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Arthritis & Rheumatism, Volume 60,
October 2009 Abstract Supplement

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

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Hand Bone Densitometry and Bone/Cartilage Markers Failed to Predict Erosion Progression at 5 Years in the Conservatively Community-Based Inceptive Vera (Very Early Arthritis) Cohort
Vanlerberghe Anne Letierce, Daragon Alain, Brazier Michel, Jan Mary, Lequerre Thierry, Mejjad Othmane, Boumier Patrick, Gayet Alain, Tron François, Zarnitsky Charles, Vittecoq Olivier, Fardellone Patrice, Loet Xavier Le

Hand Bone Mineral Density (BMD) Loss Is Significantly Associated with the Level of Disease Activity in Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA)
Guler-Yuksel M., Klarenbeek N.B., Grillet B.A.M., Speyer I., Huizinga T.W.J., Dijkmans B. A. C., Allaart C.F., Lems W.F.

Hand Joints and Tendons Involvement in Antiaromatase Users: a Follow-up Clinical and Ultrasonographic Study (D5392L00013)
Briot K., Lecoq B., Fontana A., Debiais F., Schaeverbeke T., Licour M., Roux C.

Has Survival Improved in Patients Recently Diagnosed with Rheumatoid Arthritis?
Crowson Cynthia S., Myasoedova Elena, Matteson Eric L., Kremers Hilal Maradit, Therneau Terry M., Gabriel Sherine E.

Health Care Resource Utilization & Loss of Productivity in a Canadian Population of Patients with & without Lupus Nephritis
Aghdassi Elaheh, Zhang Wendy, St-Pierre Yvan, Clarke Ann E., Landolt-Marticorena Carolina, Morrison S., Su Jiandong, Reich Heather, Herzenberg A., Scholey J., Pineau Christian A., Pope Janet, Peschken CA, CaNIOS LuNNET Investigators , Wither Joan E., Fortin P. R.

Health Literacy in Childhood Arthritis
Levey Elizabeth, Erlich Jonathan, Wagner-Weiner Linda, Onel Karen

Health Literacy Predicts the Discrepancy Between Patient and Physician Global Assessments of Rheumatoid Arthritis Activity at a Public Urban Rheumatology Clinic
Hirsh Joel M., Boyle Dennis J., Collier David H., Oxenfeld Abbey, Collier Alison, Cohen Alyssa, Caplan Liron

Health Utilities and Hemoglobin Levels in Post Menopausal Women with Osteoarthritis, Cancer and Congestive Heart Failure: The Womens Health Initiative
Harrow Brooke, Eaton Charles B., Assaf Annlouise R., Sands G.

Healthcare Costs After Closed Fracture in Commercially Insured and Medicare Advantage Populations From a National Health Plan
Christensen Laura L., Iqbal Sheikh Usman, Fan Ying, Macarios David

Health-Related Quality of Life (Physical Component) in Ankylosing Spondylitis Is Independently Determined Both by Disease Activity and by Physical Function
Machado Pedro, Landewe Robert, Braun Jürgen, Hermann Kay-Geert, Hsu Benjamin, Baker Daniel, van der Heijde Désirée M.F.M.

Health-Related Quality of Life Among US Adults Aged 65 with Arthritis
Furner Sylvia E., Hootman Jennifer M., Helmick C. G., Zack Matthew A.

Health-Related Quality of Life of Children with Cryopyrin-Associated Periodic Syndromes (CAPS) Before and After IL-1 Blockade
Caorsi Roberta, Paloni Giulia, Alessio Maria, Zulian Francesco, Cattalini Marco, Rigante Donato, Ruperto Nicola, Martini Alberto, Lepore Loredana, Gattorno Marco

Heart Failure and Gout: An Intimate Relationship?
Ninaber Patricia, Rolfes Margareth, Willems Frank, Roovers Lian, Westra Richard, Janssen Matthijs

Heat Solubilized Curcumin/Turmeric Inhibits Autoantigen-Autoantibody Interaction in Sjgrens Syndrome (SS)/SLE and in a Mouse Model of SS
Kurien Biji T., Dsouza Anil, Scofield R. Hal

Heavy Chain Hyaluronan in the Serum and Synovial Fluid of Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients as a Possible Marker of Inflammation
El-Zawawy Hossam, Lauer Mark, Hascall Vincent, Husni Elaine

Hedgehog Signaling Plays a Crucial Role for Fibroblast Activation and Tissue Fibrosis in Systemic Sclerosis
Horn Angelika, Dees Clara, Akhmetshina Alfiya, Busch Nicole, Beer Jürgen, Distler Oliver, Schett Georg, Distler Jörg HW

Heightened HLA Molecules Upregulation and Decreased CD4 T Cells Stimulation in Monocytes-Derived Dendritic Cells (DCs) From Ankylosing Spondylitis (AS) Patients
Bonilla Nelly, Breban Maxime, Chiocchia Gilles

Hematologic Manifestations Among Patients Who Fulfill the Sidney Laboratory Criteria for Antiphospholipid Syndrome: a 6 Year Follow-up
Comellas-Kirkerup Lucía, Cabral Antonio R., Hernandez-Molina Gabriela

Heritability of Systemic Sclerosis: A Population Database Study
Frech Tracy M., Sawitzke Allen D.

HGF Antagonist, NK4, Inhibits Th1 Immune Response, RANKL Expression On Synovial Fibroblasts and Enhances Osteoblast Generation
Tsunemi Sachi, Iwasaki Tsuyoshi, Kitano Sachie, Matsumoto Kunio, Sano Hajime

Hidden Diagnoses in Temporal Artery Biopsy Paraffin Blocks: The GRACG Study
Duhaut Pierre, Schmidt Jean, Chatelain Denis, Bellarbre Fabienne, Smail Amar, Salle Valery, Bosshard Sylvie, Piette Jean -Charles, Pellet Hélène, Sevestre Henri, Ducroix Jean-Pierre, GRACG study members4 

High Burden of Cardiovascular Risk in Patients with Inflammatory Myositis
Whitt Irene Z., Ytterberg Steven R.

High Frequency Ultrasound Measurement of Digital Dermal Thickness in Systemic Sclerosis (SSc)
Kaloudi Olga, Bandinelli Francesca, Filippucci Emilio, Conforti Maria Letizia, Miniati Irene, Guiducci Serena, Candelieri Antonio, Conforti Domenico, Grassi Walter, Matucci Cerinic Marco

High Prevalence of Left Ventricular Diastolic Dysfunction (LVDD) in Minorities with Systemic Sclerosis (SScl) and Clinical Impact of LVDD Severity
Chung Jina, Dolatabadi Soha, Hovanesian Arsen, Karpouzas George A.

High Prevalence of Methotrexate-Related Gastrointestinal Side Effects in Children with Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis
Bulatovic Maja, Heijstek Marloes, Verkaaik Marleen, Van Dijkhuizen Pieter, Armbrust Wineke, Hoppenreijs Esther, Kamphuis Sylvia, Rademaker Carin, Egberts Toine, Sinnema Gerben, Kuis Wietse, Wulffraat Nico

High Prevalence of Thyroid Disease in Pregnant Women with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
Akhter Ehtisham, Stagnaro-Green Alex, Yim Chang, Davies Terry F., Petri Michelle

High Risk Osteoporosis Clinic (HiROC)Closing the Loop in Clinical Osteoporosis Care
Olenginski Thomas, Maloney-Saxon Gwynne, Reardon Judy, Oppermann Brian, Morris Stephanie, Ledwich Lindsay J., Newman Eric

High Sensitivity C-Reactive Protein Outperforms Standard C-Reactive Protein in Disease Activity Assessment in Patients with Ankylosing Spondylitis and Non-Radiographic Axial Spondyloarthritis
Poddubnyy Denis, Rudwaleit Martin, Listing Joachim, Braun Jürgen, Sieper Joachim

High-Density Genome-Wide Linkage Study in Spondyloarthritis (SpA) Families Identifies Three New Significant Susceptibility Chromosomal Regions
Breban Maxime, Costantino Félicie, Zinovieva Elena, Nitschke Patrick, Jais Jean Philippe, Walton Emma, Nahal Roula Said, Gut Ivo, Zelenika Diana, Chiocchia Gilles, Garchon Henri Jean

Higher Frequency of Valvular Heart Disease in Patients with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus and Jaccouds Arthropathy
Santiago Mittermayer, Dourado Stella, Silva Natália, Motta Marina, Grimaldi Lara, Rios Vinicius, Galvao Verena

Higher Remission Rates in Psoriatic Arthritis: Cause and Effect
Saber Tajvur P., Ng Chin Teck, Renard Guillaume, Lynch Bernadette M., Grier Alexia, Minnock Patricia, O'Neill Madeline, Moore Louise, Molloy Marian, Bresnihan Barry, FitzGerald Oliver M., Fearon Ursula, Veale Douglas J.

Higher Subchondral Bone Volume Is Associated with Higher DXA Bone Mineral Density and Knee OA Severity
Lo Grace H., Carr Kimberly, Price Lori Lyn, Schneider Erika, Majumdar Sharmila, McAlindon Timothy

High-Field MRI in Patients with Ankylosing Spondylitis Under Etanercept Treatment
Hoehle Maria

High-Order Epistatic Interactions Between Folate and Adenosine Biological Systems Affect Methotrexate Efficacy in Rheumatoid Arthritis
Dervieux Thierry, Wessels Judith, van der Straaten Tahar, Moore Jason, Penrod Nadia, Guchelaar Henk-Jan, Kremer Joel M.

High-Resolution 18 MHz Ultrasonography(US) of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS) in Systemic Sclerosis (SSc)
Bandinelli Francesca, Kaloudi Olga, Miniati Irene, Conforti Maria Letizia, Candelieri Antonio, Melchiorre Daniela, Matucci-Cerinic Marco

High-Resolution Association Mapping in the MHC Region Identifies Multiple Independent Loci for Psoriatic Arthritis
Rahman Proton, Roslin Nicole M., Pellett Fawnda, Paterson Andrew, Beyene Joseph, Lemire Mathieu, Peddle Lynette, Pope Angela, Uddin Mohammed, Greenwood Celia, Gladman Dafna D.

Histologic and Molecular Basis of Improved Skin Scores in Scleroderma Patients Treated with Imatinib Mesylate (Gleevec)
Gordon Jessica, Vukelic S., Magro C.M., Mersten Jamie, Wildman H. F., Crow M. K., Kirou K. A., Spiera R.F.

Histology, Prognostic Factors, Treatment, & Outcome in SLE Patients with Non-Hodgkins Lymphoma(NHL)
Bernatsky S., Ramsey-Goldman Rosalind, Gordon C., Manzi Susan, Nived O., Bae S.C., Ruiz-Irastorza G., Costenbader K. H., Jacobsen S., Sturfelt G. K, Lee J. L., Turnbull E., Clarke A. E.

Histone Deacetylase Inhibitors SAHA and MS-275 Induced Growth Arrest, Suppressed NF-B Activation, Down-Regulated the Secretions of Nitric Oxide, IL-6, IL-18, VEGF and MMPs in Rheumatoid Arthritis Synovial Fibroblast-Like Cells
Choo Qiu-Yi, Ho Paul C., Tanaka Yoshiya, Lin Hai-Shu

Historical Trends of Patient Characteristics in Anti-TNF Clinical Trials for Rheumatoid Arthritis: An Analysis of the Literature Over the Past 16 Years
Buchanan J., Rahman M. U., Doyle M. K., Hsia E. C., Gathany T., Parasuraman S., Aletaha D., Matteson E. L., van der Heijde Désirée M.F.M., Smolen J. S.

HLA Class I and II Associations of Ankylosing Spondylitis
Brown Matthew A., Jin Rui, Wordsworth B. Paul, Stone Millicent, Ward M. M., Weisman Michael H., Reveille John D.

HLA DRB11503: A Predominant Allelic Haplotype in SLE Correlated to Immunoregulatory Gene Expression Affecting Regulatory T Cells
Suggs Jeanann, Majithia Vikas, Cruse Julius M., Lewis Robert E.

HLA-B27 Expression Affects RANKL and TNF- Induced Osteoclast Development in Transgenic Rats
Layh-Schmitt Gerlinde, Bai Shuzhen, Colbert Robert A.

HLA-DPB1 and DPB2 Are Genetic Loci for Systemic Sclerosis -Genome-Wide Association Study in Koreans with Replication in North Americans
Zhou Xiaodong, Lee Jong Eun, Arnett Frank C., Xiong Momiao, Park Min Young, You Yeon Kyeong, Shin Eun Soon, Reveille John D., Mayes M., Kim Jin Hyun, Song Ran, Choi Ji Yong, Park Ji Ah, Lee Yun Jong, Lee Eun Young, Song Yw, Lee Eun Bong

HLA-DRB115 Non-Shared Epitope Allele Regulates Production of Very High Levels of ACPA in RA
Laki Judit, Lundstrom Emeli, Ding Bo, Alfredsson Lars, Klareskog Lars, Padyukov Leonid

HMG-CoA Reductase Inhibitors (statins) Provides Primary Prevention for Rheumatoid Arthritis
Amital Howard, Chodick Gabriel, Shalem Yoav, Shalev Varda

Host B Cell Gene Expression Responses Following Epstein-Barr Virus Exposure Differ Based Upon IRF5 Genetic Risk Haplotype
Templeton Amanda, Poole Brian, Dominguez Nicolas, Lu Rufei, Vidal Gabriel S., Levin Jeremy, Sestak Andrea L., Kelly Jennifer A., Kaufman Kenneth M., Bruner Gail R., Gaffney Patrick M., Harley John B., James Judith A., Guthridge Joel M.

How Early Can We Predict Remission at 1 Year in Early Rheumatoid Arthritis? - A Subanalysis of PREMIER
Dougados Maxime, Keystone Edward C., Guerette Benoît, Patra Kaushik, Lavie Frédéric

How Is the New Ankylosing Spondylitis Disease Activity Score (ASDAS) Related to Different Aspects of Health-Related Quality of Life? A Comparison with SF-36 in a Longitudinal Study of Spondyloarthritis Patients Treated with TNF- Inhibitors
Pedersen Susanne J., Sorensen Inge J., Madsen Ole R., Tvede Niels, Hansen Michael S., Thamsborg Gorm, Andersen Lis S., Majgaard Ole, Loft Anne Gitte, Erlendsson Jon, Asmussen Karsten, Hansen Annette, Ostergaard Mikkel

How Reliably Can Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients Calculate DAS28? A Comparison Study with Ultrasonography, Physician and Nurse
Cheung P., Ruyssen-Witrand A., Gossec L., Paternotte S., Dougados Maxime

How Successful Are Joint Aspirations in Patients with Suspected Gout?
Rao Soumya G., Clayburne Gilda M., Dinnella Janet E., Schumacher Jr. H. Ralph

How Valuable Is a Rheumatologist: An Analysis of Downstream Revenue
Firestein Gary S.

HRQoL Domain Coverage of the Patient Generated Index in Patients with Systemic Sclerosis: An Application of the PROMIS Framework
de Achaval S., Kallen M., Cox V., Mayes M., Suarez-Almazor Marie E.

Human Autoreactive Nave B Cells Are Impaired in Their Response to Activation through the BCR and TLR9 Stimulation
Jenks Scott A., Manjarrez-Orduno Nataly, Palmer Elise M., Quach Tam D., Sanz Iñaki

Human Neutrophil Peptide as a Potential Inflammatory Mediator in Behets Disease
Ahn Joong Kyong, Oh Ji-Min, Chai Ji Young, Bae Eun-Kyung, Lee Jaejoon, Jeon Chan-Hong, Kim Jinseok, Cha Hoon-Suk, Koh Eun-Mi

Human S100 Proteins Differentially Regulate Pro-Inflammatory Cytokine Release and Cell Migration
Chen Bo, Tian Jane, Chen Yan, Chang Chew-Shun, Chowdhury Partha, Coyle Anthony J., Herbst Ronald, Sims Gary

Human Six-Transmembrane Epithelial Antigen of Prostate 4 Is Induced by TNF and Regulates IL-6 Secretion in Rheumatoid Synovium
Tanaka-Watanabe Yoko, Matsumoto Isao, Inoue Asuka, Minami Reiko, Hayashi Taichi, Goto Daisuke, Ito Satoshi, Sumida Takayuki

Hydrogen Sulfide Attenuates the Development of Skin Fibrosis in Tight-Skin Mice
Muroi Eiji, Yoshizaki Ayumi, Yanaba Koichi, Hara Toshihide, Ogawa Fumihide, Takenaka Motoi, Shimizu Kazuhiro, Sato Shinichi

Hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) Eye Examination Frequency, Risk Categories, and the Risk of HCQ Toxicity
Wolfe Frederick, Marmor Michael F., Michaud Kaleb D.

Hydroxy-Chloroquine Use and Disease Specific Health Related Quality of Life in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
Jolly Meenakshi, Sandler Diana Segalite, Sequeira Winston, Block Joel A.

Hydroxychloroquine Use: Significant Improvement of Lipid Profile in Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients
Morris Stephanie, Sartorius Jennifer, Kirchner Lester, Newman Eric D., Wasko M. C., Bili Androniki

Hyperalgesia of Fibromyalgia Patients Is Maintained by Muscle Afferent Input: A Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo Controlled Study
Staud Roland, Nagel Susann, Robinson Michael E., Price Donald D.

Hyperuricemia as An Early Marker for Type 2 Diabetes Among Young Adults
Bennett M., Pandya B. J., Krishnan Eswar, Hariri A., Chung L., Choi Hyon K., Dabbous O.

Hyperuricemia Is Associated with Subclinical Coronary Atherosclerosis
Krishnan E., Bennett M., Chung L., Lyon M., Pandya B. J., Dabbous O.

Hypophosphatasia: Natural History of 177 Pediatric Patients
Wenkert Deborah, Zhang Fan, Benigno Marci C., Zerega Janice A., Mack Karen E., Lim Vivienne T., Coburn Stephen P., Ericson Karen, McAlister William H., Mumm Steven, Whyte Michael P.

Hypophosphatasia: Treatment of Life-Threatening Disease Using Bone-Targeted Human Recombinant Tissue Non-Specific Alkaline Phosphatase
Whyte MP, Greenberg Cheryl R., Edgar Terence, Van Sickle Bradley J., Hamdan Mohammad, Salman Nada J., Bober Michael B., McAlister William H., Wenkert Deborah, Landy Hal

Hypothalamus-Pituitary-Adrenal (HPA)-Axis Function in Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) Patients Treated with Either Standard or Modified-Release Prednisone
Alten Rieke, Doering Gisela, Witte Stephan, Straub Rainer H., Cutolo Maurizio E., Gromnica-Ihle Erika, Buttgereit Frank

Hypoxic Conditions Differentially Modulate Normal and Osteoarthritic Human Articular Chondrocyte Proteomes
Carreira Vanessa, Ruiz-Romero Cristina, Mateos Jesus, Calamia Valentina, Cillero-Pastor Berta, Fernandez-Puente Patricia, Blanco Francisco Javier

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