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.
S100A4 as a Novel Mediator of TGF- Driven Dermal Fibrosis in Systemic Sclerosis.
S100A8 Enhances Osteoclastic Bone Resorption in Experimental Antigen-Induced Arthritis.
Safe, Rapid-Onset, and Sustained Biological Activity of IL-1 Regulating Antibody XOMA 052 in Resistant Uveitis of Behet's Disease: Results of a Pilot Trial.
Safety and Efficacy of a Pandemic 2009 Influenza A (H1N1) Monovalent, Unadjuvanted Vaccine in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus Patients.
Safety and Efficacy of Febuxostat (FEB) Treatment in Subjects with Gout and Severe Allopurinol (ALLO) Adverse Reactions.
Safety and Efficacy of H1N1 Influenza Vaccination in Children with Chronic Inflammatory Rheumatic Diseases.
Safety and Efficacy of IL-1 Trap in Resistant Adult Onset Still's Disease: 24 Month Follow-Up of Open Label Treatment and Biomarkers of Response.
Safety and Efficacy of Rituximab in Non-Viral Cryoglobulinemia Vasculitis: Prospective Data from the French AIR Registry.
Safety and Efficiency of Rituximab in Juvenile Dermatomyositis: A Series of Eight Cases from the French AIR Registry.
Safety and Immunogenicity of Influenza Vaccine (FluVac) in Patients with Juvenile Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (JSLE).
Safety and Low Seroprotection/Seroconversion Rates of Pandemic Influenza A Vaccine (Anti-H1N1/2009) in Juvenile Systemic Lupus Erythematosus.
Safety and Tolerability of Tocilizumab in Long-Term Extension Studies of Rheumatoid Arthritis.
Safety of a Novel Modified-Release (MR) Prednisone Formulation: Results of the Circadian Administration of Prednisone in Rheumatoid Arthritis (CAPRA) Studies.
Safety of Arthrocentesis in Patients on Chronic Warfarin Therapy with Therapeutic INR.
Safety of Combination Therapies in Early RA: A Systematic Comparison between Combination DMARDs and TNF Inihibitors with Methotrexate.
Safety Profile of Belimumab, a BLyS-Specific Inhibitor, in Patients with Active Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE): Pooled Data from Phase 2 and 3 Studies.
Safety without Borders: Upper and Lower Gastrointestinal Safety of Celecoxib in a Pooled Analysis of 52 Prospective, Randomised, Double-Blinded, Parallel-Group Clinical Trials.
Safety, Efficacy, and Sustained Improvements in Household Productivity and Daily Activities with Certolizumab Pegol (CZP) Monotherapy over 2 Years in Patients with Active Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA).
Safety, Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics of ALD518 (BMS-945429), a High-Affinity Monoclonal Antibody Directed Against Interleukin-6 (IL-6) Administered by Subcutaneous Injection: A Phase I Trial.
Safety, Tolerability, Pharmacokinetics, Pharmacodynamics and Efficacy of the Monoclonal Antibody ASK8007 Blocking Osteopontin in Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis in a Randomized, Placebo-Controlled, Combined First-in-Man and Proof-of-Concept Study.
Salivary Proteomic Profile in Behet's Disease.
SapC-DOPS Agents in Imaging Arthritis.
SAPHO Syndrome Treated by TNF alpha-Blocking Agents. Report of 45 Cases.
SB1578, a Novel Selective JAK2 Inhibitor, Is Highly Efficacious in Rodent Models of Rheumatoid Arthritis.
Scleritis: A New Paradoxical Effect of Etanercept? A Series of 3 Cases and a Systematic Literature Review of Etanercept-Associated Inflammatory Eye Disease.
Scleroderma Autoantibodies and Disease Subtype Predict Pulmonary Hypertension Classification in the PHAROS Registry.
Scleroderma Lung Disease: Effect of Co-Existent Pulmonary Hypertension on Progression of Interstitial Lung Disease.
Scleroderma QuERI: Reduced Utility of Echocardiography in Pulmonary Hypertension Screening in the Community.
Screening and Treatment of Glucocorticoid Induced Osteoporosis in a Large U.S. National Pharmacy Database.
Screening for Axial Spondyloarthritis in a Primary Care: Comparison of Two Strategies in a Multicenter Prospective Study.
Screening for Cognitive Impairment in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus.
Screening for Hereditary Hemochromatosis in the Rheumatology Practice.
Screening for Latent Tuberculosis Infection (LTBI)Performance of Tuberculous Skin Test and Interferon-gamma Release Assays (IGRA) under Real Life Conditions.
Seasonal- (SFV) and H1N1-Flu Virus (HFV) Vaccination for Patients with Autoimmune Diseases (AID): The Prospective MAIVAX Trial on 174 Patients.
Seasonal Variation in Vitamin D Levels in Patients with Psoriatic Arthritis from Northern and Southern Latitudes and Its Association with Clinical Outcomes.
Second Renal Biopsy in Proliferative Lupus Nephritis.
Secondary Fracture Prevention in Home Health Care: Initial Results from a Group Randomized Trial.
Secular Trend of Adhesive Capsulitis over 13 Years: A United Kingdom General Population Cohort.
Sedentarity Is an Independent Cardiovascular Risk Factor in Rheumatologic Patients.
Selective Activation of Naturally Occurring Regulatory T Cells (Tregs) by the Monoclonal Antibody (mAb) BT-061. Markers of Clinical Activity and Early Phase II Results in Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA).
Selective Involvement of ERK and JNK MAP Kinases in the Synovial Tissue of Patients with Early Arthritis.
Selective Switch Pocket Kinase Inhibitors Suppress Autoimmune Inflammatory Models of Rheumatoid Arthritis.
Self-Efficacy and Follow-Up with Nursing, Medical or Shared Care for Outpatients with Rheumatoid Arthritis.
Self-Management Strategies in Overweight/Obese Canadians with Arthritis.
Self-Organized Criticality Theory for the Cause of Autoimmunity.
Self-Scheduling of DXA Scans To Improve Osteoporosis Screening in Women.
Sensitivity and Specificity of the Physical Examination Compared to Ultrasound in Identifying Knee and Ankle Arthritis in JIA.
Serious Complications and Mortality among 158 Patients with Systemic Sclerosis (SSc) in the Scleroderma Lung Study (SLS) Followed for up to 9 Years.
Serious Infection in Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients Switching Anti-Tumor Necrosis Factor Drugs.
Serious Infections with Ocrelizumab in Rheumatoid Arthritis: Pooled Results from Double-Blind periods of the Ocrelizumab phase III RA program.
Seroprevalence of NMO-IgG (Anti-Aquaporin 4 Antibodies) in Patients with Neuropsychiatric Systemic Lupus Erythematosus.
Serum Biomarkers Predict Progressive Structural Damage in the BeSt Study.
Serum Chemokine and Cytokine Levels as Indicators of Disease Activity in Patients with Systemic Sclerosis.
Serum Concentrations of Cytokines in the IL-23/IL-17A Pathway May Be Modulated by Polymorphisms in IL-23R.
Serum Cytokine Profile Predicts Response to Rituximab Therapy in Rheumatoid Arthritis.
Serum Free Light Chains and Disease Activity in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus.
Serum Hepcidin Is Elevated in Patients with Giant Cell Arteritis and Is Inversely Associated with Serum Iron Levels.
Serum Markers Associated with Structural Damage in Methotrexate Nave Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients Treated with MTX in Combination with Placebo or Golimumab, a Human Anti-TNFa Monoclonal Antibody.
Serum Osteoprotegrin (OPG) in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus.
Serum TNF and IL-6 Concentrations in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus, Rheumatoid Arthritis and Controls Are Associated with Polymorphisms in PTPN2, IRF5, INFG, and NOD2.
Serum Tumor Necrosis Factor alfa (TNF) Is Associated with Disease Activity in Juvenil Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (jSLE).
Serum Undercarboxylated Osteocalcin Levels in Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis.
Serum Urate Levels Have an Impact on Renal Function in Patients with Gout Withdrawing Urate-Lowering Therapy (ULT).
Serum Urate Levels in Young Adults Are Associated with the Risk of Incident Hypertension: Findings from the Coronary Artery Risk Development in Young Adults (CARDIA) Cohort.
Seven Year Results of DAS Steered Treatment in the BeSt Study: Clinical and Radiological Outcomes.
Severe and Opportunistic Infections during Giant Cell Arteritis Course: A Case-Control Study.
Severe Pulmonary Fibrosis Is Uncommon in Scleroderma Patients with RNA Polymerase 3 Antibody.
Sex Differences in Pain Level and Location in Inflammatory Arthritis: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.
Sex, Age, and Birth Cohort Effects on Incidence of Giant Cell Arteritis.
Sexual Dysfunction in Female Fibromyalgia Patients.
SGN-70: Phase 1a Study of a Novel Humanized Antibody Targeting CD70 for the Treatment of Autoimmune Diseases.
Shared' T-Cell Clones Identified in Lymph Nodes and Synovial Tissue of Early Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients Using a Novel High Throughput Sequencing Technology.
Short-Term Effects of Caffeinated Beverage Intake on Risk of Recurrent Gout Attacks.
Should Rheumatologists Retain Ownership of Fibromyalgia? A Survey of Ontario Rheumatologists.
Shrinking Lung Syndrome Is Associated with Pleuritis.
Significance of Healed Arteritis (HA) on Temporal Artery Biopsy.
Sildenafil Increases Vasodilation in Systemic Sclerosis: An Interim Analysis from a Single Centre Pilot Study.
Similar Performance of New and Old Criteria for Rheumatoid Arthritis in an Early Arthritis Cohort in Amsterdam.
Simplifying Fibromyalgia Assessment: The VASFIQ Brief Symptom Scale.
Single-Nucleotide Polymorphisms Associated with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE) Skew Alternative Splicing of Human Complement Receptor 2 (CR2/CD21) towards an Isoform with Increased Ligand Binding Ability.
Skewed X-Chromosomal Inactivation Impacts T Regulatory Cell Function in Systemic Sclerosis.
Skin Ulcer Is a Prognostic Factor of Respiratory Failure in Interstitial Lung Disease in Patients with Polymyositis or Dermatomyositis.
SLAP Deficiency Alters Both Central and Peripheral B Cell Tolerance Leading to Decreased Autoantibody Production.
SLAP Deficiency Enhances Both Number and Function of FoxP3 Regulatory T Cells and Inhibits Chronic Arthritis in SKG Mice.
SLE and Atherosclerotic Risk Factors by Ethnicity and Geographic Distribution at Inception in a International Cohort of SLE.
SLE Anti-CD45/B220 9G4 Autoantibodies Induce Attenuated BCR Signaling: Implication for Disease Pathogenesis.
SLE Serum Deposits C4d on Red Blood Cells, Decreases Red Blood Cell Membrane Deformability, and Promotes NO Production.
SLE-Associated Genetic Variants Influence Gene Expression in Patients.
Sleep Disturbances in Adults with Arthritis: Prevalence, Mediators, and Subgroups at Greatest Risk.
Sleep in Polyarticular Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis: An Electronic Daily Diary Study.
Small-Vessel Vasculitis Surrounding an Uninflamed Temporal Artery: A Population-Based Italian Study.
Smoking Is a Predictor of Very Early Presentation with Rheumatoid Arthritis.
Smoking Is Negatively Associated with Development of Psoriatic Arthritis among Psoriasis Patients.
SNAPIN: A Novel Endogenous TLR Ligand in Rheumatoid Arthritis.
Sociodemographic and Disease Correlates of Body Image in Systemic Sclerosis (SSc).
Sodium Oxybate Improves Pain, Function, and PGIC in Patients with Fibromyalgia: A Pooled Analysis of 2 Pivotal Clinical Trials.
Sodium Oxybate Improves Sleep and Fatigue in Patients with Fibromyalgia: Pooled Analysis from 2 Pivotal Clinical Trials.
Soluble Junctional Adhesion Molecule-A Promotes Angiogenesis in Rheumatoid Arthritis.
Some Manifestations Disappear Earlier Than Others in Behcet's Syndrome (BS).
Sonographic Guidance and the Injection of the Rheumatoid Joint.
Sonographic Needle Guidance and Cost-Effectiveness of Intraarticular Injections for Osteoarthritis of the Knee.
Spanning Generations: Appointment Reminder Preferences among Outpatient Rheumatology Patients.
Specialized Generalists': How Do Rehabilitation Therapists Practice in Rural Areas?
Specific Histone Deacetylase (HDAC2) Inhibition in B Cells May Protect Lupus.
Specific Subgroup of New-Onset Systemic Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis without Overt Macrophage Activation Syndrome Shares Similar Gene Expression Signature with a Distinct Subset of Familial Hemophagocytic Lymphohistiocytosis.
SPECT Imaging of the Brain: Regional Cerebral Blood Flow before and after Treatment of Patients with Primary Fibromyalgia.
Spousal Social Support and Well-Being among Persons with Rheumatoid Arthritis: Is Support in the Eye of the Beholder?
Standardization of Antinuclear Antibody Assessment on HEp-2 Cells by Automated Interpretation.
State-Specific ICF Disability Profiles among US Adults with Arthritis.
Statin Discontinuation and Risk of Acute Myocardial Infarction in Rheumatoid Arthritis: A Population-Based Study.
Statins Inhibit the Anti-Rheumatic Effects of Rituximab in Rheumatoid ArthritisResults from the Dutch Rheumatoid Arthritis Monitoring (DREAM) Registry.
Statistical Methods Analyzing Count Data with Excessive Zeros in Arthritis Research.
Status of Vaccination Coverage in Children with Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis (JIA) Followed at a Pediatric Tertiary-Care Center.
Steroid Free Remission in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus.
Stratification of Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients into Disease Subtypes with Clinical Implications.
Stress in Adolescents with Idiopathic Musculoskeletal Pain.
Striking Prevalence of Axial Spondyloarthritis in Primary Care Patients with Chronic Low Back Pain; a Cross-Sectional Study.
Stroke in Rheumatoid Arthritis: (When) Is There an Increased Risk?
Stromal Cell Derived Mediators of Bone Remodeling in Psoriatic Arthritis: Implications for Disordered Osteoclastogenesis and Bone Erosion.
Strong Activation of Dopamine Pathway in Synovial Tissue from Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients: New Target of Pathology?
Strong Viral Associations among Filipinos with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus.
Strontium Ranelate Inhibits Key Factors Affecting Bone Remodelling in Human Osteoarthritic Subchondral Bone Osteoblasts.
Structural and Vasomotor Dysfunction in the Thoracic and Pulmonary Vessels of the Tight-Skin 1 (Tsk-1/) Mouse: Role of Endogenous Nitric Oxide.
Structure and Antigenicity of the Ro/La RNP Particle. hY1 RNA Differentiates the Recognition of Epitopes in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus and Sjogren's Syndrome.
Study of Chondrogenic Potential of Subpopulations of Cells Expressing Mesenchymal Stem Cell Markers Derived from Human Synovial Membranes.
Study of Systemic Lupus Erythematosus Susceptibility Genes in a Hispanic Population: Identification of Six New Candidate Susceptibility Loci.
Study of the Chondrogenic Differentiation Process by Metabolic Labeling of Mesenchymal Stem Cells.
Study of the Growth and Body Mass Index (BMI) of 86 Children with Familial Mediterranean Fever (FMF): Results of the French Referral Centre for Auto-Inflammatory Diseases (CeReMAI).
Subclinical Atherosclerosis in Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis Is Associated with Decreased Activity of Lecithin Cholesterol Acyl:Transferase, a High Density Lipoprotein (HDL)-Associated Protein Involved in Reverse Cholesterol Transport.
Subclinical Atherosclerosis Is Increased in Systemic SclerosisA Case-Control Study.
Subcutaneous (SC) Abatacept Is Well-Tolerated, Demonstrates Clinical Efficacy and Is Associated with Low Immunogenicity Following Withdrawal and Re-Introduction: Phase III Evaluation in Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) Patients Responding to Abatacept.
Subcutaneous Golimumab Sustains Effects of Intravenous Golimumab in Patients with Active Rheumatoid Arthritis: Results of the GO-LIVE Long Term Extension.
Sublining CD79a B Cell Correlates with Joint Destruction in Rheumatoid Arthritis.
Subsequent Therapy of Patients with Biologic Response Modifiers after a Diagnosis of Coccidiomycosis Infection.
Subtype Specific Genetic Associations for Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis (JIA): ERAP1 with the Enthesitis Related Arthritis Subtype and IL23R with Juvenile Psoriatic Arthritis.
SUMO-2/3 Regulates Apoptosis and MMP Expression in RA Fibroblast-Like Synoviocytes.
Superior Protection Against Vulnerable Coronary Plaque in Asymptomatic TNFi-Responders vs. DMARD Responders with Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA).
Supppression of Both DKK-1 and SOST in a Mouse Model of Ankylosing Spondylitis Implicates the WNT-Signalling Pathway in the Linkage of Inflammation and Bony Ankylosis in Spondyloarthritis.
Suppression of Collagen-Induced Arthritis in Mice by Anti-CD19 Antibody That Co-Engages BCR and Inhibitory Receptor FcRIIb: Efficacy Does Not Require B Cell Depletion.
Surrogate Markers of B-Cell Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma in Patients with Hepatitis C Virus-Related Cryoglobulinemia Vasculitis.
Surveillance of Surgical Site Infection in Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis.
Survey of Teen Transition Needs among Pediatric Rheumatologists in the United States and Canada: Barriers, Services and Opportunities.
Survival in Pulmonary Hypertension Associated with Scleroderma-Spectrum Disease: A Single Center Experience.
Sustained and Clinically Meaningful Improvements in Both Day- and Night-Time Aspects of HRQoL Are Observed with Abatacept Treatment in Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) and Previous Inadequate Response to MTX: 5-Year Data from the AIM Trial.
Sustained and Clinically Meaningful Improvements in Physical Function and Fatigue and Reductions in Activity Limitation Are Observed in MTX-Nave Patients with Early Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) Treated with Abatacept over 2 Years of the AGREE Trial.
Sustained Reduction in Fatigue Impact in Rheumatoid Arthritis: RCT of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy.
Sustained Remission in Early RA: Results from SONORA Study.
Sustained Remission, a Realistic Target in Early Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients Treated with Conventional DMARDs.
Switching Patients (pts) with Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) from Intravenous (IV) to Subcutaneous (SC) Abatacept Is Well Tolerated and Sustains Previously Established Efficacy.
Switching Patterns for Biologic Drugs among Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis Who Have Previously Failed at Least One Biologic Agent.
Symptom Burden, Quality of Life and Attitudes toward Palliative Care in Patients with Pulmonary Hypertension with and without Systemic Sclerosis.
Symptomatic Heart Failure, NT-proBNP Levels, and Diastolic Dysfunction in RA-Patients with and without Anti-TNFa Therapy. A Prospective Consecutive Cohort Study.
Synovial Extracellular Matrix Remodeling in Experimental Model of Diabetes.
Synovitis and Osteitis Is Very Frequent in Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) Patients in Clinical Remission: Results from a MRI Study of 300 RA Patients in Clinical Remission or Low Disease Activity State.
Synovitis in Rheumatoid Arthritis: Paradoxical Inverse Relationship between Kinase Phosphorylation Status and CXCL13, a Biomarker of Inflammation.
Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Immunosuppressant Therapy Clinical Trials in Membranous Lupus Nephritis.
Systemic Immunosuppressives and the Risk of Diabetes in Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) and Psoriatic Arthritis (PsA).
Systemic Lupus Erythematosus Disease Activity Index (SLEDAI-2K) Responder Index (SRI)-50: A Valid Index for Measuring Improvement in Disease Activity.
Systemic Necrotizing Vasculitides in the Elderly: Baseline Data on the 101 Patients 65 Years Old Enrolled in the CORTAGE Multicenter Trial.
Systemic Sclerosis Is an Independent Predictive Factor to Coronary Atherosclerosis.
Systemic Vasculitis in Patients with Hepatitis C Virus Infection with and without Detectable Mixed Cryoglobulinemia: Towards a Unique Entity.
Systemic, Lentiviral Gene Delivery of the Stress Protein BiP (Binding Immunoglobulin Protein) Improves Clinical, Histological and Immunological Parameters of Collagen-Induced Arthritis Via Suppression of IL-17.