HDCN Article Reviews/Hyperlinks by Date -  Autumn , 2000  

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Revascularization or renal artery stenosis in patients with renal insufficiency Am J Kidney Dis  
Low-dose hydrochlorothiazide and preservation of bone mineral density in older adults: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial Ann Intern Med  
Upright posture and postprandial hypotension in elderly persons Ann Intern Med  
Smoking is related to albuminuria and abnormal renal function in nondiabetic persons Ann Intern Med  
Hyperhomocysteinemia is associated with the presence of retinopathy in type 2 diabetes mellitus Arch Int Med  
Diagnostic efficacy of unconjugated plasma metanephrines for the detection of pheochromocytoma Arch Int Med  
Randomized secondary prevention trial of azithromycin in patients with coronary artery disease: primary clinical results of the ACADEMIC Study Circulation  
Association of fibrinogen with cardiovascular risk factors and cardiovascular disease in the Framingham offspring population Circulation  
Effects of renal artery stenting on renal function and size in patients with atherosclerotic renovascular disease Circulation  
A comparison of glyburide and insulin in women with gestational diabetes mellitus N Engl J Med  
Markers of myocardial damage and inflammation in relation to long- term mortality in unstable coronary artery disease N Engl J Med  
NIH AASK Study Press Release: Calcium channel blocker arm of AASK study terminated NIH-NIDDK  
FDA Panel urges ban on phenylpropanolamine-containing OTC cold remedies United States FDA  
Prognosis of isolated systolic and isolated diastolic hypertension as assessed by self-measurement of blood pressure at home Arch Int Med  
Striking increase of natriuresis by low-dose spironolactone in congestive heart failure only in combination with ACE inhibition Circulation  
Improved vascular endothelial function after oral B vitamins Circulation  
ACE inhibition or angiotensin receptor blockade: impact on potassium in renal failure Kidney Int  
Influence of obesity on the appearance of proteinuria and renal insufficiency after unilateral nephrectomy Kidney Int  
Statins and the risk of dementia Lancet  
Percutaneous transmyocardial laser revascularisation for servere angina in the PACIFIC randomized trial Lancet  
Triggering of sudden death from cardiac causes by exertion N Engl J Med  
Adverse cardiovascular and sympathetic nervous system events associated with dietary supplements containing ephedra alkaloids N Engl J Med  
Phenylpropanolamine and the risk of hemorrhagic stroke N Engl J Med  
Inaccuracy of clinical phenotyping parameters for hypertensive nephrosclerosis Nephrol Dial Transplant  
Quantitative determination of parathyroid hypertensive factor by a new enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay Am J Hypertens  
Spot urinary albumin - creatinine ratio predicts left ventricular hypertrophy in young hypertensive African-American men Am J Hypertens  
Hormones to prevent coronary disease in women: When are observational studies adequate evidence? Ann Intern Med  
Randomized controlled trial of dual blockade of renin-angiotensin system in patients with hypertension, microalbuminuria, and NIDDM: the candesartan and lisinopril (CALM) Study Br Med J  
Plasma cytokine parameters and mortality in patients with chronic heart failure Circulation  
Antibiotic treatment after myocardial infarction and risk of death Eur Gastroenterol  
Beneficial renal and cardiac effects of vasopeptidase inhibition with S21402 in heart failure Hypertension  
Retinal neovascularization is prevented by blockade of the renin- angiotensin system Hypertension  
Relationship of fibrinogen levels and hemostatic abnormalities with organ damage in hypertension Hypertension  
Increased vascular adrenergic vasoconstriction and decreased vasodilatation in Blacks: Additive mechanisms leading to enhanced vascular reactivity Hypertension  
Relation between serum uric acid and risk of cardiovascular disease in essential hypertension: The PIUMA Study Hypertension  
Longitudinal study of moderate weight change and sleep-disordered breathing J Am Med Assoc  
Effects of ACE inhibitors, calcium antagonists, and other blood pressure lowering drugs: results of prospectively designed overviews of randomized trials Lancet  
Effect of sibutramine on weight maintenance after weight loss: a randomized trial Lancet  
The FDA, regulation, and the risk of stroke (phenylpropanolamine) N Engl J Med  

Dialysis, Chronic Renal Failure
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Salvage of occluded autologous arteriovenous fistulae Am J Kidney Dis  
Cachexia Ann Intern Med  
Cardiac troponin T predicts mortality in patients with end-stage renal disease Circulation  
Effects of bicarbonate- and lactate-buffered replacement fluids on cardiovascular outcome in CVVH patients Kidney Int  
Color doppler ultrasonography imaging to guide transluminal angioplasty of venous stenosis Kidney Int  
Unrestricted pore area (A0/Deltax) is a better indicator of peritoneal membrane function than PET Kidney Int  
Effects of lactate-buffered and lactate-free dialysate in CAVHD patients with and without liver dysfunction Kidney Int  
Secondary prevention with antioxidants of cardiovascular disease in endstage renal disease (SPACE): randomized placebo-controlled trial Lancet  
Elevated serum levels of soluble adhesion molecules predict death in predialysis patients: association with malnutrition, inflammation and cardiovascular disease Nephrol Dial Transplant  
ASN 2000 USRDS presentations and posters US Renal Data Systems  
A randomized comparison of intradermal and intramuscular vaccination against hepatitis B virus in incident chronic hemodialysis patients Am J Kidney Dis  
Role of preoperative antibiotic prophylaxis in preventing postoperative peritonitis in newly placed peritoneal dialysis catheters Am J Kidney Dis  
Polymicrobial peritonitis in continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis patients Am J Kidney Dis  
Characteristics and treatment of patients not reusing dialyzers in reuse units Am J Kidney Dis  
Reproducibility of ambulatory blood pressure monitoring in hemodialysis patients Am J Kidney Dis  
Parathormone secretion in peritoneal dialysis patients with adynamic bone disease Am J Kidney Dis  
Relationship between phosphorus and creatinine clearance in peritoneal dialysis: clinical implications Am J Kidney Dis  
Delayed gastric emptying in dyspeptic chronic hemodialysis patients Am J Kidney Dis  
Needlestick bill passes J Am Med Assoc  
Initial clinical results with the Life-Site(R) hemodialysis access system Kidney Int  
Importance of blood pressure control in hemodialysis patient survival Kidney Int  
Spurious estimations of sodium removal during CAPD when sodium ion is measured by sodium electrode methodology Lancet  
Clinical outcomes, quality of life, and costs in the North Thames Study of elderly people on dialysis: a prospective cohort study Lancet  
Albumin as an outcome measure in hemodialysis patients: the effect of variation in assay method Nephrol Dial Transplant  
Albumin-corrected calcium and ionized calcium in stable hemodialysis patients Nephrol Dial Transplant  
Effects of hormonal replacement therapy on lipid and hemostatic factors in post-menopausal ESRD patients Nephrol Dial Transplant  
Vesicoureteral reflux after kidney transplantation in children Nephrol Dial Transplant  
Relation between gender and vascular access complications in hemodialysis patients Am J Kidney Dis  
Increased incidence of hip fractures in dialysis patients with low serum parathyroid hormone Am J Kidney Dis  
Adequacy of dialysis and difference in hematocrit among dialysis facilities Am J Kidney Dis  
Access recirculation in temporary hemodialysis catheters measured by the saline dilution technique Am J Kidney Dis  
Patient survival among incident peritoneal dialysis and hemodialysis patients in an urban setting Am J Kidney Dis  
Androgens, estrogens, and bone in men Ann Intern Med  
Clinical review: Recent advances in urology Br Med J  
Risks of morbidity and mortality in dialysis patients undergoing coronary artery bypass surgery Circulation  
Are patients with renal failure good candidates for percutaneous coronary revascularization in the new device era? Circulation  
Contraindicated use of cisapride: Impact of Food and Drug Administration regulatory action J Am Med Assoc  
Effect of dialysate sodium concentration on interdiatlytic increase of potassium J Am Soc Nephrol  
A comparison of on-line hemodiafiltration and high-flux hemodialysis: A prospective clinical study J Am Soc Nephrol  
Urea and nitrogen excretion in pediatric peritoneal dialysis patients Kidney Int  
Risk of bacteremia from temporary hemodialysis catheters by site of insertion and duration of use: A prospective study Kidney Int  
Effect of antibiotic therapy on the density of vancomycin- resistant enterococci in the stool of colonized patients N Engl J Med  
Transmission of the hepatitis C virus from a patient to an anesthesiology assistant to five patients N Engl J Med  
Peginterferon alfa-2a in patients with chronic hepatitis C N Engl J Med  
Intervention thresholds and ceilings can determine the hemoglobin outcome distribution in a hemodialysis population Nephrol Dial Transplant  
Treatment of stenosis and thrombosis on hemodialysis fistulas and grafts by interventional radiology Nephrol Dial Transplant  
Chemical peritonitis associated with high dialysate acetaldehyde concentrations Nephrol Dial Transplant  
The efficacy of once weekly compared with two or three times weekly subcutaneous epoetin beta: results from a randomized controlled multicenter trial Nephrol Dial Transplant  

Clinical Nephrology
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Evidence that chronicity of hyponatremia contributes to the high urate clearance observed in the syndrome of inappropriate antidiuretic hormone secretion Am J Kidney Dis  
Cyclosporine and tacrolimus-associated thrombotic microangiopathy Am J Kidney Dis  
Long-term outcomes of scleroderma renal crisis Ann Intern Med  
Vertebral fracture risk with long-term corticosteroid therapy Arch Int Med  
Review: Cholesterol emboli syndrome Br Med J  
A meta-analysis of immunosuppression withdrawal trials in renal transplantation J Am Soc Nephrol  
Avoidance of cyclosporin in renal transplantation. Effects of daclizumab, mycophenolate mofetil, and steroids J Am Soc Nephrol  
Urinary aquaporin 2 and calciuria correlate with the severity of enuresis in children J Am Soc Nephrol  
Causes of albuminuria in type 2 diabetes without diabetic retinopathy Kidney Int  
Inflammation and microalbuminuria in nondiabetic and type 2 diabetic subjects: the insulin resistance atherosclerosis study Kidney Int  
Cyclosporine bone remodeling effect prevents steroid osteopenia after kidney transplantation Kidney Int  
Efficacy of mycophenolate mofetil in patients with diffuse proliferative lupus nephritis N Engl J Med  
A prospective study of asymptomatic bacteriuria in sexually active young women N Engl J Med  
Factitious hyperkalemia Am J Kidney Dis  
Review: Management of urinary incontinence in women Br Med J  
Lead exposure from candle wicks J Am Med Assoc  
Renal epithelium is a previously unrecognized site of HIV-1 infection J Am Soc Nephrol  
Focal segmental glomerulosclerosis associated with mitochondrial cytopathy Kidney Int  
Citrate therapy for polycystic kidney disease in rats Kidney Int  
IgA nephropathy, the most common cause of glomerulonephritis, is linked to 6q22-23 Nat Genet  
Renal pathologic findings in infective endocarditis Nephrol Dial Transplant  
Fatal hepatorenal failure associated with hydrazine sulfate Ann Intern Med  
A randomized crossover study of silver-coated urinary catheters in hospitalized patients Arch Int Med  
IgA nephropathy: Recent developments (Review) J Am Soc Nephrol  
Cyclo-oxygenase-2 in the kidney (Review) J Am Soc Nephrol  
Effect of mycophenolate mofetil on long-term outcomes in African American renal transplant patients J Am Soc Nephrol  
Low-dose dopamine in patients with early renal dysfunction: a placebo -controlled randomized trial Lancet  
Science and medicine (reportage): Gene therapy holds promise for treatment of diabetes Lancet  

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