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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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ICAM-1 and VCAM-1 Concentrations in Synovial Fluid Correlate to the Degree of Synovitis Measured by MRI in Moderate to Severe Osteoarthritis of the Knee
Andersen Signe E.B., Jorgensen Annette, Ellingsen Torkell, Egund Niels, Stengaard-Pedersen Kristian

Identification of Biomarkers for Enhanced Benefit to Rituximab in Rheumatoid Arthritis: Role of Autoantibodies and Inflammatory Markers
Silverman G. J., Schwartzman Sergio, Townsend M., Su Z., Holweg C., Read S., Yocum D., Lal P.

Identification of Biomarkers That Predict Response to Treatment of Lupus Nephritis with Mycophenolate Mofetil (MMF) or Pulse Cyclophosphamide (IVC)
Stone David H., Dall'Era Maria, Levesque Victoria, Cisternas Miriam G., Wofsy David

Identification of Cardiac Risk Factors in Hospitalized Patients with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus and Rheumatoid Arthritis
Lydon Eileen J., Belmont H. Michael

Identification of Factors Influencing Mycophenolic Acid Area Under the Curve in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
Arnaud Laurent, Zahr Noël, Haroche Julien, Hulot Jean-Sébastien, Marquet Pierre, Funck-Brentano Christian, Piette Jean-Charles, Amoura Zahir

Identification of Human Anergic Naive B Cells
Quach Tam D., Manjarrez-Orduno Nataly, Yang Hongmei, Sanz Iñaki

Identification of KIAA1529 as a Novel Susceptibility Gene for Behets Disease
Sawalha Amr H., Fei Yiping, Webb Ryan, Cobb Beth L., Wren Jonathan, Direskeneli Haner, Saruhan-Direskeneli Güher

Identification of SNPs Associated with Severe Articular Damage in Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis
Oreiro N., Fernandez-Lopez J. C., del Amo J., Mulero J., Balsa A., Caliz R., Sanmarti R., Martinez F.G., Tejedor D., Artienda M., Andreu J.L., Silva L., Pascual-Salcedo D., Collado M.D., Graell E., Simon L., Martinez A., Blanco F.J.

Identification of Specific Phenotypic Markers for HUMAN Polarized Macrophages
Ambarus Carmen A., Krausz Sarah, van Eijk Marco, Hamann Jorg, Tak Paul P., Baeten D.

Identification of Target Antigens of Anti-Endothelial Cell Antibodies in Patients with ANCA-Associated Systemic Vasculitis: a Proteomic Approach
Dib Hanadi, Camoin Luc, Broussard Cédric, Witko-Sarsat Véronique, Guillevin Loïc, Mouthon Luc

Identification of Target Antigens of Anti-Endothelial-Cell and Anti-Vascular-Smooth-Muscle-Cell Antibodies in Patients with Giant Cell Arteritis: a Proteomic Approach
Regent Alexis, Dib Hanadi, Agard Christian, Camoin Luc, Weksler Babette, Broussard Cedric, Guillevin Loïc, Mouthon Luc

Identifying Cases of Psoriatic Arthritis in Electronic Medical Records Using Random Forests and Natural Language Processing
Love Thorvardur J., Cai Tianxi, Karlson Elizabeth W.

Identifying Clinical Features of Disseminated Histoplasmosis in Patients Receiving TNF Inhibitors
McCroskery P. A., Verma A., Blosch C.

IFN-Driven Genes but Not Chemokines Correlate with Clinical SLE Predictors in ANA Positive Subjects
Bilgic Hatice, Carlson Patt, Wilson Joseph C., Koeuth Thearith, Montague Abby, Moder Kevin G., Baechler Emily C., Peterson Erik J.

IgG Anti-NR2 Glutamate Receptor Antibodies From Patients with SLE as Causative Auto-Antibodies of Damage to the Blood-Brain Barrier
Yoshio Taku, Yamazaki Shoji, Okamoto Hiroshi, Onishi Sachiko, Hirohata Shunsei, Minota Seiji

IgG Anti-Pentraxin 3 Antibodies in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
Doria Andrea, Bassi Nicola, Ghirardello Anna, Blank Miri, Zen Margherita, Tonon Michele, Shoenfeld Yehuda, Punzi Leonardo

IgG4-Related Systemic Disease Accounts for a Significant Proportion of Thoracic Lymphoplasmacytic Aortitis Cases
Stone John H., Khosroshahi Arezou, Deshpande Vikram, Stone James R.

IL-1 Stimulated Production of Chemokines, Aggrecanases and Tissue Inhibitors of Metalloproteinases Are Modulated by IL-4 in OA Chondrocytes
Assirelli Elisa, Dolzani Paolo, Olivotto Eleonora, Pagani Stefania, Pulsatelli Lia, Borzi Rosa M., Di Carlo Marco, Facchini Andrea, Meliconi Riccardo

IL-15 Expressed On RA Synovial Fibroblasts (RASFib) Induces Proliferation of CD4CD25 Regulatory T Cells (Treg) and Augments Their Suppressive Potency
Garcia-Carmona Y., Benito-Miguel M., Balsa Alejandro, de Ayala C.P., Martin-Mola E., Miranda-Carus M. E.

IL-17 Acts through Act1 and TRAF6 to Mediate the Canonical NF-B Signaling Pathway to Upregulate RGS16 Expression in Autoimmune B Cells of BXD2 Mice
Xie Shutao, Hsu Hui-Chen, Wang John, Wu Qi, Li Jun, Smythies Lesley E., Mountz John D.

IL-17 and IL-23 Enhanced Il23r Expression in Germinal Center B Cells and Promoted IL-23-Induced Secretion of Plasma B Cells
Li Hao

IL-17 Induces Production of Human Cartilage Glycoprotein-39 in Human Fibroblast Like Synoviocytes From Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients
Gizinski Alison, Endres Judith, Lundy Steven K., Fox David A.

IL-17 Is An Angiogenic Mediator in Rheumatoid Arthritis
Shahrara Shiva, Pickens Sarah R., Pope Richard M.

IL-17 Upregulates Expression of Proangiogenic Mediators, and Vascularity Is Elevated in the IL-17-Induced Arthritis Model
Shahrara Shiva, Pickens Sarah R., Volin Michael V., Huang Chiang-Ching, Pope Richard M.

IL-17 Upregulates Neutrophil Chemokines in Macrophages and RA Synovial Tissue Fibroblasts as Well as in Experimental Arthritis
Shahrara Shiva, Pickens Sarah R., Huang Chiang-Ching, Pope Richard M.

IL-17A Expression Is Upregulated in the Hypoxic Joint and Correlates with IL-6 Production, Inflammatory Cell Infiltrate and Oxidative Damage
Moran Ellen Margaret, Ng Chin Teck, McCormick Jennifer, Heydrich Rene, Appel Heiner, Fearon Ursula, Veale Douglas

IL-17A Upregulates Angiogenesis, Cytoskeletal Rearrangement and Cell Migration in a Chemokine Dependent Manner
Moran Ellen Margaret, McCormick Jennifer, Connolly Mary, Kennedy Aisling, Fearon Ursula, Veale Douglas J.

IL-18 as An In Vivo Mediator of Monocyte Recruitment in Animal Models of Rheumatoid Arthritis
Ruth Jeffrey H., Park Christy C., Amin M. Asif, Lesch Charles A., Shahrara Shiva, Koch Alisa E.

IL-18 Receptor Null Mice Are Resistant to K/BxN Serum Transfer Arthritis Due in Part to Impaired Angiogenesis
Amin Mohammad, Ruth Jeffrey H., Hou Yong, Campbell Phillip L., Seehra Amrita, Koch Alisa E.

IL-21R Expression and IL-21/IL-21R Interaction On B and T Cell Subsets From Lupus Patients and Controls
Nguyen Vinh, Samen Christelle, Rus Violeta

IL-21R-Deficiency During Experimental Arthritis Increases Local Expression of Inflammatory Mediators, but Protects against Joint Pathology by Suppressing Th17 Cells
Koenders Marije I., Marijnissen Renoud J., Nickerson-Nutter Cheryl, van den Berg Wim B.

IL-22 in Inflammatory Arthritis
Lynch Bernadette M., McCormick Jennifer, Ng Chin Teck, FitzGerald Oliver, Fearon Ursula, Veale Douglas J.

IL-23/IL-17 Contributes to the Expression of Lupus Nephritis
Kyttaris Vasileios C., Zhang Zheng, C.Tsokos George

IL-27 Inhibits Human Osteoclastogenesis
Kalliolias George D., Zhao Baohong, Triantafyllopoulou Antigoni, Park-Min Kyung-Hyun, Gordon Rachael, Ivashkiv Lionel B.

IL-27 Inhibits IL-1b and TNF-a, but the Anti-Inflammatory Function of IL-27 Is Abrogated within the Inflammatory Microenvironment
Kalliolias George D., Gordon Rachael, Ivashkiv Lionel B.

IL-6 Reduces Blood Lipid Levels Via up-Regulation of VLDL Receptor
Hashizume Misato, Yoshida Hiroto, Koike Nobuo, Suzuki Miho, Mihara Masahiko

IL-7 Receptor Ligands IL-7 and TSLP Promote Collagen-Induced Arthritis, Associated by Differential T-Cell Activity and Induction of Proinflammatory Mediators
Hartgring Sarita A.Y., Willis Cynthia R., Bijlsma J W. J., Lafeber Floris P.J.G., van Roon Joel A.G.

Illness Perception in Patients with Gout
Dalbeth Nicola, Taylor William J., Chong Jimmy, Leung WingChi, Chegudi Rini, Horne Anne, McQueen Fiona M., Petrie Keith

Imatinib Mesylate (Gleevec) in the Treatment of Systemic Sclerosis: Interim Results of a Phase IIa, One Year, Open Label Clinical Trial
Gordon Jessica, Mersten Jamie, Lyman S., Kloiber S.A., Wildman H. F., Crow M. K., Kirou K. A., Spiera R.F.

Immature Cell Populations and An Erythropoiesis Gene Expression Signature in Systemic Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis: Implications for Pathogenesis
Hinze Claas H., Fall Ndate, Thornton Sherry, Griffin Thomas A., Thompson Susan D., Colbert Robert A., Glass David N., Barnes Michael, Grom Alexei A.

Immediate Station Feedback During the Annual New York Rheumatology Objective Structured Clinical Examination (NY-ROSCE) Increases Intra-Exam Scores
Berman Jessica, Fields Theodore, Bass Anne R., Lazaro Deana M., Krasnokutsky Svetlana, Weinstein Elena S., Dwyer Edward, Do Huong, Paget Stephen, Pillinger Michael H.

Immune Complex Is Required but Insufficient for Autoimmune Tissue Injury: Essential Role of Effector CD8 T Cell
Tsumiyama Ken, Hashiramoto Akira, Shiozawa Shunichi

Immune Complex Mediated Inhibition of Osteoclastogenesis: Role for the Inhibitory Fcgamma Receptor IIb in Bone Erosion in Antigen Induced Arthritis?
Grevers Lilyanne C., van Lent Peter L.E.M., Sloetjes Annet W., de Vries Teun J., Everts Vincent, van den Berg Wim B.

Immunogenicity Is Not Increased with Subcutaneous Administration of Abatacept with and without Methotrexate in Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis: Results From a Phase III Study
Nash P., Nayiager S., Genovese M., Kivitz A., Oelke K., Ludivico C., Palmer W., Rodriguez C., Dalaet I., Overfield S., Elegbe A., Corbo M.

Immunologic Responsiveness in Patients with JIA On Methotrexate and Etanercept: Candida Skin Test and Tetanus Vaccination
Kamdar Ankur, Giclas Patricia C., Myones Barry L.

Immunological Mechanisms Related to Clinical Responsiveness Differ Between Methotrexate Monotherapy and Methotrexate and Etanercept Co-Treatment in Rheumatoid Arthritis
van den Broek Theo, Schechter Nicole, Cover Cathleen, Seaver Norma, Bughio Farah, Shen Nick, Albani Salvatore

Immunosuppressant Related Neurological Involvement in Behets Disease
Suda Akiko, Ideguchi Haruko, Takeno Mitsuhiro, Ohno Shigeru, Ishigatsubo Yoshiaki

Immunosuppressive Drugs in SLE Differ in Their Hematologic Side-Effects
Bolad Waleed, Magder Laurence, Petri Michelle

Impact of Chronic Gout On Foot Function: Case-Control Study
Rome Keith, Survepalli David, Sanders Alex, Lobo Maria, McQueen Fiona M., McNair Peter, Dalbeth Nicola

Impact of Clinical and Demographic Features On Influenza Vaccination Responses in Human Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
Crowe Sherry R., Anderson Jourdan R., Dedeke Amy B., Roberts Virginia C., Air Gillian M., Thompson Linda F., James Judith A.

Impact of Disease Duration On the Outcome of RA Patients Treated with Infliximab (The RemiTRAC Study)
Choquette Denis, Bensen William G., Khalil Hayssam, Sampalis John S.

Impact of Golimumab On Physical Function, Health-Related Quality of Life, Productivity and Employment in Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients: Week 52 Results From GO-FORWARD
Genovese M.C., Keystone Edward C., Hsia E. C., Buchanan J., Klareskog L., Murphy F. T., Wu Z., Parasuraman S., Rahman M. U.

Impact of Maintaining Physical Function On Employment Status Over Time
Bojke Chris, Cifaldi Mary, Ray Saurabh, Van Hout B.

Impact of Physical Activity Program in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
Abrahao Marcelo I., Montenegro-Rodrigues Rafael, Marangoni Roberta G., Peccin Stella, Trevisani Virginia F.M.

Impact of Serious Infections in the Morbi-Mortality of a Cohort of Spanish Patients with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
Castro L., Cortes-Hernandez J., Torres-Salido M., Bujan S., Vilardell-Tarres M., Ordi-Ros J.

Impact of Specialty Pharmacy Management On Medication Compliance, Medical Utilization and Costs for Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis
Barlow Jane, Wang Wenyi, Faris Richard, O'Connor Susan, Garavaglia Susan, Aubert Ronald

Importance of Cutaneous Manifestations of Neonatal Lupus as a Risk Factor for Subsequent Congenital Heart Block
Izmirly Peter M., Llanos Carolina, Buyon Jill P.

Importance of Fcg Rl&lll and CD11b in Susceptibility and Immune Response to CAWS Induced Coronary Angiitis/Aortitis
Tomanova-Soltys Ingrid, Whitbred Joy, Dahms Beverly, Suzuki Kazuo, Miura Noriko, Ohno Naohito, Whitbred Robert, Singer Nora G.

Improved Health-Related Quality of Life in Patients with Cryopyrin-Associated Periodic Fever Syndrome (CAPS) After Treatment with Canakinumab (Ilaris)A Fully Human Anti-IL-1beta Monoclonal Antibody
Lachmann H.J., Kone-Paut I., Kuemmerle-Deschner J., Leslie K., Hachulla E., Quartier P., Ferreira A., Patel N., Lheritier K., Preiss R., Hawkins P.N.

Improved Responsiveness of Physical Function (Disability) Scales Based Upon Item Response Theory (IRT)
Fries James F., Krishnan Eswar, Rose Matthias, Lingala Bharathi, Bruce Bonnie

Improvement in Health-Related Quality of Life (HRQOL) in Patients with Treatment Failure Gout (TFG) Treated with Pegloticase Measured by SF-6D Derived Utility
Strand Vibeke, Edwards N. Lawrence, Baraf Herbert S. B., Becker M. A., Sundy John S., Huang B., Forsythe A.

Improvement in Long-Term Prognosis of Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension in Patients with Connective Tissue Diseases, Including Systemic Sclerosis, Mixed Connective Tissue Disease and Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
Tanaka Sumiaki, Wada Tatsuhiko, Matsushita Reiko, Hirohata Shunsei

Improvement of Cardiovascular Risk Markers with Atorvastatin Treatment in Rheumatoid Arthritis
Ljung Lotta, Leirisalo-Repo Marjatta, Yki-Jarvinen Hannele, Koivuniemi Riitta, Kuuliala Antti, Karp Kjell, Rantapaa-Dahlqvist Solbritt, Bergholm Robert

Improvement of the Reproducibility of the Radiographic Kellgren-Lawrence (KL) Scoring System in Hand Osteoarthritis (HOA) Using A New KL Scoring System Aid
Maheu E., Ravaud P., Baron G., Berenbaum F., Chevalier X., Gossec L., Loeuille D., Maillefert J F., Mazieres B., Rannou F., Richette P., Cadet C.

Improvement of Thyroid Function During Six Months Adalimumab
Raterman Hennie G., Jamnitski Anna, Lems W.F., Voskuyl Alexandre E., Dijkmans Ben A.C., Bos W.H., Simsek Suat, Lips Paul, v.d. Stadt Rob, de Koning Margret, Nurmohamed Michael T.

Improving Internal Locus of Pain Control in Fibromyalgia
Williams David A., Ambrose Kirsten, Skalski Linda, Muroff Jordana, Zwinck Lynn, Clauw Daniel

Improving Osteoporosis Knowledge and Health Bone Habits of Rural-Dwelling Older Adults
White Terri L., Davis Gail C.

Improving Osteoporosis Screening through Patient Activation and Self-Scheduling
Outman Ryan C., Warriner Amy H., Saag Kenneth G., Curtis Jeffrey R.

Improving Quality of Referrals From Primary to Specialty Care in An Underserved Community
Greysen Heather M., Gourley Mark F.

Improving Survival Despite Greater Disease Burden in Systemic Sclerosis
Nihtyanova Svetlana I., Tang Edward C., Black Carol M., Denton Christopher P.

In Early RA, Conventional DMARD or Anti-TNF Add-On to MTX Provides Stable Benefits From 12 to 24 Months of Follow-up: Two-Year Results of the SWEFOT Clinical Trial
van Vollenhoven Ronald F., Ernestam Sofia, Geborek P., Petersson Ingemar, Bratt Johan, SWEFOT Study Group 

In Early RA, Increased IL-6 Levels Drive B-Cell Activation and Are Associated with Disease Activity and 1-Year Radiographic Progression, Independently From CRP and Other Proinflammatory Cytokines: Results From the ESPOIR Cohort
Gottenberg Jacques-Eric, Roux-Lombard Pascale, Ducot Beatrice, Dayer Jean-Michel, Mariette Xavier, Lukas Cedric

In Rheumatoid Arthritis Females Display Higher Disease Activity and Functional Disability, but Have Similar Degree of Joint Destruction Compared to Males
Castrejon Isabel, Visser Karen, Klarenbeek Naomi B., Gonzalez-Alvaro Isidoro, Huizinga Tom WJ

In Vitro and In Vivo Properties of MEDI-571, a Human Anti IL-17A Antibody in Development for the Treatment of Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis
Langham Caroline, Russell Caroline, Barker Wendy, Abbott Mark, Almond Sarah, Kelly Elizabeth, Dawson Sarah, Needham Maurice, Anderson Ian, Welsh Fraser, Sleeman Matthew A.

In Vivo Fluorescence Imaging of TNF-Induced Endothelial Inflammation by Targeting E-Selectin
Gompels Luke L., Inglis Julia, Vincent Tonia, Madden Leigh, McNamee Kay, McConnell Ellen, Lim Ngee Ham, Haskard Dorian O., Paleolog Ewa M.

Inadequate Performance of Diagnostic Tests for Latent TB Infection in Elderly Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients: Study in a Population with a High Prevalence of Tuberculosis
Ponce de Leon Dario, Acevedo-Vasquez Eduardo, Alvizuri Sergio, Gutierrez Cesar, Cucho Mariano, Alfaro Jose, Perich Risto, Sanchez-Torres Alfredo, Pastor Cesar, Sanchez-Schwartz Cesar, Medina Mariela, Gamboa Rocio, Ugarte-Gil Manuel

Inadequately Managed Depression in Fibromyalgia Drives Referral to Specialists
Fitzcharles MA, Ceko Marta, Gamsa Ann, Ware Mark A., Shir Yoram

Incidence of Allopurinol Hypersensitivity Syndrome (AHS) Among Renally Impaired Patients
Khanna Dinesh, Pandya B. J., D'Souza A. O., Meissner B. L., Kamalakar R., Harikrishnan V.

Incidence of Herpes Zoster in Patients with Giant Cell Arteritis: A Population-Based Cohort Study
Schafer Valentin S., Kermani Tanaz A., Crowson Cynthia S., Hunder Gene G., Gabriel Sherine E., Matteson Eric L., Warrington Kenneth J.

Incidence of Severe Knee and Hip Osteoarthritis in Relation to Dietary Intake of Antioxidants BetaCarotene, Vitamin C, Vitamin E and Selenium: a Population-Based Prospective Cohort Study
Engstrom Gunnar, de Verdier Maria Gerhardsson, Nilsson Peter M., Wirfalt Elisabet, Mellstrom Carl, Rollof Jan, Lohmander Stefan

Increased Expression of the High Affinity IL-7 Receptor Alpha in Inflamed Joints of RA Patients Mediates Immune Activation That Is Blocked by Soluble IL-7R
van Roon Joel A. G., Hartgring Sarita A. Y., Wenting Marion J. G., Jacobs Kim M. G., Bijlsma Johannes W. J., Lafeber Floris P. J. G.

Increased Ferritin Predicts Development and Severity of Acute Interstitial Lung Disease as Complication of Dermatomyositis
Gono Takahisa, Kawaguchi Yasushi, Takagi Kae, Katsumata Yasuhiro, Masuda Ikuko, Tochimoto Akiko, Ota Yuko, Hara Masako, Yamanaka Hisashi

Increased Immune Reactivity towards Human hsp60 in Patients with Primary Sjgren Syndrome Is Associated with Increased Cytokine Levels and Glandular Inflammation
de Jong Huib, de Jager Wilco, Prakken B., Kruize Aike A., Lafeber Floris P.J.G., Bijlsma Johannes W.J., van Roon Joel A.G.

Increased Interferon Gamma Response to M. Tuberculosis Is Present in Patients with Active Takayasus Arteritis
Karadag Omer, Aksu Kenan, Sahin Abdurrahman, Zihni Figen yargucu, Sener Burcin, Inanc Nevsun, Kalyoncu Umut, Aydin Sibel Zehra, Ascioglu Sibel, Ocakci Pinar Talu, Apras Bilgen Sule, Inal Vedat, Direskeneli Haner, Calguneri Meral, Ertenli Ihsan, Kiraz Sedat

Increased Interferon-Alpha Activity Is Associated with Humoral Autoimmunity and Poor Antigen-Specific Immunity in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
Cole Lauren R., Crowe Sherry R., Air Gillian M., Thompson Linda F., Niewold Timothy B., James Judith A.

Increased Lymphatic Flow Reduces the Severity of Joint Tissue Damage in a Murine Model of Chronic Inflammatory Arthritis
Zhou Q., Guo R., Wood R., Boyce B., Schwarz E.M., Xing L.

Increased Mast Cells in Untreated JDM Skin Compared to Paired JDM Muscle: Association with Mature Plasmacytoid Dendritic Cells
Shrestha Sheela, Wershil Barry, Sarwark John F., Pachman Lauren M.

Increased Prevalence of Erectile Dysfunction in Rheumatoid Arthritis
Sheane Barry J., Howard Donough G., Cunnane Gaye

Increased Prevalence of Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Patients with Psoriatic Arthritis and Ankylosing Spondylitis
Walsh Jessica, Clegg Daniel O., Duffin Kristina Callis

Increased Proportions of CD4CD25CD127-FoxP3 T Cells with Superior Suppressive Capacity Are Present in the Peripheral Blood of Early RA Patients
Garcia-Carmona Y., Benito-Miguel M., Balsa Alejandro, de Ayala C.P., Martin-Mola E., Miranda-Carus M. E.

Increased Proximal B Cell Receptor Signaling in the Naive B Cell Population of SLE Patients
Chang Nan-Hua, Kim Julie, Aghdassi Elaheh, Gladman Dafna, Urowitz Murray, Fortin Paul R., Wither Joan E.

Increased Risk of Lower Gastrointestinal Events (GI) in Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA)
Myasoedova Elena, Talley Nicholas J., Crowson Cynthia S., Gabriel Sherine E.

Increasing Allopurinol Dose Above the Recommended Range Is Effective and Safe in Chronic Gout, Including in Those with Renal Impairment a Pilot Study
Stamp Lisa, O'Donnell J.L., Zhang M., Frampton C., Barclay M., Chapman PT

Incremental Benefit of Open-Label Certolizumab Pegol MTX in Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) Patients Following Double-Blind Placebo MTX Treatment out to 2 Years
Combe Bernard, Schwartzman Sergio, Massarotti Elena, Keystone Edward C., Luijtens Kristel, van der Heijde Désirée M.F.M.

Induction of Antigen-Specific Tolerance by DNA Vaccination Using Sm Autoantigen Combined with IL-10 in a Murine Model of Lupus
Martin Marquez Beatriz T., Satoh Minoru, Martinez Garcia Erika A., Munoz Valle Jose F., Arana Argaez Víctor E., Hernandez Pando Rogelio, Del Mercado Espinosa Monica Vazquez

Induction of Collapsin Response Mediator Protein 2 Expression During Immune-Mediated Nephritis
Kelly Aislinn, Sutherland Calum, Merali Salim, Madaio Michael P., McGaha Tracy L.

Induction of Lupus Like Symptoms in Human 60kD Ro Transgenic Mice by Passive Transfer of Human SLE Ro/SSA Autoantibodies
Gross Timothy F., Gross Harlan M., Anderson Jourdan R., Hubbell Sherry, Scofield R. Hal, Maier Shannon, Guthridge Joel M., Kaufman Kenneth M., Harley John B., James Judith A.

Inflammatory Response Is Modulated by Mitochondrial Dysfunction in Cultured Normal Human Chondrocytes
Vaamonde-Garcia C., Valcarcel-Ares MN, Riveiro-Naveira RR, Lema B., Blanco Fj, Lopez-Armada Mj

Infliximab Concentration Monitoring Improves the Control of Disease Activity in Rheumatoid Arthritis
Meric Jean-Camille, Mulleman Denis, Paintaud Gilles, Ducourau Emilie, Magdelaine-Beuzelin Charlotte, Valat Jean-Pierre, Goupille Philippe

Infliximab Plus Methotrexate Significantly Improves Rates of Remission for Methotrexate Nave Psoriatic Arthritis (PsA) Patients Compared to Methotrexate Alone: The RESPOND Trial
Raffayova H., Kungurov N., Kubanova A., Baranauskaite A., Venalis A., Helmle L., Srinivasan S., Nasonov E.

Infliximab Plus Methotrexate Significantly Improves Synovitis and Psoriatic Lesions in Methotrexate Nave Psoriatic Arthritis (PsA) Patients: Results of the RESPOND Trial
Raffayova H., Kungurov N., Kubanova A., Baranauskaite A., Venalis A., Helmle L., Srinivasan S., Nasonov E.

Infliximab Therapy Significantly Suppresses Ocular Inflammation in Behets Disease
Uehara Takeaki, Takeno Mitsuhiro, Samukawa Sei, Hama Maasa, Ohmura Kenji, Suda Akiko, Ihata Atsushi, Ueda Atsuhisa, Ishigatsubo Yoshiaki

Infliximab Withdrawal in Patients with Spondyloarthritis Who Presented Criteria of Clinical Disease Remission. An Open Study of Clinical Practise (REMINEA)
Torrente V., Gratacos J., Juanola X., Sanmarti R., Suarez D., Moreno M., REMINEA Group 

Influence of Industry Funding On the Outcome and Quality of Randomized Controlled Trials of Drug Therapy for Rheumatoid Arthritis
Khan Nasim A., Lombeida Juan I., Spencer Horace J., Torralba Karina D.

Influenza Immunization Status Among US Adults with Arthritis, 2007
Hootman Jennifer M., Helmick Charles G.

Infraclinical Atherosclerosis Is Correlated to Hypertension and Parameters Reflecting Systemic Inflammation (CRP, CD40L and oxydative stress) in a Cohort of Very Early Inflammatory Rheumatisms (VErA)
Vandhuick Thibault, Allanore Yannick, Louvel Jean Pierre, Dieude Philippe, Flipon Elisabeth, Fardellone Patrice, Clavel Gaelle, Boumier Patrick, Allart Jean Daniel, Lesage Corinne, Pouplin Sophie, Krzanowska Catherine, Menard Jean-François, Jan Mary, Le Loet Xavier, Vittecoq Olivier

Inhibiting B-Cell Activation by Skin Fibroblasts and Pulmonary Epithelial Cells: a New Treatment for Systemic Sclerosis?
Francois Antoine, Couillin Isabelle, Wachsmann Dominique, Sibilia Jean, Gottenberg Jacques-Eric

Inhibition of Bid Cleavage by High Akt Activity Protects Rheumatoid Synovial Fibroblasts From Fas-Induced Apoptosis
Conde Carmen, Garcia Samuel, Gomez-Reino Juan J.

Inhibition of Immunoglobulin Light Chains by Rituximab Correlates with Inhibition of Clinical Activity in Patients with RA
Tekstra Janneke, Kormelink Tom Groot, Thurlings Rogier M., Boumans Maartje J. H., Vos Koen, Tak Paul P., Bijlsma Johannes W. J., Redegeld Frank A.M., Lafeber Floris P.J.G., van Roon Joel A.G.

Inhibition of Jak3-Stat6 Pathway Leading to An Anti-Inflammatory Process in Rheumatoid Arthritis
Yamaoka Kunihiro, Maeshima Keisuke, Oshita Koichi, Saito Kazuyoshi, Tanaka Yoshiya

Inhibition of Osteoclastogenesis by Mesenchymal Stem Cells (MSCs): Potential Role of MSCs for the Treatment of Rheumatoid Arthritis
Oshita Koichi, Yamaoka Kunihiro, Maeshima Keisuke, Iwata Shigeru, Yukawa Sonosuke, Fukuyo Shunsuke, Sonomoto Koshiro, Tanaka Yoshiya

Insulin-Like Growth Factor-II Promotes Fibrosis in Systemic Sclerosis-Associated Pulmonary Fibrosis Via Both IGF-IR and IR
Hsu Eileen, Feghali-Bostwick Carol A.

Integrating the Teaching and Learning of Compassionate Care Into a Rheumatology Outpatient Clinical Skills Exercise
Kalish Robert A., Blanco MA

Interaction Between ASC and Estrogen in the Regulation of Inflammation in Murine Arthritis
Kolly Laeticia, Narayan Sharmal, Tschopp Jurg, So Alexander K., Busso Nathalie

Interaction Between Nicked 2-Glycoprotein I and Angiostatin 4.5: Novel Role of Nicked 2-Glycoprotein I in Angiogenesis in Vitro and In Vivo
Nakagawa Hisako, Yasuda Shinsuke, Matsuura Eiji, Kobayashi Kazuko, Ieko Masahiro, Kataoka Hiroshi, Horita Tetsuya, Atsumi Tatsuya, Koike Takao

Interaction Between the PTPN22 620W Risk Allele and Tobacco and Hormonal Treatments Influence the Anti-CCP or RF Status of Rheumatoid Arthritis: Results From the ESPOIR Cohort
Salliot Carine, Dawidowicz Karen, Nicaise-Roland Pascale, Benessiano Joelle, Saraux Alain, Dougados Maxime, Chollet-Martin Sylvie, Meyer Olivier, Dieude P.

Inter-and Intra-Reliability of Ultrasonographic Joint Scoring in RA Patients with US Atlas as a Reference
Hammer Hilde Berner, Bolton-King Pernille, Bakkeheim Vivi, Berg Torill Helene, Sundt Elisabeth, Haavardsholm Espen A.

Interferon- Production Is Impaired in Patients with Ankylosing Spondylitis
Zauner Dorothea, Kober Eva-Maria, Graninger Winfried, Hermann Josef

Interferon Regulatory Factor 5 Regulates Murine Lupus Independently of Type-I Interferons
Richez Christophe, Yasuda Kei, Bonegio Ramon G., Watkins Amanda A., Aprahamian Tamar, Busto Patricia, Richards Rocco J., Liu Chih Long, Cheung Regina, Utz Paul J., Marshak-Rothstein Ann, Rifkin Ian R.

Interim Results of the TAMARA StudyEffectiveness and Safety of the Interleukin-6 (IL-6) Receptor Antagonist Tocilizumab After 4 and 24 Weeks in Patients with Active Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA)
Rubbert-Roth Andrea, Braun Juergen, Feist Eugen, Kellner Herbert L., Burmester Gerd R.

Interim Safety Data of Gardasil in a Trial in Females with JIA and Seronegative Arthritis
Singer Nora G., Wallette Michelle, Tomanova-Soltys Ingrid, Montealegre-Sanchez Gina

Interleukin 10 Promoter Polymorphisms in Patients with Elderly Onset Inflammatory Conditions
Alvarez-Rodriguez Lorena, Carrasco-Marin Eugenio, Lopez-Hoyos Sr. Marcos, Mata Cristina, Marin Maria Jose, Calvo Sr. Jaime, Blanco Sr. Ricardo, Fernandez-Prieto Lorena, Villa Sr. Ignacio, Martinez-Dubois Cristina, Rodriguez-Valverde Vicente, Martinez-Taboada Sr. Victor M.

Interleukin 2 Receptor, Alpha Is Associated with Radiographic Joint Damage in a Japanese RA Population
Suzuki Taku, Ikari Katsunori, Koichiro Yano, Tsukahara So, Nishimoto Kazumasa, Taniguchi Atsuo, Yamanaka Hisashi, Momohara Shigeki

Interleukin 23 Expression in Inflammatory Arthritis
Hueber Axel J., Asquith Darren L., Millar Neal L., Sturrock Roger D., McInnes Iain B.

Intra-Articular Injection (Tribosupplementation) with Native and Recombinant Lubricin (PRG4) Prevents Cartilage Degeneration in the Rat ACL Injury Model
Jay Gregory D., Nir Raphael, Watkins Bryn, McHugh Karen, Anderson Scott, Fleming Braden C., Zhang Ling X., Teeple Erin, Waller Kimberly, Elsaid Khaled A.

Intracellular Calcium Oscillations in Articular Chondrocytes Induced by Basic Calcium Phosphate Crystals Lead to Cartilage Degradation
Nguyen Christelle, Ea Hang-Korng, Bordat Christian, Lieberherr Michèle, Liote Frédéric

Intracellular Methotrexate Pharmacokinetics in Rheumatoid Arthritis: Selective Emergence of Methotrexate Polyglutamates as a Function of Time and Dose Intensity
Dervieux Thierry, Zablocki Rong, Kremer Joel M.

Investigating the Complex Associations of MHC with RA Susceptibility
Orozco G., Thomson W., Barton A., Eyre S., Worthington J., Ke Xiayi

Investigating the Role of the Pain Modulating DREAM Pathway Genes in Musculoskeletal Pain
Holliday Kate L., McBeth John, Thomson W.

Investigation of Coeliac Disease Variants Identifies a Novel Rheumatoid Arthritis Susceptibility Locus
Eyre S., UK RA Genetics (UKRAG) Consortium , Thomson W., Worthington Jane, Barton Anne

Investigation of Possible Etiological Link Between Parainfluenza-1 and Giant Cell Arteritis
Davis Trevor E., Battaglioli Gino, Pinheiro Joaquim, Carlson J. Andrew, Lamson Daryl M., St. George Kirsten

Investigation of Potential Non-HLA RA Susceptibility Loci in a European Cohort Increases the Evidence for 10 Markers
Plant Darren, Cornelis Francois, Rantapaa-Dahlqvist Solbritt, Goulielmos George, Hetland Merete L., Klareskog Lars, Raza Karim, Witte Torsten, Worthington Jane

Investigation of Rheumatoid Arthritis Susceptibility Genes in Psoriatic Arthritis
Ho Pauline, Bruce I. N., Barton A.

Investigation of Target Organ Associations in Patients with Familial Behets Syndrome Using Factor Analysis
Karaca Mehmet, Hatemi Gulen, Yazici Hasan

IRF9 Influences Isotype Switching by Modulating B Cell Activation and Intracellular Signaling in the Pristane Mouse Model of Lupus
Chu Alvina D., Price Jordan V., Utz Paul J.

Is Adalimumab An Efficacious Treatment for Enthesitis of the Achilles Tendon in Patients with Spondyloarthritis?
Ritchlin Christopher, Mease Philip, Perdok Renee, Kupper Hartmut, Lavie Frédéric

Is Bone Formation Observed in Patients with Ankylosing Spondylitis Related to Clinical Signs and Symptoms? A Subanalysis of ATLAS
van der Heijde Désirée M.F.M., Emery Paul, Patra Kaushik, Hall Jesse, Lavie Frederic

Is Brain-Type Natriuretic Peptide (BNP) Associated with Left Ventricular Diastolic Dysfunction (LVDD) in Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) Patients without Cardiovascular Disease (CVD)?
Crowson Cynthia S., Myasoedova Elena, Davis III John M., Roger Veronique, Karon Barry L., Rodeheffer Richard J., Therneau Terry M., Gabriel Sherine E.

Is Cigarette Smoking An Independent Correlate of Health Related Quality of Life in Patients with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus?
Jolly Meenakshi, Patel Ravikumar, Aggarwal Rohit, Sequeira Winston, Block Joel A.

Is Cigarette Smoking Associated with Disease Activity and Damage in Patients with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus?
Jolly Meenakshi, Patel Ravikumar, Aggarwal Rohit, Sequeira Winston, Block Joel A.

Is Familial Mediterranean Fever (FMF) Associated with Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD)?
Rimar Doron, Rosner Itzhak, Rozenbaum Michael, Zuckerman Eli

Is Familial SLE Different From Non-Familial SLE?-Data From a Multiethnic US Cohort
Burgos Paula I., McGwin Jr. Gerald, Reveille John D., Vila Luis M., Brown Elizabeth, Alarcon Graciela S.

Is Infliximab Effective and Safe for the Treatment of Refractory Non Infectious Inflammatory Uveitis?A Systematic Literature Review
Ortiz Ana M., Loza Estibaliz, Abad Miguel, Francisco Felix, Maese Jesús, Munoz-Fernandez Santiago, Carmona Loreto, Pato Esperanza

Is It Possible to Differentiate Natural Antiphospholipid Antibodies From Thrombophilic Ones?Analysis of the Fine Specificity against the Domains of Beta2glycoprotein I
Tincani Angela, Andreoli Laura, Nalli Cecilia, Motta Mario, Norman Gary L., Shums Zakera, Binder Walter L., Nuzzo Monica, Frassi Micol, Lojacono Andrea, Avcin Tadej, Meroni Pier Luigi

Is Matrix Gla Protein Level or Polymorphism Associated with Hand Osteoarthritis?
Misra D., Booth S., McRosier M., Felson David T., Neogi T.

Is Nurse-Led Care for RA Patients Clinically Effective?
Ndosi Mwidimi, Hill Jackie, Hale Claire

Is Severe Osteoarthritis of the Knee Heritable: A Population Based Study
Sawitzke Allen D., Verges Josep, Montell Eulàlia, Herrero Marta, Clegg Daniel O.

Is Sleep Quality a Bookmark of Clinical Severity in Fibromyalgia?
Rheumatologist Casanueva Fernández B.

Is STIR Necessary for Evaluating Synovitis and Osteitis in Rheumatoid Arthritis When Using MRI Protocols That Also Include Gadolinium-Enhanced Magnetic Resonance Imaging?
Peterfy C., DiCarlo J., Becker J. C., Genant H.K.

Is the FRAX Tool Useful in Assessing Fracture Risk in Female Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients?
Al-Shakarchi Israa, Dolan A. Louise, Powell Lucy, Karim Jehan

Is the Outcome of Childhood Growing Pains Associated with Changes in the Pain Threshold?
Chapnick Gil, Hashkes Philip J., Jaber Lutfi, Nemet Dan, Uziel Yosef

Is the Response to Infliximab Influenced by Body Mass Index in Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients?
Klaasen Ruth, Wijbrandts Carla A., Gerlag Danielle M., Tak Paul P.

Is There Subclinical Joint Disease in Early Psoriatic Arthritis? A Clinical Comparison with Power Doppler Ultrasound
Freeston Jane E., Coates Laura C., Helliwell Philip S., Hensor Elizabeth M. A., Wakefield Richard J., Emery Paul, Conaghan Philip G.

Is Ultrasonography A Useful, Reproducible and Relevant Tool to Assess Erosion Progression in Rheumatoid Arthritis?
Gill Ghislaine, Chary-Valckenaere Isabelle, Sommier Jean-Philippe, Rat Anne-Christine, Blum Alain, Loeuille Damien

Is Working with Arthritis Bad for Your Health? Outcomes Associated with Arthritis-Work Role Overload
Gignac M., Cao X., Beaton D., Lacaille Diane V., Bombardier C., Anis A., Badley Elizabeth M.

Isolated Elevated Levels of IgA-Anti-Beta2glycoprotein I Antibodies Are Associated with Clinical Manifestations of the Antiphospholipid Syndrome
Aguilar-Valenzuela Renan, Seif Alan M., Alarcon Graciela S., Martinez-Martinez Laura Aline, Dang Neha, Papalardo Elizabeth, Liu Jigna, Vila Luis M., Najam Sabeen, McNearney Terry A., Gonzalez Emilio B., Binder Walter L., Teodorescu Marius C., Reveille John D., Pierangeli Silvia S.

Isolated Elevation of Aldolase in the Serum of Myositis Patients: A Biomarker of Damaged Early Regenerating Muscle Cells
Casciola-Rosen Livia, Christopher-Stine Lisa, Corse Andrea, Hong Grace, Hall John, Rosen Antony

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