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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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Ultrasonographic and Physical Examination of the Inflamed Knee: Intra and Inter Rater Reliability of the Sonographers and Clinical Examiners
Gogus Feride, Hatemi Gulen, Tascilar Koray, Melikoglu Melike, Yurdakul Sebahattin, Kilic Hasan, Yalim Serkan, Batumlu Mine, Yazici Hasan

Ultrasonography Shows Active Inflammation in Clinically Unaffected Joints in Chronic Tophaceous Gout
Thiele Ralf G., Schlesinger Naomi

Ultrasonography Shows Persistent Hyperemia of Synovial Tissues in Rheumatoid Arthritis Despite Apparent Serological Remission
Thiele Ralf G., Anandarajah Allen P., Tabechian Darren

Ultrasound Abnormalities of Enthesitis in Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis and Correlation with Clinical Examination
Jousse-Joulin Sandrine, Breton Sylvain, Cangemi Claire, Finel Elisabeth, De Parscau Loic, Saraux Alain, Devauchelle-Pensec Valerie

Ultrasound Abnormalities of Peripheral Joints in Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis and Correlation with Clinical Examination
Jousse-Joulin Sandrine, Breton Sylvain, Cangemi Claire, Finel Elisabeth, De Parscau Loic, Saraux Alain, Devauchelle-Pensec Valerie

Ultrasound Detection of Bone Erosions in Erosive and Non-Erosive Osteoarthritis of the Interphalangeal Joints: A Comparison to Routine Radiographs
Wittoek Ruth, Carron Philippe, Verbruggen Gust

Ultrasound Quantification of Tendon and Hypodermal Abnormalities in Patients with Systemic Sclerosis
Sweeney Paul R., Simms R., Sternthal Elliot, York Michael R., Choi Hyon K., Kissin Eugene Y.

Ultrasound-Guided Percutaneous Injection, Hydrodissection, and Fenestration for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Malone Daniel G., Clark Thomas B., Wei Nathan

Ultrasound-Guided Sacroiliac Joint Injection in Patients with Sacroiliitis: Precise i.a. Injection Does Not Predict Outcome
Hartung Wolfgang, Scholmerich Jürgen, Straub Rainer H., Herold Thomas, Ross Christian J., Feuerbach Stefan, Fleck Martin

Uncoupling of Collagen II Metabolism in Newly-Diagnosed Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) Is Linked to Inflammation and Antibodies against Cyclic Citrullinated Peptides
Christensen AF., Junker P., Lindegaard H., Christgau S., Lottenburger T., Hetland M.L., Stengaard-Pedersen K., Jacobsen Soren, Ellingsen T., Andersen Lis S., Hansen I., Skjodt H., Pedersen Jk, Lauridsen UB, Svendsen A., Tarp U., Podenphant J., Jurik AG, Ostergaard M., Horslev-Petersen K.

Uncoupling Salivary Gland Dysfunction From Inflammation in a Large Cohort of Primary Sjgrens Syndrome Patients
Nikolov Nikolay P., Alevizos Ilias, Grisius Margaret, Atkinson Jane, Cotrim Ana, Baum Bruce J., Brahim Jaime, Kleiner David, Bebris Lolita, Illei Gabor G.

Understanding Early Recovery Following Primary Total Hip and Knee Replacement
Davis Aileen, Badley Elizabeth M., Hogg-Johnson Sheilah, Ibrahim Selahadin, Perruccio Anthony V., Wong Rosalind, Beaton Dorcas E., Cote Pierre, Gignac Monique A., Streiner David L., Flannery John, Mahomed Nizar N.

Unexpectedly High IL-1 Levels in Cerebrospinal Fluid of RA Patients and Correlations with Fatigue Severity
Westman Marie, Kadetoff Diana, Nordenstedt-Agreus Anna, Gillis-Haegerstrand Caroline, Andersson Magnus, Khademi Mohsen, Kosek Eva, Lampa Jon

Unique Tolerance Mechanism Permitting Autoreactivity by Human CD5 Pre-Nave B Cells
Lee Jisoo, Lee You-Hyun, Longo Nancy, Satorius Colleen, Lipsky Peter E.

Update of the ASAS Recommendations On the Use of TNF-Blockers in Ankylosing Spondylitis
van der Heijde Désirée M.F.M., Sieper Joachim, Maksymowych Walter P., Dougados Maxime, Burgos Vargas Ruben, Braun Jürgen

Up-Regulated Expression of Phospholipid Scramblase 1 On Monocytes in Patients with Antiphospholipid Syndrome
Amengual Olga, Atsumi Tatsuya, Suzuki Eriko, Oku Kenji, Hashimoto Toko, Kato Masaru, Otomo Kotaro, Fujieda Yuichiro, Kataoka Hiroshi, Horita Tetsuya, Yasuda Shinsuke, Koike Takao

Upregulated Versican in Monocytes From Patients with Systemic Sclerosis: Role in Amplification of Monocytes-Chemoatrractant Protein-1 (MCP-1) Activity at Site of Fibrosis
Yasuoka Hidekata, Masuda Ayako, Yamaguchi Yukie, Satoh Takashi, Kuwana Masataka

Up-Regulation of the Histone Methyltransferase EZH2 by TNF- in Synovial Fibroblasts Is Mediated through NF-KB/JNK-Activity and Enhances Cell Migration
Trenkmann Michelle, Brock Matthias, Gay Renate E., Kolling Christoph, Speich Rudolf, Michel Beat A., Gay Steffen, Huber Lars C.

Urinary Biomarkers May Differentiate Between Children with ISN/RPS Class IV Versus Class V of Lupus Nephritis (LN)
Das Lena, Suzuki Michiko, Bennett Michael, Haines Kathleen A., Klein-Gitelman Marisa, Olson Judyann C., Onel Karen, O'Neil Kathleen, Silverman ED., Singer Nora G., Tucker Lori B., Wyder Michael, Greis Kenneth, Devarajan Prasad, Brunner Hermine

Urinary Cytology Evaluation in SLE: Implications for Identification of Active Nephritis and Scoring Renal Domains On Activity Indices
Askanase Anca D., Thomas David B., Chowdhury Aspee, Purcell John, Buyon Jill P.

Urinary TWEAK as a Biomarker of Lupus Nephritis
Schwartz Noa, Rubinstein Tamar, Burkly Linda C., Collins Christopher E., Su Lihe, Hojaili Bernard S., Mackay Meggan C., Aranow C., Stohl William, Rovin Brad H., Michaelson Jennifer S., Putterman Chaim

Urine Cyto/Chemokines Correlate with Renal Histopathology in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
Landolt-Marticorena C., Reich H., Morrison S., Aghdassi E., Pineau C. A., Scholey J., Gladman D., Urowitz M.B., Herzenberg A., Fortin P. R., Wither J. E., CaNIOS LuNNET Investigators 

US Examination of Wrists and Hands: A Comparison Between Rheumatoid Arthritis and Psoriatic Arthritis
Sedie A. Delle, Possemato N., Sardano E., Bombardieri Stefano, Riente L.

Use of Cellular Text Messaging to Improve Visit Adherence in Adolescents with Childhood-Onset Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (cSLE)
Ting Tracy V., Kudalkar Deepa P., Nelson Shannen, Eaton Jamie, Rammel Jennifer, Huggins Jennifer L., Drotar Dennis, Brunner Hermine

Use of Laser Microdissection in the Analysis of Renal-Infiltrating T Cells in Murine Lupus
Wang Yingge, Ito Satoshi, Suziki Mizuho, Sugihara Makoto, Hayashi Taichi, Goto Daisuke, Matsumoto Isao, Hirose Sachiko, Sumida Takayuki

Usefulness of in Vitro Interferon- Release Assays (IGRAS) for Diagnosis of Latent Tuberculosis Infection in Rheumatic Patients Scheduled for Anti-TNF- Treatment
Mateo Lourdes, Minguez Sonia, Latorre Irene, Dominguez José, Molto Anna, Garcia Emma, Grados Dolors, Holgado Susana, Olive Alejandro, Canellas Jerónima, Tena Xavier

Usefulness of Procalcitonin Measurement in Differentiating Between Activity of Systemic Autoimmune Disease and Bacterial Infection
Sleglova Olga, Dejmkova Helena, Uhrova Jana

Usefulness of Transient Elastography (Fibroscan) in Assessing Hepatic Fibrosis in Rheumatic Patients Under Long Term Methotrexate Treatment
Vassilopoulos Dimitrios, Manolakopoulos Spilios, Kranidioti Hariklia, Kandili Anna, Papageorgiou Maria-Vasiliki, Archimandritis Athanasios

Using the CLASI to Assess Disease Severity and Responsiveness to Therapy in Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
Klein Rachel, Moghadam-Kia Siamak, LoMonico Jonathan, Okawa Joyce, Chilek Katherine, Gaines Elizabeth, Coley Chris, Taylor Lynne, Werth Victoria P.

Using VFA to Assess the Prevalence of Vertebral Fractures in Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis: A Case Control Study
Ghazi Mirieme, Kolta Sami, Briot Karine, Paternotte Simon, Dougados Maxime, Roux Christian

Utilising Assay Systems Relevant to IL-6 Mechanisms in Rheumatoid Arthritis to Demonstrate Efficacy of a Novel Human Anti-IL-6 Antibody, CAT6001
Finch Donna K., Rendall Elizabeth, Salter Sylvia, Sinha Monisha, Cox Nicholas, Grahames Caroline, Campbell Jamie, Lane Steven, Lowe David, Cochrane Duncan, Sleeman Matthew, Cruwys S., Mallinder Philip R.

Utility Differences in RA and Knee OA Patients
Manheim L. M., Dunlop D. D., Chang R. W.

Utility of An Interferon-Gamma-Release Assay to Detect Latent Tuberculosis in Patients Evaluated for Immunosuppressive Therapy with Biologic Agentsa Retrospective Analysis of Routine Clinical Practice in a Low-Prevalence Population
Ehrenstein Boris, Nessyt Felix, Hartung Wolfgang, Meyringer Rotraud, Fleck Martin

Utility of FDG-PET CT Scanning in a Rheumatology Service: Indications, Results and Influence On Management Decisions
Riaz Imran, Ghosh Parasar, Borg Frances, Dasgupta Bhaskar

Utility of Ultrasonographic Measures of Synovitis in Early Phase Clinical Trial Design
Seymour M., Petavy F., Chiesa F., Pocock H., Lukey P., Binks M., McClinton C., Dolan K., Taylor P.

Utility of Whole Versus Total Glandular Unstimulated Salivary Flows for the Classification of Sjgrens Syndrome
Nikolov Nikolay P., Grisius Margaret, Alevizos Ilias, Atkinson Jane, Cotrim Ana, Baum Bruce J., Bebris Lolita, Illei Gabor G.

Utility-based Outcomes Made Easy: The Number Needed Per QALY Gained (NNQ)-Observational Study of TNF Blockade in Inflammatory Arthritis
Gulfe A., Kristensen L.E., Petersson Ingemar F., Jacobsson Lennart TH, Saxne Tore, Geborek P.

Utilization of VA Pharmacy Benefits Management Data and the VA Rheumatoid Arthritis Database to Demonstrate Reduced Disease Activity in Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients Adherent with Methotrexate
Cannon G. W., Sauer BC, Hayden CL, Reimold A.M., Hooker R.S., Kerr G.S., Richards J.S., Caplan L., Johnson D.S., Mikuls T. R.

Utilizing Electronic Medical Records for Discovery Research in Rheumatoid Arthritis
Liao Katherine P., Cai Tianxi, Gainer Vivian, Goryachev Sergey, Zeng Qing, Raychaudhuri Soumya, Szolovits Pete, Churchill Susanne, Murphy Shawn, Kohane Isaac, Karlson Elizabeth W., Plenge Robert M.

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