Abstract Topics

The Scientific Committee invites all interested individuals to submit abstracts for the 17th Asia Pacific League of Associations for Rheumatology Congress (APLAR 2015). Individuals who have conducted extensive research in the field of Rheumatology can submit abstracts under the following topics:



1 Rheumatoid arthritis – prognosis, predictors and outcome
2 Rheumatoid arthritis – clinical aspects and co-morbidity
3 Rheumatoid arthritis – anti-TNFα therapy
4 Rheumatoid arthritis – non-TNFα biological therapies
5 Rheumatoid arthritis – non biologic treatment
6 Systemic lupus erythematosus, Sjogren’s and antiphospholipid syndrome – therapies
7 Systemic lupus erythematosus, Sjogren’s and antiphospholipid syndrome – clinical aspects, comorbidities and complications
8 Spondylarthropathies – clinical aspects and co-morbidity
9 Spondylarthropathies – biological and non-biological therapies
10 Psoriatic arthritis
11 Osteoarthritis
12 Osteoporosis
13 Metabolic bone diseases and crystal-induced diseases
14 Systemic vasculitis
15 Scleroderma, myositis and related syndromes
16 Infection-related rheumatic diseases
17 Fibromyalgia
18 Soft tissue rheumatism
19 Pediatric rheumatology
20 Behcet’s disease and miscellaneous rheumatic conditions
21 Imaging techniques and diagnosis
22 Epidemiology, health care system and pharmacoeconomics
23 Rehabilitation for rheumatic diseases
24 Advances in pain management
25 Basic Science related to Rheumatic Diseases
26 Genetics


27 Nursing
28 Physiotherapy
29 Occupational therapy
30 Psychological intervention and miscellaneous forms of care
31 Alternative medicine (eg. acupuncture)



Please contact the Congress Secretariat at aplar2015abstracts@kenes.com if you have any question related to abstract submission.