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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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E. Carreira PatriciaRenal Biopsy in Systemic Lupus Erithematosus Patients with Low Levels of Proteinuria.
E. Carsons StevenSignificance of Healed Arteritis (HA) on Temporal Artery Biopsy.
E. Gabriel SherineAn Immune Signature Based on Ex Vivo Responsiveness of Peripheral Blood Cells Is Associated with Radiographic Joint Damage in Rheumatoid Arthritis.
 An Immune Signature Based on the Ex Vivo Responsiveness of Peripheral Blood Cells for Monitoring Disease Activity in Rheumatoid Arthritis.
 A Signature of Aberrant Responsiveness of the Peripheral Immune System Predicts the 6-Month Risk of Infections in Rheumatoid Arthritis.
 Hospitalizations Following Heart Failure Diagnosis in Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients.
E. Gauna AdrienneReceptor-Mediated Small Interfering RNA Delivery in Sjgren's Syndrome.
E. Kirbach S.The Economic Burden of Uveitis.
E. Lundberg IngridDifferences in Muscle Strength and Pain Thresholds between Postmenopausal Women with and without RA.
E. Ostrov BarbaraMultispecialty Unit for Infusion Therapy: Patient, Nursing and Provider Satisfaction.
E. Schanberg LauraThe Use of Lenalidomide for Cutaneous Manifestations of SLE.
E. Stevens-Lapsley JenniferEarly Progressive Rehabilitation Following Total Knee Arthroplasty Improves Outcomes.
E. Suarez-Almazor MariaMeasuring Therapeutic Adherence in Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) Using a Medication Event Monitoring System (MEMS).
E. Towheed TanveerShould Rheumatologists Retain Ownership of Fibromyalgia? A Survey of Ontario Rheumatologists.
E. Weinblatt MichaelThe Associations between RA Genetic Risk Alleles and Seropositive but Non-Erosive Rheumatoid Arthritis.
Ea Hang-KorngOctacalcium Phosphate (OCP) Crystals Induce Synovial Inflammation and Cartilage.
 Scleritis: A New Paradoxical Effect of Etanercept? A Series of 3 Cases and a Systematic Literature Review of Etanercept-Associated Inflammatory Eye Disease.
 Diffuse Calcium-Containing Crystal Deposits in Human Osteoarthritic Articular Cartilage: Not Limited to the Medial Compartment.
 The GOSPEL 1000 Study. Features of the Metabolic Syndrome in 1003 French Patients with Gout.
Ea Korng(2252)adrenomedullin Shifts Cytokine Balance from Th1 to Th2, Reduces IL-17A Expressions and Modulates Treg Cells in Collagen-Induced Arthritis.
Eastman ScottPre Analytical Effects of Serum Collection and Handling in Quantitative Immunoassays for Rheumatoid Arthritis.
Eaton CharlesPhysical Activity Assessed by Accelerometry in Persons with Knee OA Compared to National Guidelines: The Osteoarthritis Initiative (OAI).
 Increased Risk of Total Mortality with Anti-Cyclic Citrullinated Peptide (Anti-CCP) Positivity among Postmenopausal Women Reporting RA.
Eaton JamieBiomarkers for Global and Renal Disease Activity in Juvenile Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (jSLE).
 Preliminary Criteria for Global Disease Flares in Juvenile Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (jSLE).
Ebeling Peter R.The Effects of Denosumab (DMAb) on Bone Mineral Density (BMD), Fracture and Safety Outcomes by Level of Renal Function.
Eberhard AnneDoes Atorvastatin Reduce Progression of Carotid Intimal Medial Thickening (CIMT) in Childhood SLE? Results from the Atherosclerosis Prevention in Pediatric Lupus (APPLE) Trial: A Multicenter, Randomized, Double-Blind Placebo-Controlled Study.
Eberhard B. AnnePreliminary Criteria for Global Disease Flares in Juvenile Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (jSLE).
 Relative Performance of Two Validated Classification Systems for Wegener's Granulomatosis among Patients with ANCA-Associated Vasculitis (AAV) in a Registry for Children with Vasculitis: e-entry (ARChiVe).
 Towards Defining Clinical Remission in Juvenile Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (jSLE).
 Towards the Development of Standardized Treatment Protocols for Proliferative Nephritis in Juvenile Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (jSLE).
 Characterization at Diagnosis of Children with Microscopic Polyangiitis (MPA) Defined Uniquely among Patients with ANCA-Associated Vasculitis (AAV) in a Registry for Children with Vasculitis (ARChiVe).
 Describing the Performance of the Birmingham Vasculitis Activity Score (BVAS) at Diagnosis for Children with ANCA-Associated Vasculitis (AAV) in A Registry for Children with Vasculitis (ARChiVe).
Eberl HeikeNovel Multiplex Technology for Diagnostic Characterization of Rheumatoid Arthritis.
Eberle ElenaAssociation of BMI and Psoriatic Arthritis Disease Activity.
Eckes BeateLoss of Integrin alpha2beta1 Suppresses Joint Inflammation and Cartilage Destruction in Mouse Models of Rheumatoid Arthritis.
Eckstein F.Clinical Improvement and Structural Tissue Repair by Joint Distraction, in Treatment of End-Stage Knee Osteoarthritis.
Eckstein FelixAssociations between Radiographic Hand Osteoarthritis and Femorotibial Cartilage Thickness and Thinning in Subjects with Prevalent or at High Risk of Knee OsteoarthritisData from OAI.
Edberg Jeffrey C.Functional Polymorphisms in the Inhibitory FCGR2B Associate with Efficacy of IVIG Treatment Response among Patients with Kawasaki Disease.
 Unique Role of the FcRI (CD64) Cytoplasmic Domain in Mediating Phosphorylation Dependent Lipid Raft Localization.
 Fine Mapping and Trans-Ethnicity Genotyping in IL2/IL21 Establish the Genetic Association between IL21 and Systemic Lupus Erythematosus.
 Fine Mapping of NMNAT2 for Association with SLE Susceptibility: A Multiethnic Case-Control Study.
 Association of Variants in the TLR7-TLR8 Region with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus in Non-Asian Populations.
 Ethnic Specific Genetic Associations within the FCRL Gene Cluster in SLE.
 Identification of a Novel Systemic Lupus Erythematosus Susceptibility Locus at 11p13 near CD44 in a Multi-Ethnic Study.
Eddleman Kirk C.High Prevalence of Fetal Loss and Pregnancy Complications in African-American Lupus Patients: A Retrospective Case-Control Study.
Ede Kaleo C.Describing the Performance of the Birmingham Vasculitis Activity Score (BVAS) at Diagnosis for Children with ANCA-Associated Vasculitis (AAV) in A Registry for Children with Vasculitis (ARChiVe).
 Characterization at Diagnosis of Children with Microscopic Polyangiitis (MPA) Defined Uniquely among Patients with ANCA-Associated Vasculitis (AAV) in a Registry for Children with Vasculitis (ARChiVe).
 Relative Performance of Two Validated Classification Systems for Wegener's Granulomatosis among Patients with ANCA-Associated Vasculitis (AAV) in a Registry for Children with Vasculitis: e-entry (ARChiVe).
Edelmann EdmundREMISSIONPLUS: Multicenter Evaluation of Low-Field MRI for Monitoring Treatment Response in Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients.
Edelstein DavidUsing the Patient Generated Index (PGI) To Measure Personalized Quality of Life (QoL) in Patients Undergoing Total Knee Arthroplasty (TKA).
Eder LihiDC-STAMP (Dendritic Cell-Specific Transmembrane protein), a Potential Biomarker To Predict the Risk of Psoriasis Patients in Developing Psoriatic Arthritis.
 Carotid Plaque Area Correlates Better Than Intima Media Thickness with Cardiovascular Risk Factors and Clinical Ischemic Heart Disease in Lupus Patients.
 HLA-Cw06 Allele Increases the Duration of Time between the Onset of Psoriasis and Psoriatic Arthritis.
 Seasonal Variation in Vitamin D Levels in Patients with Psoriatic Arthritis from Northern and Southern Latitudes and Its Association with Clinical Outcomes.
 Reliability of Radiographic Scoring Methods in Axial Psoriatic Arthritis.
 Smoking Is Negatively Associated with Development of Psoriatic Arthritis among Psoriasis Patients.
 HLA- B27 and Cw06 Are Risk Alleles for Psoriatic Arthritis among Psoriasis Patients.
 MICA016 Allele Differentiates Skin and Joint Manifestations of Psoriatic Disease.
 The Association of IL-13 Polymorphism with Psoriatic Arthritis among Psoriasis Patients.
 Comparison of Comorbid Disease Burden in Psoriasis and Psoriatic Arthritis (PsA).
 Environmental Risk Factors for Psoriatic Arthritis among Patients with PsoriasisA Case-Control Study.
Edgar MeghanRole of the Central Nervous System (CNS) in Peripheral Inflammation: Sympathetic Innervation of the Spleen Regulates Inflammatory Arthritis.
 Decreased Collagen Induced Arthritis (CIA) Severity in MAPK Kinase 6 Deficient Mice: Pivotal Role of Th1 and Th17 Cytokines.
 MAPK Kinase 3 (MKK3) Regulates Osteoclast Differentiation and Activation.
Edgerton Colin C.Urinary Tract Infections in Rheumatoid Arthritis.
Edison Jess D.Expanded Cytokine/Chemokine Testing Improves Prediction of Time to Future Diagnosis of Seropositive Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) in an Age-Dependent Manner.
 Epitope Spreading of the Autoantibody Response in the Pre-Clinical Phase Predicts Progression to Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA).
Edlin HelenaTraditional and Novel Risk Markers for Atherosclerosis but Not Clinical Measures of Inflammatory Disease Are Associated with Atheromatous Plaque Presence in Early Inflammatory PolyarthritisResults from the Norfolk Arthritis Register (NOAR).
Edmundowicz DanielPreliminary Results: Baseline Nutritional Vitamin D Level Does Not Predict Progression of Subclinical Atherosclerosis in Women with SLE.
Edogawa ShokoCelecoxib, a Selective COX-2 Inhibitor Improved Upper Gastrointestinal (GI) Adverse Lesions in Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis on Long-Term NSAID Therapy with Endoscopic Evaluation.
Edwards Jonathan C. W.BAFF Binding Receptors (BBR) Related To Relapse after Rituximab in Patients with Reumatoid Arthritis (RA).
 Expression of the Idiotope 9G4 on Autoantibodies and B Cells from Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA): Description of a New B Cell Phenotype.
Edwards Kim A.The Patient Specific Functional Scale Outperforms the Fibromyalgia Impact Questionnaire Physical Function Scale.
Eftekhari ArashQuantitative Documentation of Tophus Volume Change Using Dual Energy Computed Tomography Scans.
Egbuna Ogo I.The Effects of Denosumab (DMAb) on Bone Mineral Density (BMD), Fracture and Safety Outcomes by Level of Renal Function.
Egerer KarlStandardization of Antinuclear Antibody Assessment on HEp-2 Cells by Automated Interpretation.
Eggebeen Aaron T.Anakinra as First-Line Disease Modifying Therapy in Systemic Juvenile Idiopathic ArthritisReport of 46 Patients from an International Multicenter Series.
Eguchi KatsumiPost-Transcriptional Regulation of IL-6 Production by Zc3h12a in Fibroblast-Like Synovial Cells.
 The Power Doppler Ultrasonography Score from 24 Synovial Sites or 6 Simplified Synovial Sites, Including the Metacarpophalangeal (MCP) Joints, Reflects Well the Clinical Disease Activity and Serum Biomarkers in Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis.
 MRI-Proven Bone Edema of Wrist and Finger Joints at Entry Is the Strongest Predictor toward Further Radiografic Progression in Patients with Undifferentiated Arthritis: Results from the Prospective Cohort at Nagasaki University.
Ehara TakashiASC Plays a Role in the Priming Phase of the Immune Response to Type II Collagen in Collagen-Induced Arthritis.
Ehman Richard L.Magnetic Resonance Elastography for the Evaluation of Liver Fibrosis in Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis Receiving Methotrexate.
Ehst BenjaminColonization and Infection by Staphylococcus Aureus among Those Using Biologic Therapy.
Eicher Jennifer L.Does Physical Activity Dose Predict Physical and Mental Health-Related Quality of Life in People with Arthritis?
Eisen SethObservational Study To Evaluate the Relationship of Methotrexate to Interstitial Lung Disease in Rheumatoid Arthritis.
Eisen Seth A.Effect of Disease-Modifying Anti-Rheumatic Drug (DMARD) Exposure on Head and Neck Cancer in a National Cohort of Veterans with Rheumatoid Arthritis.
Ejbjerg BoSynovitis 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.
 Patterns of MRI Bone Erosion in Rheumatoid ArthritisWhich Bones Are Most Frequently Involved and Show Most Change?
Ejbjerg Bo J.MRI Bone Edema Is an Independent Predictor of Development of Rheumatoid Arthritis in Patients with Early Undifferentiated Arthritis.
Ekholm LouiseLongitudinally Followed Serum Levels of B-Cell Activating Factor of the TNF Family Correlate with Disease Activity in Anti-Jo-1 Positive Patients with Myositis.
Eksioglu-Demiralp EmelIdentification of JAK1 as a Candidate Inflammatory Signalling Pathway by Genome-Wide Expression Profiling in Monocytes from Patients with Behcet's Disease.
Elashoff David A.Total MRI Inflammatory Score Correlates with Disease Activity Measures after Aggressive Treatment of Rheumatoid Arthritis.
 Age at Onset and Comorbidities Correlate with the Health Assessment Questionnaire and Clinical Disease Activity Index (CDAI) Responses to Etanercept in Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients.
Elashoff MichaelPost-Treatment Changes in Serum C-Reactive Protein Levels and Clinical Response in Rheumatoid Arthritis.
El-Gabalawy Hani S.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.
 Shrinking Lung Syndrome Is Associated with Pleuritis.
 Variability of Anti-CCP Kit Testing in Cohorts with and without RA.
Elhai MurielHip Involvement Concerns 18 of Spondyloarthritis Patients, Is Often Bilateral and Total Joint Replacement Leads to Good Functional Results in These Patients.
 Anterior Chest Wall Pain in Spondyloarthritis Is a Frequent Manifestation, Appearing Early in the Disease Course, Which May Respond to NSAIDs.
Elias MonaRecently Diagnosed Ankylosing Spondylitis: Gender Differences and Factors Related to Delay in the Diagnosis. The North Israeli Study of ANkylosing Spondylitis (NISAN).
Eliasson HåkanHLA-DRB104 Is a Novel Fetal Susceptibility Allele in Congenital Heart Block.
Elise Truchetet MarieEpidemiology of Systemic Sclerosis in the Afro-Caribbean Population of Martinique, FWI: A Population-Based Study.
Elizondo Mario Alberto GarzaSwitching Patients (pts) with Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) from Intravenous (IV) to Subcutaneous (SC) Abatacept Is Well Tolerated and Sustains Previously Established Efficacy.
Eljaafari AssiaChronic Inflammatory Responses in Rheumatoid Arthritis: The Vicious Circle Might Be Related to Interaction of Th17 Cells with FLS or Mesenchymal Stem Cells.
El-Kadi Hisham S.Treatment with Infliximab Improves Clinical Response and Physical Function in Patients with Moderate or Severe Rheumatoid Arthritis Actively Switch from Etanercept or Adalimumab Therapy.
Elkayam Joy G.Unpredictability of Intermittent Knee OA Pain Impact on Pain, Function and Mood.
Elkayam OriThe Efficacy and Safety of Vaccination Against H1N1 in Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis, Systemic Lupus Erythematosus, Psoriatic Arthritis and Ankylosing Spondylitis.
 Vaccination Against Influenza in Patients with Scleroderma.
Elkins J.The Clinical Benefit of Joint Distraction in Treatment of Advanced Ankle OA May Be Partly Explained by Subchondral Bone Changes.
Elkon Keith B.Inhibition of Interferon-Alpha by Sialylated IgG in Response to TLR7 and TLR9 Activation Is Mediated by a Soluble Factor Produced by Monocytes.
 Lupus Immune Complex Gene Expression Arrays Reveal Divergent Pro- and Anti-Inflammatory Pathways Induced Depending on the Presence of Plasmacytoid Dendritic Cells and C1q.
Eller MarkEvaluation of Drug-Drug Interactions of Sodium Oxybate: Results from Pharmacokinetic/Pharmacodynamic Studies with Duloxetine, Lorazepam, and Tramadol.
Ellis JustineCLARITY: ChiLdhood Arthritis Risk Factor Identification Study.
 Discovery and Replication of JIA Predisposition Genes by Genome-Wide Association and Validation of Candidates in Fibroblast-Like Synoviocytes.
Ellis LouToll-Like Receptor Signals Modify the ER Stress Response.
Ellis RichardHydroxychloroquine Can Interfere with Flow Cytometric Analysis of Blood Cells from Patients Taking This Medication.
El-Mansouri Fatima EzzahraInterleukin-1-Induced Cyclooxygenase-2 and Inducible Nitric Oxide Synthase Expression in Human OA Chondrocytes Is Associated with Histone H3K4 Methylation.
Eloranta Maija-LeenaNK Cells Regulate the IFN- Production by Plasmacytoid Dendritic Cells Via Soluble Factors and Cell-Cell Contact.
Elshafie AmirOccurrence of Rheumatoid Arthritis-Associated Autoantibodies in Leishmania Donovani Infection.
El-Shanti HatemNovel Founder Mutation in IL1RN Accounts for Deficiency of the IL-1 Receptor (DIRA) in Brazil.
Elston ElizabethThe CIRAS Study: A Case Control Study To Define the Clinical, Immunologic and Radiographic Features of the Aromatase Inhibitor Arthralgia Syndrome.
Elsworth GeraldArthritis and Labor Force Attachment among Working-Age Australians.
 What Do We Really Know about Arthritis Impact on Employment from Prospective Studies? A Systematic Review of the Literature.
Emamian Seyed M.Validation of microRNAs as Biomarkers of Salivary Gland Inflammation in Sjgren's Syndrome.
Emerling DanielTranilast Inhibits Urate Transport Mediated by URAT1 and GLUT9.
Emerson FredA Comparison of the Presentation, Synovial Fluid Analysis, and Treatment Course in Children and Adults with Lyme Arthritis.
Emery HelenRheumapalooza: An Intensive Rheumatology Curriculum for Second Year Medical Students.
Emery PSerious Infections with Ocrelizumab in Rheumatoid Arthritis: Pooled Results from Double-Blind periods of the Ocrelizumab phase III RA program.
Emery PaulLong-Term Safety of Rituximab: Follow-Up of the Rheumatoid Arthritis Clinical Trials and Retreatment Population.
 Rate of Serious Infections in RA Patients Who Subsequently Receive Other Biologic Therapies after Discontinuing Rituximab Treatment.
 Multiple Courses of Rituximab Produce Sustained Efficacy in Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis with an Inadequate Response to One or More TNF Inhibitors.
 Post-Treatment Changes in Serum C-Reactive Protein Levels and Clinical Response in Rheumatoid Arthritis.
 Disease Activity Assessment by ASDAS Doesn't Predict Sacroiliac Inflammation with MRI in Axial SpA.
 The New ASAS Criteria for Axial SpA Does Not Predict the Development of mNYC AS at 8 Years in a Cohort of Very Early IBP Patients.
 Epithelial Cells Undergoing Epithelial Mesenchymal Transition (EMT) in Systemic Sclerosis Lack Caveolin-1 and Modulate WNT Signaling in the Dermis by Secreting SFRP4.
 Myofibroblast Specific Gene Expression Signature in Systemic Sclerosis, More Than TGF-beta Induced Activation.
 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.
 A Novel Tool for Fully Automatic Quantification of MRI Synovitis in Rheumatoid Arthritis Is More Sensitive to Change Than the Current Standard Semi-Quantitative Assessment.
 Assessment of Inflammation and Damage by MRI in Established RA Patients with Methotrexate Inadequate Response Receiving Golimumab: Results of the GO-FORWARD Trial.
 Change in CRP at 12 Weeks Predicts the Risk of Rapid Radiographic Progression at 2 Years in Methotrexate-Treated Patients with Early Rheumatoid Arthritis.
 Magnetic Resonance Imaging Assessments of Patients with RA and Their Association with Clinical and Radiographic Outcomes.
 The Impact of Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) on Women: Focus on Pain, Productivity and Relationships.
 Serum Cytokine Profile Predicts Response to Rituximab Therapy in Rheumatoid Arthritis.
 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.
 Treat-To-Target for the Management of Rheumatoid Arthritis: A Validation Using Patient Reported Outcomes Data from Two Phase III Clinical Trials of Golimumab.
 T-Cell Subsets Dys-Regulation and Cytokines Are Predictive of RA Pathogenesis in an ACPA-Positive Background.
 Treating Rheumatoid Arthritis to Target: Multinational Recommendations Assessment Questionnaire.
 Dys-Regulation of T-Cell Subsets and Cytokines Is Associated with the Development of Inflammatory Symptoms in ACPA-Positive Asymptomatic Individual.
 Clinical and Functional Improvements in Early RA Following Treatment with Adalimumab Plus Methotrexate Compared with Methotrexate Monotherapy: 26-Week Results of the OPTIMA Trial.
 Efficacy and Safety of Certolizumab Pegol in a Clinically Representative Population of Patients (Pts) with Active Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA): Results of the REALISTIC Phase IIIb Randomized Controlled Study.
 Validation of the ASAS Definition of a Positive MRI in a Cohort of Patients with Early SpA Followed for Eight Years.
 Can Clinical Phenotype Identify Early Psoriatic Arthritis in an Early Arthritis Cohort?
 Continued Efficacy of Infliximab in the Treatment of HLA B27 Positive Very Early Ankylosing Spondylitis Following Its Discontinuation; Clinical and Imaging Results of the 40 Week Follow-Up Study of a Three Month, Randomised, Placebo-Controlled Trial.
 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.
 Golimumab and Methotrexate Combination Therapy Significantly Improves Synovitis, Osteitis and Bone Erosion Compared to Methotrexate AloneA Magnetic Resonance Imaging Study of Methotrexate-Nave Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients.
 Do the New EULAR/ACR Rheumatoid Arthritis Classification Criteria Identify Early Psoriatic Arthritis Patients?
 The CASPAR Criteria Can Be Used To Identify Early Psoriatic Arthritis.
Emilie DominiqueBefore Beginning Anti-TNF, a Better Targeted Screening and a Twice Decrease Frequency of Latent Tuberculosis (TB) with IFN gamma Release Assays (IGRA) Compared with Tuberculin Skin Test. Results in 396 Patients from the ETAT Study.
Emir BirolDevelopment of Responder Definitions for Fibromyalgia Clinical Trials.
 Simplifying Fibromyalgia Assessment: The VASFIQ Brief Symptom Scale.
Emkey Gregory R.Elevated Levels of CXCL9 or CXCL10 in Sera of Patients with Early RA Predict Greater Difficulty in Achieving Remission during the First Year of Treatment.
Emu BrindaResults from a Phase I Study of MLTA3698A, a Novel Anti-Lymphotoxin-a Monoclonal Antibody: Safety, Tolerability and Biologic Activity in Patients with Active Rheumatoid Arthritis.
Enama Joseph L.Hyperuricemia Is a Predictor of Subclinical CVD in SLE Patients but Not Controls.
Endo HirahitoVisfatin/NAMPT in Interstitial Pneumonia of Patients with Systemic Sclerosis and Scleroderma Mice Model Induced by Bleomycin.
Endreffy EmokeA Comprehensive Replication Study and Functional Analysis of SLE Associated Variants in BLK, ATG5, PXK and SCUBE1.
Endres JudithFunctional Expression of CD13/Aminopeptidase N by RA Synovial Cells In Vitro and In Vivo.
 Role for IL-23 in Differentiation of Human Th17 Cells.
 Stratification of Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients into Disease Subtypes with Clinical Implications.
Engelbrecht MatthiasUltrasound Evaluation Reveals the Reason for High Interrater Variability in Joints of the 66/68 Joint Count.
Engelke KlausInflammatory Osteophyte Formation Is Different from Degenerative Osteophyte Formation.
Engel-Nitz NicoleDistinguishing Levels of Disease Flare in Patients with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus Using Administrative Claims Data.
Engel-Nitz Nicole M.Assessing Systemic Lupus Erythematosus Disease Severity and Disease Flares: Development of a Claims-Based Algorithm.
Englbrecht MatthiasDo Men and Women Cope Differently with Disease Impact of Rheumatoid Arthritis, and If So, Why?
 Inflammatory Osteophyte Formation Is Different from Degenerative Osteophyte Formation.
 Ultrasound Bone ErosionsTheir Morphological Basis Obtained by High-Resolution Micro-Computed Tomography Imaging.
Engling AndreSelective 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).
Englund MartinCosts for Health Care, Prescribed Drugs, and Sick Leave Differ for Patients with Different Types of Spondylarthropathy.
 Differences in the Observed Rate of Hip Fracture in Male and Female Patients Diagnosed with Osteoarthritis or Ankylosing Spondylitis Compared with the Expected Based on the General Population Seeking Health Care.
 Malalignment of the Knee Is Associated with an Increased Risk for Incident and Enlarging Subchondral Bone Marrow Lesions in the More Loaded Compartments: The MOST Study.
 Associations between Radiographic Hand Osteoarthritis and Femorotibial Cartilage Thickness and Thinning in Subjects with Prevalent or at High Risk of Knee OsteoarthritisData from OAI.
 Population-Based Estimates of Common Comorbidities and Cardiovascular Disease in Ankylosing Spondylitis.
Eng-Wong JenniferThe CIRAS Study: A Case Control Study To Define the Clinical, Immunologic and Radiographic Features of the Aromatase Inhibitor Arthralgia Syndrome.
Enjuanes AnnaAssociation of VEGF, NOS2, IL6, CCL2 and IL1RN Polymorphisms and Haplotypes with Susceptibility to Giant Cell Arteritis. A Simultaneous Study of 130 Potentially Functional SNPs in 14 Candiadte Genes.
Ennis HollyThe Psychological Impact of Systemic Sclerosis-Related Telangiectases.
Ens AndreaThe Financial Burden of Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis.
Epifania BalistreriThe Synthetic Cannabinoid Ajulemic Acid Targets Scleroderma Fibrosis.
Epstein Robert S.Screening and Treatment of Glucocorticoid Induced Osteoporosis in a Large U.S. National Pharmacy Database.
Equinda MicheleCharacteristic Oral and Intestinal Microbiota in Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA): A Trigger for Autoimmunity?
Erahse Team Mapping Pathways through Care: Accounts of Help-Seeking in Early Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA).
Erausquin CeliaRisk Factors Associated with the Presence of Pneumonia in Patients with Lupus Erythematosus (SLE): A Nested Case-Control Study.
ERCB Consortium Transcriptional Inflammatory Mechanism in Murine Lupus Nephritis: An Insight into Human Disease.
Ergen AndacA Putative Functional Variant within the Ubiquitin-Associated Domain-Containing Protein 2 Gene (UBAC2) Is Associated with Increased Risk of Behcet's Disease.
Ergonul OnderThe Relationship of Serum Cytokine Levels with Disease Activity Parameters and Ultrasonographic Findings in RA Patients before and after Treatment with TNF Antagonists.
Ergun TulinNew Disease Activity Indices in the Management of Behcet's Disease: A Comparative Study of Patients from Turkey and the USA.
Erik Peterson J.BAFF Expression Correlates with Idiopathic Inflammatory Myopathy Disease Activity Measures, Interferon Signature and Autoantibodies.
Eriksson CatharinaAutoantibodies Predate the Onset of Systemic Lupus Erythematosus.
Eriksson PerAssociation between Lymphotoxin Alpha Genetic Variants and Primary Sjgren's Syndrome in Scandinavian Samples.
Erkan DorukThe Mary Kirkland Center for Lupus Care (MKCLC): A Multi-Disciplinary Specialized Disease Center.
 Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS) Clinical Research Task Force (CRTF) Report.
Erlandsson MalinFlt3-L Is a Novel Biomarker Increased in Cerebrospinal Fluid of Patients with Primary Fibromyalgia and Sjogren Syndrome.
 Tyrosin Kinases Are Essential Mediators in the Development of Antigen Induced Arthritis Regulating Formation of Dendritic Cells and Antigen Presentation.
Erlendsson JonMRI Inflammation in the Sacroiliac Joints Is Associated with CTX-II and Changes in Systemic Inflammation during TNF Inhibitor Therapy.
 Radiographic Progression Is Associated with Resolution of Systemic Inflammation in Patients with Axial Spondyloarthritis Treated with TNF Inhibitors.
Ernestam SofiaRadiological Progression in Patients with Early RA and a Good Clinical Response to MTX Monotherapy: Predictors and Clinical Implications.
Ernestam Ingemar F. Petersson Kristina Albertsson, Kristina Forslind, SofiaIn Early RA, Patients with a Good Initial Response to MTX Monotherapy Have Excellent Clinical Outcomes over Two Years of Therapy, but Radiological Progression Is Not Completely Prevented.
Ernet ChristianInflammatory Osteophyte Formation Is Different from Degenerative Osteophyte Formation.
Ershova OlgaSelective 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).
Ertl GeorgDisease Specific Cardiovascular Risk Factors in Patients with Rheumatic Diseases.
Ertl JochenPractice Patterns of US Rheumatologists Related to Diagnosis and Assessment of Disease Activity as Well as Switching Biologic Therapies in Rheumatoid Arthritis.
 Effect of Switching AntiTumor Necrosis Factor Agents on Clinical Outcomes for Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis.
Ertl L.The Human C5a Receptor (hC5aR) Antagonist CCX168 Effectively Ameliorates a Model of ANCA Glomerulonephritis (GN) in hC5aR Knock-in Mice.
Ervin John E.REGN475/SAR164877, a Nerve Growth Factor Inhibitor, in Osteoarthritis Patients with Moderate to Severe Knee Pain: Results of a Phase 2, Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Study.
Esbrit P.Chondrogenic Differentiation of Bone Marrow Mesenchymal Stem Cells Grown on Type I Collagen and Heparan Sulfate Scaffolds.
Escalante AgustinAt What Age Is Carotid Ultrasound Most Effective in Predicting Cardiovascular Events and Mortality in Rheumatoid Arthritis?
 Interstitial Lung Disease in Rheumatoid Arthritis: Effect on Physical Function, Disability, Mental Health and Survival over a 10-Year Period.
 Gene-Environment Interaction Determines Interstitial Lung Disease in Rheumatoid Arthritis.
 Prediction of 10-Year Cardiovascular and All-Cause Mortality in Rheumatoid Arthritis Using the Ankle-Brachial Index.
Esdaile JohnGlucocorticoid Use Is Not Associated with an Increased Risk of Cerebrovascular Accidents in Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis. A Population-Based Study.
Esdaile John M.Does Smoking Influence Disease Manifestations and Disease Severity in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus?
 Factors Associated with the Use of Physical Therapy by People with Hip and Knee Osteoarthritis.
 Arthritis Prevalence and Access to Care in Indigenous People: Results of a Population-Based Study.
 Spousal Social Support and Well-Being among Persons with Rheumatoid Arthritis: Is Support in the Eye of the Beholder?
Eshed IrisDevelopment and Validation of an MRI Joint Space Narrowing Score for Use in Rheumatoid Arthritis: A Potential Adjunct to the OMERACT RA MRI Scoring System.
Espesen JakobDiscontinuation of TNF-Inhibitor Treatment in Clinical Practice Has a Negative Impact on Radiographic Progression 2 Years after Initiation of Therapy. Results from the Nationwide Danish DANBIO Registry.
 Treatment with TNF-Inhibitors Reduces Radiographic Joint Destruction in Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients Treated in Clinical Practice.
Espigol-Frigole GeorginaTreatment with Angiotensin Converting Enzyme Inhibitors (ACEI) or Angiotensin II Receptor Antagonists (ARA) Is Associated with Higher Frequency of Ischemic Complications but Better Response to Therapy in Patients with Giant-Cell Arteritis (GCA).
 Effect of Glucocorticoids on Gelatinase (MMP-2 and MMP-9) Expression in Giant-Cell Arteritis (GCA) Using an Ex-Vivo Temporal Artery Culture Model.
 A Double-Blind Placebo Controlled Trial of Infliximab in Patients with Corticosteroid-Dependent Polymyalgia Rheumatica.
 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.
 Development of Classification Criteria for Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR): Results from an International, Prospective, Multi-Center Longitudinal Study ACREULAR Study Group for Development of Classification Criteria for PMR.
 Patient-Reported Outcome Measures in Patients with Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR): Results from an International, Prospective, Multi-Centre Study. ACR EULAR Study Group for Development of Classification Criteria for PMR.
Espinosa GerardAnalysis of the Influence of PTPN22 Gene Polymorphisms in Systemic Sclerosis.
ESPOIR Scientific Committee Level of Agreement of 1987 ACR and 2010 ACR/EULAR Classification Criteria: An Analysis Based on the ESPOIR Cohort Data.
Esposito DiegoPeptide & NMR Spectroscopy Studies of Recombinant Domain I Confirm Conformationally Correct Domain I and Non-Linear Epitope Binding to Anti-Domain I Antiphospholipid Antibodies.
Esposti Mariapia DegliFungal beta-Glucan Triggers Spondyloarthropathy and Crohn's Disease in SKG Mice.
Essenmacher LynnetteLupus Disease Severity Is Not a Risk for Cervical Intraepithelial Neoplasia in SLE.
Esserman DeniseCX3CR1 Deficient Mice Have Decreased Th17 and Antigen-Specific Humoral Responses in the Collagen Induced Arthritis (CIA) Model.
Estrach CristinaSmoking Is a Predictor of Very Early Presentation with Rheumatoid Arthritis.
 New 2010 ACR-EULAR Rheumatoid Arthritis Classification Criteria Are Highly Sensitive in Patients with Early Rheumatoid Arthritis.
Estrada PaulaSevere and Opportunistic Infections during Giant Cell Arteritis Course: A Case-Control Study.
 Adverse Outcomes of Glucocorticoid Therapy among Patients with Giant Cell Arteritis.
 Glucocorticoid Therapy in Giant Cell Arteritis: Duration and Predictors for Long-Lasting Remission.
 Assessment of Cardiovascular Risk in Rheumatoid Arthritis. Impact of the New EULAR Recommendations.
Estrada-Y-Martin Rosa M.Is Surfactant D or CC-Chemokine Ligand 18 Biomarkers for Interstitial Lung Disease in Systemic Sclerosis?
Esveldt Rebecca E.Shared' T-Cell Clones Identified in Lymph Nodes and Synovial Tissue of Early Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients Using a Novel High Throughput Sequencing Technology.
 Multiple Expanded B-Cell Clones Are Already Present in Early Rheumatoid Arthritis: Results of a Comparison between Early and Longstanding Disease Using High Throughput Sequencing Technology.
Etchepare FabienUltrasonography at the Onset of Early Arthritis Predicts Joint Erosions at One Year: Results of the ESPOIR Cohort Ultrasound Study.
Ethirajulu KantharajSB1578, a Novel Selective JAK2 Inhibitor, Is Highly Efficacious in Rodent Models of Rheumatoid Arthritis.
Etrolpolski MilaPatient Global Impression of Change Results from a 1-Year Open-Label Extension Study of Tapentadol Extended Release in Patients with Chronic Osteoarthritis or Low Back Pain.
Eugenia Miranda-Carus MariaBAFF Expression on the Surface of RA Synovial Fibroblasts (RASFib) Facilitates B Cell Responses to IL-15.
Euller-Ziegler Liana E.Prevalence of Osteoporosis and Osteoporotic Fractures: A Population Based Survey Including Vertebral Fracture Assessment by Morphometry (VFA).
 Efficacy and Tolerance of Rituximab in Refractory Idiopathic Inflammatory Myopathy. Data of the AIR Registry.
 Efficacy of Rituximab on Pulmonary Rheumatoid Nodules: Data of 10 Patients from the French AIR/PR Registry.
Evangelisto Amy M.Demonstrating Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Competency in a Valid and Reliable Way.
Evans Gregory W.Does Atorvastatin Reduce Progression of Carotid Intimal Medial Thickening (CIMT) in Childhood SLE? Results from the Atherosclerosis Prevention in Pediatric Lupus (APPLE) Trial: A Multicenter, Randomized, Double-Blind Placebo-Controlled Study.
Evans Hayley G.Linking Power Doppler Ultrasound with Th17 Cells in the RA Joint.
 TNF-alpha Antagonist Therapy Leads to an Expansion of IL-17 Expressing CD4 T Cells Both In Vitro and In Vivo.
Evans Robert R.Evaluation of Rilonacept for Prevention of Gout Flares during Initiation of Urate-Lowering Therapy: Results of a Phase 3, Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Trial.
 Evaluation of Rilonacept in Patients with Gouty Arthritis Experiencing an Acute Gout Attack.
Everts VincentS100A8 Enhances Osteoclastic Bone Resorption in Experimental Antigen-Induced Arthritis.
Eveslage MariaIncreasing Chance of Remission in Patients with Rheumatiod Arthritis.
 Influence of ESR on EULAR Response Rates in Patients Treated with Tocilizumab. Results from the German Biologics Register RABBIT.
Eweis IbrahimCorrelation between Bone Mineral Density and Urine Carboxyl Terminal of Collagen Type (CTX) in Premenopausal Fibromyalgia Patients.
Eyckmans JeroenActivation of Wnt and Bone Morphogenetic Protein Signalling Pathways in the Articular Cartilage in Frzb/ Mice.
Eyk Jennifer vanCitrullination Is Present in the Perivascular Interstitium of the Myocardium and Is Increased in Rheumatoid Arthritis Compared to Controls.
Eymard BrunoAnti-SRP Auto-Antibody Titers Correlate with Serum Creatine Kinase in Necrotising Myopathy.
 Immunosuppressive Treatments Do Not Alter Natural History of Sporadic Inclusion Body Myositis: The Paris/Oxford Study on 136 Patients.
Eyre StephenGenetic Polymorphisms in Key Methotrexate (MTX) Pathway Genes Associated with Response to MTX Treatment in Rheumatoid Arthritis.
Eyre SteveFine Mapping and Expression Studies Point to KIF5A as the Gene Responsible for Association of the 12q13 Locus with Rheumatoid Arthritis.
 Common Genetic Background for Rheumatoid Arthritis and Systemic Lupus Erythematosus.
 Rheumatoid Arthritis Susceptibility Loci; PTPRC, PTPN2, IKZF3, c5orf30, BLK and CD247 Are Also Associated with Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis.
 Subtype Specific Genetic Associations for Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis (JIA): ERAP1 with the Enthesitis Related Arthritis Subtype and IL23R with Juvenile Psoriatic Arthritis.
Ezeonyeji Amara N.Early Treatment with Rituximab (RTX) in Newly Diagnosed Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE) Patients: A Steroid Sparing Regimen.
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