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.
Early and Persistent Clinical Remission Reduces Long-Term Disability in Inflammatory Polyarthritis: Results from the Norfolk Arthritis Register.
Early Arthritis: Early Act. A Community-Based Knowledge Transfer Program To Improve Ability of General Practitionner to Rapidly Detect and Refer to the Rheumatologist Patients with Early Arthritis.
Early Clinical Response to Treatment Predicts Long-Term Outcome in RA Patients: 5 Year Follow-Up Results of a MTX-Based Tight Control Strategy (CAMERA).
Early Development of Antibodies Against Infliximab Predicts Withdrawal Due to Adverse Drug Reactions in Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis.
Early Disease Onset Is Predicted by a Higher Genetic Risk for Lupus and Is Associated with a More Severe Phenotype in Lupus Patients.
Early Experience with the American College of Rheumatology (ACR) Rheumatology Clinical Registry (RCR).
Early Life Socioeconomic Factors and Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) in Adulthood.
Early Predictors of Neurological Long-Term Deficits in Children with Primary CNS Vasculitis.
Early Progressive Rehabilitation Following Total Knee Arthroplasty Improves Outcomes.
Early Treatment with Rituximab (RTX) in Newly Diagnosed Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE) Patients: A Steroid Sparing Regimen.
EBV-mir-Bart13 Downregulates Stim1, a Protein Involved in Calcium Signaling, in Human Salivary Gland Cells and May Contribute to the Pathogenesis of Sjogren's Syndrome.
Economic Evaluation of Rituximab Versus Alternative Anti-Tumor Necrosis Factor (TNF) Therapy after Failure of Anti-TNF for Treatment of Rheumatoid Arthritis in Mexico.
Educating Primary Care Providers on Rheumatoid Arthritis Translates to Changes in Practice and Referrals: Results from the RAPID Continuing Medical Education Program.
Educational Needs Assessment among Patients with Rheumatic Diseases in Kenya.
Effect of Adding Milnacipran to Pregabalin for Managing Fibromyalgia: A Randomized, Open-Label, Controlled Study.
Effect of Anti-Tumor Necrosis Factor Alpha Therapy on Cardiovascular Events in Rheumatoid Arthritis: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.
Effect of Belimumab, a B-Lymphocyte StimulatorSpecific Inhibitor, on Functional Antibodies to Pneumococcal, Tetanus, and Influenza Vaccines.
Effect of Disease-Modifying Anti-Rheumatic Drug (DMARD) Exposure on Head and Neck Cancer in a National Cohort of Veterans with Rheumatoid Arthritis.
Effect of Glucocorticoids on Gelatinase (MMP-2 and MMP-9) Expression in Giant-Cell Arteritis (GCA) Using an Ex-Vivo Temporal Artery Culture Model.
Effect of Intensive Repletion and Maintenance Vitamin D Therapy in Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients.
Effect of Internal Medicine Resident Participation in Team-Based Learning on In-Training Exam Scores in Rheumatology.
Effect of Methotrexate and Genotype on RBC Folate Concentrations and Polyglutamate Distribution in JIA.
Effect of Multiple Doses of Febuxostat on the Pharmacokinetics of a Single Dose of Theophylline.
Effect of Musculoskeletal Ultrasound (MSKUS) Examination on Therapeutic Decision Making in Inflammatory Arthritis.
Effect of Oral Ibandronate on Bone Microarchitecture in Women with OsteopeniaA Randomized Placebo-Controlled Trial.
Effect of Rituximab Treatment on BAFF Levels in Patients with Primary Sjgren's Syndrome: A Placebo-Controlled Clinical Trial.
Effect of Rituximab Treatment on Il-15 and T Cell Subpopulations in Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients.
Effect of Selective and Dual Endothelin Receptor Antagonists (ERAs) on SSc and Control Endothelial Cells Apoptosis.
Effect of Switching AntiTumor Necrosis Factor Agents on Clinical Outcomes for Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis.
Effect of Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE) on Pregnancy Outcome: An Analysis of 268 Pregnancies.
Effect of the PEG Component of Certolizumab Pegol on Calcium Flux in Cellular Systems.
Effectiveness of Dexamethasone Iontophoresis in Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ)-Arthritis in Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis (JIA).
Effectiveness of Different DMARD Co-Therapies in Rituximab-Treated Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) PatientsResults of a One-Year Follow Up Study from the CERRERA Collaboration.
Effectiveness of Etanercept in Juvenile Psoriatic Arthritis and in Children with Enthesitis Related Arthritis.
Effectiveness of Initial Treatment Allocation Based on Expert Opinion for Prevention of Rapid Radiological Progression in a Daily Practice Early RA Cohort.
Effectiveness of the Global Posture Reeducation Method (GPR) and Segmental Stretching in the Treatment of Chronic Back Pain: A Randomized Controlled Trial.
Effectiveness of Zoledronic Acid in the Prevention and Treatment of Glucocorticoid-Induced Osteoporosis in Men and Premenopausal Women.
Effects of a Purine Nucleoside Phosphorylase Inhibitor, BCX4208, on the Serum Uric Acid Concentrations in Patients with Gout.
Effects of Anti-TNF Agents on the Lung Function of Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis: A Prospective Study.
Effects of Disease Activity and Use of Antimalarials on the Risk of Coronary-Artery Calcifications in SLE Patients.
Effects of Etanercept vs. Sulfasalazine on Acute Inflammatory Lesions as Detected by Whole Body MRI in Early Axial SpondyloarthritisA 48 Week Randomized Controlled Trial.
Effects of Glucocorticoid on Osteocyte Autophagy In Vivo.
Effects of HMG-CoA Reductase Inhibitor on Progression of Carotid Intima-Media Thickness and Arterial Stiffness in Rheumatoid Arthritis A Randomized Controlled Trial.
Effects of Imatinib Mesylate on Pulmonary Vascular Remodeling of Allergic Vasculitis in Murine Mode.
Effects of Intraarticular (IA) Corticosteroid Injections on Bone Markers and Endogenous Cortisol in Patients with Knee Osteoarthritis (OA), a Pilot Study.
Effects of Milnacipran Added to Pregabalin on Cognition and Mental Clarity in Fibromyalgia Patients.
Effects of NSAIDs and the Cyclooxygenase-Inhibiting Nitric Oxide Donator (CINOD) NCX 429 on Human Chondrocytes and Cartilage from OA Patients.
Effects of Subcutaneous and Intravenous Golimumab on Markers of Inflammation in Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis.
Effects of Tadalafil on Sexual Activity and Quality of Sexual Functioning in Female Scleroderma (SSc) Patients.
Effects of Urate Lowering Therapy on Cardiovascular Mortality: A Taiwanese Cohort Study.
Efficacy and Safety of Certolizumab Pegol in a Clinically Representative Population of Patients (Pts) with Active Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA): Results of the REALISTIC Phase IIIb Randomized Controlled Study.
Efficacy and Safety of Certolizumab Pegol Plus Methotrexate in Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA): 3-Year Data from the RAPID 2 Study.
Efficacy and Safety of Ocrelizumab in Patients with Active Rheumatoid Arthritis Who Had an Inadequate Response to Methotrexate: Results from the Phase III STAGE Trial.
Efficacy and Safety of Ocrelizumab in Patients with Active Rheumatoid Arthritis Who Have an Inadequate Response to at Least One TNF Inhibitor: Results from the Phase III SCRIPT Trial.
Efficacy and Safety of Ocrelizumab, a Humanized antiCD20 Antibody, in Patients with Active Proliferative Lupus Nephritis (LN): Results from the Randomized, Double-Blind Phase III BELONG Study.
Efficacy and Safety of Oral and Parenteral Methotrexate Therapy in Children with Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis.
Efficacy and Safety of Rituximab Treatment in Clinical Practice: Data from the CERERRA Collaboration.
Efficacy and Safety of Thalidomide on Mucocutaneous Symptoms: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.
Efficacy and Safety of the Lidocaine Patch 5 (Lidoderm) When Used as Adjunct Treatment in Patients with Osteoarthritis of the Knee.
Efficacy and Safety of Tocilizumab in Patients with Moderate to Severe Active RA and a Previous Inadequate Response to DMARDs: The ROSE Study.
Efficacy and Tolerability of Celecoxib in the Treatment of Moderate to Extreme Pain Associated with Acute Gouty Arthritis: A Randomized Controlled Trial.
Efficacy and Tolerance of Rituximab in Refractory Idiopathic Inflammatory Myopathy. Data of the AIR Registry.
Efficacy of Abatacept and Tocilizumab in Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients Treated in Clinical Practice. Results from the Nationwide Danish DANBIO Registry.
Efficacy of Allogeneic Mesenchymal Stem Cells Transplantation in Patients with Drug-Resistant Polymyositis and Dermatomyositis.
Efficacy of Canakinumab (ACZ885), a Fully Human Anti-Interleukin (IL)-1beta Monoclonal Antibody, in the Prevention of Flares in Gout Patients Initiating Allopurinol Therapy.
Efficacy of Cerebrospinal Fluid Testing and Magnetic Resonance Imaging for Diagnosis of Neuro-Behcet's Disease: A Multicenter Retrospective Analysis.
Efficacy of High Doses of Interferon-a-2a (IFNa) in Erdheim-Chester Disease.
Efficacy of Rituximab in Primary Sjogren's Syndrome with Central Nervous System Involvement: Results from the French AIR Registry.
Efficacy of Rituximab in Primary Sjogren's Syndrome with Peripheral Nervous System Involvement: Results from the French AIR Registry.
Efficacy of Rituximab on Pulmonary Rheumatoid Nodules: Data of 10 Patients from the French AIR/PR Registry.
Efficacy of Tadalafil in Raynaud's Phenomenon Secondary to Systemic Sclerosis: A Double Blind Randomized Placebo Controlled Parallel Group Multicentric Study.
Efficacy of the Selective CSF1R (Fms) Inhibitor PLX5622 in Mouse Models of Rheumatoid Arthritis.
Efficacy, Safety and Tolerability of HZT-501, Including Users of Low-Dose Aspirin, a Single-Tablet Combination of Ibuprofen-Famotidine: Results of Two Phase 3 Trials.
Elaboration and Validation of a Questionnaire To Assess the Impact of Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) on Sexuality, with Patient Involvement: QUALISEX.
Electronic Medical Record (EMR) Entries Can Provide a Source for Quality Improvement Projects for Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis (JIA): Results of a Pilot Study.
Elevated BLyS Levels Are Associated with an Increase in Autoantibody Specificites and ANA Titer in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus.
Elevated Cytokines and Chemokine Levels in Antiphospholipid Antibody (aPL)-Positive Patients.
Elevated Levels of CXCL9 or CXCL10 in Sera of Patients with Early RA Predict Greater Difficulty in Achieving Remission during the First Year of Treatment.
Elevated Levels of Plasma Micro-Particles (PMPs) in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE) Are Associated with Higher Risk of Thrombosis.
Elevated Maternal Serum Alpha Fetoprotein Predicts Reduction in RA Disease Symptoms during Pregnancy but Does Not Reduce Risk for Preterm Delivery.
Elevated Prevalence of Hypothyroidism in Female Inflammatory Arthritis Patients in Primary Care Amplifies the Prevalence of Cardiovascular Disease.
Elevated Serum BAFF Correlates with Loss of Mature B Cells and Promotes B Cell Recovery in Mice after B Cell Depletion Treatment.
Elevated Serum CX3CL1 Levels in Adult-Onset Still's Disease: Potential Involvement in Hemophagocytic Syndrome.
Elevations in ApoC-III Containing Apolipoprotein Complexes Predict Coronary Atherosclerosis Progression in Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients.
Elimination of Autoantibody Producing Plasma Cells Using CXCR4 Antagonist AMD3100.
Emotional Response to Serial Doppler Echocardiography Examinations as a Screening Method To Detect Developing Congenital Heart Block in SSA/Ro Positive Pregnancy.
Endogeneous TIMP3 Induce Death Receptor Ligand-Independent Apoptosis in Mesenchymal Cells.
Endogenous Joint Repair after Damage in the Red-Spotted Newt.
Endoplasmic Reticulum Aminopeptidase (ERAP) Deficiency Alters IL-17 Production and Host Response Following Yersinia Gastrointestinal Infection in B27-Transgenic Mice.
Endosomal Trafficking of Antigen in Antigen Cross-Presentation and the Cause of Lupus Tissue Injuries.
Endothelial Anti-Inflammatory Effect of alpha2 Adrenergic Agonists.
Endothelial Dysfunction and Abnormal Collagen V Deposition in Pulmonary Vasculature of Experimental Systemic Sclerosis Model.
Endothelial Lineage Impairment and Increased PR3 Expression on Peripheral Cells of Endothelial Phenotype in Wegener's Granulomatosis.
Endothelin-1 (ET-1) Induces Collagen Type I and Type III Production by Temporal Artery-Derived Myointimal Cells. A Mechanism Potentially Leading to Intimal Hyperplasia in Giant-Cell Arteritis (GCA).
Engaging Youth in a Web Based Transition Intervention: Usability and Feasibility of Rheumtogrow.org.
Engraftment of PBMC from SLEand ACL Donors into BALB-Rag2/ IL2Rgc-KO Mice: A Promising Model for Studying SLE.
Enhanced Expression of Ephrins and Thrombospondins in the Dermis of Patients with Early Diffuse Systemic Sclerosis: Potential Contribution to Perturbed Angiogenesis and Fibrosis.
Enhanced IL-17A and IL-22 Production by Peripheral Blood Mononuclear Cells Distinguish Systemic Sclerosis from Healthy Individuals.
Enhancement of IL-17 and Interferon-gamma Inflammatory Pathways in IRF9/ MRL/lpr Mice with Disrupted Type I Interferon Signaling.
Enthesopathy Detected by 18-Fluorodeoxyglucose Positron Emission Tomography in Patients with Polymyalgia Rheumatica.
Environmental Factors Preceding Illness Onset Differ in Phenotypes of the Juvenile Idiopathic Inflammatory Myopathies.
Environmental Risk Factors for Psoriatic Arthritis among Patients with PsoriasisA Case-Control Study.
Epidemiology of Lupus Nephritis (LN) and ANCA Associated Nephritis (AAN)Comparison Study from a Defined Population.
Epidemiology of Restricting Back Pain in Older Persons and Associations with Age, Sex, Obesity, and Depressive Symptoms.
Epidemiology of Systemic Sclerosis in the Afro-Caribbean Population of Martinique, FWI: A Population-Based Study.
Epigenetic Studies Characteristic of Muscle Biopsies (MBx) from Untreated Children with Juvenile Myositis (JM).
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.
Epithelial Cells Undergoing Epithelial Mesenchymal Transition (EMT) in Systemic Sclerosis Lack Caveolin-1 and Modulate WNT Signaling in the Dermis by Secreting SFRP4.
Epitope Mapping of the Autoantigen Aquaporin-4 Reveals Linear Epitopes Located in the Intracellular Region of the Molecule.
Epitope Spreading of the Autoantibody Response in the Pre-Clinical Phase Predicts Progression to Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA).
Epratuzumab Demonstrates Clinically Meaningful Improvements in Patients with Moderate to Severe Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE): Results from EMBLEM, a Phase IIb Study.
Epstein Barr Virus Serologies and Future Risk of Rheumatoid Arthritis among Women.
Erdheim-Chester Disease: Prospective Follow-Up of a Single-Center Cohort of 48 Patients Reveals Improved Survival in Patients Treated with Interferon-alpha.
Erectile Dysfunction Is Associated with Gout in the Campaign Against Cancer and Heart Disease (CLUE II).
Erosive Osteoarthritis Is Not Associated with Invading Synovial Tissue: An Ultrasound Study.
ESR and CRP Do Not Correlate with Extent of Muscle Injury but Their Elevation Is Associated with Pulmonary Involvement in Idiopathic Inflammatory Myopathy.
ESR, CRP, or RF Status at Presentation Is Only Marginally Predictive of Future Treatments with Methotrexate or Biologic Agents over 25 Years in Two Settings in the United States and in Finland.
Estimate of the Prevalence of Psoriatic Arthritis and Improvement with Etanercept Treatment in Moderate-to-Severe Plaque Psoriasis: PASE Results from the PRISTINE Trial.
Estimation of Optimal Cutt-Off Point of Ankylosing Spondylitis Disease Activity Score (ASDAS), Bath Ankylosing Spondylitis Disease Activity Index (BASDAI) and Mini-BASDAI.
Etanar Therapy in Real-Life Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis.
Etanercept (ETN) Plus Methotrexate (MTX) Combination Therapy Resulted in a Better Radiographic Outcome Than ETN Monotherapy Even in Patients with Active Rheumatoid Arthritis Despite MTX Treatment: 104-Week Results from the JESMR Study.
Etanercept Normalizes Systemic Bone Metabolism in Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients.
Ethnic Specific Genetic Associations within the FCRL Gene Cluster in SLE.
Ethnicity Affects the Frequency of CNS Manifestations of SLE.
EULAR Sjgren's Syndrome Patient Reported Index (ESSPRI): Development of a Consensus Patient Index for Primary Sjgren's Syndrome.
European Genetic Ancestry Protects Against the Development of Renal Disease in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus.
European Scleroderma Study Group (ESCSG) Activity Index Is Correlated to Quality of Life Measures Both at Admission and Overtime.
Evaluating Adherence to Quality Indicators in Prevention of Glucocorticoid Induced Osteoporosis in Patients at the Veterans Affairs in Lexington.
Evaluation of an Imatinib Response Gene Signature in Patients with Systemic Sclerosis.
Evaluation of Cardiac Function and Myocardial Damage in Women with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE) by Cardiac MRI.
Evaluation of Drug-Drug Interactions of Sodium Oxybate: Results from Pharmacokinetic/Pharmacodynamic Studies with Duloxetine, Lorazepam, and Tramadol.
Evaluation of Non-Criteria Antiphospholipid (aPL) Assays at a Wet Workshop during the 13th International Congress on Antiphospholipid Antibodies.
Evaluation of Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis in Clinical Remission with 12 Joints Ultrasonography. Preliminary Results.
Evaluation of Reliability, Validity, and Responsiveness of the CDASI and CAT-BM.
Evaluation of Rilonacept for Prevention of Gout Flares during Initiation of Urate-Lowering Therapy: Results of a Phase 3, Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Trial.
Evaluation of Rilonacept in Patients with Gouty Arthritis Experiencing an Acute Gout Attack.
Evaluation of T Helper 17 Axis in Ankylosing Spondylitis.
Evaluation of Tai Chi Course Effectiveness for People with Arthritis.
Evaluation of the 7-Joint Ultrasound Score (US7) by Detailed Joint Region-Analysis of an Arthritis Patient Cohort over One Year.
Evaluation of the Effect of Ambrisentan on Digital Microvascular Flow in Patients with Systemic Sclerosis Using Laser Doppler Perfusion Imaging.
Evaluation of the New Akylosing Spondylitis Disease Activity Score (ASDAS) To Assess Disease Activity in Patient with Active Non-Radiographic Axial Spondyloarthritis Treated with Adalimumab and Retreated after Interruption of Therapy and Flare.
Evaluation of the New ASAS Instrument To Assess Disease Activity, the ASDAS, in Patients with Ankylosing Spondylitis Treated with TNF Blockers over 8 Years.
Evaluation of the Performance of Monoclonal and Polyclonal Antibody Standards in Different Assays for the Detection of Antiphospholipid (aPL) Antibodies: Report of a Wet Workshop at the 13th International Congress on Antiphospholipid Antibodies.
Evaluation of the Role of Bone Mass Determinants in the Prediction of Bone Strength in Patients with Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis (JIA): Bone Status Assessment Using pQCT, DXA and QUS.
Evidence of N-methyl-D-aspartate Receptor (NMDAR) Expression on Primary Human Endothelial Cells.
Evidence of Peripheral B Cell Depletion in Subjects with Controlled Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE) Following Subcutaneous Administration of SBI-087.
Evidence That New Focal Fat Lesions Follow Resolution of Spinal Inflammation in AS but Existing Lesions Are More Likely To Resolve with TNF Blocking Agents.
Evolution of Autoimmune Minor Salivary Gland (MSG) Lesions in Sjgren's Syndrome (SS).
Evolution of Familial Spondyloarthritis (SPA) without Radiographic Sacroiliitis over Time: Results of a Prospective Follow Up Study.
Exome Resequencing in a Densely Affected Multigenerational SLE Pedigree.
Expanded Cytokine/Chemokine Testing Improves Prediction of Time to Future Diagnosis of Seropositive Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) in an Age-Dependent Manner.
Expansion of Peripheral Blood Plasma Blasts Reflects Disturbances of B Cell Homeostasis in Patients with Takayasu Arteritis and Success of B Cell Depletion Therapy.
Experimental Osteoarthritis in Rats Is Attenuated by Treatment with a Selective Inhibitor of Sphingosine Kinase 2.
Expession of B Cell Subsets in SLE Pregnancy: Correlation with Preterm Birth.
Exposure to U1-RNP Components Induces Bone Marrow-Derived Dendritic Cell Trafficking to the Lung.
Expression and Function of Toll Like Receptors in Peripheral Blood Mononuclear Cells of Patients with Polymyalgia Rheumatica and Giant Cell Arteritis.
Expression of K2P5.1 Potassium Channels on CD4 T Lymphocytes Correlates with Disease Activity in Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients.
Expression of MMP-13 and ADAMTS-5 Is Mediated Via Nuclear Orphan Receptor NR4A3 Signalling in Human Chondrocytes.
Expression of the Idiotope 9G4 on Autoantibodies and B Cells from Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA): Description of a New B Cell Phenotype.
Expression of the Wnt Inhibitor sFRP-1 in Synovial Fibroblasts Is Regulated by the Histone Methyltransferase EZH2.
Expression of Toll-Like Receptors 2, 4 and 9 by Peripheral Blood Leukocytes in Patients with ANCA-Associated Vasculitis.
Expression of Type 1 Interferon Related Proteins and Plasmacytoid Dendritic Cells in the Lesional Skin of Morphea Patients.
Expression of ZAP-70 in B-Cell Is a Feature of Peripheral Blood Repopulation after Rituximab Therapy in Rheumatoid Arthritis.
Extracellular HMGB1 Is Increased in Patients with Behcet's Disease with Intestinal Involvement.
Extra-Glandular Manifestations of Primary Sjgren's Syndrome in the SICCA International Sjgren's Syndrome Registry.
Extrapulmonary Course of Connective Tissue Disease and Survival after Lung Transplant.
Eye Involvement in Behcet's Syndrome Patients in a North American Cohort.