Abstract Index

Arthritis & Rheumatism, Volume 60,
October 2009 Abstract Supplement

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

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RA Risk Alleles as Correlates of Response to Anti-TNF Therapy in RA
Cui J., Saevarsdottir S., Thompson B., Raychaudhuri S., Gregersen P., Batliwalla F., De Vries N., Herenius MM, Tak Paul P., Allaart C.F., Shadick N., Weinblatt M. E., Barton A., Morgan A., Klareskog L., Alfredsson L., Bridges Jr. S.L., Criswell L.A., Padyukov L., Huizinga T.W.J., Toes R.E.M., Karlson E., Plenge R.M.

RA Susceptibility Is Associated with An Epistatic Interaction Between Shared Epitope Alleles and MMEL1-TNFRSF14
El-Gabalawy Hani S., Daha Nina A., Robinson David B., Oen Kiem G., Smolik Irene, Hart Donna, Willemze Annemiek, Ghidey Wendimagegn, Houwing-Duistermaat Jeanine J., Toes René E.M., Huizinga Tom W.J., Siminovitch K.A.

Rac Inhibition Reverses the Fibrotic Phenotype of Scleroderma Fibroblasts
Leask Andrew, Shi-wen Xu, Eastwood Mark, Denton Christopher P., Abraham David

Race Is Associated with the Risk of Developing Hyperuricemia in Men: Findings From the Coronary Artery Risk Development in Young Adults (CARDIA) Cohort
Gaffo Angelo L., Jacobs Jr. David R., Lewis Cora E., Mikuls T. R., Saag Kenneth G.

Racial and Ethnic Differences in the Prevalence, Impact and Management of Doctor-Diagnosed ArthritisUnited States, 2002, 2003 & 2006
Bolen Julie, Helmick Charles G., Hootman Jennifer M., Murphy Louise, Langmaid Gary

Racial Disparities in Age of CVD in SLE
Scalzi Lisabeth V., Hollenbeak Christopher S., Wang Li

Radiocarpal and First Metatarso-Phalangeal Arthrocentesis Site Confirmation with Fluoroscopy
Manadan Augustine M., Mushtaq Saulat, Block Joel A.

Radiographic Progression of Cervical Lesions in Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis Receiving Infliximab Treatment
Kanayama Yasuhide, Kojima Toshihisa, Shioura Tomone, Hayashi Masatoshi, Funahashi Koji, Ishiguro Naoki

Radiographic Severity of Rheumatoid Arthritis in African-Americans: Results From the CLEAR Registry
Bridges Jr. S. Louis, Causey Zenoria L., Burgos Paula I., Hughes Laura B., Danila Maria I., van Everdingen Amalia, Ledbetter Stephanie, Conn Doyt L., Tamhane Ashutosh, Westfall Andrew O., Jonas Beth L., Callahan Leigh, Smith Edwin A., Brasington Richard, Moreland Larry W., Alarcon Graciela S., van der Heijde Désirée M.F.M.

Raised Traditional Cardiovascular Risk Factors in Indians with Rheumatoid Arthritis
Fatima Firdaus, Uppuluri Rao RK, Moots Robert J., Goodson Nicola

Rapid and Sustained Remission of Macrophage Activation Syndrome (MAS) Associated with Systemic-Onset Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis (SoJIA) by Treatment with Anakinra but without Cyclosporine
Bruck Normi, Hamel Juliane, Suttorp Meinolf, Gahr Manfred, Pessler Frank

Rapid Prediction of Low Disease Activity at 1 Year Among RA Patients Treated with Certolizumab Pegol
Curtis Jeffrey R., Luijtens Kristel

RAPID3 and Component Measures Are as Likely as a DAS28 and Component Measures to Identify Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) Who Have Moderate/High Disease Activity Versus Low Activity at Presentation
Pincus Theodore, Swearingen C.J.

Rates and Predictors of Influenza, Pneumococcal, and Herpes Zoster Vaccination in Adult Patients with Rheumatic Diseases
Wolfe Frederick, Michaud Kaleb D.

RDEA594, a Novel Uricosuric Agent, Significantly Reduced Serum Urate Levels and Was Well Tolerated in a Phase 2a Pilot Study in Hyperuricemic Gout Patients
Lasko Ben, Sheedy Beth, Hingorani Vijay, Tellier Guy, Manhard Kimberly, Yeh Li-Tain, Miner Jeffrey N., Kerr Bradley, Shen Zancong, Quart Barry

Reactive Oxygen Species Contribute to IGF-I Resistance in Osteoarthritic Chondrocytes through Inhibition of the IRS-I-PI3 Kinase-Akt Signaling Pathway
Loeser Richard F., Yin Weihong

Reactivity with Dichotomous Determinants of Ro60 Stratifies Autoantibody Responses in Lupus and Primary Sjogrens Syndrome
Reed Joanne H., Dudek Nadine L., Osborne Shannon E., Kaufman Kenneth M., Jackson Michael W., Purcell Anthony W., Gordon Thomas P.

Reader Reliability of the OMERACT Psoriatic Arthritis Magnetic Resonance Score (PsAMRIS): Results From An OMERACT Workshop
Boyesen Pernille, Gandjbakhch Frédérique, McQueen Fiona M., Lillegraven Siri, Coates Laura, Wiell Charlotte, Conaghan Philip, Ostergaard Mikkel

Real or Perceived Conflicts of Interest in Comparative Effectiveness Research
Schmajuk Gabriela, Krishnan Eswar

Real World Utilization of Nonbiologic and Biologic Disease Modifying Anti-Rheumatic Drugs in Rheumatoid Arthritis: A Systematic Review of the Literature
Pruhs Zachary M., Harrold Leslie R.

Reasons for Different Infliximab Survival Time Among Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis and Spondyloarthritis
Calvo Enrique, Gonzalez Carlos M., Diez-Merchan Irene, Becerra Elena, Martinez-Porras Carmen, Gerona Delia, Aramburu Francisco, Marin Carolina, Montoro María, Cebrian Laura, Monteagudo Indalecio, Lopez-Longo Francisco J., Carreno Luis

Receptors for TSLP and IL-7 Strongly Promote Proteoglycan-Induced Arthritis
Hartgring Sarita A.Y., Willis Cynthia R., Bijlsma Johannes W. J., Broere Femke, Lafeber Floris P.J.G., van Roon Joel A.G.

Reciprocal Regulation of FOXP3 and IL-17 Expression in Human CD4 T Cells by 1,25(OH)2 Vitamin D3
Kang Seong Wook, Kim Sang-Hyun, Lee Won-Woo, Hwang Kyung-A, Lee Seung-Hyun, Kang Insoo

Recurrence of Neonatal Lupus Erythematosus in Siblings
Danayan KC, Jaeggi E., Tyrrell PN, Rogers A., Silverman ED.

Reduced IL-7 Serum Titres in Relation with Symptom Duration Are Associated with Progression towards Rheumatoid Arthritis in Less Than 6 Months Inflammatory Arthritis
Goeb Vincent, Cuthbert Rich, Horner Elizabeth, Churchman Sarah, Coates Laura C., Marzo-Ortega Helena, Nam Jackie, Villeneuve Edith, Vital Ed, Conaghan Philip G., Fardellone Patrice, Le Loet Xavier, Emery Paul, Vittecoq Olivier, Ponchel Frédérique

Reduced Incidence of Infusion Reactions to Infliximab in Patients Pre-Medicated with Acetaminophen
Choquette D., Bensen William G., Nantel Francois

Reduced Peripheral Nerve Function as a Risk Factor for Radiographic Knee Osteoarthritis
Abraham Sunil, Kwoh C. Kent, Boudreau Robert M., Hannon Michael J., Nevitt Michael C., Newman Anne B., Koster Annemarie, Satterfield Suzanne, Neogi Tuhina, Strotmeyer Elsa S.

Reduced Quality of Life Is Associated with Impaired Functional Capacity and Higher Levels of Fatigue in Patients with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
Oeser Annette M., Rho Young-Hee, Stein C. Michael

Reduced Radiographic Progression in Patients with Early Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) Treated with Abatacept Methotrexate Compared to Methotrexate Alone: 24 Month Outcomes
Bathon J., Genant H., Nayiager S., Wollenhaupt J., Durez P., Gomez-Reino J., Grassi W., Haraoui B., Shergy W., Park SH, Robles M., Peterfy C., Becker J.-C., Covucci A., Helfrick R., Westhovens R.

Refractory Juvenile-Onset Lupus Nephritis Treated with Rituximab
Olmos Carlos, Malagon Clara

Regained Remission Following Restart of Treatment After Loss of Drug-Free Remission in Patients with Recent Onset Rheumatoid Arthritis
Klarenbeek N.B., van der Kooij S.M., Guler-Yuksel M., van Groenendael J.H.L.M., Han K.H., Kerstens P.J.S.M., Huizinga T.W.J., Dijkmans B. A. C., Allaart C.F.

Regulation of IFN Response Gene Activity During Infliximab Treatment in Rheumatoid Arthritis Is Associated with Clinical Response to Treatment
Van Baarsen Lisa G.M., Wijbrandts Carla A., Rustenburg Francois, Cantaert Tineke, van der Pouw Kraan Tineke C.T.M., Baeten Dominique L., Dijkmans Ben A.C., Tak Paul P., Verweij Cornelis L.

Regulation of MMP-13 Expression in Human Chondrocytes by MicroRNA-27b
Akhtar Nahid, Rasheed Zafar, Anbazhagan Arivarasu, Voss Frank R., Haqqi Tariq M.

Regulation of Pleitropic Effect of TRAIL On RAFLS by TRAIL-R1 and -R2
Audo Rachel, Bruyer Angelique, Combe Bernard, Hahne Michael, Morel Jacques

Regulation of the Fusion of Mononuclear Osteoclasts Into Bone-Resorbing Osteoclasts by GM-CSF Via RAS/ERK Pathway
Lee Eun Gyeong, Yun Hee Jin, Hong Yun Kyung, Lee Myung Soo, Lee Sang-IL, Kim Hyun-Ok, Hwang Min Ho, Kim Sung Il, Yoo Wan-Hee

Regulation of the IGFBP-5 and MMP-13 Genes by the Micro RNAs Mir-140 and Mir-27a in Human Osteoarthritic Chondrocytes
Tardif Ginette, Hum David, Pelletier Jean-Pierre, Duval Nicolas, Martel-Pelletier Johanne

Regulatory Natural Antibodies to Apoptotic Cell Membrane Determinants Inhibit Pro-Inflammatory Responses to Activating IgG Autoantibody Immune Complexes Implicated in Autoimmune Pathogenesis
Vas Jaya, Gronwall Caroline, Silverman Gregg J.

Regulatory Natural Antibodies to Apoptotic Cell Membrane Determinants Inhibit TLR Mediated Activating MAPK Signal Transduction in Dendritic Cells
Silverman Gregg J., Chen Yifang

Regulatory T Cells Directly Suppress B Cells in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
Iikuni Noriko, Lourenco Elaine V., Hahn B. H., La Cava Antonio

Relation of the Pesticide Exposure and the Occurrence of Rheumatoid ArthritisA Cross Sectional Study of the NHANES 20052006 Data
Gorrepati Venkata Subhash, Valluri Ashok, Cheriyath Pramil

Relationship Between Active Appearance Modelling Score of DXA Images and Whole Organ Magnetic Resonance Imaging Score (WORMS) in Knee Osteoarthritis
Yoshida Kanako, Gregory Jennifer S., Barr Rebecca J., Galea-Soler Sandro, Alesci Salvatore, Gilbert Fiona, Reid David M., Aspden Richard M.

Relationship Between Disease Activity and Type 1 Interferon- and Other Cytokine-Inducible Gene Expression in Blood in Dermatomyositis and Polymyositis
Greenberg Steven A., Higgs Brandon W., Morehouse Christopher, Brohawn Philip, Zhu Wei, Walsh Ronan J., Kong Sek Won, Huang Jiaqi, Amato Anthony, White Barbara, Kiener Peter A., Jallal Bahija, Yao Yihong

Relationship Between Foxp3 Tregs in Synovium of Rheumatoid Arthritis and Clinical Activity
Yan Zeng, Dong-hui Zheng, Lie Dai, Bai-yu Zhang, Ying-qian MO, Zhi-xun LI

Relationship Between Increases in BMD On Denosumab and Reduction in Fracture Risk
McClung Michael, Cummings Steven, Yang Yu-Ching, Vittinghoff Eric, Adami Silvano, Bianchi Gerolamo, Bolognese Michael, Christiansen Claus, Grauer Andreas, Hawkins Federico, Kendler David L., Libanati Cesar, Mautalen Carlos, Reid Ian, Zanchetta Jose, Zerbini Cristiano A. F., Eastell Richard, for the FREEDOM Trial 

Relationship Between Radiographic Damage and Employment Over Time in Patients with Early Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA): Results From the PREMIER Health Economic Companion Study DE032
van Vollenhoven Ronald, Cifaldi Mary, Roy Sanjoy, Chen Naijun, Bergman Martin J.

Relationship Between Self-Reported Comorbidity and Health Status in Early OA: The CHECK Study
Wesseling Janet, Bierma-Zeinstra Sita MA, Dekker Joost, Bijlsma Johannes WJ, on behalf of CHECK study group 

Relationship Between Serum Urate and Plasma OxypurinolIs There a Target Plasma Oxypurinol Concentration to Achieve Serum Urate 6mg/Dl
Stamp Lisa, O'Donnell J.L., Zhang M., Frampton C., Chapman PT, Barclay M.

Relationship Between Synovial Blood Flow Signals and Angiogenesis Factors in Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis by Power Doppler Ultrasonography
Hirai Kenichiro, Kurosaka Daitaro, Nishioka Makiko, Miyamoto Yukio, Yoshida Ken, Kingetsu Isamu, Fukuda Kunihiko, Yamada Akio

Relationship Between the Effect of Denosumab On Bone Turnover Markers and Change in Bone Mineral Density in Postmenopausal Osteoporosis
McClung M., Christiansen C., Grauer A., Kutilek S., Libanati C., Resch H., Reid I., Siris E., Uebelhart D., Wang A., Weryha G., Cummings S., Eastell R.

Relationship of Baseline Bone Turnover Marker Levels and Month 12 Bone Mineral Density Change in Postmenopausal Women Transitioned From Alendronate to Denosumab
Bolognese M.A., Roux C., Bianchi G., Supronik J., Valter I., de Vernejoul M.C., Kendler D.L., Bone H.G., Ortolani S., Siddhanti S., Man H.S., San Martin J., Brandi M.L.

Relationship of Functional Outcomes to Hemoglobin Levels in Women with Self-Reported Arthritis: Results From the Womens Health Initiative
Eaton Charles B., Hochberg Marc C., Cryer Byron, Assaf Annlouise R.

Relationship of Tocilizumab Dose and Neutrophil Counts
Morcos Peter N., Zhang Xiaoping, Grange Susan, Schmitt Christophe

Relationship of Vitamin D and Parathyroid Hormone to Functional Disability and Disease Activity in RA
Doherty Colleen, Vokes Tamara, Mileti Linda M., Badaracco Maria, Drum Melinda, Utset T.O.

Relationship of Weight and Weight Change with Knee Pain and Function in Persons with Symptomatic Radiographic Knee Osteoarthritis: Two-Year Data From the Osteoarthritis Initiative
Bujak Danuta I., Favors Knachelle, Sorkin John D., Hochberg Marc C.

Relationships Between Presence, Severity, and Location of Prevalent Vertebral Fractures and Health Related Quality of Life (HRQoL)
Silverman S., Viswanathan H., Yang Y., Eis S.R., Fardellone P., Gilchrist N., Lips P., Nevitt M., Palacios S., Pavelka K., Revicki D., Simon J., Macarios D., Siris E.

Relative Importance of Remote, Recent and Cumulative Exposure to Risk Factors for Atherosclerotic Coronary Events in SLE
Nikpour Mandana, Ibanez Dominique, Gladman Dafna D., Harvey Paula, Urowitz Murray B.

Relevance of PROMIS Item Banks to Individuals with Fibromyalgia
Williams David A., Schilling Stephen, Shibata Katrina N., Zwinck Lynn, Matallana Lynne, Arnold Lesley M.

Relevance of the Heart Rate Recovery After Six-Minute Walk Test (6MWT) in Patients with Systemic Sclerosis (SSc)
Wangkaew Suparaporn, Impens Ann J., Rubenfire Melvyn, Schiopu Elena, McLaughlin Vallerie V., Montgomery Daniel G., Seibold James R.

Reliability of Tuberculosis Screening Tests in Patients Receiving Tumor Necrosis Factor Antagonist Therapy in a United States Rheumatology Clinic
Borra Himabindu, Sit Michelle, Morris Michael J., Waibel Kirk H., Arroyo Ramon A., Merrill Gerald A., Battafarano Daniel F.

Reliability, Validity, and Minimally Important Differences of the UCLA Scleroderma Clinical Trial Consortium Gastrointestinal Tract (UCLA SCTC 2.0) Instrument
Khanna Dinesh, Hays Ron, Maranian Paul, Seibold James R., Impens Ann J., Mayes M., Clements Philip J., Fathi Nihal, Furst Daniel E.

Remission of Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA): Benefits From Socioeconomic and Quality of Life Perspectives
Radner Helga, Smolen Josef S., Aletaha D.

Renal Dosimetry for Patients Treated with Total Body Irradiation (TBI) for Severe Systemic Sclerosis (SSc) On the SCOT (Scleroderma: Cyclophosphamide or Transplantation) Trial
Craciunescu O., Steffey B., Kelsey C., Prosnitz R., Larrier N., Paarz-Largay C., Sullivan KM

Renal Impairment and Poor Outcomes of Allopurinol Therapy in US Gout Patients
Pandya B. J., Riedel A. A., Becker L. K., Krishnan E.

Renal Outcome and Risk Factors for End-Stage Renal Disease in a Cohort of 100 Patients with Lupus Nephritis: A Very Long-Term Follow-up Study
Faurschou Mikkel, Kamper Anne-Lise, Starklint Henrik, Jacobsen Søren

Renal Outcome of Lupus Nephritis Is Different Between Class IV-G (A) and IV-G (A/C)
Kuroiwa Takashi, Hiramatsu Noriyuki, Kayakabe Ken, Sakurai Noriyuki, Matsumoto Takayuki, Maeshima Akito, Hiromura Keiju, Nojima Yoshihisa

Renal Transplantation in Wegeners Granulomatosis and Microscopic Polyangiitis
Geetha Duvuru, Haas Mark, Kraus Edward S., Rabb Hamid, Seo Philip

Repair of Erosions Occurs Preferentially in Patients Treated with Anti-TNF Therapy and in Joints with Clinical Improvement
Lukas C., van der Heijde Désirée M. F. M., Fatenejad Saeed, Landewe Robert

Replication of Genetic Associations in Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis
Albers H.M., Reinards T.H.C.M., Brinkman D.M.C., Kamphuis S.S.M., van Suijlekom-Smit L.W.A., van Rossum M.A.J., Hoppenreijs E.P.A.H., Girschick H.J., Wouters C., Saurenmann R.K., Houwing-Duistermaat Jeanine J., Huizinga T.W.J., Toes R.E.M., ten Cate R., Schilham M.W.

Reproducibility of MR Biomarkers of Cartilage Structure and Composition in An Osteoarthritis Population at Risk of Progression
Bowes Mike A., Hunter D.J., Eaton Charles B., Kwoh C. K., Maciewicz RA., Samuels Jonathan, Taylor Christopher J., Waterton John C., Williams Tomos G., Wolstenholme Chris B. H.

Resolution of Inflammation Following Treatment of Ankylosing Spondylitis with Anti-TNF Agents Is Associated with New Bone Formation
Chiowchanwisawakit Praveena, Pedersen Susanne J., Lambert Robert GW, Ostergaard Mikkel, Maksymowych Walter P.

Respiratory Symptoms and Disease Characteristics as Predictors of Pulmonary Function Abnormalities (PFT) in Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA)
Pappas Dimitrios A., Giles Jon T., Connors Geoffrey, Lechtzin Noah, Bathon Joan M., Danoff Sonye K.

Response to Rituximab in Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients: Association with B-Cell Markers
Pyrpasopoulou Athina, Douma Stella, Triantafyllou Areti, Chatzimichailidou Sofia, Samara Magda, Parapanisiou Efthymia, Aslanidis Spyros

Results of A Pilot Randomized Placebo Controlled Trial in Raynauds Phenomenon (RP) with St. Johns Wort (SJW)
Malenfant Deanne, Summers Kelly, Samadi Nooshin, Bonner Ash, Pope Janet

Reticulocytes Bearing C4d in Patients Hospitalized for Acute Infections
Agarwal Surabhi, Jasti Harish, Manzi Susan, Sattar Abdus, Paul Barbara, Lavin Shane, Ahearn Joseph M., Kao Amy H.

Retinoic Acid Accelerates the Maturation of Human CD4Foxp3 Regulatory T Cells Induced Ex-Vivo with IL-2 and TGF-
Lu Ling, Wang Julie, Zheng Song Guo, Horwitz David A.

Retreatment with Rituximab (RTX) Based On a Treatment to Target (TT) Approach Provides Better Disease Control Than Treatment as Needed (PRN) in Patients (pts) with Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA)
Emery Paul, Mease Philip J., Rubbert-Roth Andrea, Curtis Jeffrey R., Muller-Ladner Ulf, Gaylis Norman B., Armstrong Gillian K., McLean Lachy, Reynard Mark, Tyrrell Helen

Revision of the SELENA Flare Index
Petri Michelle, Buyon Jill, Kalunian K. C., Urowitz M.B., Strand V., Merrill Joan, Hahn B H., Grossman J M., Belmont H. Michael, Dooley Mary Anne, Von Feldt Joan Marie, Cronin Mary E., Sammaritano Lisa R., Alarcon Graciela S., Hanrahan LM

RFX1 Regulates the Expression of CD11a and CD70 in CD4 T Cells of Patients with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
Zhao Ming, Gao Fei, Wu Xiaoyan, Tang Jinling, Luo Yongqi, Sun Yimin, Richardson Bruce C., Lu Qianjin

Rheumatic Manifestations in Common Variable Immunodeficiency
Kanahara Satoko M., Calabrese Leonard H., Lang David, Molloy Eamonn S.

Rheumatoid Arthirtis Patients Interpretation of the DAS Patient Global Used at Bristol Royal Infirmary
Sanderson Tessa, Morris Marianne, Calnan Michael, Richards Pamela, Hewlett Sarah

Rheumatoid Arthritis Patient Self Assessment of Disease Activity as Determined by Joint Count Compared to Clinical Joint Count Assessment by Trained Masters Student
Tricta Juliana, Larche Maggie J., Beattie Karen A., Wong Andy KO, Bensen William G., Pavlova Viktoria, Ioannidis George, Adachi Jonathan D.

Rheumatoid Arthritis Susceptibility Variant at the CCL21 Locus Is Associated with Premature Mortality in Patients with Inflammatory Polyarthritis
Farragher T., Plant D., Flynn E., Eyre S., Bunn D., Thomson W., Symmons D., Barton A.

Rheumatoid Arthritis: Insights, Strategies and ExpectationsGlobal Results of the RAISE Patient Needs Survey
McInnes Iain B., Combe B., Burmester Gerd R.

Rheumatoid Factor and Anti-CCP Antibodies Are Independently Associated with Insulin Resistance in Early Inflammatory Polyarthritis-Results From the Norfolk Arthritis Register (NOAR)
Mirjafari H., Farragher T., Yates A. P., Bunn D., Marshall T., Symmons D. P., Bruce I. N.

Rheumatoid Factor and Anti-Cyclic Citrullinated Peptide Antibody Profile in Patients with Morphea
Kellet Cristián Vera, Dutz Jan P.

Rheumatoid Factor and High Titer ANA Are More Strongly Associated with Focal Lymphocytic Sialoadenitis Than SS-A Antibodies
Baer Alan N., Martin Don R., Akpek Esen K., Birnbaum Julius, Christian James M., Warnock Gary R.

Rheumatoid Factor Interferes with Multiplex-Based ELISA in Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis
Todd Derrick J., Knowlton Nicholas, Karlson Elizabeth W., Shadick Nancy A., Weinblatt Michael E., Schur Peter H., Roubenoff Ronenn, Izmailova Elena, Centola M., Lee David M.

Rheumatologist Training to Recognize Lesions On T1-Weighted MRI Enhances Diagnostic Utility of MRI in Patients with Ankylosing Spondylitis
Maksymowych Walter P., Weber Ulrich, Hodler Juerg, Ostergaard Mikkel, Pedersen Susanne J., Lambert Robert GW

Rheumatologists Knowledge, Attitudes and Concerns Regarding Progressive Multifocal Leukoencephalopathy(PML)
Calabrese Leonard H., Molloy Eamonn S., Taege Alan j.

Rheumatologists Practice for Prescribing Pneumocystis Prophylaxis
Cettomai Deanna, Gelber Allan C., Christopher-Stine Lisa

Rheumatologists Prescribing Patterns for Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients with Active Disease
Harrold Leslie R., Greenberg Jeffrey D., Curtis Jeffrey R., Bentley Mary jane, Reed George, Harrington J. Timothy

Rheumatology Fellows Report Higher Satisfaction with VA-Based Training in Comparison to Other Internal Medicine Subspecialty Fellows
Cannon Grant W., Kashner T. Michael

Rheumatology Practice Profiles in Teaching and Community Settings: Implications to Fellowship Training
Negron Amarie M., Diaz-Correa Leyda M., Mayor Angel M., Vila Salvador, Vila Luis M.

Rheumatology Telemedicine in Rural Australia
Burnet Simon, Kelly Tim, Marrinan Alison, Donohoe Peter, Wade Tori

Rheumatology Touchscreen Questionnaire to Improve Efficiency and Patient-Centric Care Successful Development and Implementation Using Process Redesign
Newman Eric D., Lerch Virginia R., Ayoub William T., Jones J. B., Stewart Walter F.

Rilonacept Treatment of Refractory Adult Onset Stills Disease
Efthimiou Petros, Petryna Olga

Rilonacept: Long-Term Safety Profile in Patients with Cryopyrin-Associated Periodic Syndromes (CAPS)
Hoffman Hal M., Nadler Douglas R., Brooks Warren P., Weinstein Steven P.

Risk Factors Associated with Depletion of Endothelial Progenitor Cells in Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients and Effect of Anti-TNF Therapy On EPCs Restoration
Park Yun-Jung, Kim Ki-Jo, Kim Ji-Young, Choi Jin-Jung, Kim Wan-Uk, Cho Chul-Soo

Risk Factors Associated with Development of SLE Among Anti-RNA Helicase A Positive Patients
Chan Jason Y. F., Li Yi, Sobel Eric S., Segal Mark S., Bubb Michael R., Chan Edward K. L., Reeves Westley H., Satoh Minoru

Risk Factors for Incident Gout Among Women: A Prospective Study
Bhole Vidula, De Vera Mary, Rahman M. Mushfiqur, Krishnan E., Choi Hyon K.

Risk Factors for Renal Lithiasis During the Treatment with Uricosuric Drugs
Perez-Ruiz Fernando

Risk Factors for Squamous Intraepithelial Lesions in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus- A Prospective Cohort Study
Tam Lai-Shan, Chan Paul K., Ho Suzanne C., Yu May M., Yim So-Fan, Cheung Tak-Hong, Wong Martin C., Li Edmund K.

Risk of Atypical Subtrochanteric Fractures in Older Veterans at High Risk for Osteoporosis
Safford Monika M., Richardson Kelly, Sarrazin Mary, Cram Peter, Curtis Jeffrey R., Delzell Elizabeth, Barasch Andrei, Saag Kenneth G.

Risk of Infection in Rheumatoid Arthritis Associated with Use of Anti-TNF Agents, Dmards and/or Prednisone
Trejos Eduardo Bonilla, Hannon Michael J., Skanderson Melissa, Good Chester, Kwoh C. Kent

Risk of Malignancy in Patients Treated for ANCA-Associated Vasculitides: Follow-up Data From Clinical Trials of the European Vasculitis Study Group (EUVAS)
Heijl Caroline, Harper Lorraine, Flossmann Oliver, Stucker Isabelle, Scott David GI, Watts Richard, Hoglund Peter, Westman Kerstin, Mahr Alfred

Risk of Recurrent Gout After Acute Infection and Vaccination: The Online Case-Crossover Gout Study
Zhang Yq., Chen C., Neogi T., Chaisson C., Choi Hyon K., Hunter David J.

Risk of Relapse After Discontinuation of Medications in Patients with Polyarticular Course Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis
Milojevic Diana, Curran Megan L., Gottlieb Beth S.

Risk of Septic Arthritis in Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis Treated with Anti-TNF Therapy: Results From the BSR Biologics Register (BSRBR)
Galloway J. B., Hyrich K. L., Mercer L. K., Dixon W. G., Ustianowski A. P., Watson K. D., Lunt M., Symmons D. P., On behalf of the BSRBR1 

Risk of Subregional Cartilage Thickness Loss Associated with Malalignment in Knee OA
Moisio K., Eckstein F., Chang A., Chmiel J. S., Almagor O., Prasad P., Wirth W., Cahue S., Marshall M., Sharma L.

Risk of Tuberculosis in Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis in Hong Konga Multi-Center Study
Tam Lai-Shan, Leung Chi-Chiu, Ying Shirley, Lee Gavin K., Yim Cheuk-wan, Leung Ying Y., Kun Emily W., Li Edmund K.

Rituximab for Severe Cases of Hepatitis C Virus-Associated Mixed Cryoglobulinemia
Roccatello Dario, Baldovino Simone, Rossi Daniela

Rituximab Improved Physical Function and Quality of Life in Patients with Early Rheumatoid Arthritis Who Were Naive to Methotrexate (IMAGE study)
Rigby W., Ferraccioli G., Greenwald M., Zazueta-Montiel B., Fleischmann R., Wassenberg S., Jahreis A., Burke L., Mela C., Chen A.

Rituximab in Combination with Methotrexate (MTX) Significantly Inhibits Joint Damage and Improves Clinical Outcomes in Patients with Early Active RA Who Are Nave to MTX: A Randomized Active Comparator Placebo-Controlled Trial (IMAGE)
Tak Paul P., Rigby William F. C., Rubbert-Roth Andrea, Peterfy Charles G., van Vollenhoven Ronald F., Stohl William, Hessey Eva, Chen Annie C., Tyrrell Helen, Shaw Tim M.

Rituximab in Cutaneous Lupus: Responsiveness Depends On Pattern of Skin Involvement
Vital Edward M., Dass Shouvik, Buch Maya H., Pease Colin T., Martin Michael F., Rawstron Andrew C., Goodfield Mark, Emery Paul

Rituximab Is An Effective Therapy for Anti-Signal Recognition Particle (Anti-SRP) Myopathy
Valiyil Ritu, Casciola-Rosen Livia, Hong Grace, Mammen Andrew, Christopher-Stine Lisa

Rituximab- Peg-IFN a/Ribavirin Compared to Peg-IFN a/Ribavirin in Mixed Cryoglobulinemia Vasculitis
Saadoun David, Sene Damien, Terrier Benjamin, Sellam Jeremie, Karras Alexandre, Perard Laurent, Blanc François, Ghillani Pascale, Rosenzwacj Michelle, Amoura Zahir, Cacoub Patrice P.

Rituximab Therapy Induces Durable Remissions in Hispanic and African American Patients with Refractory Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE)
Karpouzas George A., Gogia Maneesh, Moran Rosalinda C., Hahn Bevra H.

Rituximab Versus Anti-TNF in Patients Who Previously Failed One or More Anti-TNFs in An Observational Cohort: The SARASTRA Study
Chatzidionysiou K., Carli C. C., van Vollenhoven R. F.

Rituximab Versus Cyclophosphamide for Induction of Remission in ANCA-Associated Vasculitis: A Randomized Controlled Trial (RAVE)
Stone J.H., Merkel P.A., Seo P., Spiera R., Langford C.A., Hoffman Gary S., Kallenberg C.G.M., St. Clair E. William, Fessler B.J., Tchao N., Ding L., Webber L.V., Ikle D., Weitzenkamp D., Wu W., Brunetta P., Seismundo L., Fervenza F.C., Keogh K.A., Kissin E. Y., Mieras K.S., Monach P.A., Peikert T., Stegeman C., Ytterberg S.R., Specks U., The RAVE-ITN Research Group 

RNA Interference Targeting the Cytosolic Phospholipase A2 ALPHA (CPLA2A) for Efficient ANTI-Inflammatory Therapy in Arthritis
Courties Gabriel, Baron Michel, van Lent Peter, Escriou Virginie, Scherman Daniel, van den Berg Wim, Cantagrel Alain, Jorgensen Christian, Davignon jean Luc, Apparailly Florence

RNA Recognition Motif (RRM) of La/SSB: The Bridge for Inter-Particle Spreading of Autoimmune Response to RNP
Routsias John G., Kyriakidis Nikolaos, Latreille Michael, Moutsopoulos Haralampos M., Tzioufas Athanasios G.

RNAi-Mediated Gene Therapy of PBEF Reduces the Severity of Collagen-Induced Arthritis in Mice
Courties Gabriel, Kyburz Diego, Escriou Virginie, Scherman Daniel, Jorgensen Christian, Gay Steffen, Apparailly Florence

Ro60 Associated ssRNA Links Inflammation with Fetal Cardiac Fibrosis Via Ligation of Toll Like Receptors: A Potential Pathway to Heart Block
Alvarez David, Komissarova Elena V., Swartz Jordan, Barrat Franck, Rivera Tania L., Clancy Robert M., Buyon Jill P.

Role of Endogenous Tachykinins in Methotrexate-Induced Hepatotoxicity
Biernat Jaroslaw, Sendur Ryszard, Obuchowicz Rafal, Brzozowski Tomasz, Pawlik Wieslaw W.

ROLE of FGF23 IN Kawasaki Disease (KD): A Possible Predictor of Subclinical Atherosclerosis
Falcini F., Masi L., Leoncini G., Franceschelli F., Vitale A., Capannini S., La Torre F., Calcagno G., Matucci Cerinic M., Brandi ML

Role of Interferon Regulatory Factors in the Synoviocyte Type I IFN Response
Sweeney Susan E., Kimbler Trevor B., Firestein Gary S.

Role of Interferon-Inducible Gene IFI202b in the Suppressive Capacity of CD8 Regulatory T Cells Induced in (NZB NZW) F1 (BWF1) Lupus Mice
Singh Ram P., Dinesh Ravi, Hahn Bevra H.

Role of the Th17 Phenotypic Differentiation in the Persistence of Early Arthritis
Frati Elena, De Stefano Renato, Nargi Fernando, Baldi Caterina, Menza Luana, Spreafico Adriano, Chellini Federico, Galeazzi Mauro

Role of the Urokinase Plasminogen Activator Receptor in Mediating Impaired Apoptotic Cardiocyte Clearance by Anti-SSA/Ro-SSB/La Antibodies in the Pathogenesis of Congenital Heart Block
Briasouli Paraskevi, Komissarova Elena V., Alvarez David, Buyon Jill P., Clancy Robert M.

Role of Toll-Like Receptor-4 for the Pathogenesis of Lupus-Like Autoimmune Diseases
Imado Takehito, Iwasaki Tsuyoshi, Kitano Sachie, Satake Atsushi, Sano Hajime

Routine Serum Uric Acid (SUA) Monitoring Predicts Antibody-Mediated Loss of Response and Infusion Reaction Risk During Pegloticase Therapy
Wright Dave, Sundy John S., Rosario-Jansen Theresa

R-Spondin1 Protects against Bone Loss During Murine Arthritis by Modulating the Wnt Pathway
Kronke Gerhard, Uderhardt Stefan, Kim Kyung-Ah, Schett Georg, Abo Arie

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