HDCN Article Reviews/Hyperlinks by Date -  Autumn , 1997  

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High plasma immunoreactive leptin level in essential hypertension Am J Hypertens  
Myocardial infarction and the use of estrogen and estrogen- progestogen in postmenopausal women Ann Intern Med  
Features, symptoms, and neurophysiological findings in stroke associated with hyperhomocysteinemia Arch Neurol  
Antihypertensive treatment based on conventional or ambulatory blood pressure measurement. A randomized controlled trial. Ambulatory BP Monitoring and Treatment Investigators J Am Med Assoc  
Total cholesterol and risk of mortality in the oldest old Lancet  
Should thrombolytic therapy be the first-line treatment of acute ischemic stroke? Clinical Debate. N Engl J Med  
Captopril-enhanced scintigraphy using the method of the expected renogram: improved detection of patients with renin-dependent hypertension due to renal artery stenosis Nephrol Dial Transplant  
Poor predialysis glycaemic control is a predictor of mortality in type II diabetic patients on maintenance hemodialysis Nephrol Dial Transplant  
Comparison of amlodipine and long-acting diltiazem in the treatment of mild or moderate hypertension Am J Hypertens  
Captopril test and renal duplex scanning for the primary screening of renovascular disease Am J Hypertens  
Home blood pressure as a predictor of future blood pressure stability in borderline hypertension: The Tecumseh Study Am J Hypertens  
Relation between nocturnal decline in blood pressure and mortality: The Ohasama Study Am J Hypertens  
Echocardiographic identification of cardiovascular sources of emboli to guide clinical management of stroke: A cost- effectiveness analysis Ann Intern Med  
Elevated levels of supplemental chromium improve glucose and insulin variables in individuals with type 2 diabetes Diabetes  
Sodium, blood pressure, and arterial distensibility in insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus Hypertension  
Prevalence and clinical correlates of microalbuminuria in essential hypertension: the MAGIC Study. Microalbuminuria: A Genoa Investigation on Complications Hypertension  
Heritability of left ventricular mass: the Framingham Heart Study Hypertension  
The hypertension of autonomic failure and its treatment Hypertension  
Renal artery stent placement: utility in lesions difficult to treat with balloon angioplasty J Am Coll Cardiol  
Effect of antioxidant vitamins on transient impairment of endothelium-dependent brachial artery vasoactivity following a single high-fat meal JAMA  
Randomised controlled trial of ketanserin vs. aspirin in prevention of pre-eclampsia Lancet  
Pulse pressure: a predictor of long-term cardiovascular mortality in a French male population Hypertension  
Relationship between blood pressure and body mass index in lean populations Hypertension  
Hydrochlorothiazide is superior to isradipine for reduction of left ventricular mass: results of a multicenter trial J Am Coll Cardiol  
The association of antihypertensive agents with MRI white matter findings and with modifiend mini-mental state examination in older adults J Am Geriatr Soc  
Trends in antihypertensive drug use in the United States: Do the JNC V recommendations affect prescribing JAMA  
Reservatrol, a polyphenolic compound found in grapes and wine, is an agonist for the estrogen receptor Proc Natl Acad Sci USA  

Dialysis, Chronic Renal Failure
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A 6-month study of low-dose recombinant human erythropoietin alone and in combination with androgens for treatment of anemia in chronic hemodialysis patients Am J Kidney Dis  
Maintaining blood compartment volume in dialyzers reprocessed with peracetic acid maintains Kt/V but not beta-2 microglobulin removal Am J Kidney Dis  
Why do aluminum analyses? Dial Transplant  
Phase angle predicts survival in hemodialysis patients J Ren Nutr  
Pressure or flow recordings for the surveillance of hemodialysis grafts Kidney Int  
beta-2-microglobulin associated amyloidosis: a vanishing complication of long-term hemodialysis? Kidney Int  
Effect of increased dialysate fill volume on peritoneal fluid and solute transport Kidney Int  
Odour perception in chronic renal disease Nephrol Dial Transplant  
Another simpler bypassing dialysate technique for measuring post- haemodialysis BUN Nephrol Dial Transplant  
Continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis after intra-abdominal prosthetic vascular graft surgery Nephron  
Angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors are associated with the need for increased recombinant human erythropoietin maintenance doses in hemodialysis patients Nephron  
Prolonged therapy with ACE inhibitors induces a regression of left ventricular hypertrophy of dialyzed uremic patients independently from hypotensive effects Am J Kidney Dis  
Complications associated with insertion of jugular venous catheters for hemodialysis: The value of postprocedural radiograph Am J Kidney Dis  
Aluminum utensils contribute to aluminum accumulation in patients with renal disease Am J Kidney Dis  
Relationship between left ventricular hypertrophy and plasma renin activity in chronic hemodialysis patients J Am Soc Nephrol  
Comparison of methods to predict equilibrated Kt/V in the HEMO pilot study Kidney Int  
Use of protein-C concentrate, heparin, and haemodiafiltration in meningococcus-induced purpura fulminans Lancet  
Erythropoietin and oxidative stress in haemodialysis: beneficial effects of Vitamin E supplementation Nephrol Dial Transplant  
Interdialytic weight gain and a 48-h blood pressure in hemodialysis patients Nephrol Dial Transplant  
Intradialytic hypotension: Is midodrine beneficial in symptomatic hemodialysis patients? Am J Kidney Dis  
Evidence that serum phosphate is independently associated with serum PTH in patients with chronic renal failure Am J Kidney Dis  
Supraclavicular approach to the subclavian/innominate vein for large bore central venous catheters Am J Kidney Dis  
Acute phase proteins and peritoneal dialysate albumin loss are the main determinants of serum albumin in peritoneal dialysis patients Am J Kidney Dis  
Total body water and body composition in chronic peritoneal dialysis patients J Am Soc Nephrol  
Metabolic consequences of folate-induced reduction of hyperhomocysteinemia in uremia J Am Soc Nephrol  
Bioimpedance norms for the hemodialysis population Kidney Int  
Reduction of plasma apolipoprotein-B by effective removal of circulating glycation derivatives in uremia Kidney Int  
Increased plasma concentrations of LDL-unbound apo(a) in patients with end-stage renal disease Kidney Int  
Dissemination in Japanese hospitals of strains of Staphylococcus aureus heterogeneously resistant to vancomycin Lancet  
Apolipoprotein A, fibrinogen, age, and history of stroke are predictors of death in dialyzer diabetic patients: a prospective study in 412 subjects Nephrol Dial Transplant  
Chronic renal failure and sexual functioning: clinical status versus objectively assessed sexual response Nephrol Dial Transplant  

Clinical Nephrology
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Effect of iron depletion on long-term response to interferon- alpha in patients with chronic hepatitis C who previously did not respond to interferon therapy Am J Gastroenterol  
Spurious hypophosphatemia in a patient with multiple myeloma Am J Kidney Dis  
The cost effectiveness of mycophenolate mofetil in the first year after primary cadaveric transplant. U.S. Renal Transplant Mycophenolate Mofetil Study Group J Am Soc Nephrol  
Risk of ocular hypertension or open-angle glaucoma in elderly patients on oral glucocorticoids Lancet  
Randomised trial of basiliximab versus placebo for control of acute cellular rejection in renal allograft recipients Lancet  
A 67-year old renal transplant recipient with anemia, leukopenia, and pulmonary lesions N Engl J Med  
Bladder cancer in renal transplant recipients Urology  
A randomized trial comparing cyclosporine induction with sequential therapy in renal transplant recipients Am J Kidney Dis  
GFR determined by nonradiolabeled iothalamate using capillary electrophoresis Am J Kidney Dis  
Calcium intake and kidney stones Ann Intern Med  
Estimates of the cost-effectiveness of a single course of interferon-alpha2b in patients with histologically mild chronic hepatitis C Ann Intern Med  
Simplified screening of microalbuminuria Ann Intern Med  
Estimated benefits of glycemic control in microvascular complications in type 2 diabetes Ann Intern Med  
Renal insufficiency after intravenous immune globulin therapy: a report of two cases and an analysis of the literature J Am Soc Nephrol  
Fish oil therapy for IgA nephropathy: efficacy and interstudy variability J Am Soc Nephrol  
Goodpasture syndrome involving overlap with Wegener's granulomatosis and anti-glomerular basement membrane disease J Am Soc Nephrol  
Reversible glomerular hypertrophy in adult patients with primary focal segmental glomerulosclerosis J Am Soc Nephrol  
Effect of anti-lymphocytic induction therapy on renal allograft survival: a meta-analysis J Am Soc Nephrol  
Abnormal renal function as a cause for false positive biochemical screening for Down's syndrome Lancet  
Paired-kidney exchange programs N Engl J Med  
Long-term prognosis of Henoch-Schonlein nephritis in adults and children Nephrol Dial Transplant  
Colchicine myopathy in renal transplant patients on cyclosporin Nephrol Dial Transplant  
The impact of malnutrition in morbidity and mortality in haemodialysis patients Nephrol Dial Transplant  
Renal artery dissection causing renal infarction in otherwise healthy men Am J Kidney Dis  
Oncotic pressure and edema formation in hypoalbuminemic HIV -infected patients with proteinuria Am J Kidney Dis  
Subacute bacterial endocarditis masquerading as type III essential mixed cryoglobulinemia J Am Soc Nephrol  
Family history of end-stage renal disease among incident dialysis patients J Am Soc Nephrol  
Mutations in the vasopressin V2 receptor and aquaporin-2 genes in 12 families with congenital nephrogenic diabetes insipidus J Am Soc Nephrol  
An increased prevalence of Epstein Barr virus infection in young patients suggests a possible etiology for systemic lupus erythematosus J Clin Invest  
Effect of long-term oral l-arginine on nitric oxide synthase pathway in urine from patients with interstitial cystitis J Urol  
Randomised trial of efficacy and safety of oral ganciclovir in the prevention of cytomegalovirus disease in liver-transplant patients Lancet  
Effect of danaparoid sodium on hard exudates in diabetic retinopathy Lancet  
Preliminary report. Effect of losartan on hemoglobin concentration in renal transplant recipients -- a retrospective analysis Nephrol Dial Transplant  
IgA nephropathy. prognostic classification of end-stage renal failure Nephrol Dial Transplant  
Clinical report. Treatment of cyclosporin-induced gingival hyperplasia with azithromycin Nephrol Dial Transplant  
Case report. Cytomegalovirus colitis in a CMV-seropositive renal transplant recipient on triple drug therapy including mycophenolate) Nephrol Dial Transplant  
Vesicoureteral reflux diagnosed in adulthood. Incidence of urinary tract infections, hypertension, proteinuria, back pain, and renal calculi Nephrol Dial Transplant  
Loop diuretics in the management of acute renal failure: a prospective, double-blind, placebo-controlled, randomized study Nephrol Dial Transplant  

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