Data From Two Digital Ulcer Randomized Controlled Trial
Pope J., Zelenietz Caleb

Different Cartilage Oligomeric Matrix Protein (COMP) Patterns in Untreated Anti-CCP Positive and Negative Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA)
Christensen AF., Junker P., Lindegaard H., Lottenburger T., Ejbjerg B., Hetland M. L., Stengaard-Pedersen K., Jacobsen Soren, Ellingsen T., Andersen Lis S., Hansen I., Skjodt H., Pedersen Jk, Lauridsen UB, Svendsen A., Tarp U., Podenphant J., Jurik AG, Ostergaard M., Horslev-Petersen K.

Different Utility Measurement Instruments May Not Discriminate Across Disease Severity: Results From a Cohort of Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients in Portugal
Benito-Garcia Elizabeth, Pedro Sofia, Vasconcelos Joana, Marques Rita A., Rodrigues Andreia, Chaves Irina, Drost Pieter

Differential Distribution of a PEGylated Fab' Into Inflamed Versus Normal Tissue Compared to An IgG in Arthritis and Colitis Models
Marenzana Massimo, Eddleston Alison, Vugler Alex, Nesbitt Andrew

Differential Expression of MicroRNAs Not Related to Inflammation in Minor Salivary Glands of Primary Sjgrens Syndrome Identify Novel Pathogenesis Related Pathways
Alevizos Ilias, Bajracharya Siddhartha, Turner Roy J., Illei Gabor G.

Differential MicroRNA Expression and the Contribution of MiR-126 to CD4 T Cell DNA Hypomethylation in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
Zhao Sha, Wang Yu, Liang Yusheng, Long Hai, Ding Shu, Zhao Ming, Yin Heng, Lu Qianjin

Diffusion Tensor Imaging (DTI) and Cognition in Children with SLE
Muscal Eyal, Wilde Elisabeth A., Adapa Pavani, Yallampalli Ragini, Bloom Douglas R., Myones Barry L., Chu Zili, Brey Robin L., Hunter Jill V.

Direct Comparison of 4 Years Drug Survival of Adalimumab, Etanercept and Infliximab in Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients. An Observational Study From the DANBIO Registry
Hetland M.L., Christensen I.J., Tarp U., Dreyer L., Hansen A., Hansen I.T., Kollerup G., Linde L., Lindegaard H.M., Poulsen U.E., Schlemmer A., Jensen D.V., Jensen S., Ostergaard M.

Disability and Knee and Hip Osteoarthritis (OA): Associations with Individual and Community Socioeconomic Status (SES)
Knight Joshua B., Callahan Leigh F., Shreffler Jack, Renner Jordan B., Jordan Joanne M.

Disappearing Act? Trends in the Extra-Articular Manifestations of Rheumatoid Arthritis (19952007)
Myasoedova Elena, Crowson Cynthia S., Turesson Carl, Gabriel Sherine E., Matteson Eric L.

Discontinuation of Infliximab After Attaining Low Disease Activity in Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis: An Interim Report On RRR (remission induction by remicade in RA) Study
Tanaka Yoshiya, Takeuchi Tsutomu, Mimori Tsuneyo, Miyasaka Nobuyuki, Koike Takao, RRR study group 

Discordance Between Cardiac Troponin T Elevation in Patients with Inflammatory Myopathies Vs. Other Muscle Disease
Case John P., Manadan Augustine M., Aggarwal Rohit

Discordance in the Association of Carotid with Coronary Atherosclerosis in Rheumatoid Arthritis Compared with Controls
Giles Jon T., Post Wendy, Szklo Moyses, Blumenthal Roger S., Petri Michelle, Gelber Allan, Polak Joseph, Bathon Joan M.

Disease Activity and Levels of Anti-Apolipoprotein A1, Anti-HDL and Anti-Oxidised LDL in Patients with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus a Prospective Study
Goulden Bethan, Giles Ian P., Lambrianides Anastasia, O'Neill Sean, Papadimitraki Eva, Isenberg David A., Rahman Anisur

Disease Activity Differences in Patients On DMARD Therapy: Use of the Rheumatology Health Tracker (RHT) An Electronic Data Capture System to Measure Patient Outcomes
Narayanan Sita A., Hofeling Todd, Lisse Jeffrey R., Vaz Berchman A., Furet Oscar, Alvarez Alexis A., Koerner Kari, Lo Catherine

Disease Activity of Rheumatoid Arthritis After Total Knee Arthroplasty: Results of 3-Year Followup
Yano Koichiro, Ikari Katsunori, Taniguchi Atsuo, Yamanaka Hisashi, Momohara Shigeki

Disease Activity, Adverse Events and Quality of Life in the Second Year of Polymyalgia Rheumatica
Dasgupta Bhaskar, Hutchings Andrew, UK PMR Study Group 

Disease Activity, Joint Damage and Functional Disability and the Effect of Methotrexate Treatment in Patients with Undifferentiated Arthritis with or without Anti-Citrullinated Protein Antibodies
Visser Karen, van Aken J., van Dongen H., Lard L.R., Ronday H.K., Speyer I., Peeters A.J., Toes R.E.M., van der Heijde Désirée M.F.M., Allaart C., Huizinga T.W.J.

Disease Modifying Anti-Rheumatic Drugs Taking Behavior in a Cohort of Early Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients. Impact of Inadequate Medication Taking Behavior On Clinical Outcomes and Prognosticators
Pascual-Ramos Virginia, Contreras-Yanez Irazú, de Leon Sergio Ponce, Cabiedes Javier, Rull-Gabayet Marina

Disease Modifying Drugs to Prevent Knee OA: Can They Be Cost-Effective?
Losina E., Gerlovin H., Holt H.L., Suter L.G., Hunter D.J., Niu N.N., Solomon D.H., Walensky R.P., Paltiel A.D., Katz J.N.

Disease Remission Is Achieved within Two Years in Over Half of Methotrexate Naive Patients with Early Erosive Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) Treated with Abatacept Plus MTX: Results From the AGREE Trial
Westhovens R., Robles M., Nayiager S., Wollenhaupt J., Durez P., Gomez-Reino J., Grassi W., Haraoui B., Shergy W., Park SH, Genant H., Peterfy C., Becker J.-C., Covucci A., Helfrick R., Bathon J.

Disease Remission, Radiographic Non-Progression and Normalization of Function Achieved at Year 1 Are Sustained Long-Term in a Majority of Patients: 5-Year Outcomes with Abatacept in Biologic-Nave Patients
Westhovens R., Dougados M., Hall S., Moniz Reed D., Becker J. C., Teng J., Kremer J. M.

Disparities in Outcomes Among Persons with Rheumatoid Arthritis From University-Affiliated Clinics
Yelin E.H., Barton J., Trupin Laura, Julian L. J., Yazdany J., Margaretten Mary E., Chernitskiy Vladimir, Graf Jonathan, Imboden John

Disparities in Post-Acute Rehabilitation Care for Joint Replacement
Freburger J.K., Holmes G.M., Cutchin M.P.

Distal Limb Pain as Onset of Fabry Disease
Pagnini Ilaria, Frullini Anna, Cecchi Franco, Borsini Walter, Cimaz Rolando

Distinct Deregulated Pathways Underlie the Molecular Subsets of Scleroderma and Are Recapitulated in Select Animal Models
Sargent Jennifer L., Aliprantis Antonios O., Greenblatt Matthew B., Wu Minghua, Farina Giuseppina Alessandra, Lemaire Raphael, Glimcher Laurie H., Clark Stephen H., Varga John, Lafyatis Robert A., Whitfield Michael

Distinction of a Psoriatic Subset Within a SoJIA Clinic Population
Groh Brandt P., Lindenmuth Jennifer, Ostrov Barbara E., Bingham Catherine A., Scalzi Lisabeth V.

Disturbance in Differentiation Status of B Lymphocytes in Ankylosing Spondylitis
Ying-qian MO, Lie Dai, Dong-hui Zheng, Ting LI, Bai-yu Zhang

Disturbed Communication Between the Brain and the Immune System and Adrenal Insufficiency During Collagen Type II Induced Arthritis in Rats
Wolff Christine, Wildmann Johannes, Hahnel Anja, Besedovsky Hugo O., del Rey Adriana, Straub Rainer H.

DKK-1 Levels Are Decreased in Patients with Ankylosing Spondylitis and not Influenced by Anti-TNF Therapy
Kwon Seong-Ryul, Park Won, Lim Mie-Jin, Suh Chang-Hee, Kim Hyoun-Ah, Hong Yeon-Sik, Yoon Bo-Young

DNA Microarray Analysis Revealed Abnormal Networks of Immune Response Molecules in Bone Marrow Cells From Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis
Lee Hooi-Ming, Sugino Hidehiko, Adachi Yasuo, Ochi Takahiro, Nishimoto Norihiro

Do Clinically Relevant IgA-Anti-B2glycoprotein I (anti-B2GPI) Antibodies Bind to Domain IV/V of 2GPI?
Martinez-Martinez Laura Aline, Aguilar-Valenzuela Renan, Seif Alan M., Papalardo Elizabeth, Vila Luis M., Najam Sabeen, McNearney Terry A., Gonzalez Emilio B., Sunkureddi Prashanth R., Binder Walter L., Reveille John D., Norman Gary L., Shums Zakera, Alarcon Graciela S., Pierangeli Silvia S.

Do First-Year Levels of Autoantibodies Predict Two-Year Outcome Better Than Baseline Autoantibody Status in Early Arthritis Patients?
Ursum Jennie, Bos W.H., van de Stadt R.J., Dijkmans Ben A.C., van Schaardenburg D.

Do Men and Women with Rheumatoid Arthritis Respond Differently to Treatment?
Jawaheer Damini, Feng JingYuan, Louie James, Paulus Harold

Do Patients Hip OA Patients Referred to Orthopedic Surgeons by General Practitioners and Rheumatologists Differ?
Samson Maxime, Roy Carine, Cadet Christian, Ravaud Philippe, Maillefert Jean Francis

Do Patients with Elderly Onset Rheumatic Chronic Conditions Receive the Same Treatment as Their Younger Counterparts?
Villa Sr. Ignacio, Carmona Loreto, Descalzo Sr. Miguel Angel, Martinez-Taboada Sr. Victor M.

Do Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) Patients without Cardiovascular Disease (CVD) Have More Metabolic Syndrome Than Subjects without RA?
Crowson Cynthia S., Myasoedova Elena, Roger Veronique, Rodeheffer Richard J., Therneau Terry M., Gabriel Sherine E.

Do Worsening Knee Radiographs Mean More Chance of Poor Functional Outcome? the MOST Study
White D., Zhang Yq., Niu J., Felson David T., Keysor Julie J.., Nevitt M., Lewis C., Torner J., Neogi T.

Documentation of Fewer Gout Flares After Long-Term Urate-Lowering Treatment
Becker M. A., Schumacher Jr. H. R., Chohan S., MacDonald P., Hunt B., Jackson R. L.

Documenting Adequate Versus Incomplete Responses to Methotrexate (MTX) at Initiation of Biologic Agents in Routine Clinical Care, According to ESR, RAPID3, and Component Patient-Reported Scores for Physical Function, Pain and Global Estimate
Pincus Theodore, Swearingen C.J.

Does Clinical Examination Overestimate the Amount of Active Enthesitis in Early Psoriatic Arthritis?A Comparison with Power Doppler Ultrasound
Freeston Jane E., Coates Laura C., Helliwell Philip S., Hensor Elizabeth M. A., Wakefield Richard J., Emery Paul, Conaghan P.

Does Fat Infiltration in the Sacroiliac Joint Contribute to the Diagnostic Utility of MRI in Ankylosing Spondylitis?
Weber Ulrich, Pedersen Susanne J., Hodler Juerg, Ostergaard Mikkel, Lambert Robert GW, Maksymowych Walter P.

Does My Rheumatologist Know My Pregnancy Risk?
Clementine Rochelle R., Dupre Bobby J., Lyman Justin S., Davis William E., Scopelitis Eve, Serebro Leonard, Webb-Detiege Tamika, Zakem Jerald M., Quinet Robert J.

Does Sonographic Needle Guidance Affect the Outcome of Intraarticular Injections?
Park Kye S., Delea Suzanne, Chavez Natalia, Sibbitt Randy R., Band Philip A., Sibbitt Jr. Wilmer L., Bankhurst Arthur D.

Does Statin Use Protect against RA or Modify RA Disease Activity at Diagnosis?
Holmqvist ME, Gallais IS, Wedren S., Klareskog Lars, Alfredsson L., Askling Johan

Does the Age at Onset Influence the Disease Progression in Early Rheumatoid Arthritis?
Innala Lena, Moller Bozena, Ljung Lotta, Smedby Torgny, Sodergren Anna, Magnusson Staffan, Berglin Ewa, Rantapaa-Dahlqvist Solbritt, Wallberg-Jonsson Solveig

Does the Benefit of Medication Adherence Relate More to a Drug Effect or the Behavior Itself? Quantifying the Effect of Adherence Behavior Using Data From the Placebo Arms of the WHI
Curtis Jeffrey, Larson Joseph, Delzell Elizabeth, Judd Suzanne, Safford Monika M., LaCroix Andrea, Chlebowski Rowan

Does the Framingham Score Underestimate Cardiovascular Risk in Rheumatoid Arthritis?
Crowson Cynthia S., Myasoedova Elena, Roger Veronique, Matteson Eric L., Kremers Hilal Maradit, Therneau Terry M., Gabriel Sherine E.

Does the Risk of Infections in Anti-TNF Treated Patients Decrease Over Time?
Listing Joachim, Strangfeld Anja, Schneider Matthias, Demary Winfried, Bergerhausen Hans Joachim, Bungartz Christina, Zink Angela

Does the School Dimension Determine Impairment of Health-Related Quality of Life in Patients with Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis?
Mendonca Tania M.S., Len C.A., Silva Carlos H. M., Pinto Rogerio M.C., Hilario M.O.E.

Does Use of the FRAX Tool Change Management in Female Patients with Osteopenia?
Al-Shakarchi Israa, Dolan A. Louise, Karim Jehan, Powell Lucy

Dosage of the HLA Shared Epitope Alleles in Relationship to Anti-Citrullinated Protein Antibodies and Radiological Damage in Rheumatoid Arthritis
Scherer H. Ulrich, van der Woude Diane, Syversen Silje W., van der Linden Michael, Lie Benedicte A., Huizinga Tom W.J., van der Heijde Désirée M.F.M., van der Helm-van Mil Annette H.M., Kvien Tore, Toes René E.M.

Dose Stability of Tapentadol ER for the Relief of Chronic Low Back Pain: Results of a Randomized, Active- and Placebo-Controlled Study
Buynak Robert, Etropolski Mila, Lange Bernd, Shapiro Douglas Y., Okamoto Akiko, Steup Achim, Van Hove Ilse, Rauschkolb Christine

Dose-Dependent Modulation of Interferon Regulated Genes with Administration of Single and Repeat Doses of Rontalizumab in a Phase I, Placebo Controlled, Double Blind, Dose Escalation Study in SLE
McBride Jacqueline M, Wallace Daniel J, Yao Zhenling, Morimoto Alyssa, Jiang Jenny, Maciuca Romeo, McLean Iain, Drappa Jorn

Dose-Response Vs Threshold Relationship Between Physical Activity and Function in Knee OA
Dunlop D. D., Song J., Semanik P., Sharma L., Chang R. W.

Double Role of Mannose-Binding Lectin in Relation to Carotid Intima-Media Thickness in Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis
Troelsen Lone N., Garred Peter, Christiansen Buris, Torp-Pedersen Chr., Christensen Ib J., Narvestad Eva, Jacobsen Soren

Drinking Water Can Reduce the Risk of Recurrent Gout Attacks
Neogi T., Chen C., Chaisson C., Hunter D.J., Zhang Y.

Drug Survival Time and Safety On Tocilizumab: Does Tocilizumab Differ From Anti-TNF Agents in Routine Practice?
Yoshida Kazuki, Tokuda Yasuharu, Iida Tsuyoshi, Hosaka Kaori, Utsunomiya Masako, Kobayashi Tatsuo, Yamamoto Makiko, Matsui Kazuo, Kishimoto Mitsumasa

Drug-Free Remission of Patients with Systemic Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis Receiving Tocilizumab for Treatment
Yokota Shumpei, Hara Takuma, Kikuchi Masako, Kishi Takayuki, Hara Ryoki, Kurosawa Remi Ozawa Rumiko, Miyamae Takako, Imagawa Tomoyuki, Mori Masaaki

dsRNA Drives Type I and Type II Interferon-Mediated Inflammation, Fibroblast Activation and Dermal Fibrosis through TLR3-Dependent and Independent Signaling
Farina Giuseppina Alessandra, Di Marzio Mike, Collins Cindy, York Michael R., Lafyatis Robert A.

Dual Effect of MIF Gene Polymorphisms On the Development and the Severity of SLE
Sreih A G., Ezzeddine R., Leng L., LaChance A., Yu G., Svenungsson Elisabet, Gunnarsson Iva, Mizue Y., Cavett J., Glenn S., Pons-Estel B., Perl A., Salmon J., Alarcon-Riquelme Marta E., Harley J.B., Bucala R.

DXA Testing in Women >65Closing the Osteoporosis Quality Care Gap at the Point of Service Using An Electronic Health Record Best Practice Alert
Newman Eric D., Anderer Tammy, Bloom Fred, Kirchner Lester

Dynamics of Transcription Regulation of Urate Crystal Inflammation in a Synovium-Like Tissue
Mayer Christian T., Tobias John W., Menetski Joseph P., Schumacher Jr. H. R., Pessler Frank

Dysfunctional Chemotaxis in Familial Mediterranean Fever
Colburn Nona T., Chae Jae Jin, Zaal Kristina, Balow Jr. James, McManigle John, Aksentijevich Ivona, Sun Hong-Wei, Barham Beverly K., Kastner Daniel L.

Dysregulated Balance of Th17 and Th1 Cells in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
Shah Kamini M., Lee Won-Woo, Kang Seong Wook, Kim Sang-Hyun, Lee Seung-Hyun, Craft Joe, Kang Insoo

Dysregulated Pro- and Antiangiogenic Chemokine Expression in Systemic Sclerosis
Rabquer Bradley J., Hou Yong, Tsou Pei-Suen, Haines Haines III G. Kenneth, Gerber Michele L., Seibold James R., Koch Alisa E.

Dysregulation of Wnt/Beta-Catenin Signaling in Ank/Ank Mice Is Associated with Hypertrophic Chondrocyte Differentiation and New Osteoid Deposition in Articular Cartilage: a Novel Insight in a Mouse Model of Joint Ankylosis
Heras F. Las, Pritzker K.P.H., Tsui H.W., Chiu B., Tsui F.W.L., Inman R.D.

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