SPECTRA at the American College of Rheumatology Annual Meeting

Boston, 2014


1. SPECTRA Collaboration Meeting – November 14, 2014 at Boston University

99 Brookline Avenue in Boston, enter from Overland Street

Transportation:

The closest public trolley is at “Kenmore”, about a 3-5 minute walk.

It is near to Fenway Park (click here to see map).

 

2. ACR Study Group – High-Resolution peripheral Quantitative Computed Tomography (HR-pQCT) Imaging in Arthritis Study Group

 

Session Date:  Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Session Time:  1:00 - 2:00 pm

Room 259A, Boston Convention and Exhibition Centre

Presentations:

Dr. Charles Peterfy: Radiology Perspective on the Role of Magnetic Resonance Imaging and High-Resolution Peripheral Quantitative Computed Tomography in Trials and Clinical Practice

Dr. Xiaojuan Li: Multimodality Comparison: High-Resolution Peripheral Quantitative Computed Tomography with Magnetic Resonance Imaging and Ultrasound

Dr. Stephanie Boutroy: High-Resolution Peripheral Quantitative Computed Tomography in the Study of Psoriatic Arthritis

Dr. Stephanie Finzel: Reliability of High-Resolution Peripheral Quantitative Computed Tomography and Use for Longitudinal Studies – Erosion Assessment

Mr. Andrew Burghardt: Reliability of High-Resolution Peripheral Quantitative Computed Tomography and Use for Longitudinal Studies – Joint Space Assessment

 

3. Posters

1192: Erosions detected by magnet resonance imaging in patients with juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA) are true erosions as visualized by computed tomography. Finzel, Schett, Tzaribachev.

1301: Trabecular bone impairment assessed by HR-pQCT in Juvenile-Onset Systemic Lupus Erythematosus with vertebral fractures. Paupitz, Lima, Caparbo, Fuller, Bonfa, Pereira.

1892: In vivo visualizations of cortical microchannels in metacarpal bones in patients with cutaneous psoriasis by high resolution peripheral computed tomography – Detecting cortical pathologies before the clinical onset of psoriatic-arthritis. Simon, Faustini, Kleyer, Haschka, Werner, Hueber, Sticherling, Schett, Rech.

2130: Bone microstructure in patients with cutaneous psoriasis and no history of psoriatic arthritis shows bone anabolic changes at a great extent than in healthy controls. Simon, Faustini, Englbrecht, Kleyer, Kocijan, Haschka, Finzel, Kraus, Hueber, Sticherling, Schett, Rech.

2136: Rheumatoid arthritis erosion detection and measurement in longitudinal datasets using high-resolution peripheral quantitative computed tomography. Finzel, Barnabe, Stok, Scharmga, Burghardt, Hauge, Marotte, Boutroy, Engelke, Toepfer, Kraus, Kocijan, Li, de Jong.

2143: Cortical breaks and bone erosions in the hand joints: A cadaver study comparing conventional radiography with high-resolution and micro-computed tomography. Scharmga, van Tubergen, van den Bergh, de Jong, Peters, van Rietbergen, Geusens

2146: Optimal hand position for reliable volumetric joint space width measurements using high-resolution peripheral quantitative computed tomography. Barnabe, Manske, Jorgenson, Boyd.

2553: Compromised volumetric bone density, bone microarchitecture and bone strength in patients with ankylosing spondylitis: High-Resolution peripheral quantitative computed tomography (HRpQCT) based study. Haroon, Szabo, Raboud, Anton, Josse, Inman, Cheung.