HDCN Article Reviews/Hyperlinks by Date -  Spring , 2000  

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REVIEW: New insights into the epidemiologic and clinical manifestations of atherosclerotic renal disease Am J Kidney Dis  
Cigarette smoking is associated with augmented progression of renal insufficiency in severe essential hypertension Am J Kidney Dis  
Substituting walnuts for monounsaturated fat improves the serum lipid profile of hypercholesterolemic men and women Ann Intern Med  
Pulse pressure and not mean pressure determines cardiovascular risk in older hypertensive patients Arch Int Med  
The risk of cardiovascular disease mortality associated with microalbuminuria and gross proteinuria in persons with older-onset diabetes mellitus Arch Int Med  
Elevated HDL cholesterol is a risk factor for ischemic heart disease in white women when caused by a common mutation in the cholesterol ester transfer protein gene Circulation  
Hyperhomocysteinemia increases risk of death, especially in type 2 diabetes: 5 year follow-up of the hoorn study Circulation  
Inhibition of early atherogenesis by losartan in monkeys with diet-induced hypercholesterolemia Circulation  
Prospective study of potentially virulent strains of helicobacter pylori and coronary heart disease in middle aged men Circulation  
Long-term angiotensin II type 1 receptor blockade with fonsartan doubles lifespan of hypertensive rats Hypertension  
Major cardiovascular events in hypertensive patients randomized to doxasozin vs. chlorthalidone J Am Med Assoc  
Association of sleep-disordered breathing, sleep apnea, and hypertension in a large community-based study J Am Med Assoc  
Low molecular weight heparin versus aspirin in patients with acute ischemic stroke and atrial fibrillation: a double-blind randomized study Lancet  
The effect of balloon angioplasty on hypertension in atherosclerotic renal artery stenosis N Engl J Med  
Beta-blockers: The new standard of therapy for mild heart failure Arch Int Med  
Cost-effectiveness of the lower treatment goal of JNC VI for diabetic hypertensive patients Arch Int Med  
Effects of weight loss with orlistat on glucose tolerance and progression to type 2 diabetes in obese adults Arch Int Med  
White-coat hypertension and carotid artery atherosclerosis Arch Int Med  
Does aspirin attenuate the beneficial effects of angiotensin- converting enzyme inhibition in heart failure? Arch Int Med  
Effects of celecoxib and naproxen on renal function in the elderly Arch Int Med  
Home blood pressure monitoring Arch Int Med  
Impact of diabetes on cardiac structure and function: The Strong Heart Study Circulation  
Smoking is associated with reduced serum paraoxonase activity and concentration in patients with coronary artery disease Circulation  
Hypokalemia associated with diuretic use and cardiovascular events in the Systolic Hypertension in the Elderly Program (SHEP) Hypertension  
Incident type 2 diabetes mellitus in African American and white adults J Am Med Assoc  
Serum uric acid and cardiovascular mortality J Am Med Assoc  
Intravenous ancrod for treatment of acute ischemic stroke: The STAT Study - A randomized controlled trial J Am Med Assoc  
Long-term ACE inhibitor therapy in patients with heart failure or left-ventricular dysfunction: a systematic overview of data from individual patients Lancet  
Effect of losartan compared with captopril on mortality in patients with symptomatic heart failure: randomized trial - the Losartan Heart Failure Survival Study ELITE II Lancet  
Beneficial effects of high dietary fiber intake in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus N Engl J Med  
Prospective study of the association between sleep-disordered breathing and hypertension N Engl J Med  
REVIEW: Hypertension and diabetes Arch Int Med  
The rapidity of drug dose escalation influences blood pressure response and adverse effects burden in patients with hypertension: ATIME Study Arch Int Med  
REVIEW: Update on antiplatelet therapy for stroke prevention Arch Int Med  
Local pulse pressure and regression of arterial wall hypertrophy during long-term antihypertensive treatments Circulation  
INSIGHT and NORDIL studies: Outcomes with calcium channel blockers: Preliminary results announcement Eur Soc Hypertens  
Lack of association of 3 functional gene variants with hypertension in African Americans Hypertension  
Low birth weight predicts elevated plasma cortisol concentrations in adults from 3 populations Hypertension  
Inhibitors of hydroxymethylglutaryl-coenzyme A reductase and risk of fracture among older women Lancet  
The causes and risk of stroke in patients with asymptomatic internal carotid artery stenosis N Engl J Med  
1999 Clinical Advisory: Treatment of hypertension in diabetes NIH/NHLBI  

Dialysis, Chronic Renal Failure
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Physical functioning: Definitions, measurement, and expectations Adv Ren Replacement Ther  
Effect of ACE inhibitors in diabetic and nondiabetic chronic renal disease: a systematic overview of randomized placebo-controlled trials Am J Kidney Dis  
Comparing the urea reduction ratio and the urea product as outcome-based measures of hemodialysis dose Am J Kidney Dis  
Severe myopathy associated with vitamin D deficiency in western New York Arch Int Med  
Warning on tricitrasol dialysis catheter anticoagulant FDA Talk Paper  
Acute onset of decreased vision and hearing traced to hemodialysis treatment with aged dialyzers J Am Med Assoc  
Analysis of the effects of increasing delivered dialysis treatment to malnourished peritoneal dialysis patients Kidney Int  
Outcome and growth of infants with severe chronic renal failure Kidney Int  
Comparative mortality of hemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis in Canada Kidney Int  
Hyperhomocysteinemia, nutritional status, and cardiovascular disease in hemodialysis patients Kidney Int  
Treatment with different doses of folic acid in hemodialysis patients: effects of folate distribution and aminothiol concentrations Nephrol Dial Transplant  
A new method of post-dialysis urea sampling: the stop dialysate flow method Nephrol Dial Transplant  
Odansetron therapy for uremic pruritus in hemodialysis patients Am J Kidney Dis  
Seasonal variations of blood pressure and overhydration in patients on chronic hemodialysis Am J Kidney Dis  
Helicobacter pylori: Is it a novel causative agent in vitamin B12 deficiency? Arch Int Med  
Bacterial contamination alert (Clinipad products) J Am Med Assoc  
Chronic systemic inflammation in overweight and obese adults J Am Med Assoc  
QTc dispersion increases during hemodialysis with low calcium dialysate Kidney Int  
Bacteremia associated with tunneled dialysis catheters: comparison of two treatment strategies Kidney Int  
Coronary-artery calcification in young adults with end-stage renal disease who are undergoing dialysis N Engl J Med  
Reduced secretion of proinflammatory cytokines of monosodium urate crystal - stimulated monocytes in chronic renal failure: an explanation for infrequent gout episodes in ESRD? Nephrol Dial Transplant  
Low free thyroxine concentrations and deficient nocturnal surge of thyroid-stimulating hormone in hemodialyzed patients compared with undialyzed patients Nephrol Dial Transplant  
Pattern of noncompliance with dialysis exchanges in peritoneal dialysis patients Am J Kidney Dis  
Potential novel predictors of mortality in end-stage renal disease patients with sleep disorders Am J Kidney Dis  
Tenckhoff catheters prove superior to Cook catheters in pediatric acute peritoneal dialysis Am J Kidney Dis  
Spurious metabolic acidosis in hemodialysis patients Am J Kidney Dis  
Accuracy of decrease in blood flow in predicting hemodialysis graft thrombosis Am J Kidney Dis  
Chronic proteinuric nephropathies: Outcomes and response to treatment in a prospective cohort of 352 patients with different patterns of renal injury Am J Kidney Dis  
Failure of early heparin cessation as treatment for heparin- induced thrombocytopenia Am J Med  
Controlled comparison of L-5-methyltetrahydrofolate versus folic acid for the treatment of hyperhomocysteinemia in hemodialysis patients Circulation  
False-positive tuberculin skin test results among health care workers J Am Med Assoc  
Cell biology of parathyroid gland hyperplasia in chronic renal failure J Am Soc Nephrol  
The diabetic foot in the dialyzed patient J Am Soc Nephrol  
Effect of high dose folic acid therapy on hyperhomocysteinemia in hemodialysis patients J Am Soc Nephrol  
Randomized double-blind trial of oral essential amino acids for dialysis-associated hypoalbuminemia Kidney Int  
Physical activity levels in patients on hemodialysis and healthy sedentary controls Kidney Int  
Tidal peritoneal dialysis: comparison of different tidal regimens and automated peritoneal dialysis Kidney Int  
Age, blood pressure, and smoking effects on chronic renal failure in primary glomerular nephropathies Kidney Int  
Hemolysis in hemodialysis patients: evidence for impaired defense mechanisms against oxidative stress Nephrol Dial Transplant  
Body iron stores and early neurologic deterioration in acute cerebral infarction Neurology  
High prevalence of hyperparathyroidism among peritoneal dialysis patients: a review of 176 patients Perit Dial Int  

Clinical Nephrology
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Increased prevalence of proteinuria in diabetic sibs of proteinuric type 2 diabetic subjects Am J Kidney Dis  
Differential diagnosis of prerenal azotemia from acute tubular necrosis and prediction of recovery by Doppler ultrasound Am J Kidney Dis  
Renal Biopsy Teaching Case: Fanconi syndrome with free kappa light chains in the urine Am J Kidney Dis  
Evaluation of a new fluorescent dye method to measure urinary albumin in lieu of urinary total protein Am J Kidney Dis  
Editorial: Pain management in polycystic kidney disease Am J Kidney Dis  
Abbreviated tacrolimus area under the curve monitoring for renal transplant recipients Am J Kidney Dis  
Potentiation of vitamin K antagonists by high-dose intravenous methylprednisolone Ann Intern Med  
X-linked Alport syndrome: natural history in 195 families and genotype- phenotype correlations in males J Am Soc Nephrol  
ASTP/ASTS Transplant 2000 abstracts on-line ASTP/ASTS  
Are selective COX-2 inhibitors nephrotoxic? Am J Kidney Dis  
Insertion/deletion polymorphism in ACE gene is not associated with renal progression in Japanese patients with IgA nephropathy Am J Kidney Dis  
Hyponatremia, cerebral edema, and noncardiogenic pulmonary edema in marathon runners Ann Intern Med  
Antibody inhibitors to von Willebrand factor metalloproteinase and increased binding of VWF to platelets in ticlodipine-associated thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura Ann Intern Med  
Epidemiology of de novo acute renal failure in hospitalized African Americans Arch Int Med  
Renal transplant-associated hyperuricemia and gout J Am Soc Nephrol  
Simultaneous pancreas-kidney transplantation reduces excess mortality in type 1 diabetic patients with end-stage renal disease Kidney Int  
Outcomes of renal transplantation among patients with end-stage renal disease caused by lupus nephritis Kidney Int  
Epidemic nephritis in Nova Serrana, Brazil Lancet  
Escherichia coli O111:H8 outbreak among teenage campers - Texas, 1999 MMWR  
Anaphylaxis from inulin in vegetables and processed food N Engl J Med  
Testing for polyoma type BK DNA in plasma to identify renal allograft recipients with viral nephropathy N Engl J Med  
The risk of hemolytic uremic syndrome after antibiotic treatment of Escherichia coli O157:H7 infections N Engl J Med  
Molecular basis for a link between complement and the vascular complications of diabetes Proc Natl Acad Sci USA  
Glomerular filtration rate in severely overweight normotensive humans Am J Kidney Dis  
The effectivenes of a clinical practice guideline for the management of presumed uncomplicated urinary tract infection in women Am J Med  
Valacyclovir hydrochloride therapy and thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura in a HIV-infected patient Arch Int Med  
High prevalence of low bone turnover and occurrence of osteomalacia after kidney transplantation J Am Soc Nephrol  
Thrombotic microangiopathy associated with parvovirus B19 infection after renal transplantation J Am Soc Nephrol  
Application of viral load kinetics to identify patients who develop cytomegalovirus disease after transplantation Lancet  
Thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura associated with clopidogrel N Engl J Med  
Urothelial carcinoma associated with the use of a Chinese herb - Aristolochia fangchi N Engl J Med  
Aminoglycoside and renal magnesium homeostasis in humans Nephrol Dial Transplant  
Islet transplantation in seven patients with type 1 diabetes mellitus using a glucocorticoid-free immunosuppressive regimen N Engl J Med  

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