Rheumatoid Arthritis Clinical Aspects: Predictors of Outcome

Session Type: ACR Abstract Submissions
Tuesday, November 8, 2011: 4:30 PM-6:00 PM
W181b (McCormick Place West)
Moderators: John Isaacs, PhD, FRCP, Newcastle University and Jon T. Giles, MD, MPH, Columbia University Medical Center
4:30 PM
Clinical Disease Activity and Acute Phase Reactant (APR) Levels Are Discordant Among Patients with Active Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) and Contribute Separately to Predicting Outcome At 1 Year
Jonathan Kay, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA, Susan P. Messing, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, NY, Joel M. Kremer, Albany Medical College and The Center for Rheumatology, Albany, NY, Jeffrey D. Greenberg, New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY and Daniel E. Furst, UCLA Medical School, Los Angeles, CA
4:45 PM
Discordance Between Patients and Physicians in Assessments of Global Disease Activity in Rheumatoid Arthritis: Agreeing to Disagree
Thomas V. Jones1, Wenzhi Li1, Andrew S. Koenig1 and Michelle Stewart2, 1Pfizer Inc., Collegeville, PA, 2Pfizer Inc., Groton, CT
5:00 PM
Development of a Matrix Risk Model to Predict Rapid Radiographic Progression in Early Rheumatoid Arthritis. Results From a Randomized Trial Population
Saedis Saevarsdottir1, Kristina Forslind2, Kristina Albertsson1, Hamed Rezaei1, Arvid Engström1, Pierre Geborek3, Ingemar F. Petersson3, Sofia Ernestam4, Johan Bratt4 and Ronald F. van Vollenhoven1, 1The Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden, 2Helsingborgs Lasarett and Lund University, Lund, Sweden, 3Lund University, Lund, Sweden, 4Karolinska University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
5:15 PM
Derivation and Validation of An Infection Risk Score to Predict the Risk of Serious Infections for Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients
Jeffrey R. Curtis1, Fenglong Xie2, Paul M. Muntner2, Lang Chen2, Shuo Yang, Kenneth G. Saag1 and Elizabeth S. Delzell2, 1Univ of Alabama-Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, 2University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL
5:30 PM
Predictors of Work Disability During the First 3 Years After Diagnosis in a National Rheumatoid Arthritis Inception Cohort
Tor Olofsson1, Ingemar F. Petersson2, Jonas Eriksson3, Martin Englund4, Julia F. Simard3, Pierre Geborek1, Lennart TH Jacobsson5, Johan Askling3 and Martin Neovius3, 1Dept of Clinical Sciences Lund, Section of Rheumatology, Lund University, Lund, Sweden, 2Musculoskeletal Sciences, Dept of Orthopedics, Clinical Sciences Lund, Lund University, Lund, Sweden, 3Clinical Epidemiology Unit, Dept of Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Stockholm, Sweden, 4Lund University, Lund, Sweden, 5Section of Rheumatology, Malmo, Sweden
5:45 PM
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?
Aarat M. Patel1, Christine L. Amity2, Lynne M. Frydrych2, Derek Sippel2, Donald Jones2, Danielle Goudeau2, Heather Eng3, David Kyle3, Melissa Saul3, Daniel Hal Solomon4, Stephen R. Wisniewski3, Larry W. Moreland5 and Marc C. Levesque2, 1Univ of Pittsburgh Med Ctr / Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC, Pittsburgh, PA, 2Univ of Pittsburgh Med Ctr, Pittsburgh, PA, 3Univ of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, 4Brigham & Womens Hospital, Boston, MA, 5University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA
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