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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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Racial Differences in Foot Disorders: The Johnston County Osteoarthritis Project.
Golightly Yvonne M., Hannan Marian T., Dufour Alyssa B., Jordan Joanne M.

Racial Differences in Gout Risk and Uric Acid Levels in Both Men and Women in the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) Study.
W. Maynard Janet, A. McAdams Mara, N. Baer Alan, C. Gelber Allan, Coresh Josef

Racial Disparities in Treatment Preferences among Lupus Patients.
R. Vina Ernest, M. Masi Christopher, L. Green Stephanie, O. Utset Tammy

Racial/Ethnic and Sex Differences in Somatosensory Abnormalities in Subjects with or at High Risk of Knee Osteoarthritis: Preliminary Analysis of the Multicenter Osteoarthritis (MOST) Study.
Singh Jasvinder, Jingbo Niu, Freylaw Laura, Scholz Joachim, Arendt-Nielsen Lars, Lewis Cora E., Woolf Clifford, Bradley Larry, Felson David T., Nevitt Michael C., Tolstykh Irina, Neogi Tuhina

Radiographic Findings after 5 Years of Infliximab Treatment in Patients with Ankylosing Spondylitis.
Baraliakos Xenofon, Heldmann Frank, Van Der Heijde Desiree M., Listing Joachim, Sieper Joachim, Oortwijn Alessandra, Bolce Rebecca, Braun Juergen

Radiographic Kellgren-Lawrence (KL) Grade 1 Is Genetically Distinct from KL 0: Implications for Genetic Studies of Knee Osteoarthritis (OA).
Kondragunta Venkateswarlu, Wu Xiaodong, Renner Jordan B., Duff Gordon W., Kornman Kenneth S., Jordan Joanne M.

Radiographic Knee Osteoarthritis and Knee Pain: Findings from 5 Racial/Ethnic Populations.
Wang Ke, Yoshimura Noriko, Xu Ling, Lin Jianhao, Kim Inje, Nevitt Michael, Kawaguchi Hiroshi, Felson David, Kang Xiaozheng, Zhang Yuqing, Kim Hyun Ah

Radiographic Progression Correlates Well with Patient-Reported RAPID3 Disease Activity Levels in Methotrexate (MTX)-Naive Patients with Early Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA): Insights from the AGREE Study.
Keystone Edward C., Westhovens Rene, Reed Diane Moniz, Covucci Allison, Wells Alvin F.

Radiographic Progression Is Associated with Resolution of Systemic Inflammation in Patients with Axial Spondyloarthritis Treated with TNF Inhibitors.
Pedersen Susanne Juhl, Sorensen Inge Juul, Hermann Kay-Geert, Garnero Patrick, Johansen Julia S., Madsen Ole Rintek, Hansen Annette, Hansen Michael Sejer, Thamsborg Gorm, Andersen Lis Smedegaard, Majgaard Ole, Loft Anne Gitte, Erlendsson Jon, Asmussen Karsten, Jurik Anne Grethe, Moller Jakob, Hasselquist Maria, Mikkelsen Dorrit, Skjodt Thomas, Ostergaard Mikkel

Radiographic Progression Is Influenced by ERAP1 Polymorphisms with Gender and Age Being Cofactors.
Haroon Nigil, Maksymowych Walter P., Rahman Proton, Tsui Florence W., Inman Robert D.

Radiographic Severity of Knee Osteoarthritis Predicts Quantitative Bone Marrow Lesions on MRI.
Krasnokutsky Svetlana, Regatte Ravinder, Bencardino Jenny, Rybak Leon, Belitskaya-Levy Ilana, Samuels Jonathan, Attur Mukundan, Abramson Steven B.

Radiological Progression in Patients with Early RA and a Good Clinical Response to MTX Monotherapy: Predictors and Clinical Implications.
Rezaei Hamed, Van Vollenhoven Ronald, Forslind Kristina, Albertsson Kristina, Wallin Helena, Geborek Pierre, Ernestam Sofia, Petersson Ingemar, Bratt Johan

Radiological Progression in Very Early Rheumatoid Arthritis, Results of the DREAM Remission Induction Cohort.
Vermeer Marloes, Kuper Ina H., Hoekstra Monique, Moens Hein J. Bernelot, van Riel Piet L. C. M., van de Laar Mart A. F. J.

Raloxifene for Prevention of Glucocorticoid-Induced Bone Loss: A 12-Month Randomized Double-Placebo-Controlled Trial.
Chiu Mok Chi, Hung To Chi, Yin Ho Ling, Lung Yu Ka, Man Ma Kwok

RANKL Expression in Human T-Lymphocytes Requires Cooperative Signaling through the T-Cell Receptor and Adhesion Molecule CD2.
Kaymakcalan Bohdan P. Harvey and Zehra

Rapid Improvement in Health-Related Quality of Life (HRQoL) in Gouty Arthritis Patients Treated with Canakinumab (ACZ885) Compared to Triamcinolone Acetonide.
So A., Meulemeester M. De, Pikhlak A., Yucel A. E., Arulmani U., Richard D., Stricker K., Ferreira A., Murphy V., Sallstig P., Schlesinger N.

Ras GTPase Homologues Make Redundant Contributions to RA FLS Activation and Broad Silencing of Ras Proteins Decreases Inflammation and Joint Destruction in Experimental Arthritis.
de Launay Daphne, Vreijling Jeroen, Abreu Joana, Grabiec Aleksander, van Maanen Marjolein, Sanders Marjolein, Vervoordeldonk Margriet, Oerum Henrik, Fluiter Kees, Tak Paul Peter, Reedquist Kris

Rate of Remission in Clinical RA Patients by ACR/EULAR Criteria.
Shahouri Shadi H., Anderson James D., Busch Ruth E., Shaver Timothy S., Wang Shirley Y., Weidensaul David N., Bergman Martin J., Michaud Kaleb D., Wolfe Frederick

Rate of Serious Infections in RA Patients Who Subsequently Receive Other Biologic Therapies after Discontinuing Rituximab Treatment.
Genovese Mark C., Breedveld Ferdinand, Emery Paul, Cohen Stanley B., Keystone Ed C., Matteson Eric L., Burke Laura, Chai Akiko, Reiss William, Sweetser Marianne, Shaw Tim

Rates and Predictors of Radiographic Sacroiliitis Progression over Two Years in Patients with Axial Spondyloarthritis.
Poddubnyy Denis, Rudwaleit Martin, Haibel Hildrun, Weiss Anja, Marker-Hermann Elisabeth, Zeidler Henning, Braun Jürgen, Sieper Joachim

Rates of Adverse Cardiovascular Events among SLE Patients Are Higher during Episodes of Disease Activity.
Magder Laurence S., Petri Michelle A.

Rates of Hospitalized Bacterial Infection in Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis and Its Treatment: An Observational Study of National U.S. Medicaid Administrative Claims Data.
Beukelman Timothy, Xie Fenglong, Chen Lang, Baddley John W., Delzell Elizabeth, Grijalva Carlos G., Patkar Nivedita M., Saag Kenneth G., Winthrop Kevin L., Curtis Jeffrey R.

Rates of Malignancy Associated with Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis and Its Treatment: An Observational Study of National U.S. Medicaid Administrative Claims Data.
Beukelman Timothy, Haynes Kevin, Curtis Jeffrey R., Xie Fenglong, Chen Lang, Delzell Elizabeth, Kim Hopiy, Saag Kenneth G., Lewis James D.

Rates of Meniscal Tearing Seen on Arthroscopy of Patients with Chondrocalcinosis.
Chun William, Hussain Humaira, Zarro Vincent J., O'Connor Carolyn R., Checa Angel E.

Rates of Tuberculosis and Nontuberculous Mycobacterial Disease among Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients Who Use Anti-Tumor Necrosis Factor alpha Therapy; from the SAfety of Biologic ThERapy (SABER) Study.
Winthrop K. L., Baddley John, Chen Lang, Liu Liyan, Grijalva Carlos G., Patkar Nivedita M., Xie Fenlong, Delzell Elizabeth, Beukelman Timothy, Herrinton Lisa J., Saag Kenneth G., Curtis Jeffrey R.

Ready and Waiting: Adults with Arthritis Are Interested in Population-Based Physical Activity Programs.
Murphy Louise, Brady Teresa J., Theis Kristina A., Bolen Julie, White Patience

Real Life Analysis of the Romanian Experience in Switching from Anti-TNF Based Therapy to Rituximab.
Ancuta Ioan, Codreanu Catalin, Ionescu Ruxandra Maria, Bolosiu Horatiu, Parvu Magda, Georgescu Lia

Real Life Treatment with Rituximab in TNF Blocker Non-Responders Is Superior to Treatment with a Second TNF Blocker.
Kekow Joern, Muller-Ladner Ulf, Schulze-Koops Hendrik, Link Ralf, Breuer Steffen, Kobialko Monika

Reasons for Decline in Walking Despite Improvements in Knee Pain: The MOST Study.
White Daniel K., Felson David T., Niu Jingbo, Nevitt Michael C., Lewis C. Elizabeth, Torner James, Neogi Tuhina

Recently Diagnosed Ankylosing Spondylitis: Gender Differences and Factors Related to Delay in the Diagnosis. The North Israeli Study of ANkylosing Spondylitis (NISAN).
Slobodin Gleb, Reychan Iris, Avshovich Nina, Balbir-Gurman Alexandra, Boulman Nina, Elias Mona, Feld Joy, Mader Reuven, Markovitz Doron, Rimar Doron, Rosner Itzhak, Rozenbaum Michael, Zisman Devy, Odeh Majed

Receptor-Mediated Small Interfering RNA Delivery in Sjgren's Syndrome.
M. Pauley Kaleb, E. Gauna Adrienne, Cha Seunghee

Recognition of IL-23 Dependent and Independent Stages during Autoimmune Collagen-Induced Arthritis.
Cornelissen Ferry, Asmawidjaja Patrick, Mus Anne-Marie, Corneth Odilia, Kikly Kristine, Lubberts Erik

Recombinant Chaperonin 10 Suppresses Cutaneous Lupus and Lupus Nephritis in MRL-(Fas)lpr Mice.
Kulkarni Onkar P., Ryu Mi, Kantner Claudia, Sardy Miklos, Naylor Dean, Brown Richard, Vanags Daina, Anders Hans-Joachim

Reduced T-Cell-Dependent Humoral Immune Response in Microsomal Prostaglandin E Synthase-1 Null Mice.
Matnani Rahul G., Kojima Fumiaki, Woodward Jerold G., Crofford Leslie J.

Reduction of the Foot Plantar Maximum Vertical Force Using Medial-Wedge Insoles in Valgus Knee Osteoarthritis.
Rodrigues Priscilla Teixeira, Pereira Rosa M. R., Greve Julia M. D., Fuller Ricardo

Regional Brain Diffusion Abnormalities in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus.
Appenzeller Simone, Rittner Leticia, Leonard Gabriel, Vielleux Martin, Pike Bruce, Clarke Ann

REGN475/SAR164877, a Nerve Growth Factor Inhibitor, in Osteoarthritis Patients with Moderate to Severe Knee Pain: Results of a Phase 2, Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Study.
Tiseo Paul, Kivitz Alan J., Ervin John E., Mellis Scott J., Ren Haobo, Skific Damir, Wu Richard, Powchik Peter

REGN88/SAR153191, a Fully-Human Interleukin-6 Receptor Monoclonal Antibody, Reduces Acute Phase Reactants in Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis: Preliminary Observations from Phase 1 Studies.
Radin Allen R., Mellis Scott J., Jasson Martine, Nadler Douglas, Belomestnov Pavel, Wu Richard, Biedermann Stephanie, Skific Damir, Hamilton Jennifer

Regulation of Human T Cell Activation and Effector Functions by Kv1.3 and KCa3.1 Channels.
Chen Gang, Patel Vaishali, Soto Rothschild, Shiow-Ling Chen, Panicker Sandip, Nunn Philip A., DeMartino Julie A.

Regulation of VLA-4 in SLE Monocytes.
Rahimi Homaira, Sullivan Kathleen E.

Regulatory T Cell Recovery in HCV-Related Autoimmunity through IL-2 Treatment.
Saadoun David, Rosenzwajg Michelle, Musset Lucile, Carrat Fabrice, Klatzmann David, Cacoub Patrice

Regulatory T Cells from Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis Are Not Affected by Adalimumab and Etanercept.
Lequerre Thierry, Blache Céline, Beuteux Stéphanie, Roucheux Arnaud, Dedreux Ingrid, Jacquot Serge, Le Loet Xavier, Boyer Olivier, Vittecoq Olivier

Regulatory T-Cells in Familial Mediterrnean Fever (FMF).
Rimar Doron, Rosner Itzhak, Slobodin Gleb, Boulman Nina, Kessel Aharon, Touby Elias, Rozenbaum Michael

Relation of Hand Enthesophytes on Plain Radiographs with Findings of Knee Enthesopathy: Is Osteoarthritis a Generalized Enthesopathy?
Gibson Nadia, Clancy Mary M., Niu Jingbo, Grayson Peter, Aliabadi Piran, Guermazi Ali, Felson David T.

Relationship between Active Inflammatory Lesions in the Spine and Sacroiliac Joints and New Development of Fatty Infiltration on Whole-Body MRI in Early Axial SpondyloarthritisResults of the ESTHER Trial at Week 48.
Song In-Ho, Hermann Kay-Geert, Haibel Hildrun, Althoff Christian, Listing Joachim, Freundlich Bruce, Rudwaleit Martin, Sieper Joachim

Relationship between Physical Activity and Health-Related Utility in Knee Osteoarthritis Patients.
Manheim Larry, Song Jing, Chang Rowland W., Dunlop Dorothy D.

Relationship between Rituximab Serum Levels and Progression of Structural Damage in Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients.
Boumans Maria J. H., Teng Y. K. O., Thurlings Rogier M., Vos Koen, Stapel Steven O., Wolbink Gertjan, Tekstra Janneke, Tak Paul P.

Relationships between Changes in Bone Mineral Density or Bone Turnover Markers and Vertebral Fractures Incidence in Patients Treated with Bazedoxifene.
Bruyere Olivier, Detilleux Johann, Chines Arkadi, Reginster Jean Y.

Relative Importance of Patient's Opinion and Physician's Criteria of Disease Activity Versus Information of Disease Duration and Rheumatologist Type of Exercise for Treatment Decision in Rheumatoid Arthritis: DUO Study.
Dougados Maxime, Nataf Henri, Steinberg Ghislaine, Martineau Géraldine, Rouanet Stéphanie, Falissard Bruno

Relative Performance of Two Validated Classification Systems for Wegener's Granulomatosis among Patients with ANCA-Associated Vasculitis (AAV) in a Registry for Children with Vasculitis: e-entry (ARChiVe).
Uribe America G., Cabral David A., Morishita Kimberly, Abramson Leslie S., Adams Matthew D., Baszis Kevin W., Benseler Susanne M., Campillo Sarah S. C., Chira Peter, Eberhard B. Anne, Ede Kaleo C., Hersh Aimee O., Higgins Gloria C., Imundo Lisa F., Jerath Rita S., Kim Susan, Kingsbury Daniel J., Klein-Gitelman Marisa S., Li Suzanne C., Lovell Daniel J., Mason Thomas G., McCurdy Deborah K., Modica Renee F., Moorthy Lakshmi N., Muscal Eyal, Nassi Lorien A., O'Neil Kathleen M., Rabinovich Egla C., Ramsey Suzanne E., Reiff Andreas O., Rosenkranz Margalit E., Schikler Kenneth N., Singer Nora G., Stevens Anne M., Toth Mary B., Wagner-Weiner Linda, Wahezi Dawn M., Woodward Amy L., Zeft Andrew S., ARChiVe Investigators of CARRA 

Relevance of Epithelial Phenotypic Switching in the Pathogenesis of Systemic Sclerosis.
Shiwen Xu, Sonnylal S., Tam A., Stratton R., Leask A., Denton C. P., Norman J., Abraham D.

Reliability of Radiographic Scoring Methods in Axial Psoriatic Arthritis.
Chandran Vinod, Biagioni Bradley, Cook Richard, Eder Lihi, Wakhlu Anupam, Li Michael, Shen Hua, Gladman Dafna D.

REMISSIONPLUS: Multicenter Evaluation of Low-Field MRI for Monitoring Treatment Response in Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients.
Ostendorf Ben, Kamp Sabine, Koerbl Birthe, Reichelt Dorothea, Strassburger Klaus, Scherer Axel, Blaschke Sabine, Edelmann Edmund, Gao Ino, Keybetaer Gernot, Lorenz Hans-Martin, Muller-Ladner Ulf, Pott Hans-Georg, Walther Marisa, Schneider Matthias

Renal Biopsy in Systemic Lupus Erithematosus Patients with Low Levels of Proteinuria.
Rodriguez Esther, Sanchez Julio, Salgado Eva, Mateo Isabel, Galindo María, E. Carreira Patricia

Renal Dysfunction in Rheumatoid Arthritis Is Associated with Incident Cardiovascular Disease, Independently of Traditional Risk Factors: The CARRE Study.
van Sijl Alper M., Visman Ingrid M., van den Oever Inge A. M., Peters Mike J. L., Voskuyl Alexandre E., Dijkmans Ben A. C., Nurmohamed Michael T.

Renal Dysfunction Is Associated with Increased Mortality in Adults with Macrophage Activation Syndrome.
Shakoory Bita, Chatham W. Winn, Alarcon Graciela S., Cron Randy Q.

Repair of Bone Erosions in Inflammatory Arthritis Occurs as Inflammation Resolves, Accompanied by Alterations in the Wnt Signaling Pathway.
Matzelle M. M., Gallant M. A., Condon K. W., Walsh N. C., Manning C. A., Lian J. B., Burr D. B., Gravallese Ellen M.

Repair of Bone Erosions in Patients Treated with TNF Antagonists in the Real World.
Takase Kaoru, Kobayashi Kouji, Terauchi Kayo, Watanabe Toshiyuki, Watanabe Reikou, Hama Maasa, Yoshimi Rhusuke, Kobayashi Hiroshi, Ihata Atsushi, Ueda Atsuhisa, Takeno Mitsuhiro, Ideguchi Haruko, Ohno Shigeru, Ishigatsubo Yoshiaki

Repeat Kidney Biopsies Fail To Detect Differences between Azathioprine and Mycophenolate Mofetil Maintenance Therapy for Lupus Nephritis: Data from the MAINTAIN Nephritis Trial.
Stoenoiu Maria, Aydin Selda, Vasconcelos Carlos, Tektonidou Maria, Ravelingien Isabelle, Guern Véronique le, Depresseux Geneviève, Cervera Ricard, Cosyns Jean-Pierre, Houssiau Frédéric A.

Reporting of the Recruitment Process in Randomized Clinical Trials of Biological Agents for the Treatment of Rheumatoid Arthritis.
Simsek Ismail, Yazici Yusuf

Reproducibility of Semi-Automated Quantitative Nailfold Capillaroscopy Measurements in Patients with Systemic Sclerosis.
Murray Andrea K., Moore Tonia L., Vail Andy, Manning Joanne, Herrick Ariane L.

Reproductive History and Functional Outcome in Women with Recent-Onset Inflammatory Polyarthritis.
Camacho Elizabeth M., Lunt Mark, Farragher Tracey M., Harrison Mark, Verstappen Suzanne M., Bunn Diane K., Symmons Deborah P.

Resistance to Annexin A5 Anticoagulant Activity in Children with Rheumatic Disease Correlates with Persistent Antiphospholipid Antibodies and Thrombosis.
Wahezi Dawn M., Rand Jacob H., Rajpathak Swapnil, Ilowite Norman T.

Resistant Tennis Elbow (RTE) Due to Radial Tunnel Syndrome: Clinical Presentation, Sonographic Findings and Surgical Correlation.
Bong David A., Palau Jordi, Moller Ingrid, Naredo Esperanza

Respiratory Cause Mortality Was Greater in 54 Incident Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) Patients Than 204 Community-Based, Non-RA Matched Cohort Controls (CN).
Masi Alfonse T., Aldag Jean C.

Response, Remission, and Flare during Early Treatment of Rheumatoid Arthritis with Infliximab.
Van Vollenhoven Ronald F., Boumpas Dimitrios, Westhovens Rene, Brzosko Marek, Svensson Karin E., Bjorneboe Olav, Meeuwisse Cees, Srinivasan Shankar, Vastesaeger Nathan, Gaudin Philippe

Responsiveness and Reliability of MRI in Osteoarthritis: Analytic Literature Review.
Hunter David J., Zhang Weiya, Conaghan Philip G., Hirko Kelly, Menashe Leo, Reichmann William M., Losina Elena

Responsiveness to Change and Reliability of Radiographic Joint Space Width in Osteoarthritis of the Knee: A Systematic Review.
Reichmann William M., Maillefert Jean Francis, Hunter David J., Katz Jeffrey N., Conaghan Philip G., Losina Elena

Results from a Phase I Study of MLTA3698A, a Novel Anti-Lymphotoxin-a Monoclonal Antibody: Safety, Tolerability and Biologic Activity in Patients with Active Rheumatoid Arthritis.
Emu Brinda, Luca Diana, Offutt Carolyn, Grogan Jane, Davis John, Rojkovich Bernadette, Williams Marna, Tang Meina, Lee June

Results of the Delphi for EULAR/ACR Classification Criteria Working Group in Systemic Sclerosis.
Fransen Jaap, Johnson Sindhu R., Tyndall Alan, Baron Murray, Matucci-Cerinic Marco, Hoogen Frank van den, Pope Janet E., Khanna Dinesh

Resveratrol Inhibits TNF--Induced MMP-9 Expression through a mTOR Independent Pathway.
Zhu Xiaoxia, Qiu Jianhua, Zou Hejian

Retinal Vascular Caliber Is Altered in Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis: A Biomarker of Disease Activity and Cardiovascular Risk?
Doornum Sharon Van, Strickland Gemma, Kawasaki Ryo, Xie Jing, Hodgson Lauren, Wicks Ian, Wong Tien

Retrospective Analysis of Relapsing Polychondritis in the US Department of Defense Population.
D. Mathew Stephanie, F. Battafarano Daniel, J. Morris Michael

Retrospective Case Series of Single Center Experience of Methotrexate and Mycophenolate Mofetil Monotherapy for Patients with Non Infectious Posterior, Intermediate and Panuveitis.
Khan Mariam, Lowder Careen, Hajj-Ali Rula

Reversal of CD3/CD4/CD25/Foxp3 Treg Depletion in Active SLE Patients with Rapamycin.
Lai Zhiwei, Telarico Tiffany N., Bartos Adam, Miklossy Gabriella, Hanczko Robert, Jimah John, Clair Brandon, Francis Lisa, Tily Hajra, Garcia Ricardo, Phillips Paul E., Ramos Irene, Perl Andras

RFX1 Regulates CD70 and CD11a Expression by Recruiting the Histone Methyltransferase SUV39H1 in Lupus T Cells.
Zhao Ming, Wu Xiaoyan, Gao Fei, Zhang Qing, Yin Heng, Lu Qianjin

Rheuma on the RoadThe Rheuma Truck Mass Communication, Educational Advertising and Creative Community Care.
Schneider Matthias K., Blumenroth Martina

Rheumapalooza: An Intensive Rheumatology Curriculum for Second Year Medical Students.
Emery Helen, Gardner Gregory

Rheumatic Diseases among Oklahoma Tribal Populations.
Gaddy Jasmine R., Dedeke Amy B., Klein Wendy, Mota Fabio, Cooper Tina, Khan M. Sohail, Roberts Virginia, Levin Jeremy, Stewart Scott, Stormont Rebecca, James Judith A.

Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) Disease Activity Assessment and Treatment Decisions in Rheumatology Practice.
Harrington J. Timothy, Harrold Leslie R., Reed George, Chang Hong, Kremer Joel M., Greenberg Jeffrey D.

Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) Impact on Work and RA-Related Indirect Costs during the First Three Years after RA Diagnosis. An Economic Analysis from the ESPOIR Cohort.
Dadoun Sabrina, Lucier Sandy, Rosa Marie De, Saraux Alain, Berenbaum Francis, Durand-Zaleski Isabelle, Guillemin Francis, Chevreul Karine, Fautrel Bruno

Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) Is the Only One of 8 Diseases for Which a Patient History and Physical Examination (Versus Laboratory Tests and Ancillary Studies) Were Rated as Most Important for Clinical Decisions by >50 in a Physician Survey.
McCollum Lauren, Park Sangmo, Sokka Tuulikki, Yazici Hasan, Pincus Theodore

Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients in Clinical Remission Manifest Persistent Joint Inflammation on Histology and Imaging.
Anandarajah Allen P., Thiele Ralf G., Monu Johnny, Seo Gwy-Suk, Bokhari Aqiba, Ritchlin Christopher T.

Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients Receive Less Frequent Acute Reperfusion and Secondary Prevention after Myocardial Infarction.
Van Doornum Sharon, Brand Caroline, Sundararajan Vijaya, Ajani Andrew, Wicks Ian

Rheumatoid Arthritis Susceptibility Loci; PTPRC, PTPN2, IKZF3, c5orf30, BLK and CD247 Are Also Associated with Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis.
Hinks Anne, Eyre Steve, Martin Paul, Flynn Edward, Packham Jon, Barton Anne, Worthington Jane, Thomson Wendy

Rheumatoid Synovial Fibroblasts Support Aid Expression and IG Class-Switching in B Cells Via a BAFF-Dependent TLR3-Stimulated Pathway.
Bombardieri Michele, Kam Yvone N. W., Brentano Fabia, Choi Ken, Kyburz Diego, Gay Steffen, McInnes Iain B., Pitzalis Costantino

Rheumatologists on the Road: A Subspecialist's Role in Caring for the Homebound.
Jain Ruchi, Dasari Suma, Soriano Theresa, DeCherrie Linda, Kerr Leslie Dubin

Rheumatologists Practise Evidence Based Medicine, an Observational Study.
Hall Stephen, Moreton Adam, Gibson Kathryn A., Kane Barry A., Thakkar Vivek, Hanrahan J., Romas Evange, Godfrey Timothy, Feletar Marie, Stockman Alexander, Harmer Jennifer, Axtens Rani, Ryan Peter, Gibson Andrew, Mack Christopher, Moots Robert J., Hassett Geraldine

Rheumatology Fellowship Curricular Rotation in Musculoskeletal Ultrasound.
Pappas Dimitrios A., Qubti Marzouq A., Bingham III Clifton O., Gelber Allan C.

Rheumatology Health Professionals' Care: Current and Future Tasks and Education.
Hurkmans Emalie J., Geenen Rinie, Verhoef John, Vlieland Thea P. M. Vliet

Risk Associated with African American Race in Relation to Prevalence of Cardinal Organ System Manifestations in Scleroderma.
Le Elizabeth N., Manno Rebecca L., Hummers Laura K., Wigley Fredrick M., Gelber Allan C.

Risk Factors Associated with the Presence of Pneumonia in Patients with Lupus Erythematosus (SLE): A Nested Case-Control Study.
Rua-Figueroa Iñigo, Novoa Francisco J., Erausquin Celia, Garcia-Bello Miguel, de Castro Felipe Rodríguez, Quevedo Juan C., Garcia-Laorden Isabel, Rodriguez-Gallego Carlos, Francisco Felix, Rodriguez-Lozano Carlos

Risk Factors for Aortitis among Patients with Pathological Examination after Resection of the Thoracic Aorta in Denmark 19972009: A 12-Year Nationwide Population-Based Cross-Sectional Study.
Schmidt Jean, Sunesen Kaare, Kornum Jette, Duhaut Pierre, Thomsen Reimar

Risk Factors for Coronary Heart Diseases in Japanese Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis: From a Large Observational Study, IORRA.
Tanaka Eiichi, Inoue Eisuke, Yamada Toru, Nakajima Ayako, Taniguchi Atsuo, Momohara Shigeki, Yamanaka Hisashi

Risk Factors for Hallux Valgus (HV) in a Population-Based Study of Older Adults: The Framingham Foot Study.
Dufour Alyssa B., Casey Virginia A., Galica Andrew M., Gagnon David R., Hillstrom Howard J., Hannan Marian T.

Risk Factors in Different Subsets of Rheumatoid Arthritis.
Lundberg Karin, Bengtsson Camilla, Israelsson Lena, Pollak-Dorocic Iskra, Padyukov Leonid, Alfredsson Lars, Malmstrom Vivianne, Klareskog Lars

Risk of Acute Coronary Syndromes in Relation to TNF-Inhibition in Early Rheumatoid Arthritis.
Ljung Lotta, Simard Julia F., Jacobsson Lennart T. H., Rantapaa-Dahlqvist Solbritt M., Askling Johan

Risk of Malignancies in Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis Treated with Biologic Therapy: Meta-Analysis of Controlled Trials.
Lopez-Olivo Maria A., Martinez-Lopez Juan A., Tayar Jean H., Cueto Jose Polo, Pollono Eduardo N., Gonzales-Crespo M. Rosa, Fulton Stephanie, Suarez-Almazor Maria E.

Risk of Malignancy during Anti-TNF alfa Therapy in Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis: Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Registries, Long-Term Extension Studies and Randomized Controlled Trials.
Le Blay Pierre, Mouterde Gael, Barnetche Thomas, Combe Bernard G.

Risk of Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma in Primary Sjgren's Syndrome.
Johnsen Svein J A., Brun Johan G., Johannesen Tom B., Goransson Lasse, Haldorsen Karstein, Jonsson Roland, Omdal Roald

Risk of Renal Flares and Decline in Renal Function in Patients with Active Lupus Nephritis Treated with Mycophenolate Mofetil (MMF).
Mok Chi Chiu, Ying King Yee, Yim Cheuk Wan, Ng Woon Leung

Rituximab (RTX) Is More Effective in Active Sero-Positive RA Than Sero-Negative RA.
Khan Abdul, Mahmud Taher, Hammond Tony, Batley Mike, Leak Alison

Rituximab Alters the HDL Particle from a Pro-Inflammatory into an Anti-Inflammatory Property in Good Responding Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients.
Raterman Hennie G., Levels Han H. M., Voskuyl Alexandre E., Lems Willem F., Dijkmans Ben A. C., Nurmohamed Michael T.

Rituximab for Remission Induction and Maintenance in ANCA-Associated Vasculitis: A Single-Center Ten-Year Experience in 108 Patients.
Cartin-Ceba Rodrigo, Golbin Jason, Keogh Karina A., Peikert Tobias, Fervenza Fernando C., Ytterberg Steven R., Specks Ulrich

Rituximab in Psoriatic Arthritis Provides Modest Clinical Improvement and Reduces Expression of Inflammatory Biomarkers in Skin Lesions.
Mease Philip, Kavanaugh Arthur, Genovese Mark, Ritchlin Chris, Rosengren Sanna, Quistberg Alex, Boyle David

Rituximab Maintenance Therapy for Relapsed Wegener's Granulomatosis and Microscopic Polyangiitis.
Roubaud-Baudron Claire, Pagnoux Christian, Le Guen Julien, de Menthon Mathilde, Camps Sandra, Aouizerate Jessie, Le Guern Véronique, Cohen Pascal, Mouthon Luc, Guillevin Loic P.

Rituximab Therapy Is an Effective Approach in Treatment of IgG4-Related Systemic Disease.
Khosroshahi Arezou, Bloch Donald B., Deshpande Vikram, Stone John H.

Rituximab Treatment Induces the Expression of Genes Involved in Healing Processes in the Rheumatoid Arthritis Synovium.
Gutierrez-Roelens Ilse, Galant Christine, Theate Ivan, Lories Rik J., Durez Patrick, Toukap Adrien Nzeusseu, Van den Eynde Benoît, Houssiau Frédéric A., Lauwerys Bernard R.

Rituximab vs TNF-Inhibitor Cycling in Patients Who Previously Failed to TNF-Inhibitors: The MIRAR Study.
Gomez-Reino Juan-Jesús, Sanmarti Raimon, Romero Ana-Belen, Monclus Laura

Rituximab vs. Anti-TNF after Failure of Anti-TNF: An Observational Study.
Chatzidionysiou Katerina, Van Vollenhoven Ronald

Rituximab-Reduced Immunoglobulin Free Light Chains in RA Correlate with Disease Suppression: A Novel Mechanism of Action of Rituximab.
Tekstra J., Kormelink T. Groot, Thurlings R., Boumans M., Vos K., Tak P. P., Bijlsma J. W. J., Lafeber F. P. J. G., Redegeld F. A., van Roon J. A. G.

RO2492, a Phosphoinositide-288-Kinase d Inhibitor, Shows Inhibitory Effects in a Variety of Human Cell Types and Suppresses Collagen-Induced Arthritis in Mice.
Liao Cheng, Hsu Pei-Yuan, Jin Shu, Patel Vaishali, Lucas Mattew C., Kim Yong Nam, Dalpoto Joe, Dabbagh Karim, Masteller Emma, Wong Brian R., Narula Satwant K., Demartino Julie A.

Role for IL-23 in Differentiation of Human Th17 Cells.
Kato Hiroshi, Cooney Laura, Endres Judith, Fox David A.

Role of Agonistic Autoantibodies Directed to the Angiotensin II Type 1 and the Endothelin-1 Type A Receptors in Systemic Sclerosis.
Kill Angela, Gunther Jeannine, Becker Mike Oliver, Burmester Gerd-Rüdiger, Riemekasten Gabriela

Role of Central Sensitization in Persistent Pain Post-Knee Replacement: The MOST Study.
Neogi Tuhina, Niu Jingbo, Frey-Law Laura, Arendt-Nielsen Lars, Singh Jasvinder, Scholz Joachim, Woolf Clifford, Tolstykh Irina, Maxwell Jessica L., Wise Barton, Felson David T.

Role of Dipeptidyl Peptidase I (Cathepsin C) in the Maturation of IL-1 In Vivo.
Kono Hajime, Patel Zubin, Yanagida Tamiko, Takayama Maki, Rock Kennth

Role of IL-17 in Pannus Formation and Osteoclastogenesis in Rheumatoid Arthritis.
Ito Hiroshi, Yamada Hidehiro, Shibata Toshiko Nozaki, Mitomi Hirofumi, Matsuo Kiyomi, Nomoto So, Ozaki Shoichi

Role of IL-1b in the Development of Human TH17 Cells: Lesson from Patients Carrying NLPR3 Gene Mutations.
Lasiglie Denise, Traggiai Elisabetta, Penco Federica, Federici Silvia, Accogli Andrea, Buoncompagni Antonella, Martini Alberto, Gattorno Marco

Role of N-Terminal Pro-BNP in Detecting Clinically-Significant Cardiac Involvement in Systemic Sclerosis Patients.
Chighizola Cecilia, Schreiber Benjamin, Meroni Pier Luigi, Coghlan Gerry, Denton Christopher P., Ong Voon

Role of Raf Kinase Inhibitor Protein in Cytokines, Matrix Metalloproteinases Regulation and Invasiveness of Rheumatoid Fibroblast-Like Synobiocytes.
Ahn Joong Kyong, Lee You Sun, Park Eun-Jung, Hwang Ji-Won, Oh Ji-Min, Lee Jaejoon, Jeon Chan-Hong, Koh Eun-Mi, Cha Hoon-Suk

Role of Reactive Oxigen Species and ROS-Dependent Downstream Signalling in the Prothrombotic State Elicited by Antiphospholipid Antibodies from Primary Antiphospholipid Syndrome Patients.
Lopez-Pedrera Chary, Ruiz-Limon Patricia, Aguirre Maria Angeles, Barbarroja Nuria, Rodriguez-Ariza Antonio, Perez-Sanchez Carlos, Collantes-Estevez Eduardo, Villalba Jose Manuel, Velasco Francisco, Khamashta Munther A., Cuadrado Maria Jose

Role of the Central Nervous System (CNS) in Peripheral Inflammation: Sympathetic Innervation of the Spleen Regulates Inflammatory Arthritis.
Boyle David L., Edgar Meghan, Sorkin Linda, Firestein Gary S.

Role of the Metalloproteinase ADAM-8 in the Regulation of the Inflammatory Response. PSGL-1 Shedding by ADAM-8 in Human Neutrophils.
Dominguez-Luis Maria Jesus, Urzainqui-Mayayo Ana, Herrera-Garcia Ada Maria, Diaz-Martin Ana, Arce-Franco Maria Teresa, Mollinedo Faustino, Sanchez-Madrid Francisco, Diaz-Gonzalez Federico

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