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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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Ultrasonographic Assessment of Hand Joint and Tendon Involvement in 30 Patients with Systemic Sclerosis.
Chatelus Emmanuel, Chifflot Hélène, Clavert Viriginie, Sordet Christelle, Gottenberg Jacques-Eric, Sibilia Jean

Ultrasonography at the Onset of Early Arthritis Predicts Joint Erosions at One Year: Results of the ESPOIR Cohort Ultrasound Study.
Funck-Brentano Thomas, Gandjbakhch Fréderique, Etchepare Fabien, Jousse Sandrine, Lukas Cedric, Foltz Violaine, Saraux Alain, Goupille Philippe, Boumier Patrick, Bourgeois Pierre, Fautrel Bruno

Ultrasound (US) and Rays (XR) Entheseal, Synovial and Sacroiliac Abnormalities in Early Psoriatic Arthritis (ePsA).
Bandinelli Francesca, Bonciani Diletta, Prignano Francesca, Giovannini Leonardo, Salvadorini Giuliana, Collaku Ledio, Candelieri Antonio, Bartoli Francesca, Lotti Torello, Cerinic Marco Matucci

Ultrasound Bone ErosionsTheir Morphological Basis Obtained by High-Resolution Micro-Computed Tomography Imaging.
Finzel Stephanie, Ohrndorf Sarah, Englbrecht Matthias, Stach Christian M., Messerschmidt Janin, Schett Georg, Backhaus Marina

Ultrasound Detects More Erosions in Gout Than Conventional Radiography.
Thiele Ralf G., Schlesinger Naomi

Ultrasound Evaluation Reveals the Reason for High Interrater Variability in Joints of the 66/68 Joint Count.
Witt Matthias Nikolaus, Ronneberger Monika, Schnez Amelie, Laubender Ruediger, Engelbrecht Matthias, Kavanaugh Arthur, Schulze-Koops Hendrik, Grunke Mathias

Ultrasound Lung Comets. Validity, Reproducibility and Feasibility of a Simplified Assessment of Pulmonary Interstitial Fibrosis in Connective Tissue Disorders.
Gutierrez Marwin, Salaffi Fausto, Carotti Marina, Tardella Marika, Bertolazzi Chiara, Bichisecchi Elisabetta, Giorgi Mara, Ariani Alarico, Pineda Carlos, Filippucci Emilio, Grassi Walter

Unaffected First-Degree Relatives of RA Patients Exhibit a High Prevalence of Joint Symptoms That Is Not Explained by the Presence of RA Autoantibodies: Studies in a Predisposed North American Native Population.
Smolik Irene, Tan Qier, Wang Xikui, Hart Donna, Newkirk Marianna, Bernstein Charles N., Robinson David B., El-Gabalawy Hani S.

Underexpression of TIM-3 and Blunted Galectin-372-Induced Apoptosis of CD4 T Cells in Rheumatoid Arthritis.
Lee Jaejoon, Oh Ji-Min, Hwang Ji Won, Park Eun-Jung, Bae Eun-Kyung, Ahn Joong Kyong, Lee Yoo Sun, Koh Eun-Mi, Cha Hoon-Suk

Understanding Billing Data: A Survey of Billing Process and Codes Used by Family Physicians for Rheumatological Conditions.
Lacaille Diane, Chang Jack, Rogers Pamela

Understanding the Individual Burden of Osteoarthritis: Development of a Conceptual Model.
Busija Lucy, Osborne Richard H., Buchbinder Rachelle

Undertreatment of Active Disease May Increase Mortality in Lupus Patients with End Stage Renal Disease.
Broder Anna R., Putterman Chaim

Underuse of Hydroxychloroquine among Patients with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus.
Hersh Aimee O., Shapiro Daniel J., Yelin Edward H., Schmajuk Gabriela

Unique Role of the FcRI (CD64) Cytoplasmic Domain in Mediating Phosphorylation Dependent Lipid Raft Localization.
Gibson Andrew G., Li Xinrui, Edberg Jeffrey C., Kimberly Robert P.

Unpredictability of Intermittent Knee OA Pain Impact on Pain, Function and Mood.
Hawker Gillian A., French Melissa R., Elkayam Joy G., Davis Aileen M.

Unsuppressed Parathyroid Hormone in Patients with Autoimmune Rheumatic Diseases: Implications for Vitamin D Supplementation.
Sainaghi Pier Paolo, Bellan Mattia, Antonini Giuseppina, Bellomo Giorgio, Pirisi Mario

Update on the Juvenile Systemic Sclerosis Inception Cohort. www.juvenilescleroderma.com.
Foeldvari Ivan, Wierk Angela, Len Claudie, Katsicas Maria Martha, Tadey Avcin, Kallinich Till, Kone-Paut Isabelll, Minden Kirsten, Mouthon Luc, Brunner Juergen, Uziel Yuoef

UPR Activation and IFNb Production in Myocytes in Adult and Juvenile Myositis.
Reed Ann M., Hein Molly S., Colbert Robert A.

Urantide Prevents and Alleviates Monocrotaline Induced Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension in Wistar Rats.
Mei Yifang, Jin Hong, Wang Hao, Tian Wei, Zhao Yanping, Zhang Zhiyi

Urate-Lowering (UL) Efficacy and Safety of Febuxostat (FEB) and Allopurinol (ALLO) in Women with Gout, an Older Subset of Gout Subjects with Increased Comorbidity.
Chohan Saima, Becker Michael A., MacDonald Patricia A., Chefo Solomon, Jackson Robert

Urate-Lowering Therapy in Chronic Gout Results in Clinically Important Improvements in Health-Related Quality of LifeSF-36 Is Responsive to Change in Chronic Gout.
Khanna Puja, Perez-Ruiz Fernando, Maranian Paul, Khanna Dinesh

Urinary Biomarkers To Distinguish Class IV vs Class V Lupus Nephritis.
Brunner Hermine, Bennett Michael, Romick-Rosendale Lindsey, Suzuki Michiko, Nelson Shannen L., Pendl Joshua, Kiani Adnan, Das Lena, Petri Michelle, Greis Kenneth, Shiyanov Pavel, Kennedy Michael, Devarajan Prasad

Urinary Tract Infections in Rheumatoid Arthritis.
Edgerton Colin C., Michaud Kaleb D., Wolfe Frederick

Urolithiasis in Ankylosing SpondylitisAre Stone Formers Also Bone Formers?
Lui Nai Lee, Carty Adele, Haroon Nigil, Shen Hua, Cook Richard, Inman Robert D.

Usage of TNF Inhibitors for the Treatment of Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis: Data from a National U.S. Administrative Claims Database.
Beukelman Timothy, Xie Fenglong, Curtis Jeffrey R.

Use of Abatacept for Childhood Refractory Vision-Threatening Uveitis.
Simonini Gabriele, De Cinzia Libero, Caputo Roberto, Giani Teresa, Pascoli Laura, Pagnini Ilaria, Cimaz Rolando

Use of Musculoskeletal Ultrasound in Diagnosis of Early Inflammatory Arthritis: Are Limited Joint Surveys Adequate?
Sidhu Paramvir, Lisse Jeffrey, Grau Rafael, P. Gall Eric, Taljanovic Mihra

Use of Path Analysis To Evaluate the Effects of Sodium Oxybate on Pain Reduction in Patients with Fibromyalgia.
Ibrahim Fowzia, Lai Chinglin, Choy Ernest

Use of Pegloticase in Chronic Gout Refractory to Conventional Therapy Is Associated with Significant Clinical Benefit: Tender Joint and Swollen Joint Counts and Patient Global Assessment (Health Assessment Questionnaire).
Mandel David R., Baraf Herbert, Rehrig Claudia, Horowitz Zebulun D., Ottery Faith D., Yood Robert A.

Use of Peri-Operative Glucocorticoids and Post-Operative Complications in Patients with Takayasu's Arteritis Undergoing Vascular Surgical Procedures.
Jayakar Bijal A., Hoffman Gary S., Langford Carol A.

Use of Serum Clara Cell 16-kDa (CC16) Levels as a Potential Indicator of Active Pulmonary Fibrosis in Systemic Sclerosis.
Hasegawa Minoru, Fujimoto Manabu, Takehara Kazuhiko

Use of TNF Antagonists in the Treatment of Chronic Non-Bacterial Osteomyelitis (CNO).
Stern Sara, Marzan Katherine, Borzutzky Arturo, Steinberg Evan, Reiff Andreas

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

Using an Electronic Data Capture System To Measure Outcomes in Patients on Biologic DMARD Therapy: The Rheumatology Health Tracker (RHT).
Narayanan Sita A., Lisse Jeffrey R., Alvarez Alexis A., Lo Rafael G. Grau Catherine, Gall Eric P., Furet Oscar

Using Social Media To Recruit for a Translational Lupus Research Study for the Millennial GenerationThe SisSLE Experience.
Kern Marlene H., Kaplan Sally, Gonzales Bonnie, Diamond Betty, Gregersen Peter K.

Using the Patient Generated Index (PGI) To Measure Personalized Quality of Life (QoL) in Patients Undergoing Total Knee Arthroplasty (TKA).
Lopez-Olivo Maria A., Kallen Michael A., Pak Chong H., Siff Sherwin J., Landon Glenn C., Edelstein David, Robinson Kausha C., Suarez-Almazor Maria E.

Utility of Anti-Phosphatidylserine/Prothrombin and IgA Antiphospholipid Assays in Antiphospholipid Syndrome.
Akhter Ehtisham, Binder Walter L., Shums Zakera, Petri Michelle A.

Utility of Ultrasound in the Diagnostic Assessment of Shoulder Pain in Polymyalgia Rheumatica: Results from an International, Prospective, Multi-Center Longitudinal Study. ACREULAR Study Group for Development of Classification Criteria for PMR.
Schmidt Wolfgang A., Cimmino Marco A., Mandl Peter, Balint Peter V., Iagnocco Annamaria, Wakefield Richard J., Schirmer Michael, Salvarani Carlo, Bachta Artur, Cid Maria C., Duftner Christina, Dejaco Christian, Espigol-Frigole Georgina, Macchioni Pierluigi, Schmidt Zsuzsa, Kaposi Novák P., Poor Gyula, Nordborg Elizabeth, Direskeneli Haner, Aydin Sibel Z., Pease Colin, Ahmed Khalid, Mazlumzadeh Mehrdad, Abril Andy, Gonter Neil, Maradit-Kremers Hilal, Crowson Cynthia S., Dasgupta Bhaskar, Matteson Eric L.

Utilization of Ambulatory Medical Clinic for Rheumatology Education.
Ross James M.

Utilizing Social Media To Reach Young Arthritis Patients.
Brandenstein Jane S., Cope Emily, Kerr Allison J., Boynes Ashley M., Popp Carol D., Knapp Lori

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