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Arthritis & Rheumatism, Volume 63,
November 2011 Abstract Supplement

Abstracts of the American College of
Rheumatology/Association of Rheumatology Health Professionals
Annual Scientific Meeting
Chicago, Illinois November 4-9, 2011.

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Ea Hang-KorngRevisiting Chemical and Morphological Diversity of Calcium-Containing Crystals in Human Osteoarthritic Menisci.
Easley KirkThe Georgia Lupus Registry: The Incidence and Prevalence of Systemic Lupus Erythematosus.
 The Effect of Arthritis Self Management Program on Outcome in African-Americans with Rheumatoid Arthritis Served by a Public Hospital.
Eastman P. ScottInvestigation of a Multi-Biomarker Disease Activity (Vectra DA) Signature and Algorithm Score in Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients with Low Disease Activity: The REMIRA Study.
 Development of a High-Throughput, Multiplex Assay for Profiling the Autoantibody Fine Specificity in Rheumatoid Arthritis.
Easton DouglasDecreased Breast Cancer Risk In SLE: Can a Genetic Basis Be Determined?
Eberhard B. AnneDeveloping Consensus Treatment Plans for Proliferative Nephritis in Juvenile Systemic Lupus Erythematosus: Maintenance Therapy.
 Performance of the Systemic Lupus Erythematosus Responder Index in Juvenile Systemic Lupus Erythematosus.
 A Secondary Analysis of the Atherosclerosis Prevention in Pediatric Lupus Erythematosus (APPLE) Study Shows That Atorvastatin Therapy Reduces Progression of Carotid Intima Medial Thickening in Pubertal SLE Patients with Higher C Reactive Protein.
 CD146 Endothelial Progenitor Cell Number Increases Following 36 Months of Atorvastatin Therapy in Children and Adolescents with SLE: The Atherosclerosis Prevention in Pediatric Lupus Erythematosus (APPLE) Cohort.
 Socioeconomic Status Is Associated with Disability in Pediatric Systemic Lupus Erythematosus.
 Defining Clinical Remission and Inactive Disease in Juvenile Systemic Lupus Erythematosus.
Ebihara ShinInhibition of IL-17 by Antibody Administration Improves Onset of Tarsal Ankylosis In a Murine Model.
Ebina KosukeAssociation of Pinch Strength with Hand Dysfunction, Finger Deformities and Contact Points In Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis.
Ebisawa MasashiChemerin Activates Fibroblast-Like Synoviocytes In Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis.
Eckel Robert H.The Association Between Rheumatoid Factor and Predisposing Factors for Atherogenesis in First-Degree Relatives without Rheumatoid Arthritis: Studies of the Etiology of Rheumatoid Arthritis.
Eckstein FelixProlonged Improvement of Clinical Status and Structural Cartilage Tissue Repair by Joint Distraction in Treatment of End-Stage Knee Osteoarthritis; The 2 Years Follow-up Data.
 The Intensive Diet and Exercise for Arthritis Trial: 18-Month Clinical Outcomes.
Edberg Jeffrey C.Association of Functional Fcgammariic (FCGR2C) Polymorphisms with Rheumatoid Arthritis in African Americans.
 Association of a Functional Variant in TLR7 with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus and Rheumatoid Arthritis in Multiple Ancestries.
 Fine Mapping of Xq28: Both MECP2/IRAK1 and NAA10/RENBP Contribute to Risk for SLE in Multiple Ancestral Groups.
 Transforming Growth Factor- Receptor One Variant Is Associated with Constitutively Decreased Transforming Growth Factor- Signaling and Risk for Systemic Sclerosis.
Edden RichardReduced Insular Gamma-Aminobutyric Acid in Fibromyalgia.
Edelmann EdmundCurrent Smoking and Hypertension Are Associated with Synovitis As Measured by Ultrasonography in Therapy-Naive Patients with Recent Onset Arthritis: Results from an Early Arthritis Cohort.
Eder LihiInsulin Resistance and Its Association with Phospholipid Profile, Carotid Intimal- Medial Thickness and Carotid Plaque Area in Women with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus.
 Radiographic Scoring Instruments Have High Specificity for Detecting Change in Axial Psoriatic Arthritis.
 Gender Related Differences in Severity of Psoriatic Arthritis.
 Increased Prevalence of Metabolic Syndrome and Higher Serum Leptin Levels in Patients with Psoriatic Arthritis.
 Expression of Dendritic Cell-Specific Transmembrane Protein (DC-STAMP) and Osteoclast Precursor (OCP) Frequency in Psoriasis (PsC) Patients Who Develop Psoriatic Arthritis (PsA).
 Serum Levels of Adiponectin and Insulin Resistance Are Increased in Patients with Psoriatic Arthritis Compared to Those with Psoriasis Alone.
 The Prevalence of Carotid Artery Plaques Is Higher in Patients with Psoriatic Arthritis Compared to Those with Psoriasis Alone.
 Does Clinical Examination Underestimate Joint Inflammation In Patients with Psoriatic Arthritis?
 Anti TNF Agents Are More Effective Than Methotrexate in Preventing Radiographic Joint Damage Among Patients with Psoriatic Arthritis in a Clinic Setting.
 Differential Human Leukocyte Allele Association Between Psoriasis and Psoriatic ArthritisA Family-Based Association Study.
Edgar MeghanThe Impact of MKK6 and MKK3 on Physiological Bone Architecture and Postmenopausal Bone Loss.
 Why p38 Inhibitors Are Ineffective in Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA): Increased Pro-Inflammatory Macrophage Function.
Edison Jess D.Effects of Simulated Joint Aspiration Training on Self-Confidence.
Edmundowicz DanielPredictors of Risk for Progression of Subclinical Atherosclerosis in Women with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus.
 Gene Expression Profiles in Monocytes and Macrophages From Systemic Lupus Erythematosus Patients and Healthy Controls with and without An Atherosclerosis Phenotype.
Edwards ChristopherLongitudinal Assessment of SLE Disease Activity: BILAG-2004, SLEDAI-2000 or Both?
 The BILAG-2004 Systems Tallya Novel Way of Analysing the BILAG-2004 Scores.
Edwards Jonathan CW9G4 Expression on Antibodies to Citrullinated Residues in Patients with Early Inflammatory Arthritis and Established Rheumatoid Arthritis.
 B Cell Depletion Therapy After Multiple Cycles of Rituximab in Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis: B Cell and Plasma Cell Dynamics Measured Using Serology.
 Undetectable Rheumatoid Factor Following Treatment with Rituximab- What Is Clinical Significance?
Edworthy Steven M.Population-Based Prevalence Estimates of Myositis in First Nations Relative to Non-First Nations Canadians.
Efes IngaLow Levels of Vitamin-D are Associated with Neuropathy and Lymphoma Among Patients with Sjgren's Syndrome.
Effelsberg Nora M.Circulating Mitochondrial DNA Copy Numbers As a Highly Sensitive Diagnostic Marker of Systemic Lupus Erythematosus and An Independent Predictor of SLE Activity.
 Circulating Mitochondrial DNA Copy Numbers As a Disease and Activity Marker in ANCA-Associated Vasculitis.
 B Cell Depletion by Rituximab Severely Reduces Immunoglobulin Levels in Patients with ANCA-Associated Vasculitis Previously Treated with Cyclophosphamide.
Efthimiou Petros V.Combining Tuberculin Skin Test and Interferon Gamma Release Assays for Latent Tuberculosis Infection Screening May Be Necessary for the Exclusion of Latent Tuberculosis in a High Risk Individuals with Rheumatoid Arthritis.
Egberts Wilma T.M. VreeIdentification of Autoantibody Profiles by Monitoring Autoantibody Biomarkers in Rheumatoid Arthritis with Microarray Surface Plasmon Resonance Imaging.
Egelston ColtMyeloid-Derived Suppressor Cells Present in the Synovial Fluid of Mice with Proteoglycan-Induced Arthritis Are Potent Suppressors of Dendritic Cell Maturation and T Cell Proliferation.
 In Vivo Imaging of T Cell Motility in the Joint Draining Lymph Nodes of Genetically Unmanipulated Mice in a Model of Rheumatoid Arthritis.
Egerer KarlEfficacy of An Induction Therapy with Adalimumab Plus Methotrexate Versus Methotrexate Monotherapy in Recent Onset Rheumatoid ArthritisAn Investigator Initiated Randomized Controlled Trial.
 Carbamoylation of Vimentin in Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis: Identification of a Novel Protein Modification with a Possible Link to Disease Pathogenesis.
 New Assay Generation for Antibodies Against Modified and Citrullinated Peptides Predicts Poor Response to TNF Inhibitor Therapy.
Eggebeen Aaron T.How Do Physicians Make a Global Assessment of Raynaud's Phenomenon in a Clinical Trial?
 Placing Serious Infection Risk in Perspective: A Randomized Trial Evaluating a Patient Decision Aid to Reduce Focusing Illusion.
Egger PeterSystemic Lupus Erythematosus Disease Activity During a 12-Month Period and Risk of New Onset Organ System Damage and/or Death: Observations in a Single US Academic Medical Center.
Eguchi KatsumiEvaluation of the Patients with Early Arthritis by 2010 RA Criteria in Conjunction with MRI of Wrists and Finger Joints.
 Efficacy and Safety of Certolizumab Pegol Plus Methotrexate in Japanese Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients with An Inadequate Response to Methotrexate.
 Efficacy and Safety of Certolizumab Pegol without Methotrexate Co-Administration in Japanese Patients with Active Rheumatoid Arthritis.
Egurbide María-VictoriaThe IRF7 Region Is Associated with Anti-Centromere Autoantibody Production in Systemic Sclerosis Patients.
 Peripheral Arterial Disease in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus.
Ehrenstein Boris P.Introduction of a New Ultrasound Score for Large Joints: One Year Experience in Daily Rheumatologic Practice.
Ehrlich-Jones Linda S.Relationship Between Beliefs, Motivation and Worries about Physical Activity and Physical Activity Participation in Persons with Rheumatoid Arthritis.
 The Public Health Impact of Risk Factors for Physical Inactivity in Adults with Rheumatoid Arthritis.
Eicher Jennifer L.The Impact of An Evidence-Based Community-Delivered Exercise Program on Arthritis Symptoms and Health-Related Quality of Life.
Eickenberg SebastianEffect of Mycophenolat Mofetil (MMF) on Clinical and Paraclinical Parameters in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE).
Eijsbouts Agnes M.M.Integrating An Acceptance-Oriented Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy within Multidisciplinary Rehabilitation for Highly Distressed Patients with Arthritis: A Proof-of-Concept study.
Eimon AliciaVIP/VPAC System Involved in the Interaction of Primary Sjgren Syndrome Immune Cells and a Human Salivary Gland Epithelial Cell Line.
Einarsson Jon T.Sustained Remission in Anti-TNF Treated Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients. Observational Data From Southern Sweden.
Einstadter DouglasAssessment and Treatment of Osteoporosis After Hip-Fracture: An Observational Study.
Eisfelder MichaelPrevalence of Psoriatic Arthritis in Dermatological Patients with Psoriasis.
Eisner ElanaUltrasound Guided Hip Joint Injection, Its Safety and Efficacy.
Eissa AzzaSerum Kallikreins As Biomarkers in Psoriatic Disease.
Ejbjerg Bo J.Short- and Long-Term Effect of Unguided, Intra-Articular Injections with Betamethasone In Early Rheumatoid Arthritis. Impact of Joint Area, Repeated Injections, MRI Findings, Anti-CCP, IgM-RF and CRP.
 Construct Validity and Responsiveness of Dynamic Contrast-Enhanced Magnetic Resonance Imaging in Early Rheumatoid Arthritis A Comparison with Conventional Magnetic Resonance Imaging and Clinical Measures of Disease Activity.
Ekholm LouiseType I Interferon and Clinical Phenotype in Idiopathic Inflammatory Myopathies.
Eklund AndersIdentification of Shared Citrullinated Potentially Immunological Targets in the Lungs and Joints of Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis.
 Lung Changes Detected by High Resolution Tomography Are Present in ACPA Positive Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients Already At Disease Onset.
Ekman Evan F.Efficacy of Tanezumab Compared with Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs in Patients with Knee or Hip Osteoarthritis (NCT00809354).
Eksioglu-Demiralp E.Genome-Wide Expression Profiling of CD14 Monocytes in Behcet's Disease: An Upregulated TGF-b Signaling and N-Methyltransferase Activity.
Elashoff DavidUltrasound and Plasma Osteopontin Improve the Assessment of Remission in Oligoarticular Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis.
 Plasma Levels of Osteopontin Identify Patients At Risk for Organ Damage in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus.
Elder John T.Comparison Between Psoriasis and Psoriatic Arthritis in An International Cohort.
Elders Lonneke M.Temperature Sensitive Transient Receptor Potential Channels in Human Peripheral Blood Mononuclear Cells Enhance the LPS-Mediated Cytokine Response.
Eldridge HelenPerceived Benefits of Intravenous Biologic Therapy Among Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis.
Elegbe AyanbolaEvaluation of Remission Over 1 Year in Patients (pts) with Early Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) Treated with Abatacept (ABA) Plus Methotrexate, According to Simplified Disease Activity Index (SDAI).
 Improvement in Disease Activity and Treatment Response Over 2 Years of Abatacept Treatment and Shifts to Improved Disease States in Patients with Early Rheumatoid Arthritis Who Switch From MTX.
 Rate of Anti-Cyclic Citrullinated Peptide Antibody and Rheumatoid Factor Seroconversion in Patients with Undifferentiated Arthritis or Early Rheumatoid Arthritis Treated with Abatacept.
 Clinical Response At Months 16 Can Predict Likelihood of Achieving Remission in Abatacept Plus Methotrexate-Treated Patients with Early Rheumatoid Arthritis.
Elewaut DirkFeasibility of a Molecular Diagnosis of Arthritis Based on the Identification of Specific Transcriptomic Profiles in Knee Synovial Biopsies.
 A Nationwide Survey on Patient's Versus Physician's Evaluation of Biological Therapy in Rheumatoid Arthritis in Relation to Disease Activity and Route of Administration: The Be-Raise Study.
 Assessment of Foot Structure in Rheumatoid Arthritis by a Foot Digitizer Reveals Marked Deformities, Even in the Absence of Radiographic Erosions.
 GDF15, a Distinct TGFb Family Member, Is Differentially Regulated in Spondyloarthritides Compared to Other Rheumatic Diseases.
El-Gabalawy HaniPregnancy and the Risk of Rheumatoid Arthritis In a High Risk North American Native Population.
El-Gabalawy Hani S.Familial Clustering of the Serum Cytokine Profile: Comparison Between the Asymptomatic First-Degree Relatives of Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients and Controls with No Family History of Autoimmune Disease.
 Environmental and Genetic Contributions to Disease Severity in North American Natives with Early Inflammatory Arthritis.
 Administrative Definitions of Rheumatoid Arthritis: Rising Prevalence Regardless of Definition Used.
 Clinical Outcome in Early Undifferentiated Arthritis Is Best Predicted by a Combination of Baseline Clinical Features and Serum Biomarkers.
 Vitamin D Receptor Polymorphism rs2228570 (Fokl) in North American Natives with Rheumatoid Arthritis and Their Unaffected First Degree Relatives.
 Polymorphisms in the CCL2 Distal Regulatory Region Are Associated with Rheumatoid Arthritis in a North American Native Population with a High Disease Prevalence.
 Prevalence of Periodontitis, Anti-P. Gingivalis antibodies, and Rheumatoid Arthritis Autoantibodies in a Community Sample of North American Natives with Prevalent Rheumatoid Arthritis.
 Serum 25 OH Vitamin D Levels Are Low in North American Native Populations with Early Inflammatory Arthritis but Do Not Correlate with Clinical Activity or Outcome.
Elhai MurielRadiological Cervical Spine Involvement In Polyarticular Idiopathic Juvenile Arthritis.
 Trends in Mortality in Patients with Systemic Sclerosis Over 40 Years: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Case-Control and Cohort Studies.
 Ultrasonographic Hand Features in Systemic Sclerosis and Correlates with Clinical, Biological and Radiographic Findings.
El-hallak MoussaUse of Quality Improvement Methodology to Improve the Safety of Intravenous Infusions in a Pediatric Rheumatology Practice At a Tertiary Care Children's Hospital.
Elias MunaIncreased Prevalence of Metabolic Syndrome and Higher Serum Leptin Levels in Patients with Psoriatic Arthritis.
Elizabeth Brown for PROFILE Evidence for Epistatic Gene-Gene Interactions in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus.
Elkayam Joy G.Predictors of Suboptimal Patient Outcome Following Total Joint Arthroplasty.
 Tool for Patient Selection to Optimize Patient-Reported Outcomes Following Total Joint Arthroplasty.
Elkayam OriThe Cellular Response to Vaccination against Pandemic 2009 Influenza A (H1N1) Virus Among Patients with Rheumatic Diseases.
 Knock-Down of Galectin-3 Inhibits Spontaneous and Lipopolysaccharide -Induced IL-6 Secretion In Fibroblast-Like Synoviocytes.
 Ultrasound Assessment of Enthesis Thickening in Psoriatic Arthritis Patients Treated with Adalimumab Compared to Methotrexate.
 Fibromyalgia Syndrome in the General Population of Israel: A Prevalence Study.
Elkon Keith B.TLR7 Overexpression Promotes Accumulation of Autoreactive CD19 CD11c B Cells.
 Increased Expression of Ribonuclease Prolongs Survival in Murine Lupus.
 C1q Diverts Lupus Immune Complexes Away From CD14dimCD16Patrolling Monocytes.
 A Paradoxical Increase in Th17 Cells in Patients with High Interferon Activity in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus.
Ellingsen TorkellShort- and Long-Term Effect of Unguided, Intra-Articular Injections with Betamethasone In Early Rheumatoid Arthritis. Impact of Joint Area, Repeated Injections, MRI Findings, Anti-CCP, IgM-RF and CRP.
 Adalimumab Added to Methotrexate and Intra-Articular Glucocorticoid Increases Remission Rates At One Year In Early, DMARD-Nave Patients with Rheumatoid ArthritisAn Investigator-Initiated Randomized, Controlled, Double-Blinded Study.
Ellsworth Janet E.Incident Vertebral Fractures (VF) 12 Months After Glucocorticoid (GC) Initiation in Children with Rheumatic Disorders (RD).
Eloranta Maija-LeenaB Cells Enhance the Type I Interferon Production by Plasmacytoid Dendritic Cells Via CD31.
 Determination of the Contribution of An IRF5-SLE Risk Haplotype to IRF5 expression and Alternative Splicing Using Next-Generation Sequencing.
 IRF5 Activation in Monocytes of SLE Patients Is Triggered by Circulating Autoantigens Independent of Type I IFN.
Elorduy Maria Jesus RuaDemographic and Genetic Results From the EUROFEVERS/EUROTRAPS Consortia in the Largest Series of Patients with TRAPS Yet Reported.
Elson GregPreferential Inhibition of IL-6 TRANS-Signaling Shows Potent Anti-Inflammatory Activity In Vivo: The Potential of NI-1201, a Novel Fully Human IL-6R Monoclonal Antibody.
 NI-0101, a Therapeutic TLR4 Monoclonal Antibody for Rheumatoid Arthritis.
Elvin KerstinVascular Events and HLA-DRB1 Genotypes in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus.
Emery P.Withdrawal of Adalimumab in Early Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients Who Attained Stable Low Disease Activity with Adalimumab Plus Methotrexate: Results of a Phase 4, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Trial.
 Interleukin-17A Blockade with Secukinumab Reduces Spinal Inflammation in Patients with Ankylosing Spondylitis As Early As Week 6, As Detected by Magnetic Resonance Imaging.
Emery PaulPreliminary Results of a Multicentre Randomised Controlled Trial of Etanercept and Methotrexate to Induce Remission in Patients with Newly Diagnosed Inflammatory Arthritis.
 Baseline Levels of the Inflammatory Biomarker C-Reactive Protein Are Significantly Correlated with Magnetic Resonance Imaging Measures of Synovitis At Baseline and After 26 Weeks of Treatment in Patients with Early Rheumatoid Arthritis.
 MRI Synovitis Is Prevalent in ACPA Positive Patients with Musculoskeletal Symptoms.
 The Levels of Memory B-Cells with a Plasmablast-Like Phenotype Are Associated with Response to Anti-CD20 Treatment in Rheumatoid Arthritis.
 Treating Rheumatoid Arthritis to Target: Outcomes and Predictors in Early Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients Treated with Adalimumab Plus Methotrexate, Methotrexate Alone, or Methotrexate Plus Subsequent Adalimumab.
 Regional Differences in Bone Metabolism in the DIP Joint in Psoriatic Arthritis Compared to Osteoarthritis Support the Concept of An Integrated Bone-Enthesis Nail ApparatusA High-Resolution 18F-fluoride Positron Emission Tomography Study.
 Sustained Inhibition of Structural Damage in Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis and An Inadequate Response to Tumor Necrosis Factor Inhibitors Prior to Rituximab Treatment: 5-Year Data From the REFLEX Study.
 Long-Term Safety of Rituximab in Rheumatoid Arthritis: Pooled Analysis of Patients in Clinical Trials with up to 9.5 Years of Treatment.
 Relative Effectiveness of Rituximab and An Alternative TNF Inhibitor in Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis and An Inadequate Response to a Single Previous TNF Inhibitor: Interim Results From Switch-Rheumatoid Arthritis a Global Comparative-Effectiveness Observational Study.
 Combination Therapy with AdalimumabMethotrexate Significantly Improved Work Ability, Physical Function, Fatigue, and Other Patient-Reported Outcomes in Early Rheumatoid Arthritis: Results From a 26-Week Analysis.
 Efficacy, Safety, and Improvements in Work Productivity and Daily Activities with Certolizumab Pegol After Incomplete Response to Disease-Modifying Anti-Rheumatic Drugs in Patients with Low to Moderate Disease Activity.
 Evaluation of the Association Between Disease Activity and Risk of Serious Infections in Subjects with Rheumatoid Arthritis When Treated with Etanercept or Disease -modifying Anti-rheumatic Drugs.
 Anti-Interleukin 17A Monoclonal Antibody Secukinumab Reduces Signs and Symptoms of Psoriatic Arthritis in a 24-Week Multicenter, Double-Blind, Randomized, Placebo-Controlled Trial.
 A Comparison of Optical Coherence Tomography and Clinical Assessment of Nail Disease in Psoriasis and Psoriatic Arthritis.
 B Cell Repopulation and Rheumatoid Factor Predict Duration of Response to Rituximab in Rheumatoid Arthritis.
 Golimumab's Efficacy in Patients with Very Active Disease in Methotrexate-nave Rheumatoid Arthritis.
 Cancer in Systemic Sclerosis: Results From a Single Centre Cohort Report.
 New, Provisional American College of Rheumatology and European League Against Rheumatism Remission Criteria: Results From 2 Randomized, Controlled Golimumab Trials in Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis.
 A Preliminary Report of Remission Induction with Two Therapeutic Strategies with Infliximab or High Dose Intravenous Steroids for the Treatment of Rheumatoid Arthritis.
 Rate of Anti-Cyclic Citrullinated Peptide Antibody and Rheumatoid Factor Seroconversion in Patients with Undifferentiated Arthritis or Early Rheumatoid Arthritis Treated with Abatacept.
 Application of Ultrasound to Treat to Target Management of Rheumatoid Arthritis - Multicentre International Observational Experience.
 B Cell Biomarkers Allow Prediction of Improving Response on Repeat Cycles of rituximab.
 Nail Disease in Psoriasis Is Associated with Sonographically Determined Systemic Subclinical Enthesopathy.
 Optical Coherence Tomography: A New Imaging Technique That Allows Detailed Visualization of Affected Scleroderma Skin.
 ELF Score: A Validated Serum Test Strongly Predictive of Fibrosis in Systemic Sclerosis.
 Safety and Efficacy of Etanercept Over Five Years in a Large, UK Observational Cohort.
 Baseline Tender Joint Count Scores Predict Long-Term Household Productivity in Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis Treated with Certolizumab Pegol Plus Methotrexate.
 Efficacy and Safety of Certolizumab Pegol in a Broad Population of Patients with Active Rheumatoid Arthritis: Week 28 Results From a Phase IIIb Randomized Controlled Study.
 Long Term Results of a Remission Induction Approach to Early Axial Spondyloarthritis: Still Looking for the Window of Opportunity.
Emmerich JosephSurgery Versus Endovascular Repair in Takayasu Arteritis: A Multicenter Study of 166 Procedures.
Emmungil HakanFrequency of Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension Is Not Increased in Takayasu's Arteritis.
Emrence ZelihaAn Insertion Mutation in the MDFIC (MyoD Family Inhibitor Domain Containing) Gene Defines a Novel Autoinflammatory Syndrome Associated with Lymphedema.
Encinas JeffreyDevelopment of Early Diagnostic Techniques for Rheumatoid Arthritis Using Carbone Eleven Labeled PK11195 and Carbone Eleven Labeled Ketoprofen.
Endo HirahitoThe Risk of Cancer in Japanese Patients with Systemic Sclerosis.
 Leptin Stimulates Interleukin-6 ProductionViaphosphorylation of Signal Transducer and Activator of Transcription-3 in Rheumatoid Synovial Fibroblasts.
 Evaluation of 13c-Acetate Plus Lactulose Breath Test, a New Examination to Measure Intestinal Absorption in Patients with Systemic Sclerosis.
 Chemerin/ChemR23 Expression and Pro-Inflammatory Effects in Synovitis of Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis.
 Changes in Serum Receptor Activator for Nuclear Factor B Ligand and Osteoprotegerin After Glucocorticoid Therapy Reflect Regulation of Their Expression by Glucocorticoid in Osteoblasts in Vitro.
Endres JudithAminopeptidase N/CD13 Localization and Chemotaxis in Rheumatoid Arthritis In Vivo and In Vitro.
 Defining Pathogenicity of Human Th17 Cells in Rheumatoid Arthritis.
Eng HeatherThe 2010 Rheumatoid Arthritis Criteria Versus the 1987 Rheumatoid Arthritis Criteria: Will the Real Criteria Please Stand up!
 Effect of Disease Modifying Anti-Rheumatic Drugs (DMARDs) On Anti-CCP2 and Anti-Citrullinated Protein Antibody (ACPA) Levels During Longitudinal Assessments In Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients.
 Comparison of Rheumatoid Arthritis Patient Characteristics From Randomized Controlled Trials to a Registry Designed for Rheumatoid Arthritis Comparative Effectiveness Research.
 Do Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients Meeting American College of Rheumatology/European League Against Rheumatism Remission Have Improved Functional Ability, Quality of Life and Work Productivity Compared to Those with Low Disease Activity?
 Comparison of the Patient-Based Routine Assessment of Patient Index 3 in Usual Care of Rheumatoid Arthritis to the Physician-Based Disease Activity Score-28 Joint Count and Clinical Disease Activity Index.
Engel Odile H. GabaySirt1 Deficient Mice Exhibit An Altered Cartilage Phenotype.
Engel RoselAdiponectin Isoforms Differentially Affect Gene Expression, Signaling Transduction and Migration of Rheumatoid Arthritis Synovial Fibroblasts.
Engelbrecht Johannes M.Rilonacept for Gout Flare Prevention: Subgroup Analysis of Patients Initiating or Continuing Uric Acid-Lowering Therapy in a Randomized, Placebo-Controlled Trial.
Engelke KlausEvidence for Limited Repair of Existing Bone Erosions in Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients Treated with the Interleukin-6 Receptor Blocker Tocilizumab.
 Comparative Analysis of Bone Erosions and Cysts in Rheumatoid Arthritis, Psoriatic Arthritis and Erosive Hand Osteoarthritis.
Enger CherylRisk of Fatal Infection and Malignancy Related to Use of Anti-Tumor Necrosis Factor-Alpha Biologics by Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients.
Engin AynurDO Carriers of A MEFV Mutation Have Any Selective Advantage to A Pathogen Endemic In the Same Geography?
 Four Novel MEFV Gene Mutations in a Population Where the Prevalence of Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic Fever and MEFV Gene Carrier Status Is Very High.
Englbrecht MatthiasEvidence for Limited Repair of Existing Bone Erosions in Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients Treated with the Interleukin-6 Receptor Blocker Tocilizumab.
 Approaching Psoriatic Arthritis - Comparing the Patients's Perspective to Physicians' Evaluations.
 Risk of Infections In Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients Treated with Tocilizumaba Retrospective Data-Analysis.
 Comparative Analysis of Bone Erosions and Cysts in Rheumatoid Arthritis, Psoriatic Arthritis and Erosive Hand Osteoarthritis.
 Functional MRI (FMRI) Is Much Faster In Detecting Rapid Symptom Control by Certolizumab-Pegol In Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis Than the Conventional MRI.
 Biomarkers of Bone Resorption and Bone Formation Are Specifically Linked to Catabolic and Anabolic Skeletal Changes Assessed by High Resolution CT Scans in Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis.
Engleberg N. CaryVimentin Suppresses the Production of Reactive Oxygen Species and the Antimicrobial Response Via p47phox.
Englert JasonImmunological Differences in Sicca Patients Based on Age.
Englund MartinSick Leave and Disability Pension Among Patients with Knee Osteoarthritis.
 Predictors of Work Disability During the First 3 Years After Diagnosis in a National Rheumatoid Arthritis Inception Cohort.
 The Association Between Erosive Hand Osteoarthritis and Systemic Bone Mineral Density.
Engstrom ArvidDevelopment of a Matrix Risk Model to Predict Rapid Radiographic Progression in Early Rheumatoid Arthritis. Results From a Randomized Trial Population.
Engstrom MarianneLung Changes Detected by High Resolution Tomography Are Present in ACPA Positive Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients Already At Disease Onset.
Ennis HollyDigital Ulcers in Patients with Systemic Sclerosis: Prevalence, Location, Nailfold Capillaroscopy and Functional Impact.
 Systemic Sclerosis-Related Digital Ulcers: Influence of Location, Calcinosis and Perfusion on Time to Healing.
Enocsson HelenaLimited Value of Soluble Urokinase Plasminogen Activator Receptor As a Disease Activity Marker in Patients with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus.
Equinda MicheleA Distinctive Oral Microbiome Characterizes Periodontitis in Patients with Early Rheumatoid Arthritis.
Era ChinamiSome of Subgroups in Rheumatoid Arthritis Are Difficult to Differentiate with Polymyalgia Rheumatica by a Genome-Wide Gene Expression Analysis.
Erar AydinA Possible Source of Error in the Method of Cancer Risk Estimation in Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis.
Erausquin C.Mortality Causes and Associated Factors in a Systemic Lupus Erythematosus Monocentric Cohort: Is the Systolic Pulmonary Artery Pressure a Risk Factor for Death?
Ercilla GuadalupeSmoking Impact on Radiographic Progression in An Early Rheumatoid Arthritis Cohort.
Erdem HakanAssesment of Disease Activity in Ankylosing Spondylitis: Comparison of Rapid3, Basdai, Basfi, and Asdas Scores in Routine Care.
 Assessment of Disease Activity in Behcet Disease: Comparison of Behcet's Disease Current Activity Form (bdcaf), Behcet's Syndrome Activity Score (bsas) and Routine Assessment of Patient Index Data (rapid) 3 Scores.
Erdes S.Comparing 2 Referral Strategies to Diagnose Axial Spondyloarthritis: The Recognizing and Diagnosing Ankylosing Spondylitis Reliably Study.
Erdozain Jose-GabrielPeripheral Arterial Disease in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus.
Erer BurakA Retrospective Analysis of Anti-TNF Treatment of 146 Ankylosing Spondylitis Patients According to Gender.
Ergun TülinA Mucocutaneous Activity Index for Behcet's Disease.
Erickson AlanDiscordant Autoantibodies and Clinical Outcomes In Rheumatoid Arthritis.
 Discrepancies Between Expert Reading and Standard Radiograph Report in Identifying Boney Erosions and Joint Space Narrowing in Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis in the Veterans Affairs Rheumatoid Arthritis Registry.
Erickson Alan R.Vascular Calcification On Hand and Wrist Radiographs Are Associated with Comorbidity and Overall Mortality In Rheumatoid Arthritis.
Erickson Elizabeth A.Rac1 and NADPH Oxidase Regulate NFB Activity and MMP-13 Expression in Chondrocytes in Response to Integrin Activation.
Eriksson CatharinaProgression of Subclinical Atherosclerosis Over Five Years in Patients with Early Rheumatoid Arthritis.
Eriksson JonasSick Leave and Disability Pension Before and After Initiation of Biologics in Psoriatic Arthritis Patients: Four-Year Nationwide Cohort Study.
 Sick Leave and Disability Pension in Patients with Early Rheumatoid Arthritis Randomized to Infliximab Plus Methotrexate or Triple Therapy: One-Year Results.
 Efficacy of TNF Switch After Failure of One TNF Inhibitor Results From a Nation-Wide Observational Study.
 RA, Anti-TNF Therapy, and Risk of Malignant Melanoma-a Nationwide Population-Based Study From Sweden.
 Distribution of Tumor Necrosis Factor Inhibitor Use Across Indications in Sweden: Nationwide Register-Linkage Study.
 Predictors of Work Disability During the First 3 Years After Diagnosis in a National Rheumatoid Arthritis Inception Cohort.
Eriksson Karin G.Association of STAT4, IRF5 and BLK Polymorphisms with Severity and Outcome in Lupus Nephritis.
Erkan DorukCognitive Differences in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus Patients From the Western (Denver, CO) and Eastern (New York, NY) Regions of the United States.
 Rituximab in Antiphospholipid Syndrome (RITAPS)A Pilot Open-Label Phase II Prospective Trial for Non-Criteria Manifestations of Antiphospholipid Antibodies (aPL).
 Cognitive Dysfunction and Diffusion Tensor Imaging in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus.
 Effects of Fluvastatin on Pro-Inflammatory and Pro-Thrombotic Markers in Antiphospholipid Antibody (aPL)-Positive Patients: Preliminary Results from an Open-Label Prospective Pilot Study.
 One-Year Outcomes of Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE) and/or Antiphospholipid Antibody (aPL) Positive Patients Enrolled in An Ongoing Cardiovascular Disease (CVD) Prevention Counseling Program (PCP).
 Piloting a Patient Health Questionnaire Depression Screening Tool in a Hospital-Based Multi-Disciplinary Lupus Clinic.
 Factors That Influence Appointment Compliance Rates In a Multi-Disciplinary Specialized Lupus Clinic.
 Utility of the Systemic Lupus International Collaborating Clinics (SLICC)/American College of Rheumatology (ACR) Damage Index for Antiphospholipid Antibody (aPL) Positive Patients.
 Treatment Regimens of Patients Enrolled in the Lupus Clinical Trials Consortium (LCTC).
Erman FaziletLapatinib Ameliorates Experimental Arthritis in Rats.
 Pemetrexed Ameliorates Experimental Arthritis in Rats.
Ernestam SofiaSick Leave and Disability Pension in Patients with Early Rheumatoid Arthritis Randomized to Infliximab Plus Methotrexate or Triple Therapy: One-Year Results.
 Development of a Matrix Risk Model to Predict Rapid Radiographic Progression in Early Rheumatoid Arthritis. Results From a Randomized Trial Population.
 Patients with Early Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) Who Respond Well to Methotrexate Monotherapy Have Less Metacarpal Bone Loss, Measured by Digital X-Ray Radiogrammetry (DXR), Than Those Who Need Add-on Therapy. Findings From a Randomized Trial.
 Predicted Versus Observed Radiographic Progression in a Randomized Trial.
Ernet ChristianComparative Analysis of Bone Erosions and Cysts in Rheumatoid Arthritis, Psoriatic Arthritis and Erosive Hand Osteoarthritis.
Ershova OlgaA Phase I, Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled, Single-Dose, Dose Escalation Study to Evaluate the Safety, Tolerability and Pharmacokinetics of BIIB023 (Anti-TWEAK) in Subjects with Rheumatoid Arthritis.
Ertan SemraCluster Analysis of Autoantibodies in 852 Patients with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus From a Single Center: Four Main Clusters with Prognostic Implications.
Esber AnkeInfluence of Autonomic Nervous Modulation on Rheumatoid Arthritis.
Escalante AgustinRadiographic Joint Damage in Rheumatoid Arthritis Is More Strongly Associated with Peripheral Arterial Stiffness Than with Peripheral or Carotid Artery Obstruction.
 Progression of Joint Damage in a Rheumatoid Arthritis Cohort: Role of the HLA-DRB1 Shared Epitope.
 Does the Hispanic Paradox Apply to Mexican Americans With Rheumatoid Arthritis?
Escher MonicaFactors Involved in the Decision to Take Medications to Prevent Rheumatoid Arthritis in First Degree Relatives of Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis. A Discrete Choice Experiment.
Escorpizo ReubenPreliminary Steps to a Health Index for Systemic Sclerosis Based on the World Health Organization's International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health: A European League Against Rheumatism Scleroderma Trials and Research Initiative.
Escriou VirginieLy-6Chigh Monocytes Are Key Cells in Pathogenesis of Autoimmune Arthritis and May Be An Interesting Target for Immunotherapy.
Esdaile JohnAdult Prevalence of Systemic Autoimmune Rheumatic Diseases (SARDs) in British Columbia, Canada.
 Use of Bisphosphonates for the Prevention of Glucocorticoid-Induced Osteoporosis in Rheumatoid Arthritisa Population Based Study.
Esen FehimThe Table-1 p Value Issue; Baseline Group Comparison Is Inappropriately Omitted in Non-Randomized Studies.
Esmaeilzadeh SinaThe Effectiveness of Long-Term and Short-Term Interdisciplinary Treatment Approaches in Female Patients with Fibromyalgia.
 Impact of Ankylosing Spondylitis on Sick Leave, Presenteeism and Work Satisfaction in Turkish People.
Espada GracielaAchieving Consensus on Quality Indicators for Pediatric Systemic Lupus Erythematosus.
 Tocilizumab Is Efficacious in Patients with Systemic Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis Across Baseline Demographic and Disease Characteristics and Prior/Baseline Treatments: 52-Week Data From a Phase 3 Clinical Trial.
 Therapeutic Approaches for the Treatment of New Onset and Flared Juvenile Systemic Lupus Erythematosus with Active Renal Disease: An International Multicenter PRINTO Study.
 Defining Clinical Remission and Inactive Disease in Juvenile Systemic Lupus Erythematosus.
Esparza-Lopez JoseDeficient Ubiquitin Ligase Casitas B-Lineage Lymphoma b Expression and Abnormal Peripheral Tolerance in CD4 T Cells From Systemic Lupus Erythematosus Patients.
Espericueta-Arriola GrisselRisk Factors for Rethrombosis In Patients with Primary Antiphospholipid Syndrome Regardless of Their Oral Anticoagulation Status.
Espigol GeorginaProspective Evaluation of Aortic Structural Damage (aneurysm/dilatation) Using a Predefined Screening Protocol in Biopsy-Proven Giant-Cell Arteritis Patients with Extended Follow-up.
 Age At Onset and Gender Are Associated with Differences in Giant Cell Arteritis (GCA) Initial Presentation and Outcome.
Espinosa-Cuervo GiselaDevelopment and Initial Validation of a Chronic Damage Index in Patients with Antiphospholipid Syndrome.
Espinoza Luis R.Hyperuricemia, Its Prevalence and Correlation with Age, Gender, BMI, Co-Morbidities and Metabolic Syndrome in Anti- Retroviral Naive HIV Cohort.
 Ethnic Minority Rheumatoid Arthritis Consortium: A Clinical Registry of Minority Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis.
 Disease Activity Levels and Treatment Patterns Amongst Ethnic Minority Rheumatoid Arthritis Consortium Patients.
 Are High Titers of Anti-CCP Antibodies in Psoriatic Arthritis Patients a Biomarker of Erosive Disease?
Espitia OlivierGiant Cell Arteritis with or without Suspicion of Aortitis At Diagnosis. A Retrospective Study of 22 Patients with a 12-Year Follow-up.
ESPOIR Scientific Committee Identification of Patients Who Could Require Early Biologic Therapy by Developping a Matrix Predicting Rapid Radiographic Progression in Early Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients Treated by Methotrexate. A Study Based on the ESPOIR Cohort Data.
Esquide Virginia RuizThe New EULAR/ACR Classification ACPA Cutoff Levels Are Markers of Poor Radiological Outcome in Early Rheumatoid Arthritis.
 Dermatologicals Manifestations Induced by Tumor Necrosis Factor Antagonists Therapy in Rheumatic Diseases. Incidence Rate in BIOBADASER 2.0 Registry.
Essioux LaurentGenetic Variations within the CD6 and Syntaxin Binding Protein 6 Genes Associated with Response to Tumor Necrosis Factor Alpha Inhibitors in Danish Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis Treated in Routine Care.
Estel Bernardo PonsPrevalence and Correlates of Metabolic Syndrome in Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis.
Esteller ManelMethyl Supplementation of Rheumatoid Arthritis Synovial Fibroblasts Attenuates Their Aggressive Behaviour.
Esteva-Spinetti Maria H.The Protective Effect of Antimalarials On Thrombovascular Events In Latin American Systemic Lupus Erythematosus Patients.
Estrada PaulaDevelopment of Ischemic Complications In Patients with Giant Cell Arteritis Presenting with Apparently Isolated Polymyalgia Rheumatica.
Estrada-Y-Martin Rosa M.HLA DQB103:02 Is a Marker for Severity of Interstitial Lung Disease in Systemic Sclerosis.
Etchepare AlvaroIncidence and Prevalence of Systemic Lupus Erythematosus in Buenos Aires, Argentina: A 11 Years Health Management Organization Based Study.
Etchepare FabienComparison of the Validity of Synovitis to Predict Structural Damage in Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) with Regard to the Joint Examination Modality (e.g. clinical versus ultrasonographic US).
Etchepare PatricioIncidence and Prevalence of Systemic Lupus Erythematosus in Buenos Aires, Argentina: A 11 Years Health Management Organization Based Study.
Eto HikaruResponse to Hydroxychloroquine in Japanese Patients with Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus Using the Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus Disease Area and Severity Index.
Etzyoni RevitalLaquinimod Inhibits Disease Severity and Progression in Mouse Models of Lupus: Alone and in Combination with Standard of Care Agents.
Eudy AmandaEveryday Stress, C-Reactive Protein, and Systemic Lupus Erythematosus.
 Stressful Life Experiences and Inflammation in the Carolina Lupus Study: An Open-Ended Query on Stress.
 Infection As a Predictor of Organ System Damage Accrual and/or Death in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus.
Euller-Ziegler Liana E.Switching From Rituximab to Abatacept: Tolerance Data of 203 Patients Prospectively Followed up in the (Orencia) and Rheumatoid Arthritis (ORA) Registry.
EUSTAR Rituximab Group Effects and Safety of Rituximab in Systemic Sclerosis: An Analysis From the European Scleroderma Trial and Research Group.
Evans BronwenIs Femoral Neck Fracture Associated with Hip Structural Analysis Measurements?
 The Lancaster Osteoporosis Predictora Novel Tool to Identify Individuals with Osteoporosis.
Evans David M.Is There a Higher Genetic Load of Susceptibility Loci in Familial Ankylosing Spondylitis?
Evans EricaTranslational Medicine of a Selective Inhibitor of Btk in Rheumatic Diseases: Pharmacology and Early Clinical Development.
Evans GregCD146 Endothelial Progenitor Cell Number Increases Following 36 Months of Atorvastatin Therapy in Children and Adolescents with SLE: The Atherosclerosis Prevention in Pediatric Lupus Erythematosus (APPLE) Cohort.
 A Secondary Analysis of the Atherosclerosis Prevention in Pediatric Lupus Erythematosus (APPLE) Study Shows That Atorvastatin Therapy Reduces Progression of Carotid Intima Medial Thickening in Pubertal SLE Patients with Higher C Reactive Protein.
Evans Hannah LeeCancer in Systemic Sclerosis: Results From a Single Centre Cohort Report.
Evans JanineDevelopment of a Collaborative Rheumatology and Orthopedic Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Training Program.
Evans Robert R.Integrated Safety Analysis of Four Trials of Interleukin-1 Blockade with Rilonacept for Gout Flare Prevention in Patients Taking Uric Acid-Lowering Therapy.
 Rilonacept for Gout Flare Prevention: Subgroup Analysis of Patients Initiating or Continuing Uric Acid-Lowering Therapy in a Randomized, Placebo-Controlled Trial.
 Rilonacept for Gout Flare Prevention in Patients on Uric Acid-Lowering Therapy: Results of a Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled, Phase 3, International Safety Study.
 Rilonacept for Prevention of Gout Flares Associated with Uric Acid-Lowering Therapy: Response Rate Across Three Phase 3 Clinical Trials.
 Rilonacept Efficacy for Gout Flare Prevention in Patients with Tophi and/or Polyarticular Disease Who Initiate Uric Acid-Lowering Therapy.
Evans-Raoul KaliLupus and Body Image: An Intervention That Works.
Evelyn BallAnti-Inflammatory Profile of AS2444697, A Novel Interleukin-1 Receptor-Associated Kinase-4 Inhibitor.
Everett ChristineLipid Testing Gaps in Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis and Key Cardiovascular-Related Comorbidities.
Everett SotiriaOne-Year Outcomes of Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE) and/or Antiphospholipid Antibody (aPL) Positive Patients Enrolled in An Ongoing Cardiovascular Disease (CVD) Prevention Counseling Program (PCP).
Ewing StephanieSevere Vitamin-D Deficiency in HIV-Infected Patients: Relationships with Inflammation, Bone Metabolism and Functional Status.
Exarchou AikateriniErosive Osteoarthritis Is Associated with Preclinical Atherosclerosis.
Exer PascaleRheumatologist's Expert Opinion Is An Important Determinant of Tumor Necrosis Factor Blocking Agent Prescription in Axial Spondyloarthritis: Results From the Swiss Clinical Quality Management Axial Spondyloarthritis Cohort.
Exposito Sr. Ainhoa GonzalezAntibody Response to the Standard Hepatitis B Vaccination in Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis and Ankylosign Spondylitis Treated with Infliximab.
Eyal RotemPublication Outcomes of Abstracts Presented At the ACR/ARHP Annual Scientific Meeting.
Eyre StephenAn International Collaboration for the Genetic Fine Mapping of 8,000 Rheumatoid Arthritis Cases and 12,000 Controls Refines Associations to Known Loci, Indicates Multiple Independent Affects and Reveals Novel Associations.
Ezatollahpour ShayanInsulin Resistance and Its Association with Phospholipid Profile, Carotid Intimal- Medial Thickness and Carotid Plaque Area in Women with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus.
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