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.


Early Rheumatoid Arthritis Presentation, Treatment and Outcomes in Aboriginal Patients in Canada: A Canadian Early Arthritis Cohort Study Analysis

Nagaraj S, Barnabe C, Schieir O, Pope J, Bartlett SJ, Boire G, Keystone E, Tin D, Haraoui B, Thorne JC, Bykerk VP, Hitchon C; Canadian Early Arthritis Cohort (CATCH) Investigators. Early Rheumatoid Arthritis Presentation, Treatment and Outcomes in Aboriginal Patients in Canada: A Canadian Early Arthritis Cohort Study Analysis. Arthritis Care Res. 2017 Nov 10. doi: 10.1002/acr.23470. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 29125904. Link to article here.

High Adherence to System-Level Performance Measures for Rheumatoid Arthritis in a National Early Arthritis Cohort Over Eight Years

Barber CEH, Schieir O, Lacaille D, Marshall DA, Barnabe C, Hazlewood G, Thorne JC, Ahluwalia V, Bartlett SJ, Boire G, Haraoui B, Hitchon C, Keystone E, Tin D, Pope JE, Denning L, Bykerk VP; Canadian Early Arthritis Cohort Investigators. High Adherence to System-Level Performance Measures for Rheumatoid Arthritis in a National Early Arthritis Cohort Over Eight Years. Arthritis Care Res. 2018 Feb 16. doi: 10.1002/acr.23439. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 29450976. Link to article here.

Overweight and Obesity Reduce the Likelihood of Achieving Sustained Remission in Early Rheumatoid Arthritis: Results from the Canadian Early Arthritis Cohort Study

Schulman E, Bartlett SJ, Schieir O, Andersen KM, Boire G, Pope JE, Hitchon C, Jamal S, Thorne CJ, Tin D, Keystone EC, Haraoui B, Goodman SM, Bykerk VP, Investigators C. Overweight and Obesity Reduce the Likelihood of Achieving Sustained Remission in Early Rheumatoid Arthritis: Results from the Canadian Early Arthritis Cohort Study. Arthritis Care Res. 2017 Nov 30. doi: 10.1002/acr.23457. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 29193840. Link to article here.

The effect of rheumatoid arthritis-associated autoantibodies on the incidence of cardiovascular events in a large inception cohort of early inflammatory arthritis

Barra LJ, Pope JE, Hitchon C, Boire G, Schieir O, Lin D, Thorne CJ, Tin D, Keystone EC, Haraoui B, Jamal S, Bykerk VP, on behalf of the CATCH group. The effect of rheumatoid arthritis-associated autoantibodies on the incidence of cardiovascular events in a large inception cohort of early inflammatory arthritis. Rheumatology (Oxford). 2017. doi: 10.1093/rheumatology/kew474. PubMed PMID: 28073956. Link to article here.

Thresholds for the 28-Joint Disease Activity Score (DAS28) Using C-Reactive Protein are Lower Compared to DAS28 Using Erythrocyte Sedimentation Rate in Early Rheumatoid Arthritis

Kuriya B, Schieir O, Lin D, Xiong J, Boire G, Haraoui B, Hitchon C, Jamal S, Pope J, Thorne C, Tin D, Keystone E, Bykerk VP, on behalf of CATCH Investigators. Thresholds for the 28-Joint Disease Activity Score (DAS28) Using C-Reactive Protein are Lower Compared to DAS28 Using Erythrocyte Sedimentation Rate in Early Rheumatoid Arthritis. Clin Exp Rheumatol 2017 (In press). Link to article here.

Validation of Self-Reported Cardiovascular Disease and Associated Comorbidities in a Large Canadian Cohort of Early Inflammatory Arthritis

Barra L, Arsenault-Mehta K, Pope J, Hitchon C, Boire G, Schieir O, Lin D, Thorne C, Tin D, Keystone E, Haraoui B, Jamal S, Bartlett SJ, Bykerk VP, and CATCH Investigators. Validation of Self-Reported Cardiovascular Disease and Associated Comorbidities in a Large Canadian Cohort of Early Inflammatory Arthritis. Submitted Scand J Rheum. 2017;7(1):211. doi: 10.4172/2161-1149.1000211. Link to article here.