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Publications (refereed articles) (published)

1. Avina-Zubieta JA, Jansz M, Sayre EC, Choi HK. The Risk of Deep Venous Thrombosis and Pulmonary Embolism in Primary Sjφgren Syndrome: A General Population-based Study. J Rheumatol. 2017 Aug;44(8):1184-1189. doi: 10.3899/jrheum.160185

2. Kopec JA, Cibere J, Li LC, Zhang C, Barber M, Qian H, Wong H, Steininger G, Prlic H, Simatovic J, Ratzlaff C, Sayre EC, Ye J, Forster BB, Esdaile JM; IMPAKT-HIP Study Team. Relationship between physical activity and hip pain in persons with and without cam or pincer morphology: a population-based case-control study. Osteoarthritis Cartilage. 2017 Jul;25(7):1055-1061. doi: 10.1016/j.joca.2017.02.795

3. Li LC, Sayre EC, Xie H, Clayton C, Feehan LM. A Community-Based Physical Activity Counselling Program for People With Knee Osteoarthritis: Feasibility and Preliminary Efficacy of the Track-OA Study. JMIR Mhealth Uhealth. 2017 Jun 26;5(6):e86. doi: 10.2196/mhealth.7863

4. Avina-Zubieta JA, To F, Vostretsova K, De Vera M, Sayre EC, Esdaile JM. Risk of Myocardial Infarction and Stroke in Newly Diagnosed Systemic Lupus Erythematosus: A General Population-Based Study. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2017 Jun;69(6):849-856. doi: 10.1002/acr.23018

5. Lacaille D, Avina-Zubieta JA, Sayre EC, Abrahamowicz M. Improvement in 5-year mortality in incident rheumatoid arthritis compared with the general population-closing the mortality gap. Ann Rheum Dis. 2017 Jun;76(6):1057-1063. doi: 10.1136/annrheumdis-2016-209562

6. Li LC, Shaw C, Lacaille D, Yacyshyn E, Jones CA, Koehn C, Hoens AM, Geldman J, Sayre EC, Macdonald G, Leese J, Bansback N. Effects of a Web-Based Patient Decision Aid on Biologic and Small Molecule Agents for Rheumatoid Arthritis, ANSWER-2: A Proof-of-Concept Study. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2017 May 23. doi: 10.1002/acr.23287. [Epub ahead of print]

7. Sayre EC, Guermazi A, Esdaile JM, Kopec JA, Singer J, Thorne A, Nicolaou S, Cibere J. Associations between MRI features versus knee pain severity and progression: Data from the Vancouver Longitudinal Study of Early Knee Osteoarthritis. PLoS One. 2017 May 4;12(5):e0176833. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0176833

8. Rai SK, Avina-Zubieta JA, McCormick N, De Vera MA, Lacaille D, Sayre EC, Choi HK. Trends in Gout and Rheumatoid Arthritis Hospitalizations in Canada From 2000 to 2011. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2017 May;69(5):758-762. doi: 10.1002/acr.23012

9. Rai SK, Avina-Zubieta JA, McCormick N, De Vera MA, Shojania K, Sayre EC, Choi HK. The rising prevalence and incidence of gout in British Columbia, Canada: Population-based trends from 2000 to 2012. Semin Arthritis Rheum. 2017 Feb;46(4):451-456. doi: 10.1016/j.semarthrit.2016.08.006

10. Avina-Zubieta JA, Mai A, Amiri N, Dehghan N, Ann Tan J, Sayre EC, Choi HK. Risk of Myocardial Infarction and Stroke in Patients With Granulomatosis With Polyangiitis (Wegener's): A Population-Based Study. Arthritis Rheumatol. 2016 Nov;68(11):2752-2759. doi: 10.1002/art.39762

11. Kopec JA, Russell L, Sayre EC, Rahman MM. Self-Reported Ability to Walk, Run, and Lift Objects among Older Canadians. Rehabil Res Pract. 2017;2017:1921740. doi: 10.1155/2017/1921740

12. Poole AR, Ha N, Bourdon S, Sayre EC, Guermazi A, Cibere J. Ability of a Urine Assay of Type II Collagen Cleavage by Collagenases to Detect Early Onset and Progression of Articular Cartilage Degeneration: Results from a Population-based Cohort Study. J Rheumatol. 2016 Oct;43(10):1864-1870

13. Kopec JA, Sayre EC, Fines P, Flanagan WM, Nadeau C, Okhmatovskaia A, Wolfson MC; Simulation Technology for Applied Research Team. Effects of Reductions in Body Mass Index on Future Osteoarthritis Burden in Canada: A Population-Based Microsimulation Study. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2016 Aug;68(8):1098-105. doi: 10.1002/acr.22796

14. Hung A, Sayre EC, Guermazi A, Esdaile JM, Kopec JA, Thorne A, Singer J, Wong H, Nicolaou S, Cibere J. Association of body mass index with incidence and progression of knee effusion on magnetic resonance imaging and on knee examination. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2016 Apr;68(4):511-6. doi: 10.1002/acr.22714

15. Avina-Zubieta JA, Man A, Yurkovich M, Huang K, Sayre EC, Choi HK. Early Cardiovascular Disease After the Diagnosis of Systemic Sclerosis. Am J Med. 2016 Mar;129(3):324-31. doi: 10.1016/j.amjmed.2015.10.037

16. Rai SK, Choi HK, Sayre EC, Avina-Zubieta JA. Risk of myocardial infarction and ischaemic stroke in adults with polymyositis and dermatomyositis: a general population-based study. Rheumatology (Oxford). 2016 Mar;55(3):461-9. doi: 10.1093/rheumatology/kev336

17. Schoenfeld SR, Choi HK, Sayre EC, Avina-Zubieta JA. The risk of pulmonary embolism and deep venous thrombosis in systemic sclerosis: A general population-based study. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2016 Feb;68(2):246-53. doi: 10.1002/acr.22673

18. Amiri N, De Vera MA, Choi HK, Sayre EC, Avina-Zubieta JA. Increased risk of cardiovascular disease in giant cell arteritis: a general population-based study. Rheumatology (Oxford). 2016 Jan;55(1):33-40. doi: 10.1093/rheumatology/kev262

19. Avina-Zubieta JA, Bhole VM, Amiri N, Sayre EC, Choi HK. The risk of deep venous thrombosis and pulmonary embolism in giant cell arteritis: a general population-based study. Ann Rheum Dis. 2016 Jan;75(1):148-54. doi: 10.1136/annrheumdis-2014-205665

20. Carruthers EC, Choi HK, Sayre EC, Avina-Zubieta JA. Risk of deep venous thrombosis and pulmonary embolism in individuals with polymyositis and dermatomyositis: a general population-based study. Ann Rheum Dis. 2016 Jan;75(1):110-6. doi: 10.1136/annrheumdis-2014-205800

21. Avina-Zubieta JA, Vostretsova K, De Vera MA, Sayre EC, Choi HK. The risk of pulmonary embolism and deep venous thrombosis in systemic lupus erythematosus: A general population-based study. Semin Arthritis Rheum. 2015 Oct;45(2):195-201. doi: 10.1016/j.semarthrit.2015.05.008

22. Kopec JA, Sayre EC, Rogers P, Davis AM, Badley EM, Anis AH, Abrahamowicz M, Russell L, Rahman MM, Esdaile JM. Multiattribute health utility scoring for the computerized adaptive measure CAT-5D-QOL was developed and validated. J Clin Epidemiol. 2015 Oct;68(10):1213-1220.e6. doi: 10.1016/j.jclinepi.2015.03.020

23. Zong JY, Leese J, Klemm A, Sayre EC, Memetovic J, Esdaile JM, Li LC. Rheumatologists' Views and Perceived Barriers to Using Patient Decision Aids in Clinical Practice. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2015 Oct;67(10):1463-70. doi: 10.1002/acr.22605

24. Avina-Zubieta JA, Bhole VM, Amiri N, Sayre EC, Choi HK. Response to: 'Venous thromboembolic events in systemic vasculitis' by Novikov et al. Ann Rheum Dis. 2015 Mar;74(3):e28. doi: 10.1136/annrheumdis-2014-206853

25. Liang MH, Couto MC, Duarte CC, Gall V, White P, Naides S, Schumacher HR Jr, Hwang AS, Holers VM, Deane KD, Gupta S, Ho IC, Finckh A, Kopec J, Choi CB, Sayre EC. An Internet-based technique for the identification of persons with symptoms of inflammatory polyarthritis of less than 12 weeks. Clin Rheumatol. 2015 Mar;34(3):465-70. doi: 10.1007/s10067-014-2796-7

26. Crema MD, Cibere J, Sayre EC, Roemer FW, Wong H, Thorne A, Singer J, Esdaile JM, Marra MD, Kopec JA, Nicolaou S, Guermazi A. The relationship between subchondral sclerosis detected with MRI and cartilage loss in a cohort of subjects with knee pain: the knee osteoarthritis progression (KOAP) study. Osteoarthritis Cartilage. 2014 Apr;22(4):540-6. doi: 10.1016/j.joca.2014.01.006

27. Maksymowych WP, Cibere J, Loeuille D, Weber U, Zubler V, Roemer FW, Jaremko JL, Sayre EC, Lambert RG. Preliminary validation of 2 magnetic resonance image scoring systems for osteoarthritis of the hip according to the OMERACT filter. J Rheumatol. 2014 Feb;41(2):370-8. doi: 10.3899/jrheum.131083

28. Davis EM, Lynd LD, Grubisic M, Kopec JA, Sayre EC, Cibere J, Esdaile J, Marra CA. Responsiveness of health state utility values in knee osteoarthritis. J Rheumatol. 2013 Dec;40(12):2075-82. doi: 10.3899/jrheum.130176

29. Kopec JA, Sayre EC, Davis AM, Badley EM, Abrahamowicz M, Pouchot J, Sherlock L, Esdaile JM. Development of a paper-and-pencil semi-adaptive questionnaire for 5 domains of health-related quality of life (PAT-5D-QOL). Qual Life Res. 2013 Dec;22(10):2829-42. doi: 10.1007/s11136-013-0419-4

30. Sayre EC, Singer J, Thorne A, Wong H, Kopec JA, Esdaile JM, Guermazi A, Nicolaou S, Cibere J. Does moderate or severe nonspecific knee injury affect radiographic osteoarthritis incidence and progression? BMC Musculoskelet Disord. 2013 Oct 28;14(1):309. doi: 10.1186/1471-2474-14-309

31. Kopec JA, Sayre EC, Schwartz TA, Renner JB, Helmick CG, Badley EM, Cibere J, Callahan LF, Jordan JM. Occurrence of radiographic osteoarthritis of the knee and hip among african americans and whites: a population-based prospective cohort study. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2013 Jun;65(6):928-35. doi: 10.1002/acr.21924

32. Hunt MA, Pollock CL, Kraus VB, Saxne T, Peters S, Huebner JL, Sayre EC, Cibere J. Relationships amongst osteoarthritis biomarkers, dynamic knee joint load, and exercise: results from a randomized controlled pilot study. BMC Musculoskelet Disord. 2013 Mar 27;14:115. doi: 10.1186/1471-2474-14-115

33. Avina-Zubieta JA, Abrahamowicz M, De Vera MA, Choi HK, Sayre EC, Rahman MM, Sylvestre MP, Wynant W, Esdaile JM, Lacaille D. Immediate and past cumulative effects of oral glucocorticoids on the risk of acute myocardial infarction in rheumatoid arthritis: a population-based study. Rheumatology (Oxford). 2013 Jan;52(1):68-75. doi: 10.1093/rheumatology/kes353

34. Sharif B, Kopec JA, Wong H, Fines P, Sayre EC, Liu RR, Wolfson MC. Uncertainty Analysis in Population-Based Disease Microsimulation Models. Epidemiology Research International, vol. 2012, Article ID 610405, 14 pages, 2012. doi:10.1155/2012/610405

35. Crema MD, Guermazi A, Sayre EC, Roemer FW, Wong H, Thorne A, Singer J, Esdaile JM, Marra MD, Kopec JA, Nicolaou S, Cibere J. The association of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)-detected structural pathology of the knee with crepitus in a population-based cohort with knee pain: the MoDEKO study. Osteoarthritis Cartilage. 2011 Dec;19(12):1429-32. doi: 10.1016/j.joca.2011

36. Li LC, Sayre EC, Kopec JA, Esdaile JM, Bar S, Cibere J. Quality of nonpharmacological care in the community for people with knee and hip osteoarthritis. J Rheumatol. 2011 Oct;38(10):2230-7. doi: 10.3899/jrheum.110264

37. Cibere J, Sayre EC, Guermazi A, Nicolaou S, Kopec JA, Esdaile JM, Thorne A, Singer J, Wong H. Natural history of cartilage damage and osteoarthritis progression on magnetic resonance imaging in a population-based cohort with knee pain. Osteoarthritis Cartilage. 2011 Jun;19(6):683-8. doi: 10.1016/j.joca.2011.02.008

38. Ip S, Sayre EC, Guermazi A, Nicolaou S, Wong H, Thorne A, Singer J, Kopec JA, Esdaile JM, Cibere J. Frequency of bone marrow lesions and association with pain severity: results from a population-based symptomatic knee cohort. J Rheumatol. 2011 Jun;38(6):1079-85. doi: 10.3899/jrheum.100587

39. Rahman MM, Kopec JA, Sayre EC, Greidanus NV, Aghajanian J, Anis AH, Cibere J, Jordan JM, Badley EM. Effect of sociodemographic factors on surgical consultations and hip or knee replacements among patients with osteoarthritis in British Columbia, Canada. J Rheumatol. 2011 Mar;38(3):503-9. doi: 10.3899/jrheum.100456

40. Kopec JA, Fines P, Manuel DG, Buckeridge DL, Flanagan WM, Oderkirk J, Abrahamowicz M, Harper S, Sharif B, Okhmatovskaia A, Sayre EC, Rahman MM, Wolfson MC. Validation of population-based disease simulation models: a review of concepts and methods. BMC Public Health. 2010 Nov 18;10:710. doi: 10.1186/1471-2458-10-710

41. Sayre EC, Jordan JM, Cibere J, Murphy L, Schwartz TA, Helmick CG, Renner JB, Rahman MM, Aghajanian J, Kang W, Badley EM, Kopec JA. Quantifying the association of radiographic osteoarthritis in knee or hip joints with other knees or hips: the Johnston County Osteoarthritis Project. J Rheumatol. 2010 Jun;37(6):1260-5. doi: 10.3899/jrheum.091154

42. Sayre EC, Li LC, Kopec JA, Esdaile JM, Bar S, Cibere J. The effect of disease site (knee, hip, hand, foot, lower back or neck) on employment reduction due to osteoarthritis. PLoS One. 2010 May 3;5(5):e10470. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0010470

43. Li LC, Hurkmans EJ, Sayre EC, Vliet Vlieland TP. Continuing professional development is associated with increasing physical therapists' roles in arthritis management in Canada and the Netherlands. Phys Ther. 2010 Apr;90(4):629-42. doi: 10.2522/ptj.20080409

44. Kopec JA, Sayre EC, Flanagan WM, Fines P, Cibere J, Rahman MM, Bansback NJ, Anis AH, Jordan JM, Sobolev B, Aghajanian J, Kang W, Greidanus NV, Garbuz DS, Hawker GA, Badley EM. Development of a population-based microsimulation model of osteoarthritis in Canada. Osteoarthritis Cartilage. 2010 Mar;18(3):303-11. doi: 10.1016/j.joca.2009.10.010

45. Li LC, Moja L, Romero A, Sayre EC, Grimshaw JM. Nonrandomized quality improvement intervention trials might overstate the strength of causal inference of their findings. J Clin Epidemiol. 2009 Sep;62(9):959-66. doi: 10.1016/j.jclinepi.2008.10.008

46. Li LC, Westby MD, Sutton E, Thompson M, Sayre EC, Casimiro L. Canadian physiotherapists' views on certification, specialisation, extended role practice, and entry-level training in rheumatology. BMC Health Serv Res. 2009 Jun 2;9:88. doi: 10.1186/1472-6963-9-88

47. Sayre EC, Bunting PS, Kopec JA. Reliability of self-report versus chart-based prostate cancer, PSA, DRE and urinary symptoms. Can J Urol. 2009 Feb;16(1):4463-71

48. Kopec JA, Sayre EC. ROC area discrimination (ROCAD) curve: a new method of evaluating the discriminating ability of ordinal scales. J Clin Epidemiol. 2008 Oct;61(10):997-1003.e1. doi: 10.1016/j.jclinepi.2007.11.016

49. Kopec JA, Rahman MM, Sayre EC, Cibere J, Flanagan WM, Aghajanian J, Anis AH, Jordan JM, Badley EM. Trends in physician-diagnosed osteoarthritis incidence in an administrative database in British Columbia, Canada, 1996-1997 through 2003-2004. Arthritis Rheum. 2008 Jul 15;59(7):929-34. doi: 10.1002/art.23827

50. Kopec JA, Badii M, McKenna M, Lima VD, Sayre EC, Dvorak M. Computerized adaptive testing in back pain: validation of the CAT-5D-QOL. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2008 May 20;33(12):1384-90. doi: 10.1097/BRS.0b013e3181732a3b

51. Jackson ML, Bassett K, Nirmalan PV, Sayre EC. Contrast sensitivity and visual hallucinations in patients referred to a low vision rehabilitation clinic. Br J Ophthalmol. 2007 Mar;91(3):296-8

52. Kopec JA, Rahman MM, Berthelot JM, Le Petit C, Aghajanian J, Sayre EC, Cibere J, Anis AH, Badley EM. Descriptive epidemiology of osteoarthritis in British Columbia, Canada. J Rheumatol. 2007 Feb;34(2):386-93

53. Garbuz DS, Xu M, Sayre EC. Patients' outcome after total hip arthroplasty: a comparison between the Western Ontario and McMaster Universities index and the Oxford 12-item hip score. J Arthroplasty. 2006 Oct;21(7):998-1004

54. Kopec JA, Sayre EC, Davis AM, Badley EM, Abrahamowicz M, Sherlock L, Williams JI, Anis AH, Esdaile JM. Assessment of health-related quality of life in arthritis: conceptualization and development of five item banks using item response theory. Health Qual Life Outcomes. 2006 Jun 2;4:33

55. Kopec JA, Sayre EC. Stressful experiences in childhood and chronic back pain in the general population. Clin J Pain. 2005 Nov-Dec;21(6):478-83

56. Kopec JA, Goel V, Bunting PS, Neuman J, Sayre EC, Warde P, Levers P, Fleshner N. Screening with prostate specific antigen and metastatic prostate cancer risk: a population based case-control study. J Urol. 2005 Aug;174(2):495-9; discussion 499

57. Kopec JA, Sayre EC. Work-related psychosocial factors and chronic pain: a prospective cohort study in Canadian workers. J Occup Environ Med. 2004 Dec;46(12):1263-71

58. Kopec JA, Sayre EC. Traumatic experiences in childhood and the risk of arthritis: a prospective cohort study. Can J Public Health. 2004 Sep-Oct;95(5):361-5

59. Kopec JA, Sayre EC, Esdaile JM. Predictors of back pain in a general population cohort. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2004 Jan 1;29(1):70-7; discussion 77-8

Publications (refereed articles) (submitted)

Not listed.

Abstracts (published/accepted)

60. Bartels W, Sayre EC, Rogers P, Lacaille D. Transition in work status and quality of life in people with inflammatory arthritis. 2017 American College of Rheumatology ACR/AHRP Annual Scientific Meeting, San Diego, CA, USA, November 4–8, 2017

61. Jones CA, Guy P, Xie H, Sayre EC, Lacaille D. Incidence of Hip Fracture in Rheumatoid Arthritis Compared to General Population Controls, a Population-Based Study. 2017 American College of Rheumatology ACR/AHRP Annual Scientific Meeting, San Diego, CA, USA, November 4–8, 2017

62. Jones CA, Guy P, Xie H, Sayre EC, Lacaille D. Mortality Post Hip Fracture in Rheumatoid Arthritis Compared to General Population Controls, a Population-Based Study. 2017 American College of Rheumatology ACR/AHRP Annual Scientific Meeting, San Diego, CA, USA, November 4–8, 2017

63. Li LC, Sayre EC, Grewal N, Chien J, Noonan G, Falck R, Best J, Liu-Ambrose T, Hoens A, Gray V, Tsui K, Watson W, Feehan LM. Efficacy of a Wearable-enabled Physical Activity Counselling Program for People with Knee Osteoarthritis. 2017 American College of Rheumatology ACR/AHRP Annual Scientific Meeting, San Diego, CA, USA, November 4–8, 2017

64. Tsao NW, Sayre EC, Sadatsafavi M, Avina-Zubieta JA, Ensworth S, De Vera MA. Risk of Preterm Delivery Associated with Perinatal Exposure to DMARDs in Women with Inflammatory Arthritis: A Population-based Cohort Study. 2017 American College of Rheumatology ACR/AHRP Annual Scientific Meeting, San Diego, CA, USA, November 4–8, 2017

65. Kopec JA, Sayre EC, Cibere J, Li LC, Wong H, Bansback N, Esdaile JM. Health-related quality of life and total knee or hip replacement in persons with osteoarthritis: A case-control study. 21st International Epidemiology Association World Congress of Epidemiology, Saitama, Japan, August 19-22, 2017

66. Li L, McCormick N, Sayre EC, Esdaile JM, Lacaille D, Xie H, Choi HK, Avina-Zubieta JA. Temporal trends of venous thromboembolism risk before and after diagnosis of gout: a general population-based study. 2017 Annual European Congress of Rheumatology (EULAR), Madrid, Spain, June 14-17, 2017

67. Moghaddam B, Avina Zubieta JA, Sayre EC. All-cause, Cardiovascular and Malignancy Related Mortality in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE): A Population-Based Study. 2017 Annual European Congress of Rheumatology (EULAR), Madrid, Spain, June 14-17, 2017

68. So ACL, Chan J, Sayre EC, Avina-Zubieta JA. Increased Risk of Myocardial Infarction and Cerebrovascular Accident in Ankylosing Spondylitis: A General Population-based Study. 2017 Annual European Congress of Rheumatology (EULAR), Madrid, Spain, June 14-17, 2017

69. Sharif B, Marshall DA, Faris P, Kopec JA, Guermazi A, Sayre EC, Cibere J. Development of Predictive Models for 7-year Whole-joint Multi-feature MRI Score among a Population-based Early Knee Osteoarthritis Cohort: Results from the VALSEKO study. Osteoarthritis Research Society International (OARSI) 2017 World Congress on Osteoarthritis, Las Vegas, NV, USA, April 27-30, 2017

70. Dou C, Rebane J, Sayre EC, Feehan LM, Hoens A, Esdaile JM, Li LC. Evaluating the Associations Between Motivation and Physical Activity Participation in People with Knee Osteoarthritis. 2017 Canadian Rheumatology Association (CRA) Annual Scientific Meeting, Ottawa, ON, Canada, February 8-11, 2017

71. Huang K, Sadatsafavi M, Sayre EC, Esdaile JM, Avina-Zubieta JA. Smoke and (In)flame: risk of COPD in systemic autoimmune rheumatic diseases. 2017 Canadian Rheumatology Association (CRA) Annual Scientific Meeting, Ottawa, ON, Canada, February 8-11, 2017

72. Li LC, Shaw C, Lacaille D, Yacyshyn E, Jones CA, Adam PM, Koehn C, Hoens A, Geldman J, Sayre EC, Bansback N. Effects of a Web-based Patient Decision Aid on Biologics for Rheumatoid Arthritis: A Proof-of-Concept Study. 2017 Canadian Rheumatology Association (CRA) Annual Scientific Meeting, Ottawa, ON, Canada, February 8-11, 2017

73. Ramsden S, Li LC, Sayre EC, Backman C, Feehan LM. Examining the Role of Sleep on Fatigue in Early Rheumatoid Arthritis. 2017 Canadian Rheumatology Association (CRA) Annual Scientific Meeting, Ottawa, ON, Canada, February 8-11, 2017

74. Li LC, Shaw C, Lacaille D, Yacyshyn E, Jones CA, Adam PM, Koehn C, Hoens A, Geldman J, Goldsmith CH, Sayre EC, Bansback N. Effects of a Web-Based Patient Decision Aid on Biologics for Rheumatoid Arthritis: A Proof-of-Concept Study. 2016 American College of Rheumatology ACR/AHRP Annual Scientific Meeting, Washington, DC, USA, November 11–16, 2016

75. Rai SK, Avina-Zubieta JA, McCormick N, De Vera MA, Shojania K, Sayre EC, Choi HK. Trends in Gout and Rheumatoid Arthritis Hospitalizations in Canada from 2000-2011. 2016 American College of Rheumatology ACR/AHRP Annual Scientific Meeting, Washington, DC, USA, November 11–16, 2016

76. Kopec JA, Russell L, Sayre EC, Rahman MM. How to Measure the Burden of Symptoms that Fluctuate over Time. Qual Life Res 2016;Supplement:AXX. 23rd Annual Conference of the International Society for Quality of Life Research (ISOQOL), Copenhagen, Denmark, October 19-22, 2016

77. Belvedere LM, Choi HK, Dehghan N, Sayre EC, Avina-Zubieta JA. Improved survival in giant cell arthritis: a population-based study. 2016 Annual European Congress of Rheumatology (EULAR), London, England, June 8-11, 2016

78. Kopec JA, Sayre EC, Cibere J, Li LC, Bansback N, Wong H, Rahman MM, Esdaile JM. Trends in osteoarthritis incidence in British Columbia, Canada, 2001-2012. 2016 Annual European Congress of Rheumatology (EULAR), London, England, June 8-11, 2016

79. Li L, Belvedere LM, Sayre EC, Avina-Zubieta JA. Improved survival in dermatomyositis and polymyositis: a general population-based study. 2016 Annual European Congress of Rheumatology (EULAR), London, England, June 8-11, 2016

80. Bardi M, Shojania K, Kur J, Watterson J, Hiltz M, Manhas K, Roth J, Sayre EC, Li LC, Oliver C, Collins D. CRUS Control: A Retrospective Analysis of a Canadian Rheumatology Ultrasound Clinic: Preliminary Results. 2016 Canadian Rheumatology Association (CRA) Annual Scientific Meeting, Lake Louise, AB, Canada, February 17-20, 2016

81. McGuire K, Avina-Zubieta JA, Sayre EC, Abrahamowicz M, Esdaile JM, Lacaille D. Risk of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) in Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA): A Population Based Study. 2016 Canadian Rheumatology Association (CRA) Annual Scientific Meeting, Lake Louise, AB, Canada, February 17-20, 2016

82. Rai SK, Avina-Zubieta JA, McCormick N, De Vera MA, Shojania K, Hughes GA, Sayre EC, Choi HK. The Rising Prevalence and Incidence of Gout in British Columbia, Canada. 2016 Canadian Rheumatology Association (CRA) Annual Scientific Meeting, Lake Louise, AB, Canada, February 17-20, 2016

83. Schmidt TJ, Avina-Zubieta JA, Sayre EC, Abrahamowicz M, Esdaile JM, Lacaille D. Risk of Diabetes Mellitus in Rheumatoid Arthritis: A population based cohort study. 2016 Canadian Rheumatology Association (CRA) Annual Scientific Meeting, Lake Louise, AB, Canada, February 17-20, 2016

84. De Vera MA, Sayre EC, Tsao NW, Avina-Zubieta JA. Perinatal Patterns of Medication Use in Women with Rheumatoid Arthritis: A Population-Based Study. 2015 American College of Rheumatology ACR/AHRP Annual Scientific Meeting, San Francisco, CA, USA, November 6–11, 2015

85. Chin C, Sayre EC, Guermazi A, Nicolaou S, Esdaile JM, Kopec JA, Thorne A, Singer J, Wong H, Cibere J. Quadriceps Muscle Weakness and the Risk of Knee Cartilage Loss on MRI in a Population-Based Cohort with Knee Pain. 2015 American College of Rheumatology ACR/AHRP Annual Scientific Meeting, San Francisco, CA, USA, November 6–11, 2015

86. Huang S, Sayre EC, Cibere J. Factors Associated with Physical Therapy Use in Osteoarthritis of the Knee: Results from a Population-Based Study. 2015 American College of Rheumatology ACR/AHRP Annual Scientific Meeting, San Francisco, CA, USA, November 6–11, 2015

87. Lacaille D, Sayre EC, Abrahamowicz M. Improvement in Mortality in RA Compared to the General Population - Closing the Mortality Gap. 2015 American College of Rheumatology ACR/AHRP Annual Scientific Meeting, San Francisco, CA, USA, November 6–11, 2015

88. McGuire K, Avina-Zubieta JA, Sayre EC, Esdaile JM, Lacaille D. Risk of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease in Rheumatoid Arthritis: A Population Based Cohort Study. 2015 American College of Rheumatology ACR/AHRP Annual Scientific Meeting, San Francisco, CA, USA, November 6–11, 2015

89. Rai SK, Avina-Zubieta JA, McCormick N, De Vera MA, Shojania K, Sayre EC, Choi HK. The Rising Incidence and Prevalence of Gout in British Columbia, Canada. 2015 American College of Rheumatology ACR/AHRP Annual Scientific Meeting, San Francisco, CA, USA, November 6–11, 2015

90. Tan J, Choi HK, Rai SK, Sayre EC, Avina-Zubieta JA. Improve Survival in Granulomatosis with Polyangiitis: A Population-Based Study. 2015 American College of Rheumatology ACR/AHRP Annual Scientific Meeting, San Francisco, CA, USA, November 6–11, 2015

91. Vostretsova K, Rai SK, Sayre EC, Choi HK, Esdaile JM, Avina-Zubieta JA. Improved Survival in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus: A Population-Based Study. 2015 American College of Rheumatology ACR/AHRP Annual Scientific Meeting, San Francisco, CA, USA, November 6–11, 2015

92. Kopec JA, Sayre EC, Fines P, Okhmatovskaia A, Flanagan WM, Wolfson MC. Time Trends in the Health Utilities Index Mark 3 Attributes in the General Population of Canada, 2000-2010. Qual Life Res 2015;Supplement:AXX. 22nd Annual Conference of the International Society for Quality of Life Research (ISOQOL), Vancouver, BC, Canada, October 21-24, 2015

93. Rai SK, Sayre EC, Esdaile JM, Avina-Zubieta JA. The Risk of Mortality in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus: A General Population Based Cohort Study. 11th International Congress on Systemic Lupus Erythematosus, Vienna, Austria, September 2-6, 2015

94. Sayre EC, Kopec JA. User-friendly Software to Advance Microsimulation: SimYouLate. 5th World Congress of the International Microsimulation Association (IMA), Esch-sur-Alzette, Grand-Duchy of Luxembourg, September 2-4, 2015

95. Kopec JA, Li LC, Zhang C, Barber M, Qian H. Wong H, Prlic H, Ratzlaff C, Cibere J, Sayre EC, Ye J, Forster B, Esdaile JM on behalf of the IMPAKT-HIP Study Team. Relationship between physical activity and hip pain in persons with and without femoroacetabular impingement: A population-based case-control study. 2015 Annual European Congress of Rheumatology (EULAR), Rome, Italy, June 10-13, 2015

96. Sayre EC, Guermazi A, Esdaile JM, Kopec JA, Wong H, Singer J, Thorne A, Nicolaou S, Cibere J. Associations between Knee Pain Severity and Progression versus MRI features: the Vancouver Longitudinal Study of Early Knee OA. Osteoarthritis Research Society International (OARSI) 2015 World Congress on Osteoarthritis, Seattle, WA, USA, April 30 - May 3, 2015

97. Schmidt TJ, Avina-Zubieta JA, Sayre EC, Abrahamowicz M, Esdaile JM, Lacaille D. Incidence of Diabetes Mellitus in Rheumatoid Arthritis: A population based cohort study. 2015 Canadian Rheumatology Association (CRA) Annual Scientific Meeting, Quebec, QC, Canada, February 4-7, 2015

98. Schmidt TJ, Avina-Zubieta JA, Sayre EC, Abrahamowicz M, Esdaile JM, Lacaille D. Quality of Care for Cardiovascular Disease Prevention in RA: Compliance Lipid Screening Guidelines. 2015 Canadian Rheumatology Association (CRA) Annual Scientific Meeting, Quebec, QC, Canada, February 4-7, 2015

99. Schmidt TJ, Avina-Zubieta JA, Sayre EC, Abrahamowicz M, Esdaile JM, Lacaille D. Quality of Care for Cardiovascular Prevention in RA: Compliance with Diabetes Screening Guidelines. 2015 Canadian Rheumatology Association (CRA) Annual Scientific Meeting, Quebec, QC, Canada, February 4-7, 2015

100. Amiri N, Dehghan N, Sayre EC, Shojania K, Avina-Zubieta JA. Increased Risk of Myocardial Infarction and Cerebrovascular Accidents after Diagnosis of Granulomatosis with Polyangiitis: A General Population-Based Cohort Study. 2014 American College of Rheumatology ACR/AHRP Annual Scientific Meeting, Boston, MA, USA, November 14–19, 2014

101. Amiri N, Sadatsafavi M, Sayre EC, Esdaile JM, Avina-Zubieta JA. Increased Risk of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease in Granulomatosis with Polyangiitis: A General Population-Based Study. 2014 American College of Rheumatology ACR/AHRP Annual Scientific Meeting, Boston, MA, USA, November 14–19, 2014

102. De Vera MA, Sayre EC, Baldwin C, Galo J, Avina-Zubieta JA. Patterns of Medication Use before, during, and after Pregnancy Among Women with Systematic Lupus Erythematosus: A Population-Based Study. 2014 American College of Rheumatology ACR/AHRP Annual Scientific Meeting, Boston, MA, USA, November 14–19, 2014

103. Schmidt TJ, Avina-Zubieta JA, Sayre EC, Abrahamowicz M, Esdaile JM, Lacaille D. Quality of Care for Cardiovascular Disease Prevention in RA: Compliance Lipid Screening Guidelines. 2014 American College of Rheumatology ACR/AHRP Annual Scientific Meeting, Boston, MA, USA, November 14–19, 2014

104. Schmidt TJ, Avina-Zubieta JA, Sayre EC, Abrahamowicz M, Esdaile JM, Lacaille D. Quality of Care for Cardiovascular Prevention in RA: Compliance with Diabetes Screening Guidelines. 2014 American College of Rheumatology ACR/AHRP Annual Scientific Meeting, Boston, MA, USA, November 14–19, 2014

105. Vostretsova K, Carruthers EC, Sayre EC, Esdaile JM, Avina-Zubieta JA. Increased Risk of Myocardial Infarction in Dermatomyositis and Polymyositis: A General Population-Based Cohort Study. Accepted for presentation at the ACR/ARHP Annual Meeting. 2014 American College of Rheumatology ACR/AHRP Annual Scientific Meeting, Boston, MA, USA, November 14–19, 2014

106. Yurkovich M, Choi HK, Sayre EC, Shojania K, Avina-Zubieta JA. Increased Risk of Deep Vein Thrombosis and Pulmonary Embolism in Sjφgren’s Syndrome: A General Population-Based Cohort Study. 2014 American College of Rheumatology ACR/AHRP Annual Scientific Meeting, Boston, MA, USA, November 14–19, 2014

107. Kopec JA, Russell L, Sayre EC, Rahman MM. Measuring Physical Abilities by Self-Report: An Approach Based on the Activity Space Model. Qual Life Res 2014;Supplement:AXX. 21st Annual Conference of the International Society for Quality of Life Research (ISOQOL), Berlin, Germany, October 15-18, 2014

108. Kopec JA, Heath A, Sayre EC, Cibere J, Li LC, Marra C, Liu R, Esdaile JM. Prevalence of joint pain and self-reported osteoarthritis in British Columbia, Canada. 2014 Annual European Congress of Rheumatology (EULAR), Paris, France, June 11-14, 2014

109. Li LC, Kopec JA, Wong H, Qian H, Cibere J, Sayre EC, Zhang C, Barber M, Ye J, Prlic H, Esdaile JM. Prevalence of femoroacetabular impingement in Caucasians compared to Chinese in Vancouver, Canada: a population-based study. 2014 Annual European Congress of Rheumatology (EULAR), Paris, France, June 11-14, 2014

110. Yurkovich M, Sadatsafavi M, Sayre EC, Esdaile JM, Avina-Zubieta JA. Elevated risk of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in systemic lupus erythematosus: a population-based study. 2014 Annual European Congress of Rheumatology (EULAR), Paris, France, June 11-14, 2014

111. Yurkovich M, Sayre EC, Shojania K, Avina-Zubieta JA. The risk of myocardial infarction and cerebrovascular accident in patients with Sjogren's syndrome: a general population-based cohort study. 2014 Annual European Congress of Rheumatology (EULAR), Paris, France, June 11-14, 2014

112. Agha M, Yurkovich M, Hemmati I, Esdaile JM, Sayre EC, Shojania K, Lacaille D, Avina-Zubieta JA. Risk of cerebrovascular accidents in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus: A population-based study. 2014 Canadian Rheumatology Association (CRA) Conference, Whistler, BC, Canada, February 26 - March 1, 2014

113. Amiri N, Dehghan N, Sayre EC , Shojania K, Avina-Zubieta JA. Risk of Cardiovascular Events in Patients with Granulomatosis with Polyangiitis: A Population Based Study. 2014 Canadian Rheumatology Association (CRA) Conference, Whistler, BC, Canada, February 26 - March 1, 2014

114. Carruthers E, Sayre EC, Shojania K, Avina-Zubieta JA. Risk of Venous Thromboembolism in Individuals with Dermatomyositis and Polymyositis. 2014 Canadian Rheumatology Association (CRA) Conference, Whistler, BC, Canada, February 26 - March 1, 2014

115. Dehghan N, Amiri N, Sayre EC, Shojania K, Avina-Zubieta JA. Venous Thromboembolic Events in Patients with Granulomatosis with Polyangiitis: A Population Based Study. 2014 Canadian Rheumatology Association (CRA) Conference, Whistler, BC, Canada, February 26 - March 1, 2014

116. Hung A, Sayre EC, Guermazi A, Esdaile JM, Kopec JA, Thorne A, Singer J, Wong H, Nicolaou S, Cibere J. Body Mass Index is a Predictor of Joint Effusion in Knee Osteoarthritis. 2014 Canadian Rheumatology Association (CRA) Conference, Whistler, BC, Canada, February 26 - March 1, 2014

117. Yurkovich M, Agha M, Hemmati I, Sayre EC, Shojania K, Avina-Zubieta JA. The Risk of Cerebrovascular Accidents in Systemic Sclerosis: a Population-based Cohort Study. 2014 Canadian Rheumatology Association (CRA) Conference, Whistler, BC, Canada, February 26 - March 1, 2014

118. Zong JY, Esdaile JM, Kopec JA, Cibere J, Sayre EC, Morgan Barber, Joanna Ye, Helen Prlic, Linda C. Li. Association of ethnicity and self-reported hip pain among Caucasian and Chinese populations in Metro Vancouver. 2014 Canadian Rheumatology Association (CRA) Conference, Whistler, BC, Canada, February 26 - March 1, 2014

119. Kopec JA, Sayre EC, Fines P, Flanagan WM, Nadeau C, Okhmatovskaia A, Wolfson MC. Effectiveness of a high-risk strategy for BMI reduction on osteoarthritis prevalence in Canada: a microsimulation study. 4th General Conference of the International Microsimulation Association (IMA), Acton, Australian Capital Territory, Australia, December 11-13, 2013

120. Amiri N, Choi HK, Sayre EC, Shojania K, Avina-Zubieta JA. Risk Of Myocardial Infarction In Patients With Giant Cell Arteritis: A Population-Based Study. 2013 American College of Rheumatology ACR/AHRP Annual Scientific Meeting, San Diego, CA, USA, October 25-30, 2013

121. Avina-Zubieta JA, Hemmati I, Shojania K, Sayre EC, Choi HK. The Risk Of Pulmonary Embolism and Deep Venous Thrombosis In Systemic Sclerosis: A Population-Based Cohort Study. 2013 American College of Rheumatology ACR/AHRP Annual Scientific Meeting, San Diego, CA, USA, October 25-30, 2013

122. Avina-Zubieta JA, Lacaille D, Sayre EC, Esdaile JM. The Risk Of Deep Vein Thrombosis and Pulmonary Embolism In Systemic Lupus Erythematosus: A Population-Based Cohort Study. 2013 American College of Rheumatology ACR/AHRP Annual Scientific Meeting, San Diego, CA, USA, October 25-30, 2013

123. Feehan C, Sayre EC, Carruthers E, Feehan LM. Assessing 24-Hour Physical (In)Activity and Sleep In People With Early Rheumatoid Arthritis. 2013 American College of Rheumatology ACR/AHRP Annual Scientific Meeting, San Diego, CA, USA, October 25-30, 2013

124. Hemmati I, Choi HK, Shojania K, Sayre EC, Avina-Zubieta JA. The Risk Of Myocardial Infarction In Systemic Sclerosis: A Population-Based Cohort Study. 2013 American College of Rheumatology ACR/AHRP Annual Scientific Meeting, San Diego, CA, USA, October 25-30, 2013

125. Lacaille D, Avina-Zubieta JA, Sayre EC, Abrahamowicz M, Esdaile JM. Glucocorticoids and mortality risk in rheumatoid arthritis - results of a population based study. 2013 American College of Rheumatology ACR/AHRP Annual Scientific Meeting, San Diego, CA, USA, October 25-30, 2013

126. Li LC, Kopec JA, Wong H, Cibere J, Zhang C, Sayre EC, Ye J, Barber M, Prlic H, Esdaile JM. Prevalence Of Femoroacetabular Impingement Among Chinese Living In Vancouver, Canada: A Population-Based Study. 2013 American College of Rheumatology ACR/AHRP Annual Scientific Meeting, San Diego, CA, USA, October 25-30, 2013

127. McCormick N, Marra CA, Sayre EC, Avina-Zubieta JA. Longitudinal Analysis Of Direct Medical Costs For Systemic Sclerosis Patients: A Population-Based Study. 2013 American College of Rheumatology ACR/AHRP Annual Scientific Meeting, San Diego, CA, USA, October 25-30, 2013

128. Kopec JA, Sayre EC, Russell L, Rahman MM. Validation of the CAT-5D-QOL multi-attribute health utility (MAHU) score. Qual Life Res 2013;Supplement:AXX. 20th Annual Conference of the International Society for Quality of Life Research (ISOQOL), Miami, FL, USA, October 9-12, 2013

129. Hemmati I, Sayre EC, Guermazi A, Nicolaou S, Kopec JA, Thorne A, Singer J, Cibere J. Comparison of anatomic knee alignment on physical examination and radiographs. 2013 Annual European Congress of Rheumatology (EULAR), Madrid, Spain, June 12-15, 2013

130. Kopec JA, Sayre EC, Fines P, Flanagan WM, Nadeau C, Okhmatovskaia A, Wolfson MC. Obesity and osteoarthritis in Canada: projections from a microsimulation model. 2013 Annual European Congress of Rheumatology (EULAR), Madrid, Spain, June 12-15, 2013

131. Ezzat AM, Cibere J, Koehoorn M, Sayre EC, Li LC. Cumulative Occupational Physical Load as a Risk Factor for Knee Osteoarthritis. 2013 Canadian Physiotherapy Association (CPA) Congress, Montreal, QC, Canada, May 23-26, 2013

132. Avina-Zubieta JA, Sayre EC, Kopec JA. Risk of myocardial infarction in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus: A population-based study. 10th International Congress on SLE, Buenos Aires, Argentina, April 18-21, 2013

133. Cibere J, Guermazi A, Poole AR, Kraus VB, Garnero P, Saxne T, Sayre EC, Esdaile JM, Thorne A, Kopec JA, Singer J, Nicolaou S, Wong H. Association of biomarkers with osteoarthritis progression based on MRI: Results from the Vancouver Knee Osteoarthritis Progression (KOAP) Study. Osteoarthritis Research Society International (OARSI) 2013 World Congress on Osteoarthritis, Philadelphia, PA, USA, April 18-21, 2013

134. Cibere J, Guermazi A, Sayre EC, Esdaile JM, Thorne A, Kopec JA, Singer J, Nicolaou S, Wong H. Simplified clinical prediction model for osteoarthritis progression based on MRI: Results from the Vancouver Knee Osteoarthritis Progression (KOAP) Study. Osteoarthritis Research Society International (OARSI) 2013 World Congress on Osteoarthritis, Philadelphia, PA, USA, April 18-21, 2013

135. Cibere J, Sayre EC, Esdaile JM, Thorne A, Kopec JA, Singer J, Nicolaou S, Garnero P, Poole AR, Kraus VB, Saxne T, Wong H, Guermazi A. Associations of clinical and biomarker variables with cartilage damage in painful pre-radiographic knee osteoarthritis. Results from a population-based study. Osteoarthritis Research Society International (OARSI) 2013 World Congress on Osteoarthritis, Philadelphia, PA, USA, April 18-21, 2013

136. Keng A, Sayre EC, Guermazi A, Nicolaou S, Esdaile JM, Wong H, Thorne A, Singer J, Kopec JA, Cibere J. Association of Clinical Findings with MRI-Based Cartilage Damage in an Asymptomatic Population. 2013 Canadian Rheumatology Association (CRA) Conference, Ottawa, ON, Canada, February 13-16, 2013

137. Lacaille D, Sayre EC, Abrahamowicz M, Esdaile JM. Biologics and Mortality Risk in Rheumatoid Arthritis - Results of a Population Based Study. 2013 Canadian Rheumatology Association (CRA) Conference, Ottawa, ON, Canada, February 13-16, 2013

138. Avina-Zubieta JA, Choi HK, Sayre EC, Lacaille D. The Risk of Pulmonary Embolism and Deep Vein Thrombosis in Giant Cell Arteritis: A Population-Based Study. 2012 American College of Rheumatology ACR/AHRP Annual Scientific Meeting, Washington, DC, USA, November 10-14, 2012

139. Ezzat AM, Cibere J, Koehoorn M, Sayre EC, Li LC. Cumulative Occupational Physical Load as a Risk Factor for Knee Osteoarthritis. 2012 American College of Rheumatology ACR/AHRP Annual Scientific Meeting, Washington, DC, USA, November 10-14, 2012

140. Hemmati I, Sayre EC, Guermazi A, Nicolaou S, Thorne A, Singer J, Cibere J. Comparison of anatomic knee alignment on physical examination and radiographs. 2012 American College of Rheumatology ACR/AHRP Annual Scientific Meeting, Washington, DC, USA, November 10-14, 2012

141. Lacaille D, Sayre EC, Abrahamowicz M, Esdaile JM. Biologics and Mortality Risk in Rheumatoid Arthritis - Results of a Population Based Study. 2012 American College of Rheumatology ACR/AHRP Annual Scientific Meeting, Washington, DC, USA, November 10-14, 2012

142. Maksymowych WP, Cibere J, Weber U, Jaremko J, Loeuille D, Zubler V, Roemer FW, Sayre EC, Lambert RG. Reliability and Responsiveness of Two Methods for Assessment of MRI Abnormalities in Hip Osteoarthritis in a Placebo-Controlled Trial of Intra-Articular Steroid Injection. 2012 American College of Rheumatology ACR/AHRP Annual Scientific Meeting, Washington, DC, USA, November 10-14, 2012

143. Sharif B, Kopec JA, Rahman MM, Bansback NJ, Sayre EC, Fines P, Wong H, Anis AH. Projecting The Direct Cost Burden Of Osteoarthritis In Canada Using a Population-Based Microsimulation Model From [2010-2031]. 2012 American College of Rheumatology ACR/AHRP Annual Scientific Meeting, Washington, DC, USA, November 10-14, 2012

144. Avina-Zubieta JA, Lacaille D, Sayre EC, Kopec JA, Choi HK, Esdaile JM. The Risk of Pulmonary Embolism and Deep Vein Thrombosis in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus: A Population-Based Cohort Study. Lupus 2012: New targets, new approaches, Whistler, BC, Canada, September 27-30, 2012

145. Cibere J, Weber U, Jaremko J, Lambert RG, Loeuille D, Zubler V, Roemer F, Sayre EC, Maksymowych WP. Preliminary validation of two methods (HIMRISS, HOAMS) for assessment of MRI abnormalities in hip osteoarthritis. 6th International Workshop on Osteoarthritis Imaging at the Osteoarthritis Research Society International (OARSI) OA Biomarkers Workshop III - Imaging Biomarker Validation and Qualification, Hilton Head Island, South Carolina, USA, July 12-14, 2012

146. Kopec JA, Sayre EC, Flanagan WM, Fines P, Nadeau C, Okhmatovskaya A, Wolfson MC. Aging, Obesity, and Health Status: Projections for Canada from the Population Health Model. 11th Annual International Conference on Health Economics, Management & Policy, Athens, Greece, June 25-28, 2012

147. Avina-Zubieta JA, McCormick N, Sayre EC, Esdaile JM, Marra C. Longitudinal analysis of direct medical costs for systemic lupus erythematosus in British Columbia, Canada: a population-based study. 2012 Annual European Congress of Rheumatology (EULAR), Berlin, Germany, June 6-9, 2012

148. Ezzat AM, Cibere J, Koehoorn M, Sayre EC, Li LC. Measuring Occupational Physical Load to the Knee: An Agreement Analysis. 2012 Canadian Physiotherapy Association (CPA) Congress, Saskatoon, SK, Canada, May 24-27, 2012

149. Maksymowych WP, Cibere J, Loeuille D, Weber U, Zubler V, Roemer FW, Jaremko J, Sayre EC, Lambert RG. Preliminary Validation of MRI Scoring Systems for Osteoarthritis of the Hip According to the OMERACT Filter. 2012 Outcome Measures in Rheumatology (OMERACT) 11, Pinehurst, NC, USA, May 13-17, 2012

150. Cibere J, Sayre EC, Guermazi A, Nicolaou S, Esdaile JM, Kopec JA, Singer J, Thorne A, Wong H. Predicting OA progression: Results from the Vancouver Knee Osteoarthritis Progression Study. Osteoarthritis Research Society International (OARSI) 2012 World Congress on Osteoarthritis, Barcelona, Spain, April 26-29, 2012

151. Crema MD, Cibere J, Sayre EC, Roemer FW, Wong H, Thorne A, Singer J, Esdaile JM, Marra MD, Kopec JA, Nicolaou S, Guermazi A. The association of MRI-detected subchondral bone marrow sclerosis with cartilage loss in a cohort of subjects with knee pain. Osteoarthritis Research Society International (OARSI) 2012 World Congress on Osteoarthritis, Barcelona, Spain, April 26-29, 2012

152. Ezzat AM, Cibere J, Koehoorn M, Sayre EC, Li LC. Measuring Occupational Physical Load to the Knee: An Agreement Analysis. Osteoarthritis Research Society International (OARSI) 2012 World Congress on Osteoarthritis, Barcelona, Spain, April 26-29, 2012

153. Ha N, Bourdon S, Sayre EC, Poole AR, Thorne A, Wong H, Singer J, Kopec JA, Esdaile JM, Guermazi A, Savvakis N, Cibere J. A new sandwich biomarker assay for cartilage type II collagen can discriminate between no osteoarthritis (OA), pre-radiographic and radiographic knee OA in human urine. Osteoarthritis Research Society International (OARSI) 2012 World Congress on Osteoarthritis, Barcelona, Spain, April 26-29, 2012

154. Hunt MA, Pollock CL, Kraus VB, Saxne T, Peters S, Huebner JL, Sayre EC, Cibere J. Biomarkers of cartilage degradation and synthesis relevant to knee osteoarthritis: Relationships with dynamic knee joint load and changes following exercise. Osteoarthritis Research Society International (OARSI) 2012 World Congress on Osteoarthritis, Barcelona, Spain, April 26-29, 2012

155. Chin L, Sayre EC, Wong H, Thorne A, Singer J, Guermazi A, Esdaile JM, Nicolaou S, Kopec JA, Cibere J. Predictors of Reduced Leisure Activity in a Symptomatic Population-based Cohort: Results from the Knee Osteoarthritis Progression Study. 2012 Canadian Rheumatology Association (CRA) Conference, Victoria, BC, Canada, March 28-31, 2012

156. McCormick N, Marra CA, Colley L, Grubisic M, Lacaille D, Sayre EC, Avina-Zubieta JA. Direct Medical Costs in Patients with Systemic Autoimmune Rheumatic Diseases. 2012 Canadian Rheumatology Association (CRA) Conference, Victoria, BC, Canada, March 28-31, 2012

157. Avina-Zubieta JA, Sayre EC, Bernatsky S, Lehman AJ, Shojania K, Esdaile JM, Lacaille D. Adult Prevalence of Systemic Autoimmune Rheumatic Diseases (SARDs) in British Columbia, Canada. 2011 American College of Rheumatology ACR/AHRP Annual Scientific Meeting, Chicago, IL, USA, November 5-9, 2011

158. Feehan LM, Buie HR, Sayre EC, Boyd SK, McKay HA, Li LC. High Resolution Peripheral Quantitative Computed Tomography Bone Health Outcomes in the Metacarpal Head and Ultra-Ultra Distal Radius: A Precision Study Using Novel Scan Acquisition and Custom Semi-Automatic Contour and Evaluation Protocols. 2011 American College of Rheumatology ACR/AHRP Annual Scientific Meeting, Chicago, IL, USA, November 5-9, 2011

159. Hemmati I, Goycochea-Robbles MV, Sayre EC, Lacaille D. Comparison of the 1987 American College of Rheumatology Criteria and the 2010 American College of Rheumatology/European League Against Rheumatism Criteria in Patients with Established Rheumatoid Arthritis. 2011 American College of Rheumatology ACR/AHRP Annual Scientific Meeting, Chicago, IL, USA, November 5-9, 2011

160. Sayre EC, Kopec JA, Cibere J, Marra CA, Davis J, Esdaile JM. An analysis of daily, weekly and monthly variations in health-related quality of life. Qual Life Res 2011;Supplement:AXX. 18th Annual Conference of the International Society for Quality of Life Research (ISOQOL), Denver, CO, USA, October 26-29, 2011

161. Liang MH, Couto MCM, Duarte CCM, Gall V, White P, Naides S, Schumacher HR, Hwang A, Holers M, Deane KD, Gupta S, Ho IC, Finckh A, Kopec JA, Sayre EC. An Internet-based Technique for the Identification of Persons with Symptoms of Polyarthritis of Less than 12 weeks. 10th Anniversary Scientific Symposium, Kirkland Scholar Program, New York, USA, September 16-17, 2011

162. Cibere J, Sayre EC, Guermazi A, Esdaile JM, Kopec J, Singer J, Thorne A, Wong H. Do physical examinations predict OA progression based on MRI? Results from the Vancouver Knee Osteoarthritis Progression Study. Osteoarthritis Research Society International (OARSI) 2011 World Congress on Osteoarthritis, San Diego, CA, USA, September 15-18, 2011

163. Kopec JA, Fines P, Manuel DG, Buckeridge DL, Flanagan WM, Oderkirk J, Abrahamowicz M, Harper S, Sharif B, Okhmatovskaia A, Sayre EC, Rahman MM, Wolfson MC. Validation of population-based disease simulation models: A review of concepts and methods. 3rd General Conference of the International Microsimulation Association (IMA), Stockholm, Sweden, June 8-10, 2011

164. Sharif B, Kopec JA, Wong H, Fines P, Flanagan WM, Sayre EC, Rahman MM, Wolfson MC, and the STAR team. Uncertainty Analysis in Population-Based Disease Simulation Models: A Practical Framework. 3rd General Conference of the International Microsimulation Association (IMA), Stockholm, Sweden, June 8-10, 2011

165. Bennett C, Manuel D, Flanagan WM, Tuna M, Okhmatovskaya A, Fines P, Sayre EC, Harper S. Reporting guidelines for modelling studies. 3rd General Conference of the International Microsimulation Association (IMA), Stockholm, Sweden, June 8-10, 2011

166. Sayre EC, Singer J, Thorne A, Wong H, Kopec JA, Esdaile JM, Guermazi A, Nicolaou S, Cibere J. Does Moderate or Severe Knee Strain Affect the Progression of Radiographic Osteoarthritis? Canadian College of Rheumatology Annual Scientific Meeting, Cancun, Mexico, February 11-15, 2011

167. Kopec JA, Sayre EC, Rahman M Md, Kang W, Fines P, Flanagan WM, Cibere J, Bansback NJ, Anis AH, Badley EM. A Simulation Model of Medication Use and Impact among Persons with Osteoarthritis in Canada. Canadian College of Rheumatology Annual Scientific Meeting, Cancun, Mexico, February 11-15, 2011

168. Sayre EC, Kopec JA, Sharif B, Flanagan WM, Fines P, Rahman M, Abrahamowicz M, Buckeridge D, Harper S, Lynch J, Manuel D, Oderkirk J, Wolfson M. Projecting the effects of a 5-point reduction in body mass index on knee or hip osteoarthritis and health-related quality of life in a closed population to 2031: a microsimulation study. 2010 American College of Rheumatology ACR/AHRP Annual Scientific Meeting, Atlanta, GA, USA, November 6-11, 2010

169. Jorge RTB, Sayre EC, Kopec JA, Cibere J, Esdaile JM, Bar S, Li LC. Factors associated with the use of physical therapy by people with hip and knee osteoarthritis. 2010 American College of Rheumatology ACR/AHRP Annual Scientific Meeting, Atlanta, GA, USA, November 6-11, 2010

170. Sharif B, Kopec JA, Wong H, Sayre EC. Projection of Prevalence of Osteoarthritis in Canada: Uncertainty analysis. Annual Scientific Conference of the Canadian Arthritis Network (CAN), Gatineau, QC, Canada, October 28-30, 2010

171. Sawatzky R, Kopec JA, Sayre EC, Zumbo BD. Do people interpret and respond to questions about their pain in a comparable manner? Qual Life Res 2010;19(suppl. 1), 32-33. London, UK, October 27-30, 2010

172. Cibere J, Baribaud F, Ma K, Sayre EC, Prestley N, Wong H, Thorne A, Singer J, Poole AR, Kopec JA, Guermazi A, Nicolaou S, Esdaile JM. Serum biomarker studies of symptomatic subjects with persistent knee pain, with and without OA, reveal significant differences from asymptomatic subjects in systemic markers of inflammation suggesting differences in innate immunity. Osteoarthr Cartilage. Osteoarthritis Research Society International (OARSI) 2010 World Congress on Osteoarthritis, Montreal, QC, Canada, September 23-26, 2010

173. Crema MD, Guermazi A, Sayre EC, Roemer FW, Marra MD, Wong H, Thorne A, Singer J, Esdaile JM, Kopec JA, Nicolaou S, Cibere J. The association of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)-detected structural pathology of the knee with crepitus in a population-based cohort with knee pain: the MoDEKO study. Osteoarthr Cartilage. Osteoarthritis Research Society International (OARSI) 2010 World Congress on Osteoarthritis, Montreal, QC, Canada, September 23-26, 2010

174. Hasan MA, Sayre EC, Guermazi A, Nicolaou S, Esdaile JM, Kopec JA, Thorne A, Singer J, Wong H, Cibere J. The effect of physician assessed quadriceps muscle strength on subsequent progression of knee osteoarthritis (OA). Osteoarthr Cartilage. Osteoarthritis Research Society International (OARSI) 2010 World Congress on Osteoarthritis, Montreal, QC, Canada, September 23-26, 2010

175. Sayre EC, Fines P, Flanagan WM, Cibere J, Rahman MM, Aghajanian J, Kang W, Bansback NJ, Anis AH, Badley EM, Kopec JA. A Tobit model for predicting Health Utilities Index Mark 3 from osteoarthritis disease duration: a population-based study. Arthritis Rheum. 2009 American College of Rheumatology ACR/AHRP Annual Scientific Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, USA, October 16-21, 2009

176. Li LC, Sayre EC, Kopec JA, Esdaile JM, Bar S, Cibere J. Quality of non-pharmacological care for people with osteoarthritis in the community. Arthritis Rheum. 2009 American College of Rheumatology ACR/AHRP Annual Scientific Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, USA, October 16-21, 2009

177. Sayre EC, Singer J, Thorne A, Wong H, Kopec JA, Esdaile JM, Guermazi A, Nicolaou S, Cibere J. Comparing magnetic resonance imaging-based definitions of knee osteoarthritis to x-ray-based Kellgren-Lawrence grade for predicting disease severity. Osteoarthr Cartilage. Osteoarthritis Research Society International (OARSI) 2009 World Congress on Osteoarthritis, Montreal, QC, Canada, September 10-13, 2009

178. Kang W, Steininger G, Sayre EC, Doerfling P, Ratzlaff C, Esdaile J, Kopec JA. Impact of total physical activity in younger age on physical and mental health of people with osteoarthritis of the knee. Osteoarthr Cartilage. Osteoarthritis Research Society International (OARSI) 2009 World Congress on Osteoarthritis, Montreal, QC, Canada, September 10-13, 2009

179. Sayre EC, Li LC, Sawatzky R, Kopec JA, Esdaile JM, Bar S, Cibere J. The effect of disease site on employment reduction due to arthritis in a population with osteoarthritis of the knee, hip, hand, foot, lower back or neck. Qual Life Res 2009;Supplement:A-112 abstract #1270. 16th Annual Scientific Meeting of the International Society for Quality of Life Research (ISOQOL), New Orleans, LA, USA, October 28-31, 2009

180. Sawatzky R, Kopec JA, Sayre EC, Zumbo BD. Do People Interpret and Respond to Questions about Their Emotional Wellbeing In A Comparable Manner? Qual Life Res 2009;Supplement:A-63-64 abstract #1317. 16th Annual Scientific Meeting of the International Society for Quality of Life Research (ISOQOL), New Orleans, LA, USA, October 28-31, 2009

181. Sawatzky R, Kopec JA, Sayre EC, Zumbo BD. Item Response Theory Mixture Analysis Reveals Implications of Sample Heterogeneity With Respect To a Computerized Adaptive Test Item Bank Measuring Daily Activities. Qual Life Res 2009;Supplement:A-21 abstract #1316. 16th Annual Scientific Meeting of the International Society for Quality of Life Research (ISOQOL), New Orleans, LA, USA, October 28-31, 2009

182. Sawatzky R, Kopec JA, Sayre EC, Zumbo BD. The use of latent variable mixture modeling to examine the extent to which people are consistent in their responses to questions about their emotional wellbeing. 9th Conference of the International Society of Quality of Life Studies, Florence, Italy, July 19-23, 2009

183. Kopec JA, Fines P, Flanagan WM, Sayre EC, Rahman M, Bansback N, Cibere J, Anis AH, Jordan JM, Badley EM. Projecting the burden of osteoarthritis in Canada using microsimulation. Ann Rheum Dis. 2009 Annual European Congress of Rheumatology (EULAR), Copenhagen, Denmark, June 10-13, 2009

184. Li LC, Hurkmans EJ, Sayre EC, Vliet Vlieland TPM. Post-entry level arthritis training is associated with physical therapists taking on more roles in the management of osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis: the Canadian-Dutch Arthritis Care Survey. Ann Rheum Dis 2009;68(Supplement 3):784. 2009 Annual European Congress of Rheumatology (EULAR), Copenhagen, Denmark, June 10-13, 2009

185. Fines P, Kopec JA, Flanagan WM, Sayre EC, Rahman MM. Microsimulation of osteoarthritis in Canada – Case study of a chronic disease in Canada. 2nd General Conference of the International Microsimulation Association (IMA), Ottawa, ON, Canada, June 8-10, 2009

186. Sawatzky R, Kopec JA, Sayre EC, Zumbo BD. Examining the implications of sample heterogeneity with respect to a computerized adaptive test item bank for the measurement of daily activities. Eastern Canada Health Outcomes Meeting: Advances and Challenges in Using Quality of Life (QOL) and Other Patient-Reported Outcomes (PROs), Montreal, QC, Canada, June 8 & 9, 2009

187. Kang W, Sayre EC, Steininger G, Doerfling P, Ratzlaff C, Esdaile J, Kopec J. Validation of the multi-attribute health utility (MAHU) derived from a computer adaptive instrument, CAT-5D-QOL, in osteoarthritis. Value in Health 2009;12:A71-2. 14th Annual International Meeting of the International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research (ISPOR), Orlando, FL, USA, May 16-20, 2009

188. Kang W, Sayre EC, Steininger G, Doerfling P, Ratzlaff C, Sawatzky R, Esdaile J, Kopec JA. Cross-sectional validity of a computer adaptive questionnaire in osteoarthritis. Mod Rheumatol. 53rd Annual General Assembly and Scientific Meeting of the Japan College of Rheumatology (JCR) / the 18th International Rheumatology Symposium, Tokyo, Japan, April 23-25, 2009

189. Fines P, Kopec JA, Flanagan WM, Sayre EC, Rahman MM. Implementing drugs in a microsimulation model for patients with osteoarthritis. Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health 2009 Symposium, Ottawa, ON, Canada, April 5-7, 2009

190. Kang W, Sayre EC, Steininger G, Doerfling P, Ratzlaff C, Sawatzky R, Esdaile J, Kopec JA. Cross-sectional validity of a computer adaptive questionnaire in osteoarthritis. 21st Health Policy Conference of the University of British Columbia Centre for Health Services and Policy Research, Vancouver, BC, Canada, February 24-25, 2009

191. Ip S, Cibere J, Sayre EC, Guermazi A, Nicolaou S, Wong H, Thorne H, Singer J, Kopec JA, Esdaile JM. Frequency of Bone Marrow Edema in Knee Osteoarthritis and Association with Pain Severity: Results from a Population-Based Study. J Rheumatol. 2009 Canadian Rheumatology Association (CRA) Conference, Delta Kananaskis, AB, Canada, February 18-21, 2009

192. Sayre EC, Jordan JM, Cibere J, Murphy L, Myers EL, Schwartz TA, Helmick CG, Rahman MM, Aghajanian J, Kang W, Badley EM, Kopec JA. Modeling the multivariate distribution of radiographic osteoarthritis in knees and hips: a population-based study in rural North Carolina. Arthritis Rheum 2008;58(Supplement 9):S242-3. 2008 American College of Rheumatology ACR/AHRP Annual Scientific Meeting, San Francisco, CA, USA, October 24-29, 2008

193. Sayre EC, Kopec JA, Marra C, Abrahamowicz M, Anis AH, Badley EM, Davis AM, Esdaile JM. Performance of the Item Response Theory Scoring of the Computerized Adaptive Test in Five Domains of Quality of Life: a Simulation Study. Qual Life Res. 15th Annual Scientific Meeting of the International Society for Quality of Life Research (ISOQOL), Montevideo, Uruguay, October 22-25, 2008

194. Marra C, Kopec JA, Sayre EC, Grindrod K, Oteng B, Gastonguay L, Soon J, Cibere J, Esdaile JM. The PAT-5D-QOL: An Adaptive, IRT-based Questionnaire to Assess Health-Related Quality of Life in Arthritis. Qual Life Res. 15th Annual Scientific Meeting of the International Society for Quality of Life Research (ISOQOL), Montevideo, Uruguay, October 22-25, 2008

195. Fines P, Kopec JA, Flanagan WM, Sayre EC, Rahman MM, Cibere J, Kang W, Aghajanian J, Badley EM, Bansback N, Anis AH. Building a microsimulation model to estimate health-related quality of life over the course of osteoarthritis. Qual Life Res. 15th Annual Scientific Meeting of the International Society for Quality of Life Research (ISOQOL), Montevideo, Uruguay, October 22-25, 2008

196. Kang W, Sayre EC, Steininger G, Doerfling P, Ratzlaff C, Sawatzky R, Esdaile JM, Kopec JA. Cross-sectional validity of a computer adaptive instrument in osteoarthritis. Annual Scientific Conference of the Canadian Arthritis Network (CAN), Toronto, ON, Canada, October 16-18, 2008

197. Sawatzky R, Kopec JA, Sayre EC. Examining sample heterogeneity with respect to the measurement of self-reported health outcomes relevant to joint problems. Annual Scientific Conference of the Canadian Arthritis Network (CAN), Toronto, ON, Canada, October 16-18, 2008

198. Sayre EC, Li LC, Kopec JA, Bar S, Esdaile JM. Quantifying decline in quality of life due to disease duration in persons with pre-existing knee or hip osteoarthritis. Osteoarthr Cartilage 2008;16:S134-5. 2008 Osteoarthritis Research Society International (OARSI) 2008 World Congress on Osteoarthritis, Rome, Italy, September 18-21, 2008

199. Flanagan WM, Kopec JA, Fines P, Rahman MM, Sayre EC, Cibere J, Anis AH, Badley EM. Estimating prevalence of physician-diagnosed osteoarthritis in Canada using microsimulation. Osteoarthr Cartilage 2008;16:S153. 2008 Osteoarthritis Research Society International (OARSI) 2008 World Congress on Osteoarthritis, Rome, Italy, September 18-21, 2008

200. Sayre EC, Rahman MM, Aghajanian J, Kang W, Cibere J, Anis AH, Jordan JM, Badley EM, Kopec JA. A comparison of provincial prescription-only pharmaceutical database with self-reported usage of acetaminophen and NSAIDs according to osteoarthritis stage in British Columbia. Value in Health 2008;11:A267-8. 13th Annual International Meeting of the International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research (ISPOR), Toronto, ON, Canada, May 3-7, 2008

201. Jackson M, Sayre EC, Bassett K. Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors and Visual Hallucinations in the Charles Bonnet Syndrome. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 2008;ARVO program/poster 3145/D863. 2008 annual meeting of the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Fort Lauderdale, FL, USA, April 27 to May 1, 2008

202. Kopec JA, Rahman MM, Doerfling P, Sayre EC, Cibere J, MacIntyre D, Wilson D, Liang MH, Esdaile JM. Adaptive Assessment of Health-Related Quality of Life in Persons with Hip and Knee Pain. Osteoarthr Cartilage 2007;15:C46. Annual Meeting of the OsteoArthritis Research Society International (OARSI) in Fort Lauderdale, FL, USA, December 6-9, 2007

203. Kang W, Atashband S, Aghajanian J, Bansback N, Rahman MM, Sayre EC, Cibere J, Jordan JM, Anis A, Badley EM, Kopec JA. Direct comparison of efficacy of the four major categories of drugs in the treatment of osteoarthritis. Osteoarthr Cartilage 2007;15:C155. Annual Meeting of the OsteoArthritis Research Society International (OARSI) in Fort Lauderdale, FL, USA, December 6-9, 2007

204. Fines P, Flanagan WM, Kopec JA, Rahman MM, Sayre EC, Cibere J, Badley LM. Projecting Number of Osteoarthritis Patients from 2001 to 2021 in Canada Using Microsimulation. Arthritis Rheum. 2007 American College of Rheumatology ACR/AHRP Annual Scientific Meeting. Boston, MA, USA, November 6-11, 2007

205. Rahman MM, Kopec JA, Fines P, Flanagan WM, Sayre EC, Garbuz DS, Greidanus NV, Aghajanian J, Anis AH, Cibere J, Jordan JM, Badley EM. Effect of socio-demographic factors on time to surgical consultation and hip/knee replacement surgery for osteoarthritis patients in British Columbia, Canada. Arthritis Rheum. 2007 American College of Rheumatology ACR/AHRP Annual Scientific Meeting. Boston, MA, USA, November 6-11, 2007

206. Sayre EC, Kopec JA, Abrahamowicz M, Anis AH, Badley EM, Davis AM, Esdaile JM. Modeling Multi-attribute Health Utility from Five Domain-specific IRT scores. Qual Life Res 2007;Supplement:A49. 14th Annual Scientific Meeting of the International Society for Quality of Life Research (ISOQOL), Toronto, ON, Canada, October 10-13, 2007

207. Kang W, Atashband S, Aghajanian J, Bansback N, Rahman MM, Sayre EC, Cibere J, Jordan JM, Anis A, Badley EM, Kopec JA. Estimation of the effect of the four major categories of drugs in the treatment of osteoarthritis. Annual Scientific Conference of the Canadian Arthritis Network (CAN), Halifax, NS, Canada, October 2007

208. Marra CA, Kopec JA, Sayre EC, Colley L, Oteng B, Gastonguay L, Esdaile JM. Validity of a new adaptive quality of life measure in knee OA. Ann Rheum Dis 2007;66(Supplement 2):268. 2007 Annual European Congress of Rheumatology (EULAR), Barcelona, Spain, June, 2007

209. Kopec JA, Sayre EC, Berthelot JM, Flanagan WM, Fines P, Le Petit C, Cibere J, Rahman M, Lima VD, Aghajanian J, Bansback NJ, Anis AH, Jordan JM, Sobolev B, Greidanus NV, Garbuz DS, Hawker GA, Badley EM. Development of a computer simulation model of osteoarthritis in Canada. Osteoarthr Cartilage 2006;14:S128-9. Annual Meeting of the OsteoArthritis Research Society International (OARSI), Prague, Czech Republic, December 7-10, 2006

210. Kopec JA, Rahman M, Garbuz DS, Greidanus NV, Cibere J, Sayre EC, Fines P, Flanagan WM, Aghajanian J, Bansback NJ, Anis AH, Badley EM. Epidemiology of knee and hip revision procedures following total arthroplasty for osteoarthritis in British Columbia, Canada. Osteoarthr Cartilage 2006;14:S120. Annual Meeting of the OsteoArthritis Research Society International (OARSI), Prague, Czech Republic, December 7-10, 2006

211. Kopec JA, Sayre EC, Schwartz T, Badley EM, Jordan J. Socio-demographic factors, pain, and radiographic progression of hip and knee osteoarthritis. Clinical Research Conference at the 2006 American College of Rheumatology ACR/AHRP Annual Scientific Meeting, Washington, DC, USA, November 10, 2006

212. Kopec JA, Badii M, McKenna M, Sayre EC, Lima VD, Rogers P, Dvorak MF. A comparison of adaptive and standard questionnaires in patients with back pain. Qual Life Res 2006;Supplement:Abstract 1213. 13th Annual Meeting of the International Society for Quality of Life Research (ISOQOL), Lisbon, Portugal, October 10-14, 2006

213. Kopec JA, Rahman M, Le Petit C, Berthelot J-M, Aghajanian J, Sayre EC, Cibere J, Anis AH, Badley EM. Incidence of osteoarthritis in British Columbia, Canada, 1995-2001. J Rheumatol 2006;33:399. Annual Meeting of the Canadian Rheumatology Association (CRA), Acapulco, Mexico, February 17-20, 2006

214. Doerfling P, Kopec JA, Liang MH, MacIntyre D, Wilson D, Combes V, Sayre EC, Esdaile JM. Participation rates in an internet-based study of physical activity and osteoarthritis. J Rheumatol 2006;33:395-6. Annual Meeting of the Canadian Rheumatology Association (CRA), Acapulco, Mexico, February 17-20, 2006

215. Kopec JA, Pouchot J, Dias Lima V, Sayre EC, Al-Harthy F, Marra C, Anis AH, Chalmers A, Esdaile JM. Validation of an adaptive measure of health-related quality of life in rheumatoid arthritis. Qual Life Res 2005;14:2080. 12th Annual Meeting of the International Society for Quality of Life Research (ISOQOL), San Francisco, CA, USA, October 19-22, 2005

216. Cibere J, Greidanus N, Garbuz D, Doerfling P, Sayre EC, Esdaile JM, Kopec JA. Intra- and interrater reliability of the Global Radiographic Score 10 (GRS-10) in surgical patients with osteoarthritis (OA). J Rheumatol 2005;32:1398. Annual Meeting of the Canadian Rheumatology Association (CRA), Montreal, QC, Canada, March 2005

217. Pouchot J, Kopec JA, Latteier J, Sayre EC, Al-Harthy F, Garbuz G, Greidanus N, Anis A, Esdaile JM. Validity of a new adaptive measure of health-related quality of life in arthritis. Qual Life Res 2004;13:1590. 11th Annual Meeting of the International Society for Quality of Life Research (ISOQOL), Hong Kong, October 16-19, 2004

218. Kopec JA, Goel V, Bunting PS, Newman J, Sayre EC, Warde P, Levers P, Fleshner N. Screening with prostate specific antigen and metastatic prostate cancer risk: a population-based case-control study. J Clin Oncol 2004;22(Supplement S):419S. Annual Meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology, New Orleans, LA, USA, June 5-8, 2004

219. Kopec JA, Sayre EC, Abrahamowicz M, Anis AH, Badley EM, Davis AM, Williams JI, Esdaile JM. Integrating irt- and utility-based assessment of health: overview of methodology. Qual Life Res 2003;12:826. 10th Annual Meeting of the International Society for Quality of Life Research (ISOQOL), Prague, Czech Republic, Nov 12-15, 2003

220. Sayre EC, Kopec JA, Abrahamowicz M, Anis AH, Badley EM, Davis AM, Williams JI, Esdaile JM. A comparison of additive and multiplicative models for a new preference-based questionnaire in patients with musculoskeletal conditions. Qual Life Res 2003;12:834. 10th Annual Meeting of the International Society for Quality of Life Research (ISOQOL), Prague, Czech Republic, Nov 12-15, 2003

221. Kopec JA. Abrahamowicz M, Badley EM, Davis AM, Williams JI, Sayre EC, Esdaile JM. Assessing musculoskeletal health: development of a new measurement tool. Qual Life Res 2002;11:649. 9th Annual Meeting of the International Society for Quality of Life Research (ISOQOL), Orlando, October 30 - November 2, 2002

222. Kopec JA. Abrahamowicz M, Badley EM, Davis AM, Williams JI, Sayre EC, Esdaile JM. Adaptive assessment of musculoskeletal health: A novel approach based on item response theory. Arthritis Rheum 2002;46(suppl):S117. 66th Annual Scientific Meeting of the American College of Rheumatology, New Orleans, October 26-29, 2002

223. Kopec JA, Sayre EC, Esdaile JM. Is work stress associated with subsequent back pain? A prospective cohort study. 65th Annual Scientific Meeting of the American College of Rheumatology, San Francisco, November 10-15, 2001

224. Paddock K, Kozak J, Sayre EC. How do care outcomes and service patterns relate to behavioral problems? Part II: Health services. Paper 17th World Congress of the International Association of Gerontology, Vancouver, BC, July, 2001

225. Kopec JA, Sayre EC, Esdaile JM, Liang MH. Predictors of back pain: A prospective cohort study. Congress of Epidemiology 2001, Toronto, June 13-16, 2001

226. Paddock K, Kozak J, Sayre EC. How do care outcomes and service patterns relate to behavioral problems? Paper annual meeting of the Canadian Association on Gerontology, Edmonton, AB, October, 2000

Research Reports

227. Sayre EC. Variable-Weighted Ultrametric Optimization for Mixed-Type Data: Continuous, Ordinal, Nominal, Binary Symmetric and Binary Asymmetric. Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) dissertation, Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science, Simon Fraser University, August, 2009 (Full text and abstract: http://summit.sfu.ca/item/9744. The thesis PDF is here: ETD4622.pdf.)

228. Li LC, Kopec JA, Cibere J, Sayre EC, Esdaile J. British Columbia Osteoarthritis Survey. Final Report to the British Columbia Ministry of Health, April, 2008

229. Kopec JA, Badii M, McKenna M, Sayre EC, Dias Lima V, Rogers P, Dvorak M. Measuring Health Outcomes: An Empirical Comparison of Adaptive and Standard Questionnaires; Final Report to the Workers Compensation Board of British Columbia, June, 2005

230. Sayre EC. An Approach to Analyzing Case-Control Screening Data with an Application to Digital Rectal Exam and Metastatic Prostate Cancer. Master of Science thesis, Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science, Simon Fraser University, April, 2005 (Full text and abstract: http://summit.sfu.ca/item/5462. The thesis PDF is here: EricSayre_MSc_thesis.pdf.)

231. Sayre EC, Langlet E. Proposal for Multiple 2B Forms. Internal Memo, Statistics Canada, 1997

Presentations as guest speaker

232. Kopec JA, Sayre EC. Development of CAT-5D. PROMIS Steering Committee Meeting in Seattle, WA, USA, June 4-5, 2007

233. Sayre EC, Kopec JA. A Linear Mixed Model for Multi-dimensional Health Utility as a Function of 5 IRT Scores in the Context of Adaptive Assessment. Semi-annual meeting of the Tooling Up for Early Osteoarthritis (TUFEOA) Research Team, Toronto, ON, Canada, February 19, 2007

234. Kopec JA, Doerfling P, Sayre EC, De Vera M. Physical Activity and Joint Health. Bone Health Group Journal Club, Vancouver General Hospital, Vancouver, BC, Canada, November 28, 2005

235. Kopec JA, Sayre EC. Questionnaires, Computers, and the Internet. Arthritis Research Centre of Canada Research Rounds, Vancouver, BC, Canada, July 26, 2004

236. Sayre EC, Grenon L, Croal J. Bootmac8.SAS for variance estimation with complex survey data. Statistics Canada Regional Office, Vancouver, BC, Canada, May 26, 2003


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