The full scientific papers that have resulted from CATCH research are listed below for you. The articles are listed based on the year in which they were published and with the name of the article. They are listed in a typical scientific format, with the authors listed first, followed by the title of the article, and followed by information about which journal it is published in, the year, issue number of the journal and page numbers. At the end of each listing there is a link to the website where the article can be read and downloaded. In all but a few cases the articles are available free of charge.


Identifying flares in rheumatoid arthritis: reliability and construct validation of the OMERACT RA Flare Core Domain Set

Bykerk VP, Bingham CO, Choy EH, Lin D, Alten R, Christensen R, Furst DE, Hewlett S, Leong A, March L, Woodworth T, Boire G, Haraoui B, Hitchon C, Jamal S, Keystone EC, Pope J, Tin D, Thorne JC, Bartlett SJ, on behalf of the OMERACT RA Flare Group and CATCH Investigators. Identifying flares in rheumatoid arthritis: reliability and construct validation of the OMERACT RA Flare Core Domain Set. RMD Open. 2016;2(1):e000225. doi: 10.1136/rmdopen-2015-000225. PubMed PMID: 27252895; PubMed Central PMCID: PMCPMC4885442. Link to article here.

Predicting Low Disease State and Remission in Early Rheumatoid Arthritis in the First Six Months, Comparing the Simplified Disease Activity Index and European League Against Rheumatism Response Measures: Results From an Early Arthritis Cohort.

Omair MA, Keystone E, Bykerk V, Lin D, Xiong J, Sun Y, Boire G, Thorne JC, Pope J, Hitchon C, Haraoui B, Tin D, Akhavan PS, Canadian Early Arthritis Cohort investigators. Predicting Low Disease State and Remission in Early Rheumatoid Arthritis in the First Six Months, Comparing the Simplified Disease Activity Index and European League Against Rheumatism Response Measures: Results From an Early Arthritis Cohort.. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2016. doi: 10.1002/acr.22983. PubMed PMID: 27564591. Link to article here.

Reduction in Serum Uric Acid May Be Related to Methotrexate Efficacy in Early Rheumatoid Arthritis: Data from the Canadian Early Arthritis Cohort (CATCH)

Lee JJ, Bykerk VP, Dresser GK, Boire G, Haraoui B, Hitchon C, Thorne C, Tin D, Jamal S, Keystone EC, Pope JE. Reduction in Serum Uric Acid May Be Related to Methotrexate Efficacy in Early Rheumatoid Arthritis: Data from the Canadian Early Arthritis Cohort (CATCH). Clin Med Insights Arthritis Musculoskelet Disord. 2016;9:37-43. doi: 10.4137/CMAMD.S38092. PubMed PMID: 27081318; PubMed Central PMCID: PMCPMC4821431. Link to article here.

Self-reported comorbidity is common in early inflammatory arthritis and associated with poorer function and worse arthritis disease outcomes: results from the Canadian Early Arthritis Cohort

Hitchon CA, Boire G, Haraoui B, Keystone E, Pope J, Jamal S, Tin D, Thorne C, Bykerk VP, investigators C. Self-reported comorbidity is common in early inflammatory arthritis and associated with poorer function and worse arthritis disease outcomes: results from the Canadian Early Arthritis Cohort. Rheumatology (Oxford). 2016. doi: 10.1093/rheumatology/kew061. PubMed PMID: 27330161. Link to article here.