01. Genomics, genetic basis of disease and HLA/T cell recognition  
No. Abstract title Author/Co-Authors details: Date Location Session
AB0023 POLYMORPHISMS OF SEROTONIN AND COMT RECEPTORS GENE AND PSYCHIATRIC STATUS IN TURKISH PATIENTS WITH FIBROMYALGIA Berna Tander,
Sezgin Gunes,
Omer Boke,
Gamze Alayli,
Nurten Kara,
Hasan Bagci,
Ferhan Canturk

Abstract B
THU0010 IDENTIFICATION OF DIFFERENTIAL GENETIC PROFILES IN SEVERE FORMS OF FIBROMYALGIA AND CHRONIC FATIGUE SYNDROME. Ferran Garcia-Fructuoso,
Jose Ignacio Lao-Villadoniga,
Estibaliz Olano-Martin,
Cristina Santos,
Violant Poca-Dias,
Joaquim Fernandez-Sola,
Antonio Martinez,
Laureano Simon,
Diego Tejedor
Thursday 14.06.2007 Poster Area
Poster
02. Cytokines and inflammatory mediators  
No. Abstract title Author/Co-Authors details: Date Location Session
AB0060 SERUM TNF -ALPHA LEVELS OF IN PAIENTS WITH ANKYLOSING SPONDYLITIS Yasemin Turan,
Hatice Topac,
Serpil Bal,
Alev Gurgan,
Serpil Karayagýz,
Mehmet Koseoglu

Abstract B
AB0061 SERUM TNF -ALPHA LEVELS OF IN PAIENTS WITH ANKYLOSING SPONDYLITIS Yasemin Turan,
Serpil Bal,
Hatice Topac,
Serpil Karayagiz,
Alev Gurgan,
Mehmet Koseoglu

Abstract B
07. RA – epidemiology, prognosis and predictors  
No. Abstract title Author/Co-Authors details: Date Location Session
FRI0201 QUALITY OF CARE OF RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS PATIENTS IN THE GENERAL POPULATION OF GERMANY – THE GERMAN RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS POPULATION SURVEY (GRAPS) Gisela Westhoff,
Angela Zink,
Claus Runge,
Timm Volmer,
Henning Zeidler,
Heiner Raspe,
Matthias Schneider
Friday 15.06.2007 Poster Area
Poster
08. RA – other clinical aspects and comorbidity  
No. Abstract title Author/Co-Authors details: Date Location Session
AB0224 COMORBIDITY IN RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS AND OSTEOARTHRITIS : EFFECTS ON FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY AND QUALITY OF LIFE Esma Ceceli,
Pýnar Borman,
Z. Rezan Yorgancioglu,
Rukiye Gündüz,
Mine Koybasi

Abstract B
FRI0265 CONTINUED NEED FOR OPIOIDS AND ANTIDEPRESSANTS IN RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS PATIENTS TREATED WITH METHOTREXATE OR TNF AGENTS Elena Massarotti,
Patricia Hines,
Tracy Li,
Ross Maclean
Friday 15.06.2007 Poster Area
Poster
FRI0267 EXCESS BODY WEIGHT IN EARLY RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS MAY INFLUENCE RESPONSE TO INITIAL DMARD THERAPY Laura McGregor,
Robin Munro
Friday 15.06.2007 Poster Area
Poster
11. RA – non-biologic treatment  
No. Abstract title Author/Co-Authors details: Date Location Session
AB0361 NSAID’S, NICE GUIDELINES, AND THROMBO-EMBOLIC ADVERSE EFFECTS Hamid Ali,
Adrian Pace,
Margaret Fraser,
Basavaraju Chandrappa,
Hanan Hassan,
Amjid Hammodi

Abstract B
AB0364 MUD-BATH APPLICATIONS IN MILD TO MODERATELY ACTIVE RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS Roberto Caporali,
Simona Bellometti,
Carlomaurizio Montecucco,
Caterine Klersy,
Laura Bogliolo,
Silvia Rossi

Abstract B
12. SLE, Sjögren’s and APS – clinical aspects and treatment  
No. Abstract title Author/Co-Authors details: Date Location Session
OP0113 UNDIFFERENTIATED CONNECTIVE TISSUE DISEASE (UCTD): BASAL CLINICAL AND SEROLOGICAL CHARACTERISTICS IN A GROUP OF 57 PATIENTS Arnulfo Nava,
Gerardo Orozco-Barocio,
Carlos Riebeling-Navarro,
Ignacio García-De La Torre,
Enrique Hinojosa-Pérez,
Miguel Trujillo-Reyes
Thursday 14.06.2007 15:30 - 17:00 112
Oral
Undifferentiated connective tissue diseases and overlap syndromes
SAT0088 CORRELATIONS OF SLEEP DISTURBANCES IN SLE PATIENTS - PART OF THE LULA-STUDY 2005 - Sandra Beer,
Borgi Winkler-Rohlfing,
Rebecca Fischer-Betz,
Jutta Richter,
Matthias Schneider
Saturday 16.06.2007 Poster Area
Poster
SAT0148 FIBROMYALGIA IN MEXICAN PATIENTS WITH PRIMARY SJOGREN'S SYNDROME. A CASE-CONTROL STUDY Arnulfo Nava,
Maria Gómez-Guerrero,
Enrique Hinojosa-Pérez,
Ignacio García de la Torre,
Carlos Riebeling-Navarro,
Gerardo Orozco-Barocio
Saturday 16.06.2007 Poster Area
Poster
SAT0185 ASSOCIATION BETWEEN FIBROMYALGIA AND MOOD DISORDER IN PATIENTS WITH SYSTEMIC LUPUS ERITHEMATHOSUS: A SERIES OF 77 PATIENTS. VICENTE TORRENTE SEGARRA,
JOSEP MARIA MANRESA DOMINGUEZ,
JORDI CARBONELL ABELLO
Saturday 16.06.2007 Poster Area
Poster
SAT0186 25-OH VITAMIN D INSUFFICENCY AND SECONDARY HYPERPARATHIROIDISM IN SYSTEMIC LUPUS ERITHEMATOSUS. VICENTE TORRENTE SEGARRA,
JORDI CARBONELL ABELLO
Saturday 16.06.2007 Poster Area
Poster
21. Fibromyalgia  
No. Abstract title Author/Co-Authors details: Date Location Session
AB0757 HEALTH AND SOCIAL RESOURCES UTILIZATION IN PATIENTS WITH FIBROMYALGIA SYNDROME Manuel Acasuso-Diaz,
. Andujar-Fernandez,
. De Miguel-Bartolome,
. Corral-Peralba,
. Galdo

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AB0758 PLATELET LEVELS OF CALCIUM, MAGNESIUM AND ATP IN FIBROMYALGIC PATIENTS: CORRELATIONS WITH CLINICAL PARAMETERS Laura Bazzichi,
Giovanni Mascia,
Camillo Giacomelli,
Antonio Lucacchini,
Tiziana Giuliano,
Alessandra Rossi,
Gino Giannaccini,
Francesca De Feo,
Laura Fabbrini,
Lara Schmid,
Stefano Bombardieri

Abstract B
AB0759 AUTONOMIC RESPONSE AND ERGOSPIROMETRIC TEST IN PATIENTS WITH FIBROMYALGIA pitiguara coelho,
anabel rodrigues,
grupi grupi,
valeria valim,
jamil natour,
samira miyamoyo

Abstract B
AB0760 AN OPEN LABEL CLINICAL TRIAL OF VENLAFAXINE TREATMENT OF FIBROMYALGIA: PRELIMINARY DATA Luigi De Filippis,
Gianfilippo Bagnato,
Antonio Bruno,
Saverio Anghelone,
Annalisa Caliri,
Irene Cocuzza,
Gianluca Bagnato

Abstract B
AB0761 EVALUATION OF GASTRIC EMPTYING RATE IN PATIENTS WITH FIBROMYALGIA Gulcan Gurer,
Bengu Beydag Odabasi,
Isil Berkit Karatas,
Serpil Erdogan,
Hamdi Afsin

Abstract B
AB0762 PATIENTS’ SATISFACTION WITH TREATMENT MODALITIES IN FIBROMYALGIA Mirjana Jeremic,
Radmila Petrovic,
Boza Josipovic

Abstract B
AB0763 EXCESSIVE TEAR EVAPORATION WAS MORE COMMON CAUSE OF DRY EYE IN FIBROMYALGIA PATIENTS. Ji Hyun Lee,
Hye jung Jang

Abstract B
AB0764 POLYSOMNOGRAPH STUDY’S ROLE IN PATIENTS WITH FIBROMYALGIA Maria Manrique,
Martina Steiner,
Jose Manuel Galan,
Roman Jurschik,
Antonio Pedrera,
Emilio Martin Mola

Abstract B
AB0765 INFLAMMATORY FIBROMYALGIA : IS IT REAL ? Samy Metyas,
John Ibrahim,
Glenn Ehresmann,
Daniel Arkfeld

Abstract B
AB0766 CHRONIC DIFFUSE PAIN SYNDROME AND AROMATASE INHIBITORS Nicolas Nemitz,
Patric Kurmann,
Daniel Van Linthoudt

Abstract B
AB0767 5-HT3 RECEPTOR ANTAGONISTS REGULATE AUTONOMOUS CARDIAC DYSFUNCTIONS IN FIBROMYALGIA SYNDROME Matthias Seidel,
Wolfgang Müller,
Thomas Stratz,
Gunter Weinreich

Abstract B
AB0768 FIBROMYALGIA AND TEMPOROMANDIBULAR DISORDER: TWO FACES OF THE SAME DISEASE. Lucienir Silva,
Narcisa Pavan

Abstract B
AB0769 TENDER POINTS COUNT, HEALTH AND PSYCHOLOGICAL STATUS IN FIBROMYALGIA PATIENTS: ARE THEY ASSOCIATED? Vlado Skakic,
Sladjana Bozilov,
Olivera Skakic

Abstract B
AB0770 PREVALENCE OF SELF-REPORTED CHRONIC WIDE-SPREAD PAIN AND DIAGNOSIS OF FIBROMYALGIA IN PATIENTS WITH RA AND IN COMMUNITY POPULATION OVER AGE 40 Tuulikki Sokka,
Pekka Hannonen

Abstract B
AB0771 NEUROTIC DISTURBANCES IN PRIMARY FIBROMYALGIA SYNDROME PATIENTS Alexander Zborovsky,
Galina Suleimanova,
Svetlana Kharchenko,
Rostislav Grekhoff,
Irina Zborovskaya

Abstract B
FRI0474 PREVALENCE AND FACTORS ASSOCIATED WITH FIBROMYALGIA IN ANKYLOSING SPONDYLITIS. A CROSS-SECTIONAL SPANISH REGISTER OF SPONDILOARTHROPATHYS (REGISPONSER). RAQUEL ALMODOVAR,
XAVI JUANOLA,
CARLOS GONZALEZ,
JUAN MULERO,
EDUARDO COLLANTES,
RAMON MAZZUCCHELLI,
PEDRO ZARCO,
JOSE LUIS FERNANDEZ SUEIRO,
JORDI GRATACOS,
ENRIQUE BATLLE,
JUAN CARLOS TORRES,
RAFAEL ARIZA
Friday 15.06.2007 Poster Area
Poster
FRI0475 CLINICAL CHARACTERISTICS AND PATTERNS OF HEALTHCARE UTILIZATION AMONG Areil Berger,
Gerry Oster,
Susan Martin,
Ellen Dukes
Friday 15.06.2007 Poster Area
Poster
FRI0476 AN EVAULATION OF THE SAFETY AND EFFICACY OF DULOXETINE IN THE TREATMENT OF WOMEN WITH FIBROMYLGIA SYNDROME: RESULTS FROM TWO CLINICAL STUDIES Deborah D\'Souza,
Lesley Arnold,
Yili Lu Pritchett,
Deborah D'Souza,
Daniel Kajdasz,
Amy Chappell,
Smriti Iyengar,
Joachim Wernicke
Friday 15.06.2007 Poster Area
Poster
FRI0477 FIBROMYALGIA AMONG MAJOR DEPRESSION DISORDER FEMALES COMPARED TO MALES Zamir Dovrish,
Tali Vishne,
Daniela Amital,
Alan Rubinow,
Howard Amital
Friday 15.06.2007 Poster Area
Poster
FRI0478 THE SPECIFICITY AND SENSITIVITY OF THE LONDON FIBROMYALGIA EPIDEMIOLOGY STUDY-SCREENING QUESTIONNAIRE FOR EPIDEMIOLOGICAL STUDIES. Mohamed Elleuch,
Sofične Baklouti,
Charles Taieb,
Jamel Damak,
Mouna Sellami,
Samah Ghroubi,
Mohamed Guermazi,
Claude Schmitt,
Etienne André
Friday 15.06.2007 Poster Area
Poster
FRI0479 EFFICACY OF ORAL MAGNESIUM THERAPY ON PRIMARY FIBROMYALGIA SYNDROME Hikmet Kocyigit,
Yasemin Turan,
Secil Ekinci,
Korhan Baris Bayram,
Alev Gurgan
Friday 15.06.2007 Poster Area
Poster
FRI0480 IS IT FEASIBLE FOR A SPECIALISED RHEUMATOLOGY NURSE TO (PARTIALLY) SUBSTITUTE RHEUMATOLOGISTS IN THE DIAGNOSTIC PROCESS OF FIBROMYALGIA? A RANDOMISED STUDY Mariëlle Kroese,
Monique Bessems-Beks,
Frans Nijhuis,
Guy Schulpen,
Hans Severens,
Robert Landewé
Friday 15.06.2007 Poster Area
Poster
FRI0481 INFLUENCE OF SPECIFIC REHABILITATION PROGRAMS ON PRESSURE PAIN THRESHOLDS IN PATIENTS WITH FIBROMYALGIA OR CHRONIC LOW BACK PAIN Didier Maquet,
Christophe Demoulin,
Marie-Paule Lecart,
Marie Faymonville,
Jean-Louis Croisier,
Jean-Michel Crielaard
Friday 15.06.2007 Poster Area
Poster
FRI0482 USE OF MAGNETIC RESONANCE IMAGING AND 31P-SPECTROSCOPY TO EXPLORE MUSCLE ENERGETICS IN FIBROMYALGIA PATIENTS Didier Maquet,
Marc Vanderthommen,
Marie-Paule Lecart,
Christophe Demoulin,
Anne Leroy-Willig,
Jean-Louis Croisier,
Jean-Michel Crielaard,
Pierre Carlier
Friday 15.06.2007 Poster Area
Poster
FRI0483 THE LACRIMAL AND SALIVARY GLAND FUNCTIONS IN PRIMARY FIBROMYALGIA SYNDROME Baris Nacir,
H. Rana Erdem,
Berna Erbas,
Ayse Burcu Nurozler,
M. Koray Demirel,
Huseyin Ustun,
Meliha Korkmaz
Friday 15.06.2007 Poster Area
Poster
FRI0484 INCREASED FREQUENCY OF GASTROINTESTINAL SYMPTOMS IN FIBROMIYALGIA PATIENTS AND ASSOCIATED FACTORS Ömer Pamuk,
Orbay Harmandar,
Necati Cakir,
Salim Dönmez,
Yusuf Yesil
Friday 15.06.2007 Poster Area
Poster
FRI0486 THE CLUES FOR THE RECOGNATION OF THE PATIENTS WITH FIBROMYALGIA Berna Tander,
Kivanc Cengiz,
Gamze Alayli,
Ilker Ilhanli,
Yuksel Bek,
Ferhan Canturk
Friday 15.06.2007 Poster Area
Poster
OP0031 PARAOXONASE AND ARYLESTERASE ACTIVITIES IN FIBROMYALGIA Ozlem Altindag,
Ali Gur,
Nazife Calgan,
Neslihan Soran,
Hakim Celik,
Sahabettin Selek
Thursday 14.06.2007 10:15 - 11:45 117
Oral
Abstract Session: Fibromyalgia
OP0033 SOMATOSENSORY PROFILE OF PATIENTS WITH FIBROMYALGIA Frank Petzke,
Roman Rolke,
Julia Samel,
Hanke Marcus,
Thorsten Giesecke,
Hans Gerbershagen,
R.D. Treede
Thursday 14.06.2007 10:15 - 11:45 117
Oral
Abstract Session: Fibromyalgia
OP0034 QUANTITATIVE ANALYSIS OF NAILFOLD CAPILLARY MORPHOLOGY IN PATIENTS WITH FIBROMYALGIA Hyun-Sook Kim,
Jin-Jung Choi,
Chul-Soo Cho,
Do-June Min,
Bo-Hyoung Park,
Wan-Uk Kim
Thursday 14.06.2007 10:15 - 11:45 117
Oral
Abstract Session: Fibromyalgia
OP0035 FREEDOM: THE FIBROMYALGIA RELAPSE EVALUATION AND EFFICACY FOR DURABILITY OF MEANINGFUL RELIEF TRIAL, A 6-MONTH, DOUBLE-BLIND, PLACEBO-CONTROLLED TRIAL OF PREGABALIN AS TREATMENT OF FIBROMYALGIA SYNDROME Leslie Crofford,
George Haig,
James Young,
Susan Simpson,
Jeannette Barrett
Thursday 14.06.2007 10:15 - 11:45 117
Oral
Abstract Session: Fibromyalgia
OP0036 PREGABALIN MONOTHERAPY FOR RELIEF OF SYMPTOMS OF FIBROMYALGIA SYNDROME: ANALYSIS OF TWO DOUBLE-BLIND, RANDOMIZED, CONTROLLED TRIALS Lesley Arnold,
Rachel Duan,
I. Russell,
Hana Florian,
James Young, Jr,
Susan Martin,
George Haig,
Jeannette Barrett
Thursday 14.06.2007 10:15 - 11:45 117
Oral
Abstract Session: Fibromyalgia
22. Back pain, Mechanical musculoskeletal problems, local soft tissue disorders  
No. Abstract title Author/Co-Authors details: Date Location Session
THU0370 SENSITIZATION OF THE NOCICEPTIVE SYSTEM IN PATIENTS WITH LOW BACK PAIN AND SICKNESS ABSENCE. ASSESSMENT OF WIDESPREAD MUSCLE TENDERNESS AND PRESSURE PAIN THRESHOLD AS RISK FACTORS Ole Jensen,
Kristian Stengaard-Pedersen,
Claus Nielsen
Thursday 14.06.2007 Poster Area
Poster
THU0373 THE ASSOCIATION BETWEEN CATASTROPHISING AND SELF-RATED PAIN AND DISABILITY IN PATIENTS WITH CHRONIC LOW BACK PAIN. Anne Mannion,
Haiko Sprott,
Kathrin Meyer,
Sven Hoffmann
Thursday 14.06.2007 Poster Area
Poster
25. Miscellaneous rheumatic diseases  
No. Abstract title Author/Co-Authors details: Date Location Session
AB0820 CRIOGLOBULINAEMIA AND SICCA SYNDROME IN RHEUMATIC PATIENTS Filipe Barcelos,
José Vaz Patto,
Ana Teixeira

Abstract B
AB0830 RHEUMATOLOGY AND PRIMARY CARE. HOW ARE PATIENTS REFERRED TO OUR OUTPATIENT CLINICS? Enrique Júdez,
Loreto Carmona,
Estibaliz Loza,
Gloria Garcia Consuegra,
Isabel Labiano,
Gines Sanchez Nievas,
Manuela Sianes,
Rebeca Belmonte,
Mamen Ortega

Abstract B
THU0405 JOINT HYPERMOBILITY DIAGNOSIS AND PREVALENCE IN THE BRAZILIAN UNIVERSITY STUDENTS Daniela Moraes,
Paulo Louzada Junior
Thursday 14.06.2007 Poster Area
Poster
26. Diagnostics and imaging procedures  
No. Abstract title Author/Co-Authors details: Date Location Session
SAT0435 A REGIONAL CEREBRAL BLOOD FLOW STUDY BETWEEN GENDERS IN FIBROMYALGIA Jonathan Chen,
Albert Kao,
Sun-Shen Sun,
Shen-Yu Su,
Cheng-Ming Yuang,
Kuo-Yang Yen,
Jiun-Yi Wang
Saturday 16.06.2007 Poster Area
Poster
SAT0436 NEUROIMAGING OF POSITRON EMISSION TOMOGRAPHY (PET) FINDINGS IN FIBROMYALGIA Jonathan Chen,
Albert Kao,
Sun-Shen Sun,
Shen-Yu Su,
Jiun-Yi Wang,
Kuo-Yang Yen,
Cheng-Ming Huang
Saturday 16.06.2007 Poster Area
Poster
SAT0470 MULTI-SITE PERFORMANCE EVALUATION OF THE AXSYM ANTI-CCP TEST Anil Vasishta,
Manfred Herold,
Werner Klotz,
Gerrit Visch,
LD Dikkeschei,
Jasper Remijn
Saturday 16.06.2007 Poster Area
Poster
27. Health service and outcome research.  
No. Abstract title Author/Co-Authors details: Date Location Session
AB0895 VALIDITY OF THE ARABIC MULTIDIMENSIONAL HEALTH ASSESSMENT QUESTIONNAIRE FOR USE IN STANDARD CLINICAL CARE OF PATIENTS SUFFERING FROM RHEUMATIC DISEASES. Yasser El Miedany,
Ihab Ahmed,
Maha El Gaafary,
Sally Youssef

Abstract B
AB0901 HEALTH STAUTUS OF PATIENTS WITH MUSCULOSKELETAL NON-INFLAMMATORY DISORDERS Estibaliz Loza,
Lydia Abasolo,
Ruth Lopez-Gonzalez,
Cristina Martinez-Prada,
Benjamin Gutierrez-Fernandez,
Cesar Hernandez-Garcia,
Luis Rodriguez,
Juan Jover

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