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A.I. DuPont Hospital
Chronic TLR9 Activation Initiates Secondary Macrophage Activation Syndrome without Hemophagocytes and in the Absence of Foreign Antigen
Edward M. Behrens1, Tara T. Donnelly2, Portia A. Kreiger3, Michele Paessler2 and Gary A. Koretzky4, 1Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, 2Children's Hospital of Phila, Phila, PA, 3A.I. DuPont Hospital, Wilmington, DE, 4Univ of PA School of Medicine, Phila, PA
Abbott GmbH & Co. KG
Screening for Ankylosing Spondylitis and Other Axial Spondyloarthritides-Are Established Criteria for Inflammatory Back Pain Useful in Primary Care?
Annalina Braun1, Ertan Saracbasi1, Joachim Grifka2, Jörg Schnitker3, Franziska Klein4 and Jürgen Braun1, 1Rheumazentrum Ruhrgebiet, Herne, Germany, 2Asklepios Kliniken, Bad Abbach, Germany, 3Institut für angewandte Statistik, Bielefeld, Germany, 4Abbott GmbH & Co. KG, Wiesbaden, Germany
ABC Medical Center
The Prevalence of Inflammatory Back Pain, Spondyloarthritis, and Axial Spondyloarthritis in the Community
Ingris Pelaez-Ballestas1, Eduardo Navarro-Zarza1, Bernardo Julian1, Julio Casasola-Vargas1, Roxanna Flores-Camacho1, LH Sanin2, Armando Lopez3, Lourdes Rivas3 and Ruben Burgos-Vargas1, 1Hospital General de México, Mexico City, Mexico, 2UACH-INSP, Mexico, Mexico, 3ABC Medical Center, Mexico
Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam
Maintenance of T Cell Rap1 Signaling Protects Mice against Collagen-Induced Arthritis
Joana R.F. Abreu1, Sarah Krausz1, Wendy Dontje1, Aleksander M. Grabiec1, Daphne de Launay1, Margriet J. Vervoordeldonk1, Paul P. Tak2 and Kris A. Reedquist1, 1Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 2Academic Medical Center/ University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Monocyte Scintigraphy in Rheumatoid Arthritis, Dynamics of Monocyte Migration in Immune-Mediated Inflammatory Disease
Rogier M. Thurlings1, Carla A. Wijbrandts2, Roel Bennink2, Serge Dohmen3, Elena Izmailova4, Danielle M. Gerlag1, Berthe van Eck-Smit2 and Paul P. Tak5, 1Academic Medical Centre/University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 2Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 3Sanquin Research, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 4Millennium Pharmaceuticals, Cambridge, MA, 5Academic Medical Center/ University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Expression of Ang-1 and Engagement of Tie2 Is Related to Development of Persistent and Erosive Disease in Early Arthritis Patients
Marleen G.H. van de Sande1, Daphne deLaunay1, Gijs P.M. van de Sande1, Paul P. Tak2 and Kris A. Reedquist1, 1Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 2Academic Medical Center/ University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Academic Medical Center/ University of Amsterdam
Gene Function Relationships to Discover Novel Rheumatoid Arthritis Risk Loci
S. Raychaudhuri1, E.F. Remmers2, S. Eyre3, G. Xie4, L. Alfredsson5, J. Coblyn1, Lindsey A. Criswell6, T.W.J. Huizinga7, F.A.S. Kurreeman1, A.T. Lee8, L. Padyukov9, M.F. Seldin10, Paul P. Tak11, , I.E. van der Horst-Bruinsma13, Elizabeth W. Karlson14, R.E.M. Toes15, N. de Vries13, A.B. Begovich16, K.A. Siminovitch17, J. Worthington18, L. Klareskog9, P.K. Gregersen8, M.J. Daly19 and R.M. Plenge1, 1Brigham & Women's Hospital, Boston, MA, 2NIH-NIAMS, Bethesda, 3The University of Manchester, Manchester, United Kingdom, 4University of Toronto, Toronto, 5Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden, 6University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, 7Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, Netherlands, 8Feinstein Insititute Med Rsch, Manhasset, NY, 9Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden, 10Davis, 11Academic Medical Center/ University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 12GENRA Consortium, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 13Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA, 14Leiden University Medical Centre, Leiden, Netherlands, 15Roche Diagnostics, Pleasanton, CA, 16University of Toronto, 17arc Epidemiology Unit, Manchester, United Kingdom, 18Broad Institute, Cambridge, MA

Rituximab in Combination with Methotrexate (MTX) Significantly Inhibits Joint Damage and Improves Clinical Outcomes in Patients with Early Active RA Who Are Naïve to MTX: A Randomized Active Comparator Placebo-Controlled Trial (IMAGE)
Paul P. Tak1, William F. C. Rigby2, Andrea Rubbert-Roth3, Charles G. Peterfy4, Ronald F. van Vollenhoven5, William Stohl6, Eva Hessey7, Annie C. Chen8, Helen Tyrrell7 and Tim M. Shaw7, 1Academic Medical Center/ University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 2Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH, 3University of Cologne, Cologne, Germany, 4Synarc Inc., San Francisco, CA, 5The Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden, 6Univ Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, 7Roche Products Ltd, Welwyn Garden City, United Kingdom, 8Genentech, Inc, South San Francisco, CA

Mast Cells Contribute to Synovial Inflammation in Non-Psoriatic and Psoriatic Spondyloarthritis
Troy Noordenbos1, Nataliya Yeremenko1, Tineke Cantaert1, Christine Teitsma1, Marleen van de Sande1, Paul P. Tak2, Juan D. Canete3 and Dominique Baeten4, 1Academic Medical Center/University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 2Academic Medical Center/ University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 3Hospital Clinic de Barcelona and IDIBAPS, Barcelona, Spain, 4Academic Medical Centrum, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Complete T- and B-Cell Receptor Repertoire Analysis in Rheumatoid Arthritis Using Massive Parallel Sequencing
P.L. Klarenbeek1, M.E. Doorenspleet1, B.D.C. van Schaik1, M.M. Herenius1, M.E. Jakobs1, Tineke Cantaert2, D.L.P. Baeten1, A.H.C. van Kampen1, F. Baas1, Paul P. Tak3 and N. de Vries1, 1Academic Medical Center/Univ. of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 2Academic Medical Center/University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 3Academic Medical Center/ University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Abatacept in Psoriatic Arthritis: Results of a Phase II Study
P. Mease1, M. Genovese2, C. Ritchlin3, J. Wollenhaupt4, Paul P. Tak5, A. Kivitz6, G. Gladstein7, O. Bahary8, S. Kelly8, J. Teng8, J.-C. Becker8 and D. Gladman9, 1Swedish Medical Ctr/Univ. of Washington, Seattle, WA, 2Stanford Univ., Palo Alto, CA, 3Univ. of Rochester, Rochester, NY, 4Klinikum Eilbek, Hamburg, Germany, 5Academic Medical Center/ University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 6Altoona Center for Clinical Research, Duncansville, PA, 7New England Research Assoc, Trumbull, CT, 8Bristol-Myers Squibb, Princeton, NJ, 9Univ. of Toronto, Toronto, ON

AIN457 Shows a Good Safety Profile and Clinical Benefit in Patients with Active Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) Despite Methotrexate Therapy: 16-Weeks Results From a Randomized Proof-of-Concept Trial
Paul P. Tak1, P. Durez2, JJ. Gomez-Reino3, B. Wittmer4, V. Chindalore5, F. Di Padova6, AM. Wright6, G. Bruin6 and W. Hueber6, 1Academic Medical Center/ University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 2University of Louvain, Brussels, Belgium, 3University Clinical Hospital, Santiago de Compostela, Spain, 4Commonwealth Biomedical Research, Madisonville, KY, 5Pinnacle Research Group, Anniston, AL, 6Novartis Pharma AG, Basel, Switzerland

Maintenance of T Cell Rap1 Signaling Protects Mice against Collagen-Induced Arthritis
Joana R.F. Abreu1, Sarah Krausz1, Wendy Dontje1, Aleksander M. Grabiec1, Daphne de Launay1, Margriet J. Vervoordeldonk1, Paul P. Tak2 and Kris A. Reedquist1, 1Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 2Academic Medical Center/ University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Monocyte Scintigraphy in Rheumatoid Arthritis, Dynamics of Monocyte Migration in Immune-Mediated Inflammatory Disease
Rogier M. Thurlings1, Carla A. Wijbrandts2, Roel Bennink2, Serge Dohmen3, Elena Izmailova4, Danielle M. Gerlag1, Berthe van Eck-Smit2 and Paul P. Tak5, 1Academic Medical Centre/University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 2Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 3Sanquin Research, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 4Millennium Pharmaceuticals, Cambridge, MA, 5Academic Medical Center/ University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Expression of Ang-1 and Engagement of Tie2 Is Related to Development of Persistent and Erosive Disease in Early Arthritis Patients
Marleen G.H. van de Sande1, Daphne deLaunay1, Gijs P.M. van de Sande1, Paul P. Tak2 and Kris A. Reedquist1, 1Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 2Academic Medical Center/ University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Academic Medical Center/Univ. of Amsterdam
Complete T- and B-Cell Receptor Repertoire Analysis in Rheumatoid Arthritis Using Massive Parallel Sequencing
P.L. Klarenbeek1, M.E. Doorenspleet1, B.D.C. van Schaik1, M.M. Herenius1, M.E. Jakobs1, Tineke Cantaert2, D.L.P. Baeten1, A.H.C. van Kampen1, F. Baas1, Paul P. Tak3 and N. de Vries1, 1Academic Medical Center/Univ. of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 2Academic Medical Center/University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 3Academic Medical Center/ University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Academic Medical Center/University of Amsterdam
Mast Cells Contribute to Synovial Inflammation in Non-Psoriatic and Psoriatic Spondyloarthritis
Troy Noordenbos1, Nataliya Yeremenko1, Tineke Cantaert1, Christine Teitsma1, Marleen van de Sande1, Paul P. Tak2, Juan D. Canete3 and Dominique Baeten4, 1Academic Medical Center/University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 2Academic Medical Center/ University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 3Hospital Clinic de Barcelona and IDIBAPS, Barcelona, Spain, 4Academic Medical Centrum, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Complete T- and B-Cell Receptor Repertoire Analysis in Rheumatoid Arthritis Using Massive Parallel Sequencing
P.L. Klarenbeek1, M.E. Doorenspleet1, B.D.C. van Schaik1, M.M. Herenius1, M.E. Jakobs1, Tineke Cantaert2, D.L.P. Baeten1, A.H.C. van Kampen1, F. Baas1, Paul P. Tak3 and N. de Vries1, 1Academic Medical Center/Univ. of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 2Academic Medical Center/University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 3Academic Medical Center/ University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Angiogenesis, Cell Trafficking, and Cell Retention: The Dynamics of Inflammation
Paul P. Tak, MD, PhD, Div. of Clinical Immunology and Rheumatology, Academic Medical Center/University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Netherlands and Douglas J. Veale, FRCPI, MD, Rheumatology, St Vincents University Hospital, Dublin 4, Ireland
Academic Medical Centre/University of Amsterdam
Monocyte Scintigraphy in Rheumatoid Arthritis, Dynamics of Monocyte Migration in Immune-Mediated Inflammatory Disease
Rogier M. Thurlings1, Carla A. Wijbrandts2, Roel Bennink2, Serge Dohmen3, Elena Izmailova4, Danielle M. Gerlag1, Berthe van Eck-Smit2 and Paul P. Tak5, 1Academic Medical Centre/University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 2Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 3Sanquin Research, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 4Millennium Pharmaceuticals, Cambridge, MA, 5Academic Medical Center/ University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Academic Medical Centrum
Mast Cells Contribute to Synovial Inflammation in Non-Psoriatic and Psoriatic Spondyloarthritis
Troy Noordenbos1, Nataliya Yeremenko1, Tineke Cantaert1, Christine Teitsma1, Marleen van de Sande1, Paul P. Tak2, Juan D. Canete3 and Dominique Baeten4, 1Academic Medical Center/University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 2Academic Medical Center/ University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 3Hospital Clinic de Barcelona and IDIBAPS, Barcelona, Spain, 4Academic Medical Centrum, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Addenbrooke's Hospital
A Cross Sectional Study Comparing the CDA to the VDI for the Assessment of Damage in Vasculitis
R. Suppiah1, O. Flossmann2, C. Mukhtyar1, A. Judge1, D. Brown1, B. Baslund3, D. Jayne2, Mark A. Little4, J. Holle5, N. Hasan1 and R. Luqmani1, 1Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre, Oxford, United Kingdom, 2Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge, United Kingdom, 3The National University Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark, 4University of Birmingham, Birmingham, United Kingdom, 5University of Schleswig–Holstein, Bad Bramstedt, Germany

Vasculitis I
Alfred Mahr, MD, PhD, Internal Medicine, Hospital Cochin, Paris, France, Robert Spiera, MD, Rheumatology, HSS, New York, NY, David Jayne, FRCP, M.D., Medicine, Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge, United Kingdom and Steven Ytterberg, M.D., Rheumatology Division, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
Adelphi Real World
Moderate to Severe Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) Is Associated with Significant Work and Activity Impairment in Brazil: Findings From An Observational Study
R. Khandker1, GRC Pinheiro2, S. Kay3, J. Cristino3 and M. Tedeschi4, 1Wyeth Pharmaceutcials, Collegeville, PA, 2Rio De Janeiro State University, Brazil, 3Adelphi Real World, 4Wyeth Pharmaceutcials
Aker University Hospital, Oslo, Norway
Effects of Once-Yearly Zoledronic Acid 5mg in Combination with Teriparatide (PTH) On Postmenopausal Women with Osteoporosis
Cosman Felicia1, Kenneth Saag2, Erik Eriksen3, Chris Recknor4, Paul Miller5, Susan L. Greenspan6, Philemon Papanastasiou7, Hanumantha Rao8, Juerg Gasser7, Christina Bucci-Rechtweg9 and Steven Boonen10, 1Clinical Research Center, Helen Hayes Hospital, West Haverstraw, NY, 2University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL, 3Aker University Hospital, Oslo, Norway, Oslo, Norway, 4United Osteoporosis Centers, Gainesville, FL, USA, Gainesville, FL, 5Colorado Center for Bone Research, Lakewood, CO, 6University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, 7Novartis Pharma AG, Basel, Switzerland, 8Novartis Healthcare Pvt. Ltd, Hyderabad, India, 9Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corp, East Hanover, NJ, 10University of Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
Al. Fleming
ß2 Glycoprotein I (ß2GPI) Binds Platelet Factor 4 (PF4): Implications for the Pathogenesis of Antiphospholipid Syndrome
MP Sikara1, J G. Routsias2, M. Samiotaki3, G. Panayotou3, HM Moutsopoulos1 and P G. Vlachoyiannopoulos2, 1School of Medicine,National University of Athens, Athens, Greece, 2School of Medicine, National University of Athens, Athens, Greece, 3Al. Fleming, Greece
Alameda County Medical Center
Treatment of Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE) with Rituximab: 78-Week Safety Data From the Phase II/II EXPLORER Trial
Joan T. Merrill1, D.J. Wallace2, K.M. Latinis3, T.O. Utset4, R. Furie5, C. Michael Neuwelt6, Richard J. Looney7, H. Hsieh8, B. Wagner9 and P. Brunetta8, 1Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation, Oklahoma City, OK, 2Cedars-Sinai Medical Center/UCLA, West Hollywood, CA, 3Kansas University Medical Center, Kansas City, KS, 4University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, 5North Shore-LIJ Health System, Lake Success, NY, 6Alameda County Medical Center, Oakland, CA, 7University of Rochester, Rochester, NY, 8Genentech, Inc., South San Francisco, CA, 9Genentech, Inc., South San Francisco
Albany Medical College
LITHE: Tocilizumab Inhibits Radiographic Progression and Improves Physical Function in Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) Patients (Pts) at 2 Yrs with Increasing Clinical Efficacy Over Time
Roy Fleischmann, Metroplex Clinical Research Center, Dallas, TX, R. Burgos-Vargas, Hospital General de México, México, Mexico, P. Ambs, Roche, Basel, Switzerland, E. Alecock, Roche, Welwyn, United Kingdom and J. Kremer, Albany Medical College, Albany, NY

Safety and Efficacy After 24 Week (WK) Dosing of the Oral JAK Inhibitor CP-690,550 (CP) in Combination with Methotrexate (MTX) in Patients (PTS) with Active Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA)
J. Kremer1, S. Cohen2, B. Wilkinson3, D. Gruben3, G.V. Wallenstein3, K.S. Kanik3 and S.H. Zwillich3, 1Albany Medical College, Albany, NY, 2Metroplex Clinical Research Centre, Dallas, TX, 3Pfizer Inc, New London, CT

Gene-Gene Interactions Among Folate, Purine and Pyrimidine Gene Pathways Impact Methotrexate Tolerability in Rheumatoid Arthritis
Thierry Dervieux1, Judith Wessels2, Tahar van der Straaten2, Jason Moore3, Nadia Penrod3, Henk-Jan Guchelaar2 and Joel M. Kremer4, 1Cypress Bioscience, San Diego, CA, 2Leiden Medical Center, Leiden, Netherlands, 3Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, 4Albany Medical College, Albany, NY

Liver Enzyme Levels in Patients Receiving Tocilizumab with Methotrexate: 1-Year Results From the LITHE Study
J. Kremer1, Alain Cantagrel2, C. Montecucco3, R. Malamet4, Robert Pilson4 and M. H. Schiff5, 1Albany Medical College, Albany, NY, 2JE 2510, Purpan University Hospital, Toulouse, France, 3IRCCS Policlinico S Matteo, Pavia, Italy, 4Roche, Nutley, NJ, 5University of Colorado, Denver, CO

The Risk for Hospitalized and Outpatient Infections Related to Anti-TNF Therapy and Newer Biologics
Jeffrey R. Curtis1, Lang Chen1, John J. Cush2, Kathryn H. Dao3, Elizabeth Delzell1, D. E. Furst4, J. Greenberg5, Marc C. Hochberg6, Archana Jain1, Joel M. Kremer7, Nivedita Patkar1 and Daniel H. Solomon8, 1UAB, Birmingham, AL, 2Baylor Research Institute, Dallas, TX, 3Texas Health, Dallas, TX, 4UCLA, Los Angeles, CA, 5NYU, New York, NY, 6University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, 7Albany Medical College, Albany, NY, 8Brigham & Women's Hospital, Boston, MA
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Immediate Station Feedback During the Annual New York Rheumatology Objective Structured Clinical Examination (NY-ROSCE) Increases Intra-Exam Scores
Jessica Berman1, Theodore Fields1, Anne R. Bass1, Deana M. Lazaro2, Svetlana Krasnokutsky3, Elena S. Weinstein4, Edward Dwyer5, Huong Do1, Stephen Paget1 and Michael H. Pillinger3, 1Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY, 2SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY, 3NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases, New York, NY, 4Albert Einstein College of Medicine, White Plains, NY, 5Columbia U. College of P & S, New York, NY

Preventive IVIG Therapy for Congenital Heart Block (PITCH)
Deborah M. Friedman1, Carolina Llanos2, Peter M. Izmirly2, Mimi Y. Kim3 and Jill P. Buyon2, 1New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY, 2NYU School of Medicine, New York, NY, 3Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY
Albert Szent-Gyorgy Medical University
Gonadotrophins Are Associated with Chronic Widespread Pain in Middle-Aged and Older Men
Abdelouahid Tajar1, John McBeth1, Gyorgy Bartfai2, Felipe F. Casanueva3, Gianni Forti4, Krzysztof Kula5, Margus Punab6, Alan J. Silman7, Dirk Vanderschueren8, Frederick CW Wu1 and Terence W. O'Neill1, 1The University of Manchester, Manchester, United Kingdom, 2Albert Szent-Gyorgy Medical University, Szeged, Hungary, 3Santiago de Compostela University, Santiago, Spain, 4University of Florence, Florence, Italy, 5University of Lodz, Lodz, Poland, 6United Laboratories of Tartu University Clinics, Tartu, Estonia, 7Arthritis Research Campaign, Chesterfield, 8Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
Albert Szent-Gyorgy University
Chronic Widespread Pain Is Associated with Reduced Psychomotor Processing Speed in Middle-Aged and Older Men: Results From the European Male Ageing Study (EMAS)
David M. Lee1, Abdelouahid Tajar1, Neil Pendleton1, Gyorgy Bartfai2, Gianni Forti3, Aleksander Giwercman4, Dirk Vanderschueren5, Frederick CW Wu1 and John McBeth1, 1The University of Manchester, Manchester, United Kingdom, 2Albert Szent-Gyorgy University, Szeged, Hungary, 3University of Florence, Florence, Italy, 4Malmö University Hospital, Malmö, Sweden, 5Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
Allergy Center at Brookstone
Safety and Efficacy of Canakinumab (Ilaris) in Children Across Different Disease Severity Phenotypes of Cryopyrin Associated Periodic Syndrome (CAPS): Interim Results of An Ongoing Study
J.B. Kuemmerle Deschner1, R. Cartwright2, M. Gattorno3, F. Zulian4, P. Quartier5, J. Hoyer6, I. Foeldvari7, E. Ramos8, P.N. Hawkins9, K. Leslie10, G. Krammer11, S. Malfait11, R. Preiss12, A. Widmer11 and E. Hachulla13, 1Universitätsklinikum, Tübingen, Germany, 2Allergy Center at Brookstone, Columbus, 3Istituto Giannina Gaslini, Genova, Italy, 4University of Padova School of Medicine, Padova, Italy, 5Hopital Necker-Enfants Malades, Paris, France, 6Univ.-Klinikum Gießen und Marburg, Marburg, Germany, 7Hamburger Zentrum füer Kinder- und Jugendrheumatologie, Hamburg, Germany, 8Hospital Central de Asturias, Oviedo, Spain, 9Royal Free and University College Medical School, London, England, 10UCSF, School of Medicine, San Francisco, 11Novartis, Basel, Switzerland, 12Novartis, East Hanover, 13Hôpital Claude Huriez CHRU, Lille, France
Altoona Center for Clinical Research
Abatacept in Psoriatic Arthritis: Results of a Phase II Study
P. Mease1, M. Genovese2, C. Ritchlin3, J. Wollenhaupt4, Paul P. Tak5, A. Kivitz6, G. Gladstein7, O. Bahary8, S. Kelly8, J. Teng8, J.-C. Becker8 and D. Gladman9, 1Swedish Medical Ctr/Univ. of Washington, Seattle, WA, 2Stanford Univ., Palo Alto, CA, 3Univ. of Rochester, Rochester, NY, 4Klinikum Eilbek, Hamburg, Germany, 5Academic Medical Center/ University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 6Altoona Center for Clinical Research, Duncansville, PA, 7New England Research Assoc, Trumbull, CT, 8Bristol-Myers Squibb, Princeton, NJ, 9Univ. of Toronto, Toronto, ON
Ambroise Paré Hospital
High-Density Genome-Wide Linkage Study in Spondyloarthritis (SpA) Families Identifies Three New Significant Susceptibility Chromosomal Regions
Maxime Breban1, Félicie Costantino2, Elena Zinovieva2, Patrick Nitschke3, Jean Philippe Jais3, Emma Walton2, Roula Said Nahal1, Ivo Gut4, Diana Zelenika4, Gilles Chiocchia2 and Henri Jean Garchon2, 1Ambroise Paré Hospital, Boulogne-Billancourt, France, 2Institut Cochin, INSERM U567, Paris, France, 3Université Paris-Descartes, Paris, France, 4CNG, Evry, France
Amgen Inc.
The Effects of 6 Years of Continuous Denosumab Treatment On Bone Mineral Density and Biochemical Markers of Bone Turnover
P. Miller1, Michael Bolognese2, EM Lewiecki3, M. McClung4, R. Weinstein5, B. Ding6, RB Wagman7 and J. San Martin6, 1Colorado Center for Bone Research, Lakewood, CO, 2Bethesda Health Research Center, Bethesda, MD, 3New Mexico Clinical Research & Osteoporosis Center, Albuquerque, NM, 4Oregon Osteoporosis Center, Portland, OR, 5Diablo Clinical Research, Inc., Walnut Creek, CA, 6Amgen Inc., Thousand Oaks, CA, 7Amgen Inc. and Stanford University School of Medicine, Thousand Oaks and Stanford, CA

The Effects of Denosumab On Fracture Risk Reduction Related to Baseline Bone Resorption
M. McClung1, D. Bauer2, C. Christiansen3, P. Ebeling4, A. Grauer5, P. Lakatos6, W. Lems7, C. Libanati5, I. Reid8, C. Roux9, P. Sambrook10, A. Wang5, S. Cummings11 and R. Eastell12, 1Oregon Osteoporosis Center, Portland, OR, 2UCSF, San Francisco, CA, 3CCBR, Ballerup, Denmark, 4University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia, 5Amgen Inc., Thousand Oaks, CA, 6Semmelweis University, Budapest, Hungary, 7Vrije Universiteit medical Centre, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 8University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand, 9Paris Descartes University, Paris, France, 10University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia, 11SFCC, CPMC Research Institute & UCSF, San Francisco, CA, 12University of Sheffield, Sheffield, United Kingdom

Receptors for TSLP and IL-7 Strongly Promote Proteoglycan-Induced Arthritis
Sarita A.Y. Hartgring1, Cynthia R. Willis2, Johannes W. J. Bijlsma1, Femke Broere3, Floris P.J.G. Lafeber1 and Joel A.G. van Roon1, 1University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, Netherlands, 2Amgen Inc., Seattle, WA, 3University Utrecht, Utrecht, Netherlands
Amgen Inc. and Stanford University School of Medicine
The Effects of 6 Years of Continuous Denosumab Treatment On Bone Mineral Density and Biochemical Markers of Bone Turnover
P. Miller1, Michael Bolognese2, EM Lewiecki3, M. McClung4, R. Weinstein5, B. Ding6, RB Wagman7 and J. San Martin6, 1Colorado Center for Bone Research, Lakewood, CO, 2Bethesda Health Research Center, Bethesda, MD, 3New Mexico Clinical Research & Osteoporosis Center, Albuquerque, NM, 4Oregon Osteoporosis Center, Portland, OR, 5Diablo Clinical Research, Inc., Walnut Creek, CA, 6Amgen Inc., Thousand Oaks, CA, 7Amgen Inc. and Stanford University School of Medicine, Thousand Oaks and Stanford, CA
Amiens University Hospital
Hidden Diagnoses in Temporal Artery Biopsy Paraffin Blocks : The GRACG Study
Pierre Duhaut1, Jean Schmidt1, Denis Chatelain1, Fabienne Bellarbre1, Amar Smail1, Valery Salle1, Sylvie Bosshard2, Jean -Charles Piette3, Hélène Pellet2, Henri Sevestre1, Jean-Pierre Ducroix1 and GRACG study members4, 1Amiens University Hospital, Amiens, France, 2Claude Bernard University, Lyon, France, 3Department of Internal Medicine, Pitié-Salpêtrière Hospital, Paris, France, 4Amiens, France
arc Epidemiology Unit
Gene Function Relationships to Discover Novel Rheumatoid Arthritis Risk Loci
S. Raychaudhuri1, E.F. Remmers2, S. Eyre3, G. Xie4, L. Alfredsson5, J. Coblyn1, Lindsey A. Criswell6, T.W.J. Huizinga7, F.A.S. Kurreeman1, A.T. Lee8, L. Padyukov9, M.F. Seldin10, Paul P. Tak11, , I.E. van der Horst-Bruinsma13, Elizabeth W. Karlson14, R.E.M. Toes15, N. de Vries13, A.B. Begovich16, K.A. Siminovitch17, J. Worthington18, L. Klareskog9, P.K. Gregersen8, M.J. Daly19 and R.M. Plenge1, 1Brigham & Women's Hospital, Boston, MA, 2NIH-NIAMS, Bethesda, 3The University of Manchester, Manchester, United Kingdom, 4University of Toronto, Toronto, 5Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden, 6University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, 7Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, Netherlands, 8Feinstein Insititute Med Rsch, Manhasset, NY, 9Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden, 10Davis, 11Academic Medical Center/ University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 12GENRA Consortium, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 13Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA, 14Leiden University Medical Centre, Leiden, Netherlands, 15Roche Diagnostics, Pleasanton, CA, 16University of Toronto, 17arc Epidemiology Unit, Manchester, United Kingdom, 18Broad Institute, Cambridge, MA

Genome-Wide Association Scan in Systemic Sclerosis Identifies MHC Region and Two Additional Susceptibility Loci On 2q32 and 7q32
Timothy RDJ Radstake1, Behrooz Z. Alizadeh2, Rogelio Palomino-Morales3, Jasper C. A. Broen4, Jose-Ezequiel Martin5, Ruben 'T slot6, Carmen Simeon7, Lorenzo Beretta8, Norberto Ortego-Centeno9, P. Airo10, Gabriela Riemekasten11, Miguel A. Gonzalez-Gay12, N. Hunzelmann13, Anna Pros7, MC Vonk1, Marieke Coenen1, J.M. van Laar14, Ariane L. Herrick15, R. Hesselstrand16, Vanessa Smith17, Filip de Keyser18, F. Houssiau19, Mayte Camps7, Patricia E. Carreira20, Bernardino Diaz7, Paloma de la Peña7, Esther F. Vicente21, L. Rodriguez-Rodriguez22, Jose Román-Ivorra7, Antonio Fernández-Nebro23, Vicent Fonollosa7, Francisca Gonzalez-Escribano24, Meng May Chee25, Rajan Madhok26, Paul Shiels27, Rene Westhovens28, Wilfride de Baere29, Torsten Witte30, L. Padyukov31, L. Klareskog31, J. Worthington32, Blanca Rueda33, Bobby PC Koeleman34 and Javier Martin3, 1Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, Nijmegen, Netherlands, 2University of Groningen, Groningen, Netherlands, 3Instituto de Biomedicina y Parasitología López-Neyra, Granada, Spain, 4Radboud University Medical Center, Nijmegen, Netherlands, 5Researcher, Granada, Spain, 6Research Technician, Utrecht, Netherlands, 7Rheumatologist, Granada, Spain, 8Fondazione IRCCS policlinico mangiagalli Regina Elena and University of Milan, Italy, Milan, Italy, 9Hospital Clinico San Cecilio, Granada, Spain, 10Clinica Spedali Civili, Brescia, Italy, 11Rheumatologist, Berlin, Germany, 12Hospital Xeral-Calde, Lugo, Spain, 13Dermatology, Cologne, Germany, 14Newcastle University, Newcastle, United Kingdom, 15University of Manchester, Manchester, UK, United Kingdom, 16Rheumatology, Lund, Sweden, 17Rheumatologist, Gent, Belgium, 18Rheumatologist, Ghent, Belgium, 19Universite Catholique Louvain, Brussels, Belgium, 20Hospital 12 de Octubre, Madrid, Spain, 21Hospital de la Princesa, Madrid, Spain, 22Rheumatology Service, Hospital Clinico San Carlos, Madrid, Spain, 23Hospital regional Universitario Carlos Haya, Malaga, Spain, 24Hospital Universitario Virgen del Rocío, Sevilla, Spain, 25Rheumatologist, Glasgow, United Kingdom, 26Glasgow Royal Infirmary, Glasgow, 27Biologist, Glasgow, United Kingdom, 28UZ Gasthuisberg, Leuven, Belgium, 29Pediatrician, Ghent, Belgium, 30Hannover Medical School, Hannover, Germany, 31Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden, 32arc Epidemiology Unit, Manchester, United Kingdom, 33CSIC, Granada, Spain, 34University Medical Centre Utrecht, Utrecht, Netherlands

Meta-Analysis of Six Genome-Wide Association Studies in >25,000 Case-Control Samples Identifies New Rheumatoid Arthritis Risk Loci
E. Stahl1, S. Raychaudhuri1, R. Chen1, J. Coblyn1, N. Shadick1, Michael E. Weinblatt2, K.A. Siminovitch3, X. Liu4, G. Xie4, L. Klareskog5, L. Padyukov5, M. Seielstad5, AnnetteT Lee6, P.K. Gregersen7, J. Worthington8 and R.M. Plenge1, 1Brigham & Women's Hospital, Boston, MA, 2Brigham & Women's Hosp, Boston, MA, 3University of Toronto, 4University of Toronto, Toronto, 5Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden, 6Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, Manhasset, NY, 7Feinstein Insititute Med Rsch, Manhasset, NY, 8arc Epidemiology Unit, Manchester, United Kingdom
arc Epidemiology Unit, The University of Manchester
Rheumatoid Arthritis Susceptibility Variant at the CCL21 Locus Is Associated with Premature Mortality in Patients with Inflammatory Polyarthritis
T. Farragher1, D. Plant1, E. Flynn1, S. Eyre1, D. Bunn2, W. Thomson1, D. Symmons1 and A. Barton1, 1arc Epidemiology Unit, The University of Manchester, Manchester, United Kingdom, 2Norfolk Arthritis Register, Norwich, United Kingdom

Systemic Lupus Erythematosus Outcomes-Cardiovascular and Other Outcomes
I. N. Bruce, FRCP, MD, arc Epidemiology Unit, arc Epidemiology Unit, The University of Manchester, Manchester, United Kingdom, D.L. Kamen, MD, Medical Univ South Carolina, Charleston, SC, Alexandre E. Voskuyl, M.D., PhD, Rheumatology, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, Netherlands and Martin Aringer, M.D., Rheumatology, Medicine III, University Clinical Center, Technical University Dresden, Dresden, Germany
arc Epidemiology Unit, University of Manchester
Genome-Wide Association Study of Genetic Predictors of Anti-Tumour Necrosis Factor (TNF) Treatment in Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) Identifies Associations with Polymorphisms at Five Loci
Laura J. Gibbons1, Catherine Potter2, K. L. Hyrich1, Ann W. Morgan3, Anthony G. Wilson4, John D. Isaacs2, and A. Barton1, 1arc Epidemiology Unit, University of Manchester, Manchester, United Kingdom, 2Musculoskeletal Research Group, Newcastle University, Newcastle Upon Tyne, United Kingdom, 3University of Leeds, Leeds, United Kingdom, 4Sheffield Uni /Medical School, Sheffield, United Kingdom

Risk of Septic Arthritis in Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis Treated with Anti-TNF Therapy: Results From the BSR Biologics Register (BSRBR)
J. B. Galloway1, K. L. Hyrich1, L. K. Mercer1, W. G. Dixon1, A. P. Ustianowski2, K. D. Watson1, M. Lunt1, D. P. Symmons1 and On behalf of the BSRBR1, 1arc Epidemiology Unit, University of Manchester, Manchester, United Kingdom, 2North Manchester General Hospital, Manchester, United Kingdom

The Influence of Anti-TNF Therapy Upon Incidence of Non-Melanoma Skin Cancer (NMSC) in Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA): Results From the BSR Biologics Register (BSRBR)
L. K. Mercer1, J. B. Galloway1, M. Lunt1, W. G. Dixon1, K. D. Watson1, , D. P. Symmons1, K. L. Hyrich1 and On behalf of the BSRBR1, 1arc Epidemiology Unit, University of Manchester, Manchester, United Kingdom
Arcadia Univ
Berg Balance and Risk of Indoor and Outdoor Falls in Elderly Men and Women
Uyen-Sa DT Nguyen1, Lien Quach1, Jennifer L. Kelsey2, Douglas P. Kiel1, Andrew M. Galica1, Carol A. Oatis3 and Marian T. Hannan1, 1IFAR HSL, Boston, MA, 2UMass, Worcester, MA, 3Arcadia Univ, Glenside, PA

Describing “Usual” Physical Therapy Practice Following Total Knee Replacement in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania
Carol A. Oatis1, Jl Brennan1, S. Kushman1, A. Werner1 and Patricia D. Franklin2, 1Arcadia Univ, Glenside, PA, 2Univ of MA Med School, Worcester, MA
Armed Frcs Inst of Pathology
N/A
Mark D. Murphey, Armed Frcs Inst of Pathology, Washington, DC
Arthritis & Rheum Clinics KS
Fatigue Is Not An Inflammatory Marker of RA
Martin J. Bergman1, Shadi H. Shahouri2, Timothy S. Shaver2, James D. Anderson3, David N. Weidensaul2, Ruth E. Busch2, Shirley Wang2, Kaleb D. Michaud4 and F. Wolfe5, 1Drexel University College of Medicine, Ridley Park, PA, 2Arthritis & Rheum Clinics KS, Wichita, KS, 3Arthritis & Rheum Clinics KS, Leawood, KS, 4University of Nebraska Medical Center and NDB, Omaha, NE, 5National Data Bank, Wichita, KS
Arthritis & Rheumatic Disease Specialties
Retreatment with Rituximab (RTX) Based On a Treatment to Target (TT) Approach Provides Better Disease Control Than Treatment as Needed (PRN) in Patients (pts) with Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA)
Paul Emery1, Philip J. Mease2, Andrea Rubbert-Roth3, Jeffrey R. Curtis4, Ulf Müller-Ladner5, Norman B. Gaylis6, Gillian K. Armstrong7, Lachy McLean8, Mark Reynard7 and Helen Tyrrell7, 1Leeds General Infirmary, Leeds, United Kingdom, 2Seattle Rheumatology Association, Seattle, WA, 3University of Cologne, Cologne, Germany, 4University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL, 5Kerckhoff Clinic, Bad Nauheim, Germany, 6Arthritis & Rheumatic Disease Specialties, Aventura, FL, 7Roche Products Ltd, Welwyn Garden City, United Kingdom, 8Genentech Inc., South San Francisco, CA
Arthritis Associates
Miscellaneous Rheumatic and Inflammatory Diseases
Christopher R. Morris, MD, Arthritis Associates, Kingsport, TN, John A. Goldman, MD, # 293, Medical Quarters, Atlanta, GA and Kristine M. Lohr, MD, MS, Rheumatology Div, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY
Arthritis Care
The Arthritis Educational Needs Assessment Tool: Will It Work in the Community?
Mwidimi Ndosi1, Jackie Hill1, Jo Cumming2 and Claire Hale1, 1University of Leeds, Leeds, United Kingdom, 2Arthritis Care, London, United Kingdom
Arthritis Ctr
The Chest Also Has a Spine
Bruce Rothschild, Arthritis Ctr, Baldwin, KS and Youssef Masharawi, The Stanley Steyer School of Health Professions, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel-Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
Arthritis Program
Health-Related Quality of Life Among US Adults Aged 65+ with Arthritis
Sylvia E. Furner1, Jennifer M. Hootman2, C. G. Helmick3 and Matthew A. Zack3, 1University of Illinois Chicago School of Public Health/Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Chicago, IL, 2Arthritis Program, Atlanta, GA, 3Centers for Disease Control an, Atlanta, GA
Arthritis Research Campaign
Gonadotrophins Are Associated with Chronic Widespread Pain in Middle-Aged and Older Men
Abdelouahid Tajar1, John McBeth1, Gyorgy Bartfai2, Felipe F. Casanueva3, Gianni Forti4, Krzysztof Kula5, Margus Punab6, Alan J. Silman7, Dirk Vanderschueren8, Frederick CW Wu1 and Terence W. O'Neill1, 1The University of Manchester, Manchester, United Kingdom, 2Albert Szent-Gyorgy Medical University, Szeged, Hungary, 3Santiago de Compostela University, Santiago, Spain, 4University of Florence, Florence, Italy, 5University of Lodz, Lodz, Poland, 6United Laboratories of Tartu University Clinics, Tartu, Estonia, 7Arthritis Research Campaign, Chesterfield, 8Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
Arthritis Research Centre of Canada
Exploring the Ways People with Early Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) Medically Self-Manage
Paul M. Adam1, Anne F. Townsend2, Susan M. Cox2, Catherine L. Backman2, Zubin Amarsi3, Linda C. Li2 and , 1Mary Pack Arthritis Centre, Vancouver, BC, 2University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, 3Arthritis Research Centre of Canada, Vancouver, BC

Parenting Experience of Mothers with and without Inflammatory Arthritis
Catherine Backman1, Andrew Chalmers1, Pam Montie2 and Diane V. Lacaille1, 1University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, 2Arthritis Research Centre of Canada, Vancouver

Crossing the Threshold: Help-Seeking for Early Symptoms in People with Rheumatoid Arthritis
Linda C. Li1, Anne F. Townsend1, Paul M. Adam2, Susan M. Cox1, Zubin Amarsi3, Catherine L. Backman1 and , 1University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, 2Mary Pack Arthritis Centre, Vancouver, BC, 3Arthritis Research Centre of Canada, Vancouver, BC

Risk Factors for Incident Gout Among Women: A Prospective Study
Vidula Bhole1, Mary De Vera1, M. Mushfiqur Rahman1, E. Krishnan2 and Hyon K. Choi3, 1Arthritis Research Centre of Canada, Vancouver, BC, 2Stanford University School of Medicine, Palo Alto, CA, 3Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA

Quality of Non-Pharmacological Care for People with Osteoarthritis in the Community
Linda C. Li1, Eric C. Sayre2, Jacek Kopec1, John Esdaile3, Sherry Bar4 and Jolanda Cibere5, 1University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, 2Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, BC, 3Arthritis Research Centre of Canada, Vancouver, BC, 4BC Ministry of Health Services, Vancouver, BC, 5University of British Columbia and ARC, Vancouver
Arthritis WA
Self-Management for Osteoarthritis of the Knee; Health Professionals or Lay Leaders?
Sophie Coleman1, Jessica Rose2, Jean McQuade2, Graeme Carroll3, Charles Inderjeeth4 and N. Kathy Briffa1, 1Curtin Health Innovation Research Institute Curtin University of Technology, Bentley, Australia, 2Arthritis WA, Wembley, Australia, 3Arthrocare, Mt Lawley, Australia, 4SCGH, Nedlands, Australia
Arthrocare
Self-Management for Osteoarthritis of the Knee; Health Professionals or Lay Leaders?
Sophie Coleman1, Jessica Rose2, Jean McQuade2, Graeme Carroll3, Charles Inderjeeth4 and N. Kathy Briffa1, 1Curtin Health Innovation Research Institute Curtin University of Technology, Bentley, Australia, 2Arthritis WA, Wembley, Australia, 3Arthrocare, Mt Lawley, Australia, 4SCGH, Nedlands, Australia
ArthroVision Inc.
The Reduction in Serum Level of MMP-3 Seen in a Phase III Study in Knee Osteoarthritis Patients Is Predictive of the Protective Effect On Cartilage Volume Loss of a DMOAD Treatment
Jean-Pierre Pelletier1, Jean-Pierre Raynauld1, François Abram2, Judith Caron1, François Mineau1, B. Haraoui3, Denis Choquette4 and Johanne Martel-Pelletier1, 1Osteoarthritis Research Unit, University of Montreal Hospital Research Centre (CRCHUM), Notre-Dame Hospital, Montreal, QC, 2ArthroVision Inc., Montreal, QC, 3Institut de Rhumatolgie de Montreal, Montreal, QC, 4University of Montreal Hospital Research Centre (CRCHUM), Notre-Dame Hospital, Montreal, QC
Asklepios Kliniken
Screening for Ankylosing Spondylitis and Other Axial Spondyloarthritides-Are Established Criteria for Inflammatory Back Pain Useful in Primary Care?
Annalina Braun1, Ertan Saracbasi1, Joachim Grifka2, Jörg Schnitker3, Franziska Klein4 and Jürgen Braun1, 1Rheumazentrum Ruhrgebiet, Herne, Germany, 2Asklepios Kliniken, Bad Abbach, Germany, 3Institut für angewandte Statistik, Bielefeld, Germany, 4Abbott GmbH & Co. KG, Wiesbaden, Germany
Assiut University Hospital
Reliability, Validity, and Minimally Important Differences of the UCLA Scleroderma Clinical Trial Consortium Gastrointestinal Tract (UCLA SCTC 2.0) Instrument
Dinesh Khanna1, Ron Hays1, Paul Maranian2, James R. Seibold3, Ann J. Impens3, M. Mayes4, Philip J. Clements5, Nihal Fathi6 and Daniel E. Furst1, 1UCLA, Los Angeles, CA, 2David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA, 3University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, 4U.Texas Houston, Houston, TX, 5UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA, 6Assiut University Hospital, Assiut, Egypt
Associate Professor
Effectiveness of the Physical Therapy Agents On Lumbar Spondylosis Treatment
Mehmet Zeki Kiralp1, Engin Cakar2, Umit Dincer2 and Oguz Durmus2, 1Associate Professor, Istanbul, Turkey, 2MD, Istanbul, Turkey
AstraZeneca R&D
Incidence of Severe Knee and Hip Osteoarthritis in Relation to Dietary Intake of Antioxidants Beta–Carotene, Vitamin C, Vitamin E and Selenium: a Population-Based Prospective Cohort Study
Gunnar Engström1, Maria Gerhardsson de Verdier2, Peter M. Nilsson3, Elisabet Wirfält3, Carl Mellström2, Jan Rollof2 and Stefan Lohmander3, 1Lund University, Sweden, 2AstraZeneca R&D, Lund, Sweden, 3Lund University, Lund, Sweden
Athens Medical School
The Distribution of Inflammatory Cells at the Autoimmune Minor Salivary Gland (MSG) Lesions of Sjögren's Syndrome (SS) Varies According to Lesion Severity: Correlation with Adverse Prognostic Factors
MI Christodoulou1, Ek Kapsogeorgou1, NM Moutsopoulos2 and HM Moutsopoulos1, 1Athens Medical School, Athens, Greece, 2NIDCR, Bethesda, MD
Athens University School of Medicine
Comparison of Two Interferon-Gamma Release Assays to Tuberculin Skin Testing for Latent Tuberculosis Screening in Rheumatic Patients Starting Anti-TNF Treatment
Dimitrios Vassilopoulos, Stamatoula Tsikrika, Emilia Hadziyannis, Anna Kandili, Nikolaos Stamoulis and Athanasios Archimandritis, Athens University School of Medicine, Athens, Greece
Atkinson Research Laboratory, Barrow Neurological Institute
Bilateral Anterior Insular Glutamate (Glu) Is Asymmetrically Associated with Experimental Pain in Individuals with Fibromyalgia and Pain-Free Controls
Richard Harris1, Pia Sundgren1, James Hubbard1, A.D. (Bud) Craig2 and Daniel Clauw3, 1U. Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, 2Atkinson Research Laboratory, Barrow Neurological Institute, Phoenix, AZ, 3University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
Auckland District Health Board
Impact of Chronic Gout On Foot Function: Case-Control Study
Keith Rome1, David Survepalli1, Alex Sanders1, Maria Lobo2, Fiona M. McQueen3, Peter McNair1 and Nicola Dalbeth4, 1AUT University, Auckland, New Zealand, 2Auckland District Health Board, Auckland, New Zealand, 3University of Auckland, Auckland, 4University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand

Developing a Cartilage Scoring System for RA Using 3T MRI Scanning
Andrew Clarke1, Alexandra McHaffie1, Quentin Reeves1, Nicola Dalbeth2, Arista Chand3, Elizabeth Robinson3, Megan Williams1 and Fiona M. McQueen4, 1Auckland District Health Board, New Zealand, 2University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand, 3University of Auckland, New Zealand, 4University of Auckland, Auckland
AUT University
Impact of Chronic Gout On Foot Function: Case-Control Study
Keith Rome1, David Survepalli1, Alex Sanders1, Maria Lobo2, Fiona M. McQueen3, Peter McNair1 and Nicola Dalbeth4, 1AUT University, Auckland, New Zealand, 2Auckland District Health Board, Auckland, New Zealand, 3University of Auckland, Auckland, 4University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
Autoimmune Diseases. Hospital Clínic
Azathioprine Versus Mycophenolate Mofetil for Maintenance Immunosuppression of Proliferative Lupus Nephritis: Results of a Randomized Trial (MAINTAIN)
Frederic A. Houssiau1, David P. D'Cruz2, Shirish R. Sangle2, Philippe Remy3, Carlos Vasconcelos4, Enrique de Ramon Garrido5, Inge-Margrethe Gilboe Sr.6, Isabelle Ravelingien7, Maria Tektonidou8, Genevieve Depresseux1, Loic P. Guillevin9 and Ricard Cervera10, 1Universite catholique Louvain, Brussels, Belgium, 2Lupus Research Unit, The Rayne Institute, St Thomas' Hospital, London, United Kingdom, 3Hôpital Henri Mondor, Créteil, France, 4Unidade de Imunologia Clínica - Hospital Santo António, Oporto, Portugal, 5Hospital del SAS de Malaga, Malaga, Spain, 6Rikshospitalet, Oslo, Norway, 7Onze Lieve Vrouw Ziekenhuis, Aalst, Belgium, 8University of Athens, Athens, Greece, 9Hopital Cochin, Paris, France, 10Autoimmune Diseases. Hospital Clínic, Barcelona, Spain
AZ Arthritis Rheum Assoc
Rheumatoid Arthritis Therapy: Safety
Eric M. Ruderman, MD, Div of Rheumatology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, Daniel Aletaha, MD, Department of Internal Medicine III; Division of Rheumatology, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria, John RP Tesser, MD, AZ Arthritis Rheum Assoc, Paradise Valley, AZ and Kathryn Hobbs, M.D., Denver Arthritis Clinic, Denver, CO
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