Marie Hudson

Summary

Affiliation: McGill University
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Comparison of the PHQ-9 and CES-D depression scales in systemic sclerosis: internal consistency reliability, convergent validity and clinical correlates
    Katherine Milette
    Department of Psychiatry, McGill University and Jewish General Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 49:789-96. 2010
  2. doi request reprint Diagnostic criteria of systemic sclerosis
    Marie Hudson
    Department of Medicine, McGill University, Jewish General Hospital, 3755 Cote Ste Catherine, Montreal, H3T 1E3 Quebec, Canada Division of Rheumatology, Jewish General Hospital, 3755 Cote Ste Catherine, Montreal, H3T 1E3 Quebec, Canada Lady Davis Institute, Jewish General Hospital, 3755 Cote Ste Catherine, Montreal, Quebec H3T 1E3, Canada Electronic address
    J Autoimmun 48:38-41. 2014
  3. doi request reprint Comparison of different measures of diffusing capacity for carbon monoxide (DLCO) in systemic sclerosis
    Marie Hudson
    Division of Rheumatology, Jewish General Hospital, Room A 725, 3755 Cote Ste Catherine Road, Montreal, QC, Canada, H3T 1E2
    Clin Rheumatol 32:1467-74. 2013
  4. doi request reprint The validity of administrative data to identify hip fractures is high--a systematic review
    Marie Hudson
    Lady Davis Institute for Medical Research, Jewish General Hospital, Room A 725, 3755 Cote Ste Catherine Road, Montreal, Quebec H3T 1E2, Canada
    J Clin Epidemiol 66:278-85. 2013
  5. pmc Clinical significance of antibodies to Ro52/TRIM21 in systemic sclerosis
    Marie Hudson
    Division of Rheumatology, Jewish General Hospital, 3755 Cote Ste Catherine, Montréal H3T 1E3, Quebec, Canada
    Arthritis Res Ther 14:R50. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Longitudinal study of renal function in systemic sclerosis
    Melissa Caron
    McGill University, Jewish General Hospital, Room A 725, 3755 Cote Ste Catherine Road, Montreal, Quebec H3T 1E2, Canada
    J Rheumatol 39:1829-34. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Clinical correlates of CENP-A and CENP-B antibodies in a large cohort of patients with systemic sclerosis
    Marie Hudson
    Jewish General Hospital, Room A 725, 3755 Cote Ste Catherine Road, Montreal, Quebec H3T 1E2, Canada
    J Rheumatol 39:787-94. 2012
  8. pmc The association between systemic glucocorticoid therapy and the risk of infection in patients with rheumatoid arthritis: systematic review and meta-analyses
    William G Dixon
    Arthritis Research UK Epidemiology Unit, Manchester Academic Health Science Centre, Stopford Building, The University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester, M13 9PT, UK
    Arthritis Res Ther 13:R139. 2011
  9. doi request reprint Discordance between patient and physician assessments of disease severity in systemic sclerosis
    Marie Hudson
    Jewish General Hospital, Room A 725, 3755 Cote Ste Catherine Road, Montreal, Quebec H3T 1E2, Canada
    J Rheumatol 37:2307-12. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Systemic sclerosis: establishing diagnostic criteria
    Marie Hudson
    Jewish General Hospital and McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Medicine (Baltimore) 89:159-65. 2010

Detail Information

Publications94

  1. doi request reprint Comparison of the PHQ-9 and CES-D depression scales in systemic sclerosis: internal consistency reliability, convergent validity and clinical correlates
    Katherine Milette
    Department of Psychiatry, McGill University and Jewish General Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 49:789-96. 2010
    ....
  2. doi request reprint Diagnostic criteria of systemic sclerosis
    Marie Hudson
    Department of Medicine, McGill University, Jewish General Hospital, 3755 Cote Ste Catherine, Montreal, H3T 1E3 Quebec, Canada Division of Rheumatology, Jewish General Hospital, 3755 Cote Ste Catherine, Montreal, H3T 1E3 Quebec, Canada Lady Davis Institute, Jewish General Hospital, 3755 Cote Ste Catherine, Montreal, Quebec H3T 1E3, Canada Electronic address
    J Autoimmun 48:38-41. 2014
    ..The EULAR Scleroderma Trial and Research group (EUSTAR) is currently in the process of prospectively validating a set of diagnostic criteria for the very early diagnosis of SSc and results are expected in 2015. ..
  3. doi request reprint Comparison of different measures of diffusing capacity for carbon monoxide (DLCO) in systemic sclerosis
    Marie Hudson
    Division of Rheumatology, Jewish General Hospital, Room A 725, 3755 Cote Ste Catherine Road, Montreal, QC, Canada, H3T 1E2
    Clin Rheumatol 32:1467-74. 2013
    ..Low DLCOsb/VAsb is more specific for pulmonary vascular disease and should be the preferred measure of gas exchange in SSc...
  4. doi request reprint The validity of administrative data to identify hip fractures is high--a systematic review
    Marie Hudson
    Lady Davis Institute for Medical Research, Jewish General Hospital, Room A 725, 3755 Cote Ste Catherine Road, Montreal, Quebec H3T 1E2, Canada
    J Clin Epidemiol 66:278-85. 2013
    ..To determine the validity of the diagnostic algorithms for osteoporosis and fractures in administrative data...
  5. pmc Clinical significance of antibodies to Ro52/TRIM21 in systemic sclerosis
    Marie Hudson
    Division of Rheumatology, Jewish General Hospital, 3755 Cote Ste Catherine, Montréal H3T 1E3, Quebec, Canada
    Arthritis Res Ther 14:R50. 2012
    ..We undertook this study to determine the clinical and serologic associations of anti-Ro52/TRIM21 antibodies in patients with systemic sclerosis (SSc)...
  6. doi request reprint Longitudinal study of renal function in systemic sclerosis
    Melissa Caron
    McGill University, Jewish General Hospital, Room A 725, 3755 Cote Ste Catherine Road, Montreal, Quebec H3T 1E2, Canada
    J Rheumatol 39:1829-34. 2012
    ..To determine the prevalence of renal disease and the course of renal function over time in patients with systemic sclerosis (SSc)...
  7. doi request reprint Clinical correlates of CENP-A and CENP-B antibodies in a large cohort of patients with systemic sclerosis
    Marie Hudson
    Jewish General Hospital, Room A 725, 3755 Cote Ste Catherine Road, Montreal, Quebec H3T 1E2, Canada
    J Rheumatol 39:787-94. 2012
    ..To study the clinical phenotypes of centromeric proteins (CENP)-A- and CENP-B-positive patients with systemic sclerosis (SSc) and to compare them to anticentromere antibody (ACA)-positive and negative SSc patients...
  8. pmc The association between systemic glucocorticoid therapy and the risk of infection in patients with rheumatoid arthritis: systematic review and meta-analyses
    William G Dixon
    Arthritis Research UK Epidemiology Unit, Manchester Academic Health Science Centre, Stopford Building, The University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester, M13 9PT, UK
    Arthritis Res Ther 13:R139. 2011
    ..The objective of this study was to perform a systematic review and meta-analysis of the effect of glucocorticoid (GC) therapy on the risk of infection in patients with RA...
  9. doi request reprint Discordance between patient and physician assessments of disease severity in systemic sclerosis
    Marie Hudson
    Jewish General Hospital, Room A 725, 3755 Cote Ste Catherine Road, Montreal, Quebec H3T 1E2, Canada
    J Rheumatol 37:2307-12. 2010
    ..To describe the magnitude and correlates of discordance between patient and physician assessments of disease severity in patients with systemic sclerosis (SSc)...
  10. doi request reprint Systemic sclerosis: establishing diagnostic criteria
    Marie Hudson
    Jewish General Hospital and McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Medicine (Baltimore) 89:159-65. 2010
    ..We conclude that important diagnostic clues in patients with SSc include Raynaud phenomenon, skin involvement, clinically visible mat-like telangiectasias, and SSc-related autoantibodies...
  11. doi request reprint Time to diagnosis in systemic sclerosis: is sex a factor?
    Marie Hudson
    Sir Mortimer B Davis Jewish General Hospital and McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Arthritis Rheum 61:274-8. 2009
    ..To determine whether sex plays a role in the time to diagnosis of systemic sclerosis (SSc)...
  12. doi request reprint Work disability in systemic sclerosis
    Marie Hudson
    Sir Mortimer B Davis Jewish General Hospital and McGill University, Quebec, Canada
    J Rheumatol 36:2481-6. 2009
    ..Little is known about work disability in SSc. We undertook this study to determine the prevalence and demographic and clinical correlates of work disability in a large cohort of patients with SSc...
  13. doi request reprint Quality of life in patients with systemic sclerosis compared to the general population and patients with other chronic conditions
    Marie Hudson
    SMBD Jewish General Hospital and McGill University, Room A 216, 3755 Cote Ste Catherine Road, Montreal, Quebec H3T 1E2, Canada
    J Rheumatol 36:768-72. 2009
    ..We compared the HRQOL of SSc patients with individuals in the general population and patients with other common chronic diseases...
  14. doi request reprint Validity of self-reported comorbidities in systemic sclerosis
    Marie Hudson
    Sir Mortimer B Davis Jewish General Hospital and McGill University, Montreal, Quebec H3T 1E2, Canada
    J Rheumatol 36:1477-80. 2009
    ..To assess the validity of self-reports by patients with systemic sclerosis (SSc) of 5 common, chronic conditions (hypertension, diabetes, cancer, depression, and osteoarthritis/back pain) as compared to chart review...
  15. doi request reprint Health-related quality of life in systemic sclerosis: a systematic review
    Marie Hudson
    SMBD Jewish General Hospital and McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Arthritis Rheum 61:1112-20. 2009
    ..The objective of this study was to systematically review the literature on HRQOL in SSc measured using the Medical Outcomes Trust Short Form 36 (SF-36)...
  16. doi request reprint Clinical correlates of self-reported physical health status in systemic sclerosis
    Marie Hudson
    SMBD Jewish General Hospital and McGill University, Room A 216, 3755 Cote Ste Catherine Road, Montreal, Quebec H3T 1E2, Canada
    J Rheumatol 36:1226-9. 2009
    ..Our objective was to identify the clinical characteristics that correlate with the physical health status of patients with SSc, as assessed by the Medical Outcomes Trust Short Form-36 (SF-36)...
  17. ncbi request reprint Reliability of widefield capillary microscopy to measure nailfold capillary density in systemic sclerosis
    M Hudson
    Division of Rheumatology, Jewish General Hospital and McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 28:S36-41. 2010
    ..To determine intra- and inter-observer reliability of widefield microscopy to measure nailfold capillary density in patients with systemic sclerosis (SSc)...
  18. doi request reprint Cigarette smoking in patients with systemic sclerosis
    Marie Hudson
    SMBD Jewish General Hospital and McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Arthritis Rheum 63:230-8. 2011
    ..To determine the effects of cigarette smoking on vascular, gastrointestinal, and respiratory outcomes in patients with systemic sclerosis (SSc)...
  19. doi request reprint Modeling smoking in systemic sclerosis: a comparison of different statistical approaches
    Marie Hudson
    Jewish General Hospital and McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken) 63:570-8. 2011
    ..To determine the effect of different methods of modeling smoking on vascular outcomes in rheumatic diseases...
  20. ncbi request reprint Angiotensin II receptor blockers for the treatment of heart failure: a class effect?
    Marie Hudson
    Division of Clinical Epidemiology, Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, Quebec
    Pharmacotherapy 27:526-34. 2007
    ..To examine the class effect of angiotensin II receptor blockers (ARBs) on mortality in patients with heart failure who were aged 65 years or older...
  21. ncbi request reprint Parabolas of medication use and discontinuation after myocardial infarction--are we closing the treatment gap?
    Marie Hudson
    Division of Clinical Epidemiology, The Research Institute of the McGill University Health Center, 687 Pine Avenue West, Building V, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 16:773-85. 2007
    ....
  22. doi request reprint Quality of life in systemic sclerosis: psychometric properties of the World Health Organization Disability Assessment Schedule II
    Marie Hudson
    Sir Mortimer B Davis Jewish General Hospital and McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Arthritis Rheum 59:270-8. 2008
    ..To determine the validity of the World Health Organization Disability Assessment Schedule II (WHODAS II) in systemic sclerosis (SSc)...
  23. ncbi request reprint Risk of congestive heart failure with nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs and selective Cyclooxygenase 2 inhibitors: a class effect?
    Marie Hudson
    The Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Arthritis Rheum 57:516-23. 2007
    ..Nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) as a class have been shown to increase the risk of congestive heart failure (CHF) compared with celecoxib. The magnitude of the risk for individual NSAIDs is not known...
  24. ncbi request reprint Sex differences in the effectiveness of angiotensin receptor blockers and angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors in patients with congestive heart failure--a population study
    Marie Hudson
    Division of Clinical Epidemiology, The Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre, 1650 Cedar Ave, Montreal, QC, Canada
    Eur J Heart Fail 9:602-9. 2007
    ..We wish to determine whether there are sex-related differences in the optimal treatment of congestive heart failure...
  25. ncbi request reprint Hypocomplementemia in systemic sclerosis--clinical and serological correlations
    Marie Hudson
    SMBD Jewish General Hospital and McGill University, 3755 Cote Sainte Catherine Road, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Rheumatol 34:2218-23. 2007
    ..We hypothesized that hypocomplementemia in SSc might indicate the presence of overlap disease. We investigated if SSc patients with hypocomplementemia had more features of overlap disease than those with normal complement levels...
  26. doi request reprint Patients with systemic autoimmune diseases could not distinguish comorbidities from their index disease
    Marie Hudson
    McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Clin Epidemiol 61:654-62. 2008
    ..To assess the construct validity of the Self-Administered Comorbidity Questionnaire (SCQ) in patients with systemic sclerosis (SSc) and systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE)...
  27. ncbi request reprint Improving the sensitivity of the American College of Rheumatology classification criteria for systemic sclerosis
    M Hudson
    McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 25:754-7. 2007
    ....
  28. ncbi request reprint Update on indices of disease activity in systemic sclerosis
    Marie Hudson
    Division of Rheumatology, McGill University, Montreal, Canada
    Semin Arthritis Rheum 37:93-8. 2007
    ..An important barrier in the study of systemic sclerosis (SSc) is the difficulty in measuring disease activity. We reviewed the literature on currently available global measures of disease activity in SSc...
  29. ncbi request reprint Comparison of measures of medication persistency using a prescription drug database
    Marie Hudson
    Division of Clinical Epidemiology, The Research Institute of the McGill University Health Center, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Am Heart J 153:59-65. 2007
    ..We undertook a study of persistency to statins using various definitions to compare the results obtained with the different definitions...
  30. doi request reprint Sociodemographic, disease, and symptom correlates of fatigue in systemic sclerosis: evidence from a sample of 659 Canadian Scleroderma Research Group Registry patients
    Brett D Thombs
    McGill University and Jewish General Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Arthritis Rheum 61:966-73. 2009
    ..To assess fatigue levels and demographic, socioeconomic, disease, and psychosocial correlates of fatigue in patients with systemic sclerosis (SSc)...
  31. ncbi request reprint Is serum albumin a marker of malnutrition in chronic disease? The scleroderma paradigm
    Murray Baron
    SMBD Jewish General Hospital, Room A 216, 3755 Cote Ste Catherine Road, Montreal, Quebec, H3T 1E2, Canada
    J Am Coll Nutr 29:144-51. 2010
    ..Malnutrition is common in many chronic diseases, but physicians may rely on a low albumin value before deciding that malnutrition is present...
  32. doi request reprint Prevalence and clinical correlates of pruritus in patients with systemic sclerosis
    Ilya Razykov
    McGill University and Jewish General Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Arthritis Rheum 61:1765-70. 2009
    ..The objectives of this study were to document the proportion of SSc patients with pruritus on most days, to determine when in the course of the disease pruritus is most prevalent, and to identify clinical correlates...
  33. doi request reprint Prevalence, severity, and clinical correlates of pain in patients with systemic sclerosis
    Orit Schieir
    McGill University and Jewish General Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken) 62:409-17. 2010
    ..The present study estimated prevalence, severity, and associations between SSc clinical variables and pain in all patients with SSc and in limited cutaneous (lcSSc) and diffuse cutaneous (dcSSc) subsets...
  34. ncbi request reprint Effect of chronic intake of NSAIDs and cyclooxygenase 2-selective inhibitors on esophageal cancer incidence
    Marc Bardou
    Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, McGill University and McGill University Health Center, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 2:880-7. 2004
    ..We investigated the effects of the selective cyclooxygenase 2 inhibitors (coxibs), rofecoxib and celecoxib, the nonselective nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), and aspirin on esophageal cancer...
  35. doi request reprint Malnutrition is common in systemic sclerosis: results from the Canadian scleroderma research group database
    Murray Baron
    SMBD Jewish General Hospital and McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Rheumatol 36:2737-43. 2009
    ..Little is known about nutritional status in SSc. We investigated the prevalence and demographic and clinical correlates of nutritional status in a large cohort of patients with SSc...
  36. doi request reprint Reliability and validity of the center for epidemiologic studies depression scale in patients with systemic sclerosis
    Brett D Thombs
    Sir Mortimer B Davis Jewish General Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Arthritis Rheum 59:438-43. 2008
    ..Our objective was to assess the internal consistency reliability, convergent validity, and structural/construct validity of the Center for Epidemiologic Studies Depression Scale (CES-D) in patients with SSc...
  37. doi request reprint Association of pruritus with quality of life and disability in systemic sclerosis
    Ghassan El-Baalbaki
    McGill University and Jewish General Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken) 62:1489-95. 2010
    ..The objective of this study was to investigate the association of pruritus with QOL and disability in SSc...
  38. doi request reprint Prevalence and clinical correlates of symptoms of depression in patients with systemic sclerosis
    Brett D Thombs
    Sir Mortimer B Davis Jewish General Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Arthritis Rheum 59:504-9. 2008
    ..To assess the prevalence and predictors of symptoms of depression in a large sample of patients with systemic sclerosis (SSc)...
  39. doi request reprint Clinical correlates of quality of life in systemic sclerosis measured with the World Health Organization Disability Assessment Schedule II
    Marie Hudson
    Sir Mortimer B Davis Jewish General Hospital and McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Arthritis Rheum 59:279-84. 2008
    ....
  40. doi request reprint Clinical correlates of sleep problems in systemic sclerosis: the prominent role of pain
    Katherine Milette
    Department of Psychiatry, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 50:921-5. 2011
    ..Little research, however, has examined factors associated with sleep disruption in SSc. Therefore, the objective of this study was to investigate socio-demographic and medical factors associated with sleep disruption in SSc...
  41. doi request reprint Clinical and serologic factors associated with lupus pleuritis
    Shikha Mittoo
    Department of Medicine, University of Manitoba, Manitoba, Canada
    J Rheumatol 37:747-53. 2010
    ..Pleuritis is a common manifestation and independent predictor of mortality in systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE). We examined the prevalence of pleuritis and factors associated with pleuritis in a multicenter Canadian SLE cohort...
  42. doi request reprint Sleep disturbances in systemic sclerosis: evidence for the role of gastrointestinal symptoms, pain and pruritus
    Katherine Milette
    Jewish General Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 52:1715-20. 2013
    ..Sleep disturbance has been identified as an important contributor to poor quality of life. The objective was to investigate socio-demographic and medical factors potentially associated with sleep disturbance in SSc...
  43. doi request reprint The cost of systemic sclerosis
    Sasha Bernatsky
    McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Arthritis Rheum 61:119-23. 2009
    ..To assess costs related to systemic sclerosis (SSc) and their determinants...
  44. doi request reprint Frequency and impact of symptoms experienced by patients with systemic sclerosis: results from a Canadian National Survey
    Marielle Bassel
    Jewish General Hospital, Department of Psychiatry, Montreal, Quebec H3T 1E4, Canada
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 50:762-7. 2011
    ..The objective of the present study was to identify symptoms of SSc that patients rated as frequent and that highly impacted their ability to carry out daily activities...
  45. doi request reprint Healthcare costs of inflammatory myopathies
    Sasha Bernatsky
    Division of Clinical Epidemiology, Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre, 687 Pine Avenue West, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Rheumatol 38:885-8. 2011
    ..Little information exists regarding the economic burden related to inflammatory myopathies. Our objective was to estimate health services costs in a large, unselected, population-based sample of patients with inflammatory myopathies...
  46. doi request reprint Demographic and clinical factors associated with physician service use in systemic sclerosis
    Sasha Bernatsky
    Division of Clinical Epidemiology, Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre, 687 Pine Avenue West, V Building, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, H3A 1A1
    J Rheumatol 36:96-8. 2009
    ..To assess physician service use in a large sample of patients with systemic sclerosis (SSc), and to determine factors associated with physician use...
  47. doi request reprint Disability in systemic sclerosis -- a longitudinal observational study
    Mireille Schnitzer
    Jewish General Hospital, Montreal, Quebec H3T 1E2, Canada
    J Rheumatol 38:685-92. 2011
    ..To assess disability in systemic sclerosis (SSc) longitudinally and to identify disease-specific determinants, after accounting for informative patient dropout...
  48. doi request reprint Assessment of reproductive history in systemic sclerosis
    Sasha Bernatsky
    McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Arthritis Rheum 59:1661-4. 2008
    ..To assess the number of live births in women whose systemic sclerosis (SSc) onset occurred during their reproductive years, and to compare this with general population rates...
  49. pmc Differences in outcomes of patients with congestive heart failure prescribed celecoxib, rofecoxib, or non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs: population based study
    Marie Hudson
    Division of Clinical Epidemiology, Research Institute of McGill University Health Center, 1650 Cedar Avenue, Montreal, QC, H3G 1A4 Canada
    BMJ 330:1370. 2005
    ....
  50. doi request reprint High rates of depressive symptoms among patients with systemic sclerosis are not explained by differential reporting of somatic symptoms
    Brett D Thombs
    Sir Mortimer B Davis Jewish General Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Arthritis Rheum 59:431-7. 2008
    ..The objective of this study was to assess whether these high rates result from differential reporting of somatic symptoms related to the high physical burden of SSc...
  51. doi request reprint Association of smoking with cutaneous manifestations in systemic lupus erythematosus
    Josiane Bourré-Tessier
    McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken) 65:1275-80. 2013
    ..To examine the association between smoking and cutaneous involvement in systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE)...
  52. doi request reprint The clinimetric properties of the World Health Organization Disability Assessment Schedule II in early inflammatory arthritis
    Murray Baron
    McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Arthritis Rheum 59:382-90. 2008
    ..To assess the clinimetric properties of a new health-related quality of life (HRQOL) instrument, the World Health Organization Disability Assessment Schedule II (WHODAS II), in patients with early inflammatory arthritis...
  53. pmc Association between frequent use of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs and breast cancer
    Elham Rahme
    Division of Clinical Epidemiology, McGill University Health Centre Research Institute, Montreal, Canada
    BMC Cancer 5:159. 2005
    ..The cyclooxygenase (COX)-2 enzyme is expressed more in breast cancers than in normal breast tissue. COX-2 inhibition may have a role in breast cancer prevention...
  54. doi request reprint Low socioeconomic status (measured by education) and outcomes in systemic sclerosis: data from the Canadian Scleroderma Research Group
    Samah Mansour
    Western University, Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry, Department of Medicine, Division of Rheumatology, St Joseph s Health Care, London, Ontario, Canada
    J Rheumatol 40:447-54. 2013
    ..It is unknown whether SES affects systemic sclerosis (SSc) outcomes. Disease can affect income and cause work disability, thus education (completed long before SSc onset) may be a proxy for SES...
  55. doi request reprint Prevalence of current, 12-month and lifetime major depressive disorder among patients with systemic sclerosis
    Lisa R Jewett
    Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 52:669-75. 2013
    ....
  56. doi request reprint Validation of the UCLA Scleroderma Clinica Trial Gastrointestinal Tract Instrument version 2.0 for systemic sclerosis
    Murray Baron
    SMBD Jewish General Hospital, Room A 725, 3755 Cote Ste Catherine Road, Montreal, Quebec H3T 1E2, Canada
    J Rheumatol 38:1925-30. 2011
    ..Our study assesses the internal consistency and validity of the instrument in a different population than was used in the original study...
  57. ncbi request reprint Ibuprofen may abrogate the benefits of aspirin when used for secondary prevention of myocardial infarction
    Marie Hudson
    Division of Clinical Epidemiology, McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Rheumatol 32:1589-93. 2005
    ..To determine whether patients taking aspirin for secondary prevention of myocardial infarction are at increased risk of recurrent disease when they take concomitant ibuprofen...
  58. ncbi request reprint Antirheumatic drug use and the risk of acute myocardial infarction
    Samy Suissa
    McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, Canada
    Arthritis Rheum 55:531-6. 2006
    ..To assess the risk of acute myocardial infarction (AMI) associated with the use of disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs (DMARDs) and other medications commonly used in rheumatoid arthritis (RA)...
  59. doi request reprint Evaluation of the clinimetric properties of the Early Inflammatory Arthritis--self-administered comorbidity questionnaire
    Murray Baron
    Division of Rheumatology, Sir Mortimer B Davis Jewish General Hospital, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 48:390-4. 2009
    ..To adapt the self-administered comorbidity questionnaire (SCQ) into the Early Inflammatory Arthritis-SCQ (EIA-SCQ) and assess its clinimetric properties in EIA...
  60. doi request reprint Prevalence and clinical correlates of pruritus in patients with systemic sclerosis: an updated analysis of 959 patients
    Ilya Razykov
    Jewish General Hospital, 4333 Cote Ste Catherine Road, Montreal, QC, Canada H3T 1E4
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 52:2056-61. 2013
    ..The objectives were to (i) document the proportion of patients who experience pruritus on most days overall and by disease duration and (ii) identify clinical correlates of pruritus...
  61. doi request reprint Does cigarette smoking mitigate the severity of skin disease in systemic sclerosis?
    Genevieve Gyger
    Jewish General Hospital and McGill University, Room A 725, 3755 Cote Ste Catherine Road, Montreal, QC, H3T 1E2, Canada
    Rheumatol Int 33:943-8. 2013
    ..This hypothesis-generating study provides new avenues of research, especially insofar as the role of nicotine in SSc is concerned and given that safe nicotine replacement therapy exists...
  62. doi request reprint Clinical decision rule to predict the presence of interstitial lung disease in systemic sclerosis
    Russell Steele
    Jewish General Hospital and McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken) 64:519-24. 2012
    ..To develop a clinical decision rule to predict the presence of interstitial lung disease (ILD) in systemic sclerosis (SSc; scleroderma) and to estimate the prevalence of SSc-ILD...
  63. doi request reprint Measuring fatigue in SSc: a comparison of the Short Form-36 Vitality subscale and Functional Assessment of Chronic Illness Therapy-Fatigue scale
    Daphna Harel
    Department of Mathematics and Statistics, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 51:2177-85. 2012
    ..The objective of this study was to compare the performances of the Short Form-36 (SF-36) Vitality subscale and Functional Assessment of Chronic Illness Therapy-Fatigue (FACIT) in SSc...
  64. doi request reprint Measuring pain in systemic sclerosis: comparison of the short-form McGill Pain Questionnaire versus a single-item measure of pain
    Ghassan El-Baalbaki
    Department of Psychiatry, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Rheumatol 38:2581-7. 2011
    ....
  65. ncbi request reprint TNF-alpha antagonists and the prevention of hospitalisation for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Samy Suissa
    Division of Clinical Epidemiology, McGill University Health Centre, Canada
    Pulm Pharmacol Ther 21:234-8. 2008
    ..TNF-alpha may be important in the pathogenesis of COPD. Consequently, the use of TNF-alpha antagonists has been advocated for its treatment...
  66. doi request reprint Influence of somatic symptoms on Patient Health Questionnaire-9 depression scores among patients with systemic sclerosis compared to a healthy general population sample
    Allison Leavens
    McGill University and Jewish General Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken) 64:1195-201. 2012
    ..The objective was to assess whether SSc patients had higher somatic symptom scores on the PHQ-9 than non-medically ill respondents from the general population matched on cognitive/affective scores...
  67. ncbi request reprint New directions for patient-centred care in scleroderma: the Scleroderma Patient-centred Intervention Network (SPIN)
    Brett D Thombs
    Jewish General Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 30:S23-9. 2012
    ..The goal of SPIN, as described in this article, is to develop, test, and disseminate a set of accessible interventions designed to complement standard care in order to improve HRQoL outcomes in SSc...
  68. pmc Sociodemographic and disease correlates of body image distress among patients with systemic sclerosis
    Lisa R Jewett
    Department of Psychiatry, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    PLoS ONE 7:e33281. 2012
    ..The objective of this study was to identify sociodemographic and disease-related correlates of dissatisfaction with appearance and social discomfort among people with SSc...
  69. ncbi request reprint Office capillaroscopy in systemic sclerosis
    Murray Baron
    McGill University, and Jewish General Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Clin Rheumatol 26:1268-74. 2007
    ..The ophthalmoscope is valid when compared to the microscope for detecting giant or dilated capillaries. We conclude that these techniques are useful office tools to detect capillary abnormalities in SSc...
  70. ncbi request reprint Leflunomide use and the risk of interstitial lung disease in rheumatoid arthritis
    Samy Suissa
    McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Arthritis Rheum 54:1435-9. 2006
    ..To assess this risk, we conducted a population-based epidemiologic study...
  71. doi request reprint Development and validation of the brief-satisfaction with appearance scale for systemic sclerosis
    Lisa R Jewett
    McGill University and Lady Davis Institute of the Jewish General Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken) 62:1779-86. 2010
    ..The objective was to develop and cross-validate a brief version of the Satisfaction with Appearance Scale (SWAP) in order to reduce item redundancy, increase SSc relevancy, and improve the feasibility of body image assessment in SSc...
  72. pmc The presence of multiple prothrombotic risk factors is associated with a higher risk of thrombosis in individuals with anticardiolipin antibodies
    Marie Hudson
    Division of Rheumatology, McGill University Health Centre, Montreal General Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Rheumatol 30:2385-91. 2003
    ....
  73. doi request reprint Rates and correlates of sexual activity and impairment among women with systemic sclerosis
    Brooke Levis
    McGill University and Jewish General Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken) 64:340-50. 2012
    ....
  74. doi request reprint Chronic smoke exposure induces rheumatoid factor and anti-heat shock protein 70 autoantibodies in susceptible mice and humans with lung disease
    Marianna M Newkirk
    Department of Medicine, Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Eur J Immunol 42:1051-61. 2012
    ..Identification of these autoantibodies could suggest a common environmental insult, namely CS, in a number of different disease settings...
  75. doi request reprint Combined oral contraceptive use and the risk of systemic lupus erythematosus
    Marie Odile Bernier
    McGill Pharmacoepidemiology Research Unit, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Arthritis Rheum 61:476-81. 2009
    ....
  76. doi request reprint Medication use in systemic lupus erythematosus
    Sasha Bernatsky
    Division of Clinical Epidemiology, Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre, 687 Pine Avenue West, V Building, V2 09, Montreal, Quebec H3A 1A1, Canada
    J Rheumatol 38:271-4. 2011
    ..To evaluate factors affecting therapeutic approaches used in clinical practice for the management of systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), in a multicenter cohort...
  77. ncbi request reprint Screening and therapy for malnutrition and related gastro-intestinal disorders in systemic sclerosis: recommendations of a North American expert panel
    Murray Baron
    Jewish General Hospital and McGill University, Montreal, Canada
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 28:S42-6. 2010
    ..To develop a set of recommendations for clinicians caring for patients with systemic sclerosis (SSc) to guide their approach to the patient with malnutrition and possible malabsorption...
  78. doi request reprint Polyautoimmunity and familial autoimmunity in systemic sclerosis
    Marie Hudson
    SMBD Jewish General Hospital and McGill University, Montreal, Canada
    J Autoimmun 31:156-9. 2008
    ..Clinically different autoimmune phenotypes might share common susceptibility variants, which acting in epistatic pleiotropy may represent risk factors for autoimmunity...
  79. ncbi request reprint Depression in patients with systemic sclerosis: a systematic review of the evidence
    Brett D Thombs
    Sir Mortimer B Davis Jewish General Hospital and McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Arthritis Rheum 57:1089-97. 2007
    ..To assess the prevalence, course, and predictors of depression in patients with systemic sclerosis (SSc)...
  80. pmc (Not) talking about sex: a systematic comparison of sexual impairment in women with systemic sclerosis and other chronic disease samples
    Ruby Knafo
    Department of Psychiatry, McGill University and General Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 48:1300-3. 2009
    ..The objective of this study was to compare levels of sexual impairment in women with SSc with samples of women with medical illnesses for which sexual impairment has been researched more extensively...
  81. ncbi request reprint The relationship of dyspnoea to function and quality of life in systemic sclerosis
    M Baron
    McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Ann Rheum Dis 67:644-50. 2008
    ....
  82. doi request reprint Scleroderma prevalence: demographic variations in a population-based sample
    S Bernatsky
    Division of Clinical Epidemiology, McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Arthritis Rheum 61:400-4. 2009
    ..To estimate the prevalence of systemic sclerosis (SSc) using population-based administrative data, and to assess the sensitivity of case ascertainment approaches...
  83. doi request reprint Reports of abnormal cervical cancer screening tests in systemic sclerosis
    S Bernatsky
    Division of Clinical Epidemiology, Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre, 687 Pine Avenue West, V Building, Montreal, Quebec H3A1A1, Canada
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 48:149-51. 2009
    ..To assess the prevalence of abnormal cervical cancer screening (Pap tests) reported by women with SSc onset before the age of 50 yrs...
  84. ncbi request reprint Anti-rheumatic drug use and risk of serious infections in rheumatoid arthritis
    S Bernatsky
    Division of Clinical Epidemiology, McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, Quebec H3A 1A1, Canada
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 46:1157-60. 2007
    ..To assess the risk of severe infections associated with the use of traditional disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drugs (DMARDs) and glucocorticoid agents in rheumatoid arthritis (RA)...
  85. pmc A systematic comparison of fatigue levels in systemic sclerosis with general population, cancer and rheumatic disease samples
    B D Thombs
    Department of Psychiatry, McGill University and Sir Mortimer B Davis Jewish General Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 47:1559-63. 2008
    ..The objective of this study was to compare fatigue in SSc to general population samples and patients with rheumatic diseases and cancer, where fatigue has been researched extensively...
  86. doi request reprint Surveillance of systemic autoimmune rheumatic diseases using administrative data
    S Bernatsky
    Division of Clinical Epidemiology, Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre, 687 Pine Avenue West, V Building, V2 09, Montreal, QC H3A 1A1, Canada
    Rheumatol Int 31:549-54. 2011
    ..Our results suggest that surveillance of some rheumatic diseases using administrative data may indeed be feasible. Our work highlights the usefulness of using multiple data sources, adjusting for the error in each...
  87. doi request reprint Identifying target areas of treatment for depressed early inflammatory arthritis patients
    Patricia L Dobkin
    Department of Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, Que, Canada
    Psychother Psychosom 77:298-305. 2008
    ..The goal of this study was to identify target areas for psychosocial intervention for depressed patients with early inflammatory arthritis...
  88. ncbi request reprint Newer disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs and the risk of serious hepatic adverse events in patients with rheumatoid arthritis
    Samy Suissa
    Division of Clinical Epidemiology, McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, Canada
    Am J Med 117:87-92. 2004
    ..We assessed the risk of hepatic events associated with the use of leflunomide and other DMARDs...
  89. ncbi request reprint Anti-rheumatic drug use and risk of hospitalization for congestive heart failure in rheumatoid arthritis
    S Bernatsky
    Division of Clinical Epidemiology, Montreal General Hospital, Canada
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 44:677-80. 2005
    ..To assess the risk of hospitalization for congestive heart failure (CHF) associated with the use of disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drugs (DMARDs) and other medications used in RA...
  90. doi request reprint Corticosteroids and the risk of scleroderma renal crisis: a systematic review
    Gerald Trang
    McGill University, Room A 216, 3755 Côte Ste Catherine Street, Montreal, QC, H3T 1E2, Canada
    Rheumatol Int 32:645-53. 2012
    ..Great caution must continue to be exerted when initiating such therapy, especially in high doses and in the early diffuse subset of SSc patients...
  91. ncbi request reprint The development of systemic sclerosis classification criteria
    Jennifer G Walker
    Faculty of Medicine, University of Calgary, 3330 Hospital Dr NW, T2N 4N1, Calgary, AB, Canada
    Clin Rheumatol 26:1401-9. 2007
    ..Newly derived criteria are likely to draw upon the older classification systems as well as incorporating up-to-date diagnostic techniques and biomarkers. Validation will be critical before their use becomes widespread...
  92. ncbi request reprint Antibodies to RNA polymerase III in systemic sclerosis detected by ELISA
    Mittermayer Santiago
    Servico de Reumatologia do Hospital do Santa Izabel, Escola Bahiana de Medicina e Saude Publica, Salvador, Brazil
    J Rheumatol 34:1528-34. 2007
    ..To determine serological and clinical variables associated with anti-RNA polymerase III (RNAP-III) antibodies in patients with systemic sclerosis (SSc) using a new ELISA method...
  93. ncbi request reprint Are the Short Form 36 physical and mental component summary scores useful measures in patients with systemic sclerosis? Comment on the article by Rannou et al
    Marie Hudson
    Arthritis Rheum 57:1339; author reply 1339-40. 2007
  94. doi request reprint Missing data in rheumatologic studies and the practical reality of modern approaches to the analysis of incomplete subject data: comment on the article by Baron et al and the editorial by Boers
    Russell Steele
    Arthritis Rheum 59:1367-8. 2008