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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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Facet Joint Injections for Low Back Pain Improve Quality of Life.
Mercieca Cecilia, Zammit Stefania Chetcuti, Lauri Josef, Borg Andrew Albert

Factors Associated with an Acute Attack of Chronic Gout without Hyperuricemia.
So MinWook, Lee SeungGeun, Kim YongGil, Lee ChangKeun, Moon HeeBom, Oh Jiseon, Yoo Bin

Factors Associated with Attrition in a Longitudinal Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) Registry.
Iannaccone Christine K., Fossel Anne, Tsao Hsun, Cui Jing, Weinblatt Michael E., Shadick Nancy A.

Factors Associated with Low Blood Concentration of Hydroxychloroquine in 523 Patients with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus: Data from the PLUS Study.
Costedoat-Chalumeau Nathalie, Galicier Lionel, Frances Camille, Aumaitre Olivier, Liote Frédéric, Le Guern Véronique, Limal Nicolas, Smail Amar, Ninet J., Perard Laurent, Huong Du Le Thi, Asli Bouchra, Grandpeix Catherine, Sailler Laurent, Ackermann F., Papo Thomas, Brihaye Benoit, Fain Olivier, Stirnemann Jérome, Jallouli Moez, Leroux Gaelle, Hulot Jean-Sébastien, Lechat Philippe, Musset Lucile, Piette Jean-Charles, Amoura Zahir, The Investigators of the PLUS Study 

Factors Associated with the Use of Physical Therapy by People with Hip and Knee Osteoarthritis.
Jorge Renata T. B., Sayre Eric C., Kopec Jacek, Cibere Jolanda, Esdaile John M., Bar Sherry, Li Linda C.

Factors Associated with Upper and Lower Gastrointestinal Perforation in a Cohort of Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis.
Curtis Jeffrey R., Lanas Angel, Werther Winifred, John Ani, Johnson David A., Schulman Kathy L.

Fas Expression in Myeloid Cells Is Required To Prevent Systemic Autoimmunity.
Cuda Carla M., Agrawal Hemant, Weber Evan, Haines G. Kenneth, Perlman Harris R.

Fasciitis Is a Common Lesion of Dermatomyositis Demonstrable Early after Disease Onset by En Bloc Biopsy Combined with Magnetic Resonance Imaging.
Yoshida Ken, Kurosaka Daitaro, Joh Kensuke, Takahashi Eigo, Hirai Kenichiro, Noda Kentaro, Ukichi Taro, Furuya Kazuhiro, Yanagimachi Maimi, Kingetsu Isamu, Yamada Akio

Fat Mass Is a Predictor of Disabling Foot Pain: A Cross-Sectional Study.
Tanamas Stephanie, Wluka Anita, Berry Patricia, Menz Hylton, Strauss Boyd, Davies-Tuck Miranda, Proietto Joseph, Dixon John, Jones Graeme, Cicuttini Flavia

Fatigue in Fibromyalgia Patients: A Qualitative Study Exploring a Conceptual Framework.
Mease Philip J., D'Ambrosio Lisa, Hareendran Asha, Mohyde Maureen, Pokrzywinski Robin, Seymour Kristin, Blum Steven

Fatigue in Inflammatory Arthritis: Clinical Characteristics, and Contributory Factors Following 6-Months of Anti-TNF Therapy.
Minnock Patricia, Bresnihan Barry, McKee Gabrielle, FitzGerald Oliver, Veale Douglas

Favorable Changes in the Lipid Profile in the First Year of Early Arthritis.
Britsemmer Karin, van Schaardenburg Dirkjan, Lems Willem F., Nurmohamed Michael T.

FEAR (False ELISA Associated Rheumatic) Syndrome in Children.
Goldsmith Donald P., Martucci Carolann, Lvovich Svetlana

Feasibility of Online Registration of Physical Functioning by RA Patients in the Out Patient Clinic.
Koevoets Rosanne, de Glas N. A., Speyer I., Schouffour A. A., Huizinga T. W. J., Vlieland Thea P. M. Vliet, Allaart Cornelia F.

Febuxostat Versus Allopurinol in the Treatment of Gout in Subjects 65 Years of Age: A Subgroup Analysis of the CONFIRMS Trial.
Krishnan Eswar, MacDonald Patricia A., Hunt Barbara, Jackson Robert

Fibroblast Growth Factor (FGF23) Serum Levels in Juvenile Onset Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (JSLE): A Potential Link with Renal Involvement.
Falcini Fernanda, Masi Laura, Capannini Serena, Franceschelli Francesco, Leoncini Gigliola, Denaro Valentina, Francesco La Torre, Calcagno Giuseppina, Cerinic Marco Matucci, Brandi Maria Luisa

Fibromyalgia Criteria and Severity Scales for Clinical and Epidemiological Studies: A Modification of the ACR Preliminary Diagnostic Criteria for Fibromyalgia.
Wolfe Frederick, Clauw Daniel J., Fitzcharles Mary Ann, Goldenberg Don L., Hauser Winfried, Katz Robert S., Mease Philip J., Russell Anthony S., Russell I. Jon, Winfield John B.

Fibromyalgia Diagnosis Is Significantly Impacted by the Number of Tender Points Presented on Patient Physical Exam.
Starz Terence W., Sanchez Robert J., Duncan Bruce, Ka Kaite, Pinner Elizabeth, Gruen Shera D., Turk Dennis C.

Fibromyalgia Is Associated with a Disruption of Emotional Modulation of Pain, but Not Emotional Modulation of Spinal Nociception.
DelVentura Jennifer L., Terry Ellen L., Bartley Emily J., Vincent Ashley, Olech Ewa, Rhudy Jamie L.

Fibromyalgia Patients Often Visit Many Physicians before Receiving a Diagnosis.
Katz Robert S., Polyak Jessica L., Kwan Lauren

Fibromyalgia Patients with High Global Disease Severity, Depression, Anxiety or Cognitive Dysfunction Are Likely To Benefit from Cognitive Behavioral Therapy.
Boomershine Chad S., Hammonds Cara L., Hong Jennifer Y., Wallston Kenneth A.

Fibromyalgia with and without Comorbid Positional Cervical Cord Compression (PC3): An Iron-Clad Difference.
Wood Patrick B., Schmidt-Wilcke Tobias, Holman Andrew J.

Findings in Ocular Examination of Patients with Systemic Sclerosis.
Tsifetaki Niki, Papagoras Charalampos, Paschides Contantinos A., Drosos Alexandros A.

Fine Mapping and Expression Studies Point to KIF5A as the Gene Responsible for Association of the 12q13 Locus with Rheumatoid Arthritis.
McClure Annie, Eyre Steve, Thomson Wendy, Worthington Jane, Barton Anne

Fine Mapping and Trans-Ethnicity Genotyping in IL2/IL21 Establish the Genetic Association between IL21 and Systemic Lupus Erythematosus.
Hughes Travis, Kim Xana, Kelley Jennifer A., Kaufman Kenneth M., Langefeld Carl D., Ziegler Julie, Kimberly Robert P., Edberg Jeffrey C., Ramsey-Goldman Rosalind, Petri Michelle A., Reveille John D., Martin Javier, Brown Elizabeth E., Vila Luis M., James Judith A., Gilkeson Gary S., Moser Kathy L., Gaffney Patrick M., Merrill Joan T., Vyse Timothy J., Alarcon-Riquelme Marta E., Nath Swapan K., Harley John B., Sawalha Amr H.

Fine Mapping of NMNAT2 for Association with SLE Susceptibility: A Multiethnic Case-Control Study.
Zhao Jian, Langefeld Carl D., Kaufman Kenneth M., Kelly Jennifer A., Gaffney Patrick M., Moser Kathy L., Networks Marta E. Alarcón-Riquelme on Behalf of the BIOLUPUS and GENLES, Vyse Timothy J., Jacob Chaim O., Kimberly Robert P., Edberg Jeffrey C., investigators Elizabeth E. Brown on Behalf of PROFILE, Criswell Lindsey A., Harley John B., Chang Deh-Ming, Song Yeong Wook, Yu Chack-Yung, Pons-Estel Bernardo, Grossman Jennifer M., Cantor Rita M., Hahn Bevra H., Tsao Betty P.

First Experiences with Pregnancies in RA Patients (pts) Receiving Tocilizumab (TCZ) Therapy.
Rubbert-Roth Andrea, Goupille Philippe M., Moosavi Shahrzad, Hou Antony

Fit and Strong!: Bolstering Maintenance of Physical Activity among Older Adults with Lower-Extremity Osteoarthritis.
Hughes Susan L., Seymour Rachel B., Campbell Richard T., Desai Pankaja, Huber Gail, Chang Justina

Five Year Follow-Up Study of Bone Mineral Density in Patients with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus: The Influence of Corticosteroid Treatment.
Schilder Anna M., Jacobs Jonathan, Korswagen Lindy-Anne, Dijkmans Ben A. C., Lems Willem F., Voskuyl Alexandre E., Bultink Irene E. M.

Five-Year Experience with Belimumab, a BLyS-Specific Inhibitor, in Patients with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE).
Merrill J. T., Wallace D. J., Furie R. A., Petri M. A., Stohl W., Chatham W. W., McCune J., Weinstein A., McKay J., Zhong Z. J., Pineda L., Klein J., Freimuth W., Ginzler E. M.

FLIP: The Novel Regulator of Macrophage Differentiation and Granulocyte Homeostasis.
Huang Qi Quan, Perlman Harris R., Huang Zan, Birkett Robert, Crispino John D., Pope Richard M.

Floor and Ceiling Effects and Choice of Physical Function Instruments.
Krishnan Eswar, Lingala Bharathi, Bruce Bonnie, Fries James F.

Flt3-L Is a Novel Biomarker Increased in Cerebrospinal Fluid of Patients with Primary Fibromyalgia and Sjogren Syndrome.
L. Bjersing Jan, Dehlin Mats, Zetterberg Henrik, Larsson Anette, Erlandsson Malin, Mannerkorpi Kaisa, Bokarewa Maria

Fluorescence Imaging of Articular Proteinase Activities and Osteoblast Activity Showed Treatment Response to Anti-Interleukin-1 Antibodies in a Mouse Model of Collagen-Induced Arthritis.
A. J. van de Loo Fons, Vermeij Eline, J. Arntz Onno, Koenders Marije, van den Berg Wim B.

Fms-Like Tyrosine Kinase 3 Ligand (Flt3L) Levels Are Elevated in Arthritis: Role of Flt3L in Regulating Monocyte Migratory Pattern in RA.
Ramos Inês, Oliveira Ana, Schilders Geurt, Aarrass Saïda, Lebre Cristina, Tak Paul P.

Follow-Up Survey on Adolescent Rheumatology Patients' Online Activities and Social Support Systems: Opportunities for Transition Program Development.
Chira Peter

Foot Pain in Relation to the Foot Biomechanical Measures of Plantar Peak Pressures and Pressure Time Intergral.
Casey Virginia A., Galica Andrew M., Dufour Alyssa B., McLean Robert R., Hannan Marian T.

Formal Joint Counts Are Performed at More Than 50 of Visits of Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis in Usual Care outside of Clinical Research, by 64 of European Rheumatologists in 2010 Compared to 44 in 2003.
Pincus Theodore, Keystone Ed C., de Longueville Marc, Costello Sophie

Formation of Solutions for Rheumatic Condition-Related Work Barriers by Occupational and Physical Therapists (OTs/PTs).
Allaire Saralynn H., Keysor Julie J., Baker Nancy A., Niu Jingbo, LaValley Michael P.

Foxp3 CD4 Tregs Prevent Arthritis by Promoting Clonal Anergy Induction in Self Ag-Specific CD4 T Cells.
Martinez Ryan, Zhang Na, Nandiwada Sara, Thomas Stephanie, Binstadt Bryce, Mueller Daniel L.

Fracture Epidemiology among a Cohort of HIV-Infected Adults in the UK: An Epidemiologic Study.
Walker-Bone Karen, Malik Reshad, Fisher Martin, Gilleece Yvonne, Samarawickrama Amanda

Fracture Incidence, Quality of Life and Back Pain in Women with Osteoporosis and Concomitant Glucocorticoid Use Treated with Teriparatide: 36 Month Results from the European Forsteo Observational Study (EFOS).
Lems Willem, Langdahl Bente, Ljunggren Osten, Barrett Annabel, Karras Dimitrios, Walsh James Bernard, Fahrleitner-Pammer Astrid, Rajzbaum Gerald, Barker Clare, Jakob Franz, Marin Fernando

Fracture Risk Assessment and Osteoporosis Treatment Disparities in 4027 Japanese Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis.
Furuya Takefumi, Hosoi Takayuki, Inoue Eisuke, Taniguchi Atuo, Momohara Shigeki, Yamanaka Hisashi

Fracture Risk Assessment and Prevalence of Low Bone Mass in Canadian Females Living with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE).
Lee Jennifer J., Cheung Angela M., Aghdassi Ellie, Morrison Stacey, Peeva Valentina, Neville Carolyn, Hewitt Sarah, Pope Janet E., DaCosta Deborah, Fortin Paul R.

Fragility Fractures in Brazilian Community-Dwelling Elderly: Prevalence and Risk Factors.
B. Lopes Jaqueline, P. Figueiredo Camille, Takayama Liliam, F. Caparbo Valeria, M. R. Pereira Rosa

Frailty and 3-Year Mobility Outcome in Persons with or at Higher Risk for Knee Osteoarthritis.
Cahue September, Hayes Karen W., Song Jing, Dunlop Dorothy D., Chmiel Joan S., Hochberg Marc C., Colbert Carmelita J., Sharma Leena

Free Fatty Acids Are Associated with Insulin Resistance but Not Coronary Artery Atherosclerosis in Rheumatoid Arthritis.
Ormseth Michelle J., Swift Larry, Fazio Sergio, Linton MacRae F., Chung Cecilia P., Raggi Paolo, Rho Young-Hee, Solus Joseph, Oeser Annette M., Bian Aihua, Gebretsadik Tebeb, Shintani Ayumi, Stein C. Michael

Frequency and Impact of Symptoms Experienced by Patients with Systemic Sclerosis: Results from a Canadian National Survey.
Bassel Marielle, Hudson Marie, Taillefer Suzanne S., Schieir Orit, Baron Murray, Thombs Brett D.

Frequency of Iridocyclitis at Onset in a Large Series of Patients with Early Psoriatic Arthritis.
Cantini Fabrizio, Nannini Carlotta, Cassara Emanuele, Kaloudi Olga, Susini Massimo, Niccoli Laura

Frequency of PAP Smears among Lupus PatientsA Patient Report Survey.
Lydon Eileen J., Belmont H. Michael

Fulvestrant (Faslodex) an Estrogen Selective Receptor Down Regulator in the Therapy of Female SLE Patients, One to Two Year Following Faslodex Study Termination Revealed Mild Reactivation of the Serologic Parameters and Disease Activity.
Abdou Nabih I., Rider Virginia, Greenwell Cindy A.

Functional Benefits Following Dynamic Exercise in Patients with RA Taking Anti-TNF Therapy Reflected in Lower Limb Function Tests but Not the HAQ.
Reid Angela, Brady Audrey, Cusack Tara, Blake Catherine, Mongey Anne Barbara, Veale Douglas J., FitzGerald Oliver

Functional Change of 5-Aminoimidazole-4-Carboxamide Ribonucleotide Formyltransferase in Dermal Fibroblasts from Methotrexate-Sensitive and Resistant Mice.
You Xin, Cronstein Bruce N., Williams Adrienne, Dervieux Thierry

Functional Expression of CD13/Aminopeptidase N by RA Synovial Cells In Vitro and In Vivo.
Morgan Rachel, Endres Judith, A. Fox David

Functional Polymorphisms in the Inhibitory FCGR2B Associate with Efficacy of IVIG Treatment Response among Patients with Kawasaki Disease.
Shrestha Sadeep, Wiener Howard W., Shendre Aditi, Kaslow Richard A., Olson Aaron K., Lee Mary Beth, Edberg Jeffrey C., Portman Michael

Functional Significance of mTor in FLS Proliferation and Its Role in the Pathogenesis of Psoriatic Arthritis.
Raychaudhuri Siba P., Saxena Ankit, Raychaudhuri Smriti K.

Functional Variants in the Pre-B Cell Colony Enhancing Factor Gene Are Associated with Systemic Sclerosis Susceptibility and the Clinical Hallmark Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension.
Broen Jasper, Gourh Pravitt, Vonk Madelon, Beretta Lorenzo, Rueda Blanca, Geurts-van Bon Lenny, Brouwer Christel, Hesselstrand Roger, Herrick Ariane, Worthington Jane, Hunzelmann Nico, Denton Chris, Fonseca Carmen, Riemekasten Gabriela, Kiener Hans, Scorza Raffaella, Simeon C., Ortego-Centeno N., Gonzalez-Gay M., Airo' Paolo, Coenen Marieke, Mayes Maureen, Kyburz Diego, Arnett Frank, Martin Javier, Radstake Timothy

Fungal beta-Glucan Triggers Spondyloarthropathy and Crohn's Disease in SKG Mice.
Ruutu Merja, Yadav Bijesh, Thomas Gethin, Steck Roland, Strutton Geoffrey, Tran Ai, Velasco Jared, Esposti Mariapia Degli, Zinkernagel Martin, Brown Matthew A., Thomas Ranjeny

Further Defining Cancer Risk in Systemic Lupus: Updated Results in an Expanded International Multi-Centre Cohort.
Bernatsky Sasha R., Clarke Ann E., Petri Michelle A., Urowitz Murray B., Fortin Paul R., Gladman Dafna D., Jacobsen Søren, Manzi Susan, Alarcon Graciela S., Ginzler Ellen M., Peschken Christine A., Dooley Mary Anne, Hanly John G., Nived Ola, Sturfelt Gunnar K., Senecal Jean-Luc, Labrecque Jeremy, Turnbull Elizabeth M., Lee Jennifer L. F., Ramsey-Goldman Rosalind

Future Expectations and Worst Case Scenarios of Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis: A Focus Group Study in Patients.
Buitinga Laurien, Braakman-Jansen Louise M. A., Taal Erik, Van de Laar Mart A. F. J.

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