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Upcoming events:

EULAR: Annual European Congress of Rheumatology
- Amsterdam 2018
To be announced.

Past presentations:

2014:

2014 ACR/ARHP Annual Meeting – Boston:

Abstract number 1390: Heterogeneity in cardiovascular risk factors, event rates and RA disease characteristics among patients with rheumatoid arthritis across 10 countries – Implications for CV risk assessment, ATACC-RA Collaborative Group.

EULAR 2014 Paris:

OP0164: A transatlantic cardiovascular risk calculator for rheumatoid arthritis (ATACC-RA), E. Arts.

SAT0121: Cardiovascular risk factors and outcomes in patients with rheumatoid arthritis across 7 countries, E. Arts.

2015:

2015 ACR/ARHP Annual Meeting – San Fransisco

Abstract Number 1592: Sex Differences in Cardiovascular Risk Factors and Event Rates in Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis – Data from 13 Rheumatology Centers, Silvia Rollefstad.

EULAR 2015 – Rome.

THU0135: Comparison of cardiovascular disease event rates among patients with reumatoid arthritis across 10 countries – Implications for CV risk assessment, ATACC-RA Consortium.

ISA 2015 – Amsterdam.

Abstract 13659: Development of a TransAtlantic Cardiovascular risk Calculator for Rheumatoid Arthritis (ATACC-RA), Anne Grete Semb.

EUROPREVENT 2015 – Lisbon.

P630: Heterogeneity of cardiovascular risk factors and disease characteristics and cardiovascular outcomes in patients with rheumatoid arthritis across 10 countries, Anne Grete Semb.

2016:

2016 EULAR – London.

OP0257: Rheumatoid arthritis-specific cardiovascular risk calculators are not superior to risk calculators established for the general population: A validation analysis of RA patients from 7 countries, C.S. Crowson.

THU0634: Sex differences in cardiovascular risk factors and event rates in patients with rheumatoid arthritis – Data from 13 rheumatology centers, S. Rollefstad.

2017:

2017 ACR/ARHP Annual Meeting – San Diego:

Epidemiology and Public Health Poster I: Rheumatoid Arthritis. Sunday, Nov 05 9:00 AM. Poster Hall C. Poster number 147: Prediction of cardiovascular events in rheumatoid arthritis using risk age calculations: Evaluation of concordance across risk age models, Grunde Wibetoe.

Dr. Philos thesis defence:

Cynthia Crowson submitted a thesis encompassing 3 papers with analyses from the ATACC-RA cohort to the University of Oslo, through the Preventive Cardio-Rheuma clinic, Diakonhjemmet Hospital, Oslo, Norway.

She defended her Dr. Philos. at the University of Oslo on November 30th 2017. Title: The Complexities of Accurately Assessing Cardiovascular Disease Risk among Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis.