Abstract Index

Arthritis & Rheumatism, Volume 62,
November 2010 Abstract Supplement

Abstracts of the American College of
Rheumatology/Association of Rheumatology Health Professionals
Annual Scientific Meeting
Atlanta, Georgia November 6-11, 2010.

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Dabigatran Etexilate, an Oral Direct Thrombin Inhibitor, Represses Fibrotic Changes in a Murine Model of Pulmonary Fibrosis.
Bogatkevich Galina, Ludwicka-Bradley Anna, Nietert Paul J., van Ryn Joanne, Silver Richard M.

Dactylitis in Psoriatic Arthritis (PsA): Prevalence and Response to Therapy in the Biologic Era.
Ziouzina Olga, Thavaneswaran Arane, Chandran Vinod, Gladman Dafna D.

Daily Electronic Reports of Pain and Activity Difficulties in Children with JIA Versus Children with Other Rheumatic Diseases.
Connelly Mark, Bromberg Maggie H., Anthony Kelly K., Franks Lindsey, Gil Karen M., Schanberg Laura E.

DAS28 Level at Baseline Best Predicts Which Patients with New Onset Inflammatory Arthritis Will Ultimately Require Biologic Therapy.
Bykerk Vivian P., Boire Gilles, Haraoui Boulos, Hitchon Carol, Ferland Diane, Thorne Carter, Keystone Ed C., Pope Janet E., Investogators CATCH

DAS-Driven Therapy Versus Routine Care in Patients with Recent-Onset Active Rheumatoid Arthritis: Data from the GUEPAR Trial and ESPOIR Cohort.
Soubrier Martin, Lukas Cédric, Sibilia Jean, Fautrel Bruno, Gossec Laure, Patternotte Simon, Dougados Maxime

DC-STAMP (Dendritic Cell-Specific Transmembrane protein), a Potential Biomarker To Predict the Risk of Psoriasis Patients in Developing Psoriatic Arthritis.
Chiu Yahui Grace, Shanmugarajah Sutha, Panepento Ben, Eder Lihi, Chandran Vinod, Gladman Dafna, Moorehead Sharon, Barrett Rick, Ritchlin Christopher T.

Decrease in Complement (C3) Levels during Systemic Lupus Erythematosus Pregnancy Is Associated with Higher Rates of Pre-Eclampsia.
Lateef Aisha, Magder Laurence S., Petri Michelle A.

Decreased Collagen Induced Arthritis (CIA) Severity in MAPK Kinase 6 Deficient Mice: Pivotal Role of Th1 and Th17 Cytokines.
Hammaker Deepa, Topolewski Katharyn, Edgar Meghan, Boyle David L., Firestein Gary S.

Decreased Fibrin Clot Porosity in Patients with Antifosfolipid Syndrome.
Vikerfors Anna, Antovic Aleksandra, Svenungsson Elisabet, Bremme Katarina, Holmstrom Margareta

Decreased Incidence of Synovitis, Osteitis, and Erosion in Early RA Patients Treated with Adalimumab Plus Methotrexate Compared to Those with Methotrexate Alone: High-Field MRI Analysis from OPTIMA.
Peterfy Charles, Haraoui Boulos, Durez Patrick, Patra Kaushik, Kupper Hartmut

Decreased Rate of Remission at 1 Year in Menopaused Women with Early Inflammatory Arthritis: The ESPOIR Cohort Study.
Lukas Cédric, Hmamouchi Ihsane, Le Loet Xavier, Fautrel Bruno, Combe Bernard

Decreased Recurrence Rate of Anterior Uveitis in Ankylosing Spondylitis Treated with AdalimumabAn Interim Analysis.
Horst-Bruinsma Irene E. van der, van Denderen J. Christiaan, Visman Ingrid, Suttorp-Schulten Maria S. A., Dijkmans Ben A. C., Dijkmans Michael T.

Decreased TH17 Cells in the Peripheral Blood of Patients with Early Spondyloarthritis (ESpA).
Bautista-Caro María Belén, Arroyo-Villa Irene, Castillo-Gallego Concepcion, de Miguel-Mendieta Eugenio, Martin-Mola Emilio, Miranda-Carus María Eugenia

Decreased Vitamin D Levels in Children and Adolescents with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus.
Peracchi Octavio Augusto Bedin, Munekata Regina Viviane, Terreri Maria Teresa Ramos Ascensão, Sarni Roseli Oselka Sacardo, Lazaretti Marise, Hilario Maria Odete Esteves

Decreasing Fli1 Levels in Lupus T Cells Has Effects on Serum Immunoglobulin Levels and T Cell Infiltration in the Kidney.
Morris Erin, Harrell Maria I., Svenson John, Tonks Laura, Zhang John, Nowling Tamara K.

Dectin-1 and NOD2 Mediate Zymosan-Induced Arthritis in Mice.
Rosenzweig Holly L., Clowers Jenna S., Nunez Gabriel, Rosenbaum James T., Davey Michael P.

Defective ERK Signaling in Hematopoietic Progenitor Cells in Rheumatoid Arthritis.
Colmegna Ines, Pryschep Sergei, Oishi Hisashi, Goronzy Jorg J., Weyand Cornelia M.

Defective T Cell Tolerance in Rheumatoid Arthritis Due to Increased B-Raf and K-Ras Expression.
Deshpande Pratima, Singh Karnail, Yu Mingcan, Li Guangjin, Weyand Cornelia M., Goronzy Jorg J.

Deficiency in IFNHas Markedly Different Effects on Uveitis Versus Arthritis in the Aggrecan-Induced Mouse Model of Spondyloarthropathy.
Rosenzweig Holly L., Kezic Jelena M., Glant Tibor T., Planck Stephen R., Martin Tammy M., Davey Michael P., Rosenbaum James T.

Defining Latent and/or Disseminated Active Tuberculous Infection with TST, Quantiferon Gold and Multisite Cultures in TNFi Exposed Individuals.
Cooray Dilrukshie, Louie James S., Moran Rosalinda C., Karpouzas George A.

Defining the Aromatase Inhibitor Musculoskeletal Syndrome: A Prospective Trial.
Singer Ora, Levine Alana B., Cigler Tessa, Moore Anne B., Do Huong T., Mandl Lisa A.

Demographic, Disease and Treatment Characteristics of the Rheumatoid Arthritis Population Enrolled in the AMORA Study (Applications for Methotrexate Optimization in Rheumatoid Arthritis) in Evaluating the Avise PGSM Test.
Sunkureddi Prashanth R., Gendreau Judith F., Zablocki Rong, Navis Dawn

Demonstrating Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Competency in a Valid and Reliable Way.
Kissin Eugene Y., Niu Jingbo, Thiele Ralf G., Nishio Midori Jane, Higgs Jay B., Goyal Janak R., Malone Daniel G., Bong David A., Evangelisto Amy M., Schmidt Wolfgang A., Balint Peter, Pineda Carlos, Kaeley Gurjit S.

Demonstration of the Structural Efficacy of Very Early DMARD Initiation in Early Inflammatory Arthritis in Clinical Practice: Results of a Propensity Analysis in the ESPOIR.
Lukas Cédric, Combe Bernard G., Ravaud Philippe, Sibilia Jean, Landewe Robert, Van Der Heijde Desiree M.

Demyelinating Events in Seniors with Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA): A Population-Based Study.
Widdifield Jessica, Bernatsky Sasha R., Paterson J. Michael, Gunraj Nadia, Pope Janet E., Thorne J. Carter, Cividino Alfred A., Bombardier Claire

Dendritic Cell-Based Immunotherapy Combined with Low-Dose Methothrexate Is Effective in the Treatment of Advanced Collagen-Induced Arthritis in Mice.
Kang Mi-Sun, Lee Jung-Wook, Lee Hyun-Soo, Choi Chan-Bum, Lee Hye-Soon, Bae Sang-Cheol, Bae Yong-Soo

Dendritic Cells and Continued Smoking in Rheumatoid Arthritis.
Kazantseva Marina, Highton John, Stamp Lisa K., Hessian Paul A.

Dendritic Cells and Regulatory T CD4CD25Bright in Pregnant Patients with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus.
Jara Luis J., Romero-Sanchez Griselda Teresa, Montiel-Cervantes Laura A., Medina Gabriela, Cruz-Cruz Polita, Vela-Ojeda Jorge, Arias-Flores Rafael, Vera-Lastra Olga, Salinas Miguel A. Saavedra

Dependence of IFN-Exaggerated Immunopathology and Clinical Disease on B Cells and BAFF in SLE-Prone NZM 2328 Mice.
Jacob Noam, Guo Shunhua, Mathian Alexis, Koss Michael N., Gindea Simona, Putterman Chaim, Jacob Chaim O., Stohl William

Depression Rates Reported by Scleroderma (SSc) Patients Using Online Subject Recruitment and Questionnaire Completion. Feasibility of Data Collection Method and Comparison of Reported Depression Rates.
Rajan Evelyn, Crofoot Meagan, Fateh Jibran, Impens Ann J.

Depressive Symptoms and Perceived Communication around Shared Decision Making among Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis.
Barton Jennifer L., Trupin Laura, Margaretten Mary E., Julian Laura J., Graf Jonathan D., Imboden John, Yelin Edward H., Schillinger Dean

Derivation of a Preliminary Administrative Claims-Based Algorithm To Identify Lack of Effectiveness of Rheumatoid Arthritis Medications.
Curtis Jeffrey R., Yang Shuo, Baddley John, Cannon Grant W., Chen Lang, Delzell Elizabeth, Patkar Nivedita M., Saag Kenneth G., Safford Monika, Singh Jasvinder, Mikuls Ted R.

Describing the Pattern of Outpatient Physical Therapy Utilization Following Total Knee Replacement (TKR).
Oatis Carol A., DiRusso Jessica M., Hoover Mindy J., Johnston Katherine K., Kasinova Monika, Franklin Patricia D.

Describing the Pattern of Physical Therapy Intervention Following Total Knee Replacement (TKR).
DiRusso Jessica M., Hoover Mindy J., Johnston Katherine K., Kasinova Monika, Franklin Patricia D., Oatis Carol A.

Describing the Performance of the Birmingham Vasculitis Activity Score (BVAS) at Diagnosis for Children with ANCA-Associated Vasculitis (AAV) in A Registry for Children with Vasculitis (ARChiVe).
Morishita Kimberly A., Uribe America, Guzman Jaime, Abramson Leslie S., Adams Matthew D., Benseler Susanne M., Brooks Elizabeth B., Campillo Sarah S. C., Chira Peter, Eberhard B. Anne, Ede Kaleo C., Hersh Aimee O., Higgins Gloria C., Huber Adam, Imundo Lisa F., Jerath Rita S., Kim Susan, Kingsbury Daniel J., Klein-Gitelman Marisa S., Li Suzanne C., Lovell Daniel J., Mason Thomas G., McCurdy Deborah K., Modica Renee F., Moorthy Lakshmi N., Muscal Eyal, Nassi Lorien A., O'Neil Kathleen M., Rabinovich Egla C., Reiff Andreas O., Rosenkranz Margalit E., Schikler Kenneth N., Stevens Anne M., Toth Mary B., Wagner-Weiner Linda, Wahezi Dawn M., White Andrew J., Woodward Amy L., Zeft Andrew S., Cabral David A., ARChiVe Investigators of CARRA 

Descriptive Epidemiology of Adult Rheumatoid Arthritis in an Insurance Claims Database.
Crane Martin M., Juneja Maneesh, Aziz Fayaz A., Kurrasch Regina H., Chu Myron E., Quattrocchi Emilia, Manson Stephanie, Chang David J.

Detection of HTLV-1 p19 Protein in Labial Salivary Glands from Patients with Sjgren's Syndrome: A Distinct Clinical Subgroup?
Lee Sung-Ji, Seo Seong-Rye, Kim Tae-Jong, Park Yong-Wook, Lee Shin-Seok

Detection of Potentially Disease Associated Copy Number Variants in Children with Rheumatoid Arthritis.
Prahalad Sampath, Mulle Jennifer Gladys, Dodd Anne, Prozonic Jennifer, Brown Milton, Zeft Andrew S., Bohnsack John F., Warren Stephen T., Rudd M. Katharine, Martin Christa L.

Detection of Radiographic Progression in Early Knee Osteoarthritis (CHECK): Sensitivity to Change of Knee Images Digital Analysis Compared to Altman Grading.
Kinds M. B., Bierma-Zeinstra S. M. A., Marijnissen A. C. A., Viergever M. A., Bijlsma J. W. J., Welsing P. M. J., Lafeber F. P. J. G.

Detection of Specific Markers Using Proteomics: Our Research on the Marker in Patients with Kawasaki Disease (KD).
Karasawa Rie, Fujieda Mikiya, Ohta Kazuhide, Yudoh Kazuo

Determinants of Treatment Adherence in Patients with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE).
Beg Shazia A., de Achaval Sofia, Kallen Michael A., Cox Vanessa L., Richardson Marsha N., Reveille John D., Suarez-Almazor Maria E.

Determinants of Work Disability in Patients with Systemic Sclerosis: A Longitudinal Study of the GENISOS Cohort.
Sharif Roozbeh, Mayes Maureen D., Nicassio Perry M., Gonzalez Emilio B., Draeger Hilda T., McNearney Terry A., Nair Deepthi K., Reveille John D., Arnett Frank C., Assassi Shervin

Determination of the Accurate Incidence of Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension in Patients with Systemic Sclerosis, Mixed Connective Tissue Disease and Systemic Lupus Erythematosus by Prospective Study for 3-Years.
Tanaka Sumiaki, Hoshi Kenta, Tanaka Junichi, Wada Tatsuhiko, Matsui Toshimichi, Nagai Tatsuo, Okada Jun, Hirohata Shunsei

Developing a Disease Activity and Therapeutic Response Index in Connective Tissue Disease Related Interstitial Lung Disease (CTD-ILD): Rationale, Aims, Design and Results from Tier 0, the Pre-Delphi Exercise.
Saketkoo Lesley Ann, Huscher Dörte, Khanna Dinesh, Dellaripa Paul F., Flaherty Kevin, Matteson Eric L., Oddis Chester V., Phillips Kristine, Pittrow David, Wells Athol, Denton Christopher P., Distler Oliver, Kowal-Bielecka Otylia M., Strand Vibeke, Brown Kevin K., Seibold James R.

Developing an Improved PROMIS Fatigue Short-Form for Use in Patients with Fibromyalgia.
Schilling Stephen, Blum Steven I., Tourkodimitris Stavros, Stankus Andy, Williams David A.

Developing an Interactive Health Communication Application within Rheumatology: What Do Patients Want?
van der Vaart Rosalie, Drossaert Constance H. C., Taal Erik, van de Laar Mart A. F. J.

Development and Validation of a Questionnaire for Evaluation of Spondyloarthritis Related Manifestations in the First Degree Relatives of Patients with Ankylosing Spondylitis.
Sharif Roozbeh, Reveille John D., Weisman Michael H., Ward Michael M., Diekman Laura A., Hanumanthaiah Mamatha, Assassi Shervin

Development and Validation of an MRI Joint Space Narrowing Score for Use in Rheumatoid Arthritis: A Potential Adjunct to the OMERACT RA MRI Scoring System.
Ostergaard Mikkel, Boyesen Pernille, Eshed Iris, Gandjbakhch Frédérique, Lillegraven Siri, Bird Paul, Foltz Violaine, Boonen Annelies, Lassere Marissa N., Hermann Kay-Geert, Anandarajah Allen, Dohn Uffe Møller, Freeston Jane, Peterfy Charles G., Genant Harry K., Haavardsholm Espen, McQueen Fiona M., Conaghan Philip G.

Development and Validation of the Brief-Satisfaction with Appearance Scale (Brief-SWAP) for Measuring Body Image in Systemic Sclerosis (SSc).
Jewett Lisa R., Hudson Marie, Haythornthwaite Jennifer A., Heinberg Leslie, Wigley Fredrick M., Baron Murray, Thombs Brett D.

Development by the STPR Group of the Flare Instument, a New Tool To Identify Flare in Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) in Clinical Practice.
Berthelot Jean-Marie, De Bandt Michel, Morel Jacques, Constantin Arnaud, Gaudin Philippe, Le Loet Xavier, Maillefert Jean-Francis, Meyer Olivier, Pham Thao, Saraux Alain, Solau-Gervais Elisabeth, Wendling Daniel, Spitz Elisabeth, Fautrel Bruno, Guillemin Francis

Development of a Limited Scleroderma Cutaneous Activity and Damage Index.
Chung Lorinda, Furst Daniel E., Maranian Paul, Arefiev Kait, Zwerner Jeffrey, Khanna Dinesh, Werth Victoria P., Fiorentino David

Development of a Motivational Interviewing Protocol for Clinical Application in Osteoporosis.
Iversen Maura D., Rekedal Laura, Solomon Daniel Hal

Development of a Multi-Biomarker Test for Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) Disease Activity (Vectra DA).
Bakker Marije F., Shen Yijing, Bijlsma Johannes W. J., Jacobs Johannes W. G., Lafeber Floris P. J. G., Cavet Guy, Centola Michael, Haney Doug, Hesterberg Lyndal K., Chernoff David, Carulli John, Shadick Nancy A., Weinblatt Michael E., Hamburger Max I., Fleischmann Roy M., Curtis Jeffrey R., Keystone Ed C.

Development of a Vision Related Quality of Life Instrument for Children with Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis-Associated Uveitis.
Angeles-Han Sheila, Griffin Kenneth, Harrison Melanie J., Fields Kerrie, Ponder Lori, Reeves-Robb Rachel, Shainberg Marla, Lenhart Phoebe, Hutchinson Amy, Srivastava Sunil, Prahalad Sampath, Lambert Scott, Drews-Botsch Carolyn

Development of an ACMGE Core Competency-Based Electronic Portfolio at the USC-LAC Rheumatology Fellowship Program.
Torralba Karina Marianne D., Quismorio Francisco P., Boateng Beatrice A., Rachabattula Shylaja

Development of Classification Criteria for Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR): Results from an International, Prospective, Multi-Center Longitudinal Study ACREULAR Study Group for Development of Classification Criteria for PMR.
Dasgupta Bhaskar, Cimmino Marco A., Maradit-Kremers Hilal, Schmidt Wolfgang A., Schirmer Michael, Salvarani Carlo, Mandl Peter, Bachta Artur, Cid Maria, Direskeneli Haner, Macchioni Pierluigi, Balint Peter V., Duftner Christina, Dejaco Christian, Jensen Hanna Slott, Schmidt Zsuza, Poor Gyula, Iagnocco Annamaria, Martinez-Taboada Victor, Nordborg Elizabeth, Nannini Carlotta, Duhaut Pierre, Pipitone Nicolò, Espigol-Frigole Georgina, Aydin Sibel Z., Ahmed Khalid, Luqmani Raashid, Hazelman Brian, Pease Colin, Wakefield Richard J., Gonter Neil, Marcus Ralph, Michet Clement J., Mazlumzadeh Mehrdad, Abril Andy, Crowson Cynthia S., Matteson Eric L.

Development of Responder Definitions for Fibromyalgia Clinical Trials.
Arnold Lesley M., Mease Philip J., Williams David A., Martin Susan A., Wang Fujun, Emir Birol, Lai Chinglin, Zablocki Rong

Development of the UK-Evaluation of Daily Activity Questionnaire (UK-EDAQ): Phase 2.
Hammond Alison, Gill Rachel E., Tyson Sarah, Nordenskiold Ulla, Tennant Alan

Diagnostic Accuracy of the 2010 ACR/EULAR Used at Baseline after a 10 Year Follow Up in a Cohort of Patients with Recent-Onset Arthritis.
Cornec Divi, Varache Sophie, Morvan Johanne, Devauchelle-pensec Valérie, Berthelot Jean-Marie, Jousse-joulin Sandrine, Le Henaff Catherine, Hoang Sylvie, Thorel Jean-Baptiste, Martin Antoine, Chales Gérard, Youinou Pierre, Saraux Alain

Diagnostic Significance of Serum Interleukin-18 Level in Adult-Onset Still's Disease.
Maruyama Junko, Inokuma Shigeko, Hagino Noboru

Diagnostic Value of Pathergy Phenomenon in Behcet's Disease.
Davatchi Fereydoun, Chams-Davatchi Cheyda, Shahram Farhad, Sadeghi Abdollahi Bahar, Nadji Abdolhadi, Akhlaghi Massoomeh, Faezi Tahereh, Larimi Roghieh

Dietary Intake of Vitamin D during Adolescence and Risk of Adult Onset Systemic Lupus Erythematosus and Rheumatoid Arthritis.
Hiraki Linda T., Costenbader Karen H., Munger Kassandra, Karlson Elizabeth W.

Differences between PR3 and MPO-ANCA Associated Vasculitis Population Based Study from Southern Sweden.
Mohammad Aladdin, Segelmark Mårten

Differences in Body Mass Index among Individuals with Psoriatic Arthritis, Psoriasis, Rheumatoid Arthritis, and the General Population.
Bhole Vidula M., Choi Hyon K., Burns Lindsay C., Kellet Cristián Vera, Lacaille Diane V., Gladman Dafna D., Dutz Jan P.

Differences in Clinical and Economic Profiles of Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients Using Frequently Dosed Subcutaneous or Less Frequently Dosed Intravenous Biologic Therapy.
Carter Chureen T., Tunceli O., Bolge Susan C., Denny Leigh, Fang C., Singer Joseph

Differences in Disease Severity and Response to Biologic Agents in a Racially Diverse US-Based Cohort of Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA).
Karpouzas George A., Moran Rosalinda, Dolatabadi Soha, Weisman Michael

Differences in Muscle Strength and Pain Thresholds between Postmenopausal Women with and without RA.
Thoors Ulrika, H. Opava Christina, Glenmark Birgitta, Kosek Eva, E. Lundberg Ingrid, Friden Cecilia

Differences in the Autonomic Reactivity Pattern upon Various Stressors in Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis.
Malysheva Olga, Baum Petra, Voitzsch Anke, Baerwald Christoph G. O.

Differences in the Observed Rate of Hip Fracture in Male and Female Patients Diagnosed with Osteoarthritis or Ankylosing Spondylitis Compared with the Expected Based on the General Population Seeking Health Care.
Englund Martin, Franklin Jonas, Petersson Ingemar F.

Differences in Transcription Profiles in Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis (JIA) Patients Who Achieved Remission Using Different Therapies.
Frank Mark Barton, Jiang Kaiyu, Chen Yanmin, Jarvis James N.

Different Diagnostic Criteria in the Diagnosis of Polymyalgia Rheumatica.
Kirwan Samy Zakout and John R.

Different Factors Are Important for RA Patients and Rheumatologists Regarding DMARD Escalation.
van Hulst Laura, Kievit Wietske, van Riel Piet, Fraenkel Liana

Differential Association of IL23R Genetic Variants with Anti-CCP Positive and Negative Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients.
Gonzalez Antonio, Ferreiro Aida, Perez-Pampin Eva, Calaza Manuel, Lopez-Longo Francisco J., Marenco Jose Luis, Blanco Francisco J., Caliz Rafael, Narvaez Javier, Navarro Federico, Canete Juan, de la Serna Arturo R., Gonzalez-Alvarez Isidoro, Herrero-Beaumont Gabriel, Pablos Jose Luis, Balsa Alejandro, Fernandez-Gutierrez Benjamin, Gomez-Reino Juan J.

Differential Serum Glycosylation Changes in Rheumatoid and Psoriatic ArthritisIn Response to Anti-TNF Therapy.
Alavi Azita, FitzGerald Oliver M., Collins Emily S., Fraser Owen, Tarelli Edward, Ng Chin Teck, Bresnihan Barry, Veale Douglas J., Axford John S.

Differentiation and Activation of Regulatory T-Lymphocytes in a TNF-alpha Transgenic Model of Arthritis, and the Impact of Passive or Active Anti-TNF Therapies.
Biton Jerome, Semerano Luca, Delavallee Laure, Grouard-Vogel Geraldine, Lemeiter Delphine, Boissier Marie-Christophe, Bessis Natacha

Difficulty Using World Health Organization Criteria To Categorize Pulmonary Hypertension in Patients with Systemic Sclerosis.
Gordon Jessica K., Gomberg-Maitland Mardi, Segal Barbara M., Domsic Robyn T., Shah Ami A., Hummers Laura K., Steen Virginia D., Horn Evelyn, PHAROS Investigators 

Diffuse Calcium-Containing Crystal Deposits in Human Osteoarthritic Articular Cartilage: Not Limited to the Medial Compartment.
Nguyen Christelle, Ea Hang-Korng, Hannouche Didier, Daudon Michel, Bazin Dominique, Liote Frédéric

Dipyridamole Inhibits SLE T Cell Activation and Alleviates Nephritis in Lupus-Prone Mice.
Kyttaris Vasileios C., Zhang Zheng, Kampagianni Ourania, Tsokos George C.

Direct and Indirect Costs of Spondlyoarthritis Patients Pre- and Post-Diagnosis.
Kirson Noam, Birnbaum Howard, Rao Sumati, Swallow Elyse, Waldman Tracy, Dayoub Elias, Cifaldi Mary

Direct Imaging Evidence That Adalimumab Induces Resolution of Inflammatory Lesions in AS Patients at Sites of Complete Spinal Ankylosis.
P. Maksymowych Walter, Morency Nathalie, G. W. Lambert Robert

Disability and Knee Osteoarthritis: Associations with Individual and Community Socioeconomic Status.
F. Callahan Leigh, B. Knight Joshua, H. Shreffler Jack, Schoster Britta, B. Renner Jordan, M. Jordan Joanne

Disappointing Responsiveness of the SF-6D to Improvement in Patients Receiving a First TNF-Blocker: Results of the DREAM Registry.
Buitinga Laurien, Braakman-Jansen Louise M. A., Taal Erik, Kievit Wietske, Visser Henk, Van Riel Piet L. C. M., van de Laar Mart A. F. J.

Disconnect between Radiographic Progression and Clinical Outcomes in Psoriatic Arthritis Patients Treated with Adalimumab.
Mease Philip, Ritchlin Christopher, Olds Michele, Lavie Frederic

Discontinuation of TNF-Inhibitor Treatment in Clinical Practice Has a Negative Impact on Radiographic Progression 2 Years after Initiation of Therapy. Results from the Nationwide Danish DANBIO Registry.
Ornbjerg Lykke M., Ostergaard Mikkel, Boyesen Pernille, Thormann Anja, Tarp Ulrik, Bohme Wolfgang, Dencker Ditte, Lindegaard Hanne, Poulsen Uta, Hansen Anette, Ringsdal Vibeke, Schlemmer Anette, Graudal Niels, Andersen Anne R., Espesen Jakob, Kollerup Gina, Christensen Torben G., Pelck Randi, Glintborg Bente, Madsen Ole R., Jensen Dorte V., Majgaard Ole, Hetland Merete L.

Discordance between Self-Report and Physician-Assessed Disease Activity in Patients with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE): Implications for Clinical Trial Design and Clinical Care.
Askanase Anca D., Castrejon Isabel, Buyon Jill P., Yazici Yusuf, Pincus Theodore

Discovery and Replication of JIA Predisposition Genes by Genome-Wide Association and Validation of Candidates in Fibroblast-Like Synoviocytes.
Finkel Terri H., Zhang Haitao, Lie Benedicte A., Behrens Edward M., Becker Mara L., Wise Carol, Punaro Marilynn, Reuschel Emma, Shivers Debra, Flato Berit, Forre Øystein, Munro Jane, Ellis Justine, Hakonarson Hakon

Discriminative Power of Different Combinations of Bones and Joints for Assessing Change in Rheumatoid Arthritis with MRI: Results Based on Pooled Data from Four Multisite Clinical Trials.
Peterfy Charles G., Countryman Peter, DiCarlo Julie, Gabriele Annarita, Shaw Tim M., Anisfeld Andrew, Tsuji Wayne H., Olech Ewa, Gaylis Norman B.

Disease Activity Assessment by ASDAS Doesn't Predict Sacroiliac Inflammation with MRI in Axial SpA.
Aydin Sibel Z., Bennett Alex, Emery Paul, McGonagle Dennis, Marzo-Ortega Helena

Disease Activity Assessment in Large Vessel Vasculitis.
Magnani Luca, Versari Annibale, Salvo Diana, Casali Massimiliano, Germano Giuseppe, Meliconi Riccardo, Pulsatelli Lia, Formisano Debora, Bajocchi Gianluigi, Pipitone Nicolò, Boiardi Luigi, Salvarani Carlo

Disease Activity in Patients with Early Rheumatoid Arthritis Receiving Stable Conventional DMARDs Significantly Influences the Timing of Achieving a Low Disease State and Remission at 3 Versus 6 Months.
Akhavan Pooneh, Bykerk Vivian P., Sun Ye, Hochman J., Pope Janet E., Pope Janet E., Hitchon Carol A., Boire Gilles, Haraoui Boulos, Ferland Diane S., Thorne J. Carter, Weber Deborah A., Keystone Ed C., Investigators All CATCH

Disease Activity, Calendar Year, and Physician Preference Are Associated with Switching of Biologic Agents for Reasons of Inadequate Efficacy.
Curtis Jeffrey R., Shan Ying, Kremer Joel M., Greenberg Jeffrey D., Reed George

Disease Activity, Proteinuria, and Vitamin D Status in Children with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus and Juvenile Dermatomyositis.
Robinson Angela B., Thierry-Palmer Myrtle, Gibson Keisha L., Rabinovich Egla C.

Disease Assessment in Takayasu's Arteritis: Data from a Literature Search and a Survey of Expert Opinion.
Direskeneli Haner, Aydin Sibel Z., Merkel Peter A., Group Turkish Takayasu Study

Disease Modifying Activity of Celecoxib on Articular Cartilage in Osteoarthritis?A Randomized Clinical Trial.
Boer T. N. de, Mastbergen S. C., Huisman A. M., Polak A. A., Bijlsma J. W. J., Lafeber F. P. J. G.

Disease Specific Cardiovascular Risk Factors in Patients with Rheumatic Diseases.
Kleinert Stefan, Breunig Margret, Tony Hans Peter T., Feuchtenberger Martin, Bouma Stefanie, Christiane Angermann E., Ertl Georg, Stoerk Stefan

Diseases Associated with Positive NOD2/CARD15 Gene Mutations: Blau's Syndrome Versus an Intermediate Subset of Blau's Syndrome and Crohn's Disease.
Yao Qingping, Zhou Lan, Cusumano Philip, Su Le-Chu

Distinctions in the ISN/RPS 2003 Subclasses of Class IV Lupus Nephritis.
Hameed Suhail, Chen Kun, Seshan Surya, Lockshin Michael D.

Distinctive Patterns of Gene Expression Post-Infliximab Therapy in Psoriasis, Rheumatoid and Psoriatic Arthritis.
Ritchlin Christopher T., Chiu Yahui Grace, Rosenberg Alexander, Tabechian Darren, Moorehead Sharon, Barrett Rick, Fan Hangtao, Baribaud Fred, Liu H., Peffer Nancy, Shealy David, Schwarz Edward S.

Distinguishing Levels of Disease Flare in Patients with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus Using Administrative Claims Data.
Engel-Nitz Nicole, Burke James, Garris Cindy P., Jhingran Priti, Bass Damon L., Dennis Gregory J.

DMARD Use for Rheumatoid Arthritis as Reported in the National Ambulatory Medical Care Survey, 19962007.
Solomon Daniel Hal, Ayanian John, Brookhart M. Alan, Schneeweiss Sebastian, Shaykevich Tamara, Yelin Edward H., Katz Jeffrey N.

DMARD Use in Rheumatoid Arthritis: An Analysis of HEDIS Data from 20052008.
Schmajuk Gabriela, Trivedi Amal, Solomon Daniel Hal, Yelin Edward H., Trupin Laura, Chakravarty Eliza F., Yazdany Jinoos

DNA Damage, T Cell Lymphopenia and Immunosenescence in Rheumatoid Arthritis.
Shao Lan, Fujii Hiroshi, Goronzy Jorg J., Weyand Cornelia M.

DNA Hypomethylation Upregulates CXCL12 in Rheumatoid Arthritis Synovial Fibroblasts.
Karouzakis Emmanuel, Rengel Yvonne, Jungel Astrid, Kolling Christoph, Gay Renate E., Michel Beat A., Tak Paul P., Gay Steffen, Neidhart Michel, Ospelt Caroline

DNA Methylation Affects Gene Expression in CD4CD28- T Cells through microRNAs.
R. Patel Dipak, Hewagama Anura, Yarlagadda Sushma, C. Richardson Bruce

Do Bony Enlargements Correlate with Radiological Findings in Hand Osteoarthritis (HOA)?
Dhawale Roshan, Mohan Niveditha, Hannon Michael J., Kwoh C. Kent

Do Men and Women Cope Differently with Disease Impact of Rheumatoid Arthritis, and If So, Why?
Englbrecht Matthias, Gossec Laure, DeLongis Anita, Kvien Tore K., Scholte-Voshaar Marieke, Sokka Tuulikki, Georg Schett

Do Patients with Psoriatic Arthritis Who Present Early Fare Better Than Those Presenting Later in the Disease?
Gladman Dafna D., Thavaneswaran Arane, Chandran Vinod

Do Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis Exhibit Differential Cellular Responses to Implant Wear Debris and Do the Implant Failure Mechanisms Differ from Non-RA Patients?
Vasudevan Anant, DiCarlo Edward F., Wright Timothy, Chen Dan, Goldring Steven R., Mandl Lisa A.

Do Structural Damage and Inflammation Impact Physical Functioning Differently Based on Duration of Rheumatoid Arthritis?
Bergman Martin J., Roy Sanjoy, Chen Naijun, Cifaldi Mary A.

Do the New EULAR/ACR Rheumatoid Arthritis Classification Criteria Identify Early Psoriatic Arthritis Patients?
Coates Laura C., Conaghan Philip G., Emery Paul, Green Michael J., Ibrahim Gamal, MakIver Helen, Helliwell Philip S.

Does an RA Peer Support Program Impact Disease Outcomes?
Zibit Melanie, Cui Jing, Iannaccone Christine K., Shadick Nancy A., Weinblatt Michael E., Courtney Meghan, Hanlan Margo, Tsao Husen, Fossel Anne

Does Asymptomatic Hyperuricemia Treatment Improve Health? A Decision-Analytic Evaluation.
Akkineni Roopa, Lee Alexandra, Miller Katherine, Tosteson Anna, Albert Daniel A.

Does Atorvastatin Reduce Progression of Carotid Intimal Medial Thickening (CIMT) in Childhood SLE? Results from the Atherosclerosis Prevention in Pediatric Lupus (APPLE) Trial: A Multicenter, Randomized, Double-Blind Placebo-Controlled Study.
Schanberg Laura E., Sandborg Christy I., Barnhart Huiman X., Ardoin Stacy P., Yow Eric, Evans Gregory W., Mieszkalski Kelly L., Ilowite Normal T., Eberhard Anne, Imundo Lisa F., Kimura Yukiko, Scheven Emily Von, Silverman Earl, Bowyer Suzanne L., Punaro Lynn, Singer Nora G., Sherry David D., McCurdy Deborah, Klein-Gittelman Marisa, Wallace Carol A., Silver Richard, Wagner-Weiner Linda, Higgins Gloria C., Brunner Hermine I., Jung Lawrence, Soep Jennifer B., Reed Ann, Tegler Charles, Investigators APPLE

Does Cigarette Smoking Affect Disease Phenotype in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus.
Jolly Meenakshi, Mikolaitis Rachel A., Block Joel A., Petri Michelle

Does Obesity in Patients with Fibromyalgia Modify Response to Tai Chi Therapy: Analysis of a Randomized Controlled Trial.
Wang Chenchen, Schmid Christopher H., Lee Yoojin, McAlindon Timothy

Does Physical Activity Dose Predict Physical and Mental Health-Related Quality of Life in People with Arthritis?
Jones Dina L., Zhang Ruoxin, Himes Melissa, Eicher Jennifer L.

Does Sequence Matter When Switching from One AntiTumor Necrosis Factor Agent to Another?
Baser O., Roy S., Akin C., Cifaldi M. A.

Does Smoking Influence Disease Manifestations and Disease Severity in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus?
Ghanim Nayef Al, Ghanem Aqeel, Nahar Ebrahim, Esdaile John M., Lacaille Diane

Does Treatment with Imatinib Modify Gene Expression in the Skin and Peripheral Blood Mononuclear Cells of Patient with Systemic Sclerosis?
Gordon Jessica K., Spiera Robert, Mersten Jamie N., Wildman Horatio F., Taimeh Ziad, Hackett Neil, Vukelic Sasa, Kirou Kyriakos A., Crow Mary K.

Dorsal Root Ganglia/Sympathetic Ganglia Sodium Channels Gene Polymorphisms in Fibromyalgia.
Vargas-Alarcon Gilberto, Alvarez-Leon Edith, Fragoso Jose-Manuel, Vargas Angelica, Martinez Aline, Vallejo Maite, Martinez-Lavin Manuel

Dose Matters: The Risk of Complicated Gastroduodenal Ulcers with Naproxen Is Dose-Dependent.
Singh Gurkirpal, Mannalithara Amrita Sehgal Ajitha, Mithal Alka, Sostek Mark, Triadafilopoulos George

Dosing of Anti-Tumor Necrosis Factor Biologics (Anti-TNFs) for Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) and Psoriatic Arthritis (PsA) in Clinical Practice in the United States.
Harrington J. Timothy, Pappas Dimitrios A., Messing Susan, Tu Xin, Chen Rui, Kaukeinen Kimberly, Pietras Timothy, Greenberg Jeffrey D., Kremer Joel M.

Double-Blind, Randomized, Controlled, Placebo-Included, Pilot Study Comparing Classical Ayurvedic Medicine, Methotrexate, and Their Combination in RA.
Furst Daniel E., Venkatraman Manorama M., McGann Mary, Manohar P. Ram, Booth-LaForce Cathryn, Khanna Dinesh, Raveendran K. G., Sarin Reshmi, Mahapatra Anita, Gopinath Jidesh, Kumar P. R. Krishna

Down-Regulated MicroRNA-152 Induces Aberrant DNA Methylation in Scleroderma Endothelial Cells by Targeting DNA Methyltransferase 1.
Wang Yongqing, R. Kahaly Omar, Kahaleh Bashar

Down-Regulation of Pyrin Promotes Up-Regulation of the Anti-Apoptotic Gene, BCL2, Via the Signal Transducer, gp130, and Leads to the Activation of the PI3K/Akt Pathway.
Wood Geryl M., Balow Jr James, Sun Hong-Wei, Aksentijevich Ivona, Jin-Chae Jae, Shoham Nitza, Kastner Daniel L.

Downregulation of the Chemokine Receptor CX3CR1 in Active RA Associated with a Pro-Osteoclastognic Phenotype.
Murphy Grainne, Ryan John, Sinead Harney, Shanahan Fergus, Molloy Michael, Caplice Noel

Downstream Targets of IL-17 in Rheumatoid Arthritis.
Pickens Sarah R., Pope Richard M., Volin Michael V., Shahrara Shiva

Drug Free REmission after Cessation of Tocilizumab (Actemra) Monotherapy (DREAM Study).
Nishimoto Norihiro

Dual Roles of Heme Oxygenase-1 on Rheumatoid Arthritis: Anti-Inflammation Versus Angiogenesis.
Takase Kaoru, Ohno Shigeru, Takeno Mitsuhiro, Ishigatsubo Yoshiaki

Durability of Clinical Remission in Rheumatoid Arthritis Based on Various Criteria.
Prince Femke H. M., Bykerk Vivian P., Shadick Nancy A., Cui Jing, Frits Michele, Iannaccone Christine K., Weinblatt Michael E., Solomon Daniel Hal

Durability of Response in a 38-Week Open-Label Study of Sodium Oxybate in Patients with Fibromyalgia.
Spaeth Michael, Russell I. Jon, Perrot Serge, Alvarez-Horine Sarah, Guinta Diane R., Wang Y. Grace, Bennett Robert M.

DXA Screening and Use of Osteoporosis Medications in Two Large Regional Healthcare Systems.
Warriner Amy, Outman Ryan C., Curtis Jeffrey R., Feldstein Adrian, Glauber Harry, Ren Junling, Roblin Douglas, Rosales Ana, Unitan Robert, Saag Kenneth G.

Dysfunction of Hematopoietic Stem Cells in Lupus Mice.
Niu Haitao, Xie Luokun, Morel Laurence Marguerite, Diamond Betty, Zou Yong-rui

Dysfunctional, Pro-Inflammatory High Density Lipoproteins Directly Influence Monocyte PDGFR Transcript Levels, TNF Secretion, and Chemotaxis.
Skaggs Brian J., Hahn Bevra H., Sahakian Lori, Grossman Jennifer M., McMahon Maureen A.

Dyspnea in Scleroderma Patients from the PHAROS Registry: A Major Contributor to Disability.
Chung Lorinda, Chen Hubert, Khanna Dinesh, Impens Ann J., Steen Virginia D., PHAROS Investigators 

Dys-Regulation of T-Cell Subsets and Cytokines Is Associated with the Development of Inflammatory Symptoms in ACPA-Positive Asymptomatic Individual.
Cuthbert Richard J., Parmar Rekha, Nam Jackie, Villeneuve Edith, Corscadden Diane, Henshaw Karen, Emery Paul, Ponchel Frederique

Dysregulation of the Microvascular as Assessed by Expression of Protective and Injury Associated Markers Is Reflected in the Non-Lesional Non-Sunexposed Skin of Patients with Lupus Nephritis.
Izmirly Peter M., Meehan Shane, Xu Sherry X., Askanase Anca D., Merrill Joan T., Buyon Jill P., Clancy Robert M.

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