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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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Validation of Administrative Data to Identify Rheumatoid Arthritis
Caplan Liron, McDonald Jay R., Kuhn Janis, Zeringue Angelique L., Ranganathan Prabha, Davis Lisa A., Cunningham Fran, Eisen Seth A.

Validation of An Algorithm Using Genome-Wide SNP Analysis for Prediction of Responders and Non-Responders, and Adverse Events of Infliximab- or Etanercept-Treated RA Patients by Using Two Population Samples From Multiple Medical Cohorts
Matsubara Tsukasa, Koyano Satoru, Funahashi Keiko, Toriyama Sayumi, Nakahara Kunihiko, Hagiwara Takafumi, Miura Takako, Okuda Kosuke, Sagawa Akira, Sakurai Takeo, Matsuno Hiroaki, Izumihara Tomomaro, Shono Eisuke

Validation of Interferon-Regulated Chemokines as Predictors of Lupus Flare
Bauer Jason W., Petri Michelle, Batliwalla Franak, Wilson Joseph C., Koeuth Thearith, Hyer Kern Marlene, Singh Sukhminder, Tesfasyone Hanna, Gregersen Peter K., Behrens Timothy W., Baechler Emily C.

Validation of Rheumatoid Arthritis Disease Activity Index (RADAI) in a North American Cohort of Patients with Early Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA)
Li Xiuying, Chen Maggie H., Bombardier Claire

Validation of the Assessment of Spondyloarthritis International Society (ASAS) Disease Activity Candidate Scores According to MRI Parameters of Axial Inflammation
Maksymowych Walter P., Chiowchanwisawakit Praveena, Lambert Robert GW

Validation of the Qualitative and Semiquantitative Assessment of the Scleroderma Spectrum Patterns by Nailfold Videocapillaroscopy: Preliminary Results
Smith V., Pizzorni Carmen, De Keyser Filip, Decuman Saskia, Van Praet Jens T., Deschepper Ellen, Sulli Alberto, Cutolo Maurizio

Validation of the SF-36 in Patients with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE)
Beaumont Jennifer L., Lai Jin-Shei, Cella David, Brunetta P., Ogale Sarika

Validation of the Skin Extensibility Test in Joint Hypermobility
Farmer Adam, Douthwaite H., Aziz Qasim, Grahame Rodney

Validity of PerformanceBased Measures of Physical Functioning in Patients with Ankylosing Spondylitis
van Weely Salima F.E., van Denderen J. Christiaan, Steultjens Martijn P.M., Nurmohamed Michael T., Dekker Joost, Dijkmans Ben A.C., van der Horst-Bruinsma Irene E.

Value of Bone Erosions in Undifferentiated Arthritis
Thabet Mohamed M., Huizinga Tom W. J., van der Heijde Désirée M. F. M., van der Helm-van Mil Annette H. M.

Value of PET/CT in Clinical Practice in Patients with Possible Spondyloarthropathy
Yamashita Hiroyuki, Kubota Kazuo, Takahashi Yuko, Kunimatsu Junwa, Shimizu Arisa, Eri Toshiki, Itoh Kenji, Mimori Akio

Variability of Mycophenolic Acid (MPA) Pharmacokinetics (PK) in Childhood-Onset Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (cSLE) May Be Partly Explained by UGT Genotype
Sagcal-Gironella A. Carmela, Fukuda Tsuyoshi, Wiers Kristina, Cox Shareen, Nelson Shannen, Klein-Gitelman Marisa, Vinks Alexander A., Brunner Hermine

Variability Over Time and Correlates of Total Cholesterol, Systolic and Diastolic Blood Pressure in SLE
Nikpour Mandana, Gladman Dafna D., Ibanez Dominique, Harvey Paula, Urowitz Murray B.

Variable Health-Related Quality of Life Among African American Cohorts of Patients with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
Dua Anisha, Kamen Diane L., Barnado April L., Gilkeson Gary S., Mikolaitis Rachel, Meyer Anna, Sequeira Winston, Block Joel A., Jolly Meenakshi

Variable X-Ray Beam Angulation Improves Quality of Medial Tibial Plateau Alignment in Fixed-Flexion Knee Radiographs of Osteoarthritis (OA) Patients
Alapati Kalyan, Belitskaya-Levy Ilana, Schweitzer Mark, Shabshin Nogah, Samuels Jonathan, Abramson Steven B., Krasnokutsky Svetlana

Variant Angiopoietin-1 with 269Gly Insertion Contributes to the Pathogenesis of Pulmonary Hypertension: A Novel Mechanism for Stimulating Pulmonary Smooth Muscle Cell Growth
Mashida Aya, Hashiramoto Akira, Kawazoe Takako, Komai Koichiro, Shiozawa Shunichi

Variation in Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) Susceptibility Genes Predicts Response to Anti-Tumour Necrosis Factor Treatment in RA Patients
Gibbons Laura J., Tan Rachael, Potter Catherine, Hyrich K. L., Morgan Ann W., Wilson Anthony G., Isaacs John D., Braggss , Barton A.

Variations of Responders Rates According to Response Criteria Used in a Randomized Controlled Trial (RCT) in Knee Osteoarthritis (OA)
Maheu E., Zaim Mohammed, Aubin François, Berenbum Francis

Varicella Vaccine in Children and Adolescents with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE) Immunogenicity and Safety
Barbosa Cassia M. P., Terreri Maria T., Len Claudio A., Moraes-Pinto Maria Isabel, Rosario Paula, Hilario Maria O., Silva Clovis A. A.

Varus Malalignment Diminishes the Structure-Modifying Effects of Doxycycline (Doxy) in Patients with Knee Osteoarthritis
Chakr Rafael, Brandt Kenneth D., Ang Dennis C., Mazzuca Steven A.

Varus Thrust Is Associated with Cartilage Loss in Knee Osteoarthritis
Harvey William F., Lee J.Y., Carr K.A., Ripley Melanie A., Nuite Melynn, McAlindon T. E., Lo G.H.

Varus Thrust Is Associated with Pain in Knee Osteoarthritis
Lo Grace H., McAlindon Timothy, Carr Kimberly A., Ripley Melanie A., Nuite Melynn, Harvey William F.

VAS Scales Might Not Be Appropriate to Measure RA Outcomes Among Patients with Low Education Levels
Vasconcelos Joana, Pedro Sofia, Marques Ana Rita, Chaves Irina, Rodrigues Andreia, Michaud Kaleb D., Wolfe Fred, Garcia Elizabeth Benito

VCAM-1 Is a Better Measure of SLE Renal Activity Than NGAL and CXCL16
Kiani Adnan, Mohan Chandra, Wu Tianfu, Magder Laurence, Petri Michelle

VEGF Aggravates Skin Fibrosis in Different Animal Models of Systemic Sclerosis (SSc)
Maurer Britta, Akhmetshina Alfiya, Gay Renate E., Schett Georg, Michel Beat A., Detmar Michael, Gay Steffen, Distler Jörg HW, Distler Oliver

Vertebral Fracture Assessment by a Fracture Liaison Service in Patients with Incident Non Vertebral Fractures
Briot K., Sailhan F., Babinet A., Courpied JP, Anract P., Roux C.

Vitamin D Binding Protein Identified in Synovial Proteome Associated with Disease Extension in JIA Patients
Gibson David S., Pascoli Laura, McAllister Catherine, Scaife Caitriona, Dunn Michael J., Pennington Stephen R., Rooney Madeleine E.

Vitamin D Deficiency Is Associated with B Cell Hyperreactivity in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
Cole Lauren R., Macwana Susan, Lu Rufei, Klein Wendy, Roberts Virginia, Dedeke Amy, Crowe Sherry R., Air Gillian M., Thompson Linda F., Guthridge Joel M., James Judith A.

Vitamin D Levels in Children with Rheumatologic Diseases
Pelajo Christina F., Lopez-Benitez Jorge, Miller Laurie C.

Vitamin D Limits TLR9/IFN-Alpha Induced Antigen Presenting Cell Maturation
Lerman Melissa A., Rahimi Homaira, Behrens Edward M., Burnham Jon M.

Vitamin D: An Instrumental Factor in the Anti-Phospholipids Syndrome Inhibiting Tissue Factor Expression
Agmon-Levin Nancy, Glazer Maya, Amital Howard, Zandman-Goddard Gisele, Orbach Hedi C., Berliner Shlomo, Meroni Pierluigi, Tincani Angela, Doria Andrea, Cervera Ricard, Miesbach Wolfgang, Stoyanovich Ljudmila, Barak Vivian, katz Bat-Sheva Porat, Blank Miri, Shoenfeld Yehuda

Von Willebrand Factor Antigen - A Novel Biomarker of Disease Activity in Childhood CNS Vasculitis
Cellucci Tania, Pullenayegum Eleanor, Tyrrell Pascal N., Benseler Susanne M.

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