Publications

Research on data from SRQ 2018

Mortality following new-onset Rheumatoid Arthritis: has modern Rheumatology had an impact?
Holmqvist M1, Ljung L2, Askling J
Ann Rheum Dis.2018 Jan;77(1):85-91. doi: 10.1136/annrheumdis-2017-212131. Epub 2017 Sep 26.

Tuberculosis Risk in Ankylosing Spondylitis, Other Spondyloarthritis, and Psoriatic Arthritis in Sweden: A Population-Based Cohort Study.
de Vries MK1, Arkema EV2, Jonsson J3, Bruchfeld J4, Jacobsson LTH5, Askling J1; ARTIS Study Group
Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2018 Oct;70(10):1563-1567. doi: 10.1002/acr.23487. Epub 2018 Sep 4.

Long-Term Dietary Changes after Diagnosis of Rheumatoid Arthritis in Swedish Women: Data from a Population-Based Cohort.
Lourdudoss C1, Arnaud L1, Wolk A2, van Vollenhoven RF1, Di Giuseppe D
Int J Rheumatol.2018 Jun 11;2018:9152480. doi: 10.1155/2018/9152480. eCollection 2018.

Patient characteristics influence the choice of biological drug in RA, and will make non-TNFi biologics appear more harmful than TNFi biologics.
Frisell T1, Baecklund E2, Bengtsson K3, Di Giuseppe D1, Forsblad-d’Elia H4, Askling J1,5; ARTIS Study group
Ann Rheum Dis.2018 May;77(5):650-657. doi: 10.1136/annrheumdis-2017-212395. Epub 2017 Dec 13.

Risk of cardiac rhythm disturbances and aortic regurgitation in different spondyloarthritis subtypes in comparison with general population: a register-based study from Sweden.
Bengtsson K1, Forsblad-d’Elia H1,2, Lie E1,3, Klingberg E1, Dehlin M1, Exarchou S4, Lindström U1, Askling J5, Jacobsson
LTH Ann Rheum Dis.2018 Apr;77(4):541-548. doi: 10.1136/annrheumdis-2017-212189. Epub 2017 Dec 19.

Transmission of rheumatoid arthritis through blood transfusion: a retrospective cohort study.
Just SA1, Rostgaard K2, Titlestad K3, Edgren G4,5, Erikstrup C6, Ullum H7, Pedersen OB8, Nielsen KR9, Askling J10,11, Lindegaard H1, Hjalgrim H2,12.
Ann Rheum Dis.2018 Oct;77(10):1536-1537. doi: 10.1136/annrheumdis-2017-212844. Epub 2018 Mar 1.

Uptake of rheumatology biosimilars in the absence of forced switching.
Di Giuseppe D1, Frisell T1, Ernestam S2, Forsblad-D’Elia H3, Lindqvist E4, Lindström U5, Sjöwall C6, Askling J1,2; ARTIS group
Expert Opin Biol Ther.2018 May;18(5):499-504. doi: 10.1080/14712598.2018.1458089. Epub 2018 Apr 10.

Biological treatment in ankylosing spondylitis in the Nordic countries during 2010-2016: a collaboration between five biological registries.
Glintborg B1,2, Lindström U3, Aaltonen K4, Kristianslund EK5, Gudbjornsson B6, Chatzidionysiou K7, Askling J7, Nordström D8, Hetland ML1,9, Di Giuseppe D7, Dreyer L2, Kristensen LE10, Jørgensen TS10, Eklund K11, Grondal G12, Ernestam S7, Joensuu J13, Törmänen M14, Skydsgaard H15, Hagfors J16, Kvien TK5, Lie E5, Fagerli K5, Geirsson AJ12, Jonsson H12, Provan SA5, Krogh NS17, Jacobsson L
Scand J Rheumatol.2018 Nov;47(6):465-474. doi: 10.1080/03009742.2018.1444199. Epub 2018 Aug 2.

Tumor Necrosis Factor Inhibitors and Cancer Recurrence in Swedish Patients With Rheumatoid Arthritis: A Nationwide Population-Based Cohort Study.
Raaschou P1, Söderling J1, Turesson C2, Askling J3; ARTIS Study Group
Ann Intern Med.2018 Sep 4;169(5):291-299. doi: 10.7326/M17-2812. Epub 2018 Aug 14.

Performance of the Expanded Cardiovascular Risk Prediction Score for Rheumatoid Arthritis in a geographically distant National Register-based cohort: an external validation.
Ljung L1,2, Ueda P1, Liao KP3, Greenberg JD4, Etzel CJ5, Solomon DH3, Askling J
RMD Open.2018 Dec 16;4(2):e000771. doi: 10.1136/rmdopen-2018-000771. eCollection 2018.

Risk of Thyroxine-Treated Autoimmune Thyroid Disease Associated With Disease Onset in Patients With Rheumatoid Arthritis.
Waldenlind K1, Saevarsdottir S1,2, Bengtsson C2, Askling J
JAMA Netw Open.2018 Oct 5;1(6):e183567. doi: 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2018.3567.

Impact of extra-articular spondyloarthritis manifestations and comorbidities on drug retention of a first TNF-inhibitor in ankylosing spondylitis: a population-based nationwide study.
Lindström U1, Olofsson T2, Wedrén S1, Qirjazo I3, Askling J1,4.
RMD Open.2018 Oct 15;4(2):e000762. doi: 10.1136/rmdopen-2018-000762. eCollection 2018.

Opportunities and challenges for real-world studies on chronic inflammatory joint diseases through data enrichment and collaboration between national registers: the Nordic example.
Chatzidionysiou K1, Hetland ML2,3, Frisell T1, Di Giuseppe D1, Hellgren K1, Glintborg B4,5, Nordström D6, Aaltonen K7, Törmänen MR8, Klami Kristianslund E9, Kvien TK9, Provan SA9, Björn Guðbjörnsson B10, Dreyer L11, Kristensen LE12, Jørgensen TS12, Jacobsson L13, Askling J
RMD Open.2018 Apr 12;4(1):e000655. doi: 10.1136/rmdopen-2018-000655. eCollection 2018.

Muscle Strength and Muscle Endurance During the First Year of Treatment of Polymyositis and Dermatomyositis: A Prospective Study.
Alexanderson H1,2, Regardt M3,4, Ottosson C3,4, Alemo Munters L3,4, Dastmalchi M3,4, Dani L3,4, Lundberg IE3,4.
J Rheumatol. 2018 Apr;45(4):538-546. doi: 10.3899/jrheum.161183. Epub 2018 Feb 1.

Changes in anti-citrullinated protein antibody isotype levels in relation to disease activity and response to treatment in early rheumatoid arthritis.
Kastbom A, Roos Ljungberg K, Ziegelasch M, Wetterö J, Skogh T, Martinsson K.
Clin Exp Immunol. 2018;194:391-399.

Foot Barriers in Patients With Early Rheumatoid Arthritis: An Interview Study Among Swedish Women and Men.
Björk M, Thyberg I, Valtersson E, Östlund G, Stenström B, Sverker
Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2018;70:1348-1354.

Women’s situation-specific strategies in managing participation restrictions due to early rheumatoid arthritis: A gender comparison.
Östlund G, Björk M, Thyberg I, Valtersson E, Sverker A.
Musculoskeletal Care. 2018;16:251-259

Costs and disease activity in early rheumatoid arthritis in 1996-2000 and 2006-2011, improved outcome and shift in distribution of costs: a two-year follow-up.
Husberg M, Bernfort L, Hallert
Scand J Rheumatol. 2018;4:378-383