Marissa Lassere

Summary

Affiliation: New South Wales
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The power of the protocol
    Marissa Lassere
    Department of Rheumatology, St George Hospital, 2217 New South Wales, Kogarah, Australia
    Lancet 360:1620-2. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Recurrent pregnancy loss with antiphospholipid antibody: a systematic review of therapeutic trials
    Marianne Empson
    Clinical Immunology Service, Auckland Hospital, New Zealand
    Obstet Gynecol 99:135-44. 2002
  3. ncbi request reprint The Sharp/van der Heijde method out-performed the Larsen/Scott method on the individual patient level in assessing radiographs in early rheumatoid arthritis
    Karin Bruynesteyn
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Rheumatology, University of Maastricht, P O Box 5800, 6202 AZ, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    J Clin Epidemiol 57:502-12. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Treatment of antiphospholipid syndrome in pregnancy--a systematic review of randomized therapeutic trials
    Marissa Lassere
    Department of Rheumatology, St George Hospital, Gray Street, Kogarah, 2217, NSW, Australia
    Thromb Res 114:419-26. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Training and calibration improve inter-reader reliability of joint damage assessment using magnetic resonance image scoring and computerized erosion volume measurement
    Paul Bird
    Rheumatology Department and the Magnetic Resonance Imaging Department, St George Hospital, Kogarah, New South Wales, Australia
    J Rheumatol 32:1452-8. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Simulation studies of surrogate endpoint validation using single trial and multitrial statistical approaches
    Marissa Lassere
    Department of Rheumatology, St George Hospital, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    J Rheumatol 34:616-9. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Summary findings of a systematic review of the ultrasound assessment of synovitis
    Fredrick Joshua
    Department of Rheumatology, St George Hospital, University of NSW, Sydney, Australia
    J Rheumatol 34:839-47. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint A multireader reliability study comparing conventional high-field magnetic resonance imaging with extremity low-field MRI in rheumatoid arthritis
    Paul Bird
    Department of Rheumatology, St George Hospital, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    J Rheumatol 34:854-6. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint A multicenter reliability study of extremity-magnetic resonance imaging in the longitudinal evaluation of rheumatoid arthritis
    Philip G Conaghan
    Academic Unit of Musculoskeletal Disease, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK
    J Rheumatol 34:857-8. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Developing a magnetic resonance imaging scoring system for peripheral psoriatic arthritis
    Fiona McQueen
    Department of Rheumatology, Auckland University, Auckland, New Zealand
    J Rheumatol 34:859-61. 2007

Detail Information

Publications28

  1. ncbi request reprint The power of the protocol
    Marissa Lassere
    Department of Rheumatology, St George Hospital, 2217 New South Wales, Kogarah, Australia
    Lancet 360:1620-2. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Recurrent pregnancy loss with antiphospholipid antibody: a systematic review of therapeutic trials
    Marianne Empson
    Clinical Immunology Service, Auckland Hospital, New Zealand
    Obstet Gynecol 99:135-44. 2002
    ..To explore the effects of interventions given to improve pregnancy outcome in women with antiphospholipid antibodies...
  3. ncbi request reprint The Sharp/van der Heijde method out-performed the Larsen/Scott method on the individual patient level in assessing radiographs in early rheumatoid arthritis
    Karin Bruynesteyn
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Rheumatology, University of Maastricht, P O Box 5800, 6202 AZ, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    J Clin Epidemiol 57:502-12. 2004
    ..To test the reliability of two radiologic scoring methods in rheumatoid arthritis (RA)--the Sharp/van der Heijde (SvH) and the Larsen/Scott (LS)--with generalizability analyses...
  4. ncbi request reprint Treatment of antiphospholipid syndrome in pregnancy--a systematic review of randomized therapeutic trials
    Marissa Lassere
    Department of Rheumatology, St George Hospital, Gray Street, Kogarah, 2217, NSW, Australia
    Thromb Res 114:419-26. 2004
    ..Ideally, co-operative large fully blinded placebo controlled randomized trials of therapy in patients with obstetric aPL stratified by different levels of risk are still required...
  5. ncbi request reprint Training and calibration improve inter-reader reliability of joint damage assessment using magnetic resonance image scoring and computerized erosion volume measurement
    Paul Bird
    Rheumatology Department and the Magnetic Resonance Imaging Department, St George Hospital, Kogarah, New South Wales, Australia
    J Rheumatol 32:1452-8. 2005
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  6. ncbi request reprint Simulation studies of surrogate endpoint validation using single trial and multitrial statistical approaches
    Marissa Lassere
    Department of Rheumatology, St George Hospital, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    J Rheumatol 34:616-9. 2007
    ..This report examines one component of the schema. It surveys the literature on methods of statistical validation of surrogate markers and compares these methods head-to-head using simulated datasets...
  7. ncbi request reprint Summary findings of a systematic review of the ultrasound assessment of synovitis
    Fredrick Joshua
    Department of Rheumatology, St George Hospital, University of NSW, Sydney, Australia
    J Rheumatol 34:839-47. 2007
    ..The review highlights the current gaps in the literature, including a lack of reliability data with respect to intra-occasion and intra- and inter-reader reliability. Current work by our group is addressing these issues...
  8. ncbi request reprint A multireader reliability study comparing conventional high-field magnetic resonance imaging with extremity low-field MRI in rheumatoid arthritis
    Paul Bird
    Department of Rheumatology, St George Hospital, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    J Rheumatol 34:854-6. 2007
    ..However, for synovitis and bone edema, considerable intermachine and interreader variability was found. Further studies are needed before recommendations on multireader E-MRI assessment of these pathologies can be given...
  9. ncbi request reprint A multicenter reliability study of extremity-magnetic resonance imaging in the longitudinal evaluation of rheumatoid arthritis
    Philip G Conaghan
    Academic Unit of Musculoskeletal Disease, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK
    J Rheumatol 34:857-8. 2007
    ..Overall, E-MRI demonstrated ability to detect change comparable to that reported for high-field MRI for erosion and synovitis...
  10. ncbi request reprint Developing a magnetic resonance imaging scoring system for peripheral psoriatic arthritis
    Fiona McQueen
    Department of Rheumatology, Auckland University, Auckland, New Zealand
    J Rheumatol 34:859-61. 2007
    ..Measures to improve reliability for future exercises will include reviewing definitions of pathological features and prior reader calibration...
  11. ncbi request reprint Documenting damage progression in a two-year longitudinal study of rheumatoid arthritis patients with established disease (the DAMAGE study cohort): is there an advantage in the use of magnetic resonance imaging as compared with plain radiography?
    Paul Bird
    St George Hospital, Belgrave Street, Kogarah, New South Wales 2217, Australia
    Arthritis Rheum 50:1383-9. 2004
    ..The present study evaluated the progression of erosive damage in patients with established RA by using limited field of view MRI and comparing the results with those obtained by radiography...
  12. ncbi request reprint OMERACT Rheumatoid Arthritis Magnetic Resonance Imaging Studies. Core set of MRI acquisitions, joint pathology definitions, and the OMERACT RA-MRI scoring system
    Mikkel Østergaard
    Danish Research Center of Magnetic Resonance and Department of Rheumatology at the Copenhagen University Hospital at Hvidovre, Denmark
    J Rheumatol 30:1385-6. 2003
    ..MRI definitions of important RA joint pathologies, and a "core set" of basic MRI sequences for use in RA are also suggested...
  13. ncbi request reprint Computerized measurement of magnetic resonance imaging erosion volumes in patients with rheumatoid arthritis: a comparison with existing magnetic resonance imaging scoring systems and standard clinical outcome measures
    Paul Bird
    Rheumatology Department, St George Hospital, Kogarah, New South Wales, Australia
    Arthritis Rheum 48:614-24. 2003
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  14. ncbi request reprint OMERACT Rheumatoid Arthritis Magnetic Resonance Imaging Studies. Exercise 4: an international multicenter longitudinal study using the RA-MRI Score
    Philip Conaghan
    Academic Unit of Musculoskeletal and Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Leeds, UK
    J Rheumatol 30:1376-9. 2003
    ..Bone defects had the poorest agreement and have been omitted from new scoring recommendations. Despite limited training, multicenter readers demonstrated acceptable levels of agreement...
  15. ncbi request reprint OMERACT Rheumatoid Arthritis Magnetic Resonance Imaging Studies. Exercise 3: an international multicenter reliability study using the RA-MRI Score
    Marissa Lassere
    Department of Rheumatology, St George Hospital, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    J Rheumatol 30:1366-75. 2003
    ..Whether the score is sensitive to change will be determined by its performance in longitudinal and intervention studies...
  16. ncbi request reprint OMERACT Rheumatoid Arthritis Magnetic Resonance Imaging Studies. Summary of OMERACT 6 MR Imaging Module
    Fiona McQueen
    Department of Rheumatology, Auckland Hospital, New Zealand
    J Rheumatol 30:1387-92. 2003
    ..It has been endorsed by the MRI working group and OMERACT 6 participants as useful for inclusion as an outcome measure in clinical trials...
  17. ncbi request reprint Standardizing assessment and reporting of adverse effects in rheumatology clinical trials II: the Rheumatology Common Toxicity Criteria v.2.0
    Thasia Woodworth
    Roche Pharmaceuticals, Welwyn Garden City, UK
    J Rheumatol 34:1401-14. 2007
    ..At OMERACT 8, a workshop group reviewed the use of the RCTC and other instruments in rheumatology clinical trials to date, to revise and to stimulate its implementation...
  18. ncbi request reprint Rheumatoid arthritis: time for trials of therapeutic targets
    John Edmonds
    J Rheumatol 29:2041-4. 2002
  19. ncbi request reprint Repair of erosions in rheumatoid arthritis does occur. Results from 2 studies by the OMERACT Subcommittee on Healing of Erosions
    John T Sharp
    University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    J Rheumatol 30:1102-7. 2003
    ..This study provides evidence that repair of bone damage in RA does occur, resulting in some degree of improvement, which was recognized by a majority of a panel of experts...
  20. ncbi request reprint The OMERACT Magnetic Resonance Imaging Inflammatory Arthritis Group - advances and priorities
    Mikkel Østergaard
    Department of Rheumatology, Copenhagen University Hospitals at Herlev, Denmark
    J Rheumatol 34:852-3. 2007
    ..This work focused on testing the reliability of dedicated extremity MRI in rheumatoid arthritis and on the initial steps in the development of an MRI score for peripheral psoriatic arthritis...
  21. ncbi request reprint MCID/Low Disease Activity State Workshop: low disease activity state in rheumatoid arthritis
    George Wells
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Community Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Canada
    J Rheumatol 30:1110-1. 2003
    ..This article describes the process of the MCID/Low Disease Activity State Workshop at OMERACT 6 to develop such a definition...
  22. ncbi request reprint MCID/Low Disease Activity State Workshop: summary, recommendations, and research agenda
    George Wells
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Community Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    J Rheumatol 30:1115-8. 2003
    ..This article presents an overview of that workshop, including results of the voting, a summary of associated discussions, recommendations, and a proposed research agenda...
  23. ncbi request reprint Power Doppler ultrasound in musculoskeletal disease: a systematic review
    Fredrick Joshua
    Rheumatology Department, St George Hospital, Kogarah, NSW, Australia
    Semin Arthritis Rheum 36:99-108. 2006
    ..To evaluate the performance characteristics of power Doppler ultrasound as a diagnostic and monitoring tool in the assessment of musculoskeletal disease through a systematic review of the literature...
  24. ncbi request reprint OMERACT Rheumatoid Arthritis MRI Studies Module
    Charles Peterfy
    Synarc Inc, San Francisco, California 94105, USA
    J Rheumatol 30:1364-5. 2003
    ..This article also details the way in which the RA MRI Working Group developed and undertook a series of structured exercises to evaluate the reliability and sensitivity to change of the RA-MRI score (RAMRIS)...
  25. ncbi request reprint Variability of precision in scoring radiographic abnormalities in rheumatoid arthritis by experienced readers
    John T Sharp
    University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, Washington, USA
    J Rheumatol 31:1062-72. 2004
    ..To determine the extent of precision and sources of variability among experts on scoring radiographic abnormalities in rheumatoid arthritis...
  26. ncbi request reprint OMERACT Rheumatoid Arthritis Magnetic Resonance Imaging Studies. Exercise 5: an international multicenter reliability study using computerized MRI erosion volume measurements
    Paul Bird
    Department of Rheumatology, St George Hospital, Sydney, Australia
    J Rheumatol 30:1380-4. 2003
    ..Despite high ICC, the inter-observer reliability is not sufficient for multicenter use without prior reader training and calibration. The optimal slice thickness was not determined...
  27. ncbi request reprint Magnetic resonance imaging computerized assessment in rheumatoid arthritis: comment on the article by Goldbach-Mansky et al
    Paul Bird
    Arthritis Rheum 50:1011-2. 2004
  28. ncbi request reprint Treatment of psoriatic arthritis and rheumatoid arthritis with disease modifying drugs -- comparison of drugs and adverse reactions
    Philip S Helliwell
    Academic Unit of Musculoskeletal and Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK
    J Rheumatol 35:472-6. 2008
    ..Although it seems likely that these conditions have a different pathogenesis, the drugs used to treat them are the same. Our study used a cross-sectional clinical database to compare drug use and side-effect profile in these 2 diseases...