HDCN Article Reviews/Hyperlinks by Date -  Autumn , 1999  

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Cardiac and arterial target organ damage in adults with elevated ambulatory and normal office blood pressure Ann Intern Med  
Tea flavonoids may protect against atherosclerosis: The Rotterdam Study Arch Int Med  
Serum and dietary magnesium and the risk for type 2 diabetes mellitus Arch Int Med  
The use of sublingual nifedipine Arch Int Med  
The role of diastolic blood pressure when treating isolated systolic hypertension Arch Int Med  
Results of a multicenter randomized clinical trial of exercise and long- term survival in myocardial infarction patients: the national exercise and heart disease project (NEHDP) Circulation  
A common variant of the endothelial nitric oxide synthase (Glu(298)- >Asp) is a major risk factor for coronary artery disease in the UK Circulation  
Genetic variants in the epithelial sodium channel in relation to aldosterone and potassium excretion and risk for hypertension Hypertension  
Prognostic value of a 24-hour blood pressure in pregnancy J Am Med Assoc  
Recombinant leptin for weight loss in obese and lean adults: a randomized, controlled, dose-escalation trial J Am Med Assoc  
Fruit and vegetable intake in relation to risk of ischemic stroke J Am Med Assoc  
Recent advances in basic obesity research J Am Med Assoc  
Quantitative analysis of the pathophysiology of hypertension J Am Soc Nephrol  
Selective V2-receptor vasopressin antagonism decreases urinary aquaporin-2 excretion in patients with chronic heart failure J Am Soc Nephrol  
Body mass index and mortality in a prospective cohort of US adults N Engl J Med  
Vascular effects of estrogen and vitamin E therapies in postmenopausal women Circulation  
Risk of myocardial infarction in young female smokers Heart  
Non-adherence with ACE inhibitor treatment is common in heart failure and can be detected by routine serum ACE activity assays Heart  
Effects of transdermal 17beta-estradiol on left ventricular anatomy and performance in hypertensive women Hypertension  
Recombinant tissue-type plasminogen activator (Alteplase) for ischemic stroke 3 to 5 hours after symptom onset J Am Med Assoc  
Intra-arterial prourokinase for acute ischemic stroke. The PROACT II Study: A randomized controlled trial J Am Med Assoc  
Dietary sodium intake and subsequent risk of cardiovascular disease in overweight adults J Am Med Assoc  
Review: Conquering cardiovascular disease: Progress and promise J Am Med Assoc  
AHA Meeting Review: AHA addresses atherosclerosis testing J Am Med Assoc  
Safety of losartan in hypertensive patients with thiazide-induced hyperuricemia Kidney Int  
Randomized trial of old vs. new antihypertensive drugs in elderly patients: cardiovascular mortality and morbidity in the Swedish Trial in Old Patients with Hypertension-2 Study Lancet  
Light-to-moderate alcohol consumption and the risk of stroke among U.S. male physicians N Engl J Med  
Effects of an ACE inhibitor ramipril, on death from cardiovascular causes, myocardial infarction, and stroke in high risk patients N Engl J Med  
REVIEW: Microalbuminuria in essential hypertension: significance, pathophysiology, and therapeutic implications Am J Kidney Dis  
Atherosclerosis profile and microalbuminuria in essential hypertension Am J Kidney Dis  
Association between C825T polymorphism of the G protein beta3-subunit gene and hypertension in blacks Hypertension  
Effect of the HMG-CoA reductase inhibitors on blood pressure in patients with essential hypertension and primary hypercholesterolemia Hypertension  
J-shaped relation between blood pressure and stroke in treated hypertensives Hypertension  
Coronary angioplasty with or without stent implantation for acute myocardial infarction N Engl J Med  

Dialysis, Chronic Renal Failure
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Intraperitoneal erythropoietin in children on peritoneal dialysis: A study of pharmacokinetics and efficacy Am J Kidney Dis  
Review: In search of ideal hemodialysis: Is prolonged, frequent hemodialysis the answer? Am J Kidney Dis  
Effect of anticoagulation on blood membrane interactions during hemodialysis Kidney Int  
Determination of access blood flow from ionic dialysance: theory and validation Kidney Int  
Hemodialysis membrane biocompatibility and mortality of patients with dialysis-dependent acute renal failure: a prospective randomized multicenter trial Lancet  
Rapid diagnosis of central-venous catheter-related bloodstream infection without catheter removal Lancet  
Improved clearance of iohexol with longer hemodialysis despite similar Kt/V for urea Nephrol Dial Transplant  
Improved bacteriological surveillance of hemodialysis fluids: a comparison between Tryptic soy agar and Reasoner's 2A media Nephrol Dial Transplant  
Dyslipidemia and the progression of renal disease in chronic renal failure patients Nephrol Dial Transplant  
Hyperleptinemia in uremic patients undergoing conservative management, peritoneal dialysis, and hemodialysis: A comparative analysis Am J Kidney Dis  
Effect of intensive blood pressure control on the course of type I diabetic nephropathy Am J Kidney Dis  
Review: End-stage renal failure in type 2 diabetes: a medical catastrophe of worldwide dimension Am J Kidney Dis  
Captopril induced reduction of serum levels of transforming growth factor beta-1 correlates with long-term renoprotection in insulin -dependent diabetic patients Am J Kidney Dis  
Facilitation of benzodiazepine discontinuation by melatonin Arch Int Med  
Comparison of stool immunoassay with standard methods for detecting Helicobacter pylori infection Br Med J  
Water quality for hemodialysis centers: Contingency planning for the Y2K problem and other potential disasters Health Devices  
Noninvasive glucose monitoring: Comprehensive clinical results J Am Med Assoc  
Pharmacokinetics of novel erythropoiesis stimulating protein (NESP) compared with epoietin alfa in dialysis patients J Am Soc Nephrol  
Relationship betwen apparent (single-pool) and true (double-pool) urea distribution volume Kidney Int  
Cardiac evaluation in hypotension-prone and hypotension- resistant dialysis patients Kidney Int  
The effect of patient preferences on racial differences in access to transplantation N Engl J Med  
Effect of ownership of dialysis facilities on patient survival and referral for transplantation N Engl J Med  
Comparison of mortality in all patients on dialysis, patients on dialysis awaiting transplantation, and recipients of a first cadaveric transplant N Engl J Med  
Impact of helicobacter pylori infection on serum gastrin in hemodialysis patients Nephrol Dial Transplant  
Enhanced oxidative stress in hemodialysis patients receiving intravenous iron therapy Nephrol Dial Transplant  
A preliminary study of the effects of correction of anemia with recombinant EPO therapy on sleep, sleep disorders, and daytime sleepiness in hemodialysis patients (the SLEEPO Study) Am J Kidney Dis  
Mortality risks for peritoneal dialysis and hemodialysis Am J Kidney Dis  
High serum hyaluronan indicates poor survival in renal replacement therapy Am J Kidney Dis  
Measuring total body water in peritoneal dialysis patients using an ethanol dilution technique Kidney Int  
Hemodialysis prevents liver disease caused by hepatitis C virus: role of hepatocyte growth factor Kidney Int  
Impact of lower delivered Kt/V on survival of overweight patients on hemodialysis Kidney Int  
Echocardiography overestimates left ventricular mass in hemodialysis patients relative to magnetic resonance imaging Kidney Int  
Effective correction of hyperhomocysteinemia in hemodialysis patients by intravenous folinic acid and pyridoxine therapy Kidney Int  
Long-term effect of sevelamer hydrochloride on the calcium x phosphate product and the lipid profile in hemodialysis patients Nephrol Dial Transplant  
Sustained reduction of hyperhomocysteinemia with folic acid supplementation in predialysis patients Nephrol Dial Transplant  
The effect of exercise during hemodialysis on solute removal Nephrol Dial Transplant  
What is hypertension in chronic hemodialysis? The role of interdialytic blood pressure monitoring Nephrol Dial Transplant  

Clinical Nephrology
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Renal Biopsy Teaching Case: 19-year old man with hypertension, proteinuria, and renal insufficiency Am J Kidney Dis  
Can prolonged treatment improve the prognosis in adults with focal segmental glomerulosclerosis Am J Kidney Dis  
Mother-to-child transmitted WT1 splice-site mutation is responsible for distinct glomerular diseases J Am Soc Nephrol  
Beneficial effects of ACTH on the serum lipoprotein profile and glomerular function in patients with membranous nephropathy Kidney Int  
Recurrent ANCA-associated small vessel vasculitis after transplantation: A pooled analysis Kidney Int  
Effect of nitrendipine on renal function in renal-transplant patients treated with cyclosporin Lancet  
Difference in bioavailability between oral cyclosporine formulations in maintenance renal transplant patients Am J Kidney Dis  
The paradox of the low renin state in diabetic nephropathy J Am Soc Nephrol  
Kidney biopsy as a predictor for renal outcome in ANCA-associated necrotizing glomerulonephritis Kidney Int  
Nanobacteria: An infectious cause of kidney stone formation Kidney Int  
Spectrum of disease in familial focal and segmental glomerulosclerosis Kidney Int  
Association of a syndrome resembling Wegener's granulomatosis with low surface expression of HLA class-I molecules Lancet  
Differences between membranoproliferative glomerulonephritis types I and III in long-term response to alternate-day prednisone regimen Am J Kidney Dis  
Prediction and treatment of recurrent focal segmental glomerulosclerosis after renal transplantation in children Am J Kidney Dis  
Diagnosis of renal cancer by molecular urinalysis Am J Kidney Dis  
Early experience with dual kidney transplantation in adults using expanded donor criteria. Double Kidney Transplant Group. J Am Soc Nephrol  
A randomized trial of cyclosporine in patients with steroid-resistant focal segmental glomerulosclerosis Kidney Int  
Collapsing glomerulopathy in HIV and non-HIV patients: A clinicopathologic and follow-up study Kidney Int  
Dominant negative mutations in PPARgamma associated with severe insulin resistance, diabetes mellitus, and hypertension Nature  
Urothelial cancer at different tumor sites: role of smoking and habitual intake of analgesics and laxatives. Results of the Berlin Urothelial Cancer Study Nephrol Dial Transplant  

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