Abstract Index

Arthritis & Rheumatism, Volume 60,
October 2009 Abstract Supplement

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

A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z


Early Changes in Serum Levels of Cytokines and Chemokines Are Predictive of the Response to Rituximab Treatment in Rheumatoid Arthritis
Thurlings Rogier M., Boumans Maartje J. H., Vos Koen, de Jager Wilco, Prakken B., Gerlag Danielle M., Tak Paul P.

Early Combination Therapy in RA Patients Improves Work Capacity: Results From the SWEFOT Clinical Trial
Ernestam Sofia, Bratt Johan, Petersson Ingemar, Van Vollenhoven Ronald F., Geborek P.

Early Death in Wegeners Granulomatosis: Disease and Treatment Factors
Souza Fernando H.C., Halpern Ari S., Shinjo Samuel K.

Early Effects of High Dose Glucocorticoids On Blood Pressure and Weight in Early Rheumatoid Arthritis
den Uyl Debby, Raterman Hennie G., Nurmohamed Michael T., Dijkmans Ben A.C., Voskuyl Alexandre E., van Schaardenburg Dirkjan, Kerstens Pit J.S.M., Lems Willem F.

Early Employed Exercise in Recent Onset Polymyositis or DermatomyositisA Randomized, Controlled 2-Year Follow Up Study
Alexanderson Helene, Noren Anne-Marie, Munters Li Alemo, Opava Christina H., Lundberg Ingrid E.

Early Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulation Improves Strength and Functional Performance After Total Knee Arthroplasty
Stevens-Lapsley Jennifer E., Balter Jaclyn E., Kohrt Wendy M., Eckhoff Donald G.

Early Psoriatic Arthritis Sine Psoriasis: Clinical Aspects and Sensitivity of the CASPAR Classification Criteria
Ciancio Giovanni, Colina Matteo, Savini Cesare, Foschi Valentina, Govoni Marcello, Trotta Francesco

Early Treatment Effects of Anti-TNF Therapy On MRI Biomarkers of RA Activity
Wyman Bradley T., Zhang Yanwei, Bloom Bradley J., Troum Orrin M., Fatemi Nastaran, Wu Shengong, Totterman Saara, Bennett Ralph E., Tengowski Mark

Economic Aspects of Treatment Options in Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA). Results of a Systematic Literature Search
Schoels M., Wong J., Scott D. L., Zink A., Richards P., Landewe R., Smolen J. S., Aletaha D.

Economic Modelling in Rheumatoid Arthritis in Real World Practice: The DAS Has Minimal Impact On Hrqol Data Categorized by the HAQ Score
Ohinmaa Arto, Martin Liam, Russell Anthony S., Barr Susan G., Maksymowych Walter P.

Effect and Mechanism of Jak Inhibitor as a Possible New Anti-Rheumatic Drug: Analysis From in Vitro and SCID-HuRAg Mouse
Maeshima Keisuke, Yamaoka Kunihiro, Suzuki Katsunori, Iwata Shigeru, Yukawa Sonosuke, Saito Kazuyoshi, Tanaka Yoshiya

Effect of Adherence to the EULAR 2007 Guidelines On Early Arthritis Outcome. Data From the ESPOIR Cohort
Escalas Cécile, Dalichampt Marie, Combe Bernard, Fautrel Bruno, Guillemin F., Dougados Maxime, Ravaud Philippe

Effect of Anti-Tumor Necrosis Factor Treatment On the Arterial Stiffness, Carotid Intima-Media Thickness and Rheological Parameters of Blood in Active Psoriatic Arthritis
Korotaeva Tatiana V., Loginova Elena Yu., Novikova Diana S., Mach Evelina S., Denisov Lev N., Klimova Nadezhda V., Erdes Shandor, Nasonov Evgeniy L., Firsov Nikolay N.

Effect of Blood Loss On Physical Functioning: Pooled Analysis of Patients with Osteoarthritis or Rheumatoid Arthritis
Strand V., Luo X., Bushmakin AG, Cappelleri J., Assaf AR, Cuffel B., Sands G.

Effect of Canakinumab (Ilaris, a Fully Human Anti-IL-1 beta Monoclonal Antibody) On the Health-Related Quality of Life (HRQoL) in Cryopyrin-Associated Periodic Syndrome (CAPS) Patients
Kuemmerle-Deschner J.B., Hoyer J., Hachulla E., Chaturvedi R., Blank N., Hiepe F., Ferreira A., Felix S. D., Wright A.M., Jung T., Rordorf C.

Effect of Cane Use On Lower Limb Biomechanics and Pain in Knee Osteoarthritis
Lee Sarah M., Heiney Constance, Perell Karen L., Masih Sulabha, Harada Nancy D., Yentes Jennifer M., Fang Meika A.

Effect of CYP2C9 and VKORC1 Genotypes On Early-Phase Warfarin Dosing of Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients with Elective Joint Surgery in Japanese
Tokita Asami, Suzuki Taku, Tsukahara So, Ikari Katsunori, Momohara Shigeki

Effect of FTY720 On Bone Remodeling in Rheumatoid Arthritis
Kanda Chieri, Iwasaki Tsuyoshi, Tsunemi Sachi, Kitano Sachie, Takeshita Harunori, Sano Hajime

Effect of Glutathione S-Transferase T1, M1, P1 and Heme Oxygenase-1 Gene Promoter Polymorphisms Interactions with Heavy Smoking On the Risk of Rheumatoid Arthritis
Keenan Brendan T., Chibnik Lori B., Cui Jing, Karlson Elizabeth W.

Effect of Hypertensive Status and Antihypertensive Treatment-On Cardiovascular Outcomes in Patients Receiving Etoricoxib or Diclofenac: An Analysis of the MEDAL Program
Gammaitoni A., Curtis Sean P., Kaur A., Wang H., Dong Q., Smugar Steven S., Peloso Paul

Effect of Infliximab On the Treatment of Refractory Posterior Uveitis After Withdrawal of Infusions Due to Remission
Hernandez Ma Victoria, Molina Juan José, Espinosa Gerard, Ruiz-Esquide Virginia, Gomez-Puerta José A., Martin Josefa, Adan Alfredo, Cervera Ricard, Canete Juan D., Sanmarti Raimon

Effect of Knee Osteoarthritis On Outpatient Visits in a Population-Based National Sample
Wright E.A., Katz J.N., Cisternas M.G., Kessler C.L., Wagenseller A.G., Losina E.

Effect of Once-Monthly Oral Ibandronate On Hip Cortical and Sub-Cortical Quantitative Computed Tomography (QCT) Parameters in Postmenopausal Osteoporosis
Genant Harry K., Fuerst Thomas, Engelke Klaus, Davies Richard Y., Dasic Gorana

Effect of Rituximab (RTX) On Anti-dsDNA and C3 Levels and Relationship to Response: Results From the LUNAR Trial
Furie R., Rovin B., Appel G., Kamen D.L., Fervenza F.C., Spindler A., Maciuca R., Garg J.

Effect of Rituximab Treatment On Cytokine/Chemokine Profile in Patients with Primary Sjgrens Syndrome
Pollard R.P.E., Abdulahad W.H., Meijer J.M., Huitema M.G., Spijkervet F.K.L., Kallenberg C.G.M., Vissink A., Bootsma H.

Effect of Rituximab Treatment On Salivary Gland Immunohistology in Patients with Primary Sjgrens Syndrome
Pollard R.P.E., van der Wal J.E., Ihrler S., Spijkervet F.K.L., Pijpe J., Meijer J.M., Kluin P.M., Kallenberg C.G.M., Vissink A., Bootsma H.

Effect of Rosuvastatin On Homocysteine, hsCRP and Endothelial Markers in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE): A Randomized Controlled Trial
Mok Chi Chiu, Lai Judy, Wong Chun Kwok, Lam Christopher, Lam Cheuk Sum

Effect of Route of Administration On Intracellular Methotrexate Polyglutamate Patterns in Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis
Becker M. L., Gaedigk R., van Haandel L., Lasky A. S., Hoeltzel M. F., Neal J. E., Palmer C. N., Stobaugh J. F., Leeder J. S.

Effect of Sodium Oxybate On Pain, PGIc, & Composite Scores in FibromyalgiaResults From a Phase 3 Controlled Trial
Russell I. Jon, Alvarez-Horine Sarah, Zheng Yanping, Guinta Diane R., Holman Andrew J., Swick Todd J.

Effective Anti-CD20 Therapy for Arthritis Is Associated with Increased Lymphatic Flow and B-Cell Depletion in Lymph Nodes
Li J., Proulx S.T., Zhou Q., Kuzin I., Dunn Robert, Looney R. J., Ritchlin Christopher T., Anolik Jennifer H., Sanz I., Bottaro A., Xing L., Schwarz E.M.

Effectiveness and Safety of Mycophenolate Mofetil in the Treatment of Interstitial Lung Disease in Patients with Systemic Sclerosis
Cuomo Giovanna, Abignano Giuseppina, Iudici Michele, Petrillo Ambrogio, Valentini Gabriele

Effectiveness of a Multidisciplinary Treatment Program in Comparison with Usual Care in Patients with Systemic Sclerosis
Schouffoer A.A., Ninaber M.K., van der Giesen F.J., Schuerwegh A.J.M., Beaart-van de Voorde L.J., de Jong Z., Stolk J., Voskuyl A.E, van Laar J.M., Vliet Vlieland T.P.M.

Effectiveness of Mycophenolate Mofetil (MMF) as Secondary Therapy for Idiopathic Inflammatory Myopathy (IIM) & Interstitial Lung Disease (ILD): Case Series of 11 Patients
Campbell Richard CJ, Gordon Patrick A.

Effectiveness of Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulation On Knee Osteoarthritis Patients: Randomized Clinical Trial
Imoto Aline M., Peccin Stella, Silva Sr. Kelson NG, Teixeira Lucas E.P.P, Abrahao Marcelo I., Trevisani Virginia F. M.

Effectiveness of Pulsed Electrical Stimulation in the Treatment of Osteoarthritis of the Knee: a Randomized Controlled Trial
Fary RE, Carroll Graeme, Briffa TG, Briffa NK

Effectiveness of Rituximab (RTX) Methotrexate (MTX) in Patients (pts) with Early Active Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) and Disease Characteristics Associated with Poor Outcomes
Mariette Xavier, Kivitz Alan, Isaacs John D., Stohl William, Tak Paul P., Jones Richard E., Jahreis Angelika, Armstrong Gillian K., Shaw Tim M.

Effectiveness of Sensorimotor Training in Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis
Silva Sr. Kelson NG, Teixeira Lucas E.P.P., Imoto Aline M., Abrahao Marcelo I., Atallah Alvaro N., Peccin Stella, Trevisani Virginia F.M.

Effectiveness of the Physical Therapy Agents On Lumbar Spondylosis Treatment
Kiralp Mehmet Zeki, Cakar Engin, Dincer Umit, Durmus Oguz

Effectiveness of Treatment with Rituximab Depends On Autoantibody Status Results From 2 Years of Experience in the German Biologics Register RABBIT
Strangfeld Anja, Eveslage Maria, Kekow Joern, Grabetaler Anett, Kaufmann Jörg, Listing Joachim, Zink Angela

Effects of 14 Weeks of TNF Alpha Blockade Treatment On Lipid Profile in Ankylosing Spondylitis
Mathieu Sylvain, Gibert Christelle, Dubost Jean-Jacques, Ristori Jean-Michel, Soubrier Martin

Effects of Apolipoprotein A-1 Mimetic Peptide in the Absence/Presence of Statin in a Murine Model of Accelerated Atherosclerosis in SLE
Woo J. M.P., Lin Z.F., Van Dyck C., Trejo-Lopez Y., Woo K. M.T., Wang X.P., Iikuni N., Rullo O. J., Wu H., Navab M., Fogelman A. M., Lusis A. J., Tsao B. P.

Effects of Body Fat Distribution On Insulin Resistance and Coronary Atherosclerosis in Rheumatoid Arthritis
Brey David, Rho Young-Hee, Oeser Annette M., Solus Joseph, Raggi Paolo, Gebretsadik Tebeb, Shintani Ayumi, Stein C. Michael

Effects of Economic Fluctuations and Seasonal Variability On HAQ-DI Scores in Rheumatoid Arthritis
Bruce Bonnie, Fries James F., Lingala Bharathi

Effects of Ezetimibe Plus Pravastatin On Endothelial Dysfunction in Patients with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (pilot study)
Vera-Lastra Olga L., Mendez Silvia, Jara Luis J.

Effects of Hydroxy-Choloroquine On Lipid Profile in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
Aggarwal Rohit, Mikolaitis Rachel, Sequeira Winston, Block Joel A., Jolly Meenakshi

Effects of Once-Yearly Zoledronic Acid 5mg in Combination with Teriparatide (PTH) On Postmenopausal Women with Osteoporosis
Felicia Cosman, Saag Kenneth, Eriksen Erik, Recknor Chris, Miller Paul, Greenspan Susan L., Papanastasiou Philemon, Rao Hanumantha, Gasser Juerg, Bucci-Rechtweg Christina, Boonen Steven

Effects of SLE Activity On Lymphoma Risk: Preliminary Results of a Case-Cohort Study
Bernatsky S., Ramsey-Goldman R., Urowitz Murray, Gladman Dafna, Ruiz-Irastorza G., Bae S. C., Fortin P. R., Manzi S., St. Pierre Y., Lee J. L., Turnbull E., Clarke A. E., Systemic Lupus International Collaborating Clinics 

Effects of Tapentadol Extended Release On the Western Ontario and McMaster Universities Osteoarthritis Index (WOMAC) and Pain Intensity in Patients with Chronic Osteoarthritis Pain: Results of a Randomized, Phase 3, Active- and Placebo-Controlled Study
Kelly Kathleen, Greene Alison, Kuperwasser Brigitte, McCann Bettyanne, Lange Bernd, Steup Achim, Okamoto Akiko, Etropolski Mila, Rauschkolb Christine

Effects of the Oral JAK Inhibitor CP-690,550 (CP) On Pain, Physical Functioning (PF), Fatigue, and Health-Related Quality of Life (HRQoL) in Patients (pts) with Active Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA)
Wallenstein G.V., Cohen S., Cutolo M., Gruben D., Kanik K.S., Kremer J.M., Lee E.B., Wilkinson B., Zwillich S.H

Efficacy and Safety of Baminercept in the Treatment of Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) Results of the Phase 2B Study in the TNF-IR Population
Genovese M.C., Greenwald Maria W., Alloway Jeff A., Baldassare Andrew R., Chase Walter, Newman Charlotte, Weaver Megan L., Browning Jeff, Goyal Jaya, O'Gorman John, Cravets Matt, Beckman Evan M., Nirula Ajay

Efficacy and Safety of Baminercept in the Treatment of Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA)Preliminary Results of the Phase 2B Study in the DMARD-IR Population
Isaacs John D., Genovese Mark C., Emery Paul, Scheinberg Morton A., Spindler Aj, Newman Charlotte, Weaver Megan L., Browning Jeff, O'Gorman John, Cravets Matt, Hagerty David, Beckman Evan M., Nirula Ajay

Efficacy and Safety of Canakinumab (Ilaris) in A Large Cohort of Patients Across Different Severity Phenotypes of Cryopyrin Associated Periodic Syndrome (CAPS)
Kuemmerle-Deschner J.B., Lachmann H.J., Hachulla E., Hoyer J., Smith J., Leslie K., Kone-Paut I., Braun J., Widmer A., Patel N., Preiss R., Hawkins P.N.

Efficacy and Safety of Concurrent Training in Systemic Sclerosis
de Sa Pinto Ana Lucia, Gualano Bruno, de Souza Romy B. C., Painelli Vitor S., Oliveira Natalia C., Artioli Guilherme G., Lima Fernanda R.

Efficacy and Safety of Long Term Low Molecular Weight Heparin in Antiphospholipid Patients
Vargas Jose, Sangle Shirish.R, Barrutia Oier A., D'Cruz David P., Khamashta Munther A.

Efficacy and Safety of Long-Term Use of Thalidomide for Refractory Cutaneous Lupus
Cortes-Hernandez J., Torres-Salido M., Bujan S., Vilardell-Tarres M., Ordi-Ros J.

Efficacy and Safety of Oral Imatinib Mesylate in Patients with Nephrogenic Systemic Fibrosis
Kay Jonathan, Sullivan Mary E., Patel Tejas V.

Efficacy and Safety of Rituximab in Subjects with Active Proliferative Lupus Nephritis (LN): Results From the Randomized, Double-Blind Phase III LUNAR Study
Furie R., Looney R. J., Rovin B., Latinis Kevin M., Appel G., Sanchez-Guerrero J., Fervenza F.C., Maciuca R., Brunetta P., Zhang D., Garg J.

Efficacy and Safety of TNF-Alpha Antagonists in the Management of Behets Syndrome: A Systematic Review
Hatemi Gulen, Hamuryudan Vedat, Yurdakul Sebahattin, Yazici Hasan

Efficacy and Tolerance of Rituximab with or without Peg-Interferon alpha2b-Ribavirin in Severe Hepatitis C Virus-Related Vasculitis: a Long-Term Follow-up Study of 32 Patients
Terrier Benjamin, Saadoun David, Sene Damien, Sellam Jeremie, Perard Laurent, Coppere Brigitte, Karras Alexandre, Blanc François, Buchler Matthias, Plaisier Emmanuelle, Ghillani Pascale, Rosenzwacj Michelle, Cacoub Patrice

Efficacy of Aminaftone in a Monocrotaline Rat Model of Pulmonary Hypertension
Santaniello Alessandro, Latini Roberto, Zambelli Vanessa, Beretta Lorenzo, Scorza Raffaella

Efficacy of Combination Therapy with Tacrolimus Plus Mizoribine for Early Lupus Nephritis
Shimizu Hisanori, Tamaki Hiromichi, Uechi Eishi, Yamaguchi Ken-ichi, Matsui Yukio, Okada Masato

Efficacy of Etanercept On Rheumatic Signs and Pulmonary Function Tests in Advanced Ankylosing Spondylitis. Results of a Randomized Double Blind Placebo-Controlled Study (SPINE)
Dougados Maxime, Braun J., Szanto S., Combe B., Elbaz M., Geher P., Thabut G., Leblanc V., Logeart I.

Efficacy of Golimumab, a Human Anti-TNF Antibody, by Baseline CRP Level in Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis: Results From Three Phase 3, Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Studies
Emery P., Genovese M.C., Fleischmann R.M., Matteson E. L., Hsia E. C., Xu S., Doyle M. K., Rahman M. U.

Efficacy of Infliximab in Patients with Different Types of Refractory Uveitis
Niccoli Laura, Nannini Carlotta, Cassara Emanuele, Chindamo Daniela, Bertoni Michele, Gini Giampaolo, Lenzetti Ivo, Cantini Fabrizio

Efficacy of Influenza and Meningococcal Vaccinations in Healthy Subjects Exposed to Canakinumab 300 Mg s.c.: Preliminary Study Results
Chioato A., Noseda E., Felix S. D., Stevens M., Del Giudice G., Fitoussi S., Kleinschmidt A.

Efficacy of Initial Methotrexate Monotherapy Versus Combination Therapy with a Biologic Agent in Early Rheumatoid Arthritis: A Meta-Analysis of Clinical and Radiographic Remission
Kuriya Bindee, Arkema Elizabeth V., Bykerk Vivian P., Keystone Edward C.

Efficacy of Intra-Articular Steroid Injection Into the Temporomandibular Joint in Children with Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis
Saurenmann Rotraud K., Muller Lukas, Schroeder Silke, Peltomaki Timo, Cannizzaro Elvira, Kellenberger Christian

Efficacy of Mycophenolate Mofetil in the Prevention and Treatment of Lupus Nephritis in Pediatric Lupus Patients
Buckley Lenore M., Edelman Krista

Efficacy of Switching Between Anti-Tnf Agents in Spondylarthropathies
Paccou Sr Julien

Efficacy of TNF Inhibitors in Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients with Anti-Ro/SS-A Antibody
Matsudaira Ran, Tamura Naoto, Sekiya Fumio, Ogasawara Michihiro, Takasaki Yoshinari

Elective Rheumatology Program with a Primary Health Care Focus
Bezerra E. L. M., Vilar M. J., Azevedo G. D.

Elevated B-Type Natriuretic Peptide Levels Are Associated with Worse Survival in Systemic Sclerosis Associated Pulmonary Hypertension
Chung Lorinda, Bennett Miho, Zamanian Roham T., Steen Virginia D., the PHAROS Investigators 

Elevated Circulating CD40L Levels in Patients with Dermatomyositis
Maeda Shintaro

Elevated Levels of Cytokines and Chemokines in Patients with SLE in a Multi-Center, Multi-Ethnic, US Multi-Institutional Cohort
Seif Alan M., Gwin II Gerald Mc, Aguilar-Valenzuela Renan, Martinez-Martinez Laura Aline, Papalardo Elizabeth, Liu Jigna, Reveille John D., Vila Luis M., Dang Neha, Doan Ellis, Alarcon Graciela S., Pierangeli Silvia S.

Elevated Matrix Metalloproteinase-2 (MMP2) Levels in Cord Blood of Anti-Ro/La Exposed Neonates Associate with the Presence and Severity of Cardiac Manifestations of Neonatal Lupus
Rivera Tania L., Buyon Jill P., Clancy Robert M.

Elevated Serum CX3CL1 Levels in Patients with Idiopathic Inflammatory Myopathy
Yajima Nobuyuki, Sato Michihito, Takahashi Ryo, Wakabayashi Kuninobu, Isozaki Takeo, Odai Tuyoshi, Miwa Yusuke, Kasama Tsuyoshi

Elevated sVEGFR-1 Is a Candidate Biomarker for Pulmonary Dysfunction in Patients with Systemic Sclerosis
Taimeh Ziad A., Gordon Jessica, MacDermott Emma J., Barillas Lilliana, Mersten Jamie, Duculan Roland, Spiera Robert, Crow Mary K., Kirou Kyriakos A.

Elevations in Central Pulse Pressure Are Associated with An Increased Risk of Critical Ischemia Requiring Revascularization in Takayasu Arteritis
Levine Stuart M., Gelber Allan C.

Emergence of Circulating Anti-Double Strand DNA (dsDNA) Antibody-Secreting Cells Predicts Disease Flare in Patients with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
Hanaoka Hironari, Okazaki Yuka, Satoh Takashi, Kaneko Yuko, Yasuoka Hidekata, Seta Noriyuki, Kuwana Masataka

Employment Status and Burden in Systemic Sclerosis: A Cross-Sectional Survey
Nguyen Christelle, Poiraudeau Serge, Mestre-Stanislas Caroline, Rannou François, Berezne Alice, Papelard Agathe, Revel Michel, Guillevin Loïc, Mouthon Luc

Endothelial Dysfunction Is Associated with Decreased Circulating Endothelial Progenitor Cells in Pateints with Systemic Sclerosis
Mok Mo Yin, Tse Hung Fat, Lo Yi, Wong Ws, Lau Chak Sing

Endothelial-Dependent Flow Mediated Dilation of the Brachial Artery Correlates with Nailfold Microvascular Involvement and Identifies Endothelial Dysfunction in Systemic Sclerosis
Rollando Daniela, Sulli Alberto, Bezante Gian Paolo, Cutolo Maurizio, Brunelli Claudio, Indiveri Francesco, Ghio Massimo

End-Stage Organ Damage and Mortality in Patients with Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS): Prognostic Models for Serious Clinical Outcomes
Grika Eleftheria P., Zintzaras Elias, Moutsopoulos Haralampos M., Vlachoyiannopoulos Panayiotis G.

Engagement of Tie2 Signaling Is Enhanced in the Synovial Tissue of Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis Compared to Psoriatic Arthritis and Is a Consequence of Angiopoietin 1 Activation of Macrophages
Krausz Sarah, de Launay Daphne, Tak Paul P., Reedquist Kris A.

Engaging Media to Help Shape and Promote Arthritis Management Messages
Brady Teresa J., Sammons K., Ramsey L., Heumann K.

Engaging Providers to Recommend Community-Based Self Management Programs to Their Patients: Results From a Survey of Primary Care Practices
Brady Teresa J., Price S., Ryan C., Eidson P., Savage T.

Enhanced Drug Safety Surveillance (EDSS) Pilot Project
Wallace Carol A., Hendrickson Audrey F., Sobel Rachel E.

ENO1 Enhances TNF-, IL-1/, IFN- and PGE2 Production in PBMC and Synovial Fluid Cells From Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients
Kang Jae Seung, Bae Seyeon, Kim Jinhyun, Im Churl Hyun, Park Ji Ah, Lee Eun Bong, Lee Eun Young, Lee Wang Jae, Song Yeong Wook

Enriching for Sialylated IgG Increases the Inhibition of Interferon-Alpha Production by Human Plasmacytoid Dendritic Cells in Response to TLR7 and TLR9 Activation
Wiedeman Alice E., Santer Deanna M., Bach Mary, Kasermann Fabian, Miescher Sylvia, Elkon Keith B.

Entheses Ultrasound (US) Evaluation in Early Psoriatic Arthritis (ePsA) Patients Is Independent of Psoriasis Extension and Clinics
Bandinelli Francesca, Bartoli Francesca, Bonciani Diletta, Prignano Francesca, Generini Sergio, Lotti Torello, Candelieri Antonio, Matucci-Cerinic Marco

Epigallocatechin-3-Gallate (EGCG) Attenuates Inflammation in MRL/Lpr Mouse Mesangial Cells
Peairs Abigail, Gan Lu, Li Liwu, Reilly Christopher

Epistatic Interactions Between Lupus Susceptibility Loci On New Zealand Black Chromosomes 1 and 13 Lead to Marked Expansion of Dendritic Cell Populations but Have Little Effect On Autoimmunity
Cheung Yui Ho, Pau Evelyn, Loh Christina, Lajoie Ginette, Wither J. E.

Epistatic Suppression of Fatal Autoimmunity in New Zealand Black Bicongenic Mice
Loh Christina, Cheung Yui Ho, Pau Evelyn, Landolt-Marticorena Carolina, Lajoie Ginette, Wither J. E.

EQ-5D and SF-36 Quality of Life Measures in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus: Comparisons with RA, Non-Inflammatory Rheumatic Disorders (NIRD), and Fibromyalgia (FM)
Wolfe Frederick, Michaud KD, Li Tracy, Katz RS

EQ-5D and SF-6D Perform Differently in Ankylosing Spondylitis (AS): A Follow-up Study of Patients Receiving Disease Modifying Therapy
Lie Elisabeth, Lillegraven Siri, van der Heijde Désirée M.F.M., Kvamme Maria K., Uhlig Till, Kvien Tore K.

ERAP1 Q730E Variants Affect the HLA B27 Free Chain Expression On Monocytes of Patients with Ankylosing Spondylitis
Haroon Nigil, Tsui F.W.L., Chiu Basil, Tsui H.W., O'Shea Finbar (Barry) D., Inman R.D.

ERAP1 R528 Variants Influence the Radiological Progression in Ankylosing Spondylitis
Haroon Nigil, O'Shea Finbar (Barry) D., Rahman Proton, Tsui F.W.L., Inman R.D.

Erosive Osteoarthritis Is a Progressive Disease That Commonly Affects the Feet
Anandarajah Allen P., Thiele Ralf G., Monu Johnny

Erythrocyte Sedimentation Rate (ESR) Is the Least Likely of Core Data Set Measures to Identify An Abnormal State in New Patients with RA to Monitor Therapeutic Responses, According to 3 Definitions of Abnormal State
Pincus Theodore, Swearingen C.J.

Essential Role for the ER Stress Induced Transcription Factor, CHOP10 in IL-23 Gene Expression
Goodall Jane, Wu Changxin, Ellis Lou, O'Brien Louise, Gaston J. S. Hill

Essential Role of MASP1/3 in Activation of the Complement Alternative Pathway in Collagen Antibody-Induced Arthritis in Mice
Banda Nirmal K., Levitt Brandt, Takahashi Minoru, Glogowska Magdalena J., Takahashi Kazue, Stahl Gregory L., Fujita Teizo, Arend William P., Holers V. Michael

Establishment of New Murine Model for Sjgrens Syndrome Like Sialoadenitis Using M3 Muscarinic Acethylcholine Receptor Knockout Mice
Iizuka Mana, Wakamatsu Ei, Matsumoto Isao, Tsuboi Hiroto, Nakamura Yumi, Hayashi Taichi, Goto Daisuke, Ito Satoshi, Sumida Takayuki

Estimated Systolic Pulmonary Artery Pressure Versus Tricuspid Regurgitant Jet Velocity as Screening Tools for Pulmonary Hypertension in Systemic Sclerosis: The PHAROS Experience
Chan Karmela K., Harrold Leslie R., Alkassab Firas, Steen Virginia D., The PHAROS investigators 

Etanercept (ETN) Plus Methotrexate (MTX) Combination Therapy Resulted in Better Clinical and Radiographic Outcomes Than ETN Monotherapy Even in Patients with Active Rheumatoid Arthritis Despite MTX Treatment: 52-Week Results From the JESMR Study
Kameda Hideto, Kanbe Katsuaki, Sato Eri, Ueki Yukitaka, Saito Kazuyoshi, Nagaoka Shouhei, Hidaka Toshihiko, Atsumi Tatsuya, Tsukano Michishi, Kasama Tsuyoshi, Shiozawa Shunichi, Tanaka Yoshiya, Yamanaka Hisashi, Takeuchi Tsutomu, JBASIC study goup 

Etanercept Benefits Skin, Joint, and Entheseal Symptoms in Patients with Psoriasis and Psoriatic Arthritis: The PRESTA Trial
Kirkham Bruce W., Sterry W., Ormerod A., Schewe Stefan, Robertson Debbie H., Zbrozek Arthur, Molta Charles T., Freundlich Bruce

Ethnicity and Gender Differences in the Prevalence of Rheumatic Disease Associated Autoantibodies: The Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA)
Majka Darcy S., Vu Thanh Huyen T., Teodorescu Marius C., Schreiner Pamela J., Pope Richard M., Liu Kiang, Chang Rowland W.

Etoricoxib Improves Pain and Function in Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients On Background Biological Therapies
Greenwald M., Peloso P., Mehta A., Wang H., Hasler F., Gammaitoni A.

European Ankylosing Spondylitis Infliximab Cohort (EASIC): Long-Term (5 years) Efficacy of Infliximab On Disease Activity and FunctionA Real Life Experience After the End of ASSERT
Heldmann Frank, Brandt Jan, Braun Jürgen, EASIC study group 

European Ankylosing Spondylitis Infliximab Cohort (EASIC): Safety of Longterm Therapy with Infliximab in Patients with Ankylosing Spondylitis (AS)
Heldmann Frank, Brandt Jan, Braun Jürgen, EASIC 

Evaluation of 18F-FDG PET as a Diagnostic Procedure in Giant Cell and Takayasu Arteriitis by Investigator Dependant Assessment and Standard Uptake Value
Lehmann Petra, Buchtala Sarah, Achajew Nelli, Haerle Peter, Ehrenstein Boris, Lighvani Hamid, Fleck Martin, Marienhagen Joerg

Evaluation of CD4 Lymphopenia and Infection Risk in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE) Patients: Data From Rituximab Clinical Trials
Latinis K.M., Chakravarty E.F., Brunetta P., Hsieh H., Garg J., Maciuca R., Wagner B.

Evaluation of Drug-Drug Interaction Potential Between RDEA594, Allopurinol and Febuxostat in Preclinical Species
Yang Xiaoqing, Dick Ryan, Borges Virginia, Yazdani Nahid, Green Andrea, Manhard Kimberly, Quart Barry, Yeh Li-Tain

Evaluation of Group and Self-Directed Formats of the Arthritis Foundations (AF) Walk with Ease (WWE) Program
Callahan Leigh F., Shreffler Jack, Altpeter Mary, Martin Kathryn Remmes, Houenou Laura O., Hootman Jennifer M.

Evaluation of Lasting High Levels of CRP Among the Patients with Metabolic Syndrome
Saiki Osamu, Kuhara Makihiko, Uda Hiroshi

Evaluation of Safety and Preliminary Efficacy of Canakinumab (ACZ885), A New IL-1-Beta Blocking Monoclonal Antibody, in Children with Systemic Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis (sJIA)
Ruperto N., Quartier P., Wulffraat N., Woo P., Loy A., Mouy R., Bader-Meunier B., Prakken B., Noseda E., Belleli R., Lecot J., Rordorf C., A. Martini for PRINTO1 

Evaluation of Safety, Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics of a Selective Glucocorticoid Receptor Modulator (SGRM) in Healthy Volunteers
Stock Thomas, Fleishaker Dona, Mukherjee Arnab, Le Vu, Xu Jian, Zeiher Bernhardt

Evaluation of Serum Neopterin Level as a Diagnostic Marker of Hemaphagocytic Lymphohistiocytosis Syndrome (HLH)
Ibarra Maria F., Klein-Gitelman Marisa, Morgan Elaine, Proytcheva Maria, Sullivan Christine, Morgan Gabrielle, Pachman Lauren M., O'Gorman Maurice

Evaluation of the 7-Joint Ultrasound Score (US7) by One Year Follow-up Data with Regard to Disease Duration
Ohrndorf Sarah, Naumann Lydia, Dietz Ekkehart, Kellner Herbert L., Strunk Johannes, Backhaus Tina, Hartung Wolfgang, Sattler Horst, Burmester Gerd R., Schmidt Wolfgang A., Backhaus Marina

Evaluation of the ASAS Classification Criteria for Axial Spondyloarthritis, A Diagnostic Algorithm and the Probability Approach (likelihood ratio product) in Diagnosing Axial Spondyloarthritis
Rudwaleit M., Vahldiek J., Brandt H., Appel H., Haibel H., Song I.-H., Zinke S., Karberg K., Spiller I., Sieper J.

Evaluation of the AUSCAN Index in Hand Osteoarthritis (HOA) Using Rasch Analysis
Haugen Ida K., Slatkowsky-Christensen B., van der Heijde Désirée M.F.M., Kvien T.K.

Evaluation of the Structure-Modifying Effect of Avocado-Soybean Unsaponifiables (ASU) in Hip Osteoarthritis (OA): Results of the ERADIAS Study, a 3-Year, Prospective, Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo Controlled Trial
Maheu E., Cadet C., Marty M., Moyse D., Kerloch I., Coste P., Dougados M., Mazieres B., Spector TD., Vignon E., Grouin Jm., Lequesne M.

Evidence for a Two-Stage Approach to Urate-Lowering Therapy in Patients with Gout
Perez-Ruiz Fernando, Herrero-Beites Ana M.

Evidence for Antimalarial Beneficial Effect in Cardiac Arrhythmic Events in a Large Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE) Cohort
Teixeira Ricardo A., Borba Eduardo F., Bonfa Eloisa, Pedrosa Anísio, Nishioka Silvana, Martinelli Filho Martino

Evidence for the Implication of Th-1 and Treg Cells but Not Th-17 in Inclusion Body Myositis
Allenbach Jr. Yves, Wanschitz Sr. Julia, Rosenzwajg Sr. Michelle, Bloch-Queyrat Sr. Coralie, Herson Serge, Klatzmann Sr. David, Benveniste Olivier

Evidence for the Involvement of Gamma-Delta TCR T-Cells in Systemic Sclerosis
Nwaneshiudu Adaobi I., Jaung Weon-Joo, Tsygankov Alexander, Oleszak Emilia, Myers Allen R., Platsoucas Chris D.

Evidence of Genetic Overlap Between Ankylosing Spondylitis and Crohns Disease
Patrick Danoy, Diamantina Institute, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia P Danoy , Pryce K, Hadler J, TASC , Ward M, Weisman M, Reveille JD, Wordsworth BP, Stone M, Brown MA

Evidence That the Response to Rituximab in RA Depends On B Cell Depletion, as Determined by Highly Sensitive Flow Cytometry, Rather Than Dose of Drug Administered
Vital Edward M., Rawstron Andrew C., Dass Shouvik, Henshaw Karen, Madden Julie, Emery Paul, McGonagle Dennis

Evidence That Vasculitis Complicating Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) May Be Becoming Less Common. An Analysis of Extra Articular Features (ExRA) in Two Early RA Inception Cohorts
Koduri Gouri, Young Adam, Williams Richard, Kiely Patrick D., Dixey Josh, Norton Sam, Prouse Peter

Evolution of Disease Burden Over 5 Years in a Multicentre Inception SLE Cohort
Urowitz Murray B., Gladman Dafna D., Ibanez Dominique, Systemic Lupus International Collaborating Clinics (SLICC) 

Ex Vivo Softlaser Treatment Inhibits the Synovial Expression of Vimentin and -Enolase, Potential Autoantigens in Rheumatoid Arthritis
Balint Geza, Barabas Klara, Zeitler Zsuzsanna, Bakos Jozsef, Pethes Akos, Nagy Erzsebet, Lakatos Tamas, Balint Peter, Szekanecz Zoltan

Examining the Cost-Effectiveness of Adding MRI to Early RA Management
Suter L.G., Fraenkel L., Braithwaite R. S.

Exercise Effects On Self-Reported Functional Tasks in Knee Osteoarthritis
Teixeira Paulo E.P, Piva Sara R., Fitzgerald G. Kelley

Exercise Program Elements Deemed Important by Physiotherapists in Exercise Prescription Following Osteoporotic Fracture
Feehan Lynne M., Li Linda C., MacIntyre Donna, Harris Susan, Kirkham Amy, Osteo-fx review team 

Expanded Proinflammatory T Cells in Inclusion Body Myositis
Pandya Jayesh, Fasth Andreas, Arnardottir Snjolaug, Lindroos Eva, Malmstrom Vivianne, Lundberg Ingrid E.

Expansion of Immature Plasmacytoid and Myeloid Dendritic Cells within CD34 Cells of the Bone Marrow in Rheumatoid Arthritis
Hirohata Shunsei, Tomita Tetsuya, Yoshikawa Hideki

Experience of Performing Temporal Artery Ultrasound Scanning in the Diagnosis of Temporal Arteritis in a Large Teaching Hospital
Lorenzi Alice, Atchia Ismael, Platt Philip

Exploring the Ways People with Early Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) Medically Self-Manage
Adam Paul M., Townsend Anne F., Cox Susan M., Backman Catherine L., Amarsi Zubin, Li Linda C., ERAHSE team 

Expressing Urinary Protein Excretion in Lupus Nephritis
Dye-Torrington Debra, Siu Emily, Ibanez Dominique, Urowitz Murray B., Gladman Dafna D.

Expression and Function of Novel Phosphoinositide 3-Kinases (PI3K) Isoform in Fibroblast-Like Synoviocytes
Bartok Beatrix, Boyle David L., Rommel Christian, Rosengren Sanna, Firestein Gary S.

Expression of Ang-1 and Engagement of Tie2 Is Related to Development of Persistent and Erosive Disease in Early Arthritis Patients
van de Sande Marleen G.H., deLaunay Daphne, van de Sande Gijs P.M., Tak Paul P., Reedquist Kris A.

Expression of CD44 Isoforms Correlates with SLE Disease Activity and Nephritis
Crispin Jose C., Tsokos George C., Costenbader Karen H.

Expression of Human TIM-3 and Its Correlation with Disease Activity in Rheumatoid Arthritis
Lee Jaejoon, Oh Ji-Min, Ahn Joong Kyong, Bae Eun-Kyung, Chai Ji Young, Jeon Chan-Hong, Kim Jinseok Kim, Koh Eun-Mi, Cha Hoon-Suk

Expression of Sirtuins in Rheumatoid Arthritis Synovial Fibroblasts
Niederer Fabienne, Brentano Fabia, Ospelt Caroline, Michel Beat A., Kolling Christoph, Gay Renate E., Gay Steffen, Kyburz Diego

Expression of Synoviolin in the Synovium of Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis, Psoriatic Arthritis and Osteoarthritis in Relationship to the Response to TNF Blockade
Klaasen Ruth, Pots Desiree, Wijbrandts Carla A., Gerlag Danielle M., Tak Paul P.

Expression Profiling of the Vascular Endothelium in Patients with SLE Using a Novel Methodology: Human Endothelial Sampling Coupled with Microarray Analysis
Goldenberg Diana, Olferiev Mikhail, Onat Duygu, Crow Mary K., Colombo Paolo, Salmon Jane E.

Abstract Supplement

Meeting Menu