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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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Ubeda CarlesCharacteristic Oral and Intestinal Microbiota in Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA): A Trigger for Autoimmunity?
Uchimura ToruThe Clinical Feature of 20092010 Influenza Virus Infection during Tocilizumab Treatment for Systemic Onset Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis.
Uda HiroshiAppearance of Non-Rheumatoid Arthralgia after Tocilizumab Treatment in RA Patients with High Disease Activity.
Uechi EishiValidation of New Classification Criteria for Rheumatoid Arthritis in Japanese Population.
Ueda AtsuhisaRepair of Bone Erosions in Patients Treated with TNF Antagonists in the Real World.
Ueda YoIncidence of Progressive Interstitial Pneumonia in Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis.
Ueki YukitakaEtanercept (ETN) Plus Methotrexate (MTX) Combination Therapy Resulted in a Better Radiographic Outcome Than ETN Monotherapy Even in Patients with Active Rheumatoid Arthritis Despite MTX Treatment: 104-Week Results from the JESMR Study.
Ueland ThorSerum Osteoprotegrin (OPG) in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus.
Uesato RyokoPrevalence of Reactivation of Hepatitis B Virus Replication in Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients.
Uetani MasatakaMRI-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.
Ugurlu SerdalThe Disease Presentation and Outcome in Juvenile Behcet's Syndrome.
 Colchicine Does Not Decrease the Need for Immunosuppressive Use at Long Term in Behet's Syndrome.
Uherek ChristophSelective 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).
Uhlig TillMMEL1 and CDK6 Are Associated with ACPA Positive and RF Positive Rheumatoid Arthritis.
 The 2010 ACR/EULAR Criteria for Rheumatoid Arthritis Perform Well in Prediction of Clinical RA Diagnosis at 6 Months in Very Early Arthritis Patients: Longitudinal Data from the NOR-VEAC Cohort.
 Contribution of the Rheumatoid Arthritis Impact of Disease (RAID) on Disease Activity in Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA).
 Better Results Are Achieved with Switching Directly to Biologics Than Switching Via DMARD Combinations in RA Patients Who Have Failed Methotrexate as Their Initial DMARD: Real Life Data from NOR-DMARD.
Uhm Wan-SikIncidence of Tuberculosis in Korean Patients with Ankylosing Spondylitis Treated with Tumor Necrosis Factor Blockers.
Uhrova JanaUsefulness of Procalcitonin Measurement in Differentiating between Activity of Systemic Autoimmune Disease and Bacterial Infection.
Ukichi TaroFasciitis Is a Common Lesion of Dermatomyositis Demonstrable Early after Disease Onset by En Bloc Biopsy Combined with Magnetic Resonance Imaging.
Ulgiati DanielaSingle-Nucleotide Polymorphisms Associated with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE) Skew Alternative Splicing of Human Complement Receptor 2 (CR2/CD21) towards an Isoform with Increased Ligand Binding Ability.
Ullman SusanneJuvenile Localized Scleroderma of the Face: A Neuro-Cutaneous Disease?
Ullrich Korey R.Clinical and Autoimmune Manifestations of Levamisole-Adulterated Cocaine Abuse.
Ullrich SebastianXenografted Nasal Mucosa from Wegener's Granulomatosis Patients Induces Destruction of Human Cartilage in Immunodeficient Mice.
Ultaigh Sinead Nic anTLR2 Mediates Acute Serum Amyloid A Induced Pro-Inflammatory Effects in Rheumatoid Arthritis.
Ultaigh Sinead Nic AnBlockade of TLR2 Prevents Spontaneous and Induced Cytokine Release from Rheumatoid Arthritis Ex Vivo Synovial Explant Cultures.
Umeda NaotoHuman STEAP4 (Six-Transmembrane Epithelial Antigen of Prostate 4) Regulates Inflammatory Cytokines and the Proliferation of Fibroblast-Like Synoviocyte in Patients with RA.
 TNF-Induced Adipose-Related Protein (TIARP) Regulates Autoimmune Arthritis Via the Suppression of IL-6.
Umehara HisanoriExtra-Glandular Manifestations of Primary Sjgren's Syndrome in the SICCA International Sjgren's Syndrome Registry.
Umoh EvaA Specific Chemokine Expression Pattern Is Associated with Synovial Inflammation and Symptoms in Patients with Traumatic Knee Injury Undergoing Arthroscopic Meniscectomy.
Umscheid ThomasInvasiveness of Rheumatoid Arthritis Synovial Fibroblasts Is Affected by Extracellular RNA and DNA.
Unitan RobertDXA Screening and Use of Osteoporosis Medications in Two Large Regional Healthcare Systems.
Upchurch KatherineThe Impact of Deficits in Gout Care on Hospitalizations.
Urata YukitomoPrevalence of Reactivation of Hepatitis B Virus Replication in Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients.
Urban AndreasEfficacy and Safety of Oral and Parenteral Methotrexate Therapy in Children with Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis.
Urbonaviciute VilmaInvolvement of Toll-Like Receptor 2 in Pristane-Induced Lupus.
Uribe AmericaDescribing 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).
Uribe America G.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).
 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).
 Clinical and Serological Factors Associated with Lupus Serositis in Children: Results from the 1000 Canadian Faces Multiethnic Cohort.
Urowitz M. B.Antimalarials May Attenuate the Risk of Metabolic Syndrome in SLE: Results from an International Imception Cohort Registry.
Urowitz Murray B.Peripheral Neuropathy in Patients with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus.
 Further Defining Cancer Risk in Systemic Lupus: Updated Results in an Expanded International Multi-Centre Cohort.
 Optimal Frequency of Visits for SLE Patients To Capture Disease Activity over Time.
 The Influence of Thrombovascular Events on the Quality of Life in APS and SLE Patients.
 Is There an Advantage for a Lupus Specific Quality of Life Measure over SF-36?
 Systemic Lupus Erythematosus Disease Activity Index (SLEDAI-2K) Responder Index (SRI)-50: A Valid Index for Measuring Improvement in Disease Activity.
 Mortality in a Multinational Inception Cohort of SLE.
 Atherosclerotic Vascular Events in a Multinational Inception Cohort of SLE: Description and Attribution over an 8 Year Period.
 Prevalence and Persistence of Metabolic Syndrome in a Multicentre International Inception Cohort of Patients with SLE.
 Carotid Plaque Area Correlates Better Than Intima Media Thickness with Cardiovascular Risk Factors and Clinical Ischemic Heart Disease in Lupus Patients.
 Autoantibodies as Biomarkers for the Prediction of Neuropsychiatric Events in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus.
 Cigarette Smoking and Cutaneous Damage in Patients with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus.
 Prolonged Serologically Active Clinically Quiescent (SACQ) Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE): Novel Predictors of Flare?
 Autoantibody Response to Adjuvant and Non-Adjuvant H1N1 Vaccination in SLE.
 Optimal Frequency of Visits To Capture Disease Activity over Time in SLE Patients with Varying Levels of Disease Activity.
 SLE and Atherosclerotic Risk Factors by Ethnicity and Geographic Distribution at Inception in a International Cohort of SLE.
Urquhart DonnaIncreased Fat Mass Is Associated with High Levels of Low Back Pain Intensity and Disability.
Ursum JennieSimilar Performance of New and Old Criteria for Rheumatoid Arthritis in an Early Arthritis Cohort in Amsterdam.
Urzainqui-Mayayo AnaRole of the Metalloproteinase ADAM-8 in the Regulation of the Inflammatory Response. PSGL-1 Shedding by ADAM-8 in Human Neutrophils.
Usnayo Magali J. G.Influence of TNF-, MMP-3, TIMP-3 and HLA Class II Genes Polymorphisms in the Rheumatoid Arthritis Articular Damage.
Ustianowski AndrewVaricella 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).
Usui TakashiA New ELISA System for Detecting Autoantibodies to aminoacyl-tRNA Synthetases: Usefulness in Myositis and Interstitial Pneumonia.
Utset T. O.Effect of Belimumab, a B-Lymphocyte StimulatorSpecific Inhibitor, on Functional Antibodies to Pneumococcal, Tetanus, and Influenza Vaccines.
Utset Tammy O.Work Disability, Lost Productivity and Associated Risk Factors in Patients Diagnosed with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE).
 Immunogenicity of the Quadrivalent Recombinant HPV Vaccine in Female Systemic Lupus Erythematosus Patients Aged 9 to 26 Years.
 Trait-Stratified Genome-Wide Association Study Identifies Novel and Diverse Genetic Associations with Serologic and Cytokine Phenotypes in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus.
 IRF8 Allele Associated with Susceptibility to Multiple Sclerosis Is Associated with Serum Interferon Alpha and Serologic Profile in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus.
 Network Analysis of Associations between Serum Interferon Alpha, Serology, and Clinical Features in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus in a Large Multi-Ancestral Cohort.
Utsunomiya MasakoClinical Features of Acute Human Parvovirus B19 in Adults: What We Could Learn from It?
Utz Paul J.Enhancement of IL-17 and Interferon-gamma Inflammatory Pathways in IRF9/ MRL/lpr Mice with Disrupted Type I Interferon Signaling.
Uziel YuoefUpdate on the Juvenile Systemic Sclerosis Inception Cohort. www.juvenilescleroderma.com.
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