HDCN Article Reviews/Hyperlinks by Date -  Summer , 1998  

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Antihypertensive drugs, dietary salt, and renal protection: how low should you go and with which therapy? Am J Kidney Dis  
Genetic analysis of the beta subunit of the epithelial Na+ channel in essential hypertension Hypertension  
Insulin resistance in hypertension is associated with body fat rather than blood pressure Hypertension  
Life-threatening interaction of mibefradil and beta-blockers with dihydropyridine calcium channel blockers J Am Med Assoc  
Serum homocysteine level and protein intake are related to risk of microalbuminuria: the Hoorn Study Kidney Int  
Why deny ACE inhibitors to patients with aortic stenosis? Lancet  
The blunting of the antiproteinuric effect of ACE inhibition by high sodium intake can be restored by hydrochlorothiazide Nephrol Dial Transplant  
Variation in the mineral content of commercially available bottled waters: implications for health and disease Am J Med  
Confirmed previous infection with Chlamydia pneumoniae (TWAR) and its presence in early coronary atherosclerosis Circulation  
Abnormalitiesof the extracellular degradation of collagen type I in essential hypertension Circulation  
Cigarette smoking increases sympathetic outflow in humans Circulation  
Hyperinsulinemia predicts coronary heart disease in healthy middle-aged men: the 22-year follow-up results of the Helsinki policemen study. Circulation  
Prospective study of C-reactive protein and the risk of future cardiovascular events among apparently healthy women Circulation  
Renal denervation prevents and reverses hyperinsulinemia-induced hypertension in rats Hypertension  
Effects of magnesium supplementation in hypertensive patients: assessment by office, home, and ambulatory measurements Hypertension  
Transvascular and urinary leakage of albumin in atherosclerotic and hypertensive men Hypertension  
Use of angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors at discharge in patients with acute myocardial infarction in the United States J Am Coll Cardiol  
Randomized trial of estrogen plus progestin for secondary prevention of coronary heart disease in postmenopausal women J Am Med Assoc  
National use and effectiveness of beta-blockers for the treatment of elderly patients after acute myocardial infarction J Am Med Assoc  
Effect of beta blockade on mortality among high-risk and low- risk patients after myocardial infarction J Am Med Assoc  
Uric acid as an independent risk factor in the treatment of hypertension Lancet  
Screening for hypertrophic cardiomyopathy in young athletes N Engl J Med  
Brief report. Role of the peripheral renin profile in predicting blood pressure control after bilateral nephrectomy in renal transplant patients Nephrol Dial Transplant  
Antihypertensive drugs and the risk of gastrointestinal bleeding Am J Med  
NIH Conference: Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia Type 1: Clinical and Genetic Topics Ann Intern Med  
Calcium antagonists and mortality risk in men and women in the Framingham heart study Arch Intern Med  
Intake of potassium, magnesium, calcium, and fiber and risk of stroke Circulation  
Antibodies to endothelial cells in borderline hypertension Circulation  
Clinical effects of beta-adrenergic blockade in chronic heart failure: A meta-analysis of double-blind, placebo-controlled, randomized trials Circulation  
Pathways for angiotensin II generation in intact human tissue. Evidence from comparative pharmacological interruption of the renin- angiotensin system Hypertension  
Angiotensinogen genotype, sodium reduction, weight loss, and prevention of hypotension Hypertension  
Impact of shift work and race/ethnicity on the diurnal rhythmn of blood pressure and catecholamines Hypertension  
Novel angiotensin peptides regulate blood pressure, endothelial function, and natriuresis J Am Soc Nephrol  
Evidence against elevated sympathetic constrictor activity in borderline hypertension J Am Soc Nephrol  
Differential effects of calcium channel blockers on size selectivity of proteinuria in diabetic glomerulopathy Kidney Int  
Editorial review: Some answers, more controversy from the United Kingdom Prospective Diabetes Study (UKPDS) Lancet  

Dialysis, Chronic Renal Failure
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Editorial. The new HGV/HGBV-C virus in dialysis patients J Nephrol  
Review. Providing the right stuff: feeding children with chronic renal failure J Nephrol  
Review. Hypertension and accelerated atherosclerosis in endstage renal disease J Nephrol  
Interleukin-6 predicts hypoalbuminemia, hypocholesterolemia, and mortality in hemodialysis patients Am J Kidney Dis  
Adrenal function in patients with chronic renal failure Am J Kidney Dis  
Editorial debate: Surgical vs. endovascular management of thrombosed dialysis access grafts Am J Kidney Dis  
1996 peritoneal dialysis core indicators report Am J Kidney Dis  
Noncompliance in hemodialysis: Predictors and survival analysis Am J Kidney Dis  
Effect of dialysate calcium concentrations in intradialytic blood pressure course in cardiac-compromised patients Am J Kidney Dis  
Silent infection in clotted hemodialysis access grafts J Am Soc Nephrol  
Increased peritoneal membrane transport is associated with decreased patient and technique survival for CAPD patients. The CANUSA Peritoneal Dialysis Study Group J Am Soc Nephrol  
Familial aggregation of renal disease in a population-based case- control study J Am Soc Nephrol  
Mineralized bone loss at different sites in dialysis patients: implications for prevention J Am Soc Nephrol  
Serum levels of total and free prostate specific antigen in men on hemodialysis J Urol  
Diagnostic accuracy and prognostic value of combined dipyridamole- exercise thallium imaging in hemodialysis patients Kidney Int  
On-line assessment of delivered dialysis dose technical note Kidney Int  
Immunologic function and survival in hemodialysis patients Kidney Int  
Psychosocial factors, behavioral compliance, and survival in urban hemodialysis patients Kidney Int  
No net renal extraction of homocysteine in fasting humans Kidney Int  
Fatal microcystin intoxication in hemodialysis unit in Caruaru, Brazil Lancet  
The effect of uremia, acidosis, and dialysis treatment on protein metabolism: a longitudinal leucine kinetic study Nephrol Dial Transplant  
Cardiac troponin-I accurately predicts myocardial injury in renal failure Nephrol Dial Transplant  
Corrrection of metabolic acidosis increases serum albumin concenration and decreases kinetically evaluated protein intake in hemodialysis patients: a prospective study Nephrol Dial Transplant  
Cytokine production in hemodiafiltration: a multicenter study Nephrol Dial Transplant  
Colonization with vancomycin-resistant enterococci in chronic hemodialysis patients Am J Kidney Dis  
Early referral and its impact on emergent first dialyses, health care costs, and outcome Am J Kidney Dis  
Treating histologically mild chronic hepatitis C: Monotherapy, combination therapy, or tincture of time? Ann Intern Med  
19-Nor-1-alpha-25-dihydroxyvitamin D2 (Paricalcitol) safely and effectively reduces the levels of intact parathyroid hormone in patients on hemodialysis J Am Soc Nephrol  
Effect of metabolic acidosis on insulin action and secretion in uremia Kidney Int  
C-reactive protein as an outcome predictor for maintenance hemodialysis patients Kidney Int  
U-curve association of blood pressure and mortality in hemodialysis patients. Medical directors of DCI (Dialysis Clinics, Inc.) Kidney Int  
Streptogramins: an answer to antibiotic resistance in gram- positive bacteria Lancet  
The effects of normal as compared with low hematocrit values in patients with cardiac disease who are receiving hemodialysis and epoetin N Engl J Med  
Subcutaneous compared with intravenous epoeitin in patients receiving hemodialysis N Engl J Med  
More on dangerous dilution of 25 percent albumin (for plasmapheresis) (letters) N Engl J Med  
Gastrostomy buttons for nutritional support on chronic dialysis Nephrol Dial Transplant  
Preliminary report. Prolonged use of intradialysis parenteral nutrition in elderly malnourished chronic hemodialysis patients Nephrol Dial Transplant  
Effects of increasing serum albumin on hemostatic factors synthesized in the liver in CAPD patients Nephrol Dial Transplant  
Catabolism in critical illness: Estimation from urea nitrogen appearance and creatinine production during continuous renal replacement therapy Am J Kidney Dis  
Calcific uremic arteriolopathy (Calciphylaxis): An evolving entity? Am J Kidney Dis  
Vancomycin use and antimicrobial resistance in hemodialysis centers Am J Kidney Dis  
Update in infectious diseases Ann Intern Med  
Prevalence of histological beta2-microglobulin amyloidosis in CAPD patients compared with hemodialysis patients Kidney Int  
Smoking as a risk factor for end-stage renal failure in men with primary renal disease Kidney Int  
Intermittent calcitriol therapy in secondary hyperparathyroidism: a comparison between oral and intraperitoneal administration Kidney Int  
Poor long term survival after acute myocardial infarction among patients on long-term dialysis N Engl J Med  
Preliminary report. Icodextrin use in CCPD patients during peritonitis: ultrafiltration and serum disaccharide concentrations Nephrol Dial Transplant  

Clinical Nephrology
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Editorial. Interstitial cystitis J Nephrol  
Heterogeneity of glomerular size in normal donor kidneys: impact of race Am J Kidney Dis  
Effect of mineralocorticoid activity on transtubular potassium gradient, urinary K/Na ratio, and fractional excretion of potassium Am J Kidney Dis  
Creatinine clearance as a measure of GFR in screenees for the African American Study of kidney disease and hypertension (AASK) study Am J Kidney Dis  
Ma-Huang strikes again: Ephedrine nephrolithiasis Am J Kidney Dis  
AJKD Journal Club: Kidney disease in children: Significance of the early course of minimal change nephrotic syndrome Am J Kidney Dis  
Applying World Wide Web technology to the study of patients with rare diseases Ann Intern Med  
Outcome of renal replacement therapy in antineutrophil cytoplasmic antibody (ANCA) - associated systemic vasculitis J Am Soc Nephrol  
Neoral conversion from Sandimmune in maintenance renal transplant patients: an individualized approach J Am Soc Nephrol  
High rate of acute rejections in renal allograft recipients with thrombophilic risk factors J Am Soc Nephrol  
The prognostic significance of specific arterial lesions in acute renal allograft rejection J Am Soc Nephrol  
Cystinuria subtype and the risk of nephrolithiasis Kidney Int  
Electrolyte quintet: Potassium Lancet  
Reversal of lesions of diabetic nephropathy after pancreas transplantation N Engl J Med  
Alendronate for the prevention and treatment of glucocorticoid- induced osteoporosis N Engl J Med  
Mutations in the mineralocorticoid receptor gene cause autosomal dominant pseudohypoaldosteronism type I Nat Genet  
Pre-emptive kidney transplantation: the attractive alternative Nephrol Dial Transplant  
Survival and vasculitis activity in patients with end-stage renal disease due to Wegener's granulomatosis Nephrol Dial Transplant  
CLC-5, the chloride channel mutated in Dent's disease, colocalizes with the proton pump in endocytotically active kidney cells Proc Natl Acad Sci  
Nanobacteria: An alternative mechanism for pathogenic intra- and extracellular calcification and stone formation Proc Natl Acad Sci  
The double-edged sword of ANCA: A useful but limited test for screening for the pauci-immune vasculitides Am J Kidney Dis  
Infective endocarditis-induced crescentic glomerulonephritis dramatically improved by plasmapheresis Am J Kidney Dis  
Plasmapheresis in the treatment of steroid-resistant focal segmental glomerulosclerosis in native kidneys Am J Kidney Dis  
Hypotension, bradycardia, and asystole after high-dose intravenous methylprednisolone in a monitored patient Am J Kidney Dis  
Evaluation of the loin pain/hematuria syndrome treated by renal autotransplantation or radical renal nephrectomy Am J Kidney Dis  
Near-fatal heat stroke during the 1995 heat wave in Chicago Ann Intern Med  
Captopril prevents nephropathy in HIV-transgenic mice J Am Soc Nephrol  
Mycophenolate mofetil together with cyclosporin A prevents anti- OKT3 antibody response in kidney transplant recipients J Am Soc Nephrol  
Renal Biopsy Teaching Case: The kidney in plasma cell dyscrasias: Bence- Jones cast nephropathy and light chain deposit disease Am J Kidney Dis  
Analgesic nephropathy (In-depth Review) Am J Kidney Dis  
Journal Club Discussion: Microalbuminuria: accuracy or economics? Am J Kidney Dis  
Identification of crystals in kidneys of AIDS patients treated with foscarnet Am J Kidney Dis  
Short review: Chinese herbs nephropathy or the evils of nature Am J Kidney Dis  
A randomized comparison of the safety and efficacy of once-daily gentamicin or thrice-daily gentamicin in combination with ticarcillin- clavulanate Am J Med  
Renal failure in multiple myeloma: Presenting featurs and predictors of outcome in 94 patients from a single institution Arch Intern Med  
Clinical practice guidelines: prevention of cytomegalovirus disease after renal transplantation J Am Soc Nephrol  
Characterization of unusual escape variants of hepatitis B virus isolated from a hepatitis B surface antigen-negative subject J Virol  
Body composition in children receiving recombinant human growth hormone after renal transplantation Kidney Int  
Cyclosporine microemulsion increases drug exposure and reduces acute rejection without incremental toxicity in de novo renal transplantation. International Sandimmun Neoral Study Group. Kidney Int  
Association of thin basement membrane nephropathy with hypercalciuria, hyperuricosuria, and nephrolithiasis Kidney Int  
HIV-1 associated nephropathy and response to highly active antiretroviral therapy Lancet  
Urinary erythrophagocytes in proliferative glomerulonephritis N Engl J Med  
The effect of felodipine on renal-function and blood pressure in cyclosporin-treated renal transplant recipients during the first three months after transplantation Nephrol Dial Transplant  

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