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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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Vaccination Against Influenza in Patients with Scleroderma.
Litinsky Irena, Balbir Alexandra, Zisman Devy, Mandelboim Michal, Mendelson Ella, Anouk Marina, Kaufman Ilana, Paran Daphna, Elkayam Ori

Vaccination of Patients with Primary Sjogren's Syndrome Induces IL-7 and Skewed B Cell Maturation with Increased Levels of Plasmablasts Resulting in Higher Titers of Vaccine-Specific IgG Antibodies.
Brauner Susanna R., Kvarnstrom Marika, Goergen Sabrina, Brokstad Karl A., Trollmo Christina, Klareskog Lars, Jonsson Roland, Malmstrom Vivianne, Wahren-Herlenius Marie

Validation of 6 Minute Walking Distance in Patients with Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension Associated with Systemic Sclerosis.
Huscher Dörte, Roubinis Nicholas, Avouac Jerome, Behrens Frank, Denton Christopher P., Furst Daniel E., Foeldvari Ivan, Humbert Marc, Kowal-Bielecka Otylia, Matucci-Cerinic Marco, Nash Peter, Opitz Christian F., Pittrow David, Rubin Lewis J., Seibold James R., Hoeper Marius M., Morris Mark F., Teal Simon A., Distler Oliver

Validation of a Multi-Biomarker Test for Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) Disease Activity (Vectra DA) in a Multi-Cohort Study.
Curtis Jeffrey R., Haney Doug, van der Helm Annette H. M., Shen Yijing, Knevel Rachel, Cavet Guy, Dirven Linda, Allaart Cornelia F., Huizinga Thomas W. J., Centola Michael, Hesterberg Lyndal K., Chernoff David, Carulli John, Shadick Nancy A., Weinblatt Michael E., Hamburger Max I., Fleischmann Roy M., Keystone Ed C.

Validation of a Self-Administered Inflammatory Arthritis Detection Tool for Rheumatology Triage.
Bell Mary J., Wells George A., Bykerk Vivian P., Tugwell Peter, Tavares Ruben, Guillimen Francis, Scarf Joel

Validation of an Algorithm Using Genome-Wide SNP Analysis for Prediction of Responders, Non-Responders, and Adverse Events of Tocilizumab-Treated RA Patients Using Two Population Samples from Multiple Medical Cohorts.
Matsubara Tsukasa, Koyano Satoru, Funahashi Keiko, Hagiwara Takafumi, Miura Takako, Okuda Kosuke, Sagawa Akira, Sakurai Takeo, Matsuno Hiroaki, Izumihara Tomomaro, Shono Eisuke, Katayama Kou, Tsuchida Toyomitsu, Iwahashi Mitsuhiro, Tsuru Tomomi, Oribe Motohiro

Validation of an Internet-Based Questionnaire for Ascertaining Cases of Hip and Knee Osteoarthritis.
Ratzlaff Charles R., Kopec Jacek, Koehoorn Mieke

Validation of Birmingham Vasculitis Activity Score in Childhood Vasculitis.
Demirkaya Erkan, Ozen Seza, Pistorio Angela, Ravelli Angelo, Hasija Rachana, Khubchandani Raju, Scarpato Salvatore, Fischbach Michel, Iagaru Nicolae, Pasic Srdjan, Baskin Esra, Dressler Frank, van Rossum Marion A. J., Garcia-Consuegra Julia, Apaz Maria Teresa, Ioseliani Maka, Mazur-Zielinska Henryka, Martini Alberto, Galasso Roberta, Ruperto Nicolino, Dolezalova Pavla

Validation of CLASI Scale with Lupus Disease Activity, Damage, Body Image and Quality of Life.
Jolly Meenakshi, Mikolaitis Rachel A., Cash Thomas F., Block Joel A.

Validation of Diagnostic Codes for Subtrochanteric, Diaphyseal, and Typical Hip Fractures Using Administrative Claims Data.
Narongroeknawin Pongthorn, M. Patkar Nivedita, Shakoory Bita, Jain Archana, R. Curtis Jeffrey, Delzell Elizabeth, H. Lander Philip, Lopez-Ben Robert, J. Pitt Michael, M. Safford Monika, A. Volgas David, G. Saag Kenneth

Validation of Electronic Audiovisual Media Assessments of Patients with Rheumatic Diseases.
McNamara Sarah, Neill Lorraine O, Carey John J., Coughlan Robert J.

Validation of microRNAs as Biomarkers of Salivary Gland Inflammation in Sjgren's Syndrome.
Emamian Seyed M., Alevizos Ilias, Illei Gabor G.

Validation of New Classification Criteria for Rheumatoid Arthritis in Japanese Population.
Shimizu Hisanori, Tamaki Hiromichi, Uechi Eishi, Kishimoto Mitsumasa, Yamaguchi Ken-ichi, Okada Masato

Validation of the ASAS Definition of a Positive MRI in a Cohort of Patients with Early SpA Followed for Eight Years.
Marzo-Ortega Helena, Bennett Alexander N., McGonagle Dennis, Emery Paul, Maksymowych Walter P.

Validation of the Newly Developed Pediatric Criteria for the Diagnosis of Familiar Mediterranean Fever in a Large Pediatric Cohort of Western European Children with Periodic Fever.
Federici Silvia, Calcagno Giuseppina, Finetti Martina, Meini Antonella, Vitale Agata, Cattalini Marco, Caorsi Roberta, Zulian Francesco, Tommasini Alberto, Baldi Maurizia, Frenkel Joost, Ceccherini Isabella, Martini Alberto, Gattorno Marco

Validation of the Patient Acceptable Work State (PAWS): Establishing Thresholds for Major Work Transition in Ankylosing Spondylitis.
Maksymowych Walter P., Rao Sumati, Boonen Annelies, Chen Naijun, Cifaldi Mary

Validation of the SF-6D Utility Measure in Patients with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE).
Harrison Mark J., Dale Nicola, Haque Sahena, Shelmerdine Joanna, Teh Lee-Suan, Ahmad Yasmeen, Bruce Ian N.

Validation of the Work Performance Visual Analog Scale: Measuring Work and Household Productivity of Patients with Early, Aggressive Rheumatoid Arthritis.
Revicki Dennis, Roy Sanjoy, Kimel Miriam, Thompson Chris, Cifaldi Mary

Validity and Responsiveness to Change of Radiograph-Based Joint Space Narrowing Metric Measurement: A Systematic Review.
Lin Delphine Chu Miow, Reichmann William M., Gossec Laure, Losina Elena, Conaghan Philip G., Maillefert Jean-Francis

Validity of Clinical Associations of Biomarkers in Translational Research Studies: The Case of Systemic Autoimmune Diseases.
Tektonidou Maria, Ward Michael

Validity of Portable Devices To Assess Physical Activity in Patients with Total Knee Arthroplasty.
Almeida Gustavo J. M., Brower Kelly S., Celik Derya, Chang Hua-Chen, Piva Sara R.

Validity of the ACR Criteria and SLICC Proposed Criteria for the Diagnosis and Classification of Systemic Lupus Erythematosus.
Rodriguez-Garcia Felipe, de Anda Karina Santana-, Duarte-Garcia Ali, Pascual-Ramos Virginia, Hernandez-Medina Gabriela, Rodriguez-Reyna Tatiana, Sanchez-Guerrero Jorge

Validity of the Revised ACR/EULAR Classification Criteria for Rheumatoid Arthritis: Predicting Persistent Arthritis and Joint Erosions after 2 Years in Patients with Early Undifferentiated Arthritis.
Fransen Jaap, Hazes Mieke, Visser Henk

Variability of Anti-CCP Kit Testing in Cohorts with and without RA.
Deane Kevin D., Demoruelle Kristen, Parish Mark, Hilton Whitney, Harrington Lauren, Derber Lezlie, Kolfenbach Jason R., Hughes-Austin Jan M., Weisman Michael H., Mikuls Ted R., O'Dell James R., Keating Richard M., Gregersen Peter K., Buckner Jane, Smolik Irene, Hart Donna, Bernstein Charles N., Robinson David B., Norris Jill, Holers V. Michael, El-Gabalawy Hani S.

Variation during Different Decades of Diagnostic and Therapeutic Delay in Patients of Ankylosing Spondylitis (AS).
Salvadorini Giuliana, Bandinelli Francesca, Sedie Andrea Delle, Riente Lucrezia, Candelieri Antonio, Generini Sergio, Possemato Nicola, Bombardieri Stefano, Cerinic Marco Matucci

Varicella Zoster Virus (VZV) Infections Are Increased in Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) Treated with Anti-TNF Therapy; Results from the British Society for Rheumatology Biologics Register (BSRBR).
Galloway James, Moseley Alison, Mercer Lousie, Dixon Will, Fu Bo, Ustianowski Andrew, Watson Kath, Lunt Mark, BSRBR Control Centre Consortium , Hyrich Kimme, Symmons Deborah, on Behalf of the British Society for Rheumatology Biologics Register 

Varus Thrust Is Associated with Worse Physical Function.
Harvey William F., Lo Grace H., McAdams Erica, Ripley Melanie A., Nuite Melynn, McAlindon Timothy E.

Very Low Dosage (VLD) Bedtime Cyclobenzaprine (CBP) Reduces Cyclic Alternating Pattern (CAP) Rate Indices of EEG Sleep Instability and Improves Pre-Sleep Fatigue in Fibromyalgia Syndrome (FMS).
Moldofsky Harvey, Harris Herbert W., Archambault Tad, Kwong Terence, Lederman Seth

Vibratory Sense Deficits in Radiographic Knee Osteoarthritis: The Multicenter Osteoarthritis Study (MOST).
Shakoor Najia, Neogi Tuhina, Felson David T., Niu Jingbo, Law Laura Frey, Lewis Cora E., Nevitt Michael C.

Vibrotactile Analgesia Is Not Abnormal in Fibromyalgia Patients.
Goldman Casey T., Price Donald D., Robinson Michael E., Staud Roland

Visfatin/NAMPT in Interstitial Pneumonia of Patients with Systemic Sclerosis and Scleroderma Mice Model Induced by Bleomycin.
Endo Hirahito, Yamamoto Tatsuhiro, Kaneko Kaichi, Kusunoki Yoshie, Kusunoki Natsuko, Kawai Shinichi

Visfatin/NAMPT-Mediated NGF Stimulation in Articular Chondrocytes: A Potential Link between Pain and Obesity-Induced Osteoarthritis.
Priam Sabrina, Pecchi Emilie, Gosset Marjolaine, Houard Xavier, Berenbaum Francis

Vitamin C Supplementation and Serum Uric Acid: A Meta-Analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials.
P. Juraschek Stephen, R. Miller Edgar, C. Gelber Allan

Vitamin D and Vascular Stiffness in Patients with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus.
Reynolds John A., Haque Sahena, Berry Jacqueline L., Teh Lee-Suan, Ho Pauline, Gorodkin Rachel, Bruce Ian N.

Vitamin D Deficiency in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE) Is Not Associated with Coronary Artery Calcium (CAC) or Carotid Plaque.
Kiani Adnan N., Magder Laurence S., Petri Michelle A.

Vitamin D Levels Are Positively Associated with Complement among Patients with SLE.
Petri Michelle A., Bello Kayode Jibril, Fang Hong, Magder Laurence

Vitamin D Levels Do Not Correlate with Disease Activity, Erosions, or Inflammatory Markers in Patients with Active Rheumatoid Arthritis.
Baker Joshua, Baker Daniel G., Toedter Gary, Shults Justine, Leonard Mary B.

Vitamin D Suppresses Th17 Cytokines Via Down Regulation of RORgammat and NFATC2 and by Differential Regulation of GATA3.
Mus Anne-Marie, van Hamburg Jan Piet, Asmawidjaja Patrick, Hazes Johanna M. W., van Leeuwen Hans, Boon Louis, Colin Edgar, Lubberts Erik

Vitamin D Suppresses the Pathogenic Behavior of Primary Th17 Cells from Patients with Early RA in Synovial Fibroblast Activation.
van Hamburg Jan Piet, Asmawidjaja Patrick, Mus Anne-Marie, Hazes Mieke, van Leeuwen Hans, Colin Edgar, Lubberts Erik

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