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.


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, Carter Thorne J, Tin D, Pope J, Hitchon C, Haraoui B, Akhavan PS, on behalf of CATCH 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 2017; 69: 737-741. doi: 10.1002/acr.22983

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, and CATCH Investigators. The effect of rheumatoid arthritis-associated autoantibodies on the incidence of cardiovascular events in a large inception cohort of early inflammatory arthritis. Rheumatol 2017; 56: 768-776. doi: 10.1093/rheumatology/kew474.

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, Pope J, Boire G, Haraoui B, Thorne JC, Tin D, Hitchon C, Jamal S, 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; 35: 799-803. Link to article here/Liens vers l'article ici.

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, on behalf of CATCH Investigators. Validation of Self-Reported Cardiovascular Disease and Associated Comorbidities in a Large Canadian Cohort of Early Inflammatory Arthritis. Rheumatology: Current Research 2017; 7: 1-4. doi: 10.4172/2161-1149.1000211.