HDCN Article Reviews/Hyperlinks by Date -  Spring , 1998  

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Metabolic risk factors worsen continuously across the spectrum of nondiabetic glucose tolerance Ann Intern Med  
Accuracy of an automated blood pressure device in stable inpatients Arch Int Med  
Triglyceride concentration and ischemic heart disease: an eight-year follow-up in the Copenhagen Male Study Circulation  
Prevalence of diabetes, impaired fasting glucose, and impaired glucose tolerance in US adults Diabetes Care  
Outcome results of the fosinopril versus amlodipine cardiovascular events randomized trial (FACET) in patients with hypertension and NIDDM Diabetes Care  
Hypertension optimal treatment (HOT) study: home blood pressure in treated hypertensive subjects Hypertension  
Increased glucocorticoid activity in men with cardiovascular risk factors Hypertension  
Cranial computed tomography interpretation in acute stroke J Am Med Assoc  
Renal impairment in chronic cigarette smokers J Am Soc Nephrol  
Indentification of fetal DNA and cells in skin lesions from women with systemic sclerosis N Engl J Med  
Reduction of plasma homocysteine levels by breakfast cereal fortified with folic acid in patients with coronary heart disease N Engl J Med  
Mutations in the gene for cardiac myosin-binding protein C and late- onset familial hypertrophic cardiomyopathy N Engl J Med  
Targeting the receptor-Gq interface to inhibit in vivo pressure overload myocardial hypertrophy Science  
Electron beam computed tomography, coronary artery calcium, and evaluation of patients with coronary artery disease Ann Intern Med  
Evidence for association and genetic linkage of the angiotensin converting enzyme locus with hypertension in men but not in women in the Framingham Heart Study Circulation  
A common functional polymophism in the promoter region of the microsomal triglyceride transfer protein gene influences plasma LDL levels Hypertension  
Influence of race and dietary salt on the antihypertensive efficacy of ACE inhibitor or calcium channel antagonist in salt-sensitive hypertensives Hypertension  
Association of hypertension with T594M mutation in the beta subunit of epithelial sodium channels in black people resident in London Lancet  
Inhibition of platelet glycoprotein IIb/IIIa receptor with tirofiban in unstable angina and non-Q-wave myocardial infarction N Engl J Med  
Incidence of end-stage renal disease in medically treated patients with severe bilateral atherosclerotic renovascular disease Am J Kidney Dis  
Estrogen modulates AT1 receptor gene expression in vitro and in vivo Circulation  
Withdrawal of Posicor-TM (mibefradil) from the U.S. market FDA Talk Paper  
Racial differences in nitric-oxide mediated vasodilator response to mental stress in the forearm circulation Hypertension  
Salt induces vascular AT1 receptor overexpression in vitro and in vivo Hypertension  
Insulin-mediated venodilation is impaired in patients with high cholesterol Hypertension  
C-reactive protein is a potent predictor of mortality independently of and in combination with troponin T in acute coronary syndromes J Am Coll Cardiol  
Effects of balloon angioplasty and stent implantation on intrarenal echo-Doppler velocimetric studies Kidney Int  

Dialysis, Chronic Renal Failure
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Effect of sertraline hydrochloride on dialysis hypotension Am J Kidney Dis  
Reducing a peritoneal dialysis program's cost by changing from a vendor-provided to a program-provided system for general medical supplies: Significant savings in CCPD Am J Kidney Dis  
Barriers to adequate delivery of hemodialysis Am J Kidney Dis  
Intravenous infusion of total dose iron is superior to oral iron in treatment of anemia in peritoneal dialysis patients: a single center comparative study J Am Soc Nephrol  
Predictors of mortality and provision of dialysis in patients with acute tubular necrosis. The Auriculin Anaritide Acute Renal Failure Study Group J Am Soc Nephrol  
Universal precautions prevent hepatitis C virus transmission: a 54 month follow-up of the Belgian Multicenter Study Kidney Int  
Anaphylactoid reactions during hemodialysis in sheep are ACE inhibitor dose-dependent and mediated by bradykinin Kidney Int  
Nocturnal hypoxemia, night-day arterial pressure changes, and left ventricular geometry in dialysis patients Kidney Int  
A dangerous error in the dilution of 25 percent albumin N Engl J Med  
Peritoneal solute transport predicts survival on CAPD independently of residual renal function Nephrol Dial Transplant  
What is the relationship between metabolic acidosis and nutritional status in dialysis patients? Am J Kidney Dis  
The other side of the coin: interdialytic weight gain as an index of good nutrition Am J Kidney Dis  
High-dose intradialytic urokinase to restore patency of permanent central vein hemodialysis catheters Am J Kidney Dis  
Tuberculosis infection and anergy in hemodialysis patients Am J Kidney Dis  
Urgent recall: Cobe Centrysystem3 blood tubing sets (outbreaks of hemolysis) FDA Medwatch  
The cost of caring for end-stage kidney disease patients: an analysis based on hospital financial transaction records J Am Soc Nephrol  
Effects of controlled blood cooling on hemodynamic stability and urea kinetics during high-efficiency hemodialysis J Am Soc Nephrol  
Nocturnal hemodialysis: three year experience J Am Soc Nephrol  
1,25-dihydroxyvitamin D3 corrects insulin and lipid abnormalities in uremia Kidney Int  
Effects of hepatitis C infection and renal transplantation on survival in end stage renal disease. The New England Organ Bank Hepatitis C Study Group Kidney Int  
Urinary protein excretion rate is the best independent predictor of ESRF in non-diabetic proteinuric chronic nephropathies Kidney Int  
High dose enalapril impairs the response to erythropoietin in hemodialysis patients Nephrol Dial Transplant  
The femoral artery to femoral vein PTFE graft: a 14-year retrospective study Nephrol Dial Transplant  
Safety and efficacy of pulse and daily calcitriol in patients on CAPD: a randomized trial Nephrol Dial Transplant  
Clinical validation of PD Adequest software: modeling error assessment Perit Dial Int  
Folic acid treatment of hyperhomocysteinemia in peritoneal dialysis patients: no change in endothelial function after long-term therapy Perit Dial Int  
A meta-analysis of the effects of dietary protein restriction on the rate of decline in renal function Am J Kidney Dis  
Simple nutritional indicators as independent predictors of mortality in hemodialysis patients Am J Kidney Dis  
Journal Club: Optimizing solute clearance and fluid balance with high-fill volumes: Effect of hypertonic dialysate Am J Kidney Dis  
Postdialysis fatigue: Lack of effect of a biocompatible membrane Am J Kidney Dis  
Use of enalapril to attenuate decline in renal function in normotensive, normoalbuminuric patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus Ann Intern Med  
FDA strengthening warning label for propulsid (cisapride) FDA Talk Paper  
Effects of a garlic oil preparation on serum lipoproteins and cholesterol metabolism J Am Med Assoc  
Staphylococcus aureus prophylaxis in hemodialysis patients using central venous catheter: effect of mupirocin ointment J Am Soc Nephrol  
Lidocaine iontophoresis for topical anesthesia before intravenous line placement in children J Pediatr  
Treatment of infected tunneled venous access hemodialysis catheters with guidewire exchange Kidney Int  
Multistate outbreak of hemolysis in hemodialysis patients - Nebraska and Maryland, 1998 Morb Mortal Weekly Rep  
Differences between men and women with chronic renal disease Nephrol Dial Transplant  
Effects of two low-flux cellulose acetate dialysers on plasma lipids and lipoproteins: a crossover trial Nephrol Dial Transplant  

Clinical Nephrology
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Early treament with ACE inhibition may benefit HIV-associated nephropathy patients (Journal Club) Am J Kidney Dis  
Thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura associated with ticlodipine: A review of 60 cases Ann Intern Med  
Treatment of hypercholesterolemia and combined hyperlipidemia with simvastatin and gemfibrozil in patients with NIDDM Diabetes Care  
Human beta-defensin-1: An antimicrobial peptide of urogenital tissues J Clin Invest  
Mesangiolytic glomerulopathy in severe congestive heart failure Kidney Int  
Interferon gamma-1b compared with placebo in metastatic renal cell carcinoma N Engl J Med  
Familial Mediterranean fever gene (letter) N Engl J Med  
A novel gene encoding an integral membrane protein is mutated in nephropathic cystinosis Nature Genetics  
Rifampicin-induced acute renal failure: a series of 60 patients Nephrol Dial Transplant  
Technical note. Safety of ultrasound-guided percutaneous renal biopsy: Retrospective analysis of 1090 consecutive cases Nephrol Dial Transplant  
Renal effects of amphotericin B lipid complex Am J Kidney Dis  
Relapse rate, renal survival, and cancer morbidity in patients with Wegener's granulomatosis and microscopic polyangiitis with renal involvement J Am Soc Nephrol  
Epidemiology of IgA nephropathy in central and eastern Kentucky for the period 1975 through 1994 J Am Soc Nephrol  
Control of serum phosphate without any phosphate binders in patients treated with nocturnal hemodialysis Kidney Int  
Clinicopathologic significance of intratubular giant macrophages in progressive glomerulonephritis Kidney Int  
Clinical evaluation of a capture ELISA for detection of proteinase -3 antineutrophilic cytoplasmic antibody (ANCA) Kidney Int  
Restoration of voluntary emptying of the bladder by transplantation of innervated free skeletal muscle Lancet  
Two drugs eradicate tumors in mice NY Times  
GFR measurement with iohexol and 51-Cr-EDTA. A comparison of the two favoured GFR markers in Europe Nephrol Dial Transplant  
Laparoscopic nephrectomy: comparison of dialysis and non-dialysis patients Nephrol Dial Transplant  
Follow-up study of children with nephrotic syndrome treated with a long-term moderate dose of cyclosporine Am J Kidney Dis  
Familial amyloid polyneuropathy Type I (Portuguese): Distribution and characterization of renal amyloid deposits Am J Kidney Dis  
"Beer potomania" in non-beer drinkers: effect of low dietary solute intake Am J Kidney Dis  
Losartan, an angiotensin II type 1 receptor antagonist, lowers hematocrit in posttransplant erythrocytosis J Am Soc Nephrol  
Fibrosing cholestatic hepatitis in hepatitis C virus-infected renal transplant recipients J Am Soc Nephrol  
Intravenous immunoglobulin induced nephropathy: a complication of IVIG therapy J Nephrol  
The nonselective adenosine antagonist theophylline does prevent renal dysfunction induced by radiographic contrast agents J Nephrol  
Hypercholesterolemia aggravates radiocontrast nephrotoxicity: protective role of L-arginine Kidney Int  
Renal involvement in Henoch-Schonlein purpura: a multivariate analysis of prognostic factors Kidney Int  
Vascular complications associated with use of HIV protease inhibitors: letters Lancet  
The case for allowing kidney sales Lancet  
Preliminary report. Adding plasmapheresis to corticosteroids and alkylating agents: does it benefit patients with focal segmental glomerulosclerosis? Nephrol Dial Transplant  
Long-term outcome according to renal histological lesions in 18 patients with monoclonal gammopathies Nephrol Dial Transplant  

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